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Duwamish Longhouse gift fair, Christmas Ship’s return, shopping, music, theater, more for your West Seattle Friday

(Spanning the entire holiday season in two inflatables – photo tweeted by Claire)

From the WSB West Seattle Holiday Guide and year-round Event Calendar:

ST. NICHOLAS FAIRE: Online bidding continues with fun themed gift packages available, all raising money for the West Seattle Food Bank in this virtual version of First Lutheran Church of West Seattle‘s annual fundraiser fair – go here to browse and bid.

DUWAMISH LONGHOUSE NATIVE ART MARKET AND HOLIDAY GIFT FAIR: Shop Native artists and crafters are selling their creations at the Longhouse, 10 am-5 pm daily through Sunday:

Parking: the Longhouse parking lot is reserved for elders and disabled. The adjacent north lot is reserved for vendors and customers. Additional parking at the SPU (Seattle Public Utilities) for customers is across the street. Parking attendants and crosswalk guides will be on hand to guide you. Enjoy soup and fry bread by Cecile Hansen.

(4705 West Marginal Way SW)

THUNDER ROAD GUITARS ANNIVERSARY SALE: 10 years in business for Thunder Road Guitars (6400 California SW; WSB sponsor)! Open today 10 am-5 pm, “15% off most guitars and amplifiers, 15% off all pedals and free local delivery (West Seattle).” Sale is online, too.

HOLY ROSARY TREE LOT: This year’s Holy Rosary Tree Lot, north of the school, opens today:

The lot, located on the Holy Rosary School playground, will open Friday, November 26 and remain open through December 18. The lot will offer Noble, Douglas and Fraser firs ranging in height from 2-10’.  Specialty heights, up to 11′, may be requested.

Holiday greenery is also for sale. Circle and cross wreaths, garland sold by the foot and Seattle Lutheran poinsettias will be available for pre-order or to purchase at the lot.

Multiple purchase options will be available:
1. Shop the lot, masks required
2. Pre-purchase on the school web site
3. Delivery available for an additional $25 fee, as a fundraiser for the 8th grade class. 

In addition to proceeds benefiting Holy Rosary School and Seattle Lutheran (poinsettias only), two local charities will also receive a portion of the proceeds: Salvation Army Hickman House and West Seattle Food Bank & Clothesline. Let’s work together as a community and fill the shelves at the West Seattle Food Bank. Bring 5 Cans of Food, Receive $5 Off Your Purchase!

Lot hours, directions and additional information may be found
at holyrosaryws.org/give/tree-lot.

Open until 9 pm tonight.

FOGUE GALLERY POP-UP: Family-friendly outdoor pop-up at Fogue Gallery (WSB sponsor):

Looking for a unique and thoughtful gift? Consider handmade, local, gifts made with love from small- businesses. Bring joy to an artist and the lucky recipient.
Art Under $100,
Art Sale 20%-60% Off
Crafts • Gifts • Prints •Cards • Jewelry
Complimentary hot cider and cookies
Ornament decorating

Noon-5 pm. (4130 California SW)

OTHER SHOPPING SPOTLIGHTS … for today and beyond are in our Holiday Guide.

CHRISTMAS SHIP: The Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship will make three West Seattle stops on its first two nights of the season, starting with one tonight: Don Armeni Boat Ramp (1220 Harbor SW), 5:35 pm. The Dickens Carolers will be on board to serenade those watching from land and sea.

CASEY MACGILL: 7 pm tonight, streamed show presented by Kenyon Hall becomes available – info here.

‘WE’VE BATTLED MONSTERS BEFORE’: Tonight is the official opening night for the world-premiere two-person musical at ArtsWest (4711 California SW; WSB sponsor), 7:30 pm, get tickets here.

Theater, trees, auction, more for your West Seattle Wednesday

(Peregrine Falcon in Lincoln Park, photographed by Trileigh Tucker)

Here’s what’s up for the hours ahead – from the WSB West Seattle Holiday Guide and year-round Event Calendar:

FESTIVAL OF TREES: Visit the Brookdale Admiral Heights (2326 California SW) lobby 8 am-8 pm daily to see the donated, decorated trees.

