September sunbreak brightens rockin’ Alki Playfield picnic

After a rainy morning and early afternoon, the sun showed up full force for Tuesday night’s community picnic on the playfield next to Alki Community Center. Rain or shine, they promised – in the end, it was even nice enough for the planned burger barbecue to be all sizzle, no fizzle:

Activities and entertainment included free live music: Presidents of the United States of America rocker Chris Ballew, now a West Seattleite, performed in his kids-music guise, Caspar Babypants. In our clip, you’ll see how he somewhat startled the youngest audience members toward the start of a tune about dust bunnies:

After CB, The Not-Its finished out the bill – they posted video of their own to YouTube (we got the link via Twitter):

Lots more going on at Alki Community Center as the fall proceeds – you can find the full program listing in the areawide “combined brochure” for fall programs and classes; see it here.

2 Replies to "September sunbreak brightens rockin' Alki Playfield picnic"

  • WSM September 2, 2009 (1:25 pm)

    my kids LOVE casper baby pants. that is by far the best kids CD I’ve bought. Go Casper!

  • JasonG September 2, 2009 (3:17 pm)

    Terrific night, with great music and fun. Well done, Alki Community Center!

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