West Seattle Event Calendar

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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.

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

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

Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

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

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

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

WHAT: Honoring Wedding Traditions Along The Silk Road

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

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

RSVP @ http://sanctuaryatadmiral.bpt.me

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

With Naturalist Stewart Wechsler:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mar
4
Sat
2017
Free: Youth Outdoor Adventure Day @ Camp Long
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Shake off winter and visit Camp Long for a day of fun outdoor experiences! Youth Outdoor Adventure Day will be a free day of fun activities open to the public, for boys and girls aged 10-20. Planned activities include: archery, high-wire challenge course, rock climbing, rifle shooting, dutch oven cooking, orienteering, fire building, tomahawk throwing, geocaching, robotics, and s’more!

March 4, 2017, 10 am–3 pm
at Camp Long

Bring your friends to the event and have a great time.

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

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

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

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

Princess Ball @ VFW Hall
Mar 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Miss Sheryl’s Ballet & Party Princess Productions are proud to be working together to present:

A Princess Ball
Saturday March 11th, 3:30-5:30 at the VFW
3601 SW Alaska

Join our special princess guests for hors d’oeuvres, crafting, storytelling, and dancing, and even a superhero! We hope you can join us at this magical event.

Information and tickets are available for purchase here.

Questions can be emailed to Sheryl at onpointmom@gmail.com

Mar
12
Sun
2017
Community St. Patrick’s Day Party & lunch @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
Mar 12 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

St. Patrick’s Day is coming right up, and Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor) extends an open invitation to the public to join us for the Community St. Patrick’s Day Party on Sunday, March 12th at 11:30 a.m. We welcome all to this free and fun gathering that includes a warm meal and crafts. We will be serving homemade potato chowder. We’ll have crafting supplies on hand for all ages to inspire creativity. Please join us in the Fellowship Hall (NE corner of 41st Ave SW and Andover Street) at 11:30 a.m. to enjoy a warm meal and fun crafts. ALL are welcome to this free community event!

Community St. Patrick’s Day Party & lunch
at Tibbetts United Methodist Church

March 12 11:30 am–1 pm

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

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

Mar
22
Wed
2017
‘The Ship Sails Again’: Admiral Theater celebration
Mar 22 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Just two years shy of 100 years old, the Historic Admiral Theater will celebrate its recent $1.7 million renovation with a unique evening saluting four key periods in the history of the art-deco, nautical-themed moviehouse.

The event on the evening of Wednesday, March 22, is called “The Ship Sails Again: Four Screens, Four Eras.” Launching the event will be an indoor ribbon-cutting (using film instead of ribbon!). Also, the long-dormant outdoor ticket booth will come alive with public office-holders and volunteers distributing keepsake postcards commemorating the evening.

On the bill for this special evening will be four programs, each representing a turning point in the theater’s history and featuring films that have played the Admiral or its predecessor, the Portola Theater (which was in the building that is the current theater’s lobby):

n ERA ONE, the Portola Theater’s opening in 1919: A slate of classic silent films: Charlie Chaplin’s war parody “Shoulder Arms” (1918), plus three shorts, Harold Lloyd’s “The Marathon” (1919) and Buster Keaton’s “One Week” (1920) and “Cops” (1922). “Shoulder Arms” played the Portola Theater in August 1927. Showtimes: 6:50 and 8:40 p.m.

n ERA TWO, the Admiral Theater’s opening on Jan. 22, 1942: The Humphrey Bogart detective story “The Maltese Falcon” (1941), which played the Admiral Theater six weeks after it opened in 1942. Showtimes: 6:30 and 8:50 p.m.

n ERA THREE, the Admiral’s twinning in spring 1973: The nostalgic comedy “American Graffiti” (1973), which played the Admiral Theater in August 1974. Showtimes: 6:40 and 9 p.m.

n ERA FOUR, the renovation of the Admiral to four screens in fall 2016: The new Disney fantasy “Beauty and the Beast” (2017), which is slated to open at the Admiral on the previous Friday, March 17. Showtimes: 6:20 and 9:10 p.m.

Tickets for each program will be regular prices: $11.50 for adults, $9.50 for children (under 13) and seniors (60+) and $10.50 military. Those purchasing a pair of tickets for an early-evening show and late-evening show will receive a complimentary bag of the Admiral’s famous popcorn.

Advance ticket purchases are encouraged because of the expected crowds that evening. Advance tickets can be purchased at the theater, 2343 California Ave. S.W., or online at farawayentertainment.com/location/admiral-theater/ (click “Buy Tickets Online” in upper right corner).

The ribbon/film-cutting ceremony will take place at about 5:30 p.m. on the stairs inside the theater lobby. Participating in the ceremony will be a pair of public officials and West Seattle residents:

n Seattle City Council member Lisa Herbold, of District 1 (West Seattle and South Park), marking the city’s role in the 1989 landmarking of the Historic Admiral Theater, resulting from a grassroots campaign led by the Southwest Seattle Historical Society.

n King County Council Chair Joe McDermott, of District 8 (West Seattle, Vashon Island and parts of downtown), who championed the 4Culture “Building for Culture” grant of $95,000 that assisted in the renovation of the Historic Admiral Theater in 2016.

Also participating in the ceremony will be representatives of Far Away Entertainment, which operates the Historic Admiral Theater, and the Southwest Seattle Historical Society.

Other participants will include West Seattle residents Maryanne Tagney and David Jones, winners of a Historic Admiral Theater package at the historical society’s 2016 Champagne Gala Brunch.

The outdoor ticket booth will be open for the distribution of keepsake postcards at 5 p.m. Working the booth in shifts will be Herbold, McDermott and volunteers from the Southwest Seattle Historical Society.

Before each screening that evening, the Southwest Seattle Historical Society will speak briefly about plans to restore the 1942 underwater murals that are now exposed on the interior walls of the outside walls of the theater. In the lobby, the historical society also will have an informational booth about the mural restoration.

For more information on “The Ship Sails Again: Four Screens, Four Eras,” contact Emily Adamson of Far Away Entertainment at 206-930-3383, emilydance@gmail.com, or Clay Eals of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society at 206-484-8008 or clay.eals@loghousemuseum.info.

Mar
25
Sat
2017
‘Spring Celebration’ @ Community General Store
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come celebrate our new pocket theater with food, story-telling, poetry, and music! We’ll have an open mic, a few select instruments, and drinks to share. Please bring your friends, family, and a dish to pass. This event is family friendly and free for all!

March 25th, 10 am–2 pm

The Community General Store will be opening its doors for a neighborhood spring celebration March 25th, and everyone is welcome. The CGS, a new West Seattle business that offers its members community space and access to a library of unique and beautiful things, will be open to the public for a special day of family-friendly sharing.

“Everyone is feeling the tension of our divided country right now. For months we’ve been huddled inside, worried about what to do next and how to take care of each other in the process. The Spring Celebration is our chance to reach out and remind our neighbors that this is a way to care for each other too, and that it’s okay to celebrate” Kristin Tuttle Tomaschke of the CGS says.

The celebration will include an interactive indoor space for the kids to play as well as opportunities to share food, stories, culture and music.

At the spring celebration, they will also enjoy their small, newly-added stage, sharing puppets and instruments, as well as offering a chance to read books and poetry and tell stories in an open-mic-style event.

To become a member at the Community General Store or learn more, please visit www.communitygeneralstore.com.

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

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

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

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

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

Recital will begin at 6 pm.

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

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

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

Tickets $10 (link above)

WS Booster Club’s Spring Event Fundraiser w/live music @ Slim's Last Chance
Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Please join the WS Booster Club at our spring event. This is an evening you will not want to miss! Come out for a fun night with live music by the band “The Groove Surfers” at Slim’s Last Chance in Georgetown.

