West Seattle Wednesday: Scrappy freebie; Roxbury safety; HPAC; benefit trivia; more…

This morning, we are grateful to be able to showcase TWO beautiful photos – a Tuesday view of the Olympics peeking from the clouds, from James Bratsanos, above; and below, this morning’s sunrise sky from Debbie Bukoski:

Now, on with the highlights, mostly directly from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar, where you can always look ahead to tomorrow, next week, next month …

FREE COMPOSTING BIN: Today’s the day! 11 am-3 pm, go to the Southwest Neighborhood Service Center and get your free “collector’s edition” Felix Hernandez-branded kitchen-scraps bin, explained in our preview. (2801 SW Thistle)

SOUTHWEST LITTLE LEAGUE SIGNUPS: 5-7 pm at Steve Cox Memorial Park in White Center, it’s signup night for Southwest Little League – eligibility details are in our calendar listing. (1321 SW 102nd)

ROXBURY SAFETY MEETING #2: 6 pm at Roxhill Elementary, you’re invited to come talk about the challenges on SW Roxbury and how they can be fixed – background here. (30th/Roxbury)

FAIRMOUNT PARK ELEMENTARY INFO NIGHT: Another one tonight, 6-8 pm at Alki Elementary; meet planning principal Julie Breidenbach and find out more about the expanding/reopening Fairmount Park Elementarydetails in our listing. (3010 59th SW)

HIGHLAND PARK ACTION COMMITTEE: After a 6:30 pm potluck, HPAC meets tonight at 7 pm at Highland Park Improvement Club:

So far, the agenda includes:

*Official announcement of the formation of HPAC’s very own Greening Committee: HPAC member Craig Rankin has taken the lead on this and already has a very cool kick off event in the works. Come learn about what’s going on and how to get involved in making our neighborhood more beautiful.

*Aly Pennucci from DPD is joining us to discuss a Pedestrian Zone Mapping Project.

*We have some updates on the Seattle City Light Surplus Properties, several park projects going on in the neighborhood, and all kinds of announcements of cool stuff happening.

*We will be presenting HPIC’s landscape plan for community input and review- come check it out and see how you can help transform part of HPIC’s parking lot into a beautiful courtyard for the community- it’s happening fast!


WEST SEATTLE TIMEBANK: Whether you have already joined the Timebank, or are interested in becoming a new member, tonight’s meeting is for you, 7 pm, Senior Center of West Seattle, details in our listing. (California/Oregon)

EARTHRISE CHAMBER CHOIR: Open rehearsals on Wednesdays for the Earthrise Chamber Choir – details in our listing. 7 pm, Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation. (7141 California SW)

TRIVIA BENEFIT FOR THE Y: Tonight’s 8:30 pm trivia at Talarico’s Pizza in The Junction is a special fundraiser:

The West Seattle and Fauntleroy YMCA are partnering with Talarico’s Pizzeria for trivia tonight, and 100% of the “pay to play” money will go directly to support the YMCA’s Annual Campaign. The Annual Campaign raises funds to support youth in the West Seattle community by providing scholarships for summer camps, tutoring services, swim lessons, youth sports, and so much more!

(4718 California SW)

LOTS MOREon the calendar, for today, tonight, and beyond.

3 Replies to "West Seattle Wednesday: Scrappy freebie; Roxbury safety; HPAC; benefit trivia; more..."

  • Max February 26, 2014 (12:06 pm)

    The composting bins are going fast, with folks almost giddy to get them. Good old West Seattle.

  • Sandy B February 26, 2014 (2:51 pm)

    Bins were all gone by 1 pm at West Seattle location.

  • rcl February 26, 2014 (3:16 pm)

    Looks like a morning chem-trail on the horizon –

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