West Seattle Friday: Health, camp, bands, more Shakespeare…

(Bird’s nest fungi, photographed at Lincoln Park by Machel Spence)
From the WSB West Seattle Events Calendar (got something coming up? please send us the info!):

COLMAN POOL REOPENS: The restroom problem that closed the outdoor pool yesterday was fixed by evening and Parks says it’ll reopen at noon today, as per the regular schedule.

FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING: Look for the Skin Cancer Foundation‘s RV in the lot at Rite Aid at 5217 California Ave SW – that’s where you’ll find West Seattle dermatologist Dr. Susanne L. Gee (WSB sponsor), who will be screening from 1- 4 pm as part of the foundation’s Road to Healthy Skin Tour.

PLAYGROUND PARTY: This month marks the third anniversary of the Delridge (Community Center) Playground’s community build and grand opening! Come celebrate 4:30-6 pm.

CAMP COLMAN CELEBRATION IN FAUNTLEROY: 5:30-8:30 pm at The Hall at Fauntleroy, celebrate the camp’s history and future with a bean-feed dinner and screening of the Camp Colman Centennial film.

WINE TASTING: “Fabulous French Finds” is the theme for tonight’s weekly tasting at Bin 41 in The Junction, 6-7:30 pm.

MARCHING BANDS ‘JAM’ TONIGHT! Not in West Seattle, but lots of young West Seattle musicians participating, notes Seattle All-City Marching Band director/Denny International Middle School/Chief Sealth International High School music leader Marcus Pimpleton:

The students and staff of the Seattle Schools All-City Marching Band cordially invite you to join us for the 2012 Band Jam (tonight) at 6:30 pm at Memorial Stadium – 401 5th Ave N. The evening will feature musical performances by the:

Ten Man Brass Band
Junior All-City Marching Band (presented by Denny International Middle School, Chief Sealth International H.S., and the All-City Band)
Sumner High School Marching Band
Seattle Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline
Seattle Sounders Soundwave FC Band
Seattle Schools All-City Marching Band

It will be a fun night celebrating the best part of any parade – the marching bands.

HAITI FUNDRAISER: Artist Leah Ingram is raising money to spend three months teaching kids in Haiti, and tonight Mind Unwind in the Admiral District is hosting a drop-in fundraiser, starting at 7 – details here.

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK:Taming of the Shrew,” tonight at 7 pm, presented free by Greenstage at Camp Long.

NIGHTLIFE: Barbie Anaka at Salty’s, 8 pm … Three bands at Skylark, starting at 8 … Two bands at the Benbow Room, starting at 9 … The Brian & Janie Show at The Bridge, 9:30 pm …

More on the calendar!

2 Replies to "West Seattle Friday: Health, camp, bands, more Shakespeare..."

  • 35this35mph July 27, 2012 (7:57 pm)

    Beautiful, amazing photo.

  • Cait July 27, 2012 (11:37 pm)

    Though well-shot, for some reason that picture grossed me out beyond my wildest dreams.

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