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
23
Sat
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
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
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!

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.

LibraryLab Drop-In: Lego Challenge @ Southwest Branch Seattle Public Library
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At the Southwest Branch Library:

Drop in and use your creativity to build with Legos. Participate in specific building challenges or free build. This program is intended for youth in grades K-5.

Librarylab is an all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering, and math concepts through play, experimentation, and discovery. This program is intended for youth in grades K-5.

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.

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.

Cocoa Cris Cringle holiday photos @ Easy Street Records
Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Photos with Cocoa Cris Cringle – props & hats – pets OK – $20, proceeds benefiting the West Seattle Food Bank. Live music too!

Dec
16
Mon
LibraryLab: The Puzzle Room @ Delridge Library
Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

At the Delridge Branch Library:

Do you like solving puzzles? Drop-in for a puzzle room challenge! See if you can break into one of our locked boxes in 30 minutes or less. For kids ages 7 and up.

LibraryLab is a time for people of all ages to experiment, play, and create amazing science, technology, engineering, and math-focused inventions. Drop in for weekly challenges to create amazing things!

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.

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.

Dec
23
Mon
Library Lab: Robots! @ Delridge Library
Dec 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

At the Delridge Library:

Come learn programming basics with our dashing Dash robots, create a track for our Ozobots to follow, and a build maze for our Robot Mice to navigate!

LibraryLab is a time for people of all ages to experiment, play, and create amazing science, technology, engineering, and math-focused inventions. Drop in for weekly challenges to create amazing things!

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.

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.

Library Lab: Circuits Challenge @ Delridge Library
Dec 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

At the Delridge Library:

Learn about electronic components and basic principles of electronics with Snap Circuits.

LibraryLab is a time for people of all ages to experiment, play, and create amazing science, technology, engineering, and math-focused inventions. Drop in for weekly challenges to create amazing things!

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.

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
25
Sat
Australia bushfire fundraiser @ Arthur’s
Jan 25 all-day

As we are an Australian influenced establishment (named after my Australian father Arthur!) we really wanted to take some action concerning the bushfires that have devastated Arthur’s homeland. On Saturday, January 25th we will be pledging 10% of sales from the entire day to a non-profit in Australia that supports and rehabilitates wildlife, particularly now with those affected by the fires.

Additionally, it happens to be Australia day on the 26th (technically on the same day as Aus is 17 or so hours ahead of us…) so we’re hosting our annual Australia Day wine dinner. Proceeds from this will as well be donated and seats are still available.

Lastly, if folks would like to donate directly we’ll gather any donations to add to the total we’re looking to raise.

Jan
30
Thu
West Seattle Chamber luncheon: Annual Meeting @ The Kenney
Jan 30 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

2020 Annual Meeting – January Luncheon

Date: Thursday Jan 30, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

We look forward to having you join us for our Annual Meeting and be a part of the future of the West Seattle business community.

Our January luncheon is a great time to reconnect with colleagues after the holidays and to brainstorm about how the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce can best serve the members of the Chamber and our business community. This Annual Meeting is designed as an opportunity to review the past year, offer time for your input, and a chance to help shape the future of our organization. Here’s the rundown:

• Present our 2019 Board of Directors
• Review plans for the 2020 Business Year
• Introduce our 3-year Strategic Vision Plan

Register by January 27, 2020
Early Registration Rates
General Admission: $35.00
West Seattle Chamber Members: $25.00

Based upon availability…
Registration after January 27, 2020
General Admission: $40.00
West Seattle Chamber Members: $30.00

To Register or for more information, go here.

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion, and an Evolving Faith @ Alki United Church of Christ (Alki UCC) Parlor
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Where is Christianity headed in the 21st Century? Join us as we explore the possibilities!

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith offers provocative ideas on how our faith interacts with the world of expanding scientific knowledge. The seven-session evening program features video presentations followed by small group discussions.

The registration deadline is Friday, January 24.

We suggest a donation of $15 to cover materials.

