Welcome back, Camp Long Lodge! 4-7 pm today, you’re invited to the reopening party celebrating its levy-funded million-dollar renovation (previewed here). Also today, fun ways to do good deeds – benefit sales, donation drives, “Cones for Kids” in the afternoon on Alki; then tonight, the next edition of West Seattle Outdoor Movies features “Fantastic Mr. Fox.” There’s even more going on – just click ahead for this week’s West Seattle Weekend Lineup, brought to you by Skylark Café and Club (with weekend delights including brunch both days – get a dining coupon on the WSB Coupons page)!
Thanks, Skylark Cafe and Club, for sponsoring the WSWL!
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ALL WEEKEND: Citywide traffic alerts for big events
ALL WEEKEND: Wading pool schedule – if temp gets over 70 degrees
ALL WEEKEND: Southwest Pool open (here’s the schedule)
ALL WEEKEND: Summer brochure for West Seattle and South Park community centers, click here
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
ALL WEEKEND: Rent a sea kayak, stand up paddleboard, fishing boat, bike, longboard, or pair of inline skates at Alki Kayak Tours
ALL WEEKEND: Mountain to Sound Outfitters (WSB sponsor) sale all weekend with 10-20% off in stock items.
SATURDAY: Garage (etc.) sale season – check the WSB Forums’ Freebies/Deals/Sales section for listings
and in fact, here’s one ..
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Breast-cancer fundraising sale, 9 am-3 pm, 5613 44th SW (details here)
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Bicycle donation drive for Africa, West Seattle YMCA, 9 am-5 pm, more details here
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Genesee-Schmitz Neighborhood Council leads a cleanup at Genesee Hill Elementary campus, 9 am-1 pm (more info here)
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Seattle Tool Library open 9 am-2 pm, South Seattle Community College Garden Center. Membership to the Tool Library is on a pay-what-you-can basis, as are the weekly rental rates on all of its tools.
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Special Westcrest Park work party with Earth Corps, 10 am-2 pm
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: South Park Market on Wheels, 10 am-4 pm in Napoli lot on 14th S.
SATURDAY MORNING: Pie & Coffee Social – 10:30 a.m.-Noon
Community Room 3 at The Kenney
Visit The Kenney for a cup of joe and slice of pie at an informal Open House. Learn what Assisted Living at The Kenney is all about! Get your questions answered and meet the Director of Assisted Living Services, Jill Morris.
R.S.V.P to Karmen Hudson, Director of Marketing at (206) 938-6941
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Marination Mobile street food truck is in West Seattle today, 11 am-2 pm (35th/Graham)
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: SWAC Youth Football preregistration, SWAC Field Batting Cages, 2750 SW Trenton SW, 11 am-2 pm
SATURDAY MORNING): Return of Vietnamese Story Time at Delridge Library, 11:15 am
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: West Seattle Thunder fastpitch club announces its tryout dates for 2010-2011 season. We are looking for young ladies for 10u (born in 2000, 2001) and 12u (born in 1998, 1999) to join our teams to play tournament fastpitch.
Dates: Saturday, July 31 12:00-2:00pm
Location: Sealth High school softball field, 2700 SW Trenton St (across from Westwood Village’s north side)
10u: Brian Kumasaka email@example.com
12u: Tom Richmond firstname.lastname@example.org”
SATURDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Inexplicable Illusions in the gallery at ArtsWest, noon-7 pm
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Alki Lighthouse open for tours and gift shop, 1-4 pm
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Kitty Harbor open from 1 pm – 6 pm 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 email@example.com. Kitty Harbor is an all volunteer-run and donation-funded shelter and we appreciate any help that people can give.
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: JOIN us for the 6th ANNUAL CONES FOR KIDS:
July 31, 2:00 to 5:00 PM
Adjacent to the Alki Bathhouse in picnic shelter #1
Husky Ice Cream will be served along with games, face painting, and other activities for the kids! All proceeds will benefit Children’s Hospital uncompensated care program.
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Family Story Time at Southwest Branch Library, 3 pm (more info here)
SATURDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Camp Long Lodge reopening celebration, 4-7 pm (cake! tours! free! more info here)
SATURDAY EVENING: Northbound Alaskan Way Viaduct closes 5:30-7 pm approximately for Torchlight Run
SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at C & P Coffee with The Jon Sheckler Group, 6-8 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: GreenStage presents “Romeo and Juliet,” free Shakespeare in the Park, Camp Long, 7 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian with jazz, funk, soul by Tom Norton, 7-10 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: Seafair Torchlight Parade downtown (with West Seattle participants including WS Hi-Yu Festival, Pathfinder K-8 unicyclists, more here), runs southbound on 4th Avenue starting between 7 and 7:30, from Seattle Center to the International District (also live on Channel 7 and kirotv.com)
SATURDAY NIGHT: “Side Show” at ArtsWest, 7:30 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: Third of six Saturday nights for Summer Outdoor Movies in The Junction (Hotwire/Dr. Wolff courtyard, 4400 California SW) – “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” at dusk, but come early with your blanket/chair for pre-movie activities – bring a donation for West Seattle Food Bank/White Center Food Bank, which are tonight’s sponsors along with Dream Dinners (WSB sponsor) – also bring a few $ for raffles to raise $ for nonprofits, and concessions too – the movie itself is free!
