West Seattle Event Calendar

Want your West Seattle event/meeting/performance to be listed here? Please send basic info AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE to westseattleblog@gmail.com – thanks! Please include full details AS PLAIN TEXT IN YOUR E-MAIL, *not* in an attached doc/poster/flyer/etc. A web link for more info helps too. Thank you!

ADMIRAL THEATER SCHEDULE (updated link)

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.

Nov
19
Tue
Evening book group @ High Point Library
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

This group meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm. Check the event listings at SPL’s High Point Branch for this month’s book title.

Join us for a book group at the High Point Branch. Everyone is welcome. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

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. 206-684-7454.

West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ The Kenney
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Toastmasters Club 832 meeting: All are welcome!

West Seattle Toastmasters is your local Toastmasters club, part of Toastmasters International, a non-profit educational organization that teaches speaking and leadership skills. The Toastmasters educational program offers a self-paced, supportive learning environment where you can build your leadership skills, improve speaking skills, and gain self-confidence.

Attending club meetings as a guest is free, so visit as many times as you like until you decide to join.

West Seattle Toastmasters meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm at The Kenney, 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW. We hope to see you there!

Chief Sealth International High School PTSA meeting @ Confucius Center
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

See chiefsealthptsa.org for updates. This year’s schedule, all meetings 7 pm:

Nov. 19th, Confucius Ctr subject tbd

Dec. 17th, Winter Social, details to come

Jan. 21st Confucius Ctr, Subject tbd, if needed

March 17th, Possible move to Wed. 18th due to St. Patrick’s Day

April 21st, Confucius Ctr, Subject TBD

May 19th, Confucius Ctr, Next Yrs Budget and officers discussion

June 9th, Confucius Ctr, Elections and Budget Approval (moved up for end of school year conflicts)

Nov
20
Wed
West Seattle Timebank Gathering @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

West Seattle Timebank Gathering
Wed., November 20, 2019
Providence Mt. St. Vincent
4831 35th Ave SW
Seattle, Wa 98126
6:30pm – 8:00pm

Gathering in Northwest Room – enter thru the West Side Entrance of the building
It’s a potluck so bring a dish to share (not required).

We’ll be making gift cards for that hard to buy relative or friend. All materials provided.
Questions: 206-261-3586

Free parking in the north side of the building. Local #21 bus stop on 35th Ave.

More Info: westseattletimebank.org

34th District Republicans meeting @ Chelan Café
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The 34th District Republicans meet every 3rd Wednesday, 7 pm. For specific meeting agendas, click here.

Nov
21
Thu
Artists Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you do beadwork, paint in any/all of the many water medias, do collage, mixed media, bookmaking, doll making, embroidery, knitting, crocheting or are looking for a place to learn a bit more or to explore another art form– come join us! It’s going to be fun! Contact Linda at 206-755-1472 or lulce6@aol.com for more info.

Suggested donation $2 members / $3 non-members

Thursdays 2–5 pm.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Screenagers: The Next Chapter, Presented by Chief Sealth International PTSA @ Chief Sealth Auditorium
Nov 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Chief Sealth International High School PTSA would like to invite the West Seattle Community to a screening of the film, Screenagers: The Next Chapter.

This viewing is free, but we will be collecting donations at the door to pay for the screening rights and the district audio-visual crew.

Please RSVP on Eventcombo.


Filmmaker and physician Dr. Delaney Ruston takes the conversation around screens and teens to the next level with Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience—a film that examines the science behind teen’s emotional challenges, the interplay of social media, and most importantly, what can be done in our schools and homes to help them build crucial skills to navigate stress, anxiety, and depression in our digital age.

Nov
23
Sat
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Nov 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/

West Seattle Momentia Mix @ Camp Long, Main Hall
Nov 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Explore, create, and connect each month in West Seattle! Enjoy socializing, light refreshments, and rotating creative activities, such as music, movement, improv, and art. No registrations required.

For more information contact Cayce Cheairs via email at cayce.cheairs@seattle.gov or call 206-615-0100.

Presented by Seattle Parks and Recreation in partnership with Providence Mount St. Vincent, Quail Park of West Seattle, and Senior Center of West Seattle.

