How dogs can help us save the whales-Lecture at the Longhouse

A lecture by Katherine Ayres, presented by The Whale Trail will discuss how specially trained scat detection dogs are helping researchers learn more about the endangered southern resident killer whales. Ayres from the Center for Conservation Biology, will describe how she selects, trains, and works with dogs on the water, and how one dog, Tucker is leading us to critical clues that can help save this iconic population. The event is taking place from 7:00 pm - 9:00 p.m. at the Duwamish Longhouse, 4705 W. Marginal Way s.w.  read more »

West Seattle Hi-Yu Spring Tea & Silent Auction

Sunday, April 3 · 2:00pm - 4:30pm

West Seattle Hi-Yu, Deena Joanis-Mahn

The Hall at Fauntleroy
9131 California Ave. SW

Tea sandwiches, savories and sweets! Please join us for a Spring Tea and Silent Auction on Sunday, April 3rd from 2-4:30pm at the The Hall at Fauntleroy. Funds raised will support the Miss West Seattle Hi Yu Scholarship Program and help build the float that represents West Seattle at parades throughout the Puget Sound.  read more »

Seattle Tilth Backyard Beekeeping Class

February 22, 2011
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Seattle Tilth is once again providing classes at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.
This time it’s Backyard Beekeeping 101.

Tuesday, Feb. 22, 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, South classroom
Learn everything you need to get started with your backyard apiary.

The fee is $36, or $25 for Seattle Tilth members. Advanced registration and payment are required and be done at this site:

SWS February Forum: West Seattle’s Transportation Future

February 22, 2011
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Join us in person for an evening of inspired discussion about the spectrum of transportation issues facing West Seattle in the coming years with your neighbors and some of our best local policy experts, along with some local, county and state government representatives with the power to help us turn our best ideas into reality.  read more »

Thistle Street Stairs Cleanup- Show up and help out!

Saturday, March 5 · 10:00am - 12:00pm
Thistle Stairway (Meet at the bottom)
Thistle St & 46th Ave SW
Seattle, WA
Created By
Michele Rogalin, Pj Glassey
More Info
Greetings fans of the Thistle Street Stairs and other stairclimbing aficionados! When you confirm that you are coming, please indicate if you are able to bring any of the following: scraping tools, brooms, flat shovels, or other implements of moss destruction. I'll bring the yard waste bags, drinks, and a plan.

Funeral Service for Jeremy Peck

Saturday, February 26 · 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Alki Congregational United Church
6115 SW Hinds St Seattle, WA

The Church service will be conducted by Pastor Jimmy. Following the church service those who wish can meet up at the Alki Masonic Temple (approximately 6-6:30)~ located at 4736 40th Ave. SW, Seattle.

We will be serving Jeremy's Favorite Dinner~
Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
Mac and Cheese

Youngstown Cultural Arts Center 5th Birthday celebration

Youngstown Cultural Arts Center is turning 5 years young on February 26th! We're doin' it up deluxe in a progressive celebration!

4:30-6:00 pm Join us for popcorn and a screening of the hit documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop.

6:00-8:00 pm Once the movie is over, join in a quick art-production assembly-line that lands you upstairs for an artist open house, with potluck-style hospitality courtesy of Youngstown's resident artists, tenants and staff.  read more »

Paint Past Coal - working for Coal Free Washington -Family Friendly event

Paint Past Coal, focuses on the need for a Coal Free Wa. Sierra Club, CoolMom and other like minded organizations are planning a family friendly event that includes speakers, food, music and a mural to be painted/created by the community.

When: Saturday, February 19th 11 am--2 pm  read more »

Candlelight memorial vigil for Jeremy Peck Sunday Jan. 23

Sunday Jan. 23 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. family, friends and neighbors of Jeremy Peck will gather in a candlelight vigil to remember Jeremy Peck.

The event will take place in front of the Admiral Pub at 2306 California Avenue s.w. and extend around the corner to Royal Blue Tattoo at 4215 s.w. College Street.

The center of the memorial will be closer to the corner of California Ave. s.w. and s.w. College Street. Approximately 100 to 250 people are likely to attend.  read more »

West Seattle Chamber of Commerce - 'Why the Tunnel Works' Jan. 26

The West Seattle Chamber of Commerce is hosting a brown bag lunch on January 26 with a presentation entitled “Why the Tunnel Works”

The event will feature John Creighton Commissioner, Port of Seattle and Dave Gering Director, Manufacturing Industrial Council who will provide, quoting from the Chamber invitation "facts about keeping our economy moving and why the Deep Bored Tunnel is both critical to the economic health of our region and the best choice."  read more »

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