Tomorrow’s a big day in The Junction – it’s Tax-Free Sale Day (here’s the latest list of participants, with a link to coupons) – look for the balloons! – Also, the new flower shop Fleurt opens in The Junction tomorrow (here’s our preview from last month), 10 am-5 pm. It’s also Record Store Day, with Easy Street Records part of the celebration of independent record stores – and just east in The Triangle, it’s Healthy Kids Day at the West Seattle Family YMCA (WSB sponsor). With those, we have more than SIXTY! events/activities are on the list, sponsored by Skylark Cafe and Club, where you’ll find FREE live music and rockin’ food:
Thanks, Skylark Cafe and Club, for sponsoring the WSWL!
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FRIDAY NOTE: Community centers and pools closed because of Seattle Parks furlough day (details here)
ALL WEEKEND: Southwest Pool open Saturday-Sunday (but closed Friday for furlough day)
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
FRIDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Student Art Exhibit at South Seattle Community College (WSB sponsor). Art Gallery, open Monday-Friday, noon – 6:30 pm
FRIDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Contemplating Nothingness art show at ArtsWest gallery, noon-7 pm
FRIDAY AFTERNOON: Humane Society Maxmobile at Petco with adoptable pets 2-5 pm (more here)
FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at C&P Coffee with Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice, 6-8 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: Friday Skate Night at Alki Community Center! It’s every Friday through Friday, May 14, 2010 (then resuming in early October), except for furlough days. 6:45 pm- 8:45 pm every Friday. Cost is $3 per person. Skates are available on site. For more information please call 206-684 -7430.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Dog Social at Muttley Crew Cuts to raise money for English Springer Rescue Association, 7-9 pm (Facebook event page here)
FRIDAY NIGHT: VIrginia Tech Alumni gather at Beveridge Place Pub for a fundraiser and in memory of 4/16/07, 7 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian: Eric Johnson plays blues piano, 7-10 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: “The Miss Firecracker Contest” by Twelfth Night Productions (WSB sponsor), set in a rural Southern town during a 4th of July beauty pageant, Youngstown Arts Center, 7:30 pm (tickets available online)
FRIDAY NIGHT: At Redline Music and Sports (WSB sponsor):
ALL-U-CAN EAT RIBS @ 5
FORCED ELEGANCE live @ 9
FRIDAY NIGHT: DJ Tony B, Rocksport, 10 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at Shadow Land, starting at 10 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at Shipwreck Tavern, Black River Blues
SATURDAY: Garage (etc.) sale season back – check here for listings (or, list yours)!
SATURDAY: Come and visit our Open House on April 17th! EuropaKids Bilingual Learning Center is now enrolling children for our new expanded half day location which is located at the SW Community Center. 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 music classes. For more information please visit our website www.EuropaKids.com or contact us for a tour at (206)708-5784 or email at nicole@EuropaKids.com.
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Record Store Day at Easy Street Records in The Junction – including a sale – here’s the rundown on their plan for the day
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Saint John’s Fabulous and Famous Rummage Sale
Lots of great treasures and good deals!
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(next Friday-Saturday too)
St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
California Ave. SW & SW Hanford
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: “Tax Free” sale at participating West Seattle Junction merchants, details here (note: WSJA is sponsoring WSB to promote the sale day), 10 am-5 pm, look for the balloons!
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Grand opening of Fleurt storefront in The Junction, California/Oregon, 10 am-5 pm
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: At the West Seattle Family YMCA (WSB sponsor), HEALTHY KIDS DAY! 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the West Seattle YMCA location. Face painting, fire truck, healthy snacks, blow up obstacle course, health screenings, community booths, and more! FREE for the community.
SATURDAY MORNING: West Seattle Film Forum screens and discusses “Juno,” Southwest Library (35th/Henderson), 10 am
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Duwamish Alive! read more here – work parties at multiple West Seattle, South Park and elsewhere-on-the-Duwamish locations, 10 am-2 pm, followed by Earth Day Festival at Pathfinder K-8 School
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Master Gardeners’ third appearance in White Center/West Seattle – here’s the full season schedule: The King County Master Gardeners will have their table set up at the West Seattle Farmer’s Market every Sunday beginning April 25th until September 26th (with the exception of May 2nd, May 30th, July 4th, and September 5th) from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM. They are there to answer your gardening questions, give gardening advice, and help diagnose gardening problems. They also have a clinic at McLendon’s Hardware (in White Center) on Saturdays until September 25th (with the exception of May 1st, May 29th, July 3rd, & Sept. 4th) from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.
SATURDAY MORNING: Free basketball clinic at Chief Sealth High School for 4th-8th graders, details here, 10 am-noon
SATURDAY MORNING: All are invited to a family water safety event at Southwest Pool, located at 2801 SW Thistle. Seattle Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Washington State Drowning Prevention Network, invites you to attend April Pools Day, a free event focused on water safety tips and fun family activities. Don’t miss this chance to get ready for summer by participating in April Pools Day. Learn to be safe and have fun together as a family! It’s FREE!
Time: 10:30 a.m.-Noon Apr 17, 2010
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Saturday April 17th – 11am-5pm
Visit West Seattle jewelry artist Johanna Lindsay’s Open Studio for some of her latest styles – choose from sterling hand hammered hoops, hand stitched beaded necklace pendants and earrings and much more! Studio location: 4726 50th Ave SW. Visit www.penguinadesigns.com for gallery and more information.
SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Marination Mobile street food truck is in West Seattle today – 35th and Graham, 11 am-2 pm
SATURDAY MORNING: The Hiawatha Tae Kwon Do Club is looking for new members for its ongoing classes at the Hiawatha Community Center in West Seattle. Adults (18 and older) can sign up to learn Tae Kwon Do, a Korean martial art known for its fast sparring techniques, dynamic forms, and strong kicks. The club is focused on self-improvement in a non-competitive atmosphere that promotes unity, respect, and indomitable spirit. Classes cost $30/month and meet Mondays & Thursdays 7-8:30 pm and Saturdays 11:15 am-1:15 pm. Beginners are definitely welcome and preferred; new students can join at any time! Check out our website at www.hiawathatkd.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org for questions, or call (206) 684-7441 for registration information
SATURDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Contemplating Nothingness art show at ArtsWest gallery, noon-7 pm
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Pinewood Derby at Brickyard Bar-B-Q in Admiral – here’s the Facebook event – noon-3 pm
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Community Harvest of Southwest Seattle Spring Plant Sale
Saturday April 17th SSCC North Entrance, 1-4PM
Lots of beautiful veggie starts in 4-packs and 4² pots
All plants $3 ($2.70 for Community Harvest Members)
Artichokes, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Kale, Lettuce, Broccoli, Mustards, Onions, Spinach, and more
Questions e-mail email@example.com
The West Seattle Tool Library will be accepting “in working condition, non gas-powered” tool donations in conjunction with the Plant Sale. For the first 75 tool donors, you will receive a coupon for a free Veggie Start (limit 1 per family).
SATURDAY NIGHT: 1st Annual Games Night – Sunrise Heights Neighborhood Association
April 17, 2010 Saturday Night
Doors Open 5:00pm
Finish by 10:00pm
Our Lady of Guadalupe School Hall
3401 SW Myrtle St. (34th & Myrtle)
$15 per person, $120 per Table, Save $15, 9 per Table
This is a “Fund” raising event for the Sunrise Heights Neighborhood Association. Please support our community & get to know your neighbors and have fun while doing so. Includes: Food, Snacks, Beverages, & Game Entertainment
SATURDAY NIGHT: Mariachi Chief Sealth can be heard again at the annual Tamale Dinner on Saturday, April 17th at Chief Sealth High School (located at the Boren Building, 5950 Delridge Way SW). Ticket info at www.ChiefSealthMusic.org, event starts 5:30 pm at Sealth/Boren, featuring choirs as well as mariachi
SATURDAY NIGHT: West Seattle Rotary Bingo and Auction Bacchanalia at the Masonic Hall, 5:30-10:30 pm, full details here
SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at C&P Coffee with Damon Buxton, 6-8 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian: Charles and Company, with art and an auction to raise money to fight breast cancer, 7-10 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: “The Miss Firecracker Contest” by Twelfth Night Productions (WSB sponsor), set in a rural Southern town during a 4th of July beauty pageant, Youngstown Arts Center, 7:30 pm (tickets available online)
SATURDAY NIGHT: At Kenyon Hall, 8 pm – Miss Rose & Her Rhythm Percolators. Faithful recreations of the vintage jazz of the early 1920s to the mid ’30s. This Seattle-based quartet plays well-known popular tunes that have since become part of the great American songbook, and dust off forgotten gems from the early jazz era.
SATURDAY NIGHT: DJ Tony B, Rocksport, 9 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at Shipwreck Tavern, Travis Hartnett and Old Earth Party
SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at Shadowland
SATURDAY NIGHT: Redline Music and Sports (WSB sponsor)
Daniel Ramirez BENEFIT Concert
***Please come support the family***
AND see some of Seattle’s best musicians … 9 pm
SUNDAY: Garage (etc.) sale season back – check here for listings!
SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Seattle Farmers’ Market @ The Junction, 10 am-2 pm
SUNDAY MORNING: Carol Walter, Certified Aroma therapist, will be speaking at Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy (WSB sponsor) in The Junction on the subject of essential oils for the body & soul. Come and join in on the discussion with Carol and learn how essential oils can benefit your health as well as your spring cleaning.
Where: Pharmaca – 4707 California SW (206) 932-4225
When: Sunday April 18th 11 am-12 pm
SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Humane Society Maxmobile brings adoptable pets to Next To Nature in The Junction 11 am-3 pm (more here)
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Redline Music and Sports (WSB sponsor)
Sunday Brunch 12-3
BUILD-UR-OWN Bloody Mary Bar!
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Total Experience Gospel Choir fundraiser for New Orleans assistance trip by local group. Gumbo dinner noon-1:30 pm, performance starts at 1:30. Admission by free-will donation. Hope Lutheran Church
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Live music at C & P Coffee with Jamtime, 1-4 pm
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Cub Scout Pack 793’s Pinewood Derby at Holy Rosary Gym, 1 pm, all welcome
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Live rock ‘n’ roll auction at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) to raise money for Animals First Foundation. From the Feedback website: “Bid on cool rock stuff in real time, from album vinyl and CDs to rock shirts and concert posters – plus lots more. Proceeds to help pay veterinarian bills covering our furry friends. Hosted by our very own Chachi Beck!”
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Final performance of “The Miss Firecracker Contest” by Twelfth Night Productions (WSB sponsor), set in a rural Southern town during a 4th of July beauty pageant, Youngstown Arts Center, 3 pm (tickets available online)
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: 3 pm Sundays, board games at Starbucks in Morgan Junction – some will be there, but you’re welcome to bring your own!
SUNDAY NIGHT: Ladies Night at The Bohemian with bartender “Corner Inn Lynne,” 7 pm-midnight