“When I have a terrible need of—dare I say, ‘religion’—then I go outside at night and paint the stars.” ~Vincent Van Gogh

Feb
6
Thu
Painting the Stars: Science, Religion, and an Evolving Faith @ Alki United Church of Christ (Alki UCC) Parlor
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Where is Christianity headed in the 21st Century? Join us as we explore the possibilities!

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith offers provocative ideas on how our faith interacts with the world of expanding scientific knowledge. The seven-session evening program features video presentations followed by small group discussions.

The registration deadline is Friday, January 24.

We suggest a donation of $15 to cover materials.

“When I have a terrible need of—dare I say, ‘religion’—then I go outside at night and paint the stars.” ~Vincent Van Gogh

Feb
8
Sat
Crab Fest with West Seattle Lions Club @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 8 @ 5:00 pm

All you can eat Crab Fest! Saturday, February 8, 2020. Located at the West Seattle Senior Center. Doors open at 5 pm, dinner served at 6:15 pm, followed by dancing to the Oldies. Raffle tickets and Silent Auction.

Get your tickets today www..sc-ws.org or 206-932-4044, ext 1.

Feb
13
Thu
Painting the Stars: Science, Religion, and an Evolving Faith @ Alki United Church of Christ (Alki UCC) Parlor
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Where is Christianity headed in the 21st Century? Join us as we explore the possibilities!

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith offers provocative ideas on how our faith interacts with the world of expanding scientific knowledge. The seven-session evening program features video presentations followed by small group discussions.

The registration deadline is Friday, January 24.

We suggest a donation of $15 to cover materials.

“When I have a terrible need of—dare I say, ‘religion’—then I go outside at night and paint the stars.” ~Vincent Van Gogh

Feb
20
Thu
Painting the Stars: Science, Religion, and an Evolving Faith @ Alki United Church of Christ (Alki UCC) Parlor
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Where is Christianity headed in the 21st Century? Join us as we explore the possibilities!

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith offers provocative ideas on how our faith interacts with the world of expanding scientific knowledge. The seven-session evening program features video presentations followed by small group discussions.

The registration deadline is Friday, January 24.

We suggest a donation of $15 to cover materials.

“When I have a terrible need of—dare I say, ‘religion’—then I go outside at night and paint the stars.” ~Vincent Van Gogh

Feb
22
Sat
2020 Special Olympics Polar Plunge at Alki
Feb 22 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

All-day fundraiser for Special Olympics of Washington.
Register here.
Donate here.
Schedule:

8:00 am: Registration open

9:00 am: Vendor booths open

10:00 am: DJs on main stage

11:00 am: Beer festival and food trucks open

12:10 pm: Awards and Costume Contest begin

1:00 pm: PLUNGE!

4:00 pm: Last call for beer

4:30 pm: Beer and food festival closes

Whisker City bowling fundraiser @ West Seatte Bowl
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Whisker City Feline Rescue bowling fundraiser @ West Seattle Bowl = $200/team for up to 5 people.

Silent auction too!

To register, email donellem@hotmail.com

Feb
27
Thu
Painting the Stars: Science, Religion, and an Evolving Faith @ Alki United Church of Christ (Alki UCC) Parlor
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Where is Christianity headed in the 21st Century? Join us as we explore the possibilities!

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith offers provocative ideas on how our faith interacts with the world of expanding scientific knowledge. The seven-session evening program features video presentations followed by small group discussions.

The registration deadline is Friday, January 24.

We suggest a donation of $15 to cover materials.

“When I have a terrible need of—dare I say, ‘religion’—then I go outside at night and paint the stars.” ~Vincent Van Gogh

Feb
28
Fri
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Feb 28 all-day

Find cookie sales locations here. What kind of cookies? That’s here.

Benefit cider sales @ South Lincoln Park/Fauntleroy ferry line
Feb 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

To raise money and support Immigrant Families Together, students and parents from the Taproot School have been selling lemonade (summer) and Hot Cider (by donation) to ferry travelers and park goers since school began in September. They gather in front of the southern Lincoln Park parking lot, with mobile sellers to catch those in line. All proceeds go to Immigrant Families Together and all supplies have been donated or created by the students and families.

