West Seattle Event Calendar

*11/28/20 NOTE: We’ve ramped 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.

Oct
23
Wed
National Parks Concert at Benaroya Hall @ Benaroya Hall
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Northwest Symphony Orchestra (featuring West Seattleite Anthony Spain as conductor ) will collaborate with Washington’s National Parks to provide a spectacular visual and musical presentation/concert for the Seattle/West Seattle area. This is a unique and innovative concert that promises to be great fun for families.

The concert will  include The Musical Mountaineers (as featured on KOMO 4, KING 5 Television, and  in the October 2019 issue of Seattle Magazine).

The concert is scheduled to include:

  • An Outdoor Overture by Aaron Copland
  • Mount Takhoma (Mount Rainier) by Gregory Short
  • Selections with choirs/students from Highline School District
  • Winter (from the Four Seasons) by Antonio Vivaldi (featuring Kaia Selden violin soloist with visuals by Adrian Wyard)
  • Academic Festival Overture by Johannes Brahms
  • Enchanted Garden by Maurice Ravel
  • Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III by Richard Wagner
  • Liberty Fanfare by John Williams
Nov
20
Wed
Top Signs Your Loved One Needs More Assistance @ Aegis Living
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

11/20/19 – Aegis Living Presents:
Top Signs Your Loved One Needs More Assistance with Betsy Zuber
6-7:30

RSVP to westseattle.concierge@aegisliving.com

Dec
21
Sat
Nyabinghi Drumming and Singing @ Lincoln Park
Dec 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for some Nyabinghi drumming and singing, which comes from Jamaican Rastafarian culture! We will have a drum circle along with dancers who will teach dance steps and songs. Songs sheets will also be provided!

Dec
22
Sun
Yemaya Gathering @ Lincoln Park
Dec 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Gather with family and friends to learn and share the Mixteco indigenous language. Learn Mixteco words through planting, painting, and drawing. All ages are welcome.

Jan
30
Thu
Race and Culture Dialogue Series (part 2) @ South Seattle College
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Is it possible for people from different backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and economic status to live in real community? Yes it is.

Join us as we engage in positive dialogue aimed at breaking down social barriers and stereotypes in order to build bridges to a more unified Seattle.

Part 2 of our six-part series takes place on January 30th. Doors open at 6pm and the forum beings at 6:30pm sharp?
Panelists Include:

The event will be hosted by Bishop Ray Rogers, Senior Pastor at Pacific Northwest Regional Covenant Fellowship Churches.

Future Series Dates and Locations:

  • South College, February 13th
  • Garfield Community Center, March 13th
  • Rainier Valley Cultural Center, April 16th
  • North Seattle College, May 14th

Provided in partnership with the Seattle City Department of Neighborhoods.

[South Seattle College is a WSB sponsor.]

Mar
17
Tue
CANCELED – Fauntleroy Food Fest, FCA membership meeting @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*CANCELED*

From the Fauntleroy Community Association:

The Fauntleroy Community Association is hosting its annual Food Fest and Membership Meeting on March 19th 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. This is a fun time to get together with your neighbors, eat some delicious FREE food from our local businesses, meet with representatives from organizations in our community and learn what your FCA is doing for you throughout the year.

• Renew your membership!

• Make your voice heard, come to the meeting and vote on issues that affect your community.

• Join us for a good time.

Thank you to all the local businesses and community groups that make this event possible.

Dec
18
Fri
Virtual Arts For 50+ Drawing Portraits @ Online (see listing)
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Drawing Portraits with Silver Kite. All ages welcome. Registration is required.

Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter ‘SPL2020‘ to access the website. Password is case sensitive.

Join us to learn some basic drawing techniques to create naturalistic portraits.

Supplies needed: paper, markers of various colors.

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. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.

Feb
8
Mon
Virtual Film And Discussion – Living With Memory Loss @ Online (see listing)
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a film screening and discussion of ‘Living with Memory Loss: In Our Own Words.’ Registration is required.

Click here to register via Zoom.

Many people today have fears around memory loss, for themselves and/or their loved ones. But what is the experience actually like? In this beautifully produced film from the Gathering Place at the Greenwood Senior Center, you’ll hear people from the Seattle area talk about their experience and the resilience needed to navigate their hanging circumstances and limitations.

Carin Mack, social worker from the Greenwood Senior Center’s nationally recognized memory loss program, will facilitate a post-film discussion and examine the social stigma surrounding memory loss, discuss resources in our area and answer your questions.

This program will also be offered on Saturday, February 13th. Click here to register via Zoom.

Presented in partnership with the Greenwood Senior Center and in collaboration with the King County Library System.

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. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.

Feb
13
Sat
Virtual Film And Discussion – Living With Memory Loss @ Online (see listing)
Feb 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a film screening and discussion of ‘Living with Memory Loss: In Our Own Words.’ Registration is required.

Click here to register via Zoom.

Many people today have fears around memory loss, for themselves and/or their loved ones. But what is the experience actually like? In this beautifully produced film from the Gathering Place at the Greenwood Senior Center, you’ll hear people from the Seattle area talk about their experience and the resilience needed to navigate their hanging circumstances and limitations.

Carin Mack, social worker from the Greenwood Senior Center’s nationally recognized memory loss program, will facilitate a post-film discussion and examine the social stigma surrounding memory loss, discuss resources in our area and answer your questions.

Presented in partnership with the Greenwood Senior Center and in collaboration with the King County Library System.

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. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.

Feb
18
Thu
Age Friendly Seattle Virtual Civic Coffee Hour @ Online (see listing)
Feb 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a live, online conversation with Mariko Lockhart on the Seattle Office for Civil Rights.

Click here to enter live stream.
Enter as “Anonymous.” Or by phone: 206-686-8357; Conference ID: 224 689 164#

Language: Русский, 中文, English, Español, Tiểng Việt

Meet Mariko Lockhart, Director of the Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR), to learn more about the SOCR’s work to advance civil rights and end barriers to equity. Mariko will talk about how SOCR enforces laws against discrimination, including what kinds of protections exist in Seattle and how people can file complaints with the office. She will also share information about SOCR’s Race and Social Justice Initiative, a citywide effort to end institutional racism in City government and to achieve racial equity across our community.

Civic Coffee Hours bring community elders closer to local government officials to explore topics of interest. Learn how decisions are made, how to get involved, and how to take advantage of programs and services.

Closed captioning is provided in Arabic, Chinese, English, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

Presented in partnership with Age Friendly Seattle – Seattle Human Services.

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. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.