(Thanks to Steve Cameron for the photo of the Golden Pheasant that’s sighted locally now and then – most recently in Fauntleroy)
Here’s what you need to know for the rest of your weekend:
TRAFFIC ALERTS: The southbound Highway 99 closure, north of the West Seattle Bridge, is scheduled to continue until late tonight (we’ll publish an update when we get word it’s over). Plus – Alki Avenue is closed this morning until about 10:30 am for the first event on the rest of our list:
COSMO 7K: This wildfire-smoke-postponed 7K run/5K walk-run takes off from Alki Bathhouse at 9:30 am. If you aren’t already registered, you can do that on site starting at 8 am. There’s also a kids’ run (not in the street) for ages 10 and under, starting at 10:30. Northwest Hope and Healing is the Cosmo 7K beneficiary. (60th SW/Alki SW)
ECO-FRIENDLY WORKOUT! Join Friends of Lincoln Park at 9 am to help restore the forest:
Join the Friends of Lincoln Park as we work to bring the beautiful mature forest of our park into restoration. Lincoln Park, on the shores of Puget Sound, includes 80 acres of forest. Unfortunately, our Seattle forests are threatened by nonnative, invasive plants. We promise you a good workout AND good karma! Kids welcome!
Continues until noon. Meet near north parking lot kiosk. More info in our calendar listing. (Fauntleroy Way SW & SW Rose)
MISSION TO SEAFARERS: 9:15 am at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, hear from Ken Hawkins, executive director of “the largest and oldest international maritime ministry in the world.” (3050 California SW)
WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: Late-summer freshness, in the street, in the heart of The Junction. 10 am-2 pm. (California SW between SW Alaska and SW Oregon)
2ND TIME SALE, 2ND DAY: 11:30 am-2 pm, go see what hasn’t already been snapped up at Fauntleroy Church‘s Fellowship Hall – huge sale AND bake sale. Half-price in the final hour. (9140 California SW)
JAMTIME: 1-4 pm music at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) with ever-popular Jamtime! (5612 California SW)
SOUTHWEST STORIES – SCHURMAN ROCK: Learn about the history of Camp Long and Schurman Rock in Jeff Smoot‘s talk presented by the Southwest Seattle Historical Society, 2 pm at High Point Library. (3411 SW Raymond)
KHMER MUSIC NIGHT: 7 pm, all ages, DJ Jenny and friends invite you to The Skylark:
A night of dancing featuring Cambodian contemporary pop music! $10 suggested donation. (3803 Delridge Way SW)
SEE THE REST OF WHAT’S UP TODAY & BEYOND … on our complete calendar!