West Seattle Event Calendar

*NOTE: We’ve ramped the calendar back to some level of usefulness, as more events continue being planned, both online and in-person, so let us know if you have something coming up that’s open to the public!*

Want your West Seattle event/meeting/etc. to be listed here? Please send basic info 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!

USING THE CALENDAR: Mouse over any entry to show the “plus” sign at right; click it to expand the item for more info without leaving this page; click “read more” for the FULL listing./question.

Nov
3
Sun
Tinkergarten Lantern Walk @ Lincoln Park
Nov 3 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Tinkergarten‘s Lantern Walk is designed to help kids big and small welcome and see the beauty in the darkness at the end of Daylight Saving time (aka “Fall back”). For our family and yours, we hope it becomes a magical, annual tradition. At the very least, it’s a chance to be out in the wild at night!

On the evening of the event, families will gather before dusk, sing songs, light lanterns, and enjoy an outdoor walk in the park. Simple and lovely. This event is free and open to all who register.

Sign up at https://tinkergarten.com/classes/115572.

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

Email: alison@tinkergarten.com.

Nov
4
Mon
Aging Well @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you feeling challenged by changes in your health, relationships, housing, mobility, or income? Looking for ways to make new connections, communicate, increase
self-esteem, manage anxiety, cultivate acceptance? Share stories, learn coping strategies, give and receive support. We have occasional community speakers on a variety of relevant topics. All sharing is confidential.

Aging Well
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Mondays
Cost: Suggested donation $5/meeting
Facilitator: Holly McNeill, MSW LICSW

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Nov
6
Wed
Hot Topics for Seniors: The Poor People’s Campaign @ Southwest Library
Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

A brown bag lunch discussion group committed to understanding issues of importance to current and future seniors. Join Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA) and the Southwest Branch Library as we create a place for the discussion of current national, state and local issues.

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

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian.

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

Nov
12
Tue
Free: Medicare 101 Workshop @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 12 @ 2:30 pm

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Tuesday, November 12 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 18 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 25 @ 3 pm

Featuring:
Ann-Marie Murray
Benefits & Insurance Specialist
18 years experience
206-660-0416
annmariemSME@gmail.com

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings call 306-932-4044 or TTY 711.

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

Legal assistance for seniors on Elder Law & Estate Planning @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
Nov 12 @ 3:30 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Legal Assistance – Elder Law & Estate Planning with John Llewellyn, Attorney at Law

Tuesdays, Nov 12 & 26, By Appointment
Tuesdays, Dec 10, By Appointment

Time: Appointments start at 3:30 pm

FREE 20 minute consultations. Call front desk to make appointment: 206-932-4044 x1.

Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:
Tuesdays, Nov 5, 12, 26
Tuesdays, Dec 3 & 10
Starting at 7 pm

Please call between the hours of 9 am and noon to set up your appointment at 206-267-7070. Sponsored by King County Bar Association.
Cost: Free

The Neighborhood Legal Clinics provide FREE 30 minute consultations with an attorney. Attorneys determine whether the client has a legal problem, suggest possible options, and provide appropriate referrals. These attorneys will not represent you in court. NLC attorneys may not have expertise in all areas of the law, but they will make every attempt to answer questions accurately.

Nov
18
Mon
Aging Well @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you feeling challenged by changes in your health, relationships, housing, mobility, or income? Looking for ways to make new connections, communicate, increase
self-esteem, manage anxiety, cultivate acceptance? Share stories, learn coping strategies, give and receive support. We have occasional community speakers on a variety of relevant topics. All sharing is confidential.

Aging Well
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Mondays
Cost: Suggested donation $5/meeting
Facilitator: Holly McNeill, MSW LICSW

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Free: Medicare 101 Workshop @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 18 @ 2:30 pm

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Tuesday, November 12 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 18 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 25 @ 3 pm

Featuring:
Ann-Marie Murray
Benefits & Insurance Specialist
18 years experience
206-660-0416
annmariemSME@gmail.com

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings call 306-932-4044 or TTY 711.

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

Nov
19
Tue
Dine-out fundraiser for West Seattle Booster Club @ Chipotle
Nov 19 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tell them you’re supporting West Seattle Booster Club and part of the proceeds will be donated.

Dine-Out Fundraiser for Louisa Boren STEM K-8 @ Circa
Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Our 5th graders and 8th graders are both scheduled to have outdoor overnight camp experiences – for some it’s their first time going to an overnight camp and for many it will be their only experience of camp.

Circa is hosting a Dine out from 5-10pm on Tuesday, Nov 19 where 25% of sales will benefit the camp scholarship funds.

Come have a steak salad – or cake for dinner and enjoy NOT having camp food for dinner.

Nov
25
Mon
Aging Well @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you feeling challenged by changes in your health, relationships, housing, mobility, or income? Looking for ways to make new connections, communicate, increase
self-esteem, manage anxiety, cultivate acceptance? Share stories, learn coping strategies, give and receive support. We have occasional community speakers on a variety of relevant topics. All sharing is confidential.

