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West Seattle Thursday: EC Hughes playground overhaul; WS Neighborhood Greenway; Design Review x 2; Alki CC; more!

(Thinking summer yet? Photo by Jim Edwards @ Colman Pool, where pump work is under way to prepare for May 26th season start)

Highlights of what’s happening for the rest of your Thursday:

ART FOR PRESCHOOLERS: 11:30 am at Delridge Library, for 2- to 5-year-olds and their parents/caregivers. (5423 Delridge Way SW)

WEST SEATTLE NEIGHBORHOOD GREENWAY: 4:15-5:45 pm at West Seattle (Admiral) Library, it’s the second and final drop-in session where you can find out about the greenway project and some of its newly revealed components, including the extension into North Admiral. Also be sure to respond to this survey, which has specifics on features and routing. (2306 42nd SW)

ADOPT-A-STREET CLEANUP: Join the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce at 4:30 pm for a cleanup – perfect weather! Details in our calendar listing. (California/Charlestown)

EC HUGHES PLAY AREA RENOVATION: What’s important to you when the play area at EC Hughes Playground gets overhauled soon? Be at the first Seattle Parks meeting, 5-6:30 pm at Southwest Teen Life Center. Bring the kid(s)! And be sure to complete this survey, too. (2801 SW Thistle)

DESIGN REVIEW FOR 2-BUILDING PROJECT: 6:30 pm at the Senior Center/Sisson Building, the two-building project at 4722 Fauntleroy Way SW and 4721 38th SW gets its second look from the Southwest Design Review Board. See the design packets in our preview. The meeting will include a public-comment period. (4217 SW Oregon)

ENVIRONMENTAL SLAM: Students from five schools – three in West Seattle – will be making presentations during this event at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center; mixer at 6:30 pm, presentations at 7. Details here. (4408 Delridge Way SW)

NO TIMEBANK MEETING: The West Seattle Timebank wants to remind members that it’s NOT having a general meeting tonight after all.

ALKI COMMUNITY COUNCIL: 7 pm at Alki UCC. The agenda is in our calendar listing. (6115 SW Hinds)

LIVE IN-STORE CONCERT: 7 pm at Easy Street Records, see Sir Coyler & His Asthmatic Band / Second Hand Suits perform! All ages, free. (California/Alaska)

SOUTH SOUND TUG AND BARGE: 8 pm at Parliament Tavern, no cover, 21+. (4210 SW Admiral Way)

AND SO MUCH MORE! Go browse our complete calendar.

West Seattle Wednesday: Dine out & help preschoolers; Morgan, Delridge, Roxhill community meetings; WordsWest; more!

(Another view of dunlin, from Mark Wangerin – see his photo of them in flight here)

Big day/night ahead! From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

MOD PIZZA FUNDRAISER FOR ALKI CO-OP PRESCHOOL: Through 10 pm tonight, dine at MOD Pizza in The Whittaker (WSB sponsor) and part of the proceeds go to Alki Co-op Preschool, if you show the flyer (you can use your phone to do that) linked in our calendar listing. (4755 Fauntleroy Way SW)

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON MOVIE: “War of the Wildcats” is on the screen at Senior Center of West Seattle, 1 pm. $1 members/$2 nonmembers. (4217 SW Oregon)

LAST DAY FOR TAXES! Volunteer tax preparer Michelle says free tax help will be at the West Seattle Food Bank again tonight 5-9 pm since the IRS added a day to the deadline: “We can also help prepare paper returns or amend 2015 and 2016 tax years. Please bring photo ID and social security cards for everyone on the tax return in addition to your tax documents. For more information, see freetaxexperts.org.” (6516 35th SW)

ROXHILL PARK EVENT IDEAS? Bring them to Daystar at 6 pm tonight and talk with your neighbors about how to make them happen, as previewed here. (2615 SW Barton)

JEFF FERGUSON’S TRIANGULAR JAZZTET: Live music at Whisky West (WSB sponsor), 7 pm. “Comprised of Jeff Ferguson – drums, Brian Flanagan – guitar, Michael Grimes – bass, the trio welcomes frequent guest artists to perform jazz standards and originals.” 21+. No cover. (6451 California SW)

MORGAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION: MoCA’s quarterly meeting, 7 pm in the downstairs meeting rooms at The Kenney. See the info-packed agenda in our calendar listing. (7125 Fauntleroy Way SW)

DELRIDGE NEIGHBORHOODS DISTRICT COUNCIL: As previewed last week, tonight’s meeting includes a presentation on the new building proposed to replace the one destroyed by fire at the Lam Bow Apartments a year and a half ago. 7 pm, Highland Park Improvement Club, all welcome. (1116 SW Holden)

POETS AT WORDSWEST LITERARY SERIES: 7 pm at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), as previewed here, poets Aimee Nezhukumatathil and Susan Rich are the featured readers. Free! (5612 California SW)

WILLIAM’S WEDNESDAY WIZARDRY TRIVIA: 7:30 pm, just on the other side of Highway 509, Tin Dog Brewing hosts music and movie trivia. No fee, but “donations accepted.” (309 S. Cloverdale)

AS IF THAT’S NOT ENOUGH … there’s more on our complete calendar!

