West Seattle Event Calendar

*6/29/20 NOTE: We’re ramping the calendar back to some level of usefulness, as more events continue being planned, both online and in-person, so let us know if you have something coming up that’s open to the public!*

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nov
8
Fri
Fauntleroy Fine Art and Holiday Gift Show 2019 @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Browse the work of 18 area artists and artistic crafters during this 10th annual show and take home something special for a loved one or to enjoy yourself.

Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Show @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov. 8 @ 5:00-8:00 pm
Nov. 9 @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Nov. 10 @ 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Participating artists are listed here (PDF).

Nov
9
Sat
Fauntleroy Fine Art and Holiday Gift Show 2019 @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Browse the work of 18 area artists and artistic crafters during this 10th annual show and take home something special for a loved one or to enjoy yourself.

Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Show @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov. 8 @ 5:00-8:00 pm
Nov. 9 @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Nov. 10 @ 11:00 am-2:00 pm

HPIC Holiday Bazaar 2019 @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

From the Highland Park Improvement Club (HPIC):

Holiday Bazaar

November 9th
10 am-3 pm
20+ vendors
Bar is open
Food for sale by HPIC volunteers

Shorewood Elementary Holiday Bazaar 2019 @ Shorewood Elementary
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

What: Shorewood Elementary PTA Holiday Bazaar

When: November 9, 2019

Time: 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Where: Shorewood Elementary, 2725 116th Street SW, Burien

The Shorewood Elementary PTA Holiday Bazaar is being held on Saturday, November 9th from 10 am-4 pm at Shorewood Elementary School (2725 SW 116th St, Burien) – it is a longstanding community event with a strong following.

This event not only features over 60 artist-vendors, but it is so much more!

– Used Book Sale (a buck a book)

– Food trucks

– Bake Sale

– Raffle

– Photos with Santa (suggested donation)

– And Admission is FREE

All proceeds from this event benefit the Shorewood Elementary School PTA, which provides library, classroom and field trip support, as well as fun activities for the students.

Nov
10
Sun
Fauntleroy Fine Art and Holiday Gift Show 2019 @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Browse the work of 18 area artists and artistic crafters during this 10th annual show and take home something special for a loved one or to enjoy yourself.

Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Show @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov. 8 @ 5:00-8:00 pm
Nov. 9 @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Nov. 10 @ 11:00 am-2:00 pm

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

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

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

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

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

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

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

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

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

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

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

Time: Appointments start at 3:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

Nov
15
Fri
The Mount’s Annual Holiday Bazaar & Bake Sale @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Nov 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bake Sale and Bazaar!!

Providence Mt. St. Vincent
4831 35th Avenue SW
Fri-Sat Nov. 15 & 16 Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.! Welcome to our 15th Bazaar! Lots of wonderful things including

vintage ornaments, decorated table top trees, wreaths, garlands, bears, pet gifts, Santas, angels, snowmen, home decor and more!

Fabulous raffle basket and beautiful raffle quilt. The bake sale will be wonderful and, of course, includes JoAnne’s Fabulous Fudge.

Every penny we earn goes toward our residents’ programs. See you there!

Nov
16
Sat
The Mount’s Annual Holiday Bazaar & Bake Sale @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bake Sale and Bazaar!!

Providence Mt. St. Vincent
4831 35th Avenue SW
Fri-Sat Nov. 15 & 16 Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.! Welcome to our 15th Bazaar! Lots of wonderful things including

vintage ornaments, decorated table top trees, wreaths, garlands, bears, pet gifts, Santas, angels, snowmen, home decor and more!

Fabulous raffle basket and beautiful raffle quilt. The bake sale will be wonderful and, of course, includes JoAnne’s Fabulous Fudge.

Every penny we earn goes toward our residents’ programs. See you there!

Peace Lutheran Church Holiday Craft Bazaar
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

7th Annual Holiday Bazaar

Handmade Arts & Crafts; Fair Trade Gifts & Food
Bake Sale benefiting the West Seattle Food Bank
Free children’s crafts and hot lunch available for purchase on Saturday

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday 11/16/19
12 noon-3 p.m. Sunday 11/17/19

Peace Lutheran Church, 8316 39th Ave. SW, www.peacelutheranseattle.org. Corner of SW Thistle and 39th Ave SW.

White Center Library Guild Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

The White Center Library Guild‘s Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale is coming up Saturday, November 18th, 10 am-3 pm: “Used books, non-English language books/CDs/DVDs, white elephant gifts and holiday items for sale. All proceeds benefit the programs for the White Center Library. A free all-ages craft activity will be offered during the bazaar.”