Aging Well
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Mondays
Cost: Suggested donation $5/meeting
Facilitator: Holly McNeill, MSW LICSW

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Free: Medicare 101 Workshop @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 25 @ 2:30 pm

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Tuesday, November 12 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 18 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 25 @ 3 pm

Featuring:
Ann-Marie Murray
Benefits & Insurance Specialist
18 years experience
206-660-0416
annmariemSME@gmail.com

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings call 306-932-4044 or TTY 711.

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

Nov
26
Tue
Birthday luncheon @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 26 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Birthday Luncheon Tuesday, November 26, 11:30 am–12:30 pm. Come enjoy the holiday menu!

Menu:
Roast turkey
Cranberry sauce
Mashed potatoes & gravy
Stuffing
Green beans
Dinner roll
Pumpkin pie

Raffle prizes! Free to members with a birthday in November or December. RSVP by Monday, November 25th, please.

Sign up at the front desk – or call 206 932-4044 ext. 1

$5 suggested donation for those 60 & over
$10 for those under 60

Sponsored by Brookdale – Senior Living Solutions

Free legal consultations for seniors @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Free Legal Consultations with Heather de Vrieze.

Tuesday, November 26, 2-4 pm
Tuesday, December 17, 2-4 pm

Appointments starting at 2:00 pm
FREE 20 Minute Consultations. Call front desk to make appointment: 206-932-4044 ext. 1

Legal assistance for seniors on Elder Law & Estate Planning @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
Nov 26 @ 3:30 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Legal Assistance – Elder Law & Estate Planning with John Llewellyn, Attorney at Law

Tuesdays, Nov 12 & 26, By Appointment
Tuesdays, Dec 10, By Appointment

Time: Appointments start at 3:30 pm

FREE 20 minute consultations. Call front desk to make appointment: 206-932-4044 x1.

Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:
Tuesdays, Nov 5, 12, 26
Tuesdays, Dec 3 & 10
Starting at 7 pm

Please call between the hours of 9 am and noon to set up your appointment at 206-267-7070. Sponsored by King County Bar Association.
Cost: Free

The Neighborhood Legal Clinics provide FREE 30 minute consultations with an attorney. Attorneys determine whether the client has a legal problem, suggest possible options, and provide appropriate referrals. These attorneys will not represent you in court. NLC attorneys may not have expertise in all areas of the law, but they will make every attempt to answer questions accurately.

Nov
27
Wed
Free ‘Smart Phones for Seniors’ class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

At the Senior Center.

Many seniors are using smart phones for communication, fun, travel and more. Come to this class for resources on how to use common communication apps and how to get free library books on your phone. We will allow time for practice on your own device, if you bring one. There is a big demand for this class so we are running it twice in a row!

The Senior Center of West Seattle offers computer classes for seniors the fourth Wednesday of most months in partnership with the the Seattle Public Library. All classes are taught by SPL staff.

Dec
2
Mon
Aging Well @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you feeling challenged by changes in your health, relationships, housing, mobility, or income? Looking for ways to make new connections, communicate, increase
self-esteem, manage anxiety, cultivate acceptance? Share stories, learn coping strategies, give and receive support. We have occasional community speakers on a variety of relevant topics. All sharing is confidential.

Aging Well
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Mondays
Cost: Suggested donation $5/meeting
Facilitator: Holly McNeill, MSW LICSW

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Dec
3
Tue
Medicare Help for Seniors @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am

Medicare Help with Lee Rockoff, SHIBA Representative, at the Senior Center of West Seattle

Tuesday, December 3
Starting at 11 am

Medicare Insurance Advisor/Senior Rights
FREE 20 Minute Consultations. Call front desk for to make appointment:
206-932-4044 ext. 1

Free Holiday Luncheon @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 3 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Free Holiday Luncheon
Members: Please select ONE date to attend free.
$5 suggested donation for guests; $10 for those under 60

Tuesday, December 3
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Featuring The UKES & The Senior Senter Sing-Along Singers

Tuesday, December 10
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Featuring the Bonnie Birch Duo Holiday Show

Menu:
Roast turkey
Cranberry sauce
Scalloped potatoes
Green bean casserole
Dinner roll
Pumpkin pie

RSVP ASAP! Fills up quickly!

Sign up at the front desk – or call 206 932-4044 ext. 1

Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:
Tuesdays, Nov 5, 12, 26
Tuesdays, Dec 3 & 10
Starting at 7 pm

Please call between the hours of 9 am and noon to set up your appointment at 206-267-7070. Sponsored by King County Bar Association.
Cost: Free

The Neighborhood Legal Clinics provide FREE 30 minute consultations with an attorney. Attorneys determine whether the client has a legal problem, suggest possible options, and provide appropriate referrals. These attorneys will not represent you in court. NLC attorneys may not have expertise in all areas of the law, but they will make every attempt to answer questions accurately.

Dec
4
Wed
Hot Topics for Seniors: The Power Of Personal Habits @ Southwest Library
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

A brown bag lunch discussion group committed to understanding issues of importance to current and future seniors. Join Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA) and the Southwest Branch Library as we create a place for the discussion of current national, state and local issues.

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

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian.

