Easter 2011

UPDATED 4/23/11: Here’s our list of Easter-related activities – the list of egg hunts, followed by the list of church services (including the holy days leading up to Easter Sunday), and then brunches – in the West Seattle area. Something missing or incorrect? Please e-mail us! editor@westseattleblog.com – we will be continuing to update this whenever new information becomes available.

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EGG HUNTS (and similar activities!)
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APRIL 23: West Seattle Thriftway (California/Fauntleroy/Morgan) is having its traditional annual Easter Egg Hunt!! The fun begins at 9 am but the line forms early! Kids aged 1-10, please.

APRIL 23: Egg hunts at these West Seattle-area Community Centers for children ages 3 – 11 at 10 am, FREE.
Alki Community Center, 5817 SW Stevens (get there early! coffee, juice, muffins at 9:30 am – also, ages 0-11 welcome)
Delridge Community Center, 4501 Delridge Way SW
Hiawatha Community Center, 2700 California SW
High Point Community Center, 6920 34th SW
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Ave. S.
Southwest Community Center, 2801 SW Thistle
Please come early to find the hunting area for your age group, and remember to bring a bag or basket for the eggs you find.

APRIL 23: Southwest Community Center Pancake Breakfast (in addition to the Egg Hunt listed above). Enjoy scrambled eggs, sausage (regular and vegetarian), juice, coffee, and all- you-can-eat pancakes. Proceeds will benefit Southwest CC youth programs and community events. Southwest Community Center (2801 SW Thistle St.), Saturday 8:30 am-10:30 am. $4 per person (children 3 and younger eat free). Bike Helmet Sale $10.

APRIL 23: 6,000 Easter Eggs in Lincoln Park, 11 am. Eastridge Church invites the community to its FREE Egg Hunt. The annual Easter activities for families and children includes an egg hunt with thousands of candy-filled Easter eggs, face painting, train rides, inflatables, prizes, and more! This children’s event is free and the community is invited! Eastridge Church Seattle Campus is located on 39th Avenue SW in West Seattle.

APRIL 23: Teens Only! Southwest Teen Life Center (at Southwest Community Center, 2801 SW Thistle) Late Night Flashlight Egg Hunt for ages 13-19 at 9 pm. FREE Bring a flashlight and your sense of adventure–we’ll be searching for eggs. Find the most and win a prize!

APRIL 23: Easter egg hunt at Life Care Center of West Seattle (4700 SW Admiral Way), 9 am, with golden prize eggs, drawings for prizes, pastries/juice/coffee, free

APRIL 24: Egg-coloring at the West Seattle Farmers’ Market (10 am-2 pm, 44th/Alaska in The Junction)

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CHURCHES & SERVICES – EASTER AND HOLY WEEK
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EDITOR’S NOTE: These are listings we either found online or received via e-mail. If yours isn’t listed, let us know – we’d be happy to add it: editor@westseattleblog.com

NONDENOMINATIONAL SUNRISE SERVICE AT FOREST LAWN
Easter Sunday, 6:30 am, Forest Lawn (WSB sponsor)
The community is invited to the annual Easter Sunrise Service hosted by West Seattle Kiwanis and West Seattle Ministerial Association Pastor Randy Leskovar from Calvary Chapel will share the message “The Day the Earth Stood Still.” All are invited to watch the sun come up over the Cascade Mountain Range, hear the message of The 1st Easter, and have a wonderful * FREE * breakfast, catered by ‘Of Grapes & Grains’ 7 A.M. @ Forest Lawn (Main Building)

ADMIRAL CONGREGATIONAL UCC
Easter Sunday:
6 am – Community sunrise service on the beach at Alki (with Alki UCC and Fauntleroy UCC congregations; 57th & Alki)
10:30 am – Easter Worship, “a triumphant worship service celebrating Christ’s resurrection, to be followed by our Easter Festival, which will include refreshments, children’s Easter Egg Hunt, and lei-making with genuine Hawaiian orchids”

ALKI CONGREGATIONAL UCC
Easter Sunday:
6 am – Community sunrise service on the beach at Alki (with Alki UCC and Admiral UCC congregations; 57th & Alki)
10 am – “traditional Easter service with choir, percussion, vibes, soloist James Caddell, and Diane Darling preaching”
11 am – children’s Easter-egg hunt
11:15 am – Easter brunch – details here

ALL SOULS SEATTLE (WSB sponsor)
Worship at Madison Middle School
Easter Sunday: 10 am
Egg Hunt: 11:30 am

BETHANY COMMUNITY CHURCH-WEST SEATTLE (WSB sponsor)
Worship at High Point Community Center
Easter Sunday: 9:30 am

CALVARY CHAPEL
Participating in Sunrise Service at Forest Lawn, 6:30 am

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
4001 44th SW
Sunday service: 9 am

EASTRIDGE CHRISTIAN ASSEMBLY
4500 39th SW
Pre-Easter Saturday: Egg hunt at Lincoln Park, 11 am
Easter Sunday services: 9 am & 11 am

