West Seattle Wednesday: Southwest District Council; Highland Park community-safety session; more

February 6, 2013 at 9:34 am | In West Seattle news, WS miscellaneous | 1 Comment

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(Jack Block Park; photo by Don Brubeck, via the WSB Flickr group)
Some of what’s on the WSB West Seattle Events Calendar for today/tonight:

SCHOOL’S OUT EARLY … for Seattle Public Schools, classes are out two hours early today.

ANTI-MAP RALLY: Opponents of the testing program known as MAP have declared this a national day of solidarity, and rallies planned around the area include one outside Chief Sealth International High School (where some of the teachers have gone on record against MAP) at 3:20 pm.

SOUTH PORTAL WORKING GROUP: The advisory committee (including West Seattle reps) that’s periodically briefed on Highway 99 and surrounding projects in the South End will meet at 4 pm in the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program offices, 23rd floor of 999 Third Avenue downtown.

LOOKING FOR WORK? Free job-search workshops continue at South Seattle Community College (WSB sponsor), in the WorkSource office, where the topic today is how to use LinkedIn. 4:30 pm – details in the calendar listing.

SOUTHWEST DISTRICT COUNCIL: Reps from community councils and other organizations around western West Seattle meet at their new time/location, 6:30 pm at the Southwest Teen Life Center (2801 SW Thistle). Special guest: City Councilmember Tim Burgess. Here’s the agenda.

COMMUNITY SAFETY BRIEFING: Highland Park Action Committee invites community members to HP Improvement Club (12th/Holden) tonight at 7 for the first of two briefings/meetings with Community Police Team Officer Jon Kiehn – topics described here.

‘SHIRLEY VALENTINE’: Second-to-last week to see Heather Hawkins as “Shirley Valentine at ArtsWest (WSB sponsor), 7:30 pm.

MORE NIGHTLIFE: Jim Page performs at C & P Coffee, 6-8 pm; the evening also includes trivia at Skylark and Talarico’s, plus more on the nightlife slate – see the listings on the calendar.

MAILED YOUR BALLOT YET? Six days till Election Day for the two Seattle Public Schools levies – get your ballot in the mail by next Tuesday (February 12th).

1 Comment

  1. National Day of Solidarity? Isn’t this a little over the top for a test?

    Comment by G — 1:40 pm February 6, 2013 #

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