West Seattle Event Calendar

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

ADMIRAL THEATER SCHEDULE (updated link)

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.

Oct
21
Sat
2017
See Art / Make Art: Basic Embroidery with Lene Sangster @ Southwest Branch Library
Oct 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

See Art / Make Art: Basic Embroidery with Lene Sangster
10:30 am – 12:30 pm on Saturday October 21, 2017 @ Southwest Branch Library.

Drop-in embroidery art project led by Seattle artist and educator Lene Sangster.

A basic embroidery session where students make their own design image, and learn to embroider on top. At the end of this art class, you will take home your embroidered piece. This workshop is intended for ages 7-adult and is ideal for multi age groups.

The See Art/Make Art series is part of the 26th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian.

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

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
Fall Festival @ High Point Community Center
Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

At the High Point Community Center (WSB sponsor):

Join High Point Community Center staff and enjoy a family evening of fun. We will have Halloween games, booths, face painting, art and craft activities, and snacks. Fun for all ages. Come one, come all.

High Point Community Center
Friday October 27th
5:30-7:30 pm
FREE

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

See Art / Make Art: Printmaking Calacas with Amaranta Ibarra-Sandys @ Southwest Branch Library
Oct 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

See Art / Make Art: Printmaking Calacas with Amaranta Ibarra-Sandys
10:30 am – 12:30 pm on Saturday October 28, 2017 @ Southwest Branch Library.

Drop-in printmaking art project led by Seattle artist and educator Amaranta Ibarra-Sandys.

Participants will be guided to draw a Calaca or Skull adding patterns & accents to later be transfer as a print. Basic Printmaking techniques will be discussed during class. At the end of this art class you will take home your Calacas print. This workshop is intended for ages 7-adult and is ideal for multi age groups.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian.

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

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

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

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.

Nov
8
Wed
2017
A reading by Steve Adelson ‘Apocalypse at Little Bighorn-The Demise of a Culture’ @ C&P Coffee Co.
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Veteran Park Ranger, author and documentary producer Steve Adelson presents a reading: “Apocalypse At Little Bighorn -The Demise Of A Culture”.

This coffee house presentation will examine the erosion of the native Sioux and Cheyenne culture that culminated at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, later to become legendarily know as “Custer’s Last Stand”. In reality, it was not only his last stand, but the last gasp of Indian resistance against Euro-American encroachment on the northern plains.

Adelson will be examining this epic confrontation and the characters and events that shaped this story. A story that still haunts the American consciousness even today.

The lives of Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer, Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, Gall, Major Marcus Reno and Captain Frederick Benteen are some of the individuals highlighted in the discussion.

Adelson, a West Seattle graduate, is a prolific writer and his book “Little Bighorn; Voices From A Distant Wind” will be available for purchase. In addition, his documentary, “Contested Ground” is included with an autographed copy of the book.

Adelson has presented to thousands of visitors at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument in southeast Montana. He has been a lecturer on the History Channel, C-Span, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel and other media productions.
You can examine his work at his website.

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

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

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

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

Blue Jay Brings Back the Moon @ Duwamish Tribe Longhouse
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We are a non-profit, 501c3, holding a large annual cultural event, “Blue Jay Brings Back the Moon” A Celebration of Native Arts & Culture, Saturday, November 18, 2017, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Duwamish Longhouse, 4705 West Marginal Way SW.

Featuring Shipibo Textiles from Peru and local Native artists. Native Art Show & Reception: 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Traditional Dinner & Festive Program: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tickets Sliding Scale: $5 to $50

Questions: info@naahillahee.org, 206-784-0818. A Production of Na’ah Illahee Fund.

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

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

Dec
2
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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

Dec
9
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Dec
15
Fri
2017
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Dec 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.

Dec
16
Sat
2017
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Dec 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.

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

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

Dec
17
Sun
2017
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Dec 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.

Dec
19
Tue
2017
Dine Out to Make a Difference @ Marination Ma Kai
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Dine at Marination Ma Kai 11 am-8 pm on this date and help five local schools! Details here.

Dec
23
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Dec
30
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

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

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

Jan
12
Fri
2018
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Key Club & children with cancer @ West Seattle High School Commons
Jan 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Key Club, a student led volunteer organization, will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner to fundraise for our club and Kiwanis Children’s Cancer Program (KCCP).
Date: January 12th, 2018 – from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm / $10 admission
Location: West Seattle High School Commons

This fundraiser will help us to reach our goal of $1,000 by the end of the service year for club expenses, including a Celebration of Service in Portland, volunteer events, weekly club meetings, and future fundraisers for organizations such as KCCP or UNICEF. Our dinner also aims to contribute to our district KCCP goal of $75,000. The Kiwanis Children’s Cancer Program raises funds for partnered hospitals, like Seattle Children’s Hospital, to find a cure for childhood cancer.

We are also looking for donations from our community so if any stores or businesses are interested, please contact me at: Casaba.hina.2018@gmail.com

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West Seattle High School Key Club Spaghetti Dinner @ WSHS Commons
Jan 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Key Club, a student led volunteer organization, will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner to fundraise for our club and KCCP, Kiwanis Children’s Cancer Program, on January 12th in the West Seattle High School commons from 6:30-8:30pm.

This fundraiser will help us to reach our goal of $1,000 by the end of the service year for club expenses, including a Celebration of Service in Portland, volunteer events, weekly club meetings, and future fundraisers for organizations such as KCCP or UNICEF. Our dinner also aims to contribute to our district KCCP goal of $75,000. The Kiwanis Children’s Cancer Program raises funds for partnered hospitals, like Seattle Children’s Hospital, to find a cure for childhood cancer.

We are also looking for donations from our community so if any stores are interested please contact me at Casaba.hina.2018@gmail.com

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

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

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

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

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

Jan
27
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jan 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jan
28
Sun
2018
Nighttime low-tide beach walks @ Constellation Park, Alki
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

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

Sunday, January 28, 7 pm–9pm

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

Jan
30
Tue
2018
Dine Out to Make a Difference, January edition @ Lil Woody's - Beer Star - CTO
Jan 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Portion of tonight’s proceeds will go to the PTAs for Louisa Boren STEM K-8 and Sanislo Elementary.

Feb
3
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

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

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

Feb
7
Wed
2018
Tinkerlab Drop-in @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Feb 7 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library: Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges and let us show you how to do and create amazing things using digital technology.