Saturdays
10:30 am—12 pm
Camp Long: 5200 35th Ave SW

http://www.momentiaseattle.org/

Nov
25
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Nov
29
Fri
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

Nov
30
Sat
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

West Seattle Momentia Mix @ Camp Long, Main Hall
Nov 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Explore, create, and connect each month in West Seattle! Enjoy socializing, light refreshments, and rotating creative activities, such as music, movement, improv, and art. No registrations required.

For more information contact Cayce Cheairs via email at cayce.cheairs@seattle.gov or call 206-615-0100.

Presented by Seattle Parks and Recreation in partnership with Providence Mount St. Vincent, Quail Park of West Seattle, and Senior Center of West Seattle.

Saturdays
10:30 am—12 pm
Camp Long: 5200 35th Ave SW

http://www.momentiaseattle.org/

Dec
1
Sun
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

Dec
2
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle: Regular meetings include special projects such as Block of the Month, Mystery Quilts, or Group Charity Projects. There is always Show & Tell and members share advice on members’ projects.

Dates: First and Third Mondays
Time: 7:00 pm at the Senior Center

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle: Regular meetings include special projects such as Block of the Month, Mystery Quilts, or Group Charity Projects. There is always Show & Tell and members share advice on members’ projects.

Dates: First and Third Mondays
Time: 7:00 pm at the Senior Center

Dec
3
Tue
Coffee Time with Veterans @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

FREE Coffee with Vets with Jon Gerhardt – a former Navy Pilot has pays for the coffee hour for ALL VETS who attend the monthly gathering.

First Tuesdays, 11 am–12 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

“Drinking Liberally in West Seattle” meetup @ Pizzeria 22
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Drinking Liberally West Seattle – Talking Politics

First Tuesday every month, 6 pm. Pizzeria 22 is at College Street and California Ave SW in Admiral.

An informal, inclusive progressive social group.

Drinking Liberally is an organization with chapters across the country. It gives like-minded, left-leaning individuals a place to talk politics, or whatever. You don’t need to be a policy expert and this isn’t a book club – just come and learn from peers, trade jokes, vent frustration and hang out in an environment where it’s not taboo to talk politics. Consumption of alcohol is not required and our location is all ages.

West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ The Kenney
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Toastmasters Club 832 meeting: All are welcome!

West Seattle Toastmasters is your local Toastmasters club, part of Toastmasters International, a non-profit educational organization that teaches speaking and leadership skills. The Toastmasters educational program offers a self-paced, supportive learning environment where you can build your leadership skills, improve speaking skills, and gain self-confidence.

Attending club meetings as a guest is free, so visit as many times as you like until you decide to join.

West Seattle Toastmasters meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm at The Kenney, 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW. We hope to see you there!

Dec
5
Thu
Artists Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you do beadwork, paint in any/all of the many water medias, do collage, mixed media, bookmaking, doll making, embroidery, knitting, crocheting or are looking for a place to learn a bit more or to explore another art form– come join us! It’s going to be fun! Contact Linda at 206-755-1472 or lulce6@aol.com for more info.

Suggested donation $2 members / $3 non-members

Thursdays 2–5 pm.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Dec
6
Fri
Seattle Sampling Artist Studio Tour @ Various locations, times
Dec 6 all-day

Meet local West Seattle artists while getting an early start on your Holiday Shopping! West Seattle studios include: Brace Point Pottery, Damian Grava Studio and Penguina Designs Studio.
First Choice Friday Dec 6th from 4-9pm, Open Studios: Saturday Dec 7th and Sunday Dec 8th from 10am-5pm. Visit https://www.seattlesampling.com/map.html for studio locations and more information! for studio locations and more information!

Wood artist Andy McConnell at VAIN West Seattle
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Local artist Andy McConnell will be showing his wood carvings at VAIN for the month of December. We will be hosting a festive opening party for the show on December 6th, 5-8:30 pm.

COUNTERBALANCE:

Using old growth cedar salvaged from construction site dumpsters, Andy McConnell makes works of art that seek to honor material that once stood as ancient trees in primordial forests. Each piece evokes a calm composition: counterbalances to change and unrest. Made from enthusiasm, these pieces hold that life and give it back.

