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On the Go- Events Calendar | West Seattle Herald / White Center News Skip to Main Content Area Monday, September 19, 2016 | Broken clouds, 64.4 °F search Letters Sign in Subscribe Front Page News Features Sports Opinion Police Blotter West Seattle neighbors putting up a fight to protect ponderosa pine By Lindsay Peyton The ponderosa pine located in the middle of ... Controversial homeless shelter angers White Center residents at meeting By Lindsay Peyton A proposed temporary emergency overnight ... Foster dominates Evergreen 48-0 By Tim Clinton SPORTS EDITOR Blessing Leiato and Isaiah Ferrer ... Amanda's View: At the intersection of normalcy and public-figure-hood By Amanda Knox   Back in 2007, it seemed only people like me ... Homicide suspect arrested On Saturday, Feb. 14 at approximately 12:00 Noon, Seattle Police ... Features On the Go- Events Calendar Diversions Westside-O-Rama: Everything nighlife in West Seattle Car Counselor: What is a Tune-up? Personal Safety Net Corner: What does it mean to create a personal safety net? Westside-O-Rama A Garden for All: Garden as metaphor; the life span of trees Local residents contribute to Asian-American theatre Photo exhibit shows glimpse of students’ lives Personal Safety Net Corner: An Introduction Jim Cissell speaks for himself, and the Fortune 500 VIDEO: Rat City Roller Girls rock n' roll in Key Arena debut 55 orphan kittens find new homes Jim Cissell speaks for himself, and the Fortune 500 'Memphis' at 5th Ave. Theatre NEW New path gives local fitness expert a second chance Tallulah thinks she can fly! An Elephant born in West Seattle? Powder is as white as snow Powder is as white as snow Quasimojo has no hump Quasimojo has no hump Buddy is truly a buddy Buddy is truly a buddy Claire the therapy poodle View Workflow Patrick RobinsonThe West Seattle Farmer's Market is just one of many things to do and see here. On the Go- Events Calendar Upcoming things to do in and around West Seattle By Robinson Newspapers Staff 10/26/2009 The print deadline for calendar submissions is two weeks before the date of the event to be publicized. Email Citizenship Class Southwest Branch Seattle Public Library 9010 35th Ave. S.W. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7:30 p.m. Study to become a U.S. Citizen, prepare for the Citizenship interview. Improve you English. Citizenship application assistance is also available. Skate Church Haunted House “Underground” of West Seattle Baptist Church 4157 California Ave. S.W. Oct. 29, 30, 31, 7-9 p.m. This is especially designed for teenagers of West Seattle so come prepared to get scared completely out of you wits! The “Empty Tomb” Haunted House is staffed by Skate Church and the leadership team of the West Seattle Youth Group. $5 each. All proceeds go towards funding the fun, positive activities of Skate Church. “Making a difference in our community.” Hope Lutheran Church events Children’s Harvest Festival - Saturday, Oct. 31, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Hope Fellowship Hall (4456 42nd Ave. S.W. – Oregon Street entrance). Join us for a great Halloween alternative. Children, ages 3 to 10 years, will enjoy the games, crafts, candy giveaways, hot dog and chili dinner, cider, popcorn, caramel apples, and lots of family fun! FREE EVENT – COSTUMES WELCOME! Where the Roadmap Ends Southwest Library 35th Avenue/Henderson Street Sunday, Nov. 1, 2:45-4:45 p.m. Where the Roadmap Ends, a facilitated discussion between parents about the challenges of parenting young adults, 20-30 years old, will be offered at Southwest Library meeting room (but is not sponsored by Seattle Public Library). This free conversation will focus of issues of family, money, communication, work, relationships, and school, plus whatever the participants bring to the table, with the central goal of exchanging ideas about How to Best Parent a Young Adult. The facilitators, Vashon teacher, Devon Atkins and Seattle therapist, Joyce Victor are both mothers of adults in their twenties, and plan to host discussions with young adults as well. For more information and registration, call Devon: 206-353-9227. Kenyon Hall events 7904 35th Ave. S.W. Seattle 98116 (206) 937-3613 Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30 and 31 at 7:30 p.m.- Mostly Magor. Pianist Louis Magor hosts a musical melange featuring the Belle of the Hall, Connie Corrick, soprano Madeline Bersamina in her Kenyon Hall debut, and Gospel Luminary Pat Wright in a rare solo appearance. Songs and stories, with a kittenish nod to the holiday. Friday, Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m. The Annual Sousa Birthday Bash, featuring the Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band, led by Liz Dreisbach. Special appearance by Soprano Connis Corrick. $8-$14. Learn Watercolor painting from a master C&P Coffee House 5612 California Ave. S.W. Noted West Seattle painter and muralist Jennifer Carrasco is offering watercolor painting classes at C&P Coffee House beginning Oct. 27, and on subsequent Tuesdays, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24 and Dec. