It’s definitely fall. While some of the 50-plus events on this weekend’s list are out-and-out fun (like Family Fun Night at Seattle Civic Dance Theater in Fauntleroy tonight!) there’s also a lot of practicality – the Seattle Solar Tour, CROP Walk, flu shots, the WSUU Rummage Sale (well, the amazing Frogsquatch will be fun) … Read on to see it all, brought to you by Skylark Cafe and Club – read on!
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ALL WEEKEND: Southwest Pool closed for drain-safety and repair work (reopening no sooner than Oct. 19) – West Seattle YMCA (WSB sponsor) has day passes available
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
ALL WEEKEND: Kayaking and land-sports (bikes, skates) rentals at Seacrest with Alki Kayak Tours
ALL WEEKEND: “For the Love of Cheese” special event at Metropolitan Market, with tastings, demos and more – full schedule here
FRIDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Special events at Metropolitan Market in Admiral as part of cheese celebration, featuring tastings, full schedule starts here
FRIDAY NIGHT: Seattle Civic Dance Theatre invites you to the 4th annual Family Fun Night this Friday October 2nd from 6pm to 9pm in the former Fauntleroy grade school at 9131 California Ave SW. The is no admission and will feature music from today and yesterday played by Paul Thompson from STAR 101.5, a silent auction, cake walk, face painting, games, and food and drinks. The entrance is on Director street, on the North end of Fauntleroy school. For more information visit Seattlecivicdance.com or call 938-3062.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Click! Design That Fits (WSB sponsor) celebrates 5th anniversary, 6-9 pm – cupcakes, bubbly, discounts
FRIDAY NIGHT: Friday Skate Night returns to Alki Community Center! Through Friday, May 15, 2009. There will be no skate night on October 30, November 27, December 25, 2009 or January 1, 2010. Time is from 6 pm- 8:45 pm every Friday. Cost is $3 per person. Skatew are available on site. For more information please call 206-684 – 7430.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Chief Sealth High School varsity football team plays at Nathan Hale (NE Athletic Complex), 7 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: West Seattle High School varsity football team plays Ingraham at Southwest Athletic Complex, 7 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: Three West Seattle residents (Lisa Flexner, Layne Benofsky, and Bill Burcham) are members of Choral Arts, one of Seattle’s premier classical choirs. We have two concerts this upcoming weekend featuring a program of German choral masterworks by Bach, Brahms, Rheinberger and others. Both are at 7 pm. The Friday concert is at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral on Capitol Hill; Saturday’s concert is in Bellevue at First Presbyterian Church, 1717 Bellevue Way. More information about the choir and the concerts is available at www.choral-arts.org.
FRIDAY NIGHT: “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” at ArtsWest, 7:30 pm (more info and online-ticket-sales link here)
FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor), with The Devil’s Club, And I Was Like What?, Eighteen Individual Eyes, 9 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music Redline Music and Sports
SATURDAY MORNING TRAFFIC ALERT: Alaskan Way Viaduct closed 8:15-11:30 am for Puget Sound Heart Walk
SATURDAY MORNING: Admiral Neighborhood Association Adopt-a-Street – meet 9 am outside Metropolitan Market
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: 9:00am – 3:00 pm – See for yourself the astonishing and mystifying FrogSquatch at the: WestSide Unitarian Universalist Congregation twice-yearly rummage sale. Items are clean and in good (some new!) condition. Booklovers guaranteed to leave happy. Find us at 4736 40th Avenue SW, in the parking lot at Alki Masonic Temple building, 1 block west of Fauntleroy, east of Jefferson Square
SATURDAY SALES: Yard sales, garage sales, business sales … listed in the WSB Forums’ Freebies, Deals, Sales section
SATURDAY: Special events at Metropolitan Market in Admiral as part of cheese celebration, featuring tastings, full schedule starts here
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Duwamish Longhouse Museum open to the public, 10 am-5 pm
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Seattle Solar Tour, with six West Seattle locations on the map, 10 am-4 pm (here’s the list of locations here and area-wide)
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: PRUDENTIAL GLOBAL VOLUNTEER DAY! FOOD DRIVE. Prudential West Seattle is conducting a food drive for the West Seattle and White Center Food Banks. Food and Cash contributions may be made at the West Seattle office at 4700 42nd Avenue, Suite 600, or through your Prudential Agent. Look for our collection teams on October 3rd from 10am to 2pm at all three of the local Safeway Stores [Roxbury, Jefferson Square, Admiral], the Morgan Street Thriftway and Albertsons in White Center! Please call us at 206-932-4500 if you have questions or would like a donation pick-up! YOUR DONATIONS WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED!
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: North Delridge Neighborhood Council Cider Press, and you’re invited! 10 am-3 pm – location and full details here
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Lincoln Park work party, 9 am-noon (more info here)
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Duwamish Greenbelt work party, 10 am-2 pm (more info here)
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: At Camp Long –
Gardening for Wildlife
Ages 12 and older
Discover what it means to garden for wildlife. Learn how to select plants for wildlife, design concepts, proper planting methods, and other general gardening for wildlife methods. We will also cover how your yard can become a certified backyard habitat. This class is recommended for beginning and intermediate gardeners. Recommended book: Gardening for Wildlife by Russell Link.
Please register by October 2 by calling 206-684-7434.