The band goes on at 9pm, but come early (7:30pm) for fun, giveaways, WSHS gear and 15% off Slim’s famous chili!

Tickets are $30 per person with proceeds benefiting the students at WSHS, and can be purchased on our website at westseattleboosterclub.org/slims/

We look forward to seeing you on the March 25th!

Mar
30
Thu
2017
Washington State’s Regional Fishery Enhancement Groups: Making a Real Difference for Salmon (and Orcas) @ C & P Coffee Company
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Washington State’s Regional Fishery Enhancement Groups: Making a Real Difference for Salmon (and Orcas)

Presentation by Jeanette Dorner
When: Thursday March 30, 7:00 – 8:30 pm.
Where: C&P Coffee Company, 5612 California Ave SW
Cost: $5 suggested donation; kids free!

Presented by The Whale Trail

Salmon, the primary food for our endangered orcas (J, K and L pods), are in trouble. Almost 20 years ago the state of Washington created a network of 14 non-profits to work with local communities on salmon habitat restoration projects in different watersheds.

These Regional Fishery Enhancement Groups have worked since then with private landowners and community partners to identify and implement valuable projects that can help increase the number of salmon returning to Washington state.

The latest report on the state of Washingtons salmon shows that overall the recovery of endangered salmon is mixed and salmon populations in Puget Sound are still declining. It is even more important to support and invest in these efforts to restore habitat.

Jeanette will share what the Regional Fishery Enhancement Groups across the state are doing to make a difference and also about the group in Seattles backyard: the Mid Sound Fishery Enhancement Group and how you can help.

Buy tickets now to reserve your seat. And hurry! This will likely sell out.

About the Speaker

Jeanette Dorner has a long history working to recover salmon in Puget Sound. She worked for 11 years as the Salmon Recovery Program Manager with the Nisqually Tribe, coordinating the protection and restoration of salmon habitat in the Nisqually watershed. She played a lead role in helping facilitate with partners major salmon restoration projects including the 900 acre restoration of the Nisqually Estuary. She then worked as the Director of Ecosystem and Salmon Recovery at the Puget Sound Partnership, supporting the work of hundreds of partners around Puget Sound to protect, restore and clean up their rivers, streams and Puget Sound shorelines.

In January of this year Jeanette became the Executive Director of the Mid Sound Fishery Enhancement Group. In her new role she is focused on working to grow the organization to achieve a broader impact on restoring salmon habitat in the Mid Sound area which includes the Green – Duwamish watershed, the Cedar/Sammamish/Lake Washington watershed, the watersheds of Eastern Kitsap County which drain into Central Puget Sound, and all the Puget Sound shorelines in the Central Puget Sound area in King County and Kitsap County.

Jeanette is also the mother to two wonderful kids – a thirteen year old boy and a seven year old girl. Part of her passion to recover salmon habitat and to preserve and protect this beautiful place we call home is to try to pass on to her children a home where they can continue to enjoy the natural wonders of this place with their families – going to watch orcas swimming through Puget Sound, visiting salmon spawning in our local streams, and hiking in the majestic forests of the Pacific Northwest.

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. Our overarching goal is to ensure the southern resident orcas recover from the threat of extinction.

Through our current sites and signs, including two on every Washington State ferry, we reach more than 50 million people each year. The Whale Trail is currently adding new sites along the west coast, from California to British Columbia, throughout the southern resident orcas’ range and beyond.

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. Our BC team is led by the the BC Cetacean Sighting Network. Many members of the Whale Trail teams met when they worked together to return Springer, the orphaned orca, to her pod.

The Whale Trail is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, headquartered in West Seattle. Join us!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Admission is FREE and open to the public.

The space is wheelchair accessible.

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

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

To learn more, visit VeteransRespond.org

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Wyatt’s Jewelers 12th-anniversary open house
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

12th anniversary for Wyatt’s Jewelers (WSB sponsor), at Westwood Village. 10 am-4 pm, drinks, desserts, and giveaways. Sale all month long, too.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

STORYTELLERS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

STORYTELLERS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

STORYTELLERS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

Music Northwest presents: “Cellos!”

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

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

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

Estampas y Estampillas
-Jaime Mendoza-Nava

Duets, Op. 53
-Reinhold Gliere

Suite for Two Cellos and Piano
-Gian Carlo Menotti

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

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

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

Apr
27
Thu
2017
Green Stormwater Infrastructure and RainWise Celebration and Appreciation Event @ Peace Lutheran
Apr 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

 
Green Stormwater Infrastructure and RainWise Celebration and Appreciation Event 

Thursday, April 27th, 4:30-6:30 at Peace Lutheran Church

Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of neighbors, congregations, government officials, contractors and community leaders in the Barton and Fauntleroy neighborhoods. Learn the effects of capturing storm water and protecting Puget Sound by addressing our combined sewer overflow challenges. Hear more about the success of the roadside rain gardens during heavy rains. See for yourself, the fabulous functioning of the multiple cisterns and rain gardens at Peace Lutheran and learn how you can be involved.

Sweet snacks and hot drinks provided, along with testimonials, images and stories from RainWise customers.

Appreciation and acknowledgement of all the great community work done in West Seattle. All are welcome!

King County’s RainWise program offers rebates for rain gardens and cisterns for eligible Seattle homeowners and is organizing this event.
The Green Infrastructure Partnership (GrIP) is a group of nonprofits, government agencies, community-based organizations, and businesses who deliver green solutions to stormwater pollution via education, technical assistance, and incentive programs.
More info:
Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Welcome Road Winery Spring Release Weekend @ Welcome Road Winery
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Welcome Road Winery’s Spring Release Weekend tasting events:
(Note different time windows)

Saturday, April 29: 1 to 5pm:
Enjoy noshes paired with our new summer-ready releases, including a Malbec fit for BBQ and our new Semillon. Free to attend, tastings are just $5.00

Sunday, April 30: noon to 4pm:
Welcome Road Winery Spring Release Weekend: Enjoy noshes paired with our new summer-ready releases, including a Malbec fit for BBQ and our new Semillon. Free to attend, tastings are just $5.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

Apr
30
Sun
2017
Welcome Road Winery Spring Release Weekend @ Welcome Road Winery
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Welcome Road Winery’s Spring Release Weekend tasting events:
(Note different time windows)

Saturday, April 29: 1 to 5pm:
Enjoy noshes paired with our new summer-ready releases, including a Malbec fit for BBQ and our new Semillon. Free to attend, tastings are just $5.00

Sunday, April 30: noon to 4pm:
Welcome Road Winery Spring Release Weekend: Enjoy noshes paired with our new summer-ready releases, including a Malbec fit for BBQ and our new Semillon. Free to attend, tastings are just $5.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

International Artist and Poet Sets Up Shop in West Seattle

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

May
10
Wed
2017
Chief Sealth Int. H.S. PTSA General Membership Meeting @ Chief Sealth International High School
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Chief Sealth International High School PTSA: 1st Meeting of the year, Wed. Sept. 14th 7:00 pm in the Confucius Ctr. – Meet and Greet, PTSA Board & Administration.

Balance of the school year:
Wed. Oct 12th, 7pm – School / District / Community Resources Meeting
Wed. Feb. 8th, 7pm – School & Community Safety Meeting
Wed. May 10th, 7pm – Last General meeting of the school year, Elections & Budget

CSI PTSA Board Meetings are held every 4th Wednesday of the month. (Time and location will be announced on PTSA web site, prior to meeting) http://chiefsealthptsa.org/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

May
13
Sat
2017
Boozey Brunch @ The Bridge
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

In honor of Seattle Beer Week, on Saturday May 13th we are having our first annual boozey brunch featuring food and drink pairings using Deschuttes from 9am-noon, with brunch being offered until 2pm.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gwen Trussler – mezzo-soprano

Nicole Truesdell and John Burkhardt, piano

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

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

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

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

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

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

Celebrate Springer! @ Vashon Island
May 20 @ 1:00 pm

“Celebrate Springer!” marks the 15th anniversary of the dramatic rescue in the waters off of Vashon Island of the orphaned orca Springer (A-73) and the heroic efforts by Washington and British Columbia teams working together to return her safely to her home 300 miles north in Johnstone Strait at the north end of Vancouver Island.

