West Seattle Event Calendar

*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.

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Virtual Arts For 50+ Paper Flowers 1:30 pm
Virtual Arts For 50+ Paper Flowers @ Online (see listing)
May 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Paper Flowers with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register on the Silver Kite website. Learn basic techniques to transform paper into beautiful blossoms. Paper flowers can be as fancy or playful as your[...]
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Virtual Arts For 50+ Memoir Writing 1:30 pm
Virtual Arts For 50+ Memoir Writing @ Online (see listing)
May 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Memoir Writing with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register on the Silver Kite website. Join us in this interactive, creative nonfiction writing workshop and learn basic strategies for capturing your life stories and[...]
David B. Williams And Mary Ann Gwinn Discuss “Homewaters” 6:00 pm
David B. Williams And Mary Ann Gwinn Discuss “Homewaters” @ Online (see listing)
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a conversation about the human and natural histories in, on, and around Puget Sound. Click here to register via EventBrite. David B. Williams will discuss his new book Homewaters: A Human and[...]
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Black-Owned Business Excellence: Upgrade Your Business Entity 11:00 am
Black-Owned Business Excellence: Upgrade Your Business Entity @ Online (see listing)
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come and learn the benefits of each business entity (sole proprietorship, LLC, Non-Profit, SCorp, CCorp, Social Enterprise from an established Certified Public Accountant – Isaiah Gresham. Please register here to get connection details for this[...]
Virtual Workshop: Finding Transportation To Your Vaccine Appointment 2:00 pm
Virtual Workshop: Finding Transportation To Your Vaccine Appointment @ Online (see listing)
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Are you planning to receive the COVID-19 vaccine but are unsure how to get there? Attend our virtual workshop to learn about transportation resources. Registration is required. Click here to register for this event. Join[...]
Virtual Workshop: Healthy Relationships 3:00 pm
Virtual Workshop: Healthy Relationships @ Online (see listing)
May 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join Dr. Salene Jones, PhD, MA, LP, a Seattle-based psychologist, to explore what it means to be a part of and to cultivate healthy relationships. Registration is required. Click here to register. This course will[...]
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Virtual Workshop: Creating a LinkedIn Profile 10:00 am
Virtual Workshop: Creating a LinkedIn Profile @ Online (see listing)
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
LinkedIn is a powerful professional networking tool that can help you research career pathways, connect with people doing the kind of work that interests you, and learn about job opportunities. This workshop will introduce you[...]
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Virtual Arts For 50+ Beginning Watercolors 10:30 am
Virtual Arts For 50+ Beginning Watercolors @ Online (see listing)
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Beginning Watercolors with Silver Kite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register on the Silver Kite website. Learn basic watercolor techniques by exploring color and color mixing. Supplies needed: watercolors, brush, cup of water, pencil,[...]
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Virtual Arts For 50+ Introduction To Pastels 1:30 pm
Virtual Arts For 50+ Introduction To Pastels @ Online (see listing)
May 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Beginning Watercolors with Silver Kite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register on the Silver Kite website. Learn basic watercolor techniques by exploring color and color mixing. Supplies needed: watercolors, brush, cup of water, pencil,[...]
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Virtual Arts For 50+ Indian Cooking 1:30 pm
Virtual Arts For 50+ Indian Cooking @ Online (see listing)
May 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Indian Cooking with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register on the Silver Kite website. Make Indian Cumin (Jeera) Biscuits and Masala Chai. Jeera biscuits are sweet, salty, crispy, crunchy and crumbly Indian bakery[...]
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Virtual Workshop: Smart Phone Photography 3:00 pm
Virtual Workshop: Smart Phone Photography @ Online (see listing)
May 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Phones today are equipped with ever better cameras and a wealth of apps to make the very most of what they offer. Registration required. Click here to register. The results are stunning and more and[...]
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Virtual Workshop: Combat Sugar Cravings 3:00 pm
Virtual Workshop: Combat Sugar Cravings @ Online (see listing)
May 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Learn how to decode labels quickly, navigate the grocery store, drastically reduce your sugar intake, and eradicate cravings. Registration required. Click here to register. Most research suggests that very sweet foods have a similar effect[...]
Virtual Write with Hugo House: Seattle Writes 6:00 pm
Virtual Write with Hugo House: Seattle Writes @ Online (see listing)
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. To receive the link for this event, please click[...]
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Words, Writers and Southwest Stories: David Williams: “Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound” 6:00 pm
Words, Writers and Southwest Stories: David Williams: “Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound” @ Online (see listing)
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
‘Words, Writers & SouthWest Stories,’ a historically-based speaker series of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society, is excited to announce that it is hosting David Williams for a live Zoom presentation on Thursday, May 13 at[...]
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Virtual Arts For 50+ Writing Poetry 10:30 am
Virtual Arts For 50+ Writing Poetry @ Online (see listing)
May 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Writing Poetry with Silver Kite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register on the Silver Kite website. Do you like writing poetry? During this session, try some writing exercises focused on crafting poems reflective of[...]
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Virtual Workshop: Self-Care During COVID 1:00 pm
Virtual Workshop: Self-Care During COVID @ Online (see listing)
May 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Many of us feel different, strange, and just not ourselves during the pandemic. Registration required. Click here to register. Join West Seattle-based mental health professional Sara Dunham, LMHCA, to discuss contributing factors, why it’s perfectly[...]
