(West Seattle Bike Connections‘ PARKing Day parklet in The Junction, photo by Michael Oxman, who donated the trees)
From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar, for your Friday morning/afternoon/evening:
PARKing DAY: Two parklets in West Seattle, until 3 pm – The Junction (top photo) and Westwood Village – detailed in our preview. We’ll be visiting them later this morning. and two of the 50 temporary in-the-street mini-parks in the city will be in West Seattle, one in front of Husky Deli and Mashiko in The Junction, one in front of Wyatt’s Jewelers (WSB sponsor) in Westwood Village, both 9 am-3 pm. See the citywide map here.
MOPS REGISTRATION PLAYDATE: Returning member of MOPS (Mothers Of Pre-Schoolers) or interested in joining? 10:30 am registration playdate today at Ercolini Park – details in our calendar listing. (48th/Alaska)
CHAT WITH CHAS: Another coffee chat with Chas Redmond, the only candidate actively campaigning so far for the West Seattle/South Park district City Council seat on next year’s ballot (David Ishii also has filed), 11 am-1 pm at Pearls Tea and Coffee in North Delridge – informal drop-in. (4800 Delridge Way SW)
FILL THE BOOT: 1-6 pm, be on the lookout again for local firefighters helping collect donations for MDA’s fight against muscle disease, various locations.
‘DOG DAYS OF SUMMER’ CONTINUE: Fifth of six chances for your dog(s) to swim in the closed-to-humans-until-next-year Arbor Heights Swim and Tennis Club pool. It’s a fundraiser for youth at the club; details here. Today’s session is 5-7 pm. (11003 31st SW)
STORIES FROM THE UKRAINIAN COMMUNITY: Trusted Advocates’ cultural-storytelling event features stories of Ukraine with Oleg Pynda. 6:30 pm at Seola Gardens. (11215 5th SW)
HIGH-SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Chief Sealth International High School is home tonight, at SW Athletic Complex, 7 pm, hosting Nathan Hale; West Seattle High School is on the road vs. Garfield at Memorial Stadium downtown, 5 pm.
NIGHTLIFE: Lots of live music, karaoke, and more – browse the listings on our calendar page!