Today, Springer is still healthy and in 2013 had her first calf, Spirit. They are most often seen on the north central British Columbia coast and occasionally return to Johnstone Strait in summer.

The 2002 Springer rescue team will reconvene at 1 PM on Saturday, May 20, at the Vashon Theater to tell “Springer’s Story,” first-hand accounts of how Springer was identified, rescued and rehabilitated.

“Celebrate Springer!” will also feature a dance performance by Le La La Dancers, who were present at Springer’s release, and followed at 5 PM by The Whale Trail sign dedication at the Point Robinson Lighthouse Park.

Sponsors for the Vashon Theater event are Jody Peetz and Pete Schroeder, Marine Mammal Veterinarian. Tickets are available in advance from Vashon Theater tickets (go here).

“Celebrate Springer!” events will continue in June and July with programs at NOAA Fisheries, Whale Trail Orca Talk, Whale Trail sign dedications, and conclude with a three-day program at Telegraph Cove, British Columbia, where Springer was released in 2002 and rejoined her Northern Resident family.

SKCD Third Annual Spaghetti Dinner @ IAM HALL
May 20 @ 5:00 pm

Third Annual Spaghetti Dinner
Doors open at 5pm
Dinner begins at 5:30pm

The South King County Democrats announce their Annual Spaghetti Dinner, Saturday, May 20th, at the IAM Hall in South Park. Please join us for a spaghetti buffet dinner, selecting from the sauces participating in our “Sauce-Off” Competition judged by elected officials in attendance, and choosing desserts donated to the Dessert Potluck!

The Third Annual Spaghetti Dinner features the keynote speaker Mark McDermott who will be speaking on the topics of saving Medicare and Social Security. Candidates for the 2017 ballot will have an opportunity to come to the stage and introduce themselves to the audience in our famous Candidates’ Roll-Call. Our Silent auction will round out the evening.

IAM Hall
9125 15th Pl S
Seattle, WA 98108

Tickets are available now for $25 through Brown Paper Tickets and will be $35 at the door. So get yours now!

May
21
Sun
2017
Second Gear Sports’ benefit for Gatewood Elementary playground
May 21 all-day

Second Gear Sports (WSB sponsor), West Seattle sports consignment store, is donating 10% of sales on Sunday, May 21, to Gatewood Elementary School for playground improvements.

 

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

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

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

Library events and programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

More details can be found here.

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

3rd Annual BBQ Cook-Off Fundraiser @ Daystar Retirement Village
Jun 3 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

DAYSTAR 3RD ANNUAL BBQ COOK OFF & FUNDRAISER ~ Saturday, June 3, 201 ~ 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Net Proceeds benefit Senior Center of West Seattle ~ Live Music ~ Kids Activities ~ Face Painting and Much More Fun!

All you can eat! Burgers ~ Hot Dogs ~ Pulled Pork and Sides for $5.00 A PERSON

2615 SW Barton Street ~ Seattle, WA 98126 ~ 206-937-6122 ~ www.daystarseattle.com

‘Whales In Your Neighborhood’ event @ Constellation Park
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Orca Network, Whale Scout and The Whale Trail are teaming up to provide education about Whales In Your Neighborhood on June 3, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at various locations throughout the region. Meet up with an expert naturalist at a local park to search for and learn more about land based whale watching and the whales who live in the Salish Sea, in particular our endangered Southern Resident orcas. This event is part of Orca Awareness Month.

Confirmed Locations include:
Constellation Park (Charles Richey Sr. Viewpoint), Seattle – at the Whale Trail sign, with local naturalist Kersti Muul

Coupeville Wharf, Coupevlle. This event will take place from 3:00 to 5:00 with a    special ceremony for the brand new Coupeville whale bell. Fort Casey State Park, Coupeville. Near the gun battery
Lime Kiln Point State Park, Friday Harbor – at the observation wall
Owen Beach, Tacoma
Point No Point, Hansville – at the Whale Trail sign
Seahurst Park, Burien – at the playground area
Westside Preserve, Friday Harbor – at the middle pullout

For more information and a list of updated locations, visit www.orcamonth.com.
Questions? Contact Cindy Hansen at cindy@orcanetwork.org or 360-223-5666

Location note: Seattle Parks’ Richey Viewpoint runs parallel to Beach Drive SW roughly from Alki Point to 63rd Ave. SW, and includes Constellation Park as well as an area of Marine Reserve at the end of 63rd Ave SW.

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

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

West Seattle High School Centennial and All-School Reunion
Jun 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:45 pm

2017 Schedule of Events:

4:00 – 4:30 pm Pick up programs, name tag and roam the halls
4:30 – 5:15 pm Individual Class Reunions in assigned rooms.
4:30 – 5:15 pm “92 Years of Westside Pride” video in the Theater
5:15 – 6:15 pm Presentations in the Theater: Hall of Fame induction, Scholar-ships Awarded, Recognition of the 50th Reunion of the Class of 1967
6:15 – 6:30 pm Assemble outside the North Entrance for the Group Hug Photo
6:30 pm Photo shoot – please be prompt

ALL ARE INVITED TO JOIN US FOR THE GROUP HUG PHOTO EVENT:

The photo known as a Group Hug for West Seattle High School will be taken at the conclusion of the annual All-School Reunion that afternoon.

Mark the date, June 3rd, 2017!

For more information, or to volunteer to help, contact Jim Biava, All-School Reunion chair, 206-387-2683, jim@jimbiava.com, or Clay Eals, executive director, Southwest Seattle Historical Society, 206-484-8008, clay.eals@loghousemuseum.info

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

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

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

Snacks provided.

Southwest Branch Meeting Room

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

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

Jazz Concert and Swing Dance event @ Chief Sealth HS
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm

The final jazz concert for the 2016-17 school year will be Friday, June 9th @ 7:00pm, (possible dance lessons @ 6:00 pm) in the Chief Sealth International High School Galleria.  The concert will include a free swing dance event featuring:

-The Denny International Middle School Jazz Ensemble
-The Chief Sealth Jazz Ensemble
-Jazz Underground – a Seattle based group that performs contemporary Big Band Jazz.

We are hoping to have swing dance lessons available at 6 for those who would like to learn a few steps before joining on the dance floor. There will be concert seating available for those who would prefer to just enjoy the music without dancing.

Please mark your calendars and help spread the word. We would love to see a packed house for this night of music and dancing.

Jun
10
Sat
2017
New fundraiser: ‘Roll Hawks 5K’ @ Lincoln Park
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am

Just announced – a new benefit 5K to add to your summer schedule: 9 am, June 10th at Lincoln Park, the first ever “Roll Hawks” 5K to raise money for the Chief Sealth International High School Cross-Country Team.

Looking to support your Chief Sealth Hawks AND get in shape for the summer months? Want to run along with some of our passionate West Seattle community members?

Then, come out to run the Chief Sealth Roll Hawks 5k on June 10 at 9am, located at Lincoln Park.

All registered runners will receive a participatory tee-shirt, bag of local discounts, and smiles along the entire course. The starting line is near the waterfront picnic shelters.

Your registration cost ($27) will go directly to Chief Sealth Cross Country Team!

Interested? You can register online by going here.

Murray CSO Facility Community Celebration
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

10 am-noon, community celebration for newly complete Murray CSO Facility. More info here

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP
Ages 16 and Older

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

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

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

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

Jun
20
Tue
2017
Office Junction farewell party
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Were you part of West Seattle Office Junction (now under new ownership as West Seattle Coworking)? You’re invited to former owners Christine and Stefan’s farewell party 6:30-9:30 pm. Snacks and drinks!

