West Seattle Weekend Lineup: More than 60 options!

June 11, 2010 at 3:03 pm | In Fun stuff to do, WS culture/arts, WS Weekend Lineup | 3 Comments

60+ options, for a weekend promising 70-degree temperatures! The big events include the Morgan Junction Community Festival (co-sponsored by WSB) 11 am-7 pm tomorrow, continuing with the West Seattle Junction Health Fair (WSB sponsor) 10 am-2 pm Sunday, and a lot more inbetween, like the Kiwanis Club of West Seattle making Westcrest Park Off-Leash Area a nicer place (with volunteer help), the Junction Plaza Park planting party, the West Seattle Tool Library grand opening, benefits for Chief Sealth jazz, Community School of West Seattle, and author Val Mallinson; much more … The WSWL is sponsored by Skylark Cafe and Club, where you’ll find FREE live music, bountiful brunches, plus lunch ‘n’ dinner:


Thanks, Skylark Cafe and Club, for sponsoring the WSWL!

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ALL WEEKEND: Furry Faces Foundation Plants at Hotwire Online Coffeehouse
When: Through End of June, regular operating hours
Location: 4410 California Ave SW
. To see our flyer and/or learn more about Furry Faces Foundation, a.k.a., F3, please see our website at www.furryfaces.org.

ALL WEEKEND: Southwest Pool open (here’s the schedule)

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 AFTERNOON-EVENING: “A Labor of Love” photography exhibit at South Seattle Community College (WSB sponsor). Art Gallery, open Monday-Friday, noon – 6:30 pm

FRIDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: AWAA group show (dis)connect in the gallery at ArtsWest gallery, noon-7 pm

FRIDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING Friday, 3 – 7 pm
Northwest Wine Academy
Wine & Welding Building
South Seattle Community College, 6000 16th Avenue SW
www.southseattle.edu/programs/proftech/wine.htm
Celebrate the arrival of summer at the Northwest Wine Academy’s festive event featuring the latest wine releases, gifts baskets and more. Featured vintages that will be available for sampling and sale are the 2009 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay, 2009 No Oak Chardonnay, 2009 Late Harvest Viognier 375 ml (limited edition), 2009 Collaboration White Blend (mostly Roussanne with a touch of Viognier), and 2007 Cabernet Franc. Can’t make it to the summer release event? Wines are available for purchase on site weekdays from 10 am – 4 pm (closed during the quarter break June 21-25). From July 16 through September 3, the retail store will close at 1 pm on Fridays. Since releasing its first five vintages in 2005, the NWA has consistently created award-winning, student-produced wines that have medaled at numerous prestigious competitions. Most recently NWA wines earned seven Grand Awards of Excellence from the 2010 Seattle Wine Awards Tasting Panel – Silver / 2008 Muscat Love, 2007 Cabernet Franc; Bronze / 2008 Chardonnay, 2007 Syrah; and Outstanding / 2008 White Table Wine, 2007 Barbera, and 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon/Syrah Blend. The winning wines will be featured at the upcoming 5th Annual Grand Awards Tasting consumer sampling event on Sunday, June 13, at the Rainier Club. South Seattle Community College’s Northwest Wine Academy, established in 2004, is a first-of-its-kind program in Western Washington and offers three associate degree and certificate programs – Wine Making, Wine Marketing & Sales, and Food & Wine Pairing. The Academy complements the college’s highly regarded and award-winning Culinary Arts program and bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management program.

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at C&P Coffee with Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice, 6-8 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Book fair at Barnes and Noble/Westwood Village for Mount View Elementary in White Center. As shared by Full Tilt Ice Cream via Facebook, “MOUNT VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEEDS YOUR HELP!!! The funding for their library has been cut this year. No new books. Get down to Barnes and Noble this Friday between 6:30 and 8pm and buy something. A percentage of the sales will go to the school. Make sure to pick up the voucher from the kids that will be manning the booth there, or come get one at FT.”

FRIDAY NIGHT: Evening of Jazz and Wine Tasting for Chief Sealth International High School Jazz Band, EB Foote Winery in Burien, 7 pm (details here)

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian: Ron Weinstein, 7-10 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Brazilian music and dance festival @ Youngstown Arts Center – read more here, 7 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Illusions Hair Design (WSB sponsor) wants to invite you to a very special evening of wine, food, music, and art. This Friday, June 11 from 7-9pm, we’ll be hosting works from students of Circle of Friends for Mental Health.
-Wine and food will be provided by:
Seattle Community College chef, Vanessa Douglas.
-Classical Violin and guitar by Julia Vidal & Guest.
-Art Jewelry exhibit, along with paintings by: students from “Circle of Friends for Mental Health”
Circle of Friends (www.cofmentalhealth.org) is simply what their name says: A circle of friends that are helping those suffering with mental health issues. Many times it can be very hard to communicate one’s needs and feelings. Through all types of art, some are beginning to express things that they never could before. These are very special pieces that help show us the talents that many times may be right before our eyes. All items are available for fingering, buying, and provoking your imagination.

