West Seattle Event Calendar

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How to use this 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.

Sep
20
Thu
2018
Free ‘Move vs. Remodel’ Workshop @ Graystone Mortgage
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm

‘Move vs Remodel’ Workshop

When: Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Where: Graystone Mortgage, LLC 4726 42nd Ave SW

Please email heidi@heidimitchellrealty.com to reserve a seat.

Thinking of moving or remodeling your home?
Come to a FREE Move vs. Remodel Workshop!

With the residential real estate market shifting, many homeowners are wondering whether they should move or remodel. We’ll explore both options in-depth and find the solution that’s best for you.

Learn about:
• Typical remodeling costs and timelines
• Remodel finance options
• West Seattle real estate trends

Presented By:
Josh Niederberger, Professional Contractor at Niederberger Contracting [WSB sponsor] Sam Centioli (NMLS#50704), Mortgage Loan Originator at Graystone Mortgage, LLC (CO. NMLS #18163)
Heidi Mitchell, Real Estate Broker at Compass

If you are currently working with a licensed real estate broker in the state of Washington, this class is not intended to solicit your business.

Sep
23
Sun
2018
Free Community Seminars at Evergreen Tang Soo Do
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Free community seminars at Evergreen Tang Soo Do Academy in West Seattle on Sunday 9/23.

Women’s Self-Defense – 12 pm-1 pm (ages 13 and older)

Anti-Bullying for Kids – 1:30 pm-2:30 pm (ages 5 and older)

Register at: http://www.evergreen-tsd.com

Evergreen Tang Soo Do Academy
5432 California Ave SW
206-931-5853

Sep
25
Tue
2018
Linda McClamrock Recycled Paper Collage workshop @ C & P Coffee Company
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

At C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor): We’ll be doing collages together and having a LOT of fun. Grab a friend and c’mon!

https://www.facebook.com/LindaMcClamrockRecycledPaperCollage/

Oct
6
Sat
2018
Let’s Talk Race series: American Education System @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The American Education System

Saturday, October 6, 2018

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Youngstown Cultural Arts Center: 4408 Delridge Way SW

Free event, register here

We warmly invite you to an exploration and interactive discussion of the American Educational System and the populations it serves. We will look at the impacts of history and various structures that influence education in America. Participants attending this session will: Explore impacts of race and colonization in the American Educational System, converse and question in community with each other, and define systems of oppression and racism.

FREE and open to the community, free child care and community dinner provided.

For more information and accessibility needs, contact nafasi@dnda.org

Oct
11
Thu
2018
Make Sure Your Website Works for You @ YWCA Greenbridge Learning Center
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Make Sure Your Website Works for You

If you’re launching a new business website (or sprucing up an old site), this workshop will help. Learn how to create a search-friendly site that’s useful for customers and supports your business goals.

Join us for a free workshop to get started.

Date: October 11, 2018

Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Location: YWCA Greenbridge Learning Center, 9720 8th Ave. SW

Register: 206-336-7000 x6984 by 10/9

For more details, contact: Beth Pascarella, YWCA – 206-336-6984

Oct
14
Sun
2018
Seattle Writes: Writing Emotion in Fiction @ Southwest Library
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

At the Southwest Library:

Instructor Karen Finneyfrock guides you though ways to develop an emotional response in readers in this workshop for fiction writers.

Do you find yourself struggling to show a character’s emotions on the page? End up with a lot of hand-wringing and tears? In this workshop, we will explore some of the ways writers create an emotional response in the reader. Primarily geared toward writers working on novels or short stories.

Karen Finneyfrock is a poet and young adult novelist. She has been a teacher and Writer-in-Residence at Hugo House, teaches for Seattle Arts and Lectures’ Writers in the Schools program, and was the curator for the 2016 Jack Straw Writers Program.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required for this writing class, but seating is limited. Seating will be on a first come, first seated basis. Doors to the meeting room will open 30 minutes prior to the start of the class. We’ll try our best to make room for all interested writers, but students may be turned away if the room is filled to capacity. Due to the fire code, we cannot exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Please bring a pen/pencil and paper or fully-charged laptop to each class.

Accommodation requests may be made with seven days advanced notice to LEAP or call (206) 615-1380 (v/tty).

Seattle Writes supports local writers through programs, workshops, write-ins, and by providing spaces to work throughout the city.

The Seattle Writes series is made possible with the generous support of The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Find out more about Seattle Writes programs and resources.

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.

Oct
16
Tue
2018
Free: Medicare 101 Workshop @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Tuesdays: Oct. 16, 23, 30
3–5 pm | Free

Featuring:
Ann-Marie Murray
Benefits & Insurance Specialist
15 years experience
206-660-0416
amurray@coastalinsurancenw.com

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings call 306-932-4004 or TTY 711.

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

Oct
18
Thu
2018
Tips for Measuring Online Success @ YWCA Greenbridge Learning Center
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Tips for Measuring Online Success

You invest time, effort, and resources into being online, but do you know how much it’s worth to your bottom line?

This workshop introduces ways to track and measure progress, so you can find out.

Join us for a free workshop to get started.

Date: October 18, 2018

Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Location: YWCA Greenbridge Learning Center, 9720 8th Ave. SW

Register: 206-336-7000 x6984 by 10/16

For more details, contact: Beth Pascarella, YWCA – 206-336-6984

These workshop are brought to you jointly by Ethnic Business Coalition and YWCA Greenbridge.

