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!

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How to use this 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.

Feb
12
Mon
2018
Art classes for young children @ Sweet Pea Cottage Preschool for the Arts
Feb 12 @ 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm

“The Masters: an Art exploration” (3-5 yo).

Little ones will be introduced to famous artists, by practicing their motor skills, such as painting, coloring, cutting and using air dry clay. Each week we’ll feature different artists such as Frida Kahlo, Picasso, Mondrain, Matisse, etc.

When: Mondays starting Jan 22 to March 12th ( 8 sessions)
Time: 2:00 pm to 2:50 pm
Where: West Seattle Sweet Pea Cottage School for the arts. 7141 California Ave. SW
Cost: $165. All art supplies included.

Link to sweet pea listed below
http://sweetpeacottage.org/programming/studios/

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.

Pan African Festival @ South Seattle College
Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Pan African Festival

Date: Monday, February 12, 2018 – Thursday, February 15, 2018
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College (campus map)

In celebration of Black History Month, South Seattle College’s Black Student Union is proud to announce the 1st annual Pan African Festival. From February 12-15, 2018 check out events on campus every day from 1 to 3 p.m., including art and dance workshops, the African Diasporic History Fair and the finale celebration. Meet new friends and learn more about African and African American cultures all week long!

View a full list of events here. All students and community members are welcome to attend!

Feb
14
Wed
2018
Pan African Festival @ South Seattle College
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Pan African Festival

Date: Monday, February 12, 2018 – Thursday, February 15, 2018
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College (campus map)

In celebration of Black History Month, South Seattle College’s Black Student Union is proud to announce the 1st annual Pan African Festival. From February 12-15, 2018 check out events on campus every day from 1 to 3 p.m., including art and dance workshops, the African Diasporic History Fair and the finale celebration. Meet new friends and learn more about African and African American cultures all week long!

View a full list of events here. All students and community members are welcome to attend!

‘Death at the Disco’
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Death at the Disco
A Murder Mystery Dinner

Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2018

@ The Sanctuary at Admiral 2656 42nd Ave SW

7:00 pm cocktails; show and dinner at 7:30 pm

Welcome back to the days of polyester, platform shoes, feathered hair and disco balls. Studio 45 is the hottest club in town but all the DJs are mysteriously leaving for the great “Boogie Wonderland” in the sky. But don’t freak out! Because you may be the next victim.

Join Duos Catering and Murder for Sale for a night of exquisite culinary delights and good old-fashioned whodunit fun. Costumes are highly encouraged and there will be prizes for best dressed!

Just $95 per person! Includes entrée choice, wine with entrée, salad, dessert with champagne, tax, gratuity and murder mystery performance. Additional alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage are available for purchase.

So what are you jive turkeys waiting for? Get your tickets now!

Feb
15
Thu
2018
Pan African Festival @ South Seattle College
Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Pan African Festival

Date: Monday, February 12, 2018 – Thursday, February 15, 2018
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College (campus map)

In celebration of Black History Month, South Seattle College’s Black Student Union is proud to announce the 1st annual Pan African Festival. From February 12-15, 2018 check out events on campus every day from 1 to 3 p.m., including art and dance workshops, the African Diasporic History Fair and the finale celebration. Meet new friends and learn more about African and African American cultures all week long!

View a full list of events here. All students and community members are welcome to attend!

Feb
17
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Feb 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Feb
18
Sun
2018
West Seattle Supper Club plays ping-pong @ Whisky West
Feb 18 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

GO PING PONG

West Seattle Supper Club‘s first annual Ping Pong Pop-Up tournament for prizes, guts, and glory.

Feb 18, 2018 at 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm PST

Whisky West
6451 California Ave SW

Feb
19
Mon
2018
Art classes for young children @ Sweet Pea Cottage Preschool for the Arts
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm

“The Masters: an Art exploration” (3-5 yo).

Little ones will be introduced to famous artists, by practicing their motor skills, such as painting, coloring, cutting and using air dry clay. Each week we’ll feature different artists such as Frida Kahlo, Picasso, Mondrain, Matisse, etc.

When: Mondays starting Jan 22 to March 12th ( 8 sessions)
Time: 2:00 pm to 2:50 pm
Where: West Seattle Sweet Pea Cottage School for the arts. 7141 California Ave. SW
Cost: $165. All art supplies included.

Link to sweet pea listed below
http://sweetpeacottage.org/programming/studios/

Feb
21
Wed
2018
WordsWest Literary Series presents Elizabeth Bradfield and Lyanda Lynn Haupt @ C & P Coffee Company
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm

“Loving the World from Starlings to Shorelines”
with Elizabeth Bradfield and Lyanda Lynn Haupt
Favorite Poem by Reading Partners Seattle
7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 21, 2018, C & P Coffee Company, 5612 California Ave. SW

Better than candy hearts, this February WordsWest Literary Series welcomes naturalists Elizabeth Bradfield and Lyanda Lynn Haupt for “Loving the World from Starlings to Shorelines,” an evening of crucial writing about our inner impulses and our relationships with the environment at large.

WordsWest Literary Series is grateful for grant funding from Seattle Office of Arts and Culture and Poets & Writers, Inc. that allows us to pay our writers for their time and talent.

Elizabeth Bradfield is the author of the poetry collections Once Removed, Approaching Ice, and Interpretive Work. Her poems and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, West Branch, Orion and many anthologies. She has been awarded a Stegner Fellowship, the Audre Lorde Prize, and was a finalist for the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets. Founder and editor-in- chief of Broadsided Press, she lives on Cape Cod, works as a naturalist locally as well as on expedition ships in the high latitudes, and teaches creative writing at Brandeis University.

Lyanda Lynn Haupt is a naturalist, eco-philosopher and speaker whose writing connects people with nature in their everyday lives. Her newest book is Mozart’s Starling. Lyanda’s previous books include Crow Planet: Essential Wisdom from the Urban Wilderness, winner of the 2010 Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award, and Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds, winner of the 2002 Washington State Book Award. Her writing has also appeared in Utne, LA Times, Image, and other publications. Lyanda has created educational programs for Seattle Audubon and researched seabirds in the remote tropical Pacific. She lives in Seattle with her husband, daughter, and Carmen the starling.

Every third Wednesday, 7pm, at C & P Coffee Company, WordsWest hosts literary events that range from readings by published local and national authors, to craft discussions and guided writing explorations for every experience level. Each month a community member from a local, independent business shares his or her favorite poem as part of the Favorite Poem Project. On February 21st, we welcome a favorite poem from Reading Partners Seattle, which mobilizes volunteers to provide students at under-resourced schools with the proven, individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade.

WordsWest is curated by West Seattle writers Katy E. Ellis, Susan Rich, and Harold Taw, and this season’s intern/co-curator is Joannie Stangeland.

Feb
22
Thu
2018
Art Open House at Nepenthe Massage
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Open House

When: Thursday, Feb. 22, 6-9 pm
Where: Nepenthe Massage – 9447 35th Ave SW

Who: Featured Artist Lauren Olson is showing her collection of kittehs and will be here vending her Habithats! Maybe we’ll get some live art!

Art, food, drinks, music, awesome people, FREE massage

Feb
23
Fri
2018
Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Fish Fridays @ Walmesley Center
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Everyone is invited to Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Fish Fridays during Lent. Baked Cod, coleslaw, macaroni & cheese, and fries will be served. Fridays, February 23, March 9, and 23rd in the Walmesley Center gym. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 kids, $3 mac & cheese (pay as able). A portion of proceeds will go to help those who are poor. www.olgseattle.org

Feb
24
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Feb
26
Mon
2018
Art classes for young children @ Sweet Pea Cottage Preschool for the Arts
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm

“The Masters: an Art exploration” (3-5 yo).

Little ones will be introduced to famous artists, by practicing their motor skills, such as painting, coloring, cutting and using air dry clay. Each week we’ll feature different artists such as Frida Kahlo, Picasso, Mondrain, Matisse, etc.

When: Mondays starting Jan 22 to March 12th ( 8 sessions)
Time: 2:00 pm to 2:50 pm
Where: West Seattle Sweet Pea Cottage School for the arts. 7141 California Ave. SW
Cost: $165. All art supplies included.

Link to sweet pea listed below
http://sweetpeacottage.org/programming/studios/

Feb
27
Tue
2018
Duwamish Tribe Longhouse artist reception with Gerrad Stockdale
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm

Gerrad Stockdale is a Seattle-based artist who grew up in a family of animators and cartoonists. He collaborates with a Hopi-Comanche pony trader who practices environmental law. A substantial amount of profits are pledged to Native American nonprofits in the Pacific Northwest and to protection of wildlife in North America. The deck of cards is the culmination of their project started four years ago and these works as well as others plus T-shirts will be available and on display for purchase at The Longhouse.

Mar
2
Fri
2018
West Seattle High School Spring Swing Dance @ WSHS Commons
Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

West Seattle High School Spring Swing Dance

Spring is nearly in the air and it is time to secure your place at the West Seattle High School Spring Swing Dance. Mark your calendars for Friday, March 2, 6:30 PM in the WSHS Commons. This event features musical performances from the West Seattle Big Band, WSHS Jazz Ensembles and new this year, our orchestra! Delicious appetizers and desserts prepared by WSHS culinary arts students will be served. We will also have some fun games, a dollar raffle and a raffle for several themed Gift Baskets. Dancing is encouraged but not required.

Save some money and purchase your tickets online: wshsmusic2017.yapsody.com/event/index/196741/wshs-big-band-dance-2018

Tickets are $20 (plus $ 0.56 processing fee) for adults (online) and $25 at the door.

Student tickets are $10 and available at the door.

Online ticket sales will be available through Wednesday, Feb. 28.

Game bracelets will be $5 at the event.

Mar
3
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Mar
8
Thu
2018
West Seattle Art Walk
Mar 8 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Second Thursdays, it’s time for the West Seattle Art Walk; follow that link to see venue/artist highlights – and to get the walking map/venue list!

The West Seattle art walk is a monthly art event that is held the second Thursday of each month 5 pm to 9 pm year-round. The art walk is hosted by the local West Seattle merchants who feature a wide range of art and showcase our vibrant artist community.

Zeke Brucker art @ Locol
Mar 8 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Open for the West Seattle Art Walk.

Mar
9
Fri
2018
Teaching tweens to create comic books @ Southwest Library
Mar 9 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn how to create your own comic book! We’ll take you through all the steps, from reading, writing and drawing to photography and digital design. This four-week workshop for tweens will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, March 9, 16, 23 and 30 at the Southwest Branch, 9010 35th Ave. SW, 206-684-7455.

Library programs are free and open to the public. Registration is required; call 206-684-7455 to sign up. Free parking is available in the branch parking lot. This program is for tweens in grades 4-7.

For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Fish Fridays @ Walmesley Center
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Everyone is invited to Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Fish Fridays during Lent. Baked Cod, coleslaw, macaroni & cheese, and fries will be served. Fridays, February 23, March 9, and 23rd in the Walmesley Center gym. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 kids, $3 mac & cheese (pay as able). A portion of proceeds will go to help those who are poor. www.olgseattle.org

Art Lounge @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art Lounge – doors open at 7 pm. 21+.

Bring your art/craft to the Lounge where you can relax, connect with like-minded neighbors and set your imagination free. Let creativity and spirits flow freely @ HPIC.

(Check the HPIC website for optional art-class offering.)

Mar
10
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Mar
14
Wed
2018
‘Spring Forward’ Job Fair @ Neighborhood House High Point
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

“Spring Forward” Job Fair: On March 14th from 10 am to 1 pm, Neighborhood House High Point will be hosting a job fair. Employers will be on site and ready to hire. Come professionally dressed and prepared with your resume. If you need help creating a resume, stop into the Family Resource Center Tuesday through Thursday from 1 pm-4 pm for support. Child care and light refreshments will be provided.

What: Spring Forward Job Fair
Where: Neighborhood House High Point, 6400 Sylvan Way SW
When: Wednesday, March 14th from 10 am-1 pm
Who: This event is free and open for anyone to attend
*Child care will be provided

Please contact Megan Demeroutis with any questions: 206-588-4900

Mar
15
Thu
2018
Gatewood Elementary Art Walk
Mar 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On Thursday, March 15 from 5-7 PM, Gatewood Elementary will host an art walk. The community is invited to see classroom art projects (for the upcoming auction),. Each student at Gatewood also created an amazing piece of art and the walls will be full of each student’s creations.

Yummy Box (food truck) will be making and selling food in the playground area!

This is a free event and we hope everyone in the community feels welcome!

Date: Thursday March 15
Time: 5-7 PM
Place: Gatewood Elementary
4320 SW Myrtle

Mar
16
Fri
2018
Teaching tweens to create comic books @ Southwest Library
Mar 16 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn how to create your own comic book! We’ll take you through all the steps, from reading, writing and drawing to photography and digital design. This four-week workshop for tweens will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, March 9, 16, 23 and 30 at the Southwest Branch, 9010 35th Ave. SW, 206-684-7455.

Library programs are free and open to the public. Registration is required; call 206-684-7455 to sign up. Free parking is available in the branch parking lot. This program is for tweens in grades 4-7.

For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

Mar
17
Sat
2018
Arbor Heights Cub Scout Pack 799 Food Drive @ Arbor Heights Elementary
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Cub Scout Pack 799 of Arbor Heights Elementary will be picking up food this morning at residences where they left door hangers – have your donation out by 9:30 am. OR – go to the school (3701 SW 104th) and drop off a food donation between 10 am and 11:30 am – Scouts will be in the parking lot.

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

St Patrick’s Dinner and Karaoke party @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Mar 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Announcing the West Seattle Lions Club annual St. Patrick’s Day dinner and karaoke extravaganza! We’ll be serving salad, corned beef, cabbage, carrots, potatoes, bread, and dessert.

No-host bar opens at 5pm, dinner served at 6pm. $20/members $25 nonmembers, $10 for kids under 12. You can sign up at our front desk at the number above; online at our website, www.sc-ws.org; or by
TEXTING the word wsstpat to 41444.