ST. NICHOLAS FAIRE, ONLINE: This year’s benefit bidding for gift baskets and holiday items to help First Lutheran Church of West Seattle help the WS Food Bank starts today, and it’s all online again this year – get started here.

FREE THANKSGIVING-EVE LUNCH: Noon at The Junction Church (4157 California SW), all welcome.

WSHS WINTER CARE-PACKAGE DONATION DRIVE: Today, 3-5 pm outside West Seattle High School‘s north entrance (3000 California SW) is your first opportunity to drop off donated items for this student-led, student-benefiting drive.

THEATER: Tonight is public preview night for the first ArtsWest (WSB sponsor) production since pre-pandemic, “We’ve Battled Monsters Before,” 7:30 pm. Get your ticket(s) here. (4711 California SW)

OPEN MIC: 7:30 pm signups, 8:30 pm performances at The Skylark (3803 Delridge Way SW).

7 for your West Seattle Tuesday

(Lincoln Park on Sunday – photo by Theresa Arbow-O’Connor)

From the WSB West Seattle Holiday Guide and year-round Event Calendar:

HOLIDAY ORDERING DEADLINES: If you don’t want to do all the cooking, two stores’ deadlines are today – Whole Foods Market, info herem and QFC (info here),

FESTIVAL OF TREES: Visit the Brookdale Admiral Heights (2326 California SW) lobby 8 am-8 pm daily to see the donated, decorated trees.

NEED THANKSGIVING FOOD? 10 am-2 pm, the West Seattle Food Bank (35th/Morgan) has turkeys available for walk-up distribution.

UNDERSTANDING MEDICARE: Patrice Lewis will be at the Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon) again today, 11 am-12:30 pm, for individual consultations – call to see if any time’s open.

DEMONSTRATION: Join Scott‘s weekly demonstration for racial justice, 4:30 pm-6 pm at 16th/Holden; signs available if you don’t have your own.

GAME NIGHT: Tuesday nights are Game Nights at The Spot West Seattle (2914 SW Avalon Way), 5-9 pm.

BINGO: 8 pm-10 pm at The Skylark (3803 Delridge Way SW), join hostess Cookie Couture for free “Belle of the Balls Bingo.”

WEST SEATTLE SUNDAY: 13 notes

(‘Salmon-egg slime mold,’ photographed in Schmitz Park by Rosalie Miller)

From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar, here’s what’s happening in the hours ahead:

CHURCHES: Most continue streaming, along with holding in-person services. Here are this week’s links for 20+ West Seattle churches’ services.

TREES BY THE SEA: Opening day for the Christmas-tree lot on Alki:

It will be our 7th year there and we are very excited to be back and bringing our fresh weekly cut trees and holiday hut that will have our line of products from Shipwreck Apiaries, our honeybee company that produces amazing raw honey, gorgeous beeswax candles, and other beeswax-based products. We will be open daily until the week before Christmas. Our last day will be Sunday, December 19th.

The daily hours are:

Mon-Thursday – 12-7
Friday – 11-8
Saturday & Sunday – 8-8

(2530 Alki SW)

WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: Still lots of fresh produce even in mid-autumn. Shop 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.)

TOYS FOR TOTS: During the market, you can drop off new unwrapped toys at the Kiwanis Club of West Seattle booth (west side, near the north end). … Also collecting for Toys For Tots: C&P Coffee Company (5612 California SW; WSB sponsor), open 7 am-7 pm.

CANCELED HARMONICA POCKET: The Kindie West family-music concert series at Fauntleroy Schoolhouse (9131 California SW) presents Harmonica Pocket at 10:30 today – get tickets here.

CLOTHING AND FOOD DRIVE: Bring donations to Alki UCC (6115 SW Hinds) 11 am-3 pm – our calendar listing has details on what they’re requesting.

SUPER DUPER GARAGE AND ART SALE: As previewed here last night, Chris “Caspar Babypants” Ballew and Kate Endle are saying goodbye to West Seattle with a big sale 11 am-4 pm today, 5414 SW Beach Drive Terrace.

SUNDAY RUN CLUB: Meet at noon at Ounces (3809 Delridge Way SW).

