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On The Go Week of 3-6-17 | West Seattle Herald / White Center News Skip to Main Content Area Monday, March 6, 2017 | Broken clouds, 44.6 °F search Letters Sign in Subscribe Contact Us Front Page News Features Sports Opinion Police Blotter UPDATE: After the loss of her husband, Shi Chen is struggling to make ends meet; GoFundMe campaign tops $11,000 Update 1:00pm March 6 The campaign to support Shi Chen and family ... Westside-O-Rama West Seattle Entertainment Guide Admiral Theater 2343 California Ave. S.W. 938-3456 Movie ... West Seattle victorious over Lincoln Abes claiming third place BY GERARDO BOLONG Special to the West Seattle Herald TACOMA - ... Amanda's View: Social dance By Amanda Knox   This week Chris and I learned the shim sham. ... Police Blotter Week of 2-27-17 Security guards stop shoplifters A store located on the 2800 ... News On The Go Week of 3-6-17 Alaskan Way Viaduct gets semi-annual earthquake inspection this weekend; Closures will add to congestion Mixed use, 108 unit Apt. bldg with PCC Store approved by SW Design Review Board Woman beaten and knocked out in White Center; Suspect in custody Being harassed? Call 206-233-7100 to fight it White Center Small Business Resource Fair Mar. 6 will bring together lenders and business Love hunting for eggs? Seattle Parks has a basket full of options BB Gun shooting spree alarms motorhome owner; Windows repeatedly shot out Update: Plans moving ahead for John's Deli site on 35th SW; Best of Hands Barrelhouse is coming On the Go Week of 2-27-17 UPDATE: Power outage puts nearly 2100 in the dark; Equipment failure cited; now restored Winter weather advisory calling for more snow Long Live The Kings "Salish Stories" gala promoting salmon restoration April 20 DNDA fundraiser raises over $25,000 to celebrate and champion art, housing and education NWS issues Winter Weather Advisory 6th Annual Duwamish Rowing Club Fundraiser set for March 25 48 unit apartment/mixed use project design review meeting set for March 16 SDOT walking tours to discuss Fauntleroy Boulevard Project March 17 & 18 Car thefts and prowls are among "most significant" crime issues in West Seattle South Seattle College 13th Year Promise Scholarship expanding to include West Seattle High School Destination Delridge fundraiser will benefit DNDA Feb. 24 Four, three story townhouses proposed for High Point on SW Holly Street Hope Lutheran Church collecting welcome baskets for refugees Mayor Murray will visit Thunder Road Guitars as part of Only In Seattle Sinkhole forms at 24th & Kenyon; Recycling truck trapped briefly, fix should take a week On The Go Week of 3-6-17 03/06/2017 updated 5 hours ago Lindsay Peyton Featured at West Seattle Art Walk Viscon Cellars 5910 California Ave. S.W. Thurs., March 9, 6–9 p.m. Fellow Texans, Winemaker Ben Viscon and painter Lindsay Peyton are now making a name for themselves as creative forces in Seattle. Both of their creations will be featured side-by-side at Viscon Cellars. West Seattle Helpline Benefit Concert Alki United Church of Christ 6115 SW Hinds, Seattle Fri., March 10, 7:30 p.m. Alki UCC’s “Music with a Heart” presents The Seattle Marimba Quartet, From Bach to Billy Joel … An Evening of Classical and Pop Standards. Net proceeds benefit the West Seattle Helpline. Suggested donation $20; Refreshments and treats at intermission. Info: WSCO Spring Celebration Chief Sealth Auditorium 2600 S.W. Thistle Fri., March 10, 7:30 p.m. The West Seattle Community Orchestra presents: Spring Celebration. Mozart Violin Concerto no. 3 in G Major. Quinton Morris, Violin, and WSCO Symphony Orchestra, James Pham, Conductor. Program also includes, Verdi - Triumphal March from Aida, Strauss Jr. - Emperor Waltzes and Glazunov - Overture Solenelle. Lions’ St. Patrick’s Dinner and Karaoke Party! Sisson Buikding/Senior Center 4217 S.W. Oregon St. Sat., March 11, 5:30 p.m. Come join the West Seattle Lions for a fun evening of music, good friends and good food to raise funds to serve our community. Dinner includes salad, corned beef, cabbage, carrots, potatoes, bread and dessert. Beer and wine available for a donation. $20 per person, $15 for seniors, $10 for children under 12 years old. RSVP: Cheryl at 206.909.6427. A Princess Ball VFW 3601 S.W. Alaska Sat., March 11, 3:30–5:30 p.m. Miss Sheryl’s Ballet and Party Princess Productions