Mar
18
Sun
2018
Stations of the Cross art viewing @ West Side Presbyterian Church
Mar 18 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

West Side Presbyterian Church presents the New Way of the Cross, fourteen depictions (“stations”) of Jesus starting with his prayers and betrayal in the Garden of Gethsemane and ending with his agonizing death on the cross and burial. Done by different artists and mediums (paint, wood, fabric, etc.), these representations along with meditation on the accompanying scripture passages provide a mini-pilgrimage to honor Jesus and share in his Passion and death.

Viewing times are: Sundays (8 am–1 pm): March 18, 25 (Palm), April 1 (Easter); Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (6-8 pm), March 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29; Good Friday (11 am-1 pm): March 30.

Sign-making for the march @ Admiral UCC Church
Mar 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Sunday, March 18 @ 12:30-1:30 pm
Sign Making for the March

Come join your neighbors and fellow West Seattle UCC members in preparing for the March for Our Lives on the 24th. Sign making materials will be available, and a $2-5 donation would be appreciated.

Mar
20
Tue
2018
Stations of the Cross art viewing @ West Side Presbyterian Church
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

West Side Presbyterian Church presents the New Way of the Cross, fourteen depictions (“stations”) of Jesus starting with his prayers and betrayal in the Garden of Gethsemane and ending with his agonizing death on the cross and burial. Done by different artists and mediums (paint, wood, fabric, etc.), these representations along with meditation on the accompanying scripture passages provide a mini-pilgrimage to honor Jesus and share in his Passion and death.

Viewing times are: Sundays (8 am–1 pm): March 18, 25 (Palm), April 1 (Easter); Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (6-8 pm), March 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29; Good Friday (11 am-1 pm): March 30.

The display is set up in the chapel (south end of the main floor).

Mar
21
Wed
2018
Stations of the Cross art viewing @ West Side Presbyterian Church
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

West Side Presbyterian Church presents the New Way of the Cross, fourteen depictions (“stations”) of Jesus starting with his prayers and betrayal in the Garden of Gethsemane and ending with his agonizing death on the cross and burial. Done by different artists and mediums (paint, wood, fabric, etc.), these representations along with meditation on the accompanying scripture passages provide a mini-pilgrimage to honor Jesus and share in his Passion and death.

Viewing times are: Sundays (8 am–1 pm): March 18, 25 (Palm), April 1 (Easter); Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (6-8 pm), March 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29; Good Friday (11 am-1 pm): March 30.

Mar
22
Thu
2018
Stations of the Cross art viewing @ West Side Presbyterian Church
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

West Side Presbyterian Church presents the New Way of the Cross, fourteen depictions (“stations”) of Jesus starting with his prayers and betrayal in the Garden of Gethsemane and ending with his agonizing death on the cross and burial. Done by different artists and mediums (paint, wood, fabric, etc.), these representations along with meditation on the accompanying scripture passages provide a mini-pilgrimage to honor Jesus and share in his Passion and death.

Viewing times are: Sundays (8 am–1 pm): March 18, 25 (Palm), April 1 (Easter); Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (6-8 pm), March 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29; Good Friday (11 am-1 pm): March 30.

Mar
23
Fri
2018
Teaching tweens to create comic books @ Southwest Library
Mar 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn how to create your own comic book! We’ll take you through all the steps, from reading, writing and drawing to photography and digital design. This four-week workshop for tweens will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, March 9, 16, 23 and 30 at the Southwest Branch, 9010 35th Ave. SW, 206-684-7455.

Library programs are free and open to the public. Registration is required; call 206-684-7455 to sign up. Free parking is available in the branch parking lot. This program is for tweens in grades 4-7.

For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

5th annual Community Pow-Wow @ Highland Park Elementary School
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Emcee – Anthony Bluehorse
AD – Scott Rehaume
Host Drum – Rockin Horse
All drums welcome to participate
Free public event – all are welcome
Grand entrance 7 pm
Young Head Man Anthony Rosilez
Young Head Woman Mackenna Mack
Highland Park students

This Pow Wow began when we saw a need in the community to help support the Native youth. Many children in our area are Native foster children or “urban” Native children. Many of them not knowing their culture or feeling the need to connect further with it. This Pow Wow allows them to dance, sing and further connect with the Native traditions. It also brings our community together to share in this celebration!

Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Fish Fridays @ Walmesley Center
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Everyone is invited to Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Fish Fridays during Lent. Baked Cod, coleslaw, macaroni & cheese, and fries will be served. Fridays, February 23, March 9, and 23rd in the Walmesley Center gym. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 kids, $3 mac & cheese (pay as able). A portion of proceeds will go to help those who are poor. www.olgseattle.org

Mar
24
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Mar
25
Sun
2018
Stations of the Cross art viewing @ West Side Presbyterian Church
Mar 25 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

West Side Presbyterian Church presents the New Way of the Cross, fourteen depictions (“stations”) of Jesus starting with his prayers and betrayal in the Garden of Gethsemane and ending with his agonizing death on the cross and burial. Done by different artists and mediums (paint, wood, fabric, etc.), these representations along with meditation on the accompanying scripture passages provide a mini-pilgrimage to honor Jesus and share in his Passion and death.

Viewing times are: Sundays (8 am–1 pm): March 18, 25 (Palm), April 1 (Easter); Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (6-8 pm), March 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29; Good Friday (11 am-1 pm): March 30.

Mar
27
Tue
2018
Stations of the Cross art viewing @ West Side Presbyterian Church
Mar 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

West Side Presbyterian Church presents the New Way of the Cross, fourteen depictions (“stations”) of Jesus starting with his prayers and betrayal in the Garden of Gethsemane and ending with his agonizing death on the cross and burial. Done by different artists and mediums (paint, wood, fabric, etc.), these representations along with meditation on the accompanying scripture passages provide a mini-pilgrimage to honor Jesus and share in his Passion and death.

Viewing times are: Sundays (8 am–1 pm): March 18, 25 (Palm), April 1 (Easter); Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (6-8 pm), March 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29; Good Friday (11 am-1 pm): March 30.

Mar
28
Wed
2018
Help fill a soccer goal with food donations @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Mar 28 @ 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm

To kick off the spring tryout season, Highline Premier Football Club (HPFC) invites you to Fill the Goal and help strike down hunger.

On Wednesday, March 28th from 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm, help HPFC fill an entire soccer goal with non-perishable food items. Players and families throughout the evening will accept your donations outside Walt Hundley Playfield, located at 3200 SW Myrtle Street, and just blocks from the West Seattle Food Bank. Simply drive up, give, and go.

Tryouts begin April 24th for players born 2009-2010 and run through the beginning of May for older age groups. For the complete tryout schedule and to register, visit highlinepremier.com/tryouts.

HPFC is the official Premier Development program of Highline Soccer Association (HSA) and the place for players looking for a year-round soccer experience. HPFC welcomes athletes looking to elevate their soccer experience, in an environment focused on individual development, advanced technical training, fluid team play, and engagement in community.

HSA represents over 4,000 youth soccer players from the communities of Des Moines/Midway, Sea-Tac, West Highline, and West Seattle. The Association is made up of two Recreational Soccer Clubs—West Seattle Soccer Club and Highline Soccer Club, a Select Soccer Program—HSA Select, and the Premier Development program, Highline Premier Football Club.

Stations of the Cross art viewing @ West Side Presbyterian Church
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

West Side Presbyterian Church presents the New Way of the Cross, fourteen depictions (“stations”) of Jesus starting with his prayers and betrayal in the Garden of Gethsemane and ending with his agonizing death on the cross and burial. Done by different artists and mediums (paint, wood, fabric, etc.), these representations along with meditation on the accompanying scripture passages provide a mini-pilgrimage to honor Jesus and share in his Passion and death.

Viewing times are: Sundays (8 am–1 pm): March 18, 25 (Palm), April 1 (Easter); Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (6-8 pm), March 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29; Good Friday (11 am-1 pm): March 30.

Mar
29
Thu
2018
Stations of the Cross art viewing @ West Side Presbyterian Church
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

West Side Presbyterian Church presents the New Way of the Cross, fourteen depictions (“stations”) of Jesus starting with his prayers and betrayal in the Garden of Gethsemane and ending with his agonizing death on the cross and burial. Done by different artists and mediums (paint, wood, fabric, etc.), these representations along with meditation on the accompanying scripture passages provide a mini-pilgrimage to honor Jesus and share in his Passion and death.

Viewing times are: Sundays (8 am–1 pm): March 18, 25 (Palm), April 1 (Easter); Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (6-8 pm), March 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29; Good Friday (11 am-1 pm): March 30.

Mar
30
Fri
2018
Stations of the Cross art viewing @ West Side Presbyterian Church
Mar 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

West Side Presbyterian Church presents the New Way of the Cross, fourteen depictions (“stations”) of Jesus starting with his prayers and betrayal in the Garden of Gethsemane and ending with his agonizing death on the cross and burial. Done by different artists and mediums (paint, wood, fabric, etc.), these representations along with meditation on the accompanying scripture passages provide a mini-pilgrimage to honor Jesus and share in his Passion and death.

Viewing times are: Sundays (8 am–1 pm): March 18, 25 (Palm), April 1 (Easter); Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (6-8 pm), March 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29; Good Friday (11 am-1 pm): March 30.

Teaching tweens to create comic books @ Southwest Library
Mar 30 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn how to create your own comic book! We’ll take you through all the steps, from reading, writing and drawing to photography and digital design. This four-week workshop for tweens will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, March 9, 16, 23 and 30 at the Southwest Branch, 9010 35th Ave. SW, 206-684-7455.

Library programs are free and open to the public. Registration is required; call 206-684-7455 to sign up. Free parking is available in the branch parking lot. This program is for tweens in grades 4-7.

For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

Poetry reading with Susan Rich and Cindy Veach @ Elliott Bay Book Co.
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm

Elliott Bay Book Company
March 30, 2018 – 7 pm

Poet Cindy Veach reads with West Seattle poet Susan Rich.

Susan Rich is the author of Cloud Pharmacy, The Alchemist’s Kitchen and other books.
Cindy Veach will read from her debut poetry collection, Gloved Against Blood (CavanKerry Press/University Press of New England). Gloved Against Blood explores the relationships of four generations of women against a backdrop of the patriarchal textile mills of 19th century Lowell, Massachusetts. This collection speaks to family, lost love, infidelities, abandonment and the close work, women’s work of mending what is torn and making it like new despite the forces of inherited histories.

Mar
31
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Apr
1
Sun
2018
Stations of the Cross art viewing @ West Side Presbyterian Church
Apr 1 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

West Side Presbyterian Church presents the New Way of the Cross, fourteen depictions (“stations”) of Jesus starting with his prayers and betrayal in the Garden of Gethsemane and ending with his agonizing death on the cross and burial. Done by different artists and mediums (paint, wood, fabric, etc.), these representations along with meditation on the accompanying scripture passages provide a mini-pilgrimage to honor Jesus and share in his Passion and death.

Viewing times are: Sundays (8 am–1 pm): March 18, 25 (Palm), April 1 (Easter); Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (6-8 pm), March 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29; Good Friday (11 am-1 pm): March 30.

Apr
7
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Apr 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

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
12
Thu
2018
West Seattle Art Walk
Apr 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Second Thursdays, it’s time for the West Seattle Art Walk; follow that link to see venue/artist highlights – and to get the walking map/venue list!

The West Seattle art walk is a monthly art event that is held the second Thursday of each month 5 pm to 9 pm year-round. The art walk is hosted by the local West Seattle merchants who feature a wide range of art and showcase our vibrant artist community.

Apr
13
Fri
2018
Art Lounge @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art Lounge – doors open at 7 pm. 21+.

Bring your art/craft to the Lounge where you can relax, connect with like-minded neighbors and set your imagination free. Let creativity and spirits flow freely @ HPIC.

(Check the HPIC website for optional art-class offering.)

Apr
14
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Apr 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Apr
18
Wed
2018
WordsWest Literary Series April 2018: Aimee Nezhukumatathil and Susan Rich @ C & P Coffee Company
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

April 2018:

Poets Aimee Nezhukumatathil and Susan Rich celebrate National Poetry Month with poems that revel in the world’s mysteries, from the vast to the minute, from nature to art, from curiosities to companionship.

Aimee Nezhukumatathil’s newest collection of poems is Oceanic from Copper Canyon Press. She is also the author of the forthcoming book of illustrated nature essays, World of Wonder, and three previous poetry collections. Her most recent chapbook is Lace & Pyrite, a collaboration of nature poems with the poet Ross Gay. Aimee is the poetry editor of Orion magazine and a professor of English in the University of Mississippi’s MFA program.

Susan Rich is the author of four poetry collections: Cloud Pharmacy, The Alchemist’s Kitchen, named a finalist for the Foreword Prize and the Washington State Book Award, Cures Include Travel, and The Cartographer’s Tongue, winner of the PEN USA Award for Poetry and the Peace Corps Writers Award. Susan teaches at Highline College where she runs the reading series, Highline Listens: Writers Read Their Work.

The Favorite Poem Project, a vital part of WordsWest’s monthly literary events, invites a community member to share a favorite poem and information about his or her organization. On April 18th, we welcome a favorite poem from Billie Swift, owner of Open Books: A Poem Emporium.

WordsWest Literary Series is curated by West Seattle writers Katy E. Ellis, Susan Rich, and Harold Taw, and this season’s intern/co-curator is Joannie Stangeland. Grant funding from Seattle Office of Arts and Culture and Poets & Writers, Inc. allows WordsWest to pay featured writers for their time and talent.

Standing info:

WordsWest Literary Series Every third Wednesday at C & P Coffee, WordsWest hosts literary events that range from readings by published local and national authors, to craft discussions and guided writing explorations for every experience level.

Apr
20
Fri
2018
420 Art and Crystal Rendezvous @ Nepenthe
Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

420 Art and Crystal Rendezvous

Nepenthe, 9447 35th Ave SW

Friday April 20, 2018 2-7 pm

It’s an art show, is an open house, it’s a good time with great folks!

Live DJ, food, drinks, FREE massage!