February 7, 2018: Coding Without Computers
February 14, 2018: Fall In Love…With Our Robots!
February 21, 2018: Snap Circuits
February 14, 2018: Seeing is Believing

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

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

Dinner, Dives, Dancing @ Daystar (departure point)
Feb 7 @ 4:00 pm

From Daystar:

Daystar Retirement Village Residents invites you to join

all of us for our 2018 monthly DINNER, DIVES AND DANCING EVENTS

On Wednesday, February 7 we will load up the Daystar van(s) at 4:00 PM or you are welcome to meet us at the noted West Seattle Dive Highstrike Grill for Happy Hour and Dinner, we will then go directly to our Senior Center of West Seattle to enjoy Lauren Petrie for

some toe tapping music and dancing!

TO ENURE YOUR SEAT AT THE DIVE CALL 206-937-6122 TO RSVP

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

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

Feb
12
Mon
2018
Pan African Festival @ South Seattle College
Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Pan African Festival

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

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

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

Feb
13
Tue
2018
Lincoln Park bird walk
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

With Seattle Audubon

Tuesday, February 13, 9:00-11:00 AM
Lincoln Park
Leaders: Patty North, Anne Jacobs, and Dick Lazeres
Meeting Point: Southern-most Lincoln Park parking lot on Fauntleroy Way SW (8600 block of Fauntleroy Way SW)

Lincoln Park is in West Seattle near the Fauntleroy ferry dock. We will stroll the beach seeking good looks at waterfowl and wander the forest to discover winter residents. Great walk for beginners. Bring binoculars if you have them. Dress for blustery winter weather. About 2 miles of mostly level walking with one climb back to our starting point.

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

Pan African Festival

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

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

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

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

Pan African Festival

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

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

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

Tinkerlab Drop-in @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Feb 14 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library: Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges and let us show you how to do and create amazing things using digital technology.

February 7, 2018: Coding Without Computers
February 14, 2018: Fall In Love…With Our Robots!
February 21, 2018: Snap Circuits
February 14, 2018: Seeing is Believing

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

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

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

Death at the Disco
A Murder Mystery Dinner

Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2018

@ The Sanctuary at Admiral 2656 42nd Ave SW

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pan African Festival

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

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

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

Feb
17
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

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

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

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

GO PING PONG

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

Feb 18, 2018 at 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm PST

Whisky West
6451 California Ave SW

Feb
21
Wed
2018
Tinkerlab Drop-in @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Feb 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library: Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges and let us show you how to do and create amazing things using digital technology.

February 7, 2018: Coding Without Computers
February 14, 2018: Fall In Love…With Our Robots!
February 21, 2018: Snap Circuits
February 14, 2018: Seeing is Believing

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feb
25
Sun
2018
Sewing machines and electronics: e-textiles @ High Point Library
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come and learn how to use a sewing machine and add electronics to your project, at the High Point Library. Registration is required.

E-textiles is the practice of using fabric to create garments with embedded electronic components and interactivity, for example a t-shirt that lights up when it is dark.

Lunch will be served.

Library events and programs are free.

For this class adults and families with an adult are welcome. Registration is required. Space is limited. Please contact the High Point Branch at 206-684-7454 for details on registration.

Feb
28
Wed
2018
Tinkerlab Drop-in @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Feb 28 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library: Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges and let us show you how to do and create amazing things using digital technology.

February 7, 2018: Coding Without Computers
February 14, 2018: Fall In Love…With Our Robots!
February 21, 2018: Snap Circuits
February 14, 2018: Seeing is Believing

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

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

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

West Seattle High School Spring Swing Dance

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

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

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

Student tickets are $10 and available at the door.

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

Game bracelets will be $5 at the event.

Mar
3
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

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

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

Mar
9
Fri
2018
Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Fish Fridays @ Walmesley Center
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mar
17
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Mar 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

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

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

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

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

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

Mar
23
Fri
2018
5th annual Community Pow-Wow @ Highland Park Elementary School
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mar
31
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Mar 31 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

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

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

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

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

iPad Artrage Basics @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Learn how to paint and sketch using “Artrage,” natural painting software for the iPad. Use a library iPad or bring your own. Registration is required.

Paint your masterpiece but without the mess! Learn how to paint and sketch using “Artrage,” natural painting software for the iPad. Ages 10 and up.

The library webpage for this program explains how to register

Apr
14
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group – APRIL 14 LOCATION CHANGE @ Be;s Restaurant
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

*April 14th location change to Be’s Restaurant in The Junction*

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

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

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

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

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

Tinkerlab STEM Challenge for all ages @ Southwest Library
Apr 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Drop in and learn with Teen Service Learners at the Southwest Branch Library while working on a STEM-based challenge. There will be something for everyone ages 3 years to 125 years!

Tinkerlab is an all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join local teen service learners and mess around with cool inventor kits and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology.

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

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

Free class: Intro to iMovie @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Apr 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Scrapbooks and Home Movies Go Digital! At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library, learn how to use iMovie, an easy-to-use app that can get you stunning results. Use a library iPad or bring your own. Registration is required.

Wondering how to save and share all those great videos and photos you’ve been taking on your phone or tablet? Learn how to use iMovie, an easy-to-use app that can get you stunning results. Ages 10 and up.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Please contact the West Seattle Branch in person or by phone to register – 206-684-7444.

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

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

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

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

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

3D creating with the iPad @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
May 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
May
12
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

Seattle Chinese Garden Peony and Bamboo Festival
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sixth Annual Seattle Chinese Garden Peony and Bamboo Festival

Saturday / Sunday, May 12 -13, 10 am to 4 pm

Sunshine and fun are forecast for the Seattle Chinese Garden’s most popular annual event. Two of China’s horticultural treasures are the focus of plant sales and the peonies are already in high bloom. A colorful lion dance kicks off the festival at 11:15 am on Saturday. Other activities include traditional Chinese dance, martial arts, music, painting demonstrations, and activities for children. Panda Dim Sum food truck offers a variety of good eats.

Suggested donation is $5-$10; free for children through age 5.

Visit the SCG website on May 9 in the evening for the schedule of activities: www.seattlechinesearden.org
COSPONSORS:

American Peony Art and Culture Association
American Bamboo Society Northwest Chapter

LOCATION:

Seattle Chinese Garden
6000 16th Avenue SW, North Entrance at South Seattle College
Parking on Saturday is $3, free on Sunday.

MORE INFORMATION:

seattlechinesegarden.org
info@seattlechinesegarden.org
206.934-5219

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

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

May
13
Sun
2018
Seattle Chinese Garden Peony and Bamboo Festival
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sixth Annual Seattle Chinese Garden Peony and Bamboo Festival

Saturday / Sunday, May 12 -13, 10 am to 4 pm

Sunshine and fun are forecast for the Seattle Chinese Garden’s most popular annual event. Two of China’s horticultural treasures are the focus of plant sales and the peonies are already in high bloom. A colorful lion dance kicks off the festival at 11:15 am on Saturday. Other activities include traditional Chinese dance, martial arts, music, painting demonstrations, and activities for children. Panda Dim Sum food truck offers a variety of good eats.

