West Seattle Event Calendar

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USING THE CALENDAR: Mouse over any entry to show the “plus” sign at right; click it to expand the item for more info without leaving this page; click “read more” for the FULL listing, usually including a map, plus a chance to post a comment/question.

Oct
31
Mon
2016
10th Annual Fall Fest Trunk or Treat @ Grace Church
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Fall Fest at Grace Church in White Center. Games, Prizes, Inflatables, Food Trucks, an appearance by the Seahawks mascot Blitz, and the 10th Annual Trunk or Treat!

The FUN begins at 6 pm. Trunks close at 8 pm

Grace Church – 10323 28th Ave SW Seattle, WA 98146
For more info, contact Daniel Hill 206.937.8400

Tinkerlab Drop-in @ Delridge Library
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Drop in at the Delridge Library and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months!

Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies.

Oct 3: Ecosystems
Oct 10: Invent with LittleBits
Oct 17: Cubelets Robot Construction Kits
Oct 24: Future Fashion
Oct 31: Three Little Pigs Science
Nov 7: Animation Shorts
Nov 14: Tangrams Challenge

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Nov
1
Tue
2016
Microsoft Word Basics class @ High Point Library
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Are you new to word processing or Microsoft (MS) Word? Come to this free class and upgrade your skills at the High Point Library.

Registration is required.

Learn how to do the following in MS Word:

– Open the word processing program
– Navigate the menus & options
– Use basic functions and features
– Create letters and simple documents

You will also learn how to use copy and paste commands, set fonts and use images in documents to improve the look and express ideas.

Class prerequisites: Computer Basics 1 or the ability to use a mouse.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Register in person or call the High Point Library at 206-684-7454.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Nov
5
Sat
2016
Longfellow Creek Watershed Walk & Salmon Watch @ Dragonfly Pavillion
Nov 5 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

From Puget Soundkeeper Alliance:

Join us as we walk a section of Longfellow Creek in West Seattle to investigate the health of one of our local salmon runs. Longfellow Creek, which flows from Roxhill Bog to Elliot Bay, provides spawning habitat for a population of coho salmon every year.

A group of dedicated volunteers is working with Soundkeeper to monitor whether the coho in Longfellow reproduce successfully or succumb to stormwater pollution in the river and die before spawning (a phenomenon known as pre-spawn mortality). Every day for the duration of the salmon run, teams are documenting their observations of live coho and dissecting the dead carcasses to check spawning condition. Come join our Saturday group of volunteers and see them in action!

Also at the event will be groups from the Nature Consortium, Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association, King County Conservation District, and the City of Seattle to talk about wetland recovery, native plants, rain gardens, and what Seattle is doing to reduce the effects of toxic stormwater runoff on salmon populations and other wildlife.

This is a great way to observe one of nature’s most amazing migrations, get a taste of scientific field work, and learn more about what you can do to restore the health of our local waterways.

Equipment: Be prepared to get dirty. Wear athletic clothing and shoes that can get wet. We will be walking along the creek through some muddy areas.

Date: Saturday, November 5th
Time: 11:30am to 1:00pm
Location: Dragonfly Garden, 4107 28th Avenue SW, Seattle 98126

To RSVP: Email Kerry at kerry@pugetsoundkeeper.org or call (206) 297-7002.

Free class: Introduction to Digital Photography @ Southwest Library
Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

At the Southwest Library: Learn how to go beyond automatic to make your camera do what you want it to. For teens and adults.

Explore what those other modes and settings on your camera can do for your photographs. Also discuss some basic principles of designing a compelling photograph. For all levels of experience, shooting any digital camera.

Bring your camera, a fully-charged battery, a memory card and your camera user’s manual if you have it to class along with 3 photographs to share out of pride or to ask what went wrong or what more could I have done with the camera. Your sample 3 images should be on a flash drive, DVD or as small prints.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Nov
7
Mon
2016
Tinkerlab Drop-in @ Delridge Library
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Drop in at the Delridge Library and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months!

Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies.

Oct 3: Ecosystems
Oct 10: Invent with LittleBits
Oct 17: Cubelets Robot Construction Kits
Oct 24: Future Fashion
Oct 31: Three Little Pigs Science
Nov 7: Animation Shorts
Nov 14: Tangrams Challenge

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Nov
9
Wed
2016
Westwood Urban Village and Community Design Workshop @ Chief Sealth International High School
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

The goal of this workshop is to help inform Seattle City Council about your community’s vision of how our Urban Villages should look, feel, and function in support of important citywide goals for increased affordability, design quality, and housing options in neighborhoods throughout the city.

We welcome a lively interchange of ideas and opinions on the recently proposed zoning changes for your neighborhood, including where the boundary for urban villages should be drawn, what mix of zones best support the context and conditions of local areas, and how to encourage more housing options and elements of livability (including neighborhood amenities such as frequent and reliable transit, community-serving businesses, parks and schools).

Westwood Urban Village and Community Design Workshop
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 6–9:30 pm
Chief Sealth International High School Library

Seattle City Council
Contact: Spencer Williams, Spencer.Williams@seattle.gov

Registration:
We look forward to hearing from you. To RSVP, please e-mail me at Spencer.Williams@seattle.gov with your name, organization and address. Please indicate at that time if you require accommodations for accessibility or interpretation services. Childcare will be provided at event. Due to meeting format, space is limited.

Nov
12
Sat
2016
Rise Up Workshop – Creativity for Emotional Healing
Nov 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

RISE UP WORKSHOPS – CREATIVITY FOR EMOTIONAL HEALING
Saturday, November 12th, 2016
11 am-2 pm. West Seattle
All inclusive.
SoulShine Life Coaching, Desiree D’Ambrosio Shafman CPC, ELI-MP

Engage in a compelling fusion of expressive art, relaxing guided meditation and life coaching aligned towards awakening and deepening the healing power of your Creative Nature. Explore how the Creative Process can help you discover and express your inner world by listening to and dialoging with your body, mind and soul. No art experience necessary! All you need is an open mind and a willingness to engage in the process.
– Transform Inner Obstacles
– Release difficult Emotions
– Connect With Your Inner Wisdom
– Reframe Traumatic Events
– Overcome Limiting Self Beliefs
– Create Meaningful Connections

Space is Limited. Preregistration required.

For more information or to register please visit:
www.soulshine-lifecoaching.com
Email: soulshinelifecoaching@outlook.com
Phone: 206 499 5350

Nov
13
Sun
2016
3D Printing Basics – Part 2: Rhino 5 Lab @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Nov 13 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At the Delridge Library Sunday, November 13, 2016, 1–5 pm:

Learn how to design 3D models suitable for 3D printing using Rhino 5, a 3D computer graphics and computer-aided design (CAD) software. This is day 2 of a 2-part class and you must attend both parts. Registration is required.

3D printing is becoming an essential tool in design and digital fabrication. Rhino 5 is one of the most powerful platforms for just about anything from industrial modeling and architecture to custom design, and prototype development and more.

This beginner’s class is a two-part series that will uncover the core processes behind 3D printing and introduce you to the basic concepts behind the 3D modeling tools of the Rhino software. You will learn computer-aided design (CAD) concepts, including NURBS curves, point clouds and polygon meshes. We’ll help you navigate the pitfalls of 3D design. You will be armed with approaches to 3D modeling to help you make your own small creation and turn your idea into reality. You will finish designing your 3D model and upload it to Intentional3D for printing.

Registration is required. You are registering for a two-part class that occurs August 8 and 9.

Upon completion of both parts, the library will provide a coupon that covers up to $25 for the cost of printing your 3D model. 3D print jobs will be sent to Intentional3D for printing and will be mailed to participants.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Register in person or call 206-733-9125.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

Nov
14
Mon
2016
Free Workshop: Living Well with Chronic Health Conditions. @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 14 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Join a FREE Living Well Workshop for 2+ hours for 6 weeks. Learn from trained volunteer leaders who have health conditions themselves. Set your own goals and make a step by step plan to improve your health. Caregivers and Care Receivers are encouraged to attend this together if possible. To register or for more information please call Cassidy Stout at 206-727-6265.

Free workshop: Living Well with Chronic Health Conditions
It will meet on Mondays through December 19th from 2:30 pm–4 pm.
Senior Center of West Seattle
(the Nelson Room)

Nov
15
Tue
2016
Free workshop: College Admissions and Financial Aid @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Free College Financial Aid Community Workshop to be held at the West Seattle Library on Tuesday, November 15th.

Free College Admissions and Financial Aid workshop for parents of college-bound students.

Learn how to navigate the complexities of the college admissions process. Albert Israel, CFP, will discuss strategies for determining then maximizing college financial aid. During this complimentary seminar, you will learn ways to:

~ Calculate how college aid is determined and how much you will be expected to pay.
~ Define a college savings goal that is right for you.
~ Determine today’s cost and various payment options.

The workshop will be held Tuesday, November 15th at 6:30 PM at West Seattle (Admiral) Public Library, 2306 42nd Ave SW, Seattle 98116.

Nov
17
Thu
2016
Travel and Fishing in Cuba – free seminar @ Emerald Water Anglers
Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

November 17th — Cuba–Now Open for Americans — 7:00 pm at Emerald Water Anglers (WSB sponsor): Jon Covich of Fly Water Travel will be on hand to share some great images and discuss all the viable options currently available for eager fly anglers to travel and experience in Cuba. In the past 12 months a ton has changed and Jon is on top of it.

Please also RSVP at the store via phone, email or Facebook.

7:00 pm / FREE

Please RSVP at store via phone, email or Facebook.
206-708-7250
shop@emeraldwateranglers.com

Nov
21
Mon
2016
Free Workshop: Living Well with Chronic Health Conditions. @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Join a FREE Living Well Workshop for 2+ hours for 6 weeks. Learn from trained volunteer leaders who have health conditions themselves. Set your own goals and make a step by step plan to improve your health. Caregivers and Care Receivers are encouraged to attend this together if possible. To register or for more information please call Cassidy Stout at 206-727-6265.

Free workshop: Living Well with Chronic Health Conditions
It will meet on Mondays through December 19th from 2:30 pm–4 pm.
Senior Center of West Seattle
(the Nelson Room)

Nov
28
Mon
2016
Free Workshop: Living Well with Chronic Health Conditions. @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 28 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Join a FREE Living Well Workshop for 2+ hours for 6 weeks. Learn from trained volunteer leaders who have health conditions themselves. Set your own goals and make a step by step plan to improve your health. Caregivers and Care Receivers are encouraged to attend this together if possible. To register or for more information please call Cassidy Stout at 206-727-6265.

Free workshop: Living Well with Chronic Health Conditions
It will meet on Mondays through December 19th from 2:30 pm–4 pm.
Senior Center of West Seattle
(the Nelson Room)

Dec
4
Sun
2016
‘Introduction to Flamenco Dance’ workshop @ West Seattle Performing Arts
Dec 4 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Carmona Flamenco and FlamencoArts NW will be presenting an “Introduction to Flamenco Dance” workshop, taught by maestra Rubin Carmona, at the new West Seattle Performing Arts Studio (WSB sponsor). This workshop will be accompanied by maestro Marcos Carmona on guitar.

December 4th 2016
12:30 pm until 2 pm
West Seattle Performing Arts

$25
Info: wspa.org
206 935 3777
flamencoartsnw.org

The Carmonas have been professional flamenco dancer, singer, guitarist and teachers for 45 years, both in the United States and Spain (see fanw.org).

Maestra Carmona will present an introduction to basic flamenco foot patterns, upper body movement, and rhymic hand clapping (palmas). She will also demo some of the components of the dance such as scarfs and shawls. She will also teach a short choreography. Shoes with a low heel or character shoes will be helpful but not necessary.

Free Workshop: Transforming Pain, Fear and Anger to Action @ Westside Unitarians Universalist Congregation
Dec 4 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Please join us for Hate Free Delridge’s next event: Transforming Pain, Fear and Anger to Action to be held on Sunday December 4th from 1:30-4:30PM at Westside Unitarians Universalist Congregation in the basement meeting hall.

We are asking participants to please REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP HERE so we can get an accurate participant count. The workshop is free.

Organizations to date that have partnered include:
Call of Compassion NW
Hate Free Delridge
InspireSeattle
OneAmerica
Seattle City Club
Seattle Globalist
Women of Wisdom
WSUU

Workshop facilitators include Susan Partnow and Lola Peters.

A brief summary of the workshop:

Now the election is finally over. But this election has widened our country’s already divisive political environment. “Politically incorrect speech” has been honored in certain political circles. We’ve heard political candidates claim that our election system is rigged and watched them stir-up and unleash anger and hate throughout our country. With Donald Trump’s surprise victory, our country now faces extensive uncertainty as Trump moves to address his campaign promises which pitted communities against each other, setting the table for continued anger and possible violence going forward.

On Sunday, December 4th from 1:30-4:30pm, we will be conducting an event to counter this negativity and help bring our community closer while providing tools to help us all get back to working together. This will be an educational and participatory forum to be held at Westside Unitarian Universalist, 7141 California Ave SW, Seattle. This forum will provide tools for transforming pain, fear and anger to action. This forum will be professionally facilitated and is being supported by multiple partnering organizations.

Please register for this free forum at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2716318

The goals of this forum are multifold: to hear from a victim of a recent hate crime; to learn tools for successfully and peacefully countering hate speech when encountered in one’s own community; to meet other concerned neighbors and share one’s own experiences and perspectives in a safe and structured format; to learn from Hate Free Delridge’s experience in bringing a neighborhood closer in response to a hate crime; and assistance in forming your own hate-free neighborhood group.

Dec
5
Mon
2016
Free Workshop: Living Well with Chronic Health Conditions. @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 5 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Join a FREE Living Well Workshop for 2+ hours for 6 weeks. Learn from trained volunteer leaders who have health conditions themselves. Set your own goals and make a step by step plan to improve your health. Caregivers and Care Receivers are encouraged to attend this together if possible. To register or for more information please call Cassidy Stout at 206-727-6265.

Free workshop: Living Well with Chronic Health Conditions
It will meet on Mondays through December 19th from 2:30 pm–4 pm.
Senior Center of West Seattle
(the Nelson Room)

Dec
12
Mon
2016
Free Workshop: Living Well with Chronic Health Conditions. @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 12 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Join a FREE Living Well Workshop for 2+ hours for 6 weeks. Learn from trained volunteer leaders who have health conditions themselves. Set your own goals and make a step by step plan to improve your health. Caregivers and Care Receivers are encouraged to attend this together if possible. To register or for more information please call Cassidy Stout at 206-727-6265.

Free workshop: Living Well with Chronic Health Conditions
It will meet on Mondays through December 19th from 2:30 pm–4 pm.
Senior Center of West Seattle
(the Nelson Room)

Dec
14
Wed
2016
Artful, Therapeutic, and Informed Weeding at Lincoln Park
Dec 14 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am

With Naturalist Stewart Wechsler:

Wednesday, December 14th 8:30 am–11:00 am, Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures offers: Artful, Therapeutic and Informed Weeding:

Help preserve our natural heritage for future generations. Learn the best strategies to help declining local, wild rarities grow back, as we protect them from weeds. The wealth of our ancient, unique, local natural community, has been in decline ever since the first global gold seekers brought with them seeds of weeds that our local natural community was not adapted to living with. Tinkering with plants as we sit in beautiful natural surroundings, goes back in our evolutionary roots to before agriculture, and there is an instinctive therapy in sitting on a bed of moss, plucking out plants, either for harvest, or to help valued surrounding plants, or both. As we sit in nature with our neighbors, wiggling out weeds, we can learn various strategic weeding methods, including learning the identification and root structure of each weed species we target, then when, how, and where, they would disperse if we let them. We can also learn which weeds we can nibble on. Then we learn the reason we are weeding, which is to help the re-spreading of the declining local, wild plants, and the wild animals that are adapted to the declining plants, those weeds were pushing out. Then on the way out we can learn the art of “weed walking”, where we pull the weeds away from the declining wild plants, while we walk, hardly losing a step.

This is a world that we could be moving back towards with each of our community gatherings in nature, where we are contributing to the natural community as a mutualistic member of that community, rather than a parasitic or predatory member of that community. Could this model go viral? Could it spread around the globe better and last longer than Pokeman Go? Why not?

I ask that people preregister to ensure that the group size is manageable both for me and the mosses. e-mail me at ecostewart@gmail.com or phone me at 206 932-7225 (currently only land line).

While the program is free, Stewart appreciates any useful support that the human community gives him that will help the growth of the success of his efforts to promote the protection and recovery our most precious and unique local natural communities that our misguided human culture has increasingly been degrading and diminishing.

Dec
19
Mon
2016
Free Workshop: Living Well with Chronic Health Conditions. @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 19 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Join a FREE Living Well Workshop for 2+ hours for 6 weeks. Learn from trained volunteer leaders who have health conditions themselves. Set your own goals and make a step by step plan to improve your health. Caregivers and Care Receivers are encouraged to attend this together if possible. To register or for more information please call Cassidy Stout at 206-727-6265.

Free workshop: Living Well with Chronic Health Conditions
It will meet on Mondays through December 19th from 2:30 pm–4 pm.
Senior Center of West Seattle
(the Nelson Room)

Jan
6
Fri
2017
West Seattle YMCA Family Night @ West Seattle Family YMCA
Jan 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

At the West Seattle Family YMCA (WSB sponsor):
Elevate fun on Friday night, 6:30–8:00 pm. Shake it in Family ZUMBA®, splash in Family Swim or climb on the Inflatable Obstacle Course. This event is free and open to the community as part of the West Seattle YMCA’s Grand Opening Celebration.

Learn more >>
http://www.seattleymca.org/blog/celebrate-your-new-west-seattle-ymca

Jan
7
Sat
2017
Tween Takeover @ West Seattle Family YMCA
Jan 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Tween Takeover at the West Seattle YMCA (WSB sponsor): Take over the Y after hours, 6:30–9:00 pm! While the building is closed, we will swim, get creative with a craft, test our minds with challenges and meet friends! Ages 9 to 13. This event is free and open to the community as part of the West Seattle YMCA’s Grand Opening Celebration.