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

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

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

Summer solstice party @ The Community General Store
Jun 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Summer solstice party, Wednesday June 21, 5pm-8pm @ Event from the community general store

Come celebrate the longest day of the year with us on our patio! We’ll celebrate with music, food, bubbles, side walk chalk and outdoor fun. You are warmly invited to bring a summer dish to share.
Don’t forget to invite your friends neighbors. This is a FREE community event.

Jun
22
Thu
2017
Celebrate Springer/The Whale Trail event: Vessels and whales @ Dakota Place Building
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Active Oceans: How the ECHO Program is working to reduce the impact of vessel traffic on whales in the Salish Sea

Presentation by Krista Trounce, Port of Vancouver BC

When: Thursday, June 22, 7:00 – 8:30 pm.
Where: Dakota Park Place Building, 4303 Dakota Place SW, Seattle
Cost: $10 General Admission; $5 Kids under 12

Presented by The Whale Trail
Sponsored by Nucor. Accommodations provided by the Grove West Seattle Inn.

The Enhancing Cetacean Habitat and Observation (ECHO) Program is a Vancouver Fraser Port Authority-led initiative aimed at better understanding and managing the impact of shipping activities on at-risk whales throughout the Salish Sea.

Krista Trounce, the ECHO Program Project Manager, will present how the ECHO Program is working with national and international collaborators to develop mitigation measures that will lead to a quantifiable reduction in potential threats to whales as a result of shipping activities.

Learn about the projects the ECHO Program has completed and is currently working on: Strait of Georgia Underwater Listening Station to measure vessel noise levels, regional monitoring of ambient noise in the Salish Sea, a Mariner’s Guide to Whales in the Pacific Northwest, large whale strike risk assessment, a trial slowdown of commercial vessels, and others. Hear how the ECHO Program and our collaborators are educating mariners, industry partners and the public about the impacts of underwater noise on marine mammals.

Krista will speak to the ECHO Program long term goals, and how the Salish Sea will benefit from their research and initiatives.

Buy tickets now at http://bpt.me/2974083 to reserve your seat. And hurry! This will likely sell out.

This talk is the third of four Celebrate Springer events, commemorating the 15th anniversary of the successful rescue, rehabilitation and release of Springer (A73) the orphaned orca, and the transboundary partnerships that made it possible.

About the Speaker

Krista Trounce is the Project Manager for the Enhancing Cetacean Habitat and Observation (ECHO) Program at the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority.

Krista brings to the ECHO Program over 20 years of experience as an environmental engineer and project manager. Krista joined the ECHO Program in early 2015, after spending a year as the Project Specialist, Site Assessment for the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. Prior to joining the port authority, Krista was a manager and partner at a private consulting firm where her career focused on the evaluation of risk to human and ecological health posed by environmental contaminants. Krista holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Waterloo and is a licensed engineer in the province of British Columbia.

About The Whale Trail

The Whale Trail (www.thewhaletrail.org) is a series of sites 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. Our overarching goal is to ensure the southern resident orcas recover from the threat of extinction.

Through our current sites and signs, including two on every Washington State ferry, we reach more than 50 million people each year. The Whale Trail is currently adding new sites along the west coast, from California to British Columbia, throughout the southern resident orcas’ range and beyond.

The Whale Trail is led by a core team of partners that include NOAA Fisheries, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Seattle Aquarium, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, and the Whale Museum. Our BC team is led by the BC Cetacean Sighting Network. Many members of The Whale Trail teams met when they worked together to return Springer, the orphaned orca, to her pod.

The Whale Trail is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, headquartered in West Seattle. Join us!

ECHO Program Presentation: Reducing shipping’s impact on Salish Sea whales @ Dakota Park Place Building
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Active Oceans: How the ECHO (Enhancing Cetacean Habitat and Observation) Program is working to reduce the impact of vessel traffic on whales in the Salish Sea.

Krista Trounce, Project Manager at Port of Vancouver in British Columbia, will present how the ECHO Program is working with national and international collaborators to develop mitigation measures that will lead to a quantifiable reduction in potential threats to whales as a result of shipping activities.
Thursday, June 22, 7:00 – 8:30 pm.
Dakota Park Place Building, 4303 Dakota Place SW, West Seattle.
Cost: $10 General Admission; $5 Kids under 12.
Advance tickets: Brown Paper Tickets
Presented by The Whale Trail.
Sponsored by Nucor. Accommodations provided by The Grove West Seattle Inn.

The Enhancing Cetacean Habitat and Observation (ECHO) Program is a Vancouver Fraser Port Authority-led initiative aimed at better understanding and managing the impact of shipping activities on at-risk whales throughout the Salish Sea.

Learn about the projects the ECHO Program has completed and is currently working on: Strait of Georgia Underwater Listening Station to measure vessel noise levels, regional monitoring of ambient noise in the Salish Sea, a Mariner’s Guide to Whales in the Pacific Northwest, large whale strike risk assessment, a trial slowdown of commercial vessels, and others. Hear how the ECHO Program and our collaborators are educating mariners, industry partners and the public about the impacts of underwater noise on marine mammals.

Krista will speak to the ECHO Program long term goals, and how the Salish Sea will benefit from their research and initiatives.
Buy tickets now here to reserve your seat. And hurry! This will likely sell out.

This talk is the third of four Celebrate Springer events, commemorating the 15th anniversary of the successful rescue, rehabilitation and release of Springer (A73) the orphaned orca, and the transboundary partnerships that made it possible.

About the Speaker
Krista Trounce is the Project Manager for the Enhancing Cetacean Habitat and Observation (ECHO) Program at the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. Krista brings to the ECHO Program over 20 years of experience as an environmental engineer and project manager. Krista joined the ECHO Program in early 2015, after spending a year as the Project Specialist, Site Assessment for the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. Prior to joining the port authority, Krista was a manager and partner at a private consulting firm where her career focused on the evaluation of risk to human and ecological health posed by environmental contaminants. Krista holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Waterloo and is a licensed engineer in the province of British Columbia.
About The Whale Trail
The Whale Trail (www.thewhaletrail.org) is a series of sites 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. Our overarching goal is to ensure the southern resident orcas recover from the threat of extinction.
Through our current sites and signs, including two on every Washington State ferry, we reach more than 50 million people each year. The Whale Trail is currently adding new sites along the west coast, from California to British Columbia, throughout the southern resident orcas’ range and beyond.
The Whale Trail is led by a core team of partners that include NOAA Fisheries, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Seattle Aquarium, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, and the Whale Museum. Our BC team is led by the BC Cetacean Sighting Network. Many members of The Whale Trail teams met when they worked together to return Springer, the orphaned orca, to her pod.
The Whale Trail is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, headquartered in West Seattle. Join us!

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

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

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

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

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

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

Urban Homestead Foundation Block Party
Jun 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SUMMER KICK-OF POTLUCK BLOCK PARTY

Please join us on Saturday, June 24th, 3-5 pm at the Dakota Homestead property at SW Dakota and 50th Ave SW for a neighborhood potluck block party. Bring a dish to share, meet your neighbors and learn more about the exciting progress our community is making in purchasing this land. We’ll have activities for kids and urban agriculture information for adults. RSVP here.

Jun
25
Sun
2017
Local author Kim O’Donnel cooks @ the West Seattle Farmers’ Market @ West Seattle Junction
Jun 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Local author Kim O’Donnel prepares recipes from her cookbook, “PNW Veg: 100 Vegetable Recipes Inspired by the Local bounty of the Pacific Northwest” at the West Seattle Farmers’ Market on Sunday, June 25, 2017, 11am – 12:30pm. California Ave. SW and SW Alaska St. Presented by the Seattle Public Library.

