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.

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

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

WS Food Bank benefit: 4th Annual Summer BBQ @ Super Deli Mart
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Super Deli Mart, located on 35th & Barton St. is hosting their 4th Annual Summer BBQ event on Friday, July 29th, Noon-5pm.

It is our biggest event of the year. All donations benefit the West Seattle Food Bank. It is an outdoor event on the store grounds and we will be partnering with Schooner Exact Brewing Co.

The event features Korean BBQ food on premise, live music, raffle prizes and a beer garden.

Aug
5
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Aug
10
Thu
2017
Second Thursday OUT! @ (see posting)
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm

Second Second Thursday OUT! – Thursday, August 10 at 6:00 pm. Senior Center of West Seattle invites the GLBTQ community, their friends and neighbors to a BBQ to kick off our 2017-18 year of programming. A-M bring a salad – N-Z bring a dessert. BBQ will be held offsite at Lee and David’s home. Call for details. 206-932-866

Aug
11
Fri
2017
‘Clamor: A Musical Insurgency’ @ Skylark West Seattle
Aug 11 @ 9:00 pm

The latest edition of the series of musical fundraisers under the banner “Clamor: A Musical Insurgency“:

Friday, August 11, at the Skylark: The Salt Riot, the acoustic wing of Zombie Jihad, Robert Stewart and Raging Maggots play resistance anthems and songs of solace to help us through these unspeakable times. Doors are at 8:00 p.m. with music starting at 9:00 pm. A suggested donation of $10, with 100% of proceeds going to the Black Prisoners Caucus’ T.E.A.C.H. Program at Clallam Bay Corrections Center. More info here.

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

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

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

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

Kid-friendly park walk with guidebook author Linnea Westerlind

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

Job Search Workshop @ Delridge Community Center
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP
Ages 16 and Older

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

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

Aug
18
Fri
2017
Plant for the Planet West Seattle meetings @ Puget Ridge Cohousing
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With the growth of Plant for the Planet (a youth-led climate organization) in Seattle and enough Climate Justice Ambassadors in the South, we have officially kicked off our monthly West Seattle meetings. Every 3rd Friday we’ll meet at 7 PM at the Puget Ridge Co-housing Common House. Children who would like to be active to get our planet back to a stable climate and their parents are always welcome to join. Please RSVP by email – pftp-west-seattle@googlegroups.com

Movies in the Park @ WS Church of the Nazarene
Aug 18 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

From the West Seattle Church of the Nazarene:

Movies in the Park

Hot dogs, popcorn, soda provided
Movies begin at sundown (9-ish)

June 30th: Moana
July 14th: Hidden Figures
July 28th: The Jungle Book
August 18th: Queen of Katwe

Aug
19
Sat
2017
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Aug
20
Sun
2017
Stand for peace and justice
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Come stand together for peace and justice

this Sunday, August 20, from noon to 1:30 pm

in the West Seattle Junction—at California and Alaska.

Bring a sign—for example:

We Are One Human Family
No to Racism, Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia
No to War
Abolish Nuclear Weapons
Build Unity, Care for Everyone

We’ll have some signs, too.

Tell your friends.
We hope to see you there.

West Seattle Neighbors for Peace and Justice

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

Guided trail walk in West Seattle

Saturday, August 26th, 9 am

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

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

Saturday, Aug 26, 10 AM at Lincoln Park

West Seattle Parks walking tour with guidebook author Linnea Westerlind

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

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

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

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

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

Sep
8
Fri
2017
Interview Day @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Sep 8 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Providence Mount St. Vincent on Sept. 8, 2017, will host “Interview Day at Providence Mount St. Vincent” to attract new staff to the internationally recognized West Seattle community that offers assisted living, skilled nursing, transitional care, and an intergenerational child-care program.

Interviews will be held for nursing and resident assistants. This includes registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants and resident assistants. Potential applicants can meet with staff, tour the facility and apply for positions during the Interview Day, which runs from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave SW, Seattle.

Positions are also available in rehabilitation, dining services, housekeeping and the Mount’s internationally recognized Intergenerational Child Care Center.

Applicants should pre-register for the event at http://bit.ly/TheMountJobs.

Applicants may also apply for any position within Providence at www.providenceiscalling.jobs

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

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

Sep
15
Fri
2017
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Plant for the Planet West Seattle meetings @ Puget Ridge Cohousing
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With the growth of Plant for the Planet (a youth-led climate organization) in Seattle and enough Climate Justice Ambassadors in the South, we have officially kicked off our monthly West Seattle meetings. Every 3rd Friday we’ll meet at 7 PM at the Puget Ridge Co-housing Common House. Children who would like to be active to get our planet back to a stable climate and their parents are always welcome to join. Please RSVP by email – pftp-west-seattle@googlegroups.com

Sep
16
Sat
2017
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Celebration of Chinese Culture @ Seattle Chinese Garden
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Celebration of Chinese Culture @ Seattle Chinese Garden
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Tickets:
eventbrite.com/e/celebration-of-traditional-culture-tickets-37574577573?aff=es2

SEATTLE CHINESE GARDEN CELEBRATION OF TRADITIONAL CULTURE: Noon to 3:30 pm in the garden courtyard. This family-friendly event for all ages includes performances of dance, music, and song from 1 to 2:15, followed at 2:30 to 3:30 by a class for children demonstrating how to do a Chinese dance (parents and others welcome to watch). Come early for a Chinese painting demonstration from noon to 1 pm. Also enjoy Chinese dishes and snacks at a food booth. Event tickets are $16 for adults and $8 for ages 3 to 17. Visit seattlechinesegarden.org for information on availability of tickets at the gate.

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

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

Urban Homestead Foundation Farm Dinner / Pig Roast
Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

FARM DINNER – PIG ROAST!

Mark your calendars for Saturday September 16th: Join UHF for the biggest fundraising event of the summer! We are shutting down the street and bringing in live music, a pig roast, a corn hole competition and a whole lot of fun while raising money to keep the Dakota Homestead property an open and active green space for the West Seattle community! The event will be from 5:00-9:00 pm at the Dakota Homestead property on the corner of 50th Ave SW & Dakota St SW!

Your ticket includes dinner, a drink, entertainment and dancing to a live band, cornhole and outdoor games, and a fun evening on the Dakota Homestead property!

Unlimited beer and wine in a special take-home glass is available for an additional price – please add this additional ticket in your cart and we will have your glass waiting for you upon arrival! This is a 21+ over event, no minors will be permitted.

All proceeds go directly towards the purchase of the Dakota Homestead property and will be matched by the King County Conservation Futures grant!
Get tickets here.

Sep
17
Sun
2017
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Sep
21
Thu
2017
Aussie Wine Dinner @ Arthur's
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Arthur’s is hosting our second Aussie wine dinner next Thursday, September 21st at 6:00 pm. We are honored to have Angus Mitchell from Mitchell wines out of the Clare Valley in South Australia to show us the intricacies of his family vineyard’s production of several varietals new to Arthur’s. With the expert pairings from our chef, Ian Welch, this night stands to be one for the books. Space is limited with a $50 non-refundable deposit for the $75 prix fixe menu. We’re excited to see everyone there!

Sep
22
Fri
2017
West Seattle Big Band Swing Dance and Dinner @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

West Seattle Big Band ‘Swing Along with Me’ featuring the sounds of Frank Sinatra. Dinner & dance benefit for the Senior Center of West Seattle.

6pm Doors and no-host bar open.

6:30pm Dinner

7pm Showtime

$20 for members $25 for nonmembers.

Pre-register by September 21 by calling 206.932.4044 x1, visiting www.sc-ws.org, or by stopping by the front desk at the Center.

Event will be held at the Senior Center at 4217 SW Oregon Street.

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

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

A Night Out with Killer Whale Tales @ C & P Coffee Company
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

You’re invited to a special night out with Killer Whale Tales, a grassroots nonprofit that’s been hard at work for 13 years right here in West Seattle.

Killer Whale Tales is empowers youth to protect Puget Sound by educating them about our beloved orca population. Our program brings environmental science directly into the classroom, at no cost to schools. In the past 13 years we’ve reached over 100,000 students!

