West Seattle Event Calendar

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

ADMIRAL THEATER SCHEDULE (updated link)

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

Feb
20
Thu
The Whale Trail Midwinter 2020 gathering @ C & P Coffee Company
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

“Whale Trail MidWinter Gathering featuring SRKW Updates”

When: Thursday February 20, 7:00 – 8:30
–Doors open at 6:30
Where: C&P Coffee Company, 5612 California Ave SW
Cost: $5 suggested donation; kids free
Advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com
Presented by The Whale Trail

Photo of calf J53 and mother J31, photo by Mark Sears permit 21348 (credit if used)
Join us for a midwinter gathering of marine mammal friends and fans in West Seattle. Whale Trail Director Donna Sandstrom will review the current status of the endangered southern resident orcas, and ongoing efforts to protect them.

With the loss of L41, the southern resident population has been reduced to just 72 individuals.
Despite the widespread attention on J, K and L pods, why has so little progress been made?
Donna will also share the Whale Trail’s vision and priorities for 2020. Learn how you can help, and make a difference for the southern residents before it’s too late.The presentation will be followed by an informal gathering of Whale Trail friends and supporters. Everyone is welcome!

Reminder – Whale Trail Photo Contest! We’re sponsoring a social media photo contest until 2/29. Take a picture of your self or your friends at a Whale Trail site, hashtag it #mywhaletrail #location. Follow us on Instagram or Twitter, and post it there. There will be prizes! Check out our website (www.thewhaletrail.org) and social media for details.

About the Speaker

Donna Sandstrom is the Executive Director of The Whale Trail. She founded The Whale Trail in 2008 to build awareness of the southern resident orcas throughout their range. She recently served as a member of Governor Jay Inslee’s Task Force on Southern Resident Killer Whale Recovery, and the Vessel Impacts Working Group that supported it.

In 2002, Donna was a citizen organizer on the effort to return Springer, an orphaned orca, to her pod and native waters. It’s the first and so far, only, successful orca rehabilitation and reunion in history.

Prior to founding The Whale Trail, Donna had a 14-yr career at Adobe Systems, where she was a team and project manager. She attended UC Santa Cruz, where she studied psychobiology. Her first book, a middle-grade non-fiction book about Springer, will be published in Spring 2021 by Kid’s Can Press.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Feb 20 @ 9:00 pm – Feb 21 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Feb
21
Fri
Elementary/K-8 School Tours, Open Houses @ West Seattle campuses of Seattle Public Schools @ dates, times vary
Feb 21 all-day

From the full list on the district website:

Alki Elementary
January 30, 2020, 6 p.m. Open House
January 13, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour
January 21, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour
January 22, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour
January 24, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour

Arbor Heights
January 22, 2020, 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. School Tour
February 26, 2020, 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. School Tour

Louisa Boren STEM K-8
January 16, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 23, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. Open House (Elementary)
January 24, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 28, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 28, 2020, 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
January 30, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. Open House (Middle School)
January 31, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 31, 2020, 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
February 7, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)

Concord International School
January 28, 2020, 10 – 11 a.m. Open House
January 30, 2020, 10 – 11 a.m. Open House
February 6, 2020, 5 – 5:30 p.m. Open House

Fairmount Park
January 22, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour
January 27, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour
February 6, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour

Gatewood Elementary
January 13, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour
January 22, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour
January 28, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour
February 3, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour

Genesee Hill School
January 22, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour
February 6, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour

Highland Park
February 4, 2020, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. School Tour

Lafayette Elementary
January 17, 2020, 8 a.m. Open House
May 15, 2020, 1 p.m. Open House

Pathfinder K-8 School
January 30, 2020, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Open House (K-5th Grade)
January 22, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
January 24, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
January 27, 2020, 9 – 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
January 28, 2020, 9 – 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
January 30, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
February 3, 2020, 9 – 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
February 4, 2020, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Open House (Middle School)

Roxhill Elementary
January 17, 2020, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. School Tour

Sanislo Elementary
January 15, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. School Tour
January 16, 2020, 10 – 11 a.m. School Tour

West Seattle Elementary
January 30, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
February 27, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
March 26, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
April 30, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour

The district list from which we got these only covers elementaries and K-8’s, so we are listing others separately – any listings in any category always appreciated at westseattleblog@gmail.com !

Live music at Pacific Room – times/dates vary
Feb 21 all-day

Full lineup here for live entertainment at the Pacific Room (WSB sponsor) on Alki!

Warren Pope: Red Lines, Blood Lines @ Vashon Center for the Arts
Feb 21 all-day

Warren Pope: Red Lines, Blood Lines

Art Exhibition at Vashon Center for the Arts (Vashon, WA) February 7 – 29, 2020
Meet the Artist & Opening Reception: Friday, February 7, 2020 – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Pope’s art explores matters of systemic inequities. This show is an abstract art exhibition that examines the historical and contemporary realities of redlining (refusing to loan money to people in areas with populations of color), displacement and American slavery trade. He also shows art inspired and in homage to his ancestors in Africa. With a minimalist style, Pope combines three dimensional art with basic visual elements such as lines, shapes, and color to explore redlining history.

With an international influence, a socially conscious mentality, a firm view for cultural equity and a dash of forwardness, Warren Pope has crafted an established visual art career inside and outside of the Pacific Northwest. Born in Munich, Germany of a Czech Mother and an African American Father, Warren and his two brothers were often ridiculed and beloved by their communities for their art and outward connection to social equality and justice. Like many military children, Warren was exposed to cultural difference, social customs and awkward experiences of acceptances and domestic indifference. Popes father, John Pope, served in the military and for a time was stationed at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Washington.

