West Seattle Weekend Lineup: Viaduct closed, stay here! edition

March 26, 2010 2:35 pm
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wswllicon3.pngThe Alaskan Way Viaduct is scheduled to be closed 6 am-6 pm both days this weekend. No problem – no need to leave West Seattle! Plant trees with the Rotary Club of West Seattle, local Scouts, the city and others tomorrow … then, even though it’s a private event, you should be able to enjoy fireworks on Elliott Bay tomorrow night – right about the same time Earth Hour begins … help clean up Westwood on Sunday … join in efforts to fight hunger and raise $ for other causes … From tonight through Sunday, more than SEVENTY! 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: 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: FIRST Robotics competition at KeyArena including team from Seattle Lutheran and other West Seattle students
Friday, March 26
8:45 AM – 9:10 AM – Opening Ceremonies
9:10 AM – 5:30 PM – Seeding matches
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM – Awards Ceremony

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: WSHS boys varsity baseball at Hiawatha vs. Ingraham, 3:30 pm

FRIDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Westside Unitarian Universalists’ “all church estate and arts and crafts sale” at 2008 California SW, Unit B, 4-7 pm Friday

FRIDAY AFTERNOON: Youth Appreciation free swim at Southwest Pool, 4:30-5:30 pm

FRIDAY EVENING: Spring Immune Support, Part 2, at Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy (WSB sponsor), 5-6 pm – Dr. Catherine Orsi, N.D., L.M.P. will be speaking at Pharmaca on the subject of spring time immunity. Come and join in on the discussion with Dr. Orsi and give your immune system the boost it needs for the changing season.
Where: Pharmaca – 4707 California Ave
(206) 932-4225
When: Friday March 26th from 5pm-6pm
Cost: Free!!

FRIDAY NIGHT: At West Seattle Family YMCA (WSB sponsor), Family Social, 6:30-8:30 pm @ West Seattle location. Dance Party! Register. Donations to Food Bank.

FRIDAY NIGHT: West Side Yoga/Doga (WSB sponsor) social benefit for Dog of the Week, benefit for Dogs Deserve Better, 6-9 pm, full details on this flyer

FRIDAY NIGHT (ALSO SATURDAY AND SUNDAY): Sidewalk sale at Mountain to Sound Outfitters (WSB sponsor), including barbecue 6-9 pm on Friday night (business open till 9:30 tonight) – details online here – 50% off some items! – see the WSB Coupons page

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at C&P Coffee with David Guilbault, 6-8 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Friday Skate Night at Alki Community Center! It’s every Friday through Friday, May 15, 2009, except for furlough days. 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 with classic jazz, 7-10 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Enjoy an evening of free, live jazz at the West Seattle Jazz Night on Friday, March 26 beginning at 7 pm. Performances by the jazz bands from Denny International Middle School, Madison Middle School, Chief Sealth International High School and special guests, the Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra. Madison Middle School (3429 45th Ave SW). Free admission.

FRIDAY NIGHT: National New Plays Network world premiere of “Sunlight” at ArtsWest (WSB sponsor), 7:30 pm (tickets available online)

FRIDAY NIGHT: Hollow Earth Radio Magma Festival 2010 makes a stop at Kenyon Hall, 8 pm, featuring:
# Bill Horist
# Ben L Robertson
# Derek M Johnson
# Dylan Carlson of Earth
# Master Musicians of Bukkake
# Visuals provided by Leo Mayberry, Douglas Arney, Eric Ostrowski, and Lane Brandon Phelps

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor), with Worker Bee, Halophile, The Glass Notes, 9 pm (live & no cover, as always)

FRIDAY NIGHT: At Redline Music and Sports:
ALL-U-CAN EAT RIB NIGHT!
Bucket O’ Ribs! $9.99
Howl Box and Guests

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, Marcus Green and the Smokewreck Kings, and Hi-Fi Reset

SATURDAY VIADUCT CLOSURE: Alaskan Way Viaduct closed, 6 am-6 pm

SATURDAY: Garage (etc.) sale season back – check here for listings (or, list yours)!

