West Seattle scene
Join local historian Peder Nelson on a walking tour of West Seattle's old-growth gem, Schmitz Preserve Park. Learn how this beautiful city park came to be and how it has remained an urban forest while traversing its many scenic trails. Experience West Seattle in its natural state!
September 18th, at 10:00am.
The tour will meet at the northwest entrance to the park on 58th Ave SW and SW Stevens St near Alki Elementary. Rain or Shine of course.
Free with museum membership (available pre-tour) or $5 donation.
For more information visit www.loghousemuseum.info or call 206-938-5293
Sponsored by the Southwest Seattle Historical Society (501C3) all proceeds benefit the Log House Museum
“What am I doing up here?!”
You may have asked yourself that question as you stood up to address an audience. If you’re like most people, you’ve asked that question more than once. Public speaking can be one of the most anxiety-producing activities we engage in, but it is also an essential skill for anyone who wants to assume a leadership role in their profession or community. So, what do you do?
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For many West Seattleites, the answer is to join a Toastmasters club. Toastmasters International is the most recognized name in public-speaking training with over 12,500 clubs worldwide and three of them are right here in West Seattle. The Daystar club meets at the Daystar Retirement Village at noon on Mondays, West Seattle Toastmasters Club #832 meets every other Tuesday evening at The Kenney Retirement Community, and Earlybirds meets Friday mornings at ArtsWest.
The Alki Art Fair, which took place over the weekend of July 24 and 25 got outstanding weather with virtually cloudless days and temperatures in the 80s.
While many people were there for the beach alone, thousands took the time to stroll through the art on display by more than 70 artists.
CLICK THE IMAGE TO SEE MORE PHOTOS FROM THE EVENT.
Sleep Country USA Foster Kids Clothing Drive
Now through July 11th at all Sleep Country and Sleep Train locations.
Make a difference in a foster child’s life by donating new clothes of all sizes for foster kids throughout Washington and Oregon.
For information: www.sleepcountry.com
Discovery Shop 50% Off
4535 California Ave. S.W.
From Friday, July 9 thru Sunday, 11th
50% off EVERYTHING, except plants. July I thru July 20th: 50% off all items tagged in blue. West Seattle Summer Fest “Sidewalk Sale” hours: Friday, July 9 & Saturday, July 10th: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Our Pictures and Frames Festival continues to offer fine art and frames. All proceeds go to fight cancer. Except for the days mentioned above, the Shop will be open every Sunday, 11a.m. to 3 p.m. Other days we will be open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to customers and donations. The ACS Discovery Shop always needs volunteers. Click on our logo in the ad at the top of the page.
2010 West Seattle Summer Fest - July 9th, 10th and 11th
Radio station KEXP 90.3 FM staged an event in the West Seattle Junction yesterday, May 21 to celebrate West Seattle’s victory in their "Hood to Hood Challenge." KEXP DJs, West Seattle artists and local businesses participated.
SLIDESHOW OFFERS SELECTIVE COVERAGE OVER THE WHOLE DAY'S EVENTS. CLICK THE MAIN IMAGE TO SEE OTHER PHOTOS.
They conducted a live broadcast from Easy Street Records at 4559 Calfornia Ave. S.W. in the West Seattle Junction, with activities and music for the kids at Cupcake Royale. The live broadcast continued all day with artist showcases and KEXP DJs spinning in the evening, a gallery of KEXP in-studio photography, discounts at local businesses throughout the neighborhood and a food drive for the West Seattle Food Bank.
King County Water Taxi provided free passage to and from the waterfront downtown.
Terminals located at Pier 50 in downtown Seattle and Seacrest Dock in West Seattle brought people to the event via the Free Shuttle service to the West Seattle Junction.
Honk Fest West is presenting their 3rd annual festival of acoustic, mobile street bands from across North America in the
West Seattle Junction next Sunday, April 11 from 12 to 6PM. Honk Fest will close California Avenue from Alaska to Genesee Street.
The event is free to the public and will take place on 5 stages featuring 26 different bands around the nation including:
Anti-Fascist Marching Band
Artesian Rumble Arkestra
Bolting Brassicas Marching Band
The Carnival Band
Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band
Extraordinary Rendition Band
Garfield High School Bulldog Drumline
The HBC Brass Band
Hungry March Band
Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band (LSJUMB)
Minor Mishap Marching Band
Seattle Sounders FC Soundwave Band
Seattle Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline
Yellow Hat Band
Here's the Honk Fest West Performance Schedule