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.

Jun
11
Sat
2016
‘Spring at South’ event @ South Seattle College
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Explore & Enjoy Greenbelt Walks, Gardens, Wine Tasting and more during the “Spring at South” event at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor):

Saturday, June 11, 2016, 10 am–7 pm
(all gardens open dawn to dusk)

Free Events! Come with family (fun for kids too) and friends to explore these community treasures.

West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails Guided Interpretive Walks
11 am and 1:30 pm
45 minutes on firm gravel trail; option for 45 minutes longer on a rugged trail; wear long pants and hiking boots. Information table in Chan Education Center; plus history interviewing from 12–1:30 pm.
Nature Consortium Table – Chan Education Center

Seattle Chinese Garden
Open House Cultural Activities & Displays
11 am to 5 pm

Northwest Wine Academy
Spring Release Wine Tasting & Light Appetizers
Noon to 7 pm
– Tasting Room & Outdoor Patio

SSC Arboretum
Seattle Conifer Day
Pruning Demonstration
10 am to Noon

Community Orchard of West Seattle
Along greenbelt at NE corner of parking lot
Self-guided visits & Information

Photography Exhibits
Landscapes at South
Northwest Wine Academy
Scenes of Chongqing, China
Chan Education Center

Food Truck
– near Northwest Wine Academy

Seattle Public Library Cart
– NWWA Patio

South Seattle College, North Entrance. Click here for campus map.

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jun
18
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jun 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Environmental Education Station Event @ Camp Long
Jun 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The City of Seattle Parks and Recreation in collaboration with King Conservation District brings you the Environmental Education Station at Camp Long. Led by youth from the LEEF leadership program (Leaders in Environmental Equity and Facilitation), this will be a day of hands-on Environmental Education Learning and activities in the 68-acre wooded forest. Everyone is welcome, food will be provided as well as rock climbing, zip lining, live performances and more! (Zip lining is on a first come, first served basis and space is limited, so come early!)

This event is free and open to the public.

Questions or want to volunteer?? Email Project Coordinator Nafasi Ferrell at nafasi@dnda.org or call (206) 935-2999

Learn more about the Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association‘s Cultural Events Series:
http://dnda.org/culturalseries/

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1757453151136203/

Jun
23
Thu
2016
West Seattle Hi-Yu White Rose Ceremony @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The West Seattle Hi Yu White Rose Ceremony is a wonderful symbol of our shared goals, recognizing a new beginning and expressing hope for the future.

You are invited to the join us to celebrate the induction of the 2106 West Seattle Hi Yu Junior Court and Teen Ambassadors

St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church

3220 California Ave SW

Seattle, Washington 98116

(Reception Hall entrance on 42nd SW )

Please RSVP by June 20, 2016 to Gloria Teves

At gmteves@comcast.net or 206-919-6117

Donations will be accepted at the door, but not required to attend.

Past court members are encouraged to wear their crowns and sashes.

Parents of past court members are encouraged to attend even if their daughter (or son!) are unable to!

Hi Yu needs you! If you can’t attend in person, please send us your favorite memory of your days with Hi Yu. As you reflect, consider giving back to Hi Yu either of your time or by making a gift so that the future can be as bright as the past.

Jun
25
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jul
2
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jul
3
Sun
2016
Deaf Community beach walk at low tide @ South Alki beach
Jul 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join trained volunteer Beach Naturalists at Lincoln Park and South Alki/Constellation Park on the following dates this year for a free guided exploration at very low tide (please note the specific times for each day.) No reservations necessary; just look for signs at the beaches listed on the dates and hours below. Please note: low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.

Search for tidepool animals during some of the best low tides of the year. Learn a bit of beach ecology and which animal is the most colorful – a sea star, a sea anemone, or a sea slug. Dress for the windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle slippery surfaces. This program designed for adults and 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

*Lowest summer tides

July 3*: 10 am–1:30 pm
–Deaf Community beach walk at South Alki/Constellation Park: Meet us on the beach! Sign language interpretation available between 10 am and 1 pm at South Alki beach.

July 4*: 10 am–1:30 pm
July 5*: 10:30 am–2:15 pm
July 6: 11 am-3 pm
July 19: 10 am-1 pm
July 20: 10 am–1:30 pm
July 21: 11 am–2 pm
July 31: 9:30–11:30 am
August 1: 9:30 am–12:30 pm
August 2: 10 am–1 pm
August 3: 11 am–1:30 pm

Not only will you witness the Puget Sound’s multitude of marine plants and animals, but you’ll also see advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beach goers – Beach Naturalists.

Beach Naturalists are local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches and want to help protect them. More than 100 have volunteered to help people learn and enjoy area beaches this summer. Be sure to visit a local beach this summer and meet the Beach Naturalists. They know their beaches. They can help you enjoy the beach without harming it. They can tell you what sea stars eat, why barnacles stand on their heads and how moon snails lay their eggs. “The enthusiasm and excitement of our Beach Naturalists transfers directly to the public-it’s a wonderful infectious thing!” beams Janice Mathisen, Community Outreach at the Seattle Aquarium. “To be able to meet a family and educate them on what a treasure we have here in Puget Sound is amazing.”

Jul
4
Mon
2016
Explore the beach at low tide! @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join trained volunteer Beach Naturalists at Lincoln Park and South Alki/Constellation Park on the following dates this year for a free guided exploration at very low tide (please note the specific times for each day.) No reservations necessary; just look for signs at the beaches listed on the dates and hours below. Please note: low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.

Search for tidepool animals during some of the best low tides of the year. Learn a bit of beach ecology and which animal is the most colorful – a sea star, a sea anemone, or a sea slug. Dress for the windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle slippery surfaces. This program designed for adults and 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

*Lowest summer tides

July 3*: 10 am–1:30 pm (Deaf Community beach walk)
July 4*: 10 am–1:30 pm
July 5*: 10:30 am–2:15 pm
July 6: 11 am-3 pm
July 19: 10 am-1 pm
July 20: 10 am–1:30 pm
July 21: 11 am–2 pm
July 31: 9:30–11:30 am
August 1: 9:30 am–12:30 pm
August 2: 10 am–1 pm
August 3: 11 am–1:30 pm

Not only will you witness the Puget Sound’s multitude of marine plants and animals, but you’ll also see advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beach goers – Beach Naturalists.

Beach Naturalists are local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches and want to help protect them. More than 100 have volunteered to help people learn and enjoy area beaches this summer. Be sure to visit a local beach this summer and meet the Beach Naturalists. They know their beaches. They can help you enjoy the beach without harming it. They can tell you what sea stars eat, why barnacles stand on their heads and how moon snails lay their eggs. “The enthusiasm and excitement of our Beach Naturalists transfers directly to the public-it’s a wonderful infectious thing!” beams Janice Mathisen, Community Outreach at the Seattle Aquarium. “To be able to meet a family and educate them on what a treasure we have here in Puget Sound is amazing.”

Jul
5
Tue
2016
Explore the beach at low tide! @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join trained volunteer Beach Naturalists at Lincoln Park and South Alki/Constellation Park on the following dates this year for a free guided exploration at very low tide (please note the specific times for each day.) No reservations necessary; just look for signs at the beaches listed on the dates and hours below. Please note: low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.

Search for tidepool animals during some of the best low tides of the year. Learn a bit of beach ecology and which animal is the most colorful – a sea star, a sea anemone, or a sea slug. Dress for the windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle slippery surfaces. This program designed for adults and 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

*Lowest summer tides

July 3*: 10 am–1:30 pm (Deaf Community beach walk)
July 4*: 10 am–1:30 pm
July 5*: 10:30 am–2:15 pm
July 6: 11 am-3 pm
July 19: 10 am-1 pm
July 20: 10 am–1:30 pm
July 21: 11 am–2 pm
July 31: 9:30–11:30 am
August 1: 9:30 am–12:30 pm
August 2: 10 am–1 pm
August 3: 11 am–1:30 pm

Not only will you witness the Puget Sound’s multitude of marine plants and animals, but you’ll also see advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beach goers – Beach Naturalists.

Beach Naturalists are local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches and want to help protect them. More than 100 have volunteered to help people learn and enjoy area beaches this summer. Be sure to visit a local beach this summer and meet the Beach Naturalists. They know their beaches. They can help you enjoy the beach without harming it. They can tell you what sea stars eat, why barnacles stand on their heads and how moon snails lay their eggs. “The enthusiasm and excitement of our Beach Naturalists transfers directly to the public-it’s a wonderful infectious thing!” beams Janice Mathisen, Community Outreach at the Seattle Aquarium. “To be able to meet a family and educate them on what a treasure we have here in Puget Sound is amazing.”

Jul
6
Wed
2016
Explore the beach at low tide! @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Jul 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join trained volunteer Beach Naturalists at Lincoln Park and South Alki/Constellation Park on the following dates this year for a free guided exploration at very low tide (please note the specific times for each day.) No reservations necessary; just look for signs at the beaches listed on the dates and hours below. Please note: low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.

Search for tidepool animals during some of the best low tides of the year. Learn a bit of beach ecology and which animal is the most colorful – a sea star, a sea anemone, or a sea slug. Dress for the windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle slippery surfaces. This program designed for adults and 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

*Lowest summer tides

July 3*: 10 am–1:30 pm (Deaf Community beach walk)
July 4*: 10 am–1:30 pm
July 5*: 10:30 am–2:15 pm
July 6: 11 am-3 pm
July 19: 10 am-1 pm
July 20: 10 am–1:30 pm
July 21: 11 am–2 pm
July 31: 9:30–11:30 am
August 1: 9:30 am–12:30 pm
August 2: 10 am–1 pm
August 3: 11 am–1:30 pm

Not only will you witness the Puget Sound’s multitude of marine plants and animals, but you’ll also see advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beach goers – Beach Naturalists.

Beach Naturalists are local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches and want to help protect them. More than 100 have volunteered to help people learn and enjoy area beaches this summer. Be sure to visit a local beach this summer and meet the Beach Naturalists. They know their beaches. They can help you enjoy the beach without harming it. They can tell you what sea stars eat, why barnacles stand on their heads and how moon snails lay their eggs. “The enthusiasm and excitement of our Beach Naturalists transfers directly to the public-it’s a wonderful infectious thing!” beams Janice Mathisen, Community Outreach at the Seattle Aquarium. “To be able to meet a family and educate them on what a treasure we have here in Puget Sound is amazing.”

Jul
9
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jul
11
Mon
2016
Eid Mubarak: An Eid al-Fitr Celebration @ Delridge Community Center
Jul 11 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

From the Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association‘s Cultural Events Series:

Eid al-Fitr, also known as the Feast of Fast-Breaking marks the end of Ramadan and the start of a joyous 3-day feast. During the last few days of Ramadan (the charity of fast breaking), families give a donation to the poor in the form of various foods to ensure every family can participate in the celebration. Many Muslims dress in their finest clothes, adorn their homes with lights, and decorations and special foods are prepared. Join us for a presentation on the history and importance of this holiday, wonderful foods, crafts and more! Everyone is welcome and food will be provided.

July 11th from 4:00-8:00 pm
at the Delridge Community Center

For more information:
http://dnda.org/culturalseries/events/

Inquiries or those interested in volunteering should contact Project Coordinator Nafasi Ferrell (nafasi@dnda.org) at (206) 935-2999

This event is free and open to the public!