Highlights for your West Seattle Tuesday

(High Point Pond Park, photographed by Flickr member alextutu1821)

Tuesday highlights from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

ROTARY CLUB OF WEST SEATTLE: Guests always welcome at the noon lunch meeting at the Masonic Center – check here for speaker/presentation info. (4736 40th SW)

LIGHT RAIL STAKEHOLDER ADVISORY GROUP: 5-8 pm, it’s the next meeting of the Sound Transit-convened Stakeholder Advisory Group, part of the process to plan the West Seattle and Ballard light-rail lines. Here’s the agenda. Meeting’s in the ST Ruth Fisher Boardroom; public welcome. (401 S. Jackson)

EVENING BOOK GROUP: 6:30 pm at High Point Library. This month’s title is “Sweet Tooth” by Ian McEwan. (35th SW/SW Raymond)

PODCAST PIZZA CHAMPIONSHIP: As previewed here, West Seattle podcaster Andrew Stuckey invites you to stop by Beveridge Place Pub 5-6 pm to try pizza samples to decide the winner of the “pizza tournament” featured in his latest edition. 21+. (6413 California SW)

WEST SEATTLE CRIME PREVENTION COUNCIL: 7 pm at the Southwest Precinct, your monthly chance to hear about crime trends from local police and ask them questions about neighborhood concerns. Plus, special guest Det. Beth Wareing from the SPD Bias Crimes Unit. (2300 SW Webster)

UNPLUGGED – A MUSICAL GATHERING: 7 pm at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), acoustic musicians and singers welcome! (5612 California SW)

SEE WHAT ELSE IS UP … by browsing our complete calendar!

West Seattle Monday: Puget Ridge playground-design discussion, and more!

(Dunlin, photographed by Mark Wangerin)

From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

SOUTHWEST SEATTLE YOUTH ALLIANCE: Noon-1 pm meeting at Neighborhood House High Point for this group of community members involved in youth drug/alcohol-abuse prevention. (6400 Sylvan Way SW)

AFTERNOON BOOK GROUP: 2 pm at Southwest Library. This month’s title is The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot. All welcome! (9010 35th SW)

PUGET RIDGE PLAYGROUND: This is one of the local playgrounds getting an overhaul, and you are invited to the first community meeting 5-6:30 pm at Sanislo Elementary to tell Seattle Parks what you’d like to see. Bring the kids! (1812 SW Myrtle)

FAMILY STORY TIME: 6:30 pm at High Point Library – for kids of all ages. (35th SW/SW Raymond)

QUIZ NIGHT: Monday quiz night at The Skylark, 7:30 pm, all ages, prizes! (3803 Delridge Way SW)

LOOK AHEAD … any time, via the complete calendar!

Options for your West Seattle Sunday

(Brief Olympics sighting on Saturday morning, photographed by Jim Borrow)

Looking for Sunday options? Here are a few, from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

PAC-12 VOLLEYBALL AT ALKI: Second and final day of this invitational beach-volleyball tournament, 10 am-3 pm, with five concurrent faceoffs for each pairing of schools:

Sunday Schedule
10 am – USC vs. California
11 am – Washington vs. Oregon
12 pm – California vs. Stanford
1 pm – USC vs. Oregon
2 pm – Washington vs. Stanford

(57th SW/Alki SW)

WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: 10 am-2 pm in the street in The Junction – see what’s fresh! (California SW between SW Oregon and SW Alaska)

WEST SEATTLE RUNNER’S 8TH ANNIVERSARY: 10:30 am-5 pm, last day of the party at West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor)! The day begins with these activities:

10:30 am – Pilates with Be Pilates

11 am – Run sponsored by Hoka. Mimosas and doughnuts follow!

11:30 am – Assessments with Lora from Biojunction Sports Therapy

Plus discounts on apparel and footwear. (2743 California SW)

JAMTIME: Live bluegrass/old-time music at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), 1-4 pm. (5612 California SW)

SOUTHWEST STORIES: 2 pm at Southwest Library, this month’s presentation sponsored by the library and the Southwest Seattle Historical Society:

“Whiskey, Wiretapping, and the Sensational Arrest of the Northwest’s Rumrunning King”

Attorney, filmmaker, and founder of The Good Bootlegger’s Guild, our speaker Steve Edmiston will discuss the life and times of Roy Olmstead, the infamous Woodmont Dock raid, Olmstead’s trials, a little black book, and the famous U.S. Supreme Court wiretapping decision in Olmstead v. U.S.

(9010 35th SW)

BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS: You’re welcome to bring your pet(s) to the sanctuary at Fauntleroy Church, 2:30 pm. (9140 California SW)

‘TWELFTH NIGHT’ MATINEE: 3 pm performance of a jazzy/bluesy version of “Twelfth Night” by Twelfth Night Productions at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center – details in our calendar listing. (4408 Delridge Way SW)

SEE WHAT’S UP NEXT WEEK & BEYOND: Just browse our complete calendar!

West Seattle Saturday: Run, ride, swim, talk, watch, listen, learn, clean …

(Friday morning rainbow, photographed from Gatewood, shared via text)

Welcome to the weekend! Highlights from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

WEST SEATTLE RUNNER’S 8TH ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND: Today’s events at West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor) include the 8 am Mizuno group run and 7 pm Casino Night at the shop – full details in our calendar listing. (2743 California SW)

WEST SEATTLE LINUX USER GROUP’S ANNIVERSARY BREAKFAST: 9 am at Be’s Restaurant in The Junction, as previewed here. (4509 California SW)

TAI CHI AT THE BEACH: Second session of the season with Caylen Storm! 9 am, meet by Alki Statue of Liberty. Yes, it goes on in the rain – we saw that firsthand last week. Admission by donation. (61st SW/Alki SW)

SOUTH DELRIDGE COMMUNITY CLEANUP: 10-11 am, join South Delridge Community Group for an hour of cleaning up. Bring gloves, bags, pickers, buckets, whatever you can use to help. (Meet at 18th/Trenton)

PAC-12 BEACH VOLLEYBALL AT ALKI: Starting at 10 am, the first-ever Pac-12 North Invitational Tournament hits Alki Beach for the first of two days of beach volleyball. Today’s schedule:

10 am – Washington vs. California
11 am – Oregon vs. Stanford
12 pm – Washington vs. USC
1 pm – Oregon vs. California
2 pm – USC vs. Stanford

Five courts will be going simultaneously, as explained here. (57th SW/Alki SW)

FREE TAX HELP: Two places to get it today, with the IRS deadline almost here – 10 am-5 pm by appointment, at Southwest Library (9010 35th SW); 10 am-2 pm, no appointment required, at West Seattle Food Bank (35th/Morgan).