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. Beginners and "old hands" are welcome. The fee is $120. To join the class contact Jennifer at Hiawatha Halloween Carnival Hiawatha Community Center 2700 California Ave. S.W. 206.684.7441 Friday, Oct. 30, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., wear your scariest costume, play games, win prizes and have spooky fun! $2 Dinner Special consist of Hot dog, chips, and juice. Game tickets cost $.25 - $.50. S.W. Seattle Historical Society Annual Gala Salty's on Alki 1936 Harbor Ave. S.W. 206-938-5293 Saturday, Oct. 31, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. It's Halloween! Join the ghosts of Westside's past for an entertainingly ghoulish afternoon. Brunch, program and silent auction. All proceeds benefit the Log House Museum. Tickets $60 each, please RSVP. Celebrate Green Seattle Day Saturday, Nov. 7, 9-12 p.m. Do your part for the environment in West Seattle! with the Friends of Lincoln Park! Join us to plant native plants in our splendid park. Meet in the north parking lot at the kiosk across from Rose St. Contact Sharon Baker (206) 464-1068 or Learn Watercolor Painting C&P Coffee House 5612 California Ave. S.W. Tuesdays, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24 and Dec. 1, 6-8 p.m. Noted West Seattle painter and muralist Jennifer Carrasco is offering watercolor painting classes. Beginners and “old hands “ are welcome. The fee is $20. International Baccalaureate Information Night Chief Sealth at Boren 5950 Delridge Way S.W. Tuesday, Nov. 3, 7-8:30 p.m. Looking for a great college-prep experience? Check out the internationally recognized IB program at Chief Sealth. Learn from students and staff what makes IB unique including an Introduction to IB education, Overview of courses offered 9-12, Panel of current IB students and an Opportunity to see the curriculum and meet the teachers. Complimentary dessert buffet. Prospective students and families welcome. Auction for great prizes Fauntleroy Church 9140 California Ave. S.W. 932-2928 On Saturday, Nov. 7, the Admiral UCC invites the West Seattle community to join us for a fun evening of fine dining and a chance to bid on some fabulous auction items, such as vacation lodging in Hilo, Palm Desert, Whistler and Ocean Shores and services like dog walking and computer advice as well as a variety of special gift baskets.    A silent auction will begin before the” Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes”-catered dinner at 6:15 p.m. on Nov. 7.  Tickets for the dinner/auction are $20 per person and may be obtained by calling the church at 935-2928 before Friday, Oct. 23.  Doors will open at 5 p.m.  Proceeds will help, in part, to support the many community outreach efforts of Admiral UCC. "Float Our Boat" Admiral Congregational United Church of Christ 4320 S.W. Hill St. 206-932-2928 Saturday, Nov. 7, 5 p.m. Admiral UCC will hold a Dinner/Auction called "Float Our Boat". Auction items include vacation lodging in Hilo, Palm Desert, Whistler and Ocean Shores. Services like dog walking and computer advice as well as a variety of special gift baskets. Tickets for the catered dinner are $20 per person and can be obtained by calling 206-932-2928, before Friday, Oct. 23. Daystar Toastmasters Daystar Retirement Village 2615 S.W. Barton St. 206-932-6706 Monday, Nov. 9, 12-1 p.m. Come experience the safe, supportive atmosphere in which you can grow your communication and leadership skills. Improve your ability to think on your feet and become more comfortable speaking to groups. Meetings are the second and fourth Mondays of each month. Arrive 5-10 minutes early for orientation. See Any questions email to: or call Bill at 206-932-6706. Selling Your Home Successfully Providence Mount St. Vincent 4831 35th Ave. S.W. 206-938-6194 Thursday, Nov. 12, 10-11:30 a.m. Real estate experts Jane Conrad and Rebecca Bomann present valuable tips and answer your questions. Reservations being taken know for this free seminar especially for seniors and their families. Brunch will be served. Reservations required. "Catsino!" Beveridge Place Pub 6413 California Ave. S.W. Saturday, Nov. 14, 2-6 p.m. Hotwire Hold’em, Pig Craps, BlackCat 21 and Wheel of Fido ‘n’ Feline Fortune are just a few of the games we'll be playing at "Catsino." Tickets $25, includes tote bag with $1000 "Catsino Bucks", 3 raffle tickets, 