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On the Go Week of 5-8-17 | West Seattle Herald / White Center News Skip to Main Content Area Monday, May 8, 2017 | Broken clouds, 51.8 °F search Letters Sign in Subscribe Contact Us Front Page News Features Sports Opinion Police Blotter Take a ride on the Goodship – Jody Hall paves the way with cupcakes, cannabis By Lindsay Peyton Jody Hall has a hunch that her cannabis ... Westside-O-Rama West Seattle Entertainment Guide Admiral Theater 2343 California Ave. S.W. 938-3456 Movie ... Chief Sealth pounds West Seattle in playoff tuneup By Tim Clinton SPORTS EDITOR What a way to tune up for the ... Amanda's View: Colosseum and memoriam By Amanda Knox Approaching Century Link Field in a throng of ... Police Blotter week of 5-8-17 Motorbike stolen from outdoor shed A man residing on the 8400 ... News Northwest Wine Academy's Reggie Daigneault keynote speaker at Rotary Club fundraiser breakfast On the Go Week of 5-8-17 Man shot in the head and killed in White Center; Suspect at large West Seattle 5k will run for the ninth time May 21; Event benefits programs at West Seattle High School Believe it or not Summer is coming; Pool schedules are out! Give Big! includes local non-profits and your help would really make a difference; One day event is May 10 Leaders, do-gooders and innovative businesses recognized at West Seattle Chamber of Commerce’s annual Westside Awards Breakfast Find It, Fix It Community Walk Team planning meeting for Highland Park May 4 Plant Amnesty arborists donate a day of pruning to the Arboretum at South Seattle College Bennedsen, Deborah Kay West Seattle 'Meet Up' with Pramila Jayapal set for May 23 Duwamish River Opportunity Fund to provide $250,000 for community-initiated projects TRiO Educational Opportunity Center opens at South Seattle College Wells Fargo bankers move to front of the class at Mount View Elementary On the Go Week of 5-1-17 Alexandra Pye Showdown over the development of West Seattle free parking lots coming: Who will control them? Work complete on Murray Basin CSO; Fences come down next week, celebration set for June 10 Herbold: West Seattle Bridge studies produce recommendations UPDATE:Fifth annual Peony & Bamboo Festival now set for May 6-7 South Seattle College’s Aviation Maintenance Technology Program partners with Delta Air Lines REMINDER: West Seattle Junction Day of Giving April, 29 will aid non-profits 58 unit apartment building with 29 parking spaces up for early design review Early Notice: White Center Jubilee Days promising to be the best in years West Seattle Garden Tour’s 2017 gardens & ticket info announced On the Go Week of 5-8-17 05/08/2017 updated 5 minutes ago South King County Democrats Spaghetti Dinner May 20 The South King County Democrats announce their Annual Spaghetti Dinner, Saturday, May 20th, at the IAM Hall in South Park. Please join us for a spaghetti buffet dinner, selecting from the sauces participating in our “Sauce-Off" Competition judged by elected officials in attendance, and choosing desserts donated to the Dessert Potluck! The Third Annual Spaghetti Dinner features the keynote speaker Mark McDermott who will be speaking on the topics of saving Medicare and Social Security. Candidates for the 2017 ballot will have an opportunity to come to the stage and introduce themselves to the audience in our famous Candidates' Roll-Call. Our Silent auction will round out the evening. Tickets are available now for $25 through Brown Paper Tickets ( ) and will be $35 at the door. So get yours now! SKCD Third Annual Spaghetti Dinner IAM Hall 9125 15th Pl S Seattle, WA 98108 Saturday, May 18th Doors open at 5pm Dinner begins at 5:30pm West Seattle Bee Festival High Point Commons Park 6400 Sylvan Way S.W Sat., May 20, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This one-of-a-kind, free neighborhood festival takes place at High Point Commons Park, home to the West Seattle Bee Garden. See and learn more about bees from Puget Sound Beekeepers. Find out how you can help bees survive and thrive. Would you like to BEE in a Kids Costume Parade? That is one of the many fun activities for kids. We’ll also have great music, wonderful food, and a street fair. Our vendor street fair showcases businesses, community groups and organizations who focus on environmental sustainability, provide resources to our community, or who help support bees. We hope you can BEE there! Watch the West Seattle Bee Garden website for updates as the day gets closer. —ONGOING FREE EVENTS— GriefShare Recovery Support Group Grace Church 10323 28th Ave. S.W. Every Sat., Feb. 25–May 20, 10 a.m.