PANCAKE BREAKFAST FOR CLEAN WATER: Pancakes, bacon, fruit, orange juice, and coffee for $4/person – and the money goes to a good cause, clean drinking water in Kenya. You can be part of it by going to breakfast 8:30 am-11:30 am at West Side Presbyterian Church (3601 California SW).
WEST SEATTLE BIKE CONNECTIONS: Ride a bike? Help advocate for West Seattle improvements! Following up on the Thursday meet-and-greet (WSB coverage here), the first WSBC meeting is at 8:30 am at C & P Coffee (WSB sponsor), 5612 California SW.
WEST SEATTLE MONSTER DASH: The first-ever run/walk fundraiser for West Seattle’s Cooperative Preschools starts at 9 am, using the upper trails of Lincoln Park, with a kids’ dash following at 10 am. You can sign up at the park if you’re not registered there. Latest details here.
LEARN ABOUT LANDSLIDES: The season of highest risk starts in October, and that’s why the city is presenting free landslide-awareness-and-prevention sessions – starting with one at 10 am today at SSCC; more info here.
UNDERWATER PUMPKIN CARVING: Scheduled for Alki, 10 am – participants from local dive clubs have an hour to carve, with public judging at 11 am. Here’s our recent preview.
GRETCHEN’S GRAINS DEMO – DON’T FORGET THE COUPON! West Seattleite Gretchen Williamson-Evans will demonstrate recipes with her Gretchen’s Grains 11 am-3 pm at PCC Natural Markets-West Seattle (California/Stevens; WSB sponsor), and you still have a few more days to use the WSB coupon for GG – get it here.
WEST SEATTLE THRIFTWAY HALLOWEEN PARTY: 11 am-1 pm, kids 2-10 are invited to come decorate a mini-pumpkin and get a goodie bag – costumes encouraged. (California/Fauntleroy)
HALLOWEEN STORYTELLING: Storytime at Barnes & Noble at Westwood Village is going ghostly and ghoulish! In honor of the holiday, they’ll be doing Halloween stories at 11 am. Costumes welcome.
HALLOWEEN DOG PHOTOS: Halloween photos of the dog(s) in your life, at The Wash Dog (WSB sponsor). Since almost everyone has a camera, this year YOU are the photographer. We have the set-up: Hay bales, pumpkins, dog costumes to borrow (or bring your own) and of course, treats. Free!
MORE PARTIES/MUSIC/NIGHTLIFE: See the WSB Halloween page for details on parties at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor), A Terrible Beauty, OutWest Bar, plus live music at even more venues, plus more of what’s up today/tonight!