West Seattle Event Calendar

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

ADMIRAL THEATER SCHEDULE (updated link)

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

Nov
25
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Nov
30
Sat
West Seattle Momentia Mix @ Camp Long, Main Hall
Nov 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Explore, create, and connect each month in West Seattle! Enjoy socializing, light refreshments, and rotating creative activities, such as music, movement, improv, and art. No registrations required.

For more information contact Cayce Cheairs via email at cayce.cheairs@seattle.gov or call 206-615-0100.

Presented by Seattle Parks and Recreation in partnership with Providence Mount St. Vincent, Quail Park of West Seattle, and Senior Center of West Seattle.

Saturdays
10:30 am—12 pm
Camp Long: 5200 35th Ave SW

http://www.momentiaseattle.org/

Dec
2
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle: Regular meetings include special projects such as Block of the Month, Mystery Quilts, or Group Charity Projects. There is always Show & Tell and members share advice on members’ projects.

Dates: First and Third Mondays
Time: 7:00 pm at the Senior Center

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle: Regular meetings include special projects such as Block of the Month, Mystery Quilts, or Group Charity Projects. There is always Show & Tell and members share advice on members’ projects.

Dates: First and Third Mondays
Time: 7:00 pm at the Senior Center

Dec
3
Tue
Coffee Time with Veterans @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

FREE Coffee with Vets with Jon Gerhardt – a former Navy Pilot has pays for the coffee hour for ALL VETS who attend the monthly gathering.

First Tuesdays, 11 am–12 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

“Drinking Liberally in West Seattle” meetup @ Pizzeria 22
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Drinking Liberally West Seattle – Talking Politics

First Tuesday every month, 6 pm. Pizzeria 22 is at College Street and California Ave SW in Admiral.

An informal, inclusive progressive social group.

Drinking Liberally is an organization with chapters across the country. It gives like-minded, left-leaning individuals a place to talk politics, or whatever. You don’t need to be a policy expert and this isn’t a book club – just come and learn from peers, trade jokes, vent frustration and hang out in an environment where it’s not taboo to talk politics. Consumption of alcohol is not required and our location is all ages.

West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ The Kenney
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Toastmasters Club 832 meeting: All are welcome!

West Seattle Toastmasters is your local Toastmasters club, part of Toastmasters International, a non-profit educational organization that teaches speaking and leadership skills. The Toastmasters educational program offers a self-paced, supportive learning environment where you can build your leadership skills, improve speaking skills, and gain self-confidence.

Attending club meetings as a guest is free, so visit as many times as you like until you decide to join.

West Seattle Toastmasters meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm at The Kenney, 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW. We hope to see you there!

Dec
5
Thu
Artists Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you do beadwork, paint in any/all of the many water medias, do collage, mixed media, bookmaking, doll making, embroidery, knitting, crocheting or are looking for a place to learn a bit more or to explore another art form– come join us! It’s going to be fun! Contact Linda at 206-755-1472 or lulce6@aol.com for more info.

Suggested donation $2 members / $3 non-members

Thursdays 2–5 pm.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Dec
6
Fri
HPIC Corner Bar @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

CORNER BAR
Doors open 6 pm

As always, Corner Bar welcomes everyone! Bring your families, bring your neighbors! Food and beverages are available. We hope to spend another magical evening with you all! Free entry – all ages

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

West Seattle Momentia Mix @ Camp Long, Main Hall
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Explore, create, and connect each month in West Seattle! Enjoy socializing, light refreshments, and rotating creative activities, such as music, movement, improv, and art. No registrations required.

For more information contact Cayce Cheairs via email at cayce.cheairs@seattle.gov or call 206-615-0100.

Presented by Seattle Parks and Recreation in partnership with Providence Mount St. Vincent, Quail Park of West Seattle, and Senior Center of West Seattle.

Saturdays
10:30 am—12 pm
Camp Long: 5200 35th Ave SW

http://www.momentiaseattle.org/

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

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

Winter Wander Along Longfellow Creek at Camp Long.

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

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

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

Everyone attending the program must be registered.

Meet the leader at the Camp Long Lodge.