Learn more >>
http://www.seattleymca.org/blog/celebrate-your-new-west-seattle-ymca

Jan
8
Sun
2017
Learning the Art and Practice of Healing Mother Nature Herself
Jan 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

With Naturalist Stewart Wechsler:

Sunday, January 8th, 11:00 am–1:30 pm, join Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures to Learn the Art and Practice of Healing Mother Nature Herself from Mother Nature’s Medicine Man, who has spent most of his 60 years studying her local natural community, and how we might best help with the protection and recovery of her incredible wealth and beauty that has been in decline ever since the first human sought to control and exploit her. This will be an all generations program for all levels of knowledge. Learning and practicing the protection and healing of our natural community is not only fascinating, and feels like a good thing to be doing for the world, but doing it is therapeutic and a good activity to rebuild richer, and healthier, human community around.

This session is at one of Seattle’s greatest remaining urban oases of nature at Lincoln Park in West Seattle. The following session could be at your favorite remaining local oasis of nature, where you and your neighbors renew your spirits in nature. I don’t ask for any monetary contributions for this program, but I do ask for any help you can contribute towards my efforts to promote a paradigm shift for the human community to increasingly again appreciate and serve our Mother Nature, while again serving the health of our human communities in the process.

Preregistration is not required, but if you tell me you are coming it will help me estimate the size group to plan for. We might follow up by planning a “stewardship adventure” to a site where some species still thrives, that we estimate once thrived at our favorite local oasis of nature, but has since become rare or lost, as we build a growing community of stewards. We can learn about that species that has become rare or lost from that favorite nature spot, do enough stewardship of its habitat in that remaining stronghold that the mother plant would be happy to give us a few of her seeds to give good homes to, and bring them back to our favorite local nature oasis for her. If no one contacts me, and it’s weather is too rough, I may not show up. Call or e-mail: 206 932-7225; ecostewart@gmail.com

Jan
14
Sat
2017
Southside Revolution Junior Roller Derby “House Cup” Triple-Header @ Southgate Roller Rink
Jan 14 @ 5:15 pm – 9:30 pm

South Seattle’s Premier Coed Junior Roller Derby League presents: THE 2017 HOUSE CUP, TRIPLE HEADER MEGA-MASHUP! This is our second annual Harry Potter themed bout! Come watch the Southside Revolution Junior Roller Derby positional and both full-contact teams mashup with various players from the Northwest. Bout 1 at 5:35 pm will be Southside Revolution Cadets & Friends Mashup. Bout 2 at 6:45 pm will be Southside Revolution Alliance & Friends Mashup! Bout 3 at 8:00 pm will be Southside Revolution Rebels & Friends Mashup!

This is a HARRY POTTER theamed mega-mashup bout. The teams will be sorted into their ‘Houses’ at the beginning of the bout with the ‘Sorting Hat’ as per standard with all students of Hogwarts. The teams with the most points will win their share in the 2017 HOUSE CUP!

Also, there will be a costume contest at half-time as well!

All proceeds including 50/50 raffle and bake sale to support SSR. Please bring cash for the bake sale and 50/50 raffle.

Doors at 5:15pm, 1st Bout at 5:35pm. $10 General Admission Adults, $5 Children 6-12, Children under 5 are free.

More info here.

Jan
21
Sat
2017
Free workshop: Homebuying for Investment @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Ready to jump in to real estate investment but not sure how to get going? In this fast-paced workshop you will learn strategies to leverage both traditional and creative financing to acquire income-producing properties – including multi-family properties, ADU or MIL, vacation rentals (VRBO or Air B & B), and more. Learn how to find the best real estate investment for your budget, how to evaluate the property for income potential, and options and resources for managing your properties. Learn tips and tricks to avoid the pitfalls of “landlording” and go home with a step by step plan to reach your goals. Join our experts for this fast-paced workshop on building wealth in real estate through rental property – RSVP to get started today!

When: Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Where: Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

RSVP: 206-242-0800 or jrocheford@financeofamerica.com. Free to the first 30 to respond!

Free workshop: Homebuying for Investment @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Ready to jump in to real estate investment but not sure how to get going? In this fast-paced workshop you will learn strategies to leverage both traditional and creative financing to acquire income-producing properties – including multi-family properties, ADU or MIL, vacation rentals (VRBO or Air B & B), and more. Learn how to find the best real estate investment for your budget, how to evaluate the property for income potential, and options and resources for managing your properties. Learn tips and tricks to avoid the pitfalls of “landlording” and go home with a step by step plan to reach your goals. Join our experts for this fast-paced workshop on building wealth in real estate through rental property – RSVP to get started today!

When: Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Where: Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

RSVP: 206-242-0800 or jrocheford@financeofamerica.com. Free to the first 30 to respond!

Women’s Swim @ West Seattle YMCA
Jan 21 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm

At the West Seattle Family YMCA (WSB Sponsor):

A special women’s only swim offered twice per month at the West Seattle YMCA! After closing hours, the Y stays open for women to enjoy our pool areas (swimming pool, sauna, steam room and hot tub) on the first and third Saturdays of the month! Open to women ages 13 years and up. All women staff present during program. Check-in begins at 5:45pm. Free for Y members! Legal identification required for check-in and participation.

(No Women’s Swim on January 7)

https://apm.activecommunities.com/seattleymca/Activity_Search/women-s-swim/58526

Jan
22
Sun
2017
Sunday Community Service to Serve the God of Mother Nature @ Lincoln Park
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

January 22, 2017 @ 11:00 am–1:30 pm, Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures invites you to:

Sunday Community Service to Serve the God of Mother Nature
Attend a Sunday service of a different sort! In honor of the god of Mother Nature we will have a community gathering to serve her by strategically sacrificing weeds in her honor. Also, as part of the service there will be a sermon on strategies of how to make the most of sacrificing of the weeds to get the maximum mileage towards the preservation of the ancient art of the god of Mother Nature. These strategies will also apply to helping help her recover the maximum amount of her natural health, natural wealth, and natural beauty as she can. This is a health, wealth and beauty that has been in decline ever since the culture of the allegorical Able and Cain, the animal, and plant and land controllers, and the culture of the legendary King David the gold hoarder, started taking control of the planet and its populace.

We will meet at the kiosk at the northern of the 2 parking lots at Lincoln Park, across from Rose St. No pre-registration required.

And don’t worry about sitting in a stuffy temple, church or mosque, listening to a boring sermon, as the sermon will be delivered either while walking or sitting outdoors in a relatively beautiful natural area. As you will either be pleasantly plucking at the sacrificial weeds, wildly ripping them out by their roots, or just enjoying being in nature, if you prefer, you can ignore the sermon! And if you have had enough before 1:30 you can always peel off early!

While all weed sacrifice can be done bare handed, if you have a pair of work gloves, and maybe a Hori Hori weeding knife, you could bring them.

Jan
23
Mon
2017
Tenant Rights – Free Workshop @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Jan 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

In this FREE workshop for current and future renters and tenant advocates, Solid Ground Tenant Counselors will cover information to help consumers…
– Know and assert their rights as tenants
– Navigate the housing search and landlord screening process
– Protect themselves from eviction and housing loss
– Learn how to get deposits back and repairs made

Please note that while Solid Ground’s Tenant Counselors are not attorneys and cannot provide legal advice, they are recognized leaders in tenant education and advocacy.

Monday, January 23rd from 6:30-8 pm at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

QUESTIONS? Contact our Tenant Services Workshops & Advocacy Line at 206.694.6748 or tenantwa@solid-ground.org.

https://www.facebook.com/events/581281532071094/

https://www.solid-ground.org/events/rent-smart-tenant-rights-workshop-2/

Jan
30
Mon
2017
Write On! Workshop with Jenny & Sonya
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Writers’ workshop with local writers Sonya Elliott and Jenny McGlothern. Register here.

Feb
4
Sat
2017
Gibbous Moon Walk with the Stars, Owls and Trees @ Lincoln Park
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures for Gibbous Moon Walk with the Stars, Owls and Others @ Lincoln Park With a bright, gibbous moon high in the sky, we’ll look and listen, and hoot for the owls. We’ll learn about the wealth of our local natural community at night. We might see the moon and some stars if the clouds cooperate. While the owls may be quiet and not showing themselves, the herbs, shrubs and trees can’t hide and we can always learn a bit about them or any member of the natural community we can see, hear, smell or taste, and a hike in nature at night is always an adventure!

I ask that people pre-register for me to manage the group size by e-mailing me: ecostewart@gmail.com or phoning me: 206 932-7225 (I still haven’t learned how to use my cell). We meet by the kiosk at the northern of Lincoln Park’s two parking lots, Across from SW Rose St., between SW Thistle St. at the south end, and SW Monroe St. at the north end.

No fee is required, but I ask that people offer any form of support they are comfortable with that would help me continue my efforts to inspire and teach people about the true wealth of nature, while teaching better stewardship of our natural community, building, in the process, a healthier human community.

Feb
7
Tue
2017
Business Information Appointments @ Delridge Library
Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come to the Library for individual appointments up to an hour with a librarian trained in business reference and market research. Registration is required.

We work with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development to find information and data for planning a business or operating a current business. The Library has print and digital resources which can help you with many kinds of business questions including:

• finding industry information
• writing a business plan
• sizing your market
• identifying your customers.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please contact the Delridge Branch to register. Appointment times are: Feb. 7, 3-6 p.m., Feb. 14, 12-3 p.m., Feb. 21, 3-6 p.m., Feb. 28, 12-3 p.m.

Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Feb
10
Fri
2017
Nighttime low-tide beach walks @ Constellation Park, Alki
Feb 10 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join trained volunteer Beach Naturalists at South Alki/Constellation Park on the following dates this year for a free guided exploration at very low tide.

Explore the beach during winter nighttime low tides with Beach Naturalist staff and volunteers. Discover what creatures we see on the beach at this time of year. Dress for the weather (bundle up!) and for tide pooling: boots, hats, gloves and a good flashlight are musts.

Friday, January 27, 9:30-11 pm (-1.11 at 10:41pm)
Friday, February 10, 9-11 pm (-1.44 at 10:32pm)

Beach etiquette:
While on the beach, please remember:
~ Walk carefully; there’s life beneath your feet!
~ Touch gently with one wet finger.
~ Observe animals where they are and please avoid picking them up.
~ Please only move rocks that are small enough to be moved with one hand and return them to the position in which you found them.
~ Please only remove trash from the beach, nothing else. Many of our beaches are protected by law.

Feb
11
Sat
2017
Seeking Seattle’s Surviving Salamanders @ Camp Long
Feb 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

With Naturalist Stewart Wechsler:

Join Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures for Seeking Seattle’s Surviving Salamanders – How We Might Help Them. Let’s seek and celebrate Seattle’s surviving salamanders, at possibly their best remaining Seattle refugium at Camp Long. While we see if they are home in their habitat, we will discuss what constitutes healthy habitat for our different salamander species, and we might be able to do a small bit to improve that habitat. Of the six Seattle salamanders that may still occur in the city, there are 4 species that still occur at Camp Long. Two of these never go in the water, laying their eggs in hidden, moist places. They are the (extra cute) Ensatina (in the photo) and the Western Red-backed Salamander. If they are home we can hold and examine them, before letting them return. Two lay their eggs, in jelly-like masses in the pond,meeting their mates for their dates on or around Valentines’ night, so if we are lucky we might see some early eggs in the pond. Whether the salamanders are home or not, there is a whole community of plants, animals and fungi to enjoy and learn about and help.

Pre-registration requested: e-mail or phone to pre-register: ecostewart@gmail.com or 206 932-7225 While no cash is required, I ask that people support me and my efforts to promote a paradigm shift of re-building a human community that is increasingly again appreciating and serving the wealth of our natural community, while serving healthier human communities in the process. If no one pre-registers I might not show up.

Feb
14
Tue
2017
Business Information Appointments @ Delridge Library
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come to the Library for individual appointments up to an hour with a librarian trained in business reference and market research. Registration is required.

We work with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development to find information and data for planning a business or operating a current business. The Library has print and digital resources which can help you with many kinds of business questions including:

• finding industry information
• writing a business plan
• sizing your market
• identifying your customers.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please contact the Delridge Branch to register. Appointment times are: Feb. 7, 3-6 p.m., Feb. 14, 12-3 p.m., Feb. 21, 3-6 p.m., Feb. 28, 12-3 p.m.

Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Feb
18
Sat
2017
Free Auto Leaks Workshop @ South Seattle College
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every year, oil and other automotive fluids find their way to Puget Sound and other waterways, hurting wildlife and habitat. Seattle Public Utilities’ Automotive Maintenance Program wants to help you make sound choices.

Don’t Drip and Drive offers free auto leaks workshops to help you learn about your car and make sound choices for Puget Sound!

• Workshops are taught by certified automotive instructors from local, participating technical schools.
• Workshops are open to EVERYONE in the Puget Sound region.
• Workshops include a 2 hour class about basic automotive systems, maintenance and information about the impacts of leaks.
• Each class participant has the option to stay up to 2 hours later to have their vehicle inspected by the class instructor.

Register online here.

The following classes will be offered at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
February 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
March 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
April 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
June 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
July 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
August 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
September 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
October 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
November 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

For questions contact Justine Asohmbom, Department of Ecology – justine.asohmbom@ecy.wa.gov or 425-649-7108.

‘Developing Your Spiritual Connections’ Workshop @ The Center for Movement & Healing
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Mediumship, Psychic Sciences, Metaphysics, and Spiritual Healing. Join professional psychic-mediums Marc Lainhart from Seattle, Washington, and Cynthia Rose McCaw from Denver, Colorado for an afternoon of spirit that will lead you to trust your own spiritual path without any borders or what we like to refer to as “Spiritual Awesomness!”

Marc and Cynthia Rose will lead this workshop with plenty of spiritual fun, knowledge, wisdom, and development for your own spiritual journey as we explore and discover through mind, body, and spirit. This workshop is designed for both basic and advanced “Spiritual Prospectors” and “Light Workers” looking to expand, evolve, and improve their work as psychic-mediums and spiritual healers.

* Meditation with a deeper spiritual connection
* Attunement & Energy Management Exercises
* Mediumship Excercises
* Spiritual Healing Exercises
* Class demonstrations with positive feedback on becoming a better, next generation psychic-medium

WHERE: The Center for Movement & Healing
7901 35th Ave SW – 2nd Floor

WHEN: Saturday, February 18, 2017
11 am–3 pm

COST: $50

REGISTRATION FOR WORKSHOP:
Pre-Registration is preferred online
Payment due at registration (no refunds)

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/developing-your-spirtual-connections-workshop-tickets-30545218571

Facebook Events: http://www.facebook.com/events/1369579069740446/

Seeking Seattle’s Surviving Salamanders @ Camp Long
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

With Naturalist Stewart Wechsler:

Join Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures for Seeking Seattle’s Surviving Salamanders – How We Might Help Them. Let’s seek and celebrate Seattle’s surviving salamanders, at possibly their best remaining Seattle refugium at Camp Long. While we see if they are home in their habitat, we will discuss what constitutes healthy habitat for our different salamander species, and we might be able to do a small bit to improve that habitat. Of the six Seattle salamanders that may still occur in the city, there are 4 species that still occur at Camp Long. Two of these never go in the water, laying their eggs in hidden, moist places. They are the (extra cute) Ensatina (in the photo) and the Western Red-backed Salamander. If they are home we can hold and examine them, before letting them return. Two lay their eggs, in jelly-like masses in the pond, meeting their mates for their dates on or around Valentines’ night, so we will probably now be able to see their eggs in the pond. Whether the salamanders are home or not, there is a whole community of plants, animals and fungi to enjoy and learn about and help.

Pre-registration requested: e-mail or phone to pre-register: ecostewart@gmail.com or 206 932-7225 $0 – $20 per person, whatever is comfortable. While no cash is required, I ask that people support my efforts to promote a paradigm shift of re-building a human community that is increasingly again appreciating and serving the wealth of our natural community, while serving healthier human communities in the process. If no one pre-registers I might not show up.

Feb
21
Tue
2017
Business Information Appointments @ Delridge Library
Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come to the Library for individual appointments up to an hour with a librarian trained in business reference and market research. Registration is required.

We work with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development to find information and data for planning a business or operating a current business. The Library has print and digital resources which can help you with many kinds of business questions including:

• finding industry information
• writing a business plan
• sizing your market
• identifying your customers.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please contact the Delridge Branch to register. Appointment times are: Feb. 7, 3-6 p.m., Feb. 14, 12-3 p.m., Feb. 21, 3-6 p.m., Feb. 28, 12-3 p.m.

Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Career Night @ Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate
Feb 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

From Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices-Northwest Real Estate (WSB sponsor):

Thinking about a career in real estate? You’re invited to attend Career Night:

February 21st from 4–5 pm at our office.

Go to http://www.bhhsnwrealestate.com/pnwra/index.asp to reserve your spot!

Feb
23
Thu
2017
Bystander Intervention workshop @ Fauntleroy Church, UCC
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

A free workshop to learn practical, safe alternatives to doing nothing in bullying or harassment situations.

Feb 23rd, 6:30–8:00 pm
at Fauntleroy Church

Feb
25
Sat
2017
Natural Community Service and Admiration Stroll @ Fauntleroy Park
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures for Natural Community Service and Admiration Stroll in Fauntleroy Park. We will meet at the entrance on SW Barton St by SW Henderson St, between 40th Av SW & 41st Av SW.

Why not join your local human community, as we take a stroll in our local natural community, and admire her beauty, her fascinating intricacy, and learn Stewart’s strategies, developed over the last 20 years, to get the most mileage in helping Mother Nature heal from the abuses incurred in a bad relationship with her children, Able, Cain and David? While we learn the strategies, we’ll control a few wily weeds that are encroaching on declining plant community members. This session will be at our local treasure of nature, Fauntleroy Park, where the first of over-controlling Able’s creature creations, the domesticated dog, is trampling the Trilliums, while salamanders, whose cover has been blown, struggle to safely sneak around. No fee is required, but I am building a community of support for me, my work, and for a growing movement. That support can take any helpful form.

Pre-registration is not required, but it would help me estimate the crowd to prepare for. If no one pre-registers I may not show up. To pre-register e-mail ecostewart@gmail.com or phone (land only right now) 206 932-7225

Feb
28
Tue
2017
Business Information Appointments @ Delridge Library
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come to the Library for individual appointments up to an hour with a librarian trained in business reference and market research. Registration is required.

We work with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development to find information and data for planning a business or operating a current business. The Library has print and digital resources which can help you with many kinds of business questions including:

• finding industry information
• writing a business plan
• sizing your market
• identifying your customers.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please contact the Delridge Branch to register. Appointment times are: Feb. 7, 3-6 p.m., Feb. 14, 12-3 p.m., Feb. 21, 3-6 p.m., Feb. 28, 12-3 p.m.

Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Mar
4
Sat
2017
Spring Cleaning workshop @ Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Providence Mount St. Vincent and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish to host Spring Cleaning workshop

It’s time for spring cleaning! But before jumping headlong into organizing belongings, financials and starting to downsize, Providence Mount St. Vincent and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish invite you to attend their Spring Cleaning workshop. Participants will learn how to clarify priorities, purpose, personal mission and values, and to develop a thoughtful plan.

The workshop is sponsored by Providence Mount St. Vincent assisted living and nursing home in West Seattle and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish. It features Rebecca Crichton, executive director of Northwest Center for Creative Aging and Father Jack Walmesley, pastor at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. They will engage and entertain participants with their insights into creating space and time for what people really want in their lives.

The workshop will be held from 9 am to 12:30 pm on Saturday March 4, 2017, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. It will include coffee and refreshments, vendors to connect participants with resources, and a program and interactive workshop led by Crichton, with opening remarks by Father Walmesley. A $5 donation is suggested.

Register by calling 206-935-0358 or e-mailing Marion Kari at marionk@olgseattle.org. More information about Providence Mount St. Vincent can be found online at www.providence.org/themount. More information about Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish can be found online at https://olgseattle.org.

3D Printing Basics – Part 1 & 2: Intro to Rhino 5 @ High Point Library
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At the High Point Library Saturday, March 4 & 5th, 2017, 1–5 pm: Learn how to design 3D models suitable for 3D printing using Rhino 5, a 3D computer graphics and computer-aided design (CAD) software. This is day 1 of a 2-part class and you must attend both parts. Registration is required.

3D printing is becoming an essential tool in design and digital fabrication. Rhino 5 is one of the most powerful platforms for just about anything from industrial modeling and architecture to custom design, and prototype development and more.

This beginner’s class is a two-part series that will uncover the core processes behind 3D printing and introduce you to the basic concepts behind the 3D modeling tools of the Rhino software. You will learn computer-aided design (CAD) concepts, including NURBS curves, point clouds and polygon meshes. We’ll help you navigate the pitfalls of 3D design. You will be armed with approaches to 3D modeling to help you make your own small creation and turn your idea into reality. You will finish designing your 3D model and upload it to Intentional3D for printing.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Please call the High Point Library (206-684-7454) to reserve your seat.

Upon completion of both parts, the library will provide a coupon that covers up to $25 for the cost of printing your 3D model. 3D print jobs will be sent to Intentional3D for printing and will be mailed to participants.

Class size is limited to 16 participants.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Register in person or call 206-733-9125.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Contact Info High Point Branch 206-684-7454

White Center Crab Feed fundraiser for Evergreen High School @ White Center Fraternal Order of the Eagles
Mar 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Are you a White Center resident? Are you an Evergreen High School alum or supporter? Here is a chance to make a tangible difference for students at Evergreen High School–for the price of a fresh crab dinner.

White Center community leaders are recharging the Evergreen Wolverine Booster Club. This is a crab feed by the community, for the community, to eat delicious food together, listen to live music by Island Soul, and–don’t miss this part–raise money to benefit the students of Evergreen High School.

White Center Crab Feed
Saturday, March 4, from 5–9 pm
White Center Fraternal Order of the Eagles

Music by Island Soul.

Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door.
Contact Pat Thompson at (206) 349-8106 or email pvthompson206@hotmail.com

The three small schools on the Evergreen campus are unifying as Evergreen High School starting next fall. The Evergreen Wolverine Booster Club is a partnership of parents, teachers, coaches, and alumni coming together to support students. The club has been dormant for a number of years. “The Evergreen community and school staff are making a valiant attempt to revive a once active and proud booster club,” said Terri McMahan, director of athletics for Highline Public Schools.

Two of the organizers behind the effort to rebuild the booster club are longtime White Center residents Pat Thompson and Tyrone Curry.

“We are rallying this community to come together to support the students who attend Evergreen,” said Curry. “Let’s establish a consistent network of supporters, volunteers, and fundraisers to lift our own boat and pull together for the good of these young people and this neighborhood.”

It’s simple really. It starts with a crab feed. It isn’t cheap, but then fresh crab isn’t cheap either. “And what price do you put on helping to even the playing field–maybe literally–for the young people of our community?” asks Thompson. “We are White Center. We have strength and community power and alumni that have barely been tapped.” Make plans for a fun, local evening out with live music, succulent crab, and the vibrant White Center community that describes itself as “not so white and not so centered!” A longtime schools supporter, the White Center Eagles are donating the venue and have secured a donation of crab from Alaska.

Evergreen High School is reuniting as a community hub with increased opportunities, a personalized experience, dual language, strong extra-curricular programs, and a world-class education. It’s a perfect time to send a powerful message to the students and staff of this local high school: “We ALL belong, and we believe in you!”

Not local but want to support the Evergreen Wolverine Booster Club? Contact Pat Thompson.

Mar
5
Sun
2017
3D Printing Basics – Part 1 & 2: Intro to Rhino 5 @ High Point Library
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At the High Point Library Saturday, March 4 & 5th, 2017, 1–5 pm: Learn how to design 3D models suitable for 3D printing using Rhino 5, a 3D computer graphics and computer-aided design (CAD) software. This is day 1 of a 2-part class and you must attend both parts. Registration is required.

3D printing is becoming an essential tool in design and digital fabrication. Rhino 5 is one of the most powerful platforms for just about anything from industrial modeling and architecture to custom design, and prototype development and more.

This beginner’s class is a two-part series that will uncover the core processes behind 3D printing and introduce you to the basic concepts behind the 3D modeling tools of the Rhino software. You will learn computer-aided design (CAD) concepts, including NURBS curves, point clouds and polygon meshes. We’ll help you navigate the pitfalls of 3D design. You will be armed with approaches to 3D modeling to help you make your own small creation and turn your idea into reality. You will finish designing your 3D model and upload it to Intentional3D for printing.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Please call the High Point Library (206-684-7454) to reserve your seat.

Upon completion of both parts, the library will provide a coupon that covers up to $25 for the cost of printing your 3D model. 3D print jobs will be sent to Intentional3D for printing and will be mailed to participants.

Class size is limited to 16 participants.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Register in person or call 206-733-9125.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Contact Info High Point Branch 206-684-7454

Mar
9
Thu
2017
Free seminar: Your Business – Start Smart @ Delridge Library
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

At the Delridge Library: Are you thinking of going into business for yourself? Join entrepreneur and business coach Jeff Levy March 9, 2017, 6–8 pm as he walks you through what it really takes to start and run a business. Registration is encouraged.

Whether you are purchasing a company, starting a new venture, or seeking a franchise award, you’ll learn whether starting a business is right for you at this time in your life and in this economic cycle.

This seminar covers the fundamentals of starting a business including; incorporation, financing, stakeholder development, and business planning. Jeff shares practical vignettes and stories from his experience as a business owner and manager. You’ll have time to ask questions and get ideas.

The seminar will help you understand:

• How personal and business motivations effect success
• The essential qualities of an entrepreneur
• The seven centers of management attention
• Differences in the startup, purchasing a business, and a franchise award
• Different types of legal structures and why one might incorporate
• Elements of a good business plan
• Pros and cons of different financing options available
• Local resources to help you to the next stage of business ownership.

Levy is a nationally recognized consultant and coach to individuals interested in exploring self-employment. Jeff shares from his wealth of business experience as a founding member of Windswept Capital, President and COO of Spider Staging Corporation, officer at Flow International, and Executive VP and principle of SafeWorks LLC.

As a business coach Jeff has helped several hundred people begin their first business. He serves on several college entrepreneurial advisory boards and is regular guest speaker at SCORE and the Women’s Business Center. He is also the co-author of “Making the Jump Into Small Business Ownership.”

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is encouraged, but not required.

Mar
11
Sat
2017
Espalier Tree Pruning Workshop
Mar 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 am

City Fruit’s Espalier Pruning and Training Workshop is back by popular demand! Espalier is a method of training fruit trees along a fence or barrier as a way to provide easy fruit growing and harvesting for small spaces. Pruning and training these trees is an important annual maintenance task that helps ensure a healthy harvest each season!

Join City Fruit Saturday, March 11th at 10 am in West Seattle to learn more about this technique! The workshop will cover which tools to use, how to make the best cuts to the trees, and how to train your canopy. It will also cover some basic fruit tree biology and growth response! Feel free to bring your own bypass pruner if you have it to practice! We’d love to have you learn with us!

Buy your tickets here: https://www.cityfruit.org/calendar/espalier-tree-pruning-workshop

Mar
14
Tue
2017
DIY Bikes @ West Seattle Tool Library
Mar 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

After a long winter, your bike needs some lovin’. DIY Bikes loves bicycles and we have the bike shops best practices to share the love with you. We provide the work space, the tools, the cleaning materials and the lubes. You provide the bike and the willingness to learn new techniques.

We will be working at the West Seattle Tool Libraryevery Tuesday in March from 5-7:30 pm. The address is 4408 Delridge Way SW right on the way home from work for many of you. See you next Tuesday, March 14th,for our first workshop

diybikes.org

Mar
18
Sat
2017
Free Auto Leaks Workshop @ South Seattle College
Mar 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every year, oil and other automotive fluids find their way to Puget Sound and other waterways, hurting wildlife and habitat. Seattle Public Utilities’ Automotive Maintenance Program wants to help you make sound choices.

Don’t Drip and Drive offers free auto leaks workshops to help you learn about your car and make sound choices for Puget Sound!

• Workshops are taught by certified automotive instructors from local, participating technical schools.
• Workshops are open to EVERYONE in the Puget Sound region.
• Workshops include a 2 hour class about basic automotive systems, maintenance and information about the impacts of leaks.
• Each class participant has the option to stay up to 2 hours later to have their vehicle inspected by the class instructor.

Register online here.

The following classes will be offered at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
February 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
March 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
April 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
June 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
July 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
August 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
September 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
October 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
November 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

For questions contact Justine Asohmbom, Department of Ecology – justine.asohmbom@ecy.wa.gov or 425-649-7108.

Mar
21
Tue
2017
DIY Bikes @ West Seattle Tool Library
Mar 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

After a long winter, your bike needs some lovin’. DIY Bikes loves bicycles and we have the bike shops best practices to share the love with you. We provide the work space, the tools, the cleaning materials and the lubes. You provide the bike and the willingness to learn new techniques.

We will be working at the West Seattle Tool Libraryevery Tuesday in March from 5-7:30 pm. The address is 4408 Delridge Way SW right on the way home from work for many of you. See you next Tuesday, March 14th,for our first workshop

diybikes.org

Mar
25
Sat
2017
White Center 5K Walk & Run @ White Center Heights Park
Mar 25 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

White Center 5K Walk and Run
The 5th annual WC5K is back! The theme this year is SUPERHEROES, come with your cape and everything superhero related as we celebrate heroes of White Center.
The 5K Walk and Run has four main objectives:
1) Promote the positive and diverse culture that thrives in White Center
2) Promote a healthy lifestyle
3) Support local White Center businesses
4) Unify the White Center Community

Register online here.
Registration includes a free T-SHIRT!
The course is pet friendly, stroller friendly, and wheelchair accessible.
Race packet can be picked up at White Center Heights Park on race day at 8:00 am.

In conjunction with these objectives we hope to raise money for three long time organizations devoted to empowering the White Center community.

White Center Community Development Association
http://www.wccda.org/

The mission of the White Center Community Development Association (White Center CDA) is to promote a vibrant neighborhood and high quality of life for White Center residents and stakeholders through the development of authentic leadership opportunities, and community-led, neighborhood initiatives. We acccomplish this through our three lines of business: neighborhood revitalization, family development, and community building.

YES Foundation of White Center
The YES foundation of White Center exists to address the social, economic, educational, physical, and spiritual needs of youth in the White Center area. By developing programs and partnering with other organizations, we provide kids with positive role models and powerful life experiences to encourage their hope and vision for the future.

White Center Food Bank
http://www.whitecenterfoodbank.org/

The White Center Food Bank (WCFB) began in the mid-1970’s as an emergency response to assist struggling families and individuals in the greater White Center and Highline areas during a major economic downturn. The Mission of the White Center Food Bank is to minimize hunger, while nourishing community, nurturing self-reliance and embracing our rich cultural diversity.

Come join us on Saturday, March 25th at 8:00 am

Race Schedule:
8:00 Doors Opens to the public
8:45 Warm-Up Activity
9:00 Racers Begin
9:10 Walkers Begin
10:00 Entertainment, Race Winners Announced

Registration includes a free T-SHIRT!
The course is pet friendly, stroller friendly, and wheelchair accessible.
Race packet can be picked up at White Center Heights Park on race day at 8:00 AM.

Registration can be done here: http://whitecenter5k.brownpapertickets.com/

Self-defense workshop benefiting OneAmerica @ SIMA
Mar 25 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Seattle Integrated Martial Arts will be conducting a community-based Self-Defense Workshop on Saturday, March 25th, 12:30 – 2:00.

We will be raising money for a local organization, OneAmerica, that helps immigrant communities and fights for human rights.

The workshop is “free” but we are asking a suggested donation of $30 or whatever people can contribute.
Space is also limited. Call 206-935-4531 or email classes@simamartialarts.com to register.

Mar
28
Tue
2017
DIY Bikes @ West Seattle Tool Library
Mar 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

After a long winter, your bike needs some lovin’. DIY Bikes loves bicycles and we have the bike shops best practices to share the love with you. We provide the work space, the tools, the cleaning materials and the lubes. You provide the bike and the willingness to learn new techniques.

We will be working at the West Seattle Tool Libraryevery Tuesday in March from 5-7:30 pm. The address is 4408 Delridge Way SW right on the way home from work for many of you. See you next Tuesday, March 14th,for our first workshop

diybikes.org

Apr
10
Mon
2017
Student Assistant Program Application Workshop @ High Point Library
Apr 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Student Assistant Application Workshop – This workshop is for students ages 16 and up (without a Bachelor’s degree) who are interested in becoming a Student Assistant at the library. The Student Assistant is a paid position. Find out more of what the Student Assistant Program at the library is all about, and begin your application.

1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, April 10 at the High Point Branch, 206-684-7454

Apr
12
Wed
2017
South Seattle College free Admissions Workshop @ South Seattle College
Apr 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

 

South Seattle College is holding a free Admissions Workshop to help community members and future students with the admission and enrollment process.

Attendees will get hands-on help completing their free college application.  Additional topics covered include funding resources to help pay for college (including financial aid, scholarships and work study), guidance on the steps to enroll, tips on registering for classes and new student orientation. 

The workshop is designed for future students interested in applying to South’s academic transfer and professional/technical career training programs, and information will also be shared on those pathways.

Drop-ins are welcome, and signing up in advance is encouraged.  Please visit the Admissions Workshop webpage to learn more and RSVP.

Wednesday, April 12
3-4:30 p.m.
South Seattle College Library, Room LIB 217 

 

Apr
14
Fri
2017
Youth Appreciation Week Pool Party @ Southwest Teen Life Center
Apr 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

From Seattle Parks & Recreation:

For ages 12 to 19, at the Southwest Teen Life Center:Youth Appreciation Week Block Party Kickoff
Food, fun, music!
Friday, April 14, 2017

Block Party (2-6 pm)
Pool Party (8-9:30 pm)
at Southwest Teen Life Center

For more information, call Cindy Sandino-Chang, Seattle Parks and Recreation, at 206-551-7316.
Contact Email: Cindy.Sandino-Chang@Seattle.gov

Apr
15
Sat
2017
Free Auto Leaks Workshop @ South Seattle College
Apr 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every year, oil and other automotive fluids find their way to Puget Sound and other waterways, hurting wildlife and habitat. Seattle Public Utilities’ Automotive Maintenance Program wants to help you make sound choices.

Don’t Drip and Drive offers free auto leaks workshops to help you learn about your car and make sound choices for Puget Sound!

• Workshops are taught by certified automotive instructors from local, participating technical schools.
• Workshops are open to EVERYONE in the Puget Sound region.
• Workshops include a 2 hour class about basic automotive systems, maintenance and information about the impacts of leaks.
• Each class participant has the option to stay up to 2 hours later to have their vehicle inspected by the class instructor.

Register online here.

The following classes will be offered at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
February 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
March 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
April 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
June 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
July 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
August 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
September 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
October 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
November 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

For questions contact Justine Asohmbom, Department of Ecology – justine.asohmbom@ecy.wa.gov or 425-649-7108.

Duwamish River Bird Walk @ Duwamish Tribe Longhouse
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

WHAT: Birds of the Duwamish River Valley—Free Talk & Walk

WHEN: Saturday, April 15, 2017, 1 to 3 pm. Free

WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106.

Join us for a springtime exploration of the birds who make a living along the Duwamish River. After a presentation in the Longhouse, we will walk along the Duwamish River to see what they are up to. Guided by a Seattle Parks Department Volunteer.

Apr
20
Thu
2017
Tinkerlab Drop-in @ High Point Library
Apr 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Drop in at the High Point Library and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months!

Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Apr
24
Mon
2017
Immigrant Rights & Family Safety Planning Workshop @ Roxhill Elementary
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The Seattle Public Library is partnering with Colectiva Legal del Pueblo, Seattle Public Schools, and the ACLU of Washington, to offer immigrant rights and family safety planning workshops at two locations.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Workshops will be offered in Spanish and English. Spanish text is available in the Library’s Calendar of Events.

These workshops aim to mitigate the effects of a family member—many times the head of a family—being detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Participants will learn how to develop a family safety plan, gather relevant documents to fight a deportation case and support someone who is detained.

By creating plans for children in mixed-status households, parents will be able to plan for the prospect of separation by designating temporary legal guardianship. At the workshop, families are guided through filling out general power of attorney documents that give authority to a spouse or another person to make decisions in the event of a separation.

Other topics covered will include the most recent updates on executive orders, as well as past policies, memos and executive orders that have shaped legal and ICE practices.

5 pm to 6:30 pm, Monday, April 24
Roxhill Elementary School, 9430 30th Ave S.W.

For more information, call the Library at 206-252-957 0r Ask a Librarian.

(A second workshop will be offered Monday, May 8 at the South Park Branch, 6 p.m. to 7:30 pm, 8604 Eighth Ave. S., 206-615-1688)

Tinkerlab Drop-in @ Delridge Library
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Drop in at the Delridge Library and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months!

Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Details about weekly program projects for Tinkerlab can be found on the Delridge Library Calendar here. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Apr
26
Wed
2017
Starting a Business for Real People @ West Seattle Office Junction
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Creative Entrepreneur: What is the Fringe Economy & How Do I Join It?

Presentation: The Fringe Market is huge. Bigly humongous, generating over $1 trillion in 2009 in the U.S. alone (For comparison, the U.S. had a $14 trillion economy that year.)

But how can you start a business there if you don’t know where it is or even what it is. I’ll explain what this market is and how it effects the new business founder for fifteen minutes, then throw the meeting up to questions and comments.

Includes a BrainWriting Session ~ Bring your questions and problems and we’ll look – as a group – for a creative answer.

BE PREPARED to network your business with cards and a practiced Elevator Statement.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
West Seattle Office Junction
6040 California Avenue SW

Price: $10.00 /per person – RSVP required at meetup.com/Starting-a-Business-for-Real-People

My blog: The Creative Entrepreneur (smartstartbusiness.blogspot.com)

Apr
27
Thu
2017
Tinkerlab Drop-in @ High Point Library
Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Drop in at the High Point Library and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months!

Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Apr
29
Sat
2017
The Creative Advantage: Reteaching Gender & Sexuality event
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This is an off-site Seattle Art Museum event that takes place at Youngstown Cultural Art Center in West Seattle.

How do norms of gender, sexuality, and family take shape within school communities, classroom learning, and youth cultures? How are recent cultural and policy debates influencing the health and well-being of LGBTQ students? Reteaching gender and sexuality is a framework for self-reflection and action that considers how gender and sexuality norms intersect with other vectors of social power (such as racism, xenophobia, ableism, etc.) and result in inequities. Participants will discuss their current practices, share resources, and sharpen their skills in addressing these inequities with children, K-12. The workshop will highlight the significant role of the arts and cultural organizing in LGBTQ social change strategies and liberation movements.

Sat Apr 29, 2017, 1pm -4pm

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May
4
Thu
2017
Tinkerlab Drop-in @ High Point Library
May 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Drop in at the High Point Library and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months!

Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

May
5
Fri
2017
Seattle’s Urban Bird Treaty Signing and Birdwalk @ Lincoln Park North Playground
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

On Friday, May 5, Seattle will become an Urban Bird Treaty city.

Two events are scheduled:
Birdwalk: 10 – 10:40 am
Signing Ceremony: 11:00 am – Noon

Lincoln Park at the North Playground
8011 Fauntleroy Way SW
For more info, call (206) 523-4483

Please join us for the signing of Seattle’s Urban Bird Treaty!

After extensive outreach and advocacy by Seattle Audubon and partners, Seattle’s city council passed a resolution to enter into an Urban Bird Treaty with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. The Treaty partnership will protect birds in the Seattle area by developing programs to reduce hazards to migrating birds that travel along the Pacific Flyway, restoring habitat, and connecting residents and youth to nature within our city.

On May 5, the city and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will officially sign the treaty, an important milestone that recognizes Seattle’s role in protecting the Pacific Flyway. Seattle Audubon volunteers will lead a free birdwalk, one hour prior to the ceremony.

This work is a collaboration between Seattle Audubon, Audubon Washington, Heron Habitat Helpers, City of Seattle, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife.

May
6
Sat
2017
Community Orchard of West Seattle meetup/weekend work party @ South Seattle College
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

 

COWS (Community Orchard of West Seattle) Weekend Workparty

Where: South Seattle College (WSB sponsor), located North Entrance, 6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle

WHEN:
Saturday, May 6th 10am – 2pm

HOW: Run, walk, bike, or bus routes 128 and 125 stops in front of (RSB) Building.

Remember to bring gloves and drinking water. Dress according to weather.

Mission: COWS will grow a free source of local fruit and vegetables for volunteers and local food security programs while engaging people in sustainable agriculture education and community gathering.

More info here:

No Meetups July & August for Summer Break

 

Free class: Intro to Adobe Photoshop at High Point Library
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Intro to Adobe Photoshop Class
High Point Library Meeting Room
Saturday, May 6, 2017, 2-4pm

First time at High Point! Registration is required. To reserve your seat in the class please call the High Point Branch  206-684-7454 . Drop-ins will be welcomed when possible.

See some of the basic and intermediate ways Adobe Photoshop has available for transforming your images. Feel free to follow along or just observe. Good for those who want to understand the power of this program either for personal use or working with a designer.

Prerequisite: Proficiency working in the Windows environment.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.
More Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Free class: Intro to Adobe Photoshop at Delridge Library
May 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Intro to Adobe Photoshop Class
Delridge Branch Library Meeting Room
Saturday, May 6, 2017, 3 – 5 p.m

Registration is required. To reserve your seat in the class please call the Delridge Branch 206-733-9125. Drop-ins will be welcomed when possible.

Learn how to go beyond automatic to make your camera do what you want it to.

Explore what those other modes and settings on your camera can do for your photographs. Also discuss some basic principles of designing a compelling photograph. For all levels of experience, shooting any digital camera.

Bring your camera, a fully-charged battery, a memory card and your camera user’s manual (if you have it) to class along with 3 photographs to share out of pride or to ask what went wrong or what more could I have done with the camera. Your sample 3 images should be on a flash drive, DVD or as small prints.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.
More Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

 

May
8
Mon
2017
Immigrant Rights & Family Safety Planning Workshop @ Roxhill Elementary
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Seattle Public Library is partnering with Colectiva Legal del Pueblo, Seattle Public Schools, and the ACLU of Washington, to offer immigrant rights and family safety planning workshops at two locations.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Workshops will be offered in Spanish and English. Spanish text is available in the Library’s Calendar of Events.

These workshops aim to mitigate the effects of a family member—many times the head of a family—being detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Participants will learn how to develop a family safety plan, gather relevant documents to fight a deportation case and support someone who is detained.

By creating plans for children in mixed-status households, parents will be able to plan for the prospect of separation by designating temporary legal guardianship. At the workshop, families are guided through filling out general power of attorney documents that give authority to a spouse or another person to make decisions in the event of a separation.

Other topics covered will include the most recent updates on executive orders, as well as past policies, memos and executive orders that have shaped legal and ICE practices.

Monday, May 8
6 p.m. to 7:30 pm
South Park Library Branch, 8604 Eighth Ave. S, 206-615-1688

For more information, call the Library at 206-252-957 0r Ask a Librarian.

May
10
Wed
2017
South Seattle College free Admissions Workshop @ South Seattle College
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

South Seattle College is holding a free Admissions Workshop to help community members and future students with the admission and enrollment process.

Wednesday, May 10
10-11:30am
South Seattle College Library, Room LIB 217  (campus map)

Attendees will get hands-on help completing their free college application.  Additional topics covered include funding resources to help pay for college (including financial aid, scholarships and work study), guidance on the steps to enroll, tips on registering for classes and new student orientation.

The workshop is designed for future students interested in applying to South’s academic transfer program and the professional/technical career training programs, and information will also be shared on those pathways.

Drop-ins are welcome, and signing up in advance is encouraged.  Please visit the Admissions Workshop webpage to learn more and RSVP.

May
11
Thu
2017
Tinkerlab Drop-in @ High Point Library
May 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Drop in at the High Point Library and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months!

Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

May
13
Sat
2017
Free Auto Leaks Workshop @ South Seattle College
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every year, oil and other automotive fluids find their way to Puget Sound and other waterways, hurting wildlife and habitat. Seattle Public Utilities’ Automotive Maintenance Program wants to help you make sound choices.

Don’t Drip and Drive offers free auto leaks workshops to help you learn about your car and make sound choices for Puget Sound!

• Workshops are taught by certified automotive instructors from local, participating technical schools.
• Workshops are open to EVERYONE in the Puget Sound region.
• Workshops include a 2 hour class about basic automotive systems, maintenance and information about the impacts of leaks.
• Each class participant has the option to stay up to 2 hours later to have their vehicle inspected by the class instructor.

Register online here.

The following classes will be offered at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
February 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
March 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
April 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
June 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
July 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
August 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
September 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
October 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
November 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

For questions contact Justine Asohmbom, Department of Ecology – justine.asohmbom@ecy.wa.gov or 425-649-7108.

May
16
Tue
2017
Airplant Terrarium Workshop @ Pecado Bueno
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

CRAFTY AFTER DARK

Airplant terrarium workshop @Pecado Bueno

7pm Tuesday, May 16

To Register, go here.

May
17
Wed
2017
Free Self-Defense Workshop @ West Seattle High School Library
May 17 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Come Discover Your Power!

The WAVE Foundation will be leading a FREE workshop at West Seattle High School on Wednesday, May 17th from 3:30-5:30pm in the Library. The School-based Health Center sponsored by Neighborcare Health will be hosting and providing snacks!

With sexual assault dominating media headlines, TV shows and adolescents real and current lives this workshop is more important than ever. This workshop with the WAVE Foundation is designed to give adolescents real tools to protect themselves including intuition honing, de-escalation, boundary setting, assertive communication, and self-defense and fighting techniques, as well as access to resources for survivors of violence or abuse. Because the vast majority of those directly impacted by sexual assault are women, be sure to come with the understanding that the workshop’s target audience is girls and young women; however, ALL students, friends, parents and community members of all genders are welcome to attend!

For more information contact the Neighborcare Health School-based Health Center at West Seattle High School at (206) 658-8048.

May
18
Thu
2017
Tinkerlab Drop-in @ High Point Library
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Drop in at the High Point Library and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months!

Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

May
22
Mon
2017
Tinkerlab Commons: Create with Snap Circuits @ High Point Library
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Drop in at the High Point Library! During this month’s Tinkerlab Commons, learn about electronic components and basic principles of electronics with Snap Circuits. Monday, May 22, 2017, 6 – 7:30 p.m.

.Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

May
25
Thu
2017
Tinkerlab Drop-in @ High Point Library
May 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Drop in at the High Point Library and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months!

Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

WSHS ’13th Year Promise Scholarship’ Student Showcase @ West Seattle High School
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle High School (WSHS) invites parents and community members to attend “Career Connections: A Student Showcase,” on Thursday May 25, from 6-8pm at WSHS’s The Commons.

Over 100 students from WSHS’s Career Tech Education Department will share their creations with parents, Seattle Public Schools administrators, South Seattle College (SSC) , (WSB Spsonsor) faculty and staff, and community members.

The WSHS Jazz Band will provide music and culinary students will provide food.

At 6:20 pm, WSHS Principal Ruth Medsker will address students and SSC’s Julius Moss, 13th Year Promise Scholarship assistant director, will share information on the college scholarship and how WSHS tech students can prepare to take part in the program.

West Seattle High School (WSHS) will hold their “Career Connections: A Student Showcase” event on Thursday, May 25, where students in the Career Tech Education Department will showcase their creations in professional and technical fields, ranging from IT to culinary arts and automotive technology. Deans from South Seattle College’s  professional and technical career training programs and 13th Year Promise Scholarship staff will attend the showcase to talk with students about their career aspirations and provide details on the scholarship.

South’s 13th Year Promise Scholarship, which provides one year of tuition-free college and college success support services to graduating seniors from area high schools, is expanding to include WSHS starting with their Class of 2018. South offers numerous professional and technical career training programs (in addition to academic transfer programs) that match up well with WSHS’s Career Tech Education Department.

“WSHS has an extensive Career Tech Education Department that approaches teaching and learning from hands-on, project-based instruction,” said Helen Maynard, Career Center Specialist at WSHS. “We are unique in the (Seattle Public Schools) District because we offer a variety of opportunities for students to identify and launch careers in the professional and technical fields such as CAD design, woodworking, culinary, IT, auto mechanics, photography, music, health and human services, and business.”

With the 13th Year Promise Scholarship becoming available to WSHS graduates in 2018 and beyond, students interested in professional and technical fields will have the opportunity to continue their training at South with their first year of tuition covered by the scholarship.

FREE Move vs. Remodel Workshop @ Graystone Mortgage, LLC
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Thinking of moving or remodeling your home?
Come to a FREE Move vs. Remodel Workshop!
With home prices steadily rising in West Seattle, many home owners are wondering whether they should move or remodel. We’ll explore both options in-depth and find the solution that’s best for you.

Learn about:

  • Typical remodeling costs and timelines
  • Remodel finance options
  • West Seattle real estate information

Presented by:
Josh Niederberger, Professional Contractor at Niederberger Contracting (WSB Sponsor)
Sam Centioli (NMLS#50704), Mortgage Loan Originator at Graystone Mortgage, LLC (CO. NMLS #18163)
Heidi Mitchell, Real Estate Broker at Best Choice Realty, LLC
If you are currently working with a licensed real estate broker in the state of Washington, this class is not intended to solicit your business.

May
31
Wed
2017
Class: Facebook and Other Social Media @ Senior Center of West Seattle
May 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Facebook and Other Social Media
Wednesday, May 31, 1:00 – 2:30 pm. Free.

Learn about social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Instagram and more. Memberships in these sites are recommended but not required.

Jun
3
Sat
2017
Introduction to Food Forest Workshop with Kimberly Leeper & Jackie Cramer @ Community Orchard of WS
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Introduction to Food Forest Workshop
Saturday, June 3, 2017
10am – 12:30pm

Dear Friends of The Orchard,

In the wonderful and educational space that is the Community Orchard of West Seattle, begin to learn about, and practice, the design process of analyzing your site for a food forest – a garden modeled on the structure of young natural woodland and utilizing multifunctional plants of which most are edible.

We will also explore some benefits of food forests (ex. less maintenance, beneficial wildlife habitat). We will wrap up with some hands-on plant guild design and planting time.

Helpful resources will be shared with you to aid you in successfully growing your own urban/suburban food forest!

Light snacks and refreshments provided. Feel free to bring some to share!

Suggested Donation: $10 – $25. Please choose an amount to pay on the sliding scale that you feel is equitable. This rate helps cover costs while offering a discount for those that need it. No one turned away who are unable to pay.

What to Bring:
Gloves
Sturdy shoes or boots
Dress for weather
Reusable water bottle
Notebook, Pencil/Pen
Your curiosity about Food Forests
Snack to share
RSVP: info@fruitinwestseattle.org

COWS is honored to host this class with Kimberly Leeper & Jackie Cramer.

Kimberly Leeper has been a Seattlite for 22 years and is an educator, permaculture designer, plant and wildlife enthusiast who specializes in Pacific NW native plants, beneficial wildlife habitat, and food forests/edible forest gardens. She has a background in teaching and learning with children and adults in a variety of settings; volunteering with community gardens and plant-related endeavors – Beacon Food Forest for past 4 years; and leading a sustainable landscaping company – Mariposa Naturescapes (2005 – 2016) and Oasis Edible Naturescapes (2016 to present).

Jackie Cramer is a permaculture designer, landscaper and educator. She has worked the land for over twenty years as farmer, planner, and community organizer. She is co founder of the Beacon Food Forest, and the permaculture education collective. She continues to learn from the land and people she serves.

Directions: Community Orchard of West Seattle is located at the North entrance of the South Seattle College parking lot. Follow the north entrance road past the Chinese garden and Nursery and arrive at the orchard before the road bends to the right.

National Trails Day: West Duwamish Greenbelt hikes @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Hike developed and undeveloped trails of the West Duwamish Greenbelt, the largest urban forest in Seattle on a ridge above the Duwamish RIver. Members of the West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails group and Nature Consortium will be on hand to guide hikers and provide information on the history and reforestation of the greenbelt. The first half of the trail is a constructed gravel trail. The second half is muddier and less developed. There are a few ups and downs and a bit of scrambling but only modest elevation changes, suitable for most ages with appropriate footwear. The trail makes a loop from the south end of the campus of South Seattle College, paralleling the campus in the greenbelt, to the Chinese Garden and Arboretum at the north end of campus, returning to the start along the campus and 16th Ave. SW.

More details can be found here.

Guided hikes are at 10 am and noon – meet at 12th SW and SW Holly.

West Seattle High School Centennial and All-School Reunion
Jun 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:45 pm

2017 Schedule of Events:

4:00 – 4:30 pm Pick up programs, name tag and roam the halls
4:30 – 5:15 pm Individual Class Reunions in assigned rooms.
4:30 – 5:15 pm “92 Years of Westside Pride” video in the Theater
5:15 – 6:15 pm Presentations in the Theater: Hall of Fame induction, Scholar-ships Awarded, Recognition of the 50th Reunion of the Class of 1967
6:15 – 6:30 pm Assemble outside the North Entrance for the Group Hug Photo
6:30 pm Photo shoot – please be prompt

ALL ARE INVITED TO JOIN US FOR THE GROUP HUG PHOTO EVENT:

The photo known as a Group Hug for West Seattle High School will be taken at the conclusion of the annual All-School Reunion that afternoon.

Mark the date, June 3rd, 2017!

For more information, or to volunteer to help, contact Jim Biava, All-School Reunion chair, 206-387-2683, jim@jimbiava.com, or Clay Eals, executive director, Southwest Seattle Historical Society, 206-484-8008, clay.eals@loghousemuseum.info

Jun
10
Sat
2017
Health Care Decision Making @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Providence Mount St. Vincent and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish to host Health Care Decision Making event

Join Providence Mount St. Vincent and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish to learn how to plan ahead for your personal health-care wishes. One of the greatest stresses for a family is having to guess what health care choices a loved one would make – if this hasn’t been discussed in advance. This workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday June 10, 2017, at Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave SW, Seattle, Pigott Chapel, 3rd floor. It will include coffee and refreshments.

An interactive program will feature Jen Kulik, who will facilitate, through drama, how challenging, insightful and humorous conversations to clarify health care wishes can be between spouses, parents and siblings. Our Lady of Guadalupe Father Jack Walmesley will offer opening remarks. Participants will receive a copy of Five Wishes – a practical tool and resource to help guide families through these conversations. A $5 donation is suggested. Register by contacting Ann Martin at 206-938-6194 or Ann.Martin@providence.org.

More information about Providence Mount St. Vincent can be found at www.providence.org/themount. More information about Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish can be found at olgseattle.org.