Virtual Arts For 50+ Puppet Making 1:30 pm
Virtual Arts For 50+ Puppet Making @ Online (see listing)
May 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Puppet Making with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register on the Silver Kite website. Create characters from your recycling bin. Build puppets out of paper towel rolls, egg containers, and other recyclables. We’ll[...]
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Virtual Arts For 50+ Songwriting 1:30 pm
Virtual Arts For 50+ Songwriting @ Online (see listing)
May 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Songwriting with Silver Kite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register on the Silver Kite website. We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before[...]
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Virtual Write with Hugo House: Seattle Writes 6:00 pm
Virtual Write with Hugo House: Seattle Writes @ Online (see listing)
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write.Registration required. To receive the link for this event, please click here[...]
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Virtual Workshop: Weeknight Meals 3:00 pm
Virtual Workshop: Weeknight Meals @ Online (see listing)
May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Prepare yourself to throw together delicious, healthy meals that you and your family will be excited to eat. Registration required. Click here to register. If you have just 2 or 3 go-to recipes that you[...]
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Virtual Workshop: Career Exploration 3:00 pm
Virtual Workshop: Career Exploration @ Online (see listing)
May 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
What career will fit you best? Registration required. Click here to register. Career exploration is the process of researching, evaluating, and learning about work opportunities and researching what it takes to pursue a particular field,[...]
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Virtual Arts For 50+ Drawing Portraits 10:30 am
Virtual Arts For 50+ Drawing Portraits @ Online (see listing)
May 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Drawing Portraits with Silver Kite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register on the Silver Kite website. Expand your portrait drawing abilities with a step-by-step instructional demonstration in this hands-on workshop. We’ll focus on approach,[...]
“Washington Remembers: From Marcus Whitman to Billy Frank, Jr – Stories of Washington Statues and Memorials” 12:00 pm
“Washington Remembers: From Marcus Whitman to Billy Frank, Jr – Stories of Washington Statues and Memorials” @ Online (see listing)
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Free online presentation by historian and author Judy Bentley, hosted by the Woman’s Century Club as part of their May Program Meeting. Open to the public. To get login information for the zoom program, register[...]
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Virtual Arts For 50+ Sip And Paint Acrylics 1:30 pm
Virtual Arts For 50+ Sip And Paint Acrylics @ Online (see listing)
May 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Sip and Paint Acrylics with Silver Kite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register on the Silver Kite website. Join us for a step-by-step painting workshop. Grab a beverage of your choice and spend an[...]
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Virtual Arts For 50+ Dances Of The 20th Century 1:30 pm
Virtual Arts For 50+ Dances Of The 20th Century @ Online (see listing)
May 24 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Dances of the 20th Century with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register on the Silver Kite website. From the Lindy Hop and Charleston to Motown and Hip-hop, it’s been quite a century. Dance[...]
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Virtual Workshop: Elements Of Strategic Marketing 6:30 pm
Virtual Workshop: Elements Of Strategic Marketing @ Online (see listing)
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
When you’re running a business, you just don’t have time to try every marketing tactic possible. Smart business owners make strategic choices that match their goals, skills, and resources. Registration required. Click here to register.[...]
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Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
May 26 all-day
(Note: Beach Naturalist events occur between 10 am and 4 pm. Each day /event time varies with the tide and lasts about 2 hours. Low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.) Join[...]
Virtual Workshop: Realistic Healthy Eating Habits 3:00 pm
Virtual Workshop: Realistic Healthy Eating Habits @ Online (see listing)
May 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
With so much contradictory advice, knowing what food to buy to support a healthy diet can be confusing. Registration required. This event will be rescheduled. Click here to register. Click here to register. This class[...]
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Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
May 27 all-day
(Note: Beach Naturalist events occur between 10 am and 4 pm. Each day /event time varies with the tide and lasts about 2 hours. Low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.) Join[...]
Virtual Workshop: Mock Interview (Technique & Practice) 3:00 pm
Virtual Workshop: Mock Interview (Technique & Practice) @ Online (see listing)
May 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gain feedback to sharpen your interview skills. Sign up to receive feedback on your interviewing skills. Registration required. Click here to register. The first half of the workshop will consist of techniques to answering various[...]
Virtual Workshop: Mock Interviews 3:00 pm
Virtual Workshop: Mock Interviews @ Online (see listing)
May 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gain feedback to sharpen your interview skills. Sign up to receive feedback on your interviewing skills. Registration required. Click here to register. The first half of the workshop will consist of techniques to answering various[...]
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Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
May 28 all-day
(Note: Beach Naturalist events occur between 10 am and 4 pm. Each day /event time varies with the tide and lasts about 2 hours. Low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.) Join[...]
Virtual Arts For 50+ Storytelling 10:30 am
Virtual Arts For 50+ Storytelling @ Online (see listing)
May 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Storytelling with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register on the Silver Kite website. During this workshop, we’ll explore how to generate, structure, and tell personal life stories to share with family and friends.[...]
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Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
May 29 all-day
(Note: Beach Naturalist events occur between 10 am and 4 pm. Each day /event time varies with the tide and lasts about 2 hours. Low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.) Join[...]
Virtual Arts For 50+ Visual Journaling 1:30 pm
Virtual Arts For 50+ Visual Journaling @ Online (see listing)
May 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Visual Journaling with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register on the Silver Kite website. Do you keep a journal? During this interactive workshop, we’ll explore ways to record daily experiences and memories by[...]
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Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
May 30 all-day
(Note: Beach Naturalist events occur between 10 am and 4 pm. Each day /event time varies with the tide and lasts about 2 hours. Low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.) Join[...]
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