West Seattle Saturday: Welcome to June – lots going on!

(Male rufous hummingbird, photographed by Mark Wangerin)
A fun Saturday ahead, as a new month begins – full lineup is on the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar, including these highlights:

TRAFFIC REMINDERS: The Delridge/Holden intersection is closed until Monday morning, and the 520 Bridge is too.

KIDS’ FISHING POND: 8 am-11 am this morning at Seacrest, the West Seattle Sportsmen’s Club presents the annual chance for kids to try fishing in a pop-up pond stocked with trout. Meet the West Seattle Hi-Yu royalty, too! Free. (1660 Harbor Avenue SW)

SCHOOL SALE: 8:30 am-4 pm, it’s Shorewood Christian School‘s second day of a big rummage sale to raise money for computer equipment. (10300 28th SW)

MASTERS’ TRACK MEET: Competition in a wide range of athletic events, 9 am-5 pm, as noted in our calendar listing; West Seattle Stadium. (35th SW just south of Avalon Way)

FURRY FACES FOUNDATION PLANT SALE: 10 am-4 pm, it’s the first day of the second weekend of the animal-advocacy group’s plant sale. Hundreds of plants of all types. More info in this WSB Forums post; you can also donate to a pet-food drive (food or cash) while stopping by. (3809 46th SW)

RAINGARDEN EVENT IN HIGHLAND PARK: 10 am-1 pm, three big hours with a variety of opportunities – help plant the new raingarden at Highland Park Improvement Club; tour neighboring gardens; find out more about how you can do something similar at your house. Here’s our preview. (12th/Holden)

‘MINI SWAP MEET’ IN WHITE CENTER: Just over the line, 10 am marks the “soft open” of a new place to buy and sell items – vendors wanted, they tell us. Here are details from our partner site White Center Now. (9800 14th SW)

ENDOLYNE CHILDREN’S CHOIR IN CONCERT: 11 am, it’s the choir’s spring concert at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church – details in our calendar listing. (California/Hanford)

LIGHTHOUSE CENTENNIAL, TWO-LOCATION CELEBRATION: Today when the Log House Museum (61st/Stevens) opens at noon and the Alki Point Lighthouse starts its summer season of weekend tours at 1 pm, both will be celebrating the lighthouse’s centennial. Be sure to visit both, particularly the museum for its newly expanded exhibit about the lighthouse, and for today’s special activities, including coloring sheets for children and special handmade lighthouse cookies as treats (explained/shown here), and a 2 pm program; at the lighthouse itself, tours are the central attraction.

DON’T FEED THE TOX-ICK MONSTER! Learn about how to help solve Puget Sound’s worst pollution problem – something with which you can make a big difference. Noon-12:45 pm at MaST, West Seattle’s “Diver Laura” James will show you how. (In Redondo, but also the home of the Arroyos whale skeleton, worth the drive – here’s a map!)

KITTY HARBOR OPENS: Noon-6 pm, it’s the first day of adoption season at Kitty Harbor – find out all about them online. (3422 Harbor Avenue SW)

FIRE STATION OPEN HOUSE: 1-3 pm, tour Fire Station 32 in The Triangle and find out more about its future rebuild; there’s more info in our preview from last month. (37th and Alaska)

MEET THE ARTIST: 1-3 pm at the Duwamish Tribe Longhouse, meet Nytom at the Makah Visions art exhibit – details in our calendar listing. (4205 West Marginal Way)

ARBOR HEIGHTS CARNIVAL: 3-6 pm, everybody’s invited to the Arbor Heights Elementary carnival – and it’s also a donation drive for Northwest Center – bring your donations! Details in the calendar listing.

TRIO LEXICON AT KENYON HALL: 7:30 pm, “A Delectable Evening” features Trio Lexicon – two singers and a pianist – presenting songs about food and drink – details in the calendar listing, including how to get reservations. (7904 35th SW)

7TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY AT SKYLARK: The “Seven Deadly Sins” are the theme – come dressed as one! – party starts at 8 pm, guest DJs plus headliner Eighties Invasion; details here. (3803 Delridge Way SW)

No, this isn’t everything – you’ll have to check out the calendar to see the rest!

6 Replies to "West Seattle Saturday: Welcome to June - lots going on!"

  • Mel June 1, 2013 (9:02 am)

    Please check out a huge rummage sale at shorewood Christian school today from 8:30 am-4 pm. Lots of great stuff!!!!

  • Trileigh June 1, 2013 (9:46 am)

    Gorgeous photo of the Rufous, Mark! They seem to have arrived a bit late this year. Thanks for sharing.

  • Mel June 1, 2013 (10:14 am)

    Thanks for adding the rummage sale :) sorry didn’t see it bef

  • Mel June 1, 2013 (10:14 am)

    Before I posted. Thanks sooo much

  • Holly June 1, 2013 (1:45 pm)

    FYI. The published info on the Rainmakers is incorrect. Both WS and SW stadiums are hosting track events. Rainmakers are in Renton per their website.

    • WSB June 1, 2013 (1:49 pm)

      Thanks – will remove.

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