Southwest District Council Meeting

Wednesday, May 1 - Southwest District Council Meeting.
6:30 - 8 p.m. at Southwest Teen Life Center.
2600 SW Thistle

Possible speaker on new public schools to be built in West Seattle.

Community conversation on design of new school at Genesee Hill

The Community Conversation that was originally scheduled for Tuesday, April 30, on the design of the new school at Genesee Hill has been rescheduled by the district to Wednesday, May 8.

The time and location remain the same: 6:30 - 8 p.m. at Schmitz Park Elementary School.

49th Ave SW & SW Spokane St

First Garden Cleanup of the Year and Spring Clean

Genesee-Schmitz Neighborhood Council

Saturday, April 27 -

First Garden Cleanup of the Year and Spring Clean.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Genesee Hill School (meet at the front of the school).

Gathering of Neighbors

Connect with dozens of local businesses, neighborhood collectives, nonprofit organizations, and leaders across the West Seattle Peninsula, and learn more about how you can get involved and find support in your community!

Learn about rain gardens, organize a neighborhood clean up, celebrate native history, should city council members be elected by Districts, get involved with your emergency communication Hub, and more....

at Chief Sealth High School

2600 SW Thistle St
Seattle, WA 98126-3748
Phone (206) 252-8550

4th Annual Art Ehrmann Cancer Benefit Dinner and Auction - West Seattle Eagles Apr. 20

The 4th annual Art Ehrmann Cancer Benefit is being presented by the West Seattle Eagles April, 20 and they are seeking donations for silent and live auctions. Open to the public.

The event is a dinner first, followed by the auction.

Dinner starts at 5:30pm featuring an All You Can Eat Taco bar for only $6!
The silent auction will run from 5:30pm on and the live auction will begin at 7pm
So far what has been contributed are an Argosy Cruise, Golf Tee Times, Restaurant Certificates, Theme Baskets, Salon Gift Certificates, Golf Merchandise and more.  read more »

East Ballard Community Association

What: Those interesced in getting up to speed on the latest happenings in the East Ballard neighborhood and who want to become more involved with planning and development of the 14th Ave NW Park are welcome to attend.

Where: Contact Dawn Hemminger at or 953-3940 for location

More info: Contact Shannon Dunn, 781-4398

Ballard Community Task Force on Homelessness & Hunger

Where: Swedish Ballard Cafeteria Conference Room, 5300 Tallman Ave NW

More info: Contact Graham Pruss at

Loyal Heights Community Center Advisory Council

Where: Loyal Heights Community Center, 2101 NW 77th Street

More info: Call 206-684-4052 or Molly Browne at

Sunset Hill - Shilshole Work party

What: After a winter respite, it's time to tend to the median ends we planted last year. Wear work clothes, bring water and any favorite weeding tools. We'll provide safety vests, an assortment of tools and a few plants to fill in gaps and replace those that didn't survive.

Where: 36th Ave NW median, just north of NW 60th St and just south of NW 62nd St

More info: Contact Dave Boyd, 498-6636 or

Creating Change in Your Community: Groundswell NW's Annual Meeting

What: Groundswell NW invites community leaders and anyone interested in learning how to inspire grassroots change in their community to our 2013 Annual Meeting on Sunday, April 7 from 6 – 8 pm at the Sunset Hill Community Club. Featured speakers include Pomegranate Center founder, Milenko Matanovic, and Dawn Hemminger, East Ballard Community Association leader.  read more »