West Seattle Weekend Lineup: The envelope, please …

February 20, 2009 4:34 pm
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wswllicon3.pngIt’s Oscars weekend, and yes, we have a West Seattle Oscars party (trivia! prizes!) – along with a poetry reading tonight, two Saturday events that could change your financial future, plus the chance to meet an “American Gladiator,” among more than three dozen events ahead in this edition of the West Seattle Weekend Lineup (sponsored by Skylark Cafe and Club):

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

ALL WEEKEND: Southwest Pool is open! Swim-session schedule here

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

FRIDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: “Isolated Narratives” art exhibit at ArtsWest gallery, noon-7 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Bobcat Bob, live music at C and P Coffee, 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: Dominoes game night at Red Cup Espresso in The Junction, starting at 7 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian with Susan Pascal, Neil Andersson & Rick Leppanen, 7:30-10:30 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: From Twilight Artist Collective in The Junction: It’s a Poetry Reading, this Friday @ 8 PM. The event is FREE, just bring a blanket/pillows to get comfy & a poem or creative writing piece to share! For more info, people can call Jordan the Intern: 337-303-8052.

FRIDAY NIGHT: At Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor): Live music with Destruction Island, Geographer, Apple War, starts at 9 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: The Kegels and The Slags, live music at Poggie Tavern in The Junction, 9 pm-1 am

FRIDAY NIGHT: “Forced Elegance and guests,” live music at Redline

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Alki Lodge #152 Bi-Annual Pancake Breakfast, 7 am-11 am. 4736 40th Ave. SW. Two blocks east of the Junction Safeway. Donation $5.00 – Kids $4.00 – Pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee, juice, good food and good friends. See you there!

SATURDAY: Mars Hill Church is hosting a “Financial Training Day” this Saturday at the West Seattle campus (7551 35th Ave SW). Leaders from our Financial Coaching Ministry will be providing seminars on various topics including debt management, finding a job, buying a home, and, of course, God and the economy. More information: http://blog.marshillchurch.org/2009/02/11/financial-training-day/
Registration form: http://www.marshillchurch.org/about/financial-training-day

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Duwamish Greenbelt work party, 10 am-2:30 pm (more info here)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Brandon Street Natural Area-Longfellow Creek work party, 10 am-2 pm (more info here)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Yearly antique event continues at Discovery Shop in The Junction. The shop is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Closed Sunday. 4535 California Ave. SW. Proceeds go to fight cancer.

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: AmeriCorps members present Peace Love and Chocolate at the Southwest Boys and Girls Club, at Greenbridge in White Center: A fair with information booths, entertainment, craft booths, and of course chocolate. Our hope for this event is to promote peace along with building a stronger community in the area. 10 am-2 pm

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Me-Kwa-Mooks work party, 10 am-2 pm (more info here)

SATURDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: “Isolated Narratives” art exhibit at ArtsWest gallery, noon-7 pm

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: SOCIAL THEATER at Hiawatha Community Center, Ages 12 – 15. In this workshop youth explore how theatre can be used to bring awareness towards an issue. Youth will create team and personal value systems. Based on these value systems, the group will choose an issue to address, do research on that issue, and create a performance piece based on their findings. Students should come prepared to move, write, and speak. 1:30-3:30 pm (runs Saturdays through 3/28, activity fee $60)

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Valerie Waugaman, known as “Siren” on NBC’s “American Gladiators,” visits West Seattle’s Anytime Fitness (WSB sponsor), 2 pm (read more here)

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Special Saturday wine tasting at West Seattle Cellars, 3-5 pm

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: The Wines of France, class at PCC West Seattle, 3 pm (registration/information here)

SATURDAY EVENING: Opening night for Cafe Revo (read more here – but note that the proprietors have since decided that they will be open this weekend for dinner only, starting at 4 pm Sat and Sun – lunch will start Monday)

SATURDAY NIGHT: Art Tour at White Center Center for the Arts Building, 5-10 pm (more info here)

SATURDAY NIGHT: Gary Benson, live music at C and P Coffee, 6-8 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: From Lora at Hotwire Coffee (WSB sponsor): Time to Start a Business in 2009? Join us for our presentation! Has the dream of owning a business seemed overwhelming? Why not join us on Saturday, February 21st at 7pm for a one-hour presentation and Q&A session on small business ownership. The benefits of attending the event would be your chance to see what it really takes to own a small business including start-up funds, time, hiring and all the other things that make a small business owner successful.Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Please RSVP for the event by e-mailing us at info@hotwirecoffee.com with your name and how many people will be attending. Space is limited! 4410 California Ave SW, 7 pm to 8 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian with Victor Janusz on piano, 7-10 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: Music Northwest presents outstanding Northwest pianists Margaret Brink and Jane Harty in a recital of solo and duo piano music in a multi-media concert entitled “Earth Music,” celebrating the beauties of the earth. Olympic Recital Hall at South Seattle Community College, 7:30 pm (more info at musicnorthwest.org)

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor) with I9, Deepsleep Narcotics Company, starts at 10 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: No Quarter, Led Zeppelin tribute, Rocksport, 10 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: The Admiral Theater’s “Listening Room” series presents another performance: The talented group includes, acclaimed Americana artist, Holly O’Reilly, the sumptuous reggae sounds of Clinton Fearon, and the smooth pop/jazz sounds of Jonathan Kingham. Again – this will be an eclectic but beautifully blended evening. Tickets are $12.00 through Brown Paper Tickets. Doors open at 8:15 and the show starts at 9:00 p.m.

SUNDAY MIDDAY: West Seattle Farmers’ Market @ The Junction, 10 am-2 pm (remember, it’s year-round!)

SUNDAY MIDDAY: Live music at The Bohemian with jazz harpist Suzi Jacobs-Higgins, 10:30 am-2 pm

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Ethiopian Home Cooking, class at PCC West Seattle, 1 pm (registration/information here)

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: West Seattle Soccer Club‘s Ladyhawks play for state championship, Starfire complex in Tukwila, 1:45 pm

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Live music at C & P Coffee with Kris Orlowski, 3-5 pm

SUNDAY NIGHT: “Pick the Oscar Winners contest and Movie Trivia Night” at Talarico’s this Sunday, the 22nd, starting at 5pm when the Oscars begin and running until they end, around 9pm. There will be a chance to pick the Oscar winners, answer trivia questions about movies, get inexpensive beer and eat pizza that will be on special. And win money and prizes.

SUNDAY NIGHT: All-ages live music @ Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor) with Kim Ruehl, Eliza Manoff, Ryan Perrey, starting at 7 pm

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

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