Popes artistic interest was first influenced by his Mother Ann Pope, when she fashioned his fascination for art while his father’s family and cultural heritage educated him on his American and African ancestry. Traveling between Harlem New York, North Carolina, Tacoma Washington, Kansas and Germany, Pope was able to absorb the vast difference between his social and ethnic experiences.

Instead of bedtime stories, Popes mother would draw illustrations with wild imaginative plots that began the foundation of his creative conceptual and artistic thinking. For Pope, this formed a formidable ability to compose his art into direct visual narratives utilizing a minimalist style of directness for various complex cultural commentaries.

Warren Pope is an alum of the Univ. of Puget Sound, and has lived in Seattle for over 30 years. His career has involved twenty years of graphic art dealership associated with the Mack Gallery and environmental design landscaping. His personal art has been privileged to be shown and supported by two major galleries in the Pacific Northwest, one being the American Art Company and the other being Gallery Mack. His show “Blood Lines, Time Lines, Red Lines” opened at the Northwest African American Museum to rave reviews, and extended an extra month due to popular demand.

Gallery Hours : Tuesday – Friday: 11-5 pm, Saturday 12-4 pm (Closed Sunday/Monday)

West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
Feb 21 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

West Seattle Earlybirds, Toastmasters Club #650
ArtsWest Theater (back entrance)
7:35 am to 9:00 am Fridays
For details, email westseattleearlybirds650@gmail.com

Weekly Bingo @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Bingo at the Senior Center! Fridays from 11 am to 2:30 pm. Check-in at 10:45 am. (Come at 10:30 am if it’s your first time.) $6 buy-in. Break for lunch. Must be 18+ to play.

Log House Museum is open!
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Visit the home of West Seattle’s history, the Southwest Seattle Historical Society’s Log House Museum, noon-4 pm Thursdays-Sundays.

Free Tasting Fridays @ Capco Beverages
Feb 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Free Tasting Fridays at Capco Beverages! 4:00-6:00pm
http://www.westseattleliquor.com/home.html

Start your weekend with an educational and fun tasting at West Seattle’s premium liquor store.

Pay-what-you-can yoga @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Feb 21 @ 6:15 pm

Poseurs Yoga
Every Friday at 6:15 p.m.
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW

Details: Pay-what-you-can yoga at Youngstown! This is an hour-long, vinyasa-style class. Bring your own mat if you can—there’s a limited number of extras available. Our suggested donation is $10 to $25, but nobody will be turned away for lack of funds.

Paul Gerard performs @ C&P Coffee Company
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Paul Gerard performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor). More info from C & P:

Seattle indie artist, singer-songwriter known for his golden voice & heartfelt lyrics. Paul’s passion to “sing your world into being – with love” comes thru in his ballads, love songs and epic anthems on ecology, world cultures and all things heaven & earth. https://paulgerardmusic.com

Plant for the Planet West Seattle meetings @ Puget Ridge Cohousing
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With the growth of Plant for the Planet (a youth-led climate organization) in Seattle and enough Climate Justice Ambassadors in the South, we have officially kicked off our monthly West Seattle meetings. Every 3rd Friday we’ll meet at 7 PM at the Puget Ridge Co-housing Common House. Children who would like to be active to get our planet back to a stable climate and their parents are always welcome to join. Please RSVP by email – pftp-west-seattle@googlegroups.com

Teen Late Night Programs @ WS Community Centers (check listing for locations)
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Ages 13-19

OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoops, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

Fridays/Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight NOTE: May not be available on holiday weekends. Please call or visit the Community Center near you for a complete list of upcoming activities:

Southwest Teen Life Center (206) 684-7438
High Point Community Center (206) 684-7422
South Park Community Center (206) 684-7451

Late Night is a safe and supportive environment for teens ages 13-19. This recreation based program is held on Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm – Midnight with a focus on Positive Teen interactions and engagement where all teens are welcomed. The Late Night program is aligned and supportive of the City’s Race and Social Equity framework, including education and employment readiness programs. Come to your local Late Night and explore more of what we have to offer! Photo ID required.

Seattle Parks & Recreation Citywide Teen Programs’ goal is to impact the life trajectories of teens, by providing opportunities for community involvement, building positive relationships, and learning experiences that build skills, while embracing stewardship to ensure confident leadership roles in society.

Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

Deadbeat Blackout Album Release Party @ Skylark Café & Club
Feb 21 @ 8:00 pm

Live music at Skylark Café & Club featuring Deadbeat Blackout. $8 / Ages 21+

Deadbeat Blackout will perform their new album live in its entirety and more!! Join us with our good friends Suite Clarity at The Skylark West Seattle an iconic venue for an Epic Party. Additional Bands TBA.
Friday February 21, 2020. 8PM. 8$ Cover. 21+

Friday Karaoke at Admiral Pub
Feb 21 @ 9:00 pm

Friday Karaoke at Admiral Pub 9 pm

Karaoke at Admiral Pub proudly welcomes good singers, bad singers, non-singers, musicians, dancers, wallflowers, high fivers, locals, transplants, singles, couples, tinder dates and a special appearance by anyone who just needs a drink

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Feb 21 @ 9:00 pm – Feb 22 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Feb 21 @ 10:00 pm – Feb 22 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

Feb
22
Sat
Live music at Pacific Room – times/dates vary
Feb 22 all-day

Full lineup here for live entertainment at the Pacific Room (WSB sponsor) on Alki!

Warren Pope: Red Lines, Blood Lines @ Vashon Center for the Arts
Feb 22 all-day

Warren Pope: Red Lines, Blood Lines

Art Exhibition at Vashon Center for the Arts (Vashon, WA) February 7 – 29, 2020
Meet the Artist & Opening Reception: Friday, February 7, 2020 – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Pope’s art explores matters of systemic inequities. This show is an abstract art exhibition that examines the historical and contemporary realities of redlining (refusing to loan money to people in areas with populations of color), displacement and American slavery trade. He also shows art inspired and in homage to his ancestors in Africa. With a minimalist style, Pope combines three dimensional art with basic visual elements such as lines, shapes, and color to explore redlining history.

