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NORTH HIGHLINE UNINCORPORATED AREA COUNCIL MEETING FEB. 2

Deanna Martin from King County Transit will be providing updates on the scheduled transit service changes to White Center and beyond. Additionally, questions regarding safety at bus stops along 15th Avenue, as well as the 2 zone fare issue will be discussed.
We also welcome Nancy Woodland, Executive Director, Westside Baby who will update the community on what is happening at Westside Baby, as well as the "homeless summits" that she has been heading in White Center.

NORTH HIGHLINE UNINCORPORATED AREA COUNCIL
www.northhiglineuac.org  read more »

Sustainable West Seattle Volunteer Fair Jan. 23

Join Sustainable West Seattle for our Annual Membership meeting and Volunteer Fair. Enjoy food and drink as we elect a new Board of Directors for 2012 and discuss how we can make this year even more sustainable and resilient for West Seattle. During The Volunteer Fair, you’ll be able to casually explore ways to get involved in any or all of Sustainable West Seattle’s projects, including:

The West Seattle Tool Library
Stormwater Project
Eat Local Now
Spokespeople Bike Rides
The Community Orchard
and more.

Tuesday, Jan. 23, 7-9 pm
West Seattle Senior Center
4217 SW Oregon St.

West Seattle Crime Prevention Council meeting - SPD Aggressive Driver Team, DUIs, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement

WEST SEATTLE CRIME PREVENTION COUNCIL
January 17, 2012
7:00-8:30 PM

The mission of the West Seattle Crime Prevention Council, in partnership with theSouthwest Police Precinct, to promote crime prevention in all West Seattle Neighborhoods.

7:00 pm Greetings and introductions: Richard Miller
Recognition of all media persons.
7:10 pm Police reports and updates
7:30 pm PROGRAM: Officer William Witt will educate us about the duties of the
Aggressive Driving Team and the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Team.
8:20 pm Community priorities and reports  read more »

Finding Kind documentary shows the effects of mean girls March 14

The Explorer West Parent Community Network invites community members to a screening of “Finding Kind”, a documentary that brings awareness and healing to the effects of meaness within the “girl world”. This filmmaker’s journey is to share the personal experiences of girls and women, and help find a common ground of kindness and mutual respect. There will be a facilitated discussion afterwards. "Finding Kind" is recommended for students in and above middle school (11 years old and up).

For more information about the film visit: http://findingkind.indieflix.com/home  read more »

Grand Opening of Kenney Memory Care Community

Join us to celebrate this exciting addition to the Kenney's continuum of care.

7125 Fauntleroy Way s.w.
Seattle WA, 98136

Enjoy wine, appetizers and live music.

West Seattle Art Walk

Come out for the first West Seattle Artwalk of 2012

From Alki to Endolyne the West Seattle Art Walk is brought to you by your local West Seattle merchants. Over 60 merchants in the West Seattle Junction, Alki Beach, Admiral District, Morgan Junction, Fauntleroy District and Delridge, displaying art and showcasing artists every second Thursday from 6pm to 9pm.

Learn more about this monthly event at

http://westseattleartwalk.blogspot.com/

West Seattle Tool Library Ask an Expert & DIY Social

Each month, the Tool Library brings together our community and hosts experienced DIY coaches who are willing to answer any questions that you may have on your current projects, future plans, or anything else you liked to discuss. Our coaches have expertise in a variety of areas, including solar power, water harvesting, green architecture & building, permaculture, and urban gardening. This month's lineup includes experts from: Mighty House Construction, Urban Land Army, Solar Epiphany, LD Arch Design, as well as members of our community at large  read more »

Sealth Prospective Student Open House Feb. 9

Chief Sealth International High School is holding a "Prospective Student Open House" Thursday, Feb 9, from 5:45 to 8:00 p.m.

Attendees will hear from administration, teachers, parents and students about the school and what it has to offer.

Activities will include:

• Entertainment by the CSIHS Marching Band

• An information session on the International Baccalaureate program
• Building tours

• Desserts and beverages provided by the PTSA and YMCA

• Surprise student performances  read more »

Free Red Cross emergency preparedness classes in White Center, Jan. 9-12

Free Red Cross emergency preparedness classes will take place next week at the Salvation Army in White Center.

Free admission, free dinner and free childcare will be provided.

Meetings for residents will be held on Monday and Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m.

Business owners will have classes on Wednesday and Thursday at the same time, and the week will culminate with a community mixer on Friday, Jan. 13 from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Owl Hoot with Stewart Wechsler at Lincoln Park

Join Seattle nature guide Stewart Wechsler for a fun and fascinating Owl Hoot in Lincoln Park.

Stewart is an ecological consultant and botanist. Hooked on nature since childhood, Stewart loves to share his passion for native plants, animals and their ecosystems with people of all ages.  read more »

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