Join us Saturday, September 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. at C&P Coffee in West Seattle for a unique opportunity as an adult to immerse yourself in the same experience our kids have in the program! Founder Jeff Hogan will deliver his interactive presentation and guests are invited to learn about the resident killer whales that call Puget Sound home. It’s an urgent time to talk about our orcas – as environmental protections face a precarious future.

Come relax, have a drink and connect with Killer Whale Tales. The event is free but donations are welcomed. Please RSVP at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/night-out-with-killer-whale-tales-tickets-37660069281

Sep
29
Fri
2017
‘The Goddess Project’ @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

HPIC is proud to be hosting a viewing of the Goddess Project, a documentary film amplifying the voices and stories of women across the United States.

Determined to empower the feminine voice, two aspiring filmmakers packed their lives into a school bus and hit the road for what became the most transformative adventure of their lives. Through powerful conversations with over 100 women from different walks of life, The Goddess Project gives an intimate look into the collective experience that women in the United States face today.

Join us at 7 PM for an hour of connection, featuring wines from women wine makers, HPIC bar and food, and soulful networking. Documentary starts at 8 PM, followed by a group discussion. Event is limited to 50 people, so register now!

When: Friday, Sept 29th, 7:00PM

Cost: $18 (HPIC members receive a complimentary refreshment upon arrival!)

Free event: Medicine Songs from the Time of Chief Seattle @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Free Duwamish Event. Duwamish Teachings with NW Native Storyteller Johnny Moses: Medicine Songs from the Time of Chief Seattle (Songs of Chief Seattle’s Family). All are invited to share in a deeper understanding of the language and culture of the First People of Seattle, Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe through traditional local songs and stories. Johnny Moses was a recipient of the 2012 WA Governor’s Heritage Award. Sponsored by 4Culture and Duwamish Tribal Services. Free admission/parking.

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, 7-8 pm. Come early to enjoy art gallery and exhibits.

WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
206.431.1582 dts@qwestoffice.net
www.duwamishtribe.org

Parking: Additional free parking in area includes 2 parking lots across the street.

By bus, bike, and foot: The longhouse is across the street from the Duwamish Trail. By bus, take Route 21 to Chelan & Spokane, walk/bike 1 mile south on the Duwamish Trail. Cross W. Marginal Way SW at the parking lot driveway of Herring House Park and walk 30 feet south to the longhouse.

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

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

Lantern Festival & Lantern Competition @ Chief Sealth International High School
Sep 30 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Please join us for the Lantern Festival & Lantern Competition on

September 30th, 4:30 pm-8:30 pm
Chief Sealth High School
2600 SW Thistle Street

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

Harvest Dinner Potluck & Talent Show @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join your HPIC family around the dinner table! This is the perfect time of the year to break bread with your neighbors, count your blessings, to share meaningful stories, soul-nourishing food, and build our sense of community. Celebrate the harvest by bringing a seasonal home-made dish to share. The HPIC bar will be open.

And back by popular demand: We will be hosting a talent show! The gifted & comedic duo – Chris Huson and Krissy Otis – will be coordinating and hosting the talent show. What are we looking for?

A performance that is no longer than five minutes. There will be a gong reminder, if needed.
A family friendly act (if you have a burlesque talent, that would be a different show).
No age restriction. Talent is talent, regardless of age.
Email us (hpic1919@gmail.com) to sign up for the Talent Show! You know you want to…

Also, we’ll be collecting food for the White Center Food Bank, so bring a non-perishable food item to donate.

Doors open: 6:00 PM
Dinner starts: 6:30 PM
Talent show starts: 7:30 PM

Oct
1
Sun
2017
Tet Nhi Dong: Children’s Moonlight Festival @ Vietnamese Cultural Center
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Lantern
Balloon
Moon Cakes
Food, Drink
Candies
Children’s Entertainment
Lion Dance
Karate Performance
Mid-autumn lantern parade
Games led by Boy Scout Troop 286

See the poster here.

Oct
2
Mon
2017
‘Rooted in Peace’ @ Admiral Theater
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

On Monday, October 2, the Admiral Theater celebrates the International Day of Peace by screening ROOTED in PEACE – a globally transformative, socially-conscious, environmentally-based film. Award-winning filmmaker and environmental activist Greg Reitman shares his journey of self-analysis with audiences seeking inner peace in a world full of people dominated by war, affected by global warming or haunted by inner conflict.

The film follows him as he speaks to thought leaders around the world having conversations around sustainable development, discussing the challenges of our never-ending wars, and facing the realities of uncertainty placed on the world’s institutions by our current political climate. Reitman’s introspective and socially relevant documentary was most recently screened at the United Nations.

From the US to Costa Rica to India, Reitman traveled to visit such luminaries and activists as Deepak Chopra, music legends Donovan, Mike Love and Pete Seeger, film director David Lynch, Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire, Ted Turner, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and many others.

Their common ideas and examples make ROOTED in PEACE one of the most unexpectedly inspirational viewing experiences magnified by a stellar soundtrack opening with Pink Floyd’s ‘Time’ and closing with John Lennon’s ‘Love.’

Starring Pete Seeger, Deepak Chopra, Desmond Tutu
Tickets are $11.50. Groupon and passes will not be accepted.

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

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

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

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

See ‘Screenagers’ @ South Seattle College, Olympic Hall
Oct 7 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Movie Screening: Screenagers
Oct 7, Sat 3:30-5:30 pm – South Seattle College
6000 16th Ave SW
Olympic Hall

Are you watching kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span?
Do you worry how the siren-song of screen media is affecting their development? Are you anxious to bring some peace to your family life around this issue? Come join us as we watch Screenagers, a new documentary, focusing on the increasing amount of time young people spend looking at screens, how that affects their development, and how it impacts the lives of families as they struggle to limit these effects. The film probes into the vulnerable corners of family life to explore struggles over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through poignant and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and brain scientists, SCREENAGERS reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and also offers solutions on how adults can empower their kids to best navigate the digital world to find balance.

Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/screening-screenagers-tickets-38031254506

West Seattle Meaningful Movies presents ‘What the Health’ @ Neighborhood House High Point
Oct 7 @ 6:30 pm

Saturday, October 7, West Seattle Meaningful Movies presents “What the Health”.

A groundbreaking follow-up film from the creators of the award-winning documentary Cowspiracy. “What the Health” exposes the corruption in, and collusion between, government and big business that is costing us trillions of healthcare dollars, and keeping us sick.
http://www.whatthehealthfilm.com
1 hour and 37 minutes
Directed by Kip Anderson, 2017
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jf44vLndiRM
6:30 – doors open for tea and social time
7:00 – movie, followed by optional facilitated discussion
At High Point Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW
Bus numbers 21 and 128

NO CHARGE, but donations gratefully received.

Oct
10
Tue
2017
3-Week Wine Tasting Primer with Sommelier Dieter Schafer @ South Seattle College
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Class: “Wine Tasting Primer – Sight, Smell, Taste” with Sommelier Dieter Schafer: 3 Tuesdays, begins October 10 through October 24, 2017; 6-9 pm @ at South Seattle College.
$120 per person, all fees included.
Preregistration required 206-934-5339 or LearnatSouth.org

Learn how to taste wine knowledgeably and accurately describe what you are tasting. In this beginner’s class, Certified Educator and Sommelier Dieter Schafer introduces you to wine types, grapes, varietals, and many wine regions, as well as the basics of reading a wine label. Gain hints for smart buying, proper storing, and aging. The course will also include a discussion of wine-and-food pairing guidelines. Tastings at each session. For details please go to winedieter.wordpress.com

Oct
11
Wed
2017
Job Fair @ Neighborhood House High Point
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

EMPLOYERS ARE HIRING!
WorkSource, the Family Resource
Center at Neighborhood House High
Point and the Seattle Housing Authority
are sponsoring a one-day job fair from
10am to 1pm. Come professionally
dressed with your résumé and be
prepared to interview.

• Caregiving
• Driving
• Janitorial
• Food Service
• Security
• Retail
• Auto Repair

You can also use this space
for job fair requirements.
Meet employers in these
industries and more:
Jobs are waiting for YOU!

