West Seattle Event Calendar

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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.

Nov
9
Thu
2017
Student Assignment Plan/High-School Boundary open-house meeting @ West Seattle High School
Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

From Seattle Public Schools:

Five open house meetings are scheduled for families, students and staff about changes to the Student Assignment Plan (SAP) and high school boundaries.

District office staff will be available to discuss the 2018-19 SAP, including related updates to special education, school choice, and advanced learning opportunities in high schools. Visitors will also be able to review the proposed high school boundary scenarios.

At the end of the month, families and staff will receive an email invitation and survey to provide feedback on the three proposed high school boundary options. New high school boundaries will be implemented in 2019-20.

The top three potential scenarios can be found on the High School Boundary Task Force Recommendations webpage.

For more background information including a timeline for decisions, visit our High School Boundary Changes webpage.

See the full announcement here. The district says the WSHS meeting will offer interpretation in Spanish, Somali, Chinese, and Vietnamese.

William Shakespeare’s The Star Wars Verily, A New Hope @ West Seattle High School Theater
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

West Seattle High School‘s drama department presentation:

Reimagined in glorious iambic pentameter, William Shakespeare’s Star Wars will astound and edify Rebels and Imperials alike. Return once more to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of a beautiful princess held captive and a young hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with all the valor and villainy of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. ’Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearsome Stormtroopers, signifying…pretty much everything.

E-mail tickets@westsidedrama.com for reservations – $10 ticket with reservation, $15 at the door.

Nov
10
Fri
2017
William Shakespeare’s The Star Wars Verily, A New Hope @ West Seattle High School Theater
Nov 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

West Seattle High School‘s drama department presentation:

Reimagined in glorious iambic pentameter, William Shakespeare’s Star Wars will astound and edify Rebels and Imperials alike. Return once more to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of a beautiful princess held captive and a young hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with all the valor and villainy of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. ’Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearsome Stormtroopers, signifying…pretty much everything.

E-mail tickets@westsidedrama.com for reservations – $10 ticket with reservation, $15 at the door.

Nov
13
Mon
2017
College Essay Workshops @ Chief Sealth International High School
Nov 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Get help writing your college essays! The Bureau of Fearless Ideas is hosting a College Essay Workshops for 11th & 12th graders in the Sealth library on Monday 11/6 & 11/13 from 4 pm- 6:30 pm in room 252B (classroom computer lab).

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

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

2017 West Seattle Education Fair @ Alki Masonic Center
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Back by popular demand, the West Seattle Education Fair returns to Seattle this fall to offer families an opportunity to meet admission staff and learn more about private and independent schools in the area. This year’s event will take place on Monday, November 13 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, at Alki Masonic Center. This is a free event and all are welcome.

Selecting the best school for a child can be an intensive experience. Learning about the options available is an important first step. The West Seattle Education Fair will feature independent schools for students in grades K through 8. Parents, families and students are invited to attend. Talk with school staff members one on one, learn about the variety of schools and programs available, and meet other parents and families in your community.

Private independent schools can offer tremendous benefits for students, from small class sizes to academic rigor and individualized study. The Education Fair will provide information to West Seattle families about all their education options, with representatives from local preschools, elementary schools and middle schools in one convenient location.

Participating schools include (UPDATED): Explorer West Middle School, Holy Rosary School, Hope Lutheran School, West Seattle Montessori School & Academy, Northwest Montessori, Westside School, Harbor School (Vashon Island), Our Lady of Guadalupe School, Shorewood Christian School

This free event is sponsored by West Seattle Blog and is open to all. No reservations required.

Details:

• West Seattle Education Fair

• Monday, November 13, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

• Alki Masonic Center: 4736 40th Ave SW

Nov
14
Tue
2017
Hope Lutheran School All-School Open House
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm

From Hope Lutheran School (WSB sponsor):

All School Open House – November 14 @ 6:30

It isn’t too early to begin looking at local educational options. The All School Open House gives you a time to meet all preschool – 8th grade staff, visit the classrooms and learn more about the many robust programs at Hope School. This is a great time to invite friends or family who are looking at private-school options.

Refreshments will be provided. Please call the school office at 935-8500 or email admissions@hopeseattle.org for more information. hls.HopeSeattle.org

Nov
16
Thu
2017
South Seattle College Campus Tour @ Robert Smith Building
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Date: Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Time: 9:00 am-10:00 am

Location: South Seattle College, meet in Robert Smith Building (RSB) lobby (campus map)

South Seattle College is holding a free campus tour. Tours include visits to departments and classrooms including our Academic Programs, Professional/Technical Programs, Enrollment Services, Student Life, Diversity and Retention, and Campus Resources. Enjoy a leisurely walk around our beautifully-landscaped campus and learn what makes South Seattle College a great place to fulfill your educational and career goals!

The tour is designed for future students interested in applying to South’s academic transfer and professional/technical career training programs, and information will also be shared on those pathways.

Drop-ins are welcome, and signing up in advance is encouraged. Please visit the Explore South website to learn more and RSVP.

350 Seattle @ West Seattle Democratic Women @ WS Golf Course
Nov 16 @ 11:15 am – 1:00 pm

Hello Members, Supporters, and Friends of the West Seattle Democratic Women!

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, our Membership Meeting is traditionally held one week earlier than usual, so please note, there’s a pretty short turnaround on coordinating this month’s program and your flexibility is appreciated in sending back your RSVP, so we can confirm your attendance! Our guest speaker, Bob Kaminski, is from 350 Seattle, and he will be talking about the fracking of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and where in our own communities it is being proposed and drilled for right now! Bob will be accompanied by a couple of residents of the communities where these fracking projects are happening!

Our meeting will be held at the West Seattle Golf Course on Thursday, November 16th. The pre-meeting discussion group, led by Theresa McCormick, will continue on the subject of Sexual Harassment and begins at 10:30am. Registration and postcard-writing starts at 11:15 am with lunch service starting at 11:30am. Meeting business begins at 11:45am, program with guest speakers starts at 12:00 noon, and the meeting adjourns at 1:15 pm.

Please reply directly to werdachel (at) aol (dot) com by no later than Monday, November 13th, to indicate if you will be coming to the meeting. Also please indicate if you would like to purchase lunch or the program fee/dessert only. Lunch is $13.50 for members and $15.00 for non-members. If you do not want to purchase lunch, the program fee is $5.00 and includes dessert and coffee/tea.

Dine Out for D.C. @ Great American Diner and Bar
Nov 16 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Dine out for D.C.
Thursday, November 16th from 5:00 pm-10:00 pm at The Great American Diner & Bar

Enjoy an evening of great American home cooking at the newest restaurant addition to West Seattle, The Great American Diner & Bar! There will be a special “all you can eat” buffet along with a kids’ menu and raffle. A portion of each guest check comes back to the Hope Lutheran School East Coast Trip Enrichment Program. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors, and help the 6/7th graders get started raising money for their East Coast Trip.

WSHS Mental Health Discussion @ West Seattle High School
Nov 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

From the WSHS newsletter:

Are you an important adult in the life of an adolescent? Our Student Health Council invites you to their Fall Mental Health Panel, in the WSHS Library on Thursday, November 16th, from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Learn more about how to effectively approach and support teens struggling with anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, and other mental health issues. The panel will be facilitated by Ben Berger, one of our School-Based Health Center’s Mental Health Therapists. Please contact School Nurse Kari Lombard (KRLombard@seattleschools.org opens an email client application ) or Clinic Coordinator Sumaya Mohamed (SumayaM@neighborcare.org opens an email client application ) with any questions.

Nov
18
Sat
2017
Community Conversation with School Board Director Leslie Harris @ Delridge Library
Nov 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

School Board Director Leslie Harris invites you to her drop-in community meetings:

October 21
November 18
3-5 pm
Delridge Library

9th annual Chief Sealth International High School Auction @ Brockey Center, South Seattle College
Nov 18 @ 5:30 pm

Celebrate 60 years of Chief Sealth High School, from 1957-2017. Our 9th Annual Auction is November 18th, 5:30 at the Brockey Center.

Early Bird Ticket Sales on NOW, just $50, Price increases to $60 after Oct. 31st.

https://chiefsealthptsa.schoolauction.net/auction2017/tickets/ticket_sales

We have a wonderful night planned.

There are Disneyland Passes and Hotel accommodations up for bid in our live auction, our amazing signature cocktail, an outstanding evening of musical entertainment provided by our CSI Jazz & Orchestra students, delicious food, and it’s all for the children.

Where does the money go?

Besides having a great night of food, cocktails, and community, we hold an auction to raise money for our three main support groups at Chief Sealth International High School.

Here are some of the ways the PTSA, Denny/Sealth Performing Arts and Athletics put your money to good use for our students.

Your PTSA:
Supported the Science, Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, Fine Arts, IB & Academy Prog. with financial reimbursements of up to $400 per department.
Provided financial and volunteer support for the Closet and other various Social Services at the school.
Gave funds to the Model UN club to participate in the U of W conference.

Your DSPA
· Provided funds for instrument, equipment and music purchases for the band, orchestra and choir programs at Denny and Sealth.
· Paid to bring world renowned musicians and instructors Ron and Bryan Carter out to teach clinics to the Denny and Sealth Jazz programs and to perform for the Denny and Sealth community.
· Provided scholarship money to send a Sealth student to UW summer drum major camp.

Your Athletic Dept.
· *Golf- Course Fees for Practice and Drive Range
· *Swim- New swimsuits and head caps for Boys and girls
· *Boys & Girls Basketball- helped pay for uniforms and new balls

For more information or to volunteer: chiefsealthptsa@gmail.com

To Donate or Sponsorship information: Kirstin Moe at kirstinmoe@comcast.net

Nov
28
Tue
2017
Jenny Durkan’s first West Seattle appearance as mayor @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 28 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Announced by mayor-elect Durkan’s staff:

Mayor-Elect Jenny Durkan Will Bring City Hall into Communities Across Seattle on First Day

At Five Events, Durkan Will Call on Residents to Come Together to Address Urgent Challenges Facing Our City

On Tuesday, November 28, Mayor-elect Jenny Durkan will criss-cross Seattle to take City Hall directly into communities across Seattle. Durkan will take her oath of office and share her vision for the City at events in Rainier Beach, West Seattle, the Chinatown-International District, Phinney Ridge, and Lake City.

“Throughout the campaign, I emphasized we must tackle our challenges and seize opportunities as One City. Starting on my first day in office, I want everyone to be a part of creating meaningful change for our City. It will take all of us working together to build a progressive, innovative and inclusive city for the next generation. I know we are up to not just meeting our toughest challenges like homelessness and housing, but to build and create the opportunities that will continue to make Seattle the great City we love,” said Durkan.

Her second stop will be Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4:15 pm.

Nov
30
Thu
2017
Bookfair benefiting Highland Park Elementary students @ Barnes and Noble/Westwood Village
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Barnes & Noble Bookfair Supporting Highland Park Elementary
Thursday, November 30th
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Westwood Village 2600 SW Barton St

Everybody is invited to a fun family night of storytelling, a holiday sing-along, and a scavenger hunt!

If you make any purchases, Barnes & Noble will donate a percentage of your sale to the Highland Park Elementary PTA (make sure to mention our bookfair!). Funds will go toward events and enrichment programs that support our students and their families.

If you can’t attend the bookfair, you can still participate in the fundraiser by entering Bookfair ID 12233862 during checkout in the store or online at BN.COM/bookfairs from 11/30/17 to 12/04/17. Tell your family and friends!

West Seattle High School Open House @ WSHS Theater
Nov 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

“This is a great opportunity for families to learn more about WSHS course offerings, athletics, and extracurricular activities. Hear from current WSHS students regarding their experiences in high school and meet with teachers, counselors and administration. School tours will be offered as well.”

Dec
1
Fri
2017
South Seattle College Educational Opportunity Center Friends & Family Day
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Educational Opportunity Center’s Friends & Family Day
Date: Friday, December 1, 2017
Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. No appointment necessary!
Location: South Seattle College, Robert Smith Building, Room 66 (campus map)

South Seattle College and the TRiO Educational Opportunity Center are hosting an educational opportunity drop in event for both South students, their friends and family, and community members! Come receive one-on-one assistance with FAFSA and discuss degree and certificate programs, high school completion, English language programs, apprenticeships and more! No appointment necessary!

Dec
2
Sat
2017
Explorer West Middle School December Open House
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

An Independent Middle School in West Seattle for Students in Grades 6-8

Explorer West redefines the middle school experience by offering rigorous academics and a diverse range of enrichment programs in a small, vibrant learning environment. Our award-winning sustainability and outdoor education programs inspire young people to positively impact their environment and community. Graduates become leaders who flourish, both academically and socially, at the high schools of their choice.

Discover How We Are Different at Our Open Houses

Open Houses are the best opportunities for families to learn about our school before applying for admission. During the Open Houses, families explore classrooms, talk to our faculty and staff, and engage with our parents and students. Open Houses are suited for families with students in 4th-7th grade, but all are welcome! We recommend all families attend an Open House. School visits are reserved for families who are applying for the 2018 school year.

Explorer West Open House Dates.

Wednesday, October 11, 6:30-8:00 pm
Tuesday, November 7, 6:30-8:00 pm
Saturday, December 2, 10:00-11:30 am.

For more information on our school and program, visit us at: www.explorer-west.org

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
7
Thu
2017
Denny International Middle School Orchestra Concert @ Auditorium
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm

Orchestra concert in the auditorium, 7 pm.

Dec
8
Fri
2017
Chief Sealth Academy of Business student-run dinner/auction @ CSIHS Galleria
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The 3rd annual dinner auction hosted by Chief Sealth Academy of Business is December 8, 2017, located in the Chief Sealth Galleria! This event is completely student-run and helps fundraise for a trip to New York for both juniors and seniors. The night will be filled with a silent auction and fun games.

Anyone from the West Seattle community is invited! We hope you can attend and cannot wait to see you there!

Below is the link to prepay for tickets (tickets will be sold at the door as well).

schoolpay.com/pay/for/Seattle-Academy-Auction/IdEmp

Dec
12
Tue
2017
West Seattle High School Jazz Ensemble Concert @ West Seattle High School, theater
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The West Seattle High School Concert will be on Tuesday, Dec. 12th at 7 pm in the WSHS Theater. It will feature music by our Jazz Ensemble. It is free.

West Seattle High School Jazz Ensemble winter concert @ WSHS Theater
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm

Free and open to the community! Come support student musicians.

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

From the 34th District Democrats:

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

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

Let’s celebrate! At The Winner’s Ball

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

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

Potluck dinner, dessert, cocktails and wine

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

More details will be posted here.

Chief Sealth IHS Concert Band and Denny IMS Bands @ CSIHS Auditorium
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm

Student musicians in concert.

Denny International Middle School Band Concert
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm

Denny International Middle School band concert, 7 pm in the auditorium.

Dec
14
Thu
2017
West Seattle High School Band and Orchestra winter concert @ WSHS Theater
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm

Free and open to the community! Come support student musicians.

West Seattle High School Band and Orchestra Winter Concert @ West Seattle High School, theater
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The West Seattle High School Concert will be on Thursday, Dec. 14th at 7pm in the WSHS Theater. It will feature music by our Concert Band and Orchestra. It is free.

Dec
15
Fri
2017
City Councilmember Lisa Herbold: District Office Hours @ Various locations - see list
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On January 25, I will be at the Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon St) from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The final meeting of the day will begin at 6:30 p.m.

These hours are walk-in friendly, but if you would like to let me know you’re coming in advance you can email my scheduler Alex Clardy (alex.clardy@seattle.gov).

Additionally, here is a list of my tentatively scheduled office hours. These are subject to change.

Friday, February 22, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, March 29, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, April 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, May 31, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, June 28, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, July 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, August 16, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, September 27, 2019 -CANCELED
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, October 25, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, November 29, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, December 20, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Dec
19
Tue
2017
Dine Out to Make a Difference @ Marination Ma Kai
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Dine at Marination Ma Kai 11 am-8 pm on this date and help five local schools! Details here.

Math Placement Test Prep Workshop @ SSC's TRiO Educational Opportunity Center
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Math Placement Test Prep Workshop
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
South Seattle College, Robert Smith Building, Room 67 (campus map)

South Seattle College and the TRiO Educational Opportunity Center are hosting a Math Placement Test Prep Workshop for all community members interested in attending college. Familiarize yourself with the testing process, take a practice test, identify skills to focus on, connect with free resources on campus and learn more about strategies to manage test anxiety.

Dec
23
Sat
2017
December community conversation with School Board president Leslie Harris @ Delridge Library
Dec 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jan
8
Mon
2018
Tilden School weeknight Open House
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

At Tilden School (WSB sponsor):

Monday, January 8, 6:30 to 8 pm

We invite interested families to our open house; tour the classrooms, and chat with the teachers and specialists who make Tilden extraordinary.

Location: Tilden School
4105 California Ave SW
On the corner of California and Dakota, we are located in (but not affiliated with) the First Lutheran Church of West Seattle–their back door is our front door!

Enter on west side of building, across from the south end of the parking lot.