TALK ABOUT THE WEST SEATTLE NEIGHBORHOOD GREENWAY: 10:30 am-noon, you’re invited to drop in at Uptown Espresso in The Junction and talk with SDOT reps about the project, now expected to stretch all the way to North Admiral. You can also take a survey online, too. All the info’s here. (California/Edmunds/Erskine)

APRIL POOLS DAY: Learn about safety and then enjoy a free swim at Southwest Pool, 10:30 am-noon! (2801 SW Thistle)

OPEN HOUSE: West Seattle Nursery‘s spring open house, 11 am-2 pm, with coffee, food, and presentations/workshops – see the schedule here. (California/Brandon)

CYCLE CLUB: Meet up at Ounces in North Delridge at 12:30 pm for a 60- to 90-minute ride – details here. (3809 Delridge Way SW)

‘TWELFTH NIGHT’: Jazz and blues are part of a New Orleans-set version of the Shakespeare classic, presented by Twelfth Night Productions, 7:30 pm at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. Ticket info in our calendar listing. (4408 Delridge Way SW)

FULL LIFE CRISIS AND 3 MORE: 8:30 pm is the start of tonight’s four-band bill at The Skylark, beginning with Full Life Crisis. $8 cover. 21+. (3803 Delridge Way SW)

WHAT ELSE IS UP? You can see it all on our complete calendar.

West Seattle Runner anniversary, Twelfth Night’s namesake production, and more for your Friday

(Pine Siskin in Lincoln Park with nesting material, photographed by Trileigh Tucker)

The weekend approaches! But first, for the rest of today/tonight, from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

WEST SEATTLE RUNNER ANNIVERSARY: Today through Sunday, West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor) celebrates 8 years in business, with discounts, snacks, treats, and special events – see our calendar listing for highlights. (2743 California SW)

ART LOUNGE: 21+ drop-in monthly event at Highland Park Improvement Club. Bring your art project(s) and get creative, starting at 7 pm. (1116 SW Holden)

GARY BENSON: Folk singer live at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), 7-9 pm. (5612 California SW)

FORGOTTEN DOGS RESCUE BENEFIT: 7 pm at South Park Hall, you’re invited to a variety show benefiting Forgotten Dogs Rescue.

‘TWELFTH NIGHT’ BY TWELFTH NIGHT: Shakespeare at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, opening night at 7:30 pm, as Twelfth Night Productions presents “Twelfth Night.” Get your ticket(s) in advance online or at the box office before the show. (4408 Delridge Way SW)

AS ALWAYS, THERE’S MORE! Just browse our complete calendar.

For your Thursday: West Seattle Art Walk; Words, Writers, WS; more!

(Black-capped chickadee, photographed by Mark Ahlness, shared on the WSB Flickr page)

From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar for the rest of today/tonight:

PRESCHOOL DROP-IN ART: Guest teacher Ms. Lisa will work on art projects with 2- to 5-year-olds, 11:30 am at Delridge Library. (5423 Delridge Way SW)

TINKERLAB: 4 pm at High Point Library, all-ages STEM-themed crafts. (35th SW/SW Raymond)

WEST SEATTLE ART WALK: The painting above is by Salyna Gracie, who is showing “Deadly Beauty” at Click! Design That Fits 5-8 tonight (4540 California SW; WSB sponsor), one of more than 20 venues participating in tonight’s West Seattle Art Walk. See the new venue map/list in our preview published Wednesday and on the Art Walk website.

WORDS, WRITERS, WEST SEATTLE: 6 pm at Southwest Library, see and hear local author Peter Stekel read from his newest work, “Beneath Haunted Waters: The Tragic Tale of Two B-24s Lost in the Sierra Nevada Mountains During World War 11.” Free as always. (9010 35th SW)

LEARN ABOUT STUDYING AERONAUTICAL TECHNOLOGY AT SSC: 6-7 pm open house tonight on campus at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) on Puget Ridge – location and map details are in our calendar listing. (6000 16th SW)

SECOND THURSDAY OUT! 6 pm, the Senior Center of West Seattle-sponsored LGBTQ-and-allies group meets at The Lumber Yard in White Center for dinner. (9619 16th SW)

E-BIKES ON THE DUWAMISH TRAIL? It’s one of five being considered for a pilot project by the Seattle Parks Board, which gets a briefing during its regular downtown meeting tonight at 6:30 pm, as previewed here on Wednesday. (100 Dexter Ave. N.)

OPEN MIC AT C & P: Express yourself! 7-9 pm open-microphone session at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) for musicians and singers, all genres. (5612 California SW)

MORE ON THE CALENDAR! Browse the listings here any time.

What’s up for your West Seattle Wednesday

From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

BABY STORY TIME: 11:30 am at High Point Library, bring your wee ones up to one year old for stories, rhymes, and songs. (35th SW/SW Raymond)

NATIVE LEADERS: As previewed here on Tuesday, a discussion of Native issues is planned in “lunch and learn” format, noon-1:30 pm at Bethaday Community Learning Space. (605 SW 108th)

SSC PRESIDENTIAL FINALIST FORUM #2: Second of three forums for the remaining finalists to lead South Seattle College (WSB sponsor). 1:30-2:30 pm, plus 2:30-3 pm Q&A, hear from Dr. Chemene Crawford, currently Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management at El Centro College, at Olympic Hall on the south end of campus. (6000 16th SW)

FREE TAX HELP: Just days until the IRS deadline – drop-in tax help 5-9 pm at the West Seattle Food Bank, as explained in our calendar listing. (35th/Morgan)

34TH DISTRICT DEMOCRATS: Monthly meeting of our area’s largest political organization, 7 pm at The Hall at Fauntleroy. (9131 California SW)

POEMS AND STORIES: 7 pm at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), monthly Poetrybridge event, featuring Matt Briggs and Willie Smith. Free. (5612 California SW)

SEE WHAT ELSE IS UP … via our complete calendar!

