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!

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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.

Oct
27
Fri
2017
West Seattle Garden Club meeting: ‘African Violets’ & ‘Water-Wise’ @ Daystar Retirement Village
Oct 27 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

West Seattle Garden Club meeting, Friday October 27, 10:30 am to 2:00 pm.
Daystar Retirement Village, 2615 SW Barton St., Bldg. 2

Business meeting in the morning, followed by program on “Growing African Violets.”
Brown-bag lunch break (dessert provided).
Afternoon program on “Water Wise Gardening” by nurseryman Jerry Rosso.

Visitors are welcome for any part of the day.
westseattlegardenclub.com

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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

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.

Oct
30
Mon
2017
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Nov
1
Wed
2017
Hot Topics for Seniors @ Southwest Branch Library
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Hot Topics for Seniors @ the Southwest Branch Library
Check SPL’s Southwest Branch Calendar for more on this month’s topic.

October 4: Protecting Your Privacy
November 1: Getting your Voice Heard
December 6: Sharing Humor
January 3, 2018: Poetry with Claudia Castro Luna

Meet at noon for 1 to 1.5 hours.

A brown bag lunch discussion group committed to understanding issues of importance to current and future seniors.

Join Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA) and the Southwest Branch as we create a place for the discussion of current national, state and local issues.
Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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

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
6
Mon
2017
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Nov
9
Thu
2017
Seattle Farm School Happy Hour & Pumpkin Potluck @ Beveridge Place Pub
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

From Seattle Farm School:

Join your fellow gardeners and neighbors for a homegrown happy hour. The first few pitchers are on Seattle Farm School!

The potluck theme this time is *pumpkin* (maybe we’ll even drink some pumpkin beer). If want to contribute to the potluck, bring a dish with pumpkin or winter squash as the main ingredient. Sweet and savory dishes are all fair game.

Come either way, and come hungry – because there will be plenty to share!

Thursday, 11/9, 6-8 pm, Beveridge Place Pub

Note that Beveridge Place Pub is 21+.

Nov
13
Mon
2017
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Nov 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.

Nov
16
Thu
2017
West Seattle Timebank Gathering / Party! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

West Seattle Timebank Gathering Party
Thursday, November 16, 2017
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Sison Bldg./ Senior Center of West Seattle
4217 SW Oregon Street, Seattle, WA 98116

We’re having a Timebank Gathering Party!! Bring the kids!
We’ll have homemade beer (thanks to one of our talented members) & entertainment too!

It’s a potluck so bring a dish to share (but not required).

The West Seattle Timebank meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm @ Senior Center of WS (unless otherwise noted).Come and meet Your Neighbors & Timebank members or Learn about Timebanking!

Learn more about the Timebank here.

Nov
17
Fri
2017
West Seattle Garden Club meeting: Native Plants & Scholarships @ Daystar Retirement Village
Nov 17 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

West Seattle Garden Club meeting, November 17, 10:30 am to 2:00 pm.
Daystar Retirement Village, 2615 SW Barton St., Bldg. 2

Business meeting in the morning, followed by program on SSC Foundation scholarship program
Brown-bag lunch break (dessert provided).
Afternoon program by botanist Stewart Wechsler about native plants and their survival.
Visitors are welcome for any part of the day.
westseattlegardenclub.com

Nov
18
Sat
2017
Forest Restoration Work Party: Westcrest Park
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Westcrest Park – Forest Restoration Work Party, Saturday, November 18, 10 am – 2 pm .

PLEASE REGISTER: here.

Join DIRT Corps in revitalizing the southwest portion of Westcrest Park. Bringing back this parcel requires removing invasive species, and planting afterwards.

The beginning of this volunteer event will include a brief weed ID education class. Learn about the different types of invasives, why they are harmful, and how to get rid of them. Combine knowledge with action as we work together to clear this beautiful space of harmful species that overtakes an area. Many of you might already have this experience in your own backyard!

Let’s work together to gradually transform and maintain Westcrest and make it a great public space for everyone to enjoy. Let us know of any questions, hope to see you out there!

9000 8th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106

PARK: South parking lot off of SW Henderson St, next to the dog park.
WORK AREA: We are working at the southern strip of the park
MAP OF PARKING AND WORK AREA: https://imgur.com/a/BubeJ

BRING: Water and lunch. DIRT Corps will provide coffee and light refreshments.
WEAR: Closed-toed shoes, long sleeves, long pants, and hat. Dress for the weather.
Questions? Email kat@thedirtcorps.com

Nov
19
Sun
2017
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Nov 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.

Nov
20
Mon
2017
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Nov
21
Tue
2017
West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Nov 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Brookdale West Seattle:

All new members are welcome. We are a club of public speaking enthusiasts who encourage, coach, cheer and practice together.

Nov
27
Mon
2017
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Dec
2
Sat
2017
5th Annual 12 Bars of Christmas West Seattle @ Various WS locations, see list
Dec 2 @ 3:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Date: Saturday, December 2, 2017
Time: 3 pm
Event: 5th Annual 12 Bars of Christmas West Seattle
Event Webpage: https://www.facebook.com/events/790953561088926/
Info/Contact: https://www.facebook.com/12BarsOfChristmasWestSeattle/

Wear your festive holiday attire, your ugly sweater or Santa suit and join us for an evening of holiday joy. Pub crawl starts at 3 p.m. but you are welcome to join at any of the crawl locations – check the itinerary below to see where we will be.

Prizes given out for best “festive” outfits! Bonus prizes given out at bars #10, 11 and 12.

Purchase your wristband ($5 suggested donation) from Randi or Brent the day-of the event or pre-pay for a wristband using PayPal (directions below). All wristband sales are donated to the following neighborhood charities: Furry Faces Foundation (http://www.furryfacesfoundation.org/) and the West Seattle Food Bank (http://www.westseattlefoodbank.org/).

