West Seattle Saturday: Traffic reminder; City of Joy donations; shred/sweat for a cause; basketball; theater; music; more

February 15, 2014 at 8:58 am | In How to help, West Seattle news, WS miscellaneous | Comments Off

(Thanks to James Bratsanos for this morning’s misty view across the Sound)
You can get the jump on what’s up today, tomorrow, next week, by checking the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar any time. Most days, we also publish a list of highlights, like this – but first, two traffic/transit notes (which, if a weekday, would be handled in our separate daily traffic watch):

I-5 SOUTHBOUND REMINDER: Until Tuesday morning, if you’re taking I-5 this way through downtown, be ready for delays north of I-90, because of lane closures for expansion-joint (earthquake safety) work. Here’s the latest “live” view from the area:

More info here.

METRO SERVICE CHANGE TODAY: Just a few changes for West Seattle routes, including one added trip each way on the C Line. System-wide details are here.

Now, to what’s up today/tonight:

CITY OF JOY DONATION DRIVE: 10 am-2 pm, bring your donated items to help West Seattleites stuff a truck for City of Joy, a unique project helping women on the other side of the globe. What’s needed, and why, is in our original report. The truck’s at 44th/Alaska (aka the Farmers’ Market lot).

SHREDDING, AND EXERCISING, FOR A CAUSE: 2-component fundraiser for a team participating in the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society‘s The Big Climb next month, with shredding 10 am-2 pm and a workout at 12:30 pm, in the West Seattle High School parking lot; details in our calendar listing. (3000 California SW)

MASS WITH THE ARCHBISHOP: World Day of the Sick is marked with a visit from Archbishop J. Peter Sartain at Providence Mount St. Vincent. Public welcome at Mass, 10:30 am, with reception following. (4831 35th SW)

KITTY HARBOR ADOPTION EVENT: The cat-adoption center just north of the West Seattle Bridge will be open this weekend for an offseason adoption event, noon-6 today (and tomorrow), per this WSB Forums post.

NATURE WALK AT LINCOLN PARK: “Owls and Other Organisms” with West Seattle naturalist Stewart Wechsler. 6:30 pm; details in the listing. (8011 Fauntleroy Way SW)

JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW, OPENING CELEBRATION: At the Seattle Chinese Garden on the north side of the South Seattle Community College (WSB sponsor) campus, 7 pm, celebrate the opening of a juried show of photos taken at the garden – then at 8 pm, weather permitting, a procession. Details in our calendar listing. (6000 16th SW)

MOONGIRL IN CONCERT: Tonight at Hiawatha Community Center, 7 pm.

HIGH-SCHOOL BASKETBALL: 7 pm tonight at West Seattle High School, the WSHS girls-varsity team plays its next postseason game, vs. Eastside Catholic. Come out and cheer! (3000 California SW)

‘PRIVATE EYES’: Twelfth Night Productions‘ “comedy of suspicion and intrigue” continues at 7:30 pm at Youngstown Cultural Arts Centerfind out more (including ticket info/purchase) here. (4408 Delridge Way SW)

THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED‘: The newest production at ArtsWest continues tonight, 7:30 pm. (4711 California SW)

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