Dec
9
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Evening book group @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Dec 9 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm. Check the event listings at SPL’s West Seattle (Admiral) Branch for this month’s book title.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle (Admiral) Branch. Everyone is welcome. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

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. 206-684-7454.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Dec 9 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Branch Evening Book Group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m. @ WS Branch Meeting Room. Check the library Event Listings for this month’s book title and for more information.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle Branch. Everyone is welcome.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

Contact Info   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.

Dec
10
Tue
Whale Trail Lecture Series: Southern Resident Orca Research Update w/ Dr. Brad Hanson @ C&P Coffee Company
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm

At C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor):

Whale Trail Lecture Series

When: December 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
–Doors open at 6:30
Where: C & P Coffee Company
Cost: $5

Advance tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4454701

The southern resident orcas return to central Puget Sound each winter, following chum salmon runs. With the loss of three young adults this past year, the population consists of just 73 individuals. What research is currently underway and how will it help J, K and L pods? With the ending of the Governor’s Task Force, what are the next steps for their recovery?

Join us at the Whale Trail Winter Gathering to learn about current research and findings from Dr. Brad Hanson, NWFSC Lead Killer Whale Researcher, and field researchers Mark and Maya Sears. Whale Trail Director Donna Sandstrom will give an update about the end of the Task Force, and actions we can take now to help the southern residents.

Come early and get your holiday shopping done too! We’ll have great gifts for the whale fans on your list, including signed copies of Erich Hoyt’s newly released edition of Orca The Whale Called Killer.

Buy tickets now to reserve your seat.

About the Speaker

Brad Hanson joined the Northwest Fisheries Science Center in April of 2003. Previously, Brad worked as a Wildlife Biologist at the National Marine Mammal Laboratory in Seattle, WA. Brad received a Ph.D. from the University of Washington where he worked on the development of improved tag attachment systems for small cetaceans. He also holds an M.S. in Fisheries from the University of Washington and a B.A. in Zoology also from the University of Washington. Brad is an ecologist and is currently studying foraging and habitat use of Southern Resident killer whales and health assessment of harbor and Dall’s porpoises.

About The Whale Trail

The Whale Trail (www.thewhaletrail.org) is a series of sites to view orcas and other marine mammals from shore. Our mission is to inspire appreciation and stewardship of whales and our marine environment. Through our current sites and signs, including two on every Washington State ferry, we reach more than 70 million people each year. The Whale Trail is adding new sites along the North American west coast, from California to British Columbia.

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, the Whale Museum. Donna Sandstrom is the Founder and Executive Director. She is a member of Governor Inslee’s Task Force on SRKW Recovery, and Vessel Impacts Working Group.The Whale Trail is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, registered in Washington State. Join us!

Dec
11
Wed
34th District Democrats’ meeting – FEBRUARY 2020 INFO @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

FEBRUARY SPOTLIGHT TOPIC – IMMIGRATION – INFO HERE

34th District Democrats usually meet the second Wednesday of the month at the Hall at Fauntleroy.
6:30 Potluck Social Time
7:00 Call to Order

Are you looking for a way to get involved in your neighborhood? Join us in West Seattle on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss the issues that affect us all! Program details will change each month and will be updated on our website at 34dems.org.

There are many different opportunities for getting involved! You can run to become a Precinct Committee Officer or join one of our committee groups, like diversity, outreach, events, digital communications.

Dec
12
Thu
Artists Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you do beadwork, paint in any/all of the many water medias, do collage, mixed media, bookmaking, doll making, embroidery, knitting, crocheting or are looking for a place to learn a bit more or to explore another art form– come join us! It’s going to be fun! Contact Linda at 206-755-1472 or lulce6@aol.com for more info.

Suggested donation $2 members / $3 non-members

Thursdays 2–5 pm.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

LGBTQ Second Thursday OUT! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm

Senior Center of West Seattle welcoming the LGBTQ community, their family & friends.

Thursday, November 14, at the Center, Social Hour at 6 pm followed by dining in and a group discussion of “How Do You Find Joy?”

December 12: Social hour at the Center at 6 pm followed by dining in our holiday dinner and a gift exchange. To participate in the gift exchange, bring a wrapped gift of $10 or less.

