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West Seattle Blockwatch Captains Meeting March, 22

Our special guest will be Lisa Herbold, District 1 Councilmember; she represents the neighborhoods of West Seattle and South Park on the Seattle City Council.

This is an opportunity for us to hear from Lisa — how she views the issues of most concern to Block Watch Captains. Most importantly, it’s an opportunity for us to share our concerns as Block Watch Captains with Lisa.

SW Precinct Commander, Captain Pierre Davis, will also join us! We hope you will as well!

Meeting schedule (Come early, stay late!)
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016, 6:30-8 PM  read more »

Highline Historical Society Auction

Highline Historical Society Auction

Like to Shop Online? Check out What's Available at Highline Historical Society's Online Auction!  read more »

Service of Remembrance Bonfire on Alki Beach

DATE/TIME:
Sunday, March 20
2:00pm-4:00pm

LOCATION:
Alki Beach
1702 Alki Ave. SW
Seattle, WA, 98116
http://www.seattle.gov/parks/park_detail.asp?ID=445

COST/TICKETS/REGISTRATION:
Free

MORE INFO:
Website: http://www.providencehospiceofseattle.org/programs-and-services/grief-su...
Email: jill.perry@providence.org
Phone: 206-749-7702
Contact: Jill Perry  read more »

34th Dist. Democrats meeting March 9

Meeting of Wednesday, March 9, 2016 The Hall at Fauntleroy
9131 California Avenue S.W.,
Seattle, WA 98136
Agenda:
6:30 Social Time 7:00 Call to Order
 Pledge of Allegiance 7:05 Chair Welcome
 First Vice Chair
7:15 Speakers, Candidates and Campaigns
7:30 Our main program: Panel discussion, moderated by Attorney and 34th PCO Jamila Johnson. How Did Good Social Equity Policy Fare in Olympia?
Panel Members:
Rachel Myers, Executive Director, Washington Low Income Housing Alliance/Washington Housing Alliance Action Fund
Janet Chung, Legal & Legislative Counsel, Legal Voice  read more »

2016, Community Orchard of West Seattle Spring/Summer Meetup Start Dates:

Monday, March 7th from 4-6pm. Remember the days are getting longer.
See Thursday times below.

Who: Community Orchard of West Seattle, http://fruitinwestseattle.org/
What: Weekly opportunities for Volunteers and or Service Hours
Where: South Seattle College, located North Entrance, 6000 16th Ave
SW, Seattle WA

When: Monday’s, 4-6pm & Thursday’s 4-7pm. Saturday dates – TBD
HOW: Run, walk, bike, or bus routes 128 and 125 stops in front of
(RSB) Building.

Duwamish Forest Restoration Day--Free

10am--Restoring West Seattle’s Green Belt—Steve Richmond, Garden Cycles and Nancy Sackman, Duwamish Tribe.

11am--Native Plants and Urban Forest Stewardship- Judy Blanco of Forterra.

Noon—Lunch Break—Soup and snacks provided.

1-3pm--Birds and Mammals of the Duwamish. Talk at the Longhouse followed by walk along the Duwamish River with a Seattle Park’s Department Volunteer Naturalist.

This year, the Duwamish Longhouse is reforesting the hillside behind the Longhouse and Seattle Park’s Department is restoring 40 acres in the West Seattle Green Belt.
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West Seattle Wide meeting: Seattle Housing Levy

Tuesday, February 23, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m

Location: Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon Street)

Mayor Murray has proposed to replace and expand the Seattle Housing Levy, which is expiring at the end of the year. This local investment has successfully created and preserved over 12,500 affordable homes throughout the city in the last 35 years. Join City staff and your neighbors to learn about the Housing Levy and share your thoughts.

· What has the Levy Done?

· What is proposed and why?

· What have we learned?

· What are your priorities?  read more »

Joe McDermott addresses ‘My West Seattle’ at SWSHS Annual Meeting

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015
1:30-3 p.m.

King County Council member Joe McDermott, who serves on our Advisory Council, will be the speaker at our Annual Meeting, set for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, at the High Point branch of Seattle Public Library, 3411 SW Raymond St.

Joe will speak on “My West Seattle Through the Years.” A former state representative, Joe grew up in West Seattle and has a strong interest in history. One of his earliest jobs was as a guide for the Seattle Underground Tour.  read more »

Home street Bank Turkey Drive

No Thanksgiving dinner is complete without some Turkey!

To help spread some holiday cheer to local families in need, the West Seattle Food Bank needs your help.

Stop by HomeStreet Bank and donate a frozen Turkey or cash/check ($15 suggested) to support others this holiday season.

You can also get your photo with the official mascot of the Seattle Seahawks, Blitz (appearance between 4-5pm)! So get there early! 4 - 7pm at HomeStreet Bank, 4022 SW Alaska Street

Home street Bank in West Seattle welcomes Santa!

HomeStreet Bank in West Seattle is celebrating their 2nd anniversary. Come celebrate and enjoy holiday treats, professional photos with Santa, a hot cocoa bar, warm apple cider and more!

Photos are complimentary with a suggested donation of canned or non-perishable food items for the West Seattle Food Bank (cash/check donations will also be accepted). 3 - 6pm at HomeStreet Bank, 4022 SW Alaska Street.
The founding members of "Pickled Okra", nominee for Best of Western Washington’s (Wedding Band), will also be playing Christmas tunes with a Bluegrass twist from 5-6pm!

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