(Wednesday morning almost-moonset photo by mriggen, from the WSB Flickr group pool)
Highlights from the WSB West Seattle Events calendar:
FIREFIGHTER STORY TIME: Bring your kids to get read to by firefighters! Today’s edition is at the Southwest branch of the Seattle Public Library (9010 35th Ave SW), 11 am.
LEARN TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Free civic-skills-training class in West Seattle, presented by Seattle Free School, full details here including how to register, 4:30 pm at the High Point Library (35th/Raymond).
WEST SEATTLE ART WALK! Dozens of venues around West Seattle are waiting to welcome you with art and in some cases music and treats – check out previews on the official site. 6 – 9 pm; walking map/venue list is here.
BAZAAR AT THE KENNEY: During the Art Walk, The Kenney (WSB sponsor) is also hosting a bazaar, with proceeds going toward the Resident Life Care Fund for residents whose financial resources fall short. The Kenney says items on sale include “arts and crafts made by our residents and family members … greeting cards, pressed flower bookmarks, snowman kits, lavender sachets, scarves, afghans, jewelry, super yummy baked goods and more including a rummage sale table and a funny game involving a mustache.” (7125 Fauntleroy Way SW)
HIGH-SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES: These are open houses for students’ families to come meet their teachers and learn about this year’s curriculum. Chief Sealth International HIgh School‘s open house starts at 6 pm with a gathering in the auditorium; West Seattle High School open house starts with a gathering in the gym at 6:30 pm; more details in this preview from earlier today.
SOUTHWEST SEATTLE BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN: Linda Mitchell, president of the National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington (State), is the guest. This group includes West Seattleites but meets tonight in Burien, 6 pm, Angelo’s Italian Restaurant, 601 SW 153rd, all welcome.
PARKS BUDGET: Tonight the city Parks Board gets a briefing on the department’s budget proposal, including service reductions at some community centers, 7 pm at Parks HQ downtown.