Words, Writers & Southwest Stories: Feliks Banel @ Southwest Library
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm

At the Southwest Branch library, local broadcaster and historian Feliks Banel explores our region’s darkest weather days and most infamous storms in his book, Storm Warning: Historic Weather in the Evergreen State. With archival photos, radio, and TV clips, Banel takes us back in time to hear stories of those who survived some of the worst Pacific Northwest weather in recorded history.

This free event by ‘Words, Writers & SouthWest Stories,’ a historically-based speaker series of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society is co-sponsored by Humanities Washington and the Seattle Public Library. Feliks Banel’s event will take place at 6 PM at the SW Branch Library, 9010 35th Ave.SW, on Thursday, Dec. 12th, 2019.

Banel explores how the storms in Washington can revive our shared humanity. Frightening weather can bind communities together to share resources, commiserate, and protect each other. Participants are encouraged to share their own memories of how they survive being snowed in, washed out, or left without power in the wake of a big storm—and why we remember those moments for the rest of our lives.

Feliks Banel is a writer and producer and serves as editor of COLUMBIA, the quarterly magazine of the Washington State Historical Society. He has been a host and contributor for KIRO Radio on matters of Northwest history and culture for many years; he created the history series “This NOT Just In” for KUOW Public Radio, and he produces documentaries for the Seattle Channel.

‘Words, Writers & SouthWest Stories’ presentations are scheduled for the Second Thursday of each month at 6 PM at the Southwest Branch of the Seattle Public Library. Next month on January 9th, David Ward will present ROORD: To War in a Rubber Duck, one of a series of WWII historical fiction novels.

For videos on these and other speakers’ presentations, check out “Events” at www.loghousemuseum.org. This newly re-named series is open to hosting any speaker addressing historical issues relating to the Puget Sound/Duwamish Peninsula and/or the general public. Additional information on future presentations can be obtained by contacting Dora-Faye Hendricks, Chair, ‘Words, Writers & SouthWest Stories’ by phone at 206-290-8315 or e-mailing Dora-Faye@comcast.net .

For more information, call 206-386-4636 or Ask Us. For ADA accommodations, please contact: leap@spl.org.

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

Dec
14
Sat
West Seattle Momentia Mix @ Camp Long, Main Hall
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Explore, create, and connect each month in West Seattle! Enjoy socializing, light refreshments, and rotating creative activities, such as music, movement, improv, and art. No registrations required.

For more information contact Cayce Cheairs via email at cayce.cheairs@seattle.gov or call 206-615-0100.

Presented by Seattle Parks and Recreation in partnership with Providence Mount St. Vincent, Quail Park of West Seattle, and Senior Center of West Seattle.

Saturdays
10:30 am—12 pm
Camp Long: 5200 35th Ave SW

http://www.momentiaseattle.org/

Dec
15
Sun
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Dec 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast is the third Sunday of the month at 9:30 am at (new location as of Summer 2017) Be’s Restaurant. Our breakfast gatherings are open to members as well as non-members interested in Amateur Radio and emergency communication.

For questions, visit our website at www.westseattlearc.org or email info@westseattlearc.org.

Dec
16
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle: Regular meetings include special projects such as Block of the Month, Mystery Quilts, or Group Charity Projects. There is always Show & Tell and members share advice on members’ projects.

Dates: First and Third Mondays
Time: 7:00 pm at the Senior Center

Dec
18
Wed
34th District Republicans meeting @ Chelan Café
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The 34th District Republicans meet every 3rd Wednesday, 7 pm. For specific meeting agendas, click here.

Dec
19
Thu
Artists Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 19 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you do beadwork, paint in any/all of the many water medias, do collage, mixed media, bookmaking, doll making, embroidery, knitting, crocheting or are looking for a place to learn a bit more or to explore another art form– come join us! It’s going to be fun! Contact Linda at 206-755-1472 or lulce6@aol.com for more info.

Suggested donation $2 members / $3 non-members

Thursdays 2–5 pm.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

West Seattle Momentia Mix @ Camp Long, Main Hall
Dec 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Explore, create, and connect each month in West Seattle! Enjoy socializing, light refreshments, and rotating creative activities, such as music, movement, improv, and art. No registrations required.

For more information contact Cayce Cheairs via email at cayce.cheairs@seattle.gov or call 206-615-0100.

