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On the Go Week of 5-29-17 | West Seattle Herald / White Center News Skip to Main Content Area Monday, May 29, 2017 | Overcast, 53.6 °F search Letters Sign in Subscribe Contact Us Front Page News Features Sports Opinion Police Blotter Lynn Dennis guides the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce full steam ahead By Lindsay Peyton Lynn Dennis knows how business works – on all ... Westside-O-Rama West Seattle Entertainment Guide Admiral Theater 2343 California Ave. S.W. 938-3456 Movie ... Tides turn back West Seattle By Tim Clinton SPORTS EDITOR West Seattle's ride through the ... Jean's View: Catastrophe hits Seattle By Jean Godden May is the month of lost cats in Seattle. ... Police Blotter week of 5-29-17 Ongoing investigation of homicide on Alki Detectives are still ... News On the Go Week of 5-29-17 Banquet honors scholar athletes Mayor Murray announces $1.1 million in matching fund awards for community-based projects Police presence to increase on Alki following shooting death says Herbold Notice all the big apartments going in with little to no parking? Councilmember Herbold has some answers SLIDESHOW: Taste of West Seattle sets new record raising more than $70,000 Brian Vance named as new West Seattle High School Principal UPDATE: Twelve row house units approved for 61st SW REMINDER: Taste of West Seattle is May 25: 40 of the best will participate SPS Herndon to meet with Louisa Boren K-8 STEM on June 1 to discuss class capacity, school locations Vision Zero Speed Limit Changes Coming to Harbor Ave SW and Boyer ­­­­Ave E in Montlake UPDATE: Shooting on Alki takes a life UPDATE: "Problem with a boiler" brings fire response to former Schmitz Park Elementary School Port of Seattle and Sound Transit to highlight Sea-Tac Airport transit walkway accessibility improvements Free Community Health Fair June 1, presented by Navos Ken Rogers Declares Candidacy for Seattle Port Commission On the Go Week of 5-22-17 Annual Intergenerational Art Show and sale now underway at Providence Mount St. Vincent Fauntleroy Schoolhouse celebrates 100 years of memories and friendships at Centennial event Daystar Retirement Village celebrates its five centenarians residents South Park residents fight back against fear-inciting fliers Mayor Murray and Seattle City Council nominate appointees for the Community Involvement Commission West Seattle development; How many apartments, how many parking spaces? Easy Street Records celebrating life and career of Chris Cornell Introducing West Seattle High School Career Tech students to the 13th Year Promise Scholarship On the Go Week of 5-29-17 05/29/2017 updated 22 minutes ago Discovery Shop 4535 California Ave. S.W. 206 937 7169 May 25-28. In honor of Memorial Day, all Red, White & Blue clothing is reduced 40% through Sun. May 28 and all items with Yellow tags are $1.00 May 27 until the end of the month.  Since we'll be closed Memorial Day, you may want to stop by and pick up some books for the long weekend— paperbacks are $.50 and hardbacks $1.00. The all volunteer run non-profit American Cancer Society shop is open Sun. 11 a.m.– 3 p.m. and all other days 10 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.  Follow our blog at and LIKE us on Facebook. Chic Street Man Alki United Church of Christ 6115 S.W. Hinds Sat., June 3, 7 p.m. Get your summer groove on with a rare solo performance by Chic Street Man (acoustic urban blues and folk), a uniquely talented artist with an international following. A free-will offering of $20 is suggested. Refreshments & treats served at intermission. Net proceeds benefit West Seattle Helpline. Visit for more info. Daystar bbq cook off & fundraiser Daystar retirement village 2615 S.W. Barton Street Sat., June 3, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Live music, kids activities, face painting and much more fun! All you can eat for $5 per person! Burgers, hot dogs and pulled pork and sides. Net proceeds benefit senior center of west seattle. For more info call 206.937.6122 Or visit www.Daystarseattle.Com. Loop the Lupe Walt Hundley Playfield 6920 34th Ave. S.W. Sun., June 4, Check in 11 a.m. Come out and experience Seattle’s newest race at Walt Hundley Playfield! With five fun and challenging obstacles set along a 1K loop there’s something for everyone! You can choose to do the loop once, twice, or all five times for a full 5K. Not interested in an obstacle race? Run the course and skip them. Looking for something less challenging? There will be a Senior Saunter and a 1/4 mile Youth Dash on a course set up on the flat play field—perfect for those looking to participate but not overdo it. Registration fee is $25–$35 and is available at Proceeds from the race are a fundraiser for the community athletics and social. Senior Resource Fair West Seattle Senior Center 4217 S.W. Oregon St. Tues., June 6, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Join West Seattle Senior Center for one stop shopping as various services and organizations, businesses, and health & wellness resources are all gathered in one place. Free gifts and raffle prizes. Free lunch! For more info, visit or call 206.932.4044 x1. Disaster Book Club: Eruption Location: West Seattle Library 2306 42nd Ave. S.W. Wed., June 7, 6–7:30 p.m. Join Seattle Office of Emergency Management and author Steve Olson to discuss his award-winning book “Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens.” We’ll delve into the history of Washington’s volcanoes and what we can do to better prepare for volcanic eruptions and other disasters. Free for tickets visit Free Kids’ Fishing Event Seacrest Park 1660 Harbor Ave. S.W. Sat., June 10, 8–11 a.m. The West Seattle Sportsmen’s Club welcomes you to bring your kids, aged 14 and younger, to fish for trout in our portable pond. We provide cane poles and bait for the kids to use. Don’t forget your camera to catch all the excitement and you might want to bring a small ice chest to carry their fish home in. This event is free to the public and no pre-registration is required. For more info, visit or email Health Care Decision Making Providence Mount St. Vincent 4831 35th Ave. S.W. Pigott Chapel, 3rd floor Sat., June 10, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Join Providence Mount St. Vincent and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish to learn how to plan ahead for your personal health care wishes. One of the greatest stresses for a family is having to guess what health care choices a loved one would make—if this hasn’t been discussed in advance. It will include coffee and refreshments. An interactive program will feature Jen Kulik, who will facilitate, through drama, how challenging, insightful and humorous conversations to clarify health care wishes can be between spouses, parents and siblings. A $5 donation is suggested. Register by contacting Ann Martin at 206.938.6194 or 12th annual Morgan Junction Community Festival Morgan Junction Park 6413 California Ave. S.W. June 17, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Family friendly music and entertainment; food and commercial vendors; local community group information booths; and special art/craft activities for children. Junction True Value Ladies Night Junction True Value 4747 44th Ave. S.W. Wed., June 21, 6–8 p.m. Ladies of West Seattle, you are invited to the 1st Annual Ladies Night at Junction True Value There will be prizes, drawings and vendor demonstrations. The 1st 100 ladies will receive a bag filled with goodies. All ladies can take advantage of 20% off store-wide savings (excluding stihl products and sale items). Refreshments and yummy snacks will be served. Ladies only…no men or children. For more info call 206.932.0450. —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. 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