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

Dec
5
Thu
Women, Wine, and Wills @ Viscon Cellars
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please join us for a free event focusing on your peace of mind.

Come learn how comprehensive planning will enable you to provide for your family’s future and leave no questions about your long-term wishes.

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

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

Winter Wander Along Longfellow Creek at Camp Long.

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

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

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

Everyone attending the program must be registered.

Meet the leader at the Camp Long Lodge.

Dec
9
Mon
Aging Well @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you feeling challenged by changes in your health, relationships, housing, mobility, or income? Looking for ways to make new connections, communicate, increase
self-esteem, manage anxiety, cultivate acceptance? Share stories, learn coping strategies, give and receive support. We have occasional community speakers on a variety of relevant topics. All sharing is confidential.

Aging Well
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Mondays
Cost: Suggested donation $5/meeting
Facilitator: Holly McNeill, MSW LICSW

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Dec
10
Tue
Free Holiday Luncheon @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Free Holiday Luncheon
Members: Please select ONE date to attend free.
$5 suggested donation for guests; $10 for those under 60

Tuesday, December 3
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Featuring The UKES & The Senior Senter Sing-Along Singers

Tuesday, December 10
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Featuring the Bonnie Birch Duo Holiday Show

Menu:
Roast turkey
Cranberry sauce
Scalloped potatoes
Green bean casserole
Dinner roll
Pumpkin pie

RSVP ASAP! Fills up quickly!

Sign up at the front desk – or call 206 932-4044 ext. 1

Legal assistance for seniors on Elder Law & Estate Planning @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
Dec 10 @ 3:30 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Legal Assistance – Elder Law & Estate Planning with John Llewellyn, Attorney at Law

Tuesdays, Nov 12 & 26, By Appointment
Tuesdays, Dec 10, By Appointment

Time: Appointments start at 3:30 pm

FREE 20 minute consultations. Call front desk to make appointment: 206-932-4044 x1.

Sanislo Elementary Family Dine-Out & Talent Show @ Great American Diner
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:
Tuesdays, Nov 5, 12, 26
Tuesdays, Dec 3 & 10
Starting at 7 pm

Please call between the hours of 9 am and noon to set up your appointment at 206-267-7070. Sponsored by King County Bar Association.
Cost: Free

The Neighborhood Legal Clinics provide FREE 30 minute consultations with an attorney. Attorneys determine whether the client has a legal problem, suggest possible options, and provide appropriate referrals. These attorneys will not represent you in court. NLC attorneys may not have expertise in all areas of the law, but they will make every attempt to answer questions accurately.

Dec
12
Thu
West Seattle Thriftway Holiday Taste 2019
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

You’re invited to another Holiday Taste event at West Seattle Thriftway (WSB sponsor), 4–7 pm. Lots of vendors – and it’s free.

Dec
16
Mon
Aging Well @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you feeling challenged by changes in your health, relationships, housing, mobility, or income? Looking for ways to make new connections, communicate, increase
self-esteem, manage anxiety, cultivate acceptance? Share stories, learn coping strategies, give and receive support. We have occasional community speakers on a variety of relevant topics. All sharing is confidential.

Aging Well
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Mondays
Cost: Suggested donation $5/meeting
Facilitator: Holly McNeill, MSW LICSW

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Dec
17
Tue
Free legal consultations for seniors @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Free Legal Consultations with Heather de Vrieze.

Tuesday, November 26, 2-4 pm
Tuesday, December 17, 2-4 pm

Appointments starting at 2:00 pm
FREE 20 Minute Consultations. Call front desk to make appointment: 206-932-4044 ext. 1

Dec
18
Wed
Dine Out to support Roxhill Elementary @ Proletarriat Pizza1
Dec 18 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dine out at Proletariat Pizza on Wednesday, December 18 to support Roxhill Elementary. Dine in, take out, or order delivery and mention Roxhill Elementary and Proletariat Pizza will donate a percentage of the proceeds!

If you order online for take out/delivery, type Roxhill Elementary Fundraiser in the Special Instructions so that Friends of Roxhill can receive a portion of the proceeds.

https://friendsofroxhill.org/2019/12/12/dine-out-to-support-roxhill/

Dec
23
Mon
Aging Well @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you feeling challenged by changes in your health, relationships, housing, mobility, or income? Looking for ways to make new connections, communicate, increase
self-esteem, manage anxiety, cultivate acceptance? Share stories, learn coping strategies, give and receive support. We have occasional community speakers on a variety of relevant topics. All sharing is confidential.

Aging Well
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Mondays
Cost: Suggested donation $5/meeting
Facilitator: Holly McNeill, MSW LICSW

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Dec
30
Mon
Aging Well @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you feeling challenged by changes in your health, relationships, housing, mobility, or income? Looking for ways to make new connections, communicate, increase
self-esteem, manage anxiety, cultivate acceptance? Share stories, learn coping strategies, give and receive support. We have occasional community speakers on a variety of relevant topics. All sharing is confidential.