Suggested donation is $5-$10; free for children through age 5.

Visit the SCG website on May 9 in the evening for the schedule of activities: www.seattlechinesearden.org
COSPONSORS:

American Peony Art and Culture Association
American Bamboo Society Northwest Chapter

LOCATION:

Seattle Chinese Garden
6000 16th Avenue SW, North Entrance at South Seattle College
Parking on Saturday is $3, free on Sunday.

MORE INFORMATION:

seattlechinesegarden.org
info@seattlechinesegarden.org
206.934-5219

May
19
Sat
2018
West Seattle Bee Festival 2018 @ High Point Commons Park
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The 6th Annual West Seattle Bee Festival is Saturday, May 19th!

Please join us for this year’s West Seattle Bee Festival on Saturday, May 19th, from 10 AM to 2 PM. This free neighborhood festival takes place at High Point Commons Park, in the West Seattle Bee Garden, and inside Neighborhood House (6400 Sylvan Way SW).

Would you like to BEE in a Kids Costume Parade? Show up at 10 AM for face-painting and parade-prep! The parade starts at 11 AM, and is only one of the many fun activities for kids (and the young-at-heart).

Our Vendor Fair, from 11 AM to 2 PM, showcases businesses, community groups and organizations who focus on environmental sustainability, provide resources to our community, or who help support bees.

Don’t miss the Hive Demo at noon! Learn more about bees and other pollinators. Find out how you can help bees survive and thrive. Puget Sound Beekeepers will have honey available to taste or purchase.

Woodland Park Zoo will bring their Up CLOSE live animal program, “Pollinators: Little Animals, Big Job” to the festival. Pop-up Sewing and other art and science activities will also be back.

We’ll also have great music and wonderful food!

Show up before the festival starts for the Honey Run – this fun, informal run-walk-jog starts at 9:30 AM!

We hope you can BEE there! Watch the festival page on West Seattle Bee Garden website for updates and a more detailed schedule as the day gets closer!

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

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

May
26
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

Tot Trek: Things With Wings @ Camp Long
May 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

When: Saturday May 26, 2018, 10:30–11:45 am
What: Tot Trek – Things with Wings
Where: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
Pre-Register: Yes
Ages: 2–3 with an adult. Cost: $5

An opportunity for the very young to explore outside in a safe environment and to share that experience with an adult that is important to them. Parents and others that share time with a toddler can learn tips and tricks for sharing the outdoors
with a little one. These programs are also a great chance to make new friends.

Take a dip in the ponds and see what new life is springing up.

Event ##177731

Contact: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center (5200 35th Ave SW)
Contact Phone: 206-684-7434
Contact Email: camplong@seattle.gov

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

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

Jun
2
Sat
2018
Genesee tree walk @ starts at Ercolini Park
Jun 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

The office of ‘Trees for Seattle,’ a division of the Seattle Department of Public Utilities, is sponsoring a walk led by a trained volunteer to identify many of the interesting, common and rare trees in the Genesee neighborhood of West Seattle. The walk will take place on Saturday, June 2nd, from 9:30 to 12:00 noon. The walk begins at Ercolini Park at 48th Ave and Alaska St. We will take a leisurely walk down the tree-lined streets telling stories about different species of trees and pointing easy ways by which they can be identified. After winding around several blocks, the walk ends at the junction of Charlestown St and 48th Ave.

West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails guided hikes – 10 am & 1 pm
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails group is kicking off a series of themed walks on the first Saturday of each month this spring, summer, and fall. Walks will start at 10 a.m. at the trailhead at 14th Ave. SW and Holly St. New brochures, funded by a City of Seattle grant, will be handed out, showing all the trails in the Greenbelt. Brochures are also available at branch libraries in West Seattle, the Log House Museum, Pathfinder K-8, Sanislo and Boren STEM K-8 schools, South Seattle College library, the Delridge Community Center, and Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.

Saturday, June 2, National Trails Day: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. guided hikes through the greenbelt led by Paul West and members of the Duwamish Greenbelt Trails group. This event is co-sponsored by Nature Consortium, www.naturec.org.

Other hikes: July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6.

Gatewood Elementary Gator Green Fest
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Gator Green Fest is Gatewood’s annual summer celebration for the school and community. The fest will feature a Makery mobile art lab, other arts and crafts, face painting, bubbles, a food truck, and much more.

Gator Green Fest will also be an opportunity to check in on the progress Gatewood has made with our play field renovation … Our very exciting project is looking great and nearing completion in mid-June.

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

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

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

Sewing Machines And Electronics: E-Textiles @ Southwest Library
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come to the Southwest library and learn how to use a sewing machine and add electronics to your project. Registration is required.

E-textiles is the practice of using fabric to create garments with embedded electronic components and interactivity, for example a t-shirt that lights up when it is dark. Lunch will be served.

Library events and programs are free.

For this class adults and families with an adult are welcome. Registration is required. Space is limited. Please contact the Southwest Branch at 206-684-7455 for details on registration.

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

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

Tot Trek: Water Babies in the Pond @ Camp Long
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

When: Saturday June 9, 2018, 10:30–11:45 am
What: Tot Trek – Water Babies in the Pond
Where: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
Pre-Register: Yes
Ages: 2–3 with an adult. Cost: $5

An opportunity for the very young to explore outside in a safe environment and to share that experience with an adult that is important to them. Parents and others that share time with a toddler can learn tips and tricks for sharing the outdoors
with a little one. These programs are also a great chance to make new friends.

Adults, explore the wonders of nature with your toddler. Take a dip in the ponds and see what new life is springing up. This program designed for 2-3 year olds accompanied by an adult.

Event ##177733

Contact: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center (5200 35th Ave SW)
Contact Phone: 206-684-7434
Contact Email: camplong@seattle.gov

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

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

Community Spaghetti Feed, Friday, June 15

All ages welcome!

Spaghetti with meat sauce or marinara
Caesar salad
Garlic bread
Tiramisu

No-host bar opens at 5:45 pm

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

Dinner served at 6:30 pm

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

Register in advance by June 12 by calling 206.932.4044 x1.

Jun
16
Sat
2018
Morgan Junction Community Festival 2018 @ Morgan Junction Park
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

13th Annual Morgan Junction Community Festival
Date: June 16th, 2018
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Morgan Junction Park, 6401 California Ave SW, West Seattle

Join us for our annual community festival, featuring music, food and fun, with a focus on local community business, talent and resources.

