Veteran's Aid Seminar

Did you know that many wartime veterans and their surviving spouses or widows are eligible for a tax-free pension benefit from the Veterans Administration? Discussion topics include Veteran's Aid & Attendance, Improved Pension Benefit, Free Medicaid/Medicare, and Estate Planning. Hosted by Tracie Wall, attorney, CPA (Inactive), and Rick Kamenshine, Veterans Assistance Association. RSVP: 206.782.4000.


Ballard Landmark
5433 Leary Ave. N.W.

Home Research 201: Delve Deeper Into Your Home's History

A free lecture sponsored by the Ballard Historical Society. Greg Lange will use his research of a 1902 house in Fremont to guide you through the process of researching an old home. He'll bring maps, tax records and directories that you would explore on a visit to the Puget Sound Regional Archives. Lange researched the 1902 vernacular-style house at the request of the City of Seattle when the community rallied against demolition of the property. Call 206.992.7010 for more information.


Sunset Hill Community Clubhouse
3003 N.W. 66th St.

West Seattle Golf Course Driving Range review meeting #2

The second public meeting to discuss the installation of a double deck golf driving range at West Seattle Golf Course as part of the city of Seattle's Golf Master Plan will be held Sept. 15. This meeting will reflect response from the first meeting, held August 4.
The meeting will be held at
West Seattle Golf Course
4470 35th Ave SW
from 7pm to 8:30pm

Attending the meeting will be R.W. Thorpe & Associates, Inc as the lead consultant for the project team with OB Sports , GBD Architects, IConsult, DOWL and Pan Geo as key subconsultants.

The meeting is open to the public.  read more »


West Seattle Golf Course
4470 35th Ave SW
Seattle, WA

Early Design Meeting for New Live/Work Development

The director of the Seattle Department of Planning and Development is convening the Design Review Board for an early design guidance meeting for a four-story apartment building with live/work units and parking on the ground floor on the vacant lot across from Ballard High School.


Ballard High School
1418 N.W. 65th St.

Alki Beach 5k Walk/Run to fight breast cancer

Experience the Best Waterfront Route in Seattle!
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Alki Beach & the West Seattle waterfront on this 5k route from the Statue of Liberty at Alki Beach Park & the historic Bathhouse, along the waterfront to Anchor Park. This is a USATF-certified and sanctioned course. Timing services provided by Rogue Multi-Sport.
Prizes for 1st & 2nd place finishers!
Prizes for the largest team!
Prizes for the top fundraisers!

For more information visit

Registration  read more »


Alki Beach

Antique Roadshow- Get your antiques appraised for FREE

Antique Roadshow on Sept. 25 from 10am to 2pm

West Seattle residents are encouraged to bring your antiques for a free appraisal.

Six certified appraisers will be on hand for the event including one for coins and precious metals, and one more for dolls and english pottery, plus european rugs.


Lifecare Center of West Seattle
4700 Admiral Way S.W.
Seattle, WA

Corporations Are Not People

Join the Progressive Party of Washington in a lively discussion of how we can get corporations out of our government, and let real people run it. For information:


Ballard Library
5614 22nd Ave. N.W.

Community Dialogue on Carbon Neutral Neighborhoods

Seattle City Council seeks your ideas on how we can move our neighborhoods towards carbon neutrality (energy efficiency & resilient communities). Recommendations for action based on this input will be presented to the City Council in September. Please join us and share your ideas. Sponsored by Sustainable Ballard.


Ballard Library
5614 22nd Ave. N.W.

Southwest Precinct Picnic at the Precinct

All southwest precinct residents are invited to come and celebrate your community.
The event will feature Live Music, Free Food and gives you a chance to get to know the officers and people who
protect us every day in West Seattle.

Sponsored by Laurie Sorensen, Diginity Forest Lawn, Seattle Police Foundation, Leschi Mart, A Better Roofing Company, Alki Community Council and Barnecuts Admiral Way Super Service.


Southwest Seattle Police Precinct
2300 S.W. Webster Street in the precinct parking lot
Seattle, WA

Ship Canal 101

Part of the Port 101 series. Homeport for the North Pacific Fishing Fleet, Fishermen’s Terminal is surrounded by Seattle’s maritime industrial core. It is responsible for 4,000 local jobs, providing family-wage jobs and contributing to our local economy. This commercial fishing generates $404 million in wages and salaries, $196 million in business revenue, and more than $37 million in state and local taxes. You’ll board a floating classroom to learn about the fishing fleet and some of the businesses that have built their livelihoods along the Ship Canal.  read more »


Fishermen's Terminal
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