Southwest District Council Meeting Mar. 5

Southwest District Council Meeting

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St, Nucor Room


6:30 p.m. Welcome and Introductions, Approve Previous Meeting Summary, & Announcements – Sharonn Meeks & Vlad Oustimovitch

6:40 p.m. Introduction and Q&A with West Seattle Chamber CEO Lynn Dennis

7:10 p.m. Development in West Seattle – Cindi Barker and all

7:40 p.m. CNC Update- Chas Redmond

7:45 p.m. Other SWDC business

3 x 3 Basketball Tournament to benefit Treehouse for Kids March 15

The West Seattle High School Sophomore class is hosting a 3 x 3 Basketball Tournament “206 BANG OUT” on Saturday, March 15th which will benefit Treehouse and help improve lives of foster kids in our community.

This event is for players 6th – 12th grade with divisions for all skill levels.

It will take place on Saturday, March 15th from 9-3pm in the WSHS Gym.

The cost is $20 dollars per team.

For information or to sign up please contact:

The entry deadline is March 7th.  read more »

Duwamish River: the Last 15,000 Years March 8

WHAT: Duwamish River: the Last 15,000 Years

WHEN: March 8, 2014, 1-3pm

Geologist Devin O’Reilly shares how glaciers, volcanoes, earthquakes & humans have shaped the river. Take a journey from ice sheets to industry, from salmon habitat to Superfund site, and ponder the future of the Duwamish River Valley. Free. Co-Sponsored by the Seattle Parks Volunteer Naturalist Program.  read more »

Parenting with Pause Lecture Series with UrbanSitter

Join UrbanSitter and The Cove School for an educational and fun lecture series around tips and best practices for easing into the parenting journey. Free childcare will be provided at all events.

The Cove School Founder, Renee Metty will host a 3-part series around Parenting with Pause from 6:30-8PM.
Parenting with Pause: Letting Go | Thursday, February 27

Parenting with Pause: Shift Happens | Thursday, March 13

Parenting with Pause: Flow | Tuesday, April 1  read more »

Duwamish Alive! An Earth Corps Event April 19

Duwamish Alive collaborates with community, municipalities, non-profits and businesses within the Duwamish River watershed to preserve and enhance habitat for people and wildlife, towards improving the health of Puget Sound. As a Duwamish Alive member organization, EarthCorps supports this vision of creating a River for All. Hundreds of volunteers will work with Duwamish Alive member organizations to make a huge impact on the health of the Duwamish River Watershed.  read more »

'Youngstown Thrive 8' March 1 Birthday Bash

The Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (YCAC) will throw a birthday party celebration called Youngstown Thrive 8 on Saturday, March 1st, 2014, celebrating the eighth year it has served as an arts and cultural hub for the community. It is located at 4408 Delridge Way S.W.

The party will be a family-friendly atmosphere in the Center's "movement studio" and a 21+ dance party in the theater after the kids head home.  read more »

What Crows Talk About -FREE Community event at the Duwamish Longhouse March 1

Duwamish Longhouse Free Event, March 1, 2014

WHAT: What Crows Talk About

WHEN: March 1, 2014, Talk 1-2pm, Pop-up Art Show from 12-4pm

West Seattle artist, author & photographer, Judy Lane, offers her observations and images taken on the Pacific’s NW Salish Sea to tell the story of a community of crows. Talk 1-2p. Free.  read more »

West Seattle Artwalk Feb. 13

From Alki to Endolyne, the West Seattle Art Walk is brought to you by your local West Seattle merchants. Dozens of merchants in the West Seattle Junction, Alki Beach, Admiral District, Morgan Junction, Fauntleroy District and Delridge are displaying art and showcasing artists the second Thursday of EVERY month, 6-9pm!

For more details on the event visit:

Save the Dakota Substation! West Seattle Green Space Coaltion Meeting Feb. 9

Keep fighting to save Dakota Substation and the other substations in West Seattle!

The West Seattle Green Space Coalition is meeting on Sunday, Feb. 9 at Delridge Library at 3:00. Please join us for this important planning meeting. We are getting ready for two presentations: the Energy Committee of the City Council on Feb. 26 and the Urban Forestry Commission on March 12. We need your help in this effort!
Mary Fleck 937-3321

AARF 'We Got Game' with board game benefit

Event: We Got Game!
Benefits: Animal Aid & Rescue Foundation and Georgia Peaches
Date: Saturday, February 22nd; 7 pm - 10 pm
Location: Alki Arts Harbor Steps, 55 University Avenue, Seattle
Ticket: Just $20 and includes two drinks and food
Age: Must be 16+ to attend

Re-live your childhood moments with old-school games like Twister, Battleship, Life and more! Be silly in the photo booth with your friends! Improve your aim with a round of Cornhole!  read more »

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