West Seattle Wednesday: MS Day fundraiser; spray-park meeting; ‘Race to Nowhere’…

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From Bremerton to Issaquah – with 35 West Seattle businesses among those inbetween – the map shows where you can dine or shop today to be part of the World MS Day Seattle fundraiser, previewed again here last night. Follow the link under the map to see the list of participants on the left side of the full-page Google Map, or see the list on this Facebook page. Here are other highlights from the WSB West Seattle Events calendar:

SPRAY PARK MEETING: The official Seattle Parks community meeting on the planned Highland Park wading pool-to-spray-park conversion is the topic after the Highland Park Action Committee‘s regular meeting, 7 pm at Highland Park Improvement Club (1116 SW Holden). The public meeting is scheduled to start at 7:30 pm (click for more information). Parks wants your thoughts on how different spray-park features can be integrated into the wading pool site. More details here.

‘RACE TO NOWHERE’: Race to Nowhere” documentary screening at Chief Sealth International High School Little Theater (a change from the originally announced venue), sponsored by Arbor Heights Elementary PTSA, 6 pm (full details and ticket info here).

HEALTH SCREENINGS: Futura Health Screening will be offering screening exams from 9 am to 3 pm, hosted by Merrill Gardens at Admiral Heights (2326 California SW; Futura and Merrill Gardens are both WSB sponsors). Screenings are $45 each or $125 for all three. No doctor referral necessary. Pre-registration required; call (425) 398-7797 this morning to check on space.

PREPAREDNESS: Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon) presents Personal Preparedness beyond 3-day kits! 12:15 – 1:15 PM. What do you do on day 4, day 5, day 6, day 10. . . when there is no power for weeks.

WRITERS’ OPEN MIKE: Poetry Bridge presents Poems & Tales at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), 5612 California SW, 7-9 pm. May is Open Mike month for all, including past featured poets and readers, as well as those who have contributed poems and storytelling in the past. New readers always welcome. Sign-ups start at 6:45 pm.

SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL CONTINUES: SIFFhas films at the Admiral Theater for all three weeks this year – the first week is wrapping up, but follow the link to the SIFF website to check the schedule of what’s being shown today/tonight.

TRAFFIC ALERT:SDOT crews plan to close the eastbound, right curb lane on the Schmitz Park Bridge (SW Admiral Way) today, 9 am – 2:30 pm, for a routine inspection.

2 Replies to "West Seattle Wednesday: MS Day fundraiser; spray-park meeting; 'Race to Nowhere'..."

  • Lorelee May 25, 2011 (9:58 am)

    Anychance you can list te businesses in west Seattle? This map is hard to use on my iPhone.

    • WSB May 25, 2011 (10:18 am)

      Lorelee, sorry about that. I assume the Facebook page wouldn’t come up for you either? It’s text heavy, graphics light. Anyway, I’ll add it to a jump after this, in just a minute … TR

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