Itinerary
Stop 1: Beveridge Place Pub at 3:00pm
Stop 2: The Bridge at 3:45pm
Stop 3: New Luck Toy at 4:30pm
Stop 4: OutWest Bar at 5:15pm
Stop 5: Great American Diner and Bar at 6:00pm
Stop 6: Puerto Vallarta at 6:30pm
Stop 7: Poggie Tavern at 7:00pm
Stop 8: The Lodge Sports Grille at 8:00pm
Stop 9: The Beer Junction at 9:00pm
Stop 10: Maharaja at 9:30pm
Stop 11: West 5 at 10:30pm
Stop 12: Shadowland at 11:00pm

12 Bars of Christmas West Seattle Social Media:
Facebook: 12bocwestseattle
Twitter: @12BOCWSeattle
Age Restrictions: ** This is a 21+ Event **
Questions? Contact Randi Lyons via 12BOC Facebook private message or via email at: randi12boc@gmail.com

PayPal Details
– PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/
– Suggested donation of $5.00 for each wristband
– Send donation to: randi12boc@gmail.com
– If purchasing more than one wristband, please indicate each recipient’s name in the notes field
– Pickup your wristband(s) from your pub crawl hosts (Randi or Brent) the day of the event at any of the 12-pub crawl stops (check the itinerary to see where we are at).

Dec
4
Mon
2017
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Dec 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Dec
6
Wed
2017
Hot Topics for Seniors @ Southwest Branch Library
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Hot Topics for Seniors @ the Southwest Branch Library
Check SPL’s Southwest Branch Calendar for more on this month’s topic.

October 4: Protecting Your Privacy
November 1: Getting your Voice Heard
December 6: Sharing Humor
January 3, 2018: Poetry with Claudia Castro Luna

Meet at noon for 1 to 1.5 hours.

A brown bag lunch discussion group committed to understanding issues of importance to current and future seniors.

Join Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA) and the Southwest Branch as we create a place for the discussion of current national, state and local issues.
Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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

Dec
11
Mon
2017
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Dec 11 @ 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
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
14
Thu
2017
Westside Neighbors Network Movie Night
Dec 14 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

WESTSIDE NEIGHBORS NETWORK MONTHLY MOVIE NIGHTS

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND

And the Movie of the Night IS….

Send us your WISH LIST and we’ll pick from a hat

· 5:30 dinner; 6:00 movie followed by a lively discussion.

· 4707 36th Ave SW – the home of WNN Founding Member Amy Youngblood.
First block S of Alaska, first building on W side of street.

· WNN will provide the entree and the rest of us will potluck it – bring whatever you want.

This event is free and open to members and non-members, so bring a friend or two if you’d like. Come meet new people and enjoy an evening together.

Future Movie Nights
Thursday March 15th or 22nd
Thursday April 18th

Questions: westsideneighborsnetwork@gmail.com or Judie Messier 206-937-1347 or Amy Youngblood 817-995-3933

Dec
17
Sun
2017
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Dec 17 @ 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
18
Mon
2017
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Dec
19
Tue
2017
West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Brookdale West Seattle:

All new members are welcome. We are a club of public speaking enthusiasts who encourage, coach, cheer and practice together.

Dec
21
Thu
2017
Winter Solstice Sunset Watch 2017 with Alice Enevoldsen @ Solstice Park
Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join West Seattle’s own Solar System Ambassador Alice Enevoldsen on Thursday, December 21st, 4-5 pm, for her Winter Solstice Sunset Watch at Solstice Park.

Dec
25
Mon
2017
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Dec 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Dec
31
Sun
2017
New Year’s Eve 2017 walks with Emerald City Wanderers @ Starting at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Dec 31 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

From Emerald City Wanderers:

Walking is a great way to enjoy New Year’s Eve and Day with family, friends and other kindred spirits. We’ll have 5 and 10 kilometer walks on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, different routes each day. And there’ll be hot soup and snacks to chase away the chills. Walks start on New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31, anytime between 4 and 7 PM, and on New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1, between 9 AM and 12 noon, at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church in West Seattle. No fee for the walks, which are noncompetitive.

The New Year’s Eve 5 kilometer route winds through the holiday lights in the Admiral neighborhood and Junction. The 10 kilometer route also enjoys neighborhood holiday lights, heads down to Alki and features the lights on and around Puget Sound, Elliott Bay and downtown Seattle. Flashlights will be helpful.

On New Year’s Day, the 5 and 10 kilometer routes take walkers through North Admiral, enjoying a number of viewpoints looking over Elliott Bay. 10K walkers also walk along the Puget Sound shoreline, through a number of parks and shoreline features.

From I-5, take exit 163 (northbound) or 163A (southbound), and cross West Seattle bridge. Exit at Admiral Way. Go up Admiral Way a little over a mile to California Ave SW, a major intersection. Turn left and go .3 mile to West Seattle High School parking lot, adjacent to St. John’s Church and the start/finish.

This event is hosted by the Emerald City Wanderers and St John the Baptist Episcopal Church, and is sanctioned by the American Volkssport Association. Information about volkssports will be available.

Info: Mike at m.nagan@comcast.net or 206-851-2101.
www.walkingwithecw.org

Jan
1
Mon
2018
New Year’s Day 2018 walks with Emerald City Wanderers @ Starting at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Jan 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

From Emerald City Wanderers:

Walking is a great way to enjoy New Year’s Eve and Day with family, friends and other kindred spirits. We’ll have 5 and 10 kilometer walks on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, different routes each day. And there’ll be hot soup and snacks to chase away the chills. Walks start on New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31, anytime between 4 and 7 PM, and on New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1, between 9 AM and 12 noon, at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church in West Seattle. No fee for the walks, which are noncompetitive.

The New Year’s Eve 5 kilometer route winds through the holiday lights in the Admiral neighborhood and Junction. The 10 kilometer route also enjoys neighborhood holiday lights, heads down to Alki and features the lights on and around Puget Sound, Elliott Bay and downtown Seattle. Flashlights will be helpful.

