(Bald eagles on the lookout in East Alki, photographed by Lynn Hall)
Happy Sunday! We start with a transportation note:
YES, THE WEST SEATTLE WATER TAXI IS RUNNING LATE TONIGHT … if you’re interested in taking it to and/or from the 6:30 pm Sounders-Portland match – details here.
Now, options for what you might do today:
RECYCLE ROUNDUP @ FAUNTLEROY CHURCH: 9 am-3 pm, it’s the spring edition of the Fauntleroy Church Green Committee/1 Green Planet twice-yearly partnership, and you are invited to bring your recyclables for free dropoff – but first, please check this list of what will, and won’t, be accepted. (9140 California SW)
HAVE PANCAKES WITH WEST SEATTLE BASEBALL: 9 am-noon at West Seattle Eagles in The Junction, enjoy a pancake breakfast benefiting West Seattle Baseball – details in our preview. (4426 California SW)
HIGHLAND PARK IMPROVEMENT CLUB SPRING CLEAN: Meet in the HPIC courtyard at 9 am – here’s what to bring and what to expect. (12th/Holden)
WEST SEATTLE ROCK AND GEM SHOW: Second of two days for the annual show presented by the West Seattle Rock Club (WSB sponsor) – 10 am-5 pm at the Alki Masonic Center, free admission/parking, activities, displays, cool stuff to see and do. (40th/Edmunds)
PEONY AND BAMBOO FESTIVAL: Second of two days, 10 am-4 pm at the Seattle Chinese Garden – you’re entertainment, displays, food, more. (6000 16th SW)
SDOT @ WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: Question or comment about the proposed transportation levy, before it’s revised? Talk to SDOT reps at the West Seattle Farmers Market today, 10 am-2 pm. (44th/Alaska)
CHAPEL-NAMING CELEBRATION MASS AT THE MOUNT: 11 am at Providence Mount St. Vincent, you are invited to a Mass celebrating the naming of The Mount’s chapel in honor of William Pigott, a lead donor in the original 1924 fundraising that made the center possible – more details here. (4831 35th SW)
WEST SEATTLE BUILDERS ON GREEN HOME TOUR: 11 am-5 pm, today’s stops on the Northwest Green Home Tour include two North Seattle projects by West Seattle builders, Ventana Construction (WSB sponsor) at stop N16, 103 N. 73rd St., and Mighty House at stop N25, 5708 26th Ave. NE .
ANTI-DRILLING RALLY: 2 pm at Myrtle Edwards Park downtown, it’s the next in the series of rallies by opponents of offshore oil drilling in the Arctic and the Port of Seattle‘s lease of Terminal 5 in West Seattle for Shell’s Arctic-bound vessels, a prelude to three promised days of protest closer to T-5 in mid-May. (3130 Alaskan Way S.)
LAST CHANCE TO CATCH ‘CINDERELLA’: Seattle Lutheran High School presents the musical “Cinderella,” in the Menashe Family Gym, 2:30 pm – more info on the school website; tickets at the door. (41st/Genesee)
‘ANGRY HOUSEWIVES’ MATINEE: 3 pm at ArtsWest (WSB sponsor); tickets available online. (4711 California SW)
‘PICASSO’ MATINEE: Twelfth Night Productions‘ final performance of “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” by Steve Martin, 3 pm at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. Tickets are available online. (4408 Delridge Way SW)
ALL-AGES OPEN MICROPHONE: Sign up at 3, performances start at 4, at The Skylark. (3803 Delridge Way SW)
WHAT ELSE IS UP? Check our calendar.
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