The 13th annual Morgan Junction Community Festival produced by the Morgan Community Association (MoCA) will be celebrated on June 16th, starting at 10:00 am and ending at 4:00 pm. This year’s festival will feature live music, food vendors, kid entertainment and activities, and commercial vendor and community informational booths. The festival takes place in and around Morgan Junction Park on California Avenue SW.

Notable events:

• The Bubbleman, (sponsored by The West Seattle Blog) all time children’s favorite, will be performing from 10:45 to 11:30 in the park.

Bark of Morgan, pooch parade and contest returns this year (supported by The Wash Dog, Pet Elements, and Next to Nature). 1:45. (NOTE Tracy, Link to writeup submitted last week with the details – with time correction sent earlier)

• Spatter of Morgan kicks off the afternoon. Everyone who participated last year shooting water toys filled with paint at a large canvas had a blast.

• Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Director Andrés Mantilla will be a special guest and will be introduced and may speak to the crowd.

Seattle Parks and Recreation will have an information booth to introduce preliminary plans for the Morgan Junction Park expansion and will use this opportunity to solicit public input.

First Responders – Seattle Police personnel will be on hand with their vehicles starting at 10:30 am. The Seattle Mounted Patrol, always big hit, will be at the festival again this year around the same time. The Seattle Fire Department Engine 32 and crew will be the curb in front of the park from 1 to 3 pm.

Local Artist Desmond Hansen will be creating a live mural of the Festival starting at 1:00.

Celtic Arts NW dancers will perform two sets in the vendor area behind Zeeks and Whiskey West at 11:00 and 11:45 am.

Food Vendors: Beveridge Place Parking lot from 10:00 to 4:00

The Tamale Guy, serving excellent tamales with his special sauces, slaw and garnishes

West Seattle Jones Barbecue

Sweet Bumpus Ice Cream, specialty flavors made locally

CJ’s Hot Dog cart

West Seattle Thriftway will be grilling burgers from 11:00 am to approximately 3:00 pm in front of the store as a fundraiser to benefit the festival (suggested donation $7).

Live Music in the Park: 10:00 to 4:00

This year’s lineup, sponsored by Ivy Court Apartments, West Seattle Vision, and Whisky West:

Endolyne Children’s Choir, a favorite returning for the third year

Soyaya, world beat music

Servants of the Rich, Celtic music

DEAL, celebrating The Grateful Dead rock and roll

Gary Benson, local folk rock favorite

Kid Activities: Lots for the Kids at the Festival – 10:00 to 4:00

Craft activities organized by Janet Taylor (sponsored by Peace Lutheran Church) start at 10:00 and continue until 4:00. Face painters and a balloon twister artist (sponsored by West Seattle Vision) will be on hand throughout the day.

And last but not least, over 30 commercial and informational/community group vendors will be in the parking lot behind Zeeks and on Eddy Street. Our vendors are looking forward to a great festival crowd, so see you there!!!!!

WSB is a co-sponsor.

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

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

Jun
17
Sun
2018
Westwood Village Street Fair 2018 @ Westwood Village
Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Westwood Village Street Fair
June 17, 2018

11 am -5 pm
Music- entertainment-rides-food and fun for all
Come and adopt a pet from Ginger’s Pet Rescue
Come and be part of the West Seattle community
Come and listen to West Seattle’s School of Rock

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

Band concert, 7 pm, in the commons.

Jun
23
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

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

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Individual Tickets / Full Table Sponsor / Event Sponsorships

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

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

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

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

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

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

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

Jul
7
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

Mindfulness Walk @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Saturday, July 7, “Come back to your senses” is the third of a series of hikes on the first Saturday of each month, guided by members and friends of the West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails Group, each with a theme. Andrea D’Asaro, of Awaken to Mindfulness, and Ken Workman, great great great great grandson of Chief Seattle, will lead a Mindfulness Walk focusing on clearing the senses and calming restless minds. The one-mile walk will be slower than hiking, pausing along the way to observe sense perceptions and experience this native forest with fresh eyes and ears. Participants will learn about the connection between Native culture and mindfulness and cultivating a deep connection with the earth. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. at the 14th Ave. SW and SW Holly St. trailhead. For more information, see wdgtrails.wordpress.com.

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

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

Jul
9
Mon
2018
Story ‘Hood Game Building Series @ High Point Library
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

At the High Point Library:

Do you want to become a game designer? Create a mobile video game that anyone will be able to play with a mobile phone or tablet. For ages 10-14. Registration is required.

Create a game using TaleBlazer. The game will be based on the High Point Neighborhood Commons Park where we will test and play the game.

This program is most ideal if you can attend at least 6 of the 7 sessions.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. You will be registered for the entire series. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

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

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

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

What does it mean for a tradition to be “living?” Engage with cultural objects from our museum and learn about traditions still practiced by contemporary Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest. See how cultural practices can grow and change over time from generation to generation and learn about the diverse Native cultures in Washington State with educators from the Burke Museum. For ages 5 and up.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

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

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

Jul
13
Fri
2018
West Seattle Summer Fest 2018: Day 1 and 2
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 pm

Watch for more info on the official website! WSB is proud to co-sponsor West Seattle Summer Fest again this year, and you can come say “hi” to us in the information booth at California/Alaska.

Jul
14
Sat
2018
West Seattle Summer Fest 2018: Day 1 and 2
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 pm

Watch for more info on the official website! WSB is proud to co-sponsor West Seattle Summer Fest again this year, and you can come say “hi” to us in the information booth at California/Alaska.

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

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

Jul
15
Sun
2018
West Seattle Summer Fest 2018: Day 3
Jul 15 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Watch for more info on the official website! WSB is proud to co-sponsor West Seattle Summer Fest again this year, and you can come say “hi” to us in the information booth at California/Alaska.

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

Jul
16
Mon
2018
Story ‘Hood Game Building Series @ High Point Library
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

At the High Point Library:

Do you want to become a game designer? Create a mobile video game that anyone will be able to play with a mobile phone or tablet. For ages 10-14. Registration is required.

Create a game using TaleBlazer. The game will be based on the High Point Neighborhood Commons Park where we will test and play the game.

This program is most ideal if you can attend at least 6 of the 7 sessions.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. You will be registered for the entire series. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

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

YouTube It! @ Delridge Library
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

At the Delridge Library Branch: Love looking through YouTube channels, and want to create your own? Then this is the workshop for you! Registration is required.

Learn how to create and manage a YouTube page, customize your page, and upload media with teaching artists from Reel Grrls. We will help you create an intro vlog, and help you get started. If you have your own laptop – feel free to bring it! For ages 13 – 18.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

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

Jul
17
Tue
2018
YouTube It! @ Delridge Library
Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

At the Delridge Library Branch: Love looking through YouTube channels, and want to create your own? Then this is the workshop for you! Registration is required.