HPIC Corner Bar @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

CORNER BAR
Doors open 6 pm

As always, Corner Bar welcomes everyone! Bring your families, bring your neighbors! Food and beverages are available. We hope to spend another magical evening with you all! Free entry – all ages

Dec
7
Sat
Seattle Sampling Artist Studio Tour @ Various locations, times
Dec 7 all-day

Meet local West Seattle artists while getting an early start on your Holiday Shopping! West Seattle studios include: Brace Point Pottery, Damian Grava Studio and Penguina Designs Studio.
First Choice Friday Dec 6th from 4-9pm, Open Studios: Saturday Dec 7th and Sunday Dec 8th from 10am-5pm. Visit https://www.seattlesampling.com/map.html for studio locations and more information! for studio locations and more information!

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair @ C & P Coffee Company
Dec 7 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) is hosting a holiday arts & crafts fair!

December 7 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

A free event featuring unique, local arts and crafts for sale at the coffee shop. Jewelry, toys, clothing, prints, paintings, furniture, and more!

West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Dec 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/

West Seattle Momentia Mix @ Camp Long, Main Hall
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Explore, create, and connect each month in West Seattle! Enjoy socializing, light refreshments, and rotating creative activities, such as music, movement, improv, and art. No registrations required.

For more information contact Cayce Cheairs via email at cayce.cheairs@seattle.gov or call 206-615-0100.

Presented by Seattle Parks and Recreation in partnership with Providence Mount St. Vincent, Quail Park of West Seattle, and Senior Center of West Seattle.

Saturdays
10:30 am—12 pm
Camp Long: 5200 35th Ave SW

http://www.momentiaseattle.org/

Dec
8
Sun
Seattle Sampling Artist Studio Tour @ Various locations, times
Dec 8 all-day

Meet local West Seattle artists while getting an early start on your Holiday Shopping! West Seattle studios include: Brace Point Pottery, Damian Grava Studio and Penguina Designs Studio.
First Choice Friday Dec 6th from 4-9pm, Open Studios: Saturday Dec 7th and Sunday Dec 8th from 10am-5pm. Visit https://www.seattlesampling.com/map.html for studio locations and more information! for studio locations and more information!

Winter Wander Along Longfellow Creek @ Camp Long
Dec 8 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Fall nature outings are open for registration now!  Sign up for the popular nighttime walks, bird tours, mushroom walks, and so much more…

Winter Wander Along Longfellow Creek at Camp Long.

Longfellow Creek is a major waterway in West Seattle. It is also a little piece of the wild in the middle of the city. Coho salmon migrate up this waterway; beavers build dams and lodges on this creek; owls hunt for food along this artery. Explore a portion of this urban wilderness with a Seattle Urban Nature Guide. Look for seasonal changes and get to know some of your wild neighbors.

Be prepared to do some hiking over uneven terrain on this program.

Ages 6 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Everyone attending the program must be registered.

Meet the leader at the Camp Long Lodge.

Dec
9
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Evening Book Group @ Southwest Library
Dec 9 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Join us for a book group at the Southwest Library. Registration is not required.

The Southwest Library Evening Book Group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm unless noted otherwise. The group will not meet on holidays or when the library is closed.

Check the Event Listings for West Seattle’s Southwest Branch Library for this month’s book title and more information.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455.

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.

Evening book group @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Dec 9 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm. Check the event listings at SPL’s West Seattle (Admiral) Branch for this month’s book title.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle (Admiral) Branch. Everyone is welcome. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

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. 206-684-7454.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Dec 9 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Branch Evening Book Group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m. @ WS Branch Meeting Room. Check the library Event Listings for this month’s book title and for more information.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle Branch. Everyone is welcome.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

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.

Dec
11
Wed
34th District Democrats’ meeting – holiday party @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

34th District Democrats usually meet the second Wednesday of the month at the Hall at Fauntleroy.
6:30 Potluck Social Time
7:00 Call to Order

Are you looking for a way to get involved in your neighborhood? Join us in West Seattle on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss the issues that affect us all! Program details will change each month and will be updated on our website at 34dems.org.

There are many different opportunities for getting involved! You can run to become a Precinct Committee Officer or join one of our committee groups, like diversity, outreach, events, digital communications.

Dec
12
Thu
Artists Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you do beadwork, paint in any/all of the many water medias, do collage, mixed media, bookmaking, doll making, embroidery, knitting, crocheting or are looking for a place to learn a bit more or to explore another art form– come join us! It’s going to be fun! Contact Linda at 206-755-1472 or lulce6@aol.com for more info.

