West Seattle Weekend Lineup: Alki Beach Run edition


Sunday’s the day – Northwest Hope and Healing (WSB sponsor) moves its 5K run/walk to Alki this year (photo’s from Lincoln Park last year), to raise $ to help local women fighting breast cancer (register here!). And on Alki tomorrow, you can “walk/roll” to help the fight against ataxia. 2 more weekend highlights: InfoCamp Seattle, right here on the west side, and one of WSB’s first sponsors, Click! Design That Fits, invites you to its birthday party. More than three dozen events ahead:

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ALL WEEKEND: Movies (and more) at the Admiral Theater

ALL WEEKEND: West Seattle history on display @ Log House Museum at Alki, Thursdays-Sundays, noon-4 pm

FRIDAY AFTERNOON: 53 young Seattle/King County City Year leaders join 50 members of the community and Citi Smith Barney in a service project at Camp Long, starts at 2 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Presidential debate-watching party sponsored by local Sen. Barack Obama supporters, Redline Music and Sports, 5 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at C and P Coffee with Greg Spence Wolf, 6-8 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Family skating at Alki Community Center: “This weekly event at Alki Community Center is suitable for all ages and all abilities! This is a great time to practice your skills and tricks while experiencing a roller-rink atmosphere. You can always look forward to the Limbo, and friendly racing. If you don’t have your own skates, you can borrow a pair of ours!” 6:45-8:45 pm ($3/person)

FRIDAY NIGHT: High-school football, West Seattle High School at Nathan Hale, 7 pm

FRIDAY AFTERNOON: High-school football, Chief Sealth hosts Ingraham, 7 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: “The Vertical Hour” at Arts West, 7:30 pm (more info including tickets here)

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at Skylark (WSB sponsor): Whiskey Romance, Loyal Sinners, The Drews, starts at 9 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live comedy @ Admiral Theater featuring “Ladies of Laughter” with Susan Rice (part of proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen Foundation to fight breast cancer), 10 pm

SATURDAY: Mayor’s Day of Concern, West Seattle Food Bank drive at Metropolitan Market

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Up to 200 volunteers will visit 7,800 households in the White Center area in a national day of service for Green Jobs and Clean Energy, led by the Moontown Foundation and local partners including South Seattle Community College and White Center Community Development Association, volunteers are still needed (sign up online here), all-day event

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Seattle Wildcats Junior Football plays at Judkins Field in the Central District, games start at 9 am

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: InfoCamp Seattle at Youngstown Arts Center, 9 am-5 pm

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Schmitz Preserve work party, 9 am-noon (more info here)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Volunteer work party at Longfellow/Thistle Street Greenspace, 10 am-2 pm (more info here)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Duwamish Greenbelt work party, 10 am-2 pm (more info here)

SATURDAY MORNING: 1st-ever Walk ‘n’ Roll to raise money for and awareness about the fight against ataxia, meet at 62nd/Alki picnic shelter, 10 am (registration form here, flyer about event here)

SATURDAY MORNING: Camp Long presents “The Beavers of Longfellow Creek” all-ages activity: Have you ever wondered why Native Americans refer to the Beaver as the “Sacred Center” of the land? Join us and find out, while we explore the life and times of this furry, flat-tailed master builder of Longfellow Creek. Please register ASAP. (Activity Fee $7) Location: Trailhead of 25th Ave SW and Brandon St. (10:30 am)

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Is it time for change? Considering . . . a new career? Or parenthood? Or retirement? Looking for “More”, but unsure what that is? Come explore your unique gifts and ponder new directions in this wonderful workshop, Discerning Your Spiritual Gifts, led by the dynamic Reverend Marda Steedman-Sandborn. Through a series of exercises and discussions, this workshop will help you identify some good potential next steps for your life. Tuition is $25, lunch is included and scholarships are easily available. St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, noon-5 pm. To register or ask questions, call Linda at St. John’s at 937-4545 or e-mail admin@sjbws.org

SATURDAY NIGHT: Chief Sealth High School homecoming dance

SATURDAY NIGHT: Art and music event at Divina (California/Genesee) and Twilight (Alaska just west of California): 5-6 pm at Twilight, 6:15-8 at Divina

SATURDAY NIGHT: Fourth anniversary party at Click! Design That Fits (WSB sponsor), festivities including champagne, cupcakes and more, 6-9 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live entertainment @ C & P Coffee with Kings of Deb Seymour and The Debonairs, 6-8 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: High-school football, Seattle Lutheran hosts Concrete, 7 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: “The Vertical Hour” at Arts West, 7:30 pm (more info including tickets here)

SATURDAY NIGHT: Vanessa Torres and Touching Ground, presented by the Firefly Concert Series at a West Seattle location on the water (will be disclosed upon ticket purchase), 7:30 pm (potluck @ 6:30), find out more here

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at Skylark (WSB sponsor) with The Gatling Gees, Harrison, The Knowledge, starts at 9 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live comedy @ Admiral Theater featuring “Ladies of Laughter” with Susan Rice (part of proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen Foundation to fight breast cancer), 10 pm

SUNDAY MORNING: 5K Alki Beach Run for Northwest Hope and Healing (WSB sponsor), starts at Alki Bathhouse at 9 am (more info here)

SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: InfoCamp Seattle at Youngstown Arts Center, 9 am-5 pm

SUNDAY MORNING: First Lutheran Church of West Seattle begins 90th anniversary celebration with bagpipe-led procession outside the church, 10 am

SUNDAY MIDDAY: West Seattle Farmers’ Market @ The Junction, 10 am-2 pm

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Create Your Own Bento Box, cooking class at PCC West Seattle, 1 pm (register here)

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: “The Vertical Hour” at Arts West, 3 pm (more info including tickets here)

SUNDAY NIGHT: All-ages live music @ Skylark (WSB sponsor) with The Broken Knives, Eleusis, Nine N Out, starts at 8 pm

Are we missing anything? Let us know! And between weekends, keep an eye on our continuously updated Events page.

1 Reply to "West Seattle Weekend Lineup: Alki Beach Run edition"

  • add September 26, 2008 (1:54 pm)

    Hope to see lots and lots of West Seattleites out at Alki on Sunday morning!!

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