WARM CLOTHING DRIVE: Last day, noon-3 pm – Admiral Church (4320 SW Hill) invites you to donate warm clothing to help families at Mary’s Place.

CLASSIC NOVELS BOOK CLUB: Meets 3 pm outdoors at C&P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) “to discuss the Russian novelist Karolina Pavlova’s novel ‘A Double Life’ (1848) in the modern translation by Barbara Heldt.” (5612 California SW)

NEED FOOD? White Center Community Dinner Church serves a free meal (take-away available) at 5 pm Sundays at the Salvation Army Center (9050 16th SW).

SUNDAY NIGHT KARAOKE: 8 pm to 1 am at Admiral Pub (2306 California SW).

SUNDAY NIGHT JAZZ: Triangular Jazztet at The Alley (4509 California SW), 8 pm and 9 pm sets.

Got an event for listing in our calendar and previews? Email westseattleblog@gmail.com – thank you!

WEST SEATTLE SATURDAY: Turkey giveaways, bike ride, bazaar, music, more…

(Lenticular clouds over the Olympics, photographed Thursday by Mark Dale)

Welcome to the pre-Thanksgiving weekend! Here’s what you should know about today/tonight:

TRAFFIC ALERT: SDOT Urban Forestry crews planned to be out starting early this morning, and continuing until 1 pm or so, doing tree maintenance along the 6000 block of West Marginal Way (north of SW Front), which will close the outside southbound lane of WMW.

Here’s the event lineup for today/tonight:

VACCINATIONS FOR KIDS: Three local clinics for today had appointments available for kids 5 to 11 – check if you’re looking to get yours vaccinated: Louisa Boren STEM K-8 regional clinic (for SPS students); Neighborhood House High Point city clinic; Neighborhood House pop-up this evening.

TURKEYS AND GROCERIES, #1: 9 am until they run out, Eastridge Church is handing out hundreds of free turkeys and bags of groceries – drive-up/ride-up again this year, approaching 39th/Oregon via northbound 39th. No early arrivals, they request.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR: Shop local and handmade! Your next chance is today’s bazaar, 9 am-4 pm, at the Alki Masonic Hall in The Junction (40th/Edmunds).

BIKE RIDE: Join West Seattle Bike Connections‘ annual Ride in the Rain social ride – details here. Meet by 9:30 am at Delridge Community Center (Delridge/Genesee).

TURKEYS AND GROCERIES, #2: 10 am-2 pm (or as long as supplies last), the West Seattle Food Bank is distributing turkeys/groceries in the north lot at South Seattle College (6000 16th SW; WSB sponsor) – approach via northbound 16th.

WAGYU SMASH BURGERS:,,, The periodic special offering at Lady Jaye (4523 California SW), 11 am until they run out – details in our calendar listing.

WARM CLOTHING DRIVE: Continuing through Sunday, noon-3 pm each day, Admiral Church (4320 SW Hill) invites you to donate warm clothing to help the families at Mary’s Place.

CAKE POP-UP: Lovely and Dapper Desserts will be at Ounces (3809 Delridge Way SW) 3-6 pm with some of their famous cakes.

OPEN MIC: All ages, 6-10 pm at The Spot West Seattle (2920 SW Avalon Way).

THE NICK MARDON TRIO: Performing at The Skylark (3803 Delridge Way SW), 7 pm doors, 8 pm music.

SMASH BENEFIT: Not in West Seattle, but benefiting a fund that helps West Seattle musicians, so we were asked to list it – check out the all-star lineup, 7:30 pm at the Moore downtown (1932 2nd Ave.).

Anything else for today? Let us know – thank you!

High Point’s first-ever Fruit Tree Lighting, and what else is up for your Friday

(This morning’s moonset, photographed by Jim Borrow)

From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar, here’s what’s happening for your Friday:

VACCINATIONS: As reported here last night, the city’s West Seattle Clinic at Neighborhood House High Point (6400 Sylvan Way SW) has appointments available today and tomorrow for kids 5 to 11 – check here.