Suggested donation $2 members / $3 non-members

Thursdays 2–5 pm.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

‘Neon Loves a Long Night’ art reception @ Virago Gallery
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LGBTQ Second Thursday OUT! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm

Senior Center of West Seattle welcoming the LGBTQ community, their family & friends.

Thursday, November 14, at the Center, Social Hour at 6 pm followed by dining in and a group discussion of “How Do You Find Joy?”

December 12: Social hour at the Center at 6 pm followed by dining in our holiday dinner and a gift exchange. To participate in the gift exchange, bring a wrapped gift of $10 or less.

The Art of Music Performance–Featuring Marina Christopher @ Verity Credit Union
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:40 pm

Enjoy free music in the West Seattle Junction!
The Art of Music is a series of performances by musicians presented by the West Seattle Junction Association (with partial funding by the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture) and scheduled to take place on, and complement, Second Thursday Art Walk evenings.
The final 2019 performance in the series will take place on Thursday, December 12 at Verity Credit Union (4505 California Avenue SW) from 6:00 – 7:40 pm, and features Marina Christopher–a rising star in the Seattle jazz scene–who also embraces the sounds of pop and RnB.
Enjoy the music, art on display, and specials offered by participating Junction businesses all in one evening!

Dec
13
Fri
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

Dec
14
Sat
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

West Seattle Momentia Mix @ Camp Long, Main Hall
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Explore, create, and connect each month in West Seattle! Enjoy socializing, light refreshments, and rotating creative activities, such as music, movement, improv, and art. No registrations required.

For more information contact Cayce Cheairs via email at cayce.cheairs@seattle.gov or call 206-615-0100.

Presented by Seattle Parks and Recreation in partnership with Providence Mount St. Vincent, Quail Park of West Seattle, and Senior Center of West Seattle.

Saturdays
10:30 am—12 pm
Camp Long: 5200 35th Ave SW

http://www.momentiaseattle.org/

Dec
15
Sun
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Dec 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast is the third Sunday of the month at 9:30 am at (new location as of Summer 2017) Be’s Restaurant. Our breakfast gatherings are open to members as well as non-members interested in Amateur Radio and emergency communication.

For questions, visit our website at www.westseattlearc.org or email info@westseattlearc.org.

Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

Click! Pop-Up with Lorene Edwards Forkner
Dec 15 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

Pop-Up with local artist Lorene Edwards Forkner – stop by Click! while you’re at the Farmers’ Market. Full details here.

Dec
16
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Afternoon book group @ Southwest Library
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Southwest Branch LibraryAfternoon Book Group meets from 2:00–3:00 pm on the third Monday of the month unless noted otherwise. Groups will not meet on holidays or when the library is closed.

Check the Event Listings for West Seattle’s Southwest Library Branch for this month’s book title and more information.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455.

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.

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle: Regular meetings include special projects such as Block of the Month, Mystery Quilts, or Group Charity Projects. There is always Show & Tell and members share advice on members’ projects.

Dates: First and Third Mondays
Time: 7:00 pm at the Senior Center

Dec
17
Tue
Evening book group @ High Point Library
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

This group meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm. Check the event listings at SPL’s High Point Branch for this month’s book title.

Join us for a book group at the High Point Branch. Everyone is welcome. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

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. 206-684-7454.

Chief Sealth International High School PTSA meeting @ Confucius Center
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

See chiefsealthptsa.org for updates. This year’s schedule, all meetings 7 pm:

Nov. 19th, Confucius Ctr subject tbd

Dec. 17th, Winter Social, details to come

Jan. 21st Confucius Ctr, Subject tbd, if needed

March 17th, Possible move to Wed. 18th due to St. Patrick’s Day

April 21st, Confucius Ctr, Subject TBD

May 19th, Confucius Ctr, Next Yrs Budget and officers discussion

June 9th, Confucius Ctr, Elections and Budget Approval (moved up for end of school year conflicts)

Dec
18
Wed
Dine Out Fundraiser for Lafayette Elementary @ MOD Pizza
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 10:00 pm

MOD Pizza

December 18
10:30 am-10:00 pm

4755 Fauntleroy SW, Ste. 150

Donating Back: 20%

To get credit toward the fundraiser, patrons will have to present or mention the fundraiser at time of purchase. You can also bring in this flyer or present it with your phone.