Jul
16
Sat
2016
Mediterranean Fantasy Festival @ Hiawatha Playfield/Community Center
Jul 16 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

The Mediterranean Fantasy Festival – The longest running Belly dance AKA Raqs Sharqi, Raqs Baladi, ATS, Fusion, danse du ventre and more dance styles, in the Pacific NW. Co Produced by: Saroya Poirier, Saqra Raybuck

July 16 & 17 2016
The Twenty-Ninth Annual!
Mediterranean Fantasy Festival

Saturday 11 am–7 pm
Sunday 11 am–5 pm

2 Stages! Great Vendors! Great Food!

We welcome dances of the Mediterranean and Middle East, all incarnations of Belly Dance from the beginning BC to the present day AD. Traditional, Modern, ATS, New fashioned, old fashion, Imaginary, Folk Dances, Alternative, and just plain American Style Middle Eastern Belly Dance

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jul 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jul
17
Sun
2016
Mediterranean Fantasy Festival @ Hiawatha Playfield/Community Center
Jul 17 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Mediterranean Fantasy Festival – The longest running Belly dance AKA Raqs Sharqi, Raqs Baladi, ATS, Fusion, danse du ventre and more dance styles, in the Pacific NW. Co Produced by: Saroya Poirier, Saqra Raybuck

July 16 & 17 2016
The Twenty-Ninth Annual!
Mediterranean Fantasy Festival

Saturday 11 am–7 pm
Sunday 11 am–5 pm

2 Stages! Great Vendors! Great Food!

We welcome dances of the Mediterranean and Middle East, all incarnations of Belly Dance from the beginning BC to the present day AD. Traditional, Modern, ATS, New fashioned, old fashion, Imaginary, Folk Dances, Alternative, and just plain American Style Middle Eastern Belly Dance

Jul
19
Tue
2016
Explore the beach at low tide! @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Join trained volunteer Beach Naturalists at Lincoln Park and South Alki/Constellation Park on the following dates this year for a free guided exploration at very low tide (please note the specific times for each day.) No reservations necessary; just look for signs at the beaches listed on the dates and hours below. Please note: low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.

Search for tidepool animals during some of the best low tides of the year. Learn a bit of beach ecology and which animal is the most colorful – a sea star, a sea anemone, or a sea slug. Dress for the windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle slippery surfaces. This program designed for adults and 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

*Lowest summer tides

July 3*: 10 am–1:30 pm (Deaf Community beach walk)
July 4*: 10 am–1:30 pm
July 5*: 10:30 am–2:15 pm
July 6: 11 am-3 pm
July 19: 10 am-1 pm
July 20: 10 am–1:30 pm
July 21: 11 am–2 pm
July 31: 9:30–11:30 am
August 1: 9:30 am–12:30 pm
August 2: 10 am–1 pm
August 3: 11 am–1:30 pm

Not only will you witness the Puget Sound’s multitude of marine plants and animals, but you’ll also see advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beach goers – Beach Naturalists.

Beach Naturalists are local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches and want to help protect them. More than 100 have volunteered to help people learn and enjoy area beaches this summer. Be sure to visit a local beach this summer and meet the Beach Naturalists. They know their beaches. They can help you enjoy the beach without harming it. They can tell you what sea stars eat, why barnacles stand on their heads and how moon snails lay their eggs. “The enthusiasm and excitement of our Beach Naturalists transfers directly to the public-it’s a wonderful infectious thing!” beams Janice Mathisen, Community Outreach at the Seattle Aquarium. “To be able to meet a family and educate them on what a treasure we have here in Puget Sound is amazing.”

Jul
20
Wed
2016
Explore the beach at low tide! @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Join trained volunteer Beach Naturalists at Lincoln Park and South Alki/Constellation Park on the following dates this year for a free guided exploration at very low tide (please note the specific times for each day.) No reservations necessary; just look for signs at the beaches listed on the dates and hours below. Please note: low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.

Search for tidepool animals during some of the best low tides of the year. Learn a bit of beach ecology and which animal is the most colorful – a sea star, a sea anemone, or a sea slug. Dress for the windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle slippery surfaces. This program designed for adults and 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

*Lowest summer tides

July 3*: 10 am–1:30 pm (Deaf Community beach walk)
July 4*: 10 am–1:30 pm
July 5*: 10:30 am–2:15 pm
July 6: 11 am-3 pm
July 19: 10 am-1 pm
July 20: 10 am–1:30 pm
July 21: 11 am–2 pm
July 31: 9:30–11:30 am
August 1: 9:30 am–12:30 pm
August 2: 10 am–1 pm
August 3: 11 am–1:30 pm

Not only will you witness the Puget Sound’s multitude of marine plants and animals, but you’ll also see advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beach goers – Beach Naturalists.

Beach Naturalists are local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches and want to help protect them. More than 100 have volunteered to help people learn and enjoy area beaches this summer. Be sure to visit a local beach this summer and meet the Beach Naturalists. They know their beaches. They can help you enjoy the beach without harming it. They can tell you what sea stars eat, why barnacles stand on their heads and how moon snails lay their eggs. “The enthusiasm and excitement of our Beach Naturalists transfers directly to the public-it’s a wonderful infectious thing!” beams Janice Mathisen, Community Outreach at the Seattle Aquarium. “To be able to meet a family and educate them on what a treasure we have here in Puget Sound is amazing.”

Jul
21
Thu
2016
Explore the beach at low tide! @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join trained volunteer Beach Naturalists at Lincoln Park and South Alki/Constellation Park on the following dates this year for a free guided exploration at very low tide (please note the specific times for each day.) No reservations necessary; just look for signs at the beaches listed on the dates and hours below. Please note: low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.

Search for tidepool animals during some of the best low tides of the year. Learn a bit of beach ecology and which animal is the most colorful – a sea star, a sea anemone, or a sea slug. Dress for the windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle slippery surfaces. This program designed for adults and 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

*Lowest summer tides

July 3*: 10 am–1:30 pm (Deaf Community beach walk)
July 4*: 10 am–1:30 pm
July 5*: 10:30 am–2:15 pm
July 6: 11 am-3 pm
July 19: 10 am-1 pm
July 20: 10 am–1:30 pm
July 21: 11 am–2 pm
July 31: 9:30–11:30 am
August 1: 9:30 am–12:30 pm
August 2: 10 am–1 pm
August 3: 11 am–1:30 pm

Not only will you witness the Puget Sound’s multitude of marine plants and animals, but you’ll also see advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beach goers – Beach Naturalists.

Beach Naturalists are local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches and want to help protect them. More than 100 have volunteered to help people learn and enjoy area beaches this summer. Be sure to visit a local beach this summer and meet the Beach Naturalists. They know their beaches. They can help you enjoy the beach without harming it. They can tell you what sea stars eat, why barnacles stand on their heads and how moon snails lay their eggs. “The enthusiasm and excitement of our Beach Naturalists transfers directly to the public-it’s a wonderful infectious thing!” beams Janice Mathisen, Community Outreach at the Seattle Aquarium. “To be able to meet a family and educate them on what a treasure we have here in Puget Sound is amazing.”

Jul
23
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jul
25
Mon
2016
Celebrate Recovery Dinner and Speaker Meeting @ Hope Lutheran Church
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Celebrate Recovery Event, Monday July 25th:

Dinner and Speaker Meeting

Welcome Roger Stanton
Dynamic and inspiring speaker and ministry leader from Celebrate Recovery­ Champion Centre in Tacoma, WA.

6:00 ­ Barbeque Dinner
7:00 ­ Speaker Meeting
8:00 ­ Small Group
9:00 “Solid Rock Café” Coffee and Snacks

** Childcare Provided **

Hope Lutheran Church
(Corner of SW Oregon Street and 42nd Ave SW, West Seattle junction)

Jul
28
Thu
2016
Shake, Rattle and Roll! @ Neighborhood House High Point Center
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

At Neighborhood House in High Point: Hear trickster tales from West Africa and learn African drum rhythms with Gansango African Music & Dance. Make music with a bell, shaker or drum, and sing “Mary Had A Little Goat.” For all ages.

This year’s Summer of Learning program “Astounding Tales of Nature!” encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4.

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
29
Fri
2016
Dinner and live music with Elvis (Bret Wiggins) @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jul 29 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Elvis Presley ’68 Comeback Special! Friday, July 29. Featuring Bret Wiggins as Elvis. 5:30 Happy Hour and photos with Elvis compliments of Gail Ann Photography, 6 pm dinner of Elvis’ favorite meatloaf, glazed sweet potatoes, collard greens, maple syrup cake.

Show starts at 6:30. $20 members/$25 non-members. Register by calling 206 932 4044 x1 or at www.sc-ws.org [2] online. Get your tickets early as this event fills up fast! Sponsored by Daystar
Retirement Village.

Register by calling 206 932 4044 x1 or online at www.sc-ws.org. Get your tickets early as this event fills up fast!

All proceeds go to the Senior Center of West Seattle. Sponsored by Daystar Retirement Village.

Hope to see you there!

Jul
30
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Aug
5
Fri
2016
2016 Summer Concert Series at The Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Aug 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

From The Providence Mount St. Vincent:

Date: Fridays Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26
Dinner: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Live Music: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Dinners are $8 for adults and $5 for children age 9 and younger. In addition to each featured menu, all dinners offer grilled hamburgers, veggie black bean burgers, hot dogs.

Bring your family and join in on the fun on The Mount’s south patio. Food and beverages available for purchase. Free popcorn and snow cones. Face painter available free of charge. Come early and get a good spot. SPECIAL NOTE: please bring your own lawn chairs or blankets as there is a limited number of chairs available for guests.

August 5th: Cherry Cherry (Neil Diamond Tribute Band)
Featured Entrée: Grilled Salmon Caesar Salad with Toasted Focaccia
Special Dessert: Outrageous Cherry-Cherry Bars

August 12th: The Haggis Brothers
Featured Entrée: BBQ Pork on a Ciabatta Roll with Spicy Slaw
Special Dessert: Carmel Apple Bread Pudding

August 19th: The 85th Street Big Band

Featured Entrée: Kalbi Ribs with Soba Salad
Special Dessert: Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

August 28th: Danny Vernon as “The Illusion of Elvis”

Featured Entrée: Skirt Steak with Grape Tomatoes, Roasted Peppers, Crumbled Blue Cheese and Grilled Corn with an Herb Vinaigrette
Special Dessert: Mini Peach Pies with Streusel Topping

Aug
6
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Aug
12
Fri
2016
2016 Summer Concert Series at The Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Aug 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

From The Providence Mount St. Vincent:

Date: Fridays Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26
Dinner: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Live Music: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Dinners are $8 for adults and $5 for children age 9 and younger. In addition to each featured menu, all dinners offer grilled hamburgers, veggie black bean burgers, hot dogs.

Bring your family and join in on the fun on The Mount’s south patio. Food and beverages available for purchase. Free popcorn and snow cones. Face painter available free of charge. Come early and get a good spot. SPECIAL NOTE: please bring your own lawn chairs or blankets as there is a limited number of chairs available for guests.

August 5th: Cherry Cherry (Neil Diamond Tribute Band)
Featured Entrée: Grilled Salmon Caesar Salad with Toasted Focaccia
Special Dessert: Outrageous Cherry-Cherry Bars

August 12th: The Haggis Brothers
Featured Entrée: BBQ Pork on a Ciabatta Roll with Spicy Slaw
Special Dessert: Carmel Apple Bread Pudding

August 19th: The 85th Street Big Band

Featured Entrée: Kalbi Ribs with Soba Salad
Special Dessert: Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

August 28th: Danny Vernon as “The Illusion of Elvis”

Featured Entrée: Skirt Steak with Grape Tomatoes, Roasted Peppers, Crumbled Blue Cheese and Grilled Corn with an Herb Vinaigrette
Special Dessert: Mini Peach Pies with Streusel Topping

Aug
13
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Aug
19
Fri
2016
2016 Summer Concert Series at The Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Aug 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

From The Providence Mount St. Vincent:

Date: Fridays Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26
Dinner: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Live Music: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Dinners are $8 for adults and $5 for children age 9 and younger. In addition to each featured menu, all dinners offer grilled hamburgers, veggie black bean burgers, hot dogs.

Bring your family and join in on the fun on The Mount’s south patio. Food and beverages available for purchase. Free popcorn and snow cones. Face painter available free of charge. Come early and get a good spot. SPECIAL NOTE: please bring your own lawn chairs or blankets as there is a limited number of chairs available for guests.

August 5th: Cherry Cherry (Neil Diamond Tribute Band)
Featured Entrée: Grilled Salmon Caesar Salad with Toasted Focaccia
Special Dessert: Outrageous Cherry-Cherry Bars

August 12th: The Haggis Brothers
Featured Entrée: BBQ Pork on a Ciabatta Roll with Spicy Slaw
Special Dessert: Carmel Apple Bread Pudding

August 19th: The 85th Street Big Band

Featured Entrée: Kalbi Ribs with Soba Salad
Special Dessert: Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

August 28th: Danny Vernon as “The Illusion of Elvis”

Featured Entrée: Skirt Steak with Grape Tomatoes, Roasted Peppers, Crumbled Blue Cheese and Grilled Corn with an Herb Vinaigrette
Special Dessert: Mini Peach Pies with Streusel Topping

Aug
20
Sat
2016
Arts in Nature Festival 2016 @ Camp Long
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

The 2016 Arts in Nature Festival will return on August 20-21 at Camp Long. The festival is an eclectic experience of music, art, poetry and performance in the woods of Seattle’s only camp ground. The diverse lineup of artists includes music from indie rock to traditional Japanese folk, African dance, reggae, plus dance performance, poetry, and audio/visual art installations in the Museum of Sound.

