Biggest events of the weekend include Alki Family Fun Day (dog parade! kids’ talent show! bluegrass! authors!) on Sunday at Alki Statue of Liberty Plaza, Delridge Night Market on Saturday, Holy Family’s Community Street Fair Saturday and Sunday, Fauntleroy’s big sale on Saturday-Sunday plus 1 Green Planet recycling on Sunday, and it’s the final weekend of the year (already?) for Colman Pool at Lincoln Park; the annual Holy Rosary Golf Tournament is Saturday … and lots more … 50+ West Seattle (etc.) events/activities! 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, live music both nights)!
Thanks, Skylark Cafe and Club, for sponsoring the WSWL!
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ALL WEEKEND: Citywide traffic alerts for big events
ALL WEEKEND: Southwest Pool open (except for furlough day Friday)! 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: Friday through Sunday at Discovery Shop in The Junction, 50% OFF EVERYTHING IN THE SHOP!
ALL WEEKEND: Rent a sea kayak, stand up paddleboard, fishing boat, bike, longboard, or pair of inline skates at Alki Kayak Tours
FRIDAY-SATURDAY TFN: Every Friday and Saturday this summer the Clean Greens Farm
www.cleangreensfarm.com has an organic market in the parking lot of the Super 24 Food Store (corner of Delridge Way SW & SW Findlay ) Join us this weekend to support a good effort to bring fresh, nutritious, affordable food to Delridge. And purchase some yummy food while you’re there!!! 10 am-6 pm
FRIDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Tenuous Truths in the gallery at ArtsWest, noon-7 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: Arbor Heights ARK Park fundraiser at Table 35 with Tony Award nominee Chad Kimball singing – details in this Facebook event invite
FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at C&P Coffee with Railyard, 6-8 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: White Center Community Development Association gala, South Seattle Community College, 6 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: Chief Sealth International High School football, hosting Ingraham, 7 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: West Seattle High School football at Nathan Hale, 7 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: “Reasons to Be Pretty” at ArtsWest (WSB sponsor) – 7:30 pm (tickets available online)
FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian with jazz by Ron Weinstein Trio, 8-11 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at Skylark Café and Club (WSB sponsor), 9 pm, Ian Jones (of Jones Family Fortune), Goldbar, Tugboat Country (live & no cover, as always)
FRIDAY NIGHT: DJ Tony B, Rocksport, 10 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: From Redline Music and Sports, which is open all month even though it’s announced plans to close in the not-too-distant future: Seattle’s Best Original Musicians saying goodbye! – NO COVER – It’s “Bubba Beard” night saying goodbye to our chef to Spokane forever! **Wear a beard for mystery specials**
SATURDAY: Garage (etc.) sale season – check the WSB Forums for listings
SATURDAY: Holy Rosary Golf Tournament at West Seattle Golf Course – registration and full details here
SATURDAY: Second-to-last day that Colman Pool is open this year, click for schedule
SATURDAY: Recycling event in White Center (details here)
SATURDAY MORNING: Admiral Neighborhood Association Adopt-A-Street cleanup, meet at Metropolitan Market (WSB sponsor) at 9 am (free treats!)
SATURDAY (AND SUNDAY!): “2nd Time Sale” at Fauntleroy Church, 9 am-3 pm on Saturday, 11 am-1 pm on Sunday
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Holy Family Street Fair (WSB sponsor) – starts 9 am both days – details here
SATURDAY: 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: Not West Seattle, but … Seattle Firefighters to Honor New York Firefighters on September 11 at 9:30 a.m. Firefighters from around the area climbing the stairs in Two Union Square, each wearing a photo of a fallen New York Firefighter, Seattle Firefighter or other public safety professional lost in the line of duty. Location: Two Union Square, 621 Union Street
Firefighters from around the region will take part in Seattle’s Second Annual 343 Staiclimb on Saturday, September 11. As they climb, each firefighter will carry a photo of one of the 343 firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty in the attack on the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001. Additionally, firefighters will carry the names and photos of each of the 39 Seattle Firefighters whose lives have been lost in the line of duty since 1891. Seattle Police Officers and other area public safety professionals have been invited to honor their fallen in the same way. Firefighters will climb to the 55th floor of the tower twice, representing the 110 stories of the Twin Towers. The 343 Stairclimb is being organized by Seattle Firefighter Melissa Woolsey and is sponsored by Seattle’s Bravest Charity and the Seattle Fire Department. All proceeds of the stair climb will benefit the New York City Widows and Orphans Fund. For more information visit http://www.iaff27.org/node/5846.
SATURDAY MORNING: West Seattle (Admiral) Library branch opens at 10 am after almost a month closed for roof work (etc.)
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: Marination Mobile street food truck at 35th and Graham (now by Hans VW), 11 am-2 pm
SATURDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Tenuous Truths in the gallery at ArtsWest, noon-7 pm
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Dipping in Polliwog Pond at Camp Long, noon-2 pm (full details here)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Kitty Harbor is an all volunteer-run and donation-funded shelter and we appreciate any help that people can give.
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Dragonfly, butterfly, bumblebee chase at Camp Long, 3-5 pm (full details here)
SATURDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Delridge “Night Market” by the Super 24, food and fun, 4-8 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: Artist reception for Alena Hennessy at Click! Design That Fits, 5-8 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT Ruby Room fundraiser downtown at the Paramount, with lots of West Seattleites involved – read full details here
SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at C & P Coffee with Benjamin Kemp and Goodwood, 6-8 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: Seattle Lutheran HS football vs. North Beach, 7 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: Sunset Owls, Bats and Moths at Camp Long, 7-8:30 pm (details here)
SATURDAY NIGHT: “Reasons to Be Pretty” at ArtsWest (WSB sponsor) – 7:30 pm (tickets available online)
SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian with Norm Bellas on jazz piano, 8-11 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: At Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor): Live music with Leaving The Scene, Jaded Mary, Twisted Fate, 9 pm (live & no cover, as always)
SATURDAY NIGHT: DJ Tony B, Rocksport, 9 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: From Redline Music and Sports, which is open all month even though it’s announced plans to close in the not-too-distant future: LIVE COVER BAND all NIGHT! *Groove Surfers* (No Cover Charge) **WIN a GUITAR!!**
SUNDAY: Garage (etc.) sale season – check the WSB Forums for listings!
SUNDAY: Last day that Colman Pool is open, click for schedule
SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Fauntleroy Church‘s Green Committee will sponsor a Recycle Roundup, 9 AM – 1 PM in the church parking lot. Area residents are invited to bring computers, appliances, bicycles, and a long list of other inoperable or outdated items for recycling by 1 Green Planet.
SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Holy Family Street Fair (WSB sponsor) – starts 9 am – details here
SUNDAY MORNING: Spokespeople West Seattle bike ride, 11 miles, rain or shine, starts 10:00AM
Start Location: Alki Bike and Board/2606 California Ave SW – will stop at the West Seattle Farmers’ Market, and will finish the 11.67 mile ride at the West Seattle PCC. Bring currency and safe and sturdy cargo carriers. Support your local Urban Farmers.
SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Seattle Farmers’ Market @ The Junction, 10 am-2 pm
SUNDAY MORNING: First service scheduled for Westside Unitarian Universalists’ new church (read about it here) – starting with 10:15 am ribboncutting ceremony
SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: From Redline Music and Sports, which is open all month even though it’s announced plans to close in the not-too-distant future: FOOTBALL!!!!!! **Build-UR-Own BLOODY MARY BAR!**
SUNDAY MIDDAY: “2nd Time Sale” at Fauntleroy Church, 11 am-1 pm
SUNDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Alki Community Council presents Family Fun Day on Alki, 12:30-7:30 pm (schedule of events here) – dog parade, kids’ talent show, bluegrass concert, local author tabling, and more!
SUNDAY 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.
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: September 12, 2010:
Kathy’s Anti-Inflammatory Diet Class at the Kenney.
Sundays, September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 2010 at 1:00 to 2:30 PM.
Read about Kathy’s Diet here:
Cost: $125 for the 5-week series
Register for class here:
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Beach Lairs Show closing party
Sunday Sept 12 from 2-4
Skylark Club and Café, 3808 Delridge Way
pineapple upside down cupcakes
lounge, exotica and surf music
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Women’s/Girls Self Defense Workshop at Lee’s Martial Arts! This defense class is for females only, ages 12 and up. These classes prepare girls and women for a potential life-threatening event. Included in the class are discussions and exercises for awareness and prevention, assessment of environment, man made weapons, demonstrations, and hands on practice of effective techniques with the assistance of Tae Kwon Do black belts. This class is especially recommended for girls going into high school and college years.
WHERE: LEE’S MARTIAL ARTS (WEST SEATTLE)
WHEN: SEPT 12TH 2-4 PM **Please arrive at 1:45PM
COST:$30 (OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY)
Please RSVP to Lisa Skvarla @206-938-3375. You can register over the phone(CC#) or send/deliver your check to 3270 California Ave SW Seattle WA. 98116
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: “Reasons to Be Pretty” at ArtsWest (WSB sponsor) – 3 pm (tickets available online)
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: C & P Coffee live music with Duffy, 3-5 pm
SUNDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) is having a Cocktail Fest today!
SUNDAY NIGHT: Ladies Night at The Bohemian with bartender “Corner Inn Lynne,” 7 pm-midnight
SUNDAY NIGHT: All-ages live music at Skylark Café and Club (WSB sponsor) at 7 pm with Ben Fisher, The Standoff, Jiffy
SUNDAY NIGHT: “Oh My Darling!” karaoke at Talarico’s with Matthew Darling; here’s the Facebook event page, 10 pm