Learn how to create and manage a YouTube page, customize your page, and upload media with teaching artists from Reel Grrls. We will help you create an intro vlog, and help you get started. If you have your own laptop – feel free to bring it! For ages 13 – 18.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

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

Jul
18
Wed
2018
White Center Jubilee Days Festival @ White Center (see listing)
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Founded in 1923, White Center Jubilee Days is a Seafair-sanctioned community festival and one of the longest running Seafair events in the Northwest! The festival takes place at the center of our wonderfully diverse White Center neighborhood and is attended by thousands of friends, neighbors, and visitors each year. Street fair, car show, main stage & multicultural stage, beer garden, food contests, talent contests, scavenger hunt, motorcycle extravaganza, wide world of kids, street party, parade, and a full carnival with rides for the whole family!

Street fair, main stage, car show, and kids area can be found on 16th & 17th Ave SW between SW Roxbury and SW 100th St.

Find the carnival at White Center Heights Elementary School on the lawn. Stay tuned for more info – we’re working on a street fair to carnival shuttle!

More information:
CAR SHOW

CARNIVAL

WIDE WORLD OF KIDS CENTER

LOCAL BUSINESSES

MAIN STAGE & BEER GARDEN

PARADE

STREET FAIR & VENDORS

MORE WCJD PROGRAMMING

GETTING HERE
— Metro buses 60, 120, and 128 go right to the event site; the C and the 131 go within a 1 mile walk of the site; the 60 goes within a few blocks of the carnival, the 128 goes right to it
— Car2Go home area ends on the north side SW Roxbury Street, so you can park and walk easily to the event site
— Uber or flat-rate cab from Downtown or Capital Hill is approximately $17-22; confirm your fare with your driver first
— Free street parking is available throughout the surrounding area
— Walk or ride your bike (some bike racks available on the streets on 16th Ave SW)

Robot Garage: Battle Bots @ Southwest Library
Jul 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

At the Southwest Library Branch: Learn about the science and history of robots and build your own rover.

Explore the history of robotics, highlighting some of the achievements of robots in the world of games, especially the RoboCup, the DARPA Robotics Challenge, and Robot-Sumo. Then work in teams to create a robot that can survive and triumph in the robo-ring with educators from the Museum of Flight. For teens ages 13 and up.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

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

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

Jul
19
Thu
2018
White Center Jubilee Days Festival @ White Center (see listing)
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Founded in 1923, White Center Jubilee Days is a Seafair-sanctioned community festival and one of the longest running Seafair events in the Northwest! The festival takes place at the center of our wonderfully diverse White Center neighborhood and is attended by thousands of friends, neighbors, and visitors each year. Street fair, car show, main stage & multicultural stage, beer garden, food contests, talent contests, scavenger hunt, motorcycle extravaganza, wide world of kids, street party, parade, and a full carnival with rides for the whole family!

Street fair, main stage, car show, and kids area can be found on 16th & 17th Ave SW between SW Roxbury and SW 100th St.

Find the carnival at White Center Heights Elementary School on the lawn. Stay tuned for more info – we’re working on a street fair to carnival shuttle!

More information:
CAR SHOW

CARNIVAL

WIDE WORLD OF KIDS CENTER

LOCAL BUSINESSES

MAIN STAGE & BEER GARDEN

PARADE

STREET FAIR & VENDORS

MORE WCJD PROGRAMMING

GETTING HERE
— Metro buses 60, 120, and 128 go right to the event site; the C and the 131 go within a 1 mile walk of the site; the 60 goes within a few blocks of the carnival, the 128 goes right to it
— Car2Go home area ends on the north side SW Roxbury Street, so you can park and walk easily to the event site
— Uber or flat-rate cab from Downtown or Capital Hill is approximately $17-22; confirm your fare with your driver first
— Free street parking is available throughout the surrounding area
— Walk or ride your bike (some bike racks available on the streets on 16th Ave SW)

Foley: Create Sound FX for Audio and Movies @ Delridge Library
Jul 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

At the Delridge Library Branch: Create your own sound effects for movies, video games, radio and other performing arts inside a mobile recording studio. Registration is required.

Learn how sounds are created in visual performing arts, and how perspective can change with sound and audio. Teaching artists from STYLE (Songwriting Through Youth Literature Education) will provide the tools, a soundstage and a recording studio to capture what is created. For ages 7-18.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

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

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

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

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

Jul
20
Fri
2018
White Center Jubilee Days Festival @ White Center (see listing)
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Founded in 1923, White Center Jubilee Days is a Seafair-sanctioned community festival and one of the longest running Seafair events in the Northwest! The festival takes place at the center of our wonderfully diverse White Center neighborhood and is attended by thousands of friends, neighbors, and visitors each year. Street fair, car show, main stage & multicultural stage, beer garden, food contests, talent contests, scavenger hunt, motorcycle extravaganza, wide world of kids, street party, parade, and a full carnival with rides for the whole family!

Street fair, main stage, car show, and kids area can be found on 16th & 17th Ave SW between SW Roxbury and SW 100th St.

Find the carnival at White Center Heights Elementary School on the lawn. Stay tuned for more info – we’re working on a street fair to carnival shuttle!

More information:
CAR SHOW

CARNIVAL

WIDE WORLD OF KIDS CENTER

LOCAL BUSINESSES

MAIN STAGE & BEER GARDEN

PARADE

STREET FAIR & VENDORS

MORE WCJD PROGRAMMING

GETTING HERE
— Metro buses 60, 120, and 128 go right to the event site; the C and the 131 go within a 1 mile walk of the site; the 60 goes within a few blocks of the carnival, the 128 goes right to it
— Car2Go home area ends on the north side SW Roxbury Street, so you can park and walk easily to the event site
— Uber or flat-rate cab from Downtown or Capital Hill is approximately $17-22; confirm your fare with your driver first
— Free street parking is available throughout the surrounding area
— Walk or ride your bike (some bike racks available on the streets on 16th Ave SW)

World’s Slowest Computer @ High Point Library
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

At the High Point library: Build a computer that processes information at “human speed,” using sponges and sticky notes. This exercise helps you understand the basic principles of computing through a fun, competitive activity.

Get ready to build a computer and compete against time! These computers use pen and paper for memory cells, a grid of kitchen sponges for a screen, participants’ minds and bodies as processing units, and a simple programming language as their instructions. In teams, learners build their computers by arranging their sponges and memory cells correctly. Each team will receive the same program to execute – in the form of stacks of printed code – with the goal of running the program correctly before the other team.