SATURDAY: Sidewalk sale at Mountain to Sound Outfitters (WSB sponsor), including barbecue, prizes, more- details online here – 50% off some items! – see the WSB Coupons page

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Peace Lutheran Church youth are holding a food drive March 27th to benefit the West Seattle and White Center Food Banks. Dropoffs can be made at Peace from 8 am-12:30 pm. (39th/Thistle)

SATURDAY MORNING: Tree-planting and Clean n Green event along Fauntleroy, starting from Fairmount Playfield, 9 am (more details here)

SATURDAY: FIRST Robotics competition at KeyArena including team from Seattle Lutheran;
Saturday, March 27
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM – Opening Ceremonies
9:15 AM – 12:30 PM – Seeding matches
1:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Final rounds
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Awards Ceremony

SATURDAY ALL DAY: Spring Break beach cabin adventure with Camp Long, details here

SATURDAY MORNING: 34th Legislative District Republican caucus, Southwest Community Center, 9:15 am (district map and infolink here)

SATURDAY MORNING: Alki Playground/Playfield/Whale Tale cleanup, 10 am (details here)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Westside Unitarian Universalists’ “all church estate and arts and crafts sale” at 2008 California SW, Unit B, 10 am-4 pm Saturday, 1-6 pm Sunday

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Check for schedule of West Seattle work parties

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Our Camp Fire Group is having a fundraising Bake sale for Share Our Strength. Our sale will be on Saturday the 27th from 10-2 in front of Capers on California. The girls in our group, ages 8 and 9, are trying to raise money to raise awareness to childhood hunger in America.

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Floral department of Metropolitan Market-Admiral (WSB sponsor) hosting an informatioinal program featuring live orchids and cut orchids in designs. In the pavilion of the floral department hosted by Joan from Orchidaceae and Raul, Metropolitan Market’s floral manager. 2 presentations, one at 10:30 am and one at 1 pm. Orchids available for purchase, and a $5 off coupon will be offered. More info? Call 923-5342

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Free tax help at Southwest Library, 10:30 am-4 pm (more info here)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Seafair Commodores Bowl-a-thon at West Seattle Bowl, 11 am

SATURDAY MORNING: Lawn to Lettuce class
March 27; 10-11 a.m.
St. James Annex, 9421 18th SW, Seattle Tilth class
Learn different techniques for taking out that old, boring sod and putting in your new garden beds. This class will cover the tools and materials needed to either dig out the sod or sheet mulch over existing lawn. You will also learn what veggies you can plant now to fill your salad bowl later this spring.

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: South Seattle Community College Garden Center open 11-3 (north end of campus) (see the full season schedule here)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Marination Mobile street food truck is back in West Seattle today – 35th and Graham, 11 am-2 pm

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 hiawathatkd@gmail.com for questions, or call (206) 684-7441 for registration information

SATURDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Final day for Relics of Light art show at ArtsWest gallery, noon-7 pm

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Season Extension – Cold Frames, Cloches, Mulch & More
March 27; noon-2 p.m.
St. James Annex, 9421 18th SW, Seattle Tilth class
Season extension techniques are one of the best ways gardeners can use extend the growing season and improve your harvest year round. Cloches, cold frames, row cover and other methods warm the soil and air allow plants to grow and thrive earlier than they would unprotected. This class is perfect for beginning gardeners who want to learn how to plant earlier in the spring, later in the fall, and grow better heat crops in the summer.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: White Center Educare Learning Center grand opening, 1 pm

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Another bowl-a-thon at West Seattle Bowl, 2 pm, to benefit Solid Ground: “Strike Out Hunger” (more info here)

SATURDAY NIGHT: WSHS Fastpitch and Baseball benefit spaghetti dinner/auction, full details here

SATURDAY NIGHT: Alki UCC Kids Place invites your children to our next Youth Game Night/Parents Night Out
Saturday, March 27
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Ages 4 -16
Join us for Pizza, Group & Table Games, Legos and more!
What a great way to spend a Saturday night — kids have fun in a safe environment and you get some well-deserved time for yourself A win-win!
$15 per child
Contact Cheryl to register 206.938.0145 or alkikidsplace@aol.com

SATURDAY NIGHT: Parents Night Out!!! @ Lee’s Martial Arts!
Sat, March 27th
(Cost is $25/child, $40 for 2 siblings) 6-10 PM
Take advantage of this time to go shopping,sleep or to go on a date! We have pizza, games, popcorn, TKD, and movies for the kids! . All donations are welcome!! The proceeds go towards our Tuition Assistance program.This is open to the public so please let others know. RSVP to Lisa Skvarla @206-938-3375. Space is limited. Thank you in advance for your support!

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at C&P Coffee with Ragged Glory (Neil Young tribute), 6-8 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: Ladies’ Night Out fundraiser for WSHS Grad Night @ Seattle Style Salon, 7-10 pm – full details here

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian: Norm Bellas with classic jazz piano, 7-10 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: Singer/songwriter Tajci performs “I Thirst – The Crucifixion Story” at Holy Rosary Church in West Seattle. Tajci (Tatiana Cameron) was a pop music superstar in Communist Central Europe as a teenager, then abandoned her fame at age 21 and fled to the U.S., where she eventually began performing in churches. The performance features Contemporary Christian favorites such as Via Dolorosa, Tajci’s original songs, Hebrew and Gregorian chants, and Classic Hymns. The performance is free, but donations will be accepted. 7 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: National New Plays Network world premiere of “Sunlight” at ArtsWest (WSB sponsor), 7:30 pm (tickets available online)

SATURDAY NIGHT: At Kenyon Hall: This Saturday, March 27, at 7:30, we’re delighted to present Jadd Davis and Connie Corrick in recital. Reserved table seats are $14. Row seats are $12 general and $10 students/seniors. Make a reservation and receive a $2 discount on row seats. Youngsters 18 and under will be admitted free of charge. To make a reservation, e-mail kenyonhall@earthlink.net. You’ll receive a return e-mail confirming your reservation. We accept cash and checks at the door only. Doors open at 7.