Apr
21
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Apr
28
Sat
2018
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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

May
5
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

May
10
Thu
2018
West Seattle Art Walk
May 10 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Second Thursdays, it’s time for the West Seattle Art Walk; follow that link to see venue/artist highlights – and to get the walking map/venue list!

The West Seattle art walk is a monthly art event that is held the second Thursday of each month 5 pm to 9 pm year-round. The art walk is hosted by the local West Seattle merchants who feature a wide range of art and showcase our vibrant artist community.

Artist reception at Northwest Encaustic
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Artist reception at Northwest Encaustic
Featuring the encaustic paintings and sculptures of Christie Coxley
Thursday, May 10th, 2018
6:00 – 9:00 PM
7150 44th Ave SW
for more info go to www.nwencaustic.com

Open house/art show @ Renew West Seattle
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

I have been practicing Massage Therapy for almost 20 years in West Seattle and I recently opened a new clinic, Renew West Seattle, offering Massage and Acupuncture. We are having a open house/ art show on May 10th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. We will also have raffle tickets to win services, all proceeds donated to West Seattle Food Bank.

May
11
Fri
2018
Art Lounge @ Highland Park Improvement Club
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art Lounge – doors open at 7 pm. 21+.

Bring your art/craft to the Lounge where you can relax, connect with like-minded neighbors and set your imagination free. Let creativity and spirits flow freely @ HPIC.

(Check the HPIC website for optional art-class offering.)

May
12
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

May
14
Mon
2018
Seattle Reads ‘Homegoing’ book group @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
May 14 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Join us at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library for a discussion of the 2018 Seattle Reads featured work, “Homegoing” by Yaa Gyasi.

Book Description: “Homegoing” follows the parallel paths of two sisters and their descendants in Ghana and the United States, as it illuminates slavery’s troubled legacy.

View in Catalog: “Homegoing” by Yaa Gyasi

Next Month’s Title: “Men We Reaped” by Jesmyn Ward

This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm.

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.

May
15
Tue
2018
Seattle Reads ‘Homegoing’ book group @ High Point Library
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

Join us at the High Point Library for a discussion of the 2018 Seattle Reads featured work, “Homegoing” by Yaa Gyasi.

Book Description: “Homegoing” follows the parallel paths of two sisters and their descendants in Ghana and the United States, as it illuminates slavery’s troubled legacy.

View in Catalog: “Homegoing” by Yaa Gyasi

Next Month’s Title: “Being Mortal” by Atul Gawande

This group meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm unless otherwise noted.

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.

Chief Sealth IHS Book-It Repertory Theater performance
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

On behalf of Mr. Azinger, Ms. Gentle, the teaching artists from Book-It Repertory Theater, and our amazing students, I would like to invite parents and members of the community to the spring edition of Book-It performances. The show is on Tuesday, May 15th, doors at 6:30, show at 7 pm in the Chief Sealth auditorium. Please arrive early so that we can start on time. Students have been working hard to adapt their peers’ poetry into wonderful stage performances. This is the 18th year of Book-It at Sealth! We hope that you can join us!

May
18
Fri
2018
Youth workshops for planning Roxhill’s new mural at EC Hughes @ Southwest Library
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Friends of Roxhill Elementary (FoRE) is pleased to announce the selection of Henry Luke as the artist to lead our community mural project. To kick off the project and help develop our community’s vision, Henry invites youth ages 7 to 13 to a series of workshops in the upstairs meeting room at the Southwest Branch of the Seattle Public Library from 4 to 5 p.m. on three upcoming Friday afternoons: May 18, May 25 and June 1. All kids are welcome — not just those from Roxhill.

Our goal is to create a long-lasting piece of art that truly represents the history, culture, and aspirations of the people in the neighborhood who will see it every day. We are excited to work together with Henry to create a mural that reflects our hopes, dreams, and visions for the future while making connections with each other.

The mural will be located at the concrete retaining wall at the corner of 32nd Avenue SW and SW Holden Street, along the street side of Roxhill’s new home at the historic E.C. Hughes Elementary. If you are an adult interested in participating in the mural design or volunteering to help paint the mural, please contact us at friendsofroxhill@gmail.com. It will be painted this summer, after installation of our new playground.

May
19
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Baret Magarian book reading/signing @ C & P Coffee Company
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

BARET MAGARIAN
Book Reading / Signing
‘The Fabrications’

SAT 5.19.18 C & P COFFEE 4 pm

WHEN BLOCH, a popular London novelist, starts writing a fictionalized story featuring his unremarkablr friend Oscar, the invented details from the story start to come true. Gradually, Oscar embarks on a surreal odyssey into fame, while Bloch descends into the dark places of his soul. Oscar falls in love with
Najette, a bewitching painter, but their relationship hangs in the balance as his myth balloons out of all proportion. At the centre of the hype and spin stands the demon-like publicist Ryan Rees, whose power enables him to manufacture the truth, and the story builds to an unforgettable, startling climax…

May
20
Sun
2018
Artist open house @ Admiral Church
May 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Sunday, May 20, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Artist Open House. Enjoy Michael Henderson’s pencil sketch display at Admiral Church, 4320 SW Hill St.

May
25
Fri
2018
Youth workshops for planning Roxhill’s new mural at EC Hughes @ Southwest Library
May 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Friends of Roxhill Elementary (FoRE) is pleased to announce the selection of Henry Luke as the artist to lead our community mural project. To kick off the project and help develop our community’s vision, Henry invites youth ages 7 to 13 to a series of workshops in the upstairs meeting room at the Southwest Branch of the Seattle Public Library from 4 to 5 p.m. on three upcoming Friday afternoons: May 18, May 25 and June 1. All kids are welcome — not just those from Roxhill.

Our goal is to create a long-lasting piece of art that truly represents the history, culture, and aspirations of the people in the neighborhood who will see it every day. We are excited to work together with Henry to create a mural that reflects our hopes, dreams, and visions for the future while making connections with each other.

The mural will be located at the concrete retaining wall at the corner of 32nd Avenue SW and SW Holden Street, along the street side of Roxhill’s new home at the historic E.C. Hughes Elementary. If you are an adult interested in participating in the mural design or volunteering to help paint the mural, please contact us at friendsofroxhill@gmail.com. It will be painted this summer, after installation of our new playground.

May
26
Sat
2018
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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

May
27
Sun
2018
Roxhill mural-design meetings @ Dubsea Coffee
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

From artist Henry Luke, who is leading creation of the mural:

These will be a chance to discuss our ideas for the mural design which will be painted 8′ x 40′ at the new EC Hughes playground this summer. What is important to illustrate about the cultures and communities of Roxhill? How do you want to be represented in this mural? What is your vision for a bright future for the neighborhood?

May 27, 11 am
DubSea Coffee: 9910 8th Ave SW

May 29, 6:30 pm
SW Branch Library: 9010 35th Ave SW

May
29
Tue
2018
Roxhill mural-design meetings @ Southwest Library
May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

From artist Henry Luke, who is leading creation of the mural:

These will be a chance to discuss our ideas for the mural design which will be painted 8′ x 40′ at the new EC Hughes playground this summer. What is important to illustrate about the cultures and communities of Roxhill? How do you want to be represented in this mural? What is your vision for a bright future for the neighborhood?

May 27, 11 am
DubSea Coffee: 9910 8th Ave SW

May 29, 6:30 pm
SW Branch Library: 9010 35th Ave SW

Jun
1
Fri
2018
Youth workshops for planning Roxhill’s new mural at EC Hughes @ Southwest Library
Jun 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Friends of Roxhill Elementary (FoRE) is pleased to announce the selection of Henry Luke as the artist to lead our community mural project. To kick off the project and help develop our community’s vision, Henry invites youth ages 7 to 13 to a series of workshops in the upstairs meeting room at the Southwest Branch of the Seattle Public Library from 4 to 5 p.m. on three upcoming Friday afternoons: May 18, May 25 and June 1. All kids are welcome — not just those from Roxhill.

Our goal is to create a long-lasting piece of art that truly represents the history, culture, and aspirations of the people in the neighborhood who will see it every day. We are excited to work together with Henry to create a mural that reflects our hopes, dreams, and visions for the future while making connections with each other.

The mural will be located at the concrete retaining wall at the corner of 32nd Avenue SW and SW Holden Street, along the street side of Roxhill’s new home at the historic E.C. Hughes Elementary. If you are an adult interested in participating in the mural design or volunteering to help paint the mural, please contact us at friendsofroxhill@gmail.com. It will be painted this summer, after installation of our new playground.

For Charleena @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm

In June 2017, Seattle’s Charleena Lyles’ life was taken by the Seattle Police Department. Almost one year
later, we are coming together to honor her memory and speak back to injustice through art,
performance, and word.

For Charleena: Amplifying Black Womxn’s Voice is a collaboration between Youngstown Cultural Arts
Center and artist Wynn Adele, whose inspired artwork, For Charleena, is now on display at Youngstown.

This is a two-part event, designed to center and uplift the voices of Black Womxn artists and Mothers of Color. Friday, June 1st will feature musical and dance performance, poetry, story, live painting, and other expressions. We’ll follow this immersive arts event with a day of wellness workshops on Saturday, June 9th – all happening at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.

We’re grateful that Charleena’s family will be present with us Friday night. Please join us in celebrating her memory through community healing.

Friday, June 1st:
Performances featuring Aramis Hamer, Mujale Chisebuka, Azura Tyabji, Le’Ecia Farmer & That Rebel
Itch, Shakiah Danielson, Stephany Hazelrigg & special guest, and more.

Saturday, June 9th:
Wellness Workshops with ChrisTiana ObeySumner, Jennifer Moore, Randy Ford, and Carlynn Newhouse.

Suggested entry donations are $5 and $10, respectively. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
A portion of artists’ and vendors’ proceeds will be gifted to the Lyles family, and donations to Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association will help offset costs of event and space at Youngstown
Cultural Arts Center.

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.

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Jun
8
Fri
2018
Art Lounge @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art Lounge – doors open at 7 pm. 21+.

Bring your art/craft to the Lounge where you can relax, connect with like-minded neighbors and set your imagination free. Let creativity and spirits flow freely @ HPIC.

(Check the HPIC website for optional art-class offering.)

Jun
9
Sat
2018
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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Jun
10
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jun 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Jun
14
Thu
2018
West Seattle Art Walk
Jun 14 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Second Thursdays, it’s time for the West Seattle Art Walk; follow that link to see venue/artist highlights – and to get the walking map/venue list!

The West Seattle art walk is a monthly art event that is held the second Thursday of each month 5 pm to 9 pm year-round. The art walk is hosted by the local West Seattle merchants who feature a wide range of art and showcase our vibrant artist community.

Jun
15
Fri
2018
Community Spaghetti Dinner @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jun 15 @ 5:45 pm

Community Spaghetti Feed, Friday, June 15

All ages welcome!

Spaghetti with meat sauce or marinara
Caesar salad
Garlic bread
Tiramisu

No-host bar opens at 5:45 pm

Italian sodas, beer, wine, cocktails, and specialty cocktail Negroni

Dinner served at 6:30 pm

$10 members/$15 non-members/12 & under $5

Register in advance by June 12 by calling 206.932.4044 x1.

Jun
16
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Jun
17
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jun 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Jun
18
Mon
2018
Madison Middle School band concert @ Commons
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm

Band concert, 7 pm, in the commons.

Jun
20
Wed
2018
WordsWest Literary Series: Kids’ Night – Summer Reading! @ C & P Coffee Company
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

WordsWest Literary Series Presents
Kids’ Night – Summer Reading! with Suzanne Selfors & Dana Simpson
Favorite Poem & Summer Reading Table by Page 2 Books
6:00 pm, Wed., June 20, 2018, C & P Coffee Co., 5612 California Ave. SW

SPECIAL KIDS NIGHT 6 PM START TIME

Kick off school’s end and the start of summer reading season with acclaimed authors Suzanne Selfors and Dana Simpson in a magical evening for kids and the adults they bring with them.

Suzanne Selfors is a national best-selling author who writes for kids of all ages. She’s received five Junior Library Guild awards and earned starred reviews from Kirkus, School Library Journal, Library Media Connection and Publisher’s Weekly. The Sasquatch Escape won the WA State Book Award and was an Amazon Best Children’s Book. Suzanne’s most recent books are Wedgie and Gizmo vs. the Toof (2018) from Harper Collins/Katherine Tegan Publishers and Spirit Riding Free: Lucky and the Mustangs of Miradero (2017) from DreamWorks/Little Brown. The animated series, Spirit Riding Free, is on Netflix. Though her books can be found all over the world, Suzanne lives on an island in the Pacific Northwest where she hopes it is her destiny to write stories forever after.

Dana Claire Simpson, a native of Gig Harbor, Washington, first caught the eyes of devoted comics readers with the internet strip Ozy and Millie. After winning the 2009 Comic Strip Superstar contest, she developed the strip Phoebe and Her Unicorn (originally known as Heavenly Nostrils), which is now syndicated in over 200 newspapers worldwide. There are five book collections: Phoebe and Her Unicorn, Unicorn on a Roll, Unicorn vs. Goblins, Razzle Dazzle Unicorn, and Unicorn Crossing, and a graphic novel, The Magic Storm. Simpson’s books have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list, and have won the Washington State Book Award and the Pacific Northwest Book Award. She lives with her husband and her cat in Santa Barbara, California.

The Favorite Poem Project, a vital part of WordsWest’s monthly literary events, invites a community member to share a favorite poem and information about his or her organization. On June 20, we welcome the Summer Reading Table and a favorite poem read by Jenny Cole from indie bookstore Page 2 Books.

WordsWest is curated by West Seattle writers Katy E. Ellis, Susan Rich, and Harold Taw, and this season’s intern/co-curator is Joannie Stangeland. Grant funding from Seattle Office of Arts and Culture and Poets & Writers, Inc. allows WordsWest to pay featured writers for their time and talent.

Jun
23
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

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

Jun
24
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Jun
30
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jun 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Duwamish Tribe Annual Gala & NW Art Auction 2018 @ Duwamish Longhouse
Jun 30 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please join us to support the Duwamish Tribe at our annual gala and auction on June 30, 2018. Silent and live auction. The ticket price is $125 per person.