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

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

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

Jul
21
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

White Center Jubilee Days Festival @ White Center (see listing)
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Founded in 1923, White Center Jubilee Days is a Seafair-sanctioned community festival and one of the longest running Seafair events in the Northwest! The festival takes place at the center of our wonderfully diverse White Center neighborhood and is attended by thousands of friends, neighbors, and visitors each year. Street fair, car show, main stage & multicultural stage, beer garden, food contests, talent contests, scavenger hunt, motorcycle extravaganza, wide world of kids, street party, parade, and a full carnival with rides for the whole family!

Street fair, main stage, car show, and kids area can be found on 16th & 17th Ave SW between SW Roxbury and SW 100th St.

Find the carnival at White Center Heights Elementary School on the lawn. Stay tuned for more info – we’re working on a street fair to carnival shuttle!

More information:
CAR SHOW

CARNIVAL

WIDE WORLD OF KIDS CENTER

LOCAL BUSINESSES

MAIN STAGE & BEER GARDEN

PARADE

STREET FAIR & VENDORS

MORE WCJD PROGRAMMING

GETTING HERE
— Metro buses 60, 120, and 128 go right to the event site; the C and the 131 go within a 1 mile walk of the site; the 60 goes within a few blocks of the carnival, the 128 goes right to it
— Car2Go home area ends on the north side SW Roxbury Street, so you can park and walk easily to the event site
— Uber or flat-rate cab from Downtown or Capital Hill is approximately $17-22; confirm your fare with your driver first
— Free street parking is available throughout the surrounding area
— Walk or ride your bike (some bike racks available on the streets on 16th Ave SW)

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

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

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

LATINO CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS

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

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

latinotheatreprojects.org

Jul
22
Sun
2018
White Center Jubilee Days Festival @ White Center (see listing)
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Founded in 1923, White Center Jubilee Days is a Seafair-sanctioned community festival and one of the longest running Seafair events in the Northwest! The festival takes place at the center of our wonderfully diverse White Center neighborhood and is attended by thousands of friends, neighbors, and visitors each year. Street fair, car show, main stage & multicultural stage, beer garden, food contests, talent contests, scavenger hunt, motorcycle extravaganza, wide world of kids, street party, parade, and a full carnival with rides for the whole family!

Street fair, main stage, car show, and kids area can be found on 16th & 17th Ave SW between SW Roxbury and SW 100th St.

Find the carnival at White Center Heights Elementary School on the lawn. Stay tuned for more info – we’re working on a street fair to carnival shuttle!

More information:
CAR SHOW

CARNIVAL

WIDE WORLD OF KIDS CENTER

LOCAL BUSINESSES

MAIN STAGE & BEER GARDEN

PARADE

STREET FAIR & VENDORS

MORE WCJD PROGRAMMING

GETTING HERE
— Metro buses 60, 120, and 128 go right to the event site; the C and the 131 go within a 1 mile walk of the site; the 60 goes within a few blocks of the carnival, the 128 goes right to it
— Car2Go home area ends on the north side SW Roxbury Street, so you can park and walk easily to the event site
— Uber or flat-rate cab from Downtown or Capital Hill is approximately $17-22; confirm your fare with your driver first
— Free street parking is available throughout the surrounding area
— Walk or ride your bike (some bike racks available on the streets on 16th Ave SW)

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

Jul
23
Mon
2018
Story ‘Hood Game Building Series @ High Point Library
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

At the High Point Library:

Do you want to become a game designer? Create a mobile video game that anyone will be able to play with a mobile phone or tablet. For ages 10-14. Registration is required.

Create a game using TaleBlazer. The game will be based on the High Point Neighborhood Commons Park where we will test and play the game.

This program is most ideal if you can attend at least 6 of the 7 sessions.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. You will be registered for the entire series. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

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

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

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

Water Festival II featuring Lucha Libre @ Duwamish Waterway Park
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Water Festival will be an arts and cultural festival located in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood.

This family-friendly celebration will showcase the diversity of the neighborhood’s residents and businesses. Expect a lucha libre exhibition (1:30 pm), Vietnamese and Cambodian cooking demonstrations, a traditional lantern ceremony, and much more. Schedule here.

ecoss.org

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

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

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

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

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

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

Story ‘Hood Game Building Series @ High Point Library
Jul 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

At the High Point Library:

Do you want to become a game designer? Create a mobile video game that anyone will be able to play with a mobile phone or tablet. For ages 10-14. Registration is required.

Create a game using TaleBlazer. The game will be based on the High Point Neighborhood Commons Park where we will test and play the game.

This program is most ideal if you can attend at least 6 of the 7 sessions.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. You will be registered for the entire series. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

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

Digital Music workshop for teens @ Delridge Library
Jul 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At the Delridge Library Branch: Explore the professional tools used by audio engineers and learn about this career pathway. Registration is required.

Digital audio production is a part of nearly every song heard today. Explore the professional tools used by audio engineers from Foundry 10, with the goal of composing a complete song in a digital interface. Come make music with real audio engineers who can share their view of the industry, their knowledge and tips for learning the tools, and help you become the next big producer. Music offers a powerful and creative avenue into the world of sound engineering, where it is one of many career pathways. For ages 13 – 18.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch. Delridge Branch 206-733-9125.

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

Jul
31
Tue
2018
Digital Music workshop for teens @ Delridge Library
Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At the Delridge Library Branch: Explore the professional tools used by audio engineers and learn about this career pathway. Registration is required.

Digital audio production is a part of nearly every song heard today. Explore the professional tools used by audio engineers from Foundry 10, with the goal of composing a complete song in a digital interface. Come make music with real audio engineers who can share their view of the industry, their knowledge and tips for learning the tools, and help you become the next big producer. Music offers a powerful and creative avenue into the world of sound engineering, where it is one of many career pathways. For ages 13 – 18.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch. Delridge Branch 206-733-9125.

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

Aug
1
Wed
2018
Digital Music workshop for teens @ Delridge Library
Aug 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At the Delridge Library Branch: Explore the professional tools used by audio engineers and learn about this career pathway. Registration is required.

Digital audio production is a part of nearly every song heard today. Explore the professional tools used by audio engineers from Foundry 10, with the goal of composing a complete song in a digital interface. Come make music with real audio engineers who can share their view of the industry, their knowledge and tips for learning the tools, and help you become the next big producer. Music offers a powerful and creative avenue into the world of sound engineering, where it is one of many career pathways. For ages 13 – 18.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch. Delridge Branch 206-733-9125.

