West Seattle Monday: Moon eclipse; Passover; North Delridge Neighborhood Council; more …

April 14, 2014 at 11:09 am | In West Seattle news, WS miscellaneous | 4 Comments

Another beautiful West Seattle bird – this time, a horned grebe in all his looking-for-love splendor, photographed by Mark Wangerin. On shore – and in the sky – highlights for today/tonight from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

PROPOSITION 1 CAMPUS RALLY: As previewed on Friday night, South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) students are rallying in support of the Metro/roads proposal for which ballots are due a week from tomorrow. Clock Tower plaza on campus at noon. (6000 16th SW)

HIGH-SCHOOL SPORTS: Though it’s spring break for Seattle Public Schools, three local teams have home games today – West Seattle High School baseball is coming off a 5-0 win over Nathan Hale last Friday:

(Photo by Greg Slader: Pitcher Jake Magera, who threw six shutout innings Friday)
The Wildcats play Seattle Prep at Hiawatha this afternoon at 3:30 pm. Meantime, Chief Sealth International High School has two teams playing at Southwest Athletic Complex this afternoon at 4 – softball vs. Holy Names, baseball vs. O’Dea. (Schedule is per Metro League’s website.)

NORTH DELRIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL: Tonight’s monthly meeting at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (Room 103) is at 6:30 pm, with agenda items including a letter of support for the Pathfinder K-8 playground project and a conversation with Westwood-Roxhill-Arbor Heights Community Council chair Amanda Kay Helmick. All welcome. (4408 Delridge Way SW)

FOOD BANK WORK PARTY: Part of the PCC Natural Markets (WSB sponsor) Food Bank program, 7 pm at West Seattle Food Bank, volunteers welcome; details here. (35th/Morgan)

PASSOVER … The Jewish festival of freedom begins at sundown tonight and continues for eight days. (Seders are on the schedule later this week at West Seattle’s Kol HaNeshamah synagogue.)

LUNAR ECLIPSE: As detailed in our most recent edition of “Skies Over West Seattle by Alice Enevoldsen, a total eclipse of the moon starts just before 11 pm tonight and continues for more than three hours. The big question is whether the weather will cooperate; the forecast foresees clouds tonight.

4 Comments

  1. I continue to recommend “checking in” periodically on the eclipse if the clouds are threatening. We often have gaps in the clouds, which will make it possible to see the eclipse–just not the whole thing. :)
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    -Alice
    Your Friendly Neighborhood Volunteer NASA Solar System Ambassador

    Comment by Alice — 11:50 am April 14, 2014 #

  2. Really good point. Thanks, Alice!

    Comment by WSB — 11:51 am April 14, 2014 #

  3. Anyone out there know where WSHS baseball schedule can be found I enjoy going to see the games when they play at Hiawatha. Thanks WSHS class of 92

    Comment by NW — 5:02 pm April 14, 2014 #

  4. @NW: Here you go: http://www.maxpreps.com/high-schools/west-seattle-wildcats-%28seattle,wa%29/baseball/schedule.htm

    Comment by Brian Connolly — 11:38 am April 15, 2014 #

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