FRIDAY NIGHT (and Sat-Sun): At ArtsWest (WSB sponsor): See the Next Great Play-in-Progress
June 11, 12 & 13 at 7pm
This year marks the 8th Annual Seattle Playwrights Studio (SPS) Showcase with several of the group’s newer members joining in the fun. The SPS showcase is three evenings of staged readings offering audience members a glimpse at how plays are developed, and providing the playwrights a chance to see if their particular script has some legs to it. This year’s playwrights include John Ruoff, Freddie Brinster, Carl Nelson, Ann Teplick, Frank Merritt, Lyn Coffin, Len Goodisman, Lea Galanter, Jeff Mandels, Babs Lindsay, and Jorj Savage. Their mix of shorts, one-acts and full-length scripts guarantee 3 evenings of eclectic entertainment. Mark your calendars for June 11, 12 and 13. Each evening begins at 7:00 and concludes with a reception where audiences can meet and greet the playwrights, actors, and directors. Tickets are available for only $5 per ticket per night. For tickets, call the box office at (206) 938-0339 or visit www.artswest.org

FRIDAY NIGHT: Seattle Lutheran High School graduation ceremony, 7:30 pm (and it’ll be webcast!)

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at Skylark Café and Club (WSB sponsor), with The Baker Street Irregulars, Fun Police, 13th Grade, 9 pm (live & no cover, as always)

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at Mac’s Triangle Pub in South Delridge, Holy Hobos, 9 pm

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, Memphis Radio Kings and Kona Eire

SATURDAY’S BIGGEST EVENT: Morgan Junction Community Festival, 11 am-7 pm (schedule highlights at morganjunction.org), with WSB among the sponsors – and we’ll be tabling to cover it “live.” Featuring live music, belly dancing, kids’ activities in Morgan Junction Park, the “Bite of Morgan” food sampling (be sure to get your ticket booklet!), and the chance to meet reps from more than 20 local businesses and organizations (the booths are behind the Feedback Lounge/Zeeks building). See you there!

SATURDAY: Service change for Metro (details here)

SATURDAY: Colman Pool preseason weekend, click for schedule

SATURDAY: Garage (etc.) sale season – check here for listings

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Community planting party at Junction Plaza Park (new date), 8:30 am

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Seattle work parties to restore and clean up parks and greenspaces NEED YOU! Full list at greenseattle.org

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Seattle Tool Library Grand Opening, 9 am-2 pm, South Seattle Community College Garden Center – After months of anticipation, The West Seattle Tool Library will officially open its doors to the public during its Grand Opening on Saturday, June 12th, from 9am-2pm. Membership to the Tool Library is on a pay-what-you-can basis, as are the weekly rental rates on all of its tools. As an added feature to the day, SeaChar and Second Use will both be providing free, public workshops throughout the day on topics ranging from biochar stoves to window replacement techniques. All are welcome to attend! The West Seattle Tool Library was made possible by a Neighborhood Matching Funds Grant from the Department of Neighborhoods.

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: We are hosting a lemonade stand and multi-family yard sale for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a registered 501(c)3 charity. Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation raises money and awareness for pediatric cancer
causes, primarily research into new treatments and cures.
West Seattle Alex’s Lemonade Stand and Yard Sale
49th Ave SW and Alaska
Seattle, WA 98116
Saturday, June 12, 2010
9 AM-2PM
Multi-family yard sale, fresh lemonade, and baked goods.

SATURDAY MORNING: Kiwanis Club of West Seattle

SATURDAY MIDDAY: Westwood Village mobile blood drive, 9 am-3 pm

SATURDAY MORNING: Toddler/Preschool Open House
The Cove School will be holding an open house on Saturday, June 12th from 9:00am – 11:00am or Thursday, June 17th from 6:30-8:00pm. Please join us to hear about our summer camps as well as our summer and fall program enrollment, see our space and find out if this would be a good fit for your child and family. We would love to meet you so let us know if you can make it. Much more information on our site and blog www.thecoveschool.com. Feel free to email us or call for more information hello@thecoveschool.com OR (206) 923-COVE.

SATURDAY MIDDAY: Beach naturalist program from Seattle Aquarium (WSB sponsor) starts up for the season, at Constellation Park and Lincoln Park, 10 am-2 pm, with major minus tides this weekend (chart here)

SATURDAY MORNING: “Walking Ambassador” training by Feet First at Alki Bathhouse, 10 am-noon (more here)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Rally Round The Alley behind Delridge Library, 10 am-3 pm, come help in the cleanup!

