West Seattle St. Patrick’s Day scene: Alki Elementary celebration

9:07 AM: In the brisk sunshine of this St. Patrick’s Day morning, Alki Elementary students, staff, and parents welcomed a parade and playground mini-concert before school, with members of the King County Firefighters Pipes and Drums. We’ll add more when back at HQ.

ADDED 10:34 AM: Some of the parents who got into the spirit – from left, Tammy, Cheryl, and Anne:


In the schoolyard, everyone gathered in a circle around the musicians:


Longer video clip still to come.

5 Replies to "West Seattle St. Patrick's Day scene: Alki Elementary celebration"

  • onion March 17, 2016 (9:11 am)

    Cute, but I hope none of the neighbors were still trying to sleep!

    • WSB March 17, 2016 (9:56 am)

      It was after 8:30 am and with the school and playground there, things are plenty busy already by that hour. Top o’the mornin’!

    • newnative March 17, 2016 (9:59 am)

      I would vastly prefer waking up to bagpipes and screaming children than trash trucks or fireworks!

  • HappyOnAlki March 17, 2016 (10:14 am)

    I’m one of those neighbors — and it was a great happy way to start the day!

  • Alkimom March 17, 2016 (7:15 pm)

    It was pretty great.  Thank you so much King County Firefighters Pipes and Drums, and the leprechaun that invited them.  It was magic.

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