With an international influence, a socially conscious mentality, a firm view for cultural equity and a dash of forwardness, Warren Pope has crafted an established visual art career inside and outside of the Pacific Northwest. Born in Munich, Germany of a Czech Mother and an African American Father, Warren and his two brothers were often ridiculed and beloved by their communities for their art and outward connection to social equality and justice. Like many military children, Warren was exposed to cultural difference, social customs and awkward experiences of acceptances and domestic indifference. Popes father, John Pope, served in the military and for a time was stationed at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Washington.

Popes artistic interest was first influenced by his Mother Ann Pope, when she fashioned his fascination for art while his father’s family and cultural heritage educated him on his American and African ancestry. Traveling between Harlem New York, North Carolina, Tacoma Washington, Kansas and Germany, Pope was able to absorb the vast difference between his social and ethnic experiences.

Instead of bedtime stories, Popes mother would draw illustrations with wild imaginative plots that began the foundation of his creative conceptual and artistic thinking. For Pope, this formed a formidable ability to compose his art into direct visual narratives utilizing a minimalist style of directness for various complex cultural commentaries.

Warren Pope is an alum of the Univ. of Puget Sound, and has lived in Seattle for over 30 years. His career has involved twenty years of graphic art dealership associated with the Mack Gallery and environmental design landscaping. His personal art has been privileged to be shown and supported by two major galleries in the Pacific Northwest, one being the American Art Company and the other being Gallery Mack. His show “Blood Lines, Time Lines, Red Lines” opened at the Northwest African American Museum to rave reviews, and extended an extra month due to popular demand.

Gallery Hours : Tuesday – Friday: 11-5 pm, Saturday 12-4 pm (Closed Sunday/Monday)

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

Saturday group run with West Seattle Runner
Feb 22 @ 8:00 am

Weekly free group run. Meet at the shop at 8 am.

Mobile blood drive @ Westwood Village
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The BloodworkNW’s Bloodmobile will be parked at the Barton St. entrance to Westwood Village from 9 am to 3 pm (closed 11 am to 12 pm for a break).

Blood drives are open to the public. Check here to find the drive and make your appointment.

Saturday West Seattle Ultimate Frisbee @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

West Seattle Pickup Ultimate Times & Fields:

Casual ulty
Saturday morning 9:00 am

Competitive ulty
Sunday morning 10:00 am

❄️ Snow Day Ultimate ❄️
Every Seattle Public Schools snow day,
meet for snow-ultimate at 10:00 am at Walt Hundley field. So much fun ❄️

All at:
Walt Hundley Playfield
6920 34th Ave SW
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Also follow West Seattle Ultimate Frisbee Family via:

Facebook:
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Instagram:
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Twitter:
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Tumbler:
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wsuffspirit@gmail.com

Free Tax Help @ Southwest Library
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

At the Southwest Library:

The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns.

This service is free and available to individuals by appointment at this location. The free service is not available for business tax returns.

Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page.

Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis.

Required Documents
To receive tax help, bring the following documents:
• Photo identification (required)
• Social Security cards for everyone listed on the tax return
• Tax form SSA 1099 (Social Security benefits)
• Medicare card (if Social Security number is followed by an “A”)
• Official documents on Social Security Administration letterhead
• Last year’s tax return, if available
• All tax-related documents, such as W-2s and 1099s. Be prepared to provide information about health care coverage for each person on the return.

Note: Photocopies or computer print-outs of any these documents will not be accepted.

Contact info: 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.

Marco de Carvalho and Friends perform @ C & P Coffee Company
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Marco de Carvalho and Friends perform at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor). More from C & P:

Marco has been a performance guitarist, composer and arranger for thirty years. He plays an extensive repertoire of music from Rio de Janeiro as well as his own compositions. Marco has played with many musicians in Brazil and the USA. He has recorded on numerous CDs and sound tracks also producing and arranging.
https://marcodecarvalho.com/about/

Hans Teuber has been a mainstay on the Northwest jazz scene for over 25 years, working with Wayne Horvitz, Jeff Johnson, Clay Giberson, and others who lean toward progressive jazz.

http://originarts.com/artists/artist.php?Artist_ID=27

Jeff Busch is an exuberant drummer/percussionist, vocalist, and composer whose passion for soulful music of varied traditions has led him to perform with jazz, blues, and gospel groups–as well as calypso, samba, and Cuban jazz ensembles.
http://www.artno.com/bongo/bio.htm

Paper Boat Booksellers Family Reading Time
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am

Everyone’s welcome.

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

The West Seattle Tool Library is open at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center space (east side of main building).

Tue/Thu: 5 pm–8 pm
Sat/Sun: 11 am–4 pm

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

Log House Museum is open!
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Visit the home of West Seattle’s history, the Southwest Seattle Historical Society’s Log House Museum, noon-4 pm Thursdays-Sundays.

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

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

Bike Club @ Ounces
Feb 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Bike Club
Every Saturday at 12:30 pm

Love Cycling & Beer? Join our cycle club! We’ll meet every Saturday at 12:30 for a 60-90 minute ride. Rides will be medium-level pace, suitable for all rider levels, with routes changing each week.

Healthy Families, Healthy Communities @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Who- Trent Herbert – Theologian and National Speaker

Why- Because Healthy families mean Healthy Communities

What- Healthy Families, Healthy Communities

Join us for our February discussion on the history of the family.
Trent Herbert will present his latest research on the history of the family.
Today, we live in a world in desperate need of community. A healthy community can afford opportunities and success for its inhabitants. We can establish a new pattern and break down limitations. No longer leaving our families to chance. We can ignore what we are doing wrong or we can motivate a new generation with the character, the values and the integrity to access a brighter future. We can tackle the hard questions. Why is the modern individual struggling to develop noble characteristics? Why are we losing our children? How can we motivate our children in a pessimistic world? Let’s explore some of the challenges and struggles of the past and pioneer a healthy future together. Healthy families mean healthy communities. How can you contribute?

