West Seattle Memorial Day 2011

That photo is from Forest Lawn Cemetery (WSB sponsor) east of High Point, after flags and crosses were placed on veterans’ graves last Thursday. That’s also the site of today’s WEST SEATTLE MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE, 2 pm, presented by American Legion Post 160 and Forest Lawn, everyone welcome. More notes for today:

TRANSIT SCHEDULES: Metro is on a Sunday schedule, as is the West Seattle Water Taxi and its shuttles (no Vashon WT today). For Sound Transit, Express buses (including Route 560) are on a Sunday schedule; no Sounder train service. For Washington State Ferries, the Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth run is on its regular weekday schedule.

SOLID-WASTE PICKUP: Normal schedule for Seattle Public Utilities.

LIBRARIES: Seattle branches closed, King County branches closed.

COMMUNITY CENTERS: City-run centers are closed.



BANKS: Almost all closed (except possibly an in-store branch here or there).

SCHOOLS: Seattle Public Schools are closed.

COLMAN POOL OPEN: Second day of the season for West Seattle’s city-run outdoor pool starts at noon, though the water’s still likely to be a bit cool!

LOCAL BUSINESSES/RESTAURANTS: Sorry, no list of who’s open/closed – we did some spot checks and plans seemed to vary widely, some open, some not. (If your business is open, post a comment below!)

LIVE MUSIC! C & P Coffee (WSB sponsor) is open, and Pk Dwyer will perform from 11 am to 1 pm, with an eclectic repertoire described as “everything from folk & blues, to cow punk, cabaret, movie soundtracks, and good old fashioned rock & roll.”

2 Replies to "West Seattle Memorial Day 2011"

  • Diane May 30, 2011 (10:56 am)

    am I assuming correctly that parking is free today?
    I couldn’t find parking info on Seattle Times ‘what’s open/closed list’ yesterday

    • WSB May 30, 2011 (11:14 am)

      Memorial Day is a parking holiday according to the city ordinance I have linked here in the past. I don’t believe that’s changed – I searched the city code and it brought up the failed proposal from last year to require paid parking on Sundays, but even that still allowed Memorial Day (and other major holidays) to be free at meters/pay stations – TR

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