Highlights of the artist lineup include Seattle’s favorite Clinton Fearon with Boogie Brown Band, Dixie Gypsy Project, Seattle Art Song Society, Etienne Cakpo with Gansango Music & Dance group and Seattle Art Song Society, with many others rounding out the weekend lineup.

The “arts in nature” concept encourages artists and audience members to engage in active participation both with each other and with the natural landscape of Camp Long. Performances will be intimate, ambient, and acoustic in three different venues throughout the park: in a forested grove by the Pond, on the climbing Glacier, and at the Mainstage in the Meadow.

Camp Long’s rustic cabins will house the MUSEUM OF SOUND where artists will take up residency for the weekend creating multidisciplinary installations blending sound, auditory arts, music and visual arts. The cabins meander through the forested perimeter of the park, and festival goers will have the opportunity to enter and
explore each cabin. Most of the cabins will have a hands-on component allowing attendees to interact with the artists’ work.

Installations include work by Markel Uriu, Shannon Noel, Amaranta Ibarra-Sandys and poetry and spoken word by Imani Sims.

In addition to viewing performances and installations, festival-goers can participate in poetry workshops, art activities, costumed hikes through the forest, and a beer garden sponsored by Fremont Brewing.

The Arts in Nature Festival is an annual event hosted by Nature Consortium, a West Seattle-based nonprofit that connects people, arts, and nature. The Festival is a longstanding tradition, made stronger this year with additional support from DNDA. Tickets for the festival are on sale for $10 per day or $16 for the weekend. To view the full artist lineup and purchase tickets today, visit http://fest.naturec.org.

The Arts in Nature Festival is made possible with support from The Boeing Company, Nucor, The Stranger, Fremont Brewing, KUOW, DNDA and Camp Long.

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

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

Aug
21
Sun
2016
Arts in Nature Festival 2016 @ Camp Long
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

The 2016 Arts in Nature Festival will return on August 20-21 at Camp Long. The festival is an eclectic experience of music, art, poetry and performance in the woods of Seattle’s only camp ground. The diverse lineup of artists includes music from indie rock to traditional Japanese folk, African dance, reggae, plus dance performance, poetry, and audio/visual art installations in the Museum of Sound.

Highlights of the artist lineup include Seattle’s favorite Clinton Fearon with Boogie Brown Band, Dixie Gypsy Project, Seattle Art Song Society, Etienne Cakpo with Gansango Music & Dance group and Seattle Art Song Society, with many others rounding out the weekend lineup.

The “arts in nature” concept encourages artists and audience members to engage in active participation both with each other and with the natural landscape of Camp Long. Performances will be intimate, ambient, and acoustic in three different venues throughout the park: in a forested grove by the Pond, on the climbing Glacier, and at the Mainstage in the Meadow.

Camp Long’s rustic cabins will house the MUSEUM OF SOUND where artists will take up residency for the weekend creating multidisciplinary installations blending sound, auditory arts, music and visual arts. The cabins meander through the forested perimeter of the park, and festival goers will have the opportunity to enter and
explore each cabin. Most of the cabins will have a hands-on component allowing attendees to interact with the artists’ work.

Installations include work by Markel Uriu, Shannon Noel, Amaranta Ibarra-Sandys and poetry and spoken word by Imani Sims.

In addition to viewing performances and installations, festival-goers can participate in poetry workshops, art activities, costumed hikes through the forest, and a beer garden sponsored by Fremont Brewing.

The Arts in Nature Festival is an annual event hosted by Nature Consortium, a West Seattle-based nonprofit that connects people, arts, and nature. The Festival is a longstanding tradition, made stronger this year with additional support from DNDA. Tickets for the festival are on sale for $10 per day or $16 for the weekend. To view the full artist lineup and purchase tickets today, visit http://fest.naturec.org.

The Arts in Nature Festival is made possible with support from The Boeing Company, Nucor, The Stranger, Fremont Brewing, KUOW, DNDA and Camp Long.

Aug
27
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Sep
3
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Sep 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Sep
8
Thu
2016
Irish dance classes for children begin @ West Seattle VFW Hall
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Comerford School of Irish Dance offers New beginner Irish dance lessons for children starting on either September 8 or 13 (2 separate schedules) at the West Seattle VFW.

Dancers can enroll in either Tuesday or Thursday classes, taught by the Comerford School of Irish Dance. The special Introduction to Irish Dance offer includes six lessons for $95.

To register, contact Mike at celticartsnw@hotmail.com.

Sep
10
Sat
2016
Delridge Day of Dance @ Delridge Playfield
Sep 10 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Let’s celebrate community and dance! This cross-cultural arts festival features traditional master artists, music and dance classes. The event will close with performances from featured artists of the day within an immersion of audience participation and experience. This event is funded by the Arts in Parks program, made possible by the Seattle Park District.

Title: Delridge Day of Dance
Location: 4458 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106
Date: Sunday September 10th
Time: noon–6 pm
Cost: Free

Facebook event page here.

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

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

Sep
11
Sun
2016
Children’s Moonlight Festival @ Vietnamese Cultural Center
Sep 11 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Children’s Moonlight Festival is known as Tết Nhi Đồng or Tết Trung Thu (Mid-Autumn Festival) in Vietnam. This event at the Vietnamese Cultural Center will include lion dance, story telling, tasty delights such as moon cakes (a traditional sweet treat), homemade lantern contest for children under 13, foods, games led by Boys Scout Troop 286 and a children’s lantern parade led by a lion dance. It is an exciting opportunity for families to visit, learn about, and participate in a Vietnamese tradition for children. Free admission. Donation are accepted. Thank you.

Please join us on Sunday, September 11, 2016 (3 pm-6 pm) at the Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Sep
17
Sat
2016
Fiestas Patrias Parade and Fiesta/Community Fair @ South Park (see listing)
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Celebrate the independence of Latin American countries at this colorful event. The parade staging area will be at the Sea Mar Community Care Center, 1040 S. Henderson St. It offically starts at 11 am. The parade ends at the South Park Community Center, 8319 – 8th Ave. S. The fiesta and community fair will follow the parade at the Community Center from 12 to 6 pm.

Saturday, September 17, 2016
South Park Fiestas Patrias Parade and Fiesta/Community Fair

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

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

Sep
18
Sun
2016
Duwamish Native Plant Stewardship Day @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sept. 18th at the Duwamish Longhouse. A fun day to learn about Native Plant stewardship. Talks, walk, food & opportunities. https://www.facebook.com/events/1089287014512753/

Free activities. 10am -Restoring Duwamish Native Plants; 11:30 am-Lunch provided; Free Hey Duwamish! App; 12:30 pm-Edible Native Plants; 1:30 pm-Urban Gardening Hotline; 2:30 pm-Duwamish Alive: talk & walk along the Duwamish River to restoration site. Upcoming volunteer opportunities.

10–11:30 am–Local Native Plants—Planting & Cultivation–Steve Richmond, Garden Cycles and Nancy Sackman, Duwamish Tribe. www.gardencycles.com, www.duwamishtribe.org

11:30-12:30–Lunch provided. Hey Duwamish! App Demo—Mapping environmental projects along the Duwamish River. www.heydywamish.org

12:30-1:30–Edible Native Plants—Pam Bond Cello, Snohomish Tribe
http://www.edcc.edu/campuscommunityfarm/cultural-kitchen.html

1:30-2:30–Urban Gardening—Free TA Program—Laura Matter,The Garden Hotline, Seattle Tilth. Building an ecologically sound, economically viable and socially equitable food system. www.seattletilth.org

2:30-4 pm–Duwamish Alive—Upcoming Habitat Restoration Volunteer Opportunities– Talk at the Longhouse followed by walk along the Duwamish River to restoration site at Herring House Park. www.duwamishalive.org

This year, the Duwamish Longhouse is reforesting the hillside behind the Longhouse and Seattle Park’s Department is restoring 40 acres in the West Seattle Green Belt. Duwamish activities are funded in part by a grant from the King County Conservation District. http://www.kingcd.org/programs-grant.htm

Our project’s objectives are:

– to restore the Longhouse’s property’s ecosystem by providing a place to sustain native food and medicine, habitat and wildlife in relation to the Duwamish culture,
– to engage the public and raise educational awareness of the Duwamish native culture and its relationship to the restored ecosystem, and
– to work with community partners to increase public awareness of urban reforestation stewardship.

Sep
24
Sat
2016
Oktoberfest menu & live Bavarian music @ Elliott Bay Brewery Pub
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm

Enjoy Oktoberfest at the Elliott Bay Brewery West Seattle location:

Join us at our West Seattle pub Saturday September 24th for October fest. We will be serving up some classic Bavarian dishes with West Seattle flair, we will also have live music from 6-9. Come and celebrate the beginning of the harvest season with us. Cheers!

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Sep
25
Sun
2016
Seattle Opera’s ‘Hansel and Gretel’ preview lecture @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library: Preview lecture of Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of Engelbert Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel.”

Join Norm Hollingshead for an entertaining preview lecture of Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel.” With refreshing humor and Wagnerian orchestration, this atmospheric fable explores universal themes of poverty, peril, and bravery, culminating in happiness for all – save for one very bad witch!

This event is co-sponsored by the Seattle Opera.

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.

Sep
28
Wed
2016
Irish Set Dancing @ Kenyon Hall
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Please join us for Irish set dancing at Kenyon Hall West. Lessons are in basics at 6:30 for new people then traditional dancing from 7 to 9 pm. No partner is necessary. A donation of $5 per person or $10 per family is requested. Jim Belcher will teach and call. Call Connie with questions:206-935-5648. Sponsored by Puget Sound Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann. Live music by the Pride of Bothell.

Oct
1
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Oct
2
Sun
2016
“Blessing of the Animals” event @ West Seattle High School (parking lot)
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church will offer blessings for animals in the West Seattle High School parking lot next door (3000 California SW) at 1:00 pm on Sunday October 2nd, 2016.

“Blessing of the Animals” is an annual tradition around the Feast Day for St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals.

The community is invited to bring all creatures great and small for this celebration and thanksgiving for the gift of animals. This is an annual event hosted by the people of St. John’s Episcopal Church in West Seattle.

Oct
4
Tue
2016
Free Chinese Corner classes begin @ Seattle Chinese Garden
Oct 4 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Learn Basic Mandarin Chinese Conversation
All ages are welcome!
Free but donations are welcome !

October 4 – November 22, 2016
8 Sessions on Tuesdays, 4:30 – 6:00 PM
10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22

Location:
Seattle Chinese Garden
Chan Education Center
6000 16th Avenue SW, Seattle 98106

North Entrance at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor)

Click here for more detailed information.

To register for Chinese Corner classes, click here.

Co-sponsor: Confucius Institute of the State of Washington

Oct
8
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Oct
9
Sun
2016
Free concert: Ladies Musical Club @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Oct 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Ladies Musical Club concert Sunday, October 9, 2016, 3–4 pm at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library:

Join us for a concert of 20th century American songs.

Songs by Amy Beach

Breanna Hanson, soprano & Lucy Wenger, piano

I Hate Music by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
I.My mother says that babies come in bottles
II.Jupiter has seven moons
III.I hate music
IV.A big Indian and a little Indian
V.I just found out today that I’m a person too

Paper Wings by Jake Heggie(b. 1961)
I.Bedtime Story
II.Paper Wings
III.Mitten
IV.Smitten
V.Route to the Sky

Flames by Tom Cipullo (b. 1956)

Poisoning Pigeons in the Park by Tom Lehrer (b. 1928)

Another Reason Why I Don’t Keep a Gun in the House by Tom Cipullo

Tiina Ritalahti, soprano & Lucy Wenger, piano

Songs by Kam Morrill

Katie Hochman, soprano & Lucy Wenger, piano

Scene Five: “Autumn” from Bambi by Kam Morrill

Katie Hochman & Breanna Hanson, sopranos

Lucy Wenger, piano

The Ladies Musical Club is a corporation of women with the mission to foster classical music in the community through education, performance and awards.