Tax and gift-cards are excluded from the donation

Online and phone orders do not count toward the fundraiser

34th District Republicans meeting @ Chelan Café
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The 34th District Republicans meet every 3rd Wednesday, 7 pm. For specific meeting agendas, click here.

Dec
19
Thu
Artists Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 19 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you do beadwork, paint in any/all of the many water medias, do collage, mixed media, bookmaking, doll making, embroidery, knitting, crocheting or are looking for a place to learn a bit more or to explore another art form– come join us! It’s going to be fun! Contact Linda at 206-755-1472 or lulce6@aol.com for more info.

Suggested donation $2 members / $3 non-members

Thursdays 2–5 pm.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Dec
21
Sat
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Dec 21 @ 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 Momentia Mix @ Camp Long, Main Hall
Dec 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Explore, create, and connect each month in West Seattle! Enjoy socializing, light refreshments, and rotating creative activities, such as music, movement, improv, and art. No registrations required.

For more information contact Cayce Cheairs via email at cayce.cheairs@seattle.gov or call 206-615-0100.

Presented by Seattle Parks and Recreation in partnership with Providence Mount St. Vincent, Quail Park of West Seattle, and Senior Center of West Seattle.

Saturdays
10:30 am—12 pm
Camp Long: 5200 35th Ave SW

http://www.momentiaseattle.org/

Dec
23
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Dec
26
Thu
Artists Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 26 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you do beadwork, paint in any/all of the many water medias, do collage, mixed media, bookmaking, doll making, embroidery, knitting, crocheting or are looking for a place to learn a bit more or to explore another art form– come join us! It’s going to be fun! Contact Linda at 206-755-1472 or lulce6@aol.com for more info.

Suggested donation $2 members / $3 non-members

Thursdays 2–5 pm.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Dec
28
Sat
West Seattle Momentia Mix @ Camp Long, Main Hall
Dec 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Explore, create, and connect each month in West Seattle! Enjoy socializing, light refreshments, and rotating creative activities, such as music, movement, improv, and art. No registrations required.

For more information contact Cayce Cheairs via email at cayce.cheairs@seattle.gov or call 206-615-0100.

Presented by Seattle Parks and Recreation in partnership with Providence Mount St. Vincent, Quail Park of West Seattle, and Senior Center of West Seattle.

Saturdays
10:30 am—12 pm
Camp Long: 5200 35th Ave SW

http://www.momentiaseattle.org/

Dec
30
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Jan
3
Fri
HPIC Corner Bar @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

CORNER BAR
Doors open 6 pm

As always, Corner Bar welcomes everyone! Bring your families, bring your neighbors! Food and beverages are available. We hope to spend another magical evening with you all! Free entry – all ages

Jan
4
Sat
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Jan 4 @ 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
6
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle: Regular meetings include special projects such as Block of the Month, Mystery Quilts, or Group Charity Projects. There is always Show & Tell and members share advice on members’ projects.

Dates: First and Third Mondays
Time: 7:00 pm at the Senior Center

Jan
7
Tue
Coffee Time with Veterans @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

FREE Coffee with Vets with Jon Gerhardt – a former Navy Pilot has pays for the coffee hour for ALL VETS who attend the monthly gathering.

First Tuesdays, 11 am–12 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

“Drinking Liberally in West Seattle” meetup @ Pizzeria 22
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Drinking Liberally West Seattle – Talking Politics

First Tuesday every month, 6 pm. Pizzeria 22 is at College Street and California Ave SW in Admiral.

An informal, inclusive progressive social group.

Drinking Liberally is an organization with chapters across the country. It gives like-minded, left-leaning individuals a place to talk politics, or whatever. You don’t need to be a policy expert and this isn’t a book club – just come and learn from peers, trade jokes, vent frustration and hang out in an environment where it’s not taboo to talk politics. Consumption of alcohol is not required and our location is all ages.

Linoleum Reduction Printing Classes begin @ The Orange Door Studio
Jan 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Linoleum Reduction Printing Classes: Tuesdays Jan 7 – Jan 28, 6:30-8:30 pm, ($135 all supplies included)

GO TO: theorangedoorstudio.com for more details!

Jan
8
Wed
34th District Democrats’ meeting – holiday party @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

34th District Democrats usually meet the second Wednesday of the month at the Hall at Fauntleroy.
6:30 Potluck Social Time
7:00 Call to Order

Are you looking for a way to get involved in your neighborhood? Join us in West Seattle on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss the issues that affect us all! Program details will change each month and will be updated on our website at 34dems.org.

