West Seattle Weekend Lineup: Morgan Junction Festival edition

wswllicon3.pngThe Morgan Junction Community Festival on Saturday is this weekend’s marquee event – we’ll be reporting live there all day and hope to see you too – more music, more food (the “Bite of Morgan” freebies!), etc. Also in the spotlight this weekend, … more than FIFTY events ahead in the full West Seattle Weekend Lineup, brought to you by Skylark Cafe and Club:

This week’s WSB West Seattle Weekend Lineup sponsored by



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

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

ALL WEEKEND: Kayaking and land-sports (bikes, skates) rentals at Seacrest with Alki Kayak Tours

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

RUNS THROUGH JUNE 19: Ambiguities: Exhibit showcases works by John Feodorov.
South Seattle Community College Art Gallery, Jerry Brockey Student Center
Open Mondays-Fridays

RUNS THROUGH JUNE 19: Intergenerational Art Show at The Mount

FRIDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Puppies and Ice Cream: a discourse on contemporary sublime
AWAA group show
at ArtsWest gallery, noon-7 pm

FRIDAY AFTERNOON: Summer Wine Release at South Seattle Community College’s Northwest Wine Academy, 3-6 pm (full details here)

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at C & P Coffee with Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice, 6-8 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Family Skating Party closes the skating season at Alki Community Center: 6:45-8:45 pm, free! (with hot dogs and a bouncy toy)

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian: Tewfik Morsli plays Parisian-style Jazz Guitar, 8-11 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: ArtsWest presents CSI: Seattle Improv, 8 pm (more info here)

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor) with Randy Hicks Band, Seeing Blind CD release, Liar’s Club, starts at 9 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Venus Verse and Animals at Night at Easy Street After Hours, 9:30 pm (more info here)

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live and local with Godmachine and guests, Redline Music and Sports

SATURDAY: Third weekend of the season for Colman Pool in Lincoln Park

SATURDAY: Technology Access Foundation Robotics Competition in White Center (more info here)

SATURDAY: Bird on a Wire Espresso in Westwood celebrates its 7th anniversary

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: The 5th Annual Seattle Seafair Clowns Golf Tournament at West Seattle Golf Course. Registration starts at 7:00 am. Shotgun start at 8:00 am. Contact info at seafairclowns.org

SATURDAY MORNING: Official opening of brand-new Morgan Junction Park, 10 am (more info here) – this precedes the Morgan Junction Community Festival

SATURDAY MORNING: The Seattle Chinese Garden at South Seattle Community College will offer free, guided tours the second Saturday of every month, March-October; the next tour will be on Saturday, June 13, 2009. Tours begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Chan Education Center at South Seattle Community College (6000 16th Avenue SW, north parking lot entrance) with a slide presentation and discussion of the significance of gardens in Chinese culture. The tour then moves outside to the garden site where construction is under way for Knowing the Spring Courtyard and to Song Mei Pavilion, where tour guides discuss the construction of the pavilion and demonstration garden, describe the plans for the six-acre garden and point out the wide variety of plants on display. These public tours last approximately 1½ hours, and no reservation is necessary. Groups of ten or more can arrange a private tour with two weeks advance notice. For additional information or to arrange a group tour, call (206) 282-8040. The Song Mei Pavilion was designed and fabricated in Seattle’s sister city, Chongqing, China, and assembled on-site by a team of Chinese artisans. This authentic Chinese pavilion is the first of many planned structures in the Sichuan-style Seattle Chinese Garden. For membership, special event and guided tour information, call (206) 282-8040 or visit www.seattlechinesegarden.org.

