West Seattle Saturday: St. Patrick’s Day weekend, day 1

March 16, 2013 at 7:02 am | In West Seattle news, WS miscellaneous | Comments Off

Bald eagle

(Bald eagle amid the greenery; photo by Alki Pete, shared via WSB Flickr group)
A weekend full of greenery – in so many ways – begins. From (mostly) the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

FREE FAMILY BOOTCAMP: 8 am at Jack Block Park with Jill – details here.

SOCCER! Up early? West Seattle Sunday Soccer also plays Saturday pickup games around 8 am at Delridge Playfield (4458 Delridge Way SW).

SEATTLE TILTH SPRING EDIBLE PLANT SALE: Not in West Seattle but not far – it’s at the Pacific Market Center garage in SODO/Georgetown, 9 am-3 pm. Details here.

RECESS MONKEY! They’re performing at High Point Community Center in West Seattle this morning as part of the Fabulous Family Fun series – details here.

CELTIC SWELL ST. PATRICK’S DAY WEEKEND: Music at noon and the pet-costume contest 2-4 pm (here’s our preview from when it was announced) – just part of the Alki establishment’s big slate you can see here.

LOCAL BANDS IN ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE: Not in West Seattle, but the WSHS and Denny IMS Marching Bands are scheduled to join in, as is the Tony Comerford School of Irish Dance (which has classes in West Seattle) – the Seattle St. Patrick’s Day Parade, traveling northward on 4th Avenue South from Jefferson, 12:30 pm, map and details here, participants’ list here.

‘CIRQUE DU PATHFINDER’ AUCTION: 5 pm at South Seattle Community College (WSB sponsor)’s Brockey Center, the sold-out benefit for Pathfinder K-8 is happening tonight – here’s our preview story.

SHOREWOOD AUCTION: 5 pm at the school (10300 28th SW), tonight’s gala event – details here.

CORNED BEEF WITH THE EAGLES: It’s a St. Patrick’s Day weekend tradition and a benefit to fight MS – dinner with the West Seattle Eagles in The Junction, 5:30 pm, details here.

‘NEXT FALL’ AT ARTSWEST: It’s the first weekend for the Seattle premiere run of this Tony-nominated play continues tonight at 7:30 pm at ArtsWest in The Junction (4711 California SW). And it’s already gleaned a positive review from The Seattle Times (WSB partner).

NORTHWEST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: Performing at 8 pm at West Seattle’s Holy Rosary Church, the NWSO’s “Spotlight on the Orchestra” includes “Entry of the Gods into Valhalla,” from Das Rheingold, one of the four operas that comprise Richard Wagner’s “The Ring of the Nibelungen” cycle. More info here; ticket info here.

‘CROSSING DELANCEY’: 8 pm at Kenyon Hall; this show is a special benefit for West Seattle synagogue Kol HaNeshamah. Ticket info here.

BREAST CANCER FUNDRAISER, NIGHT 2: Again tonight, the slate at the Benbow Room in The Admiral District (4210 SW Admiral Way) is an all-female lineup with half the proceeds going to fight breast cancer, including local favorites Daughters of the Dead Sea. Music starts at 9 pm.

BEARD BROTHERS AT THE FEEDBACK: An amazing array of classic rock is promised for tonight’s show by the Beard Brothers at Feedback Lounge (6451 California SW; WSB sponsor), 9:30 pm.

Lots more on the calendar – for today/tonight and beyond …

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