(Photo from “Sunlight” by Matt Durham)
It’s the first weekend for “Sunlight” at ArtsWest (WSB sponsor) – you can see the play tonight, Saturday night or Sunday afternoon – and that’s just part of a HUGE slate of events: Rummage sales, book sales, food drives, a chance to help brainstorm the Seattle Waterfront’s future, benefit dinners, school open houses, live music, forest-restoration events … you HAVE to browse the list. Plus, Daylight Saving Time kicks in Sunday morning – at 2 am, forward ahead an hour to 3 am. From tonight through Sunday, more than SIXTY! events/activities on our list, sponsored by Skylark Cafe and Club, where you’ll find FREE live music and rockin’ food:
Thanks, Skylark Cafe and Club, for sponsoring the WSWL!
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ALL WEEKEND (ENDS SUNDAY): Girl Scout Cookie sales! Find the nearest cookie sales by using this search tool
ALL WEEKEND: Southwest Pool open
ALL WEEKEND: Movies (and more) at the Admiral Theater
ALL WEEKEND: West Seattle history on display @ Log House Museum at Alki, Thursdays-Sundays, noon-4 pm
FRIDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON (AND SATURDAY): Tibbetts United Methodist Church’s annual rummage sale (here’s the church website), 9 am to 3 pm both days, 3940 41st SW
FRIDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON (AND SATURDAY): And the other big church rummage sale: West Side Presbyterian’ annual sale starts Friday March 12, 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday March 13, 9 am to 2 pm. 3601 California Ave SW. 200 plus families donate to this sale. We have thousands of items: hundreds of books, quality gently used clothing and shoes for the whole family, furniture, toys, baby gear, collectable items, costume and vintage jewelry, craft, holiday items and more! Questions or for more information; 206-95-4477 or wspc.org/ministries/Youth/garage_sale.htm.
FRIDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: “live + work” exhibit at South Seattle Community College (WSB sponsor). Art Gallery, open Monday-Friday, noon – 6:30 pm
FRIDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Relics of Light art show at ArtsWest gallery, noon-7 pm
FRIDAY AFTERNOON: Alki Taekwondo Kid’s Class will be giving a Taekwondo Demonstration this Friday evening, March 12th, 4:30-5:30. Alki Taekwondo is celebrating the visit of Korean Taekwondo Grand Master, Chin Ho Lee’s Seattle visit. The demonstration will involve traditional orthodox Taekwondo kicking drills, breaking techniques, self defense applications, and precision master kicking demonstrations (lighter than gravity kicks). Alki Taekwondo is the only remaining TKD training center in continuous operation since Grand Master Lee’s Seattle Dojang opened in the 1960s. GM Chin Ho Lee opened the first Korean Martial Art’s school in the Northwest, opposed at that time by the various martial arts schools already present in Seattle. At Alki Church, Anderson Hall, 6115 SW Hinds Street, Seattle 98116. Contact – Master Stephen Coates, Phone 206-930-4541, email@example.com – The Taekwondo Demonstration is Free
FRIDAY NIGHT: Seattle Lutheran High School dinner/auction, Brockey Center at South Seattle Community College
FRIDAY NIGHT: West Seattle Eagles present “Luck of the Irish Dinner” on Friday evening. Dinner is served from 5:30-7:00PM. Dinner and music is open to the public. Non-members who would like to drink must be signed in by an Eagle member. All proceeds will benefit the 2010 MS Walk. Please use door at back of the building, closest to the alley.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at C&P Coffee with Joseph Oliver, 6-8 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: “Wine 101″ class, 6:30 pm at PCC West Seattle (WSB sponsor) – sign up here ASAP
FRIDAY NIGHT: **No** Friday Skate Night at Alki Community Center! It’s every Friday through Friday, May 15, 2009, except for furlough days, and this is one of them. Other Fridays, the time is from 6:45 pm- 8:45 pm every Friday. Cost is $3 per person. Skates are available on site. For more information please call 206-684 -7430.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian: Ron Weinstein Trio, 7-10 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: At Redline Music and Sports:
FRIDAY NIGHT: DJ Tony B, Rocksport, 10 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at Shadow Land, starting at 10 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at Shipwreck Tavern, The Fuzz and Groggy Bikini
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: Baseball camp for 5- to 10-year-olds, led by Seattle Lutheran High School champs – details here
SATURDAY: Drop off donations for White Center Food Bank pet-food drive (details here)
SATURDAY: Garage (etc.) sale season back – check here for listings (or, list yours)!
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Duwamish Greenbelt work party with the Nature Consortium, 8 am-4 pm
SATURDAY MORNING: Used book sale organized by Kristi Keithly for Breast Cancer 3Day fundraiser, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Seaview Methodist Church – bake sale too!
SATURDAY MORNING: Sound Steps St. Patrick’s Day 3.1 Mile Walk — Especially for adults age 50+
Registration — 10:00AM — Walk –10:30AM
Location — WEST SEATTLE STADIUM 4432 35th Ave SW ( same entrance as the Golf Course ).