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Duwamish Greenbelt work party, meet at 14th/Holly, 10 am-2 pm (more info here)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Shred-A-Thon at Verity Credit Union on Beacon Hill, everyone welcome, 10 am-2 pm (full details and a map here)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Pathfinder event to say goodbye to Genesee Hill (full details here)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Morgan Junction Community Festival in and around Morgan Junction Park, 11 am-6 pm (full details at morganjunction.org – we’ll be reporting live all day, hope to see you there!)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Garden Center open at South Seattle Community College, 11 am-3 pm (more information here)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Preregistration for SWAC Cougars Football and Cheer, Westwood Village Big 5, 11 am-2 pm (more information here)

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Summer Wine Release at South Seattle Community College’s Northwest Wine Academy, 12-4 pm (full details here)

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: While you’re at Morgan Junction for the Community Festival — Pet Elements and The Wash Dog are both hosting King County Animal Care and Control from 12 pm – 4pm Cats and kittens will be at Pet Elements and the dogs will be at the Wash Dog.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: From Foundation to Flow with Amelia Gailey
12:30 – 3:00pm
8 Limbs West Seattle (WSB sponsor)
Cost: $35 up to 5 days before workshop, $40 after.
Join sought-after teacher Amelia Gailey for an afternoon of rediscovering the webs of your toes, the mobility of your hips, the length of your spine, the expansion of your heart, the freedom of surrendering and the joy of moving safely from posture to posture in an intuitive fluid practice of yoga. This is designed for the absolute beginner, the dedicated lifetime practitioner and all those who fall some place inbetween.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Chief Sealth High School graduation, Memorial Field, 1 pm

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: “Bug Exploration” at Camp Long, all ages, 2-4 pm (more details here)

SATURDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Puppies and Ice Cream: a discourse on contemporary sublime AWAA group show at ArtsWest gallery, noon-7 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: From the West Seattle Family YMCA (WSB sponsor): Parents Night Out, 5:30-10 pm @ West Seattle location, 4515 36th SW. Kids ages 3 months – 12 years have a safe and fun evening at the Y while parents go out or relax at home. $22.50-$30 depending upon child’s age/membership status. Space is limited. Registration required.

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music with Kings of Side Two at C & P Coffee, 6-8 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: Camp Long night hike, 6-8 pm (more information here)

SATURDAY NIGHT: Cooper Elementary “buddy program” presents art show at Zeitgeist Coffee, 6:30 pm (not in West Seattle but WS students! here are full details)

SATURDAY NIGHT: Total Immersion 2 concert at Youngstown Arts Center, 7 pm (more information here)

SATURDAY NIGHT: “How High Is the Sky,” voice recital benefit for Maple Elementary, Emily Riesser and Jeffrey Jordan accompanied by Beth Kirchhoff, Kenyon Hall, 7 pm ($10-$15 suggestedonation)

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian: Fred Hoadley, jazz piano, 8-11 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: The Mona Reels (White Center residents), live music with special guest James Keith Smith (of the Webelos) in rare acoustic solo set. At Full Tilt Ice Cream in White Center, all ages welcome, 9-11 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor) with Bitter Sober, Rebel Strike, High Divide, starts at 9 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: “Twisted Flicks” at the Admiral Theater, 9 pm (details here)

SATURDAY NIGHT: Rockabilly with Little Ray, Redline Music and Sports

SATURDAY NIGHT: Black Vinyl All-Stars at Rocksport

SUNDAY: “Music Sunday” at Fauntleroy Church (WSB sponsor); more info here

SUNDAY: Fourth weekend of the season continues for Colman Pool in Lincoln Park

SUNDAY: “Red Across Day” at Avalon Glassworks (details here)

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

SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: In-store event at Pharmaca (WSB sponsor) in The Junction: “Healthy Posture,” with Nicole Seepersad, D.C., complimentary posture/spinal analysis, 11 am-2 pm

SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Skillet Street Food in front of Olympic Court/Westside Dermatology (WSB sponsor), 4740 44th SW, 11 am-2 pm (more info here)

SUNDAY NIGHT: All-ages live music at @ Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor) with Three Ninjas, Castor and Pollution, Stepkid, starting at 7 pm

SUNDAY NIGHT: South Seattle Community College Choir Spring Concert, Olympic Hall, 7 pm (free)

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

2 Replies to "West Seattle Weekend Lineup: Morgan Junction Festival edition"

  • Sara June 12, 2009 (5:49 pm)

    Bitter Sober at Skylark, 9:00 Saturday…be there! Amazing, talented young women.

  • Three Ninjas June 14, 2009 (12:26 pm)

    I’d also like to mention that Three Ninjas is a talented young man. Good job!

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