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.

Oct
13
Thu
2016
Seattle Opera’s ‘Hansel and Gretel’ multimedia concert @ Kenyon Hall
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Presented by professional singers and accompanist, join us at Kenyon Hall for a preview of Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel with a multimedia concert followed by a community talkback.

With refreshing humor and Wagnerian orchestration, this atmospheric fable explores universal themes of poverty, peril, and bravery, culminating in happiness for all – save for one very bad witch! Deepen your enjoyment of this provocative, dreamy, and melodious opera as you get an inside look into Seattle Opera’s upcoming production. Featuring professional singers and an accompanist, this hour long presentation will take you on a journey through the story and music of Humperdinck’s masterpiece.

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

Oct
15
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Oct
16
Sun
2016
Blessing of the animals @ Fauntleroy Church UCC
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On Sunday, Oct. 2nd, Fauntleroy Church will host a free “blessing of the animals” at 2:00 pm in the sanctuary, with reception to follow.

All God’s creatures are invited to the sanctuary for a brief, beautiful, fun service to bless them for their daily gift of unconditional love. Bring a photo if your pet is shy or is no longer with you. And come for the joy of it, whether you currently have a pet or not! Refreshments for all to follow.

9140 California Ave. SW; fully accessible. www.fauntleroyucc.org or 206-932-5600.

Seattle Opera’s ‘Hansel and Gretel’ preview lecture @ Camp Long, Main Hall
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Presented by professional singers and accompanist, join us at Camp Long (in the main hall) for a preview of Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel.

With refreshing humor and Wagnerian orchestration, this atmospheric fable explores universal themes of poverty, peril, and bravery, culminating in happiness for all – save for one very bad witch! Deepen your enjoyment of this provocative, dreamy, and melodious opera as you get an inside look into Seattle Opera’s upcoming production. Featuring professional singers and an accompanist, this hour long presentation will take you on a journey through the story and music of Humperdinck’s masterpiece.

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.

Oct
21
Fri
2016
Highland Park Elementary School Dinner and Square Dance
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Highland Park Elementary School Dinner and Square Dance, on Friday October 21st from 6-9 pm. (free) dinner at 6 pm, and the dance is from 7-9 pm.

It’s a public dance with a live string band, everyone is invited, all ages & abilities! Donations will be accepted as a PTA fundraiser, Contact: hollybriscoe@hotmail.com if you have questions.

Oct
22
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Oct
27
Thu
2016
Dia de los Muertos Potluck @ Highland Park Elementary School
Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Please join the Highland Park Community Thursday October 27th for our Dia de los Muertos Celebration from 5:30 to 7:30 in the Highland Park Elementary School Cafeteria. This is a potluck event, so bring your favorite dish to share. There will be music, food, dancing, arts and crafts and many more fun activitites.

Oct
29
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Oct
30
Sun
2016
Salmon Drumming at Fauntleroy Creek @ Fauntleroy Creek viewpoint
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The annual drumming to call coho spawners into Fauntleroy Creek will be Sunday, October 30th, 5 pm at the fish-ladder viewpoint (SW Director and upper Fauntleroy Way SW). Bring whatever you consider a drum to the fish-ladder viewpoint for drumming, singing and dancing to call the coho salmon spawners into Fauntleroy Creek. Free and fun for all ages.

Nov
1
Tue
2016
Dia de los Muertos Celebration @ Youngstown Cultural Art Center
Nov 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

From the Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association‘s Cultural Events Series:

El Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead) is a celebration in Latin America where family and friends come to celebrate and remember loved ones who have passed on. Join us for a viewing of the altar and ofrendas (offerings), sugar Calaveras (skeletons and skulls), performances, face painting and more! Food will be provided, open to the general public.

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 from 5–8 pm
at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

Facebook event page here.

For more information:
http://dnda.org/culturalseries/events/

Inquiries or those interested in volunteering should contact Project Coordinator Nafasi Ferrell (nafasi@dnda.org) at (206) 935-2999

This event is free and open to the public!

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

From Puget Soundkeeper Alliance:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Nov 5 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Mission to Kenya – African Fundraising Dinner @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Nov 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

You are invited to the Mission to Kenya – African Fundraising Dinner by the Books & Bricks Organization.

You are invited to raise money for scholarships and a new library in Kenya. Tom Holford our main speaker just came back from Kenya and will be sharing stories and pictures about his travels to Mulundi Village, Kenya to meet with students, parents and teachers.

The dinner will be held on Nov 5th, 2016 starting 5 pm at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church Parish Hall.

Event tickets are $15 a ticket. Please RSVP to Mike at 206 280 2440 or exforester2015@gmail.com.

For more information please visit:

www.booksandbricks.org
www.sjbwestseattle.org

Nov
11
Fri
2016
Neighbors Helping Neighbors benefit for WS Helpline @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Nov 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Our annual fall event, the Neighbors Helping Neighbors Dinner & Auction, is just around the corner. Not only do we LOVE spending a fun night out with our friends and neighbors–this event raises critical funds and awareness for the West Seattle Helpline’s emergency assistance programs.
Date: November 11th, 2016
Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm
Location: The Hall at Fauntleroy (9131 California Ave SW)

Buy your ticket(s) here.

Nov
12
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Nov
17
Thu
2016
African AllStars perform @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

For one night only – catch the African AllStars at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center Theatre. Enjoy a 1.5 hour extravaganza of high flying dance moves and energetic rhythms! Revel in the sounds of the Djembe, Kora, Krin, Dunduns and Shekere while watching choreography both modern and traditional. The artists, men and woman, are professionals from the best dance companies of both Guinea and Congo, West Africa. All now practice their art form in the cities of the United States and come together for one night in Seattle to play.

Thursday November 17th, 2016
Doors open at 7 pm
Show 7:30–9:15

Tickets: $20 adults, $10 kids age 5–15
Kids 4 and under FREE on lap

More details about the AllStars show can be found at www.DouniaDjembe.com.

Nov
18
Fri
2016
Fundraising dinner for local Key Clubs @ West Seattle High School
Nov 18 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm

The local Key Clubs from around West Seattle are hosting a Spaghetti Dinner at West Seattle High School on November 18th, from 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm!

At this event, there will be raffle prizes, cake walks, a photo booth, and so much more!

Tickets to enter are $10, and everyone is welcomed!

There will be a dessert potluck, so please feel free to bring your favorite sweet dish!

Thank you for supporting your local Key Clubs!

For more information, please contact Alex Ylagan through her email: ylaganalex@gmail.com

Nov
19
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Nov 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Nov
24
Thu
2016
Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner @ South Park Neighborhood Center
Nov 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Thanksgiving Day Dinner
Thursday, November 24
1:00 – 2:00 pm
South Park Neighborhood Center
8201 10th Ave S

Sponsored by the South Park Senior Center

Everyone is welcome
There will be things for children to do

Nov
25
Fri
2016
Duwamish Native Holiday Gift Fair @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Duwamish Tribe invites the public to its Longhouse Thanksgiving weekend for a Native Holiday Gift Fair. Buy directly from native artists and craft persons. Lots of holiday spirit and a big lighted tree. Unique gifts in every price range– fine art, native crafts, regalia, cards, jewelry, t-shirts, smoked salmon and more. Snacks: soup of day, hot chocolate and more. Celebrate National Native American Heritage Day on Nov. 25th! Free admission and parking for shoppers.

Facebook event page here.

What: Native Holiday Gift Fair
When: November 25-27, 2016, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
4705 W Marginal Way SW
Seattle, WA 98106
206.431.1582

www.duwamishtribe.org

Nov
26
Sat
2016
Duwamish Native Holiday Gift Fair @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Nov 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Duwamish Tribe invites the public to its Longhouse Thanksgiving weekend for a Native Holiday Gift Fair. Buy directly from native artists and craft persons. Lots of holiday spirit and a big lighted tree. Unique gifts in every price range– fine art, native crafts, regalia, cards, jewelry, t-shirts, smoked salmon and more. Snacks: soup of day, hot chocolate and more. Celebrate National Native American Heritage Day on Nov. 25th! Free admission and parking for shoppers.

Facebook event page here.

What: Native Holiday Gift Fair
When: November 25-27, 2016, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
4705 W Marginal Way SW
Seattle, WA 98106
206.431.1582

www.duwamishtribe.org

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

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

Nov
27
Sun
2016
Duwamish Native Holiday Gift Fair @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Duwamish Tribe invites the public to its Longhouse Thanksgiving weekend for a Native Holiday Gift Fair. Buy directly from native artists and craft persons. Lots of holiday spirit and a big lighted tree. Unique gifts in every price range– fine art, native crafts, regalia, cards, jewelry, t-shirts, smoked salmon and more. Snacks: soup of day, hot chocolate and more. Celebrate National Native American Heritage Day on Nov. 25th! Free admission and parking for shoppers.

Facebook event page here.

What: Native Holiday Gift Fair
When: November 25-27, 2016, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
4705 W Marginal Way SW
Seattle, WA 98106
206.431.1582

www.duwamishtribe.org

Dec
3
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Dec
10
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

With Naturalist Stewart Wechsler:

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

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

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

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

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

Dec
17
Sat
2016
Preserving the Duwamish Cultural Landscape – free event @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Fun day exploring the relationship between Duwamish culture and native habitat restoration. Talks, demo, food, storytelling & cultural programming. Stay all day or drop-in.

Free activities. 10 am- Restoring Native Habitats; 11:15 am- Brunch provided; Discovering the Duwamish Hill Preserve; 12 pm- Basket Making Demo; 1 to 3 pm-Duwamish Storytelling and Cultural Programming.

Free tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2725364
Facebook event page here.

FREE EVENT DAY
WHAT: Preserving the Duwamish Cultural Landscape
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, 10am to 4pm. Free
WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106, 206-431-1582.

“Preserving the Duwamish Cultural Landscape” is a free public outreach event of the Duwamish Longhouse Urban Reforestation Project sponsored by a King Conservation District grant.

The Duwamish Tribe, Seattle Parks and other community partners are all working to restore native habitats that preserve the Duwamish cultural landscape for all to explore. The Duwamish Tribe is still here and its traditional stories provide a narrative for a deeper understanding of the indigenous land we all share and the bounty that awaits us as traditional habitats are restored.

Regarding the Duwamish Urban Reforestation Project, invasive plants have been removed and native plants reintroduced. One of them, the Western Red Cedar has been used by our people to make baskets, weave hats and traditional clothing. Duwamish tribal member, DeAnn Sackman Jacobson, will talk about how our ancestors harvested bark and other materials to make baskets and garments. She will demonstrate the process of preparing and weaving the bark.

Brooke Alford of the Duwamish Hill Preserve will speak about the restoration of Duwamish Hill in Tukwila, their native plant nursery and volunteer opportunities. Native storyteller Roger Fernandes will share the Duwamish epic North and South Wind story associated with the Duwamish Hill site. Duwamish tribal member Blake Shelafoe will also share his own story about the Duwamish River.

AGENDA–SCHEDULE

10-10:15 Opening. Duwamish Reforestation Project update. Presenter: Nancy Sackman (Duwamish Tribe).

10:15-11:00–Restoring Native Habitats. Insights into the native habitat restoration of Seattle’s green spaces by Seattle Park & Recreation–cedars, cattails and more. Presenters: Michael Yadrick and Lisa Ciecko, Seattle Parks. Explore More: http://www.seattle.gov/parks

11:15-12:00–Brunch (soup, fruit, cookies, coffee/tea)

11:15-12:00–Discovering Duwamish Hill Preserve

The Duwamish Hill Preserve is a 10.5 acre parcel of Duwamish tribal historical, cultural and ecological significance in Tukwila. Along the banks of the Duwamish River, the hill is a glacial remnant where many rarely seen species of flora and fauna can be found. It is the site of the Duwamish tribal oral tradition known as the “Epic of the North & South Winds.” Learn how to volunteer. Presenter: Brooke Alford, MLA, Urban Habitat Landscape Design.

Duwamish Hill Preserve http://forterra.org/subpage/duwamish-hill-preserve

12:00-1:00–Duwamish Basket & Mat Making Demonstration

Presenter: Deanne Jacobs (Duwamish Tribe).

1:00-2:00—Epic of the North & South Wind (Duwamish Oral Tradition)

Presenter: Roger Fernandes (Lower Elwha Band of the Klallam Indians) is a renowned storyteller and artist living in Seattle, WA. Storytelling is Healing and Teaching The true power of storytelling comes when the moisture of the teller’s breath gives life and power to the story.

