West Seattle Tuesday: 10 ways to get involved and/or entertained

January 14, 2014 10:12 am
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The red-breasted merganser photographed by Mark Wangerin just might be suggesting you not duck your civic responsibilities – there’s a LOT going on today/tonight, mostly community meetings, plus music and sports. From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

PLAY CHESS! Drop-in games for kids/teens, with a coach on hand, all levels, this afternoon at High Point Branch Library, 4 pm, details in our calendar listing. (35th/Raymond)

HIGH-SCHOOL SPORTS: From this week’s lineup – boys-basketball games at home tonight for both Chief Sealth International High School (vs. O’Dea, JV at 5:45 and varsity at 7:30, 2600 SW Thistle) and West Seattle High School (vs. Rainier Beach, JV at 5:45 and varsity at 7:30, 3000 California SW)

HIGH POINT MEMORIAL WALK: An update on the plan for a memorial walk in honor of the pedestrian killed last month at 35th and Graham is part of the agenda for tonight’s High Point Neighborhood Association meeting. 6 pm, Neighborhood House’s High Point Center. Full agenda here. (6400 Sylvan Way SW)

WEST SEATTLE TRANSPORTATION PROBLEMS/SOLUTIONS: For months, the West Seattle Transportation Coalition has been working toward this meeting with reps from multiple levels of government that deal with transportation in our area, to pose serious questions and get real answers about the plan (or perhaps the lack of one) for our area’s transportation troubles. 6:30 pm at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. (4408 Delridge Way SW)

WEST SEATTLE HIGH SCHOOL PTSA: This is the perfect time of year to get involved if you aren’t already – lots going on, and you’ll hear about it all at tonight’s meeting, 7 pm, school library. (3000 California SW)

EVERY-OTHER-WEEK TRASH? As previewed here last weekend, a Seattle Public Utilities rep will brief the Admiral Neighborhood Association meeting about the possibility of every-other-week garbage pickup going citywide next year. 7 pm, lower-level meeting room on the south-facing side of Admiral Congregational Church. (California/Hill)

NEW RULES FOR ‘LOWRISE’ DEVELOPMENT IN NEIGHBORHOODS? Not in West Seattle, but of interest citywide – a city Department of Planning and Development meeting sparked by neighborhood petitions is set at Capitol Hill’s Lowell Elementary tonight, 6:30 pm, to talk about possible changes to city rules that allow extra height for some so-called “lowrise” developments. (1058 East Mercer)

FAUNTLEROY COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION: The public’s always welcome at FCA’s monthly board meeting, 7 pm at the historic schoolhouse. (9131 California SW)

COMMUNITY LEGAL CLINIC: Free legal help, by appointment, starting at 7 pm – see our calendar listing for details of how to get an appointment. Senior Center of West Seattle. (California/Oregon)

‘BLUES TO DO,’ WEEK 2: Second week for the new Tuesday series at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor), 8 pm, live blues, streamed online too. Tonight it’s Elnah Jordan & friends, celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Full details in our calendar listing. (6451 California SW)

MORE NIGHTLIFE … listed on the calendar! Click the right side of any line to expand a listing.

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