WARM CLOTHING DRIVE: Daily through Sunday, noon-3 pm each day, Admiral Church (4320 SW Hill) invites you to donate warm clothing to help the families at Mary’s Place.

HIGH POINT FRUIT TREE LIGHTING: First-ever event at Commons Park between 31st and Lanham south of Graham [map], community fair with local organizations starts at 5:30 pm, fruit-tree lighting at 6 pm. Live music with the West Seattle High School Band! Bring warm clothes for the donation drive.

DJ NIGHT: Enjoy the DJ at The Spot West Seattle (2930 SW Avalon Way), 6-10 pm.

CONEDY NIGHT: Laugh it up at The Skylark (3803 Delridge Way SW), doors at 7 pm, lineup in our calendar listing.

(Another moonset view – by James Bratsanos)

Something for the calendar and/or forthcoming Holiday Guide? westseattleblog@gmail.com – thank you!

WEST SEATTLE THURSDAY: Design Review x 2, Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition celebration, YMCA job fair, more

(Wednesday ‘sunbow,’ photographed by Theresa Arbow-O’Connor)

From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar and inbox, here are highlights of what’s ahead today/tonight:

EAT PIZZA, HELP FAIRMOUNT PARK ELEMENTARY: For a second day, you can dine at MOD Pizza in The Junction, 4755 Fauntleroy Way SW, 10:30 am-10 pm, and if you mention the Fairmount Park Elementary PTA or use the code that’s in our calendar listing, they get part of the proceeds.

WARM CLOTHING DRIVE: Today through Sunday, noon-3 pm each day, Admiral Church (4320 SW Hill) invites you to donate warm clothing to help the families at Mary’s Place.

GOVERNOR’S BRIEFING: Want to hear directly from Gov. Inslee on pandemic progress? His next media briefing is at 2:30 pm – the livestream will be here.

WEST SEATTLE YMCA JOBS: 4:30 pm-7:30 pm today, visit the West Seattle YMCA (36th & Snoqualmie; WSB sponsor) and find out about job opportunities, as explained here.

DESIGN REVIEW X 2: The Southwest Design Review Board looks at two mixed-use projects tonight – at 5 pm, 4440 Fauntleroy Way SW, the second of the two Sweeney Blocks projects in The Triangle – preview the design packet here, and get meeting-participation information here. At 7 pm, the board considers 4448 California SW – preview the design packet here, and get meeting-participation information here – both sessions include public-comment periods.

HOW TO BE A CLIMATE ACTIVIST: That’s the featured topic at tonight’s West Seattle Democratic Women meeting, online at 6 pm. More details are in our calendar listing, where you’ll also see how to register to attend.

LIVE MUSIC: Blues Night at The Spot West Seattle (2920 SW Avalon Way), 6-9 pm.

DUWAMISH RIVER CLEANUP COALITION ANNIVERSARY: Celebrate the DRCC’s 20th anniversary at this virtual event, 6:30 pm online – go here to register.

(added) ALKI COMMUNITY COUNCIL: The ACC just sent word they ARE meeting tonight, in-person and online, 7 pm:

Alki United Church of Christ
6115 SW Hinds St

Agenda:

New Activity Report to Seattle Police Department
Report from Seattle Parks, to include closing time discussion
Pier 1/2 (HARBOR 2000) Department of Neighborhoods Fund transfer to the Stone Cottage permanent location project.
Election 2022 Officers

Alki UCC church has asked us to follow their protocol, which is probably familiar to you from entering other venues. The main guidelines are:

Face masks are a requirement for everyone attending.
There will be a health check form to complete when entering the building.
Chairs will be distant.
After the meeting begins, the front doors will be locked, with a number listed to text for entry.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://washington.zoom.us/j/99516156974?pwd=dUt6eFVqWUt4aTFNNEJRUFBKWkNEUT09

Meeting ID: 995 1615 6974
Passcode: 638862
206-337-9723

MORE … on our calendar!

