On the Go - Week of 8-6-12
West Seattle Events and Announcements
4535 California Ave. S.W.
Two for One Sale on all women's wear Wednesday, August 1st through Sunday, August 5th and all items with yellow tags are 50% off marked price through August 21st. Don't forget to bring your own bags when you shop. In keeping with our motto: "A World With Less Cancer is a World With More Birthdays," come in on your birthday and receive a 20% discount on your entire purchase. When you shop and volunteer with us you help fund cancer research. The all volunteer run, non-profit American Cancer Society shop is open Sundays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and all other days 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Follow our blog at www.discoveryshopwestseattle.org.
Wine in the Woods at Camp Long
5200 35th Ave. S.W.
Friday, August 10, 7 p.m. A fundraiser for the Arts in Nature Festival with funds raised going to next years festival. Nature Consortium is taking a break from the festival to ensure that future festivals are sustainable and successful. Wine in the Woods includes wine tasting, appetizers, campfire, silent auction, and desserts, as well as performances all night and art throughout woods. Help us bring back a better Festival in 2013. www.naturec.org.
Tag Your Pet & Support Furry Faces Foundation
‘Tag Your Pet…It Ain’t Graffiti’ Events:
West Seattle Outdoor Movies, Saturday, August 18, 6 p.m. and on.
West Seattle Nursery Dog Days of August Beerfest, Sunday, August 19, 1–4 p.m. Who Is Furry Faces Foundation ( F3): Retention and prevention. This is our mantra. Helping people keep their pets with them and out of animal shelters/rescue groups. It's as simple as it is complex. For further information about the Furry Faces Foundation, email us @ email@example.com; visit our Facebook at HYPERLINK "http://www.facebook.com/furryfacesfoundation/info" www.facebook.com/furryfacesfoundation/info or website at www.furryfaces.org (currently under renovation).
Delridge Ballroom Dancing for Ages 50+
Delridge Community Center
4501 Delridge Way S.W.
Third Friday of each month (August 17, Sept. 21, Oct. 19, & Nov. 16, 2012), 1:30-3:30 p.m. $4 per person. An afternoon of music and dance with Lauren Petrie for singles and couples ages 50 and above. No dance experience necessary. Info: 206-684-7423 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Rainier Beach High School Class of 1962 50th Reunion
We are looking for classmates for Reunion Aug. 25 (picnic on 26th). If you are a classmate and haven’t received notices, Please Contact Carol (Moss) at rb62ca44mOss@hotmail.com or 206-284-8325.
Chief Sealth High School Class of 1972 Plans 40th Reunion
Reunion will be held September 22, 2012 at Rainier Golf & Country Club. Contact David Katt at 206-650-0863 or email@example.com for info and inclusion of email addresses / contact information. We are planning well in advance to insure maximum participation and maximum celebration. Everybody Welcome.
Join the West Seattle Lion’s Club
Meets every Thursday, noon-1:30 p.m., at Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 S.W. Oregon St. Info: 206-762-1221.
Stop ‘N Shop
4504 California Ave. SW
Remember to donate reusable items ie kitchenware, tools, knickknacks, jewelry, linens, furniture, home decorations, clothing & accessories to the Senior Centers Stop‘n Shop. Our thrift shop runs on the generous donations of folks like you!!! All donations tax deductible! Hours are 7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Grief Support Group Begins
Our Lady of Guadalupe Pastoral Center
7000 35th Ave. S.W. (just north of the Parish Center under construction)
Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Meet weekly for 6-8 weeks. Anyone in the community who has suffered the loss of a loved one is welcome. Led by a pastoral counselor and staff member. Questions or RSVP John at 935-0358 ext. 110.
West Seattle Senior Center Needs Volunteers
4217 S.W. Oregon St.
Make a difference by getting involved! For info 206-932-4044 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Daystar Retirement Village
2615 S.W. Barton
Come as a guest to grow your communication and leadership skills. Second and fourth Mondays of each month, 12-1:00 PM. Arrive 5 to 10 minutes early for orientation. See http://daystarclub.freetoasthost.us. Email questions to: email@example.com or call 206-932-6707.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Meetings
Mount St. Vincent-2nd floor, Peps West Room
4831 35th Ave S.W.
Every Tuesday, 5:45-7 p.m. TOPS is an encouraging weight loss support group with weigh-ins every Tuesday. Info: Jan 206-762-7844 or Bunkyjanjan@yahoo.com
Volunteers for Playing Piano/Entertainment or
Providence Elizabeth House
3201 S.W. Graham St.
Leave a message. firstname.lastname@example.org
AARP Defensive Driving Workshop
Daystar Retirement Village
2615 S.W. Barton St.
First Saturday of every month, ongoing, 9-5:30 p.m. $12 for members, $14 non-members. Call 206-937-6122 for info or to RSVP.