West Seattle Tuesday: South Delridge, Fauntleroy community meetings, and more!

(Northern Flicker, photographed by Mark Wangerin)

Here are the highlights of what’s happening around West Seattle for the rest of today/tonight:

SOUTH SEATTLE COLLEGE SPECIAL MEETING: As we reported on Monday, South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) is proposing cancellation of its Pastry and Baking Arts program. A special meeting of the president and cabinet is planned at 2 pm:

South Seattle College’s president and cabinet are holding a special meeting from 2 to 3 p.m. on April 10 in the President’s Boardroom (RSB 30) to hear from Pastry & Baking Arts faculty, students, alumni and supporters. The meeting is open to the public. That feedback will help inform the president’s decision on making a closure recommendation to the chancellor.

(6000 16th SW)

SPRING BREAK PROJECT? Maybe the West Seattle Tool Library has what you need. It’s open 5-8 pm on the northeast side of Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. (4408 Delridge Way SW)

SOUTH DELRIDGE COMMUNITY GROUP: Everyone who lives and/or works in South Delridge is welcome at the monthly South Delridge Community Group meeting, 7 pm at Two Fingers Social. And even if you can’t make it to the meeting, SDCG would love to see you at Saturday morning’s community cleanup. (9211 Delridge Way SW)

FAUNTLEROY COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION: Everyone who lives and/or works in Fauntleroy is welcome at the monthly Fauntleroy Community Association board meeting, 7 pm at the Fauntleroy Schoolhouse (meeting room right inside the front door). This month’s agenda is in our calendar listing. (9131 California SW)

‘PARKS AND RECREATION’ TRIVIA NIGHT: 7 pm at Ounces: “How much do you know about the gang from Pawnee, IN? Trivia is FREE to play! Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd!” (3809 Delridge Way SW)

FREE LEGAL CLINIC: Call this morning to see if there’s an appointment available during the free community legal clinic offered at the Senior Center of West Seattle, with appointments starting at 7 pm. (4217 SW Oregon)

SEE OUR FULL CALENDAR for more of what’s up (including library activities)! And let us know what’s going on with your organization/school/business/etc. – e-mail event info to editor@westseattleblog.com – thank you!

West Seattle Monday: Books, music, crafts, college…

(Cooper’s Hawk, photographed by Mark Wangerin)

A few things you might want to know about, before the day’s much further along:

SOUTH SEATTLE COLLEGE PRESIDENT FINALIST FORUM: The first of four public forums with finalists for the presidency at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) is today, 1:30 pm-2:30 pm in the Olympic Hall auditorium on the south end of campus. Today’s forum features Dr. Tod Treat, currently Executive VP for Academic and Student Affairs at Tacoma Community College. (6000 16th SW)

TINKERLAB: School’s out for many and it’s a good time to dive into the spring Tinkerlab STEM-themed-craft series at Delridge Library, 4 pm. Free, all ages. (5423 Delridge Way SW)

EVENING BOOK GROUPS AT 2 LIBRARIES: At Southwest and West Seattle (Admiral) branches, it’s Evening Book Group night, 6:45 pm start for both. At WS (2306 42nd SW), this month’s book is “The Bookseller of Kabul” by Asne Seierstad. At SW (9010 35th SW), this month’s book is “Etta and Otto and Russell and James” by Emma Hooper.

FREE IN-STORE CONCERT: 7 pm at Easy Street Records in The Junction, all the way from France, it’s Les Lullies in concert, all ages! (California/Alaska)

FAUNTLEROY DOCK PAVING PROJECT BEGINS: We reminded you during the morning traffic coverage but here’s one more reminder – 6 weeks of what’s expected to be noisy nighttime work at the Fauntleroy ferry dock starts tonight, 7 pm-4 am, as previewed here.

LOOK INTO THE FUTURE … on our complete calendar page, covering days, weeks, months ahead!

West Seattle Sunday: From Catsino to Correo Aereo, and more – plus a traffic alert

We start with this morning’s big traffic alert:

VIADUCT CLOSURE: One more reminder that the Emerald City Ride is happening on NB Highway 99 this morning, and that means no motorized traffic – until 9:30 am, all the way from here to the north end of the Aurora Bridge; until 11:30 am, from here to Western Avenue.

Now, from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

FREE ZUMBINI DEMO: For kids up to 4 years old and their parent/caregiver – free demo class at Lee’s Martial Arts, 9:30-10:15 am. (3270 California SW)

WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: In the street, 10 am-2 pm – vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, beverages, prepared foods, more – and shop your Junction retailers while you’re there! (California SW between SW Oregon and SW Alaska)

MEET THE GREYHOUNDS: Meet-and-greet at MudBay‘s Admiral store with Greyhound Pets Inc., 11 am-1 pm. (2611 California SW)

CATSINO: Play games and bid, to help animals and their advocates! 2-6 pm, the annual fun(draiser) is happening at Beveridge Place Pub in Morgan Junction. 21+. Details in our calendar listing. (6413 California SW)

CAMP SECOND CHANCE COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE: One week later this month because of Easter and Passover last weekend. 2 pm at Arrowhead Gardens, all are welcome to come hear updates on the city-sanctioned encampment on Myers Way, and to ask questions. (9200 2nd SW)

CORREO AEREO: Award-winning Latin American music at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), 3-5 pm. (5612 California SW)

LADIES’ MUSICAL CLUB: Free classical concert at West Seattle (Admiral) Library, 3 pm, “featuring songs by Janet Anderson and vocal works from 20th-century American opera.” (2306 42nd SW)

PREP PLANTING PARTY: Great way to wrap up your weekend – come help with planting at Puget Ridge Edible Park! 4-6 pm. (5265 18th SW)

BLUE AVENUE, FEVER POINT, LUBEDO: Three local bands at The Skylark, 5 pm, $5 cover, all ages. (3803 Delridge Way SW)

MORE FOR TODAY, AND BEYOND … just take a look at our complete calendar!