Jan
9
Tue
2018
Hope Lutheran Preschool Open House
Jan 9 @ 6:30 pm

From Hope Lutheran School (WSB sponsor):

Preschool Open House, January 9 @ 6:30 pm

Make sure to add the Preschool Open House to your calendar. Most preschools begin to register students for the coming fall in January, so it is never to early to do your research. Bring your child(ren) and watch them explore and play in the fun environment that will become like a second home to them. Teachers will be on hand to answer questions and talk about our play-based approach to learning and building a strong foundation for your little one to grow from. Refreshments will be provided. Please call the school office at 206-935-8500 or email admissions@hopeseattle.org for more information. hls.hopeseattle.org

Jan
10
Wed
2018
Arbor Heights Elementary kindergarten & new-family tours
Jan 10 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Got a child that will be starting Arbor Heights in Sept. 2018? New to the neighborhood? Thinking of transferring to Arbor Heights?

Come join Principal Collins on one of the following tours:

Tour #1: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
Tour #2: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018
Tour #3: Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018
Tour #4: Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018
Tour #5: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Tour #6: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

All tours are from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Let us know you’re coming by RSVPing at http://bit.ly/ArborHeightsSchoolTours

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Pathfinder School elementary tours
Jan 10 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Elementary tours for families interested in K-5 at Pathfinder K-8. RSVP requested at 206-252-9710:

Wednesday, January 10 8:30—10:00 am
Friday, January 12 8:30—10:00 am
Tuesday, January 16 8:30—10:00 am
Friday, January 19 8:30—10:00 am
Monday, January 29 8:30—10:00 am
Thursday, February 1 8:30—10:00 am

Jan
12
Fri
2018
Pathfinder School elementary tours
Jan 12 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Elementary tours for families interested in K-5 at Pathfinder K-8. RSVP requested at 206-252-9710:

Wednesday, January 10 8:30—10:00 am
Friday, January 12 8:30—10:00 am
Tuesday, January 16 8:30—10:00 am
Friday, January 19 8:30—10:00 am
Monday, January 29 8:30—10:00 am
Thursday, February 1 8:30—10:00 am

Jan
13
Sat
2018
Community School of West Seattle open house
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

At the Community School of West Seattle, open-house time: “Our Open Houses are opportunities for potential families to see what our caring teaching staff and community have to offer.”

Jan
16
Tue
2018
Pathfinder School elementary tours
Jan 16 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Elementary tours for families interested in K-5 at Pathfinder K-8. RSVP requested at 206-252-9710:

Wednesday, January 10 8:30—10:00 am
Friday, January 12 8:30—10:00 am
Tuesday, January 16 8:30—10:00 am
Friday, January 19 8:30—10:00 am
Monday, January 29 8:30—10:00 am
Thursday, February 1 8:30—10:00 am

Jan
17
Wed
2018
Alki Elementary School 2018 tours
Jan 17 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Alki Elementary School Tours 2018
Come and tour our amazing school community, we would love to get to know you!

Registration is open starting, January 8th!
Open Enrollment for School Choice is Feb 5th-16th
Wednesday, January 17th 8:30-10am
Friday, January 19th 8:30-10am
Monday, January 22nd 8:30-10am
Thursday, January 25th 8:30-10am
Tuesday, January 30th 8:30-10am
Evening Open House for prospective families: Thursday, February 1st @ 6 pm

Please call our school office to reserve a tour and/or attendance to our Open House Event: (206) 252-9050

*Children are welcome to attend.

Jan
18
Thu
2018
Denny/Sealth Winter Jazz Performance @ Great American Diner and Bar
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We are excited to invite you to our Winter jazz performance on January 18th. We will be performing at the Great American Diner in the West Seattle Junction. The concert will start at 6 pm and feature performances by the Denny Jazz Ensemble, Chief Sealth Jazz Ensemble, and our amazing SRJO coaching staff. And the end of the night, there will be an open jam session in which students will have the opportunity to perform on stage with the SRJO jazz scholars.

This performance is free to all families and food and beverages will be available for purchase at the diner. This event also serves as a fundraiser for the SRJO Jazz Scholars program, but families are not obligated to contribute. We look forward to seeing you for this exciting night of jazz music.

WHAT: Winter jazz concert and SRJO Jazz Scholars Fundraiser

WHEN: January 18, 2017; 6:00-9:00 pm

WHERE: The Great American Diner; 4752 California Ave SW

Jan
19
Fri
2018
Alki Elementary School 2018 tours
Jan 19 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Alki Elementary School Tours 2018
Come and tour our amazing school community, we would love to get to know you!

Registration is open starting, January 8th!
Open Enrollment for School Choice is Feb 5th-16th
Wednesday, January 17th 8:30-10am
Friday, January 19th 8:30-10am
Monday, January 22nd 8:30-10am
Thursday, January 25th 8:30-10am
Tuesday, January 30th 8:30-10am
Evening Open House for prospective families: Thursday, February 1st @ 6 pm

Please call our school office to reserve a tour and/or attendance to our Open House Event: (206) 252-9050

*Children are welcome to attend.

Pathfinder School elementary tours
Jan 19 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Elementary tours for families interested in K-5 at Pathfinder K-8. RSVP requested at 206-252-9710:

Wednesday, January 10 8:30—10:00 am
Friday, January 12 8:30—10:00 am
Tuesday, January 16 8:30—10:00 am
Friday, January 19 8:30—10:00 am
Monday, January 29 8:30—10:00 am
Thursday, February 1 8:30—10:00 am

Jan
22
Mon
2018
Alki Elementary School 2018 tours
Jan 22 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Alki Elementary School Tours 2018
Come and tour our amazing school community, we would love to get to know you!

Registration is open starting, January 8th!
Open Enrollment for School Choice is Feb 5th-16th
Wednesday, January 17th 8:30-10am
Friday, January 19th 8:30-10am
Monday, January 22nd 8:30-10am
Thursday, January 25th 8:30-10am
Tuesday, January 30th 8:30-10am
Evening Open House for prospective families: Thursday, February 1st @ 6 pm

Please call our school office to reserve a tour and/or attendance to our Open House Event: (206) 252-9050

*Children are welcome to attend.

Jan
23
Tue
2018
Louisa Boren STEM K-8 elementary tours
Jan 23 @ 8:55 am – 10:25 am

Elementary School Tours
For families of prospective elementary (K-5) students, tours are conducted from 8:55–10:25 am on the following dates:

January 23
January 26
January 30
February 2
February 6

Go here to reserve your spot.

Pathfinder K-8 middle-school tours
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

RSVP to 206-252-9710:

Tuesday, January 23 9:00—10:30 am
Friday, January 26 9:00—10:30 am
Tuesday, January 30 9:00—10:30 am
Friday, February 2 9:00—10:30 am

Jan
24
Wed
2018
Arbor Heights Elementary kindergarten & new-family tours
Jan 24 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Got a child that will be starting Arbor Heights in Sept. 2018? New to the neighborhood? Thinking of transferring to Arbor Heights?

Come join Principal Collins on one of the following tours:

Tour #1: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
Tour #2: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018
Tour #3: Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018
Tour #4: Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018
Tour #5: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Tour #6: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

All tours are from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Let us know you’re coming by RSVPing at http://bit.ly/ArborHeightsSchoolTours

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Jan
25
Thu
2018
Alki Elementary School 2018 tours
Jan 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Alki Elementary School Tours 2018
Come and tour our amazing school community, we would love to get to know you!

Registration is open starting, January 8th!
Open Enrollment for School Choice is Feb 5th-16th
Wednesday, January 17th 8:30-10am
Friday, January 19th 8:30-10am
Monday, January 22nd 8:30-10am
Thursday, January 25th 8:30-10am
Tuesday, January 30th 8:30-10am
Evening Open House for prospective families: Thursday, February 1st @ 6 pm

Please call our school office to reserve a tour and/or attendance to our Open House Event: (206) 252-9050

*Children are welcome to attend.

Madison Middle School tours for incoming 6th graders
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Know an incoming 6th Grader? Let their family know of the upcoming tours at Madison Middle School:

Thursday, Jan 25 @ 6:30-8 pm
Friday, Jan 26 @ 9:30-11 am

Seattle Lutheran High School Open House
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Open House for Seattle Lutheran High School
Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 7:00-8:30 pm

Seattle Lutheran High School has a unique and successful approach to education. Join us for our Open House to discover what makes us uniquely better. It will feature a tour of the facility, as well as interaction with Seattle Lutheran’s faculty and administration. We are located at 4100 SW Genesee Street. For more information, contact Rachel Bigliardi at 206-937-7722 or visit our website at www.seattlelutheran.org

Seattle Public Schools high-school-science changes @ Chief Sealth International High School
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Science education in Seattle Public Schools high schools is changing, and the district invites families to come talk about it: “The science department, including school staff, will host four regional community meetings for families to come learn more about the new requirements, the new sequence of courses, and options for students.” One of those meetings is at the CSIHS library on January 25th. More info here.

Jan
26
Fri
2018
Louisa Boren STEM K-8 elementary tours
Jan 26 @ 8:55 am – 10:25 am

Elementary School Tours
For families of prospective elementary (K-5) students, tours are conducted from 8:55–10:25 am on the following dates:

January 23
January 26
January 30
February 2
February 6

Go here to reserve your spot.

Pathfinder K-8 middle-school tours
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

RSVP to 206-252-9710:

Tuesday, January 23 9:00—10:30 am
Friday, January 26 9:00—10:30 am
Tuesday, January 30 9:00—10:30 am
Friday, February 2 9:00—10:30 am

Madison MS tours for incoming 6th graders
Jan 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Know an incoming 6th grader? Let their family know of the upcoming tours at Madison Middle School:

Thursday, Jan 25 @ 6:30-8 pm
Friday, Jan 26 @ 9:30-11 am

Louisa Boren STEM K-8 middle-school tours
Jan 26 @ 10:15 am – 11:45 am

For families of prospective middle school (6-8) students, tours are conducted from 10:15–11:45 am on the following dates:

January 26
January 30

This page includes a link to RSVP.

Jan
27
Sat
2018
West Seattle Montessori School and Academy Open House & Celebration
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

WEST SEATTLE MONTESSORI SCHOOL & ACADEMY
11215 15th Avenue Southwest

Open House Celebration
January 27, 2018
1 pm-3 pm

West Seattle Montessori School & Academy will be hosting their annual winter open house on January 27, 1 pm-3 pm. WSMS&A will also be celebrating Academic Secretary Dolores Atwood’s 75th birthday and 33 years of service. Dolores has touched many lives within the West Seattle community and we invite you to join us on this special day. This celebration will be held in the Enrichment Building at 11220 16th Avenue SW during the open house.

West Seattle Montessori School & Academy provides a global program for pre-primary through grade 8 that is engaging and responsive for every age. Teachers are coaches, mentors and guides that are not only content specialists, they’re also student specialists! With an engaging Montessori curriculum and classrooms that provide individualized student opportunities, teachers are able to support students by making learning fun and helping them exceed their goals.

Mindful Leaders. Global Thinkers.
www.westseattlemontessori.com

Jan
28
Sun
2018
Our Lady of Guadalupe School Open House & student-project showcase
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Our Lady of Guadalupe School – Open House
Preschool-8th grade
3401 SW Myrtle

January 28th
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Full Announcement:

Immigrants, homeless youth, the elderly, the environment – these topics and more encompass the culminating projects of this year’s eighth grade class at Our Lady of Guadalupe School in West Seattle. Dubbed “The Juan Diego Project” for the school’s namesake, this academic venture allows students to choose a social justice topic or service organization they are passionate about and then design an enterprise where they make a difference in that field.

The students will exhibit their research and experience during OLG’s open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on January 28, 2018.

More details here.

Jan
29
Mon
2018
Pathfinder School elementary tours
Jan 29 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Elementary tours for families interested in K-5 at Pathfinder K-8. RSVP requested at 206-252-9710:

Wednesday, January 10 8:30—10:00 am
Friday, January 12 8:30—10:00 am
Tuesday, January 16 8:30—10:00 am
Friday, January 19 8:30—10:00 am
Monday, January 29 8:30—10:00 am
Thursday, February 1 8:30—10:00 am

Jan
30
Tue
2018
Alki Elementary School 2018 tours
Jan 30 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Alki Elementary School Tours 2018
Come and tour our amazing school community, we would love to get to know you!

Registration is open starting, January 8th!
Open Enrollment for School Choice is Feb 5th-16th
Wednesday, January 17th 8:30-10am
Friday, January 19th 8:30-10am
Monday, January 22nd 8:30-10am
Thursday, January 25th 8:30-10am
Tuesday, January 30th 8:30-10am
Evening Open House for prospective families: Thursday, February 1st @ 6 pm

Please call our school office to reserve a tour and/or attendance to our Open House Event: (206) 252-9050

*Children are welcome to attend.

Louisa Boren STEM K-8 elementary tours
Jan 30 @ 8:55 am – 10:25 am

Elementary School Tours
For families of prospective elementary (K-5) students, tours are conducted from 8:55–10:25 am on the following dates:

January 23
January 26
January 30
February 2
February 6

Go here to reserve your spot.

Pathfinder K-8 middle-school tours
Jan 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

RSVP to 206-252-9710:

Tuesday, January 23 9:00—10:30 am
Friday, January 26 9:00—10:30 am
Tuesday, January 30 9:00—10:30 am
Friday, February 2 9:00—10:30 am

Louisa Boren STEM K-8 middle-school tours
Jan 30 @ 10:15 am – 11:45 am

For families of prospective middle school (6-8) students, tours are conducted from 10:15–11:45 am on the following dates:

January 26
January 30

This page includes a link to RSVP.

Pathfinder School elementary open house
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Evening open house for families interested in elementary grades (K-5) at Pathfinder School on Pigeon Point.

Feb
1
Thu
2018
Pathfinder School elementary tours
Feb 1 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Elementary tours for families interested in K-5 at Pathfinder K-8. RSVP requested at 206-252-9710:

Wednesday, January 10 8:30—10:00 am
Friday, January 12 8:30—10:00 am
Tuesday, January 16 8:30—10:00 am
Friday, January 19 8:30—10:00 am
Monday, January 29 8:30—10:00 am
Thursday, February 1 8:30—10:00 am

Alki Elementary School 2018 open house
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm

Alki Elementary School Tours 2018
Come and tour our amazing school community, we would love to get to know you!

Registration is open starting, January 8th!
Open Enrollment for School Choice is Feb 5th-16th
Wednesday, January 17th 8:30-10am
Friday, January 19th 8:30-10am
Monday, January 22nd 8:30-10am
Thursday, January 25th 8:30-10am
Tuesday, January 30th 8:30-10am
Evening Open House for prospective families: Thursday, February 1st @ 6 pm

Please call our school office to reserve a tour and/or attendance to our Open House Event: (206) 252-9050
*Children are welcome to attend.

Louisa Boren STEM K-8 open-house night
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

If your family can’t make a tour date, STEM will also host an Open House on February 1. No reservations are necessary to attend an Open House.

Elementary Open House will take place from 6:00–7:00 pm
Middle school Open House will take place form 7:30–8:30 pm

Pathfinder K-8 middle-school open house
Feb 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Evening open house for families interested in middle school at Pathfinder K-8 on Pigeon Point.

Feb
2
Fri
2018
Louisa Boren STEM K-8 elementary tours
Feb 2 @ 8:55 am – 10:25 am

Elementary School Tours
For families of prospective elementary (K-5) students, tours are conducted from 8:55–10:25 am on the following dates:

January 23
January 26
January 30
February 2
February 6

Go here to reserve your spot.

Pathfinder K-8 middle-school tours
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

RSVP to 206-252-9710:

Tuesday, January 23 9:00—10:30 am
Friday, January 26 9:00—10:30 am
Tuesday, January 30 9:00—10:30 am
Friday, February 2 9:00—10:30 am

Feb
3
Sat
2018
Shorewood Christian School Open House
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Shorewood Christian School
OPEN HOUSE
Preschool- 8th grade

Saturday, February 3, 2018
Drop in anytime
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

10300 28th Ave SW
206-933-1056

www.ShorewoodChristian.org

Have your family meet our family and enjoy a freshly-baked chocolate chip cookie!

“Where faith, knowledge, & opportunity produce wisdom”

Highland Park Elementary auction ‘Fund the Future’ @ HP Improvement Club
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

“Fund the Future” PTA Auction supporting Highland Park Elementary

Saturday, February 3rd

6:00 pm to 9:0 0pm

Highland Park Improvement Club

1116 SW Holden Street

We invite you to attend our FUND THE FUTURE auction event on Saturday, February 3rd from 6-9 pm at the Highland Park Improvement Club. Tickets include heavy appetizers, all drinks, and dessert.

**Because time travel is just too dangerous, dress in digs from your favorite era and join us for an entertaining evening of lively games, unique auction items, and yummy cocktails.**

All proceeds will go towards events and programs that enrich the lives of students at our Title I school. Our most immediate needs include building our first playground, funding experiential environmental education for our 5th graders, supporting school-wide STEAM enrichment programming, and sponsoring a variety of events that engages all of our HPE community.