Contact:
Megan Demeroutis
Family Center Supervisor
206- 588-4900345- 6789
megand@nhwa.org

Hate-Free Delridge demonstration supporting DACA @ Pedestrian Overpass
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Hate-Free Delridge will be demonstrating for DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

Come join us – on the pedestrian overpass on Delridge Way between Genesee and Oregon Streets,

5 to 6 PM, Wednesday, October 11.

We want to publicly support our neighbors and friends affected by the uncertain future of DACA.

There will be signs – or you can bring your own, for example:

Defend DACA

Not One More Deportation

Dreamers Are Not Criminals

I Stand with My Immigrant Neighbors

Keep Families Together

No One Is Illegal

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

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

‘Death along the Delta’ – a Murder Mystery Masquerade Ball @ Duos Catering
Oct 14 @ 6:30 pm

Join for Duos Catering and Murder for Sale for Death along the Delta – a Murder Mystery Masquerade Ball on Saturday, October 14.

Welcome to the Grand Southern Mansion of the famous pork rind fortune heir Miles Chesterton. Upon hearing the tragic news of the death of his parents, Miles Chesterton went mad and was committed to Weeping Willows Sanitarium. Join his off center family and meddling neighbors for a costumed ball to welcome him home. Don’t be surprised if the party goes south if guests start to die!

Entrée choices from the award winning Duo’s Catering:
Grilled Flat Iron : Steak Flat Iron Steak with Caper Berry Pesto, Parsnip Puree, Cauliflower Gratin in Cassoulet, Golden Beets with Peas, Brussels Sprouts and a Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette, Petite Greens
Chicken with Mushroom :Airline Chicken Breast with Potato Mash, Cipollini Onion, Mushroom Reduction and Pistachio Spiked Rainbow Carrots

Roasted Roots Veg/GF: Roasted Heirloom Carrots and Falafel with Winter Root Puree, Orange Segments, and Cipollini Onion

Price: $95 – includes murder mystery performance, salad, entrée choice, dessert, tax and gratuity.

*** Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage available to purchase.

Location: The Lounge at Duos – 2940 SW Avalon Way, Seattle, WA 98126
Time: 6:30pm cocktails; show and dinner starts at 7:00pm
Dress: Costumes highly encouraged. Prize for best dressed!
Reservations: Call 206.452.2452
For additional information visit:
duoscatering.com
murderforsale.com

Seattle Latino Film Festival: Closing Night Film & Party @ Admiral Theater
Oct 14 @ 6:45 pm – 10:00 pm

At 7 pm October 14th, the film “Duel of Wine” – read more about it here – will close the Seattle Latino Film Festival, and the screening will be held at the Admiral Theater in West Seattle. Lead actor Charlie Arturaola and producer Lino Pujia will be in attendance, organizers say. The $25 ticket gets you into the film and closing-night party.

Oct
20
Fri
2017
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Highland Park dinner & square dance @ Highland Park Elementary
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Highland Park Elementary School
4th Annual SQUARE DANCE

Friday, October 20th
6-9pm (Dinner 6-7pm)

> Live string band!

> All ages and abilities welcome!

> Dinner provided!

> Every kid goes home with a pumpkin!

> FREE event! Donations accepted as a PTA fundraiser.

Plant for the Planet West Seattle meetings @ Puget Ridge Cohousing
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With the growth of Plant for the Planet (a youth-led climate organization) in Seattle and enough Climate Justice Ambassadors in the South, we have officially kicked off our monthly West Seattle meetings. Every 3rd Friday we’ll meet at 7 PM at the Puget Ridge Co-housing Common House. Children who would like to be active to get our planet back to a stable climate and their parents are always welcome to join. Please RSVP by email – pftp-west-seattle@googlegroups.com

Oct
21
Sat
2017
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

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

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

West Seattle Lions Club’s Oktoberfest – CANCELED @ Sisson Building/WS Senior Center
Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

**Update 10/19 – this has been canceled**

West Seattle Lions Club: Our Annual “OKTOBERFEST”

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Bavarian style without leaving West Seattle. Enjoy a hearty meal with live music.

German Sausage
Hot Potato Salad
Sauerkraut
Hot Apple Strudel
Beer or wine available separately.

Funds support Lions projects. Credit cards accepted.

Oct
22
Sun
2017
Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market @ Duwamish Longhouse
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Duwamish Longhouse is sponsoring a monthly Duwamish Native Art & Crafts Market (Sept.-Dec.) to support and promote local Native American artists representing a board range of tribal traditions. It is a chance to meet the artists. Unique items in every price range. Snacks: soup of day and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers.

2017:
September 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450432641671440

Brownpaper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3079349
Free admission and parking for shoppers!

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

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Oct
27
Fri
2017
Neighborhood House Benefit: ‘Caravale’ – Vietnam through art, music and cuisine @ Palace Ballroom
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Neighborhood House invites you to Caravale – an evening to explore different cultures and celebrate community.

This year, we will experience the beauty, resilience and joy of Vietnam through art, music and cuisine. “Travel” with us to this intriguing, coastal country for a remarkable night of conversation, entertainment and inspiration.

Award-winning chefs Tom Douglas and Matthew Dillon will prepare a multi-course feast of Vietnamese favorites, and a handcrafted cocktail will set the mood for a magical evening. A performance by local traditional musicians is sure to delight, and dancing follows dinner and a short program.

Friday, October 27, 2017 | 6:30–10:30 pm.
Palace Ballroom | Seattle, WA

Caravale is an annual benefit for Neighborhood House. Funds raised support programs serving immigrants and refugees living in King County.

Your gift of $250, $500 or more will touch the lives of children and families throughout our region. Here are some examples of how:
•$250 pays for a year of tutoring for a child learning English, promoting success in school.
•$500 pays for a 2-hour college-readiness seminar for 5 first-time students pursuing a degree.
•$750 covers the cost of a citizenship application, helping someone reach a very special goal.
•$1,000 provides training for 90 parents of children in our early learning programs, teaching them about the school system and how to advocate for their child.
•$3,000 pays for a year of citizenship classes so that 15 people can learn English and prepare for the citizenship exam.
•$6,000 covers a year of job training and support so that an immigrant or refugee can begin a living wage career.

Supporters giving $1,000 or more per year will be welcomed into our exclusive Sparklight Circle and are invited to our popular Grillin’ with Dillon donor recognition event.

Caravale tickets cost $125 per person, and include all food and beverages. Purchase yours here or call Ward Wright at 206.461.8430, ext. 2053 to reserve a seat at this bountiful table. If you would like to host a table for eight or 10 guests, please phone Ward to learn about options and pricing.

Would your company or organization like to sponsor Caravale? Please read our sponsorship chart for opportunities, or contact Kae Saeteurn at kaes@nhwa.org or 206.461.8430, ext. 2052 for details.

If you’re unable to join us but would like to support Neighborhood House, donate here. We appreciate your generosity.

SHNIT International Shortfilm Festival 2017 @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHNIT Worldwide Short Film Festival is at HPIC on Friday, October 27th!

HPIC is proud to be partnering with shnit again as a screening venue during the 2017 Shnit Worldwide Short Film Festival. As ambitious as it is unforgettably bold, shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival unfolds simultaneously in multiple cities on five continents, bringing together more than 30,000 filmmakers and film lovers in ways rarely experienced elsewhere on the festival circuit. Over its 12 days, shnit celebrates more than 200 short films of all genres and styles. Voting on the films takes place immediately following the viewing of the films.

Cocktails & Concessions at 7:00 PM. Movies start at 8:00 PM.
$7 for members, $10 for non-members (pay at the door).
21+ event. HPIC Bar will be open.

*Members must be current. There will be an opportunity to pay dues as well as join HPIC and pay the member suggested donation.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From Seattle Parks:

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

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

Celebrate 25+ years at the Creek

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

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

Dragonfly Pavilion and Salmon Bone Bridge

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

Postcards from the Creek

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

Salmon: Look inside

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

Nature Walk

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

Clear and Sweet 360 by zoe | juniper @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Clear and Sweet 360 by zoe | juniper Sunday, November 5, 2017, 2 pm – 4 pm.
West Seattle Branch Library.