Aging Well
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Mondays
Cost: Suggested donation $5/meeting
Facilitator: Holly McNeill, MSW LICSW

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

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

From the Seattle Aquarium:

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

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

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

Jan
11
Sat
Introduction to Zen Class @ The Fauntleroy Church
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Bring your curiosity, your questions, and a friend to our free “Intro to Zen” class.

Whether you’re a long-time Buddhist practitioner or a Buddhist skeptic, whether you meditate frequently or you’ve never meditated before, whether you’re wearing a black Buddhist robe or a ski jacket, your presence and your questions are welcome here.

Abbot Koshin Chris Cain and Elizabeth Fitterer will lead the two-part program:

Part 1: Why Zen?

  • Introductions. Any questions about Zen?
  • What we love about Zen and how we got into it.
  • What’s the goal of practice at this Zen Center?

Break: tea and cookies

Part 2: Our Zen Center

  • Meditation instructions: chairs, cushions, and benches.
  • Brief explanations of Zen ritual: tea, chanting, the role of the jiki and shoji, bowing.
  • A very brief version of a Zen service-tea, jiki offers incense, one chant, bowing, sitting for 5 minutes, walking meditation.

Discussion and questions

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

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

This trial class is:

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

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

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

This trial class is free.

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

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

Jan
24
Fri
West Seattle Eagles’ benefit dinner for Australia bushfire wildlife relief
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm

We personally CHALLENGE every West Seattle Neighbor, Eagles Officer, Member and Trustee to attend and share this upcoming BENEFIT EVENT for the Australian Wildlife Relief Fund !!!

Please join us for this very special dinner next Friday, January 24th as we support our Neighbors “Down Under”. Our friend and Eagles member Gabby, along with her Mom, are single handily taking on this very important challenge while donating all proceeds from this benefit to the Australian Wildlife Relief Fund.

The menu is set to include Chicken Cordon Bleu, with Dijon Creme Sauce, Herbed Orzo, French Green Beans and Dark Chocolate Fudge Rice Krispies all FOR ONLY $10.00 !!! Dinner will start promptly at 5 pm and served until sold out.

So let’s get the word out to everyone you know in Seattle and beyond. Our event will be open to the public So let’s help Gabby “Rock the House” and sell out this very poignant benefit. Please feel free to share to other community pages and get this dinner everyone’s RADAR !!!

This benefit is family and kid friendly. Guests and nonmembers can enter through the blue door located at the SE corner of the club…West Seattle Eagles 4426 California Ave SW.

Jan
25
Sat
Open House at Parkview Apartments for 55+ @ Daystar Retirement Village
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Powell Communities are now offering 55+ senior housing! Come see our beautiful apartments at our Open House on Saturday, January 25, 2020.

Our marketing team will be happy to show you around our beautiful community and answer any questions you may have.

There will be some awesome incentives as well, so don’t miss out!

(Daystar is a WSB sponsor.)

Jan
26
Sun
Seafood Fest and Scholarship Fundraiser @ Alki Masonic Hall
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Alki Lodge #152’s annual Seafood Fest and Scholarship Fundraiser
All proceeds support public schools scholarship program

Sunday, January 26th, 5-8 pm

Silent auction 6-7 pm

$35 for adults in advance, $50 at door
$15 youth 12 and under
Children under 5 free
Beer & wine, additional charge

More info: Martin Monk, 425-681-5024

Feb
5
Wed
Hot Topics for Seniors: Washington State Legislative Session @ Southwest Library
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This month’s discussion topic is the Washington State Legislative Session. What matters most to you? A brown bag lunch discussion group committed to understanding issues of importance to current and future seniors. Hot Topics for Seniors is a monthly discussion group for ages 55+. Led by the Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action, it meets the first Wednesday every month at the Southwest Branch Library.

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

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian.

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

Feb
8
Sat
Fairmount Park Elementary PTA’s FAL-CON @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Evening low tide beach walk at Alki @ Constellation Park, Alki
Feb 8 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

From the Seattle Aquarium:

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

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

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

Feb
12
Wed
West Seattle HS student government dine-out fundraiser @ Chipotle
Feb 12 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support West Seattle High School Student Government. Come in to the Chipotle at 4730 California Ave SW Ste A in Seattle on Wednesday, February 12th between 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 33% of the proceeds will be donated to West Seattle High School Student Government.

Feb
13
Thu
Wine Tasting and Macarons @ Sound and Fog
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

At Sound and Fog:

Thursday, February 13th 6 pm-9 pm
Galentine’s Day Wine Tasting
Taste 6 wines for $10
Special guest Alexandra’s Macarons

Mar
4
Wed
Hot Topics for Seniors @ Southwest Library
Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This month’s topic is the impacts of worker misclassification in Washington State as reported by Harvard Law School’s Labor and Worklife Program. A brown bag lunch discussion group committed to understanding issues of importance to current and future seniors. Hot Topics for Seniors is a monthly discussion group for ages 55+. Led by the Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action, it meets the first Wednesday every month at the Southwest Branch Library.

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

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations.

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian.