Come meet local author, chef, and teacher, Kim O’Donnel as she discusses her book, demonstrates recipes and shares the fresh bounty of the Farmers’ Market. Signed copies of her book will be available for purchase at Click the Design that Fits.
View in Catalog “PNW Veg” by Kim O’Donnel

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

Contact: West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 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

June Low Tide Beach Safari @ Mee-Kwa-Mooks Beach
Jun 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Low Tide Beach Safari on Sunday, June 25, 2017, 11:30am – 1:00pm @ Me-Kwa-Mooks Beach.
Age 6 and up due to rocky beach. Meet at Emma Schmitz Outlook just above the beach. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Presented  by Seattle Parks Urban Nature Guides. Free.

Search for tide pool animals during some of the best low tides of the year. Learn a bit of beach ecology and which animal is the most colorful – a sea star, a sea anemone, or a sea slug. Dress for windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle slippery surfaces.

All programs led by highly trained Seattle Urban Nature Guides. Please remember all children must be accompanied by an adult.

REGISTRATION: Go to Seattle Parks to use the online registration system – SPARC. You need to sign up for am account and obtain a pin number in order to use the online system. This may take up to 24 hours, so plan ahead. Once you have your pin number, use the course code number listed in the program description to find the program in the SPARC system. The course code number is listed next to the program date.
Another way to register is to contact Camp Long Environmental Learning Center:
5200 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA. 98126, Phone: 206-684-7434, Email: camplong@seattle.gov

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

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

Jul
3
Mon
2017
‘Music Under the Stars’ free concert series @ Delridge Playfield
Jul 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Music Under the Stars” is an all-ages series of free outdoor musical evenings at Delridge Playfield presented by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Classical KING-FM, and the Delridge Community Center. Each evening begins at 7:30pm with live chamber music performed by a student or professional ensemble. At 8:00pm, the music continues with a live audio broadcast direct from Benaroya Hall. Snacks and beverages provided by the Delridge CC Advisory Council.
7/3 Mon 7:30 pm
7/10 Mon 7:30 pm
7/17 Mon 7:30pm
7/24 Mon 7:30 pm

More info:

The Seattle Chamber Music Society presents free music at Delridge Playfield. Bring a picnic, stretch out on the lawn, and enjoy some of the best classical music ever written. It’s another summer of Music Under the Stars, a series of free outdoor musical evenings presented by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Classical KING-FM, and the Delridge Community Center.

The concerts take place on Monday evenings July 3th, 10th, 17th and 24th. Each event begins at 7:30pm with live music performed by an outstanding student or professional ensemble. At 8:00pm the evening continues with a live audio broadcast of world-renowned artists performing at Benaroya Hall, provided directly to the park by KING-FM.

According to Artistic Director James Ehnes, “Music Under the Stars is a wonderful opportunity for the whole community to get together in the evening air, and enjoy great music in a very casual environment. And because the radio broadcast is live, our park audience gets to hear for free the exact concert being performed that very moment for the audience at Benaroya Hall.”

Each event takes place in Delridge Playfield (adjacent to the Delridge Community Center on Delridge Way in West Seattle).

Jul
8
Sat
2017
Puget Park – West Duwamish Greenbelt Restoration/Tree-Cutting Plan Open House @ SSC, Chan Education Center
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

As part of the Green Seattle Partnership, Seattle Parks and Recreation will undertake a restoration project throughout 24 acres of the West Duwamish Greenspace. The site, Puget Park, is located on the hillside between South Seattle College and West Marginal Way. A map of the project area can be found online at http://arcg.is/1Dzvm1.

Work is scheduled to begin this summer, so please join Seattle Parks at Recreation for a project open house and site walk on Saturday, July 8th, from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM at South Seattle College, Chan Education Center (6000 16th Ave SW). The open house will run the duration of the time, with a brief presentation at 10:30 and a site walk at 11:30.

For more information about the project, check out the latest Green Seattle Partnership blog post or contact Michael Yadrick with any questions (michael.yadrick@seattle.gov).

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

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

Jul
9
Sun
2017
SOLD OUT – Log House Museum Courtyard Garden Teas
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm

UPDATE – TWO SEATINGS CONSOLIDATED INTO ONE AND SWSHS SAYS IT’S SOLD OUT

Courtyard Garden Tea at the Log House Museum

Date and Time:
Sunday, July 9, 2017
1:30 -3:00 p.m.
4:00- 5:30 p.m.

Price:
$40.00

Purchase your tickets for the Log House Museum’s Courtyard Garden Tea on July 9, 2017. There will be 2 teas, one at 1:30 p.m., or one at 4:00 p.m. The tea will be held at the museum’s beautiful courtyard surrounded by plants native to the northwest. We will feature several different teas, including a special blend especially made for the Log House Museum by Phoenix Tea Shop. Hors d’oeuvres and sweet treats will be provided, as well as a chance to win a special gift. You can purchase a ticket at one of the teas through Eventbrite or contacting the Log House Museum. Please RSVP by June 6, 2017.

Jul
10
Mon
2017
‘Music Under the Stars’ free concert series @ Delridge Playfield
Jul 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Music Under the Stars” is an all-ages series of free outdoor musical evenings at Delridge Playfield presented by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Classical KING-FM, and the Delridge Community Center. Each evening begins at 7:30pm with live chamber music performed by a student or professional ensemble. At 8:00pm, the music continues with a live audio broadcast direct from Benaroya Hall. Snacks and beverages provided by the Delridge CC Advisory Council.
7/3 Mon 7:30 pm
7/10 Mon 7:30 pm
7/17 Mon 7:30pm
7/24 Mon 7:30 pm

More info:

The Seattle Chamber Music Society presents free music at Delridge Playfield. Bring a picnic, stretch out on the lawn, and enjoy some of the best classical music ever written. It’s another summer of Music Under the Stars, a series of free outdoor musical evenings presented by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Classical KING-FM, and the Delridge Community Center.

The concerts take place on Monday evenings July 3th, 10th, 17th and 24th. Each event begins at 7:30pm with live music performed by an outstanding student or professional ensemble. At 8:00pm the evening continues with a live audio broadcast of world-renowned artists performing at Benaroya Hall, provided directly to the park by KING-FM.

According to Artistic Director James Ehnes, “Music Under the Stars is a wonderful opportunity for the whole community to get together in the evening air, and enjoy great music in a very casual environment. And because the radio broadcast is live, our park audience gets to hear for free the exact concert being performed that very moment for the audience at Benaroya Hall.”

Each event takes place in Delridge Playfield (adjacent to the Delridge Community Center on Delridge Way in West Seattle).

Jul
11
Tue
2017
Luau Luncheon @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jul 11 @ 11:45 am

Luau Luncheon, Tuesday, July 11, 2017 @ 11:45 am.

Suggested Donation for Members: $6.00, Non-members: $8.00
Must register by July 7, 2017 by calling (206) 932-4044 x1.
Aloha! Please join us for Hawaiian food and fun at our Annual Luau Luncheon. The infamous Ukes will be providing the entertainment. Enjoy a delicious feast prepared by Daystar Chef, Kemberli Greco, of Kalua Pork, Vegetable Fried Rice, King\’s Hawaiian Rolls, Island Punch and Pineapple-Upside Down Cake
Enjoy a Mai Tai for $4.00.
Special thanks to our sponsor, Daystar Retirement Village. Proceeds benefit the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Jul
12
Wed
2017
Job Search Workshop @ Delridge Community Center
Jul 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP
Ages 16 and Older

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

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

Jul
14
Fri
2017
Bastille Day Celebration @ @ Marée Bistro and Bar
Jul 14 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Friday July 14, from 5-10 pm commemorate the storming of the Bastille with $7 glasses of rosé, Francophilic cocktails, and head cheese, rabbit, and tartines.
Free admission.
Marée Bistro & Bar
2820 Alki AVE SW, Seattle, WA 98116
206-743-8531

Jul
15
Sat
2017
Pop-Up Shop and 1st Anniversary @ Sound & Fog
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

At Sound & Fog: 10 am-3 pm
Seattle Made Pop-up featuring; Filigree Perfumes, Uphill Designs, and more TBA
Also: Sound & Fog’s one-year anniversary!