The future is what you make it, and the Highland Park Elementary PTA is committed to making it a good one for every child in our school family. We thank you for your support! This event is 21+

Feb
5
Mon
2018
Denny International Middle School Daytime Tour
Feb 5 @ 8:15 am – 9:20 am

Denny International Middle School Daytime Tour: Monday, February 5 from 8:15 to 9:20 a.m. All are welcome – no appointment needed. Description of school offerings followed by a guided school tour.

Gatewood Elementary kindergarten tour
Feb 5 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Kindergarten Tour:

Monday February 5th from 8:30-9:30 am

Meet in Gatewood library

Feb
6
Tue
2018
DIne Out for Sealth @ Marination ma kai
Feb 6 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Dine at Marination ma kai between 4 and 8 pm on this date and a portion of the proceeds will go to benefit students at Chief Sealth International High School.

Highland Park Elementary Kindergarten Preview Night & Tour
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm

Highland Park Elementary Kindergarten Preview Night & Tour

February 6, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

Welcome all new incoming Kindergarteners/new students and families.

Please join us for an Information Night regarding the 2018-2019 school year.

Feb
7
Wed
2018
Arbor Heights Elementary kindergarten & new-family tours
Feb 7 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Got a child that will be starting Arbor Heights in Sept. 2018? New to the neighborhood? Thinking of transferring to Arbor Heights?

Come join Principal Collins on one of the following tours:

Tour #1: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
Tour #2: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018
Tour #3: Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018
Tour #4: Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018
Tour #5: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Tour #6: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

All tours are from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Let us know you’re coming by RSVPing at http://bit.ly/ArborHeightsSchoolTours

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West Seattle Elementary School kindergarten tours
Feb 7 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

West Seattle Elementary
6760 34th Ave SW
206-252-9450
K Tours – Call Diane or Brenda for an appointment:

Wednesday February 7th from 8:30-9:30 am
Wednesday February 14th from 8:30-9:30 am

Genesee Hill Elementary kindergarten tour
Feb 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

We are excited to start meeting the families of students who will be starting Kindergarten with us in the fall of 2018. These tours are a first opportunity to see our Kindergarten classrooms in action so that you can best be prepared to take full advantage of the opportunities ahead. At these tours, we will also share information about the steps in the “orientation” process so we can get to know you and your child and your family can get well connected with others before the school year starts.

Wednesday, February 7th @ 9 am

Prospective parents, please note:

1) Please enroll your future Kindergartener as soon as possible because we are already setting budgets and determining staffing. Please follow this link.

2) Because of capacity constraints, we do not anticipate any openings for students who do not live in our attendance area or do not already have a sibling attending Genesee Hill.

3) If you do have an older child currently attending Genesee Hill and you live in the zone that is shifting to Lafayette, you must apply for Genesee Hill during Open Enrollment, which runs for a short period between February 5 and February 16th.

Chief Sealth IHS PTSA safety meeting @ Neighborhood House High Point
Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Annual CSIHS PTSA meeting with school and public-safety officials to talk about school safety, procedures, etc. – all welcome. Note the off-campus location.

Feb
8
Thu
2018
Lafayette Elementary School tour for Genesee Boundary families
Feb 8 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

02/08, 830-930 am
1st/2nd Grade School Tour for Genesee Boundary Families

02/08, 230-330 pm
Kindergarten Tour

05/15, 8-9 am
Kindergarten Tour

Address: 2645 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 252-9500
http://lafayettees.seattleschools.org/

RSVPs are appreciated but not required to kajohnson@seattleschools.org . If parents can’t make any of scheduled tours, they are welcome to call the front office and schedule a mutually convenient/date time.

Lafayette Elementary School kindergarten tour
Feb 8 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

02/08, 230-330 pm
Kindergarten Tour

05/15, 8-9 am
Kindergarten Tour

Address: 2645 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 252-9500
http://lafayettees.seattleschools.org/

RSVPs are appreciated but not required to kajohnson@seattleschools.org . If parents can’t make any of scheduled tours, they are welcome to call the front office and schedule a mutually convenient/date time.

Aeronautical Technology Open House @ South Seattle College
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Aeronautical Technology Open House

Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018 or Thursday, March 8, 2018 or Thursday, April 12, 2018 or Thursday, May 10, 2018 or Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College, TEC-Room 127 (campus map)

South Seattle College’s Aeronautical Technology department, including the Aviation Maintenance Technology degree program, will be holding an open house (see dates above) from 6-7 p.m. in TEC 127. Meet with Aeronautical Technology department staff and faculty, learn more about the application process and discover funding resources for college!

Feb
10
Sat
2018
Community School of West Seattle open house
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

At the Community School of West Seattle, open-house time: “Our Open Houses are opportunities for potential families to see what our caring teaching staff and community have to offer.”

Tailgate & Celebrate cocktail-party fundraiser for Madison MS @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Feb 10 @ 6:15 pm – 10:00 pm

Madison Tailgate & Celebrate FUNdraiser
Friday, February 10 from 6:15-10 pm
Highland Park Improvement Club
Tickets $35 – a steal!

Come dressed in your favorite team or Madison gear. Kickoff is at 6:15 pm. There will be hotdogs/brats and snacks at the concessions stand. Enjoy traditional tailgate games and live music.

Live Music donated by the awesome West Seattle Dad Band! Two sets to enjoy!

Back by popular demand: Madison Bulldog Steins (limited quantity – 75), purchase with your ticket for $45 or at the event for $55 (comes with free refills)!

Other fun items to purchase:
Amazing Teacher Experiences!
Awesome Raffle Prizes!
Silent Auction baskets and 8th grade Graduation Front Row Seats (8)!
So come out to the Highland Park Improvement Club and help us “Raise The Paddle” for Madison Middle School funding!

Buy your ticket(s) here.

Feb
11
Sun
2018
Little Pilgrim preschool open house
Feb 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

OPEN HOUSE: Little Pilgrim School, a program for children 2-5 years old

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2018
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
9140 California Ave. SW

Celebrating 65 years of providing quality education in this community! Established in 1952, Little Pilgrim Preschool is nestled at the base of Fauntleroy Park in West Seattle. Our philosophy and purpose is to encourage the whole child – to help each to grow intellectually, spiritually, physically, creatively, socially and emotionally. Children enjoy a rich, play-based curriculum that not only prepares them for kindergarten, but also instills in them a lifelong love of learning. Whether finger painting, building with blocks, running on the playground or on a field trip to the neighborhood grocery, every experience is seen as a learning opportunity.

Bring the whole family to play, tour the beautiful school spaces, meet the teachers, ask questions and pick up enrollment information for fall classes. For more information, please contact the Little Pilgrim School Director at 206-932-5600, Lorrie@fauntleroyucc.org.

Feb
12
Mon
2018
Pan African Festival @ South Seattle College
Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Pan African Festival

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

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

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

Friends of Roxhill Elementary
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Next Monday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m., Friends of Roxhill Elementary will host a special presentation by teacher Mike Popelka on his Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching. Last year, Mr. Popelka spent five months in the Netherlands learning about, thinking about and practicing ways to address disparities in education. How might what he learned be applied at Roxhill? Join us next Monday in the lunch room at Roxhill to find out, ask questions and share ideas.

Feb
13
Tue
2018
Pan African Festival @ South Seattle College
Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Pan African Festival

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

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

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

Feb
14
Wed
2018
West Seattle Elementary School kindergarten tours
Feb 14 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

West Seattle Elementary
6760 34th Ave SW
206-252-9450
K Tours – Call Diane or Brenda for an appointment:

Wednesday February 7th from 8:30-9:30 am
Wednesday February 14th from 8:30-9:30 am

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

Pan African Festival

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

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

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

Feb
15
Thu
2018
Chief Sealth International High School tours
Feb 15 @ 9:30 am

Chief Sealth International High School will have tours of the school for current 8th grade students and parents this Thursday at 9:30. Anyone interested in touring the school should check in at the main office before 9:30.

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

Pan African Festival

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

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

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

Feb
22
Thu
2018
Summit Atlas open houses
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Summit Atlas Open House: Now enrolling 6th, 7th, 9th, and 10th Grade!

Summit Atlas invites families and students to take a tour of the school, meet the faculty, have your questions answered, and learn how to enroll a student at a tuition-free school that will prepare them for success in a four-year college and to be thoughtful, contributing members of society.

When:

Thursday, February 1, 2018 from 5:00 – 6:30 PM
Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 5:00 – 6 PM

Where:

Summit Atlas
9601 35th Ave. SW

Learn more at http://atlas.summitps.org/enroll

Feb
28
Wed
2018
Arbor Heights Elementary kindergarten & new-family tours
Feb 28 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Got a child that will be starting Arbor Heights in Sept. 2018? New to the neighborhood? Thinking of transferring to Arbor Heights?

Come join Principal Collins on one of the following tours:

Tour #1: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
Tour #2: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018
Tour #3: Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018
Tour #4: Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018
Tour #5: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Tour #6: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

All tours are from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Let us know you’re coming by RSVPing at http://bit.ly/ArborHeightsSchoolTours

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Summit Atlas school tours
Feb 28 @ 8:45 am – 9:30 am

Summit Atlas Open House and School Tours: Now enrolling 6th, 7th, 9th, and 10th Grade!

Summit Atlas invites families and students to take a tour of the school, meet the faculty, have your questions answered, and learn how to enroll a student at a tuition-free school that will prepare them for success in a four-year college and to be thoughtful, contributing members of society.

You can RSVP for a school tour to mrice@summitps.org on the following dates.

February 28
March 13
March 27
April 17

All school tours will be from 8:45-9:30 a.m.

Mar
2
Fri
2018
West Seattle High School Spring Swing Dance @ WSHS Commons
Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

West Seattle High School Spring Swing Dance

Spring is nearly in the air and it is time to secure your place at the West Seattle High School Spring Swing Dance. Mark your calendars for Friday, March 2, 6:30 PM in the WSHS Commons. This event features musical performances from the West Seattle Big Band, WSHS Jazz Ensembles and new this year, our orchestra! Delicious appetizers and desserts prepared by WSHS culinary arts students will be served. We will also have some fun games, a dollar raffle and a raffle for several themed Gift Baskets. Dancing is encouraged but not required.

Save some money and purchase your tickets online: wshsmusic2017.yapsody.com/event/index/196741/wshs-big-band-dance-2018

Tickets are $20 (plus $ 0.56 processing fee) for adults (online) and $25 at the door.

Student tickets are $10 and available at the door.

Online ticket sales will be available through Wednesday, Feb. 28.

Game bracelets will be $5 at the event.

Mar
5
Mon
2018
Seattle Lutheran HS senior-class fundraising Dine Out event @ Great American Diner and Bar
Mar 5 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Seattle Lutheran High School Senior Class Fundraisers. All proceeds go to offset costs for a clean safe grad party.

DINE OUT – Monday, March 5th, 5 pm – 11 pm, The Great American Diner – a percentage of food purchases to be donated.

DINE OUT – Tuesday, March 6th at Talarico’s, time to be announced soon.

CHILI COOK-OFF – Saturday, March 10, 6 pm – Seattle Lutheran High School Menashe Family Gymnasium. Do you want to show off your “secret weapon” recipe? We are looking for 2 more Chili makers to volunteer to compete. Please contact us ASAP to volunteer. Senior Class Students & Parents will be helping to make the event a success.

Mar
6
Tue
2018
Louisa Boren STEM K-8 elementary tours
Mar 6 @ 8:55 am – 10:25 am

Elementary School Tours
For families of prospective elementary (K-5) students, tours are conducted from 8:55–10:25 am on the following dates:

January 23
January 26
January 30
February 2
February 6

Go here to reserve your spot.

Mar
8
Thu
2018
Aeronautical Technology Open House @ South Seattle College
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Aeronautical Technology Open House

Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018 or Thursday, March 8, 2018 or Thursday, April 12, 2018 or Thursday, May 10, 2018 or Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College, TEC-Room 127 (campus map)

South Seattle College’s Aeronautical Technology department, including the Aviation Maintenance Technology degree program, will be holding an open house (see dates above) from 6-7 p.m. in TEC 127. Meet with Aeronautical Technology department staff and faculty, learn more about the application process and discover funding resources for college!

Mayor’s Town Hall on ‘Students Stopping Gun Violence’ @ Chief Sealth International High School
Mar 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

As announced by the mayor’s office:

Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan will host a town hall at Chief Sealth International High School with Seattle and Puget Sound-area students, educators, parents, community leaders and public health officials to discuss reducing gun violence in Seattle and around our country. … The event, “Town Hall on Students Stopping Gun Violence,” will feature questions from students and will be moderated by KING 5’s Natalie Brand and KUOW’s Ross Reynolds. Seattle can join the conversation by tweeting their questions (with the hashtag) #SEAGunViolence.

Mar
10
Sat
2018
Seattle Lutheran HS senior class fundraiser chili cookoff @ SLHS Gymnasium
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm

Seattle Lutheran High School Senior Class Fundraisers. All proceeds go to offset costs for a clean safe grad party.

CHILI COOK-OFF – Saturday, March 10, 6 pm – Seattle Lutheran High School Menashe Family Gymnasium. Do you want to show off your “secret weapon” recipe? We are looking for 2 more Chili makers to volunteer to compete. Please contact us ASAP to volunteer. Senior Class Students & Parents will be helping to make the event a success.

DINE OUT – Monday, March 5th, 5 pm – 11 pm, The Great American Diner – a percentage of food purchases to be donated.

DINE OUT – Tuesday, March 6th at Talarico’s, time to be announced soon.

Mar
13
Tue
2018
Summit Atlas school tours
Mar 13 @ 8:45 am – 9:30 am

Summit Atlas Open House and School Tours: Now enrolling 6th, 7th, 9th, and 10th Grade!

Summit Atlas invites families and students to take a tour of the school, meet the faculty, have your questions answered, and learn how to enroll a student at a tuition-free school that will prepare them for success in a four-year college and to be thoughtful, contributing members of society.

You can RSVP for a school tour to mrice@summitps.org on the following dates.

February 28
March 13
March 27
April 17

All school tours will be from 8:45-9:30 a.m.

Maritime Welding morning information session @ South Seattle College
Mar 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Maritime Welding Information Session

Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: South Seattle College, Olympic Hall 205 (campus map)

Find your career in the booming maritime industry! Seattle’s shipyards need skilled welders NOW, the industry is growing! South Seattle College provides a 6-month training program to prepare you to enter this growing industry. Join us at our information session to learn more about the industry and our program. Note: Attendance at one info session is required to enter the program.

This two-quarter certificate trains you in sought after skills such as:

· Flux-cored arc welding (FCAW) 2G, 3G, 4G industry certification

· Joint-fit up and back gouging

· Pre-weld preparation and machine troubleshooting

· Industrial Safety/First Aid

· Fork Lift Operation

· OSHA

Medical Office Professional orientation @ South Seattle College
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am

Medical Office Professional (MOP) Orientation Session
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
10 a.m.
South Seattle College, Technology Center (TEC) 133A (campus map)

South Seattle College is conducting a one-time Medical Office Professional (MOP) orientation for Spring Quarter enrollment on March 13 at 10 a.m. in TEC 133A. This orientation is to determine readiness for the program and to set-up preliminary funding paperwork. If you are unable to attend this orientation, you will have to wait for a future enrollment orientation.

South Seattle College’s Medical Office Professional program is designed to provide students with employable skills for medical office jobs. It has a short-term business curriculum with hands-on training, individualized attention, and personal and professional development guidance. Through the Medical Office Professional program, students are taught professional and technical skills and techniques, computer skills and gain experience through the use of coding & patient billing software

To find out more about the program and orientation information, please contact Jennifer Evans at (206) 934-6646 or jennifer.evans@seattlecolleges.edu.

Mar
14
Wed
2018
Arbor Heights Elementary kindergarten & new-family tours
Mar 14 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Got a child that will be starting Arbor Heights in Sept. 2018? New to the neighborhood? Thinking of transferring to Arbor Heights?

Come join Principal Collins on one of the following tours:

Tour #1: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
Tour #2: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018
Tour #3: Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018
Tour #4: Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018
Tour #5: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Tour #6: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

All tours are from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Let us know you’re coming by RSVPing at http://bit.ly/ArborHeightsSchoolTours

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Maritime Welding information session, afternoon @ South Seattle College
Mar 14 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Calendar Submission: Maritime Welding Information Session

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Location: South Seattle College, Olympic Hall 105 (campus map)

Find your career in the booming maritime industry! Seattle’s shipyards need skilled welders NOW, the industry is growing! South Seattle College provides a 6-month training program to prepare you to enter this growing industry. Join us at our information session to learn more about the industry and our program. Note: Attendance at one info session is required to enter the program.

This two-quarter certificate trains you in sought after skills such as:

· Flux-cored arc welding (FCAW) 2G, 3G, 4G industry certification

· Joint-fit up and back gouging

· Pre-weld preparation and machine troubleshooting

· Industrial Safety/First Aid

· Fork Lift Operation

· OSHA

West Seattle High School Family Night in High Point @ Neighborhood House High Point
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School Family Night: On March 14th from 6pm to 7:30pm, Neighborhood House High Point welcomes West Seattle High School Principal and Staff to talk with community members about the school, as well as to discuss ways the school can create a more welcoming environment for students and families. Current families, as well as families who are interested in learning about the possibility of sending their children to West Seattle High School, are welcome to attend. Child care and refreshments will be provided.

