Highlights of what’s happening today/tonight, starting with two sea-related sights:
(Added: WSB photo, Water Taxi making its way past shrimpers late Saturday morning)
SPOT SHRIMP SEASON: In case you missed our mention, that’s what all the fishing boats are out on the bay for – until 3 pm, and then one more day this year, May 13th, 7 am-3 pm. Take note that this means big traffic at Don Armeni Boat Ramp once the boats start coming back in – Gretchen shared this photo of the outbound lineup this morning:
(1222 Harbor SW)
ALSO ON THE WATER: First cruise ship of the year arrived before 6 am – Lynn Hall shared this photo of Westerdam headed for Pier 91 as a state ferry passed:
Westerdam will head back out around 4 pm. You can see this year’s cruise-ship schedule here.
Now, what’s happening on shore:
BOY SCOUTS’ BIG SALE: Until 4 pm at American Legion Post 160 in The Triangle, Troop 284‘s multi-family sale (added – photo sent by Karen):
Credit cards accepted. (3602 SW Alaska)
FRIENDS OF LINCOLN PARK: 9 am-noon, join them to show the park some TLC, as explained here. (Fauntleroy/Rose)
ST. JOHN’S RUMMAGE SALE: 9 am-3 pm, second day of the “Fabulous & Famous” sale at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church in Admiral. (3050 California SW)
THRIFTWAY BARBECUE: Benefit barbecue season begins at West Seattle Thriftway (WSB sponsor) – starting at 11 am (until 4 or as long as supplies last), look for the tent by the south entrance. (added) Today’s menu: “Slow-cooked pork tacos with fresh salsa, sour cream and homemade cabbage topping, with water for a $6 donation.” (California/Fauntleroy/Morgan)
VOLUNTEER WITH SWSHS: You don’t have to be a historian to help the Southwest Seattle Historical Society as a volunteer! All kinds of things you can do. Find out by showing up for the next orientation session at 11 am today at the Log House Museum. (61st/Stevens)
‘LOVE BUZZ’: This year’s St. Baldrick’s event organized by Emily Austin to raise money to fight childhood cancer is happening 4-7 pm at Metropolist in SODO, with lots of West Seattle participation – go get buzzed and/or cheer on others who choose to. (2931 1st Ave. S., Suite A)
‘ANGRY HOUSEWIVES’: The musical at ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery (WSB sponsor) is a hot ticket – only a few left for tonight as of early this morning. 7:30 pm curtain time – if you can’t get in tonight, buy in advance for another night/day! (4711 California SW)
Have a great Saturday!