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

Mar
5
Thu
Louisa Boren STEM dine-out fundraiser @ Proletariat Pizza
Mar 5 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Our Rat City friends at Proletariat Pizza are supporting 5th & 8th grade camp scholarships with Dine-in, Delivery, and Carry out March 5th. The more money we bring in the more of a % we will get, so we would love the communities support. 4-9 pm and all you have to do is mention that you are a “STEM supporter” and all the rest is eating amazing food!

Mar
17
Tue
CANCELED – Fauntleroy Food Fest, FCA membership meeting @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*CANCELED*

From the Fauntleroy Community Association:

The Fauntleroy Community Association is hosting its annual Food Fest and Membership Meeting on March 19th 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. This is a fun time to get together with your neighbors, eat some delicious FREE food from our local businesses, meet with representatives from organizations in our community and learn what your FCA is doing for you throughout the year.

• Renew your membership!

• Make your voice heard, come to the meeting and vote on issues that affect your community.

• Join us for a good time.

Thank you to all the local businesses and community groups that make this event possible.

May
9
Sat
‘Instruments of Change’ benefiting West Seattle Food Bank @ Seattle Design Center
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The West Seattle Food Bank invites you to join them at their 13th Annual Instruments of Change Dinner/Auction, Saturday evening, May 9th, at The Seattle Design Center from 6:00 – 10:00 pm.

Celebrate the merging of WSFB and WS Helpline. More details to come..

Sep
30
Wed
Lafayette PTA dine-out fundraiser at Chipotle
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Dine Out/Take Out for Lafayette, 09/30/20, 4-8 PM.
Attached is the flyer.
Four ways to guarantee your purchases count:
Show the cashier a digital flyer prior to paying
Show the cashier a paper flyer prior to paying
Order online and pickup Chipotle for your fundraiser by using the Promo Code R7T2FRE on the Chipotle app or website. Please note that fundraiser online ordering is only valid through pickup during your fundraiser’s scheduled date, time, and assigned restaurant. Ordering delivery for fundraisers is not permitted at this time. Feel free to share the attached online ordering PDF with your supporters.
Flying flyer-free? Just mention the fundraiser to the cashier prior to paying
Don’t order delivery or through a separate app – online orders will only count for pickup through the official Chipotle App or on their website.

These two flyers are related – here and here.

Nov
7
Sat
Virtual Workshop – Medicare Made Clear @ Online (see listing)
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Are you turning 65 and planning for Medicare or considering changing your plans? Attend our virtual workshop series to get up-to-date information. Join on our two-part series on Medicare. Registration required. Please register for each class separately.

Click here to register for the November 7th class. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

November 7: Medicare Made Clear. This workshop will provide an overview of the different parts of Medicare (Parts A, B, C. D and supplements), what they cover, and how they work. There will be a discussion of the different ways you can receive your benefits, including the pros and cons of each, and approximate costs. We will also cover enrollment and eligibility guidelines.

November 14: Medicare Drug Coverage 101. This workshop gives an overview of Medicare Part D drug coverage including when to enroll, how to calculate your costs and select a plan, the four stages of coverage, and additional resources if you need help with the cost of your prescriptions. (register for November 14th event here.)

*The presenter, Jean Cormier, is an independent agent and is not connected with the Federal Medicare Program.

Please register for each class separately.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations.

Nov
14
Sat
Virtual Workshop – Medicare Drug Coverage 101 @ Online (see listing)
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Are you turning 65 and planning for Medicare or considering changing your plans? Attend our virtual workshop series to get up-to-date information. Join on our two-part series on Medicare. Registration required. Please register for each class separately.

Click here to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

November 7: Medicare Made Clear. This workshop will provide an overview of the different parts of Medicare (Parts A, B, C. D and supplements), what they cover, and how they work. There will be a discussion of the different ways you can receive your benefits, including the pros and cons of each, and approximate costs. We will also cover enrollment and eligibility guidelines.

November 14
: Medicare Drug Coverage 101. This workshop gives an overview of Medicare Part D drug coverage including when to enroll, how to calculate your costs and select a plan, the four stages of coverage, and additional resources if you need help with the cost of your prescriptions.

*The presenter, Jean Cormier, is an independent agent and is not connected with the Federal Medicare Program.

Please register for each class separately.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations.

Jan
24
Sun
Mission Cantina fundraiser for Genesee Hill Elementary @ Mission Cantina
Jan 24 all-day

January Dine Out for Genesee Hill – Mission Cantina

The Genesee Hill Elementary Restaurant of the Month is Mission Cantina! This is a two-day fundraising event taking place on January 24 and 25 (next Sunday and Monday)! Mission Cantina will generously donate 20% of ALL sales that the restaurant makes on those days. This includes all food, alcohol, gift cards, and Mission Cantina’s “Whole Enchilada” take-and-bake kit. To order regular menu items, please call Mission directly at 206-937-8220. The restaurant will begin to take phone orders starting at 11 am both days. Please note, we are trying to encourage families to work with the restaurant directly rather than use 3rd-party apps such as GrubHub and Ubereats to help the staff get more of the funds from tips and orders.

“The Whole Enchilada” Take-and-Bake Kit

This delicious kit gives you all of the items below for ONLY $60 plus tax (gratuity not included). We are taking orders in advance for this awesome deal until January 21. Please click on the Signup Genius so that you can reserve your dinners for pick-up on one of the two days, with payment at pickup.