So far this year, the Taproot school sold lemonade for the cause, raising $1,000 from generous West Seattle/Vashon/Southworth travellers in August and $546 from Hot Cider in October. There was a smaller crew in December who raised over $100 during the holiday break. Our enthusiasm continues as we have now organized for a regular series of Hot Cider/Lemonade sales to keep this incredible organization and cause top of mind. We are hoping the warm cider and excited kids will continue to raise awareness, spirits and funds and encourage people to turn out to support the school’s efforts.

Who: Taproot School Students & Families
What: Hot Cider Stand (mobile and stationary) – (Lemonade in warmer months)
Where: Based out of the South Lincoln Park Parking Lot
When:
Friday, January 24
Friday, February 28
Friday, March 28
Friday, April 24
Friday, May 23
Friday, June 27
Why: To raise funds to donate to Immigrant Families Together
Call to Action: We encourage West Seattle/Vashon/Southworth ferry travelers and Lincoln Park goers to support out students in raising money for Immigrant Families Together.

Immigrant Families Together is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization working to keep families together by providing bond money for parents, legal services, safe housing, clothing, food, cellphones among other vital services to help families have the best possible chance at receiving asylum. For more information about how to help immigrant families stay together or to donate directly, please go (here).

Feb
29
Sat
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Feb 29 all-day

Find cookie sales locations here. What kind of cookies? That’s here.

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.

Skate Like a Girl fundraiser @ The Collective
Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Skate Like A Girl’s annual fundraiser – Get On Board – is going down on February 29th from 6-9 pm at The Collective.

Ticket purchases go directly towards programming that is achieving the mission of Skate Like A Girl: to create an inclusive community by promoting confidence, leadership, and social justice through the vehicle of skateboarding.

With the community’s help, we raised over $26,000 at last year’s fundraiser and we hope to top that this year! Those funds hosted 657 programs, created space for 11,612 skaters, and granted $20,433 in summer camp scholarships in 2019.

The evening will include drinks, food, a live DJ/music, programming including a live auction of select and exclusive items, and ample opportunity to learn more about this local non-profit that has been serving our community for 20 years! Your ticket sale and presence at this event will ensure that programming can roll full speed into 2020. Please Get on Board and drop in for the fun on February 29th, 2020!

Here are the details:

WHAT: Get On Board fundraiser for Skate Like a Girl

WHEN: Saturday, February 29th, 2020, 6-9pm

WHERE: @ The Collective, 400 Dexter Ave N., Seattle

GET Tickets here

Need Child care the night of the event?

All Together Skatepark has you covered!

Ticket holders may being their child(ren) to All Together Skatepark from 5-10PM on February 29th, with dinner provided by Ian’s Pizza and Jones Soda Co. No pre-registration required. Suggested donation for childcare programming of $20 goes to Skate Like A Girl.

Mar
1
Sun
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Mar 1 all-day

Find cookie sales locations here. What kind of cookies? That’s here.

Mar
2
Mon
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Mar 2 all-day

Find cookie sales locations here. What kind of cookies? That’s here.

Mar
3
Tue
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Mar 3 all-day

Find cookie sales locations here. What kind of cookies? That’s here.

Mar
4
Wed
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Mar 4 all-day

Find cookie sales locations here. What kind of cookies? That’s here.

Mar
5
Thu
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Mar 5 all-day

Find cookie sales locations here. What kind of cookies? That’s here.

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion, and an Evolving Faith @ Alki United Church of Christ (Alki UCC) Parlor
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Where is Christianity headed in the 21st Century? Join us as we explore the possibilities!

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith offers provocative ideas on how our faith interacts with the world of expanding scientific knowledge. The seven-session evening program features video presentations followed by small group discussions.

The registration deadline is Friday, January 24.

We suggest a donation of $15 to cover materials.

