Big event of the weekend, the first Winter Movies on the Wall series starts with “The Mummy,” 7 pm Saturday night – then hours later, spring forward – set your clock one hour ahead at 2 am Saturday night/Sunday morning. But you’ll never miss that hour of sleep, just too much to do: A solar job fair in The Junction, the annual Fairmount Ravine cleanup, a swap event on Saturday, a fashion show Sunday, and a jazz benefit Sunday night, all among more than 40 events listed 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
ALL WEEKEND: Second weekend of Girl Scout Cookie sales in Western Washington (more info here)
FRIDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Everything 50 percent off 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.
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: “The History Boys” at ArtsWest, 7:30 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: Traditional African Dance Concert: Seattle Folklore Society and SSCC present: Traditional and Ethnic Music Series GANSANGO Music and Dance, South Seattle Community College – Olympic Hall, 7:30PM General Admission: $12, $2 off for SFS members and seniors, kids half price. Gansango Music & Dance will present traditional African dance originating from Benin to Brazil at South Seattle Community College’s Olympic Hall. Led by Etienne Cakpo, a graceful and masterful dancer-choreographer native of Benin, West Africa, Gansango performs locally, nationally and internationally. Live percussion will feature music played on the shakere, bell and traditional drums of West Africa. Multiple layers of rhythm are typical of West African music, and create a vibrant tapestry of sound that will get your toes tapping and hands clapping. Gansango’s 2008 show sold out the 150-seat auditorium, so get your tickets early for this show you won’t want to miss! Reserve online at www.seafolklore.org, or by calling 206/528-8523 .
FRIDAY NIGHT: Family Night, 6:30-8:30 pm @ West Seattle Family YMCA (WSB sponsor). Play together as a family in the Kids Gym and Swim in the pool. Members: Free; non-members bring canned food for the West Seattle food bank or diapers for West Side Baby
FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian with guitarist Larry Pollack, 8-11 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: At Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor): Live music with Weekend Session, Sidd Finch, Sugarsmacks, starts at 9 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: McInros and guests, live music at Redline
SATURDAY (and continues Sunday): Get ready to Play Ball! Seattle Lutheran High School Men’s Varsity Baseball Team is offering a baseball clinic to Baseball Players ages 5-10. Located in SLHS gym on March 7 & 8, 2009
Saturday Sign In 10:30AM Clinic 11:00 AM- 3:00PM – Bring a sack lunch & beverage
Sunday Sign In 12:30PM Clinic 1:00 PM – 5:00PM
Cost: $35 per participant/ $25 each sibling. Attend both days for $60 and $40 for additional siblings
Space is limited so register early. For information & registration call Valerie (206) 938-4341 or check
SATURDAY MORNING: Fairmount Ravine Preservation Group is hosting the 17th annual Spring Cleanup of Fairmount Ravine in the Admiral District. Saturday March 7 at 8:45 am. Meet at Fairmount Ave and Forest St (top of ravine) Coffee and hot chocolate as well as donuts will be served courtesy of the generous community support by Tully’s and Admiral Safeway. Wear gloves and boots as we pick up trash and remove ivy from the large trees. Always fun with pleasing results-all welcome. More info: 932-5151.
SATURDAY: Come and visit our Open House! Europa Kids Bilingual Learning Center is now enrolling children for February at our new half day location. This is the perfect opportunity for your child to be introduced to the German or Spanish language in a comfortable small group setting. We have an established curriculum based on various monthly themes and weekly gymnastic lessons provided by a professional organization. For more information please visit our web site www.EuropaKids.com or contact us for a tour at (206)708-5784 or e-mail at nicole@EuropaKids.com
SATURDAY MORNING: Join the Friends of Lincoln Park on Saturday, 3-7-09 from 9 am to noon as we remove invasive plants from the forests of this West Seattle jewel. Meet at the north parking lot at the kiosk across from Rose St. Dress for weather. Tools and gloves available. Call Sharon at (206) 464-1068 for more information.
SATURDAY MIDDAY: Volunteer this Saturday at Camp Long 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free All ages, families-Help celebrate the first weekend of daylight savings. Spring is almost here and it’s the perfect time for pulling those nasty invasive plants choking our forests and fields in West Seattle. Camp Long is located at 5200 35th Ave SW (up 35th, look for Dawson Street and brown Camp Long sign, and take a left into park.) For more info and to register, call (206) 423-0762.
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Women’s Health Screening. Breast exams, Pap tests and Mammograms. Free if you are 40 – 65 and income eligible, uninsured or underinsured. Women with insurance are welcome also. Date: Saturday, March 7, 2009 Time: 9 am-3 pm Place: West Seattle Community Clinic, 9001 35th Ave SW. Call 206-937-9722 for an appointment
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Local solar contractor, Solar Epiphany LLC, is seeking to attract qualified applicants for its Seattle-area installation and design teams by hosting a Solar Job Fair on Saturday, March 7th. (10 am-2 pm) The event will be held at the Junction’s only solar business, Red Cup Espresso (4453 California Ave SW) in the back parking lot. Right now, Solar Epiphany is only seeking only certain skilled applicants. Talents needed include: Licensed 01,02 Electricians, Journey-Level Plumbers, and Experienced Radiant/Hydronic Installers. Also Draftsmen, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers are sought on a contractual basis for individual jobs.
