Archive for April, 2012

White Center Jubilee Days fundraiser gala/auction this Saturday!

Monday, April 30th, 2012 Posted in White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | Comments Off

Got your tickets yet? The White Center Jubilee Days Spring Gala/Auction is just days away. Here's the Facebook invite; you can buy tickets online here. It's this Saturday night, 6:30 ... Read more..

Photos: Cambodian New Year street festival in downtown White Center

Saturday, April 28th, 2012 Posted in Fun, White Center news | Comments Off

All day long, performers have been taking the stage on SW 98th between 15th and 16th SW to entertain festivalgoers celebrating Cambodian New Year, and even outside the festival setup, ... Read more..

White Center school, parks get helping hand(s) from Starbucks volunteers

Saturday, April 28th, 2012 Posted in Parks, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off

(Photos by WCN's Patrick Sand) Notice people in bright-green shirts around White Center at midday today? Those were the Starbucks workers whose second annual Month of Service volunteerism brought them today ... Read more..

Next Thursday’s North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting

Friday, April 27th, 2012 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

From North Highline Unincorporated Area Council president Barbara Dobkin: Please join us for the May 3rd meeting, when our King County Council Representative, Joe McDermott, will be on hand to provide ... Read more..

‘Coffee with Your Congressman’ at Dubsea Coffee rescheduled for 5/19

Friday, April 27th, 2012 Posted in Greenbridge, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

Since we had mentioned it here on the home page when Dubsea Coffee first announced it, just wanted to make sure you knew that U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott's appearance for ... Read more..

White Center’s revived Southgate Roller Rink celebrates its 1st birthday

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 Posted in southgate, White Center news | 1 Comment »

One year, plus a couple weeks, after its grand reopening, the skating rink that for a while was NOT a skating rink celebrated its first birthday/anniversary tonight. Southgate Roller Rink ... Read more..

May 2nd donation drive includes a chance to help White Center Food Bank

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

Here's their announcement about what they're doing in connection with the Seattle Foundation's "Give BIG" multi-organization donation drive on May 2nd: May 2 is Give Big with the Seattle Foundation, and ... Read more..

White Center-area gardeners invited to join in new Westcrest Park P-Patch

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 Posted in Gardening, White Center news | Comments Off

Though this project is in the Seattle city limits, there's an explicit invitation for White Center-area gardeners to join in, so we are crossposting this from partner site West Seattle ... Read more..

Happy 1st birthday, Southgate Roller Rink!

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 Posted in southgate, White Center news | 1 Comment »

They're celebrating tonight during Adult Skate Night, starting at 8:30 pm, with "original 1970's Southgate Roller Rink DJ Christopher Mychael ... playing the tunes!" More details on the Facebook event ... Read more..

Brand-new student in the family? Kindergarten info night Thursday at Mount View Elementary

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 Posted in Schools, White Center news | Comments Off

White Center's Mount View Elementary invites families of incoming kindergarteners to Information Night this Thursday, 6-7:30 pm: The school's at 10811 12th SW. Here's a full-size version of the flyer. Read more..

Election 2012: Former KCSO spokesperson John Urquhart running for sheriff

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 Posted in Election, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 1 Comment »

He was a familiar face on TV for years as spokesperson for the King County Sheriff's Office, till he retired a few months back after 23 years with the department. ... Read more..

Video: Sili Savusa, Aileen Sison at Gathering of Neighbors

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off

As previewed here last week, Sili Savusa of the White Center Community Development Association and Aileen Sison of White Center B.O.S.S. were among the panelists during a special Leadership Seminar ... Read more..

Liquor privatization: High bid for White Center store site’s license-application rights

Monday, April 23rd, 2012 Posted in Beverages, White Center news | 3 Comments »

The auction for rights to liquor licenses at existing store sites is over, and the state has announced the high bids. Keep in mind the "winning bidders" - to be ... Read more..

Armed robbery reported at White Center Subway shop

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

On our way to check out a report that the King County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery at the Subway shop in the 10400 block of 16th SW. ... Read more..

White Center Jubilee Days benefit tonight at Southgate Roller Rink

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 Posted in White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | Comments Off

Sunday night - why wind down from the weekend when you can keep it going? Southgate Roller Rink is the site for a White Center Jubilee Days fundraiser tonight. From ... Read more..

Happening now: White Center Art Walk, April 2012 edition

Saturday, April 21st, 2012 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

We've been watching the WCAW website for the list of venues/artists - and it finally appeared tonight, in the nick of time. So, if you can get out and about ... Read more..

White Center community leaders participating in Gathering of Neighbors

Thursday, April 19th, 2012 Posted in People, White Center news | 1 Comment »

This Saturday, West Seattle community advocates, volunteers, students, and more are coming together for the Gathering of Neighbors, but it's not just about WS - White Center leaders are participating ... Read more..

‘Cinco de Medico’ event planned in downtown White Center on May 5th

Thursday, April 19th, 2012 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Found this one via Facebook: In addition to Cinco de Mayo parties on May 5th, White Center also will be the site of "Cinco de Medico" at Northwest Cannabis Market, ... Read more..

DubSea Bikes: Sunday was ‘biggest yet,’ organizers say

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

As noted here and on partner site West Seattle Blog, this past Sunday was the latest edition of free minor bike repairs via DubSea Bikes at the White Center Food ... Read more..

Open house this Sunday at Holy Family Parish School

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 Posted in Schools, White Center news | 1 Comment »

This Sunday, you're invited to Holy Family Parish School (20th/Roxbury) for an open house featuring its new Spanish-language program. 9:30 am to 2 pm, everybody welcome, according to principal Frank ... Read more..