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Independent High School Information Fair May 12

Westside School will be holding a high school information fair on Tuesday May 12 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The fair will host approximately 15 Admission Directors from the Seattle area, along with two boarding schools. We would like to invite students and parents to the fair, with the purpose of providing an opportunity to learn more about these great schools and the admission process.

Who should attend? Families with current 6th and 7th grade students wishing to learn about the area choices for High School.  read more »

Rain Garden "Meet the Contractor" open house May 9

King County and City of Seattle will host a "Meet the Contractor" open house to share information about installing rain gardens and cisterns through the RainWise Program.

The event is set for Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Highland Park Improvement Club, 1116 SW Holden St., Seattle. It is the last RainWise contractor fair for this spring.

RainWise is a joint effort by King County and the City of Seattle to fight water pollution by offering rebates to eligible Seattle property owners that could cover up to 100 percent of the cost to install a rain garden and/or cistern.

Free Plant Answer Clinic at the West Seattle Farmer's Market

Spring is here! Need help with your garden question? Answers are as close as your neighborhood Master Gardener Plant Answer Clinic. King County Master Gardeners work as volunteer community educators at clinics in the area to empower citizens to incorporate sustainable horticultural practices that help to conserve our natural resources. Please look for us at the Farmer's Market on Sunday, April 26!

Seal Sitters presents "Flipper Fest", Sunday, May 31st

Seal Sitters MMSN will host "Flipper Fest", a free educational outreach event, on Sunday, May 31st, from 1-5pm at the Alki Bathhouse (2701 Alki Ave SW).

The event will feature 15 organizations with interactive exhibits on pinnipeds, cetaceans and invertebrates - as well as information on the devastating effects of marine debris and pollution in our waters. There will be a demonstration on how to secure crabs pots to keep marine mammals safe from dangerous entanglements.  read more »

Walker Maintenance and Care Event, Tuesday 4/21

Are you someone who uses a walker or know a friend, family member, or neighbor who does?

Please join us at Brookdale Admiral Heights (2326 California Ave SW, right across from the Admiral Theatre) along with Stu from Alki Bike and Board for a complimentary event on Tuesday April 21st at 10:00 A.M.

Stu will be demonstrating how you can care for your walker, and help you identify potential maintenance and safety issues. Join us afterwards for coffee, tea, and breakfast pastries. Need a ride?  read more »

Duwamish Alive Earth Day Event

Duwamish Alive Earth Day Event
April 18, 10 am - 2 p.m.
Pigeon Point Park
1901 SW Genessee St.

In celebration of Earth Day, Nature Consortium is teaming up with Earthcorps for a special volunteer event called Duwamish Alive. Join them to tackle invasive weeds and enjoy live music while you work.

Celebrate Earth Week with your neighbors at the West Seattle Tool Library!

Save the Date, Sunday, April 19th from noon to 4pm for fun and food. 

Activities for the whole family include: Healthy local foods BBQ, including veggies, burgers, brats, and delicious side dishes- Kids seed start and worm farming- Free garden tool sharpening and wheel barrow repairs- Free DIYBIKES.org bicycle repair clinics- Bio Char demonstrations- West Seattle Tool Library membership discounts- and for the current members, LATE TOOL RETURN AMNESTY!
Indoors or Outdoors at the Youngstown Cultural and Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW.  read more »

Youngstown Cultural Arts Center THRIVE! birthday party

Youngstown’s annual birthday party, the Thrive, returns March 28 for an evening of family-friendly arts activities, games, and entertainment at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in West Seattle.
This year, the celebrated, dynamic arts hub is ringing in its 9th year of fostering arts and cultural activities for West Seattle and the city at large. Thrive 9 is a community-fueled night of fun and frivolity that encourages neighbors and friends of the center to come dance, play and make art. Thrive9poster-web 4  read more »

36th District Legislative Action Day in Olympia

Come to Olympia on Presidents’ Day, Monday, Feb. 16, to meet with Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles and Reps. Reuven Carlyle and Gael Tarleton for the annual 36th District Legislative Action Day. The day begins at 10 a.m. with hot drinks and snacks and a preview of the day’s activities in room 211 of the John Cherberg building. Throughout the day, constituents will be able to use the room as a home base and meet for a brown bag lunch to share their priorities with legislators who will be present.  read more »

Seal Sitters training March 22nd

Seal Sitters Marine Mammal Stranding Network will hold a new volunteer training on Sunday, March 22nd, from 1:30-3:30pm.

The training will be held at the Alki Bathhouse located at 2701 Alki Avenue SW, West Seattle (between 59th Ave SW and 60th Ave SW).
Please plan to arrive early to register and receive paperwork - the doors open at 1pm and training begins promptly at 1:30.  read more »

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