West Seattle Saturday: From Tai Chi to timebanking, baseball to baking, and more…

(Barrow’s Goldeneyes, photographed by Mark Wangerin)

Lots happening this Saturday – including these highlights from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

TAI CHI AT THE BEACH BEGINS! 9 am at Alki Beach, the first scheduled session of the year! By donation. Meet by Statue of Liberty Plaza. (61st SW/Alki SW)

BENEFIT RUMMAGE SALE: 9 am-3 pm at Hope Lutheran, second and final day of the mega-rummage sale to benefit missions to Mexico. (42nd SW/SW Oregon)

SOUTHWEST LITTLE LEAGUE JAMBOREE: Team photos at 8 am, opening ceremony 11 am, first game noon at Steve Cox Memorial Park. (1321 SW 102nd)

WEST SEATTLE HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL @ SAFECO FIELD: Not only do you get into Safeco Field for free, you get to watch West Seattle High School‘s baseball team! 12:30 pm vs. Mt. Si. (1250 1st Ave. S.)

PRINCESS ANGELINE SPRING TEA: The annual benefit tea at the Duwamish Tribe Longhouse in West Seattle, 1-3 pm. (4705 W. Marginal Way SW)

DISASTER SKILLS CLASS IN VIETNAMESE: 1-3 pm, free class in disaster skills, taught in Vietnamese, no preregistration necessary, High Point Library. (35th/Raymond)

CAKE POP-UP: 3-6 pm, drop by BAKED Custom Cakes in Admiral for a pop-up show by Rat City Studios, showing and selling ceramic cake cups and cake stands. Bites by BAKED! Admission free. (2604 California SW)

TALK WITH YOUR SCHOOL BOARD DIRECTOR: 3-5 pm at High Point Library, drop in to talk about school-related issues with Leslie Harris, who is president of the Seattle Public Schools Board of Directors and representative for West Seattle/High Point. (35th SW/SW Raymond)

DUWAMISH ROWING CLUB FUNDRAISER: 6-10 pm at Highland Park Improvement Club, enjoy a chili dinner, silent auction, guest speaker, and more, to support this area’s only rowing club. Details in our calendar listing. (1116 SW Holden)

WEST SEATTLE MEANINGFUL MOVIE: ‘Time Is Money’ is this month’s movie – a documentary about timebanking, which is flourishing in West Seattle thanks to the WS Timebank. 6:30 pm social time, 7 pm movie at Neighborhood House High Point, followed by discussion. All welcome. More info in our calendar listing. (6400 Sylvan Way SW)

TOM BERGHAN & JUBA: Live at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), “music from when America was young.” 7-9 pm. (5612 California SW)

THE FLASHBACKS: 8 pm at Great American Diner and Bar in The Junction, with classic sounds. No cover. (4752 California SW)

THAT’S NOT ALL … see our complete calendar for even more of what’s happening today, tonight, beyond.

P.S. Most events are sent to us well in advance for calendar inclusion (editor@westseattleblog.com) and we won’t necessarily get word if outdoor activities are changed at the last minute because of weather like today’s … so apologies in advance if you encounter anything like that!

Options for your West Seattle Friday!

(Bewick’s Wren, photographed by Mark Wangerin)

Friday is here! And so is the highlight list from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

MEGA-RUMMAGE SALE: Until 5 pm, you can shop the first day of a two-day rummage sale at Hope Lutheran, to benefit missions to Mexico. (42nd SW/SW Oregon)

‘THE GREATEST MOVIES YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF’: 1 pm matinee at the Senior Center of West Seattle, 1946’s “Night and Day.” We found the trailer:

$1 members, $2 nonmembers. (4217 SW Oregon)

DAVE HOLO TRIO: Jazz with a view at Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor), 5-8 pm. (1936 Harbor SW)

CORNER BAR: The monthly pop-up bar at Highland Park Improvement Club starts at 6 pm – all ages! Music starts around 8:

This month’s band is going to be so much fun! The Moonspinners will transport you to a land far, far, away – if that land happened to include an awesome sauce of 60s garage, doo wop, punk, rock and roll, Italian pop, and love. Allow yourself to be swept away in their time traveling world.

As always, Corner Bar welcomes everyone! Bring your families, bring your neighbors! Food and beverages are available. We hope to spend another magical evening with you all!

(1116 SW Holden)

BILL DAVIE: Live at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), 7-9 pm. (5612 California SW)

‘A CHORUS LINE’ CLOSING NIGHT: Last chance to see the West Seattle High School Drama Club and Music Department spring show, 7:30 pm at the WSHS Theater.

Ticket info at westsidedrama.com. (3000 California SW)

THOSE ARE JUST A FEW HIGHLIGHTS … see our complete calendar page for the rest!

West Seattle Thursday: Free tax help; Design Review for Junction project; more!