Suggested Donation — $10.00 – T-shirt and /or Commemorative Patch included.
Join us for prizes, live music, food and wear a costume if you wish. Bring your friends and family to cheer you on.
We’ve set a 3.1 mile goal ( 12 laps ) but you can set a goal that works for you.
Contact 206 684 4664 or 206 876 0455
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Tibbetts United Methodist Church’s annual rummage sale (here’s the church website), 9 am to 3 pm both days, 3940 41st SW
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: And the other big church rummage sale: West Side Presbyterian’ annual sale starts Friday March 12, 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday March 13, 9 am to 2 pm. 3601 California Ave SW. 200 plus families donate to this sale. We have thousands of items: hundreds of books, quality gently used clothing and shoes for the whole family, furniture, toys, baby gear, collectable items, costume and vintage jewelry, craft, holiday items and more! Questions or for more information; 206-95-4477 or wspc.org/ministries/Youth/garage_sale.htm.
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Time for our First 2010
ORCHARD STREET RAVINE WORK PARTY
9:00 to 1:00
Hey, it’s Spring ;>)))
It looks that way too! If you haven’t taken a walk in the ravine you’re overdue. There are lots of blooming shrubs – Ribes in pink and white, Indian Plum and various types of Mahonia. The birds are arriving too. Join us, visit with neighbors and friends, get some exercise, have some coffee and treats, make a difference in your neighborhood and the environment for wildlife and a Greener Seattle! Bring your gloves we have tools – For questions e-mail Carol Schultz firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Sanislo Elementary’s 4th Grade Used Book Sale!
Sanislo Elementary School
1812 SW Myrtle St – (206) 252-8380
Saturday, March 13th from 10 am- 2 pm.
Sanislo’s 4th graders are having a Used Book sale to raise money for their annual educational overnight trip. There will be many books of all types for sale as well as coffee, tea and treats. You are invited to this fun event! If you have books that you would like to donate, drop them by the school or call Lisa at 206-767-3561 for other arrangements.
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Westcrest Park work party, 10 am-2 pm
SATURDAY MORNING: Seattle Public School’s Option School Fair – a Family-to-Family event
John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence (Seattle Public Schools HQ), 2445 3rd Avenue S
Join us to learn more about Seattle’s unique Option Schools, including Pathfinder. Representatives from each school will be onsite to share stories and answer questions. Enrollment personnel onsite to answer questions and accept applications.
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Delridge Natural Area work party, 10 am-2 pm
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON-EVENING: Max and Quinn’s Atomic Boys Shop-O-Rama in Admiral celebrates its 2nd anniversary, 10 am-6 pm, stop by to help celebrate! (details here)
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Free tax help at Southwest Library, 10:30 am-4 pm (more info here)
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Marination Mobile street food truck is NOT scheduled to be in West Seattle today – going to Mobile Chowdown in SODO instead
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Seattle Film Forum views and discusses “Equilibrium,” High Point Library, 11 am (more details here)
SATURDAY MORNING: The Hiawatha Tae Kwon Do Club is looking for new members for its ongoing classes at the Hiawatha Community Center in West Seattle. Adults (18 and older) can sign up to learn Tae Kwon Do, a Korean martial art known for its fast sparring techniques, dynamic forms, and strong kicks. The club is focused on self-improvement in a non-competitive atmosphere that promotes unity, respect, and indomitable spirit. Classes cost $30/month and meet Mondays & Thursdays 7-8:30 pm and Saturdays 11:15 am-1:15 pm. Beginners are definitely welcome and preferred; new students can join at any time! Check out our website at www.hiawathatkd.org, email email@example.com for questions, or call (206) 684-7441 for registration information
SATURDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Relics of Light art show at ArtsWest gallery, noon-7 pm
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: 12:30-1:30 pm, Women’s Self-Defense Class. Again, FREE of charge. Seattle Integrated Martial Arts (WSB sponsor), 206-935-4531 simamartialarts.com
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Open house at Three Tree Montessori (WSB sponsor) in Burien, 1-3 pm (220 SW 160th)
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Boy Scout Troop 284 celebrates its 95th Anniversary! Troop 284 (originally chartered as Troop 4 in 1915) is one of the oldest continuously chartered troops in the state of Washington. This year we are celebrating our 95th Anniversary as a troop at the same time Scouting turns 100! You are cordially invited to attend our celebration on Saturday, March 13, from 2-4pm. It will be held in the Parish Hall at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, on the corner of 34th Ave SW and SW Myrtle in West Seattle. Please help us spread the word to Troop alumni, Eagle Scouts and Scoutmasters. Join us in celebrating this great program called Scouting that has been growing leaders for 100 years. Send us your memories of the troop to firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the troop history book. RSVPs can also be sent to email@example.com. For a look at what the troop is doing now, visit our website at www.troop284.org
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Creating a Great Central Waterfront city meeting, High Point Community Center, 2:30 pm (more here)
SATURDAY EVENING: From the West Seattle Eagles – Saturday 3/13 is Steak Night at the Eagles. Menu includes a HUGE steak, baked potato, dinner roll, vegetable and salad for $13. Dinner is open to the public. Please use door at back of the building, closest to the alley.