When: Saturday 22, 2020
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Where: West Seattle Public Library
2306 42nd Ave. S.W. Seattle, WA 98116
206-684-7444
In the Large Conference Room located downstairs

Tin Dog Brewing Anniversary @ Tin Dog Brewing
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tin Dog Brewing is adding blendery to their identity. After all, we have quietly been a blendery since 2016.

We are not just one of 85 breweries in Seattle, we are 1 of 1 blendery as well.

We are not changing our name but making public our focus on blending. This serves two purposes: one is to educate the public on what a blendery is, and the other is to stand out as unique in a crowded field of breweries.

Come find out what our blendery side is all about during our 6th Anniversary. We will have tours of the blendery side of things, including our coolship!

We’ll also have:

  • Charcuterie by Salt Blade Meats
  • Sheep Cheese by Glendale Shepherd
  • Traditional Jazz Trio Tres Steve’s
  • Special Blended Sour Beer Release
  • Flights of Blended Sours Past and Present

Hope you can make it to our new identity party!

Game Night with The Missing Piece @ Paper Boat Booksellers
Feb 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Game Night with The Missing Piece
Saturday 2/22 4 pm-7 pm

Join us for a fun night of gaming with The Missing Piece! Alex and Lauren, owners of The Missing Piece will be here to show us what their new game place will have to offer by demoing a few games as well as offering games and books at 10% off. Some examples of games you get play: Mice and Mystics, Unlock and The Three Little Pigs as well as general word games like Jabuka and Just One. This event is open to everyone and they will be here from 4 pm-7 pm

Damon Buxton performs @ C&P Coffee Company
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Damon Buxton performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor). More info from C & P:

Damon Buxton: Guitarist & Composer, solo instrumental guitarist. Influences are Will Ackerman and the Windham Hill Artists guitarists such as Alex de Grassi and Michael soothing and comforting. at http://DamonBuxton.com.

Teen Late Night Programs @ WS Community Centers (check listing for locations)
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Ages 13-19

OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoops, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

Fridays/Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight NOTE: May not be available on holiday weekends. Please call or visit the Community Center near you for a complete list of upcoming activities:

Southwest Teen Life Center (206) 684-7438
High Point Community Center (206) 684-7422
South Park Community Center (206) 684-7451

Late Night is a safe and supportive environment for teens ages 13-19. This recreation based program is held on Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm – Midnight with a focus on Positive Teen interactions and engagement where all teens are welcomed. The Late Night program is aligned and supportive of the City’s Race and Social Equity framework, including education and employment readiness programs. Come to your local Late Night and explore more of what we have to offer! Photo ID required.

Seattle Parks & Recreation Citywide Teen Programs’ goal is to impact the life trajectories of teens, by providing opportunities for community involvement, building positive relationships, and learning experiences that build skills, while embracing stewardship to ensure confident leadership roles in society.

Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

Primary Pulse w/ Oceans Fade & Fragile Weapons perform @ Skylark Café & Club
Feb 22 @ 8:00 pm

Live music at Skylark Café & Club. Skularoid Presents: Primary Pulse w/ Oceans Fade & Fragile Weapons.

$8 / Ages 21+

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Feb 22 @ 9:00 pm – Feb 23 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Feb 22 @ 10:00 pm – Feb 23 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

Feb
23
Sun
Live music at Pacific Room – times/dates vary
Feb 23 all-day

Full lineup here for live entertainment at the Pacific Room (WSB sponsor) on Alki!

West Seattle church listings @ Various West Seattle locations
Feb 23 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

These are the standing listings sent to us by West Seattle churches – yours is welcome to send one too (editor@westseattleblog.com)

*Tibbetts United Methodist Church, (WSB sponsor; 3940 41st Ave SW), is a Reconciling Congregation “Living the Way of Jesus in West Seattle & Beyond” and welcomes ALL to worship with “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors.” WORSHIP SERVICE is at 10 am and includes infant & toddler care, Sunday school for elementary-age children, and a welcoming congregation for worship in the sanctuary. We hold coffee fellowship with treats after service at about 11 am. Youth groups meet on Sundays and include learning and social opportunities. Strong music ministry including handbell groups for children and adults. Founded in 1909.

tibbettsumchurch.org

*All Souls (WSB sponsor) – “All Souls is a church in and for the city, and exists to be a vibrant expression of who God is–– gracious, present, hospitable. And as a church, we are part of that historical, counter-cultural community that Jesus started and continues to build, sustain, and perfect.” For worship times and location (and other events), see the calendar.

*Arbor Heights Community Church (4113 SW 102nd St) – “AHCC is a community of people joining Jesus on His mission to reconcile, heal and transform our community, city and world. We are located in the Arbor Heights neighborhood, and we gather on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am. Programs are available for children as well.”

*First Lutheran Church of West Seattle (4105 California Ave SW) is a vibrant congregation that upholds the great historical traditions of the Lutheran Church. We worship on Sundays at 8:00 am in the Chapel, 10:30 am in the Nave, and with Compline at 8:00 pm again in the Chapel. We have Bible Study and Sunday School at 9:00 am in the Education Building. Wednesdays we have Matins in the Chapel at 9:30 am, Bible Study from 10:00 to 11:30 am, Holy Eucharist in the Chapel at 11:45 am, Vespers in the Chapel at 7:00 pm, and Bible Study from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. Penance is on the third Saturday of each month, in the Chapel, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. For more information go to flcws.org. We welcome everyone.

