Community

Songwriting Class

Eric Taylor is a master storyteller and has been one of the finest southern songwriters for the last four decades. Influencing such well-known artists as Nanci Griffith, Lyle Lovett and Steve Earle, Taylor tours extensively throughout North America and Europe. He has appeared on "Austin City Limits," "Late Night With David Letterman," NPR's "Morning Edition" and BBC Radio.

For reservations and information, call Puget’s Sound Productions at 206.789.1621.

Cost: $40 per person.

Location

Egan's Ballard Jam House
1707 N.W. Market St.

Retirement Reality Check: Free Seminar & Discussion June 10

Jon Gerhardt, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones joins with Providence Mount St. Vincent for this educational seminar and discussion. Please join us for this lively exchange of information with time for your particular questions. All are welcome. Admission is free! Refreshments will be served.

• Take inventory of your assets
• Determine income you will need
• Structure retirement plan

Thursday, June 10th 2:30 – 4:00 pm Providence Mount St. Vincent 4831 - 35th Ave SW (206) 938-6194 4th floor assisted living library Admission is free!  read more »

Location

Providence Mount St. Vincent
4831 - 35th Ave SW 4th floor assisted living library
Seattle, WA
Phone: 938-8994

Emergency Preparedness Class set for Delridge June 8

SNAP class (personal preparedness and neighborhood organization)
The Seattle Emergency Management folks continue to stress the Seattle Neighborhoods Actively Prepare program.

SNAP involves local citizens and neighborhood associations doing three things to prepare for an emergency or disaster.

The three steps are:
Store emergency drinking water
Create an out-of-area contact
Practice drop, cover and hold
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Location

Delridge Branch Library
5423 Delridge Way SW
Seattle, WA
Phone: 206-233-5076

CoolMom Monthly meeting June 2

This month’s summer kickoff meeting will be held at 7:00 pm at C&P Coffee on California Ave.
Our special guest from Seattle City Light will offer advice and answer questions about how to save energy and keep cool this summer.
We’ll also share some low-carbon-footprint vacation ideas. Kids welcome!

Those attending can create artwork to be included in our letter-writing project in support of the Clean Energy Bill.

Location

C & P Coffee
5612 California Avenue SW
Seattle, WA

Herbal Help Classes with Karin Uphoff

CLEANSING: the Ups, Downs and Arounds of It  read more »

Location

Dandelion Botanical Co.
5424 Ballard Ave. N.W.

Genesee-Schmitz Neighborhood Council Meeting

The first general meeting of the new GSNC will officially establish the Genesee-Schmitz Neighborhood Council with ratification of the boundaries and bylaws recommended by the organizing committee and election of officers. Information will be presented and discussion held in regard to “what’s next” for Genesee Hill school property, crime prevention and emergency preparedness.

Visit www.gsnc.wordpress.com.

Location

Westside Presbyterian Church
3601 California Ave. SW Howell Auditorium
Seattle, WA

6th Annual Garden Party --Transitional Resources

At 10:30 a.m. - award-winning author Judith Reynolds Brown will sign free copies of her book, “A Glove on My Heart.” A live cooking demonstration at 11 a.m.
You can also help in the garden or take a tour of the facilities.

Call or email any questions carriem@transitionalresouces.org.

Location

Transitional Resources
2970 SW Avalon Way
Phone: 206-883-2033

The Kenney Family Reunion

A Festival for All Ages!
All past and present families, friends and employees of The Kenney are invited to reunite!

Ongoing fun throughout the campus, indoors and out. Help create our family tree, see live music by The Raining Sounds, Family photos by Gail Ann Photography, and participate in face painting, balloons & bubbles, caricatures by Primo, home movies, lawn games, hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy & ice cream; also a beer garden patio for the grown-ups!

Bring a package of diapers to stuff The Kenney Bus benefiting our friends at Westside Baby!

Location

The Kenney
7125 Fauntleroy Way SW
Seattle, WA
Phone: 937-2800

Endolyne Children’s Choir Concert and Summer Workshop

Beetle’s Coat and Kid’s on Broadway will be presented by the Children’s Choir with a reception following.

Tickets $7 adult/$5 child (12 years and under),
available at the door or at 935-5490 or
www.endolynechoir.org.

August 23-26 - Workshop is offered to all children grades 1-8 at St. John’s with an evening performance on Thursday, August 26. info@endolynechoir.org

Location

St. John’s Episcopal Church
3050 California Ave. SW
Seattle, WA
Phone: 935-5490

Murray Basin CSO Information Session

The information sessions will focus on the science and engineering behind the county’s proposed alternatives to build CSO control facilities in West Seattle. Staff will lead afternoon tours of the new 53rd Street Pump Station as well as the older Murray Avenue Pump Station in Lowman Beach Park.  read more »

Location

Gatewood Elementary School
4320 SW Myrtle St.
Seattle, WA