The air-quality alert remains in effect – with wildfire smoke still lingering, “unhealthy to locally hazardous air quality conditions will persist into Saturday,” warns the National Weather Service. We have a few reminders for today, starting with what’s being affected by the smoke.
Seattle city parks, playfields, boat ramps, beaches, and golf courses are all closed through the weekend, as announced Friday. Also, Seattle Public Library curbside service is canceled again today – if you had an appointment, it’ll be rescheduled.
You’re advised to stay indoors as much as you can. But if you choose to go out, two local small businesses are having anniversary sales today:
PAPER BOAT BOOKSELLERS: Celebrating anniversary #1; today, 10 percent off your book purchase. (6040 California SW)
(10:21 am update – SGS is closing today because of the smoke and will extend the sale into the week depending on whether they’re open or closed tomorrow)
SECOND GEAR SPORTS: Celebrating anniversary #7 with a sale through Monday. (6529 California SW)
Looking for entertainment?
SUNRISE/SUNSET TIMES: Today, 6:43 am and 7:26 pm.
ADDED 10:21 AM: The Vietnamese Cultural Center is closed today because of the smoke.
ADDED 2:53 PM: As noted by a commenter, West Seattle Nursery is also closed today.