On New Year’s Day, the 5 and 10 kilometer routes take walkers through North Admiral, enjoying a number of viewpoints looking over Elliott Bay. 10K walkers also walk along the Puget Sound shoreline, through a number of parks and shoreline features.

From I-5, take exit 163 (northbound) or 163A (southbound), and cross West Seattle bridge. Exit at Admiral Way. Go up Admiral Way a little over a mile to California Ave SW, a major intersection. Turn left and go .3 mile to West Seattle High School parking lot, adjacent to St. John’s Church and the start/finish.

This event is hosted by the Emerald City Wanderers and St John the Baptist Episcopal Church, and is sanctioned by the American Volkssport Association. Information about volkssports will be available.

Info: Mike at m.nagan@comcast.net or 206-851-2101.
www.walkingwithecw.org

West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Jan 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Jan
8
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Jan 8 @ 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
15
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Jan
16
Tue
2018
West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Jan 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Brookdale West Seattle:

All new members are welcome. We are a club of public speaking enthusiasts who encourage, coach, cheer and practice together.

Jan
18
Thu
2018
Westside Neighbors Network Movie Night
Jan 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

WESTSIDE NEIGHBORS NETWORK MONTHLY MOVIE NIGHTS

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND

And the Movie of the Night IS….

Send us your WISH LIST and we’ll pick from a hat

· 5:30 dinner; 6:00 movie followed by a lively discussion.

· 4707 36th Ave SW – the home of WNN Founding Member Amy Youngblood.
First block S of Alaska, first building on W side of street.

· WNN will provide the entree and the rest of us will potluck it – bring whatever you want.

This event is free and open to members and non-members, so bring a friend or two if you’d like. Come meet new people and enjoy an evening together.

Future Movie Nights
Thursday March 15th or 22nd
Thursday April 18th

Questions: westsideneighborsnetwork@gmail.com or Judie Messier 206-937-1347 or Amy Youngblood 817-995-3933

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

American Sewing Guild neighborhood meeting @ The Kenney
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

American Sewing Guild neighborhood meeting. Guests welcome.

When: Third Saturday of every month, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Where: The Kenney, 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW, meeting room #3

Email: westseattleng@seattleasg.org

Actual dates would be Jan 20, Feb 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16

Jan
21
Sun
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Jan 21 @ 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
22
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Jan
25
Thu
2018
West Seattle Chamber of Commerce 2018 Annual Meeting
Jan 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

From the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce: We look forward to having you join us for our Annual Meeting and be a part of the future of the West Seattle business community!

Thursday, January 25, 2018
11:30 am–1:00 pm

​Our January luncheon is a great time to connect with colleagues after the holidays and to brainstorm about how the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce can best serve the members of the chamber and our business community. This Annual Meeting is designed as an opportunity to review the past year, a time for you to offer your input, and a chance to help shape the future of our organization. We are also looking forward to introducing our 2018 Board of Directors.

Details to follow

ON-LINE REGISTRATION for this event is closed. Contact 206.932.5685 for availability inquiry.

Register by January 22, 2017 and take advantage of Early Bird Rate
General Admission: $40.00
WSCC Members Rate: $30.00
(Note: WSCC Member Rate applicable to all Member employees and their guests.)

Registration required. Contact 206.932.5685 for availability inquiry.

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

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

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

Sunday, January 28, 7 pm–9pm

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

Jan
29
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Feb
5
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Feb 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Feb
12
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Feb 12 @ 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
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.

Feb
15
Thu
2018
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
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

American Sewing Guild neighborhood meeting @ The Kenney
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

American Sewing Guild neighborhood meeting. Guests welcome.

When: Third Saturday of every month, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Where: The Kenney, 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW, meeting room #3

Email: westseattleng@seattleasg.org

Actual dates would be Jan 20, Feb 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16

Feb
18
Sun
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Feb 18 @ 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.

Feb
19
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Feb 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Feb
20
Tue
2018
West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Brookdale West Seattle:

All new members are welcome. We are a club of public speaking enthusiasts who encourage, coach, cheer and practice together.

Feb
22
Thu
2018
Westside Neighbors Network Movie Night
Feb 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

WESTSIDE NEIGHBORS NETWORK MONTHLY MOVIE NIGHTS

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND

And the Movie of the Night IS….

Send us your WISH LIST and we’ll pick from a hat

· 5:30 dinner; 6:00 movie followed by a lively discussion.

· 4707 36th Ave SW – the home of WNN Founding Member Amy Youngblood.
First block S of Alaska, first building on W side of street.

· WNN will provide the entree and the rest of us will potluck it – bring whatever you want.

This event is free and open to members and non-members, so bring a friend or two if you’d like. Come meet new people and enjoy an evening together.

Future Movie Nights
Thursday March 15th or 22nd
Thursday April 18th

Questions: westsideneighborsnetwork@gmail.com or Judie Messier 206-937-1347 or Amy Youngblood 817-995-3933

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
26
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Sustainable West Seattle Meetup @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sustainable West Seattle winter meetup:

Sustainable West Seattle will be hosting a public meetup on Monday, February 26th, at the West Seattle Senior Center, 4217 SW Oregon St, Nucor Room. The meeting will start at 7 pm.

Come to this meetup and take a Virtual Puget Sound underwater tour with diver Laura James, West Seattle’s famous underwater videographer. Find out which “Pesticide-Free” playgrounds in West Seattle are using increasing amounts of glyphosate toxic Roundup where your kids are playing. Learn how you can be a part of the 11th year of Sustainable West Seattle and the Greenlife Festival contribution to the West Seattle Summer Fest street fair.

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Mar
5
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Mar 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Mar
10
Sat
2018
Camp Colman Alumni Group Breakfast @ Fauntleroy Church Fellowship Hall
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Camp Colman Alumni: If you’ve ever been a camper or staffer at Camp Colman, the annual goop breakfast is a great opportunity to reconnect over the historic topping and catch up on doings at the YMCA camp. Saturday, March 10, 10 am in Fellowship Hall at Fauntleroy Church. Free. RSVP to 206-382-5009 or colmanorkilainfo@seattleymca.org.