Presented by Seattle Parks and Recreation in partnership with Providence Mount St. Vincent, Quail Park of West Seattle, and Senior Center of West Seattle.

Saturdays
10:30 am—12 pm
Camp Long: 5200 35th Ave SW

http://www.momentiaseattle.org/

Dec
23
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Dec
26
Thu
Artists Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 26 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you do beadwork, paint in any/all of the many water medias, do collage, mixed media, bookmaking, doll making, embroidery, knitting, crocheting or are looking for a place to learn a bit more or to explore another art form– come join us! It’s going to be fun! Contact Linda at 206-755-1472 or lulce6@aol.com for more info.

Suggested donation $2 members / $3 non-members

Thursdays 2–5 pm.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Dec
28
Sat
West Seattle Momentia Mix @ Camp Long, Main Hall
Dec 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Explore, create, and connect each month in West Seattle! Enjoy socializing, light refreshments, and rotating creative activities, such as music, movement, improv, and art. No registrations required.

For more information contact Cayce Cheairs via email at cayce.cheairs@seattle.gov or call 206-615-0100.

Presented by Seattle Parks and Recreation in partnership with Providence Mount St. Vincent, Quail Park of West Seattle, and Senior Center of West Seattle.

Saturdays
10:30 am—12 pm
Camp Long: 5200 35th Ave SW

http://www.momentiaseattle.org/

Dec
30
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Jan
3
Fri
HPIC Corner Bar @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

CORNER BAR
Doors open 6 pm

As always, Corner Bar welcomes everyone! Bring your families, bring your neighbors! Food and beverages are available. We hope to spend another magical evening with you all! Free entry – all ages

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Jan
6
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle: Regular meetings include special projects such as Block of the Month, Mystery Quilts, or Group Charity Projects. There is always Show & Tell and members share advice on members’ projects.

Dates: First and Third Mondays
Time: 7:00 pm at the Senior Center

Jan
7
Tue
Coffee Time with Veterans @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

FREE Coffee with Vets with Jon Gerhardt – a former Navy Pilot has pays for the coffee hour for ALL VETS who attend the monthly gathering.

First Tuesdays, 11 am–12 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

“Drinking Liberally in West Seattle” meetup @ Pizzeria 22
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Drinking Liberally West Seattle – Talking Politics

First Tuesday every month, 6 pm. Pizzeria 22 is at College Street and California Ave SW in Admiral.

An informal, inclusive progressive social group.

Drinking Liberally is an organization with chapters across the country. It gives like-minded, left-leaning individuals a place to talk politics, or whatever. You don’t need to be a policy expert and this isn’t a book club – just come and learn from peers, trade jokes, vent frustration and hang out in an environment where it’s not taboo to talk politics. Consumption of alcohol is not required and our location is all ages.

Jan
8
Wed
34th District Democrats’ meeting – FEBRUARY 2020 INFO @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

FEBRUARY SPOTLIGHT TOPIC – IMMIGRATION – INFO HERE

34th District Democrats usually meet the second Wednesday of the month at the Hall at Fauntleroy.
6:30 Potluck Social Time
7:00 Call to Order

Are you looking for a way to get involved in your neighborhood? Join us in West Seattle on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss the issues that affect us all! Program details will change each month and will be updated on our website at 34dems.org.

There are many different opportunities for getting involved! You can run to become a Precinct Committee Officer or join one of our committee groups, like diversity, outreach, events, digital communications.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Be's Restaurant
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Our club meets at 6:30 pm on the FIRST Wednesday at Be’s Restaurant in West Seattle. The address is 4509 California Ave SW, near the corner of California Ave SW and SW Oregon. Additional service project locations are announced each month.

Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community. We are in the process of changing meetings to once a month on the FIRST Wednesday of each month only.

We have projects and social events that all are welcome to attend – see our calendar.

West Seattle Kiwanis was the second service club established in West Seattle, and began in 1929.

Members of the community who might be interested in joining Kiwanis are invited to attend a meeting.

Contact us at (206) 552-9757 or westseattlekiwanis@gmail.com

Jan
9
Thu
WS Chamber of Commerce ‘After Hours’ event @ Westwood Village
Jan 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

West Seattle Chamber of Commerce After Hours” happens on January 9, 2020 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Hosted by Verity Credit Union.