· Chips and salsa
· Child-sized black bean and cheese enchiladas
· Potato, carnitas, chicken, green chili enchiladas
· Red rice and Black beans
· Cheese and three different enchilada sauces

Jan
25
Mon
Mission Cantina fundraiser for Genesee Hill Elementary @ Mission Cantina
Jan 25 all-day

January Dine Out for Genesee Hill – Mission Cantina

The Genesee Hill Elementary Restaurant of the Month is Mission Cantina! This is a two-day fundraising event taking place on January 24 and 25 (next Sunday and Monday)! Mission Cantina will generously donate 20% of ALL sales that the restaurant makes on those days. This includes all food, alcohol, gift cards, and Mission Cantina’s “Whole Enchilada” take-and-bake kit. To order regular menu items, please call Mission directly at 206-937-8220. The restaurant will begin to take phone orders starting at 11 am both days. Please note, we are trying to encourage families to work with the restaurant directly rather than use 3rd-party apps such as GrubHub and Ubereats to help the staff get more of the funds from tips and orders.

“The Whole Enchilada” Take-and-Bake Kit

This delicious kit gives you all of the items below for ONLY $60 plus tax (gratuity not included). We are taking orders in advance for this awesome deal until January 21. Please click on the Signup Genius so that you can reserve your dinners for pick-up on one of the two days, with payment at pickup.

· Chips and salsa
· Child-sized black bean and cheese enchiladas
· Potato, carnitas, chicken, green chili enchiladas
· Red rice and Black beans
· Cheese and three different enchilada sauces

Jan
28
Thu
Compassionate Communication with People Living With Dementia @ Online
Jan 28 @ 3:00 pm

Aegis Living-West Seattle presents:

1/28 at 3:00 p.m.- Compassionate communication with those living with Dementia presented by the Dementia Whisperer: Laura Wayman (This is also a CEU event for social workers and case managers) Click here to register: Meeting Registration- Zoom

Mar
4
Thu
Dream Dinners fundraiser for ‘We All Belong’ at Madison MS
Mar 4 all-day

We are teaming up with Dream Dinners West Seattle for a local fundraiser (please see attachment). By helping WEB and a local small-business, your money has a DOUBLE positive impact in our community. For $50 dollars you can get three 3-serving meals (9 servings total), and $10 of that will go straight to Madison’s WEB program for next year. You can pay online up to 36 hours before the pick up time, and then just pick up during your window and you have 3 pre-made meals that are ready to cook!

Here are the dates (and links) to our fundraiser:

Thursday, March 4th 6:30pm-7:30pm – https://dreamdinners.com/session/875439

Saturday, March 6th at 10:30-11:30am – https://dreamdinners.com/session/875440

Wednesday, March 10th at 6:30-7:30pm – https://dreamdinners.com/session/875441

If you are not interested in Dream Dinners at this time, we are asking for donations of $10 (or more) to keep WEB going strong. If you can help, here is the donation link (https://www.schoolpay.com/link/WEBDonation ). All funds will be will be used for WEB curriculum (from the Boomerang Project in California), supplies for orientation, ice breaker and engergizer supplies, WEB trainings, WEB retreats, and other WEB related supplies. Any amount supports this program to its full capacity and is greatly appreciated!

Mar
6
Sat
Dream Dinners fundraiser for ‘We All Belong’ at Madison MS
Mar 6 all-day

We are teaming up with Dream Dinners West Seattle for a local fundraiser (please see attachment). By helping WEB and a local small-business, your money has a DOUBLE positive impact in our community. For $50 dollars you can get three 3-serving meals (9 servings total), and $10 of that will go straight to Madison’s WEB program for next year. You can pay online up to 36 hours before the pick up time, and then just pick up during your window and you have 3 pre-made meals that are ready to cook!

Here are the dates (and links) to our fundraiser:

Thursday, March 4th 6:30pm-7:30pm – https://dreamdinners.com/session/875439

Saturday, March 6th at 10:30-11:30am – https://dreamdinners.com/session/875440

Wednesday, March 10th at 6:30-7:30pm – https://dreamdinners.com/session/875441

If you are not interested in Dream Dinners at this time, we are asking for donations of $10 (or more) to keep WEB going strong. If you can help, here is the donation link (https://www.schoolpay.com/link/WEBDonation ). All funds will be will be used for WEB curriculum (from the Boomerang Project in California), supplies for orientation, ice breaker and engergizer supplies, WEB trainings, WEB retreats, and other WEB related supplies. Any amount supports this program to its full capacity and is greatly appreciated!

Mar
8
Mon
Virtual Arts For 50+ Folk Dance @ Online (see listing)
Mar 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Folk Dance with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required.

Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter ‘SPL2020‘ to access the website. Password is case-sensitive. Enter SPL in caps.

Explore village dances from around the world through this hands-on and feet-on workshop.

This workshop has been designed and will be facilitated for persons living with memory loss and their care partners. We welcome other family members and friends of all ages to join us.

Supplies needed: your favorite chair

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations.

