West Seattle Monday: Christmas Ship; ‘Get Fit’; holiday giving…

December 16, 2013 at 8:59 am | In West Seattle news, WS miscellaneous | 5 Comments

Candace McCutcheon shared that photo from the December 7th Christmas Ship stop at Alki. Tonight’s your last chance to see and hear it off West Seattle shores this holiday season – one of five highlights:

HOLIDAY GIVING – ACT FAST!: Many toy drives, giving trees, and other opportunities for holiday help end within the next few days – for some, the deadline is today (Toys for Tots at C & P Coffee [WSB sponsor], for example – just bring a new unwrapped toy!); for others, you have a few more days (Firefly‘s giving tree for a local family); only a few run beyond this week, so please don’t procrastinate! Please see the list in the WSB Holiday Guide.

AFTERNOON BOOK GROUP: 2 pm, Southwest Library. This month’s book: Emily Alone” by Stewart O’Nan. (35th/Henderson)

GET FIT, WEST SEATTLE! Informational meeting at 6:30 pm for the next West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor) edition of this couch-to-marathon program – which, as explained in our preview, is free! (California/Charlestown)

CHRISTMAS SHIP AT SALTY’S: The final Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship stop in West Seattle this year is TONIGHT, 9:15 pm, just off Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor), and Salty’s says you are welcome to come in and watch, even if you are NOT there for dinner or drinks: “The entire community is invited enter onto our HEATED patios to enjoy hot cider and cookies. The patio will be well lit with tiki torches, lanterns and hand-held candles, making for great photo-ops … The heat lamps will be crankin’ as the Christmas Ships approach from the East at 9 pm.” (1936 Harbor SW)

THE YEV AT SKYLARK: 10 pm, free show! Details here. (3803 Delridge Way SW)

5 Comments

  1. I still have shopping to do. (most of it actually-I was waiting for payday)
    other than Thursdays, are the junction merchants having any shop late days in the days leading up to Christmas?
    in addition to other merchants, I’m curious if curious kidstuff will have any shop late days. I need to get there after putting baby to bed at 7. it doesn’t look like they participate in the Thursday thing. and to keep 5 y.o. from getting curious and looking for things hidden in the house, would like to avoid shopping on the weekend. thanks for anyone who has ideas! if I can avoid big box stores and online shopping I will! there are a few places in the junction I want to get to. city mouse, curious kidstuff, sneakery
    http://wsjunction.org/events/shop-late-thursday-junction/

    Comment by sam-c — 10:28 am December 16, 2013 #

  2. And speaking of getting fit, it’s the last day to try Zumba fitness at South Park Community Center before it takes a break for the holidays. Only $8, 5:30-6:30pm, come join the party!

    Address: 8319 8th Ave S, 98108
    206-684-7451

    Comment by South Park Community Center — 11:06 am December 16, 2013 #

  3. I don’t mean to be scrooge but I live near met market and the saltys ship is so loud my kids woke up. I can’t imagine how deafening it must be for folks down on alki.

    Comment by Melissa overdorf — 9:31 pm December 16, 2013 #

  4. Melissa, I suspect that was the fog carrying sound in an odd way. It wasn’t any louder than usual from where we stood – actually maybe a bit muffled. Sorry that your kids were awakened. Gone now.

    Comment by WSB — 10:00 pm December 16, 2013 #

  5. ok, so Curious kidstuff is not listed on the junction’s ‘shop late Thursdays’ page, and their normal hours are listed in the google search view. however, when I actually opened their website to look at their calendar, yes they are open till 8 pm this Thursday through next Monday,
    phew!

    Comment by sam-c — 10:40 am December 17, 2013 #

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