West Seattle Saturday: Shredding, cleanups, Healthy Kids Day, Green Home Tour, Rock/Gem Show, tea, trees, tai chi, more…

April 26, 2014 at 7:47 am | In West Seattle news, WS miscellaneous | Comments Off

(West Seattle from the Space Needle, tweeted last night by @alkiamyratz)
Sunny and busy Saturday, under way! From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar, some of your options for the hours ahead, but first:

TRAFFIC ALERT: Reminder that the Admiral Way offramp from the westbound bridge is scheduled for closure 8 am-~3 pm today (SDOT says it’ll reopen earlier if the work is done).

(WSB photo, added 9:49 am)
FREE SHREDDING: At C & P Coffee Company, 9 am-noon, Roger Steiner of IHeartWestSeattle.com co-sponsors a free shredding event. (C&P and IHWS are both WSB sponsors.) Here’s a page full of information on what to shred and what not to shred; also, a message from Roger: “Just a heads-up to everyone planning to stop by: the truck will only be on-site until noon, so please bring a reasonable amount of materials. As a general guide, we think we can accommodate everyone at a pace of 2 to 3 file boxes. Thanks!” (5612 California SW)

JUNCTION PLAZA PARK CLEANUP: Join the Junction Neighborhood Organization at 9 am. (42nd/Alaska)

STAIRWAY CLEANUP AT DELRIDGE/MYRTLE: 9 am-noon Saturday. Details here.

NORTH DELRIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL SPRING CLEAN: The NDNC invites you to meet them at 10 am tomorrow at Delridge Community Center (4501 Delridge Way SW) for Spring Clean, with groups tackling various tasks including the stairway at Delridge/Genesee. Bags, pickers, refreshments provided – just “show up in conference clothes”!

THREE MORE STAIRWAY CLEANUPS: Five in all in West Seattle as part of Feet First‘s citywide day of stairway cleanups, also including, from 10 am-noon: 46th/Hanford, 49th/Genesee, 58th Place/Carroll.

REWARD-FUND FUNDRAISER: As reported here two weeks ago, the family of murder victim Stephen Jeffries, Jr., is having a fundraiser at Puerto Vallarta in The Junction, 10-1, to raise money for the reward fund in hopes of finding his killer. (4727 California SW)

DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY: SPD’s Southwest Precinct is the West Seattle dropoff spot for the twice-annual opportunity to bring in unneeded/expired medicine and get rid of it safely and anonymously. That includes liquid, as long as the lid/cap is tight; more info here. 10 am-2 pm. (Delridge/Webster)

ROCK AND GEM SHOW: Literally tons of fun (and rocks/gems) at the West Seattle Rock Club‘s annual rock fest, 10 am-5 pm (today and tomorrow) at the Masonic Center. (40th/Edmunds)

HEALTHY KIDS DAY: The West Seattle YMCA (WSB sponsor) presents its annual festival of family fun, 10 am-1 pm; details in our calendar listing. (36th/Snoqualmie)

WORLD TAI CHI DAY AT THE SEATTLE CHINESE GARDEN: Be part of the 10 am event, explained here. The garden is on the north side of the SSC campus. (6000 16th SW)

NORTHWEST GREEN HOME TOUR: Three West Seattle stops – two homes, as well as the greening project at Highland Park Improvement Club – are part of the self-guided tour; info in our calendar listing. Tour hours are 11 am-5 pm.

TALES AMONG THE TREES: Learn the forest’s story through storytelling at Lincoln Park, 2-4 pm; details in our calendar listing. (8011 Fauntleroy Way SW)

SPRING TEA AND DESSERT, WITH HARP: Soothing harp music accompanies the spring tea/dessert event at 2 pm at High Point Community Center; details in our calendar listing. (6920 34th SW)

NIGHTLIFE/ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT too … see the calendar!

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