1 free drink ticket, gaming instructions, catered hors d'oeuvres, and more! All proceeds support our "It's Hip to be Snipper" program. Community Art Exhibition South Seattle Community College Art Gallery Jerry Brockey Student Center 6000 16th Ave. S.W. 206-764-5337 Opening Reception Thursday, Nov. 12, 5-7:30 p.m. The Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 12-6:30 p.m. Admission is always free to the public. The Community Art Exhibition features a diverse range of works created by artists living and working in the Seattle community. A variety of mediums are featured, including photography, sculpture and painting. Current works by artists Anna-Maria Vag, Carina A. del Rosario, Eileen Dempsey, Jenny Fillius, Gina Muñoz-Bryant, Justin Mata, and Tina Linville will be on display.  Annual WS CoolMom Toy Swap ‘n’ Sale Fauntleroy Church 9140 California Ave. S.W. Saturday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Get some tips on being greener. Listen to 2-5 minute presentations on living a more sustainable lifestyle. It’s all just part of the fun of donating toys for kids from infants to 12 years old. Drop off points will be set up throughout West Seattle and we’ll gather here to sort it all out. Come have some fun with us.  Call 206-715-0893 to donate. We present this event in partnership with West Side Baby. Holiday Bazaar Highland Park Elementary 1012 S.W. Trenton St. 206-252-8240 Saturday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Over 30 vendors selling home made items as well as a few commercial vendors, bake sale items, lunch for sale, and raffle! We will be collecting food for local food banks, bring in one non-perishable food item in exchange doe one free raffle ticket. One ticket per person. Interested in being a vendor or any other questions, email Ballroomagic Kenyon Hall 7904 35th Ave. S.W. 206-679-7229 Monday night Ballroom and Latin dance classes for adults. $15 per person. FREE class every 1st Monday of the month. After school dance program classes Mondays and Wednesdays in November for ages 6 and up. Open enrollment. Visit or call to register. Stop N' Shop 4504 California Ave. S.W. Pictures and silver items will be 50 percent off regular price from October 28th through November 3rd, 2009. All proceeds go to the Senior Center of West Seattle. Our hours are from 10:00am to 4:00pm seven days a week. We close for all public holidays. For donation, volunteer or membership information please call, 206-932-4044. GriefShare Grace Church 10323 28th Ave. S.W. 206-932-7459 Wednesday, Oct. 21, 7-9 p.m. An international grief recovery support group. If you have lost a loved one to death you are welcome to attend. This is a 13 week program. Weight Loss Challenge & Free Nutrition Class 3420 S.W. Cloverdale St. 206-947-4967 Thursdays, 6-7 p.m. 12 week friendly competition, based on nutrition, lifestyle, exercise classes. Last challenge lost 238 pounds! $35 participation fee goes towards Jackpot and paid back to the "Biggest Losers" www.WeightLossChallengeSeattle. Holy Family Parish Craft Fair School Tice Hall 9615 20th Ave. S.W. Saturday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fifth annual craft fair. We will be selling ceramics, jewelry, children's books, knitted items and many other hand made crafts. We have food and hourly raffle drawings. Proceeds go to the cost of the Parish wide christmas breakfast. For more info call Betty at 206-763-0886. Camp Long Programs October and November 5200 35th Ave. S.W. 206-684-7434 Sugar Skull Making Saturday, Oct. 17, 2-4 p.m. Ages 8 and older. Create your own sugar skulls. Anyone can join in this wonderful artistic tradition. $20 fee includes two take home skulls. Please register by Oct. 16 by calling 206-684-7434. Family Spider Hunt Saturday, Oct. 17, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Ages 1 and older. $7. Come on a spider exploration for the entire family. The variety and beauty of these itsy bitsy, very busy eight-legged critters and their webs is awe-inspiring. Discover the importance of spiders, how to live with them and the benefits of spider conservation. Please register by Oct.16 by calling 206-684-7434. Evening Owl Prowl Saturday, Oct. 17, 7-9 p.m. Ages 1 and older. $8. Listen for the hoots and screams of Barred Owls. Look for regurgitated fur or feathers. Find bone ball pellets and try to identify the contents. Hear stories about our owls and practice your own hooting. Please register by Oct. 16 by calling 206-684-7434. The Nature of Halloween Saturday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. All ages. $6. Halloween is filled with spine tingling stories of night hunters, decomposers, bones, and teeth! Have fun as we look at some of the animals that we celebrate at Halloween. Put