At Senior Center of West Seattle
4217 SW Oregon St.
Luncheon and Fall Fashion Show
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 11:45 a.m. Chicken Caesar Salad luncheon with dessert $6. MaryBeth Logsdon Consultant will arrange for West Seattle models. Fun and Surprises too! MaryBeth also does private appointments, wardrobe consulting, etc. Reservations - call 932-4044 x1.
Sponsored by: Bridge Park
Tuesday, Aug 21, 11:45 am Aloha Luncheon served here at the Senior Center. Only $6. At 12:15 p.m. music of the islands and mainland by the Horizon Band. Multiple instruments, singing and variety show. Reservations - call 932-4044 x1.
Wednesday, August 22, 5:30 p.m. Only $8. Entertainment with Michael Harris. Here at the Senior Center in Hatten Hall. Sign up by calling 932-4044 x1.
Footcare & Manicures
Mondays, ongoing. Cost: Foot care $20 member/$22 non-member; Manicures w/polish $20 member/$22 non-member and no/polish $15 member or non-member. Cancellations must be made by 4 p.m. Friday prior to appointment to avoid being charged. Call 206-932-4044 ext. 1 for appointment.
Chair Massage by Ann Shafford
Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. 15 min. appointments - sign up at the front desk. $5 member/$7 non-member.
Wednesdays, 9:15-10:30 a.m. Drop-in, $5 mem/$7 non-mem. Chair and standing postures (no floor sitting). Improve breathing, posture, flexibility, balance and peace of mind. Postures can be adapted to your abilities or limitations. Wear loose, comfortable clothing.
Enhance Fitness Exercise Classes
Monday, Wednesday & Friday, on-going, 8-9 a.m. & 9-10 a.m. (2 sessions). Free to Group Health members or $30 for 5 weeks. Innovative and fun strength-training classes, using wrist & ankle weights, aerobics, balance and stretching.
Afternoon Exercise Class
Mondays & Fridays, 3 p.m. (minimum 6 participants needed). $35 in advance for 10 sessions or $5 per class. We start with standing movement to fun music, followed by basic balance work, then seated strength training using resistance bands (provided). We’ll move, breathe, relax and enjoy ourselves.
4217 S.W. Oregon St.
The Senior Center needs volunteer instructors to teach the AARP Defensive Driving Classes. Training takes 2 days, is taught in Everett and/or Gig Harbor. Expenses are reimbursed by AARP. You will need to teach 3 or more classes a year. Call Marge Lutton 206-322-0490 for more information.
WSHS Host Families Needed
Host families are needed for foreign exchange students who will attend West Seattle High School for the next semester. Host families do not need to have teenagers of their own; young families as well as empty nesters are excellent high school student hosts. For info: 360-661-0552 or email@example.com.
Old Clothes = New Opportunities Donation Station
Northwest Center ‘Big Blue Truck’
Diamond Parking Lot
44th Ave. S.W. & S.W. Edmunds St.
Fridays - Sundays, 9-5 p.m. Clean out your closets and drop off your reusable clothing and household items at the donation station. List of donations accepted visit bigbluetruck.org or (800) 992-2060. Donations are tax deductible and donors receive a $3 off coupon to Value Village.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly
Guadalupe Church-Pastoral Care Center
7000 35th Ave. S.W.
Every Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. TOPS is an encouraging weight loss support group with weigh-ins every Tuesday. For info at 206-932-2621.
Irish Dance Lessons
West Seattle VFW Hall
3601 S.W. Alaska St.
Mondays & Tuesdays in the late afternoon & early evenings. Open to children and adults. Information at 206-935-3225.
Business Network with Westside Professionals
The Kenney - meeting room 2
7125 Fauntleroy Way S.W.
Wednesdays, 8-9:30 a.m. Build your business through referrals and networking. For info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Providence Elizabeth House
3201 S.W. Graham St.
Volunteers for Playing Piano/Entertainment
Every second Thursday, 12:45-1:45 p.m. We need someone to play piano or entertain seniors for an hour or so during Birthday Celebrations.
Volunteers for Sign Language Communication with Deaf
Come in once or twice a month to speak with a senior deaf resident. This would be very beneficial for us to have an opportunity to interact with them as well as provide practice to volunteer who studies or wants to practice using sign language.
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