–Noon. Grace Church in West Seattle will be hosting a 13-week GriefShare recovery support group for those that have lost a loved one by death. You are free to join at any time. A one time $15 charge will cover the cost of your workbook. For more information please contact Grace Church at 206.937.8400 or Barb at 206.932.7459. Active Dad’s Play Group Neighborhood House High Point 6400 Sylvan Way S.W. Every Thurs., 10 a.m.–Noon. Join this group of dads, infants and children for socializing and open play at Neighborhood House High Point in West Seattle.Free and open to anyone who wishes to attend. La Leche League: Free Breastfeeding Support Group Neighborhood House High Point 6400 Sylvan Way S.W. Every fourth Mon. 10:30 a.m.–Noon. Join this group of new moms for mother-to-mother support. Free and open to anyone who wishes to attend. For free breastfeeding help or information contact Betsy: 206.932.9912; Beginner ESL Class Roxhill Elementary School 30th Ave. S.W. Every Tues. and Thurs., 12:30 p.m.–2 p.m. Beginner classes. Free childcare is provided. If you or anyone you know of is interested in signing up for class or participating as a volunteer instructor please contact via email or call the Family Center: (206)588-4900 ext. 3010. Pre-Lit ESL Class Neighborhood House High Point 6400 Sylvan Way S.W. Every Mon., 1–2:30 p.m. and Wed., 10–11:30 a.m. Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English. If you or anyone you know of is interested in signing up for class or participating as a volunteer instructor please contact via email or call the Family Center: 206.588.4900 ext. 3010. Enrichment Classes for 0-5 year olds Neighborhood House High Point 6400 Sylvan Way S.W. Every Wed., 10 a.m.–Noon.Join this group of parents, caregivers and children ages 0-5 for free enrichment classes On the first and third Wed., we offer art classes for children to experiment with color and materials, with a focus on process and expose to encourage in children a desire to create. Art starts at 10:00. Stay to play. On the second Wed., Nathalie, High Point Children’s Librarian, hosts story time with books and songs. On the fourth Wed., join us for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) themed activities. In March, children will be planting seeds to take home and watch grow. Job Support Neighborhood House High Point 6400 Sylvan Way S.W. Every Tues., 2–4 p.m. Are you looking for a job? Do you need support in enrolling in college or a training program? Work one-on-one with a coach and get help searching for opportunities, filling out applications, creating a cover letter and resume, practicing interview skills and more. You are also welcome to use our computer lab with free use of Wi-Fi, printing, fax, scanning, and copying. You might also be interested in dropping in for Open Lab and Resource Connections Every Wed. and Fri. from 2–4 p.m. to use our computer lab and learn about local resources for low-income individuals and families. Drop-in or call to sign up: 206.588.4900 ext. 3010. Kiwanis of West Seattle Weekly Meeting The Sisson Building/Senior Center 4217 S.W. Oregon St. Every Wed., 6:30–7:30 p.m. Guests Welcome. People dedicated to community service, and we have FUN, too! Sponsor Key Clubs at local High Schools plus many activities to support our community.Established in West Seattle in 1929. Years and years of service to the community. Come check us out! Information: Denis Sapiro, 206.601.4136. West Seattle Block Watch Captains’ Network S.W. Police Precinct 2300 S.W. Webster St. Every fourth Tues., 6:30 – 8 p.m. Our special guest will be Alex Voorhees from the King County Prosecutor’s office. Serial burglars and auto thefts will be our big topics of discussion. She’ll provide an overview of how their office deals with serial offenders—especially offenders involved in property offenses (burglary, auto theft and prowl and ID theft). Everyone is welcome, even if you aren’t a Block Watch Captain! RSVP is appreciated, but not necessary to attend. You can email us at Early Days Parent Support Group Meetings Nurturing Expressions 4746 44th Ave. S.W., Suite 201 425.243.2355 Every Mon., 10:30 a.m.