*Alki United Church of Christ – A progressive Christian congregation in the heart of Alki. We are 90-somethings and 20-somethings, single, married, gay, lesbian and straight, seekers, doubters andbelievers. We don’t believe that Christianity is the only way, but it’s the way we’ve been called to follow, and we are trying to live it with as much integrity and joy as we can. Church school for toddlers and children. 6115 SW Hinds St. alkiucc.org – 206-935-2661

*The Junction Church – Join us on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am for a Faith Experiment where we are “practically living out the life of Jesus together.” Then, once a month, we celebrate what God is doing in the community during a Celebration Gathering. For more info, as well as some ideas on what a Faith Experiment is check us out at thejunctionchurch.org. 4157 California Ave SW.

*Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation – “Feeding your spirit, expanding your mind, working for justice”. Sunday service 10:30 AM. Come visit us; we have a vibrant children’s program and inspiring music. 7141 California Ave SW, Seattle. 206-935-0418

*Eastridge Church West Seattle: Eastridge Church is a great place to build your life and family! (UPDATE, SUMMER 2019) We are offering Christian Education at 9 am for kids, youth and adults; worship service at 10 am; and a free family BBQ following service each weekend at about 11:30 am at 4500 39th Avenue SW (just across the street from West Seattle Bowl). // Since its creation in 1931, Eastridge Church has been a hub for the West Seattle community and a place where people from all walks of life gather to worship God and serve the community. We are a vibrant and growing church built upon contemporary worship and a strong emphasis on relevant Bible teaching. You’ll find ministry throughout the week for the entire family that is based on building lives for God in a fun and exciting atmosphere. For more information: info@eastridgetoday.com, 206-932-3010 or visit www.eastridgetoday.com.

*The Hallows Church West Seattle: The Hallows Church is a newly forming family of faith in West Seattle that exists to magnify and multiply the gospel throughout our city. We gather together every Sunday morning at 10:30 am at 3420 SW Cloverdale Street. We offer gospel-centered Kid’s Ministry for children from 2 months old up to 5th grade. In addition to our Sunday gatherings, our Missional Communities meet during the week. These are diverse small groups of 8-12 people that come together weekly in an intentional and regular rhythm of studying the Scriptures, serving our community and enjoying fellowship with one another. If you have a question or would like more information, please contact info@hallowschurch.org or visit www.hallowschurch.org.

*The Way Church Of God has a service Sundays at 11 am at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW. Home group on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. 206.932.6824, thewaycog.com.

*Calvary Chapel West Seattle meets Sundays at 10 am and 7 pm at The Senior Center of West Seattle , 4217 SW Oregon. For more info: www.calvarychapelwestseattle.org or 206 391-0996

*The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist was established in West Seattle in 1892, for a “broad-minded and liberal churchmanship, which should not only develop the spiritual side of life, but also encourage the social welfare in the most thoughtful and progressive minds of this community.” Today, the people of St. John’s continue to strive to live into this statement of purpose through such programs as our Just Garden Project to provide fresh produce for area food banks, feeding the hungry at Nicklesville and with the Community Meals program and building for the educational needs of students in the Mulundi Village in Kenya. Sunday worship is at 8:00 and 10:15 am, with Christian Formation classes at 10:00 am. We invite you and all whom you love, to “Come as you are! Explore, Connect, and Share.” Check our website at: www.saintjohnonline.org or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SJBWestSeattle.

*Journey Foursquare Church – is a warmly welcoming congregation of Jesus-followers who heed the words of St. Francis of Assisi “Preach the Gospel – using words only if necessary”. We feel the best expression of the compassion of Jesus is not by judging others, but by living His teachings by feeding the poor (we provide a weekly foodbank on Sunday nights), providing clothing for the naked, healing the sick (prayer & assistance) and preaching the good news of Jesus in the prisons & youth detention centers of King County. We have a large outreach to the homeless population of West Seattle… Sunday service is 6 PM held in the fellowship of our dear friends at St. John The Baptist Episcopal Church – enter through the doors on the southeast corner of 42nd Ave & SW Hanford SW. 206/890-8110. Come join us!

*Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, West Seattle Ward: Sunday services; Sacrament Meeting 9 – 10 am; Sunday School 10 – 11 am; Priesthood and Relief Society 11 am – 12 pm, 4001 44th Ave SW.

*Fauntleroy Church, United Church of Christ (9140 California Ave SW). The people of Fauntleroy Church have gathered since 1908, providing a safe and sacred place to discover who we are, how God is present in our lives, and what following Jesus means, here and now. We respect the
unique expectations and gifts that each person brings and are united in the belief that God is still speaking and that loving one another makes a difference. Worship and church school at 10 am; robust music ministry. www.fauntleroyucc.org; 206-932-5600.

Skate Church is now in our NEW location in Admiral! We are a Youth Church who has been serving the youth of West Seattle for over 7 years — and recently moved into our new location in the youth room of our friends at Westside Presbyterian Church at 3601 California Avenue SW. We are “open and welcoming” to youth from ALL backgrounds, for middle through high school grades. meeting every Tuesday, 4-8 pm. (In the summer months June-August we meet for BBQ & Games at Whale Tail Park at Alki Beach). All activities are fully chaperoned by adults who have been undergone National Background Check screenings. For more information, call 206/890-8110.

*Bethany Community Church/West Seattle worships at 9 am on Sundays, 8600 9th SW. For more information, please visit our website.

