West Seattle Friday: PARKing Day; cheese/wine tasting; WestFest; free movie; more…

Mushroom season is back – thanks to Machel Spence for sharing that photo of a Lepiota colony at Schmitz Park! Might be a great day to take a walk in a local park if you can … and/or check out one of these events from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS SYMPOSIUM: Under way now until noon, first-ever event to help out local business organizations around the city, organized by City Council President Sally Clark; not happening in West Seattle, but local participants/sponsors include the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce and West Seattle Junction Association, and your editor here is a speaker on the media panel at 10:50 am. (City Hall, Bertha Knight Landes Room)

PACIFIC PLUMBING SUPPLY SALE: Until 4 pm today, then all weekend, Pacific Plumbing Supply in Highland Park has its annual tent sale, which it’s been advertising here on WSB to get the word out. Big discounts; bathtubs, jetted tubs, kitchen sinks, toilets, more. (7115 W. Marginal Way SW)

PARKing DAY: Worldwide, this is a day for temporary mini-parks to be set up, mostly in parking spaces, to show alternate uses of public areas. As noted here on Thursday, four parks are planned here in West Seattle, 9 am-3 pm, from The Admiral District to Westwood Village – see the map and info here.

UNITED WAY DAY OF CARING: Volunteers’ efforts include work in the West Duwamish Greenbelt, 10 am-2 pm.

WINE AND CHEESE TASTING: Metropolitan Market (WSB sponsor) in Admiral invites you to stop by 4-7 pm for a big event that’s part of the For the Love of Cheese: “We will be featuring artisan cheeses such as Mt. Townsend Seastack and Cirrus, Mifroma Gruyere, Le Chatelain Brie and Camembert, and Somerdale Shropshire, paired with our wine offerings.” (41st/42nd/Admiral)

LAST ONE IN THE POOL IS A … DOG (FIRST ONE, TOO): Day 4 of the “dogs in the pool, without people” post-season fundraiser at Arbor Heights Swim and Tennis Club, 5-7 pm. Get more info in our original preview. (11003 31st SW)

WESTFEST BEGINS: Holy Rosary School‘s annual fall festival starts tonight, 6-10 pm (and continues tomorrow). Ride and entertainment info is in our preview. (42nd/Genesee)

MOVIE NIGHT AT HPIC: Tonight’s Highland Park Improvement Club movie hint: A 1964 classic, rated G, featuring a “supernanny” who flies in … Doors open at 6:30, movie’s at 7. It’s free, but bring some $ for concessions. (12th/Holden)

FOOD BANK BENEFIT AT EASY STREET: Branden Daniel and The Chics, 7 pm in-store, bring a nonperishable food item for the West Seattle Food Bank, as previewed here yesterday. (California/Alaska)

HIGH-SCHOOL SPORTS: Chief Sealth International High School has varsity football at home at 7, hosting Rainier Beach across the street at SW Athletic Complex … For West Seattle High School, the varsity football team is playing Franklin at Memorial Stadium downtown, 7:45 pm.

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6 Replies to "West Seattle Friday: PARKing Day; cheese/wine tasting; WestFest; free movie; more..."

  • NBC September 20, 2013 (9:54 am)

    Is there an entrance fee to watch football games at the SW Athletic Complex?

    • WSB September 20, 2013 (10:21 am)

      Yes – but I don’t know what it is, since we only go to shoot photos as news media – anybody? (I’ll look around too.)

  • c-hawks September 20, 2013 (11:12 am)

    It is $6 for adults and students without ASB, and $4 for seniors and students with ASB. Children under the age of 12 are free.

  • sam-c September 20, 2013 (12:25 pm)

    thanks for the heads up about the plumbing sale! we’ve been needing a new faucet for a while but haven’t had the $$$ for it- got a good deal!

  • anonyme September 20, 2013 (1:35 pm)

    Uh-oh. I’ll have to keep my eyes open for the annual Psilocybin crop that pops up along my fence – and draws unwanted crowds…!

  • NorDel September 20, 2013 (2:01 pm)

    Is that pricing the same at the West Seattle stadium next to the golf course?

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