West Seattle Wednesday: Public-school changes; raingarden/greenway plans; Purse Poker; Chinese Corner; more…

(Steller’s Jay, photographed by John Kieltyka)
From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

FREE CHINESE CONVERSATION/CULTURE CLASS: The new series of “Chinese Corner” classes starts at 4 pm today at the Seattle Chinese Garden on the campus of South Seattle Community College (WSB sponsor). Pre-register ASAP – just go here. More info in our calendar listing. (6000 16th SW, north side of campus)

SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ ‘GROWTH BOUNDARIES’ MEETING: Eight days after proposed boundary/school-program changes (and more) were unveiled by Seattle Public Schools, you can hear about them firsthand – and offer your comments – at a district meeting tonight, 6:30 pm, West Seattle High School Commons (3000 California SW).

HIGHLAND PARK ACTION COMMITTEE: Busy agenda, as outlined on HPAC’s website – from a new proposal for raingardens to lessen the load on sewer/drainage systems in Highland Park, to an update on Westcrest Park development, to the fate of the two Seattle City Light surplus sites in Highland Park, and more. 7 pm at Highland Park Improvement Club. (12th/Holden)

PURSE POKER: As previewed in our coverage of last week’s comedy showcase at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor), it’s launching Purse Poker on Wednesday nights, 7 pm. No money – just bring a purse full of items to bet, explained on the FL home page. (6451 California SW)

‘URBAN BESTIARY’ BOOK LAUNCH: West Seattle author Lyanda Lynn Haupt‘s official launch event for “The Urban Bestiary” is tonight, 7 pm, Elliott Bay Books on Capitol Hill. (1521 10th Ave.)

CAGE THE ELEPHANT: Live, free in-store at Easy Street Records, in advance of their new album (out in less than 2 weeks). 7 pm. (California/Alaska)

TALARICO’S TRIVIA: Every Wednesday night for *years,* it’s Trivia Night at Talarico’s Pizzeria in The Junction, 8:30 pm – more in our calendar listing.

More nightlife, and daytime activities, on our calendar!

7 Replies to "West Seattle Wednesday: Public-school changes; raingarden/greenway plans; Purse Poker; Chinese Corner; more... "

  • Bettytheyeti September 25, 2013 (11:06 am)

    Marvelous photo of Jay, looks to have the table set!

  • biankat September 25, 2013 (1:25 pm)

    lovely pic :)

  • Sonoma September 25, 2013 (1:57 pm)

    That photo is so cute!

  • DTK September 25, 2013 (2:11 pm)

    But do they serve Merlot?

  • Silly Goose September 25, 2013 (2:28 pm)

    This is the most adorable photo, love the little table and chairs! Living in a suburb and having Jays is a real treat for me, love these clever birds!

  • miws September 25, 2013 (4:38 pm)

    Oh sure, DTK, bird-en us with a quip! ;-)



  • lox September 26, 2013 (7:22 am)

    What a beautiful photo! The vivid colors…gorgeous.

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