SATURDAY MIDDAY: Friends of the Animals Foundation is having an adoption event this Saturday, June 12th from 10-2 at Next to Nature. We will have many nice, adult cats and a couple of kittens available.

SATURDAY MORNING: Beach Day at Me-Kwa-Mooks, sponsored by Seattle Parks, 10 am-noon, info here

SATURDAY MORNING: Seattle Chinese Garden Site Tours
Saturday, June 12, 10 to 11:30 am
Meet at the Chan Education Center
South Seattle Community College
6000 16 Avenue SW, North Entrance
Come out and see the 4.5-acre garden site, construction progress on Knowing the Spring Courtyard, Song Mei Pavilion and spring plants in bloom. This guided tour begins with a richly illustrated slide presentation on the cultural roots and significance of Chinese Gardens. The program is FREE and does not require registration. Bring family, friends, or out-of-town visitors.Docent-led public tours are scheduled for the second Saturday of each month through October. For more information: www.seattlechinesegarden.org or 206-764-5213

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: South Seattle Community College Garden Center open 11 am-3 pm
Puget Ridge Garden Center
North Parking Lot
Parking is free in the Nursery parking lot and the sales are open to staff, students, and the general public.

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

SATURDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: AWAA group show (dis)connect in the gallery at ArtsWest gallery, noon-7 pm

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: 12 – 4 pm
Northwest Wine Academy
Wine & Welding Building
South Seattle Community College
6000 16th Avenue SW
Web:
www.southseattle.edu/programs/proftech/wine.htm
Celebrate the arrival of summer at the Northwest Wine Academy’s festive event featuring the latest wine releases, gifts baskets and more. Featured vintages that will be available for sampling and sale are the 2009 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay, 2009 No Oak Chardonnay, 2009 Late Harvest Viognier 375 ml (limited edition), 2009 Collaboration White Blend (mostly Roussanne with a touch of Viognier), and 2007 Cabernet Franc. Can’t make it to the summer release event? Wines are available for purchase on site weekdays from 10 am – 4 pm (closed during the quarter break June 21-25). From July 16 through September 3, the retail store will close at 1 pm on Fridays.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Kitty Harbor open every Saturday and Sunday from 1pm – 6pm and is located at 3422 Harbor Ave SW – just under the bridge. We’ve got a brand new website this year where you can find out updated information about our current cats and kittens. People can find us at www.kittyharborseattle.org, on facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kitty-Harbor/108132119231061?ref=ts) or through email at info@kittyharborseattle.org. Kitty Harbor is an all volunteer-run and donation-funded shelter and we appreciate any help that people can give.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Salamander Search at Camp Long, 2 pm (details here)

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Service for Sam Backman, Grace Church, 3 pm

SATURDAY EVENING: Alki UCC Kid’s Place invites your children to our next Youth Game Night/
Parent’s Night Out
Saturday, June 12
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Ages 4 -16
Join us for Pizza, Group & Table Games, Lego’s 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: Live music at C & P Coffee with Evelyn Arvey and Mark Francis, 6-8 pm

JUNE 12: Join us for Pawty with a Purpose, a fundraiser for Val Mallinson, author of The Dog Lover’s Companion to the Pacific Northwest. Since December 2009, Val has been unable to work due to complications from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). Val is recovering, but there’s a backlog of medical bills to be paid. The disability insurance company is fighting the family, denying coverage and delaying much-needed financial relief. That’s where you come in! Although you don’t need an excuse to party, this one is as good as it gets. Also, 10% of all proceeds will be donated to Advocacy for Patients with Chronic Illnesses. This resource helps patients get information, advice, and advocacy services, regardless of ability to pay.
Date: Saturday, June 12th, 2010
Time: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.]
Location: Common House, Duwamish Cohousing, West Seattle
6000 17th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98106
Cover: $15 Suggested Donation at the Door
$40 Includes an Autographed Book
Live Music
Jared Clifton of the Radio Nationals will open the show around 6:30 p.m. or so. The lovely Miz Sheryl Wiser will take to the stage around 7:30 p.m. Food by “The Sailing Chef.”