are proud to be working together to present A Princess Ball. Join our special princess guests for hors d’oeuvres, crafting, storytelling and dancing and even a super hero! We hope you can join us at this magical event. For questions or ticket information, email Sheryl at Discovery Shop 4535 California Ave. S.W. 206 937 7169 March 13–18 Our awesome Antique Event with a store full of one of a kind treasures. You’ll want to shop early and often because once an antique is gone, it’s gone! Also, we’re celebrating the full moon on March 12 with 40% off any one item in the shop, then a half price sale of green clothing to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day March 16-17 whether you’re Irish or not! Volunteer with us and, in a 4 hour weekly shift, you can help us meet our goal of funding a cure for cancer. The all volunteer run, non profit American Cancer Society shop is open Sun. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and all other days 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Follow our blog at and LIKE us on Facebook. Resource Open House For Business Owners And Entrepreneurs Seattle Public Library–Delridge Branch 5423 Delridge Way S.W., Thurs., March 16, 4–6 p.m. The Seattle Public Library will host an open house where business owners and entrepreneurs can meet with community lenders and providers of free business consulting. The event will gather together local experts who provide technical and financial assistance to new and growing businesses. Attendees will receive free advice on next steps, business ideas and financial assistance. Registration is not required. For more information, call 206.733.9125. 6th Annual Duwamish Rowing Club FUNdraiser Highland Park Improvement Club 1116 S.W. Holden St. Sat., March 25, 6-10 p.m. Theme: Music Night/Open Turntable—Bring your favorite songs on vinyl for DJ to play. Speaker: Former University of Washington rowing Coach Bob Ernst Silent Auctions and Drawing. Prizes include: Airplane ride, weekend at the Freestone Inn in the Methow Valley (valued over $400). Suggested donation $20 age 19 and older includes: bowl of chili, cornbread and one drink. 18 and under are free. For more info email Sarah Blum at Seattle Seafair Commodores Annual Bowl-A-Thon West Seattle Bowl 4505 39th Ave. S.W. Sat., March 25, Check-in begins at 9 a.m. For over 60 years, the Seafair Commodores have been serving the Seattle community as the Seafair Festival’s official Goodwill Ambassadors. The Seattle Seafair Commodores are hosting their 25th annual Bowl-a-Thon. Registration is only $50 per adult bowler, and $25 for children 12 and under. Online registration is available at King County Parks Kendo Class White Center Park 1321 SW 102nd Every Mon. 7–9 p.m. Winter quarter classes start Jan. 2 end March 20 (No Class Jan. 16 and Feb. 20). Kendo is a highly technical Japanese sport developed from Samurai Warrior swordsmanship. lt develops eye-hand-foot coordination, self discipline, and the basic principles of self defense. Students use armor and bamboo sticks when engaged in facilitated matches. lnstructor: Jeff Marsten, 7th Degree Blackbelt-All Japan Kendo Federation, Former US National Champion and Pan Am Champion. $70 for 10 classes. Equipment List: $20 Wood Sword for first class, $25 Bamboo Sword after weeks 4–6. For more info email Jeffrey at Support U: Fostering Caregiver Wellness Alki United Church of Christ 6115 S.W. Hinds St. Sat., Feb. 25 and March 11, 9:30 a.m.–Noon. Caregiver Support classes developed by Lutheran Community Services to make life better for seniors and their caregivers. Basic care-giving information and tips to help reduce the number of caregivers who suffer from burnout by trying to “do it all” alone. The cost is only $5 to cover the expense of materials. For more info or to RSVP email or call 206.935.2661. 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. 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 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. Deadline for receiving Calendar items is Noon Wednesday for the following week’s print edition. Events are published based on timeliness and space available. Email submissions as soon as possible to: Items can be accepted from nonprofit groups and government agencies only. 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! 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