SATURDAY NIGHT: Come one, come all to the Seattle Glee Clubs’ Annual OLIO SHOW, “Granny’s Secret Attic” . . . or, “How the Charleston Met the Dancing Queen!”You’ll be toe-tappin’ and seriously clappin’ for songs from the flapper and disco eras! You’ll fall out of your chair laughin’ at some of your normally staid West Seattle neighbors’ comedic shtick! “Olio” refers to the ol’ snake oil and vaudeville eras! You’ll be treated to live community comedy theater in the Olio-est sense of the term. – Saturday, July 31, 8:00 PM At the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center 4408 Delridge Way S.W. . . . An air-conditioned theater! Some of Seattle’s best musicians will be accompanying our glorious singers and actors from the orchestra pit! Tickets prices: $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at www.brownpapertickets.com
SATURDAY NIGHT: The Slags w/ Aiiee!
4717 California Ave SW
show starts @ 9, Slags on @ 10:30
We will play our usual array of original psycho-garage rock and reggae, as well as 5
covers from iconic Russian ’80s band, KINO!
SATURDAY NIGHT: DJ Tony B, Rocksport, 9 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: At Shadowland: Live music with Blackheart Honeymoon, 10 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: At Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor): Live music with The Heels, 11 pm (live & no cover, as always)
SUNDAY: Garage (etc.) sale season – check the WSB Forums’ Freebies/Deals/Sales section for listings!
SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Seattle Farmers’ Market @ The Junction, 10 am-2 pm
SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: First Sunday for Friends of Seattle Public Library tabling at West Seattle Farmers Market, 10-2
SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Highland Park Sunday Market @ 12th/Holden, 11 am-3 pm (follow the link to the Facebook page, to see who’s new!)
SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Discovery Shop in The Junction now open 11 am-3 pm Sundays in addition to regular hours are 10 a.m to 4:30 p.m. every other day. It’s at 4535 California SW. Currently, all items with pink tags are selling for a single dollar. All proceeds to American Cancer Society.
SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Friends of the Animals Foundation will be holding weekly adopt-a-thons for our adoptable cats and kittens. Adoptions take place at Next to Nature in the West Seattle Junction every Sunday through Labor Day weekend from 11-5 pm and by appointment. All of our cats and kittens are rescued. They have been spayed or neutered, started on vaccines, combo tested, and treated for parasites. They come with a collar, tag, and a certificate for a free vet exam. Cat adoption fees are $100 for one and $160 for two. Kittens five months and under are $125 for one or $200 for two. Please bring cash or check, a carrier, and if a renter, proof that cats are allowed in your home. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (206) 719-4864.
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Alki Lighthouse open for tours and gift shop, 1-4 pm
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Kitty Harbor open 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 email@example.com. Kitty Harbor is an all volunteer-run and donation-funded shelter and we appreciate any help that people can give.
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Seattle Swing Dance Club in West Seattle. From Seattle Dance Info: “Intermediate West Coast Swing will be taught by ARI LEVITT at 2:45 and 4 PM pre-dance workshops (see www.seattlewcswing.org for details). Also at 4 PM: a basic West Coast Swing lesson for new folks. Dance from 5 to 9 PM with DJ TAMRA HOOD. … Admission for both workshops is $25 for guests ($19 for SSDC members), and includes the dance. Dance only admission is $11 for guests ( $7 for members) and includes free admission to 4 PM basics WCS class. Alki Masonic Lodge (West Seattle), 4736 40th Ave SW”
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: “Side Show” at ArtsWest, final performance, 3 pm
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Come one, come all to the Seattle Glee Clubs’ Annual OLIO SHOW, “Granny’s Secret Attic” . . . or, “How the Charleston Met the Dancing Queen!”You’ll be toe-tappin’ and seriously clappin’ for songs from the flapper and disco eras! You’ll fall out of your chair laughin’ at some of your normally staid West Seattle neighbors’ comedic shtick! “Olio” refers to the ol’ snake oil and vaudeville eras! You’ll be treated to live community comedy theater in the Olio-est sense of the term. – Sunday, 3 PM At the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center 4408 Delridge Way S.W. . . . An air-conditioned theater! Some of Seattle’s best musicians will be accompanying our glorious singers and actors from the orchestra pit! Tickets prices: $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at www.brownpapertickets.com
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: C & P Coffee live music with Phil Hansen, 3-5 pm
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
SUNDAY NIGHT: All-ages live music at Skylark Café and Club at 8 pm, with Social Steal, Made to Break
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