West Seattle Wednesday: Benefit trivia; training run; special flight; more…

March 2, 2016 8:55 am
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Thanks to Sean for the photo above – described as “‘mammatus clouds’ over our house on 49th/Graham” during the Tuesday storm – and thanks again to everyone who contributed photos and info during our coverage. Much quieter so far today, so it’s on to the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar for our highlights:

EYES ON THE SKY FOR A SPECIAL FLIGHT: Around 10:30 this morning, the final flight of the first Boeing 727 will take it from Paine Field in Snohomish County to Boeing Field east of us (landing around 10:45 am); it will become part of the Museum of Flight‘s collection. Info here, and the MoF’s page is here – with info on streaming, too.

NETWORKING MEETUP: Noon-1:15 pm at West Seattle Office Junction (WSB sponsor) – working at home? at a coffee shop? or at a WS workplace? Drop in, bring your lunch, see who else shows up, network! (6040 California SW)

FREE TAX-PREP HELP: Evening session of the United Way‘s free-for-many tax-prep help at the West Seattle Food Bank, 5-9 pm, no appointment necessary. (35th SW/SW Morgan)

AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILY NIGHT: 6-8 pm at West Seattle High School, as previewed here last night. Dinner and resource fair! (3000 California SW)

TRAINING RUN: 6:15 pm at West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor), meet up for a group training run to get ready for the St. Paddy’s Dash. Free, no need to pre-register, just show up! (2743 California SW)

FAUNTLEROY EXPRESSWAY PROJECT BRIEFING: During tonight’s 6:30 pm Southwest District Council meeting, SDOT will present a briefing about the upcoming closures for re-replacing earthquake-safety cushions on the Fauntleroy Expressway (west/southwest end of the West Seattle Bridge) – here’s our most-recent coverage. Other topics include reviewing local projects proposed for the Neighborhood Street Fund, and an update on the West Seattle YMCA (WSB sponsor) expansion project. The meeting’s at the Sisson Building/Senior Center. (California SW/SW Oregon)

TRIVIA FUNDRAISER: From Talarico’s trivia host Phil Tavel – 8:30 pm tonight, the weekly trivia night “is the 3rd annual fundraiser for the YMCA’s children’s education programs. $4 per person, gift bags, champagne, raffles, all for a very good cause. Please call Talarico’s to make a reservation if you plan on coming (206-937-3463). Trivia to help support after-school programs for kids.” (4718 California SW)

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