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
12
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Mar 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Mar 12 @ 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.

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

American Sewing Guild neighborhood meeting @ The Kenney
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

American Sewing Guild neighborhood meeting. Guests welcome.

When: Third Saturday of every month, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Where: The Kenney, 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW, meeting room #3

Email: westseattleng@seattleasg.org

Actual dates would be Jan 20, Feb 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16

Susan Goodwin pop-up at CAPERS
Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Susan Goodwin jewelry popup, Sat., March 17, 12–6 p.m. at CAPERS Home Seattle.

Meet this beloved Northwest jewelry artist in person, known for her one-of-a-kind pieces and passion for pearls.

“Susan definitely has a following,” said CAPERS owner Lisa Myers. “It’s really a treat to have her at a trunk show like this, as it’s rare that she does any in-persons.”

Born in Kirkland, Goodwin traveled the world before returning to her native Seattle area and settling here until 2010. Her journey took her to multiple states and many diverse careers — working on a horse ranch in Utah and making granola in Minneapolis among them — before becoming a tour de force in the world of pearl jewelry and precious stone showpieces.

It all began in the 1980s when a friend sparked her artistic spirit with some ancient glass trade beads. “I loved the history behind them but found their form a bit rugged,” said the artist.

According to Goodwin, the ‘80s were a time when styles were outrageous and she spent hours in her basement, blow torch in hand, trying to perfect crafting her own glass beads. As her skills grew, so did her own tastes, eventually leading her to swap glass beads for the inner fire and magical energy of precious stones.

Then in the 1990s, her business skyrocketed and she expanded her line, becoming widespread in high-end department stores, museum gift shops and boutiques in America, Asia, and Europe.

But success didn’t keep her from staying up on changing jewelry styles. Rather, she developed a look that is perhaps best defined as a blend of timeless classics with a nod to current fashion trends. Drawing inspiration from the glamour of the 1950s, she uses influences from the natural world such as pearls.

“There isn’t a woman alive who doesn’t shine brighter while wearing a strand of pearls,” said Goodwin. “Pearls frame a face like nothing else.” She noted pearls are often utilized as reward for life’s passages—which seems especially poetic when you consider pearls symbolize an irritant becoming something prized and beautiful. Each has its own character, shape, color and luster. “Once you’ve bonded with a pearl, there’s precious little that can take its place,” said the current Willamette Valley, Ore., resident.

Today, Goodwin pursues what she loves most, producing custom works or one-of- a-kind showpieces for her loyal clientele. Additionally, she designs a limited line of boutique and museum pieces and enjoys the fresh food and local wines found in the Willamette Valley.

Mar
18
Sun
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Mar 18 @ 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.

Mar
19
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Mar 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Mar
20
Tue
2018
West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Brookdale West Seattle:

All new members are welcome. We are a club of public speaking enthusiasts who encourage, coach, cheer and practice together.

Mar
22
Thu
2018
Neighbor Night @ Ounces
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Neighbor Night
Thurs. March 22nd — 6-8 pm

Come mingle with your neighbors and meet new ones! $5 beer specials and a food truck!

Mar
26
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Mar 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

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
2
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Apr
9
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Apr 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Apr 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.

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

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

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

Apr
15
Sun
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Apr 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.

Apr
16
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Apr
17
Tue
2018
West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Apr 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Brookdale West Seattle:

All new members are welcome. We are a club of public speaking enthusiasts who encourage, coach, cheer and practice together.

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
American Sewing Guild neighborhood meeting @ The Kenney
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

American Sewing Guild neighborhood meeting. Guests welcome.

When: Third Saturday of every month, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Where: The Kenney, 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW, meeting room #3

Email: westseattleng@seattleasg.org

Actual dates would be Jan 20, Feb 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16

Apr
23
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Apr
28
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Apr 28 @ 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/

Apr
29
Sun
2018
Garden-tool repair meetup @ West Seattle Tool Library
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sustainable West Seattle and the West Seattle Tool Library are offering a garden tool repair meetup Sunday, April 29th, from noon to 4 pm.

Get those garden tools ready for the season. We will help sharpen and repair your shovels, rakes, hoes, forks, push mowers and wheelbarrows. If you need handle replacement, please purchase and bring replacement with you. Let’s Garden!

Apr
30
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

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 Southern Resident Killer Whale population is nearing its all time low of 71 individuals. Is the population still viable – can they be saved? What have we learned over the past year that will help these orcas recover, and what are the most pressing questions still to be addressed?

Join us to hear the latest findings and future research directions, presented by Dr. Brad Hanson, NWFSC lead killer whale researcher.

Buy tickets now to reserve your seat. And hurry – this will likely sell out.

This is the first in the 2018 Orca Talk series hosted by The Whale Trail in West Seattle. Thanks to Nucor Steel for sponsoring this Orca Talk!

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 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. 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 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. The Whale Trail is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, registered in Washington State. Join us!

May
6
Sun
2018
Birds of the Duwamish River @ Duwamish Tribe Longhouse
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Make plans now to experience the wilds of Seattle’s only river. Enjoy views of nesting osprey, yattering kingfishers, and hunting terns. Free, open to all ages and no registration required! Free binoculars for the first 50 guests. Hosted by Seattle Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Duwamish Tribe.

May
7
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

May
12
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

May
14
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
May 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
May 14 @ 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.

May
15
Tue
2018
West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Brookdale West Seattle:

All new members are welcome. We are a club of public speaking enthusiasts who encourage, coach, cheer and practice together.

May
17
Thu
2018
West Seattle High School Class of 1963 reunion @ Bahama Breeze
May 17 all-day

West Seattle High School Class of 1963 Reunion!

Our 55th reunion is May 17, 2018 at the Bahama Breeze. Please contact Jane at 206 938-4439 before March 31 if you wish to attend.