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

Aug
2
Thu
2018
Digital Music workshop for teens @ Delridge Library
Aug 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At the Delridge Library Branch: Explore the professional tools used by audio engineers and learn about this career pathway. Registration is required.

Digital audio production is a part of nearly every song heard today. Explore the professional tools used by audio engineers from Foundry 10, with the goal of composing a complete song in a digital interface. Come make music with real audio engineers who can share their view of the industry, their knowledge and tips for learning the tools, and help you become the next big producer. Music offers a powerful and creative avenue into the world of sound engineering, where it is one of many career pathways. For ages 13 – 18.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch. Delridge Branch 206-733-9125.

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

Aug
3
Fri
2018
World’s Slowest Computer @ High Point Library
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

At the High Point library: Build a computer that processes information at “human speed,” using sponges and sticky notes. This exercise helps you understand the basic principles of computing through a fun, competitive activity.

Get ready to build a computer and compete against time! These computers use pen and paper for memory cells, a grid of kitchen sponges for a screen, participants’ minds and bodies as processing units, and a simple programming language as their instructions. In teams, learners build their computers by arranging their sponges and memory cells correctly. Each team will receive the same program to execute – in the form of stacks of printed code – with the goal of running the program correctly before the other team.

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

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

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

YouTube It! @ Southwest Library
Aug 3 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

At the Southwest Library Branch: Love looking through YouTube channels, and want to create your own? Then this is the workshop for you!

Learn how to create and manage a YouTube page, customize your page, and upload media with teaching artists from Reel Grrls. We will help you create an intro vlog, and help you get started. If you have your own laptop – feel free to bring it!

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

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

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

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

From The Providence Mount St. Vincent:

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

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

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

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

Aug. 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2018

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

Aug
4
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

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

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

Aug
6
Mon
2018
Story ‘Hood Game Building Series @ High Point Library
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

At the High Point Library:

Do you want to become a game designer? Create a mobile video game that anyone will be able to play with a mobile phone or tablet. For ages 10-14. Registration is required.

Create a game using TaleBlazer. The game will be based on the High Point Neighborhood Commons Park where we will test and play the game.

This program is most ideal if you can attend at least 6 of the 7 sessions.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. You will be registered for the entire series. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

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

Aug
8
Wed
2018
Wee-Bots @ Delridge Library
Aug 8 @ 11:15 am – 12:45 pm

At the Delridge Library Branch: A program for little robot engineers to practice directional language, basic programming skills, problem solving, and design. Registration is required.

Explore the world of robotic programming through a story, movement activities, and programmable floor robots, Bee-Bots with educators from the Museum of Flight. For ages 4 – 8.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch. Delridge Branch 206-733-9125.

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

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

From The Providence Mount St. Vincent:

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

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

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

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

Aug. 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2018

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

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

LATINO CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS

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

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

latinotheatreprojects.org

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

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

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

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

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

misstangq.com/interactive/#/anima

louischinn.com/jyun-jyun-show

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

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

Aug
12
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Aug 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

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

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

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454

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

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

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

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

Specific details will be provided to all who register.

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

Contact Inner Alchemy to register.

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

From The Providence Mount St. Vincent:

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

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

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

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

Aug. 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2018

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

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

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

LATINO CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS

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

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

latinotheatreprojects.org

Aug
18
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

Duwamish River Festival / Festival del Río Duwamish @ Duwamish Waterway Park
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

On Saturday, August 18, 2018, the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition / TAG will host the Duwamish River Festival / Festival del Río Duwamish in the South Park neighborhood in partnership with the planning committee, ECOSS, and a diverse group of government, business, and community sponsors.

The festival is a family-friendly event and will focus on celebrating the efforts to improve the health of the Duwamish River and the communities of South Park and Georgetown! During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to: learn about the Duwamish River Superfund site; engage with interactive booths featuring environmental and community health resources and projects in the Duwamish Valley; listen and dance to performances representing diverse cultures of Georgetown and South Park; enjoy free food from local restaurants; participate in free boat and kayak tours of the river; create art reflecting the river and the community; and so much more!

WHERE: South Park neighborhood of Seattle, 7900 10th Avenue South, at Duwamish Waterway Park.
WHEN: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, August 18, 2018

We hope you can join us to our Duwamish River Festival to celebrate our one and only Duwamish River!
Note: Staff will be on hand to provide Spanish and Vietnamese translation of information and many booths will have multilingual ability. For more information about the Duwamish River Festival visit www.DuwamishCleanup.org.

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

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tickets $75
Please see website

Tickets also available directly @ Eventbrite

Aug
22
Wed
2018
Explorers: EV3 Rovers @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Aug 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

At West Seattle (Admiral) Branch Library: Have you ever wanted to bring you LEGOS to life? Join us to learn how to program robotic LEGO EV3, and complete different challenges! Registration is required.

Explore hands-on programming using LEGO Mindstorms, EV3s, and tablets. Work in teams to program robots to complete different challenges with educators from the Museum of Flight. For ages 9 – 12.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Make a Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

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

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

From The Providence Mount St. Vincent:

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

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

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

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

Aug. 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Information on The Arts In Nature Festival and Ticket Prices

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

One-day tickets:

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

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

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

Kids under 10: Free

Full weekend pass:

Friend of the Festival: $50

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

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

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

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

Kids under 10: Free

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

Location: Camp Long
5200 35th Ave SW

Phone: 206-684-7434

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

dnda.org/festival
Direct Ticket Link

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

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

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

Saturday, August 25, 2018 – 2-5 pm

Bus Tour of Sacred Duwamish Sights

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

biography Chief Seattle and the Town That Took His Name

(Seattle: Sasquatch Books, 2017).

Seating is limited.

Tickets are $40 per person.

Reservations by August 1st.

telephone 206-935-6530.

email deogloria@foxinternet.com

Be sure to not miss this unique event.

First Lutheran Church of West Seattle

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Information on The Arts In Nature Festival and Ticket Prices

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

One-day tickets:

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

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

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

Kids under 10: Free

Full weekend pass:

Friend of the Festival: $50

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

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

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

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

Kids under 10: Free

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

Location: Camp Long
5200 35th Ave SW

Phone: 206-684-7434

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

dnda.org/festival
Direct Ticket Link

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

Sep
1
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Sep 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

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

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sep
8
Sat
2018
Camp Long ‘Mountain Fest!’ 2018
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Camp Long “Mountain Fest!” 2018 is Sept. 8th, 11 am-5 pm – details in our preview.

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

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

Sep
9
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

Sep
13
Thu
2018
Library Lab: Robots, Robots, Robots! @ High Point Library
Sep 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

At the High Point Library:

Come learn programming basics while having fun with our various robots!

