Hobbies

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/

Learn the beading basics to create a one-of-a-kind necklace plus earrings. Acquire the fundamentals of beading, including bead selection, designing, stringing, tools, supplies and techniques for finishing your first necklace and earrings. This is a great class to get you started in beading!  read more »

Wine Meets Art: Winetasting in the Gallery

Wine Meets Art: Winetasting in the Gallery
6PM to 8:30PM Apr 12, 2012
Venue: Mind Unwind Art Gallery, 2206A California Ave SW, West Seattle
Contact: Krystal Kelley 206-849-7222, create@mindunwind.org
Join us for an exclusive winetasting and art gallery tour event. Meet winemaker, Kevin Brown and artist, Jeffro Uitto. Kevin will discuss his vision for Siren Song and tasting notes for the 2009 vintage. Jeffro will lead a tour of the gallery and discuss his art.  read more »

Barton Street P-Patch compost workshop

Barton Street P-Patch compost workshop

Come learn how to make rich, organic soil for your garden!

WHAT: Compost Workshop
WHEN: Sunday. April 1, 2012; 1:00-3:00
WHERE: Barton Street Community Garden and P-Patch

Learn from Master Composters Amanda Lee and Graham Golbuff how to manage garden waste, how to set up a good, working compost system and how to build healthy soil. Click here for more information.
COST: Free!

Space is Limited: RSVP to Amanda Lee at