Community

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

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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. http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/585483  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:

http://westseattleartwalk.blogspot.com

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
www.wepay.com/events/we-got-game--an-aarf-and-gp-fundraiser
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 »

Burien Birdfest

What: Burien Birdfest
When: Feb 15, 2014, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Dottie Harper Building*
SW 146th & 4th SW (next to the old library)

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Learn to identify your neighborhood birds
Adults and children are invited
Activities for children (both indoors and outdoors)
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Learn about the Great International Bird Count
Presentation by Birds Unlimited from noon to 1 pm.
Sponsored by members of Sustainable Burien

*the building is not Handicapped Accessible


Program agenda-
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West Seattle Timebank meeting Jan. 22

West Seattle Timebank meeting
Wed. Jan 22
6:30pm potluck
7:00-8:30 member meeting
Senior Center of West Seattle
4217 SW Oregon Street
Come and find out what Timebanking is and how it's working in your community.

SWS Membership & Dessert Meeting Jan. 21

Sustainable West Seattle invites you to join us for dessert as part of our annual membership meeting at C & P Coffee, January 21st from 7-8:30 p.m.

Dessert is hosted by the current 2013 SWS board. We will review last year’s SWS
activities, projects and events and look ahead to 2014 including nomination of new board members.

We are always looking for new people and ideas to fuel our ongoing projects and start new ones to increase West Seattle’s sustainability and resilience. Come to our membership meeting to find out more!

Current SWS Projects include:  read more »