West Seattle Saturday: Egg hunts; Duwamish Alive!; Junction Tax-Free Day; Record Store Day; Earth Day Run; more

April 19, 2014 at 6:03 am | In West Seattle news, WS culture/arts, WS miscellaneous | Comments Off

(Photo by Mark Bauschke, shared via the WSB Flickr group)
So much happening today! From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar, highlights from morning until night, starting with an event that includes a traffic alert:

ALKI TRAFFIC ALERT FOR EARTH DAY RUN: Traffic/parking restrictions will be in effect along Alki Avenue in the 9-11 am vicinity because of the second annual Earth Day Run, first time on Alki. Start time is listed as 9:30 am, with post-race events continuing until noon.

EGG HUNTS TODAY

9 am – West Seattle Thriftway (California/Fauntleroy/Morgan; WSB sponsor) egg hunt – get there early, there’s always a line!

10 am – Seattle Parks & Rec community-center egg hunt of your choice:
*********Alki – 5817 SW Stevens – billed as for ages 11 and under
*********Delridge – 4501 Delridge Way SW – for ages 3-11
*********Hiawatha – 2700 California SW – for 3-11
*********High Point – 6920 34th SW – for 3-11
*********South Park – 8319 8th Ave. S. – for ages 1-10

11 am – Eastridge Church community egg hunt on the south side of Lincoln Park (8011 Fauntleroy Way SW) – bring donations for the diaper drive for WestSide Baby

Noon – Barnes & Noble/Westwood Village egg hunt (2600 SW Barton), right after 11 am seasonally themed story-time

WHAT ELSE IS UP

(WSB photo: Record Store Day art greeting on Easy Street marquee, spotted on Friday)
RECORD STORE DAY: From early morning on into the evening, Easy Street Records is the celebration epicenter – see the full lineup here; doors open at 7 am, signings throughout the day include West Seattle’s own Caspar Babypants signing and spinning 3-4 pm, and Rose Windows performing live in-store at 7 pm. (NW corner of California/Alaska)

DUWAMISH ALIVE! 10 am-2 pm, hundreds of volunteers are bringing TLC to sites along the Duwamish River and in its watershed. If you haven’t already signed up, pick a site and go join in – see the map here.

WEST SEATTLE JUNCTION ‘TAX-FREE SHOPPING DAY’: Look for the red balloons to see who’s participating – shops and restaurants that are will pick up your sales-tax cost for whatever you buy today. You can also see more than three dozen participants listed online.

APRIL POOL’S DAY: Free family event to promote water safety, with activities in and out of the water at Southwest Pool, 10:30 am-noon. (2801 SW Thistle)

ANTIQUE TYPEWRITERS: Last weekend we showed you one of the stops for Ribbon and Rhyme,” in which antique typewriters are provided for YOU to tap out some art – poetry, perhaps.

Today, they’re at Southwest Branch Library, 1:30-4:30 pm. (35th/Henderson)

‘COLLAGE CURE’ ART SHOW: 2-6 pm installation at Highland Park Improvement Club - details here. (12th/Holden)

NATURE HIKE: “Owls and Other Organisms” evening hike with naturalist Stewart Wechsler in Lincoln Park, 6:30 pm – details here, including where to meet & suggested donation.

MUSIC OF OUR TIME: Piano, cello, soprano performing Music of Our Time” concert at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor)’s Olympic Hall, 7:30 pm. (6000 16th SW)

ROCK ‘N’ ROLL REUNION: Widow, 30 years later! Tonight at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor), 9:30 pm. (6451 California SW)

See the calendar for even more ...

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