(Photo by Larry Nitkey – bald eagles atop Holy Family on Wednesday night)

Looking ahead at the rest of your Thursday, with highlights from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

TINKERLAB: 4 pm at High Point Library, this STEM-themed craft activity invites all ages to take on the “Circuits Challenge” today. Free as always. (35th SW/SW Raymond)

FREE TAX HELP: That IRS deadline is getting ever closer. Tonight you have another chance to get free tax help, no appointment necessary, 5-9 pm at the West Seattle Food Bank. Our calendar listing explains what you need to bring. (35th SW/SW Morgan)

4417 42ND SW DESIGN REVIEW: 6:30 pm at the Senior Center/Sisson Building, the Southwest Design Review Board takes another look at this Junction project, described on its official city page as “a 4-story apartment building containing 58 units and 4 live-work units” with 26 underground parking spaces. See the project design packet here (PDF). The meeting will include a public-comment period. (4217 SW Oregon)

NORTH HIGHLINE UNINCORPORATED AREA COUNCIL: Live/work/study/do business in White Center and/or vicinity? Its community council meets tonight at the North Highline Fire District‘s HQ – see the agenda here. (1243 SW 112th)

READ THE KORAN IN 4 WEEKS: First Lutheran Church of West Seattle pastor Rev. Ron Marshall starts the next session of his long-running course tonight, 7 pm – inquire ASAP to see if there’s room. (4105 California SW)

‘A CHORUS LINE’: Second-to-last chance to see this year’s student musical at West Seattle High School, presented by the Drama Club and Music Department, as previewed here. 7:30 pm curtain. (3000 California SW)

West Seattle Wednesday: Light rail @ SW District Council, ‘Chorus Line’ at WSHS, more!

(Great Blue Heron, photographed by Mark Wangerin)

From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

HOT TOPICS – TAX CHANGES: Come to the Southwest Library at noon for the next “Hot Topics” discussion, looking at the implication of tax changes, as explained here. All welcome. (9010 35th SW)

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES: 1 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle, this afternoon’s matinee is 1937’s “Storm in a Teacup.” $1 members/$2 nonmembers. (4217 SW Oregon)

SOUND TRANSIT, JUNCTION ASSOCIATION @ SW DISTRICT COUNCIL: 6:30 pm at the Senior Center/Sisson Building, you’re welcome at this month’s meeting of the Southwest District Council, with these agenda highlights:

6:45 pm – Andrea Burnett, West Seattle Ballard Community Outreach Supervisor & Stephen Mak, High Capacity Transit Manager, Sound Transit
*ST3 project overview and progress
*Discussion of future impacts on West Seattle public transportation
*Next steps for community engagement
*Questions

7:20 pm – Lora Swift, West Seattle Junction Association
*WSJA general update
*Small Business Outreach Grant description and discussion

The meeting room is on the second floor – turn right at the top of the stairs. (4217 SW Oregon)

ALKI ELEMENTARY PTA: 6:30 pm at the school – agenda info here. (3010 59th SW)

JIM PAGE: Singer-songwriter at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), 7-9 pm. (5612 California SW)

JEFF FERGUSON’S TRIANGULAR JAZZTET: Live at Whisky West in Morgan Junction, 7 pm, no cover. 21+. (6451 California SW)

‘A CHORUS LINE’ AT WSHS: Three more chances to see the West Seattle High School Drama Club and Music Department production of the Broadway classic, with tonight’s curtain time in the WSHS Theater at 7:30 pm – ticket info here. (3000 California SW)

LOTS MORE! Just check our complete calendar.

West Seattle Tuesday: From food to fashion, plus whales, music, more!

(Monday’s sunset, photographed from Cove Park in Fauntleroy by Alex Vargas)

Lively Tuesday around West Seattle – here are highlights from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

CHILDREN’S THEATER: 11 am, fun interactive Japanese folk tales for ages 2 and up – details in our calendar listing. At Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor), in Adams Hall. (3940 41st SW)

DINE OUT FOR LAFAYETTE: 4-8 pm at Marination Ma Kai, enjoy dinner with a view, while helping students at Lafayette Elementary School, who will benefit from part of the proceeds. (1660 Harbor SW)

WESTWOOD-ROXHILL-ARBOR HEIGHTS COMMUNITY COALITION: 6 pm at Southwest Library, come get involved in helping your community! All welcome. Here’s our report on last month’s meeting. (9010 35th SW)

LEARN ABOUT THE LEVIES: 6:30 pm at Madison Middle School, it’s the second of five meetings around the city that Seattle Public Schools is holding for input into, and information about, next year’s BEX V and Operations levies. Here’s our most-recent report on how the former – a six-year levy that includes school rebuilds and other major projects – might affect West Seattle. (3429 45th SW)

WEST SEATTLE BIKE CONNECTIONS, LOCATION CHANGE: 6:30 pm, this month’s WSBC meeting is at Neighborhood House High Point: “Come join us to plan activities and advocate for sustainable, healthy transportation.” (6400 Sylvan Way SW)

YOUNG DESIGNERS’ FASHION SHOW: Miss Reese’s Fashion Club has a runway show tonight at VAIN West Seattle (WSB sponsor) in The Junction – young designers ages 7-10 modeling their own creations! Everybody welcome! (4513 California SW)

THE WHALE TRAIL’S MONTHLY MEETUP: 6:30 pm at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), you’re invited to The Whale Trail‘s monthly meetup, free and open to the public, all ages:

There are just 76 individuals in the Southern Resident Killer Whale population (J, K and L pods), nearing their historical low. The threats that have brought these beloved and iconic pods to the edge of extinction are all human-caused: lack of salmon, toxin accumulations, and stress and noise from boats.

Together, we can make a difference for the orcas – if we act now, and work together. Join us to become part of the solution for the southern residents. Learn more about the issues, and get up to speed on current initiatives. Join a sub-pod, and put your skills to work for the whales. It’s all hands on deck for the orcas! Bring your ideas, your questions, and a snack to share. Please register at brownpapertickets.com so we know how many people to expect. Whale Trail meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Meetings are free and open to the public. Donations are welcome.

(5612 California SW)

DENNY CONCERT: 7 pm, Denny International Middle School‘s Senior Chamber Band is in concert at Chief Sealth International High School Auditorium next door. (2600 SW Thistle)

AND THERE’S MUCH MORE … all on our calendar, which you can browse any time by going here.