What: West Seattle High School Family Night at High Point
Where: Neighborhood House High Point, 6400 Sylvan Way SW
When: Wednesday, March 14th from 6-7:30 pm
Who: Parent or caregivers and their children who are interested in learning more about West Seattle High School
*This event is free and open for anyone to attend
*Child care will be provided at the event

Please contact Megan Demeroutis with any questions: 206-588-4900

Mar
15
Thu
2018
Gatewood Elementary Art Walk
Mar 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On Thursday, March 15 from 5-7 PM, Gatewood Elementary will host an art walk. The community is invited to see classroom art projects (for the upcoming auction),. Each student at Gatewood also created an amazing piece of art and the walls will be full of each student’s creations.

Yummy Box (food truck) will be making and selling food in the playground area!

This is a free event and we hope everyone in the community feels welcome!

Date: Thursday March 15
Time: 5-7 PM
Place: Gatewood Elementary
4320 SW Myrtle

Resource Fair @ Denny International Middle School
Mar 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

You are Invited: Communities in Schools is Hosting a Community Resource Fair
Thursday, March 15th
5:30-7:30 pm:

The community fair is going to be an event where local organizations and agencies are going to be informing our families about housing resources, health information, tutoring information, college scholarships, and much more! There will be a light dinner served from 5:30-6:00 pm followed by an opportunity to visit different organizations. We also have kid-friendly activities in the gym including a movie and arts and crafts. There will also be a raffle. If you have any questions, please contact the Communities in Schools office: 206-252-9022.

Mar
20
Tue
2018
Dine Out for two schools @ CTO, Lil' Woody's, Beer Star
Mar 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Dine Out Tuesday 3/20 5-8 pm at Li’l Woody’s, CTO, Beer Star in White Center, to benefit Concord International and Boren STEM K-8.

Lafayette Elementary PTA
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

PTA meeting – with child care available in the gym. Meeting details here.

Global Reading Challenge 2018 finals @ Central Library
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm

A team from Pathfinder K-8 has made it into the GRC finals! Go cheer them on!

Mar
24
Sat
2018
34th Legislative District Democratic Party Caucus @ Evergreen High School
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

From the 34th District Democrats’ newsletter:

Save the Date For the 2018 34th District Democratic Caucus

Saturday, March 24, 10 am – 1 pm

At Evergreen High School, 830 SW 116th St.

Join us to elect delegates to the state convention and hear from candidates for office, including 34th LD state House and Senate seats.

In accordance with the charter of the Democratic Party of Washington State, every two years the party holds a State Convention where the party platform and rules are adopted.

Those decisions are voted on democratically, by delegates elected at Local Party Organizations throughout the state. The 34th District Democrats have been allocated 14 delegate slots to fill, along with 7 alternates.

To vote at the Caucus an individual must be a resident, registered voter in the 34th Legislative District, and sign a registration sheet stating that they are a Democrat, and agree to recordation of and public display of their attendance at the Caucus. Further, 17 year-olds who will turn 18 by election day, November 6, 2018, are allowed (and encouraged!) to fully participate and vote in the caucuses and conventions, and to run and serve as delegate.

More info here.

Mar
27
Tue
2018
Summit Atlas school tours
Mar 27 @ 8:45 am – 9:30 am

Summit Atlas Open House and School Tours: Now enrolling 6th, 7th, 9th, and 10th Grade!

Summit Atlas invites families and students to take a tour of the school, meet the faculty, have your questions answered, and learn how to enroll a student at a tuition-free school that will prepare them for success in a four-year college and to be thoughtful, contributing members of society.

You can RSVP for a school tour to mrice@summitps.org on the following dates.

February 28
March 13
March 27
April 17

All school tours will be from 8:45-9:30 a.m.

U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s West Seattle Town Hall @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Mar 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal will host two town halls in the month of March. The town halls will be held in West Seattle and Edmonds.

These town halls are an opportunity for constituents to raise concerns, learn what actions are being taken in Congress and discuss the path ahead as we continue the fight for justice.

What: West Seattle Town Hall with Rep. Pramila Jayapal
When: Tuesday, March 27, 6:00 p.m. PST
Where: The Hall at Fauntleroy, 9131 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98136

Jayapal plans to host multiple town halls throughout 2018 across Washington’s 7th District. In 2017, Jayapal hosted eight town hall events throughout the district and three tele-town halls over the phone.

Elected in 2016, Jayapal represents Washington’s 7th District, which encompasses most of Seattle and the surrounding areas, including Vashon Island, Lake Forest Park, Shoreline, Edmonds, and parts of Burien and Normandy Park. Jayapal serves on the House Judiciary Committee; the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security; and the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet. She is also the Vice Ranking Member of the House Budget Committee and the First Vice Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

Mar
29
Thu
2018
WSHS Drama Club and Music Department present ‘A Chorus Line’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Mar 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club & Music Department proudly present our spring production
A Chorus Line

Dates:
March 29, 30, 31 and April 4, 5, 6 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation (email tickets@westsidedrama.com)
$15 at the door

About the Show:
One of the longest running shows in Broadway history, A Chorus Line (music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and a book by James Kirkwood Jr. and Nicholas Dante) centers on 17 hopeful dancers auditioning for spots in the chorus of a Broadway show. This beloved show provides a rare glimpse into the lives of the performers and the choreographer as they describe the events that have shaped their experiences and their decisions to become dancers.

More information is available on our website, westsidedrama.com.

Mar
30
Fri
2018
City Councilmember Lisa Herbold: District Office Hours @ Various locations - see list
Mar 30 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On January 25, I will be at the Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon St) from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The final meeting of the day will begin at 6:30 p.m.

These hours are walk-in friendly, but if you would like to let me know you’re coming in advance you can email my scheduler Alex Clardy (alex.clardy@seattle.gov).

Additionally, here is a list of my tentatively scheduled office hours. These are subject to change.

Friday, February 22, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, March 29, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, April 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, May 31, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, June 28, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, July 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, August 16, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, September 27, 2019 -CANCELED
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, October 25, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, November 29, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, December 20, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

WSHS Drama Club and Music Department present ‘A Chorus Line’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Mar 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club & Music Department proudly present our spring production
A Chorus Line

Dates:
March 29, 30, 31 and April 4, 5, 6 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation (email tickets@westsidedrama.com)
$15 at the door

About the Show:
One of the longest running shows in Broadway history, A Chorus Line (music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and a book by James Kirkwood Jr. and Nicholas Dante) centers on 17 hopeful dancers auditioning for spots in the chorus of a Broadway show. This beloved show provides a rare glimpse into the lives of the performers and the choreographer as they describe the events that have shaped their experiences and their decisions to become dancers.

More information is available on our website, westsidedrama.com.

Mar
31
Sat
2018
WSHS Drama Club and Music Department present ‘A Chorus Line’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Mar 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club & Music Department proudly present our spring production
A Chorus Line

Dates:
March 29, 30, 31 and April 4, 5, 6 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation (email tickets@westsidedrama.com)
$15 at the door

About the Show:
One of the longest running shows in Broadway history, A Chorus Line (music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and a book by James Kirkwood Jr. and Nicholas Dante) centers on 17 hopeful dancers auditioning for spots in the chorus of a Broadway show. This beloved show provides a rare glimpse into the lives of the performers and the choreographer as they describe the events that have shaped their experiences and their decisions to become dancers.

More information is available on our website, westsidedrama.com.

Apr
3
Tue
2018
Seattle Public Schools community meeting for BEX V, Operations levies @ Madison Middle School
Apr 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm

You’re invited to provide feedback on, and ask questions about, next February’s levies, as announced here.

Apr
4
Wed
2018
WSHS Drama Club and Music Department present ‘A Chorus Line’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Apr 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club & Music Department proudly present our spring production
A Chorus Line

Dates:
March 29, 30, 31 and April 4, 5, 6 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation (email tickets@westsidedrama.com)
$15 at the door

About the Show:
One of the longest running shows in Broadway history, A Chorus Line (music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and a book by James Kirkwood Jr. and Nicholas Dante) centers on 17 hopeful dancers auditioning for spots in the chorus of a Broadway show. This beloved show provides a rare glimpse into the lives of the performers and the choreographer as they describe the events that have shaped their experiences and their decisions to become dancers.

More information is available on our website, westsidedrama.com.

Apr
5
Thu
2018
WSHS Drama Club and Music Department present ‘A Chorus Line’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Apr 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club & Music Department proudly present our spring production
A Chorus Line

Dates:
March 29, 30, 31 and April 4, 5, 6 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation (email tickets@westsidedrama.com)
$15 at the door

About the Show:
One of the longest running shows in Broadway history, A Chorus Line (music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and a book by James Kirkwood Jr. and Nicholas Dante) centers on 17 hopeful dancers auditioning for spots in the chorus of a Broadway show. This beloved show provides a rare glimpse into the lives of the performers and the choreographer as they describe the events that have shaped their experiences and their decisions to become dancers.

More information is available on our website, westsidedrama.com.

Apr
6
Fri
2018
WSHS Drama Club and Music Department present ‘A Chorus Line’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Apr 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club & Music Department proudly present our spring production
A Chorus Line

Dates:
March 29, 30, 31 and April 4, 5, 6 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation (email tickets@westsidedrama.com)
$15 at the door

About the Show:
One of the longest running shows in Broadway history, A Chorus Line (music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and a book by James Kirkwood Jr. and Nicholas Dante) centers on 17 hopeful dancers auditioning for spots in the chorus of a Broadway show. This beloved show provides a rare glimpse into the lives of the performers and the choreographer as they describe the events that have shaped their experiences and their decisions to become dancers.

More information is available on our website, westsidedrama.com.

Apr
7
Sat
2018
April community conversation with School Board president Leslie Harris @ High Point Library
Apr 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Apr
9
Mon
2018
South Seattle College president finalists’ forums
Apr 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

UPDATE: Dr. Brown has withdrawn her candidacy, SSC tells us, so that forum is now canceled.
******

Four Three forums, one for each finalist for the position of South Seattle College president, each followed by Q&A 2:30-3 pm:

Monday, April 9, 2018 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | South Seattle College Olympic Hall Auditorium (OLY 120)
Dr. Tod Treat, Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Tacoma Community College

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Wednesday, April 11 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | South Seattle College Olympic Hall Auditorium (OLY 120)
Dr. Chemene Crawford, Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management, El Centro College

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Friday, April 13 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | South Seattle College Olympic Hall Auditorium (OLY 120)
Dr. Alanka Brown, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs/ Dean of Arts and Sciences, Frederick Community College

**********************

Monday, April 23 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | South Seattle College Olympic Hall Auditorium (OLY 120)
Dr. Rosie Rimando-Chareunsap, Vice President for Student Services, South Seattle College

More information here.

Apr
11
Wed
2018
South Seattle College president finalists’ forums
Apr 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

UPDATE: Dr. Brown has withdrawn her candidacy, SSC tells us, so that forum is now canceled.
******

Four Three forums, one for each finalist for the position of South Seattle College president, each followed by Q&A 2:30-3 pm:

Monday, April 9, 2018 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | South Seattle College Olympic Hall Auditorium (OLY 120)
Dr. Tod Treat, Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Tacoma Community College

**********************

Wednesday, April 11 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | South Seattle College Olympic Hall Auditorium (OLY 120)
Dr. Chemene Crawford, Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management, El Centro College

**********************

Friday, April 13 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | South Seattle College Olympic Hall Auditorium (OLY 120)
Dr. Alanka Brown, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs/ Dean of Arts and Sciences, Frederick Community College

**********************

Monday, April 23 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | South Seattle College Olympic Hall Auditorium (OLY 120)
Dr. Rosie Rimando-Chareunsap, Vice President for Student Services, South Seattle College

More information here.

Apr
12
Thu
2018
Aeronautical Technology Open House @ South Seattle College
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Aeronautical Technology Open House

Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018 or Thursday, March 8, 2018 or Thursday, April 12, 2018 or Thursday, May 10, 2018 or Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College, TEC-Room 127 (campus map)

South Seattle College’s Aeronautical Technology department, including the Aviation Maintenance Technology degree program, will be holding an open house (see dates above) from 6-7 p.m. in TEC 127. Meet with Aeronautical Technology department staff and faculty, learn more about the application process and discover funding resources for college!

Apr
13
Fri
2018
Graduating SSC Student Showcase Luncheon @ South Seattle College, Alhadeff Grill
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Graduating Student Showcase Luncheon

Date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Time: 11 a.m.

Location: South Seattle College, Culinary Arts Building (CAB) (campus map)

Join us at South Seattle College’s Alhadeff Grill as we celebrate our graduating Culinary Arts students! On Friday, April 13, Culinary Arts student Mitchell Knox will present a specially designed three course menu, with an option for wine service. Mitchell’s menu will feature flavors and techniques discovered during his extensive travels through Japan. Each menu is created by students in their 5th and culminating quarter.

View the menu here. To make a reservation, fill out the online reservation form or contact Alhadeff Grill directly at 206-934-5817.

Apr
17
Tue
2018
Summit Atlas school tours
Apr 17 @ 8:45 am – 9:30 am

Summit Atlas Open House and School Tours: Now enrolling 6th, 7th, 9th, and 10th Grade!

Summit Atlas invites families and students to take a tour of the school, meet the faculty, have your questions answered, and learn how to enroll a student at a tuition-free school that will prepare them for success in a four-year college and to be thoughtful, contributing members of society.

You can RSVP for a school tour to mrice@summitps.org on the following dates.

February 28
March 13
March 27
April 17

All school tours will be from 8:45-9:30 a.m.

Apr
18
Wed
2018
Arbor Heights Elementary kindergarten & new-family tours
Apr 18 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Got a child that will be starting Arbor Heights in Sept. 2018? New to the neighborhood? Thinking of transferring to Arbor Heights?

Come join Principal Collins on one of the following tours:

Tour #1: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
Tour #2: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018
Tour #3: Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018
Tour #4: Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018
Tour #5: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Tour #6: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

All tours are from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Let us know you’re coming by RSVPing at http://bit.ly/ArborHeightsSchoolTours

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Apr
22
Sun
2018
Free Seattle Opera Preview Lecture: ‘Aida’ @ West Seattle (Admiral) Libray
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join Norm Hollingshead at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library for a preview lecture of Verdi’s profoundly personal love story told on a grand scale, Aida showcases Verdi’s power to translate human emotions into magnificent music. The high-stakes love triangle between a captured princess, a conflicted military commander, and the King’s formidable daughter unfolds in a variety of Egyptian locales amid a glorious spectacle and rousing choruses—including the famous Triumphal March.

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.

Apr
23
Mon
2018
South Seattle College president finalists’ forums
Apr 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

UPDATE: Dr. Brown has withdrawn her candidacy, SSC tells us, so that forum is now canceled.
******

Four Three forums, one for each finalist for the position of South Seattle College president, each followed by Q&A 2:30-3 pm:

Monday, April 9, 2018 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | South Seattle College Olympic Hall Auditorium (OLY 120)
Dr. Tod Treat, Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Tacoma Community College

**********************

Wednesday, April 11 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | South Seattle College Olympic Hall Auditorium (OLY 120)
Dr. Chemene Crawford, Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management, El Centro College

**********************

Friday, April 13 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | South Seattle College Olympic Hall Auditorium (OLY 120)
Dr. Alanka Brown, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs/ Dean of Arts and Sciences, Frederick Community College

**********************

Monday, April 23 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | South Seattle College Olympic Hall Auditorium (OLY 120)
Dr. Rosie Rimando-Chareunsap, Vice President for Student Services, South Seattle College

More information here.

Apr
24
Tue
2018
Career Connections: A Student Showcase @ West Seattle High School
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Career Connections: A Student Showcase

West Seattle High School (WSHS) will hold their “Career Connections: A Student Showcase” event on Tuesday, April 24. Over 100 students in the Career Tech Education and Art Departments will showcase their skills and products related to professional and technical fields.

WSHS’s academic programs feature teaching and learning with hands-on, project-based instruction. “We are unique in the (Seattle Public Schools) District because we offer a variety of opportunities for students to identify and launch careers in the professional and technical fields,” said Helen Maynard, Career Center Specialist at WSHS. “We have CAD design, woodworking, culinary, IT, auto mechanics, ceramics, photography, music, health and human services.” Seattle Skills Center’s Certified Nursing Assistant program is also housed at WSHS.

Event Details

WSHS invites parents, community members, and industry professionals to attend “Career Connections: A Student Showcase,” on Tuesday, April 24th, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in The Commons. WSHS is located at 3000 California Ave S.W.

Students from the Career Tech Education & Art Department will share their creations with parents, SPS administrators, industry professionals, and community members. The WSHS Jazz Band will provide music. Donations for WestSide Baby will be accepted on-site.

