Hobbies

DIY Bikes at West Seattle Tool Library

DIY Bikes will be starting their non profit repair facility at the West Seattle Tool Library this Sunday May 4th from noon to 4pm and will continue through out the summer months each Sunday.

The tool library is located at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center on the east side of the building.

DIY Bikes continues to teach folks how to keep their bicycles running smooth and safe through these hands on repair sessions. The tools, materials, facility and knowledge is free. Major parts replacement may have necessary pricing and donations are accepted. Learn-Fix-Ride...  read more »

Community Orchard of West Seattle: How to build rich and lasting soil beds

This week at COWS, (Community Orchard of West Seattle) we will be showing the public how to build rich and lasting soil beds using the lasagna garden method. This May Day edition of our usual Thursday Health and Harvest starts at 5pm with the soil building class between 5 and 6pm.

The Community Orchard of West Seattle is located at the north end of the South Seattle College campus, 6000 16th Ave. S.W.
email contact.. info@fruitinwestseattle.org ... website www.fruitinwestseattle.org

West Seattle Garden Club Meeting

West Seattle Garden Club Meeting
Daystar Retirement Village
2615 S.W. Barton St. - Bldg. One

Friday, April 26, 10-2 p.m. Registration/coffee followed by business meeting, Exhibits commentary. Brown bag lunch at noon with dessert and beverage served by the Club. The afternoon program at 1 p.m. will be on “Perennials in Your Garden.” Visitors welcome. Donation $5. For info: 932-2540 or www.westseattlegardenclub.com.

King County Master Gardener Plant Clinic

King County Master Gardener Plant Clinic
McClendon Hardware
10210 16th Ave. S.W.
Saturdays, through Sept. 28 (except May 4 & 25, July 6, Aug. 31), 10-2 p.m. Free gardening advice and plant diagnosis from Master Gardeners.

Repeats every week until Sat Sep 28 2013 except Sat May 04 2013, Sat May 25 2013, Sat Jul 06 2013, Sat Aug 31 2013.

West Seattle Rock Club “Rock & Gem Show-Earth’s Treasures”

West Seattle Rock Club “Rock & Gem Show-Earth’s Treasures”
Alki Masonic Hall
4736 40th Ave. S.W.

Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28. Come join us for literally tons of rock, gem and mineral-related exhibits and hands-on fun. There will be plenty of activities for kids and juniors. A silent auction - one for kids and one for adults. Spin our giant wheel for prizes. We’ll have rock displays, minerals, fossils, geodes, gemstones and crystals to explore.  read more »

SWS March forum: Successful Gardening with Nature

Monday, March 18, 6-8 p.m.
South Seattle Community College Horticulture Center,
West Seattle Community Orchard
6000 16th Ave SW  read more »

Ask An Expert at WS Tool Library tonight

Thursday, June 14, 2012
6-8pm
West Seattle Tool Library
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106
https://www.facebook.com/events/346004985473436/
http://wstoollibrary.org/calendar/diy-community-meetup-ask-an-expert-8/

Summer is upon us and who couldn't benefit from FREE expert advice on the projects you have on your honey-do list! Come learn, be inspired, and get great solution advice from our cadre of experts! On hand this month:
Mighty House Construction
LD Arch Design
Urban Land Army
Solar Epiphany  read more »

Book signing...Annette Cottrell Urban farm handbook

June 9 1pm
Book signing...Annette Cottrell Urban farm handbook

street parking--
City-Slicker Resources for Growing,
Raising, Sourcing, Trading, &
Preparing What You Eat

Village Green Perennial Nursery

Jewelry Workshop: Intro to Beading

Jewelry Workshop: Intro to Beading

Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 7:00 PM

Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

4408 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA (map)

Price: $25.00/per person

Sign up at: http://www.meetup.com/WSToolLibrary/events/55121652/

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