Acclaimed dance and visual arts company zoe | juniper presents a multidisciplinary screening of their 360º performance film “Clear and Sweet 360.”

CS360 is a 360º dance film capturing zoe | juniper’s Clear & Sweet, a multi-disciplinary performance incorporating dance and live vocals based on an inquiry into Sacred Harp Singing, a form of spiritual a cappella choral singing founded in Southern Baptist churches. The screening will feature a projection of the 2D version of the film and the opportunity to experience the VR 360º version on provided headsets.

zoe | juniper is a Seattle based dance and visual arts team cofounded by choreographer Zoe Scofield and visual artist Juniper Shuey. zoe | juniper has been commissioned and presented by national and international arts centers such as, On the Boards, PICA, Trafo House of Art, Dance Theater Workshop, Bates Dance Festival, NYLA, Spoleto Festival, Jacob’s Pillow, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Body Festival (New Zealand), Yerba Buena Center, Columbia College Chicago, DiverseWorks, The Frye Art Museum and many more.

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

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
12
Sun
2017
Bystander Intervention Workshop: Help Make Your Neighborhood Hate-Free @ Admiral UCC
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Bystander Intervention Workshop. Help Make Your Neighborhood Hate-Free at Admiral United Church of Christ, at 4320 Hill Street, Seattle, WA 98116 on November 12 from 2-3:30.

Anti-Hate Alaska Junction, a new grassroots organization, presents Bystander Training, which uses interactive techniques to help attendees learn how to intervene in an aggressive or harassing interaction – safely protecting the target while not escalating the perpetrator.

Led by Reverend Andrew Conley-Holcom, this experience will increase your confidence about intervening when needed. You will learn to bypass your “Fight or Flight” reaction and instead bring calm and de-escalation skills if you witness a threatening interaction.

The training is free and donations will be accepted.

Email antihate3@gmail.com to register with your name, neighborhood and phone number. First come first served.

Everyone wants to live in a hate-free neighborhood. Do what you can to make it happen!

Nov
14
Tue
2017
‘Holiday Wines for Any Budget’ Class with Sommelier Dieter Schafer @ South Seattle College
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

3-Hour Class “Holiday Wines for Any Budget” with Sommelier Dieter Schafer at South Seattle College.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017; 6-9 pm.
South Seattle College, 6000 – 16th Avenue SW, Seattle WA 98106.
$83 per person, all fees included.
Preregistration required 206-934-5339 or LearnatSouth.org .
Info southced@SeattleColleges.edu .

Let Certified Educator and Sommelier Dieter Schafer guide you to becoming an expert in serving the right wines with holiday dinners, at casual parties, or at your own wine tasting events. Learn by tasting six wines from around the world. Class will also cover serving techniques and temperatures, as well as the proper glassware for any occasion. For details please go to winedieter.wordpress.com

Parent Education Night featuring ‘Screenagers’ @ Gatewood Elementary
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Gatewood Elementary PTA will be hosting a free Parent Education Night this month – Tuesday, Nov. 14th @ 6 pm-8:30 pm. For our Nov. event, we will be showing the movie Screenagers. Open to the public, this movie will also feature Spanish subtitles.

Nov
17
Fri
2017
Northwest Wine Academy Fall Release @ South Seattle College
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us at South Seattle College’s Northwest Wine Academy as we celebrate our fall releases, including the first tastes of our new Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and other wines! Vintages from 2015 and 2016 are bottled and ready for you to enjoy. We are also introducing “Cascade,” a special Rhône blend celebrating the opening of South Seattle College’s Cascade Hall.

Culinary students will demonstrate food and wine pairing options. Friends and families welcome! Must be 21 to participate in a wine tasting.

November 17 & 18, 2017
Time: 1-7 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College, Northwest Wine Academy (campus map)

Plant for the Planet West Seattle meetings @ Puget Ridge Cohousing
Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With the growth of Plant for the Planet (a youth-led climate organization) in Seattle and enough Climate Justice Ambassadors in the South, we have officially kicked off our monthly West Seattle meetings. Every 3rd Friday we’ll meet at 7 PM at the Puget Ridge Co-housing Common House. Children who would like to be active to get our planet back to a stable climate and their parents are always welcome to join. Please RSVP by email – pftp-west-seattle@googlegroups.com

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.

Northwest Wine Academy Fall Release @ South Seattle College
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us at South Seattle College’s Northwest Wine Academy as we celebrate our fall releases, including the first tastes of our new Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and other wines! Vintages from 2015 and 2016 are bottled and ready for you to enjoy. We are also introducing “Cascade,” a special Rhône blend celebrating the opening of South Seattle College’s Cascade Hall.

Culinary students will demonstrate food and wine pairing options. Friends and families welcome! Must be 21 to participate in a wine tasting.

November 17 & 18, 2017
Time: 1-7 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College, Northwest Wine Academy (campus map)

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
19
Sun
2017
Yard Dogs Road Show, The Movie @ Parliament Tavern
Nov 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

YARD DOGS ROAD SHOW – THE MOVIE.

Seattle premiere of the documentary that chronicles the Yard Dogs Road Show traveling vaudeville troupe. A short talent show precedes the screening of the movie. If you want to sign up and show us what you got (under 4 minutes), email Miguelito at pelon@propagandada.com.

No cover. 21+.

Nov
21
Tue
2017
‘French Wine Update’ Class with Sommelier Dieter Schafer @ South Seattle College
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

3-Hour Class “French Wine Update” Class with Sommelier Dieter Schafer at South Seattle College.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017; 6-9 pm.
$83 per person, all fees included.
Preregistration required 206-934-5339 or LearnatSouth.org
Info southced@SeattleColleges.edu .

Certified Educator and Sommelier Dieter Schafer is back from his most recent “Fact-Finding Mission.” Learn what Parisian brasseries, bistros, and wine bars are currently pouring while tasting six of the many wines available locally. Loire Vallée Cabernet Franc, Southwest Malbec, and Alsace Crémant are “en vogue.” For details please go to winedieter.wordpress.com .

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.

Nov
28
Tue
2017
‘Champagne for Any Taste and Budget’ Class with Sommelier Dieter Schafer @ South Seattle College
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

3-Hour Class “Champagne for Any Taste and Budget” with Sommelier Dieter Schafer at South Seattle College.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017; 6-9 pm.
South Seattle College, 6000 – 16th Avenue SW, Seattle WA 98106.
$75 per person, all fees included.
Preregistration required 206-934-5339 or LearnatSouth.org
Info southced@SeattleColleges.edu .

Taste Champagne and Crémant from France, Sparkling Wine from Washington and California, Spanish Cava, and Italian Prosecco. Champagne, the ultimate celebration bubbly which always seems to be a mystery. Learn from Champagne aficionado Dieter Schafer (a Certified Educator and Sommelier) about styles, what the label tells you, how Méthode Champenoise wines are produced, buying strategies, proper service, etiquette, and how to match these wines with food. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to try a variety of “bubblies” that are not often available for tasting. For details please go to winedieter.wordpress.com .

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.

West Seattle Meaningful Movie: ‘Lost Art of Good Conversation’ @ Neighborhood House-High Point
Dec 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Lost Art of Good Conversation
A panel discussion of the book The Lost Art of Good Conversation by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

This panel discussion–with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche; Susan Piver; Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler; Rep. Jared Polis; and panel moderator, Lodro Rinzler–highlights the importance of good conversation in these challenging times.

It explores how we can awaken to our lives through the simple act of conversing with others and by mindfully engaging in our relationships. By shifting our focus away from our own agenda, we can connect with others and the greater world.

Our world is in dire need of kindness and compassion. This film shows us the power that love and respect have to bring the conversation to “you and me” instead of “us vs. them.”

100 minutes
Produced by Kalapa Media
Recorded in Denver, Colorado, in October 2017

6:30 – doors open for tea and social time
7:00 – movie, followed by optional facilitated discussion

At High Point Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle 98126
Bus numbers 21 and 128

NO CHARGE, but donations gratefully received.