May
4
Fri
2018
Madison Middle School presents ‘Beauty and the Beast’ @ WSHS Theater
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

From the Madison website: “Beauty and the Beast, like you’ve never seen it before! So much Madison talent together on one stage! Come to the performances of Beauty and the Beast on Friday May 4th at 7 pm and Saturday, May 5th at 10 am … both performances will be in the West Seattle High School auditorium. You can buy your tickets online or through the office, or at the door on the day of the performances.” Buy Friday tickets here; Saturday tickets here.

May
5
Sat
2018
Madison Middle School presents ‘Beauty and the Beast’ @ WSHS Theater
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

From the Madison website: “Beauty and the Beast, like you’ve never seen it before! So much Madison talent together on one stage! Come to the performances of Beauty and the Beast on Friday May 4th at 7 pm and Saturday, May 5th at 10 am … both performances will be in the West Seattle High School auditorium. You can buy your tickets online or through the office, or at the door on the day of the performances.”

Madison Middle School presents ‘Beauty and the Beast’ @ WSHS Theater
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

From the Madison website: “Beauty and the Beast, like you’ve never seen it before! So much Madison talent together on one stage! Come to the performances of Beauty and the Beast on Friday May 4th at 7 pm and Saturday, May 5th at 10 am … both performances will be in the West Seattle High School auditorium. You can buy your tickets online or through the office, or at the door on the day of the performances.” Buy Friday tickets here; Saturday tickets here.

May
9
Wed
2018
Bike to School Day: Louisa Boren STEM K-8 bike train @ Greg Davis Park
May 9 @ 8:00 am

Join the STEM Bike Train for Bike to School Day on May 9!

Wednesday, May 9 is Bike to School Day. Louisa Boren STEM K-8 students, parents, and staff are invited to join a BIKE TRAIN. It’s free and fun! Meet at Greg Davis Park (2600 SW Brandon St) between 8:00 and 8:15 a.m. and we’ll bike to school together. Bring a helmet, a bike lock, and your big smiles for this event.

While supplies last, students biking to school on May 9 will receive a fun prize! We’ll also have some snacks to keep us fueled for the ride!

You can bike to Greg Davis Park or drive and park. Everyone is welcome!

Grade K-4 students – please have a parent or other adult join in the bike train with your child.

Grade 5-8 students – parents are welcome but not required. (Please consider student’s biking ability
and maturity level.)

Please note the bike train is only in the morning. Families should make their own plans for afternoon transportation.

If there is more than a light drizzle on Wednesday, May 9, the RAIN DATE is FRIDAY, MAY 11.

May
10
Thu
2018
Aeronautical Technology Open House @ South Seattle College
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Aeronautical Technology Open House

Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018 or Thursday, March 8, 2018 or Thursday, April 12, 2018 or Thursday, May 10, 2018 or Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College, TEC-Room 127 (campus map)

South Seattle College’s Aeronautical Technology department, including the Aviation Maintenance Technology degree program, will be holding an open house (see dates above) from 6-7 p.m. in TEC 127. Meet with Aeronautical Technology department staff and faculty, learn more about the application process and discover funding resources for college!

May
15
Tue
2018
Lafayette Elementary School’s May kindergarten tour
May 15 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

05/15, 8-9 am
Kindergarten Tour

Address: 2645 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 252-9500
http://lafayettees.seattleschools.org/

RSVPs are appreciated but not required to kajohnson@seattleschools.org . If parents can’t make any of scheduled tours, they are welcome to call the front office and schedule a mutually convenient/date time.

Chief Sealth IHS Book-It Repertory Theater performance
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

On behalf of Mr. Azinger, Ms. Gentle, the teaching artists from Book-It Repertory Theater, and our amazing students, I would like to invite parents and members of the community to the spring edition of Book-It performances. The show is on Tuesday, May 15th, doors at 6:30, show at 7 pm in the Chief Sealth auditorium. Please arrive early so that we can start on time. Students have been working hard to adapt their peers’ poetry into wonderful stage performances. This is the 18th year of Book-It at Sealth! We hope that you can join us!

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.

Lafayette Elementary presents Shrek: The Musical @ West Seattle High School Theater
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You are invited to Lafayette Elementary’s presentation of Shrek the Musical at the West Seattle High School auditorium.

Show Times are Thursday, May 17 at 7 pm, Friday, May 18 at 7 pm and Saturday, May 19 at 2 pm.

In lieu of selling tickets, we are asking for a small donation. The suggested donation amount is $20 per family. Donations will be accepted at the door or online (please reference SCHOOL PLAY in the note section). Concession sales and donations help pay for next year’s production.

Thank you in advance for your support of the PTA and our school play program.

http://lafayettepta.com/donate

May
18
Fri
2018
Lafayette Elementary presents Shrek: The Musical @ West Seattle High School Theater
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You are invited to Lafayette Elementary’s presentation of Shrek the Musical at the West Seattle High School auditorium.

Show Times are Thursday, May 17 at 7 pm, Friday, May 18 at 7 pm and Saturday, May 19 at 2 pm.

In lieu of selling tickets, we are asking for a small donation. The suggested donation amount is $20 per family. Donations will be accepted at the door or online (please reference SCHOOL PLAY in the note section). Concession sales and donations help pay for next year’s production.

Thank you in advance for your support of the PTA and our school play program.

http://lafayettepta.com/donate

May
19
Sat
2018
West Seattle Bee Festival 2018 @ High Point Commons Park
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The 6th Annual West Seattle Bee Festival is Saturday, May 19th!

Please join us for this year’s West Seattle Bee Festival on Saturday, May 19th, from 10 AM to 2 PM. This free neighborhood festival takes place at High Point Commons Park, in the West Seattle Bee Garden, and inside Neighborhood House (6400 Sylvan Way SW).

Would you like to BEE in a Kids Costume Parade? Show up at 10 AM for face-painting and parade-prep! The parade starts at 11 AM, and is only one of the many fun activities for kids (and the young-at-heart).

Our Vendor Fair, from 11 AM to 2 PM, showcases businesses, community groups and organizations who focus on environmental sustainability, provide resources to our community, or who help support bees.

Don’t miss the Hive Demo at noon! Learn more about bees and other pollinators. Find out how you can help bees survive and thrive. Puget Sound Beekeepers will have honey available to taste or purchase.

Woodland Park Zoo will bring their Up CLOSE live animal program, “Pollinators: Little Animals, Big Job” to the festival. Pop-up Sewing and other art and science activities will also be back.

We’ll also have great music and wonderful food!

Show up before the festival starts for the Honey Run – this fun, informal run-walk-jog starts at 9:30 AM!

We hope you can BEE there! Watch the festival page on West Seattle Bee Garden website for updates and a more detailed schedule as the day gets closer!

Lafayette Elementary presents Shrek: The Musical @ West Seattle High School Theater
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

You are invited to Lafayette Elementary’s presentation of Shrek the Musical at the West Seattle High School auditorium.

Show Times are Thursday, May 17 at 7 pm, Friday, May 18 at 7 pm and Saturday, May 19 at 2 pm.

In lieu of selling tickets, we are asking for a small donation. The suggested donation amount is $20 per family. Donations will be accepted at the door or online (please reference SCHOOL PLAY in the note section). Concession sales and donations help pay for next year’s production.

Thank you in advance for your support of the PTA and our school play program.

http://lafayettepta.com/donate

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

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

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

May
21
Mon
2018
South Seattle College Admission Workshop
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Admissions Workshop
Date: Monday, May 21, 2018
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.

Location: South Seattle College, Library 217 (campus map)

South Seattle College is holding an Admissions Workshop to assist future students and community members with the admission and enrollment process.

Attendees will get hands-on help completing their free college application. Additional topics covered include funding resources to help pay for college (including financial aid, scholarships and work study), one-on-one help with the Steps to Enroll and tips on registering for classes and new student orientation. The workshop is designed for future students interested in applying to South’s academic transfer and professional/technical career training programs, and information will also be shared on those pathways.

Drop-ins are welcome, signing-up in advance is encouraged. Please visit the Admissions Workshop webpage to RSVP.

May
25
Fri
2018
City Councilmember Lisa Herbold: District Office Hours @ Various locations - see list
May 25 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On January 25, I will be at the Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon St) from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The final meeting of the day will begin at 6:30 p.m.

These hours are walk-in friendly, but if you would like to let me know you’re coming in advance you can email my scheduler Alex Clardy (alex.clardy@seattle.gov).

Additionally, here is a list of my tentatively scheduled office hours. These are subject to change.

Friday, February 22, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, March 29, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, April 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, May 31, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, June 28, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, July 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, August 16, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, September 27, 2019 -CANCELED
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, October 25, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, November 29, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, December 20, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

May
30
Wed
2018
Future Seahawks Freshmen Night @ Chief Sealth International High School
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Dinner served 6-6:30 pm
Open house 6:30-8 pm

This is a very important event in making sure your child is ready for high school.

Please join us for information on

8th-9th Grade Transition
High School Activities and Clubs
Freshman Orientation
Graduation Requirements

Jun
2
Sat
2018
EC Hughes playground build
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Roxhill Elementary invites you (yes, you!) to help us build our new playground at our new school — the renovated E.C. Hughes Elementary — on Saturday, June 2 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. We need a total of 60 people to get the project done. Currently, we have 30.

Sign up here: http://signup.com/go/HswhdyT.

Two shifts are available and no experience is necessary. We’ll have tools, refreshments and trained supervisors from PlayCreation to help us put together and install equipment. Lunch will also be provided.

We are working on making child care available on site. Children under age 17 may not be within the build-site. Students/children between 14 and 17 eligible for Service Learning Hours may assist with projects outside of the build-site under direct supervision of an adult.

We need two shifts of 30 people each.

Shift one: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Shift two: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All community members are welcome.

We’ll also share more information soon on another community work day to move engineered wood chips in place. The new playground for Roxhill students at E.C. Hughes will be open to the public in the fall. This project has been made possible by a Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Neighborhood Matching Fund grant.

Questions? Contact Friends of Roxhill Elementary at friendsofroxhill@gmail.com.

Gatewood Elementary Gator Green Fest
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Gator Green Fest is Gatewood’s annual summer celebration for the school and community. The fest will feature a Makery mobile art lab, other arts and crafts, face painting, bubbles, a food truck, and much more.

Gator Green Fest will also be an opportunity to check in on the progress Gatewood has made with our play field renovation … Our very exciting project is looking great and nearing completion in mid-June.

West Seattle High School Class of 1968 50th Reunion @ South Seattle College, Brockey Center
Jun 2 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Sanislo Elementary dinner/auction @ Masonic Center
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

You are invited! Come All Around the World with us!

Thanks to the community support of Sanislo Elementary’s auction last year, we kicked our $5,000 goal to the curb and raised $15,000!

This windfall provided a mindfulness program, increased teacher stipends, created a ‘book fair bucks’ program and is affording scholarships to kids in need so they can participate in after-school enrichment! YOU, yes YOU, helped make this happen!

Let’s do it again!

Our annual auction is just around the corner and we hope you can join us once again in supporting educational equity.

Details:

– All Around the World Auction

– Saturday, June 2nd from 6 pm-10 pm

– Alki Masonic Center, 4736 40th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116

– Silent Auction

– Dinner and TWO Drink Tickets Included!

– A special performance by Seattle Kokon Taiko Japanese Drummers, a DJ, Dancing and more!

You can reserve your tickets online, or, if you can’t make it but would like to donate, you can do that through the link below as well.

Donations to our auction make a significant impact in the education of our kids. With over 70% of our families living in poverty, our school community simply cannot raise these essential funds alone. We hope to see you there!

Click to reserve tickets or directly donate.

Jun
5
Tue
2018
City Council HALA MHA Public Hearing in District 1 @ Chief Sealth International High School
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm

Public hearing on proposed upzoning for Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda’s Mandatory Housing Affordability component. This is the designated District 1 (West Seattle/South Park) public hearing.

Jun
7
Thu
2018
Roxhill Elementary building’s future
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Roxhill Elementary School program is moving into the newly renovated E.C. Hughes building in time for the 2018-19 school year. The Roxhill school building will not close but instead become the home to other Seattle Public Schools programs and services. To learn more about these programs and services, please join us for a community meeting on Thursday, June 7, from 6-7 p.m. in the Roxhill Library, 9430 30th Ave. SW. Seattle Public Schools staff will share information and answer your questions.

Madison Middle School Orchestra & Jazz concert @ Commons
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm

Madison Middle School Jazz Concert, 7 pm in the commons on campus.

Jun
11
Mon
2018
Madison Middle School Orchestra concert
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Madison Middle School spring orchestra concert, 7 pm.

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

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

Aeronautical Technology Open House @ South Seattle College
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Aeronautical Technology Open House

Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018 or Thursday, March 8, 2018 or Thursday, April 12, 2018 or Thursday, May 10, 2018 or Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College, TEC-Room 127 (campus map)

South Seattle College’s Aeronautical Technology department, including the Aviation Maintenance Technology degree program, will be holding an open house (see dates above) from 6-7 p.m. in TEC 127. Meet with Aeronautical Technology department staff and faculty, learn more about the application process and discover funding resources for college!

South Seattle College Aeronautical Technology Open House
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Date: Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College, TEC-Room 127 (campus map)

South Seattle College’s Aeronautical Technology department, including the Aviation Maintenance Technology degree program, will be holding an open house Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 6-7 p.m. in TEC 127. Meet with Aeronautical Technology department staff and faculty, learn more about the application process and discover funding resources for college!

Jun
15
Fri
2018
City Councilmember Lisa Herbold: District Office Hours @ Various locations - see list
Jun 15 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On January 25, I will be at the Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon St) from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The final meeting of the day will begin at 6:30 p.m.

These hours are walk-in friendly, but if you would like to let me know you’re coming in advance you can email my scheduler Alex Clardy (alex.clardy@seattle.gov).

Additionally, here is a list of my tentatively scheduled office hours. These are subject to change.

Friday, February 22, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, March 29, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, April 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, May 31, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, June 28, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, July 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, August 16, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, September 27, 2019 -CANCELED
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, October 25, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, November 29, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, December 20, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Jun
18
Mon
2018
South Seattle College Admissions Workshop @ SSC Library
Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

SSC Admissions Workshop

Date: Monday, June 18, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College Library, Room LIB 217 (campus map)

South Seattle College will be holding an Admissions Workshop to assist future students and community members with the admission and enrollment process.

Attendees will get hands-on help completing their free college application. Additional topics covered include funding resources to help pay for college (including financial aid, scholarships and work study), one-on-one help with the Steps to Enroll and tips on registering for classes and new student orientation. The workshop is designed for future students interested in applying to South’s academic transfer and professional/technical career training programs, and information will also be shared on those pathways.

Drop-ins are welcome, and signing up in advance is encouraged. Please visit the Admissions Workshop webpage to learn more and RSVP.

Community Carnival @ White Center Heights Elementary
Jun 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Our fifth and sixth graders at White Center Heights Elementary are embarking on a fantastic project to design, plan, and implement the school carnival through S.T.E.A.M. (Science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics).

The carnival will be held on June 18th, 2018 at

White Center Heights Elementary, located at: 10015 6th Ave SW

4:30 pm-6:30 pm

This carnival will be open to our 750 students and the surrounding community. Please come, play, and support our incredible scholars! The students have designed games such as an Angry Birds Launcher, a Life-size Plinko Board, a Strongman Leapfrog Game, and many, many more! We will also have a fire truck, an inflatable maze, live music, bbq, snacks, and wonderful raffle prizes donated by community businesses. Hope to see you there!

Summit Atlas June open houses
Jun 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Summit Atlas Open House: Now enrolling 6th, 7th, 9th, and 10th Grade!

Summit Atlas invites families and students to take a tour of the school, meet the faculty, have your questions answered, and learn how to enroll a student at a tuition-free school that will prepare them for success in college and to be thoughtful, contributing members of society.

You’ll be part of our small, close-knitcommunity from day one. We get to know you and work with you to help you achieve your college and life goals. Every student is paired with a mentor to guide and support them through school.

Learn more at atlas.summitps.org/enroll

June 18 3-4 p.m.
June 25 3-4 p.m.

Jun
25
Mon
2018
Summit Atlas June open houses
Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Summit Atlas Open House: Now enrolling 6th, 7th, 9th, and 10th Grade!

Summit Atlas invites families and students to take a tour of the school, meet the faculty, have your questions answered, and learn how to enroll a student at a tuition-free school that will prepare them for success in college and to be thoughtful, contributing members of society.

You’ll be part of our small, close-knitcommunity from day one. We get to know you and work with you to help you achieve your college and life goals. Every student is paired with a mentor to guide and support them through school.

Learn more at atlas.summitps.org/enroll

June 18 3-4 p.m.
June 25 3-4 p.m.

Jul
11
Wed
2018
Hot Topics for Seniors: Retirement Security For All @ Southwest Branch Library
Jul 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:25 pm

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

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

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

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

Jul
18
Wed
2018
White Center Jubilee Days Festival @ White Center (see listing)
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Founded in 1923, White Center Jubilee Days is a Seafair-sanctioned community festival and one of the longest running Seafair events in the Northwest! The festival takes place at the center of our wonderfully diverse White Center neighborhood and is attended by thousands of friends, neighbors, and visitors each year. Street fair, car show, main stage & multicultural stage, beer garden, food contests, talent contests, scavenger hunt, motorcycle extravaganza, wide world of kids, street party, parade, and a full carnival with rides for the whole family!