Jun
11
Sun
2017
Lincoln Park Nature Walk: Edible and Medicinal Plants @ Lincoln Park @ South Parking Lot
Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Edible and Medicinal Plants of Lincoln Park
Sunday, June 11th, 3-5pm
Space is limited to 15.
From Jonathan Hover:

Edible and Medicinal Plants of Lincoln Park
Sunday, June 11th, 3-5pm
**We’ll meet at the parking lot at the south end of the park at 3pm**

Lincoln Park offers a fun variety of forest, shoreline, and metropolitan plants friends. Plants we’ll see include Huckleberries, Thimbleberries, False Solomon’s Seal, St. John’s Wort, Oregon Grape, Indian Plum, and many more!

We’ll talk about how to identify, ethically gather, prepare, and use the medicinal plants we’ll encounter. I provide handouts with the common and scientific names, preparations, and uses of the most of the plants we’ll see, as well as a glossary of herbal terms I’ll be using, and botanical illustrations describing leaf shapes and types, and flower parts and types for context.

Make sure to bring something to write with, comfortable shoes, and water!

I grew up in southeast Seattle, and have always had a passion for the natural world. I attended the Intro to Western Herbalism program at the Rocky Mountain Center for Botanical Studies in Boulder, Co. from 1999-2000, and received a certificate in Advanced Herbalism from the North American Institute of Medical Herbalism in Boulder, Co. in 2003. I’ve studied the uses of northwest native plants for the last 15 years, and have led plant walks professionally on Orcas Island, Seattle, and the Cascades. I have found that being able to identify and know the uses of the plants around me has changed the way I view the world, giving me a deeper sense of connection with this beautiful place we live, and I love to share that with others.

I want my walks to be accessible and affordable to all who are interested. $15 sliding scale, open to trades, nobody refused for lack of money, children 13 and under free. The event will be limited to 15 people. You can reserve a spot through my paypal. Pay any amount and comment on how many spots you’d like, or email me at evergreenplantwalks@gmail to request a spot or with any questions.

Jun
17
Sat
2017
Free Auto Leaks Workshop @ South Seattle College
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every year, oil and other automotive fluids find their way to Puget Sound and other waterways, hurting wildlife and habitat. Seattle Public Utilities’ Automotive Maintenance Program wants to help you make sound choices.

Don’t Drip and Drive offers free auto leaks workshops to help you learn about your car and make sound choices for Puget Sound!

• Workshops are taught by certified automotive instructors from local, participating technical schools.
• Workshops are open to EVERYONE in the Puget Sound region.
• Workshops include a 2 hour class about basic automotive systems, maintenance and information about the impacts of leaks.
• Each class participant has the option to stay up to 2 hours later to have their vehicle inspected by the class instructor.

Register online here.

The following classes will be offered at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
February 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
March 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
April 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
June 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
July 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
August 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
September 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
October 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
November 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

For questions contact Justine Asohmbom, Department of Ecology – justine.asohmbom@ecy.wa.gov or 425-649-7108.

Jun
22
Thu
2017
West Seattle Transportation Coalition workshop for light-rail stations, routing @ Hall at Fauntleroy
Jun 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join the West Seattle Transportation Coalition for a community-led workshop on routing/stations for WS light rail. Special time and location. Full details in our preview.

Jun
24
Sat
2017
Lower Fauntleroy Tree Walk @ Fauntleroy Creek Viewpoint
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Trees for Seattle presents the Lower Fauntleroy Tree Walk on Saturday, June 24th from 10 am – 12 pm. Free, but need to RSVP here.

Meet at Fauntleroy Creek Viewpoint at the junction of Fauntleroy Way SW and Director Street SW

With a stunning view of the Puget Sound, Fauntleroy Way is one of West Seattle’s most iconic streets. Tree ambassador Al Rouyer will lead a walk beginning at the Fauntleroy Creek Viewpoint. 22 trees are included in the walk. Al will describe interesting facts about the trees and gives ways to easily identify each tree. He will also give some of the interesting history of the Fauntleroy neighborhood. The walk is short covering only about the length of 3 city blocks. Come join Tree Ambassador Al as we tour this scenic drive and enjoy the trees among the ocean breeze.

Questions? Email TreeAmbassador@seattle.gov or call 206-615-1668.
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Jun
25
Sun
2017
June Low Tide Beach Safari @ Mee-Kwa-Mooks Beach
Jun 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Low Tide Beach Safari on Sunday, June 25, 2017, 11:30am – 1:00pm @ Me-Kwa-Mooks Beach.
Age 6 and up due to rocky beach. Meet at Emma Schmitz Outlook just above the beach. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Presented  by Seattle Parks Urban Nature Guides. Free.

Search for tide pool animals during some of the best low tides of the year. Learn a bit of beach ecology and which animal is the most colorful – a sea star, a sea anemone, or a sea slug. Dress for windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle slippery surfaces.

All programs led by highly trained Seattle Urban Nature Guides. Please remember all children must be accompanied by an adult.

REGISTRATION: Go to Seattle Parks to use the online registration system – SPARC. You need to sign up for am account and obtain a pin number in order to use the online system. This may take up to 24 hours, so plan ahead. Once you have your pin number, use the course code number listed in the program description to find the program in the SPARC system. The course code number is listed next to the program date.
Another way to register is to contact Camp Long Environmental Learning Center:
5200 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA. 98126, Phone: 206-684-7434, Email: camplong@seattle.gov

Jun
28
Wed
2017
Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Library
Jun 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Summer Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Branch Library in the Meeting Room. 1:00-3:00 pm every Wednesday from June 28 through August 30, 2017. For children, teens and adults.

Drop in during this special summer Tinkerlab series and try out our builder and discovery kits. Kits may include Keva Planks, Snap Ciruits, Ozobot Bits, Kano Computer Kits, Kibo Robotic Kits, Legos and more!

Tinkerlab introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop-in for weekly self-directed challenges, mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during Tinkerlab Academies.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.
Notes Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.
More… www.spl.org
Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian
Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Game On! Summer of Learning Edition @ High Point Library
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Game On! Summer of Learning Edition@ High Point Branch Library, Wednesday Aug 30, 2–4:30 pm. For both tweens and teens.

Come to the Library for board games and open play on the Kinect and Wii. For tweens and teens.

Special Summer of Learning Edition! Grab a Red Vine, dance to the Kinect, drive yourself crazy on MarioKart or beat Ken the librarian in Kinect Track and Field!

Whether you are a gaming expert or newbie: here is your chance to get some game time, meet other gamers and hear about great Library programs.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.

More…            www.spl.org
Contact Info    High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Jul
5
Wed
2017
Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Library
Jul 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Summer Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Branch Library in the Meeting Room. 1:00-3:00 pm every Wednesday from June 28 through August 30, 2017. For children, teens and adults.

Drop in during this special summer Tinkerlab series and try out our builder and discovery kits. Kits may include Keva Planks, Snap Ciruits, Ozobot Bits, Kano Computer Kits, Kibo Robotic Kits, Legos and more!

Tinkerlab introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop-in for weekly self-directed challenges, mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during Tinkerlab Academies.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.
Notes Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.
More… www.spl.org
Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian
Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Jul
8
Sat
2017
Puget Park – West Duwamish Greenbelt Restoration/Tree-Cutting Plan Open House @ SSC, Chan Education Center
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

As part of the Green Seattle Partnership, Seattle Parks and Recreation will undertake a restoration project throughout 24 acres of the West Duwamish Greenspace. The site, Puget Park, is located on the hillside between South Seattle College and West Marginal Way. A map of the project area can be found online at http://arcg.is/1Dzvm1.

Work is scheduled to begin this summer, so please join Seattle Parks at Recreation for a project open house and site walk on Saturday, July 8th, from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM at South Seattle College, Chan Education Center (6000 16th Ave SW). The open house will run the duration of the time, with a brief presentation at 10:30 and a site walk at 11:30.

For more information about the project, check out the latest Green Seattle Partnership blog post or contact Michael Yadrick with any questions (michael.yadrick@seattle.gov).

Jul
10
Mon
2017
2017 Summer of Learning: X-STREAM Magic @ West Seattle Branch Library
Jul 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

X-STREAM Magic @ West Seattle Branch Library, for children ages 5-12. Monday, July 10, 2017, 11 am – 12 pm. A live demonstration using multimedia such as helmet-cam video.

Join magician and adrenaline junkie Jeff Evans as he meets the pros who participate in some of the most interesting adventure activities in the world, including scuba diving, rock climbing and skydiving.

Experience “extreme magic” as Jeff attempts to escape from ropes, chains and the “Party Popper Vest of Death”!

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.
More… www.spl.org…
Contact Info West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Jul
12
Wed
2017
Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Library
Jul 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Summer Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Branch Library in the Meeting Room. 1:00-3:00 pm every Wednesday from June 28 through August 30, 2017. For children, teens and adults.

Drop in during this special summer Tinkerlab series and try out our builder and discovery kits. Kits may include Keva Planks, Snap Ciruits, Ozobot Bits, Kano Computer Kits, Kibo Robotic Kits, Legos and more!

Tinkerlab introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop-in for weekly self-directed challenges, mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during Tinkerlab Academies.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.
Notes Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.
More… www.spl.org
Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian
Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Jul
17
Mon
2017
‘Make It, Then Play It’ Family Workshop Series” @ the Delridge Library
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

“Make It, Then Play It – Family Workshop Series” @ the Delridge Library.
This is a family workshop for children ages 9-12, with a parent or caregiver who will also participate in the class.

Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date.

Monday, July 17, 2017, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, July 24, 2017, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, July 31, 2017, 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Don’t just play games – make them with the University of Washington Center for Game Science!

This three-day family workshop will be taught by the creator of BlockStudio, a new system that lets novices create games and animations rapidly, without using text-based code. The final day will consist of a show-and-tell session, where families will show off their creations to each other.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.

Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.
Contact Info Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Jul
19
Wed
2017
Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Library
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Summer Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Branch Library in the Meeting Room. 1:00-3:00 pm every Wednesday from June 28 through August 30, 2017. For children, teens and adults.

Drop in during this special summer Tinkerlab series and try out our builder and discovery kits. Kits may include Keva Planks, Snap Ciruits, Ozobot Bits, Kano Computer Kits, Kibo Robotic Kits, Legos and more!

Tinkerlab introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop-in for weekly self-directed challenges, mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during Tinkerlab Academies.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.
Notes Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.
More… www.spl.org
Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian
Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Summer of Learning: ‘Create Sound Effects!’ @ High Point Library
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Create Sound Effects! For teens on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 2 – 3:30 pm @ High Point Branch Libary. Registration is required.

Create your own sound effects for movies, video games, radio and other performing arts inside a mobile recording studio.

Learn about how sounds are created in visual performing arts, and how perspective can change with sound and audio. STYLE will provide the tools, a soundstage and a recording studio to capture what is created. For ages 13 and up.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.
Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.

Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

Jul
22
Sat
2017
Free Auto Leaks Workshop @ South Seattle College
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every year, oil and other automotive fluids find their way to Puget Sound and other waterways, hurting wildlife and habitat. Seattle Public Utilities’ Automotive Maintenance Program wants to help you make sound choices.

Don’t Drip and Drive offers free auto leaks workshops to help you learn about your car and make sound choices for Puget Sound!

• Workshops are taught by certified automotive instructors from local, participating technical schools.
• Workshops are open to EVERYONE in the Puget Sound region.
• Workshops include a 2 hour class about basic automotive systems, maintenance and information about the impacts of leaks.
• Each class participant has the option to stay up to 2 hours later to have their vehicle inspected by the class instructor.

Register online here.

The following classes will be offered at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
February 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
March 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
April 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
June 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
July 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
August 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
September 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
October 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
November 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

For questions contact Justine Asohmbom, Department of Ecology – justine.asohmbom@ecy.wa.gov or 425-649-7108.

July Low Tide Beach Safari @ Mee-Kwa-Mooks Beach
Jul 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Low Tide Beach Safari on Sunday, July 22, 2017, 9:30 – 11am @ Me-Kwa-Mooks Beach.
Age 6 and up due to rocky beach. Meet at Emma Schmitz Outlook just above the beach. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Presented  by Seattle Parks Urban Nature Guides. Free.

Search for tide pool animals during some of the best low tides of the year. Learn a bit of beach ecology and which animal is the most colorful – a sea star, a sea anemone, or a sea slug. Dress for windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle slippery surfaces.

All programs led by highly trained Seattle Urban Nature Guides. Please remember all children must be accompanied by an adult.

REGISTRATION: Go to Seattle Parks to use the online registration system – SPARC. You need to sign up for am account and obtain a pin number in order to use the online system. This may take up to 24 hours, so plan ahead. Once you have your pin number, use the course code number listed in the program description to find the program in the SPARC system. The course code number is listed next to the program date.

Another way to register is to contact Camp Long Environmental Learning Center:
5200 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA. 98126, Phone: 206-684-7434, Email: camplong@seattle.gov
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Deaf Community Beach Walk @ Lincoln Park
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Meet us on the beach! Sign language interpretation will be available between 10 am and 1 pm at Lincoln Park on July 22, 2017 with beach naturalists during low tide.

Jul
24
Mon
2017
‘Make It, Then Play It’ Family Workshop Series” @ the Delridge Library
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

“Make It, Then Play It – Family Workshop Series” @ the Delridge Library.
This is a family workshop for children ages 9-12, with a parent or caregiver who will also participate in the class.

Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date.

Monday, July 17, 2017, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, July 24, 2017, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, July 31, 2017, 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Don’t just play games – make them with the University of Washington Center for Game Science!

This three-day family workshop will be taught by the creator of BlockStudio, a new system that lets novices create games and animations rapidly, without using text-based code. The final day will consist of a show-and-tell session, where families will show off their creations to each other.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.

Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.
Contact Info Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Jul
26
Wed
2017
Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Library
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Summer Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Branch Library in the Meeting Room. 1:00-3:00 pm every Wednesday from June 28 through August 30, 2017. For children, teens and adults.

Drop in during this special summer Tinkerlab series and try out our builder and discovery kits. Kits may include Keva Planks, Snap Ciruits, Ozobot Bits, Kano Computer Kits, Kibo Robotic Kits, Legos and more!

Tinkerlab introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop-in for weekly self-directed challenges, mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during Tinkerlab Academies.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.
Notes Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.
More… www.spl.org
Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian
Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Game On! Summer of Learning Edition @ High Point Library
Jul 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Game On! Summer of Learning Edition@ High Point Branch Library, Wednesday Aug 30, 2–4:30 pm. For both tweens and teens.

Come to the Library for board games and open play on the Kinect and Wii. For tweens and teens.

Special Summer of Learning Edition! Grab a Red Vine, dance to the Kinect, drive yourself crazy on MarioKart or beat Ken the librarian in Kinect Track and Field!

Whether you are a gaming expert or newbie: here is your chance to get some game time, meet other gamers and hear about great Library programs.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.

More…            www.spl.org
Contact Info    High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Jul
28
Fri
2017
Chief Sealth High School Multi-Class Reunion—All Classes 60’s, 70’s & 80’s @ Lincoln Park
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Chief Sealth High School Multi-Class Reunion—All Classes 60’s, 70’s & 80’s Welcome! Friday, July 28th from 5-8 pm.
Lincoln Park Shelters closest to Fauntleroy Ferry Dock on the beach
FREE! Go here Chief Sealth All Class Reunion for more information.

Free Teen Swim @ Southwest Pool
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

FREE TEEN SWIM
Come one, Come all!!
Southwest Pool will be hosting Free Teen Swims during the summer! Come jump and splash and cool o in the pool and bring a friend to Southwest Pool!
For youth between the ages of 11-19.

Friday, July 28th 8-9:30 pm
Friday, August 11th 8-9:30pm
Friday August 25th 8-9:30pm

Southwest Pool
2801 SW Thistle St Seattle, WA 98126

Jul
31
Mon
2017
‘Make It, Then Play It’ Family Workshop Series” @ the Delridge Library
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

“Make It, Then Play It – Family Workshop Series” @ the Delridge Library.
This is a family workshop for children ages 9-12, with a parent or caregiver who will also participate in the class.

Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date.

Monday, July 17, 2017, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, July 24, 2017, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, July 31, 2017, 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Don’t just play games – make them with the University of Washington Center for Game Science!

This three-day family workshop will be taught by the creator of BlockStudio, a new system that lets novices create games and animations rapidly, without using text-based code. The final day will consist of a show-and-tell session, where families will show off their creations to each other.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.

Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.
Contact Info Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Aug
2
Wed
2017
Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Library
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Summer Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Branch Library in the Meeting Room. 1:00-3:00 pm every Wednesday from June 28 through August 30, 2017. For children, teens and adults.

Drop in during this special summer Tinkerlab series and try out our builder and discovery kits. Kits may include Keva Planks, Snap Ciruits, Ozobot Bits, Kano Computer Kits, Kibo Robotic Kits, Legos and more!

Tinkerlab introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop-in for weekly self-directed challenges, mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during Tinkerlab Academies.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.
Notes Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.
More… www.spl.org
Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian
Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Aug
9
Wed
2017
Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Library
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Summer Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Branch Library in the Meeting Room. 1:00-3:00 pm every Wednesday from June 28 through August 30, 2017. For children, teens and adults.

Drop in during this special summer Tinkerlab series and try out our builder and discovery kits. Kits may include Keva Planks, Snap Ciruits, Ozobot Bits, Kano Computer Kits, Kibo Robotic Kits, Legos and more!

Tinkerlab introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop-in for weekly self-directed challenges, mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during Tinkerlab Academies.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.
Notes Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.
More… www.spl.org
Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian
Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Aug
11
Fri
2017
Free Teen Swim @ Southwest Pool
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

FREE TEEN SWIM
Come one, Come all!!
Southwest Pool will be hosting Free Teen Swims during the summer! Come jump and splash and cool o in the pool and bring a friend to Southwest Pool!
For youth between the ages of 11-19.

Friday, July 28th 8-9:30 pm
Friday, August 11th 8-9:30pm
Friday August 25th 8-9:30pm

Southwest Pool
2801 SW Thistle St Seattle, WA 98126

Aug
16
Wed
2017
Kid-friendly park walk with guidebook author @ Jack Block Park
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wednesday, Aug. 16, 11 AM at Jack Block Park

Kid-friendly park walk with guidebook author Linnea Westerlind

Join West Seattleite Linnea Westerlind, author of Discovering Seattle Parks, for a family-friendly hike through Jack Block Park in West Seattle. Come explore this unusual, little-known spot. The walk is stroller-friendly and is about one mile round-trip. Meet at the first parking lot near the restrooms. Harbor Ave. S.W. and S.W. Florida St., Seattle.

Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Library
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Summer Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Branch Library in the Meeting Room. 1:00-3:00 pm every Wednesday from June 28 through August 30, 2017. For children, teens and adults.

Drop in during this special summer Tinkerlab series and try out our builder and discovery kits. Kits may include Keva Planks, Snap Ciruits, Ozobot Bits, Kano Computer Kits, Kibo Robotic Kits, Legos and more!

Tinkerlab introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop-in for weekly self-directed challenges, mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during Tinkerlab Academies.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.
Notes Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.
More… www.spl.org
Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian
Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Inspect-a-Gadget with Pacific Science Center @ High Point Branch
Aug 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Inspect-a-Gadget with Pacific Science Center @ High Point Branch on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, 3:30 – 4:30 pm. Registration is required.

Take a look “under the hood” of a computer with staff from Pacific Science Center. Registration is required. Suggested ages: Teens.
Become a hardware engineer and learn about transistors, binary code and how it’s possible to pack all those gigabytes on one tiny microchip! For those entering 6th to 8th grade in the fall.
This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long. The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.
Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.
Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date.
High Point Branch online or 206-684-7454.
Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Aug
19
Sat
2017
Free Auto Leaks Workshop @ South Seattle College
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every year, oil and other automotive fluids find their way to Puget Sound and other waterways, hurting wildlife and habitat. Seattle Public Utilities’ Automotive Maintenance Program wants to help you make sound choices.

Don’t Drip and Drive offers free auto leaks workshops to help you learn about your car and make sound choices for Puget Sound!

• Workshops are taught by certified automotive instructors from local, participating technical schools.
• Workshops are open to EVERYONE in the Puget Sound region.
• Workshops include a 2 hour class about basic automotive systems, maintenance and information about the impacts of leaks.
• Each class participant has the option to stay up to 2 hours later to have their vehicle inspected by the class instructor.

Register online here.

The following classes will be offered at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
February 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
March 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
April 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
June 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
July 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
August 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
September 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
October 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
November 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

For questions contact Justine Asohmbom, Department of Ecology – justine.asohmbom@ecy.wa.gov or 425-649-7108.

Aug
23
Wed
2017
Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Library
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Summer Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Branch Library in the Meeting Room. 1:00-3:00 pm every Wednesday from June 28 through August 30, 2017. For children, teens and adults.

Drop in during this special summer Tinkerlab series and try out our builder and discovery kits. Kits may include Keva Planks, Snap Ciruits, Ozobot Bits, Kano Computer Kits, Kibo Robotic Kits, Legos and more!

Tinkerlab introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop-in for weekly self-directed challenges, mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during Tinkerlab Academies.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.
Notes Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.
More… www.spl.org
Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian
Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Aug
25
Fri
2017
Free Teen Swim @ Southwest Pool
Aug 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

FREE TEEN SWIM
Come one, Come all!!
Southwest Pool will be hosting Free Teen Swims during the summer! Come jump and splash and cool o in the pool and bring a friend to Southwest Pool!
For youth between the ages of 11-19.

Friday, July 28th 8-9:30 pm
Friday, August 11th 8-9:30pm
Friday August 25th 8-9:30pm

Southwest Pool
2801 SW Thistle St Seattle, WA 98126

Aug
26
Sat
2017
Guided trail walk
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Guided trail walk in West Seattle

Saturday, August 26th, 9 am

Learn about lesser-known trails in West Seattle in the West Duwamish greenbelt! Meet at the Riverview playfield parking lot, 12th SW and SW Myrtle. Everyone and all ages are welcome. Parts of the trails are graveled and well-constructed; other parts are not formally maintained, so come prepared for that. The hike will consist of an approximately 3 mile loop that will take about 1.5 hours to complete. Sponsored by West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails group.

West Seattle Parks walking tour with author Linnea Westerlind
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, Aug 26, 10 AM at Lincoln Park

West Seattle Parks walking tour with guidebook author Linnea Westerlind

Come along on a tour of several of West Seattle’s best parks with Linnea Westerlind, author of Discovering Seattle Parks. Enjoy a scenic walk and hear some history and interesting facts about some of the neighborhood’s best parks. Walk will be approximately 3-4 miles and take 1.5-2 hours. Meet at the north parking lot at Lincoln Park. 8011 Fauntleroy Way SW.

Aug
27
Sun
2017
Bystander Intervention workshop @ Admiral UCC
Aug 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Bystander Intervention Workshop on Sunday, August 27, from 2-3:30. Learn how to intervene safely and effectively in a hate-based event.

We’ll present some theory and have lots of time to practice. Join us at Admiral Congregational United Church of Christ, 4320 SW Hill Street. Register at antihate3@gmail.com.

Aug
30
Wed
2017
Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Library
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Summer Tinkerlab: Gizmos and Gadgets @ Delridge Branch Library in the Meeting Room. 1:00-3:00 pm every Wednesday from June 28 through August 30, 2017. For children, teens and adults.

Drop in during this special summer Tinkerlab series and try out our builder and discovery kits. Kits may include Keva Planks, Snap Ciruits, Ozobot Bits, Kano Computer Kits, Kibo Robotic Kits, Legos and more!

Tinkerlab introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop-in for weekly self-directed challenges, mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during Tinkerlab Academies.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.
Notes Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.
More… www.spl.org
Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian
Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Game On! Summer of Learning Edition @ High Point Library
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Game On! Summer of Learning Edition@ High Point Branch Library, Wednesday Aug 30, 2–4:30 pm. For both tweens and teens.

Come to the Library for board games and open play on the Kinect and Wii. For tweens and teens.

Special Summer of Learning Edition! Grab a Red Vine, dance to the Kinect, drive yourself crazy on MarioKart or beat Ken the librarian in Kinect Track and Field!

Whether you are a gaming expert or newbie: here is your chance to get some game time, meet other gamers and hear about great Library programs.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.

More…            www.spl.org
Contact Info    High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Sep
6
Wed
2017
Harvest Moon Photography Workshop @ Seattle Chinese Garden
Sep 6 @ 6:45 pm – 10:45 pm

Moonlight, Lantern Light: Harvest Moon Photography Workshop at the Seattle Chinese Garden, led by photography educator Ray Pfortner.

This rare opportunity to photograph inside the courtyard at night is open to photographers of any skill level from novice to advanced and with any type of digital camera. Learn or perfect techniques for light painting, zooming, and capturing full moon star bursts.

Three evening sessions are on September 6, 9, and 13. Registration is required. Download a flyer with more information here or email Sandy at sandylmar@gmail.com

Sep
9
Sat
2017
SCATS Reunion @ Delridge Community Center
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

From Tre Gordon:

I have teamed up with a few community members including Susan and Bud Turner, retired teachers and the originators of SCATS, to host an awesome community event. We’re calling it SCATS Reunion! This event will be open to the public and is from 12:00-4:00 pm at the Delridge Community Center. Come see if you’ve still got it! Play games, compete and win prizes. It will be fun for the whole family!

Sep
13
Wed
2017
Harvest Moon Photography Workshop @ Seattle Chinese Garden
Sep 13 @ 6:45 pm – 10:45 pm

Moonlight, Lantern Light: Harvest Moon Photography Workshop at the Seattle Chinese Garden, led by photography educator Ray Pfortner.

This rare opportunity to photograph inside the courtyard at night is open to photographers of any skill level from novice to advanced and with any type of digital camera. Learn or perfect techniques for light painting, zooming, and capturing full moon star bursts.

Three evening sessions are on September 6, 9, and 13. Registration is required. Download a flyer with more information here or email Sandy at sandylmar@gmail.com

Sep
23
Sat
2017
Free Auto Leaks Workshop @ South Seattle College
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every year, oil and other automotive fluids find their way to Puget Sound and other waterways, hurting wildlife and habitat. Seattle Public Utilities’ Automotive Maintenance Program wants to help you make sound choices.

Don’t Drip and Drive offers free auto leaks workshops to help you learn about your car and make sound choices for Puget Sound!

• Workshops are taught by certified automotive instructors from local, participating technical schools.
• Workshops are open to EVERYONE in the Puget Sound region.
• Workshops include a 2 hour class about basic automotive systems, maintenance and information about the impacts of leaks.
• Each class participant has the option to stay up to 2 hours later to have their vehicle inspected by the class instructor.

Register online here.

The following classes will be offered at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
February 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
March 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
April 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
June 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
July 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
August 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
September 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
October 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
November 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

For questions contact Justine Asohmbom, Department of Ecology – justine.asohmbom@ecy.wa.gov or 425-649-7108.

‘Dog Days of Summer’ swim day for dogs @ Arbor Heights Swim & Tennis club
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Again this year, AFTER Arbor Heights Swim and Tennis Club closes its pool for the season, before it’s cleaned, dogs are invited to go swimming!

It’s time to bring your dog for a swim …


11003 31st Ave SW

Thank you for driving slowly on 31st!


Tuesday, Sept 19th through Friday, Sept 22nd, 5-7 pm
Saturday, Sept 23rd 11 am-1 pm

Dogs in the pool
Owners must remain at the pool and maintain some semblance of control
Dogs must be healthy, up to date on shots, and well socialized to people and other dogs

NO PEOPLE IN THE POOL! ~ NO LIFEGUARD ON DUTY

Please come prepared to scoop your dog’s poop!
Running on the pool deck is encouraged : )

$10 donation per dog for the day or $25 per dog for an all-access pass 
is very much appreciated!

Your donations allow our self-funded teams to purchase equipment while keeping team fees affordable.

Thank you for supporting Otter athletes!

WSHS Class of ’77 40th Reunion @ The Brockey Center, South Seattle Collee
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm

West Seattle High School Class of ’77 will hold its 40th reunion the evening of Saturday, September 23rd, at The Brockey Center on the campus of South Seattle College.

All information about the event, as well as the link to purchase tickets, can be found at http://wshsclassof1977.brownpapertickets.com.

Classmates with questions are welcome to contact Mary Rose Toal, reunion committee chair, via email to mary.r.toal@gmail.com.

Oct
2
Mon
2017
Workshop for Temporary Art in Parks applicants @ Southwest Library
Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) and Seattle Parks and Recreation (PARKS) are seeking artists to create temporary art installations or social practice activities for selected Seattle parks to activate and engage their surrounding communities.

ARTS is looking for up to seven artists/artist teams that are interested in engaging with the community and creating artworks or social practice activities that are culturally responsive. Artists who have experience working with residents from historically underrepresented communities including communities of color, immigrant, and refugee communities to develop their artwork are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility and Funding

This call is open to artists living in Washington State who have a documented track record of making art and are interested in creating art in public places. Applicants must be over 18 years old and interested in working collaboratively in public settings.

Each selected artist will receive $4,500, inclusive of all fees including design development for final proposal, materials, installation, WA state sales and use taxes, insurance, and all associated project costs. Selected artists will receive 40% of the total commission upon acceptance of the final artwork proposal, 40% percent after documented installation of the artwork, and the remaining 20% after documented de-installation of artwork, photo documentation and a brief project summary have been delivered.

Application

Click here to apply on CaFÉ.

Deadline
11 p.m., Tuesday, October 24, 2017 (Pacific Standard Time).

Workshops
We strongly encourage you to attend the workshop, especially if you are a first-time applicant. ARTS staff will share more information about the Arts in Parks Temporary Art and Activations call and will review the CaFÉ application process.

**WEST SEATTLE WORKSHOP**

Monday, October 2, 5:30-7 p.m.
Seattle Public Library, Southwest Branch
9010 35th Ave. S.W. Seattle, WA 98126
RSVP here

Oct
7
Sat
2017
‘Art Interruptions’ Walking Tour @ Cottage Grove Park
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Feet First to tour some of the Delridge “art interruptions” – details here.

Beautify Steve Cox Memorial Park
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join King County Parks in beautifying the front of Steve Cox Memorial Park home of the historic Log Cabin. Volunteers are needed to help plant shrubs and groundcover to the front of the park and the area in front of the White Center Sheriff’s storefront. Event is from 10 am-2 pm. All tools are provided and no experience is needed! Please contact Lina Rose for more information on the project and to sign up – 206.491.5014, lina.rose@kingcounty.gov. Everyone is welcome!

Oct
16
Mon
2017
Marriage Workshop Series at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Marriage Workshops at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church on Monday Nights, Oct 16, 23, 30 & Nov 6.
Christian MARRIAGE IS
BEAUTIFUL…and Hard
A marriage enrichment series for couples to learn/strengthen practical skills for success in Christian marriage: keeping love alive by problem – solving for unity, listening for understanding, and communicating clearly so as to deepen love and friendship.

Presenter: Robert Fontana (licensed marriage & family therapist, associate)
Time: 7-9 pm
Location: Parish Center Basement Hall
Cost: $40 per couple

To register: Send names, cell #, address, email & fee to CLM, 1827 NE 58th St. Apt B, Seattle, 98105 or email this information to Robert@catholiclifeministries.org and pay online: catholiclifeministries.org/donate/

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
7000 35th Avenue SW, Seattle

Oct
21
Sat
2017
Free Auto Leaks Workshop @ South Seattle College
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every year, oil and other automotive fluids find their way to Puget Sound and other waterways, hurting wildlife and habitat. Seattle Public Utilities’ Automotive Maintenance Program wants to help you make sound choices.

Don’t Drip and Drive offers free auto leaks workshops to help you learn about your car and make sound choices for Puget Sound!

• Workshops are taught by certified automotive instructors from local, participating technical schools.
• Workshops are open to EVERYONE in the Puget Sound region.
• Workshops include a 2 hour class about basic automotive systems, maintenance and information about the impacts of leaks.
• Each class participant has the option to stay up to 2 hours later to have their vehicle inspected by the class instructor.

Register online here.

The following classes will be offered at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
February 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
March 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
April 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
June 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
July 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
August 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
September 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
October 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
November 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

For questions contact Justine Asohmbom, Department of Ecology – justine.asohmbom@ecy.wa.gov or 425-649-7108.

Adopt-a-street clean up work party @ White Center (see listing)
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Organized by the 34th District Democrats:

Meet us at 16th Avenue and Roxbury at 1:00 pm. Bring some water. We’ll have vests, gloves, trash bags, picker uppers and everything you’ll need. After we finish we go to Happy Hour at the Noble Barton in White Center to reward ourselves!

Oct
25
Wed
2017
Free home-buying class @ Graystone Mortgage, LLC
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Free Home Buying Class, 6:00 – 7:00 pm on October 25, 2017.

Learn how to develop a competitive home-buying strategy and navigate the home-loan process.

Guest Speakers:

Sam Centioli (NMLS#50704), Mortgage Loan Originator at Graystone Mortgage, LLC (CO. NMLS #18163)
Heidi Mitchell, Real Estate Broker at Best Choice Realty, LLC

Where: Graystone Mortgage, LLC
4726 42nd Ave SW

RSVP: To reserve a seat, text 206-512-0352

***Refreshments will be provided***

If you are currently working with a real estate broker in the state of Washington, this class is not intended to solicit your business.

Oct
27
Fri
2017
Halloween Swim at Southwest Pool
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We are having a free Family Swim on Friday, October 27th, 7-8 pm here at Southwest Pool. We will have music and prizes for all the goblins, creatures, and superheroes of the night. Space is limited to 125 people. Anyone under the age of 18 needs to be accompanied in the water by an adult.

Oct
28
Sat
2017
Guided hike on West Duwamish Greenbelt trails
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Guided hike
Saturday, October 28th, 9:00-10:30 am

Learn about lesser-known West Seattle trails in the West Duwamish greenbelt, the largest urban forest in Seattle! Everyone and all ages are welcome. Parts of the trails are graveled and well-constructed; other parts are not formally maintained, so come prepared for possible muddy patches. This interesting hike is an approximately 3 mile loop that will take about 90 minutes to complete. The trailhead is across from Pioneer Industries on the north side of Highland Park Way SW, just 100 feet west (uphill) from its junction with West Marginal Way SW. Sponsored by West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails: wdgtrails.wordpress.com

Nov
4
Sat
2017
Assistance with 2018-2019 Student Financial Aid Forms @ Southwest Library
Nov 4 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

November 4, College Goal Washington: Help with your FAFSA, 11 am – 5 pm, Southwest Branch Library (9010 35th Ave SW) Teens, Adults – Are you applying for 2018-2019 student financial aid? Need help filling out the FAFSA or the WASFA? Drop by the library and receive assistance provided through the Washington Student Achievement Council. Check the Southwest Branch website for a listing of documents to bring with you to the event.

Nov
5
Sun
2017
Longfellow Creek celebration
Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

From Seattle Parks:

Many community members, from organizations to individuals, work hard to keep Longfellow Creek healthy and accessible. Twenty-five years ago, two community plans laid out a vision for improved access to Longfellow creek. The Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail was developed by neighbors in partnership with government, businesses, non-profits, and schools. Formal tours and stewardship opportunities—like planting trees and monitoring water quality and salmon—provide hands-on connections to the Creek. Many schools in the area participate in arts, environmental education, and other programs along the Creek.

Longfellow Creek is a natural link among communities throughout Delridge, High Point, and Westwood neighborhoods. While many consider it a natural wonder, the Creek’s benefit to people, plants, and animals can be hidden from view. To bring light to Longfellow Creek’s contributions, the City of Seattle and community partners are hosting a celebration of the creek and we want you to join!

Celebrate 25+ years at the Creek

Bring your neighbors, friends, and family to celebrate over 25 years of community engagement with Longfellow Creek on November 5, 2017. The fun will kick off at the corner of 28th Ave SW and SW Dakota St* and run from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. All ages are encouraged to come participate in activities like exploring the Dragonfly Pavilion and Salmon Bone Bridge, caring for garden beds, creating a postcard inspired by Longfellow Creek, looking inside a salmon, and enjoying guided nature walks.

Please RSVP at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LongfellowCreek
Questions? Email Sheryl.Shapiro@Seattle.gov or call (206) 615-1443.
*In case of heavy rain, the celebration will be relocated to the Delridge Community Center (4501 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106).

Dragonfly Pavilion and Salmon Bone Bridge

Let your imagination soar when you see the giant salmon bones and 16-foot-tall dragonfly—two copper sculptures on the Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail.

Postcards from the Creek

Meet your creek is an art project by Vaughn Bell, an artist who lives in the creek watershed. Create unique, hand-made postcards based on your observations and understanding of Longfellow Creek. You will get the chance to mail the postcard to a friend or loved one, or to donate it to the postcard archive which may be displayed in the community. Images of the postcards will be shared online at the Meet Your Creek blog.