Roxhill Bog, pizza fundraiser, drive-up food donations, more for your West Seattle Wednesday

(Tuesday rainbow, photographed from Duwamish Head by Dan Ciske)

From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar and inbox:

EAT PIZZA, SUPPORT FAIRMOUNT PARK ELEMENTARY: 10:30 am-10 pm today and tomorrow, dine at MOD Pizza‘s Junction location (4755 Fauntleroy Way SW), mention Fairmount Park Elementary, and the PTA will get a share of the proceeds, as explained in our calendar listing, including the code if you’re ordering online.

SEE SALMON: More salmon in Fauntleroy Creek – separate report coming up shortly. If you want to take a chance on seeing them, follow yesterday’s instructions after 2 pm.

DRIVE-UP FOOD DRIVE: Daystar Retirement Village (WSB sponsor) is coordinating the drive-through Friendsgiving food drive 3:30 pm-5:30 pm, with donations going to the White Center Food Bank. Drive or ride up to 2615 SW Barton with your donation,

ESTATE PLANNING: The King County Law Library invites you to a free online workshop at 6 pm exploring resources you can use for estate planning. Registration information is in our calendar listing.

SAVING ROXHILL BOG: 6:30 pm online, find out where the effort to save the historic headwaters of Longfellow Creek stands now, what happens next, and what you can do. Viewing/listening information is in our calendar listing.

KING COUNTY DISTRICT MAPPING: As reported here last night, the committee drawing new boundaries for the King County Council districts is concluding its work soon and meets again online tonight at 7 pm to continue melding two draft maps into one. Open to public viewing/listening – connection information is here.

Something for our calendar and/or upcoming Holiday Guide? Email us at westseattleblog@gmail.com – thank you!

6 for your West Seattle Tuesday

(Photo by James Tilley – Brant in flight)

Notes for the rest of your Tuesday:

WARM CLOTHING DRIVE CONTINUES: 9 am-5 pm weekdays, drop off donations of clothing, coats, and shoes at Dave Newman State Farm Insurance Agency (3435 California SW; WSB sponsor).

(added) ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: Learn about it during the Rotary Club of West Seattle‘s online meeting:

Join us on Tuesday, November 16th at noon to hear Richard Yonck present at the Rotary Club of West Seattle weekly meeting via Zoom.

Topic: “Fostering Artificial Intelligence For Good.”
Featured Speaker: A West Seattle Local, Richard Yonck

Richard is an author, futurist and international speaker with a background in computer science and media studies. Richard makes a strong case why our devices and advanced AI Systems need to have emotional intelligence, specifically the ability to sense human emotions and adapt accordingly. Come and hear how our world is about to change in amazing ways…catch a glimpse of the future and the heart of how we will work with Artificial Emotional Intelligence for Good.

Zoom link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83997072661?pwd=Wm5NUURhWStOWjRCN21vVmVsZDJPZz09
Meeting ID: 839 9707 2661
Passcode: 043120

DEMONSTRATION: Organizer Scott continues leading weekly demonstrations for racial justice, 4:30-6 pm at 16th/Holden. Signs available if you don’t have one of your own.

LIGHT RAIL ADVISORY GROUP: Sound Transit‘s new Community Advisory Group for the West Seattle-Ballard light-rail line has its first meeting at 5 pm, online. Our preview has the agenda as well as the viewing link.

HOPE LUTHERAN SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE: 6 pm at the school (42nd SW and SW Oregon), prospective families are welcome to find out about learning opportunities.

CHIEF SEALTH IHS PTSA: 7 pm meeting, online. The link’s in our calendar listing.

MORE … on our calendar!

WEST SEATTLE SUNDAY: 10 notes

(Photo by Jerry Simmons)

From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar, here’s what’s happening in the hours ahead:

CHURCHES: Most continue streaming, along with holding in-person services. Here are this week’s links for 20+ West Seattle churches’ services.

OLG KINDERGARTEN OPEN HOUSE: 9:30-11 am, an in-person open house to learn about kindergarten at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic School (34th/Myrtle) – info’s in our calendar listing.

5K/10K RUN: Last of three in the series, 9:30 am today from Alki – if you’re not already signed up, day-of registration starts at 8:15 am.

WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: Still lots of fresh produce even in mid-autumn. Shop 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.) 9:22 AM UPDATE: The market is CLOSED today because of the weather.

