West Seattle Sunday: Alki Beach 5K; backpack giveaway; benefits…

August 25, 2013 8:17 am
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From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar, 8 highlights for today/tonight:

ALKI BEACH 5K: 9 am from the bathhouse, with last-minute registration under way now, and an Alki SW road closure until the 5K is over. The Alki Beach 5K benefits Northwest Hope and Healing, which helps breast-cancer patients.

BACKPACK GIVEAWAY: 1-3 pm, West Seattle Baptist Church will give away backpacks to students who need them; free pizza is being offered too. (4157 California SW)

AT THE LONGHOUSE: Come hear about Duwamish Teachings with Johnny Moses: ”Stories of Endurance and Strengthening Self” at the Duwamish Longhouse, 1-2 pm. (4705 W. Marginal Way SW)

BEERFEST BENEFIT: Beer and hot dogs are available during West Seattle Nursery‘s annual Dog Days of Summer Beerfest benefiting Furry Faces Foundation, 1-5 pm, as explained here. Bring your pet to get a $5 tag from F3! (California/Brandon)

WEST SIDE MUSIC ACADEMY RECITAL: Students from West Side Music Academy perform at 4 pm at Skylark Café and Club, all welcome. Added info from WSMA: “… students playing in 2 rock bands (one 7-9 year olds and one 10-11 year olds), a jazz combo, a duo and some solo performances. It’s always a FUN time! All ages.” (3803 Delridge Way SW)

HOMELESSNESS VIGIL: As reported here on Friday, the Westside Interfaith Network plans nightly vigils for the next week at the “Nickelsville” encampment, 6-10 pm, and invites all interested in showing concern about homelessness to join them. (7116 W. Marginal Way SW)

BIG BILL AT KENYON HALL: Piano, guitar, harmonica, dobro, AND singing on tonight’s bill at Kenyon Hall with Del Rey, Arthur Migiliazza, Grant Dermody, and Orville Johnson, 7:30 pm. Details on the calendar. (7904 35th SW)

KARAOKE BENEFIT FOR LOGAN WICKER: Karaoke fundraiser tonight at Skylark Café and Club for employee Logan Wicker, badly hurt in a crash earlier this summer, hit by an alleged drunk driver. Details in our calendar listing. (3803 Delridge Way SW)

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