–Noon (except federal holidays). Early Days uses the MotherWoman format to facilitate an honest discussion of the realities of parenting. Trained facilitators work to create a comfortable environment for folks to share whatever is going on for them, free of judgement or advice. You are not alone! All moms (birth, adoptive, foster) who experience emotional challenges are welcome. Come join a circle of parents that are having similar feelings and challenges! Support people and partners welcome! Suggested donation $10; no one turned away. www.TheEarly / Facebook: EarlyDays WS / District Council Meetings Youngstown Cultural Arts Center 4408 Delridge Way S.W. Third Wed., 7–9 p.m. Representatives from neighborhood councils and other community organizations provide reports on what issues and concerns they are working on and announcements about up-coming community meetings and events. Stay-at-home dads Hiawatha Playfield Playground 2700 California Ave. S.W. Every Mon. and Thurs. at 9 a.m. A resource and community for stay-at-home dads, fathers who are primary caregiver in their family, and other involved dads are welcome. All fathers are invited. Alzheimer Caregiver Support Group Providence Mt. St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave S.W. Third Thurs. of the month, 1–2:30 p.m. Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. For information call Kristine Kumangai at 206.937.3701 ext. 28345. Volunteer with Food Lifeline to end hunger in Western Washington Every Mon.–Fri., 8:45 a.m.–Noon and 12:45–5 p.m. 40% of food in America goes to waste. You can help change that by volunteering with Food Lifeline’s Fresh Rescue program. Local grocery stores donate perishable and shelf-stable products, including produce, dairy, meat and bakery items. Volunteers work alongside a trained staff to inspect and pack grocery donations for immediate distribution to 275 local food assistance programs. For more information or to sign up to volunteer, please email our volunteer team at or visit —ONGOING PAID EVENTS— West Seattle TOPS Meeting Providence Mount St. Vincent 4831 35th Ave. S.W. Every Tues. evening, 5:30–7p.m. Everyone is welcome to join us at our “Take Off Pounds Sensibly” weekly meeting, an encouraging weight loss support group. Weigh-in 5:30–6 p.m., Meeting 6–7 p.m. Our group encourages healthy living and loss of pounds, with accountability via our weekly weigh-ins. Informative programs, challenges, awards, encouragement and lots of FUN! TOPS is an extremely affordable program. Convenient and free parking. For more information contact: Linda at 206.932.3021 or Jane at 206.938.4439. West Seattle Lion’s Club Events Senior Center of West Seattle 2nd floor 4217 S.W. Oregon St. Thurs., Noon–1:30 p.m. for lunch and speaker unless otherwise noted. Call Harvey Rowe at 206.762.1221 for reservations by prior Tues. evening. Lunch $7. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Guadalupe Church Pastoral Care Center 7000 35th Ave. S.W. Every Tues., 9:30 a.m. TOPS is an encouraging weight loss support group with weigh-ins every Tuesday. For info: 206.932.2621. Overeaters Anonymous Meetings Peace Lutheran Church 8316 39th Ave. S.W. Every Thurs. evening, 7–8:15 p.m. Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of women and men who meet to help solve compulsive overeating (obesity, anorexia and bulimia). The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. OA is a non-profit international organization patterned after the Twelve-Step Alcoholics Anonymous program. All are welcome. For more info 206.979.6665 or AARP Defensive Driving Workshop Daystar Retirement Village 2615 S.W. Barton St. First Sat. of every month, ongoing, 9–5:30 p.m. $15 for members, $20 non-members. Call 206.937.6122 for info or to RSVP. Business Network with Westside Professionals Alki Masonic Hall 4736 40th Ave. S.W. Every Wed., 8–9:30 a.m. Build your business through referrals and networking. For info, contact Join the West Seattle Lion’s Club Senior Center of West Seattle 4217 S.W. Oregon St. 206.762.1221 Meets every Thurs., Noon–1:30 p.m. Irish Dance Lessons West Seattle VFW Hall 3601 S.W. Alaska St. Every Mon. and Tues. in the late afternoon and early evenings. Open to children and adults. Information at 206.851.2102. We encourage our readers to comment. No registration is required. We ask that you keep your comments free of profanity and keep them civil. They are moderated and objectionable comments will be removed. View the discussion thread. Please send us your news tips, photos or ideas of how we can better cover your neighborhood. Email us at or TEXT news tips to 206-459-6717 Receive updates on news and events in the West Seattle neighborhood via Twitter! Web development by Freelock Computing © 2017 Robinson Communications Inc. All Rights Reserved. Contact Us Terms Home Delivery Media kit available on request -- contact window.fbAsyncInit = function() { FB. 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