West Seattle Event Calendar

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8:00 am Throwers’ national championship at West Seattle Stadium @ West Seattle Stadium
Throwers’ national championship at West Seattle Stadium @ West Seattle Stadium
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
The United States Track and Field Association’s National Masters Throws and Ultra Weight Pentathlon will be held at West Seattle Stadium on August 18th and 19th, starting at 8 am each day. Over 60 athletes[...]
9:00 am Tai-Chi on Alki @ Alki Bathhouse vicinity
Tai-Chi on Alki @ Alki Bathhouse vicinity
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
From Lao-Shi Caylen Storm: Tai Chi on Alki Every Saturday @ 9:00 a.m. May 5th-Oct 6th 2012 This is a free-form, Tao-Jin Style Tai Chi class open to everyone. Share This
10:00 am Fence painting party at Lowman Beach Park @ Lowman Beach Park
Fence painting party at Lowman Beach Park @ Lowman Beach Park
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
King County is hosting a fence-painting party on August 18th from 10 am to 3:30 pm at the site of the upcoming Murray CSO Control Facility to be built at Lowman Beach Park. More information[...]
10:00 am Free tree pruning class with City Fruit @ Puget Ridge Co-housing
Free tree pruning class with City Fruit @ Puget Ridge Co-housing
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
City Fruit is offering two tree pruning classes, free to West Seattle residents. Pruning improves a tree’s appearance, fruit quality, and reduces disease. Visit one of these classes to learn how: Pruning Class with Bill[...]
10:00 am Grief Share recovery support group at Grace Church @ Grace Church
Grief Share recovery support group at Grace Church @ Grace Church
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grace Church will be offering a 13-week Grief Share recovery support group for those who have lost a loved one by death. Meetings will be Saturday mornings, 10 am to noon. Participants can start any[...]
10:00 am Multi-yard sale and raffle fundraiser for cancer victim
Multi-yard sale and raffle fundraiser for cancer victim
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Stop by 4715 SW Graham St. for a multi-yard sale and a “Split the Bucket” raffle sale to benefit Joni, a victim of Melanoma. The sales will run from 10 am to 4 pm on[...]
10:30 am Downloading E-books & Audiobooks Clinic at Southwest Library @ Southwest Branch Library
Downloading E-books & Audiobooks Clinic at Southwest Library @ Southwest Branch Library
Aug 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Come to the Library for up to an hour of one-on-one help with downloading e-books and audiobooks. No appointment necessary. More info here.Share This
11:00 am Family Safety Day at Westside Unitarian Universalist @ Westside Unitarian Universalist Church
Family Safety Day at Westside Unitarian Universalist @ Westside Unitarian Universalist Church
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sweet Pea Cottage and Westside Unitarian Universalist Church are hosting Family Safety Day on August 18th from 11 am to 1 pm. Experts will talk about bike safety, first aid, water safety, earthquake preparedness, and[...]
11:00 am Musical Storytelling at Westwood Barnes & Noble @ Barnes & Noble
Musical Storytelling at Westwood Barnes & Noble @ Barnes & Noble
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
From the organizers: Children’s entertainer, Katy Webber of Musikal Magik will be performing Musical Storytelling at the Barnes N’ Noble in Westwood Village at 11am. Come dance and play along to live guitar while we[...]
12:00 pm Adult self-defense seminar at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Adult self-defense seminar at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
A one-day seminar in Systema, Russian martial arts, will be offered at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center on August 18th from noon to 4:30 pm. More from the instructor, Kwan Lee: Senior Systema Instructor Kwan[...]
12:00 pm Martial Arts Demonstrations at Seattle Chinese Garden @ Seattle Chinese Garden
Martial Arts Demonstrations at Seattle Chinese Garden @ Seattle Chinese Garden
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Seattle Chinese Garden is hosting martial arts demonstrations Saturdays from noon to 1 pm, July 14th to August 28th. Everyone is welcome to watch talented students train under martial arts experts in kung fu,[...]
1:00 pm Open studio and shop
Open studio and shop
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Furnituremaker Darrell Peart and artist Terry Sargent Peart are hosting an open studio/shop to showcase their work on Saturday, August 18th from 1 to 6 pm. To learn more, visit http://furnituremaker.com/openShare This
1:00 pm Summer Block Party hosted by Peace Lutheran Church @ Peace Lutheran Church
Summer Block Party hosted by Peace Lutheran Church @ Peace Lutheran Church
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Peace Lutheran Church will be hosting a block party on August 18th from 1-4 pm. 39th Ave. between Thistle and Rose Streets will be closed off so that neighbors can meet and get to know[...]
1:00 pm Tour the Seattle Chinese Garden in West Seattle @ South Seattle Community College campus, north end
Tour the Seattle Chinese Garden in West Seattle @ South Seattle Community College campus, north end
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Visit Seattle’s newest landmark and first courtyard! Free Guided Tours of the Seattle Chinese Garden every Saturday at 1 pm. Garden Admission: Free for Seattle residents, members, and children under 5. Others: Adults $6, Seniors[...]
2:00 pm Designer Christine Chaney visits Clementine Shoes @ Clementine Shoes
Designer Christine Chaney visits Clementine Shoes @ Clementine Shoes
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Stop by Clementine Shoes on August 18th from 2-6 pm to meet designer Christine Chaney and purchase items from her trunk show. More from Clementine: Christine Chaney, one of five winning designers for the 2012[...]
5:00 pm Sunrise Heights Neighborhood Party @ 30th Ave, between Othello and Myrtle
Sunrise Heights Neighborhood Party @ 30th Ave, between Othello and Myrtle
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Sunrise Heights Neighborhood Association is holding its annual party on August 18th from 5-10 pm on 30th Ave. between Othello and Myrtle. There will be live music from Moon Girl and Bottle Rockit. Grilled[...]
6:00 pm Furry Faces Foundation pet-tagging event @ Hotwire Online Coffeehouse
Furry Faces Foundation pet-tagging event @ Hotwire Online Coffeehouse
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come by the West Seattle Outdoor Movies on Saturday, August 18th starting at 6 pm to participate in Furry Faces Foundation’s “Tag Your Pet…It Ain’t Graffiti!” event. For just $5-8, you can get a custom[...]
6:00 pm Rat City Recon Music Festival in White Center @ Various Locations
Rat City Recon Music Festival in White Center @ Various Locations
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
The Rat City Recon Music Festival on August 18th features seven bands at three venues in downtown White Center. The performances are staggered so that you can go from one venue to another and enjoy[...]
7:00 pm A Night on the Savanna Benefit @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
A Night on the Savanna Benefit @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
From the organizers: On Saturday August 18th, we’re having an evening fundraiser at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center for the Ndoto Project, featuring live music, raffles, a silent auction, drinks, African food, and sumptuous desserts.[...]
8:00 pm Lowmen Markos album release party at Easy Street @ Easy Street Records
Lowmen Markos album release party at Easy Street @ Easy Street Records
Aug 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:15 pm
Come to Easy Street Records at 8 pm on August 18th to celebrate the CD release of Seattle-based instrumental rock quartet Lowmen Markos’ latest album, Flames. They will also be joined by special guests, The[...]
8:00 pm Three bands perform at Skylark @ Skylark Cafe and Club
Three bands perform at Skylark @ Skylark Cafe and Club
Aug 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Still Stand, Really Big Beard, and The Voodoos (from Ireland) will be performing at Skylark Cafe and Club on August 18th at 8 pm.Share This