(From the WSB Flickr group: February rainbow over Delridge Skatepark, by Flickr member Alextutu1821)
Happy weekend! From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:
GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE: 9:30 am-3:30 pm, the Bloodworks NW mobile blood drive will be on the south side of Westwood Village (closed for a break 12:30-1:30 pm). Appointments preferred but walk-ins welcome; more here. (2600 SW Barton)
GRIEFSHARE SUPPORT GROUP: You don’t have to go through it alone. 10 am-noon, the first meeting at Grace Church in a new session of GriefShare, for those mourning a loved one. Details here. (10323 28th SW)
WEST DUWAMISH GREENBELT WORK PARTY: 10 am-2 pm, the West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails group plans a work party – you can drop in for all or part. Info here. (Walk in from 14th SW/SW Holly)
HIGH-SCHOOL BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: Three local teams have regional playoff games today/tonight. The West Seattle High School girls face Lynnwood at noon at Everett Community College (2000 Tower); also at noon, the Seattle Lutheran High School girls face Mount Vernon Christian, at Mount Vernon HS (314 N. 9th St.); the SLHS boys play Columbia Adventist at 8 tonight at Renton HS (400 S. 2nd St.).
SEATTLE PRIDE BASKETBALL TRYOUTS: This AAU basketball program is expecting its biggest season yet! Girls’ tryouts today, 4th, 5th, 6th graders 1-2:30 pm, 7th and 8th graders 2:30-4 pm. Details here including registration link. Boys tryouts follow: 4th, 5th, 6th grades 4:30-6 pm, 7th and 8th grades 6-8 pm – details and registration link here. Tryouts are at the Seattle Lutheran HS Gym. (4100 SW Genesee)
CRAB-BOIL BENEFIT: Alki Masonic Lodge #152 invites you to its annual crab-boil benefit for the school awards it presents each year. Crabs, clams, potatoes, chowder, salad – check ASAP to see if tickets remain! 4-7 pm at the Alki Masonic Center in The Junction. (40th SW/SW Edmunds)
A NIGHT OUT WITH KILLER WHALE TALES: As previewed here, this event at 7:30 pm at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) is your chance to learn more about this West Seattleite-led program that has educated thousands of students about Puget Sound’s endangered and beloved Southern Resident Killer Whales. Details here. (5612 California SW)
BLUEGRASS, WITH RYEGRASS: Ryegrass performs at 7:30 pm at Kenyon Hall – details here, including how to make your reservation. (7904 35th SW)
MORE LIVE MUSIC! See the nightlife listings on our complete calendar.
P.S. IT’S SALE SEASON: As spring approaches, so do yard/garage/etc. sales, and some are posted for this weekend in the WSB Forums‘ Freebies/Deals/Sales section.