At one time, all Duwamish people knew the same stories. We understood the world through those common stories. The stories taught and guided and healed us. Sent to us by our ancestors who knew we would need these stories so we could live in the world in a good way– those stories are still waiting to do their work for those who will listen.

2:00-3:00—Duwamish Cultural Sharing—We Are Still Here

Songs, stories & dance. Participatory. Bring your drum. Presenter: Blake Shelafoe (Duwamish Tribe).

This year, the Duwamish Longhouse is reforesting the hillside behind the Longhouse and Seattle Park’s Department is restoring 40 acres in the West Seattle Green Belt. Duwamish activities are funded in part by a grant from the King County Conservation District. http://www.kingcd.org/programs-grant.htm

Our project’s objectives are:

to restore the Longhouse’s property’s ecosystem by providing a place to sustain native food and medicine, habitat and wildlife in relation to the Duwamish culture,

to engage the public and raise educational awareness of the Duwamish native culture and its relationship to the restored ecosystem, and

to work with community partners to increase public awareness of urban reforestation stewardship.

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

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

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

Dec
24
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Dec
31
Sat
2016
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 31 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jan
7
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jan 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

With Naturalist Stewart Wechsler:

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

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

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

Jan
14
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jan 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jan
21
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan
28
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Feb
4
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Feb 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

With Naturalist Stewart Wechsler:

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

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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Dinner and live music with Elvis (Bret Wiggins) @ The Kenney
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sweeten Your Valentine Weekend with Love, Love, Love (Just don’t step on my blue suede shoes!)

Saturday, February 11th, 2017
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come join fans of The King of Rock ‘N Roll for entertainment and dinner. Elvis (aka Bret Wiggins) will serenade you with love songs. Enjoy a Southern Fried Chicken dinner with all the trimmings and help The Kenney Foundation raise money. Silent auction and raffle items tempt you to splurge on yourself…or your Valentine Sweetheart. Click here to purchase tickets.

Soul Jambalaya @ Chief Sealth International HS Auditorium
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Soul Jambalaya is an annual musical celebration – a mélange of gospel, blues, jazz, funk , reggae and Carribean music in celebration of the contributions of African American and other black people to the musical soundtrack of America.

This free event will feature performances from
The Seattle Women’s Steel Pan Project
The Total Experience Gospel Choir
The Chief Sealth International High School Jazz Ensemble
The Denny International Middle School Jazz Ensemble
and other guests yet to be confirmed

Come celebrate black history with us through some beautiful and soul stirring music.

Feb
15
Wed
2017
Somali storytime @ High Point Library
Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. (It is Somali Story Time at the High Point Library!)
Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali.)

Story times are some of our most popular 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.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This story time is offered entirely in the Somali language.

Feb
16
Thu
2017
‘Honoring Wedding Traditions Along The Silk Road’ @ Sanctuary at Admiral
Feb 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Sanctuary at Admiral invites you to join them on a culinary journey! Experience a festival of cultural traditions from China to Italy. Featuring Foodz Catering, Madres Kitchen, Duos Lounge, Diwas Photography, Batoh, New Creations, decor & floral, live music, and many other vendors.

WHAT: Honoring Wedding Traditions Along The Silk Road

WHEN: February 16, 2017 5:30–8:00 pm, Free Admission

WHERE: Sanctuary at Admiral, 2656 42nd AVE. SW Seattle, WA 98116

RSVP @ http://sanctuaryatadmiral.bpt.me

Feb
18
Sat
2017
Seeking Seattle’s Surviving Salamanders @ Camp Long
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

With Naturalist Stewart Wechsler:

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

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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Black History Month Community Dinner @ Southwest Teen Life Center
Feb 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Chief Sealth International High School Black Student Union will be hosting our 2nd Annual Black History Month Community Dinner at Southwest Teen Life Center on Saturday, February 18th, 2017 from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm (Doors will be opening at 4:45 pm). All are welcome. Free to attend.We encourage our community to come together and celebrate the accomplishments of Black People locally, nationally, and globally.

“Unity is Strength, Division is weakness” ~ Swahili Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mar
3
Fri
2017
West Seattle High School Big Band Dinner Dance
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Funding for public education may be stuck in Olympia, but here in West Seattle the music still swings, and our talented high school students want to share a few tunes with you at the annual Big Band Dinner Dance!

Tickets are on sale, and the community is invited. This evening of entertainment will feature West Seattle High School’s two jazz bands and the West Seattle Big Band. Delicious appetizers, dinner and desserts will be prepared and served by our students with the school’s cutting-edge Culinary Arts Program.

The night showcases of our students’ talents, and raises money to support the West Seattle High School Music Program–whose public funding does not even cover the annual cost of sheet music.

So dine, dance, applaud and enter to win restaurant certificates and other exciting raffle prizes at this annual celebration of West Seattle’s next generation of gifted musicians.

WSHS BIG BAND DINNER DANCE

West Seattle High School Commons

3000 California Ave SW.

March 3, 2017 6:00 pm

Tickets: $20 in advance, $22 at the door

Purchase online (no ticketing fee) at www.WSHSMusic.org .

All tickets purchased online by Feb, 15 will receive reserved seating and priority dinner service!

Mar
4
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Mar
11
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Mar
18
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Mar
24
Fri
2017
Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser for DC trip @ Hope Lutheran School
Mar 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Spaghetti Dinner & Art Show – March 24th @ 5 and 6:30 pm

Families are invited to a good old fashioned Spaghetti Dinner and Art Show benefiting the Washington, D.C., Enrichment program for 7th and 8th graders at Hope School March 24th from 5-8 pm in the Fellowship Hall. There will be two seatings: one at 5 pm for those early bird diners and one at 6:30 pm. with crafts for young ones.

RSVP to sheit@hopeseattle.org or download form here to let us know which time you will be attending. Gluten Free options are available. After dinner, wander up to the Commons to view the artwork and enjoy coffee and dessert.

Cost: Free Will Offering.

‘Fish Fridays for Lent’ dinner @ Our Lady of Guadalupe Walmesley Center
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Presented by the Knights of Columbus

2nd annual Jim Theofelis Lenten Dinners

March 24th, April 7th – 6 to 8 pm

Serving Cod, Coleslaw, and Fries

Adults $10

Seniors $8

Kids $6

Mac & Cheese $3

Location : Our Lady of Guadalupe, Walmesley Center

* A portion of the profits will go to support CRS Operation Rice Bowl

Mar
25
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Joyas Mestizas Spring Recital and Fundraiser @ Hiawatha Community Center
Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join Joyas Mestizas for a Spring Recital of traditional folklorico dances from regions across Mexico, performed by youth ages 5-20!

Doors open at 5 pm for silent auction bidding and browsing.

Recital will begin at 6 pm.

Founded in 1988, Joyas Mestizas is a youth dance group that celebrates hispanic culture while helping children maintain a connection to their Mexican culture through the tradition of folklorico.

Joyas Mestizas dancers build patience, teamwork, and perseverance by learning complex dances from regions across Mexico. Performing with Joyas Mestizas offers dancers a chance to exhibit poise under pressure and to share their passion for their cultural heritage at community celebrations across our region.

Joyas Mestizas is more than just a dance group. It is a tightly-knit community; a way for young people from a variety of backgrounds to gain an appreciation for the diversity and vitality of Mexican culture and an opportunity for youth to gain important life skills.

Tickets $10 (link above)

Apr
1
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Apr
7
Fri
2017
‘Fish Fridays for Lent’ dinner @ Our Lady of Guadalupe Walmesley Center
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Presented by the Knights of Columbus

2nd annual Jim Theofelis Lenten Dinners

March 24th, April 7th – 6 to 8 pm

Serving Cod, Coleslaw, and Fries

Adults $10

Seniors $8

Kids $6

Mac & Cheese $3

Location : Our Lady of Guadalupe, Walmesley Center

* A portion of the profits will go to support CRS Operation Rice Bowl

Apr
8
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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

Apr
15
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Apr 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apr
18
Tue
2017
Screening of “13th” Documentary & Potluck Dinner @ Fauntleroy Church
Apr 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Come to a special screening of “13th,” an Oscar-nominated documentary exploring the history of race & criminal justice in America. Bring a potluck dinner dish to share. This event takes place in Fellowship Hall at Fauntleroy Church. FREE.

Tue, April 18, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Fauntleroy Church

Apr
20
Thu
2017
Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Apr
21
Fri
2017
Seattle Warrior’s Call: Healing Through Service @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

VeteransRespond and Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center are proud to present, “Seattle Warrior’s Call: Healing Through Service”, where attendees will be informed, inspired, energized and empowered to join the fight to protect our water, environment, people, and future generations of all species.

The event will feature brave warriors who are veterans of both the US Armed Services and of the Standing Rock Movement. Joseph George, an Air Force Veteran; Brandee Paisano, a US Navy Veteran and Laguna Pueblo Native; and Mark Sanderson, a US Army Veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart, will be among the powerful speakers telling their stories.

Opening ceremony and prayer will be led by members of the Duwamish Tribe, including Ken Workman, and Paul Wagner, with speaking from Raymond Kingfisher as well.

As sworn defenders of our country, the veterans of VeteransRespond felt called to support environmental rights, and Native Lands. That call to action has become a movement, a journey to ongoing community activism and worldwide healing. They are proud to share their personal journeys at this very special event.

Join for an Inspiring and Unforgettable Evening
Friday, April 21, 2017
Doors open at 7:00 PM.
Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
4705 Marginal Way SW

Admission is FREE and open to the public.

The space is wheelchair accessible.

About VeteransRespond:
VeteransRespond is a service organization founded in December 2016 by disabled Veterans who were part of the advance team at Standing Rock.  VeteransRespond works to organize and coordinate highly trained Veteran volunteers to provide relief and service work in environmental and man-made disaster sites all across the United States. The organization was born out of the Standing Rock movement, which saw more than 4,000 veterans mobilize to Camp Oceti in defense of the Water Protectors and those standing against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).

DAPL, a 1,172-mile pipeline to transport crude oil across the Midwestern US, jeopardizes the drinking water of millions of Americans while simultaneously desecrating the sacred ground of the Lakota/Sioux nation. The veterans of VeteransRespond believe wholeheartedly that DAPL must be opposed in accordance with their oaths to protect America from enemies both foreign and domestic.

To learn more, visit VeteransRespond.org

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Apr
22
Sat
2017
Peggy Johnson Oil Painting Show “Nature” @ The Village Green Perennial Nursery
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Peggy Johnson oil painting show @ The Village Green Nursery.
‘Nature” display from Seattlelite Peggy Johnson. Her featured work includes horses, trees, and garden scenes meant to nudge the viewer to look at life from a new perspective. Her goal is to bring a smile, captivate, delight and charm her audience.
Free street parking.
 

 

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Apr
23
Sun
2017
Peggy Johnson Oil Painting Show “Nature” @ The Village Green Perennial Nursery
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Peggy Johnson oil painting show @ The Village Green Perennial Nursery.
‘Nature” display from Seattlelite Peggy Johnson. Her featured work includes horses, trees, and garden scenes meant to nudge the viewer to look at life from a new perspective. Her goal is to bring a smile, captivate, delight and charm her audience.
Free street parking.
 

 

Earth Day Storytelling 2017 – New Horizons @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

FREE, all ages storytelling. Sunday April 23rd, 2 – 4pm at The Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center.

Celebrate our relationship to the natural world and each other with Paul Cheoketen Wagner, Tom Rawson, and Harvest Moon as they share their musical and storytelling gifts. Presented by the Seattle Storytellers Guild in cooperation with the Duwamish Tribe, and made possible by a grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

Stories are the language of the heart that speak to us in ways that long linger. Hear world class tellers share traditional and contemporary stories and music about our relationship to the natural world and each other.

STORYTELLERS

Paul Che oke ten Wagner is an internationally renowned native flute player and storyteller from the Vancouver Island Saanich tribe.

Tom Rawson is a storyteller and banjo player extraordinare from Seattle.

Harvest Moon is a storyteller and cultural ambassador of the Quinault tribe, will be delighting and inspiring us with their gifts.

James Rasmussen from the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition will also speak.