SATURDAY NIGHT: MUSIC NORTHWEST presents
Cutting Edge
New Works for Piano
A multi-media feast of post-minimalist piano music accompanied by vibrant visual art projections.
with pianists
Oksana Ezhokina
Robert Krupnick
Jane Harty
March 27, 2010
7:30 pm
Olympic Recital Hall
Program includes:
China Gates John Adams
Palais de Mari Morton Feldman
The Heaven Ladder, Book 7 Terry Riley
Moon Whispers, Cloud Shimmies Janice Giteck (World Premiere)
Private Dances Kyle Gann
Levante Osvaldo Golijov
Phrygian Dances John Adams
Olympic Recital Hall, 6000 16th Ave. SW, Seattle 98106
Located on the campus of South Seattle Community College. Free Parking.
Tickets and Directions: (206) 937 2899 or www.musicnorthwest.org $18/Gen; $16/Sr.; Free for students to age 25, but must be reserved in advance.

SATURDAY NIGHT: At Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor): Live music with Lena Lou, Horse Operas, Casey Ruff and the Mayors of Ballard, 9 pm (live & no cover, as always)

SATURDAY NIGHT: Fireworks show on Elliott Bay, in honor of General Construction Company’s centennial (latest on the Seattle Special Events calendar) – company says it’s starting at 8:30 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: Earth Hour tonight (details here), starts at 8:30 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: At Redline Music and Sports:
Forced Elegance and Guests

SATURDAY NIGHT: DJ Tony B, Rocksport, 9 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at Shipwreck Tavern, Maurice and His Thing with Guardian Alien

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at Shadowland

SUNDAY VIADUCT CLOSURE: Alaskan Way Viaduct closed, scheduled for 6 am-6 pm

SUNDAY: Spring schedule kicks in for Washington State Ferries

SUNDAY: Sidewalk sale at Mountain to Sound Outfitters (WSB sponsor), including prizes, more- details online here – 50% off some items! – see the WSB Coupons page

SUNDAY: Garage (etc.) sale season back – check here for listings!

SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Seattle Farmers’ Market @ The Junction, 10 am-2 pm

SUNDAY MORNING: From Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor) – Palm Sunday service on March 28th will be a local presentation of Godspell – 10 am

SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Westwood Neighborhood Council and Friends of the Southwest Library co-sponsor a cleanup along 35th SW between SW Holden and SW Roxbury. Check in at the library, 10 am-1 pm

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: “Thriving in Menopause” event at Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy (WSB sponsor) in The Junction, noon-4 pm – Discover menopause solutions at Pharmaca:
Symptom Help Sessions
– Hot Flashes with Dr. Lorina Shinsato @ 12pm
– Sleep/Stress with Dr. Clare Bauermeister @ 1pm
– Hormones with Dr. Debbie Whittington @ 2pm
Complimentary Chair Massage
Free Samples
Raffle Prizes
Free Gift With Purchase – Menopause Survival Kit – $25 value (while supplies last)
Where: Pharmaca – 4707 California Ave (206) 932-4225

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Westside Unitarian Universalists’ “all church estate and arts and crafts sale” at 2008 California SW, Unit B, 1-6 pm Sunday

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Live music at C & P Coffee with Amyjo Savannah, 3-5 pm

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: National New Plays Network world premiere of “Sunlight” at ArtsWest (WSB sponsor), 3 pm (tickets available online)

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-EVENING: Harvest Collective Finger Food Potluck at Big Al Brewing in White Center, 4:30 pm – explained on Sustainable West Seattle website

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: All-ages live music at @ Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor) with Aiden James, Christopher Dallman, Holly Figueroa O’Reilly, music starts 7 pm (live & no cover, as always)

SUNDAY AFTERNOON & NIGHT: At Redline Music and Sports:
SUNDAY BRUNCH; “Acoust-a-roke”

SUNDAY NIGHT: Ladies Night at The Bohemian with bartender “Corner Inn Lynne,” 7 pm-midnight

Are we missing anything? Let us know! And between weekends, keep an eye on our continuously updated Events page.

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