Salmon: Look inside

You may know how a fish swims, but do you know how it eats, breathes, and reproduces? You’ll discover the swimming, eating, breathing, and reproducing systems—and you can touch them (if you want to)!

Nature Walk

Local naturalists will guide you through the park and open spaces on a flat, wide trail. See and learn about the creek, salmon, and the wide variety of plants and their historical uses.

Bystander Intervention Workshop – DATE CHANGE @ Admiral Congregational Church (UCC)
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Bystander Intervention Workshop on Sunday, November 5 (date change), from 2-3:30. Learn how to intervene safely and effectively in a hate-based event. We’ll present some theory and have lots of time to practice. Join us at Admiral Congregational United Church of Christ, 4320 SW Hill Street. Register at antihate3@gmail.com.

Nov
6
Mon
2017
Know the Code – Understanding Seattle’s Rental Regulations @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

From the Eventbrite page for this city-presented workshop:

There is a lot to know about renting in Seattle. This workshop in West Seattle is open to everyone but primarily focuses on helping the landlord community understand Seattle’s rental regulations with emphasis on recently introduced ordinances.

Learn about First in Time, Source of Income Protection, Deposit and Move-in Fees and more.

Early registration is recommended.

Nov
18
Sat
2017
Free Auto Leaks Workshop @ South Seattle College
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every year, oil and other automotive fluids find their way to Puget Sound and other waterways, hurting wildlife and habitat. Seattle Public Utilities’ Automotive Maintenance Program wants to help you make sound choices.

Don’t Drip and Drive offers free auto leaks workshops to help you learn about your car and make sound choices for Puget Sound!

• Workshops are taught by certified automotive instructors from local, participating technical schools.
• Workshops are open to EVERYONE in the Puget Sound region.
• Workshops include a 2 hour class about basic automotive systems, maintenance and information about the impacts of leaks.
• Each class participant has the option to stay up to 2 hours later to have their vehicle inspected by the class instructor.

Register online here.

The following classes will be offered at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
February 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
March 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
April 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
June 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
July 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
August 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
September 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
October 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
November 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

For questions contact Justine Asohmbom, Department of Ecology – justine.asohmbom@ecy.wa.gov or 425-649-7108.

Nov
19
Sun
2017
Neighbor Wreath-Making @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

From the Highland Park Improvement Club:

Come make a holiday wreath with your neighbors at HPIC! All ages welcome.

Bring your own tools, wreath forms, ornaments etc., as well as ideas, greens, pods, pine cones and treats to share!

Coffee, tea and hot cocoa provided!

Sunday, November 19th. 1:00PM – 4:00PM. This event is free.

Dec
6
Wed
2017
All Ages – Hour of Code @ Southwest Library
Dec 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Wednesday Dec. 6, 2:30-4 pm – all Ages – Hour of Code @ Southwest Branch.

The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. Tutorials are available in over 30 languages using the library’s iPads. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104.

Dec
13
Wed
2017
City Contracting with SDOT: Workshop en Español @ Southwest Library
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

City Contracting with the Seattle Department of Transportation Workshop (in Spanish).

Cómo Hacer Negocios con La El Departamento de Transporte de La Ciudad de Seattle @ Southwest Library

Dec 13 and 14 @ 6 pm – 7:30 pm

Dec
14
Thu
2017
City Contracting with SDOT: Workshop en Español @ Southwest Library
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

City Contracting with the Seattle Department of Transportation Workshop (in Spanish).

Cómo Hacer Negocios con La El Departamento de Transporte de La Ciudad de Seattle @ Southwest Library

Dec 13 and 14 @ 6 pm – 7:30 pm

Jan
6
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Jan 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Jan
20
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Short Memoir Workshop @ Delridge Library – VENUE CHANGE
Jan 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:20 pm

Memoir Class in West Seattle

This coming Valentine’s Day, reach beyond the chocolates and flowers and give someone you love something priceless: the gift of your story.

Join writing teacher Martin Piccoli in a two-part writing workshop focused on crafting a short memoir that celebrates the positive impact someone has had on your life. In this class, you will review the basics of memoir, select and shape a personal story you wish to share, and compose your piece. (Much of your independent writing will be completed in the two weeks between the classes, so, yes, there’s homework.)
When this workshop concludes, you will have a solid draft of your story ready to give a friend, a parent, a sibling, a partner, a spouse (along with those chocolates?)–or to keep just for yourself.
West Seattle resident Martin Piccoli is your host for this event. He’s spent the last 25 years teaching writing in the public schools of Seattle, Columbus, Ohio, and Brooklyn. This year he’s taking time out of the classroom to do some personal writing, and hopes with this workshop he can help you do the same.

This workshop is open to the public, though seating will be limited.
The classes will be held at NEW VENUE – DELRIDGE LIBRARY
The classes run from 4pm – 5:20pm
The first class is on Saturday, January 20.
The second class is on Saturday, February 3.
Please bring something to write with, analog or digital.
For more information, please contact Martin (me!) at martinpiccoli@aol.com.

This event is not sponsored by The Seattle Public Library.

Jan
25
Thu
2018
Free Solar Educational Workshop @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Sunergy Systems, an employee-owned solar installer, will be presenting a free solar educational workshop at the West Seattle Senior Center. The workshop, known as “Solar U”, will cover a host of solar-focused topics like how solar plays a role in solving our country’s energy issues, how solar works and how it works specifically in the Pacific Northwest. Learn about how solar reduces environmental impact while increasing a home’s resale value, and just what makes a good site for solar. In addition, attendees will learn all about the WA State Incentive Program, the 30% Federal Tax Credit, and Net Metering available for solar customers.

Thursday, January 25th 2018 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm
West Seattle Senior Center, Hatten Hall, 4217 SW Oregon Street, 98116

Those who wish to attend are recommended to pre-register at www.solar-u.com/future-seminars or call Clare Salsbury at 206-297-0086.

About Sunergy Systems
Founded in 2005, Sunergy Systems is an employee-owned full-service solar design consultant and installation-firm in Seattle Washington. The company specializes in the sales, engineering, design and installation of solar electric systems for residential applications. Sunergy Systems is one of the largest solar installers in the state of Washington with over 8.25 megawatts installed, consisting of over 1,500 photovoltaic systems. For more information, visit www.SunergySystems.com.

Jan
27
Sat
2018
Tips for Officers: President, Secretary, Treasurer @ High Point Library
Jan 27 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Presented by

Point of Order Parliamentary Law Unit
at High Point Branch Library in West Seattle

3411 SW Raymond St

Saturday, January 27, 2018

12:30 – 2:30 pm

Lead Presenters: Kevin Connelly, PRP, CP
Paul McClintock, PRP, CP-T

Open to the Public
SEATING IS LIMITED.

Please RSVP or ask for details at RSVP@pointoforder.org, or call Paul McClintock at 206-696-0689.

Jan
28
Sun
2018
Nighttime low-tide beach walks @ Constellation Park, Alki
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join trained volunteer Beach Naturalists at South Alki/Constellation Park on the following dates this year for a free guided exploration at very low tide.

Explore the beach during winter nighttime low tides with Beach Naturalist staff and volunteers. Discover what creatures we see on the beach at this time of year. Dress for the weather (bundle up!) and for tide pooling: boots, hats, gloves and a good flashlight are musts.

Sunday, January 28, 7 pm–9pm

Beach etiquette:
While on the beach, please remember:
~ Walk carefully; there’s life beneath your feet!
~ Touch gently with one wet finger.
~ Observe animals where they are and please avoid picking them up.
~ Please only move rocks that are small enough to be moved with one hand and return them to the position in which you found them.
~ Please only remove trash from the beach, nothing else. Many of our beaches are protected by law.

Feb
3
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Short Memoir Workshop @ Delridge Library – VENUE CHANGE
Feb 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:20 pm

Memoir Class in West Seattle

This coming Valentine’s Day, reach beyond the chocolates and flowers and give someone you love something priceless: the gift of your story.

Join writing teacher Martin Piccoli in a two-part writing workshop focused on crafting a short memoir that celebrates the positive impact someone has had on your life. In this class, you will review the basics of memoir, select and shape a personal story you wish to share, and compose your piece. (Much of your independent writing will be completed in the two weeks between the classes, so, yes, there’s homework.)
When this workshop concludes, you will have a solid draft of your story ready to give a friend, a parent, a sibling, a partner, a spouse (along with those chocolates?)–or to keep just for yourself.
West Seattle resident Martin Piccoli is your host for this event. He’s spent the last 25 years teaching writing in the public schools of Seattle, Columbus, Ohio, and Brooklyn. This year he’s taking time out of the classroom to do some personal writing, and hopes with this workshop he can help you do the same.

This workshop is open to the public, though seating will be limited.
The classes will be held at NEW VENUE – DELRIDGE LIBRARY
The classes run from 4pm – 5:20pm
The first class is on Saturday, January 20.
The second class is on Saturday, February 3.
Please bring something to write with, analog or digital.
For more information, please contact Martin (me!) at martinpiccoli@aol.com.

This event is not sponsored by The Seattle Public Library.

Feb
7
Wed
2018
Tinkerlab Drop-in @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Feb 7 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library: Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges and let us show you how to do and create amazing things using digital technology.

February 7, 2018: Coding Without Computers
February 14, 2018: Fall In Love…With Our Robots!
February 21, 2018: Snap Circuits
February 14, 2018: Seeing is Believing

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Feb
13
Tue
2018
Lincoln Park bird walk
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

With Seattle Audubon

Tuesday, February 13, 9:00-11:00 AM
Lincoln Park
Leaders: Patty North, Anne Jacobs, and Dick Lazeres
Meeting Point: Southern-most Lincoln Park parking lot on Fauntleroy Way SW (8600 block of Fauntleroy Way SW)

Lincoln Park is in West Seattle near the Fauntleroy ferry dock. We will stroll the beach seeking good looks at waterfowl and wander the forest to discover winter residents. Great walk for beginners. Bring binoculars if you have them. Dress for blustery winter weather. About 2 miles of mostly level walking with one climb back to our starting point.

Feb
14
Wed
2018
Tinkerlab Drop-in @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Feb 14 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library: Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges and let us show you how to do and create amazing things using digital technology.

February 7, 2018: Coding Without Computers
February 14, 2018: Fall In Love…With Our Robots!
February 21, 2018: Snap Circuits
February 14, 2018: Seeing is Believing

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Feb
17
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Feb
21
Wed
2018
Tinkerlab Drop-in @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Feb 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library: Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges and let us show you how to do and create amazing things using digital technology.

February 7, 2018: Coding Without Computers
February 14, 2018: Fall In Love…With Our Robots!
February 21, 2018: Snap Circuits
February 14, 2018: Seeing is Believing

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Feb
25
Sun
2018
Sewing machines and electronics: e-textiles @ High Point Library
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come and learn how to use a sewing machine and add electronics to your project, at the High Point Library. Registration is required.

E-textiles is the practice of using fabric to create garments with embedded electronic components and interactivity, for example a t-shirt that lights up when it is dark.

Lunch will be served.

Library events and programs are free.

For this class adults and families with an adult are welcome. Registration is required. Space is limited. Please contact the High Point Branch at 206-684-7454 for details on registration.

Bystander Intervention Workshop – DATE CHANGE @ Admiral Congregational Church (UCC)
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Bystander Intervention Workshop on Sunday, November 5 (date change), from 2-3:30. Learn how to intervene safely and effectively in a hate-based event. We’ll present some theory and have lots of time to practice. Join us at Admiral Congregational United Church of Christ, 4320 SW Hill Street. Register at antihate3@gmail.com.

Feb
28
Wed
2018
Tinkerlab Drop-in @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Feb 28 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library: Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges and let us show you how to do and create amazing things using digital technology.

February 7, 2018: Coding Without Computers
February 14, 2018: Fall In Love…With Our Robots!
February 21, 2018: Snap Circuits
February 14, 2018: Seeing is Believing

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Mar
3
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Mar
17
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Mar 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Mar
20
Tue
2018
Lafayette Elementary PTA
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

PTA meeting – with child care available in the gym. Meeting details here.

Mar
24
Sat
2018
White Center 5K 2018 @ White Center Heights Park
Mar 24 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am

Register online here.

The theme this year is SUPERHEROES, come with your cape and everything superhero related as we celebrate heroes of White Center.

The 5K Walk and Run has four main objectives:
1) Promote the positive and diverse culture that thrives in White Center
2) Promote a healthy lifestyle
3) Support local White Center businesses
4) Unify the White Center Community

In conjunction with these objectives we hope to raise money for three long time organizations devoted to empowering the White Center community: White Center Community Development Association, YES Foundation of White Center, White Center Food Bank.

Race Schedule:
7:30 Doors Opens to the public
8:45 Warm-Up Activity
9:00 Racers Begin
9:10 Walkers Begin
10:00 Entertainment, Race Winners Announced

Registration includes a free T-SHIRT!
The course is pet friendly, stroller friendly, and wheelchair accessible.
Race packet can be picked up at White Center Heights Park on race day at 7:45 AM.

Questions? Email us at whitecenter5k@gmail.com

Mar
31
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Mar 31 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Apr
7
Sat
2018
iPad Artrage Basics @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Learn how to paint and sketch using “Artrage,” natural painting software for the iPad. Use a library iPad or bring your own. Registration is required.

Paint your masterpiece but without the mess! Learn how to paint and sketch using “Artrage,” natural painting software for the iPad. Ages 10 and up.

The library webpage for this program explains how to register

Apr
14
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

West Seattle Linux Users Group – APRIL 14 LOCATION CHANGE @ Be;s Restaurant
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

*April 14th location change to Be’s Restaurant in The Junction*

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

April Pools Day 2018 at Southwest Pool
Apr 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

From Seattle Parks:

Summer will be here before we know it, which means it’s time to start preparing to stay safe during all of your aquatic fun this season. This April, eight of our pools [including West Seattle’s Southwest Pool] will be hosting April Pools Day events for families and community members. These events include FREE public swims, water and boat safety information, and fun activities for kids.

This is a great opportunity to teach your family about water safety while having fun. April Pools Day water safety topics will include:

Preventing open water drowning
Lifejacket use and promotion
Cold water awareness
Basic water rescue for children

Apr
21
Sat
2018
Tinkerlab STEM Challenge for all ages @ Southwest Library
Apr 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Drop in and learn with Teen Service Learners at the Southwest Branch Library while working on a STEM-based challenge. There will be something for everyone ages 3 years to 125 years!

Tinkerlab is an all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join local teen service learners and mess around with cool inventor kits and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Free class: Intro to iMovie @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Apr 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Scrapbooks and Home Movies Go Digital! At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library, learn how to use iMovie, an easy-to-use app that can get you stunning results. Use a library iPad or bring your own. Registration is required.

Wondering how to save and share all those great videos and photos you’ve been taking on your phone or tablet? Learn how to use iMovie, an easy-to-use app that can get you stunning results. Ages 10 and up.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Please contact the West Seattle Branch in person or by phone to register – 206-684-7444.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Apr
22
Sun
2018
Playshop @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Apr 22 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

April 22nd

12:30-4:00 pm

Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
9131 California Ave. SW

In this half-day playshop, we will dive into activities that bring our awareness to what we create from fear. Then we will shift our focus from fear to creating fun thus opening ourselves up to reinventing our lives. The activities are a mix of improv games and scenes, and activities that engage our body’s intelligence for full expression. No experience necessary.

Do you want to:

PLAY through your issues instead of working hard on them?

LEARN to use improv as a way to practice creating what you really want?

ACT out your dreams and conjure fun?!

YES, AND your experience, and discover how loving yourself can be a playful, embodied practice in creative expression?

If yes, then join us in improv games and mind/body centering activities as we play and uncover old unconscious patterns and stories. Then we’ll apply the simple “Yes, And” rule of improv: We’ll say YES to them, and dive in adding humour and fun. Then we’ll add the AND to create a new story of our choosing.

I use presence and play to facilitate the discovery of what you really want. Then we use improv to practice co-creating your dreams so that you can experience the feeling of receiving what you really want.

Come play with us and begin co-creating your new story! RSVP required. $37 per person if you pay online through Meet Up: www.meetup.com/PLAY-IT-OUT/. $35 if you pay cash at the door. Please RSVP to me via e-mail if you plan to pay cash at the door: playitoutimprov@outlook.com.

Apr
27
Fri
2018
White Center Library Guild Plant Sale 2018
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Plant starts, gardening books, and more! See the event flyer on our partner site White Center Now.

Apr
28
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Artist workshop @ Inner Alchemy
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

CALLING ALL ARTISTS! We’re hosting a workshop just for you!

Saturday, April 28, 2018

12-4 pm

Inner Alchemy (7354 35th Ave SW)

$5.00 includes workshop, beverages, and light snacks

Presented by West Seattle Art Walk and the Alki Art Fair

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW: http://bit.ly/2pl1DvV

May
5
Sat
2018
3D creating with the iPad @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
May 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
May
12
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

May
17
Thu
2018
West Seattle High School Class of 1963 reunion @ Bahama Breeze
May 17 all-day

West Seattle High School Class of 1963 Reunion!

Our 55th reunion is May 17, 2018 at the Bahama Breeze. Please contact Jane at 206 938-4439 before March 31 if you wish to attend.

May
18
Fri
2018
Creating a Will for You & Your Children @ Nurturing Expressions
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:50 am

Creating a Will for You & Your Children (Free Event)
Drop-in group at Nurturing Expressions, West Seattle Location

Friday, May 18, 2018
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM

Bring your coffee and questions, babies always welcome.

· Learn how to choose the best Guardian for your child or children
· Friendly Q&A about making wills
· 10-minute presentation

Join us at Nurturing Expressions in West Seattle
4727 44th Ave SW, Suite 101

Register Here: http://nwstrategyandplanning.com/new-events/

Presenter Bio:

Attorney Michael Geoghegan is a father of two and lives in West Seattle. He specializes in guiding parents through the process of making Wills with Guardian and Trust provisions for minor children. www.nwstrategyandplanning.com

May
19
Sat
2018
Keeping Your Property Safe and Crime-Free @ Delridge Library
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Keeping Your Property Safe & Crime Free

Saturday, May 19th, 2018
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Delridge Branch Library Meeting Room
5423 Delridge Way SW

This FREE workshop is for landlords, property managers, or any Delridge residents who would like to learn more about creating a safe environment for their themselves, renters, and the surrounding community.