Street fair, main stage, car show, and kids area can be found on 16th & 17th Ave SW between SW Roxbury and SW 100th St.

Find the carnival at White Center Heights Elementary School on the lawn. Stay tuned for more info – we’re working on a street fair to carnival shuttle!

More information:
CAR SHOW

CARNIVAL

WIDE WORLD OF KIDS CENTER

LOCAL BUSINESSES

MAIN STAGE & BEER GARDEN

PARADE

STREET FAIR & VENDORS

MORE WCJD PROGRAMMING

GETTING HERE
— Metro buses 60, 120, and 128 go right to the event site; the C and the 131 go within a 1 mile walk of the site; the 60 goes within a few blocks of the carnival, the 128 goes right to it
— Car2Go home area ends on the north side SW Roxbury Street, so you can park and walk easily to the event site
— Uber or flat-rate cab from Downtown or Capital Hill is approximately $17-22; confirm your fare with your driver first
— Free street parking is available throughout the surrounding area
— Walk or ride your bike (some bike racks available on the streets on 16th Ave SW)

Jul
19
Thu
2018
White Center Jubilee Days Festival @ White Center (see listing)
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Founded in 1923, White Center Jubilee Days is a Seafair-sanctioned community festival and one of the longest running Seafair events in the Northwest! The festival takes place at the center of our wonderfully diverse White Center neighborhood and is attended by thousands of friends, neighbors, and visitors each year. Street fair, car show, main stage & multicultural stage, beer garden, food contests, talent contests, scavenger hunt, motorcycle extravaganza, wide world of kids, street party, parade, and a full carnival with rides for the whole family!

Street fair, main stage, car show, and kids area can be found on 16th & 17th Ave SW between SW Roxbury and SW 100th St.

Find the carnival at White Center Heights Elementary School on the lawn. Stay tuned for more info – we’re working on a street fair to carnival shuttle!

More information:
CAR SHOW

CARNIVAL

WIDE WORLD OF KIDS CENTER

LOCAL BUSINESSES

MAIN STAGE & BEER GARDEN

PARADE

STREET FAIR & VENDORS

MORE WCJD PROGRAMMING

GETTING HERE
— Metro buses 60, 120, and 128 go right to the event site; the C and the 131 go within a 1 mile walk of the site; the 60 goes within a few blocks of the carnival, the 128 goes right to it
— Car2Go home area ends on the north side SW Roxbury Street, so you can park and walk easily to the event site
— Uber or flat-rate cab from Downtown or Capital Hill is approximately $17-22; confirm your fare with your driver first
— Free street parking is available throughout the surrounding area
— Walk or ride your bike (some bike racks available on the streets on 16th Ave SW)

34th District State Senate Seat Candidate Forum Focused on Business and Transportation Issues @ Disabled Veterans (DAV) Chapter #23
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Hosted by West Seattle Chamber of Commerce.

The West Seattle community is encouraged to attend this candidate forum and hear first hand the thoughts of each candidate on business and transportation issues.

6:30 Doors Open
7:00 Forum Starts

As of June 26th, the following candidates have confirmed their participation:

• Sofia Aragon
• Shannon Braddock
• Lemuel W. Charleston
• Joe Nguyen
• Lois Schipper

Each segment will begin with a 2 minute opening statement by each candidate followed by a series of questions centered on concerns of the West Seattle small business and transportation community. We will conclude each segment with a one minute closing statement. We look forward to having you join us at this special event.

**This is a FREE event – registration is kindly requested**

Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018
Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Place: Disabled Veterans (DAV) Chapter #23, ​ 4857 Delridge Way SW, Seattle WA 98106

Online Registration: http://westseattle.wschamber.com/events/details/34th-district-state-senate-seat-candidate-forum-focused-on-business-and-transportation-issues-2476

Annual 34th District Democrats’ Dinner & Garden Party/Auction @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for the 34th District Democrats‘ Annual Garden Party!

Thursday July 19th, 7:00 pm
at The Hall at Fauntleroy

Join us for dinner, drinks, live auction, meet your representatives, and much more! Tickets available at 34dems.org/party

General Admission (dinner & 2 drink tickets)
Gold Admission (dinner & unlimited drink tickets)
VIP Admission (VIP reception, dinner & unlimited drink tickets)
Table Captain (1 VIP admission & 9 general admission tickets***)
Gold Table Captain (1 VIP admission & 9 gold admission tickets***)
In order for us to keep accurate records each ticket will need to be purchased separately.

Order your tickets online here.

For event question please contact Steven Jamieson at events@34dems.org. ***All table captains must email guest names to Steven.
For contribution questions please contact Gina Topp at treasurer@34dems.org.

Jul
20
Fri
2018
White Center Jubilee Days Festival @ White Center (see listing)
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Founded in 1923, White Center Jubilee Days is a Seafair-sanctioned community festival and one of the longest running Seafair events in the Northwest! The festival takes place at the center of our wonderfully diverse White Center neighborhood and is attended by thousands of friends, neighbors, and visitors each year. Street fair, car show, main stage & multicultural stage, beer garden, food contests, talent contests, scavenger hunt, motorcycle extravaganza, wide world of kids, street party, parade, and a full carnival with rides for the whole family!

Street fair, main stage, car show, and kids area can be found on 16th & 17th Ave SW between SW Roxbury and SW 100th St.

Find the carnival at White Center Heights Elementary School on the lawn. Stay tuned for more info – we’re working on a street fair to carnival shuttle!

More information:
CAR SHOW

CARNIVAL

WIDE WORLD OF KIDS CENTER

LOCAL BUSINESSES

MAIN STAGE & BEER GARDEN

PARADE

STREET FAIR & VENDORS

MORE WCJD PROGRAMMING

GETTING HERE
— Metro buses 60, 120, and 128 go right to the event site; the C and the 131 go within a 1 mile walk of the site; the 60 goes within a few blocks of the carnival, the 128 goes right to it
— Car2Go home area ends on the north side SW Roxbury Street, so you can park and walk easily to the event site
— Uber or flat-rate cab from Downtown or Capital Hill is approximately $17-22; confirm your fare with your driver first
— Free street parking is available throughout the surrounding area
— Walk or ride your bike (some bike racks available on the streets on 16th Ave SW)

Jul
21
Sat
2018
West Seattle Grand Parade 2018 @ Admiral to Alaska Junctions down California SW
Jul 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

The West Seattle Grand Parade, occurring annually since 1935, is hosted by the West Seattle Rotary Service Foundation and is one of the oldest and most beloved community events in the Seattle area. It is a proud member of the Seafair family of events and includes all of the pirates, clowns, marching bands, drill teams, floats, pageantry and excitement that leads up to the Seafair Torchlight Parade the following weekend.

West Seattle Grand Parade is produced by the West Seattle Rotary Service Foundation and will be held on Saturday, July 21 at 11:00 am – with motorcycle drill teams starting first, around 10:30. The parade begins at California SW and SW Lander, and continues down California SW to finish at SW Edmunds.

For previews and past coverage, see this section of WSB.

White Center Jubilee Days Festival @ White Center (see listing)
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Founded in 1923, White Center Jubilee Days is a Seafair-sanctioned community festival and one of the longest running Seafair events in the Northwest! The festival takes place at the center of our wonderfully diverse White Center neighborhood and is attended by thousands of friends, neighbors, and visitors each year. Street fair, car show, main stage & multicultural stage, beer garden, food contests, talent contests, scavenger hunt, motorcycle extravaganza, wide world of kids, street party, parade, and a full carnival with rides for the whole family!

Street fair, main stage, car show, and kids area can be found on 16th & 17th Ave SW between SW Roxbury and SW 100th St.

Find the carnival at White Center Heights Elementary School on the lawn. Stay tuned for more info – we’re working on a street fair to carnival shuttle!

More information:
CAR SHOW

CARNIVAL

WIDE WORLD OF KIDS CENTER

LOCAL BUSINESSES

MAIN STAGE & BEER GARDEN

PARADE

STREET FAIR & VENDORS

MORE WCJD PROGRAMMING

GETTING HERE
— Metro buses 60, 120, and 128 go right to the event site; the C and the 131 go within a 1 mile walk of the site; the 60 goes within a few blocks of the carnival, the 128 goes right to it
— Car2Go home area ends on the north side SW Roxbury Street, so you can park and walk easily to the event site
— Uber or flat-rate cab from Downtown or Capital Hill is approximately $17-22; confirm your fare with your driver first
— Free street parking is available throughout the surrounding area
— Walk or ride your bike (some bike racks available on the streets on 16th Ave SW)

Jul
22
Sun
2018
White Center Jubilee Days Festival @ White Center (see listing)
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Founded in 1923, White Center Jubilee Days is a Seafair-sanctioned community festival and one of the longest running Seafair events in the Northwest! The festival takes place at the center of our wonderfully diverse White Center neighborhood and is attended by thousands of friends, neighbors, and visitors each year. Street fair, car show, main stage & multicultural stage, beer garden, food contests, talent contests, scavenger hunt, motorcycle extravaganza, wide world of kids, street party, parade, and a full carnival with rides for the whole family!

Street fair, main stage, car show, and kids area can be found on 16th & 17th Ave SW between SW Roxbury and SW 100th St.

Find the carnival at White Center Heights Elementary School on the lawn. Stay tuned for more info – we’re working on a street fair to carnival shuttle!

More information:
CAR SHOW

CARNIVAL

WIDE WORLD OF KIDS CENTER

LOCAL BUSINESSES

MAIN STAGE & BEER GARDEN

PARADE

STREET FAIR & VENDORS

MORE WCJD PROGRAMMING

GETTING HERE
— Metro buses 60, 120, and 128 go right to the event site; the C and the 131 go within a 1 mile walk of the site; the 60 goes within a few blocks of the carnival, the 128 goes right to it
— Car2Go home area ends on the north side SW Roxbury Street, so you can park and walk easily to the event site
— Uber or flat-rate cab from Downtown or Capital Hill is approximately $17-22; confirm your fare with your driver first
— Free street parking is available throughout the surrounding area
— Walk or ride your bike (some bike racks available on the streets on 16th Ave SW)

Jul
25
Wed
2018
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology Open House
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology Open House

Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018, and August 22
Time: 6 – 7 p.m.

Also: August 9, 1-2 pm

Location: South Seattle College, Technology Center (TEC)-Room 106 (campus map)

South Seattle College’s Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology program will be holding an Open House to give prospective students the chance to learn more about the industry-sponsored Diesel Industrial Sector Cohort, or “DISC,” program, which offers on-the-job training and paid internship opportunities to students enrolled in South’s program. Attendees will also take a tour of South’s diesel classrooms, labs and facilities, meet with instructors and review the enrollment process.

Questions? Contact SouthProfTech@seattlecolleges.edu or (206) 934-6746.

Jul
27
Fri
2018
City Councilmember Lisa Herbold: District Office Hours @ Various locations - see list
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On January 25, I will be at the Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon St) from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The final meeting of the day will begin at 6:30 p.m.

These hours are walk-in friendly, but if you would like to let me know you’re coming in advance you can email my scheduler Alex Clardy (alex.clardy@seattle.gov).

Additionally, here is a list of my tentatively scheduled office hours. These are subject to change.

Friday, February 22, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, March 29, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, April 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, May 31, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, June 28, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, July 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, August 16, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, September 27, 2019 -CANCELED
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, October 25, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, November 29, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, December 20, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Jul
31
Tue
2018
Seafair Parade of Ships 2018
Jul 31 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

The Seafair Fleet Parade of Ships is back – with the ships planning to sail past West Seattle shores on their way around Elliott Bay on July 31st. Watch this page on the Seafair website for details.

UPDATE: We have the participating ships here.

Aug
8
Wed
2018
South Seattle College Professional and Technical Career Training Info Session
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Professional & Technical Career Training Information Session

Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Time: 10-12 p.m.

Location: South Seattle College, Library 217 (campus map)

Explore South Seattle College’s Professional & Technical Career Training programs! Professional & Technical Information Sessions offer perspective students the opportunity to explore our campus, ask questions and understand the distinct program offerings available at South. During the session, you’ll also take a tour of our campus and program facilities!

Information Session’s will cover the following information:

· An overview of our programs and their industry-developed curriculum

· Career and salary outlook

· Class format and schedules

· Admission requirements

· Tuition and financial assistance

Programs to be discussed:

· Automotive Technology

· Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT)

· Culinary Arts

· Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology

· Landscape Horticulture

· Network Security Administration

· Welding Fabrication Technology

· Wine Studies

For more information please contact Nick Albritton, Recruitment Specialist, at (206) 934-6746 or email at SouthProfTech@SeattleColleges.edu.

Aug
9
Thu
2018
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology Open House
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology Open House

Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018, and August 22
Time: 6 – 7 p.m.

Also: August 9, 1-2 pm

Location: South Seattle College, Technology Center (TEC)-Room 106 (campus map)

South Seattle College’s Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology program will be holding an Open House to give perspective students the chance to learn more about the industry-sponsored Diesel Industrial Sector Cohort, or “DISC,” program, which offers on-the-job training and paid internship opportunities to students enrolled in South’s program. Attendees will also take a tour of South’s diesel classrooms, labs and facilities, meet with instructors and review the enrollment process.

Questions? Contact SouthProfTech@seattlecolleges.edu or (206) 934-6746.

Aug
13
Mon
2018
BBQ fundraiser for West Seattle High School football @ West Seattle Eagles
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm

Come support the WSHS football team at their BBQ fundraiser dinner!

Date: Monday, August 13, 6 pm
Location: West Seattle Eagles, 4425 California Ave SW
Menu: Pulled pork sandwiches, Vegetarian option, Ranch Style Beans, Slaw, non-alcoholic drinks, cash bar

Cost:
$15 per person
$50 per family
Cash, check or credit card at the door.

There will be great entertainment including a magician, and a silent auction with lots of merchandise and excursions to win.

A big thank you to West Seattle Eagles for donating the hall and to Hot S’Awesome for donating all of the food. As a result, 100% of the proceeds will go to the Booster Club/Football team!

It’ll be too hot to cook on Monday, so why not come have some BBQ and support the WSHS football team!

Aug
14
Tue
2018
South Seattle College Nursing Information Session
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Location: South Seattle College, Cascade Hall-Room 201 (campus map)

South Seattle College’s Nursing department will be holding information sessions for the Nursing Assistant Certified (NA-C) and Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) programs. The Nursing Assistant Certified (NA-C) information session runs from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., followed by the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) information session from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Meet with nursing department staff and faculty, learn more about the application process and discover funding resources for college!

Aug
22
Wed
2018
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology Open House
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology Open House

Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018, and August 22
Time: 6 – 7 p.m.

Also: August 9, 1-2 pm

Location: South Seattle College, Technology Center (TEC)-Room 106 (campus map)

South Seattle College’s Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology program will be holding an Open House to give prospective students the chance to learn more about the industry-sponsored Diesel Industrial Sector Cohort, or “DISC,” program, which offers on-the-job training and paid internship opportunities to students enrolled in South’s program. Attendees will also take a tour of South’s diesel classrooms, labs and facilities, meet with instructors and review the enrollment process.

Questions? Contact SouthProfTech@seattlecolleges.edu or (206) 934-6746.

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
31
Fri
2018
Lafayette Elementary grounds cleanup
Aug 31 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Lafayette Elementary School welcomes community members to come help us clean up our grounds before school starts!

Friday August 31, 2018, 2:30-4:30 pm,
Playground clean-up, light painting, etc! Help us get the school looking its best and ready to welcome the Leopard Learners back. No need to RSVP, just show up!

Contact: lafayette.pta.seattle@gmail.com with questions

2645 California Ave SW

Sep
4
Tue
2018
Roxhill Elementary at EC Hughes ribboncutting
Sep 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ribboncutting ceremony for newly renovated EC Hughes, new home of Roxhill Elementary.

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
5
Wed
2018
South Seattle College Campus Tour
Sep 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Campus Tour at South Seattle College

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018
Time: 9-10 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2018
Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Get to know the people, programs, and services available at South Seattle College! Tours include visits to departments and classrooms including our Academic Programs, Professional/Technical Programs, Enrollment Services, Student Life, Diversity and Retention, and Campus Resources. Enjoy a leisurely walk around our beautifully-landscaped campus and learn what makes South Seattle College a great place to fulfill your educational and career goals!

Sign up online at southseattle.edu/new-student-services/take-a-tour.aspx. For questions, please call South’s Information Desk at 206-934-6684 or email at SouthOutreach@seattlecolleges.edu.

