West Seattle Tuesday: Election Day; keeping kids safe; WWRHAH

November 5, 2013 9:13 am
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(Flicker photographed by Danny McMillin during Saturday’s windstorm, persevering at suet feeder)
Busy Tuesday – highlights from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

ELECTION DAY! Last chance to vote. King County ballot-dropoff vans are at West Seattle Stadium (4332 35th SW) and Greenbridge in White Center (9720 8th SW) 10 am-8 pm.

(Photo added 11:20 am – Tracy & Donnie @ Greenbridge ballot-dropoff van)
You can also get your ballot into postal mail, but if you do that, be sure it has a stamp (which isn’t needed if you drop it off at a van or one of the fixed dropboxes around the county). As usual, one round of results is expected after voting ends, usually about 8:15 pm, and we’ll publish highlights here on WSB immediately. P.S. We’ve heard so far from one venue promising election coverage on the big screen – Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor); calendar listing here.

FASHION SHOW/LUNCH: 11:45 am, have lunch at the Senior Center of West Seattle and see the newest fashions from Chico’s. RSVP – info’s in the calendar listing. (California/Oregon)

FREE HIP-HOP CLASS FOR KIDS – 3 CHANCES TONIGHT! Kids 6-12 are invited to a free hip-hop class at any of three times, at two city-run community centers in West Seattle this evening – 5 pm at Delridge CC (4501 Delridge Way SW), 6 pm at Hiawatha CC (2700 California SW), 7 pm back at Delridge CC.

SAFETY INFO FOR FAMILIES: Tonight’s the special presentation at Hope Lutheran School, organized after recent incidents left many local families worried about kids’ safety and how to talk with them without leaving them more fearful than knowledgeable. 6:30-8 pm including Q/A time. The school is adjacent to the church. (42nd/Oregon)

WESTWOOD-ROXHILL-ARBOR HEIGHTS COMMUNITY COUNCIL: 6:15 pm, it’s the monthly meeting of WWRHAH, with this agenda as shared by chair Amanda Kay Helmick:

6:15-6:20: Introductions & Community News
6:20-6:25: Infrastructure Committee Update: Update from Committee Leader, Chris Stripinis.
6:25-6:35: WSTC: Vote/motion to endorse the work of the West Seattle Transportation Coalition by WWRHAH.

6:35-7:10: Roxhill Park Enhancements: Brainstorming session of ideas to improve and enhance Roxhill Park with future grants, along with Seattle Parks & the Friends of Roxhill to advise on what may or may not be feasible.

7:10-7:40: Roxhill Park & Westwood Village safety. What can be improved in that regard? With Seattle Parks, the Friends of Roxhill, Daystar Retirement Village, Andy Thompson; Assistant General Manager of Westwood Village, and Officer Flores of the SPD SW Precinct’s Community Policing Team.

RESCHEDULED INTERACT CLUB KICKOFF: Last week’s meeting had an emergency last-minute postponement so it’s on for 6:30 pm tonight at Southwest Youth and Family Services; here’s our original preview. (Delridge/Alaska)

ZONING EXCEPTIONS FOR NEW SCHOOL AT GENESEE HILL? The committee convened to consider “departures” – zoning exceptions – proposed for the new school meets for the first time tonight at 6:30 pm, Schmitz Park Elementary. (5000 SW Spokane)

KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE: 6:30-8:30 pm, tour John F. Kennedy Catholic High School (WSB sponsor) in Burien, including the new science lab. Details in our calendar listing. (140 S. 140th)

FAMILY STORY TIME: Tonight, bring the family for story time at Delridge Branch Library, 7 pm. (5423 Delridge Way SW)

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