West Seattle Thursday: Art Walk; robots; wine; Valentines; poetry; schools; more!

(Wednesday photo, by Karen Baer)

Biggest night of the week! Highlights from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

MAKE VALENTINES AT THE LOG HOUSE MUSEUM: Today through Sunday, Valentine-making supplies are part of what you’ll find during a visit to a place full of West Seattle love – the Southwest Seattle Historical Society‘s Log House Museum. During regular hours, noon-4 pm – more info here. (61st SW/SW Stevens)

MID-WINTER WINE RELEASE: The Northwest Wine Academy at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) is celebrating its mid-winter release. Find the NWWA on the north end of campus. (6000 16th SW)

HIGH-SCHOOL BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: Tonight’s games include one at home – the Chief Sealth IHS girls host Holy Names, 5:45 pm. (2600 SW Thistle)

WEST SEATTLE ART WALK: Second Thursday is here and that brings the Art Walk, 6-9 pm. Here’s the map/venue list:
Find highlights on the official Art Walk website.

YOUR THOUGHTS ON JUNCTION PLAZA PARK ART INSTALLATION: Special event during tonight’s Art Walk, as previewed here – stop by Cupcake Royale and meet artist Troy Pillow, chosen for the 20-foot-high art installation slated for Junction Plaza Park. Take a look at the design-concept options and offer your opinion! 6-8 pm. (California SW/SW Alaska)

STEM OPEN HOUSE/TOUR: 6-7 pm for elementary, 7-8 pm for middle school – tour Louisa Boren STEM K-8 tonight; details here. (5950 Delridge Way SW)

BILINGUAL EDUCATION MEETING: As previewed here, the state Bilingual Education Advisory Committee is at Denny International Middle School tonight to hear from parents and guardians of students in bilingual/ELL programs, 6-8 pm. (2601 SW Kenyon)

ROBOTICS/CODING/DESIGN FOR KIDS – OPEN HOUSE! This is also in The Junction – 6:30-8 pm, stop by the Seattle App Academy (WSB sponsor) for a robotics demo and open house: “Students from Skunkworks Robotics at Raisbeck Aviation HS will present a robot and share what it takes to compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition.” Free – just drop in – 4th floor of Jefferson Square’s office building. (4700 42nd SW, Suite 467)

STUDENTS PERFORM POETRY: Chief Sealth International High School students invite you to tonight’s “Page to Stage” performance – previewed here – 6:30 pm in the CSIHS Auditorium. (2600 SW Thistle)

MADISON MIDDLE SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE: Prospective students are invited to visit Madison MS tonight, 6:30-8 pm. (3429 45th SW)

LAFAYETTE PTA TALKS BELL TIMES: 6:30 pm at Lafayette Elementary, the PTA meeting’s main topic is bell times, with assistant superintendent Pegi McEvoy as a special guest. Will Lafayette continue as West Seattle’s only elementary with a late (9:40 am) start? Here’s a chance to speak up. (California SW/SW Lander)

HIGHLINE PREMIER FOOTBALL CLUB ‘TOWN HALL’: Find out more about HPFC and what next year might look like, at a “Town Hall” gathering tonight, 6:30 pm:

• Meet our new Director, Lee Hitchen
• Learn about the USSF mandated changes (birth year, field size, roster size)
• Birth Year training
• See our fresh new look for next year (badge, logo, uniforms)
• Team and Player recognitions
• College prep

All welcome – players, parents, any community members interested in finding out about HPFC. At Grace Church. (10323 28th SW)

THAT’S JUST THE START … even more events for today and tonight are on our complete calendar.

2 Replies to "West Seattle Thursday: Art Walk; robots; wine; Valentines; poetry; schools; more!"

  • AceMotel February 11, 2016 (5:16 pm)

    I am sure there is a photo of the sculpture designated for Junction Plaza somewhere, but I am not finding it.

    • WSB February 11, 2016 (5:21 pm)

      That’s what tonight’s meeting is about. Come see the design options and opine – TR

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