Sep
9
Sun
2018
Our Lady of Guadalupe School Art Walk @ Walmesley Center
Sep 9 @ 10:56 am – 11:56 am

What: Our Lady of Guadalupe Art Walk
When: Saturday, September 29 at 6-9 pm
Where: Walmesley Center, 3401 SW Myrtle St at 35th Ave SW

Please join the West Seattle community as we celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe School and amazing local artists as we host our First Annual Art Walk. Tasty food, local beer and wine and music from the Garfield High School Jazz Quartet will be present for your enjoyment! Purchase tickets online now. Adults-only event

Sep
15
Sat
2018
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
17
Mon
2018
West Seattle High School home volleyball games/events
Sep 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

From WSHS volleyball head coach Abby West:

West Seattle High School Volleyball is excited to announce the following events in conjunction with their home games this year! They would love to have more people from the community come to the games and are looking forward to using these events to also help their community! Admission is FREE TO ALL!

September 17th vs Bainbridge High School (JV & JVC at 4:30, Varsity at 6:00 pm) — Middle School Night: All volleyball players and enthusiasts affiliated with feeder programs in the West Seattle area (Madison, Pathfinder, Hiawatha, Westside School, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Holy Rosary, etc.) are invited to attend a night honoring the programs that function as the foundation to ours by teaching the fundamentals of the sport, creating interest, and fueling passion!

October 3rd vs Ballard High School (JV & JVC at 5:30, Varsity at 7:00 pm) — Cans for Kills Night: A canned food drive. In hopes of giving back to the community, the West Seattle Volleyball teams are asking everyone to come out to the volleyball games and bring non-perishable food to donate!

October 17th vs Cleveland High School (JV & JVC at 5:30, Varsity at 7:00 pm) – Volley for a Cure: Breast Cancer Awareness Night. Donation boxes available for Komen for a Cure (a national Breast Cancer research program)!

October 24th vs Rainier Beach (JV & JVC at 5:30, Varsity at 7:00 pm) – Senior Night: a night honoring the graduating seniors in our program!

Sep
18
Tue
2018
YMCA Preschool at Schmitz Park – morning and afternoon open houses
Sep 18 all-day

Open House – YMCA Preschool at Schmitz Park
5000 SW Spokane
Tuesday, September 18 from 10:00 – 11:00 am and 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Come see what makes YMCA Early Learning Programs great! Tour classrooms, meet teachers, learn about curriculum and meet the Program Director while getting to know other parents. Now Enrolling!
Learn about YMCA Preschool at Schmitz Park >
http://ykids.seattleymca.org/west-seattle-fauntleroy-ymca/child-care/preschool-child-care/west-seattle-ymca-preschool-child-care

Open House – YMCA Half-Day Preschool at Louisa Boren STEM
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Open House – YMCA Half-Day Preschool at Louisa Boren STEM
5950 Delridge Way SW

September 18, 20, 25 and 27 from 10:00 – 11:00 am

Come see what makes YMCA Early Learning Programs great! Tour classrooms, meet teachers, learn about curriculum and meet the Program Director while getting to know other parents. Now Enrolling!

Learn about YMCA Half-Day Preschool at Louisa Boren STEM >
http://ykids.seattleymca.org/west-seattle-fauntleroy-ymca/child-care/preschool-child-care/louisa-boren-stem-preschool-child-care

Sep
19
Wed
2018
Denny International Middle School PTSA meeting
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

PTSA Meeting – You are invited to our first PTSA meeting of year this Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 6:30 pm in the library. Topics will include: Upcoming school activities. Childcare is available for those who are 3 and older (potty-trained). Hope to see you there!

Sep
20
Thu
2018
Open House – YMCA Half-Day Preschool at Louisa Boren STEM
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Open House – YMCA Half-Day Preschool at Louisa Boren STEM
5950 Delridge Way SW

September 18, 20, 25 and 27 from 10:00 – 11:00 am

Come see what makes YMCA Early Learning Programs great! Tour classrooms, meet teachers, learn about curriculum and meet the Program Director while getting to know other parents. Now Enrolling!

Learn about YMCA Half-Day Preschool at Louisa Boren STEM >
http://ykids.seattleymca.org/west-seattle-fauntleroy-ymca/child-care/preschool-child-care/louisa-boren-stem-preschool-child-care

Sep
21
Fri
2018
City Councilmember Lisa Herbold: District Office Hours @ Various locations - see list
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On January 25, I will be at the Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon St) from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The final meeting of the day will begin at 6:30 p.m.

These hours are walk-in friendly, but if you would like to let me know you’re coming in advance you can email my scheduler Alex Clardy (alex.clardy@seattle.gov).

Additionally, here is a list of my tentatively scheduled office hours. These are subject to change.

Friday, February 22, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, March 29, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, April 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, May 31, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, June 28, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, July 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, August 16, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, September 27, 2019 -CANCELED
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, October 25, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, November 29, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, December 20, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Sep
25
Tue
2018
Open House – YMCA Half-Day Preschool at Louisa Boren STEM
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Open House – YMCA Half-Day Preschool at Louisa Boren STEM
5950 Delridge Way SW

September 18, 20, 25 and 27 from 10:00 – 11:00 am

Come see what makes YMCA Early Learning Programs great! Tour classrooms, meet teachers, learn about curriculum and meet the Program Director while getting to know other parents. Now Enrolling!

Learn about YMCA Half-Day Preschool at Louisa Boren STEM >
http://ykids.seattleymca.org/west-seattle-fauntleroy-ymca/child-care/preschool-child-care/louisa-boren-stem-preschool-child-care

Sep
27
Thu
2018
Open House – YMCA Half-Day Preschool at Louisa Boren STEM
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Open House – YMCA Half-Day Preschool at Louisa Boren STEM
5950 Delridge Way SW

September 18, 20, 25 and 27 from 10:00 – 11:00 am

Come see what makes YMCA Early Learning Programs great! Tour classrooms, meet teachers, learn about curriculum and meet the Program Director while getting to know other parents. Now Enrolling!

Learn about YMCA Half-Day Preschool at Louisa Boren STEM >
http://ykids.seattleymca.org/west-seattle-fauntleroy-ymca/child-care/preschool-child-care/louisa-boren-stem-preschool-child-care

Oct
1
Mon
2018
34th District State Senate Seat Candidate Forum Focused on Business and Transportation Issues @ Disabled Veterans (DAV) Chapter #23
Oct 1 @ 4:54 am – 5:54 am

34th District State Senate Seat Candidate Forum
Shannon Braddock and Joe Nguyen
Thursday, October 18th

6:30 pm Doors Open
6:45–7:00 pm Initiative and Proposition Presentations
7:00–8:00 pm 34th Districe Senate Race Debate

The debate format will be a hybrid Lincoln-Douglas style, in which two sides of an issue are debated. This event is open to the public and FREE of charge.

Location:
Disabled Veterans (DAV) Chapter #23
4857 Delridge Way SW
Seattle WA 98106

Oct
2
Tue
2018
Envisioning South Park’s new Residential Small Lot Zoning @ SP Hall
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Envisioning South Park’s new Residential Small Lot Zoning (RSL)

Seattle is going to change thousands of residential lots from ‘Single Family’ to ‘Residential Small Lot’ (RSL) as part of the MHA zoning reform. The rules covering RSL have been totally rewritten and there are many questions about how it will affect our neighborhoods, including most of South Park.

First, what is RSL and what kinds of new development are we likely to see?

Second, how does RSL address displacement, affordability, density or sustainability?

Finally, how can we improve RSL so that it can be the most effective before the ordinance comes before Council?

If you live in South Park, are interested in zoning, or are a homeowner, environmentalist or neighborhood advocate, join Matt Hutchins, AIA for this informational talk.

–Matt Hutchins is an architect specializing in affordable housing, backyard cottages, infill housing and sustainable architecture. He is also a housing advocate with MOAR (More Options for Accessory Residences) and is working to reform zoning for the betterment of local communities, the city and the planet.

Rather than charging any entry fee, please donate to my friend Corina’s fundraiser here: Million Tampon Challenge www.facebook.com/milliontampons/

Here is a link to the event’s website to register.

Sanislo Elementary School PTA meeting @ Sanislo Elementary School
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sanislo Elementary School is hosting the first PTA meeting of the year October 2nd in the school library, 6-7:30 pm:

Come join us for our first PTA meeting of the year. Come hear about what we have been working on and learn about the many ways you can help contribute to our School and Community. Help us decide on important decision such as how to spend funds raised from previous years and what fundraisers and family events you wish for us to continue or discontinue. Please remember that if we do have to call for a vote and a decision must be made by the end of our meeting, only our PTA members’ present to vote will be counted. Please be sure you are a PTA member by signing up online here: https://www.pt-avenue.com/join/ .

Don’t have the funds? Thanks to many generous donors, we have some funds to help cover your cost. Just fill out the membership form and check off for a scholarship. It will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Can’t make it or don’t want to join, but want your voice heard?! Remember that you don’t have to be a PTA member to contribute ideas! All suggestions and concern are welcome and we will do our best to address it to the appropriate parties. Reach us: pta@sanislo.org. You can also fill out our suggestion forms located near the front office.

Light Dinner and Childcare will be provided.

Oct
3
Wed
2018
West Seattle High School home volleyball games/events
Oct 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

From WSHS volleyball head coach Abby West:

West Seattle High School Volleyball is excited to announce the following events in conjunction with their home games this year! They would love to have more people from the community come to the games and are looking forward to using these events to also help their community! Admission is FREE TO ALL!

September 17th vs Bainbridge High School (JV & JVC at 4:30, Varsity at 6:00 pm) — Middle School Night: All volleyball players and enthusiasts affiliated with feeder programs in the West Seattle area (Madison, Pathfinder, Hiawatha, Westside School, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Holy Rosary, etc.) are invited to attend a night honoring the programs that function as the foundation to ours by teaching the fundamentals of the sport, creating interest, and fueling passion!

October 3rd vs Ballard High School (JV & JVC at 5:30, Varsity at 7:00 pm) — Cans for Kills Night: A canned food drive. In hopes of giving back to the community, the West Seattle Volleyball teams are asking everyone to come out to the volleyball games and bring non-perishable food to donate!

October 17th vs Cleveland High School (JV & JVC at 5:30, Varsity at 7:00 pm) – Volley for a Cure: Breast Cancer Awareness Night. Donation boxes available for Komen for a Cure (a national Breast Cancer research program)!

October 24th vs Rainier Beach (JV & JVC at 5:30, Varsity at 7:00 pm) – Senior Night: a night honoring the graduating seniors in our program!

Alki Elementary PTA meeting
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

You’re invited to Alki Elementary School‘s PTA meeting. Find out more at alkipta.com. Free child care provided.

Oct
4
Thu
2018
Stereotype Threat & Identity Threat: The Science of a Diverse Community @ South Seattle College
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Stereotype Threat & Identity Threat: The Science of a Diverse Community with Dr. Claude M. Steele

Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018

Time: 11-12 p.m.

Location: South Seattle College, Jerry Brockey Student Center, Rooms A & B (campus map)

Drawing on stereotype threat and social identity threat research, join Dr. Claude M. Steele, Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, as we address the why, what, and how of diverse learning communities; why they are important, a working hypothesis about what is critical to their success and what research reveals about how to achieve that success. The talk’s practical aim is to identify features of diverse learning communities — schools, universities, and academic disciplines — that while good for all students, are especially helpful for minority students generally, and for women in STEM fields. The talk will also explore the psychological significance of community and its role in learning.

For more information, contact Sol Damaris Mendez, Student Life Program Manager at SolDamaris.Mendez@seattlecolleges.edu or 206-934-7950.

34th District State Senate candidates @ NHUAC @ North Highline Fire District HQ
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

34th District State Senate candidates Shannon Braddock and Joe Nguyen in a forum at the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s October 4th meeting.

Oct
6
Sat
2018
Free treats for new voters who register at Bird on a Wire
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Democracy Only Works if You Use It!

Voter registration forms available at Bird on a Wire this weekend.

Monday October 8th is the deadline for mail-in voter registration forms (in-person deadline 10/28). Registration table for US Citizens who will be 18+ on Election Day. Enjoy a free “bird drop” cookie or small cup of joe with every filled-out application! We’d love to get 30 filled out this weekend, spread the word about the Bird!

Saturday 9-11 and Sunday 10-2
Bird on a Wire Espresso
3509 SW Henderson

Oct
7
Sun
2018
Free treats for new voters who register at Bird on a Wire
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Democracy Only Works if You Use It!

Voter registration forms available at Bird on a Wire this weekend.

Monday October 8th is the deadline for mail-in voter registration forms (in-person deadline 10/28). Registration table for US Citizens who will be 18+ on Election Day. Enjoy a free “bird drop” cookie or small cup of joe with every filled-out application! We’d love to get 30 filled out this weekend, spread the word about the Bird!

Saturday 9-11 and Sunday 10-2
Bird on a Wire Espresso
3509 SW Henderson

Oct
10
Wed
2018
Face to Face: LGBTQ Candidate Forum @ Erickson Theater Off Broadway
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Six candidates for the Washington State Senate will be answering questions from small business owners at GSBA’s annual Face to Face | LGBTQ Candidate Forum on Wednesday, October 10 at the Erickson Theatre. In a time of unprecedented growth in our region, the benefits are not reaching everyone equally. Panelists will ask how the candidates intend to support Washington’s small business community, the LGBTQ community, and other underrepresented communities in our state.

Forum topics will include tax reform, public accommodations laws, public contracting, inclusion efforts, and commercial affordability.

Moderated by Barb Wilson (Dir. of Government Relations, Vulcan), the panel includes:
Eli Allison, Owner, Repair Revolution
Jaebadiah Gardner, Owner & Managing Partner, Onpoint Real Estate Services
Dana Savage, Managing Partner, Helios Law Group

Featured Senate candidates include:
Emily Randall, 26th District candidate (Gig Harbor, Port Orchard)
Claire Wilson, 30th District candidate (Federal Way, Algona)
Shannon Braddock, 34th District candidate (West Seattle, Burien, Vashon)
Joe Nguyen, 34th District candidate (West Seattle, Burien, Vashon)

Mona Das, 47th District candidate (Auburn, Covington)
Senator Joe Fain, 47th District (Auburn, Covington)

Superintendent Juneau’s Listening and Learning Tour @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

From the SPS website:

Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Denise Juneau is embarking on a comprehensive Listening and Learning Tour to gather an understanding of the district’s strengths, challenges, and what is most important for her to consider as plans are developed for the district’s future.

The tour will include regional town halls and language-based and/or culturally focused community meetings to ensure diverse perspectives and ideas are gathered. All meetings will be hosted or co-hosted with community partners.

Ultimately, community discussions will become the foundation of a revised strategic plan that maps the district’s course for the coming years. A summary of the Listening and Learning Tour findings will be published in November 2018.

Additional meetings will be included as dates and locations are confirmed.

Tues., Aug. 28, 6 – 8 p.m.
African-American Family Listening and Learning Meeting
Hosted by African-American community members
Will include dinner and childcare
Location: South Shore PreK-8
4800 S Henderson St. Seattle, WA 98118

Tues., Sept. 11, 5 -7 p.m.
NW and NE Regional Town Hall
Co-hosted by Seattle Public Libraries
Location: SPL Broadview Library
2755 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98133

Fri., Sept. 21, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Somali Mother’s Night Out (SMNO)
Hosted by SMNO
Will include dinner and childcare
Location: Somali Community Services of Seattle
8810 Renton Ave South Seattle, WA 98118.

Tues., Sept. 25, 5:30-8 p.m.
SE Regional Town Hall
Hosted by South East Education Coalition (SESEC)
Will include dinner and childcare
Location: Beacon Hill Elementary School
2025 14th Ave S Seattle, WA 98144

Fri., Sept. 28, 5-6:30 p.m.
Chinese Family Listening and Learning Meeting
Hosted by Chinese Information Service Center (CISC)
Childcare provided
Location: CISC
611 S Lane St, Seattle, WA 98104

Tues., Oct. 2, 5:30-8 p.m.
Central Town Hall
Co-hosted with Seattle’s Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs
Location: Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center
104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

Weds., Oct. 4, 7-8:30 p.m.
Central/North Town Hall
Co-hosted with PTA partners
Location: Ballard High School
1418 NW 65th St, Seattle, WA 98117

Weds., Oct. 10, 7-8:30 p.m.
SW Regional Town Hall
Co-hosted with Youngstown Cultural Center
Location: Youngstown Cultural Center
4408 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106

Mon., Oct. 15, 7-8:30 p.m.
NE Regional Town Hall
Co-hosted with Roosevelt PTA
Location: Roosevelt High School
1410 NE 66th St, Seattle, WA 98115

Thurs., Oct. 18, 5:30-7 p.m.
Latino/a Listening and Learning Meeting
Hosted by El Centro de la Raza
Location: El Centro de la Raza Centilia Cultural Center
1660 S Roberto Maestas Festival St, Seattle, WA 98144

If you have questions or suggestions on additional meetings, please email communityengagement@seattleschools.org

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

First showing in the area of the screening LIKE.