SATURDAY NIGHT: Pathfinder K-8 benefit auction/dinner, Brockey Center at SSCC, 5 pm (more in this Facebook event)
SATURDAY NIGHT: West Seattle YMCA (WSB sponsor) presents Parents Night Out, 5:30-10 pm @ West Seattle location, 4515 36th SW. Kids ages 3 months – 12 years have a safe and fun evening at the Y while parents go out or relax at home. $22.50-$30 depending upon child’s age/membership status. Space is limited. Registration required.
SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at C&P Coffee with This Volcanic Winter, 6-8 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian: jazz piano with Norm Bellas, 7-10 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: DANCE FOR JOY! at Hiawatha Community Center. 7 PM for a pre-dance lesson with LILLI ANN CAREY in beginning Waltz, then dance from 8 to 10 PM. There is childcare available for a nominal charge. No need to be shy, we are a warm and inviting group of dancers. All ages, singles and couples welcome! $12 lesson and dance, $8, lesson or dance only. Pay at the door. (From Seattle Dance Info)
SATURDAY NIGHT: BlueStreet Jazz Voices‘ winter concert “Under the Influence” is Saturday, March 13, 7:30 PM right here at the West Seattle H.S. Performing Arts Center – featuring our wonderful gourmet chocolate bar at intermission and some great vocal guests, including nationally renowned singer Stephanie Nakasian.
SATURDAY NIGHT: Boomerang Summer collecting food/money donations for West Seattle Food Bank during performance at Redline Music and Sports, 8:30 pm – see the Facebook event page here
SATURDAY NIGHT: At Redline Music and Sports:
SATURDAY NIGHT: DJ Tony B, Rocksport, 9 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at Shipwreck Tavern, Unmanned Drone and Tin Buoy
VERY EARLY SUNDAY (AKA SATURDAY NIGHT): Daylight Saving Time starts at 2 am – spring forward to 3 am!
SUNDAY: Garage (etc.) sale season back – check here for listings!
SUNDAY: Six-class series begins at NW Ayurveda, “Embrace Ayurveda” – see full series of classes listed here
SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Seattle Farmers’ Market @ The Junction, 10 am-2 pm
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: 34th District Democratic Caucus at Mount View Elementary School in White Center – from 34th DDs chair Tim Nuse:
We will accomplish a number of responsibilities during our 2010 Caucus. We will elect 35 delegates and 18 alternates to the King County and Washington State Conventions, who will bring forward the issues and concerns of neighborhoods throughout the 34th District. We will develop our district platform, identifying and highlighting those issues and concerns in platform items and resolutions. And we will likely hear from candidates running for election this November.
It starts at 1 pm. Bring nonperishable food donations – the 34th DDs are having a food drive in conjunction with this.
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Board Game Afternoon at Southwest Branch Library, presented by Friends of Southwest Library, 1-4:30 pm (“Pi Day”)
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: If native plants is one of your things, the Second (Annual?) Tour de Fronds on Sunday, March 14, is for you. Native plant specialist Steve Richmond will lead a stroll through Fauntleroy Park, starting at 2 PM at the east end of the Fauntleroy Church parking lot. Dress for the weather and bring your curiosity about what’s happening in the park as spring approaches. Free.
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: “Resolving Pain Issues,” Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy (WSB sponsor), 2-4 pm
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: 3 pm Sundays, board games at Starbucks in Morgan Junction – some will be there, but you’re welcome to bring your own!
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Annual Irish Dinner at Holy Rosary, 4 pm
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Live music at Amyjo Savannah with Phil Hansen, 4-6 pm
SUNDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) – Market Cocktails and the fabled Rib Special (5 pm “till we run out” – and don’t let the sidewalk work keep you out – just enter through the back door!)
SUNDAY NIGHT: Public Opera will be performing at Table 35 in West Seattle on Sunday March 14th for one show from 6 pm – 8 pm. Come and enjoy the beautiful new restaurant of Sam Faour the previous owner of Salute of Bellevue and the soaring voices of opera! Barbara Smith Jones is back as our dramatic soprano and Stephen Wall will be our guest tenor. Misha Myznikov is the baritone and Victoria Chaussee is the mezzo-soprano. Table 35 is located at 4752 California Ave SW in West Seattle 206-407-3474. No Cover!! For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
SUNDAY AFTERNOON & NIGHT: At Redline Music and Sports:
SUNDAY NIGHT: Ladies Night at The Bohemian with bartender “Corner Inn Lynne,” 7 pm-midnight
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