What’s up for the rest of your West Seattle Monday

(Cherry blossoms on 64th SW near Constellation Park, photographed by Jim Borrow)

Looking ahead to the rest of your Monday:

COUNCIL VOTE ON PARKING CHANGES: At the 2 pm City Council meeting, a vote is likely on legislation (first introduced last November) changing the city’s rules on offstreet parking – specifically how much is or isn’t required in new buildings, and how existing parking can be used. West Seattle/South Park Councilmember Lisa Herbold is proposing one change to what’s going up for a vote, as she explained in her weekly update. As always, the meeting will start with a public-comment period at City Hall. (600 4th Ave.)

FAMILY STORY TIME: 6:30 pm at High Point Library – this is the story time for kids of all ages. Free as always. (35th/Raymond)

PUGET RIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL: West Seattle’s newest community council meets tonight, 7 pm at the Puget Ridge Cohousing common house:

This month we will have Yun Pitre from Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. She will provide us resources from the city. If, you have specific questions please come to the council. We will be reviewing by-laws as well.

If you’re driving to the meeting, you’re reminded to “please park on 18th and enter through the pathway entrance by the resident parking lot (by the mailbox). There will be signs directing you to the common house!” (7020 18th SW)

QUIZ NIGHT: Looking for Monday night fun? It’s Quiz Night at The Skylark, 7:30 pm, all ages, free, prizes! (3803 Delridge Way SW)

LOOK INTO THE FUTURE … via our complete calendar.

West Seattle Sunday: Easter 2018, and more!

(Photo by John Westrock, shared via the WSB Flickr page)

It’s Easter Sunday, and Passover continues. From our Easter Etc. Guide and year-round West Seattle Event Calendar – plus a few other notes – here’s the list for today:

SPRING SCHEDULE: Washington State Ferries‘ spring schedule is now in effect, as previewed last night.

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE AT FOREST LAWN: 6 am, Forest Lawn Cemetery (WSB sponsor) in High Point. It’ll move inside if the weather’s bad. (6701 30th SW)

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE AT ALKI BEACH: The West Seattle UCC churches are again joining for a sunrise service on the beach. 6:30 am, rain or shine! (Alki/57th SW)

OTHER EASTER SERVICES: 17 churches sent us their Holy Week/Easter schedules (thank you!) – see our guide for the times and locations of what they’re doing today/tonight.

(“Early Easter Bunny” that Paul Taylor photographed on Saturday in his North Admiral yard)

CHURCH EGG HUNTS: Several of the churches that sent us their schedules included plans for egg hunts today, too – check the guide for times and locations!

CHURCH BREAKFASTS/BRUNCHES: Also part of some churches’ listings in the guide.

EAGLES’ EASTER BRUNCH: The West Seattle Eagles invite you to Easter Brunch, 9 am-1 pm,
open to the public, kid-friendly:

Roast Beef, Ham, Sausage, Bacon, Biscuits & Gravy, Omelet Bar, Eggs to Order, Potatoes, Waffles with Strawberries & Whipped Cream, Confections, Fruit, Salad, Juice, Coffee, and Tea.

$12 Adults
$5 Children 10 and under

(4426 California SW)

WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: Yes, even on Easter, the market is still on! 10 am-2 pm in the street in the heart of The Junction. (California SW between SW Alaska and SW Oregon)

NO CAMP SECOND CHANCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING: Though the <strong>Community Advisory Committee for West Seattle’s city-sanctioned encampment usually meets on first Sundays, this month it meets next week (2 pm, April 8th, Arrowhead Gardens) because of the holiday.

(We don’t usually compile a closed/open list for Easter, but if you have or encounter a business that’s closed or keeping different hours, post a comment, or text us – 206-293-6302 – thank you!)

West Seattle Saturday: Egg hunts and more!

(Anna’s Hummingbird, photographed by Trileigh Tucker)

The big weekend is here, so we start with the egg hunts (and a bunny!), from the WSB Easter Etc. guide:

THRIFTWAY EGG HUNT: The legendary egg hunt atWest Seattle Thriftway (WSB sponsor), ages 10 and under, 9 am (4201 SW Morgan)

ALKI CC EGG HUNT: Breakfast snacks (8:30 am, $2 donation) and egg hunt (10 am, free) at Alki Community Center, ages 3-11. (5817 SW Stevens)

DELRIDGE CC EGG HUNT: Egg hunt at Delridge Community Center, ages 12 and under, 10 am. (4501 Delridge Way SW)

HIAWATHA CC EGG HUNT: Egg hunt at Hiawatha Community Center, ages 2 to 10, 10 am. (2700 California SW)

HIGH POINT CC EGG HUNT: Egg hunt at High Point Community Center, all ages, 10 am. (6920 34th SW)

SOUTHWEST EGG HUNT: Egg hunt at Southwest Teen Life Center, ages 10 and under, 10 am sharp, arrive early or it will be over! (2801 SW Thistle – south side of the Pool)

EASTRIDGE EGG HUNT @ LINCOLN PARK: Egg hunt at Lincoln Park south meadow, presented by Eastridge Church, 11 am. (8011 Fauntleroy Way SW)

‘THE REAL EASTER BUNNY’: Meet the “real Easter Bunny” at South Park’s Tin Dog Brewing! From 2-3:30, “Emmett the Flemish Giant, the size of a small dog, will be available to visit with! He is very mellow, sweet, and cuddly and is on a bunny leash. Free!” (309 S. Cloverdale)

OUNCES EGG HUNT: Egg hunt at Ounces beer garden, all ages, 3 pm. (3809 Delridge Way SW)

SATURDAY SERVICES: Several of the 16 churches who shared their Holy Week/Easter schedules with us have Saturday services – see the list in our guide.