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

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

Bastille Day Fete @ Welcome Road Winery
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Welcome Road Winery presents Bastille Day Celebration, Saturday, July 15, 1 to 7pm @ Welcome Road Winery in West Seattle.

We are celebrating all things France: cheese, music, macarons, Macron and, of course, wine with sneak tastes of our upcoming releases. Tastings, along with noshes, are just $5.00 (refunded with bottle purchase). RSVP and tickets here.

Jul
17
Mon
2017
‘Wildlife in the City’ for ages 9-12 @ High Point Library
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Wildlife in the City, Monday, July 17, 2017, 6 – 7 p.m. For ages 9-12. Registration is required.

Do you have what it takes to walk on the city’s wild side? Get a taste of what wildlife biologists really do and have the opportunity to get up close to one of the zoo’s ambassador animals.

Join Woodland Park Zoo as we discover ways to deepen your experiences with nature through the use of naturalist tools, tracking techniques, and more!

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long. The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.

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.

More… www.spl.org
High Point Branch, 206-684-7454, or Ask a Librarian.

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

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.

‘Music Under the Stars’ free concert series @ Delridge Playfield
Jul 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Music Under the Stars” is an all-ages series of free outdoor musical evenings at Delridge Playfield presented by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Classical KING-FM, and the Delridge Community Center. Each evening begins at 7:30pm with live chamber music performed by a student or professional ensemble. At 8:00pm, the music continues with a live audio broadcast direct from Benaroya Hall. Snacks and beverages provided by the Delridge CC Advisory Council.
7/3 Mon 7:30 pm
7/10 Mon 7:30 pm
7/17 Mon 7:30pm
7/24 Mon 7:30 pm

More info:

The Seattle Chamber Music Society presents free music at Delridge Playfield. Bring a picnic, stretch out on the lawn, and enjoy some of the best classical music ever written. It’s another summer of Music Under the Stars, a series of free outdoor musical evenings presented by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Classical KING-FM, and the Delridge Community Center.

The concerts take place on Monday evenings July 3th, 10th, 17th and 24th. Each event begins at 7:30pm with live music performed by an outstanding student or professional ensemble. At 8:00pm the evening continues with a live audio broadcast of world-renowned artists performing at Benaroya Hall, provided directly to the park by KING-FM.

According to Artistic Director James Ehnes, “Music Under the Stars is a wonderful opportunity for the whole community to get together in the evening air, and enjoy great music in a very casual environment. And because the radio broadcast is live, our park audience gets to hear for free the exact concert being performed that very moment for the audience at Benaroya Hall.”

Each event takes place in Delridge Playfield (adjacent to the Delridge Community Center on Delridge Way in West Seattle).

Jul
21
Fri
2017
‘Legend of Dragons!’ for ages 4-8 @ West Seattle Branch Library
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Legend of Dragons! Friday, July 21, 2017, 11 am – 12 pm.
Learn about modern-day dragons and other incredible reptiles with the Woodland Park Zoo. For ages 4-8.

Did you know that dragons really exist? Get up close with a reptile from the zoo!

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long. The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.

Notes 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.

More… www.spl.org…
West Seattle Branch, 206-684-7444, or Ask a Librarian.

Jul
22
Sat
2017
July Low Tide Beach Safari @ Mee-Kwa-Mooks Beach
Jul 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Low Tide Beach Safari on Sunday, July 22, 2017, 9:30 – 11am @ Me-Kwa-Mooks Beach.
Age 6 and up due to rocky beach. Meet at Emma Schmitz Outlook just above the beach. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Presented  by Seattle Parks Urban Nature Guides. Free.

Search for tide pool animals during some of the best low tides of the year. Learn a bit of beach ecology and which animal is the most colorful – a sea star, a sea anemone, or a sea slug. Dress for windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle slippery surfaces.

All programs led by highly trained Seattle Urban Nature Guides. Please remember all children must be accompanied by an adult.

REGISTRATION: Go to Seattle Parks to use the online registration system – SPARC. You need to sign up for am account and obtain a pin number in order to use the online system. This may take up to 24 hours, so plan ahead. Once you have your pin number, use the course code number listed in the program description to find the program in the SPARC system. The course code number is listed next to the program date.

Another way to register is to contact Camp Long Environmental Learning Center:
5200 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA. 98126, Phone: 206-684-7434, Email: camplong@seattle.gov
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Deaf Community Beach Walk @ Lincoln Park
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Meet us on the beach! Sign language interpretation will be available between 10 am and 1 pm at Lincoln Park on July 22, 2017 with beach naturalists during low tide.

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

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

Jul
24
Mon
2017
‘Music Under the Stars’ free concert series @ Delridge Playfield
Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Music Under the Stars” is an all-ages series of free outdoor musical evenings at Delridge Playfield presented by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Classical KING-FM, and the Delridge Community Center. Each evening begins at 7:30pm with live chamber music performed by a student or professional ensemble. At 8:00pm, the music continues with a live audio broadcast direct from Benaroya Hall. Snacks and beverages provided by the Delridge CC Advisory Council.
7/3 Mon 7:30 pm
7/10 Mon 7:30 pm
7/17 Mon 7:30pm
7/24 Mon 7:30 pm

More info:

The Seattle Chamber Music Society presents free music at Delridge Playfield. Bring a picnic, stretch out on the lawn, and enjoy some of the best classical music ever written. It’s another summer of Music Under the Stars, a series of free outdoor musical evenings presented by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Classical KING-FM, and the Delridge Community Center.

The concerts take place on Monday evenings July 3th, 10th, 17th and 24th. Each event begins at 7:30pm with live music performed by an outstanding student or professional ensemble. At 8:00pm the evening continues with a live audio broadcast of world-renowned artists performing at Benaroya Hall, provided directly to the park by KING-FM.

According to Artistic Director James Ehnes, “Music Under the Stars is a wonderful opportunity for the whole community to get together in the evening air, and enjoy great music in a very casual environment. And because the radio broadcast is live, our park audience gets to hear for free the exact concert being performed that very moment for the audience at Benaroya Hall.”

Each event takes place in Delridge Playfield (adjacent to the Delridge Community Center on Delridge Way in West Seattle).

Jul
27
Thu
2017
Nature’s Builders: Beavers, Bees, and Bower Birds @ High Point Library
Jul 27 @ 11:30 am – 11:45 am

Nature’s Builders: Beavers, Bees, and Bower Birds – July 27th 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. For ages 2-10.

Join Mikey Mike the Rad Scientist on an epic adventure to meet nature’s most amazing architects. Together, we will learn, sing, dance, and discover some of the incredible ways that animals help build a better world.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.
www.spl.org…
High Point Branch, 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

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

Jul
28
Fri
2017
Chief Sealth High School Multi-Class Reunion—All Classes 60’s, 70’s & 80’s @ Lincoln Park
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Chief Sealth High School Multi-Class Reunion—All Classes 60’s, 70’s & 80’s Welcome! Friday, July 28th from 5-8 pm.
Lincoln Park Shelters closest to Fauntleroy Ferry Dock on the beach
FREE! Go here Chief Sealth All Class Reunion for more information.

