(Band-tailed Pigeon, photographed by Mark Wangerin)
TRAFFIC ALERT REMINDER: Highway 99 lane closures today south of the stadiums – here are details.
But why leave the peninsula? Your options include:
PUGET PARK TRAIL HELP + BARBECUE: As previewed here, you can do a world of good on the Puget Park trails today if you can give some time between 9 am and noon. A barbecue will follow! (19th/Dawson)
LOW-COST LIFE JACKETS: Adult and kid sizes available. Take advantage of the opportunity to get a deal on these life-savers. 10 am-2 pm at Southwest Pool. (2801 SW Thistle)
BENEFIT BARBECUE LUNCH: Buy your lunch at the West Seattle Thriftway (WSB sponsor) barbecue tent, and proceeds benefit Pencil Me In For Kids. 11 am until ~3:45 pm. (4201 SW Morgan)
BARTON STREET P-PATCH PARTY: 11:30 am-2:30 pm, stop by and tour the gardens, with the community pizza/bagel oven scheduled to be fired up too. (34th SW/SW Barton)
ROXHILL PARK COMMUNITY BARBECUE: Noon-2 pm, enjoy a free community barbecue with neighbors and offer your ideas, hopes, and dreams for the park’s future. Rain or shine! Near the play area. (29th/Barton)
NEW EXHIBIT AT LOG HOUSE MUSEUM: “Fired Up: Neighborhood Fire Stations on the Duwamish Peninsula” has its grand opening today, noon-2 pm at the museum. (61st SW/SW Stevens)
ACUPUNCTURE ANNIVERSARY: Noon-2 pm, join the 9th-anniversary celebration at Community Acupuncture Project of West Seattle. (4545 44th SW)
COMMUNITY SALMON RELEASE: We’ve shown you students visiting Fauntleroy Creek for years to release salmon fry – now it’s your turn, as previewed here! 1-3 pm, enter Fauntleroy Park from the SW Barton side and walk in to the big bridge. (3951 SW Barton)
ALBUM SIDE SATURDAY: Inside the historic Highland Park Improvement Club building, 4-8 pm, all ages are invited to enjoy music, dinner, dessert, more fun. Bar’s open, too. (1116 SW Holden)
BOOK EVENT AT CAMP LONG: At 4 pm, Jeff Smoot talks about and signs his book “Schurman Rock: A History & Guide.” (5200 35th SW)
CHRISTY MCWILSON: She’s at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) tonight, 7 pm! (5612 California SW)
SO MUCH MORE! See it all on our complete calendar page.