TOYS FOR TOTS: During the market, you can drop off new unwrapped toys at the Kiwanis Club of West Seattle booth (west side, near the north end). (UPDATE: See market closure note above) … Also collecting for Toys For Tots: C&P Coffee Company (5612 California SW; WSB sponsor), open 7 am-7 pm.

SUNDAY RUN CLUB: Meet at noon at Ounces (3809 Delridge Way SW).

JIM PAGE: Singer-songwriter performing at C&P Coffee (5612 California SW; WSB sponsor), 3-5 pm, no cover.

NEED FOOD? White Center Community Dinner Church serves a free meal (take-away available) at 5 pm Sundays at the Salvation Army Center (9050 16th SW).

SUNDAY NIGHT KARAOKE: 8 pm to 1 am at Admiral Pub (2306 California SW).

SUNDAY NIGHT JAZZ: Triangular Jazztet at The Alley (4509 California SW), 8 pm and 9 pm sets.

Got an event for listing in our calendar and previews? Email westseattleblog@gmail.com – thank you!

WEST SEATTLE SATURDAY: 16 notes

(Friday night sunset, photographed by Theresa Arbow-O’Connor)

Good morning! Welcome to the weekend.

ROAD-WORK ALERTS: In West Seattle, SDOT says, “On 9th Ave SW & SW Portland St and 16th Ave SW & SW Holly St, our crews will be constructing speed humps on Saturday and Sunday from 7 AM to 3 PM.” … Also of note if you’re traveling along the downtown waterfront this weekend, also from SDOT: “Alaskan Way reduced to one lane in each direction between S. King St. and Columbia St. Traffic will shift to new lanes on Monday.”

DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS: Games are at Chief Sealth International High School (2600 SW Thistle), starting at 9 am today. The brackets are here.

CLEANUP: Starting at 10 am, the new CleanupSEA coalition has a multiple-location cleanup – four places to meet up. Locations and other details are in our preview.

CATS/KITTENS ADOPTION EVENT: Not in West Seattle but not far, and a West Seattle volunteer wanted you to know – Red Waggin’ Rescue has a meet-and-greet with adoptable cats and kittens at Dellino Law Group (6363 7th Ave South, #222), 10 am-1 pm.

ARROWHEAD GARDENS HOLIDAY CRAFT BAZAAR: 10 am-3 pm, come shop an amazing array of items handcrafted by the residents of Arrowhead Gardens – more than 20 vendors. (9200 2nd SW)

WRITING GROUP: 10:30 am at a West Seattle home – registration info in our calendar listing.

SOUTH DELRIDGE FARMERS’ MARKET: 11 am-3 pm, last one of the year. (9421 18th SW)

VACCINE POP-UP: 11 am-2:30 pm at the SDFM, 12+ (including those who need boosters) are welcome to walk up and get vaccinated.

CARMILIA’S 19TH ANNIVERSARY: 11 am, the Junction boutique (4528 California SW) opens for the second of four days of celebrating.

WINE! Viscon Cellars‘ tasting room is open 1-6 pm at 5910 California SW for tasting, sipping, and/or bottle purchases.

OUNCES TURNS FIVE: 5th anniversary celebration at Ounces (3809 Delridge Way SW), 2-9 pm with a toast at 5.

DELRIDGE GROCERY COOPERATIVE ANNUAL MEETING: 3 pm online, find out what’s ahead for Delridge Grocery Cooperativeour calendar listing has info on the meeting and on how to get the viewing/participation link.

KENYON HALL PRESENTS … a streamed concert, recorded at Kenyon Hall, with Ray Skjelbred, available all weekend. Go here to watch it and to find out how to support the venue.

‘CRAZYTOWN’: 7:30 pm, see the Seattle Lutheran High School Drama production of “Crazytown,” as previewed here, in the SLHS gym (4100 SW Genesee).

AT THE SKYLARK: James Carr Band headlines tonight’s slate at The Skylark (3803 Delridge Way SW), doors at 8, music at 9, 21+.

DRAG SHOW: West Seattle Drag Show with Dolly Madison, 9 pm at Admiral Pub (2306 California SW).

Are we missing something for today/tonight? Text 206-293-6302 – thank you!