Librarylab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges and let us show you how to do and create amazing things using digital technology.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

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

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

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

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

No advanced registration necessary.

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

Sep
15
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group Picnic @ Lincoln Park
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

West Seattle LUG 1st Annual Picnic
Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDT
Place: Lincoln Park Shelter 3

https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG/events/254178554/

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

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

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

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

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

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

Sep
16
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

At the Skylark:

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

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

* DJ Jenny : Khmer pop mix

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

7 – 11 pm

All ages! $10 suggested donation.

Skylark Cafe, West Seattle

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

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

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

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

o Around the World Cuisine Sampler- All Ages!

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

o World Dance Party- All Ages!

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

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

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

Sep
22
Sat
2018
Marra Farm Fall Fest
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

“Come on by for food, kids’ activities, music, and a cider press. Bring a potluck item to share if you can.”

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

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

Quilters Showcase @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

West Seattle Quilters present: Friends and Family Quilters Showcase
at the Senior Center of West Seattle
Saturday September 22, 2018
1–4 pm
Free! Open to the public.

You’ve seen their yearly raffle quilt in aid of the West Seattle Senior Center, and now you can see the quilts they make the rest of the year as West Seattle Quilters present their first-ever Quilters Showcase.

More than 40 quilts will be showcased, from hand-made traditional quilts to machine-quilted modern and everything inbetween, including paper piecing and an art quilt. One large quilt is titled “Ribbons and Rosebuds…or It Should Have Been a Tablerunner.” Several Halloween-themed quilts make an appearance. A nine-year-old is the youngest quilter to show her work.

The group’s major effort each year is the raffle quilt they make to benefit the West Seattle Senior Center. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase at the Showcase; all money raised goes directly to the Senior Center. This year’s throw-sized raffle quilt is titled “Stained Glass,” and tickets are $1 each. The drawing will be held on Friday Sept. 28, 2018, at 8:30pm during Rainbow Bingo; need not be present to win.

In addition to their solo projects, West Seattle Quilters work together to make community-service quilts from donated fabric to give to community members in need. Some of these newer quilts will be on exhibit.

West Seattle Quilters meet at the Senior Center on the first and third Mondays of the month at 7pm to share quilting ideas and projects. Quilters of all ages, abilities, and quilting styles are welcome.

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

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

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

More info on the official flyer!

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

Sep
29
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

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

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

Saturday, October 6, 10 a.m.

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

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

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

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

Emceed by Hansel Spicer & Miz G

Doors open at 6 pm
Dinner 6:30 – 7:15

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

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

Oct
13
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

Fall Festival at Forest Lawn
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Free! Activities include horse-drawn hayride, face-painting station, photo booth, free popcorn, and cotton candy stations.

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

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

6th Annual Social Justice Film Festival @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Duwamish Tribe is proud to open the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center for the 6th Annual Social Justice Film Festival – Full program and tickets at SOCIALJUSTICEFILMFESTIVAL.ORG

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

Haunted Hike

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Kiwanis Schoenwald Park

16030 Sylvester Road SW

Burien, WA

(Drive behind Sylvester Middle School)

5:30-8:30 pm

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

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

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

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

Activity #186965

Wed Oct 17

10 am-11:30 am

Location: Schmitz Preserve Park, 5551 SW Admiral Way

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

Oct
20
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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

WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center

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

Oct
21
Sun
2018
Fauntleroy Fall Festival @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

UPDATE: See the festival schedule here (PDF).

The 2018 Fauntleroy Fall Festival is scheduled on Sunday, October 21, at the Fauntleroy Schoolhouse (front, The Hall at Fauntleroy, and back), Fauntleroy Children’s Center (inside and back playground), and Fauntleroy Church (parking lot, sanctuary, narthex, and Fellowship Hall).

For information, visit our Fauntleroy Fall Festival webpage or Facebook page, or e-mail fauntleroyfallfestival@gmail.com.

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

Oct
27
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

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

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Facilitated by Sophie Theriault and Gerry Ebalaroza-Tunnell

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

Free Child Care and Community Dinner Provided

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

Nov
5
Mon
2018
Library Lab: Coding With Color @ Delridge Library
Nov 5 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

At the Delridge Library:

Program an Ozobot Bit by drawing lines and color segments. Make your own maze or game and put the Ozobot to work!

LibraryLab is a time for people of all ages to experiment, play and create amazing inventions. We have guided sessions as well as drop-in times when you can create at your own pace, using materials we provide.

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

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

Nov
7
Wed
2018
STEM Board Game Night @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library:

Friends and families are invited to drop in and play board games at the West Seattle Branch as part of International Games Week

We will be playing board games that teach science, technology, engineering and math concepts while you play! Try our games or bring your own.

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.

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

Understanding Your Cultural Lens for Our Multicultural Community

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

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

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

Nov
10
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Special location: Seattle Central College
Nov 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

his weeks WSeaLUG meeting is a special meeting and will be held at Seattle Central College at 0800 – 0900 hrs. The meeting will be held before Saturday’s Keynote at the Seattle GNU/Linux Conference 2018.

Here is the meetup link: meetup.com/WSeaLUG/events/jgntznyxpbnb

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

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

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

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

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

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

Here’s the flyer.

Nov
11
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Nov 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

Nov
17
Sat
2018
West Seattle High School Mini Cheer Camp
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Adobe Photoshop For The Holidays @ Delridge Library
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

At the Delridge Library: See some of the basic and intermediate ways Adobe Photoshop has available for transforming your images for the holidays! Registration is required.

Feel free to follow along or just observe. Good for those who want to understand the power of this program either for personal use or for working with a designer.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Please call the Delridge Branch to register. 206-733-9125.

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

Nov
18
Sun
2018
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Nov 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nov
24
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Endolyne Joe's
Nov 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

*Meeting for breakfast at Endolyne Joe’s on November 24th*
(standing info below)

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

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

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

Dec
1
Sat
2018
Native Plant ID and Invasive Plant Removal Along Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail @ Thistle Street Green Space
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

A beautiful area called the Thistle Street Green Space along the
Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail needs your help in a battle against invasive
species. Next to a local pea patch garden, Chief Sealth High School,
and Longfellow Creek, this piece of green space requires regular
maintenance to keep it clear of invaders like Himalayan
Blackberry, Buttercup, Herb Robert, and others. Come volunteer with
DIRT Corps and learn how to identify both native plants and invasive plants
as well as how to remove all kinds of invasive species so native
plants can thrive. Afterwards you can walk the trails and explore this
hidden gem in Delridge.

Map of parking and meet area:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Z_PRew4vQgXLut1tDOzufaI8O4L-y1_4/view

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm