(Dragonfly Pavilion in North Delridge, photographed by Laura Goodrich and shared via the WSB Flickr group)
Before we get to what’s happening today/tonight, more holiday-related info:
VETERANS DAY, OBSERVED: This year the holiday stretches across two days – which can be a bit confusing. Transportation/transit info is noted in our morning traffic coverage. Government offices and schools are closed. Seattle Public Library branches are OPEN today (see below), closed Saturday. Banks are OPEN today, closed tomorrow. Many Seattle Parks facilities are closed today, including community centers and pools. (added) The postal holiday is tomorrow, not today.
Now, from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:
FAMILY BOARD GAMES & GIANT JENGA: Go play this morning at Southwest Library! 10 am-noon. (9010 35th SW)
GAME ON! AND KIDS’ CAFE: With no school today, and libraries open,kids/teens are welcome at High Point Library for Gaming with Xbox 360, Wii, board games 2:00-4:30 pm and free Kids’ Café meals 2:45-3:30 pm. (3411 SW Raymond)
FAUNTLEROY FINE ART AND HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW: 5-8 pm, it’s the first of three sessions at Fauntleroy Church for this holiday show and sale. Our calendar listing includes a link to the list of who’s participating. (9140 California SW)
ART LOUNGE: Bring your project to Highland Park Improvement Club, where the bar is open and you’re welcome to bask in the creative spirit along with neighbors. 7-10 pm. 21+. (1116 SW Holden)
WEST SEATTLE MARINES GATHERING: it’s the 242nd anniversary of the U.S. Marine Corps and, as announced here earlier this week, USMC veteran Tim McConnell invites other local USMC veterans to join him for an informal gathering at Poggie Tavern 8-10 pm tonight. (4717 California SW)
AT THE PARLIAMENT TAVERN: “Groovy art rock” tonight, starting at 8 pm, with X-Ray, Hourglasses, Manta Chordata. No cover. 21+. (4210 SW Admiral Way)
PREVIEW THE WEEKEND … by checking our complete calendar.