West Seattle Saturday: ‘Super String’ event; School of Rock grand opening; Fauntleroy chili cookoff; more!

Thanks to Long Bach Nguyen for two more awesome photos of the beauty that rolled in along with Friday’s fog (above and a few paragraphs below). Now on to what’s up for today/tonight:

BENEFIT HAIRCUTS: Final Saturday for Delridge Community Center-benefit haircuts – look for the Airstream on the southeast side of DCC, with Rudy’s Barbershop stylists, 8:30 am-3:30 pm. (4501 Delridge Way SW)

GIVE A LIFE-SAVING GIFT: If you can donate blood, Westwood Village is hosting the Bloodmobile today, 9:30-noon and 1-3:30 pm, walk-up donors welcome, details here. (2600 SW Barton)

SUPER STRING SATURDAY! The Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra-presented event, 10 am-1 pm, includes a mini-concert by the SYSO and more, plus West Seattle Community Orchestras say they’ll be on hand with their “instrument petting zoo” 9:30 am-11:30 am. It’s all happening at Chief Sealth International High School. (2600 SW Thistle)

NEIGHBORHOOD MEETINGS FOR CSO PROJECTS: 10:30 am-noon at SE corner of Delridge/Orchard, 1-2:30 pm on the west side of Barton Place/Henderson, neighbors are invited to come learn about the Seattle Public Utilities combined-sewer-overflow projects that are scheduled to get going soon – more (including maps) in our preview.

SCHOOL OF ROCK-WEST SEATTLE – GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION! 1-6 pm today, check out the brand-new School of Rock-West Seattle (WSB sponsor). Live music, door prizes, food truck selling gourmet grilled-cheese sandwiches, registration deals – here’s the schedule. (4701 41st SW)

Then, as the evening continues…

FAUNTLEROY CHILI COOKOFF: 6 pm, chili and cornbread at Fauntleroy UCC Church – $7 gets you food and votes, to help decide whose chili wins! Meat and vegetarian options. (9140 California SW)

TOE TAG @ EASY STREET: 7 pm, longtime Northwest punk-rockers (including a well-known food dude) celebrate a new record release (“Hide the Knives”) with a live show in-store at Easy Street Records, free.

WESLEY WOO @ C & P: 7-9 pm, award-winning musician live at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) with roots in Motown, blues, alt-rock, free. (5612 California SW)

MORE MUSIC, PLUS THEATER, AND … see for yourself on the calendar.

3 Replies to "West Seattle Saturday: 'Super String' event; School of Rock grand opening; Fauntleroy chili cookoff; more!"

  • sam-c January 31, 2015 (9:37 am)

    beautiful photos!!!

  • Trileigh January 31, 2015 (10:40 am)

    **Amazing** photos, Mr. Nguyen! That top one especially should be entered in contests. Your artistic vision is really remarkable. I’m so glad we West Seattleites get to see your work on a regular basis.

  • westseattledood January 31, 2015 (11:45 am)

    Beautiful perspective. Thanks for being our eyes in the sky!

    Very cool, both of them1

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