On the Go -Week of 5-23-11
4535 California Ave. S.W.
Thursday, May 27 thru Saturday, May 29, anything RED or WHITE, or BLUE: 50% off. Sunday, May 29th Men’s Wear 50% off. Yellow tags $1.00 through the 31st of May Monday, May 30th, Memorial Day, shop closed. Every day: the shop features a variety of craft supplies and needle-craft implements: fabrics, yarn, buttons, needles and much more. The Shop is open on Sundays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All other days the Shop is open for our valued customers & donors purchasing and/or contributing goods; offering estates or financial support from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
West Seattle High School Class of ’51 - 60th Reunion
Snoqualmie Casino-Sno Room
37500 6th North Bend Way
June 4, 11-5 p.m. A free casino shuttle bus will be available from WSHS. $30 per person lunch. Contact Jack Gifford 206-932-2523, Bill Wood 253-850-3115 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alki Art Fair T-shirt design
Alki Art Fair Organizing Committee is requesting local artists to submit designs for this year’s t-shirt. The theme is the Alki Bathouse (1911-2011) centennial. Submissions by June 5. Mail or drop of at Alki Community Center 5817 S.W. Steven’s St. or email email@example.com. Please include name, phone # and email address with submission.
“Taste for Life” Wine & Beer Tasting Event
SAM Sculpture Park
2901 Western Ave.
June 23, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Support the Puget Sound Blood Center by attending “Taste for Life.” Tickets $35. www.psbc.org/taste/
14th Annual Alki Art Fair - Call for Sponsors & Donations
Parks and Rec funding for the July 23 & 24 Alki Art Fair was completely eliminated because of budget cuts. We are asking for sponsors and donations. For info alkiartfair@hotmail .com
Chief Sealth High School Class of 1971 Plans 40th Reunion
Aug. 5 - 7, 2011. Contact the reunion committee at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chief Sealth High School Class of 1972 ~ 40th Reunion
Will be held September 22, 2012 at Rainier Golf and Country Club. Contact David Katt, 206-650-0863 or email@example.com, for inclusion of your email address and/or contact information. We are planning well in advance to insure maximum participation and maximum celebration.
Crone of Puget Sound West Seattle/South End Discussion Group
First and third Tuesday of month. 1 p.m. This is a social group where women of a Certain Age can discuss issues related to aging with Power, Passion and Purpose. Open to new members. Call Jo, 206-244-4289 for meeting time and place.
Partnership for Youth Justice Program
King County Superior Court needs volunteers in West Seattle to serve on panels to determine consequences for minor juvenile offenders as an alternative to the formal juvenile justice system. Shirley Noble at 206-296-1133 or Shirley.Noble@kingcounty.gov
West Seattle Garden Tour Volunteers Needed
Volunteers needed to plan the 17th Annual WS Garden Tour. The WSGT Committee meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at an appointed member’s home for a potluck. Not necessary to be a Master Gardener volunteer opportunities are available. firstname.lastname@example.org
AARP Defensive Driving Workshop
Daystar Retirement Village
2615 S.W. Barton St.
First Saturday of every month, ongoing, 9-5:30 p.m. $12 for members, $14 n on-members. Call 206-937-6122 for info or to RSVP.
WSHS Host Families Needed
Host families are needed for foreign exchange students who will attend West Seattle High School for the second semester. Host families do not need to have teenagers of their own; young families as well as empty nesters are excellent high school student hosts. For info: 360-661-0552 or email@example.com.
Old Clothes = New Opportunities Donation Station
Northwest Center ‘Big Blue Truck’
Diamond Parking Lot
44th Ave. S.W. & S.W. Edmunds St.
Fridays - Sundays, 9-5 p.m. Clean out your closets and drop off your reusable clothing and household items at the donation station. For a complete list of donations accepted visit bigbluetruck.org or (800) 992-2060. Donations are tax deductible and donors receive a $3 off coupon to Value Village.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly
Guadalupe Church-Pastoral Care Center
7000 35th Ave. S.W.
Every Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. TOPS is an encouraging weight loss support group with weigh-ins every Tuesday. For info at 206-932-2621.
Irish Dance Lessons
West Seattle VFW Hall
3601 S.W. Alaska St.
Mondays & Tuesdays in the late afternoon & early evenings. Open to children and adults. Information at 206-935-3225.
Business Network with Westside Professionals
The Kenney - meeting room 2
7125 Fauntleroy Way S.W.
Wednesdays, 8-9:30 a.m. Build your business through referrals and networking. For info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Furry Faces Foundation Is Accepting Plant Donations for Our 10th Annual Plant Sale.
Proceeds support: “It’s Hip, To Be Snipped,” and “Oliver’s Fund.” email@example.com or 932-1652.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)
10323 28th Ave. S.W.