*West Seattle Christian Church – West Seattle Christian is a group of people striving to be a Jesus community that cares about the things Jesus cares about. We would love to have join us for our weekend service or one of our special events or service opportunities. Sunday Worship is at 10:00 am in our Activity Center (just south of the main historic church building on 42nd Ave). Visitor parking is directly behind our historic sanctuary (off of Genesee) or in the small lot directly across 42nd Ave from the same building. Additional parking is down the hill in our larger lot off of 41st Ave. Online: westseattlechristian.church Also on Facebook and on Instagram. Say hello: 206-932-2098

West Side Presbyterian Church (3601 California Ave SW) – West Side is a cross-generational congregation committed to worshipping and serving Jesus Christ. We have a heart for our community and welcome young and old, alike. For more than a century, we’ve been opening our doors to the community. Currently, that includes a twice-monthly free Community Meal, Mothers of Preschoolers, West Side Wednesdays (early-release after school program) and Date Night for Young Families. Each Sunday we offer two worship services: 8:45am (traditional) and 10:45am (contemporary). Child, youth and adult Sunday School classes are offered during our Middle Hour at 9:55am. We welcome you to become a part of our family of faith!

Admiral Congregational United Church of Christ (4320 SW Hill) in the heart of the Admiral District is a progressive church inviting you to join us if you are looking for a place to belong, if you want to be loved, and be challenged, if you want to grow in trusting God, we invite you to “come and see.” 10:30 am, Sunday.

Northern Lights Spiritual Center (9626 14th SW) – “At Northern Lights Spiritual Center, we use the practical and spiritual principles to help create lives we love living. We use the knowledge that has been gained over the years and the metaphysical and spiritual principles we have learned through Science of Mind and ministerial teachings in our Sunday talks, as well as in workshops and spiritual coaching. As Science of Mind practitioners, we bring a new perspective of God to those who feel there is a face of God that may be different from that which they have grown up with. This “face” is a gentler Spirit, a more loving Spirit, a Spirit that celebrates life in general and us in particular. We thoroughly enjoy helping people know themselves more deeply and most of all developing their own relationship with this great Spirit. We agree with Ernest Holmes when he said: “There is a power for good in the Universe and you can use it.” As a Science of Mind minister, this is our hearts work and advocation…to use that Power to make create good for ourselves and the world we live in. All are welcome! Come to our Sunday Celebration and experience our warm, open community for yourself. We are a Religious Science of Mind church and a member of the Centers for Spiritual Living. To learn more about our global organization, click here: http:/csl.org. We meet every Sunday from 10:00 to 12:00 AM at 9626 14th Ave SW (West Seattle cross street Roxbury St). You can contact us via email at: NLSCSEATTLE@gmail.com”

West Seattle Farmers Market @ West Seattle Junction
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Every Sunday, year-round! In The West Seattle Junction, on California Ave SW between SW Oregon and SW Alaska. Look for the newest Ripe ‘n’ Ready List here.

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Pickup Ultimate Times & Fields:

Casual ulty
Saturday morning 9:00 am

Competitive ulty
Sunday morning 10:00 am

❄️ Snow Day Ultimate ❄️
Every Seattle Public Schools snow day,
meet for snow-ultimate at 10:00 am at Walt Hundley field. So much fun ❄️

All at:
Walt Hundley Playfield
6920 34th Ave SW
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Kindiependent kid-music concert series @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Feb 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The Not-Its 11/10
Recess Monkey 11/24
Johny Bregar 12/8
Brian Vogan & Gbs 12/29
Harmonica Pocket 1/12
The Not-Its 1/26
Recess Monkey 2/9
Eli Rosenblatt 2/23
Caspar Babypants 3/8

Series pass at ticket link

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

The West Seattle Tool Library is open at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center space (east side of main building).

Tue/Thu: 5 pm–8 pm
Sat/Sun: 11 am–4 pm

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

Log House Museum is open!
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Visit the home of West Seattle’s history, the Southwest Seattle Historical Society’s Log House Museum, noon-4 pm Thursdays-Sundays.

Run Club @ Ounces
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm

Run Club
Every Sunday at noon

Get fit and drink beer! Join us for a run every Sunday at noon! It’s free to join. All running levels welcome! Kid & Dog friendly. Runs start and finish at Ounces. Come to 12 or more runs and get the official Ounces Running Club T-shirt!

Women’s self-defense class @ Row House
Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us at the West Seattle Row House for an empowering Women’s Self-Defense class taught by Al Semple!

Seating limited to 20 spaces. Sign up now!

Damsel in Defense

WHY SELF-DEFENSE?

Because violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread violations of human rights. Sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking; the violence cuts across all boundaries of age, race, and culture.

Anyone can be targeted.

Our mission is to equip, empower, and educate women to protect themselves and their families across the country.

Since Damsel’s launch in 2011, the product line has expanded from stun guns and pepper spray to technology-enhanced selfdefense tools and a line of educational materials for parents and children.

Bring a pen and paper to class!

Your self-defense instructor Al Semple is a member of the American Women’s Self Defense Association.

All Ages Free Open Mic @ Skylark Café & Club
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Seattle’s Best Open Mic – All Ages Version at Skylark Café & Club:

ALL AGES OPEN MIC every last Sunday of the month. The best OPEN MIC in the city is open for musicians of all ages. We offer a full backline, sound engineer to dial you in, 16 track mixable recording, and the full stage experience! SIGNUP AT 3, MUSIC AT 4. Full bar with ID.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available with 12 beers on tap

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type 15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time) Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

The Mango Joe Trio performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Mango Joe Trio performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor). More info from C & P:

The Mango Joe Trio plays original music with African, Latin, and Americana influences based in Mango Joe’s 23 years of living abroad. Originally from Black Diamond, WA, they have been performing from Seattle to Eugene since 2018.

Town Hall with State Sen. Joe Nguyen @ Elliott Bay Brewing
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

3 pm – 4:30 pm

Elliott Bay Brewing

255 SW 152nd St, Burien

Senator Nguyen will be discussing the work happening in Olympia and how it supports the 34th.