Volunteers are needed to help direct cars to overflow parking, usher, and assist in setting out the refreshments: if interested contact project coordinator at johnwasko@yahoo.com. Bring a friend! Don’t miss the fun!

For more information go to: seattlestorytellers.org or search “eventbrite earth day 2017 new horizons”.

Earth Day Storytelling 2017 – New Horizons @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

FREE, all ages storytelling. Sunday April 23rd, 2 – 4pm at The Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center.

Celebrate our relationship to the natural world and each other with Paul Cheoketen Wagner, Tom Rawson, and Harvest Moon as they share their musical and storytelling gifts. Presented by the Seattle Storytellers Guild in cooperation with the Duwamish Tribe, and made possible by a grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

Stories are the language of the heart that speak to us in ways that long linger. Hear world class tellers share traditional and contemporary stories and music about our relationship to the natural world and each other.

STORYTELLERS

Paul Che oke ten Wagner is an internationally renowned native flute player and storyteller from the Vancouver Island Saanich tribe.

Tom Rawson is a storyteller and banjo player extraordinare from Seattle.

Harvest Moon is a storyteller and cultural ambassador of the Quinault tribe, will be delighting and inspiring us with their gifts.

James Rasmussen from the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition will also speak.

Volunteers are needed to help direct cars to overflow parking, usher, and assist in setting out the refreshments: if interested contact project coordinator at johnwasko@yahoo.com. Bring a friend! Don’t miss the fun!

For more information go to: seattlestorytellers.org or search “eventbrite earth day 2017 new horizons”.

Earth Day Storytelling 2017 – New Horizons @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

FREE, all ages storytelling. Sunday April 23rd, 2 – 4pm at The Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center.

Celebrate our relationship to the natural world and each other with Paul Cheoketen Wagner, Tom Rawson, and Harvest Moon as they share their musical and storytelling gifts. Presented by the Seattle Storytellers Guild in cooperation with the Duwamish Tribe, and made possible by a grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

Stories are the language of the heart that speak to us in ways that long linger. Hear world class tellers share traditional and contemporary stories and music about our relationship to the natural world and each other.

STORYTELLERS

Paul Che oke ten Wagner is an internationally renowned native flute player and storyteller from the Vancouver Island Saanich tribe.

Tom Rawson is a storyteller and banjo player extraordinare from Seattle.

Harvest Moon is a storyteller and cultural ambassador of the Quinault tribe, will be delighting and inspiring us with their gifts.

James Rasmussen from the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition will also speak.

Volunteers are needed to help direct cars to overflow parking, usher, and assist in setting out the refreshments: if interested contact project coordinator at johnwasko@yahoo.com. Bring a friend! Don’t miss the fun!

For more information go to: seattlestorytellers.org or search “eventbrite earth day 2017 new horizons”.

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph.
Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

April 20–May 14, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets
By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Music Northwest concert: “Cellos!” @ Olympic Recital Hall
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Music Northwest presents: “Cellos!”

Walter Gray (Seattle Symphony), cello
Andrew Smith (Las Vegas Symphony), cello
Jane Harty, (Artistic Director, Music Northwest), piano

Program includes:
Sonata in A Major for Two Cellos, G.4
-Luigi Boccherini

Five pieces in folk style, Op. 102
-Robert Schumann

Estampas y Estampillas
-Jaime Mendoza-Nava

Duets, Op. 53
-Reinhold Gliere

Suite for Two Cellos and Piano
-Gian Carlo Menotti

April 23, 2017, 3:00 pm
Olympic Recital Hall at
South Seattle Community College (WSB sponsor)

Tickets and Directions: (206) 937-2899 or visit www.musicnorthwest.org

Price from $16
Free for students age 25 and under, but must be reserved in advance.

Apr
27
Thu
2017
Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Apr
28
Fri
2017
Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Apr 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Apr
29
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Apr
30
Sun
2017
Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph.
Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

April 20–May 14, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets
By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Opening Reception for Rajaa Gharbi’s new Studio/Gallery @ Rajaa Gharbi Studio
Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Opening reception for  Rajaa Gharbi’s new Working Studio & Gallery
Sunday, April 30th
4 – 7pm, in the West Seattle Junction.

International Artist and Poet Sets Up Shop in West Seattle

Rajaa Gharbi has a vast background in the arts, and brings those elements to her work through bold, expressive, and layered pieces. Rajaa is also committed to her community and hopes this new space will foster support for more North African artists and creators. 

Framed prints of selected paintings and drawings from Rajaa’s exhibitions held between 1987 and 2015 will be sold with a percentage of the proceeds benefiting local non-profit, K- Love 4 Art

Artist Bio:  Rajaa Gharbi is an international visual artist and poet. She was born and raised in Tunisia where she trained and worked for seven years as a puppet theatre artist with the Organisation Nationale de Theatre de Marrionnettes (OTEMA). She has lived in Seattle since 1982 and exhibited her work in the US since 1984 in solo and group exhibitions in galleries, museums and universities in both West and East coasts. Her paintings have been published in American books and catalogs and overseas’ print and Television media and are in numerous collections including Vulcan and Microsoft.

Gharbi studied visual art and filmmaking for her BA at The Evergreen State College, and for her MA from Antioch University Seattle,  and was nominated for the Seattle Mayor’s Art Award in 2007.

Contact:
Rajaa Gharbi (206) 816-9378
Missy Lacy (425) 698-7783
rajaagharbistudio@gmail.com

 

 

May
4
Thu
2017
Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
May 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Community Potluck @ DAV Chapter Hall
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This Friday, May 5th from 5-9 pm, the West Seattle Chapter (#23) of DAV (Disabled American Veterans) is hosting a community potluck at their Chapter Hall, located at 4857 Delridge Way SW.

The potluck is open to all. DAV provides services for men and women who were injured or disabled while serving our country. The warm people at DAV offer a welcoming place for vets and their families to connect with each other and receive support. Feel free to come and enjoy the food and community at this special West Seattle gathering in support of our local heroes.

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
May 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

May
6
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
May 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

May
7
Sun
2017
Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
May 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph.
Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

April 20–May 14, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets
By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

May
11
Thu
2017
Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

May
12
Fri
2017
Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
May 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

May
13
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
May 13 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

May
14
Sun
2017
Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
May 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph.
Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

April 20–May 14, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets
By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Ladies Musical Club’s Free Mother’s Day concert:’Fairytales, Folklore and Legend” @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
May 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Ladies Musical Club of Seattle (LMC) will present NINE FREE public concerts throughout King County in May and June 2017. All programs are FREE, performed in an intimate setting and appropriate for all ages. Most concerts are one-hour in length.

LMC Opera Presents Fairytales, Folklore and Legend, May 14 at 3:00 p.m. at West Seattle Library.  Even young children can attend this informal classical concert. It’s one hour long. They can leave early if they need to.

LMC Opera group performs music by Gluck, Strauss, Wagner, Mozart, Dvorak and more from operas based on Fairytales, Folklore and legend:

“Signore, ascolta” (Listen to me, my Lord) from Turandot by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)

“Du bist der Lenz, nach dem ich verlangte” (You are the Spring for which I’ve been longing) from Die Walküre by Richard Wagner (1813-1883)

“Se come voi piccina” from Le Villi by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)

“Tornami a vagheggiar” (Return to me to languish) from Alcina by George Frideric Handel (1658-1759)

Hymn to the Sun from The Golden Cockerel by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)

“The song to the moon” from Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)

“Faites-vous tres belle ce soir” (Make yourself beautiful this evening) from Cendrillon by Jules Massenet (1842-1912)

“Batti, batti o bel Masetto” (Beat me dear Masetto) from Don Giovanni by W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)

“Einsam in trüben Tagen” (Alone on a clouded day) from Lohengrin by Richard Wagner (1813-1883)

The spinning chorus from Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman) by Richard Wagner

The Kissing Duet from Die Schone Galathee by Franz von Suppé (1819-1895)

Le bal infernal from Orphée aux enfers (Orpheus in the Underworld) by Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)

Dennà Good-Mojab, Joyce Allison, Carol Voss, Regina Thomas and Mele Santos – sopranos

Gwen Trussler – mezzo-soprano

Nicole Truesdell and John Burkhardt, piano

Even young children can attend this informal classical concert. It’s one hour long. They can leave early if they need to.

The Ladies Musical Club is a corporation of women with the mission to foster classical music in the community through education, performance and awards.

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

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

May
20
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

May
21
Sun
2017
Medieval Women’s Choir: ‘The White Lily’ concert preview @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

On Sunday, May 21, 2017, 2–3:30 pm, everyone is invited to the West Seattle (Admiral) Library’s preview of  “The White Lilly”.

Join Eric Mentzel and members of the Medieval Women’s Choir for a preview of their upcoming concert “The White Lily.” A perusal of medieval Marian texts yields a long list of honorific names for Mary, the mother of Jesus. She is the white lily, the shining star, the glorious mother of all. Songs and poems for Mary became so basic to medieval culture that they popped up everywhere: adopting the melodies of popular troubadour songs, inserted into preexisting liturgical music, and forming the basis of decidedly non-sacred love songs. This program of Marian music is a true cross-section of medieval music and a window into the medieval heart.

Library events and programs are free and open to the public. 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.

Southwest Stories: Streetcar Suburbs – The Highland Park & Lake Burien Railroad @ Delridge Branch Library
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Southwest Stories: Streetcar Suburbs – The Highland Park & Lake Burien Railroad on Sunday,
May 21, 2017, Seattle Public Library, Delridge Branch, 2 – 3 p.m in the Meeting Room.

The history of West Seattle, the Duwamish Peninsula, and the birthplace of Seattle comes alive in this series of monthly presentations with the Southwest Seattle Historical Society.

Before paved roads and cars, rail was king! In 1912, the Highland Park and Lake Burien Railroad electric streetcar line opened large land tracks in southwest Seattle and King County. Mike Bergman (President, Tacoma Chapter, National Railway Historical Society) will share maps and historic photos that reveal the elevated structure approaching downtown Seattle, the “runaway track” from Highland Park to the Duwamish River, and the many freight spurs serving local businesses and industries.

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.

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

May
24
Wed
2017
West Seattle High School Multicultural Potluck
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Wednesday, May 24th, in the WSHS Commons:

West Seattle High School community members, families, and friends are invited to our annual Multicultural Potluck! Please come break bread and build community!

Let’s celebrate our wonderful students, and be proud of our diverse, inclusive school community. We’ll have some great entertainment! Our own student performers, local opera singer Jose Iniguez, the Franklin High School Polynesian Club, and our Chinese Cultural Club will all be performing!

Please bring a dish that represents YOU, and/or your culture — enough to serve 6-8 people. If you cannot bring food, COME ANYWAY!! Hope to see you there!

May
27
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

May
30
Tue
2017
Interviewing Skills for Teens @ High Point Library
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Tuesday, May 30 2016, 6–7:30 pm at the High Point Library, Interviewing Skills for Teens. Registration is not required.

Teens: talk with those who interview for SPL and practice your interviewing skills in a safe environment. A great opportunity to learn and improve your interviewing skills.

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

Contact: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian

Jun
3
Sat
2017
National Trails Day: West Duwamish Greenbelt hikes @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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

More details can be found here.

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

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

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

Jun
9
Fri
2017
Interviewing Skills for Teens @ Southwest Library
Jun 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Looking for a summer job? Come to this event to practice and improve your job interviewing skills in a safe environment.

Whether you’ve never interviewed before or have several interviews under your belt, you’ll walk away from this event with new confidence and strategies to use in your next interview! Practice interview questions, get advice from current interviewers, and learn a strategy to help you answer any interview question for any kind of interview.

Snacks provided.

Southwest Branch Meeting Room

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.

Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian.