YOU ARE INVITED to join Duwamish Tribal Services for its 12th Annual Gala Dinner & NW Art Auction.

This annual event is a celebration of contemporary and traditional culture of Seattle’s First People, Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe. Your gifts will help maintain operations at the Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center and provide tribal services. We thank you for recognizing the significant role that Seattle’s First People play in the diversity and cultural richness of our community. Your support makes a difference! “We raise our hands to you!”

We are excited to announce that Actor/Singer/Comedian – RAY THUNDERCHILD will be our emcee this year!

Doors open at 4:00 pm at the Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center for check-in.

Reception starts at 4:30 pm with Wine, Beer & Appetizers. Silent auction items will be in full swing until 5:45 pm.

After enjoying the Reception & Silent Auction, at 6:00 pm guests will gather in the “longhouse room” for a brief traditional program and traditional buffet-style dinner. Guest will enjoy a spirited live auction of art by Northwest artists.

Individual Tickets / Full Table Sponsor / Event Sponsorships

Ticket 1: $125 per person – Full Event, Reception/Silent Auction and Buffet Dinner/Live Auction 4:30 to 8:30pm

Ticket 2: Table Sponsor/Seats 8- $800 ($200 Savings) for Full Event, Reception, Silent & Live Auction. 4:30 to 8:30pm

Various Sponsorship levels of our event are available to choose from. We hope you will join us, but if you are unable to attend and still wish to support our Annual Gala, this is a great way to be a part of our event and show your support.

Note: Free Courtesy Shuttle and parking available at Seattle Parks Maintenance Facility at 4209 W. Marginal Way SW,Seattle, WA 98106

Duwamish Tribal Services is a registered 501(c) 3 non-profit and donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Use the link below to purchase your tickets. You can also call to pay by phone. Please consider a donation even if you can’t attend this year. Thank you for your generous contributions!

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

For information about how to sponsor or contribute, please click here.

Jul
1
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Jul
7
Sat
2018
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.

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jul 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Jul
8
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jul 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Jul
11
Wed
2018
Living Traditions @ High Point Library
Jul 11 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

At the High Point Branch: Learn about how the contemporary Native People of the Pacific Northwest are practicing traditions that have been passed down through many generations.

What does it mean for a tradition to be “living?” Engage with cultural objects from our museum and learn about traditions still practiced by contemporary Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest. See how cultural practices can grow and change over time from generation to generation and learn about the diverse Native cultures in Washington State with educators from the Burke Museum. For ages 5 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
12
Thu
2018
Parade Poster Making party @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jul 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Show your pride for being part of the Center by joining us at our parade poster making party with help from the Artist Group. We’ll be showing off these posters at the Parade. We’ll take a trip around Alki afterward with mimosas provided by our Board Treasurer, Janet Leahy. It’s a great day of celebration and great fun! Whether you want to walk or ride in the parade or participate in poster making, please register in advance by calling 206.932.4044 x 1 or sign up at the front desk so we can plan accordingly.

West Seattle Art Walk
Jul 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Second Thursdays, it’s time for the West Seattle Art Walk; follow that link to see venue/artist highlights – and to get the walking map/venue list!

The West Seattle art walk is a monthly art event that is held the second Thursday of each month 5 pm to 9 pm year-round. The art walk is hosted by the local West Seattle merchants who feature a wide range of art and showcase our vibrant artist community.

Jul
13
Fri
2018
Basketball, Street Art, and Pizza @ Neighborhood House High Point
Jul 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Basketball, Street Art, and Pizza

July 13th to August 17th

Fridays

3 pm-5 pm

Location: Basketball Court and street behind Neighborhood House High Point

6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Join us from 3 pm-5 pm for pick-up basketball for middle and high school aged youth and basketball skill activities for younger children on the courts behind Neighborhood House High Point. There will also be art activities set up and led by teaching artists from Nature Consortium. Pizza and beverages will also be provided. The street will be closed to traffic.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Art Lounge @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art Lounge – doors open at 7 pm. 21+.

Bring your art/craft to the Lounge where you can relax, connect with like-minded neighbors and set your imagination free. Let creativity and spirits flow freely @ HPIC.

(Check the HPIC website for optional art-class offering.)

Jul
14
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Jul
15
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jul 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Jul
19
Thu
2018
Spanish movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Spanish Movies
¡Hola y bienvenidos! Please join us for our summer Spanish movie
series.
Thursdays, July 19 & August 23 at 2 pm
$2 members / $4 non-members

Jul
20
Fri
2018
Basketball, Street Art, and Pizza @ Neighborhood House High Point
Jul 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Basketball, Street Art, and Pizza

July 13th to August 17th

Fridays

3 pm-5 pm

Location: Basketball Court and street behind Neighborhood House High Point

6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Join us from 3 pm-5 pm for pick-up basketball for middle and high school aged youth and basketball skill activities for younger children on the courts behind Neighborhood House High Point. There will also be art activities set up and led by teaching artists from Nature Consortium. Pizza and beverages will also be provided. The street will be closed to traffic.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Jul
21
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Latino Cultural Celebrations @ Roxhill Park
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm

LATINO CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS

Each celebration will be headlined by Paraguayan singer and dancer Deseo Carmin bringing her unique blend of Latin rhythms, modern Latin jazz and flamenco-influenced music and dance, accompanied by the amazing guitarist Stoma Andrei. Also featuring a performance piece Aqua, written and performed by Venezuelan Milivia Pacheco and directed by Fernando Luna, exploring the Afro-Latina experience and their connection to water.

Families are encouraged to bring a picnic and enjoy these evenings of music, dance and poetry.

latinotheatreprojects.org

Jul
22
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jul 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Jul
26
Thu
2018
Open Draw at Log House Museum
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Special guest!

The Log House Museum is excited to host Jose Rodriguez III at Open Draw on July 26th. This local West Seattle artist will be creating a one-of-a-kind piece for our upcoming exhibit Sound Spots live at Open Draw! Come see Jose work while he paints the significant history of music in West Seattle.

Come to Open Draw to Create Art and Drink Wine in the Log House Museum’s beautiful Native Plant Courtyard throughout the summer at our Open Draw events. Meet local artists, see what is blooming, get inspired, and create. Open Draw is a free 21+ event, the wine is $5 per glass.

Standing info:

Event: Open Draw

Create Art and Drink Wine in the Log House Museum’s beautiful Native Plant Courtyard throughout the summer at our Open Draw events. Meet local artists, see what is blooming, get inspired, and create.

The Southwest Seattle Historical Society shares local heritage through preservation, education, and advocacy on the Duwamish Peninsula.

Dates:
· July 26th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm

· August 23rd from 5:00 – 7:00 pm

· September 27th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm

You must be 21+ to attend this event

The event is free; wine costs $5 per glass

Contact: museum@loghousemuseum.org

Jul
27
Fri
2018
Basketball, Street Art, and Pizza @ Neighborhood House High Point
Jul 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Basketball, Street Art, and Pizza

July 13th to August 17th

Fridays

3 pm-5 pm

Location: Basketball Court and street behind Neighborhood House High Point

6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Join us from 3 pm-5 pm for pick-up basketball for middle and high school aged youth and basketball skill activities for younger children on the courts behind Neighborhood House High Point. There will also be art activities set up and led by teaching artists from Nature Consortium. Pizza and beverages will also be provided. The street will be closed to traffic.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Jul
28
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Jul
29
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jul 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Jul
30
Mon
2018
Coast Salish Stories, Art and Design @ Delridge Library
Jul 30 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

At the Delridge Library Branch: Explore Coast Salish design, culture and art with teaching artist Ty Juvinel.

Learn about Coast Salish culture, the significance of paddles, and the different design elements used within Coast Salish art. For ages 7 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.

Aug
3
Fri
2018
Basketball, Street Art, and Pizza @ Neighborhood House High Point
Aug 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Basketball, Street Art, and Pizza

July 13th to August 17th

Fridays

3 pm-5 pm

Location: Basketball Court and street behind Neighborhood House High Point

6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Join us from 3 pm-5 pm for pick-up basketball for middle and high school aged youth and basketball skill activities for younger children on the courts behind Neighborhood House High Point. There will also be art activities set up and led by teaching artists from Nature Consortium. Pizza and beverages will also be provided. The street will be closed to traffic.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

2018 Summer Concert Series at The Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Aug 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

From The Providence Mount St. Vincent:

Aug. 3rd: The Abbagraphs
Playing the pop hits of ABBA and the disco era

Aug. 10th: The Illusion of Elvis by Danny Vernon
The King is back by popular demand!

Aug. 17th: Maia Santell and House Blend
Jazz, Big Band, Contemporary Favorites and Classic Hits

Aug. 24th: The 85th Street Big Band
Featuring swing favorites from the 30s, 40s & 50s

Aug. 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2018

Dinner: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Live music: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

‘Waiting to Derail’ Book Reading and Signing with Thomas O’Keefe – Free & All-Ages @ Easy Street Records
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm

At Easy Street Records in The Junction:

Long before the Grammy nominations, sold-out performances at Carnegie Hall, and Hollywood friends and lovers, Ryan Adams fronted a Raleigh, North Carolina, outfit called Whiskeytown. Lumped into the burgeoning alt-country movement, the band soon landed a major label deal and recorded an instant classic: Strangers Almanac. That’s when tour manager Thomas O’Keefe met the young musician. For the next three years, Thomas was at Ryan’s side: on the tour bus, in the hotels, backstage at the venues. Packed with behind-the-scenes road stories, and, yes, tales of rock star debauchery, Thomas O’Keefe’s new book, “Waiting to Derail: Ryan Adams and Whiskeytown, Alt Country’s Brilliant Wreck” provides a firsthand glimpse into Ryan Adams at the most meaningful and mythical stage of his career. Join us for a special author reading & signing event on 8/3. Free & all ages!

Aug
4
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Aug 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Aug
5
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Aug 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Aug
9
Thu
2018
West Seattle Art Walk
Aug 9 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Second Thursdays, it’s time for the West Seattle Art Walk; follow that link to see venue/artist highlights – and to get the walking map/venue list!

The West Seattle art walk is a monthly art event that is held the second Thursday of each month 5 pm to 9 pm year-round. The art walk is hosted by the local West Seattle merchants who feature a wide range of art and showcase our vibrant artist community.

25th anniversary of The Boot @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm

Each summer, a new group of young writers hones their craft through Southwest Youth & Family Services’ innovative program called Young Writers Workshop or “The Boot.” The program is designed for youth who may be low income or immigrants to express themselves and share their experiences of family, loss, hardship and love through poetry and verse.

“Poetry is my alliance. Not only speaking but creating, together penetrating that blank spot in your mind, the doubt…”
– Poetry by Puao Savusa, The Boot – 2011

But The Boot, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, is much more than a poetry workshop. The ten-week intensive writing program allows students to earn high school credit for their participation and to receive a stipend for their work. This is made possible with funding from the City of Seattle Summer Youth Employment Program and the Department of Education and Early Learning.

The poems and short stories they write are then published and presented to their family, friends, and community. When The Boot began in 1993 it established that, “The Boot [magazine] is for, by and about youth. Featuring poetry, essays and short stories, the writers and editorial staff, most of whom are high school dropouts, focus their work around personal experiences and life on the ‘streets.’ ” The name was originally chosen by participants since they felt they had been “booted” out of school. The classroom where the workshop still take place has held moments of laughter and moments of silence to honor students who were lost.

On August 9th, 2018, Southwest Youth & Family Services will host a night of poetry and storytelling by the 2018 Boot writers and honor the history of the program as presented by the founding facilitator, Andrew Epstein and past participants. Doors open at 6pm at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (4408 Delridge Way SW). Although the event is free, SWYFS asks guests to register at https://bit.ly/2m4R51I

Aug
10
Fri
2018
Basketball, Street Art, and Pizza @ Neighborhood House High Point
Aug 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Basketball, Street Art, and Pizza

July 13th to August 17th

Fridays

3 pm-5 pm

Location: Basketball Court and street behind Neighborhood House High Point

6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Join us from 3 pm-5 pm for pick-up basketball for middle and high school aged youth and basketball skill activities for younger children on the courts behind Neighborhood House High Point. There will also be art activities set up and led by teaching artists from Nature Consortium. Pizza and beverages will also be provided. The street will be closed to traffic.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

2018 Summer Concert Series at The Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Aug 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

From The Providence Mount St. Vincent:

Aug. 3rd: The Abbagraphs
Playing the pop hits of ABBA and the disco era

Aug. 10th: The Illusion of Elvis by Danny Vernon
The King is back by popular demand!

Aug. 17th: Maia Santell and House Blend
Jazz, Big Band, Contemporary Favorites and Classic Hits

Aug. 24th: The 85th Street Big Band
Featuring swing favorites from the 30s, 40s & 50s

Aug. 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2018

Dinner: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Live music: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Latino Cultural Celebrations @ Westcrest Park
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm

LATINO CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS

Each celebration will be headlined by Paraguayan singer and dancer Deseo Carmin bringing her unique blend of Latin rhythms, modern Latin jazz and flamenco-influenced music and dance, accompanied by the amazing guitarist Stoma Andrei. Also featuring a performance piece Aqua, written and performed by Venezuelan Milivia Pacheco and directed by Fernando Luna, exploring the Afro-Latina experience and their connection to water.

Families are encouraged to bring a picnic and enjoy these evenings of music, dance and poetry.

latinotheatreprojects.org

Art Lounge @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art Lounge – doors open at 7 pm. 21+.

Bring your art/craft to the Lounge where you can relax, connect with like-minded neighbors and set your imagination free. Let creativity and spirits flow freely @ HPIC.

(Check the HPIC website for optional art-class offering.)

ANiMA @ Duwamish Waterway Park
Aug 10 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

ANiMA
August 10, Friday, 8:30–10 p.m.
Duwamish Waterway Park

ANiMA is a cultural event celebrating ancestry and heritage through interactive, multimedia performances and storytelling.

Artists perform original music with live projected animation, shadow dancing and puppetry with an invocation led by Korean drumming group Olleam, community activist group Sahngnoksoo and LQ Lion Dance.

