West Seattle Saturday: Pancakes with Lions; ‘Reptile Man’; 35th SW memorial walk; music; more…

January 18, 2014 at 6:15 am | In West Seattle news, WS miscellaneous | Comments Off

We start today’s highlights list with a traffic reminder:

Until tomorrow morning, WSDOT is closing multiple lanes (the number might fluctuate) on northbound I-5, not too far past the entrance from the West Seattle Bridge. So 99 or other alternatives are recommended! Or – don’t leave the peninsula at all, because PLENTY is going on:

WEST SEATTLE LIONS CLUB PANCAKE BREAKFAST: As previewed here yesterday, the Lions Club of West Seattle hopes to see you this morning, 8 am-11 am, for a benefit breakfast with pancakes, sausage, eggs, orange juice, coffee, and tea on the menu, only $6/person, $4 for kids under 10, free for kids under 4. Senior Center of West Seattle. (California/Oregon)

HELP WITH AN EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT: 9 am-3:30 pm, your help would be welcome in the West Duwamish Greenbelt near South Seattle Community College (WSB sponsor), building a turnpike. Hot drinks and lunch provided; bring your own gloves. Meet Scout Tristan and your fellow volunteers in the north parking lot of SSCC. (6000 16th SW)

SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES: The Cove School at 9:30 am (details in our calendar listing), Community School of West Seattle 10 am-2 pm (calendar listing here).

REPTILE MAN: 10:30 am at High Point Community Center, bring the kids to be thrilled by the famous Reptile Man! If you haven’t bought tickets in advance, it’s $7 at the door. Details in our calendar listing. (6920 34th SW)

MEMORIAL WALK/35TH SW SAFETY: Join safety-advocacy groups in honoring the memory of 69-year-old James St. Clair, killed while crossing 35th last month, with a memorial walk starting at 1 pm outside High Point Branch Library (35th/Raymond), proceeding south to where he was hit (35th/Graham), and concluding at Neighborhood House’s High Point Center (Sylvan/Lanham) to talk about safety with city reps and others.

MUSIC AT HOTWIRE: 5:30-6:30 pm, singer/songwriter Andrew Wurtz performs at Hotwire Online Coffeehouse (WSB sponsor), also featuring vocalist Madison Boyce. (4410 California SW)

MEET THE ARTIST: 7 pm at ArtsWest, free event celebrating the new Dee Dee Redux exhibition by artist Deborah Faye Lawrence – details in our calendar listing. (4711 California SW)

MEET THE AUTHOR: Danny Bland reads from “In Case We Die” tonight at Twilight Gallery/Boutique, 8 pm, free – details in our calendar listing. (4306 SW Alaska)

KISS TRIBUTE: Check out the all-star lineup for KISS Unplugged tonight at 9:30 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) – members from more than a dozen local bands. (6451 California SW)

LOTS MORE ON THE CALENDAR - including more nightlife options; see for yourself here!

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