your fears to rest, but not your fascination! Learn about and meet some of your favorite Halloween creatures! Please register by Oct. 23 by calling 206-684-7434. AAA Driver Improvement Program  West Seattle Christian Church 4400 42nd Ave. S.W. 206-243-3564 Saturday, Oct. 24, 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Accepting reservations for its refresher course on defensive driving skills. The course gives practical guidance for traffic accident prevention and enhances driver safety and confidence. Successful course completion qualifies drivers 55 ears of age and over for automobile insurance premium discounts. All ages are welcome to attend. $16 per person. WSHS Grad Night 2010  Barnes and Noble 206-718-2442 Nov. 27,28,29. Barnes and Noble stores will route up to 15 percent of receipts back to WSHS PTSA to support the class of 2010 with voucher number 10001303. Please plan to do your shopping on the 27, 28 or 29 at ANY Barnes and Noble in the USA on these days. The money comes back to WSHS to support Grad Night. Do a good deed and get all your shopping done in one stop, while enjoying your coffee! Core Conditioning for Ages 50+ Delridge Community Center 4501 Delridge Way S.W. 206-935-2162 Tuesdays, Beginning Oct 13, for 11 weeks. 8:45-9:45 a.m. Focus on strengthening the core region. Standing practice will improve the oblique muscles and your center of balance. Strength and balance in the trunk area of the body will help you avoid injury during your daily routine. All levels welcome. Tot treks and tyke hikes Camp Long 5200 35th Ave. S.W. 684-7434 Children ages 2 – 3. Share nature with your children. Learn effective and fun outdoor activities and ideas for other times and places. Please arrive 10 minutes before class time and wear appropriate clothing for the weather. Sorry, no strollers. Activity Fee: $7 per adult/child pair. $3.50 for each additional person. Kindermusik Kenyon Hall 7904 35th Ave. S.W. 937-3613 Now scheduling. Give your child a head start. Kindermusik, for families with children aged birth through seven years, begins the first week of September. To register, visit Seeking ESL tutors Our volunteers are at least 18 years old and fluent in English. An application, interview and background check are required. Training and on-going support are provided. After the initial match we ask tutors to meet with their students twice per week for 1.5 hours each time, for at least 6 months. For more information or call Cecilia at 382-4511 or Discovery Shop 4535 California Ave. S.W. Items tagged in blue $1 through Oct 31. 50 percent off all Halloween items. Saturday, Oct 31, between 1 and 3pm Halloween treats. All proceeds go to fight cancer. The shop is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m .- 4:30 p.m. to customers & donators. Closed Sundays and holidays. The ACS Discovery Shop always needs volunteers. Please call 937 7169." At the farmers market This week will feature peppers, potatoes, pole beans, cucumbers, summer squash, peaches, pears, apples, plums, berries, melons, apricots, cherries, currants, nectarines, artichokes, eggplants, okra, potatoes, asparagus, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, greens, chives, fava beans, fennel, garlic, horseradish, kohlrabi, leeks, onions, peas, pea vines, radishes, shallots, tomatoes, turnips, apriums, rhubarb, peaches, herbs, cheese and dairy, eggs, pork, beef, chicken, duck, lamb, veal, goat, pate, soup stocks, mushrooms, wine, fish and seafood, dried fruits and veggies, dried mushrooms, fresh pasta, honey, artisan breads, fresh pastries, chocolates, cider, jams, jellies, sauces, spreads and preserves. New groups Senior Center of West Seattle 4217 S.W. Oregon St. Memory Enhancement—Alternate Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Caregiver Support Group—Alternate Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Live Well with Chronic Conditions—Tuesdays 1 – 3:30 p.m. Matter of Balance/Falls Prevention—Mondays, 1 – 3 p.m. starting Oct. 5 For info, call D’vorah, 932-4044, ext 2. YMCA events After school program Alki Kid’s Place 6115 S.W. Hinds St. Activities include crafts, games, Legos, movies, music along with quiet time for homework and tutoring. Alki Tae Kwon Do program is included for full time enrollees. Ages 4 – 14, 3 – 6:30 p.m. Cost: $20 per day or $90 per week. West Seattle’s Biggest Loser High Point Community Center 6920 34th Ave. S.W. 684-7422 Wednesdays at 6:15 p.m. Each week we teach a different topic of nutrition. All participants receive free personal coaching, a free wellness evaluation, group support and more. $10 of your registration fee will be donated to help put an end to childhood obesity in America. Contact Mylissa Twohey at 579-4581 to RSVP. Seattle Swing Dance Club Alki Masonic Hall 4736 40th Ave. S.W. First and third Sundays: Workshop I: 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Workshop II: 4 – 5 p.m. Beginner free lesson: 4 – 5 p.m. Dance: 5 – 9 p.m. For more information visit Volleyball Southwest Community Center 2801 S.W. Thistle St. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. – noon. Men and women ages 50+ wanted for drop-in play volleyball. For information call Mary at 935-2162. District Council meetings Youngstown Cultural Arts Center 4408 Delridge Way S.W. Every third Wednesday, 7 – 9 p.m. Each month 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. Volunteers needed Sustainable West Seattle is seeking volunteers for our 2nd Annual Sustainable West Seattle Festival. A variety of volunteer opportunities are available. For information go to, or email Watts Basketball Sundays West Seattle High School 3000 California Ave. S.W. Year-round skills training sessions with Seattle hoop legends Donald and Slick Watts. For boys and girls grades 3-8. Register online at A portion of the proceeds to benefit the WSHS Boys Basketball Program. Stay-at-home dads Hiawatha Playfield Playground 2700 California Ave. S.W. Mondays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. Our goal is to develop 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 to network with us. Thunder Girls  Fastpitch Softball 12U West Seattle Thunder Girls Fastpitch Softball is looking for athletes with a good attitude and desire to play tournament softball this spring and summer. If you are interested in arranging a tryout call Coach Greg at 669-6881 or email Propose a neighborhood project Have ideas for neighborhood improvements? Propose a project today. The Neighborhood Projects Funds can be used for small-scale improvements such as sidewalk repair, traffic circles and traffic calming, sidewalks, school zone speed limit signs, playground improvements, etc. Ballroom dancing with Loretta West Seattle Senior Center 4217 S.W. Oregon St. 420-3255 All ages, singles and couples welcome. Tuesday, 6 – 7 p.m. Introductory Latin: Rumba, Cha Cha, Salsa Tuesday, 7 – 8 p.m. Beginner Latin: Rumba, Cha Cha, Salsa Thursday, 6 – 7 p.m. Beginner Ballroom: Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango $10 donation. Just Walkers Saturdays, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. new class through South Seattle Community College Preschools for parents and toddlers now about 14-18 months old. Fun for little ones and a parent educator to talk with. Call 854-5279 for information. Swing Dance club Alki Masonic Temple 4736 40th Ave. S.W. The Seattle Swing Dance Club has lessons at 2:45 p.m. and dancing begins at 5 p.m. the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month. For more information call Merrill at 523-3205. Business Networking The Kenney 7125 Fauntleroy Way S.W. Meeting Room 2 206-937-6369 Wednesdays, 8-9:30 a.m. Are you an electrician, architect, or photographer who wants to grow your business in West Seattle? If so, the Westside Professionals chapter of BNI wants to meet you. Bring 40 business cards for referral-based networking with a established group of local professionals on Wednesday morning at The Kenney. Breakfast will be served. We have open categories for other businesses as well. For more information, contact Volunteers Needed Senior Center of West Seattle 4217 S.W. Oregon St. 206-932-4044 ext. 8 The Senior Center of West Seattle has an excellent Volunteer Team and is looking for additional volunteers to enhance it's team. Volunteer opportunities available: The Cafe Assistant, Kitchen Assistant, Stop N' Shop Thrift Store, Front Office Receptionist, Evening Functions. Call Margie 206-932-4044 ext. 8 for more information. Volunteers needed Providence Mount St. Vincent 4831 35th Ave. S.W. Providence Mount St. Vincent has a thriving volunteer program and seeks additional volunteer help in three key areas: office work, childcare, and visitors to the adult family home. For information call Storey at 937-3701 ext. 28170. 100th birthday preparations 6115 S.W. Hinds St. Alki Congregational United Church of Christ is making plans for its 100th birthday in 2009. We are looking for help tracking down the families of the following Charter members of the congregation: George R. and Carrie E. Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Percy G. Copp, Mrs. E.J. Fuller, Mrs. Grace Livingston, Mrs. E.W. McGinnis, Mr. and Mrs. G.P. Peavey, Mrs. Ferdinand Schmitz, and Mr. and Mrs. B.H. Svendsen. If you can provide name and addresses of the descendents of these Charter members, please call the Alki Church office at 935-2661. We encourage our readers to comment. No registration is required. 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