“When I have a terrible need of—dare I say, ‘religion’—then I go outside at night and paint the stars.” ~Vincent Van Gogh

Mar
6
Fri
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Mar 6 all-day

Find cookie sales locations here. What kind of cookies? That’s here.

Mar
7
Sat
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Mar 7 all-day

Find cookie sales locations here. What kind of cookies? That’s here.

Mar
8
Sun
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Mar 8 – Mar 9 all-day

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Mar
9
Mon
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Mar 9 all-day

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Mar
10
Tue
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Mar 10 all-day

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Mar
11
Wed
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Mar 11 all-day

Find cookie sales locations here. What kind of cookies? That’s here.

Mar
12
Thu
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Mar 12 all-day

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Mar
13
Fri
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Mar 13 all-day

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Mar
14
Sat
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Mar 14 all-day

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Mar
15
Sun
Girl Scout Cookies 2020 @ Various locations
Mar 15 all-day

Find cookie sales locations here. What kind of cookies? That’s here.

Mar
21
Sat
Highland Park Elementary PTA’s Night Circus benefit @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Mar 21 @ 5:30 pm

Join us for at the Night Circus!
Highland Park Elementary Fund the Future Auction
Single tickets: $40

Saturday, March 21, 2020 – Highland Park Improvement Club

Tent opens at 5:30 PM…

This after-dark extravaganza brings the magic of the big top to Highland Park. Step right up to the center ring for an evening of midway games, spectacular performers, tasty carnival treats and a show-stopping auction!

Although this fantastical circus is just for grown-ups, all proceeds go toward much needed enrichment activities for the amazing students of Highland Park Elementary. As a Title 1 school, we have a rich diversity of cultures, languages and socioeconomic backgrounds but need community support to help fund the additional academic programs and vital community engagement events that our students deserve.

Circus apparel highly encouraged but come ready to be entertained and inspired, all for a good cause!

Get your ticket today here!

Can’t attend but would like to help fund our students’ futures? Donate here!

We appreciate our local business support! If you’d like to make our auction even more amazing by donating an item and be recognized as a community sponsor visit here!

Mar
22
Sun
Community in Bloom: WestSide Baby Brunch @ Sheraton Grand Seattle
Mar 22 @ 12:15 pm

Community in Bloom – A Brunch to Benefit WestSide Baby!

Table of 10: $750
Single tickets: $75

Sunday, March 22, 2020 – Sheraton Grand Seattle

Social Hour begins at 12:15 pm with Program and brunch served at 1:00 pm

We are inviting our community to gather around tables with a common goal – ensuring children have their most basic needs met! These tables can be hosted by YOU and will be filled with delicious food, refreshing beverages and inspiring connections. Plus, enjoy a VIP experience for all with mimosas, tea, coffee and delicious brunch fare to celebrate and support WestSide Baby.
Get your tickets here.

Mar
27
Fri
Benefit cider sales @ South Lincoln Park/Fauntleroy ferry line
Mar 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

To raise money and support Immigrant Families Together, students and parents from the Taproot School have been selling lemonade (summer) and Hot Cider (by donation) to ferry travelers and park goers since school began in September. They gather in front of the southern Lincoln Park parking lot, with mobile sellers to catch those in line. All proceeds go to Immigrant Families Together and all supplies have been donated or created by the students and families.

So far this year, the Taproot school sold lemonade for the cause, raising $1,000 from generous West Seattle/Vashon/Southworth travellers in August and $546 from Hot Cider in October. There was a smaller crew in December who raised over $100 during the holiday break. Our enthusiasm continues as we have now organized for a regular series of Hot Cider/Lemonade sales to keep this incredible organization and cause top of mind. We are hoping the warm cider and excited kids will continue to raise awareness, spirits and funds and encourage people to turn out to support the school’s efforts.