This event will occur during the Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival, a time of paying homage to ancestors that are believed to visit the living during this time.

misstangq.com/interactive/#/anima

louischinn.com/jyun-jyun-show

Aug
11
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Aug
12
Sun
2018
Paws & Paint Karaoke Beer Garden Party @ Beveridge Place Pub
Aug 12 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Paws & Paint – Karaoke Beer Garden Party!

Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Location: The Beveridge Place Pub, 6413 California Ave SW, (West) Seattle

The Beveridge Place Pub is closing off the parking lot for their first-ever Paws & Paint Karaoke Beer Garden Party!

Furry Faces Foundation will be there with four canvas sizes, non-toxic paint, and cleanup supplies so your dog can paint a one of a kind masterpiece for you!

KJ Miranda will help you sing your favorite songs from 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm and ensure you are a Rising Star.

The Beveridge Place Pub will be serving four fabulous beers out in the garden (you can always go inside for a larger selection), and are hoping you bring your dancing shoes along with your dogs and singing voice. Food! What about food? Well, BPP has that covered too. They have coordinated with Peel & Press to serve slices of their excellent pizza.

Can your summer Sunday afternoon get any better? Local Beers, Karaoke, Pipin’ Hot Pizza and Dogs-a-Paintin’.

Canvas prices $10-$40. Furry Faces is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Aug 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Aug
15
Wed
2018
Let’s Paint an Orca: A NW Coast Native Art Workshop @ High Point Library
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

At the High Point Branch: Learn how to draw/paint an orca whale with Haida artist Sondra S. Segundo. Registration is required.

Learn about the powerful relationship between the Haida people and the Orca and how to draw a formline orca step by step. Segundo will also read from her book, Killer Whale Eyes. For all ages.

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.

Contact Info: High Point Branch 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
17
Fri
2018
Forest Friday Hikes with Inner Alchemy & The Intuitive Prospecto
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join Maari Falsetto, owner of Inner Alchemy, and Marc Lainhart, The Intutitive Prospector, for Forest Fridays!

This is a free community event to get out together and enjoy our beautiful northwest nature with a hike, meditation and some Qi Gong. We will meet at Inner Alchemy at 8am and return around 2pm. Pack a lunch, water, gear and a Discover pass for parking.

Specific details will be provided to all who register.

“The Mountains are Calling and I Must Go.” -John Muir

Contact Inner Alchemy to register.

Basketball, Street Art, and Pizza @ Neighborhood House High Point
Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Basketball, Street Art, and Pizza

July 13th to August 17th

Fridays

3 pm-5 pm

Location: Basketball Court and street behind Neighborhood House High Point

6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Join us from 3 pm-5 pm for pick-up basketball for middle and high school aged youth and basketball skill activities for younger children on the courts behind Neighborhood House High Point. There will also be art activities set up and led by teaching artists from Nature Consortium. Pizza and beverages will also be provided. The street will be closed to traffic.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

2018 Summer Concert Series at The Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Aug 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

From The Providence Mount St. Vincent:

Aug. 3rd: The Abbagraphs
Playing the pop hits of ABBA and the disco era

Aug. 10th: The Illusion of Elvis by Danny Vernon
The King is back by popular demand!

Aug. 17th: Maia Santell and House Blend
Jazz, Big Band, Contemporary Favorites and Classic Hits

Aug. 24th: The 85th Street Big Band
Featuring swing favorites from the 30s, 40s & 50s

Aug. 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2018

Dinner: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Live music: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

UPDATED TIME – Latino Cultural Celebrations @ Myrtle Reservoir Park
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

**AUGUST 17th NOTE – While the city brochure said 6 pm, we went to Myrtle Park and found no one there, so we researched further and found that the performers’ website says 7 pm – sorry!**

LATINO CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS

Each celebration will be headlined by Paraguayan singer and dancer Deseo Carmin bringing her unique blend of Latin rhythms, modern Latin jazz and flamenco-influenced music and dance, accompanied by the amazing guitarist Stoma Andrei. Also featuring a performance piece Aqua, written and performed by Venezuelan Milivia Pacheco and directed by Fernando Luna, exploring the Afro-Latina experience and their connection to water.

Families are encouraged to bring a picnic and enjoy these evenings of music, dance and poetry.

latinotheatreprojects.org

Aug
18
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Sip and Pour @ The Kenney
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SIP & POUR

Saturday, August 18 • 2–4 pm

Enjoy wine and conversation as you create your own Pour Painting art. Each painting is unique. Local artist Greg Byrge will walk you through the process. No brushes or experience required.

Aug
19
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Aug
20
Mon
2018
Tequila Fortaleza Pairing Dinner @ Mission Cantina
Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tequila Fortaleza Pairing Dinner @ Mission Cantina
August 20 @ 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Cocktail Hour & Live Music 5-6 pm
4-Course Pairing Dinner 6-8 pm

Tickets $75
Please see website

Tickets also available directly @ Eventbrite

Aug
23
Thu
2018
Open Draw at Log House Museum
Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Event: Open Draw

Create Art and Drink Wine in the Log House Museum’s beautiful Native Plant Courtyard throughout the summer at our Open Draw events. Meet local artists, see what is blooming, get inspired, and create.

The Southwest Seattle Historical Society shares local heritage through preservation, education, and advocacy on the Duwamish Peninsula.

Dates:
· July 26th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm

· August 23rd from 5:00 – 7:00 pm

· September 27th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm

You must be 21+ to attend this event

The event is free; wine costs $5 per glass

Contact: museum@loghousemuseum.org

Aug
24
Fri
2018
Duwamish Community Native Art Fair, Swap Meet, Rummage Sale
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for a community Rummage Sale /Native Art Fair and Swap Meet! This is a great event every year and we enjoy having it available to to community. Selling??? Contact us to reserve your Table at $25 for the weekend.

Great way to clean out your garage and make some money. All table fees are donations for the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center. Food will be available for purchase.

Where: Duwamish Longhouse, 4705 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106.
www.duwamishtribe.org. RSVP tables at 206.431.1582.

Duwamish Longhouse Native Art Market & Jumble Days
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Duwamish Longhouse Native Art Market & Jumble Days

WHEN: Aug. 24th & 25th
Fri. & Sat 10 am – 5 pm

Arts and crafts, estate, rummage sale, food

WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W Marginal Way SW,
206.431.1582 – info@duwamishtribe.org

SELLING: $25 for 2 days includes table. Registration Forms – Call Charlene Fetter at 206 431-1582. $ Additional tables $10 ea. based on availability.

Cost: Free – Free admission/parking for shoppers.

2018 Summer Concert Series at The Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Aug 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

From The Providence Mount St. Vincent:

Aug. 3rd: The Abbagraphs
Playing the pop hits of ABBA and the disco era

Aug. 10th: The Illusion of Elvis by Danny Vernon
The King is back by popular demand!

Aug. 17th: Maia Santell and House Blend
Jazz, Big Band, Contemporary Favorites and Classic Hits

Aug. 24th: The 85th Street Big Band
Featuring swing favorites from the 30s, 40s & 50s

Aug. 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2018

Dinner: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Live music: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Aug
25
Sat
2018
Duwamish Community Native Art Fair, Swap Meet, Rummage Sale
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for a community Rummage Sale /Native Art Fair and Swap Meet! This is a great event every year and we enjoy having it available to to community. Selling??? Contact us to reserve your Table at $25 for the weekend.

Great way to clean out your garage and make some money. All table fees are donations for the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center. Food will be available for purchase.

Where: Duwamish Longhouse, 4705 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106.
www.duwamishtribe.org. RSVP tables at 206.431.1582.

Duwamish Longhouse Native Art Market & Jumble Days
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Duwamish Longhouse Native Art Market & Jumble Days

WHEN: Aug. 24th & 25th
Fri. & Sat 10 am – 5 pm

Arts and crafts, estate, rummage sale, food

WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W Marginal Way SW,
206.431.1582 – info@duwamishtribe.org

SELLING: $25 for 2 days includes table. Registration Forms – Call Charlene Fetter at 206 431-1582. $ Additional tables $10 ea. based on availability.

Cost: Free – Free admission/parking for shoppers.

Arts in Nature Festival 2018 @ Camp Long
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

DNDA proudly presents the 19th Annual Arts in Nature Festival at Camp Long in West Seattle!

The 19th Annual Arts in Nature Festival August 25th & 26th at Camp Long will feature art, nature, and neighborhood. The theme for artist presentation is “Convergence”. Artists and audience members are encouraged to engage in active participation with each other, other art disciplines, and with the natural 68-acre landscape of Camp Long. The event is proudly presented by the Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association.

This year, the Arts in Nature Festival is particularly excited to feature music, on August 25th, by Reverend Pat Wright’s Total Experience Gospel Choir, as she is about to retire. The festival will also feature music from artists including Naomi Wachira, De Cajon, and Gamelan Pacifica. For those of you who want to experience poetry in nature, there will be a reading featuring Seattle Civic Poet Anastacia Renee, J Mace III, and Jordan Chaney.

You’ll find multiple intimate but spectacular outdoor performance spaces, weekend-long installations in eight rustic cabin by Shin Yu Pai & Michael Barakat, Robb Kunz, Celeste Cooning, Markeith Wiley & Laura Aschoff, and more!

There will be visual installations by Vaughn Bell, Sarah Kavage & Aaron Haba, live mural painting by Angelina Villalobos and Roache the Muralist.

You can become part of the festivities and create your own works of art in nature by participating in multiple interactive, family-friendly art activities, including performance by Northwest Puppet Center, linocuts, capoeira demonstrations & a labyrinth.

If you get hungry there will be a convoy of delicious, local food trucks and a beer garden where you can wet your whistle!

Information on The Arts In Nature Festival and Ticket Prices

Saturday August 25th from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Sunday August 26th from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

One-day tickets:

Adult/Individual: $10 advance / $12 day-of

Students/Seniors: $8 advance / $10 day-of

Kids aged 10-17: $5 advance / $6 day-of

Kids under 10: Free

Full weekend pass:

Friend of the Festival: $50

Your ticket includes a sponsorship for a low-income youth to experience the festival who would not be able to attend otherwise. You will receive a Full Weekend Pass, “Friend of the Festival” button, a special gift, and an exclusive invitation to our VIP Lodge Lounge event on Saturday, August 25. Thank you for your support!

Adult/Individual: $16 advance / $20 day-of

Students/Seniors: $12 advance / $16 day-of

Kids aged 10-17: $8 advance / $10 day-of

Kids under 10: Free

Scholarships available: Please call 206-923-0917 for more information.

Location: Camp Long
5200 35th Ave SW

Phone: 206-684-7434

Location URL: https://www.seattle.gov/parks/find/centers/camp-long

dnda.org/festival
Direct Ticket Link

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Bus Tour of Sacred Duwamish Sights
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Saturday, August 25, 2018 – 2-5 pm

Bus Tour of Sacred Duwamish Sights

With world famous historian David M. Buerge and author of the acclaimed

biography Chief Seattle and the Town That Took His Name

(Seattle: Sasquatch Books, 2017).

Seating is limited.

Tickets are $40 per person.

Reservations by August 1st.

telephone 206-935-6530.

email deogloria@foxinternet.com

Be sure to not miss this unique event.

First Lutheran Church of West Seattle

Aug
26
Sun
2018
Arts in Nature Festival 2018 @ Camp Long
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

DNDA proudly presents the 19th Annual Arts in Nature Festival at Camp Long in West Seattle!

The 19th Annual Arts in Nature Festival August 25th & 26th at Camp Long will feature art, nature, and neighborhood. The theme for artist presentation is “Convergence”. Artists and audience members are encouraged to engage in active participation with each other, other art disciplines, and with the natural 68-acre landscape of Camp Long. The event is proudly presented by the Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association.

This year, the Arts in Nature Festival is particularly excited to feature music, on August 25th, by Reverend Pat Wright’s Total Experience Gospel Choir, as she is about to retire. The festival will also feature music from artists including Naomi Wachira, De Cajon, and Gamelan Pacifica. For those of you who want to experience poetry in nature, there will be a reading featuring Seattle Civic Poet Anastacia Renee, J Mace III, and Jordan Chaney.

You’ll find multiple intimate but spectacular outdoor performance spaces, weekend-long installations in eight rustic cabin by Shin Yu Pai & Michael Barakat, Robb Kunz, Celeste Cooning, Markeith Wiley & Laura Aschoff, and more!

There will be visual installations by Vaughn Bell, Sarah Kavage & Aaron Haba, live mural painting by Angelina Villalobos and Roache the Muralist.

You can become part of the festivities and create your own works of art in nature by participating in multiple interactive, family-friendly art activities, including performance by Northwest Puppet Center, linocuts, capoeira demonstrations & a labyrinth.

If you get hungry there will be a convoy of delicious, local food trucks and a beer garden where you can wet your whistle!

Information on The Arts In Nature Festival and Ticket Prices

Saturday August 25th from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Sunday August 26th from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

One-day tickets:

Adult/Individual: $10 advance / $12 day-of

Students/Seniors: $8 advance / $10 day-of

Kids aged 10-17: $5 advance / $6 day-of

Kids under 10: Free

Full weekend pass:

Friend of the Festival: $50

Your ticket includes a sponsorship for a low-income youth to experience the festival who would not be able to attend otherwise. You will receive a Full Weekend Pass, “Friend of the Festival” button, a special gift, and an exclusive invitation to our VIP Lodge Lounge event on Saturday, August 25. Thank you for your support!

Adult/Individual: $16 advance / $20 day-of

Students/Seniors: $12 advance / $16 day-of

Kids aged 10-17: $8 advance / $10 day-of

Kids under 10: Free

Scholarships available: Please call 206-923-0917 for more information.

Location: Camp Long
5200 35th Ave SW

Phone: 206-684-7434

Location URL: https://www.seattle.gov/parks/find/centers/camp-long

dnda.org/festival
Direct Ticket Link

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Sep
1
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Sep 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Sep
2
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Sep 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Sep
7
Fri
2018
‘A Night in Spain’ Paella Dinner & live Flamenco @ West Seattle Senior Center
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

On Friday September 7th, the West Seattle Senior Center is hosting “A Night in Spain” Paella Dinner at 6 pm.