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
12
Tue
2017
the Whale Trail Winter Gathering : Finding Light in the Dark for the Whales @ C & P Coffee Company
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

From The Whale Trail speaker series:

Join us to celebrate the start of the holiday season with updates and short presentations about our endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales. Hear the latest about J, K and L pods, and learn what you can do to help. We’ll look back at the last year, and ahead to the next year on The Whale Trail.

Swing by and get your holiday shopping done while supporting the Whale Trail! Signed copies of Erich Hoyt’s new book, “Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises” will be available for sale!

Whale Trail Winter Gathering: Finding Light in the Dark for the Whales
Tuesday, December 12, 6–9 pm
C&P Coffee Company, 5612 California Ave SW, Seattle
Cost: $5, kids free
Advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com

About The Whale Trail
The Whale Trail (www.thewhaletrail.org) is a series of sites around the region where the public may view orcas and other marine mammals from shore. Our mission is to inspire appreciation and stewardship of whales and our marine environment by establishing a network of viewing sites along the whales’ trails through the Salish Sea and the coastal waters of the Pacific Northwest.

Our goals are to increase awareness that our marine waters are home to orcas and other species; connect visitors to orcas, other marine wildlife and their habitat; inspire stewardship and build community; promote land-based whale watching. Our over-arching goal is to ensure the southern resident orcas do not go extinct.

The Whale Trail provides simple, powerful, and long-lasting reminders to visitors and residents alike that orcas and other whales live in our waters. Through our current sites and signs, including two on every Washington State ferry, we reach more than 22 million people each year. Our near-term goals are to add a site in every coastal county in Washington, and around Vancouver Island, throughout the orcas’ range. Together, we will turn the tide for the whales!

The Whale Trail is led by a core team of partners including NOAA Fisheries, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Seattle Aquarium, the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, and the Whale Museum. Donna Sandstrom is the Founder and Executive Director. The Whale Trail is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, registered in Washington State.

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.

Plant for the Planet West Seattle meetings @ Puget Ridge Cohousing
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With the growth of Plant for the Planet (a youth-led climate organization) in Seattle and enough Climate Justice Ambassadors in the South, we have officially kicked off our monthly West Seattle meetings. Every 3rd Friday we’ll meet at 7 PM at the Puget Ridge Co-housing Common House. Children who would like to be active to get our planet back to a stable climate and their parents are always welcome to join. Please RSVP by email – pftp-west-seattle@googlegroups.com

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
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.

West Seattle Meaningful Movies: ‘Dr. Strangelove’ @ Neighborhood House High Point
Jan 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This year at the West Seattle Meaningful Movies, a number of neighborhood organizations are showing a movie of their choice. Here’s a chance to get to know West Seattle Neighbors for Peace and Justice!

On Saturday, January 6,
West Seattle Neighbors for Peace and Justice present

“Dr. Strangelove,” directed by Stanley Kubrick (1964) and starring Peter Sellers and George C. Scott, is a comedy ridiculing the nuclear-war plans of the United States and the Soviet Union. An insane general launches a first strike against the Soviet Union, and a President and his advisors and generals try to call the launch back. In many ways this film is too close to being an actual documentary. It eerily resembles our nuclear predicament today. Despite widespread concern about Trump’s mental stability, he remains in control of the world’s most powerful nuclear arsenal.

93 minutes

Good news! The United Nations has passed a Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. It is the first legally binding international agreement to completely eliminate nuclear weapons. (The United States has not yet signed on.) And on December 10, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) won the Nobel Peace Prize–in part for its work to help pass this treaty. West Seattle Neighbors for Peace and Justice are a part of the ICAN coalition.

After the movie Lilly Adams of Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility (also part of the ICAN coalition), will share ideas for how we can move toward a nuclear-weapons-free world.

6:30 – doors open for refreshments and social time
7:00 – movie, followed by optional facilitated discussion

At High Point Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle 98126
Bus numbers 21 and 128

NO CHARGE, but donations gratefully received.

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

J

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
19
Fri
2018
Plant for the Planet West Seattle meetings @ Puget Ridge Cohousing
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With the growth of Plant for the Planet (a youth-led climate organization) in Seattle and enough Climate Justice Ambassadors in the South, we have officially kicked off our monthly West Seattle meetings. Every 3rd Friday we’ll meet at 7 PM at the Puget Ridge Co-housing Common House. Children who would like to be active to get our planet back to a stable climate and their parents are always welcome to join. Please RSVP by email – pftp-west-seattle@googlegroups.com

Jan
20
Sat
2018
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
21
Sun
2018
Womxn’s Act Day with Delridge Grocery Co-op and The Little Red Hen Project @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for 2018’s Womxn’s Act on Seattle Day!

The Little Red Hen Project and Delridge Grocery Co-op are hosting two events at Youngstown (generous space donation by Youngstown and tool supplies from the Tool Library!).

Sunday, January 21st
11:00 am to 2:00 pm, Room 102
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
4408 Delridge Way SW

Delridge Grocery Co-op is hosting a community potluck and a chance to play the board game, Co-opoly, The Game of Cooperatives. Bring a dish to share for a potluck lunch or just yourself and a desire to learn about the power of co-ops.

Help The Little Red Hen Project build a library for 2018’s Womxn’s Act Day! Bring a garden or homesteading book for the Little Red Hen library, or just yourself and a desire to help your neighbors. Volunteers will build a bookshelf for the garden library with tools lent by West Seattle Tool Library. Dress warmly as the build will happen in the breezeway.

Jan
24
Wed
2018
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – Perspectives: Then & Now @ South Seattle College Brockey Center
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – Perspectives: Then & Now
Presented by: Dr. Eric Michael Dyson

Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Time: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Location: South Seattle College, Jerry Brockey Student Center (JMB) Conference Rooms (campus map)

How would Dr. King react to the social, political, and socioeconomic state of America today? Would he view it as a dream fulfilled, maintenance of the status quo, or something that devolved to the state of affairs prior to “The Dream?” Please join us for a forum presented by Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, that examines Dr. King’s legacy and provides insights as to how Dr. King would view the happenings of today. Open to the public!

Dr. Dyson is currently a professor of sociology at Georgetown University. He is an academic and author who has penned over 18 books including recent works, “The Black Presidency” and “Tears We Cannot Stop”, named in 2017 as one of the “7 Best Books of January” by Men’s Journal. Dyson has authored two books on Dr. King, “I May Not Get There with You” and “April 4, 1968.”

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
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.

West Seattle Meaningful Movies: ‘Harvest of Empire’ @ Neighborhood House High Point
Feb 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join Hate-Free Delridge and the West Seattle Meaningful Movies for a timely showing of an important film. The movie has Spanish subtitles, and the rest of the evening will be interpreted into Spanish.

Saturday, February 3, Hate-Free Delridge and West Seattle Meaningful Movies present

Harvest of Empire
The Untold Story of Latinos in America

Based on the groundbreaking book by award-winning journalist and Democracy Now co-host, Juan González, this film reveals the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America, and immigration today.

Featuring real-life stories and rare archival footage, the movie examines the events and conditions that have led millions of Latino families to leave their homelands in an unprecedented wave of migration. From wars for territorial expansion to the covert operations that imposed oppressive military regimes, it unveils a story largely unknown to most U.S. citizens.

Some graphic violence. Not recommended for children.

90 minutes; Spanish subtitles

Directed by Peter Getzels and Eduardo López, 2012

Trailer: http://harvestofempiremovie.com (in both English and Spanish)

After the film, members of Hate-Free Delridge will share ideas and facilitate a discussion about how we can support local immigrants. The discussion will be interpreted into Spanish.

6:30 – doors open for refreshments and social time
7:00 – movie, followed by optional facilitated discussion

Feb
4
Sun
2018
‘Frank vs. God’ @ FRED Goes to the Movies @ Kol HaNeshamah
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm

You’ve heard of TED Talks?

Kol HaNeshamah, West Seattle’s progressive Jewish community, presents FRED Talks: Fresh, Relevant, Educational and Dynamic.

Join us for our ninth FRED event – FRED… Goes to the Movies!

