West Seattle Wednesday: Bike to School Day; more shrimp fishing; WSHS cooking competition; 34th Dems’ candidate forum…

May 8, 2013 at 9:23 am | In West Seattle news, WS miscellaneous | 1 Comment

Another big day around West Seattle! First item explains the photo:

BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY: Thanks to Anna Coghill for e-mailing to report that Alki Elementary students marked National Bike to School Day by gathering in two spots to ride to school – Anna says, “Students, parents and school staff were all smiles this morning after the Ride Your Bike to School Train organized by Mr. Kegel. He led our Me-Kwa-Mooks train and Principal Oatis led the Anchor Park train.”

Here are other highlights including some of what’s on today’s section of the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar (where you’ll find lots more);

ANOTHER DAY FOR SHRIMP FISHING: We’re already getting questions about “what are all those boats fishing for?” The answer: As mentioned here last weekend, today is a second opportunity for spot-shrimp fishing on Elliott Bay.

COOKING COMPETITION AT WSHS – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: Today’s the day a celebrity chef is expected at West Seattle High School to judge a cooking competition (first reported here last month) involving ProStart culinary students who are part of a national competition. WSHS confirms that for the outdoor events in the competition, the public is welcome – it all starts at 1:30 pm. (3000 California SW)

FREE WORKSHOP: Learn how to preserve family collections of photos and artwork in a free 3-5 pm workshop at the Senior Center of West Seattle. (California/Oregon)

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION FOR GENESEE HILL SCHOOL PROJECT: Today’s the date to which a “community conversation” about the new elementary school at Genesee Hill was moved – 6:30 pm at Schmitz Park Elementary. (5000 SW Spokane)

CANDIDATE FORUM AT 34TH DISTRICT DEMOCRATS’ MEETING: Not the candidates for mayor- the 34th DDs were co-sponsors of the big forum a week and a half ago (WSB coverage, with video, here) – but candidates from many other races have RSVPd. Chair Marcee Stone-Vekich shared an update on the meeting’s agenda and who’ll be there – ahead, what happens after 6:30 pm “meet and greet”:

7:00 pm: Business
7:15 pm: Legislative Review with Senator Sharon Nelson and Rep. Eileen Cody
7:30 pm: Forum begins …

7:30 Burien City Council Pos. 1, 3, & 5
Paddle Questions then Verbal Questions and Answers: One minute response time.

Pos. 1 Jack Block, Jr.
Lauren Berkowitz
Pos. 3 Joan McGilton
Pos. 5 Rose Clark
Undeclared position: Joey Martinez & Shelli Park

7:50 pm: Seattle City Council Pos. 2, 4 & 8
Paddle questions then Verbal Questions and Answers: One minute response time.

Pos. 2 Richard Conlin & Brian Carver
Pos. 4 Sally Bagshaw
Pos. 8 Mike O’Brien & Albert Shen

8:15 Uncontested Candidates: Speaking for 2 minutes each

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes
Appeals Court Div. I #3 James R. Verellen
King County Sheriff John Urquhart
SW Suburban Sewer Dist. Bill Tracy

8:30 Port of Seattle Pos. 1, 2 & 3
Paddle questions then Verbal Questions and Answers: One minute response time.

Pos. 1 John Creighton
Pos. 2 Courtney Gregoire (campaign representative)
Pos. 3 Stefanie Bowman & Michael Wolfe

The meeting’s at The Hall at Fauntleroy. (9131 California SW)

1 Comment

  1. …shrimp ka-bob, sweet and sour shrimp, shrimp sandwich, pineapple shrimp…”

    Comment by Bubba Gump — 12:42 pm May 8, 2013 #

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