May
19
Sat
2018
American Sewing Guild neighborhood meeting @ The Kenney
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

American Sewing Guild neighborhood meeting. Guests welcome.

When: Third Saturday of every month, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Where: The Kenney, 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW, meeting room #3

Email: westseattleng@seattleasg.org

Actual dates would be Jan 20, Feb 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16

May
20
Sun
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
May 20 @ 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.

May
21
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
May 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

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

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

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

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

Event ##177731

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

May
28
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
May 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

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

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

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

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

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

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

West Seattle High School Class of 1968 50th Reunion @ South Seattle College, Brockey Center
Jun 2 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jun
4
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

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

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

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

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

Event ##177733

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

Jun
11
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Jun 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Jun 11 @ 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.

Jun
16
Sat
2018
American Sewing Guild neighborhood meeting @ The Kenney
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

American Sewing Guild neighborhood meeting. Guests welcome.

When: Third Saturday of every month, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Where: The Kenney, 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW, meeting room #3

Email: westseattleng@seattleasg.org

Actual dates would be Jan 20, Feb 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16

Jun
17
Sun
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Jun 17 @ 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.

Jun
18
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Jun 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Jun
19
Tue
2018
West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Jun 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Brookdale West Seattle:

All new members are welcome. We are a club of public speaking enthusiasts who encourage, coach, cheer and practice together.

West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ The Kenney
Jun 19 @ 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!

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

West Seattle High School Class of 1988 gathering @ The Bridge
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We will be having a social gathering for classmates who graduated from WSHS in 1988 on Saturday, June 23rd from 5 pm to 8 pm at The Bridge in West Seattle. The Bridge is located at 6301 California Avenue in West Seattle. This event is for classmates and will be followed by a family picnic at Lincoln Park on Sunday. Additional details regarding the picnic can be found on the West Seattle Blog Calendar.

Jun
24
Sun
2018
West Seattle High School Class of 1988 Reunion @ Lincoln Park
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

We are having our West Seattle High School Class of 1988 Reunion at Lincoln Park on Sunday, June 24th from 11 am to 5 pm.

We have reserved Shelter #5 and all of the surrounding picnic tables at Lincoln Park. It is near the wading pool and the baseball fields. Bring your glove if you are interested in playing some softball.

This will be a potluck-style reunion for classmates and their families. Please plan on joining us and bringing your favorite dish to share. Some food and beverages will be provided, but we are counting on classmates to bring some dishes too.

RSVP info here.

Jun
25
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Jun 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Jul
2
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Jul 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jul 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

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

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

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

Jul
9
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Jul 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Jul 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.

Jul
12
Thu
2018
Parade Poster Making party @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jul 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Show your pride for being part of the Center by joining us at our parade poster making party with help from the Artist Group. We’ll be showing off these posters at the Parade. We’ll take a trip around Alki afterward with mimosas provided by our Board Treasurer, Janet Leahy. It’s a great day of celebration and great fun! Whether you want to walk or ride in the parade or participate in poster making, please register in advance by calling 206.932.4044 x 1 or sign up at the front desk so we can plan accordingly.

Jul
15
Sun
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Jul 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.

Jul
16
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Jul 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Jul
17
Tue
2018
West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Brookdale West Seattle:

All new members are welcome. We are a club of public speaking enthusiasts who encourage, coach, cheer and practice together.

Jul
19
Thu
2018
Reptiles Up CLOSE! @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Branch Library: From the sticky-footed gecko to the slithering ball python to the slow but sure-footed tortoise, learn about the amazing world of reptiles with Woodland Park Zoo. Meet a reptile in person! For ages 6 and up.

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

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

The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation.

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

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Jul
23
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Jul
30
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Jul 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Aug
6
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Aug 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Aug 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

Aug
13
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Aug 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Aug 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.

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

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

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

Specific details will be provided to all who register.

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

Contact Inner Alchemy to register.

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Aug
19
Sun
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Aug 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.

Aug
20
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Aug 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Aug
21
Tue
2018
West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Brookdale West Seattle:

All new members are welcome. We are a club of public speaking enthusiasts who encourage, coach, cheer and practice together.

Aug
25
Sat
2018
34th District Democrats’ Annual Picnic @ Lincoln Park, Shelter #3
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

From the 34th District Democrats’ events page:

August 25, 2018
34th Democrats Annual Summer Picnic
6:00 – 9:00 PM, Shelter 3, Lincoln Park, Seattle.

No speeches or business meeting – just come and enjoy. Democratic Candidates for office this year welcome to attend. We will meet on the beach at Shelter #3 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Hope to see you there!

This is a potluck event, so bring food to share and your own drinks – no alcohol allowed in Seattle parks.

Aug
27
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Aug 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Aug
28
Tue
2018
Secrets to Hiking With Kids @ Lincoln Park North Play Area
Aug 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Secrets to Hiking With Kids
With Author Susan Elderkin
Tuesday, Aug. 28, from 3-4:30 p.m.

Lincoln Park north playground (near the wading pool)

Get your thorniest questions about hiking with kids answered at this park meet-up with Susan Elderkin, author of the just-published “Best Hikes With Kids: Western Washington” (Mountaineers Books, 2018). She’ll cover her favorite off-the-radar family hikes around the Sound, recommended gear, top tips for getting kids excited on the trail and any questions you have. Bring your kids for playtime on the playground. Free and open to all.

Hosted by Outdoor Childhood Puget Sound, a new Facebook group aimed at encouraging families to spend more time outside.

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Sep
3
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 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

Sep
4
Tue
2018
The Whale Trail presents Harbor Porpoises in the Salish Sea @ C & P Coffee Company
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Making a mark: Photo-ID of harbor porpoises in the Salish Sea
Presentation by Cindy Elliser, PacMam Research Director

When: Tuesday September 4th, 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

Harbor porpoise are one of the most abundant animals in the Salish Sea, yet little is known about them. Pacific Mammal Research is dedicated to understanding more about this poorly understood population, using techniques such as photo-ID surveys and passive acoustic technology.

