Ways to enjoy this West Seattle Sunday

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Good morning and happy Father’s Day! The photo above is from Claudia, who says the famous white geese of Lincoln Park are new parents of three fuzzy little ones. Meantime, if your Sunday is not already all planned out, some possibilities:

HIGH-SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Thanks to Mike for the tip on this – the final day of the West Seattle Summer Showdown high-school basketball tournament has games on two courts in the West Seattle High School gym all day long, starting at 9 am, last game scheduled at 5 pm. More than a dozen teams from around the region are participating, including WSHS and Seattle Lutheran. (3000 California SW)

WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: 10 am-2 pm as always, in The Junction. (California SW between SW Alaska and SW Oregon)

GLASS BLOWING: Avalon GlassWorks invites you to stop in and watch and/or shop, 11 am-5 pm. (2914 SW Avalon Way)

COLMAN POOL: The full 7-day-a-week schedule starts tomorrow, but you can also swim today in the outdoor pool on Lincoln Park’s shore, with sessions scheduled between noon and 7 pm. (8011 Fauntleroy Way SW)

TOUR ALKI POINT LIGHTHOUSE: 1 pm-4 pm – be there by 3:40 to be on the final tour. (Alki Avenue SW/Beach Drive SW)

BLUEGRASS & OLDTIMEY TUNES … with Jamtime at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), 1-4 pm. (5612 California SW)

SOUTHWEST STORIES: As previewed here yesterday, you’re invited to hear Ron Tjerandsen tell “An Immigrant Family’s Story,” 2-4 pm, part of the SouthWest Stories series presented by the Southwest Seattle Historical Society and Seattle Public Library, at West Seattle (Admiral) Library. (2306 42nd SW)

SOLSTICE, FATHER’S DAY, & JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL: The Dragon Egg Inn is presenting a one-of-a-kind festival at Lincoln Park this afternoon/evening, 2-11 pm, starting with an update on the Duwamish Tribe‘s fight for recognition, continuing through an Afro Dance Party and Laser Frisbee until 11. Full schedule here. (8011 Fauntleroy Way SW)

MUSIC FOR A SUMMER EVENING: South Seattle College Community Choir‘s free concert, 7 pm, Olympic Hall on the south end of campus. Includes a singalong! (6000 16th SW)

PIANO, JAZZ, POP STANDARDSlive, no cover, at Parliament Tavern, 8 pm. (4210 SW Admiral Way)

EVEN MORE … can be found on our complete calendar.

TRAFFIC P.S. Yes, the west end of the bridge is scheduled to close tonight (and Monday-Thursday nights) for Fauntleroy Expressway seismic-safety work, 9 pm-5 am.

5 Replies to "Ways to enjoy this West Seattle Sunday"

  • waikikigirl June 19, 2016 (2:53 pm)

    OH how spectacular 3 little babies to also enjoy now!!! Keep them safe by keeping your dogs far away from them and us people too!

  • West June 19, 2016 (7:19 pm)


  • Jeanie June 19, 2016 (9:42 pm)

    Wow – I thought it was two females. Congrats, Mama and Papa Geese, on your new babies! Agree with Waikiki Girl – PLEASE keep your dogs away, and don’t let your kids tease and torment these birds.

  • biankat June 20, 2016 (9:50 am)

    Yay! This must be why I haven’t seen them at the park recently :)

  • Amanda June 21, 2016 (1:46 pm)

    No wonder I haven’t seen the geese lately! This is such great news! Yayyy for more beautiful geese in Lincoln Park! Like others have said, enjoy them from a distance :) 

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