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
Summer at South BBQ @ South Seattle College: Nobie Chan Education Center (CEC) & Arboretum
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

South Seattle College and the TRIO Educational Opportunity Center is hosting the first annual Summer at South BBQ welcoming community members who wish to learn more about paying for and attending college! Join us to receive assistance with enrollment, financial aid and help selecting an educational path that is right for you!

Thursday, August 10, 2017, from 11 am – 1 pm.

Please RSVP by emailing your name and number of guests to trio-eoc@seattlecolleges.edu.
Location: South Seattle College, Nobie Chan Education Center (CEC) & Arboretum (campus map).

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.

Sloth Around Community Acupuncture Anniversary Celebration @ Sloth Around Community Acupuncture
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Please join us at Sloth Around Community Acupuncture on Saturday August 12th, from 1-3pm, to celebrate our first year in White Center. Take a tour of our clinic, learn about community acupuncture, eat delicious food, meet your neighbors, and listen to our very own local favorite musical duo, Squirrel Butter. Squirrel Butter will play from 1-2pm, kid friendly art project from 2-3pm, clinic tours ongoing.

At Sloth Around Community Acupuncture we provide acupuncture and herbal medicine at a sliding scale of only $20-$50 per treatment. YOU pick what you pay so that you can get better and stay better. Check out our website for more information. Sloth Around. Feel Better.

Aug
15
Tue
2017
West Seattle PTA Collaborative meet-and-greet @ Southwest Library
Aug 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

Meet and greet for new West Seattle PTA Collaborative: “The concept of the group is to strengthen the PTA board of each West Seattle school by working collectively and collaboratively to support one another, helping to promote more educational and enrichment equity amongst our community schools.” For any PTA member/community member interested in PTAs. (Read more here.)

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

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

Kid-friendly park walk with guidebook author Linnea Westerlind

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

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

JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP
Ages 16 and Older

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

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

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

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

Aug
20
Sun
2017
Chief Sealth IHS Cheer Hawks car wash @ Les Schwab Tires Burien
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come support the Chief Sealth Cheer Hawks TOMORROW Sunday, August 6th and get your car washed at the Burien Les Schwab from 11 am-3 pm

❤️💙 only $5 or donation! Address is — 13609 1st Ave S,, Burien

Thanks in advance for your support

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.

Aug
28
Mon
2017
End of Summer Party! (all ages) @ High Point Branch Library
Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

End of Summer Party! Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, 5 – 7 p.m.

Come celebrate the end of our summer of learning and fun with awards, games, and ice cream!

Join us at the High Point Branch for an end of summer party featuring recognition of our summer program participants, a show and tell of the youth-created mobile game, “Storyhood”, and ice cream sundaes!

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long. The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.

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

Contact: High Point Branch, 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.
Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

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
SCATS Reunion @ Delridge Community Center
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

From Tre Gordon:

I have teamed up with a few community members including Susan and Bud Turner, retired teachers and the originators of SCATS, to host an awesome community event. We’re calling it SCATS Reunion! This event will be open to the public and is from 12:00-4:00 pm at the Delridge Community Center. Come see if you’ve still got it! Play games, compete and win prizes. It will be fun for the whole family!

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

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

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

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

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

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

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

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

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

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

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

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

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

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

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

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

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

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
Annual Sustainable West Seattle Picnic @ Puget Ridge Edible Park,
Sep 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The annual SWS picnic has been scheduled for Thursday Sept. 21st, from 4 pm to 7 pm. We invite you to join us and celebrate a successful year of community building and advocacy for more sustainable life choices. This year we will be at Puget Ridge Edible Park . This Seattle City Park is a 2/3 acre community garden dedicated to growing food for the surrounding neighborhood. You can also find out much more about the other projects associated with SWS and have some time to express your concerns about our sustainability.
We will be honoring some hard working folks for their involvement in the sustainable community with the annual SWS sustainability award.
The Metro Bus route 125 stops at 18th and Dawson one block north of the park. Biking and walking to the event is also encouraged!
www.sustainablewestseattle.org
This picnic is a potluck. Please bring a dish to share, a chair, and reusable eating ware.

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.

Celebration for Coach Velko Vitalich @ West Seattle Golf Course
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm

It takes a dedicated person to give up their free time in order to teach and mentor kids. One man has faithfully and tirelessly spent three decades looking after the youth of West Seattle and we would like to recognize and honor him for it.

After 30 years of coaching generations of youth at West Seattle High School, Coach Velko Vitalich is retiring.

Please come help us send him off in style. We will be having a celebration at the West Seattle Golf Course on Saturday, September 23rd, at 5 pm.

Players, parents, teachers, and students are encouraged to attend. We will be serving a BBQ dinner and a no-host bar is available. Attendees are encouraged to bring pictures, stories and memories to share.

There will be a $20 charge per person to cover the cost of the food and rental. All RSVPs needs to be made by 9/18 at RSVP4Velko@gmail.com

If you are unable to attend, but would like to share a memory about the coach, please send the stories to RSVP4Velko@gmail.com and we will make sure he gets it.

Oktoberfest Celebration @ Elliott Bay Brewing Company
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Special Oktoberfest day with special beers, food, and Oompah music from the Bonnie Birch Bavarian Band.

West Seattle – September 23th – 6 PM to 9 PM

WSHS Class of ’77 40th Reunion @ The Brockey Center, South Seattle Collee
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm

West Seattle High School Class of ’77 will hold its 40th reunion the evening of Saturday, September 23rd, at The Brockey Center on the campus of South Seattle College.

All information about the event, as well as the link to purchase tickets, can be found at http://wshsclassof1977.brownpapertickets.com.

Classmates with questions are welcome to contact Mary Rose Toal, reunion committee chair, via email to mary.r.toal@gmail.com.

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
28
Thu
2017
Westside Neighbors Network Celebration @ Ephesus Restaurant
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Westside Neighbors Network is having a party and we want you to join us. Come celebrate all we’ve accomplished in the past year and the anticipation of a great year ahead.

Thursday, September 28, 5:30 to 7:30

Ephesus Restaurant: 5245 California Ave. SW – next to Rite Aid

Wine tasting with Mort Tavel

Delicious appetizers

Bring a friend or two if you’d like. Come meet new people and enjoy an evening together.

Questions: contact Judie Messier at westsideneighborsnetwork@gmail.com or at 206-937-1347.

Sep
29
Fri
2017
Free event: Medicine Songs from the Time of Chief Seattle @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Please join us for the Lantern Festival & Lantern Competition on

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

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

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

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

See the poster here.

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

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

Seattle Lutheran High School Cheerleaders’ Car Wash
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Seattle Lutheran Cheerleaders will be doing a car wash at West Seattle Autoworks on Saturday, Oct 7th from 10:00-3:00. Donations appreciated; no set car-wash price.

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

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

Oct
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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

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

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

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

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

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

Highland Park Elementary School
4th Annual SQUARE DANCE

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

> Live string band!

> All ages and abilities welcome!

> Dinner provided!

> Every kid goes home with a pumpkin!

> FREE event! Donations accepted as a PTA fundraiser.

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

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

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

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

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

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

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

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

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

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

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.

Community Halloween Party @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

From Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor):

Community Halloween Party – Tibbetts UMC 5 pm – 7 pm

Halloween is coming right up, and it’s time to paint some pumpkins! Tibbetts United Methodist Church extends an open invitation to the public to join us for the Community Halloween Party. We welcome all to this FREE and fun gathering that includes a warm meal, pumpkin painting, a few carnival games, and of course some candy. We will be serving hearty fall soup and savory pumpkin soup. Please join us in the Fellowship Hall (NE corner of 41st Ave SW and Andover Street). ALL are welcome to this FREE community event!

Oct
29
Sun
2017
Visit Fauntleroy Creek to look for spawners
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The first coho have come home to Fauntleroy Creek and you’re invited to stop by 2-3:30 pm Sunday (October 29th) to take a chance on seeing one. Come to the fish-ladder overlook at upper Fauntleroy Way and SW Director to be escorted down.