Presented by Jim Yragui and Anne Marie Murray. It only happens once a year and it’s delicious! Reservations must be prepaid. You do not have to be a senior to attend! RSVP by Wednesday, September 5.

Program:
6:00 pm – Tapas and Sangria (1 glass included, $3/additional glass)
6:45 pm – Ensalada Piperada (Salad)
7:00 pm – Main course: Paella Valenciana presented and served
7:45 pm – Dessert: Sorbet de Champan’

Tickets: $20 Member / $25 NonMember
($25 at the door if available)
Tickets are available on the homepage at www.sc-ws.org or you can call our front desk 206-932-4044 x 1. This event can sell out, so please get your tickets early!

Proceeds of this event help support the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Sep
8
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Sep
9
Sun
2018
Our Lady of Guadalupe School Art Walk @ Walmesley Center
Sep 9 @ 10:56 am – 11:56 am

What: Our Lady of Guadalupe Art Walk
When: Saturday, September 29 at 6-9 pm
Where: Walmesley Center, 3401 SW Myrtle St at 35th Ave SW

Please join the West Seattle community as we celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe School and amazing local artists as we host our First Annual Art Walk. Tasty food, local beer and wine and music from the Garfield High School Jazz Quartet will be present for your enjoyment! Purchase tickets online now. Adults-only event

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Sep
13
Thu
2018
West Seattle Art Walk
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Second Thursdays, it’s time for the West Seattle Art Walk; follow that link to see venue/artist highlights – and to get the walking map/venue list!

The West Seattle art walk is a monthly art event that is held the second Thursday of each month 5 pm to 9 pm year-round. The art walk is hosted by the local West Seattle merchants who feature a wide range of art and showcase our vibrant artist community.

Second Thursday OUT! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for our Fall round-up. We’ll meeet at the Center at 6 pm for social hour and dinner followed by “Share a Story.” Relate a story about your best vacation, summer adventures, or a coming out store, etc. All are welcome, no membership required.

No advanced registration necessary.

“Second Thursday Out – where the LGBTQ community and their family and friends gather at the SCWS for an evening OUT!”

Sep
14
Fri
2018
Art Lounge @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art Lounge – doors open at 7 pm. 21+.

Bring your art/craft to the Lounge where you can relax, connect with like-minded neighbors and set your imagination free. Let creativity and spirits flow freely @ HPIC.

(Check the HPIC website for optional art-class offering.)

Sep
15
Sat
2018
Oktoberfest at Ounces
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Oktoberfest!
Saturday, 9/15 from 12-10 pm

Details: Bust out your lederhosen and head to Ounces for Oktoberfest! We’ve got tasty German eats, live music from The Bavarian Beer Garden Band, tons of local breweries, and plenty of German-style beer on tap! Plus, contests, free giveaways and fun galore! Family friendly and FREE for all!

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Sep
16
Sun
2018
Paws & Paint – Yappy Hour and Dog Adoption Event @ West Seattle Nursery
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Paws & Paint – Yappy Hour and Dog Adoption Event

Benefiting: Furry Faces Foundation
Sunday Only! Sept 16, 2018, 1 pm – 4 pm
Location: West Seattle Nursery and Garden Center

Address: 5275 California Ave SW

Music Guest: Tim Scallon

Rescue Guest: Emerald City Pet Rescue and Seattle Animal Shelter

Everyone’s dog is a famous artist at Paws & Paint, creating a one of a kind masterpiece you will treasure for years to come! Yes, your dog really does paint! We have sponges; we have non-toxic, washable paw-paints; we have canvases; you have your dog(s)! Four sizes to choose from, priced at $10, $20, $30 and $40.

Looking to adopt a new family member? Emerald City Pet Rescue and Seattle Animal Shelter will be there with dogs that are just waiting to meet and charm you! They can also answer many of your pressing questions such as, how do I introduce our newly adopted dog to our resident cats and dog?

Don’t eat lunch! Mini street tacos – both vegetarian and meat- will be available, along with chips, salsa, and a fruit bar. Need something cold to drink? How about a beer? Vino Verde? Or ice cold Soda?

While you enjoy your food and company, take a seat in the beautiful West Seattle Nursery and listen to Tim Scallon’s vocals, keyboard, and guitar. Then get up and pursue the Nursery, Gift Shop and Garden Center. It is impossible to walk out without a stunning plant or unique gift item.

Art sale & fundraiser
Sep 16 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

You’re invited to a garden party in West Seattle!

Flower to the 2nd Power is hosting a studio sale of handmade glass flowers created from vintage glassware. See www.flowertothe2ndpower.etsy.com for samples of the artwork.

Come anytime between 3 – 7 to enjoy refreshments and view glass flowers displayed throughout the artists garden. Art will be available for purchase, for hourly silent auction and as raffle prizes. Other prizes are from Next to Nature, Trader Joe’s and sponsors to be announced.

During the party, 20% of sales profits, 100% of silent auction revenue & 100% of raffle revenue will be donated to Two at a Time, a West Seattle non-profit whose mission is to provide care and safe places for the pets of those fleeing domestic violence in the Puget Sound Region. See www.twoatatime.org for more information.

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Khmer Music Night – all ages event
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

At the Skylark:

Join us for a night of dancing featuring Cambodian contemporary pop music.

Dj Jenny will be spinning tracks from artists such as Vuthea, Srey Leak, Jivit1 and more!

* DJ Jenny : Khmer pop mix

* Royal Crown : Production duo showcasing Khmer inspired hip-hop beats and golden era tech-house mashups

7 – 11 pm

All ages! $10 suggested donation.

Skylark Cafe, West Seattle

Sep
18
Tue
2018
Westside Job Fair 2018 @ Great American Diner and Bar
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Second-ever Westside Job Fair, presented by the West Seattle Junction Association and West Seattle Chamber of Commerce (and WSB as the media sponsor) – bring your resumé! Many local businesses are participating and will be interviewing on site. Watch for the list of participants to keep growing, and look for more information, by going here.

Welcoming Week at the West Seattle YMCA
Sep 18 @ 4:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm

The West Seattle Y will once again be participating in Welcoming Week, a national initiative of Welcoming America . Welcoming Week is an annual series of events; bringing together immigrant/ newcomer and U.S. born residents in a spirit of unity. From September 15-24th, we’ll be offering free events open to anyone in the community.

o Around the World Cuisine Sampler- All Ages!

Tuesday, September 18th 4-6 pm at the West Seattle YMCA

o World Dance Party- All Ages!

Friday, September 21st 6-8 pm at the West Seattle YMCA

o Harvest of an Empire Film Screening and Panel (recommended for ages 16 and above)

Saturday, September 22 10 am-2 pm at the West Seattle YMCA

Sep
22
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Sep
23
Sun
2018
Lantern Festival & Lantern Competition @ Southwest Teen Life Center
Sep 23 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Please join us for the Lantern Festival & Lantern Competition on
Sunday, September 23rd, 4:30 pm-8:00 pm.
Southwest Teen Life Center
2801 SW Thistle Street

There will be lion dance, cultural performances, and art & craft for kids and much more….

More info on the official flyer!

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Sep
27
Thu
2018
Open Draw at Log House Museum
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Event: Open Draw

Create Art and Drink Wine in the Log House Museum’s beautiful Native Plant Courtyard throughout the summer at our Open Draw events. Meet local artists, see what is blooming, get inspired, and create.

The Southwest Seattle Historical Society shares local heritage through preservation, education, and advocacy on the Duwamish Peninsula.

Dates:
· July 26th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm

· August 23rd from 5:00 – 7:00 pm

· September 27th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm

You must be 21+ to attend this event

The event is free; wine costs $5 per glass

Contact: museum@loghousemuseum.org

Sep
29
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

OLG Art Walk @ Walmesley Center
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

What: Our Lady of Guadalupe Art Walk
When: Saturday, September 29 at 6-9 pm
Where: Walmesley Center, 3401 SW Myrtle St at 35th Ave SW

Please join the West Seattle community as we celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe School and amazing local artists as we host our First Annual Art Walk. Tasty food, local beer and wine and music from the Garfield High School Jazz Quartet will be present for your enjoyment! Purchase tickets online now.

Sep
30
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Oct
6
Sat
2018
West Duwamish Greenbelt history walk
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am

Saturday, October 6, 10 a.m.

Walk the West Duwamish Greenbelt with South Seattle College historian Randy Nelson to learn more about the history of the greenbelt. We will explore the route of the old Highland Park/Burien railroad that operated from 1912 to 1929, learn about the sand and gravel operations from the 1920s to the 1960s, and the plans for the “Sound Way” freeway that would have run through West Seattle. Meet at the trailhead at 14th Ave. SW and SW Holly St. More information at wdgtrails.wordpress.com.

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Oct
7
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Oct
11
Thu
2018
West Seattle Art Walk
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Second Thursdays, it’s time for the West Seattle Art Walk; follow that link to see venue/artist highlights – and to get the walking map/venue list!

The West Seattle art walk is a monthly art event that is held the second Thursday of each month 5 pm to 9 pm year-round. The art walk is hosted by the local West Seattle merchants who feature a wide range of art and showcase our vibrant artist community.

Oct
12
Fri
2018
HPIC’s Harvest Dinner and Talent Show @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Welcome Fall with HPIC members and neighbors at our annual harvest dinner – you bring the dish and we open the cash the bar!

Emceed by Hansel Spicer & Miz G

Doors open at 6 pm
Dinner 6:30 – 7:15

Bring a potluck dish to share plus non-perishable food or money for the food bank.

Get ready for Talent Show 7:15
Bring your 3 minute act: Sign up: hpic1919@gmail.com

Art Lounge @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art Lounge – doors open at 7 pm. 21+.

Bring your art/craft to the Lounge where you can relax, connect with like-minded neighbors and set your imagination free. Let creativity and spirits flow freely @ HPIC.

(Check the HPIC website for optional art-class offering.)

Oct
13
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

See Art/e- Art: Etsy & The Online Marketplace @ Southwest Library
Oct 13 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Intro to Etsy and online marketplace websites.

Come to this class for an introduction to Etsy, a website that allows users to sell handmade and vintage items. Additional online marketplace websites will also be explored.

The See Art/e-Art series is part of the 27th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and sponsored by the Friends of the Southwest Branch Library.

Haunted Hike @ Kiwanis Schoenwald Park
Oct 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Haunted Hike

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Kiwanis Schoenwald Park

16030 Sylvester Road SW

Burien, WA

(Drive behind Sylvester Middle School)

5:30-8:30 pm

Boy Scout Troop 360 (Lake Burien Presbyterian Church) is hosting this great family event. Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops, and other community groups from across the region, are coming together to offer a haunted hike this Saturday, October 13, for all kids and their families in the West Seattle area. The cost is $2 per person. There will be Halloween-themed displays and activities along the trails throughout this beautiful, forested park.

Everyone should bring a flashlight to help as they walk from display to display because the trails can be very dark. There will also be Halloween treats available at many of the displays. Roasting monkey brains that strangely look a lot like marshmallows will occur as well. The kids will have lots of fun, and this event is a great way to learn more about the many Scouting youth programs that are available to families in the area.

And the rumors that a 10-foot tall T-Rex skeleton will be roving the park in search of Cub Scouts to eat may be true. But our hero Boy Scouts, using spears, will be protecting all kids from this largest carnivore in King County. Listen for the roaring as you start your hike.

Oct
14
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Oct 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Oct
17
Wed
2018
Discover the Wonders of an Urban, Old-Growth Forest @ Schmitz Preserve Park
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Discover the Wonders of an Urban, Old-Growth Forest- FREE!

Activity #186965

Wed Oct 17

10 am-11:30 am

Location: Schmitz Preserve Park, 5551 SW Admiral Way

Wander among giants of the forest at West Seattle’s Schmitz Park with a retired park ranger, Pat Pilcher, as your guide. Whether your relationship with trees is a casual fling or a passionate affair, you will discover facts and hear stories about these marvelous plants that may change your perception of trees. The walk will explore the essence of the old growth forest that once covered most of the Puget Sound area to understand and appreciate our bond with this exceptional environment. During the walk we’ll learn key characteristics to aid in identifying many native trees. This is an interactive experience that encourages participation while respecting your perspective and shared wisdom. Meet at the Admiral Way entrance and be prepared for muddy trails and possible rainy weather. To register, contact John.Hasslinger@Seattle.gov or call 206-256-5403.

Oct
18
Thu
2018
Photography exhibit @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Oct 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Providence ElderPlace West Seattle will host “Portraits of Providence ElderPlace,” an exhibit of black and white photographs of its participants, caregivers and volunteers.

An open house for the community will be held 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18, 2018, at Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave. SW Seattle. The public is invited to browse the artwork and hear photographer Terry Rogers, M.D., explain his inspiration for the silhouettes. Rogers previously served as medical director for Providence ElderPlace. Celebrate the beauty of aging, network with senior health care providers, and enjoy appetizers, wine, and a raffle drawing.

Guests are also invited to tour the Providence ElderPlace geriatric clinic/adult day health center. Parking is available in the parking lot or on residential streets surrounding Providence Mount St. Vincent.

Providence ElderPlace West Seattle is a stand-alone program housed at Providence Mount St. Vincent assisted living and skilled nursing home. It offers West and South Seattle residents an innovative program that provides medical care and social services to seniors who wish to continue to live in the community, thus avoiding or minimizing stays in hospitals and nursing homes.

Oct
20
Sat
2018
See Art, Make Art: Mini-Altares @ Southwest Library
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

See Art/Make Art: Mini-Altares

Mini-Altares art project led by Seattle artist and educator Amaranta Ibarra-Sandys

At the end of this art class you will take home your mini-altares with clay figures. This workshop is intended for ages 7-adult and is ideal for multi age groups.

The See Art/Make Art series is part of the 27th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southwest Branch Library.

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Spiders of the Duwamish @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

WHAT: Spiders of the Duwamish — Talk & Walk
WHEN: Oct. 20, 2018, 1-3 pm. Doors open at 11 am.

