West Seattle Saturday: Cleanups; concerts; time change tonight…

March 9, 2013 at 8:01 am | In West Seattle news, WS miscellaneous | Comments Off

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(Shoring timbers along the bicycle route between West Seattle and downtown; photo by Don Brubeck)
Good morning! Here’s a quick look at highlights for today from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar – please note that the calendar software has some glitches for events this evening, related to the overnight time change – if you go to the page itself, note that the correct time for evening events is in the title and on the full listing page. And times are correct below, too:

SPEAKING OF TIME… SPRING FORWARD EARLY TOMORROW: 2 am Sunday, it’ll become 3 am Sunday, as Daylight Saving Time arrives overnight. But before we get there …

ANNUAL FAIRMOUNT RAVINE CLEANUP: 8:30-10:30 am, meet at Fairmount and Forest to join the 21st annual cleanup. Full details in the calendar listing, and our preview story. Refreshments for participants.

FLASH WORKOUT BENEFIT: Meet at Colman Pool on the Lincoln Park shore, 8:45 am, for workout with Coach Michele, benefiting The Big Climb. Details here.

ADMIRAL NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION ADOPT-A-STREET CLEANUP: All welcome to the ANA’s quarterly patrol of Admiral District streets, which also includes breakfast treats before and a sack lunch after. 9 am-noon – meet at Metropolitan Market (WSB sponsor) at 42nd/Admiral.

DAY 2 OF THE BIG SALES: Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor) and West Side Presbyterian Church both continue their big rummage/garage sales today – location, times, and more in our Friday story.

WESTSIDE SCHOOL’S FUTURE SITE OPEN HOUSE: Find out more about Westside School (WSB sponsor) plans for purchasing and renovating Hillcrest Presbyterian Church in Arbor Heights – first of two community open houses is 10 am today, 10404 34th SW.

NORTH DELRIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION ENCORE CLEANUP: Picking up where they left off last Saturday, NDNC will resume work at Greg Davis Park, 26th/Brandon, 10 am-noon. Beautification chair Lisa Taylor-Whitley says, “Meet at the 3 large rocks.”

GOT BOOKS? Members of the Rotary Club of West Seattle will be at 40th and Alaska (southeast corner) to accept your donations for the Books for the World program, 10 am-1 pm; here’s our preview story with info on what kind of books they’re seeking.

GIRL SCOUT COOKIE SALES: It’s the halfway point for this year’s cookie sales, and Sheryl Guyon shared this update and photo on behalf of one troop:

Girl Scout Troop 40766 wishes to thank the West Seattle Community for all of the cookie sales! They are the top-selling troop in the West Seattle and appreciate all of the support from the community. They are a group of 16 girls from Madison Middle school. The cookie sales support girls in our community and teach responsibility. The troop also recognizes the value of giving back to our community; they have supported Tent City in West Seattle and other neighbors in need. The troop will be selling cookies at QFC in Westwood village from noon to 4:00 pm today. Thanks for your support!

We’d be happy to feature other troops daily in the final week, so yours is welcome to send an update too (editor@westseattleblog.com). Many other troops are out and about selling, and you can find the full list via the Cookie Locator.

HIGH-SCHOOL SPORTS: Spring season is here, and Chief Sealth International High School kicks it off with baseball at noon and soccer at 6 pm, both home games.

FREE CONCERT: Rose City Mixed Quartet at Peace Lutheran Church (39th and Thistle), 4 pm, no admission charge, all welcome.

RONNY COX AND FRIENDS: As previewed here earlier this week, the TV/movie actor/musician plays Kenyon Hall tonight, 7:30 pm.

THREE BANDS AT SKYLARK: 8 pm tonight, Superedge, Sweetlix, and Tangerine at Skylark Café and Club.

BURLEY MOUNTAIN AT ALKI TAVERN: Second to last weekend for Alki Tavern, and final performance by Burley Mountain tonight, 9 pm.

SOUNDGARDEN TRIBUTE: The all-female Soundgarden tribute band Bleed Together plays Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor), 9 pm.

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