Matinee screening of “Frank vs. God”

Sunday, February 4, 1:00 pm at Kol HaNeshamah
6115 SW Hinds

Meet David Frank, a wounded soul who spends most of his days in his bathrobe with his dog, Brutus. After losing his home and his dog in a tragic tornado, Frank’s insurance company refuses to pay the damages because the house was destroyed by an “Act of God.”

Frank sues God.

West Seattleite and Kol HaNeshamah congregant, Scott Schill, is one of the producers of this film which was written and directed by his brother, Stewart.

Join us for a matinee showing Sunday, Feb. 4, 1 pm, at Kol HaNeshamah as we journey on an uplifting and soulful journey to delve into age-old questions such as, “Does God exist?” and “If God is good, why do bad things happen to good people?”

Don’t miss this chance to get the inside scoop on the movie from film Producer Scott Schill and his family!

Movie is appropriate for school-aged children and older

Popcorn and snacks will be served

We promise to have you out in time for the Super Bowl :-)

SUGGESTED Donation: $18 for adults, $12 for seniors & students

This event is part of KHN’s Annual Giving Campaign. Kol HaNeshamah is a nonprofit corporation recognized under section 501(c)(3). For more information contact, Sheila Abrahams, execdir@khnseattle.org

Feb
7
Wed
2018
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.

Heart-bomb C & P Coffee Company with Historic Seattle
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Make a Valentine and bring it to C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) noon-1 pm February 13th for a “heart-bombing” event with Historic Seattle, as explained here. Group photo, too!

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

Pan African Festival

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

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

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

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

Pan African Festival

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

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

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

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

Death at the Disco
A Murder Mystery Dinner

Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2018

@ The Sanctuary at Admiral 2656 42nd Ave SW

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pan African Festival

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

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

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

The Whale Trail presents ‘Saving Salmon in Puget Sound’ @ C & P Coffee Company
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Presentation by Jeannette Dorner, Executive Director of the Mid Sound Fisheries Enhancement Group

Discussion on Southern Resident Killer Whales’ status follows

Also get an update from Seal Sitters

Full details on The Whale Trail‘s website.

Feb
16
Fri
2018
‘Get Out’ @ Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Equity, Social Justice and the Political Uses of Horror
Screening of the Film “GET OUT” w/Post-film Panel Discussion

Unconscious bias? Micro-aggressions? Privilege System?
What does all that mean, exactly?
Just because you’re invited doesn’t mean you’re welcome…

Get Out is a stinging criticism of white liberalism from Academy Award nominated director Jordan Peele, who doesn’t take aim at Neo-Nazis and other whites who angrily shout the n-word.

Instead, Peele looks at those who profess their lack of racism, but only do so if they can maintain their dominance over black people in the most insidious manner possible.

Participate in a post-film panel discussion of themes from this Oscar-nominated film featuring Marcus Green, journalist, playwright, and executive editor of the South Seattle Emerald; Diana Falchuk, manager for arts and racial equity at City of Seattle, Office of Arts and Culture; and Cecelia Hayes, equity social justice and engagement manager for King County.

Come join us for a REAL scare!

Film Screening and Community Discussion
Friday, February 16
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation

Admission: FREE

**This film is rated “R” and is not intended for young children**

Plant for the Planet West Seattle meetings @ Puget Ridge Cohousing
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With the growth of Plant for the Planet (a youth-led climate organization) in Seattle and enough Climate Justice Ambassadors in the South, we have officially kicked off our monthly West Seattle meetings. Every 3rd Friday we’ll meet at 7 PM at the Puget Ridge Co-housing Common House. Children who would like to be active to get our planet back to a stable climate and their parents are always welcome to join. Please RSVP by email – pftp-west-seattle@googlegroups.com

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

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

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

GO PING PONG

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

Feb 18, 2018 at 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm PST

Whisky West
6451 California Ave SW

Feb
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.

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.

Tom Esch’s Mental-Health Awareness Show @ The Skylark
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Friday, March 2nd, 2018 @ the Skylark Cafe
Doors @ 7 pm | $7
3803 DELRIDGE WAY SW

Mental Health Awareness Benefit Show
Please join me for the debut of my latest musical incarnation: simply as myself (with a KICKASS backing band!) For those of you who know me, you are aware that while I have always played music and performed, I have never done so as myself. So, I booked a show to share this part of my artist self and want to give back in the process!

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to benefit suicide prevention work done by Forefront Seattle.

NEED HELP NOW?

Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.8255
Press 1 if you are a Veteran
OR
Text Crisis Text Line at 74174

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

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

Mar
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
16
Fri
2018
Plant for the Planet West Seattle meetings @ Puget Ridge Cohousing
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With the growth of Plant for the Planet (a youth-led climate organization) in Seattle and enough Climate Justice Ambassadors in the South, we have officially kicked off our monthly West Seattle meetings. Every 3rd Friday we’ll meet at 7 PM at the Puget Ridge Co-housing Common House. Children who would like to be active to get our planet back to a stable climate and their parents are always welcome to join. Please RSVP by email – pftp-west-seattle@googlegroups.com

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

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

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

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

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

Mar
18
Sun
2018
Sign-making for the march @ Admiral UCC Church
Mar 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

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

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

Mar
22
Thu
2018
‘Armor of Light’ documentary @ Admiral UCC Church
Mar 22 @ 6:30 pm

Thursday, March 22 @ 6:30 pm
Armor of Light documentary

“THE ARMOR OF LIGHT follows an Evangelical minister and the mother of a teenage shooting victim who ask, is it possible to be both pro-gun and pro-life?” Join us afterward for a discussion of the implications of this conversation for our progressive congregation and for the March For Our Lives.

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
March for Our Lives – Seattle @ Cal Anderson Park (start)
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am

Submitted by Admiral Church for the WSB calendar. We’ll add any other local participants we hear from.

Saturday, March 24 @ 10 am
March For Our Lives

(Cal Anderson Park to Key Arena , ~2 miles).
Make your voices heard! Students are marching in Washington and across the nation to demand lawmakers make ending gun violence a priority.

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
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.

Pints of Ales & Killer Whale Tales @ Optimism Brewing
Mar 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Pints of Ales & Killer Whale Tales
A kid- (and dog-) friendly event at Optimism Brewing Company

1 pm to 3 pm, March 31, 2018
1158 Broadway

Join West Seattle-based Killer Whale Tales at Capitol Hill’s Optimism Brewing Company on March 31, 2018 from 1 pm to 3 pm. Killer Whale Tales is a Seattle-based environmental education non-profit. Our program uses storytelling and field-based science to inspire students to take an active role in the conservation of Pacific Northwest killer whales and their habitat.

At Pints of Ales & Killer Whale Tales, our Founder, Jeff Hogan, will deliver an abbreviated version of our interactive program. You’ll learn about the killer whales that live in our Puget Sound waters and what we can do to help protect them and the ecosystem they live in. This is an urgent time for both as environmental protections themselves are endangered.

Come and join us! This event is free and fun for all ages. We will provide some light snacks and non-alcoholic refreshments. Beer will be available for purchase at the bar and Chavoya’s Hot Dogs will also be available for purchase. (Beer and hot dog sales do not benefit KWT).

Children and dogs are welcome at Optimism Brewing Company, so bring your friends and family

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.

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

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

Apr
20
Fri
2018
Paddling Film Festival and Wildlife Presentation @ American Legion Hall
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We are hosting our Annual Paddling Film Festival next Friday and are beginning the evening with a Presentation by Kara and Greg Whittaker titled “Watchable Wildlife on the Salish Sea.”

When: Friday April 20th, 2018 | Doors Open at 6:00 pm
Where: American Legion West Seattle. 3618 SW Alaska St.
How: Purchase Tickets | $12 in Advance, $15 at the door
What: Short Films | Gear Raffles | Food | Cash Bar

Watchable Wildlife on the Salish Sea
Begins at 6:00 PM

Paddling Film Festival
Begins at 7:00

Plant for the Planet West Seattle meetings @ Puget Ridge Cohousing
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With the growth of Plant for the Planet (a youth-led climate organization) in Seattle and enough Climate Justice Ambassadors in the South, we have officially kicked off our monthly West Seattle meetings. Every 3rd Friday we’ll meet at 7 PM at the Puget Ridge Co-housing Common House. Children who would like to be active to get our planet back to a stable climate and their parents are always welcome to join. Please RSVP by email – pftp-west-seattle@googlegroups.com

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

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

Apr
22
Sun
2018
Dragonfly Park Earth Day Potluck Brunch
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

You’re invited to join Friends of Dragonfly Park and Gardens for a potluck brunch in the park on Sunday, 11 am-2 pm: “Kids and dogs (on leashes) are welcome. Bring a dish of some sort, a camping chair or blanket, and hopefully your sunglasses. We’ll give an update on the mission of our group this year, and folks who want to can pitch in with some basic weeding in the park.”