Nov
17
Sun
Peace Lutheran Church Holiday Craft Bazaar
Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

7th Annual Holiday Bazaar

Handmade Arts & Crafts; Fair Trade Gifts & Food
Bake Sale benefiting the West Seattle Food Bank
Free children’s crafts and hot lunch available for purchase on Saturday

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday 11/16/19
12 noon-3 p.m. Sunday 11/17/19

Peace Lutheran Church, 8316 39th Ave. SW, www.peacelutheranseattle.org. Corner of SW Thistle and 39th Ave SW.

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

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

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

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

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

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

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

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

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

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

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

Nov
23
Sat
Alki Masonic Center Holiday Bazaar
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Annual Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, November 23, 2019, 9 AM to 4 PM

Alki Masonic Center
4736 40th Ave SW
Free private parking, level easy access entrance

Food Concession and Bake Sale

Vendors Spaces and questions
VM/Text Sue Gibbs 206 650 5491
alkict21events@gmail.com

Arrowhead Gardens’ Annual Holiday Bazaar
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Bazaar at Arrowhead Gardens:

Holiday Bazaar, Bake Sale, Rummage Sale @ The Kenney
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

At The Kenney (WSB sponsor):

Begin your Christmas shopping early! Find one-of-a-kind handmade items from talented vendors and treasures from our Rummage Sale! Enjoy a sweet treat from our Bake Sale and take a break in the Coffee Lounge. All proceeds benefit The Kenney Resident Care Fund.

Interested vendors, please contact Danette Utley by emailing dutley@thekenney.org.

Nov
24
Sun
Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Ethical Trade Sale @ Walmesley Center
Nov 24 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Our Lady of Guadalupe’s annual Ethical Trade Sale is coming up on Sunday, November 24 from 9:30am-1:00pm in the Walmesley Center (7000 35th Ave SW, Seattle 98126). Ethical Trade seeks to change the ways conventional trade often leaves behind the most vulnerable people. By buying Ethical Trade, you support the efforts of skilled farmers and artisans, empower communities, and affirm the dignity of the workers. At the sale, you’ll find unique gift items, including chocolates, Advent calendars, nativities, jewelry, holiday and home décor, ornaments, cozy socks, children’s games and books, and much more. There will also be tasty treats sold by OLG students to benefit Westside Baby; Pura Vida coffee, and woven Guatemalan scarves from Amigas de Corazón. Proceeds go to Catholic Relief Services and OLG’s global solidarity efforts. Click here for more information.

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

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

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

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

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

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

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

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

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

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

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

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

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

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

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

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

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

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

Sponsored by Brookdale – Senior Living Solutions

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

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Free Legal Consultations with Heather de Vrieze.

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

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

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

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

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

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

Time: Appointments start at 3:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

At the Senior Center.

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

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

Nov
29
Fri
Record Store Day Black Friday @ Easy Street Records
Nov 29 all-day

Easy Street Records opens at 7 am for Black Friday shopping.

Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

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

Thunder Road Guitars’ 8th anniversary & sale
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

We will be celebrating our 8th anniversary weekend the weekend of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. We will have the following deals in store and online.

15% off most new, used and vintage guitars
15% off most amplifiers
15% off all pedals in stock

VAIN Black Friday Sale
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

15% off everything black sold in our store.

Nov
30
Sat
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

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

Thunder Road Guitars’ 8th anniversary & sale
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

We will be celebrating our 8th anniversary weekend the weekend of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. We will have the following deals in store and online.

15% off most new, used and vintage guitars
15% off most amplifiers
15% off all pedals in stock

VAIN Small Business Saturday Sale
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

All hair products 15% off.

Art Under $100 2019 @ Seattle Design Center
Nov 30 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

It started small in 2004 with just three artists and a garage party in South Park. Today, 15 years later, Art Under $100 has evolved into the holiday party of the season with amazing, accessible art still at its very core. And this particular Art Under $100 takes on a bittersweet significance. AU100 2019 will be the last one, so carve out Saturday, November 30th on your calendar: not to be missed.

It’s a big finale, so wear your finest and funnest outfits and spend the day with us. You’ll be blown away by paintings, sculpture, glass art, metalwork, ceramics, textiles, and so much more. You’ll see the neighbors you miss all year, buy treasures you can’t find elsewhere, support 70 local artists, reminisce, imbibe, create, and connect. You might even dance.

WHAT: Art Under $100
WHEN: Saturday, November 30th
VIP Hour – 1:00 – 2:00 pm $25 ticket includes bubbly, chocolate, stress-free shopping
Free Entry – 2:00 – 8:00 pm
WHERE: Seattle Design Center : 5701 6th Avenue S on the edge of SODO in Georgetown

Check out www.southparkarts.org

Dec
1
Sun
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

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

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

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

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

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

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

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

Tuesday, December 3
Starting at 11 am

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

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

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

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

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

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

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

RSVP ASAP! Fills up quickly!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dec
7
Sat
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair @ C & P Coffee Company
Dec 7 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) is hosting a holiday arts & crafts fair!

December 7 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

A free event featuring unique, local arts and crafts for sale at the coffee shop. Jewelry, toys, clothing, prints, paintings, furniture, and more!