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

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

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

Oct
16
Tue
2018
‘Perfect Storm: Why Trump Won’ @ High Point Community Center
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Perfect Storm: Why Trump Won

Tue October 16

6 pm-7:30 pm

High Point Community Center

$7.00/person in advance

Lifelong Recreation welcomes Mike Purdy, presidential historian and the founder of http://PresidentialHistory.com. In “Perfect Storm: Why Trump Won” he will discuss the Trump presidency, the significance of the upcoming mid-term elections, and threats to American democracy, followed by a discussion. He is a popular speaker, an opinion writer for http://thehill.com, and is often quoted by the media about presidential history and politics. For advance tickets, please register online or call High Point CC at 206-684-7422. Space is limited.

Oct
17
Wed
2018
West Seattle High School home volleyball games/events
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

From WSHS volleyball head coach Abby West:

West Seattle High School Volleyball is excited to announce the following events in conjunction with their home games this year! They would love to have more people from the community come to the games and are looking forward to using these events to also help their community! Admission is FREE TO ALL!

September 17th vs Bainbridge High School (JV & JVC at 4:30, Varsity at 6:00 pm) — Middle School Night: All volleyball players and enthusiasts affiliated with feeder programs in the West Seattle area (Madison, Pathfinder, Hiawatha, Westside School, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Holy Rosary, etc.) are invited to attend a night honoring the programs that function as the foundation to ours by teaching the fundamentals of the sport, creating interest, and fueling passion!

October 3rd vs Ballard High School (JV & JVC at 5:30, Varsity at 7:00 pm) — Cans for Kills Night: A canned food drive. In hopes of giving back to the community, the West Seattle Volleyball teams are asking everyone to come out to the volleyball games and bring non-perishable food to donate!

October 17th vs Cleveland High School (JV & JVC at 5:30, Varsity at 7:00 pm) – Volley for a Cure: Breast Cancer Awareness Night. Donation boxes available for Komen for a Cure (a national Breast Cancer research program)!

October 24th vs Rainier Beach (JV & JVC at 5:30, Varsity at 7:00 pm) – Senior Night: a night honoring the graduating seniors in our program!

Oct
18
Thu
2018
Restaurant Success Orientation @ Delridge Branch Library
Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

More info here.

Whether you are starting or expanding your restaurant or mobile food business, the City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development (OED) offers resources that will help you succeed. Whether you are looking for help navigating the regulatory requirements for getting your restaurant or mobile food business started, looking for financial help, counseling on various aspects of your restaurant business, or advice on how to trouble shoot an issue or figure out next steps, this orientation will help you get connected to a variety of resources available to you. Bring your questions to this orientation and meet the City of Seattle’s OED who can help provide and guide you to the resources that will help you get started and grow.

For more information about navigating the requirements and regulations for opening or expanding a restaurant or mobile food business, take a look through the Restaurant Success website.

South Park stop on Superintendent Denise Juneau’s listening tour @ Concord International Elementary School
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Seattle Public Schools superintendent Denise Juneau brings her listening tour to Concord International Elementary School. Discussion to be conducted in Spanish with English translation. Child care and dinner provided.

Oct
20
Sat
2018
Harbor School open house
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Harbor School (WSB sponsor) will hold an Open House on October 20th. Details here.

Oct
23
Tue
2018
Ballots and Baristas @ Cupcake Royale
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

In partnership with Cupcake Royale and several local coffee shops, League of Women Voters of Seattle-King County is hosting “Ballots & Baristas,” a series of community conversations about ballot issues to simultaneously take place at 11 locations throughout King County.

Volunteers from League of Women Voters will be available at the coffee shops to facilitate a neighborly discussion of the initiatives appearing on King County voters’ ballots, including gun regulations, a pollution fee, changes to police training and use of force, and a ban on taxing groceries. Sample ballots will be available for participants. These events are free and open to the public.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 23rd, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (unless otherwise noted below)

WHERE: Five Cupcake Royale Locations in Seattle (with free babycakes while they last):

Ballard – 2052 NW Market Street
Capitol Hill – 1111 E Pike Street
Downtown – 108 Pine Street
Queen Anne – 1935 Queen Anne Ave N
West Seattle – 4556 California Ave SW

And at these coffee shops throughout King County:

Bellden Café – 10527 Main Street, Bellevue (5 to 7 p.m. at this location)

Diva Espresso – 6728 NE 181st St, Kenmore

Everest Tea & Coffee House – 200 SW 43rd St, Renton

New Seasons Market – 2755 77th Ave SE, Mercer Island (5 to 7 p.m. at this location)

SoulFood Coffee House – 15748 Redmond Way, Redmond (4 to 6 p.m. at this location)

Starbucks – Issaquah Highlands, Grand Ridge Plaza – 903 NE Park Dr, Issaquah (5 to 7 p.m. at this location)

Kindergarten Information Night at Hope Lutheran School
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm

Kindergarten Information Night – Tuesday, October 23, 6:30 p.m.

Is my child ready for kindergarten? We invite you to attend our Kindergarten Information Night which will provide information regarding kindergarten readiness and what to look for in a kindergarten from our Preschool Director Mrs. Figgins, as well as hear more about our kindergarten program from our highly experienced teacher, Mrs. Neafcy. Please call the school office at 935-8500 or email admissions@hopeseattle.org for more information.

Pathfinder K-8 PTSA meeting @ school library
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

From the Pathfinder PTSA website:

October PTSA General Meeting—Everyone is welcome

When: Tuesday, October 23rd from 6:30-8:30pm
Where: Pathfinder Library

Storyteller Roger Fernandes
Come experience a Pathfinder tradition our kids listen and learn from at Monday Morning Meetings. Roger, native storyteller and member of the Lower Elwha Band of the S’klallam Indians, will share with us two of his incredible stories, also known as Teachings of the First People.

What do you want from your PTSA?
Susan Elderkin, this year’s PTSA president, will lead a brainstorming session to hear what needs and wants our community would like this year. Come share you thoughts and ideas!

In addition:
• PTSA Business: Announcements and voting on our 2018-2019 Standing Rules.
• Principal Report: David will update us on school-related items.
• Spirit Wear Raffle: Everyone that attends will be entered to win a t-shirt.

Free childcare provided by Blazing Trails for kids 5-12.
Questions: Contact us at president@pathfinderk8ptsa.org

Oct
24
Wed
2018
FAFSA/WASFA Financial Aid Completion Event @ South Seattle College
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

FAFSA/WASFA Financial Aid Completion Event

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Time: 1-7 p.m.

Location: South Seattle College, Robert Smith Building (Student Services Lobby)

Ask your questions, and get help completing your FAFSA or WASFA application or your file for the next academic year. Community members are welcome!

West Seattle High School home volleyball games/events
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

From WSHS volleyball head coach Abby West:

West Seattle High School Volleyball is excited to announce the following events in conjunction with their home games this year! They would love to have more people from the community come to the games and are looking forward to using these events to also help their community! Admission is FREE TO ALL!

September 17th vs Bainbridge High School (JV & JVC at 4:30, Varsity at 6:00 pm) — Middle School Night: All volleyball players and enthusiasts affiliated with feeder programs in the West Seattle area (Madison, Pathfinder, Hiawatha, Westside School, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Holy Rosary, etc.) are invited to attend a night honoring the programs that function as the foundation to ours by teaching the fundamentals of the sport, creating interest, and fueling passion!

October 3rd vs Ballard High School (JV & JVC at 5:30, Varsity at 7:00 pm) — Cans for Kills Night: A canned food drive. In hopes of giving back to the community, the West Seattle Volleyball teams are asking everyone to come out to the volleyball games and bring non-perishable food to donate!

October 17th vs Cleveland High School (JV & JVC at 5:30, Varsity at 7:00 pm) – Volley for a Cure: Breast Cancer Awareness Night. Donation boxes available for Komen for a Cure (a national Breast Cancer research program)!

October 24th vs Rainier Beach (JV & JVC at 5:30, Varsity at 7:00 pm) – Senior Night: a night honoring the graduating seniors in our program!

Teen Suicide Prevention Training for Parents/Guardians @ West Seattle High School
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

All parents and guardians are invited by West Seattle High School’s Parent Teacher Student Association to a free LEARN™ Suicide Prevention Training on Wednesday, October 24th from 7-8:30 pm at the West Seattle High School Library (3000 California Ave SW.) The LEARN™ steps are designed to help empower individuals to play a role in recognizing peers, friends, and family who might be having thoughts of suicide, and to know how and where we can refer those individuals to keep them safe. Come learn about how to help your children and their friends stay safe!

Questions? Contact Kari Lombard (School Nurse) at KRLombard@seattleschools.org or Mallory Neuman (Counselor) at MLNeuman@seattleschools.org.

Oct
25
Thu
2018
Playground and mural celebration at Roxhill @ EC Hughes
Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm

Everyone’s invited to celebrate the community-created playground and mural at Roxhill Elementary’s new home in Sunrise Heights. Details here.

Oct
26
Fri
2018
City Councilmember Lisa Herbold: District Office Hours @ Various locations - see list
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On January 25, I will be at the Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon St) from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The final meeting of the day will begin at 6:30 p.m.

These hours are walk-in friendly, but if you would like to let me know you’re coming in advance you can email my scheduler Alex Clardy (alex.clardy@seattle.gov).

Additionally, here is a list of my tentatively scheduled office hours. These are subject to change.

Friday, February 22, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, March 29, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, April 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, May 31, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, June 28, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, July 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, August 16, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, September 27, 2019 -CANCELED
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, October 25, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, November 29, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, December 20, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Nov
6
Tue
2018
Election Night Watch Party @ Ounces
Nov 6 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Election Night Watch Party
Tuesday, 11/6: 4 pm-9 pm

Did you vote? Swing by anytime today and tell the bartender “I voted” for $1 off your first beer! We’ll also be playing election results all night as they come in.

Election Night viewing party at Sound & Fog
Nov 6 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

November 6th from 5p-9p Election Night Viewing Party, drink specials all night.

Nov
8
Thu
2018
Alki Elementary PTA meeting
Nov 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

You’re invited to Alki Elementary School‘s PTA meeting. Find out more at alkipta.com. Free child care provided.

Chief Sealth International High School Prospective Student Night
Nov 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Chief Sealth International High School

Prospective Student Night

THURSDAY, November 8, 2018

6:30 – 8:00

2600 SW Thistle St

You’ll meet teachers and administrators, and learn about programs and courses available to you. Bring your parents, and come find out what Seahawk Pride means for you.

Nov
10
Sat
2018
Taproot School open house
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Taproot School is a small, certified, K-5 program in West Seattle that sits on the Fauntleroy Watershed. We are nestled between the creek where we raise our Salmon and the Salish Sea, where we are stewards of the Duwamish land.

Taproot School is built on relationships that honor each individual student and where they are in their learning journey as we become agents of change by challenging bias as an inclusive community.

Join our open house or contact us for a visit to see us in action!

Nov
13
Tue
2018
Nursing Information Session @ South Seattle College, Cascade Hall
Nov 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Nursing Information Session

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College, Cascade Hall-Room 201 (campus map)

South Seattle College’s Nursing department will be holding information sessions for the Nursing Assistant Certified (NA-C) and Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) programs. The Nursing Assistant Certified (NA-C) information session runs from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., followed by the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) information session from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Meet nursing department staff and faculty, learn more about the application process, and discover funding resources for college!

Greater West Seattle Middle-School Info Night @ OLG
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn more about the step up to middle school as well as the options in the greater West Seattle Area during our information night. Local public and private schools will be on hand to share information and provide guidance to elementary families.

From 6:30-7:00, families have the opportunity to learn about the transition for students and hear from a panel of administrators about programs, academics, and middle school life.

This event is free and open to the public.

All-School Open House at Hope Lutheran School
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm

All-School Open House – Tuesday November 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

What can Hope School offer my student? We invite you to our All-School Open House to find out! Tour the campus, meet our teachers and staff and hear how we inspire excellence in our students. Please call the school office at 206-935-8500 or email admissions@hopeseattle.org for more information.

Fairmount Park Elementary PTA meeting
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm

From the Fairmount Park Elementary PTA website:

Fairmount Park Elementary PTA General Membership Meetings

We need help from all of our parents and teachers to continue raising funds to support school initiatives. By becoming a member of PTA and attending meetings, parents can also stay informed of the events and decisions taking place at our school. We strongly encourage everyone to renew or start a new membership for only $15 per person.

To join, simply attend our next PTA meeting or register online (http://www.fpepta.org). This gives you a vote (voice) on how your fundraising dollars are spent towards our amazing programs: music & art, enhanced assemblies, the Backpack program, student wellness, parent education events, and much more.

General Membership Meetings for the 2018/19 school year will take place at the school cafeteria, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

All are welcome to attend. Child-care services will likely be available for these meetings. Contact board@fpepta.org with questions.

Date/Time(s)
Monday, September 17, 2018 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Monday, March 18, 2019 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Monday, May 20, 2019 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn about new 24-credit high-school requirement @ Chief Sealth International High School
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm

We’d like to invite the West Seattle Community to our Nov. 13th, PTSA General Meeting for a presentation on the state requirement for 24 credits for graduation. Presentation by Heidi Bennett, Wa. State Region 6, Legislative Representative.

NEW 24 CREDIT GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS & DECIPHERING HIGH SCHOOL – A guide for middle and high school parents

With the change to WA State 24-credit graduation requirements approaching, I’ve developed a presentation geared toward middle and high school parents to explain:

v New WA State 24-credit graduation requirements

v State and Federal testing High School requirements

v Deciphering acronyms – PPR, HSBP, AP, IB, CHIS, CTE, STEM, etc. – do you know what these are?

v Why and how to earn post-secondary credit (college or work credentials) in high school

For Shoreline and Seattle, the 24-credit graduation requirement starts with the class of 2021 (rising 10th graders) and beyond, as both districts have a 2-year waiver. Neither district has finalized plans for offering more credits beyond their current 6-period day/24 credit earning opportunities! YIKES

Come and learn more about this new requirement

Nov
15
Thu
2018
Lincoln Park Co-Op dine-out benefit at West Seattle MOD Pizza
Nov 15 @ 10:30 am – 10:00 pm

MOD Pizza Lincoln Park CO-OP Preschool Fundraiser

Please come out to support Lincoln Park CO-OP Preschool at MOD Pizza in West Seattle ALL DAY November 15th. Dine in and Carry Out only. Mention Lincoln Park COOP Preschool when you order.

MOD PIZZA • West Seattle 4755 Fauntleroy SW

West Seattle Democratic Women – NOVEMBER 2018 PROGRAM @ Admiral UCC
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

For our meeting and program, I thought we could take in a breath and take in a movie with other WSDWers and neighbors, since we all deserve something inspiring and engaging, yet still relevant and informative!

As we move from election season into the holiday season, our November program, we will be a screening of “RBG”, the award-winning documentary about Supreme Court Justice and “pop icon” Ruth Bader Ginsburg! It is relevant and contemporary (#MeToo, Kavanaugh, Trump, etc.), and can be a great guide as we pledge to keep our eyes on the highest court in the land–and it is a film that movie-goers and critics alike are still raving about!

Also we are actively seeking Officers for our Executive Board and Committee Chairs. If you are looking for ways to get involved but don’t know what to do, this could be a wonderful way, with a low-key time commitment, to make a big difference in our organization and in our community! Please contact me (werdachel@aol.com) for more information!

Don’t forget to bring your unused, unopened sample- and hotel/travel-size items (shampoo/conditioner/lotion, lip balm, toothbrush/& paste, cosmetic samples, perfume samples, spa/facial masks, aromatherapy products, mani-pedi products, etc.) We are collecting them for our December Holiday Service Party! We will be filling over 100 goodie bags, so we need as many of these items as you can bring (Thank You!)

Here are the details for our November Meeting and Program:

Date: Thursday, November 15th

Time:
6:00 pm — Registration/ Social Time Begins
6:30 pm — Meeting Business
7:00 pm — Film Screening — RBG

Program Venue: Admiral Congregational UCC

Address: 4320 SW Hill St.

Please RSVP to (werdachel@aol.com) with your name and the names of any others coming with you as soon as possible, so that we can plan the program accordingly.

Nov
17
Sat
2018
Explorer West Middle School fall open houses
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Explorer West Middle School’s 2018 Fall Open House Dates:

Thursday, October 18th, 6:30-8:00 pm
Saturday, November 17th, 10:00-11:30 am
Wednesday, December 5th, 6:30-8:00 pm

Click on any of the dates above to see more details and RSVP for the event.

Please arrive promptly at the start time to join a tour. More information is available throughout the Admissions section of the website or by contacting Katie Auker at katiea@explorer-west.org.

Our Lady of Guadalupe CYO Sports Italian Dinner Fundraiser @ Walmesley Center
Nov 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Saturday, November 17th at 6:00 p.m. is the Our Lady of Guadalupe CYO Sports Italian Dinner Fundraiser. Tickets are $50 presale on Eventbrite.com. $35 for over 65 years of age. Tickets at the door are $55. The night includes appetizers, dinner, dessert, dancing with DJ Kippy, a raffle, give-aways, and a Wine Grab.

Nov
19
Mon
2018
When Is Home No Longer a Safe Option? *NEW DATE* @ Aegis Living of West Seattle
Nov 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Changed to 11:30 am November 19th

“When is home no longer a Safe Option?”

Led by Kathy Stewart RN, BSN

Complimentary Appetizers and Refreshments Available