There are many different opportunities for getting involved! You can run to become a Precinct Committee Officer or join one of our committee groups, like diversity, outreach, events, digital communications.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Be's Restaurant
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Our club meets at 6:30 pm on the FIRST Wednesday at Be’s Restaurant in West Seattle. The address is 4509 California Ave SW, near the corner of California Ave SW and SW Oregon. Additional service project locations are announced each month.

Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community. We are in the process of changing meetings to once a month on the FIRST Wednesday of each month only.

We have projects and social events that all are welcome to attend – see our calendar.

West Seattle Kiwanis was the second service club established in West Seattle, and began in 1929.

Members of the community who might be interested in joining Kiwanis are invited to attend a meeting.

Contact us at (206) 552-9757 or westseattlekiwanis@gmail.com

Jan
9
Thu
WS Chamber of Commerce ‘After Hours’ event @ Westwood Village
Jan 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

West Seattle Chamber of Commerce After Hours” happens on January 9, 2020 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Hosted by Verity Credit Union.

Let’s make a CONNECTION. Come one, come all to the FIRST After Hours of 2020 hosted by Verity Credit Union in the Alaska Junction. It’s a fun time to meet your peers, reconnect with the community, and have an all around great time.

See you there!

WSCC Members: Ticket included in membership, no additional charge
General Admission: $10 per person
Email: info@wschamber.com
To Register or for more information visit www.wschamber.com/events

Jan
10
Fri
Evening low tide beach walk at Alki @ Constellation Park, Alki
Jan 10 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

From the Seattle Aquarium:

Explore Constellation Park/Richey Viewpoint beach in West Seattle during two winter nighttime low tides with Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists and discover what creatures we see at this time of year. This is a free, family-friendly, drop-in program—no registration necessary! Dress for the weather (bundle up!) and for tide pooling: boots, hats, gloves and a good flashlight are musts.

• Friday, January 10, 8:30–10:30 pm (-2.73 @ 10:40pm)
• Saturday, February 8, 8:30–10:30 pm (-2.45 @ 10:22pm)

Location:
Constellation Park/(South) Alki Beach
Directions:
1. Take Spokane St. exit off I–5 to West Seattle
2. Take Admiral Way exit off West Seattle Bridge
3. Stay on Admiral through West Seattle to 63rd Ave SW
4. Turn left at 63rd to Beach Drive SW
5. Park on Beach Drive SW
6. Meet the Naturalists at the canopy at 63rd Ave SW and Beach Dr. SW

Jan
13
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Evening Book Group @ Southwest Library
Jan 13 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Join us for a book group at the Southwest Library. Registration is not required.

The Southwest Library Evening Book Group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm unless noted otherwise. The group will not meet on holidays or when the library is closed.

Check the Event Listings for West Seattle’s Southwest Branch Library for this month’s book title and more information.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455.

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.

Evening book group @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Jan 13 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm. Check the event listings at SPL’s West Seattle (Admiral) Branch for this month’s book title.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle (Admiral) Branch. Everyone is welcome. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

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. 206-684-7454.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Jan 13 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Branch Evening Book Group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m. @ WS Branch Meeting Room. Check the library Event Listings for this month’s book title and for more information.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle Branch. Everyone is welcome.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

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.

Jan
14
Tue
Tinkergarten Free Trial @ Lincoln Park
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:50 am

At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free trial class, Tinkergarten Leader, Alison Arnote, will facilitate an expert-designed play scenario, allowing children of various ages and needs to explore, problem solve, communicate, collaborate, and create together. Parents and caregivers learn, too, as we share insight into your child’s development.

This trial class is:

  • Designed for children ages 18 months-8 years. Child/children are accompanied by an adult. Siblings of any other age are most welcome.
  • Limited to the first 15 families who register.

Kids may get a bit messy (Hurrah!), so please send them in clothing that can get dirty.

We start the class at the specified location but may end within a reasonable walk from that location.

This trial class is free.

Sign up at https://tinkergarten.com/classes/90855.

Visit https://tinkergarten.com/classes for more times and locations.

Jan
15
Wed
34th District Republicans meeting @ Chelan Café
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The 34th District Republicans meet every 3rd Wednesday, 7 pm. For specific meeting agendas, click here.