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Everything 50 percent off 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: Design workshop for California Place Park, Alki Community Center, 10:30 am (read more here)
SATURDAY MORNING: West Seattle Blog readers are cordially invited to “Delivering on the Promise,” a brunch benefiting Family Promise of Seattle, this Saturday, March 7, from 10:30 AM ’til noon, at Fauntleroy Church. Brunch begins at 10:30, and a program follows at 11. Please come hear about Family Promise’s work in our community, coordinating a network of congregations and volunteers that provides fellowship, temporary housing and food for newly homeless families, while staff provides case management, advocacy and direction to help guests access the housing and employment resources they need to regain independence. Admission is free, and donations supporting the organization’s mission will be solicited during the program. RSVP 206-388-9170 or email@example.com
SATURDAY MORNING: Chief Sealth vs. O’Dea for a berth in the state tournament, Bellevue Community College, 11:30 am
SATURDAY MIDDAY: Southwest Community Center will host a *Women Take Care of Mother Earth* luncheon from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 at the center, 2801 SW Thistle St., to celebrate International Women’s Day. The featured speaker is Dr. Lisa Carlson, Professor of Biology at Centralia College, whose topic is Addressing Global Perspectives of Nurturing the Earth, and the event’s focus is to engage participants in renewed dedication to maintaining the earth*s ecology. The suggested donation is $5. For more information, please call 206-684-7438.
SATURDAY MIDDAY: Join the Seattle Commodores and friends as they bowl to raise money for the Seafair Scholarship Program for Women. Bring a friend or two and create your team of ringers to win the trophy! Participate in the fundraiser raffle and have a great time! Meet Miss Seafair! Donations are $50.00 per bowler 13 years of age and older. Bowlers 12 and under are just $20.00 (Five bowlers per team.) Included are two games, shoes, and a post-tourney cook-out. West Seattle Bowl, 11 am-2:15 pm; more information at seattlecommodores.com
SATURDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: “Isolated Narratives” art exhibit at ArtsWest gallery, noon-7 pm
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Chief Sealth football team barbecue to raise money for training camp, Southwest Community Center, 1:30 pm (plates $7)
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Home accessories swap event, 2-5 pm, Youngstown Arts Center (more info here)
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Coffee Club Meetup at C and P Coffee, 2-4 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: Ragged Glory, live music at C and P Coffee, 6-8 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: The Highland Park Improvement Club is hosting the We Can’t Wait for St. Patrick’s Day Dance on Saturday, March 7. Singles and couples welcome! HPIC’s own dance instructor, Lilli Ann Carey, will teach a short beginning dance class ($7.50) at 7 PM. The dance (also $7.50), features the swinging sounds of the popular Lauren Petrie and begins at 8 PM. HPIC is located at 1116 SW Holden St., Seattle, WA 98106 (corner of 12th and Holden). Questions? Contact HPIC at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-762-9825.
SATURDAY NIGHT: “The History Boys” at ArtsWest, 7:30 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian with Larry Knapp on piano, 8-11 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor) with Scarlet Waters, The Vague Prophets, Bedouin Jacks, starts at 9 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: “Rocky Horror Picture Show” at The Admiral Theater, 11:59 pm
SUNDAY MORNING: Daylight Saving Time starts at 2 am Sunday morning! Set your clock AHEAD one hour
SUNDAY MIDDAY: West Seattle Farmers’ Market @ The Junction, 10 am-2 pm (remember, it’s year-round!)
SUNDAY MIDDAY: Live music at The Bohemian during Jazz Sunday Brunch, 10 am-2 pm
SUNDAY MIDDAY: At Pharmaca (WSB sponsor) in The Junction: Massage Therapy with Torito LeBord, C.M.T. 11 am – 2 pm. Experience the benefits of massage. $1 per minute
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: West Seattle Fashion Show at The Sanctuary at Admiral, 2-5 pm, raising $ and taking food donations for the West Seattle Food Bank; read more here
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Live music at C and P Coffee with Bahia Rowan, 3-5 pm
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: “The History Boys” at ArtsWest, 3 pm
SUNDAY NIGHT: You’re Invited To An Evening of Jazz: Charity Event For Blood Cancer Cure, proceeds Benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
@ Rocksport in The Junction, 6:00 – 9:30 pm Suggested Donation $15 Per Person
Paige Hansen, Radio Host heard on KPLU and KZOK
Featuring: TwoPlusTwo Jazz
Russ Harris, Denny Foreman, Kelly McLaughlin, & Paige Hansen, Vocalist
Special Appearances By:
Joel Hagman, Singer-Song Writer
Gina Belliveau, Singer-Song Writer
Rick Gerth, Blues Artist
For questions, please e-mail: email@example.com
SUNDAY NIGHT: All-ages live music @ Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor) with You Yell You Kick, Bremerton Buckwheat, The Scarlets, starting at 7 pm