Jun
10
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Cass Turnbull Memorial Dedication Ceremony @ South Seattle College Arboretum
Jun 10 @ 12:30 pm

Cass Turnbull Memorial Dedication Ceremony
South Seattle College Arboretum
6000 16th Ave SW, 98106 – North Entrance

This coming Saturday, June 10, at 12:30 p.m., the Arboretum Advisory Committee, Plant Amnesty and friends of the late Cass Turnbull will gather to dedicate a bronze plaque in her honor. The ceremony will take place at the base of the giant sequoia in the Sequoia Grove at the Arboretum. Van Bobbitt, retired SSC faculty member and a friend of Cass’, will be the emcee. Everyone is welcome to attend and pay their respects to this remarkable woman.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jun
14
Wed
2017
Job Search Workshop @ Delridge Community Center
Jun 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP
Ages 16 and Older

Looking for a new job? This free workshop is
offered once a month to provide you with a template to
develop a successful job search plan. This includes key steps
to preparing a resume, how to write a cover letter, job search resources, and interview tips. This workshop is free, but please register in advance so we know how many to expect.
Instructor: Leslie Howle
Location: Delridge CC
6/14 Wed 6:30-7:45 p.m.
7/12 Wed 6:30-7:45 p.m.
8/16 Wed 6:30-7:45 p.m

Register online at seattle.gov/parks or Phone:(206) 684-7423

Jun
17
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jun 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jun
21
Wed
2017
Free End-of-School-Year Summer Bash @ Delridge CC
Jun 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

End of Year Summer Bash – All Ages @ Delridge Community Center, Wed 6/21, 4-6pm. FREE!

Come celebrate the end of the school year with refreshments, snacks, games, and activities at the Delridge Community Center. We will have Family Yoga in honor of “International Yoga Day” and celebrate Summer Solstice with some fun art projects and activities. This is a FREE Family event. Please join us in celebrating the end of the school year!
Location: Delridge CC

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

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

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

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

Questions? Email TreeAmbassador@seattle.gov or call 206-615-1668.
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Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jun
25
Sun
2017
June Low Tide Beach Safari @ Mee-Kwa-Mooks Beach
Jun 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

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

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

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

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

Jul
1
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jul
3
Mon
2017
‘Music Under the Stars’ free concert series @ Delridge Playfield
Jul 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Music Under the Stars” is an all-ages series of free outdoor musical evenings at Delridge Playfield presented by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Classical KING-FM, and the Delridge Community Center. Each evening begins at 7:30pm with live chamber music performed by a student or professional ensemble. At 8:00pm, the music continues with a live audio broadcast direct from Benaroya Hall. Snacks and beverages provided by the Delridge CC Advisory Council.
7/3 Mon 7:30 pm
7/10 Mon 7:30 pm
7/17 Mon 7:30pm
7/24 Mon 7:30 pm

More info:

The Seattle Chamber Music Society presents free music at Delridge Playfield. Bring a picnic, stretch out on the lawn, and enjoy some of the best classical music ever written. It’s another summer of Music Under the Stars, a series of free outdoor musical evenings presented by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Classical KING-FM, and the Delridge Community Center.

The concerts take place on Monday evenings July 3th, 10th, 17th and 24th. Each event begins at 7:30pm with live music performed by an outstanding student or professional ensemble. At 8:00pm the evening continues with a live audio broadcast of world-renowned artists performing at Benaroya Hall, provided directly to the park by KING-FM.

According to Artistic Director James Ehnes, “Music Under the Stars is a wonderful opportunity for the whole community to get together in the evening air, and enjoy great music in a very casual environment. And because the radio broadcast is live, our park audience gets to hear for free the exact concert being performed that very moment for the audience at Benaroya Hall.”

Each event takes place in Delridge Playfield (adjacent to the Delridge Community Center on Delridge Way in West Seattle).

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

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

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

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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jul 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jul
10
Mon
2017
‘Music Under the Stars’ free concert series @ Delridge Playfield
Jul 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Music Under the Stars” is an all-ages series of free outdoor musical evenings at Delridge Playfield presented by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Classical KING-FM, and the Delridge Community Center. Each evening begins at 7:30pm with live chamber music performed by a student or professional ensemble. At 8:00pm, the music continues with a live audio broadcast direct from Benaroya Hall. Snacks and beverages provided by the Delridge CC Advisory Council.
7/3 Mon 7:30 pm
7/10 Mon 7:30 pm
7/17 Mon 7:30pm
7/24 Mon 7:30 pm

More info:

The Seattle Chamber Music Society presents free music at Delridge Playfield. Bring a picnic, stretch out on the lawn, and enjoy some of the best classical music ever written. It’s another summer of Music Under the Stars, a series of free outdoor musical evenings presented by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Classical KING-FM, and the Delridge Community Center.

The concerts take place on Monday evenings July 3th, 10th, 17th and 24th. Each event begins at 7:30pm with live music performed by an outstanding student or professional ensemble. At 8:00pm the evening continues with a live audio broadcast of world-renowned artists performing at Benaroya Hall, provided directly to the park by KING-FM.

According to Artistic Director James Ehnes, “Music Under the Stars is a wonderful opportunity for the whole community to get together in the evening air, and enjoy great music in a very casual environment. And because the radio broadcast is live, our park audience gets to hear for free the exact concert being performed that very moment for the audience at Benaroya Hall.”

Each event takes place in Delridge Playfield (adjacent to the Delridge Community Center on Delridge Way in West Seattle).

Jul
12
Wed
2017
Job Search Workshop @ Delridge Community Center
Jul 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP
Ages 16 and Older

Looking for a new job? This free workshop is
offered once a month to provide you with a template to
develop a successful job search plan. This includes key steps
to preparing a resume, how to write a cover letter, job search resources, and interview tips. This workshop is free, but please register in advance so we know how many to expect.
Instructor: Leslie Howle
Location: Delridge CC
6/14 Wed 6:30-7:45 p.m.
7/12 Wed 6:30-7:45 p.m.
8/16 Wed 6:30-7:45 p.m

Register online at seattle.gov/parks or Phone:(206) 684-7423

Jul
14
Fri
2017
Bastille Day Celebration @ @ Marée Bistro and Bar
Jul 14 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Friday July 14, from 5-10 pm commemorate the storming of the Bastille with $7 glasses of rosé, Francophilic cocktails, and head cheese, rabbit, and tartines.
Free admission.
Marée Bistro & Bar
2820 Alki AVE SW, Seattle, WA 98116
206-743-8531

Jul
15
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Bastille Day Fete @ Welcome Road Winery
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Welcome Road Winery presents Bastille Day Celebration, Saturday, July 15, 1 to 7pm @ Welcome Road Winery in West Seattle.

We are celebrating all things France: cheese, music, macarons, Macron and, of course, wine with sneak tastes of our upcoming releases. Tastings, along with noshes, are just $5.00 (refunded with bottle purchase). RSVP and tickets here.

Jul
17
Mon
2017
‘Music Under the Stars’ free concert series @ Delridge Playfield
Jul 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Music Under the Stars” is an all-ages series of free outdoor musical evenings at Delridge Playfield presented by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Classical KING-FM, and the Delridge Community Center. Each evening begins at 7:30pm with live chamber music performed by a student or professional ensemble. At 8:00pm, the music continues with a live audio broadcast direct from Benaroya Hall. Snacks and beverages provided by the Delridge CC Advisory Council.
7/3 Mon 7:30 pm
7/10 Mon 7:30 pm
7/17 Mon 7:30pm
7/24 Mon 7:30 pm

More info:

The Seattle Chamber Music Society presents free music at Delridge Playfield. Bring a picnic, stretch out on the lawn, and enjoy some of the best classical music ever written. It’s another summer of Music Under the Stars, a series of free outdoor musical evenings presented by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Classical KING-FM, and the Delridge Community Center.

The concerts take place on Monday evenings July 3th, 10th, 17th and 24th. Each event begins at 7:30pm with live music performed by an outstanding student or professional ensemble. At 8:00pm the evening continues with a live audio broadcast of world-renowned artists performing at Benaroya Hall, provided directly to the park by KING-FM.

According to Artistic Director James Ehnes, “Music Under the Stars is a wonderful opportunity for the whole community to get together in the evening air, and enjoy great music in a very casual environment. And because the radio broadcast is live, our park audience gets to hear for free the exact concert being performed that very moment for the audience at Benaroya Hall.”

Each event takes place in Delridge Playfield (adjacent to the Delridge Community Center on Delridge Way in West Seattle).

Jul
22
Sat
2017
July Low Tide Beach Safari @ Mee-Kwa-Mooks Beach
Jul 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

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

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

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

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

Another way to register is to contact Camp Long Environmental Learning Center:
5200 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA. 98126, Phone: 206-684-7434, Email: camplong@seattle.gov
7/22/2017 Sun   #166068

 

Deaf Community Beach Walk @ Lincoln Park
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jul
24
Mon
2017
‘Music Under the Stars’ free concert series @ Delridge Playfield
Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Music Under the Stars” is an all-ages series of free outdoor musical evenings at Delridge Playfield presented by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Classical KING-FM, and the Delridge Community Center. Each evening begins at 7:30pm with live chamber music performed by a student or professional ensemble. At 8:00pm, the music continues with a live audio broadcast direct from Benaroya Hall. Snacks and beverages provided by the Delridge CC Advisory Council.
7/3 Mon 7:30 pm
7/10 Mon 7:30 pm
7/17 Mon 7:30pm
7/24 Mon 7:30 pm

More info:

The Seattle Chamber Music Society presents free music at Delridge Playfield. Bring a picnic, stretch out on the lawn, and enjoy some of the best classical music ever written. It’s another summer of Music Under the Stars, a series of free outdoor musical evenings presented by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Classical KING-FM, and the Delridge Community Center.

The concerts take place on Monday evenings July 3th, 10th, 17th and 24th. Each event begins at 7:30pm with live music performed by an outstanding student or professional ensemble. At 8:00pm the evening continues with a live audio broadcast of world-renowned artists performing at Benaroya Hall, provided directly to the park by KING-FM.

According to Artistic Director James Ehnes, “Music Under the Stars is a wonderful opportunity for the whole community to get together in the evening air, and enjoy great music in a very casual environment. And because the radio broadcast is live, our park audience gets to hear for free the exact concert being performed that very moment for the audience at Benaroya Hall.”

Each event takes place in Delridge Playfield (adjacent to the Delridge Community Center on Delridge Way in West Seattle).

Jul
29
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Aug
5
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Aug
10
Thu
2017
Second Thursday OUT! @ (see posting)
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm

Second Second Thursday OUT! – Thursday, August 10 at 6:00 pm. Senior Center of West Seattle invites the GLBTQ community, their friends and neighbors to a BBQ to kick off our 2017-18 year of programming. A-M bring a salad – N-Z bring a dessert. BBQ will be held offsite at Lee and David’s home. Call for details. 206-932-866

Aug
12
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

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

Kid-friendly park walk with guidebook author Linnea Westerlind

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

Job Search Workshop @ Delridge Community Center
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP
Ages 16 and Older

Looking for a new job? This free workshop is
offered once a month to provide you with a template to
develop a successful job search plan. This includes key steps
to preparing a resume, how to write a cover letter, job search resources, and interview tips. This workshop is free, but please register in advance so we know how many to expect.
Instructor: Leslie Howle
Location: Delridge CC
6/14 Wed 6:30-7:45 p.m.
7/12 Wed 6:30-7:45 p.m.
8/16 Wed 6:30-7:45 p.m

Register online at seattle.gov/parks or Phone:(206) 684-7423

Aug
19
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

Guided trail walk in West Seattle

Saturday, August 26th, 9 am

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

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

Saturday, Aug 26, 10 AM at Lincoln Park

West Seattle Parks walking tour with guidebook author Linnea Westerlind

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

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

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

Sep
2
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Sep 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Sep
8
Fri
2017
Interview Day @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Sep 8 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Providence Mount St. Vincent on Sept. 8, 2017, will host “Interview Day at Providence Mount St. Vincent” to attract new staff to the internationally recognized West Seattle community that offers assisted living, skilled nursing, transitional care, and an intergenerational child-care program.

Interviews will be held for nursing and resident assistants. This includes registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants and resident assistants. Potential applicants can meet with staff, tour the facility and apply for positions during the Interview Day, which runs from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave SW, Seattle.

Positions are also available in rehabilitation, dining services, housekeeping and the Mount’s internationally recognized Intergenerational Child Care Center.

Applicants should pre-register for the event at http://bit.ly/TheMountJobs.

Applicants may also apply for any position within Providence at www.providenceiscalling.jobs

Sep
9
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Sep
15
Fri
2017
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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.

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Sep
16
Sat
2017
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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.