Learn more about this shy and elusive species, and the research that is shedding new light on them.

Whale Trail founder Donna Sandstrom will also give an update on Governor Jay Inslee’s Orca Recovery Task Force and how you can become involved in protecting the southern resident orcas.

Join us as we kick off a new season of Orca Talks! Buy tickets in advance here!

About the Speaker

Dr. Cindy Elliser has conducted marine mammal research for over 15 years. She worked with Dr. Denise Herzing and the Wild Dolphin Project studying Atlantic spotted and bottlenose dolphins in the Bahamas for 10 years before moving to the Pacific Northwest in 2014 and founding Pacific Mammal Research to study marine mammals in the Salish Sea. She also is an adjunct biology/chemistry instructor at Skagit Valley College.

About The Whale Trail

The Whale Trail 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 50 million people each year. The Whale Trail is currently 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. Many members of the team first met on the successful effort to return Springer, the orphaned orca, to her pod.

Sep
10
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Sep 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Sep 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.

Sep
15
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Sep 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/

West Seattle High School Class of 1978 Reunion @ Rainier Golf and Country Club
Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 16 @ 12:30 am

40th reunion this year for the West Seattle High School Class of 1978. Saturday, September 15th, at Rainier Golf and Country Club, 5 pm-12:30 am, with music by Pro DJs. $60/person – contact Denise to get on the list, denisem49 (at) comcast (dot) net – payment options to come, menu to come. No-host bar.

Sep
16
Sun
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Sep 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.

Sep
17
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Sep
18
Tue
2018
Age Friendly Seattle Pedestrian Potluck + Mobility Fair @ Alki Beach Bathhouse
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tuesday September (corrected date) 18, Alki Beach House, 11 am-1 pm, FREE

Join the picnic at Alki Beach to celebrate walking and a pedestrian-friendly Seattle and get resources, and swag, to help you on your way! In partnership with Age-Friendly Seattle and Seattle Department of Transportation. We’ll provide hot dogs and drinks. Please bring a side dish to share.

West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Brookdale West Seattle:

All new members are welcome. We are a club of public speaking enthusiasts who encourage, coach, cheer and practice together.

Sep
24
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Sep
28
Fri
2018
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Sep
30
Sun
2018
Meet the founder of TimeBanks USA @ Neighborhood House High Point
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

The West Seattle Timebank invites you to meet:

The Founder of Timebanks USA, Dr. Edgar Cahn

Learn the history of Timebanks USA.

Sunday, September 30, 2018

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Neighborhood House

6400 Sylvan Way SW

Refreshments will be provided.

Oct
1
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Oct 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 1 @ 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

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

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

Oct
5
Fri
2018
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

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

Saturday, October 6, 10 a.m.

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

Oct
8
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Oct 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Oct 8 @ 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.

Oct
12
Fri
2018
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

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

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

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

Haunted Hike

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Kiwanis Schoenwald Park

16030 Sylvester Road SW

Burien, WA

(Drive behind Sylvester Middle School)

5:30-8:30 pm

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

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

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

Oct
14
Sun
2018
West Seattle walk & podcast recording @ Whale Tail Park
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am

Are you interested in a historic, nature-rich guided walk through Schmitz Preserve Park and around Alki Point?

On Sunday, October 14 Podcast: West Seattle will record West Seattle Walks Part 2: Old Growth and Alki Point starting at 10:00 a.m. at Whale Tail Park. The walk is from David B. Williams book Seattle Walks: Discovering History and Nature in the City. Podcast host Andrew Stuckey will be recording the walk and reading from the book for an upcoming episode. Anyone who would like to join the expedition is welcome to meet at the whale at 10:00 a.m. Andrew will be the one with guidebook, headphones, and microphone. Water and a snack are recommended for this 4.4 mile loop, which will likely take 2-3 hours to complete.

The book notes: “The walk traverses a one-third mile dirt path in Schmitz Preserve Park. The path can be muddy and requires crossing a narrow creek (two feet wide) on flat rocks. The walk has a few short steep sections up the Schmitz Preserve Park trail and one long descent on a sidewalk. Public restrooms are available near the beginning of the walk, but that’s about it.”

Below is a link to West Seattle Walks Part 1: Delridge and Pigeon Point.

We hope to see you there!

PCWS – Ep 5 – West Seattle Walks Part 1- Delridge And Pigeon Point

Oct
15
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Oct
16
Tue
2018
West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Brookdale West Seattle:

All new members are welcome. We are a club of public speaking enthusiasts who encourage, coach, cheer and practice together.

Oct
17
Wed
2018
Discover the Wonders of an Urban, Old-Growth Forest @ Schmitz Preserve Park
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Discover the Wonders of an Urban, Old-Growth Forest- FREE!

Activity #186965

Wed Oct 17

10 am-11:30 am

Location: Schmitz Preserve Park, 5551 SW Admiral Way

Wander among giants of the forest at West Seattle’s Schmitz Park with a retired park ranger, Pat Pilcher, as your guide. Whether your relationship with trees is a casual fling or a passionate affair, you will discover facts and hear stories about these marvelous plants that may change your perception of trees. The walk will explore the essence of the old growth forest that once covered most of the Puget Sound area to understand and appreciate our bond with this exceptional environment. During the walk we’ll learn key characteristics to aid in identifying many native trees. This is an interactive experience that encourages participation while respecting your perspective and shared wisdom. Meet at the Admiral Way entrance and be prepared for muddy trails and possible rainy weather. To register, contact John.Hasslinger@Seattle.gov or call 206-256-5403.

Oct
19
Fri
2018
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Oct
21
Sun
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Oct 21 @ 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.

