What’s up for your West Seattle Sunday

(Thanks to Mark Wangerin for two views of the beautiful Western Tanager)

Day 2 of the three-day weekend! Highlights from our calendar:

MEMORIAL DAY POPPIES: American Legion Post 160 will be back at West Seattle Thriftway (WSB sponsor), 8 am-5 pm, offering the traditional red-crepe-paper poppies that are made by and raise money for veterans. (4201 SW Morgan)

CLEAN UP WITH THE LITTER LEAGUE: Also in Morgan Junction, get your Sunday started by joining Jill and the Litter League in a quick community cleanup, 9:30-11 am. She will have “vests, litter picker-uppers, buckets and bags for everyone” – just bring/wear your garden gloves. More info here. Meet by the ATM just south of Thriftway. More info here. (6540 California SW)

WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: No holiday for the hard-working growers and makers who bring their food and beverages to The Junction on Sundays. Open 10 am-2 pm in the street as always. (California SW between SW Oregon and SW Alaska)

HELP DESIGN A MURAL: The new Roxhill/EC Hughes mural needs your ideas, hopes, and dreams! Come talk with project-leading artist Henry Luke at Dubsea Coffee, 11 am. (9910 8th SW)

SECOND DAY OF SPRAYPARK SEASON: Just a reminder that Highland Park Spraypark is now open daily, 11 am-8 pm. (1100 SW Cloverdale)

SECOND DAY OF COLMAN POOL’S FIRST WEEKEND: Noon-7 pm, three swim sessions at Colman Pool on the Lincoln Park shore on this second day of its first pre-season weekend. (8011 Fauntleroy Way SW)

SEASON’S FIRST ALKI LIGHTHOUSE TOURS: 1-4 pm, the Coast Guard Auxiliary‘s first day of free tours at the historic lighthouse – this year, only on Sunday afternoons, as previewed here. (Alki SW/Beach Drive SW)

SACRED SERVICE FOR WAR DEAD: West Seattle Contemplative Church and WS Baptist Church will co-present this “religious service recogniz(ing) those who have died, acknowledges the life given, and commits them to God. It is also an honoring of those for whom the traditional rites of memorial and burial may not have happened.” 5:30 pm. Both pastors are veterans. (4157 California SW)

MEMORIAL DAY VETERANS’ SERVICE: A service “remembering veterans and their families” is planned at the Junction Church, 5:30 pm. Light refreshments afterward. (4157 California SW)]

Something for our calendar? westseattleblog@gmail.com – as far in advance as possible; thanks!

1 Reply to "What's up for your West Seattle Sunday"

  • anonyme May 27, 2018 (7:40 am)

    These tanagers are so beautiful! They can frequently be seen at the South Seattle College Arboretum, along with Cedar Waxwings – another beauty, and my personal fave.

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