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Celebration of Chinese Culture @ Seattle Chinese Garden
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Celebration of Chinese Culture @ Seattle Chinese Garden
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Tickets:
eventbrite.com/e/celebration-of-traditional-culture-tickets-37574577573?aff=es2

SEATTLE CHINESE GARDEN CELEBRATION OF TRADITIONAL CULTURE: Noon to 3:30 pm in the garden courtyard. This family-friendly event for all ages includes performances of dance, music, and song from 1 to 2:15, followed at 2:30 to 3:30 by a class for children demonstrating how to do a Chinese dance (parents and others welcome to watch). Come early for a Chinese painting demonstration from noon to 1 pm. Also enjoy Chinese dishes and snacks at a food booth. Event tickets are $16 for adults and $8 for ages 3 to 17. Visit seattlechinesegarden.org for information on availability of tickets at the gate.

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Urban Homestead Foundation Farm Dinner / Pig Roast
Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

FARM DINNER – PIG ROAST!

Mark your calendars for Saturday September 16th: Join UHF for the biggest fundraising event of the summer! We are shutting down the street and bringing in live music, a pig roast, a corn hole competition and a whole lot of fun while raising money to keep the Dakota Homestead property an open and active green space for the West Seattle community! The event will be from 5:00-9:00 pm at the Dakota Homestead property on the corner of 50th Ave SW & Dakota St SW!

Your ticket includes dinner, a drink, entertainment and dancing to a live band, cornhole and outdoor games, and a fun evening on the Dakota Homestead property!

Unlimited beer and wine in a special take-home glass is available for an additional price – please add this additional ticket in your cart and we will have your glass waiting for you upon arrival! This is a 21+ over event, no minors will be permitted.

All proceeds go directly towards the purchase of the Dakota Homestead property and will be matched by the King County Conservation Futures grant!
Get tickets here.

Sep
17
Sun
2017
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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.

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Sep
21
Thu
2017
Aussie Wine Dinner @ Arthur's
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Arthur’s is hosting our second Aussie wine dinner next Thursday, September 21st at 6:00 pm. We are honored to have Angus Mitchell from Mitchell wines out of the Clare Valley in South Australia to show us the intricacies of his family vineyard’s production of several varietals new to Arthur’s. With the expert pairings from our chef, Ian Welch, this night stands to be one for the books. Space is limited with a $50 non-refundable deposit for the $75 prix fixe menu. We’re excited to see everyone there!

Sep
22
Fri
2017
West Seattle Big Band Swing Dance and Dinner @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

West Seattle Big Band ‘Swing Along with Me’ featuring the sounds of Frank Sinatra. Dinner & dance benefit for the Senior Center of West Seattle.

6pm Doors and no-host bar open.

6:30pm Dinner

7pm Showtime

$20 for members $25 for nonmembers.

Pre-register by September 21 by calling 206.932.4044 x1, visiting www.sc-ws.org, or by stopping by the front desk at the Center.

Event will be held at the Senior Center at 4217 SW Oregon Street.

Sep
23
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Sep
29
Fri
2017
Free event: Medicine Songs from the Time of Chief Seattle @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Free Duwamish Event. Duwamish Teachings with NW Native Storyteller Johnny Moses: Medicine Songs from the Time of Chief Seattle (Songs of Chief Seattle’s Family). All are invited to share in a deeper understanding of the language and culture of the First People of Seattle, Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe through traditional local songs and stories. Johnny Moses was a recipient of the 2012 WA Governor’s Heritage Award. Sponsored by 4Culture and Duwamish Tribal Services. Free admission/parking.

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, 7-8 pm. Come early to enjoy art gallery and exhibits.

WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
206.431.1582 dts@qwestoffice.net
www.duwamishtribe.org

Parking: Additional free parking in area includes 2 parking lots across the street.

By bus, bike, and foot: The longhouse is across the street from the Duwamish Trail. By bus, take Route 21 to Chelan & Spokane, walk/bike 1 mile south on the Duwamish Trail. Cross W. Marginal Way SW at the parking lot driveway of Herring House Park and walk 30 feet south to the longhouse.

Sep
30
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Lantern Festival & Lantern Competition @ Chief Sealth International High School
Sep 30 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Please join us for the Lantern Festival & Lantern Competition on

September 30th, 4:30 pm-8:30 pm
Chief Sealth High School
2600 SW Thistle Street

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

Harvest Dinner Potluck & Talent Show @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join your HPIC family around the dinner table! This is the perfect time of the year to break bread with your neighbors, count your blessings, to share meaningful stories, soul-nourishing food, and build our sense of community. Celebrate the harvest by bringing a seasonal home-made dish to share. The HPIC bar will be open.

And back by popular demand: We will be hosting a talent show! The gifted & comedic duo – Chris Huson and Krissy Otis – will be coordinating and hosting the talent show. What are we looking for?

A performance that is no longer than five minutes. There will be a gong reminder, if needed.
A family friendly act (if you have a burlesque talent, that would be a different show).
No age restriction. Talent is talent, regardless of age.
Email us (hpic1919@gmail.com) to sign up for the Talent Show! You know you want to…

Also, we’ll be collecting food for the White Center Food Bank, so bring a non-perishable food item to donate.

Doors open: 6:00 PM
Dinner starts: 6:30 PM
Talent show starts: 7:30 PM

Oct
1
Sun
2017
Tet Nhi Dong: Children’s Moonlight Festival @ Vietnamese Cultural Center
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Lantern
Balloon
Moon Cakes
Food, Drink
Candies
Children’s Entertainment
Lion Dance
Karate Performance
Mid-autumn lantern parade
Games led by Boy Scout Troop 286

See the poster here.

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

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

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

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

Oct
11
Wed
2017
Job Fair @ Neighborhood House High Point
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

EMPLOYERS ARE HIRING!
WorkSource, the Family Resource
Center at Neighborhood House High
Point and the Seattle Housing Authority
are sponsoring a one-day job fair from
10am to 1pm. Come professionally
dressed with your résumé and be
prepared to interview.

• Caregiving
• Driving
• Janitorial
• Food Service
• Security
• Retail
• Auto Repair

You can also use this space
for job fair requirements.
Meet employers in these
industries and more:
Jobs are waiting for YOU!

Contact:
Megan Demeroutis
Family Center Supervisor
206- 588-4900345- 6789
megand@nhwa.org

Oct
14
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

‘Death along the Delta’ – a Murder Mystery Masquerade Ball @ Duos Catering
Oct 14 @ 6:30 pm

Join for Duos Catering and Murder for Sale for Death along the Delta – a Murder Mystery Masquerade Ball on Saturday, October 14.

Welcome to the Grand Southern Mansion of the famous pork rind fortune heir Miles Chesterton. Upon hearing the tragic news of the death of his parents, Miles Chesterton went mad and was committed to Weeping Willows Sanitarium. Join his off center family and meddling neighbors for a costumed ball to welcome him home. Don’t be surprised if the party goes south if guests start to die!

Entrée choices from the award winning Duo’s Catering:
Grilled Flat Iron : Steak Flat Iron Steak with Caper Berry Pesto, Parsnip Puree, Cauliflower Gratin in Cassoulet, Golden Beets with Peas, Brussels Sprouts and a Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette, Petite Greens
Chicken with Mushroom :Airline Chicken Breast with Potato Mash, Cipollini Onion, Mushroom Reduction and Pistachio Spiked Rainbow Carrots

Roasted Roots Veg/GF: Roasted Heirloom Carrots and Falafel with Winter Root Puree, Orange Segments, and Cipollini Onion

Price: $95 – includes murder mystery performance, salad, entrée choice, dessert, tax and gratuity.

*** Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage available to purchase.

Location: The Lounge at Duos – 2940 SW Avalon Way, Seattle, WA 98126
Time: 6:30pm cocktails; show and dinner starts at 7:00pm
Dress: Costumes highly encouraged. Prize for best dressed!
Reservations: Call 206.452.2452
For additional information visit:
duoscatering.com
murderforsale.com

Seattle Latino Film Festival: Closing Night Film & Party @ Admiral Theater
Oct 14 @ 6:45 pm – 10:00 pm

At 7 pm October 14th, the film “Duel of Wine” – read more about it here – will close the Seattle Latino Film Festival, and the screening will be held at the Admiral Theater in West Seattle. Lead actor Charlie Arturaola and producer Lino Pujia will be in attendance, organizers say. The $25 ticket gets you into the film and closing-night party.

Oct
20
Fri
2017
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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.

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Highland Park dinner & square dance @ Highland Park Elementary
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Highland Park Elementary School
4th Annual SQUARE DANCE

Friday, October 20th
6-9pm (Dinner 6-7pm)

> Live string band!

> All ages and abilities welcome!

> Dinner provided!

> Every kid goes home with a pumpkin!

> FREE event! Donations accepted as a PTA fundraiser.

Oct
21
Sat
2017
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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.

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

West Seattle Lions Club’s Oktoberfest – CANCELED @ Sisson Building/WS Senior Center
Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

**Update 10/19 – this has been canceled**

West Seattle Lions Club: Our Annual “OKTOBERFEST”

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Bavarian style without leaving West Seattle. Enjoy a hearty meal with live music.

German Sausage
Hot Potato Salad
Sauerkraut
Hot Apple Strudel
Beer or wine available separately.

Funds support Lions projects. Credit cards accepted.

Oct
22
Sun
2017
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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.

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Oct
27
Fri
2017
Neighborhood House Benefit: ‘Caravale’ – Vietnam through art, music and cuisine @ Palace Ballroom
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Neighborhood House invites you to Caravale – an evening to explore different cultures and celebrate community.

This year, we will experience the beauty, resilience and joy of Vietnam through art, music and cuisine. “Travel” with us to this intriguing, coastal country for a remarkable night of conversation, entertainment and inspiration.

Award-winning chefs Tom Douglas and Matthew Dillon will prepare a multi-course feast of Vietnamese favorites, and a handcrafted cocktail will set the mood for a magical evening. A performance by local traditional musicians is sure to delight, and dancing follows dinner and a short program.

Friday, October 27, 2017 | 6:30–10:30 pm.
Palace Ballroom | Seattle, WA

Caravale is an annual benefit for Neighborhood House. Funds raised support programs serving immigrants and refugees living in King County.

Your gift of $250, $500 or more will touch the lives of children and families throughout our region. Here are some examples of how:
•$250 pays for a year of tutoring for a child learning English, promoting success in school.
•$500 pays for a 2-hour college-readiness seminar for 5 first-time students pursuing a degree.
•$750 covers the cost of a citizenship application, helping someone reach a very special goal.
•$1,000 provides training for 90 parents of children in our early learning programs, teaching them about the school system and how to advocate for their child.
•$3,000 pays for a year of citizenship classes so that 15 people can learn English and prepare for the citizenship exam.
•$6,000 covers a year of job training and support so that an immigrant or refugee can begin a living wage career.

Supporters giving $1,000 or more per year will be welcomed into our exclusive Sparklight Circle and are invited to our popular Grillin’ with Dillon donor recognition event.

Caravale tickets cost $125 per person, and include all food and beverages. Purchase yours here or call Ward Wright at 206.461.8430, ext. 2053 to reserve a seat at this bountiful table. If you would like to host a table for eight or 10 guests, please phone Ward to learn about options and pricing.

Would your company or organization like to sponsor Caravale? Please read our sponsorship chart for opportunities, or contact Kae Saeteurn at kaes@nhwa.org or 206.461.8430, ext. 2052 for details.

If you’re unable to join us but would like to support Neighborhood House, donate here. We appreciate your generosity.

SHNIT International Shortfilm Festival 2017 @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHNIT Worldwide Short Film Festival is at HPIC on Friday, October 27th!

HPIC is proud to be partnering with shnit again as a screening venue during the 2017 Shnit Worldwide Short Film Festival. As ambitious as it is unforgettably bold, shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival unfolds simultaneously in multiple cities on five continents, bringing together more than 30,000 filmmakers and film lovers in ways rarely experienced elsewhere on the festival circuit. Over its 12 days, shnit celebrates more than 200 short films of all genres and styles. Voting on the films takes place immediately following the viewing of the films.

Cocktails & Concessions at 7:00 PM. Movies start at 8:00 PM.
$7 for members, $10 for non-members (pay at the door).
21+ event. HPIC Bar will be open.

*Members must be current. There will be an opportunity to pay dues as well as join HPIC and pay the member suggested donation.

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

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

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

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

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

Nov
4
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

From Seattle Parks:

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

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

Celebrate 25+ years at the Creek

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

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

Dragonfly Pavilion and Salmon Bone Bridge

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

Postcards from the Creek

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

Salmon: Look inside

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

Nature Walk

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