Who: Taproot School Students & Families
What: Hot Cider Stand (mobile and stationary) – (Lemonade in warmer months)
Where: Based out of the South Lincoln Park Parking Lot
When:
Friday, January 24
Friday, February 28
Friday, March 28
Friday, April 24
Friday, May 23
Friday, June 27
Why: To raise funds to donate to Immigrant Families Together
Call to Action: We encourage West Seattle/Vashon/Southworth ferry travelers and Lincoln Park goers to support out students in raising money for Immigrant Families Together.

Immigrant Families Together is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization working to keep families together by providing bond money for parents, legal services, safe housing, clothing, food, cellphones among other vital services to help families have the best possible chance at receiving asylum. For more information about how to help immigrant families stay together or to donate directly, please go (here).

Mar
28
Sat
Comedy show for Room Circus @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

strong>Room Circus Medical Clowning Presents:

4th Annual Stand Up for Healing Laughter

Saturday March 28 2020 8:00 – 9:30 pm

Doors Open 7:15 pm

Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
4408 Delridge Way SW

Tickets On Sale Now

$25 – General Admission Tickets

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stand-up-for-healing-laughter-show-tickets-95282058201

A FUN filled evening of stand up and physical comedy benefitting Room Circus Medical Clowning at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Featuring:

Emcee/Stand Up Comedian:Steffon Moody

Stand Up Comedian: Emmett Montgomery

Comedy Improv: Jet City Improv

Musical Comedy: Kerfuffle – Linda Severt & Sarah Liane Foster

Pit Orchestra: Fremont Philharmonic Orchestra

Beer and wine will be available for purchase

Apr
24
Fri
Benefit cider sales @ South Lincoln Park/Fauntleroy ferry line
Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

To raise money and support Immigrant Families Together, students and parents from the Taproot School have been selling lemonade (summer) and Hot Cider (by donation) to ferry travelers and park goers since school began in September. They gather in front of the southern Lincoln Park parking lot, with mobile sellers to catch those in line. All proceeds go to Immigrant Families Together and all supplies have been donated or created by the students and families.

So far this year, the Taproot school sold lemonade for the cause, raising $1,000 from generous West Seattle/Vashon/Southworth travellers in August and $546 from Hot Cider in October. There was a smaller crew in December who raised over $100 during the holiday break. Our enthusiasm continues as we have now organized for a regular series of Hot Cider/Lemonade sales to keep this incredible organization and cause top of mind. We are hoping the warm cider and excited kids will continue to raise awareness, spirits and funds and encourage people to turn out to support the school’s efforts.

Who: Taproot School Students & Families
What: Hot Cider Stand (mobile and stationary) – (Lemonade in warmer months)
Where: Based out of the South Lincoln Park Parking Lot
When:
Friday, January 24
Friday, February 28
Friday, March 28
Friday, April 24
Friday, May 23
Friday, June 27
Why: To raise funds to donate to Immigrant Families Together
Call to Action: We encourage West Seattle/Vashon/Southworth ferry travelers and Lincoln Park goers to support out students in raising money for Immigrant Families Together.

Immigrant Families Together is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization working to keep families together by providing bond money for parents, legal services, safe housing, clothing, food, cellphones among other vital services to help families have the best possible chance at receiving asylum. For more information about how to help immigrant families stay together or to donate directly, please go (here).

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.

May
22
Fri
Benefit cider sales @ South Lincoln Park/Fauntleroy ferry line
May 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

To raise money and support Immigrant Families Together, students and parents from the Taproot School have been selling lemonade (summer) and Hot Cider (by donation) to ferry travelers and park goers since school began in September. They gather in front of the southern Lincoln Park parking lot, with mobile sellers to catch those in line. All proceeds go to Immigrant Families Together and all supplies have been donated or created by the students and families.

So far this year, the Taproot school sold lemonade for the cause, raising $1,000 from generous West Seattle/Vashon/Southworth travellers in August and $546 from Hot Cider in October. There was a smaller crew in December who raised over $100 during the holiday break. Our enthusiasm continues as we have now organized for a regular series of Hot Cider/Lemonade sales to keep this incredible organization and cause top of mind. We are hoping the warm cider and excited kids will continue to raise awareness, spirits and funds and encourage people to turn out to support the school’s efforts.