Oct
22
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Oct
26
Fri
2018
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Oct
27
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

For more information visit: gettogether.community/wsealug/

Oct
29
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Nov
2
Fri
2018
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Nov
5
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Nov 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 5 @ 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

Nov
6
Tue
2018
‘Honor Our Veterans’ Luncheon @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 6 @ 11:30 am

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

“Honor Our Veterans Luncheon” – The Senior Center of West Seattle will be holding a luncheon on November 6 to honor veterans of all branches of the Armed Services. Luncheon begins at 11:30 am. Lunch and entertainment by Dina Blade Duo.

Vets are invited to share stories and photos, and wear your uniform, dogtags, or hats.

Reservations please by November 5th. Call 206 932 4044 x1 to reserve your seat.

Nov
8
Thu
2018
The Whale Trail: Kin-directed prey-sharing behavior @ Dakota Place Park
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Family feast: Kin-directed prey sharing behavior in northern resident killer whales
Presentation by Brianna Wright

When: November 8th, 2018 7:00-8:30 Doors open at 6:15

Where: Dakota Place Park 4304 SW Dakota

Cost: (updated) $10 General Admission; Kids under 12 are Free

Advance tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3739714

Presented by The Whale Trail

Resident killer whales prey almost exclusively on salmon and depend particularly on Chinook (the least common species of salmon in the Pacific Northwest), which makes up the majority of their known diet. Despite the importance of Chinook to the survival of individual killer whales, they frequently choose to share this critical resource with family members. Brianna Wright, Eva Stredulinsky, Graeme Ellis and Dr. John Ford conducted a 12-year study (2002-2014) examining patterns of prey sharing behavior among northern resident killer whales. In particular, the talk will discuss the prevalence of prey sharing between close maternal relatives, and the role that this cooperative behavior may have played in the evolution of this population’s unusually stable social structure.

A scientific article presenting the results from this study, entitled “Kin-directed food sharing promotes lifetime natal philopatry of both sexes in a population of fish-eating killer whales, Orcinus orca”, is available free of charge from the journal Animal Behavior at the following link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003347216000737

About the Speaker

Brianna Wright holds a BSc. in Biology and Anthropology from the University of Victoria and a MSc. in Zoology from the University of British Columbia. She began her career in whale research as an undergraduate co-op student with Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s marine mammal research group in 2007, transitioning to full-time work as a research technician for the same team in 2008. Her graduate thesis used Dtags (a suction-cup attached device that records dive depth, body position and underwater sound) to investigate the fine-scale foraging behavior of resident killer whales. In 2014, Brianna graduated from UBC and returned to the Pacific Biological Station in Nanaimo, where she currently works as a marine mammal biologist for Fisheries and Oceans Canada. In 2016, she published a paper with Eva Stredulinsky, Graeme Ellis and John Ford about prey sharing behavior by resident killer whales and its influence on the evolution of their unique social structure. This paper was awarded Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Paper of the Year award in 2016. Her recent research includes projects on resident killer whale population monitoring, feeding behavior and echolocation, as well as habitat modeling for large baleen whales to help reduce the impact of vessel strikes on these vulnerable populations.

Nov
9
Fri
2018
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Nov
10
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Special location: Seattle Central College
Nov 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

his weeks WSeaLUG meeting is a special meeting and will be held at Seattle Central College at 0800 – 0900 hrs. The meeting will be held before Saturday’s Keynote at the Seattle GNU/Linux Conference 2018.

Here is the meetup link: meetup.com/WSeaLUG/events/jgntznyxpbnb

West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Nov 10 @ 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/

Nov
12
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Nov 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Nov 12 @ 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.

Nov
16
Fri
2018
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Nov
18
Sun
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Nov 18 @ 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.

Nov
19
Mon
2018
Macramé Monday at Bird on a Wire
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Macrame Monday at Bird on a Wire
3507 SW Henderson St
11/19 630-8 pm, $5 cord donation
In addition we’ll have MAC ‘n cheese, beer/wine/champagne/coffee

West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Nov
20
Tue
2018
West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Brookdale West Seattle:

All new members are welcome. We are a club of public speaking enthusiasts who encourage, coach, cheer and practice together.

Nov
23
Fri
2018
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Nov
24
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Endolyne Joe's
Nov 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

*Meeting for breakfast at Endolyne Joe’s on November 24th*
(standing info below)

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

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

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

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

West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Nov 24 @ 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/

Nov
26
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Nov 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Nov
28
Wed
2018
Low-code app development meetup at West Seattle Coworking
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This Meetup is for people of all skill levels, from all backgrounds, to come together and learn the powerful art of low-code app development. We’ll spend a couple hours each Meetup exploring real world applications of PowerApps, Power BI and Microsoft Flow. Come by and get your hands dirty creating cross-platform apps for your personal lives and business needs.

Nov
30
Fri
2018
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Nov 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Dec
1
Sat
2018
Native Plant ID and Invasive Plant Removal Along Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail @ Thistle Street Green Space
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

A beautiful area called the Thistle Street Green Space along the
Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail needs your help in a battle against invasive
species. Next to a local pea patch garden, Chief Sealth High School,
and Longfellow Creek, this piece of green space requires regular
maintenance to keep it clear of invaders like Himalayan
Blackberry, Buttercup, Herb Robert, and others. Come volunteer with
DIRT Corps and learn how to identify both native plants and invasive plants
as well as how to remove all kinds of invasive species so native
plants can thrive. Afterwards you can walk the trails and explore this
hidden gem in Delridge.

Map of parking and meet area:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Z_PRew4vQgXLut1tDOzufaI8O4L-y1_4/view

Welcome the Orcas @ Alki Bathhouse
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Welcome the Orcas Public Event

Hosted by The Whale Trail and Seal Sitters with support from the Department of Fish & Wildlife.

Join us for a fun, family-friendly and educational event to celebrate the return of the Southern Resident orcas to the central Sound. Kids’ activities, environmental booths, face painting, orca BINGO and an orca parade!

Event-goers are encouraged to dress in their best “orca spirit” costumes!

When: Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Orca parade at Noon!