Let’s make a CONNECTION. Come one, come all to the FIRST After Hours of 2020 hosted by Verity Credit Union in the Alaska Junction. It’s a fun time to meet your peers, reconnect with the community, and have an all around great time.

See you there!

WSCC Members: Ticket included in membership, no additional charge
General Admission: $10 per person
Email: info@wschamber.com
To Register or for more information visit www.wschamber.com/events

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

From the Seattle Aquarium:

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

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

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

Jan
13
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Evening book group @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Jan 13 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm. Check the event listings at SPL’s West Seattle (Admiral) Branch for this month’s book title.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle (Admiral) Branch. Everyone is welcome. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

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. 206-684-7454.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Jan 13 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Branch Evening Book Group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m. @ WS Branch Meeting Room. Check the library Event Listings for this month’s book title and for more information.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle Branch. Everyone is welcome.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

Contact Info   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.

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

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

This trial class is:

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

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

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

This trial class is free.

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

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

Jan
15
Wed
34th District Republicans meeting @ Chelan Café
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The 34th District Republicans meet every 3rd Wednesday, 7 pm. For specific meeting agendas, click here.

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Jan
19
Sun
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Jan 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast is the third Sunday of the month at 9:30 am at (new location as of Summer 2017) Be’s Restaurant. Our breakfast gatherings are open to members as well as non-members interested in Amateur Radio and emergency communication.

For questions, visit our website at www.westseattlearc.org or email info@westseattlearc.org.

Jan
20
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Free Improv Meetup @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

At this event, we practice skills that help us be present and connect with each other while playing out hilarious games and scenes. Maybe you’ve never taken an improv class and are curious to try it out, or maybe you love improv and want to jam with new folks. I’ve received feedback that I do improv a little differently. I invite you to engage your whole self, rather than only your mind and voice, and we practice engaging our senses in the space often. I endeavor to take you on a journey exploring a specific improv principal. No experience is necessary, just come with an openness to explore and a willingness to play. This class is free and I would gladly accept donations to help pay for the room. Suggested $10.

Suggestions to make you more comfortable in the space:
Wear layers (we move around a lot and the heat is either on or off in this old schoolhouse)
Bring a water bottle (there is a sink to refill)
Wear comfortable clothes/shoes (we don’t sit much!)

Jan
27
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Feb
3
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle: Regular meetings include special projects such as Block of the Month, Mystery Quilts, or Group Charity Projects. There is always Show & Tell and members share advice on members’ projects.

Dates: First and Third Mondays
Time: 7:00 pm at the Senior Center

Feb
4
Tue
Coffee Time with Veterans @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

FREE Coffee with Vets with Jon Gerhardt – a former Navy Pilot has pays for the coffee hour for ALL VETS who attend the monthly gathering.

First Tuesdays, 11 am–12 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

“Drinking Liberally in West Seattle” meetup @ Pizzeria 22
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Drinking Liberally West Seattle – Talking Politics

First Tuesday every month, 6 pm. Pizzeria 22 is at College Street and California Ave SW in Admiral.

An informal, inclusive progressive social group.

Drinking Liberally is an organization with chapters across the country. It gives like-minded, left-leaning individuals a place to talk politics, or whatever. You don’t need to be a policy expert and this isn’t a book club – just come and learn from peers, trade jokes, vent frustration and hang out in an environment where it’s not taboo to talk politics. Consumption of alcohol is not required and our location is all ages.

Feb
5
Wed
Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Be's Restaurant
Feb 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Our club meets at 6:30 pm on the FIRST Wednesday at Be’s Restaurant in West Seattle. The address is 4509 California Ave SW, near the corner of California Ave SW and SW Oregon. Additional service project locations are announced each month.

Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community. We are in the process of changing meetings to once a month on the FIRST Wednesday of each month only.

We have projects and social events that all are welcome to attend – see our calendar.

West Seattle Kiwanis was the second service club established in West Seattle, and began in 1929.

Members of the community who might be interested in joining Kiwanis are invited to attend a meeting.