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
Spanish-language film festival @ Chief Sealth International High School
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

You are invited to Chief Sealth International High School’s Spanish Language Film Festival this upcoming Friday and Saturday. While Friday’s events will be during school hours and mostly open to only students, the events on Saturday, May 5, are open to the community.

We will be viewing the Chilean film Rara and the Colombian/U.S. film Entre Nos (trailer above), with screenings, time for food, and other activities happening between 11-6 that day. We hope you can join us at Chief Sealth International High School. And please encourage your students to attend as well!

Schedule for Saturday:

11:00 am: Doors open. Light snacks

11:30 am: Brief intro to Pepa San Martín’s Rara; Screening of Rara (Chile)

1:00-2:00 pm: Food and social hour

2:00-3:15 pm: Workshops

3:30 pm: Brief intro to Gloria La Morte and Paola Mendoza’s Entre Nos (Colombia/U.S.) Screening of Entre Nos

6:00 pm: Closing Ceremony

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.

West Seattle Meaningful Movies: ‘Artificial Intelligence and What It Means to Be Human’ @ Neighborhood House High Point
May 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Artificial Intelligence and What It Means to Be Human
A guided series of short videos on critical topics related to Artificial Intelligence
(AI)

Artificial Intelligence (AI), more than any other technology, has the potential to transform the future. Who, or what, is shaping this technology? How will humans weigh in? What does it mean to be human? What are human values? Will human values continue to influence a world of compounding super-human intelligence?

We shall consider AI and our future existence–while humans can still play a role.

6:30 – doors open for refreshments and social time
7:00 – movie, followed by optional facilitated discussion

At High Point Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle 98126

Bus numbers 21 and 128

NO CHARGE, but donations gratefully received.

www.westseattlemeaningfulmovies.org

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

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

May
18
Fri
2018
Plant for the Planet West Seattle meetings @ Puget Ridge Cohousing
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With the growth of Plant for the Planet (a youth-led climate organization) in Seattle and enough Climate Justice Ambassadors in the South, we have officially kicked off our monthly West Seattle meetings. Every 3rd Friday we’ll meet at 7 PM at the Puget Ridge Co-housing Common House. Children who would like to be active to get our planet back to a stable climate and their parents are always welcome to join. Please RSVP by email – pftp-west-seattle@googlegroups.com

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

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

May
20
Sun
2018
Forum on Initiative 1631 @ Fauntleroy Church
May 20 @ 11:30 am

Forum on Initiative 1631 (the Protect Washington Act) @ Fauntleroy Church
May 20 @ 11:30 am

Signature gathering is under way for Initiative 1631, which aims to charge large emitters of greenhouse gas pollution and invest resulting revenues in clean energy and assist workers and poor communities in transitioning to a green-energy economy. Learn why a coalition of progressive organizations proposed this initiative for our November ballot and how you might help get it passed at a free forum on Sunday, May 20, 11:30 am in Fellowship Hall at Fauntleroy Church (9140 California Ave. SW).

May
26
Sat
2018
Tot Trek: Things With Wings @ Camp Long
May 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

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

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

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

Event ##177731

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

West Seattle Meaningful Movies: ‘Death by Design’ @ Neighborhood House High Point
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Saturday, June 2
Sustainable West Seattle, and the West Seattle Meaningful Movies, presents

Death by Design
The Dirty Secret of Our Digital Addiction

Many of us use our digital devices to promote the greater good. But there is a downside to the digital revolution. This movie brings to light the environmental, economic, and social-justice failures of our favorite products.

By 2020, four billion people will own personal computers, five billion will own mobile phones, and all industries will be computerized. Are we being duped by an industry that has a death-by-design plan? Are we reaching the point where we have to decide between consumerism and sustainability?

73 minutes
Directed by Sue Williams, 2016
Trailer: deathbydesignfilm.com/abou/

6:30 – doors open for refreshments
7:00 – movie, followed by optional facilitated discussion

At High Point Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW

Bus numbers 21 and 128

NO CHARGE, but donations gratefully received.

Jun
9
Sat
2018
Tot Trek: Water Babies in the Pond @ Camp Long
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

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

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

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

Event ##177733

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

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

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

Jun
14
Thu
2018
Chief Sealth International High School 10th-grade Short-Film Festival
Jun 14 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Three shows – 5, 6:30, 8 – with short films by Chief Sealth IHS 10th graders. Panel discussions follow. Schedule including film titles and filmmakers is on this website.

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.

Plant for the Planet West Seattle meetings @ Puget Ridge Cohousing
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With the growth of Plant for the Planet (a youth-led climate organization) in Seattle and enough Climate Justice Ambassadors in the South, we have officially kicked off our monthly West Seattle meetings. Every 3rd Friday we’ll meet at 7 PM at the Puget Ridge Co-housing Common House. Children who would like to be active to get our planet back to a stable climate and their parents are always welcome to join. Please RSVP by email – pftp-west-seattle@googlegroups.com

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

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

Nurturing the Environment and Food Access workshop @ Camp Long
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

DNDA’s Let’s Talk Race Series 2018‎: Nurturing the Environment and Food Access Workshop. Coming up on June 16th, 1–6 pm. Register in advance at tinyurl.com/RaceSeries5

What would it look like to have equitable access to food that nourishes our bodies and nourishes the land? Join us at Camp Long to talk about race in the context of Nurturing the Environment and Food Access. This outdoor workshop will create space for community members to engage in courageous conversations that rely on our vulnerability rather than on instant resolutions. This event will explore how our food systems are built upon the racial injustices of slavery, and how environmental protection is inseparable from indigenous sovereignty. By exposing histories of white supremacy and colonialism in the United States, we can reveal their impacts today. Through timelines, open dialogue, and circle practice, participants will share stories of food traditions and connections to land that build bridges across difference and promote healing.

With facilitators Nat Mengist and Lucia Santos

Learn more at www.dnda.org/raceseries
For information and accessibility needs contact nafasi@dnda.org
Free Child Care and Community Dinner Provided

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

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

Silent films with live music @ South Park Hall
Jun 23 @ 8:00 pm

Saturday, June 23rd. come enjoy Brian Edwards’ compilation of silent films with live music from Tim Scallon and Michael O’Driscoll. $5 all ages, and adult drinks with ID.

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Individual Tickets / Full Table Sponsor / Event Sponsorships

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

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

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

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

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

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

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

Jul
7
Sat
2018
Mindfulness Walk @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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

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

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

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

Jul
20
Fri
2018
Plant for the Planet West Seattle meetings @ Puget Ridge Cohousing
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With the growth of Plant for the Planet (a youth-led climate organization) in Seattle and enough Climate Justice Ambassadors in the South, we have officially kicked off our monthly West Seattle meetings. Every 3rd Friday we’ll meet at 7 PM at the Puget Ridge Co-housing Common House. Children who would like to be active to get our planet back to a stable climate and their parents are always welcome to join. Please RSVP by email – pftp-west-seattle@googlegroups.com

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

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

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

LATINO CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS

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

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

latinotheatreprojects.org

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

Jul
24
Tue
2018
Free film screening, ‘Armor of Light’ @ Admiral UCC Church
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm

Free Film Screening at Admiral

“Armor of Light” – Can you be pro-life and pro-gun?