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Jeff Ferguson’s Triangular Jazztet at The Alley
Feb 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Catch the Triangular Jazztet Sundays at The Alley.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Feb 23 @ 9:00 pm – Feb 24 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Feb 23 @ 10:00 pm – Feb 24 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

Feb
24
Mon
Elementary/K-8 School Tours, Open Houses @ West Seattle campuses of Seattle Public Schools @ dates, times vary
Feb 24 all-day

From the full list on the district website:

Alki Elementary
January 30, 2020, 6 p.m. Open House
January 13, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour
January 21, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour
January 22, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour
January 24, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour

Arbor Heights
January 22, 2020, 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. School Tour
February 26, 2020, 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. School Tour

Louisa Boren STEM K-8
January 16, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 23, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. Open House (Elementary)
January 24, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 28, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 28, 2020, 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
January 30, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. Open House (Middle School)
January 31, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 31, 2020, 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
February 7, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)

Concord International School
January 28, 2020, 10 – 11 a.m. Open House
January 30, 2020, 10 – 11 a.m. Open House
February 6, 2020, 5 – 5:30 p.m. Open House

Fairmount Park
January 22, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour
January 27, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour
February 6, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour

Gatewood Elementary
January 13, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour
January 22, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour
January 28, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour
February 3, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour

Genesee Hill School
January 22, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour
February 6, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour

Highland Park
February 4, 2020, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. School Tour

Lafayette Elementary
January 17, 2020, 8 a.m. Open House
May 15, 2020, 1 p.m. Open House

Pathfinder K-8 School
January 30, 2020, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Open House (K-5th Grade)
January 22, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
January 24, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
January 27, 2020, 9 – 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
January 28, 2020, 9 – 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
January 30, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
February 3, 2020, 9 – 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
February 4, 2020, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Open House (Middle School)

Roxhill Elementary
January 17, 2020, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. School Tour

Sanislo Elementary
January 15, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. School Tour
January 16, 2020, 10 – 11 a.m. School Tour

West Seattle Elementary
January 30, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
February 27, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
March 26, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
April 30, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour

The district list from which we got these only covers elementaries and K-8’s, so we are listing others separately – any listings in any category always appreciated at westseattleblog@gmail.com !

Live music at Pacific Room – times/dates vary
Feb 24 all-day

Full lineup here for live entertainment at the Pacific Room (WSB sponsor) on Alki!

Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Feb 24 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

La Leche League: Breastfeeding Support Group @ Neighborhood House High Point
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

La Leche League: Breastfeeding Support Group

Ongoing

4th Monday of the month

10 am-12 pm

Location: 6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join our La Leche League meetings on the 4th Monday of every month from 10 am-12 pm. La Leche League is a breastfeeding support group for new parents. Children and partners are welcome.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Confirmed in fall 2019 flyer.

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the center of the north parking lot.
Register quarterly, please.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Afternoon book group @ Southwest Library
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Southwest Branch LibraryAfternoon Book Group meets from 2:00–3:00 pm on the third Monday of the month unless noted otherwise. Groups will not meet on holidays or when the library is closed.

Check the Event Listings for West Seattle’s Southwest Library Branch for this month’s book title and more information.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455.

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.

Campus Tour at South Seattle College @ South Seattle College
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Get to know the people, programs, and services available at South Seattle College!

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

Sign-up online at South Seattle College–New Student Services: Tours. For questions, please call South’s Information Desk at (206) 934-6684 or email us.

[South Seattle College is a WSB sponsor.]

Free Tax Help @ Delridge Library
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

At the Delridge Library:

The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers can answer questions and prepare personal tax returns.

This service is free and available to individuals. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns.

Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page.

Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive early enough to ensure that we have time to help you.

Required Documents
To receive tax help, bring the following documents:
• Photo identification (required)
• Social Security cards for everyone listed on the tax return Tax form SSA 1099 (Social Security benefits)
• Medicare card (if Social Security number is followed by an “A”)
• Official documents on Social Security Administration letterhead
• Last year’s tax return, if available
• All tax-related documents, such as W-2s and 1099s. Be prepared to provide information about health care coverage for each person on the return.

Note: Photocopies or computer print-outs of any these documents will not be accepted.

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.

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.

Delridge Branch 206-733-9125

Homework help @ High Point Library
Feb 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Homework Help volunteers will be at the High Point Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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

Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian

Free Community Pranic Healing Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Come join us at our Free Community Pranic Healing group! We offer free energy healing as a service to the community, using MCKS Pranic Healing. We will start with the guided Meditation on Twin Hearts, and then pair visitors with a Pranic Healer for a free healing session! All are welcome; bring a friend. Note: We can heal children, but arrive about 30 minutes late after the meditation is complete.

Contact: meghan@bodyspirithealth.com; 503-277-8391.
Check out www.pranichealing.com for more information or www.meetup.com/pranichealingseattle

Location: West Seattle Senior Center, Nucor Room
Time: 4th Monday of each month, 6:30-8:30

Monday night trivia @ Best of Hands Barrelhouse
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

$2/person, winning team takes all. 6 person/team limit. 21+

Weekly Zen Sitting/Meditation @ the Garden Room at the Fauntleroy Church/United Church of Christ
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Puget Sound Zen hosts a weekly Monday evening sitting/meditation in the Garden Room at the Fauntleroy Church/United Church of Christ. Evenings will consist of tea, chanting and meditation.

Everyone is welcome–people from all different meditation/spiritual traditions, people who have never meditated, and people who are curious.

If you arrive 10 minutes before the service we’ll give you some brief instructions, or you can just walk in and follow along.

All ages: Trivia w/Quizfix @ The Skylark
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Quiz Night on Monday nights, 7:30 pm, at The Skylark – Free & All Ages!

