West Seattle Thursday: Chinese Corner; WSHS Zumba; Alki council

(Aerial of Alki – note the Bathhouse – by Long B. Nguyen)
Alki’s got two events on the calendar for tonight – a school open house and neighborhood-council meeting. Here’s what else, and where else, are on the list from the WSB West Seattle Events calendar:

BRIDGE CLOSURES AND OTHER ROAD WORK, AGAIN TODAY/TONIGHT: Same reminders as the past three days: In the Morgan Junction/Lincoln Park area on Fauntleroy Way SW and part of California SW north of M-Junction, Day 4 of work on the “transit corridor” project to facilitate this fall’s launch of RapidRide bus service. Details in our on-scene report from Monday. … Avalon Way again is scheduled for restrictions/detours today, 9 am-4 pm, explained here … Two overnight West Seattle Bridge closures: Eastbound Spokane Street Viaduct, east of the 1st Avenue South offramp, 9 pm-5 am (details here); the Fauntleroy Expressway (southwest end of the bridge) has an overnight closure those same hours, detailed here. Reminder, THIS SUNDAY is the all-day Fauntleroy Expressway closure, 9 pm Saturday till as late as midnight Sunday night).

LIBRARY STORY TIMES: There’s Toddler Story Time at Southwest Library at 11 am and at High Point Library at 11:30 am, and Delridge Library has Preschool Story Time at 11:15 am. More info on the Seattle Public Library Calendar of Events.

COLMAN DOCK’S FUTURE – WITHOUT A PASSENGER DOCK? As reported here on Tuesday, Washington State Ferries is having a downtown hearing (Sound Transit board room, 401 S. Jackson, 3:30-6 pm) to talk about Colman Dock’s future, which might not include a passenger-ferry dock, though it’s where the King County Water Taxi and other foot-ferry services dock now. Public testimony welcome.

CHINESE LANGUAGE/CULTURE INTRODUCTION – FREE! We previewed it here yesterday; today’s the debut of Chinese Corner at the Seattle Chinese Garden, 6000 16Th AVE SW. 4-6 pm. Eight sessions every other Thursday; learn basic Mandarin Chinese conversation words, learn about Chinese culture, join easy all-ages games and activities.

ZUMBA FUNDRAISER AT WSHS and other dates: West Seattle High School ASB is raising money for the Class of 2012 with a 5 pm Zumba class in the WSHS gym, today, Feb. 28, and March 1st. $7 each class or 2 for $10, public welcome.

METRO ROUTE-RESTRUCTURING OPEN HOUSE: 6-8 pm at Chief Sealth International High School, open-house format (no presentation), ask questions and offer comments about the latest version of the Metro route-restructuring proposal scheduled to take effect this September.

WSHS INFORMATION NIGHT: At West Seattle High School: Information Night, 6:30-8 pm

ROXHILL OPEN HOUSE: Roxhill Elementary open house, 6:30 pm

ALKI ELEMENTARY TOUR: Alki Elementary tour, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

ARBOR HEIGHTS PTA MEETING AND CHARTER-SCHOOLS FORUM: Arbor Heights Elementary PTA meeting at 6:30 pm, followed by a forum on charter schools at 6:45 pm.

WORKSHOP FOR PARENTS WITH BABIES: “Good Eater 4 Life,” 6:30 pm, Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, south classroom, from the announcement: “Good Eater 4 Life is a workshop for parents of babies who are about to begin eating solid food. All the basics will be covered regarding how and when to start feeding baby solids, but special emphasis will be put on how to raise a baby and then toddler to become a good eater. Appropriate not only for first-time parents, but also for those with older fussy eaters and a new baby.”

ALKI COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Alki Community Council, 7 pm, Alki UCC.

7 Replies to "West Seattle Thursday: Chinese Corner; WSHS Zumba; Alki council"

  • ghar72 February 16, 2012 (8:46 am)

    Other open houses in WS tonight…
    Highland Park: 6-7pm
    Pathfinder open house for K-5: 6-7:30 pm

    • WSB February 16, 2012 (8:57 am)

      Thanks, will add, hadn’t heard from either of those schools and there’s just not enough time always to go looking at everyone’s website every day – TR

  • GAnative February 16, 2012 (9:02 am)

    Bar-S playfield isn’t in that picture…

    • WSB February 16, 2012 (9:09 am)

      Wrong playfield. Thanks.

  • lindynw February 16, 2012 (11:46 am)

    That is the play field north of Alki Elementary School/Alki Community Center. These buildings are visible in the lower right corner

    • WSB February 16, 2012 (11:48 am)

      Yup. I know that, had a brain warp, appreciate having it pointed out. Bar-S, for example, wouldn’t show that close to the water, and it’s further west, and has that big brown apt./condo building west of it, etc. …

  • Cheryl February 16, 2012 (12:57 pm)

    Just an FYI that the “Open Houses” are really tours for prospective families. At least, I know the Roxhill Elementary School event for this evening is.
    Don’t want families getting confused and showing up thinking they have parent/teacher stuff planned. :-)

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