Mar
10
Wed
Dream Dinners fundraiser for ‘We All Belong’ at Madison MS
Mar 10 all-day

We are teaming up with Dream Dinners West Seattle for a local fundraiser (please see attachment). By helping WEB and a local small-business, your money has a DOUBLE positive impact in our community. For $50 dollars you can get three 3-serving meals (9 servings total), and $10 of that will go straight to Madison’s WEB program for next year. You can pay online up to 36 hours before the pick up time, and then just pick up during your window and you have 3 pre-made meals that are ready to cook!

Here are the dates (and links) to our fundraiser:

Thursday, March 4th 6:30pm-7:30pm – https://dreamdinners.com/session/875439

Saturday, March 6th at 10:30-11:30am – https://dreamdinners.com/session/875440

Wednesday, March 10th at 6:30-7:30pm – https://dreamdinners.com/session/875441

If you are not interested in Dream Dinners at this time, we are asking for donations of $10 (or more) to keep WEB going strong. If you can help, here is the donation link (https://www.schoolpay.com/link/WEBDonation ). All funds will be will be used for WEB curriculum (from the Boomerang Project in California), supplies for orientation, ice breaker and engergizer supplies, WEB trainings, WEB retreats, and other WEB related supplies. Any amount supports this program to its full capacity and is greatly appreciated!

Mar
13
Sat
Destination Delridge: Live from the Heart @ onlinr
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for a heartfelt night, as we deepen connections and celebrate DNDA’s work centering Art, Nature, and Neighborhood.
● ♥ ●
Live music, art, games, and more!

Featured Artist: Tiffany Wilson

Soul singer extraordinaire Tiffany Wilson has endeared herself to audiences across the World with magnetic live performances and unflinching honesty. Drawing from a well of inspiration that reflects inner and outer change, politics, and the vision of a brighter future, Ms. Wilson’s soaring melodies and infectious hooks serve as the sugar for the medicine (and the lesson) to go down.

Featured Artist: Zoser
Zoser is a singer/songwriter and music bender with a soulful voice, thoughtful lyrics, and a guitar. Music grounds Zoser as he sings his way through the Puget Sound.

Food by Chef Mulu Abate
Blending traditional dishes from around the world, Chef Mulu Abate has created his own line of fusion entrees that bring the flavors of distant cultures together.

Mar
15
Mon
Virtual Arts For 50+ Mindfulness @ Online (see listing)
Mar 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Mindfulness with Silver Kite. All ages welcome. Registration is required.

Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter ‘SPL2020‘ to access the website. Password is case-sensitive. The password is case sensitive. Enter SPL in caps.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.

Event Information: info@silverkite.us

Mar
26
Fri
Virtual Arts For 50+ Landscape Poetry @ Online (see listing)
Mar 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Landscape Poetry with Silver Kite. All ages welcome. Registration is required.

Register on the Silver Kite website.
Please enter ‘SPL2020‘ to access the website. Password is case-sensitive.

During this workshop, we’ll explore settings that hold special meaning through reminiscence activities. We’ll share personal stories and, together, create a mural of landscape memories captured in visual images, words and phrases.

Supplies needed: paper, pen and pencil.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations.

Apr
12
Mon
Thai-U-Up food truck fundraiser for Friends of Roxhill Elementary
Apr 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Friends of Roxhill Elementary is partnering with the Thai-U-Up Food Truck for dine out fundraisers throughout the month of April. They will donate 10% of sales every Monday and Tuesday this month.

Dine out fundraiser for Friends of Roxhill Elementary
Thai-U-Up Food Truck

April 12 + 13
April 19 + 20
April 26 + 27
5 – 8:45pm
www.thaiuup.com

76 Gas Station – White Center
2851 SW Roxbury St

Apr
13
Tue
Thai-U-Up food truck fundraiser for Friends of Roxhill Elementary
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Friends of Roxhill Elementary is partnering with the Thai-U-Up Food Truck for dine out fundraisers throughout the month of April. They will donate 10% of sales every Monday and Tuesday this month.

Dine out fundraiser for Friends of Roxhill Elementary
Thai-U-Up Food Truck

April 12 + 13
April 19 + 20
April 26 + 27
5 – 8:45pm
www.thaiuup.com

76 Gas Station – White Center
2851 SW Roxbury St

Apr
15
Thu
Age Friendly Seattle Virtual Civic Coffee Hour @ Online (see listing)
Apr 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a live, online conversation with Emily Alvarado on the Seattle Office of Housing.

Click here to enter live stream.
Enter as “Anonymous.” Or by phone: 206-686-8357; Conference ID: 224 689 164#

Language: English, Español, 中文, Tiểng Việt, Русский

Meet Emily Alvarado, Director of the Seattle Office of Housing. The Office of Housing works with community partners, private developers, and public funders to build affordable housing so people of all incomes can live in our city. Emily will cover rental housing and assistance, low-income homeowner programs and other resources for low-income households with specific emphasis on the impacts of COVID-19.