SATURDAY NIGHT: Magic shows at Youngstown Arts Center! Experience Sleight of Hand – Close Up Magic By:
G.G. Green, 6:30 pm each of these Saturday nights. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children
-Seating will be limited to 70 people per show
-Great Entertainment for adults and children ages 5 and above
-Group rates for 10 or more tickets available
-Website: http://www.gggreenmagic.com

SATURDAY NIGHT: Community School of West Seattle auction, 6:30-10 pm at the school (full details and auction items here)

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian: Norm Bellas, 7-10 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: At ArtsWest (WSB sponsor): See the Next Great Play-in-Progress, 7 pm. This year marks the 8th Annual Seattle Playwrights Studio (SPS) Showcase with several of the group’s newer members joining in the fun. The SPS showcase is three evenings of staged readings offering audience members a glimpse at how plays are developed, and providing the playwrights a chance to see if their particular script has some legs to it. This year’s playwrights include John Ruoff, Freddie Brinster, Carl Nelson, Ann Teplick, Frank Merritt, Lyn Coffin, Len Goodisman, Lea Galanter, Jeff Mandels, Babs Lindsay, and Jorj Savage. Their mix of shorts, one-acts and full-length scripts guarantee 3 evenings of eclectic entertainment.

SATURDAY NIGHT: Outdoor movie at Coastal Boutique on Alki: “Blue Crush” (dusk)

SATURDAY NIGHT: At Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor): Live music with Bodybox, Resdeus, Gladiators Eat Fire, 9 pm (live & no cover, as always)

SATURDAY NIGHT: DJ Tony B, Rocksport, 9 pm – with a contest to win the chance to sing as the opening act to Hell’s Belles at Rocksport in June (more on their Facebook page)

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at Shadowland

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at Shipwreck Tavern, Alvum

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

SUNDAY: Colman Pool preseason weekend, click for schedule

SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: The first West Seattle Junction Health Fair! 10 am-2 pm. We’ll be in the information booth, so come by and say hi while checking out dozens of local health/wellness experts/providers. Wells Fargo parking lot, right across from the Farmers’ Market, same hours. Also includes a mobile blood drive – the best way for 1 person to save 3 lives!

SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Seattle Farmers’ Market @ The Junction, 10 am-2 pm – as part of the West Seattle Junction Health Fair, there will be a special free Farmers Market cooking demo by chef Naomi Kakiuchi featuring FRESH, seasonal, local farm products. Sunday’s recipes are a “Farmers Market Perfect Veggie Stir Fry” and a “Kale, Fennel and Onion Salad with Sunomono Dressing”

SUNDAY MIDDAY: Beach naturalist program from Seattle Aquarium (WSB sponsor) starts up for the season, at Constellation Park and Lincoln Park, 10 am-2 pm, with major minus tides this weekend (chart here)

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Kitty Harbor open every Saturday and Sunday from 1pm – 6pm and is located at 3422 Harbor Ave SW – just under the bridge. We’ve got a brand new website this year where you can find out updated information about our current cats and kittens. People can find us at www.kittyharborseattle.org, on facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kitty-Harbor/108132119231061?ref=ts) or through email at info@kittyharborseattle.org. Kitty Harbor is an all volunteer-run and donation-funded shelter and we appreciate any help that people can give.

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Live music at C & P Coffee with Mike Buckman and Bill Davie, 3-5 pm

SUNDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) Market cocktails plus Sunday ribs (available at 5 pm), Supersuckers Sunday (music of the SS, midnight till close)

SUNDAY EVENING: Tony Awards announced – nominees include West Seattle native Chad Kimball

SUNDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: All-ages live music at @ Skylark Café and Club (WSB sponsor): Jillian Graham, Willow, Susan Harper Conspiracy, 7 pm (live & no cover, as always)

SUNDAY NIGHT: At ArtsWest (WSB sponsor): See the Next Great Play-in-Progress, 7 pm. This year marks the 8th Annual Seattle Playwrights Studio (SPS) Showcase with several of the group’s newer members joining in the fun. The SPS showcase is three evenings of staged readings offering audience members a glimpse at how plays are developed, and providing the playwrights a chance to see if their particular script has some legs to it. This year’s playwrights include John Ruoff, Freddie Brinster, Carl Nelson, Ann Teplick, Frank Merritt, Lyn Coffin, Len Goodisman, Lea Galanter, Jeff Mandels, Babs Lindsay, and Jorj Savage. Their mix of shorts, one-acts and full-length scripts guarantee 3 evenings of eclectic entertainment.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT: “Oh My Darling!” karaoke at Talarico’s with Matthew Darling; here’s the Facebook event page, 10 pm

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

3 Comments

  1. (be sure to get your ticket booklet!)

    From where/whom do we get a ticket booklet?

    Comment by wsgolfer — 6:42 pm June 11, 2010 #

  2. Last year there was in info booth on the sidewalk next to the park where they were handing out the food-taste voucher booklets and selling raffle tickets. Go there first ’cause they did end up running out before the festival was over.

    Comment by MargL — 8:37 pm June 11, 2010 #

  3. Thanks, MargL!

    Comment by wsgolfer — 9:14 pm June 11, 2010 #

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