FAUNTLEROY UCC
9140 California SW
Wednesday, April 13 – 7:30 pm, midweek Lent worship in the Garden Chapel
Easter Sunday:
6 am: Alki Beach worship with Admiral and Alki UCC
8-11 am: Easter Breakfast
9 & 11 am: Easter Service
10:15 am: Easter egg hunt

GRACE CHURCH
10323 28th SW
Pre-Easter Saturday: 11 am egg hunt
Easter Sunday: 8:45 am breakfast, 10:30 am service

HIGHLAND PARK CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
8600 9th SW
Easter Sunday: 10:45 am; free pancake breakfast

HOLY FAMILY
9622 20th SW
Holy Saturday: 10:30 am-4:30 pm, Condolences to Our Virgin Mary; 4 pm, Blessing of Easter Foods; 8 pm, Easter VIgil Mass (Bilingual)
Easter Sunday: English Mass, 8 and 11 am; Spanish Mass, 9:30 am and 12:30 pm; Tagalog Mass, 6 pm

HOLY ROSARY
4139 42nd SW
Full Holy Week schedule here
Holy Saturday Vigil: 8:30 pm
Easter Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:30 am, 11:30 am (no 5 pm)

HOPE LUTHERAN
4456 42nd SW

Easter Sunday: 8, 9:30, 11 am Worship Services Rev. Keith Eilers (Children’s Church will be available at the 9:30 and 11 am services. No Sunday School or adult classes on Easter Sunday. 8:30-11 am, Pancake Breakfast in the Fellowship Hall

LIFE CHURCH
3420 SW Cloverdale
Sunday service: 10 am

MARS HILL-WEST SEATTLE
7551 35th SW
Good Friday: 7 pm
Easter Sunday at Qwest Field: 9:30 am

OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE
7000 35th SW
Holy Saturday: 9 pm, Vigil of the Lord’s Resurrection
Easter Sunday: 8:30 and 11 am Mass

PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH
8316 39th SW
Saturday Easter Vigil: 7 pm
Easter Sunday: 9 am breakfast, 9:30 am children’s activities, 10:30 am festival worship

SEAVIEW UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
4620 SW Graham
English-language worship: 10:30 am
Tongan-language worship: 12:30 pm

SHOREWOOD FOURSQUARE CHURCH
10300 28th SW
Sunday services: 10 am

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
3050 California SW
Full Holy Week schedule here
Holy Saturday Liturgy – 12:00 pm
Easter Sunday:
The Great Vigil of Easter – 7:00 am
Easter Breakfast – 8:45 am
Easter Day Festival Eucharist – 10:15 am

THE WAY CHURCH OF GOD
4408 Delridge Way SW (Youngstown Cultural Arts Center)
Outreach/Egg Hunt (Saturday 4/23): 10 am
Easter Sunday: 10 am

TIBBETTS UMC
3940 41st SW
Easter Sunday:
8-9:30 am pancake breakfast in Adams Hall (enter off Andover)
10 am Celebration of the Resurrection
11:30 am Easter-egg hunt for the young ones

WEST SEATTLE CHRISTIAN CHURCH
4400 42nd SW
Easter Sunday Breakfast: 8-9:30 am
Joint Easter Sunday Service: 10 am (activity center)

WESTSIDE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION
7141 California SW
Easter Sunday: 10:30 am

WESTSIDE FOURSQUARE CHURCH
11452 26th SW
Easter Sunday service, 10 am
Special children’s performance followed by a special Easter message by Pastor Dan Johnson, refreshments and fellowship follow at 11:30 am. All are invited and welcome to celebrate Christ’s Resurrection!

WEST SIDE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
3601 California SW
Easter Sunday: 8:15 am service, 9:40 am Agape Breakfast, 11 am service

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Again – if any church with Easter/Holy Week services/events is missing, or if anything you see above is incorrect, please e-mail us so we can fix it ASAP! Thank you!

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BRUNCHES (ETC.)
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SALTY’S ON ALKI: Easter Sunday Buffet – Brunch, first seating 7 am, last seating 2 pm, adults $47.95, kids 9-13 $25.05, ages 5-8 $19.95, 4 and under free (sorry, brunch “happy hour” not available)

ABBONDANZA; Regular Hours and brunch menu. There will be 2 or 3 traditional Neapolitan specials offered that day.

AVALON: Open 1 hour earlier- 9 am until 3 pm. Will be serving some Easter specials (ham, potatoes gratin)

CIRCA: Regular brunch hours, may be some special items

EASY STREET CAFE: Open 7 am-3 pm. Regular menu plus specials (decided on that day).

EATS MARKET CAFE: Regular hours and menu with special (Easter themed) baked goods.

ENDOLYNE JOE’S: Regular “blunch” menu 8:30 am until 3 pm. Happy Hour menu 3-5 and Dinner menu 5-Close.

FRESH BISTRO: Open regular brunch hours, 9 am-3 pm

JaK’S GRILL: Open regular hours for brunch and dinner, regular menu.

SKYLARK CAFE: Regular Brunch from 9 am-3 pm.

SPRING HILL: Regular brunch, 10 am-2 pm.

WEST 5: Open for regular brunch 10 am

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