(Crow and bald eagle at Alki Point, photographed by Gary Jones)
Welcome to a sunny Saturday! From the WSB West Seattle Events calendar:
REBUILDING TOGETHER SEATTLE: All day long, RTS is fixing up the home of a local couple with the help of 50 volunteers from Safeway; you may see them at work at the project site in the Charlestown/Genesee area.
ALKI BIRD WALK: Who knows, you might see something like the sight in the photo atop this roundup! Free guided walk sponsored by the Audubon Society; meet at the Alki Bathhouse at 10 am.
AQUARIUM SOCIETY AUCTION: For the first time, a regional group of aquarium enthusiasts is having its annual auction at the West Seattle Christian Church Activity Center. 10 am start time, no official end time – details here.
HELP CLEAN UP NORTH DELRIDGE: Join the Spring Clean event this morning – 10 am-noon, meet at Delridge Community Center (4501 Delridge Way SW; details here).
EUROPAKIDS INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE: 10:30 am-noon, EuropaKids International Preschool (WSB sponsor) welcomes prospective families to their current facility at Southwest Teen Life Center/Pool (with an added area location in the works), 2801 SW Thistle, details here.
WEST SEATTLE NURSERY OPEN HOUSE: “Bees, Birds and Bouquets” is the theme for one of spring’s most popular business open houses – it’s a garden party, really, with free espresso and appetizers, as well as chances to explore and learn. 11 am-3 pm at West Seattle Nursery (California/Brandon), details here.
TRUNK SHOW AT CLICK! DESIGN THAT FITS: Sarah Loertscher is back at Click! Design That Fits (WSB sponsor) two nights after the West Seattle Art Walk for a trunk show of her jewelry art, 11 am-5 pm (hot off the runway, as explained here!).
OPENING DAY AT PUGET RIDGE GARDEN CENTER: On the north side of the South Seattle Community College campus, the center is open for shoppers/visitors just once or twice a month in spring, and today’s your first chance to stop by, 11 am-3 pm.
GLASS ARTIST CREATES HANGING PLANT GLOBES: All of this weekend’s gardening-related activities might put you in the mood for this unique art demonstration, happening at Avalon Glassworks, 11 am-4 pm (Avalon Way just south of the West Seattle Bridge).
MUSICAL STORYTIME: The regular Saturday storytime at Barnes and Noble/Westwood Village has special guests today: Katy Webber and Pearl Jenkins of Musikal Magik. 11 am, all welcome.
SPRING BREAK SKATE: Local football/cheer organization SWAC invites you to come skate with them 5-7 pm at Southgate Roller Rink, to help support local kids’ participation by raising money for helmets. If you register for this year, you skate free. Pizza and soda available at the event, too! Details here.
CANDYLANDIA: The monthly dance party, 9 pm, Benbow Room (details here).
Even more on the calendar – see for yourself here.