Do It Yourself Seismic Retrofitting Workshop

DIY Seismic Retrofitting Workshop

West Seattle Branch Library
2306 42nd Ave. S.W.

Saturday, Oct. 23, 11-1 p.m.

Retrofit experts will show you how to assess your house for retrofit needs and how to do the retrofit yourself.

The program is free and registration is required: 206-233-5076.

Gathering of Neighbors

The sixth annual Gathering of Neighbors will be held on November 6th, 2010, at Chief Sealth International High School 2600 s.w. Thistle Street

With hundreds of West Seattle residents in attendance, GON is a great way to connect with community and network with organizations and businesses in your neighborhood.

Norm Rice, the CEO, Seattle Foundation, and former Seattle mayor, will deliver keynote address.
To register visit

Halloween Haunted House and Ski Swap!

Halloween Ski Swap and Haunted House Oct. 30 at the

West Seattle VFW Hall 3601 S.W. Alaska St.,

Halloween Weekend benefitting the West Seattle Snowsports Council (WSSC).

Future of Duwamish River Community Forum

Sustainable West Seattle, a nonprofit organization “that educates and advocates for urban sustainability in our local community”, will host a community forum on Oct. 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. to discuss the past, present and future of the Duwamish River.

The forum will be held at Camp Long 5200 35th Ave s.w. and a long list of individuals involved in the river’s cleanup efforts will speak.  read more »

Trick or Treat Photographs at Hotwire!

Hotwire Coffee is sponsoring Trick or Treat Photographs again this year on Saturday, October 30th from 12:00 4:00 p.m. in the Hotwire Courtyard at 4410 California Ave. s.w.

You can get your photo (or you with a friend, partner or other) taken by a professional photographer, Stephanie Cristalli at the event and they are urging you to "Bring your goblins and princesses to the Hotwire courtyard during Trick or Treat in the Junction".  read more »

Southwest Community Center Ghosts and Goblins Halloween Carnival

Southwest Community Center
2801 SW Thistle St., 98126

Join us for an evening of fun, games, treats and prizes. A highlight of the evening will be a costume fashion show with carnival participants. This party is for children ages 2 to 10.

Friday, Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m.
Activity Fee: Entry is free; carnival tickets 25¢ each

High Point Community Center Toddler Pumpkin Palooza

High Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW, 98126

Come dressed in your best costume for pumpkin painting, carnival games, and more. Each child will receive a bag of age-appropriate goodies as they leave.

There are two times available for this fun special event.
Thursday, Oct. 28, 10 a.m.-noon; 5 – 7 p.m.

Activity Fee: $5 per child

High Point Community Center Fall Festival

High Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW, 98126

Everyone in the family is invited to join in on an evening of fun! Kids will enjoy a variety of frightfully fun skill challenging games and activities. This event is created in a way that provides thrills without unnecessary fright for walking toddlers and up to 11 years old. If able, we request a donation of one non-perishable food item to be donated to the West Seattle Food Bank.

Friday, Oct. 29, 6 – 8 p.m.
Activity Fee: Free

Hiawatha Community Center Halloween Carnival

Hiawatha Community Center
2700 California Ave SW, 98116

Come join Seattle Parks and Recreation for games, face painting, treats and prizes. Volunteers are needed, so please call the center if you are interested. Costumes are encouraged, but optional. This event is for children 1 year of age and older.

Friday, Oct. 29, 6 - 8 p.m.
Activity Fee: Entry is free; carnival tickets 25¢ each; or 5 for $1

Delridge Community Center Fall Carnival

Delridge Community Center
4501 Delridge Way S, 98106

We have games, prizes, face painting and all the stuff that makes fall fun. Come join us. Volunteers will be needed to set up and take down the chairs, help set up game booths, and run game booths for this event. Four hours of community service credit is available for teen volunteers. This event is for all ages.
Friday, Oct. 22, 6 – 8 p.m.
Activity Fee: Free