Contact us at (206) 552-9757 or westseattlekiwanis@gmail.com

Feb
7
Fri
HPIC Corner Bar @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

CORNER BAR
Doors open 6 pm

As always, Corner Bar welcomes everyone! Bring your families, bring your neighbors! Food and beverages are available. We hope to spend another magical evening with you all! Free entry – all ages

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

From the Seattle Aquarium:

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

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

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

Feb
10
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Evening Book Group @ Southwest Library
Feb 10 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Join us for a book group at the Southwest Library. Registration is not required.

The Southwest Library Evening Book Group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm unless noted otherwise. The group will not meet on holidays or when the library is closed.

Check the Event Listings for West Seattle’s Southwest Branch Library for this month’s book title and more information.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455.

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.

Evening book group @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Feb 10 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm. Check the event listings at SPL’s West Seattle (Admiral) Branch for this month’s book title.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle (Admiral) Branch. Everyone is welcome. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

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. 206-684-7454.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Feb 10 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Branch Evening Book Group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m. @ WS Branch Meeting Room. Check the library Event Listings for this month’s book title and for more information.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle Branch. Everyone is welcome.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

Contact Info   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.

Feb
12
Wed
34th District Democrats’ meeting – FEBRUARY 2020 INFO @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

FEBRUARY SPOTLIGHT TOPIC – IMMIGRATION – INFO HERE

34th District Democrats usually meet the second Wednesday of the month at the Hall at Fauntleroy.
6:30 Potluck Social Time
7:00 Call to Order

Are you looking for a way to get involved in your neighborhood? Join us in West Seattle on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss the issues that affect us all! Program details will change each month and will be updated on our website at 34dems.org.

There are many different opportunities for getting involved! You can run to become a Precinct Committee Officer or join one of our committee groups, like diversity, outreach, events, digital communications.

Feb
15
Sat
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Duwamish Longhouse Winter Local Artist Showcase @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Feb 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us for our local artist showcase of traditional winter-wear of Puget-Salish peoples. Made from Blended wool, the clothing exhibited here are modern contemporary versions of traditional winter clothing. This event is free and open to the public. This event is free and open to the public! All ages are welcome to come meet our artist, view the exhibit, and join our community. Light refreshments will be provided.

About Our Artist:
Pamela Čəlalákəm Bond (Snohomish) is a Puget Salish Activist, Traditional Plant Medicine Specialist, Cultural Educator, Weaver and Storyteller who has been sharing the rich and vibrant culture and histories of the First People of the Puget Sound area for twenty years. She has several mentors including her aunties and cousin Johnny Moses, but her greatest mentor and teacher was her father (Swaquləm), The Sea Monster Man.

Feb
16
Sun
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Feb 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast is the third Sunday of the month at 9:30 am at (new location as of Summer 2017) Be’s Restaurant. Our breakfast gatherings are open to members as well as non-members interested in Amateur Radio and emergency communication.

For questions, visit our website at www.westseattlearc.org or email info@westseattlearc.org.

Fall in Love with 25 Seattle Birds @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Fall in Love with 25 Seattle Birds

2/16/2020 @ 1-3 pm

Youngstown Cultural Arts Center 4408 Delridge Way SW Seattle, WA 98106

Have you ever wondered what that little brown bird over there is? Or who on earth is singing so loudly outside your window at 4 a.m.? Do you consider yourself…bird curious?

Have we got a workshop for you!

Join Seattle Audubon and the Delridge Neighborhood Development Association to learn how to easily identify 25 common bird species right in your own backyard. You’ll learn to tell a Song Sparrow from a Dark-eyed Junco, and a Dark-eyed Junco from a Black-caped Chickadee. But that’s not all. We’ll discuss the cultural importance of Pacific Northwest birds to local tribes, threats to our feathered friends and what we can all do to protect them. Finally, we’ll end with a hands-on, in-the-field exercise that puts your new ID skills to use with the eBird community science mobile application. Participants will be challenged to continue practicing their new ID skills and eBird with the top contributor after a month receiving a special gift from Seattle Audubon!

Workshop leaders strongly recommend that participants download, install, and create an account with the eBird community science application on their smart phones prior to the workshop. Android users can download the app from Google Play. iPhone users can download the app from the App Store.

