WEST SEATTLE FRIDAY: What is, and isn’t, happening as the 3-day holiday weekend begins

(Thursday night sunset, photographed by Jan Pendergrass)

Since the Fourth of July is on Saturday, today is the “observed” holiday, so it’s a three-day weekend for many. First, the transit/transportation notes:

TRANSIT: Metro‘s on a Sunday schedule; the Water Taxi‘s not running.

TRAFFIC CAMERAS: See them here.

BRIDGES OPEN? Check here.

Now – what’s happening (or not) today/tonight:

MOST GOVERNMENT OFFICES CLOSED: Though many offices/facilities are still closed anyway because of the pandemic, take note that services generally won’t be available today.

YES, THERE’S MAIL: USPS observes the holiday on Saturday.

LOW-LOW TIDE: Way out, to -2.6 feet, at 10:12 am. Tread lightly!

#SAYTHEIRNAMES VIGIL: Announced by North Delridge neighbor Nancy:

Please join us to show support for our Black friends, family, and neighbors, and to #SayTheirNames

What: #SayTheirNames
When: Friday, July 3rd, 5:30-6:30 pm
Where: Pedestrian overpass on Delridge at the Delridge Community Center/Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.

Please remember to wear your masks!

CORNER BAR: Highland Park Improvement Club‘s doing it virtually, 7 pm, with a livestreamed performance by KO Electric – you’ll be able to watch/listen here.

PARK LIGHTS: On until 11 pm at four local Seattle Parks fields, to dissuade fireworks use.

6 Replies to "WEST SEATTLE FRIDAY: What is, and isn't, happening as the 3-day holiday weekend begins"

  • Alki resident 592 July 3, 2020 (8:37 am)

    Does anyone know if the Friday COVID testing drive up at South Seattle College is still on for today?  I am looking online and don’t see any information about a cancellation due to the holiday so I’m assuming it is…

    • WSB July 3, 2020 (10:40 am)

      As far as I know. I would have hoped they would’ve announced if not.

    • Hau July 3, 2020 (11:28 am)

      Called. They are open. 

  • Jamie July 3, 2020 (9:43 am)

    Amazing photo! Nice shot Jan!

  • Cynthia July 3, 2020 (3:08 pm)

    So fun seeing your name as the credit for this stunning photo Jan! You are a woman of many talents :)
    FPE alumni Ian I. and his mom

    • Julie July 4, 2020 (8:53 am)

      Kiran R and I just had the same conversation! Hi Jan, great photo!

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