An encouraging weight loss support group with weekly weigh-ins. For info, at 206-200-4211 or www.tops.org
Providence Elizabeth House
3201 S.W. Graham St.
Volunteers for Playing Piano/Entertainment
Every second Thursday, 12:45-1:45 p.m. We need someone to play piano or entertain seniors for an hour or so during Birthday Celebrations.
Volunteers for Sign Language Communication with Deaf
We are interested in someone who knows sign language to come in once or twice a month at their convenience to speak with a senior deaf resident. This would be very beneficial for us to have an opportunity to interact with them as well as provide practice to volunteer who studies or wants to practice using sign language.
BNI West Seattle Champion Meeting
7125 Fauntleroy Way S.W.
Thursdays, 7:45-9:15 a.m. Learn how to grow your business with quality referrals. We are looking for a Naturopath and an event planner to pass referrals to. $10 includes breakfast.
At Senior Center of West Seattle
4217 SW Oregon St.
A Matter of Balance
Tuesdays, May 29 through July 19, 1-3 p.m. Address and overcome fears of falling. Gain confidence through discussion and improve balance, strength and flexibility through exercises. Get support for living an active life. Limited space - register at 206-932-4044.
Volunteers Needed for “Those Fantabulous Fifties” Revue
Music Director/pianist to teach cast of eight adults “Doo Wop” voice parts by rote; a Choreographer and Musical Performers. Four men & four women (18-50ish). Non-union production. Rehearsals start April 25. firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Chair Yoga Class
Fridays, 11-12:15 p.m. Improve posture, flexibility, breathing, and peace of mind. Drop-in. $5 members/$7 non-members.
Thursdays from 1-4 p.m. with appointment. $15 to $35 per treatment with $2 discount for Senior Center members. All ages welcome, treatments are in lounge-like chairs in a quiet, soothing space. Appointments with Linda Minato, L.ac. 206-767-3298 or Nancy Ishii, L.ac. 206-890-0758.
Sound Steps Spring Training for Walkers
Mondays, 10-11:15 a.m. Lincoln Park: meet at the south end of North parking lot. Walk through the woods or along the beach. Get in the best walking shape of your life. Free.
Take a Free Ride on the Hyde Shuttle
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Call 206-727-6262. Free door-to-door service throughout West Seattle for seniors and people with disabilities of all ages living in West Seattle. Shuttle service two days per week to First Hill. Call up to 30 days in advance. Rides on first come, first served basis. Provided by Senior Service in partnership with King County Metro.
4217 S.W. Oregon St.
The Senior Center needs volunteer instructors to teach the AARP Defensive Driving Classes. Training takes 2 days, is taught in Everett and/or Gig Harbor. Expenses are reimbursed by AARP. You will need to teach 3 or more classes a year. Call Marge Lutton 206-322-0490 for more information.
Daystar Retirement Village
2615 S.W. Barton
Come as a guest to experience the safe, supportive atmosphere in which you can grow your communication and leadership skills. Second and fourth Mondays of each month, 12 - 1:00 PM. Arrive 5 to 10 minutes early for orientation. See http://daystarclub.freetoasthost.us. Any questions email to: email@example.com or call Bill at 206/ 932-6707.
Seattle Public Library
9010 35th Ave. S.W.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7:30 p.m. Study to become a U.S. Citizen, prepare for the Citizenship interview. Improve you English. Citizenship application assistance is also available.
Seeking ESL tutors
Our volunteers are at least 18 years old and fluent in English. An application, interview and background check are required. Training and on-going support are provided. For more information visit www.stjames-cathedral.org/esl or 382-4511 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Southwest Community Center
2801 S.W. Thistle St.
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. – noon.
Men and women ages 50+ wanted for drop-in play volleyball.
For information call Mary at 935-2162.
District Council Meetings
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
4408 Delridge Way S.W.
Every third Wednesday, 7 – 9 p.m. Each month representatives from neighborhood councils and other community organizations provide reports on what issues and concerns they are working on and announcements about up-coming community meetings and events.
Hiawatha Playfield Playground
2700 California Ave. S.W.
Mondays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. Our goal is to develop a resource and community for stay-at-home dads, fathers who are primary caregiver in their family, and other involved dads are welcome. All fathers are invited to network with us.
West Seattle Thunder Girls
Fastpitch Softball is looking for athletes with a good attitude and desire to play tournament softball this spring and summer. If you are interested in arranging a tryout, call Coach Greg at 669-6881 or email email@example.com
Saturdays, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. new class through South Seattle Community College Preschools for parents and toddlers now about 14-18 months old. Fun for little ones and a parent educator to talk with. Call 854-5279 for information.
Providence Mount St. Vincent
4831 35th Ave. S.W.
Providence Mount St. Vincent seeks volunteers to help in many areas: hair salon and gift shop, child care, field trips, one-on-one visits with elderly residents. For information call 937-3701 ext. 28170. www.providence.org/themount
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