Learn How To…

· Address illegal activity on or near your property

· Implement Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)

· Create excellent rental agreements

· Deal with problems before they escalate

· Work with your residents to make your property a great and safe place to live

· Rent to refugees and immigrants with cultural sensitivity

To register or get more info, please email jake@sngi.org or call 206-323-9666

May
20
Sun
2018
Help make your neighborhood hate-free: Bystander Intervention Workshop @ Admiral UCC Church
May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Bystander Intervention Workshop. Help Make Your Neighborhood Hate-Free at Admiral United Church of Christ, 4320 SW Hill Street, on May 20 from 2-3:30.

Anti-Hate Alaska Junction, a new grassroots organization, presents Bystander Intervention Workshop, which uses interactive techniques to help attendees learn how to intervene in an aggressive or harassing interaction – protecting the target while not escalating the perpetrator.

Led by Reverend Andrew Conley-Holcom, this experience will increase your confidence about intervening when needed. You’ll learn to bypass your “flight or fight” reaction and bring calm and de-escalation skills if you witness a threatening interaction.

Training is free. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Email antihate3@gmail.com with your name and phone number. Walk-ins welcome.

Everyone wants to live in a hate-free neighborhood. Do what you can to make it happen!

May
26
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Tot Trek: Things With Wings @ Camp Long
May 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

When: Saturday May 26, 2018, 10:30–11:45 am
What: Tot Trek – Things with Wings
Where: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
Pre-Register: Yes
Ages: 2–3 with an adult. Cost: $5

An opportunity for the very young to explore outside in a safe environment and to share that experience with an adult that is important to them. Parents and others that share time with a toddler can learn tips and tricks for sharing the outdoors
with a little one. These programs are also a great chance to make new friends.

Take a dip in the ponds and see what new life is springing up.

Event ##177731

Contact: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center (5200 35th Ave SW)
Contact Phone: 206-684-7434
Contact Email: camplong@seattle.gov

Colman Pool’s 2018 opening day @ Lincoln Park
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Colman Pool, on the shore in Lincoln Park, will open on May 26th. That’s the start of pre-season weekend operations, and then it goes 7 days a week on June 18th. The year’s full schedule is here.

Jun
2
Sat
2018
Genesee tree walk @ starts at Ercolini Park
Jun 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

The office of ‘Trees for Seattle,’ a division of the Seattle Department of Public Utilities, is sponsoring a walk led by a trained volunteer to identify many of the interesting, common and rare trees in the Genesee neighborhood of West Seattle. The walk will take place on Saturday, June 2nd, from 9:30 to 12:00 noon. The walk begins at Ercolini Park at 48th Ave and Alaska St. We will take a leisurely walk down the tree-lined streets telling stories about different species of trees and pointing easy ways by which they can be identified. After winding around several blocks, the walk ends at the junction of Charlestown St and 48th Ave.

West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails guided hikes – 10 am & 1 pm
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails group is kicking off a series of themed walks on the first Saturday of each month this spring, summer, and fall. Walks will start at 10 a.m. at the trailhead at 14th Ave. SW and Holly St. New brochures, funded by a City of Seattle grant, will be handed out, showing all the trails in the Greenbelt. Brochures are also available at branch libraries in West Seattle, the Log House Museum, Pathfinder K-8, Sanislo and Boren STEM K-8 schools, South Seattle College library, the Delridge Community Center, and Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.

Saturday, June 2, National Trails Day: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. guided hikes through the greenbelt led by Paul West and members of the Duwamish Greenbelt Trails group. This event is co-sponsored by Nature Consortium, www.naturec.org.

Other hikes: July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6.

West Seattle High School Class of 1968 50th Reunion @ South Seattle College, Brockey Center
Jun 2 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jun
5
Tue
2018
Celebrate Calm parenting workshop @ South Seattle College
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

10 Ways to Stop Defiance, Disrespect & Yelling Workshop

Tuesday, June 5 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
South Seattle College (Olympic Hall) / 6000 16th Ave. SW

1 FREE Workshop. Please RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrate-calm-working-with-explosive-children-tickets-46118720334

Celebrate Calm Founder Kirk Martin, and his son, Casey, will provide parents and teachers with a dozen strategies that will eliminate defiance, disrespect, yelling, bullying, sibling fights and more that characterize our homes and classrooms. Kirk provides concrete, practical strategies that work with kids ages 2-22 in everyday situations to:

• Get your kids to listen the first time.

• Stop defiance, disrespect, and yelling.

• Stop whining, tantrums and sibling fights.

• Get kids off video games/screens without a fight.

• Create stress-free mornings, homework time and bedtime.

Visit http://CelebrateCalm.com/attend-live-events for a sneak peek at what you will experience. Arrive early for the special Q&A with Kirk (that begins 10 minutes prior to the workshop beginning).

Jun
9
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Jun 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Low-cost Life Jacket Sale @ Southwest Pool
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

From Seattle Parks and Recreation:

The sun is emerging from behind the clouds, the weather is getting warmer, and summer is just around the corner. Soon, many community members will be drawn to pools, beaches, and water sports across the region. And as water recreation increases, water safety becomes especially important. According to the Center for Disease Control, over 4,000 people drown each year in the United States, and among children between the ages of 1 and 14, drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury death.

Life jackets save lives, and Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is partnering with Seattle Children’s Hospital, the National Safe Boating Council, and Mustang Survival to host low-cost life jacket sales at pool locations across Seattle. Attend one of six life jacket sales to buy discounted life jackets for you and your family. Infant and youth size life jackets are $20, adult sizes are $30, and families who qualify for SPR scholarships pay $10 for any life jacket size.

June 9th, 10 am-2 pm, at Southwest Pool

Sewing Machines And Electronics: E-Textiles @ Southwest Library
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come to the Southwest library and learn how to use a sewing machine and add electronics to your project. Registration is required.

E-textiles is the practice of using fabric to create garments with embedded electronic components and interactivity, for example a t-shirt that lights up when it is dark. Lunch will be served.

Library events and programs are free.

For this class adults and families with an adult are welcome. Registration is required. Space is limited. Please contact the Southwest Branch at 206-684-7455 for details on registration.

Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Tot Trek: Water Babies in the Pond @ Camp Long
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

When: Saturday June 9, 2018, 10:30–11:45 am
What: Tot Trek – Water Babies in the Pond
Where: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
Pre-Register: Yes
Ages: 2–3 with an adult. Cost: $5

An opportunity for the very young to explore outside in a safe environment and to share that experience with an adult that is important to them. Parents and others that share time with a toddler can learn tips and tricks for sharing the outdoors
with a little one. These programs are also a great chance to make new friends.

Adults, explore the wonders of nature with your toddler. Take a dip in the ponds and see what new life is springing up. This program designed for 2-3 year olds accompanied by an adult.

Event ##177733

Contact: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center (5200 35th Ave SW)
Contact Phone: 206-684-7434
Contact Email: camplong@seattle.gov

Jun
14
Thu
2018
On Being Gendered: A Workshop for Every Body @ Admiral Church
Jun 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

On Being Gendered: A Workshop for Every Body
Thursdays in June (14, 21, 28)
6:30- 8:00pm at Admiral Church

— To Register, email officemgr@admiralchurch.org-

This workshop series is a basic primer on current theory about gender (distinct from sex assignment and
sexual orientation) and how it relates to everyone, whether trans*, gender fluid, cis-gender, non-binary, etc. 

We will focus on our own experiences of identifying with our gender, of having our gender expression
policed by others (and ourselves), and the church’s role in supporting human freedom around gender
identity and expression. By the end of this workshop, participants will have a better understanding of
what it means to be an ally and co-conspirator with trans* and gender non-conforming folx, and the
gifts that progressive Christian theology can bring to this work.

Jun
16
Sat
2018
Nurturing the Environment and Food Access workshop @ Camp Long
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

DNDA’s Let’s Talk Race Series 2018‎: Nurturing the Environment and Food Access Workshop. Coming up on June 16th, 1–6 pm. Register in advance at tinyurl.com/RaceSeries5

What would it look like to have equitable access to food that nourishes our bodies and nourishes the land? Join us at Camp Long to talk about race in the context of Nurturing the Environment and Food Access. This outdoor workshop will create space for community members to engage in courageous conversations that rely on our vulnerability rather than on instant resolutions. This event will explore how our food systems are built upon the racial injustices of slavery, and how environmental protection is inseparable from indigenous sovereignty. By exposing histories of white supremacy and colonialism in the United States, we can reveal their impacts today. Through timelines, open dialogue, and circle practice, participants will share stories of food traditions and connections to land that build bridges across difference and promote healing.

With facilitators Nat Mengist and Lucia Santos

Learn more at www.dnda.org/raceseries
For information and accessibility needs contact nafasi@dnda.org
Free Child Care and Community Dinner Provided

Jun
21
Thu
2018
On Being Gendered: A Workshop for Every Body @ Admiral Church
Jun 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

On Being Gendered: A Workshop for Every Body
Thursdays in June (14, 21, 28)
6:30- 8:00pm at Admiral Church

— To Register, email officemgr@admiralchurch.org-

This workshop series is a basic primer on current theory about gender (distinct from sex assignment and
sexual orientation) and how it relates to everyone, whether trans*, gender fluid, cis-gender, non-binary, etc. 

We will focus on our own experiences of identifying with our gender, of having our gender expression
policed by others (and ourselves), and the church’s role in supporting human freedom around gender
identity and expression. By the end of this workshop, participants will have a better understanding of
what it means to be an ally and co-conspirator with trans* and gender non-conforming folx, and the
gifts that progressive Christian theology can bring to this work.

Jun
23
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Mosaic workshop
Jun 23 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

I’m Monika Lidman, an artist living and working in West Seattle. Last summer, I created a large mosaic wall in my driveway: http://www.verkstad.com/mosaic-wall

(In a workshop), in the span of three hours, students will learn the basics of outdoor mosaic and create a stunning 12” X 12” paver for their yard or garden.

Details:

Saturday, June 23rd http://www.verkstad.com/shop/mosaic-class-3

Please contact me at monikalidman@gmail.com if you require more information

West Seattle High School Class of 1988 gathering @ The Bridge
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We will be having a social gathering for classmates who graduated from WSHS in 1988 on Saturday, June 23rd from 5 pm to 8 pm at The Bridge in West Seattle. The Bridge is located at 6301 California Avenue in West Seattle. This event is for classmates and will be followed by a family picnic at Lincoln Park on Sunday. Additional details regarding the picnic can be found on the West Seattle Blog Calendar.

Jun
24
Sun
2018
West Seattle High School Class of 1988 Reunion @ Lincoln Park
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

We are having our West Seattle High School Class of 1988 Reunion at Lincoln Park on Sunday, June 24th from 11 am to 5 pm.

We have reserved Shelter #5 and all of the surrounding picnic tables at Lincoln Park. It is near the wading pool and the baseball fields. Bring your glove if you are interested in playing some softball.

This will be a potluck-style reunion for classmates and their families. Please plan on joining us and bringing your favorite dish to share. Some food and beverages will be provided, but we are counting on classmates to bring some dishes too.

RSVP info here.

Jun
28
Thu
2018
On Being Gendered: A Workshop for Every Body @ Admiral Church
Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

On Being Gendered: A Workshop for Every Body
Thursdays in June (14, 21, 28)
6:30- 8:00pm at Admiral Church

— To Register, email officemgr@admiralchurch.org-

This workshop series is a basic primer on current theory about gender (distinct from sex assignment and
sexual orientation) and how it relates to everyone, whether trans*, gender fluid, cis-gender, non-binary, etc. 

We will focus on our own experiences of identifying with our gender, of having our gender expression
policed by others (and ourselves), and the church’s role in supporting human freedom around gender
identity and expression. By the end of this workshop, participants will have a better understanding of
what it means to be an ally and co-conspirator with trans* and gender non-conforming folx, and the
gifts that progressive Christian theology can bring to this work.

Jul
7
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Mindfulness Walk @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Saturday, July 7, “Come back to your senses” is the third of a series of hikes on the first Saturday of each month, guided by members and friends of the West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails Group, each with a theme. Andrea D’Asaro, of Awaken to Mindfulness, and Ken Workman, great great great great grandson of Chief Seattle, will lead a Mindfulness Walk focusing on clearing the senses and calming restless minds. The one-mile walk will be slower than hiking, pausing along the way to observe sense perceptions and experience this native forest with fresh eyes and ears. Participants will learn about the connection between Native culture and mindfulness and cultivating a deep connection with the earth. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. at the 14th Ave. SW and SW Holly St. trailhead. For more information, see wdgtrails.wordpress.com.

Jul
9
Mon
2018
Story ‘Hood Game Building Series @ High Point Library
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

At the High Point Library:

Do you want to become a game designer? Create a mobile video game that anyone will be able to play with a mobile phone or tablet. For ages 10-14. Registration is required.

Create a game using TaleBlazer. The game will be based on the High Point Neighborhood Commons Park where we will test and play the game.

This program is most ideal if you can attend at least 6 of the 7 sessions.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. You will be registered for the entire series. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Jul
16
Mon
2018
Story ‘Hood Game Building Series @ High Point Library
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

At the High Point Library:

Do you want to become a game designer? Create a mobile video game that anyone will be able to play with a mobile phone or tablet. For ages 10-14. Registration is required.

Create a game using TaleBlazer. The game will be based on the High Point Neighborhood Commons Park where we will test and play the game.

This program is most ideal if you can attend at least 6 of the 7 sessions.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. You will be registered for the entire series. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

YouTube It! @ Delridge Library
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

At the Delridge Library Branch: Love looking through YouTube channels, and want to create your own? Then this is the workshop for you! Registration is required.

Learn how to create and manage a YouTube page, customize your page, and upload media with teaching artists from Reel Grrls. We will help you create an intro vlog, and help you get started. If you have your own laptop – feel free to bring it! For ages 13 – 18.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Jul
17
Tue
2018
YouTube It! @ Delridge Library
Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

At the Delridge Library Branch: Love looking through YouTube channels, and want to create your own? Then this is the workshop for you! Registration is required.

Learn how to create and manage a YouTube page, customize your page, and upload media with teaching artists from Reel Grrls. We will help you create an intro vlog, and help you get started. If you have your own laptop – feel free to bring it! For ages 13 – 18.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Jul
18
Wed
2018
White Center Jubilee Days Festival @ White Center (see listing)
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Founded in 1923, White Center Jubilee Days is a Seafair-sanctioned community festival and one of the longest running Seafair events in the Northwest! The festival takes place at the center of our wonderfully diverse White Center neighborhood and is attended by thousands of friends, neighbors, and visitors each year. Street fair, car show, main stage & multicultural stage, beer garden, food contests, talent contests, scavenger hunt, motorcycle extravaganza, wide world of kids, street party, parade, and a full carnival with rides for the whole family!

Street fair, main stage, car show, and kids area can be found on 16th & 17th Ave SW between SW Roxbury and SW 100th St.

Find the carnival at White Center Heights Elementary School on the lawn. Stay tuned for more info – we’re working on a street fair to carnival shuttle!

More information:
CAR SHOW

CARNIVAL

WIDE WORLD OF KIDS CENTER

LOCAL BUSINESSES

MAIN STAGE & BEER GARDEN

PARADE

STREET FAIR & VENDORS

MORE WCJD PROGRAMMING

GETTING HERE
— Metro buses 60, 120, and 128 go right to the event site; the C and the 131 go within a 1 mile walk of the site; the 60 goes within a few blocks of the carnival, the 128 goes right to it
— Car2Go home area ends on the north side SW Roxbury Street, so you can park and walk easily to the event site
— Uber or flat-rate cab from Downtown or Capital Hill is approximately $17-22; confirm your fare with your driver first
— Free street parking is available throughout the surrounding area
— Walk or ride your bike (some bike racks available on the streets on 16th Ave SW)

Robot Garage: Battle Bots @ Southwest Library
Jul 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

At the Southwest Library Branch: Learn about the science and history of robots and build your own rover.

Explore the history of robotics, highlighting some of the achievements of robots in the world of games, especially the RoboCup, the DARPA Robotics Challenge, and Robot-Sumo. Then work in teams to create a robot that can survive and triumph in the robo-ring with educators from the Museum of Flight. For teens ages 13 and up.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Jul
19
Thu
2018
White Center Jubilee Days Festival @ White Center (see listing)
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Founded in 1923, White Center Jubilee Days is a Seafair-sanctioned community festival and one of the longest running Seafair events in the Northwest! The festival takes place at the center of our wonderfully diverse White Center neighborhood and is attended by thousands of friends, neighbors, and visitors each year. Street fair, car show, main stage & multicultural stage, beer garden, food contests, talent contests, scavenger hunt, motorcycle extravaganza, wide world of kids, street party, parade, and a full carnival with rides for the whole family!

Street fair, main stage, car show, and kids area can be found on 16th & 17th Ave SW between SW Roxbury and SW 100th St.

Find the carnival at White Center Heights Elementary School on the lawn. Stay tuned for more info – we’re working on a street fair to carnival shuttle!

More information:
CAR SHOW

CARNIVAL

WIDE WORLD OF KIDS CENTER

LOCAL BUSINESSES

MAIN STAGE & BEER GARDEN

PARADE

STREET FAIR & VENDORS

MORE WCJD PROGRAMMING

GETTING HERE
— Metro buses 60, 120, and 128 go right to the event site; the C and the 131 go within a 1 mile walk of the site; the 60 goes within a few blocks of the carnival, the 128 goes right to it
— Car2Go home area ends on the north side SW Roxbury Street, so you can park and walk easily to the event site
— Uber or flat-rate cab from Downtown or Capital Hill is approximately $17-22; confirm your fare with your driver first
— Free street parking is available throughout the surrounding area
— Walk or ride your bike (some bike racks available on the streets on 16th Ave SW)

Foley: Create Sound FX for Audio and Movies @ Delridge Library
Jul 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

At the Delridge Library Branch: Create your own sound effects for movies, video games, radio and other performing arts inside a mobile recording studio. Registration is required.

Learn how sounds are created in visual performing arts, and how perspective can change with sound and audio. Teaching artists from STYLE (Songwriting Through Youth Literature Education) will provide the tools, a soundstage and a recording studio to capture what is created. For ages 7-18.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activi