So many options today, as August’s final weekend concludes:
ROAD-WORK ALERTS: Work is scheduled again today at West Marginal Way/Highland Park Way (until 1 pm), and we’re told the backup was huge on Saturday – so avoid that area if you can. Work is also planned at 44th and Edmunds.
CHURCHES: Many continue streaming, in addition to in-person services. Here are the newest links for 20+ West Seattle churches’ services.
WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: 10 am-2 pm on California between Oregon and Alaska. Scroll down the page at this link to find the vendor list and map for this week. (The market is a WSB sponsor.)
LOOP THE ‘LUPE: Today’s the day! Walt Hundley Playfield (34th/Myrtle) is the place. Here’s the schedule of events: The obstacle-course 5K is first up at 11 am, followed by the 5K run/walk at 11:45, quarter-mile-loop Senior Saunter at noon, 1K Youth Dash for kids 8 and under at 1 pm. Yes, you can still sign up this morning! Prizes, plus a beer garden and live music for afterpartying. Proceeds benefit the social work done by Our Lady of Guadalupe for people of all religious/nonreligious backgrounds. (WSB is a community co-sponsor of Loop the ‘Lupe.)
GET VACCINATED: 11:30 am-3 pm at Walt Hundley Playfield (34th & Myrtle) during Loop the ‘Lupe (make an appointment here), and 1:30-7:30 pm at Westcrest Park (9000 8th SW) during Created Commons, no appointment needed.
WHITE CENTER BLOCK PARTY: Noon-5 pm in the heart of White Center, it’s a block party to raise money for the businesses ravaged by July’s big fire. Music, food, pop-up market, raffle, auction. Just head for 16th south of Roxbury.
CREATED COMMONS, DAY 3: The third day of this celebration of art and science at Westcrest Park (9000 8th SW, north of the P-Patch), produced by Lelavision, whose website has the full schedule. Today starts at noon – go see and “flap” the kinetic sculpture Interspecies Communication – then at 4 pm, it’s a discussion of health-care access, followed by a performance slate curated by artist/activist dani tirrell. All free.
POKEMON TRAINING CAMP: Noon-2 pm Sundays at Meeples Games – for all Pokémon trainers! (3727 California SW)
DELRIDGE BRIDGE REMOVAL INFO TABLING: 1-3 pm outside Delridge Community Center (4501 Delridge Way SW), SDOT reps will be available for your questions/comments about whether the nearby pedestrian bridge should stay or go, as we’ve been reporting.
TILDEN SCHOOL CELEBRATION: 3-6 pm at Hiawatha Community Center Park (2700 California SW), celebrating Tilden School‘s past, present, and future, including the retirement of founder Whitney Tjerandsen and the torch-passing to her successor Sarah Shearer, remembering Lou Magor, and more..
BOOK CLUB: Also at 3 pm at C & P, the Classic Novels (and Movies) Book Club meets.
SUNDAY NIGHT KARAOKE: 8 pm to 1 am at Admiral Pub (2306 California SW; WSB sponsor).
SUNDAY NIGHT JAZZ: Triangular Jazztet at The Alley (4509 California SW), 8 pm and 9 pm sets.
Event listings welcome – email@example.com – thank you!