Cornell University’s Lab of Ornithology developed and maintains eBird. The app allows users to track bird observations and links to resources to aid with bird identification. Observations contributed through eBird are used by researchers at Universities, the National Audubon Society, and the US Fish and Wildlife Service, and have resulted in dozens of peer-reviewed scientific studies that are helping resource managers understand and protect birds.

Registration *not required*: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1HmAYo_VmpTlkxc9wwuoEu7Mdz1h8u7s5z77gK90B7eo/edit?ts=5e22104c&fbclid=IwAR0R4OMihAszxBiozyFGwxn5CLFmV12j4RPA84wLwlksQwM11RTmQPuJRIQ

Cost: *free*

Feb
17
Mon
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Free Improv Meetup @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

At this event, we practice skills that help us be present and connect with each other while playing out hilarious games and scenes. Maybe you’ve never taken an improv class and are curious to try it out, or maybe you love improv and want to jam with new folks. I’ve received feedback that I do improv a little differently. I invite you to engage your whole self, rather than only your mind and voice, and we practice engaging our senses in the space often. I endeavor to take you on a journey exploring a specific improv principal. No experience is necessary, just come with an openness to explore and a willingness to play. This class is free and I would gladly accept donations to help pay for the room. Suggested $10.

Suggestions to make you more comfortable in the space:
Wear layers (we move around a lot and the heat is either on or off in this old schoolhouse)
Bring a water bottle (there is a sink to refill)
Wear comfortable clothes/shoes (we don’t sit much!)

Feb
18
Tue
Evening book group @ High Point Library
Feb 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

This group meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm. Check the event listings at SPL’s High Point Branch for this month’s book title.

Join us for a book group at the High Point Branch. Everyone is welcome. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

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. 206-684-7454.

Feb
19
Wed
34th District Republicans meeting @ Chelan Café
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The 34th District Republicans meet every 3rd Wednesday, 7 pm. For specific meeting agendas, click here.

Feb
20
Thu
West Seattle Timebank Gathering & Game Night @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

West Seattle Timebank Gathering & Game Night

Join Timebank members & guests at the February Game Night. Learn how to play new games or bring your favorite! It’s a potluck so bring a dish to share (not required to attend). Meet Timebank members & learn about Timebanking.

Thursday, February 20, 2020
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Senior Center of West Seattle
4217 SW Oregon

More Info: westseattletimebank.org

The Whale Trail Midwinter 2020 gathering @ C & P Coffee Company
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

“Whale Trail MidWinter Gathering featuring SRKW Updates”

When: Thursday February 20, 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

Photo of calf J53 and mother J31, photo by Mark Sears permit 21348 (credit if used)
Join us for a midwinter gathering of marine mammal friends and fans in West Seattle. Whale Trail Director Donna Sandstrom will review the current status of the endangered southern resident orcas, and ongoing efforts to protect them.

With the loss of L41, the southern resident population has been reduced to just 72 individuals.
Despite the widespread attention on J, K and L pods, why has so little progress been made?
Donna will also share the Whale Trail’s vision and priorities for 2020. Learn how you can help, and make a difference for the southern residents before it’s too late.The presentation will be followed by an informal gathering of Whale Trail friends and supporters. Everyone is welcome!

Reminder – Whale Trail Photo Contest! We’re sponsoring a social media photo contest until 2/29. Take a picture of your self or your friends at a Whale Trail site, hashtag it #mywhaletrail #location. Follow us on Instagram or Twitter, and post it there. There will be prizes! Check out our website (www.thewhaletrail.org) and social media for details.

About the Speaker

Donna Sandstrom is the Executive Director of The Whale Trail. She founded The Whale Trail in 2008 to build awareness of the southern resident orcas throughout their range. She recently served as a member of Governor Jay Inslee’s Task Force on Southern Resident Killer Whale Recovery, and the Vessel Impacts Working Group that supported it.

In 2002, Donna was a citizen organizer on the effort to return Springer, an orphaned orca, to her pod and native waters. It’s the first and so far, only, successful orca rehabilitation and reunion in history.

Prior to founding The Whale Trail, Donna had a 14-yr career at Adobe Systems, where she was a team and project manager. She attended UC Santa Cruz, where she studied psychobiology. Her first book, a middle-grade non-fiction book about Springer, will be published in Spring 2021 by Kid’s Can Press.