October 3 Sat 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Activity Fee: $5 Course #46360
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Open House at Snap Fitness in Jefferson Square (42nd SW lower street-front), 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Come help us celebrate our ONE YEAR anniversary!
*Jennifer Guintini , LMP will be offering FREE Seated chair Massage
*Dr. Nicole from Bovenkamp Chiropractic will be providing FREE Spinal Postural Analysis
*Sample the Advocare Products that are available to help you maximize your workout
*Enter the drawing for a FREE one year Snap Fitness Membership!
*PRIZES, RAFFLES, REFRESHMENTS AND FUN!!
4714 42nd Avenue SW, next to Subway, 206.299.1597
SATURDAY MORNING: Blessing of Animals – Saturday, October 3rd 10:30 am at Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave SW in West Seattle. All are welcome to bring their pets to participate in the blessing for community animals followed by a procession throughout The Mount to bless the animals who live here. Meet in the front lobby at 10:30 am.
SATURDAY MORNING: Centennial celebration for Holy Rosary continues with a pilgrimage to St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, 11 am (more info here)
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Marination Mobile street food truck scheduled to be at 35th/Graham (map) 11 am-2 pm
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Garden Center open at South Seattle Community College, 11 am-3 pm
SATURDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Altered Associations art show at ArtsWest gallery, noon-7 pm
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Pranayama & Pratyahara: The Gateway to Meditation With Jan Yaros
12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
8 Limbs West Seattle. This workshop will expound the 4th and 5th limbs of Patanjali’s 8 Limbed system as the basis for lasting meditation practice. We’ll explore a variety of simple breath techniques to increase our mastery of the breath and practice a sequence of seated postures and mudras designed to give us greater control of the senses, ultimately leading the mind to greater stillness and creating the environment for meditation. This workshop is open to all levels of practitioners interested in beginning a seated meditation practice, advancing their understanding of breathing techniques and expanding the mind body connection. Cost: $35 before September 25, $40 after
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Seattle Lutheran High School varsity football team plays Friday Harbor at West Seattle Stadium, 1:30 pm
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: From Camp Long –
First Saturday Free Walks in Southwest Seattle, All Ages
Seola Park FREE
This property is tucked away in the southernmost neighborhood of West Seattle next to Des Moines. This open space natural area boasts a large stand of healthy Pacific Madrone. Since we*re in the area, we*ll explore the Arroyos Natural Area as well. Please register by October 2 by
October 3 Sat 2 – 5 p.m. Course #45555
Location: Seola Park, 11399 Seola Beach Dr. SW
SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at C & P Coffee with This Volcanic Winter, 6-8 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: Three West Seattle residents (Lisa Flexner, Layne Benofsky, and Bill Burcham) are members of Choral Arts, one of Seattle’s premier classical choirs. This weekend’s performance features a program of German choral masterworks by Bach, Brahms, Rheinberger and others. Saturday’s concert is in Bellevue at First Presbyterian Church, 1717 Bellevue Way, 7 pm. More information about the choir and the concerts is available at www.choral-arts.org.
SATURDAY NIGHT: Final performance of “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” at ArtsWest, 7:30 pm (more info and online-ticket-sales link here)
SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor) with Dead Dog, The Stevedore, Nine N Out, 9 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: DJ Tony B at Rocksport, 9 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music Redline Music and Sports
SUNDAY SALES: Yard sales, garage sales, business sales … listed in the WSB Forums’ Freebies, Deals, Sales section
SUNDAY MORNING: Alki UCC will hold its fifth annual “Blessing of the Animals” service on Sunday, October 4, 10:00 AM in the sanctuary at 6115 SW Hinds St. All creatures furry, feathered and finned, and their human companions, are welcome to join us for this festive service. We only ask that your animal be appropriately contained or restrained (i.e. dogs on leads, cats in carrier, fish in water, etc)! For more information call 206-935-2661 or go online to www.alkiucc.org
SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Seattle Farmers’ Market @ The Junction, 10 am-2 pm
SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Free Sunday Yoga at SoundYoga (WSB sponsor), 11 am-12:15 pm
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Blessing of the Animals at St. John the Baptist Church, neighboring West Seattle High School parking lot, noon, with blessings for any pet you care to bring, conducted by Rev. Peter DeVeau, with brothers from the Order of St. Francis, Olympia Diocese chapter, plus refreshments and a sale of handmade items. Free event with ample parking in the West Seattle High School Parking lot.
SUNDAY: CROP Walk to fight hunger, starting from Alki UCC, register at 1 pm, walk starts at 1:30 (more details here)
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: “Create Your Own Bento Box” cooking class at West Seattle PCC, 1 pm (registration info here)
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Vintage Music Dance at Highland Park Improvement Club, 1-4 pm (more info here) starting with a lesson
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Live music at C & P Coffee with Matt Pruitt, 3-5 pm
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Mayoral candidate Mike McGinn “town hall” at Hiawatha Community Center, 3 pm
SUNDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Sunday Market Cocktails, KPLU Jazz Sundays (4-6 pm) and Sunday Ribs (4 pm “till we run out”) at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor)
SUNDAY EVENING: West Seattle Crop Circles meets, with speaker Laura Sweany of Terra Flora Farms discussing urban permaculture. Common House of Duwamish Cohousing, 6000 17th SW. 6:30-8:30 pm; more info at gleanit.org
SUNDAY NIGHT: All-ages live music at @ Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor) with Haf-Sac and Candysound, 7 pm