Program

10 a.m. Welcome
10-11:30 a.m. Activities for kids, games and partner booths
11:30 a.m. Featured Speakers
Noon Orca Parade led by J, K and L orcas
12:30-2 p.m. Event continues with a light reception

Dec
3
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 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

Dec
6
Thu
2018
West Seattle Chamber’s “Mix, Mingle & Jingle” @ Sanctuary at Admiral
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

From the West Seattle Chamber: Join all of your friends on Thursday, December 6th at the Sanctuary in Admiral for this special evening. It’s guaranteed to be a fun time for all! Test your skill in the Wine Toss, do your Christmas shopping at the Silent Auction, enjoy great food and beverage, and support our local business community at the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce’s 6th Annual Mix, Mingle & Jingle.

It will be a festive evening with area business professionals who are committed to making positive changes in our region. In addition to attending, we hope that you will further your support through Sponsorship, Silent Auction donation, or Wine Donation.

Mix, Mingle & Jingle
December 6, 2018
Sanctuary at Admiral, 5:30 PM–8:00 pm

Register online!

Fees/Admission:
(includes appetizers and a drink ticket)
$50 for Members
$60 for Non-Members

Register online here.

Dec
7
Fri
2018
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Dec
8
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Dec 8 @ 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/

Alizah Olivas Trunk Show at Capers @ Capers Home
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Capers Home of West Seattle hosts local jeweler Alizah Olivas.

Alizah’s collection features semi-precious stones, mixed metals in a single piece, and chains embellished with semi-precious stones. For this trunk show, Alizah will have everything from rings to bracelets to necklaces available for purchase. She makes all her jewelry by hand, and each piece is uniquely different. Her jewelry is the perfect gift this holiday season.

CAPERS is the home entertaining and gift shop in the West Seattle Junction that features locally sourced, eco-friendly, and fairly-traded products to make your house a home. Owner Lisa Myers and staf, dedicate both time and resources to help those in the neighborhood who are less fortunate.

Native Plant ID and Invasive Plant Removal Along Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail @ Thistle Street Green Space
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

A beautiful area called the Thistle Street Green Space along the
Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail needs your help in a battle against invasive
species. Next to a local pea patch garden, Chief Sealth High School,
and Longfellow Creek, this piece of green space requires regular
maintenance to keep it clear of invaders like Himalayan
Blackberry, Buttercup, Herb Robert, and others. Come volunteer with
DIRT Corps and learn how to identify both native plants and invasive plants
as well as how to remove all kinds of invasive species so native
plants can thrive. Afterwards you can walk the trails and explore this
hidden gem in Delridge.

Map of parking and meet area:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Z_PRew4vQgXLut1tDOzufaI8O4L-y1_4/view

Dec
9
Sun
2018
Alizah Olivas Trunk Show at Capers @ Capers Home
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Capers Home of West Seattle hosts local jeweler Alizah Olivas.

Alizah’s collection features semi-precious stones, mixed metals in a single piece, and chains embellished with semi-precious stones. For this trunk show, Alizah will have everything from rings to bracelets to necklaces available for purchase. She makes all her jewelry by hand, and each piece is uniquely different. Her jewelry is the perfect gift this holiday season.

CAPERS is the home entertaining and gift shop in the West Seattle Junction that features locally sourced, eco-friendly, and fairly-traded products to make your house a home. Owner Lisa Myers and staf, dedicate both time and resources to help those in the neighborhood who are less fortunate.

Dec
10
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Dec 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.

Dec
13
Thu
2018
Second Thursday OUT! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm

Holiday dinner at the Center followed by a gift exchange (value of under $10)
All are welcome, no membership required.

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

Dec
14
Fri
2018
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Dec
16
Sun
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Dec 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.

Dec
17
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Dec
18
Tue
2018
West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Brookdale West Seattle:

All new members are welcome. We are a club of public speaking enthusiasts who encourage, coach, cheer and practice together.

Dec
21
Fri
2018
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Dec 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Dec
22
Sat
2018
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Dec 22 @ 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/

Dec
24
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Dec 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Dec
28
Fri
2018
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Dec
31
Mon
2018
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Dec 31 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Jan
4
Fri
2019
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Jan 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Jan
5
Sat
2019
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Jan 5 @ 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
7
Mon
2019
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Jan 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 7 @ 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
11
Fri
2019
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Fitness Class for Adults Over 50 @ High Point Community Center
Jan 11 @ 9:30 am

ALL LEVELS WELCOME!

Kate Kirkwood, who is the previous wine steward at Metropolitan Market, is teaching a fitness class for adults over 50.

The class will include easy aerobics-for-our-hearts to great music, balance work, your-level weight training, and always stretching to finish.

Then there will be time to chat over coffee or your favorite drink afterwards.

Please register at Seattle Parks and Recreation’s website by opening an account or call High Point Community Center at 206-684-7422.

Jan
12
Sat
2019
Wetland Block Party @ The Delridge Wetlands
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Get to know your local Wetland!

Join us for a block party at the Delridge Wetland Park! Learn more about how the Wetland will become a living community asset as we celebrate with free food, music, and art.

To learn more, visit the Delridge Wetland Park website.

Jan
14
Mon
2019
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Jan 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Jan 14 @ 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
15
Tue
2019
West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Brookdale West Seattle:

All new members are welcome. We are a club of public speaking enthusiasts who encourage, coach, cheer and practice together.

Jan
16
Wed
2019
34th District Republicans meeting @ Chelan Café
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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

Jan
18
Fri
2019
Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Fitness Class for Adults Over 50 @ High Point Community Center
Jan 18 @ 9:30 am

ALL LEVELS WELCOME!

Kate Kirkwood, who is the previous wine steward at Metropolitan Market, is teaching a fitness class for adults over 50.

The class will include easy aerobics-for-our-hearts to great music, balance work, your-level weight training, and always stretching to finish.

Then there will be time to chat over coffee or your favorite drink afterwards.

Please register at Seattle Parks and Recreation’s website by opening an account or call High Point Community Center at 206-684-7422.