Nov
4
Sat
2017
Assistance with 2018-2019 Student Financial Aid Forms @ Southwest Library
Nov 4 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

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

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

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

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

From Seattle Parks:

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

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

Celebrate 25+ years at the Creek

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

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

Dragonfly Pavilion and Salmon Bone Bridge

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

Postcards from the Creek

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

Salmon: Look inside

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

Nature Walk

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

WSHS PTSA meeting @ West Seattle High School
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

From the West Seattle High School PTSA: Next meeting Wednesday, November 8th, in the school library, 7 pm.

Please consider joining the PTSA today. You can join online as a household member for $25 or a single member for $15.

Nov
9
Thu
2017
Concord International Elementary School follow-up meeting
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm

The PTA Board would like to extend an invitation to attend our meeting next Thursday, November 9 at 6 pm at Concord. This meeting will be a follow-up to the October 3rd community forum we held regarding the changes implemented this year: elimination/reduction of dedicated Spanish literacy time, overcrowding in the kindergarten classrooms and dual-language program waitlist, and the ending of the partnership with Solid Ground. In this meeting, we will discuss the progress made on these critical issues and plan the work still to be done. Your voices will be especially important in the discussion of Spanish literacy.

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
13
Mon
2017
Friends of Roxhill Elementary meeting @ Roxhill Elementary
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm

Friends of Roxhill Elementary meets in the school library, 6 pm.

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

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)

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)

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.

Dec
9
Sat
2017
Last Day / First Day Celebration & Garden Work Party @ South Seattle College Arboretum
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

At our December Saturday Co-Hort–we are excited to celebrate the graduation of Intern Nicole–while welcoming our next Arboretum Management Intern, Tammy! 2017 was a beautiful year in the Arboretum with many hands making light work, and 2018 promises to be even better.

Join us for our usual bustle of activity; bring your weather resistant gear and sturdy shoes, extra water, and if you prefer, your own gloves and hand tools. At the event we will provide coffee, tea and light refreshments, and then whoever wants to go out for lunch afterward, we will choose a place collectively. “Thank you to everyone who has supported the Arboretum in this past year, it’s been a wonderful adventure.”

Garden Work Party @ South Seattle College Arboretum
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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
13
Wed
2017
34th District Democrats’ Holiday Party @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

From the 34th District Democrats:

Join us for our Annual Holiday Party! This year we have reason to celebrate – so that’s what we are going to do! We will feature our local candidates, including Burien’s Fantastic Four, for a night of celebration, food, cocktails and wine. We hope you can join us!

Please bring a dry food or canned good donation for the West Seattle Food Bank and we will provide a raffle ticket for a great prize! This is a potluck, so bring your favorite holiday dish to share.

Let’s celebrate! At The Winner’s Ball

The 34th District Democrats cordially invite you to join us for a celebration of our amazing local candidates and their recent wins!

Wednesday, December 13th, 6:30 pm
The Hall at Fauntleroy, Vashon Room

Potluck dinner, dessert, cocktails and wine

Bring a food donation for the West Seattle Food Bank and we will give you a raffle ticket for a fun prize!

More details will be posted here.

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

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

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

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

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

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

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

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

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

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

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

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

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

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

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

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

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

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

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

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

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

October 20, 21, 22, 10 am–6 pm

December 15, 16, 17, 10 am–6 pm

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

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

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

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Dec
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.

Jan
8
Mon
2018
Open-house farewell for Swedish Automotive’s Dave Winters and Sandra Wanstall @ Tap Station
Jan 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

As reported on WSB, Swedish Automotive owners Dave Winters and Sandra Wanstall are retiring, and the co-founders of West Seattle Autoworks are taking over, with some ownership changes at that business too. Come celebrate it all – and send off Dave & Sandra – during an open house at Tap Station (across 35th from Swedish), 5-8 pm.

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

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

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

Jan
20
Sat
2018
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

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

West Seattle Montessori School and Academy Open House & Celebration
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

WEST SEATTLE MONTESSORI SCHOOL & ACADEMY
11215 15th Avenue Southwest

Open House Celebration
January 27, 2018
1 pm-3 pm

West Seattle Montessori School & Academy will be hosting their annual winter open house on January 27, 1 pm-3 pm. WSMS&A will also be celebrating Academic Secretary Dolores Atwood’s 75th birthday and 33 years of service. Dolores has touched many lives within the West Seattle community and we invite you to join us on this special day. This celebration will be held in the Enrichment Building at 11220 16th Avenue SW during the open house.

West Seattle Montessori School & Academy provides a global program for pre-primary through grade 8 that is engaging and responsive for every age. Teachers are coaches, mentors and guides that are not only content specialists, they’re also student specialists! With an engaging Montessori curriculum and classrooms that provide individualized student opportunities, teachers are able to support students by making learning fun and helping them exceed their goals.

Mindful Leaders. Global Thinkers.
www.westseattlemontessori.com

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.

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.

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

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

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

Pan African Festival

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

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

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

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

With Seattle Audubon

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

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

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

Pan African Festival

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

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

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

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

Pan African Festival

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

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

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

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

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

Feb
25
Sun
2018
Birds & beer – Seattle Audubon West Seattle Nature Camp awareness event @ Ounces
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Seattle Audubon will be at Ounces from 1-4 to celebrate and raise funds for our brand new Nature Camp location in West Seattle.

We’ll have John the Falconer with LIVE birds from 1–3 p.m., Nature Camp activities, a food truck, and (of course) beer!

If you’re a parent with a child interested in camp, we’ll have staff on site ready to help fill out registrations and/or scholarship applications. If you just love beer (or free hot cider) and birds, you’ll be able to meet and take pictures with the birds, and participate in fun activities!

Feb
28
Wed
2018
Seattle Audubon community conversation @ C & P Coffee Company
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Wednesday, 2/28, Seattle Audubon is hosting a community meeting at C&P Coffee from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Seattle Audubon has made significant investment in two new program areas — communications and community engagement. We heard from our community that they want to better understand what we’re up to and how we do our work, and we want to get better at making and sustaining connections with our members. We know we have work to do to engage with our constituents across our chapter’s area, which includes more than the city of Seattle.

In 2018, we’re launching a series of community meetings, what we’re calling “listening sessions,” designed to help us spend more time with and better get to know communities across our geography. We hope that you’ll come and join us to hear about our 2018 plans, talk about how you can engage in that work, and primarily, we want to better get to know our West Seattle community and the conservation issues on your minds. We’re here to help and we look forward to the conversation.

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
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
11
Sun
2018
For the Birds @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Mar 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Bird lovers are encouraged to join the cadre of Audubon volunteers conducting monthly bird surveys in Lincoln Park. The next survey will be Sunday, March 11, 9 am. To learn more and enroll as a surveyor, email kerstimuul@rocketmail.com or call 360-317-4646.

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

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

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

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

Mar
17
Sat
2018
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.

Mar
21
Wed
2018
Madison Middle School PTSA meeting @ school library
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

School year’s next general Madison PTSA meeting. Check website for meeting agenda updates!

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!

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

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

Mar
31
Sat
2018
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

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

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

Apr
28
Sat
2018
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
1
Tue
2018
The Whale Trail’s Orca Talk: Current research to help Southern Resident Killer Whales recover @ C & P Coffee Company
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

“Current Research to Support Recovery Actions for Southern Resident Killer Whales”
Presentation by Brad Hanson, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

When: Tuesday May 1, 7:00 – 8:30
–Doors open at 6:30
Where: C&P Coffee Company, 5612 California Ave SW
Cost: $5 suggested donation; kids free
Advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com
Presented by The Whale Trail
Sponsored by Nucor Steel

With just 76 orcas in J, K and L pods, the Sout