West Seattle Saturday: Play, shop, listen, learn, cheer, more…

(Backyard black-capped chickadee photographed by Danny McMillin; shared via WSB Flickr group)
Welcome to the weekend! Lots of ways to enjoy/explore your community today/tonight, from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar (where you’ll find even more!):

PICKUP SOCCER: West Seattle Sunday Soccer plays on Saturdays too, 8 am at Delridge Playfield. (4458 Delridge Way SW)

WEST SEATTLE RUNNER’S NEW LOCATION ‘GRAND OPENING’: 10 am-6 pm, it’s the first of two big days for the grand opening of the new West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor) location. Vendors, raffles, more, all previewed here earlier this week. (2743 California SW)

WSUU BOOK SALE: Second day of the Westside Unitarian Universalists‘ three-day sale is on 10 am-4 pm today. (7141 California SW)

WORKING THROUGH GRIEF? 10 am-noon, first of 13 meetings of the GriefShare support group at Grace Church – find out more in our listing. (10323 28th SW)

LAST CALL FOR SOUTHWEST LITTLE LEAGUE: 11 am-2 pm, it’s the last chance to sign up for Southwest Little League, whose announcement notes, “All boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 16 are welcome. If your child lives or attends school between SW Juneau St. and 128th St. SW you are probably within the Southwest Little League boundary. More information about signing up for Southwest Little League is available at our website.” Signups are at Steve Cox Memorial Park. (1321 SW 102nd)

GREAT START PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE: 11 am-1 pm, you’re welcome to visit! (4620 SW Graham)

VIETNAMESE STORYTIME: 11:30 am at Delridge Branch Library, bring your family for storytime in Vietnamese. As is always the case for library activities/events, it’s free. (4501 Delridge Way SW)

ROOM IN YOUR HOME/HEART FOR FELINE FRIEND(S)? Dozens of adoptable cats/kittens mean another offseason opening for Kitty Harbor, noon-3 pm only, explained here. (3422 Harbor SW)

LOG HOUSE MUSEUM CLOSED TODAY: The Southwest Seattle Historical Society‘s Alki museum is usually open on Saturdays but won’t be today. They’ll be happy to see you on Sunday, noon-4 pm, though!

BASKETBALL PLAYOFF GAMES: Two district-tournament games involving local teams (though both games are out of the area): 1:15 pm at Bellevue College, the West Seattle High School girls play Cleveland; 4:15 pm at Mount Vernon Christian, the Seattle Lutheran HS boys play Shorewood Christian.

FREE WORKSHOP ON REMODELING/CUSTOM BUILDING: 2 pm at Ventana Construction (WSB sponsor), come learn from and talk with the pros. A few seats available last we heard, so call 206-932-3009 to RSVP, ASAP. More info here. (California/Findlay)

SEATTLE PRIDE AAU BASKETBALL TRYOUTS: It’s the first session of spring/summer tryouts for Seattle Pride AAU basketball – all at the Seattle Lutheran High School gym; here’s the full schedule:

Grades 4th-6th –

Saturday Feb. 21st – 5-6:30 pm
Sunday Feb. 22nd – 3-5 pm
Grades 6th-8th –
Saturday Feb. 28th – 5-7 pm
Sunday March 1st – 3-5 pm

Grades 9th-12th –
Sunday March 1st – 5-7 pm
Sunday March 8th – 5-7 pm
LAST CHANCE TRYOUT – Monday March 9th – 7-9 pm

Grades 6th-8th –

Sunday Feb. 22nd – 5-7 pm
Saturday Feb. 28th – 3-5 pm

Grades 9th-12th –
Sunday March 1st – 7-8:30 pm
Sunday March 8th – 3-5 pm
LAST CHANCE TRYOUT – Monday March 9th – 5-7pm

You can pre-register online. (4100 SW Genesee)

BOY SCOUT TROOP 284 CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION: 5:30 pm at South Seattle College‘s Brockey Center, Troop 284 celebrates its centennial with a reunion/celebration. Full details in our preview, including ticket info if you don’t have yours already. (6000 16th SW)

NIGHT 2 FOR ‘GODSPELL’: 7:30 pm, see the Twelfth Night Productions performance of the classic musical at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. (4408 Delridge Way SW)

KATHERINE TERRIEN IN CONCERT: New music-venue startup The Amplify Project at The Junction Church presents this all-ages concert headlined by Katherine Terrien, 7:30 pm (doors at 7), to raise money for families in need. More details in our calendar listing. (4157 California SW)

‘NEVERMIND’ LIVE AT SKYLARK: 9 pm (doors at 8), Nirvana‘s legendary “Nevermind” album songs will be performed live at the Skylark, in order, by Star Anna, The Valley, Dirty Dirty, Stereo Creeps, Maklak, and Patrick Galacticdetails here. (3803 Delridge Way SW)

MORE LIVE MUSIC … see the listings on our full-size calendar.

5 Replies to "West Seattle Saturday: Play, shop, listen, learn, cheer, more..."

  • JayDee February 21, 2015 (10:22 am)

    Love the detail on the chest feathers. Thanks Danny.

  • South Park resident February 21, 2015 (11:42 am)

    The South Park Bridge is stuck in the up position.

  • running dude February 21, 2015 (2:13 pm)

    West Seattle Runner’s address needs to be updated on your sponsor sidebar.

  • valvashon February 21, 2015 (3:53 pm)

    OK everybody, one last chance to register for Southwest Little League- Next Sunday, March 1st before tryouts we will be able to sign up any additional players. Details will be on our website, http://www.southwestlittleleague.org

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