FREE – Educational and Interesting. There’s more to know about Puget Sound Spiders. In partnership with the Seattle Parks Department we are offering an informative workshop led by an expert in local spiders. What a great way to get ready for Halloween. Learn everything you ever wanted to know from an expert.
Explore the “Web of Life” along Chief Seattle’s Duwamish River. Talk at Longhouse followed by walk at nearby Herring House Park. Naturalist, Jeff Rahlmann. Free admission & parking.

WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center

206.431.1852, dts@qwestoffice.net, www.duwamishtribe.org

See Art, e-Art: Putty 3D @ Southwest Library
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Learn to create in 3D with Putty 3D, a digital sculpting tool for the iPad.

Learn 3D sculpting basics on the iPad with Putty 3D. Use a library iPad or bring your own. (Use of library iPads on a first come first served basis, or you may bring your own iPad with the downloaded app.)

The See Art/e- Art series is part of the 27th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and sponsored by the Friends of the Southwest Branch Library.

Oct
21
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Oct
25
Thu
2018
Art Show Benefit for West Seattle Food Bank @ C & P Coffee Company
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

October 25

Art Show benefit for WS Food Bank.

7 to 9 pm, C&P Coffee, food donations accepted.

Oct
27
Sat
2018
See Art/Make Art: Reverse Glass Painting @ Southwest Library
Oct 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

See Art/Make Art: Reverse Glass Painting

DATE Saturday, October 27, 2018
TIME 10:30 am – 12:00 pm PDT
WHERE Southwest Branch
AUDIENCE Kids & Families, Teens, Adults
LANGUAGE English
SUMMARY Glass painting art project led by Seattle artist and educator Lene Sangster.
DESCRIPTION At the end of this art class you will take home your plexi-glass painting. This workshop is intended for ages 7-adult and is ideal for multi age groups.

The See Art/Make Art series is part of the 27th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southwest Branch Library.
NOTES Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

See Art/e- Art: Cellphone Photography @ Southwest Library
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

See Art/e- Art: Cellphone Photography

DATE Saturday, October 27, 2018
TIME 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm PDT
WHERE Southwest Branch
AUDIENCE Teens, Adults
LANGUAGE English
SUMMARY Learn how to go beyond automatic to make your cellphone camera do what you want it to.
DESCRIPTION Explore what those other modes and settings on your cellphone camera can do for your photographs. Also, discuss some basic principles of designing a compelling photograph. For all levels of experience, shooting any cellphone camera.

The See Art/e- Art series is part of the 27th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and sponsored by the Friends of the Southwest Branch Library.
NOTES Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Oct
28
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Nov
3
Sat
2018
See Art/Make Art: Self-Portrait Painting @ Southwest Library
Nov 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

See Art/Make Art: Self Portrait Painting

DATE Saturday, November 03, 2018
TIME 10:30 am – 12:00 pm PDT
WHERE Southwest Branch
AUDIENCE Kids & Families, Teens, Adults
LANGUAGE English
SUMMARY Self-portrait painting project led by Seattle artist and educator Angelina Villalobos.
DESCRIPTION At the end of this art class you will take home your self-portrait painting. This workshop is intended for ages 10-adult and is ideal for multi age groups.

The See Art/Make Art series is part of the 27th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southwest Branch Library.

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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Nov 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

DNDA Let’s Talk Race series: Restorative Justice and Healing @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 3 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us for a screening of Healing Justice as we ground ourselves in practices of Restorative Justice. Humanity is in the midst of making a profound transformation, it is time for us to transition from a time of overwhelming strife to one of unity. As the well-being of our society is imperiled, we need to pay more attention to the patterns of our own behavior and actions. Our journey towards personal healing sets the trajectory for cultural healing, which leads to the healing of our world.

Facilitated by Sophie Theriault and Gerry Ebalaroza-Tunnell

FREE and open to the community, please register online at: tinyurl.com/raceseries8

Free Child Care and Community Dinner Provided

For more information and accessibility needs contact Nafasi Ferrell at nafasi@dnda.org.

See Art/e-Art: Painting On The iPad @ Southwest Library
Nov 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

See Art/e-Art: Painting On The iPad

DATE Saturday, November 03, 2018
TIME 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm PDT
WHERE Southwest Branch
AUDIENCE Kids & Families, Teens, Adults
LANGUAGE English
SUMMARY 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.

DESCRIPTION Learn how to paint and sketch using “Artrage,” natural painting software for the iPad. Use a library iPad or bring your own. (Use of library iPads on a first-come first-served basis, or you may bring your own iPad with the downloaded app.)

The See Art/e- Art series is part of the 27th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and sponsored by the Friends of the Southwest Branch Library.
NOTES Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Nov
4
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Nov
7
Wed
2018
Understanding Your Cultural Lens for Our Multicultural Community @ Our Lady of Guadalupe
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Understanding Your Cultural Lens for Our Multicultural Community

Wednesday, November 7 from 7 – 9 pm in the Walmesley Center (gym), 7000 35th Ave SW,
Information: www.olgseattle.org

This is an interactive workshop to explore our cultural lenses. Cultural lenses affect how we walk through the world and how we interact with people from different cultural backgrounds.
Key concepts:

*Moving beyond cultural competency to values of cultural humility
*Respectful communication guidelines and practices
*Exercises to recognize and explore one’s cultural framework
*Understand the interplay of our own culture within dominant culture
*Embodies practices to cultivate self-awareness in interactions

Nov
8
Thu
2018
West Seattle Art Walk
Nov 8 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Second Thursdays, it’s time for the West Seattle Art Walk; follow that link to see venue/artist highlights – and to get the walking map/venue list!

The West Seattle art walk is a monthly art event that is held the second Thursday of each month 5 pm to 9 pm year-round. The art walk is hosted by the local West Seattle merchants who feature a wide range of art and showcase our vibrant artist community.

Nov
9
Fri
2018
Fauntleroy Fine Art and Holiday Gift Show 2018 @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Show @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov. 9 @ 5:00-8:00 pm
16 area artists and artistic crafters will show, sell, and discuss their work during this 11th annual event in Fellowship Hall, 9140 California Ave. SW.

Nov. 10 @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Nov. 11 @ 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Participants:

Melissa Aaron – Spice blends & teas

Michelle Aitken – Beach-inspired ceramics

Mary Anderson – Whimsical cashmere & fleece hats

Leslee Avery-Beausoliel – Cold-pressed soaps & dog shampoo

Sonja Bergstrom – SheepPAL footstools

Saki Uehara-Bingen – Hand-designed mandala products

Gretchen Curtis – Hand-knitted textiles

Josephine DeLellis – Collages, shadow boxes & collage kits

Natalie Fobes – Prints, mobiles & notecards

Esperanza Robles-Lazo – Delicate wire-wrapped jewelry

Johanna Lindsay – Playful glass & wire jewelry

Kate Lorenzini – Fine greeting cards, packaging & paper sundries

Dee Miller – Garden art

Marise Miville – Nature-inspired handmade jewelry

David Somers – Wood turnings, engravings, carvings & paintings

Linda Thorson – Molded concrete yard art & birdhouses

Art Lounge @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art Lounge – doors open at 7 pm. 21+.

Bring your art/craft to the Lounge where you can relax, connect with like-minded neighbors and set your imagination free. Let creativity and spirits flow freely @ HPIC.

(Check the HPIC website for optional art-class offering.)

Nov
10
Sat
2018
Fauntleroy Fine Art and Holiday Gift Show 2018 @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Show @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov. 9 @ 5:00-8:00 pm
16 area artists and artistic crafters will show, sell, and discuss their work during this 11th annual event in Fellowship Hall, 9140 California Ave. SW.

Nov. 10 @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Nov. 11 @ 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Fauntleroy Fine Art and Holiday Gift Show 2018 @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Show @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov. 9 @ 5:00-8:00 pm
16 area artists and artistic crafters will show, sell, and discuss their work during this 11th annual event in Fellowship Hall, 9140 California Ave. SW.

Nov. 10 @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Nov. 11 @ 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Participants:

Melissa Aaron – Spice blends & teas

Michelle Aitken – Beach-inspired ceramics

Mary Anderson – Whimsical cashmere & fleece hats

Leslee Avery-Beausoliel – Cold-pressed soaps & dog shampoo

Sonja Bergstrom – SheepPAL footstools

Saki Uehara-Bingen – Hand-designed mandala products

Gretchen Curtis – Hand-knitted textiles

Josephine DeLellis – Collages, shadow boxes & collage kits

Natalie Fobes – Prints, mobiles & notecards

Esperanza Robles-Lazo – Delicate wire-wrapped jewelry

Johanna Lindsay – Playful glass & wire jewelry

Kate Lorenzini – Fine greeting cards, packaging & paper sundries

Dee Miller – Garden art

Marise Miville – Nature-inspired handmade jewelry

David Somers – Wood turnings, engravings, carvings & paintings

Linda Thorson – Molded concrete yard art & birdhouses

Veterans Day Spaghetti Dinner @ American Legion Post 160
Nov 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle is proud to present its annual Veterans Day Spaghetti Dinner.

All active duty, reserve, national guard, military veterans, and their families are invited to enjoy a complimentary meal. No RSVP’s are needed.

Dinner served at 5:30 pm. Program at 6 pm.

Here’s the flyer.

Nov
11
Sun
2018
Fauntleroy Fine Art and Holiday Gift Show 2018 @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Show @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov. 9 @ 5:00-8:00 pm
16 area artists and artistic crafters will show, sell, and discuss their work during this 11th annual event in Fellowship Hall, 9140 California Ave. SW.

Nov. 10 @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Nov. 11 @ 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Participants:

Melissa Aaron – Spice blends & teas

Michelle Aitken – Beach-inspired ceramics

Mary Anderson – Whimsical cashmere & fleece hats

Leslee Avery-Beausoliel – Cold-pressed soaps & dog shampoo

Sonja Bergstrom – SheepPAL footstools

Saki Uehara-Bingen – Hand-designed mandala products

Gretchen Curtis – Hand-knitted textiles

Josephine DeLellis – Collages, shadow boxes & collage kits

Natalie Fobes – Prints, mobiles & notecards

Esperanza Robles-Lazo – Delicate wire-wrapped jewelry

Johanna Lindsay – Playful glass & wire jewelry

Kate Lorenzini – Fine greeting cards, packaging & paper sundries

Dee Miller – Garden art

Marise Miville – Nature-inspired handmade jewelry

David Somers – Wood turnings, engravings, carvings & paintings

Linda Thorson – Molded concrete yard art & birdhouses

Fauntleroy Fine Art and Holiday Gift Show 2018 @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Show @ Fauntleroy Church

Nov. 9 @ 5:00-8:00 pm
16 area artists and artistic crafters will show, sell, and discuss their work during this 11th annual event in Fellowship Hall, 9140 California Ave. SW.

Nov. 10 @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Nov. 11 @ 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Participating artists:

Melissa Aaron – Spice blends & teas

Michelle Aitken – Beach-inspired ceramics

Mary Anderson – Whimsical cashmere & fleece hats

Leslee Avery-Beausoliel – Cold-pressed soaps & dog shampoo

Sonja Bergstrom – SheepPAL footstools

Saki Uehara-Bingen – Hand-designed mandala products

Gretchen Curtis – Hand-knitted textiles

Josephine DeLellis – Collages, shadow boxes & collage kits

Natalie Fobes – Prints, mobiles & notecards

Esperanza Robles-Lazo – Delicate wire-wrapped jewelry

Johanna Lindsay – Playful glass & wire jewelry

Kate Lorenzini – Fine greeting cards, packaging & paper sundries

Dee Miller – Garden art

Marise Miville – Nature-inspired handmade jewelry

David Somers – Wood turnings, engravings, carvings & paintings

Linda Thorson – Molded concrete yard art & birdhouses

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Nov 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Nov
14
Wed
2018
‘Open Borders’ by Betsy Bell – Book Reading & Signing @ HomeStreet Bank
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Betsy Bell’s memoir ‘Open Borders‘ about her involvement with the anti-nuclear movement called Target Seattle in the 1980s is available October 16th from your local bookstore, Amazon, Barnes and Noble. HomeStreet Bank is hosting a book reading and signing on November 14th from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Join Betsy and your friends for an after-hours launch party.

Nov
17
Sat
2018
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair @ C & P Coffee Company
Nov 17 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

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

November 17 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

This will be a one day, free event featuring unique, local arts and crafts for sale at the coffee shop. Jewelry, toys, clothing, prints, paintings, furniture, and more.

Junction True Value Holiday Open House & Food Drive
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Junction True Value Christmas Open House
Saturday, November 17 from 10 a.m. To 2 p.m.

Join us for Junction True Value Hardware’s Annual Christmas Open House.

Enter the ugly sweater contest. The winner receives a $100 Junction True Value Gift Card!

Enjoy Christmas carolers, homemade cookies, hot apple cider, free popcorn, free gifts, and giveaways.

Enter drawings for a 4 Burner LP BBQ Grill and a boy’s bike and girl’s bike.

20% off on all regularly priced Christmas decorations.

Once again, we will have a donation area set up to benefit the West Seattle Food Bank. Please bring non-perishable, canned and packaged foods with you to the Christmas Open House.

Junction True Value
4747 44th Ave SW
206-932-0450

West Seattle High School Mini Cheer Camp
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The WSHS Cheerleaders will be holding a Mini Cheer Camp Saturday, November 17, 2018 in the West Seattle High School Gym from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

K-8th grade kids will have a great time learning fun cheers and making crafts with the Westside cheerleaders. Campers will receive a T-shirt and official team hair bow, picture of themselves with the cheerleaders, AND will perform as an honorary West Seattle Cheerleader at an upcoming home basketball game!

8th Graders Welcomed. Get help for our 2019-2020 Try-Outs

The cost of this camp is $60. Registration paperwork and payment are due by November 5, 2018 to be guaranteed a T-shirt the day of camp. Space is limited, so register early to ensure your spot.

Contact Nadine Nguyen at wshsminicheercamp@gmail.com (for registration/questions).