Six Rounds, ten questions each. This includes an audio round, a picture round, three themed rounds and a random round with questions from several different categories.

Prizes:
1st place: $25 gift certificate
2nd place: $15 gift certificate
next to last place: pitcher of Cold Beer Pilsner

Open Mic and Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm – Feb 25 @ 1:45 am

Mondays @ Yen Wor Village:
Open Mike Night: 7: 30 pm – 10:00 pm
Followed by: Karaoke Monday from 10:00 pm – 1:45 am

Quiz Night @ Parliament Tavern
Feb 24 @ 8:00 pm

Monday Night Trivia / Quiz Night at the Parliament Tavern presented by Trivia O Muerte. $2 per player. Unlimited teams. Winners take all! 8 pm.

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Feb 24 @ 10:00 pm – Feb 25 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

Feb
25
Tue
Elementary/K-8 School Tours, Open Houses @ West Seattle campuses of Seattle Public Schools @ dates, times vary
Feb 25 all-day

From the full list on the district website:

Alki Elementary
January 30, 2020, 6 p.m. Open House
January 13, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour
January 21, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour
January 22, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour
January 24, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour

Arbor Heights
January 22, 2020, 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. School Tour
February 26, 2020, 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. School Tour

Louisa Boren STEM K-8
January 16, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 23, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. Open House (Elementary)
January 24, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 28, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 28, 2020, 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
January 30, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. Open House (Middle School)
January 31, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 31, 2020, 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
February 7, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)

Concord International School
January 28, 2020, 10 – 11 a.m. Open House
January 30, 2020, 10 – 11 a.m. Open House
February 6, 2020, 5 – 5:30 p.m. Open House

Fairmount Park
January 22, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour
January 27, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour
February 6, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour

Gatewood Elementary
January 13, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour
January 22, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour
January 28, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour
February 3, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour

Genesee Hill School
January 22, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour
February 6, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour

Highland Park
February 4, 2020, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. School Tour

Lafayette Elementary
January 17, 2020, 8 a.m. Open House
May 15, 2020, 1 p.m. Open House

Pathfinder K-8 School
January 30, 2020, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Open House (K-5th Grade)
January 22, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
January 24, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
January 27, 2020, 9 – 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
January 28, 2020, 9 – 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
January 30, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
February 3, 2020, 9 – 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
February 4, 2020, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Open House (Middle School)

Roxhill Elementary
January 17, 2020, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. School Tour

Sanislo Elementary
January 15, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. School Tour
January 16, 2020, 10 – 11 a.m. School Tour

West Seattle Elementary
January 30, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
February 27, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
March 26, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
April 30, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour

The district list from which we got these only covers elementaries and K-8’s, so we are listing others separately – any listings in any category always appreciated at westseattleblog@gmail.com !

Live music at Pacific Room – times/dates vary
Feb 25 all-day

Full lineup here for live entertainment at the Pacific Room (WSB sponsor) on Alki!

Warren Pope: Red Lines, Blood Lines @ Vashon Center for the Arts
Feb 25 all-day

Warren Pope: Red Lines, Blood Lines

Art Exhibition at Vashon Center for the Arts (Vashon, WA) February 7 – 29, 2020
Meet the Artist & Opening Reception: Friday, February 7, 2020 – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Pope’s art explores matters of systemic inequities. This show is an abstract art exhibition that examines the historical and contemporary realities of redlining (refusing to loan money to people in areas with populations of color), displacement and American slavery trade. He also shows art inspired and in homage to his ancestors in Africa. With a minimalist style, Pope combines three dimensional art with basic visual elements such as lines, shapes, and color to explore redlining history.

With an international influence, a socially conscious mentality, a firm view for cultural equity and a dash of forwardness, Warren Pope has crafted an established visual art career inside and outside of the Pacific Northwest. Born in Munich, Germany of a Czech Mother and an African American Father, Warren and his two brothers were often ridiculed and beloved by their communities for their art and outward connection to social equality and justice. Like many military children, Warren was exposed to cultural difference, social customs and awkward experiences of acceptances and domestic indifference. Popes father, John Pope, served in the military and for a time was stationed at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Washington.

Popes artistic interest was first influenced by his Mother Ann Pope, when she fashioned his fascination for art while his father’s family and cultural heritage educated him on his American and African ancestry. Traveling between Harlem New York, North Carolina, Tacoma Washington, Kansas and Germany, Pope was able to absorb the vast difference between his social and ethnic experiences.

Instead of bedtime stories, Popes mother would draw illustrations with wild imaginative plots that began the foundation of his creative conceptual and artistic thinking. For Pope, this formed a formidable ability to compose his art into direct visual narratives utilizing a minimalist style of directness for various complex cultural commentaries.

Warren Pope is an alum of the Univ. of Puget Sound, and has lived in Seattle for over 30 years. His career has involved twenty years of graphic art dealership associated with the Mack Gallery and environmental design landscaping. His personal art has been privileged to be shown and supported by two major galleries in the Pacific Northwest, one being the American Art Company and the other being Gallery Mack. His show “Blood Lines, Time Lines, Red Lines” opened at the Northwest African American Museum to rave reviews, and extended an extra month due to popular demand.

Gallery Hours : Tuesday – Friday: 11-5 pm, Saturday 12-4 pm (Closed Sunday/Monday)

Baby Story Time @ Southwest Library
Feb 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is baby story time at the Southwest Library Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

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

Story times are some of our most popular 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.

Rotary Club of West Seattle weekly meeting @ Alki Masonic Center
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Rotary Club of West Seattle weekly luncheon meeting is usually on Tuesdays, 12:00-1:30 pm at the Alki Masonic Lodge in The Junction.

These meetings are open to everyone and we welcome members and non-members!

Follow this link to the Rotary website to check the calendar for program info, guest speakers.