Now, from our year-round West Seattle Event Calendar:

ANNUAL FAIRMOUNT RAVINE CLEANUP: 8:30 am, you are invited to join these intrepid neighbors in tidying up the ravine used by so many to get from Admiral to Alki. Here’s our preview. Treats! Bring tools and gloves; dress sturdily. Bags provided. (Fairmount and Forest)

WEST SEATTLE LINUX USERS GROUP: 9 am at Fauntleroy YMCA (WSB sponsor). (9140 California SW)

FINAL NIGHT FOR MAREE: As announced earlier this month, Marée Bistro and Bar on Alki says tonight is its final night, 5-10 pm. (2820 Alki SW)

ENDOLYNE JOE’S ON TV: The Travel Channel’s “Food Paradise” show features notable “eat at Joe’s” eateries including West Seattle’s own Endolyne Joe’s (WSB sponsor), 5 pm.

‘A CHORUS LINE’ AT WSHS: The “singular sensation” Broadway classic is this year’s student-performed musical at West Seattle High School, and your next chance to see it is 7:30 pm tonight in the WSHS theater. Ticket info here. (3000 California SW)

WEST END GIRLS ANNIVERSARY SHOW: The “drag extravaganza” hosted by Cookie Couture celebrates one year! 7 pm doors, 8 pm show at The Skylark – see the performer lineup and ticket info in our calendar listing. (3803 Delridge Way SW)

6 possibilities for the rest of your West Seattle Friday

(Pine siskin, photographed by Mark Wangerin)

It’s Good Friday and the start of Passover – for seasonal events including tomorrow’s egg hunts and services today through Sunday, see our special guide; below are other highlights, from the year-round WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

MEN’S FELLOWSHIP LUNCHEON: Noon at the Masonic Hall – details in our calendar listing. (4736 40th SW)

TALK WITH YOUR CITY COUNCILMEMBER: Almost every month, District 1 City Councilmember Lisa Herbold has “district office hours” in West Seattle or South Park on a Friday afternoon/evening, and today’s the day. You’ll find her 2-7 pm at Southwest Customer Service/Teen Life Center in Westwood. No appointment necessary. (2801 SW Thistle)

HIGH-SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Crosstown-rivalry game – West Seattle HS visits Chief Sealth IHS, 4 pm at Southwest Athletic Complex. (2801 SW Thistle)

MADISON MIDDLE SCHOOL SWING DANCE FUN(DRAISER): 6:30 pm at Madison MS, dance the night away with student music and the renowned West Seattle Big Band, while bidding in a silent auction for great items. Ticket info is in our calendar listing; food and drink available for separate purchase. (3429 45th SW)

NAKED GIANTS: Free in-store record-release concert at Easy Street Records, 7 pm! All ages. (California/Alaska)

‘A CHORUS LINE’ AT WSHS: Someone called us this morning to say they were there for opening night last night, and the students’ performance was awesome. Go see for yourself, 7:30 pm at the West Seattle High School Theater; ticket info is in our calendar listing. (3000 California SW)

West Seattle Thursday: From task force to taxes to Broadway…

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(Photo courtesy West Seattle Drama Club – see “A Chorus Line” info below)

From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

TRIANGLE ROUTE TASK FORCE: 4:30-7 pm at Fauntleroy Church Fellowship Hall, it’s the next meeting of the task force that’s continuing to work on Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth route issues with Washington State Ferries. We’ll add the agenda when we get it. (update – see it here) Public welcome. (9140 California SW)

FREE TAX HELP: 5-9 pm at West Seattle Food Bank, no appointment necessary, but read the info here to be sure you bring what’s needed. (35th SW/SW Morgan)

HIGH SCHOOL INFO NIGHT: At Madison Middle School, 8th graders and their families are invited to come have dinner and look ahead to their first year at West Seattle High School, 6:30 pm. (3429 45th SW)

‘A CHORUS LINE’ OPENING NIGHT: 7:30 pm at the West Seattle High School Theater, you can be among the first to see the new WSHS production of the long-running Broadway classic! Ticket info is in our calendar listing.

HOLY WEEK SERVICES: See the updated list on our Easter Etc. page – we now have schedules for 15 churches (editor@westseattleblog.com for late additions) as well as other seasonal events.

West Seattle Wednesday: Drop-off food drive; Highland Park Action Committee; fix your sleep; more!

(Red-breasted merganser, photographed by Mark Wangerin)

From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar and Easter Etc. list, for the rest of your Wednesday:

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, ARTHUR’S! The Admiral District restaurant turns 1 year old today, and through 10 pm, here’s what’s planned for the celebration. (2311 California SW)

FILL A SOCCER GOAL WITH FOOD: As previewed here, you’re invited to drop off nonperishable food, 4:30-9 pm at Walt Hundley Playfield, for Highline Premier Football Club‘s drive to fight hunger. (34th/Myrtle)

SCHOOL BOARD’S BEX V WORK SESSION: Which West Seattle school(s) will get projects on next year’s BEX V levy? The School Board has a work session today to continue the planning process, as previewed here. The public is welcome to observe, 4:30-7:30 pm at district HQ in SODO. (3rd/Lander)

SLEEP BETTER TO RUN BETTER: 7 pm sleep clinic at West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor) – more info, and how to RSVP, here. (2743 California SW)

HIGHLAND PARK ACTION COMMITTEE: 7 pm at Highland Park Improvement Club, get involved with your community! HPAC agenda details are here. (1116 SW Holden)

HOLY WEEK SERVICES: This week’s schedules from a dozen churches are now part of our Easter Etc. page, as well as egg hunts and other events.

TRIVIA FOR A CAUSE: The West Seattle YMCA (WSB sponsor) is the beneficiary of tonight’s trivia night at Talarico’s in The Junction – here’s how to be part of it. (4718 California SW)

THAT’S JUST THE START … see what else is up today/tonight/beyond, via our complete-calendar page.

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