July 24 @ 7 PM

Popcorn and drinks provided

Q and A facilitated by Pastor Andrew

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

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aug
3
Fri
2018
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
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
8
Wed
2018
Free documentary screening at Kenyon Hall
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

What: The Eldest Son (a documentary short)
When: August 8, 2018 @ 6:30-8:00
Where: Kenyon Hall, 7904 35th Ave SW

Why: Since 2008, West Seattle filmmakers Scott Squire and Amy Benson have been documenting the lives of one Nepali family, The Darnals. The first film in the series, Drawing the Tiger, premiered in 2015 winning the Best Film Award from the Northwest Film Forum as well as the UNICEF award from Film South Asia. The Eldest Son is the second installment. This is a free 4Culture event.

Synopsis of The Eldest Son
This 30 min documentary follows the journey of Kumar Darnal, a young Nepali father. In order to get his family out of debilitating debt, Kumar gambles on the promise of a migrant labor job in Malaysia. While he is away, a devastating earthquake makes his success all the more urgent.

Panel discussion to follow. FREE

Aug
9
Thu
2018
The Boot: Amplifying Voices Past and Present @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a celebration of youth voice and community! This year marks the 25th Anniversary of our Summer Young Writers Workshop known as The Boot. Witness the bravery and hear the stories of these talented young writers.

The Summer Young Writers Workshop is a ten-week intensive writing program where students find their own voices and gain pre-employment skills such as public speaking. Students earn high school credit for their participation and work and may receive a stipend. Students learn to write poems and short stories, which are then published and presented to their family, friends, and community. This workshop would not be possible without funding from the City of Seattle Summer Youth Employment Program and the Office of Education.

This event is FREE – Please Register Here

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
13
Mon
2018
Support Our Immigrant and Refugee Neighbors
Aug 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Support Our Immigrant and Refugee Neighbors

Join Hate Free Delridge on the overpass at Oregon Street and Delridge Way
(between Youngstown Cultural Arts Center and the Delridge Community Center)

for a show of support for our immigrant and refugee neighbors

Monday, August 13, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm

We’ll have our HFD banner and some signs. Bring yours too—with messages about supporting immigrants and refugees. (It’s good if they’re big enough for the cars to see.)

For more information, contact Dave at notetodave@blarg.net.

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
16
Thu
2018
Courtyard dedication and film screening @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Aug 16 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Providence Mount St. Vincent on Aug. 16, 2018, will dedicate its outdoor courtyard to Dyke R. Turner, the architect whose passion and vision helped bring The Mount’s Intergenerational Learning Center (ILC) to life.

“Dyke had an amazing vision for what this could be – a place where children and seniors came together to play, sing, dance, work on projects, enjoy each other’s company and learn from each other,” said Molly Swain, executive director of the Providence Mount St. Vincent Foundation. “Without Dyke’s vision and perseverance, I’m not sure our world-renowned childcare center would be what it is today.”

Turner, who died in December 2016, was one of the key visionaries behind The Mount’s effort to bring children and seniors together in a building that shares a license as both a childcare center and a nursing home. He not only grasped the concept but did the research and had the vision to make it happen.

The ILC this year celebrates its 27th year of smiles, wonder and magic, serving more than 1,000 children who have benefitted from the care and lessons learned in the daycare and preschool that runs in the middle of a home that serves elderly residents. Although the ILC is not unique (others exist elsewhere), it is incredibly special. Providence Mount St. Vincent was not only one of the first elder care facilities in the country to embrace the concept of serving youngsters and seniors in the same facility, but is also one of the longest-running programs.

Much of the success can be attributed to Turner’s work. Turner started an architectural firm in the 1980s to bring childcare centers to nursing homes. “We very quickly learned that children need their space; elders need their space too,” he said in a 2016 interview. “We looked at The Mount, analyzed all the spaces, opportunities, and planned out every nook and cranny within The Mount that could support any sort of ILC facility.”

Turner and his work partner Jennifer Chapman found that in addition to intentionally planning spaces for seniors and children to be together, something special happened when they spontaneously interacted. “Jennifer and I thought it was a great experiment because every time the residents would come in, the kids would stop, give high-fives, and look at what was going on. We discovered we should plan opportunities for kids and elders to come across each other accidentally. Sometimes it’s better than planned structured activities. Having things happen spontaneously was magic,” Turner said.

The courtyard/children’s playground will be dedicated at 5:15 p.m., followed by a reception at 5:30 p.m. Guests are also invited at 4 p.m. to view the documentary, “The Growing Season,” an hour-long film by West Seattle filmmaker Evan Briggs that focuses on the ILC at The Mount. The film has been distributed nationally through Tugg, allowing for easy distribution to interested audiences. The Dyke R. Turner ILC courtyard dedication will be held at Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave. SW, Seattle. For more information contact Colleen Farrell at 206.938.6191 or colleen.farrell@providence.org.

Providence Mount St. Vincent in West Seattle offers older adults a loving and vibrant community during the transition from independence to increasing reliance on the services, support, and compassion of others. Internationally recognized as a leader in the practice of resident-directed care and culture change, The Mount is committed to providing programs and services that respect the personal values and dignity of each resident and program participant. For more information, go to www.providence.org/themount.

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

Plant for the Planet West Seattle meetings @ Puget Ridge Cohousing
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With the growth of Plant for the Planet (a youth-led climate organization) in Seattle and enough Climate Justice Ambassadors in the South, we have officially kicked off our monthly West Seattle meetings. Every 3rd Friday we’ll meet at 7 PM at the Puget Ridge Co-housing Common House. Children who would like to be active to get our planet back to a stable climate and their parents are always welcome to join. Please RSVP by email – pftp-west-seattle@googlegroups.com

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

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

LATINO CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS

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

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

latinotheatreprojects.org

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

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

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
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
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
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 YMCA closure
Sep 1 – Sep 9 all-day

Facilities Improvement Week means the Y is closed September 1st through 9th.

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

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

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sep
9
Sun
2018
New Clear News
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The West Seattle Neighbors for Peace and Justice will be handing out our new 2 page newspaper called New Clear News – on Sunday the 9th in the West Seattle Junction – at California and Alaska – from noon to 1 PM. We are looking forward to a better world.

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
Southwest Pool closure – UPDATED
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – Sep 17 @ 9:00 pm

UPDATED – As reported Friday, Sept. 14, SW Pool will NOT be closed a whole month after all.

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
Seniors Benefit: Lions Club Pancake Breakfast @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, September 15, 2018, 8–11 am
Location: Senior Center of West Seattle
Cost: $7.00

All proceeds benefit the Senior Center and the Lions Sight & Hearing Programs! Old fashion pancake breakfast for the entire family – pancakes, eggs, sausages and beverage. The West Seattle Lions Club welcomes one and all to their annual fall pancake breakfast. Best deal in town! Come hungry.

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
21
Fri
2018
Plant for the Planet West Seattle meetings @ Puget Ridge Cohousing
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With the growth of Plant for the Planet (a youth-led climate organization) in Seattle and enough Climate Justice Ambassadors in the South, we have officially kicked off our monthly West Seattle meetings. Every 3rd Friday we’ll meet at 7 PM at the Puget Ridge Co-housing Common House. Children who would like to be active to get our planet back to a stable climate and their parents are always welcome to join. Please RSVP by email – pftp-west-seattle@googlegroups.com

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

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

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

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

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

More info on the official flyer!

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

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

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

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

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

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

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

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
2
Tue
2018
The Whale Trail Orca-tober Gathering @ C & P Coffee Company
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Whale Trail‘s Orca-tober gathering – doors open at 6:30 at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor). Details in our preview.

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
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
15
Mon
2018
‘Like’ screening at Seattle Lutheran High School
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

First showing in the area of the screening LIKE.

A one-hour documentary about the impact of social media on our lives.

Seattle Lutheran High School invites you to a free screening of LIKE. Technology is a tool. It’s here to stay and social platforms are a place to connect, share and care, but what’s really happening? Are we addicted? How do we stop? Where do we start? What do we need to know? By understanding the effects of technology and social media on the brain, on our lives and on our civilization, we can learn how to navigate it more safely together.

IndieFlix goal for this film is to inspire people of all ages, especially kids, to self-regulate. It’s not about blame. It’s about looking in the mirror and empowering ourselves to create balance in our lives and to learn to be there for each other. (Go here) to view the official trailer of the documentary.

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.