Oct
21
Sun
2018
Seattle Writes (for teens): Piloting the Category Five Hurricane: Getting Through Tough Times @ High Point Library
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

At the High Point Library:

Teens are invited to join poet Ann Teplick in a poetry-writing workshop that explores the themes of self-care and resilience.

In this poetry-writing workshop for teens, we will explore the themes of self-care and resilience. In a world where, in addition to our own personal challenges, we witness the struggles of those whom we love, and of those whom we haven’t had the good fortune to meet; in a world where overwhelm is often the wave that spins us to our outer limits—what brings us to solid ground?

In two workshops at the High Point and Delridge Branches, teens will read and be inspired to respond to the work of poets such as Li-Young Lee, Nikki Giovanni, Naomi Shihab Nye, Suheir Hammad, Rumi, Gretel Ehrlich, Ntozake Shange, David Wagoner, Francisco X. Alarcon, and more. The material for each workshop will be different. Please attend one or both! All participants are invited to read and celebrate their work on Sunday November 4th from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Highpoint Branch of the Seattle Public Library. Do join us!

Ann Teplick is a Seattle poet, playwright, prose writer, and teaching artist. She writes with youth at Seattle Children’s Hospital, through Writers in the Schools; Child Study Treatment Center, through Pongo Teen Writing; and at Coyote Central. She’s received support from Artist Trust, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, 4Culture, and The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Her writing has appeared in Raven Chronicles, Crab Creek Review, The Louisville Review, Drash, Spartan, Hunger Mountain, Jack Straw Writers’ Anthology, 4Culture’s Poetry on the Busses, and more. Her plays have been showcased in Washington, Oregon, and Nova Scotia. She is currently working on a young-adult novel in poems where resilience and self-care save the day in the face of tragedy.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. This workshop is intended for teens. Registration is not required for this writing class, but seating is limited. Seating will be on a first come, first seated basis. Doors to the meeting room will open 30 minutes prior to the start of the class. We’ll try our best to make room for all interested writers, but students may be turned away if the room is filled to capacity. Due to the fire code, we cannot exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Please bring a pen/pencil and paper or fully-charged laptop to each class.

Accommodation requests may be made with seven days advanced notice to LEAP or call (206) 615-1380 (v/tty).

Seattle Writes supports local writers through programs, workshops, write-ins, and by providing spaces to work throughout the city.

The Seattle Writes series is made possible with the generous support of The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Find out more about Seattle Writes programs and resources.

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.

Oct
23
Tue
2018
Free: Medicare 101 Workshop @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Tuesdays: Oct. 16, 23, 30
3–5 pm | Free

Featuring:
Ann-Marie Murray
Benefits & Insurance Specialist
15 years experience
206-660-0416
amurray@coastalinsurancenw.com

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings call 306-932-4004 or TTY 711.

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

Oct
28
Sun
2018
Seattle Writes (for teens): Piloting the Category Five Hurricane: Getting Through Tough Times @ Delridge Library
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

At the Delridge Library:

Teens are invited to join poet Ann Teplick in a poetry-writing workshop that explores the themes of self-care and resilience.

In this poetry-writing workshop for teens, we will explore the themes of self-care and resilience. In a world where, in addition to our own personal challenges, we witness the struggles of those whom we love, and of those whom we haven’t had the good fortune to meet; in a world where overwhelm is often the wave that spins us to our outer limits—what brings us to solid ground?

In two workshops at the High Point and Delridge Branches, teens will read and be inspired to respond to the work of poets such as Li-Young Lee, Nikki Giovanni, Naomi Shihab Nye, Suheir Hammad, Rumi, Gretel Ehrlich, Ntozake Shange, David Wagoner, Francisco X. Alarcon, and more. The material for each workshop will be different. Please attend one or both! All participants are invited to read and celebrate their work on Sunday November 4th from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Highpoint Branch of the Seattle Public Library. Do join us!

Ann Teplick is a Seattle poet, playwright, prose writer, and teaching artist. She writes with youth at Seattle Children’s Hospital, through Writers in the Schools; Child Study Treatment Center, through Pongo Teen Writing; and at Coyote Central. She’s received support from Artist Trust, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, 4Culture, and The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Her writing has appeared in Raven Chronicles, Crab Creek Review, The Louisville Review, Drash, Spartan, Hunger Mountain, Jack Straw Writers’ Anthology, 4Culture’s Poetry on the Busses, and more. Her plays have been showcased in Washington, Oregon, and Nova Scotia. She is currently working on a young-adult novel in poems where resilience and self-care save the day in the face of tragedy.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. This workshop is intended for teens. Registration is not required for this writing class, but seating is limited. Seating will be on a first come, first seated basis. Doors to the meeting room will open 30 minutes prior to the start of the class. We’ll try our best to make room for all interested writers, but students may be turned away if the room is filled to capacity. Due to the fire code, we cannot exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Please bring a pen/pencil and paper or fully-charged laptop to each class.

Accommodation requests may be made with seven days advanced notice to LEAP or call (206) 615-1380 (v/tty).

Seattle Writes supports local writers through programs, workshops, write-ins, and by providing spaces to work throughout the city.

The Seattle Writes series is made possible with the generous support of The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Find out more about Seattle Writes programs and resources.

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.

Oct
30
Tue
2018
Free: Medicare 101 Workshop @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Tuesdays: Oct. 16, 23, 30
3–5 pm | Free

Featuring:
Ann-Marie Murray
Benefits & Insurance Specialist
15 years experience
206-660-0416
amurray@coastalinsurancenw.com

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings call 306-932-4004 or TTY 711.

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

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