Civic Coffee Hours bring community elders closer to local government officials to explore topics of interest. Learn how decisions are made, how to get involved, and how to take advantage of programs and services. Closed captioning is provided in Arabic, Chinese, English, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

Presented in partnership with Age Friendly Seattle – Seattle Human Services.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.

Apr
19
Mon
Thai-U-Up food truck fundraiser for Friends of Roxhill Elementary
Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Friends of Roxhill Elementary is partnering with the Thai-U-Up Food Truck for dine out fundraisers throughout the month of April. They will donate 10% of sales every Monday and Tuesday this month.

Dine out fundraiser for Friends of Roxhill Elementary
Thai-U-Up Food Truck

April 12 + 13
April 19 + 20
April 26 + 27
5 – 8:45pm
www.thaiuup.com

76 Gas Station – White Center
2851 SW Roxbury St

Apr
20
Tue
Thai-U-Up food truck fundraiser for Friends of Roxhill Elementary
Apr 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Friends of Roxhill Elementary is partnering with the Thai-U-Up Food Truck for dine out fundraisers throughout the month of April. They will donate 10% of sales every Monday and Tuesday this month.

Dine out fundraiser for Friends of Roxhill Elementary
Thai-U-Up Food Truck

April 12 + 13
April 19 + 20
April 26 + 27
5 – 8:45pm
www.thaiuup.com

76 Gas Station – White Center
2851 SW Roxbury St

Apr
26
Mon
Virtual Arts for 50+ Dementia-Friendly Folk Dance @ Online (see listing)
Apr 26 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Dementia-Friendly Folk Dance with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required.

Register on the Silver Kite website.

Explore village dances from around the world through this hands-on and feet-on workshop.

This workshop has been designed and will be facilitated for individuals living with memory loss and their care partners. We welcome other family members and friends of all ages to join us.

Supplies needed: a favorite chair.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations.

info@silverkite.us

Thai-U-Up food truck fundraiser for Friends of Roxhill Elementary
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Friends of Roxhill Elementary is partnering with the Thai-U-Up Food Truck for dine out fundraisers throughout the month of April. They will donate 10% of sales every Monday and Tuesday this month.

Dine out fundraiser for Friends of Roxhill Elementary
Thai-U-Up Food Truck

April 12 + 13
April 19 + 20
April 26 + 27
5 – 8:45pm
www.thaiuup.com

76 Gas Station – White Center
2851 SW Roxbury St

Apr
27
Tue
Thai-U-Up food truck fundraiser for Friends of Roxhill Elementary
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Friends of Roxhill Elementary is partnering with the Thai-U-Up Food Truck for dine out fundraisers throughout the month of April. They will donate 10% of sales every Monday and Tuesday this month.

Dine out fundraiser for Friends of Roxhill Elementary
Thai-U-Up Food Truck

April 12 + 13
April 19 + 20
April 26 + 27
5 – 8:45pm
www.thaiuup.com

76 Gas Station – White Center
2851 SW Roxbury St

Apr
28
Wed
Virtual Arts For 50+ Senior Social Hour @ Online (see listing)
Apr 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Senior Social Hour with Silver Kite. Registration is required.

Register on the Silver Kite website.

Join us for an hour of conversation, play, and connection. For older adults 50+.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.

Event Information: info@silverkite.us

Apr
30
Fri
Virtual Arts For 50+ Writing Fiction: Developing Characters @ Online (see listing)
Apr 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Writing Fiction: Developing Characters with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register on the Silver Kite website.

Learn how to create believable, interesting, and complex characters to lead your readers through your imagined world. In this workshop, we’ll explore strategies for creating memorable fictional characters who move your story forward.

Supplies needed: paper, pen or pencil.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.

Event Information: info@silverkite.us

May
1
Sat
Virtual Arts For 50+ Paper Flowers @ Online (see listing)
May 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Paper Flowers with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register on the Silver Kite website.

Learn basic techniques to transform paper into beautiful blossoms. Paper flowers can be as fancy or playful as your imagination and materials will allow. See what you have around your house for supplies.

Suggested supplies: assortment of paper – construction paper, card stock, magazines, tissue paper, crepe paper or paper streamers; assortment of adhesives – tacky glue or craft glue, double stick tape, glue stick, hot glue or floral tape; stem materials – floral wire, sculpture wire, pipe cleaners, straws or sticks; scissors; paper scorer – bone folder, popsicle stick or dried out ballpoint pen.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.

Event Information: info@silverkite.us

May
3
Mon
Virtual Arts For 50+ Memoir Writing @ Online (see listing)
May 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Memoir Writing with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required.

Register on the Silver Kite website.

Join us in this interactive, creative nonfiction writing workshop and learn basic strategies for capturing your life stories and structuring a memoir. Enjoy reminiscence activities and life story-based writing exercises.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.

Event Information: info@silverkite.us

May
7
Fri
Virtual Arts For 50+ Beginning Watercolors @ Online (see listing)
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Beginning Watercolors with Silver Kite. All ages welcome. Registration is required.

Register on the Silver Kite website.

Learn basic watercolor techniques by exploring color and color mixing.

Supplies needed: watercolors, brush, cup of water, pencil, thick marker or Sharpie, watercolor paper if available

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.