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Rain Garden "Meet the Contractor" open house May 9

King County and City of Seattle will host a "Meet the Contractor" open house to share information about installing rain gardens and cisterns through the RainWise Program.

The event is set for Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Highland Park Improvement Club, 1116 SW Holden St., Seattle. It is the last RainWise contractor fair for this spring.

RainWise is a joint effort by King County and the City of Seattle to fight water pollution by offering rebates to eligible Seattle property owners that could cover up to 100 percent of the cost to install a rain garden and/or cistern.

Teen Moonlight Hunt & Fiesta - FREE!

Teen Moonlight Hunt & Fiesta - FREE!
Ages 13-19
Special late night teen event hosted by staff and teen volunteers at Hiawatha Community Center! We’ll kick the night off with an 8pm burrito bar and trivia competition followed by a piñata pound and a mass hunt for prizes in Hiawatha Park. Come with an empty stomach and an appetite for adventure. Send inquiries and questions to John.Hasslinger@Seattle.gov.
Location: Hiawatha Community Center

West Seattle Hi-Yu Float meeting Apr. 23

West Seattle Hi-Yu Float meeting: Thurs. April 23 Uptown Espresso in the West Seattle Junction

To plan items for the float with the theme "Around the Sound" so we can start constructing smaller
items to be included in the design.

West Seattle Hi-Yu 2015 float construction begins soon on weekends.
We need a closed garage for working on the float so if you know of anyone that has one,
let us know ASAP

The float in stored covered with a tarp in an open air parking lot at the present time
which is not ideal with the rain predicted this weekend.

West Seattle Hi-Yu Tea and Auction May 31

Sunday May 31st. West Seattle Hi-Yu Tea and Auction 2:00 - 4:30 followed by the
Extemporaneous speaking and Coronation of the West Seattle Hi-Yu Queen and Princess

*** A judged event. Invite your family and friends to come
Tea & Auction: $25.00 Tickets available from Hi-Yu members & candidates
Many wonderful auction items available to the highest bidder.

VFW Hall 3601 SW Alaska St.

West Seattle Hi-Yu Breakfast and Talent show

Sat. May 16th West Seattle Hi-Yu Breakfast and Talent presentation at the
VFW Hall 3601 SW Alaska St. from 8:00 am to 11:30 am with the
Candidates talent performance at 10:30

*** A judged event. Invite your family and friends to come
Breakfast: Adults $6.00 Kids 3-12 $3.00

Volunteers needed Friday May 15 at 6 pm to set up & decorate the VFW Hall

Hi-Yu Essay Reading May 4

Monday May 4th West Seattle Hi-Yu Essay Reading and meeting at 7:00 pm at
Admiral Congregational Church 4320 SW Hill Street. (3 blocks North of Admiral on California)
*** A judged event. Invite your family and friends to come and support the candidates:
Aislyn Crane and Kelly Crum.

Free Plant Answer Clinic at the West Seattle Farmer's Market

Spring is here! Need help with your garden question? Answers are as close as your neighborhood Master Gardener Plant Answer Clinic. King County Master Gardeners work as volunteer community educators at clinics in the area to empower citizens to incorporate sustainable horticultural practices that help to conserve our natural resources. Please look for us at the Farmer's Market on Sunday, April 26!

Drug use in our community: Dr. Laura Kastner April 30

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Senior Housing Town Hall Meeting with Tom Rasmussen Apr. 23

Join Seattle City Councilmember, Tom Rasmussen, and a panel of experts at the Senior Center of West Seattle on Thursday, April 23rd from 12:30 – 2:30 pm. Please come and join us for a discussion on current senior housing issues and challenges in our community.

Some of the topics for discussion:
· Increased Housing Costs

· Landlord and renter rights

· Affordable housing options for seniors

· City of Seattle’s Utility Discount Program

There will also be a 30 minute Q & A session to voice your concerns, ideas and insights.

WEST SEATTLE CRIME PREVENTION COUNCIL April 21

WEST SEATTLE CRIME PREVENTION COUNCIL
Community Safety Meeting, TUESDAY 21, 2015
@ Southwest Police Precinct, 2300 SW Webster, 7 – 8:30pm

We hope many of you will attend our meeting this month. The Seattle SPD has been through a series of reorganizations with the final effect on the SW Precinct of having Captain Pierre Davis reassigned as our precinct commander. It is great to have Capt. Davis back.  read more »

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