Westside Holiday Book Fair, day 1 @ WSUU
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Holiday Book Fair – Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation – Dec. 7th 11 am – 2 pm, Dec. 8th 10 am-2 pm, in the Social Hall. All used books this year and a huge selection so you’ll find the right book for everyone! Complimentary Hot Cider and Treats!

Dec
8
Sun
Westside Holiday Book Fair, day 2 @ WSUU
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Holiday Book Fair – Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation – Dec. 7th 11 am – 2 pm, Dec. 8th 10 am-2 pm, in the Social Hall. All used books this year and a huge selection so you’ll find the right book for everyone! Complimentary Hot Cider and Treats!

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

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

Winter Wander Along Longfellow Creek at Camp Long.

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

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

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

Everyone attending the program must be registered.

Meet the leader at the Camp Long Lodge.

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

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

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

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

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

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

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

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

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

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

RSVP ASAP! Fills up quickly!

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

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

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

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

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

Time: Appointments start at 3:30 pm

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

Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

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

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

Dec
12
Thu
Curls Night Out at VAIN
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

VAIN and our favorite curly hair product line DevaCurl will be hosting a fun night out to celebrate curls!

DevaCurl educators and VAIN’s own curly experts will be on hand to offer advice and tutorials to create perfect curly styles. Have a burning curly hair question? Please bring it to us! Free gifts with purchase – Curl instruction and 15% off all DevaCurl products for one night only. Refreshments and treats will be served!

Dec
13
Fri
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

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

Dec
14
Sat
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

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

Dec
15
Sun
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

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

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

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

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

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

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

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Free Legal Consultations with Heather de Vrieze.

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

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

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

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

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

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Dec
26
Thu
Hair Product Sale @ VAIN
Dec 26 all-day

Hair product sale. All hair products 15% off OR buy 2 get one free.

Dec
27
Fri
Hair Product Sale @ VAIN
Dec 27 all-day

Hair product sale. All hair products 15% off OR buy 2 get one free.

Dec
28
Sat
Hair Product Sale @ VAIN
Dec 28 all-day

Hair product sale. All hair products 15% off OR buy 2 get one free.

Dec
29
Sun
Hair Product Sale @ VAIN
Dec 29 all-day

Hair product sale. All hair products 15% off OR buy 2 get one free.

Dec
30
Mon
Hair Product Sale @ VAIN
Dec 30 all-day

Hair product sale. All hair products 15% off OR buy 2 get one free.

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

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

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

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Dec
31
Tue
Hair Product Sale @ VAIN
Dec 31 all-day

Hair product sale. All hair products 15% off OR buy 2 get one free.

Jan
1
Wed
Hair Product Sale @ VAIN
Jan 1 all-day

Hair product sale. All hair products 15% off OR buy 2 get one free.

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

From the Seattle Aquarium:

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

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

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

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

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

This trial class is:

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

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

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

This trial class is free.

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

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

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

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

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

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

(Daystar is a WSB sponsor.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

From the Seattle Aquarium:

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

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

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

Feb
29
Sat
West Seattle Tool Library Garage Sale
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The West Seattle Tool Library needs to clean out our inventory. Come check out the hundreds of tools we have for sale!

Wyatt’s Jewelers Open House @ Westwood Village
Feb 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wyatt’s Jewelers (WSB sponsor) in Westwood Village is hosting an Open House.

Saturday, February 29th from 12-3. Refreshments will be provided and pugs will be in house for pets.

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

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

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

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

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

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

May
9
Sat
West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2020 – CANCELED
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

*CANCELED*

Saturday, May 9th, 2019, 9 am-3 pm, it’s the 16th annual edition of West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day, the only event West Seattle Blog coordinates every year – and it’s big. Hundreds of sales all around the peninsula, big and small, individual and group and business and school and organization. Get the map here one week in advance.

Oct
1
Thu
Meeples Games ‘Shop Early’
Oct 1 – Nov 15 all-day

Meeples Games invites you to shop for the holidays early – here are weekly reasons why!

Oct 1 – Oct 9: 10% off all Board and Card Games
Oct 10 – Oct 16: 10% off RPGs
Oct 17 – Oct 23: Westside Baby Diaper Drive
Bring a package of Diapers and get 20% off Any One Item
Oct 24 – Oct 30: Mystery Games
Oct 31 – Nov 6: Social Media Sharing
Nov 7 – Nov 15: West Seattle Food Bank
Bring non-perishable food and get 20% off Any One Item

Oct
17
Sat
West Seattle Ski Swap 2020 @ VFW Hall
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Big sale for skis, snowboards, gear. Our preview has info for sellers and buyers.

Oct
18
Sun
West Seattle Ski Swap 2020 @ VFW Hall
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Big sale for skis, snowboards, gear. Our preview has info for sellers and buyers.