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Beer Church Turkey Bowl 2018 @ West Seattle Bowl
Nov 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

It’s the 20th anniversary of Beer Church Turkey Bowl!

This year, we will be bowling at the West Seattle Bowl on Saturday, November 17th at 5:30 to benefit the West Seattle Food Bank.

Lanes are completely sold out. Even so, we encourage the community to come join the fun.
– enter to win raffle prizes (tickets are $5, must be present to win; drawing will be around 7 pm)
– bring non-perishable food donations
– try a Beer Church IPA – a collaboration beer by Two Beers Brewing, Georgetown Brewing and Airways Brewing to benefit the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of American, Northwest Chapter

We’ve stopped counting, but at some point we figured out that the Beer Church community has donated over $100,000 to charity in all these years of bowling. Roll on!

Nov
18
Sun
2018
Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Ethical Trade Sale @ Walmesley Center
Nov 18 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Our Lady of Guadalupe’s annual Catholic Relief Services Ethical Trade Sale is coming up on Sunday, November 18 from 9:30 am-1:00 pm in the Walmesley Center (7000 35th Ave SW).

We live in an era of unprecedented economic interdependence. Ethical Trade seeks to change the ways in which conventional trade often leaves behind the most vulnerable people. By buying Ethical Trade, you support the efforts of skilled farmers and artisans working to break the cycle of poverty and to build stronger communities. Employers also assure that workers are treated with dignity and that forced labor is not part of the supply chain.

At the sale, you’ll find unique gift items, including chocolates, Advent calendars, nativities, crosses, holiday and home décor, scarves, ornaments, baskets, and much more. In addition to Ethical Trade items, you’ll find: holiday cards from Noel House (a Catholic Community Services shelter for homeless women), tasty treats sold by the Pre-K and 3rd grade classes to benefit WestSide Baby, Tanzanian rosaries and batiks items from Maryknoll, Catholic lip and beard balms benefiting youth ministry, Purpose Jewelry made by women who escaped Human Trafficking, and Olivewood Items from the Holy Land. While you browse, be sure to sample free Fair Trade coffee provided by Pura Vida.

Proceeds go to Catholic Relief Services and OLG’s efforts to bring Fair Trade coffee and tea to our events.

Information, Jennifer 206-935-0358 x.120 or jibach@olgseattle.org.

Southwest Stories: Washington At War – The Evergreen State In World War I @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Presented by the Southwest Seattle Historical Society:

Public historian Lorraine McConaghy offers a “Readers’ Theater,” where audience members participate in reading a script out aloud on “Washington at War: The Evergreen State in World War I.”

Lorraine McConaghy begins the program with an illustrated introduction to the war’s themes before offering a “Readers’ Theater,” a script that is read aloud together, allowing participants to speak the history they are discovering. The script includes excerpts from newspapers, diaries, writings, speeches and correspondence, and is based on extensive research in primary source material focused on the war’s impact on Washington – and how Washington impacted the war. The reading covers the period 1914-1919. Lorraine will tailor her remarks to West Seattle, on the Great War home front.

Lorraine McConaghy is a public historian. At the Museum of History & Industry and Washington State History Museum, her work as historian and curator has dealt with Washington at war during the Treaty War of 1855-56, the Civil War, World War I, and World War II.

This talk is presented by Humanities Washington, the Southwest Seattle Historical Society, and The Seattle Public Library. It is part of Southwest Stories, a series offering monthly presentations on the history of West Seattle and the Duwamish Peninsula on the third Sundays at the five branches in West Seattle.

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

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Nov 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Nov
19
Mon
2018
South Seattle College poetry reading @ Olympic Hall
Nov 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

SOUTH’S ANNUAL POETRY READING

Monday, November 19

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Olympic Hall Theatre

SOUTH SEATTLE COLLEGE

FROM THE PAGE TO THE STAGE

Please join Mike Hickey’s incredibly talented & brilliant ENGL 151 creative writing class for some original beast mode poetry that is guaranteed to rock your world!

Nov
22
Thu
2018
Hall at Fauntleroy’s Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Nov 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for a free Community Thanksgiving meal at the Hall at Fauntleroy in West Seattle on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22nd, from 12 noon to 3:00 PM. All are welcome for a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings.

This is the 20th year that Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes owners Meg and David Haggerty and David Meckstroth have hosted this dinner. They are joined by a wonderful group of volunteers who help greet our welcome guests and serve dinner.

We will gladly accept donations for desserts. Desserts can be dropped off at our Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes office in Sodo – 4101 Airport Way South – from Monday, Nov 19th to Wednesday, Nov 21st from 9 am to 3 pm or you can bring it to the Hall at Fauntleroy on Thanksgiving Day from 10 am to 1 PM.

This year we are also collecting new socks and blankets and gently used warm clothing for our clothing bank.

The Hall at Fauntleroy is located at 9131 California Ave SW in the Fauntleroy Community Schoolhouse across the street from the Fauntleroy YMCA. Call us at 206-932-1059 if you have any questions.

Volunteer spots are still available. Click here to sign up http://signup.com/go/LeppNzG

Nov
24
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Nov 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Nov
25
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Nov 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Nov
28
Wed
2018
WordsWest Literary Series – NOVEMBER EVENT, SPECIAL DATE @ C & P Coffee Company
Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

WordsWest Literary Series at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor):

WordsWest Literary Series Presents

Bellingham Brings It! A Post-Thanksgiving Feast of Words
with Bruce Beasley, Carol Guess & Suzanne Paola
Favorite Poem by and Dessert Benefit for West Seattle Food Bank

SPECIAL DATE!

7:00 pm, Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, C & P Coffee Co., 5612 California Ave. SW

Join WordsWest on this special date as three Bellingham writers bring you a feast of words to satiate your post-Thanksgiving hunger for top-notch writing. Bruce Beasley will read poetry, Suzanne Paola non-fiction and Carol Guess will surprise us with her genre-acrobatics! For the fifth year in a row, our November event will feature a bake sale with 100% of the proceeds given to the West Seattle Food Bank and a food bank volunteer will share their favorite poem.

Bruce Beasley is a professor of English at Western Washington University and the author of eight collections of poems, most recently All Soul Parts Returned (BOA Editions, 2017).

Carol Guess is the author of nineteen books of poetry and prose, including Darling Endangered, Doll Studies: Forensics, and Tinderbox Lawn. In 2014 she was awarded the Philolexian Award for Distinguished Literary Achievement by Columbia University. She teaches in the MFA program at Western Washington University.

Suzanne Paola Antonetta’s latest works of nonfiction are Make Me a Mother (W.W. Norton) and Curious Atoms (Essay Press). She is also author of Body Toxic, A Mind Apart, and the novella Stolen Moments. Awards include a New York Times Notable Book, an American Book Award, and an Oprah Bookshelf pick.

Every third Wednesday at C & P Coffee Company, WordsWest hosts literary events that range from readings by published local and national authors, to guided writing explorations. Each month we also host a community member to share his or her favorite poem as part of the Favorite Poem Project. WordsWest is curated by West Seattle writers Katy E. Ellis, Susan Rich, and Harold Taw.

Nov
30
Fri
2018
West Seattle Artist Studio Tour @ various locations
Nov 30 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Meet local West Seattle artists while getting an early start on your Holiday Shopping! West Seattle studios include: Brace Point Pottery, Damian Grava Studio, Carolyn Autenrieth Studio and Penguina Designs Studio.

First Choice Friday Nov 30th from 4-9 pm, Open Studios: Saturday Dec 1st and Sunday Dec 2nd from 10 am-5 pm. Visit seattlesampling.com/map.html for studio locations and more information!

Dec
1
Sat
2018
Native Plant ID and Invasive Plant Removal Along Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail @ Thistle Street Green Space
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

A beautiful area called the Thistle Street Green Space along the
Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail needs your help in a battle against invasive
species. Next to a local pea patch garden, Chief Sealth High School,
and Longfellow Creek, this piece of green space requires regular
maintenance to keep it clear of invaders like Himalayan
Blackberry, Buttercup, Herb Robert, and others. Come volunteer with
DIRT Corps and learn how to identify both native plants and invasive plants
as well as how to remove all kinds of invasive species so native
plants can thrive. Afterwards you can walk the trails and explore this
hidden gem in Delridge.

Map of parking and meet area:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Z_PRew4vQgXLut1tDOzufaI8O4L-y1_4/view

West Seattle Artist Studio Tour @ various locations
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Meet local West Seattle artists while getting an early start on your Holiday Shopping! West Seattle studios include: Brace Point Pottery, Damian Grava Studio, Carolyn Autenrieth Studio and Penguina Designs Studio.

First Choice Friday Nov 30th from 4-9 pm, Open Studios: Saturday Dec 1st and Sunday Dec 2nd from 10 am-5 pm. Visit seattlesampling.com/map.html for studio locations and more information!

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Dec
2
Sun
2018
West Seattle Artist Studio Tour @ various locations
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Meet local West Seattle artists while getting an early start on your Holiday Shopping! West Seattle studios include: Brace Point Pottery, Damian Grava Studio, Carolyn Autenrieth Studio and Penguina Designs Studio.

First Choice Friday Nov 30th from 4-9 pm, Open Studios: Saturday Dec 1st and Sunday Dec 2nd from 10 am-5 pm. Visit seattlesampling.com/map.html for studio locations and more information!

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Dec
5
Wed
2018
Story time with Kerri Kokias, author of ‘Snow Sisters!’ @ South Park Branch Library
Dec 5 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 am

At the Southpark Library:

Families are invited to meet West Seattle author Kerri Kokias. She will read her new picture book “Snow Sisters!” followed by a fun winter craft inspired by the story! For ages 2 and up.

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.

Dec
8
Sat
2018
Native Plant ID and Invasive Plant Removal Along Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail @ Thistle Street Green Space
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

A beautiful area called the Thistle Street Green Space along the
Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail needs your help in a battle against invasive
species. Next to a local pea patch garden, Chief Sealth High School,
and Longfellow Creek, this piece of green space requires regular
maintenance to keep it clear of invaders like Himalayan
Blackberry, Buttercup, Herb Robert, and others. Come volunteer with
DIRT Corps and learn how to identify both native plants and invasive plants
as well as how to remove all kinds of invasive species so native
plants can thrive. Afterwards you can walk the trails and explore this
hidden gem in Delridge.

Map of parking and meet area:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Z_PRew4vQgXLut1tDOzufaI8O4L-y1_4/view

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Art Under $100 2018 @ Seattle Design Center
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Art Under $100 is just as it sounds – AFFORDABLE ART WORK made by local talent. It started small – three artists throwing a party in a garage in South Park.

This year, the show will feature more than 70 fine artists from South Park and beyond and a holiday party you won’t want to miss.

Building your own art collection has never been easier. You’ll be blown away by paintings, sculpture, glass art, metalwork, ceramic, fiber, and so much more. You can shop with a cocktail in hand, while your little ones make a beautiful art project of their own at the Makery.

Free entry
Plenty of parking
Record-spinning with DJ Doctor David
Lots of Art
Raffles
Food trucks (thanks 314 Pie and Kiss My Grits)
Hot coffee (thanks Resistencia)
Wine (thanks Left Bank)
Beer (thanks Georgetown Brewery)
Cocktails (thanks Glass Distillery and Captive Spirits Distilling)
Hands-on art projects (thanks Makery)

What: Art Under $100
When: Saturday, December 8
• VIP Hour – 1:00 – 2:00 pm $20 ticket includes bubbly, chocolate, and a messenger bag
• Free Entry – 2:00 – 8:00 pm
Where: Seattle Design Center – 5701 6th Avenue S on the edge of SODO in Georgetown

Check out www.southparkarts.org

Dec
9
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Dec
13
Thu
2018
Story time with Kerri Kokias, author of ‘Snow Sisters!’ @ Delridge Library
Dec 13 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 am

At the Delridge Library:

Families are invited to meet West Seattle author Kerri Kokias. She will read her new picture book “Snow Sisters!” followed by a fun winter craft inspired by the story! For ages 2 and up.

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.

West Seattle Art Walk
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Second Thursdays, it’s time for the West Seattle Art Walk; follow that link to see venue/artist highlights – and to get the walking map/venue list!

The West Seattle art walk is a monthly art event that is held the second Thursday of each month 5 pm to 9 pm year-round. The art walk is hosted by the local West Seattle merchants who feature a wide range of art and showcase our vibrant artist community.

Second Thursday OUT! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm

Holiday dinner at the Center followed by a gift exchange (value of under $10)
All are welcome, no membership required.

“Second Thursday Out – where the LGBTQ community and their friends and supporters gather at the SCWS for an evening OUT!”

Student Aid Application Support Night @ West Seattle High School
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Parents and seniors from West Seattle High School, Chief Sealth
International High School, and neighboring schools are invited to
attend this support night to complete their 2019-2020 FAFSA or WASFA.

This is the first step to receive financial aid for college. All
students are encouraged to complete this step regardless of income.

Individuals who would like to begin their FAFSA or WASFA should come
prepared with the following information for both the student and
parent(s):

  • Email address
  • Date of Birth
  • Social Security Number
  • Mailing address and telephone number
  • Driver’s license or state issued identification card (non-mandatory)
  • Tax forms for the year 2017, if you filed taxes
  • W2’s, if married filing jointly or you did not file taxes
  • Other income (received or paid) for 2017
  • Current savings and checking account balances
  • List of all schools you will be applying to
Dec
14
Fri
2018
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair @ Duwamish Longhouse
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Native Holiday Gift Fair – Join us for 3 days of shopping in December at the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center. Many great gift ideas from many local native and community artists from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. We are happy every year to be able to showcase some of this areas best and greatest. Find those perfect gifts for your friends, family or loved one right here at the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center. We are always happy to see you!

Friday Dec. 14th, Saturday Dec. 15th and Sunday Dec. 16th, 10 am–5 pm.

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.

Art Lounge @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art Lounge – doors open at 7 pm. 21+.

Bring your art/craft to the Lounge where you can relax, connect with like-minded neighbors and set your imagination free. Let creativity and spirits flow freely @ HPIC.

(Check the HPIC website for optional art-class offering.)