Who: Taproot School Students & Families
What: Hot Cider Stand (mobile and stationary) – (Lemonade in warmer months)
Where: Based out of the South Lincoln Park Parking Lot
When:
Friday, January 24
Friday, February 28
Friday, March 28
Friday, April 24
Friday, May 23
Friday, June 27
Why: To raise funds to donate to Immigrant Families Together
Call to Action: We encourage West Seattle/Vashon/Southworth ferry travelers and Lincoln Park goers to support out students in raising money for Immigrant Families Together.

Immigrant Families Together is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization working to keep families together by providing bond money for parents, legal services, safe housing, clothing, food, cellphones among other vital services to help families have the best possible chance at receiving asylum. For more information about how to help immigrant families stay together or to donate directly, please go (here).

Jun
26
Fri
Benefit cider sales @ South Lincoln Park/Fauntleroy ferry line
Jun 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

To raise money and support Immigrant Families Together, students and parents from the Taproot School have been selling lemonade (summer) and Hot Cider (by donation) to ferry travelers and park goers since school began in September. They gather in front of the southern Lincoln Park parking lot, with mobile sellers to catch those in line. All proceeds go to Immigrant Families Together and all supplies have been donated or created by the students and families.

So far this year, the Taproot school sold lemonade for the cause, raising $1,000 from generous West Seattle/Vashon/Southworth travellers in August and $546 from Hot Cider in October. There was a smaller crew in December who raised over $100 during the holiday break. Our enthusiasm continues as we have now organized for a regular series of Hot Cider/Lemonade sales to keep this incredible organization and cause top of mind. We are hoping the warm cider and excited kids will continue to raise awareness, spirits and funds and encourage people to turn out to support the school’s efforts.

Who: Taproot School Students & Families
What: Hot Cider Stand (mobile and stationary) – (Lemonade in warmer months)
Where: Based out of the South Lincoln Park Parking Lot
When:
Friday, January 24
Friday, February 28
Friday, March 28
Friday, April 24
Friday, May 23
Friday, June 27
Why: To raise funds to donate to Immigrant Families Together
Call to Action: We encourage West Seattle/Vashon/Southworth ferry travelers and Lincoln Park goers to support out students in raising money for Immigrant Families Together.

Immigrant Families Together is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization working to keep families together by providing bond money for parents, legal services, safe housing, clothing, food, cellphones among other vital services to help families have the best possible chance at receiving asylum. For more information about how to help immigrant families stay together or to donate directly, please go (here).

Sep
19
Sat
Benefit yard sale
Sep 19 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sep
20
Sun
Benefit yard sale
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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.

Oct
21
Wed
Dine out to help West Seattle High School’s senior class @ 10 locations!
Oct 21 all-day

The West Seattle High School Senior Class is extremely grateful to have received numerous offers from restaurants willing to host our fundraiser. We will be hosting a Dine Out day on Wednesday, October 21. Support your local restaurants and the Senior class by dining in or taking out at any of the following restaurants:

Circa (2605 California SW)
Bebop Waffle Shop (2600 California SW)
Arthur’s (2311 California SW)
Mission Cantina (2325 California SW)
Admiral Pub (2306 California SW)
Ampersand Café (2536 Alki SW)
Lady Jaye (4523 California SW)
Peel and Press (6503 California SW)
The Westy (7908 35th SW)
Dream Dinners* (4701 41st SW)

All of these restaurants will be donating a percentage of their profits from that day to the West Seattle HS Seniors, who will put that money toward their prom. During dinner time we will be selling raffle tickets to win local prizes. At Lady Jaye there will be a live COVID-friendly performance by the band Aurora Avenue from 4-4:45 pm. The Senior class needs the West Seattle Community to please show up and support!

*Note: Dream Dinners is unique! We are not a restaurant but we do make amazing dinners! Best of all we are committed to giving back to our community! Please place your meal order on or before October 20th, for pick up on the 22nd using this link.