West Seattle Art Walk and what else is ahead today/tonight

From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

WEST SEATTLE ART WALK: That’s the venue list/map for tonight’s Art Walk, both places where you’ll see art/meet artists, and establishments offering food/drink specials for Art Walk’ers. For specifics on what you’ll find at venues all over the peninsula, here’s this month’s preview. Tonight you can also celebrate The Art of Music with live performances at venues in Admiral and The Junction, 6-7:40 pm – details here.

Also happening in the hours ahead:

DINE OUT FOR HIGHLAND PARK ELEMENTARY: 4-9 pm, Proletariat Pizza (9622 16th SW) in White Center is donating part of the proceeds to the Highland Park Elementary PTA – be sure to mention the school when you order.

HERDING CATS: Local band plays a free show at The Skylark (3803 Delridge Way SW) tonight, 8 pm. Go early, have dinner!

Are we missing anything for today/tonight? Text 206-293-6302 – for further in the future, please email westseattleblog@gmail.com – thank you!

WEST SEATTLE WEDNESDAY: 9 events ahead

(Another view of Tuesday’s rainbow, tweeted by @missmisti)

From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar and inbox, here’s what’s happening in the hours ahead:

DINE OUT FOR ROXHILL ELEMENTARY: 10:30 am-10 pm, MOD Pizza‘s Westwood Village location is donating part of the proceeds to Friends of Roxhill Elementary – but you have to mention them or use a specific ordering code, which is in our calendar listing.

LEARN ABOUT MEDICARE: Presentation at the Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon), 11 am – details (and info about consultations tomorrow) are here.

WEST SEATTLE BRIDGE MEETING: The Community Task Force gets its monthly briefing at noon, online. The agenda and link for watching live are both in our preview.

HIGH POINT STAY HEALTHY STREET: Got feedback on what should happen next? Meet reps from SDOT at 34th/Myrtle, 2-4 pm today.

WORK WITH THE Y! The West Seattle YMCA (36th/Snoqualmie; WSB sponsor) has a hiring fair 4:30-7:30 pm – lots of opportunities – details here.

CITY COUNCIL BUDGET HEARING: Anything to say about the budget before it gets finalized later this month? 5:30 pm online hearing is all about feedback. The agenda explains how to sign up starting at 3:30 this afternoon.

ALKI STAY HEALTHY/KEEP MOVING STREET: An SDOT update on the Alki Point Keep Moving/Stay Healthy Street’s future is part of the agenda for tonight’s citywide Pedestrian Advisory Board meeting (which also includes the viewing link), 6 pm online.

34TH DISTRICT DEMOCRATS: Tonight’s online meeting of our area’s largest political organization starts with a 6:30 pm discussion of climate policy; the membership meeting officially starts at 7:15 pm and includes a mini-town hall with 34th District state legislators. Our calendar listing includes the link for registering to watch/participate.

BRENT AMAKER AND THE RODEO: Local band’s “surprise show” starts at 10 pm, after 7-10 karaoke, at Yen Wor Village (2300 California SW), as previewed here.

MORE: There’s even more in our calendar – and if you have something for it, email westseattleblog@gmail.com – thank you!

WEST SEATTLE TUESDAY: 5 events to know about for the rest of today/tonight

(Wind-fueled waves on Beach Drive this morning – thanks to Karen for the photo)

Major community events are scheduled for today/tonight, so while we’re continuing to update weather-related news here, we don’t want to miss the chance to preview what’s ahead:

FAUNTLEROY FERRY TERMINAL PROJECT: The Technical Advisory Group meets at 1 pm, following the two other advisory groups’ meetings last week (WSB coverage here). This is an online meeting and the public is welcome to watch/listen – find the registration link by scrolling down this page.

CAMP SECOND CHANCE COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE: This group finally has a new day and time – second Tuesdays at 6 pm, still online. Public welcome to hear updates and ask questions/provide comments about West Seattle’s only city-sanctioned tiny-house encampment. Info for participating/watching/listening is in our calendar listing.

WESTSIDE SCHOOL INFORMATION NIGHT: If you’re interested in preschool through 4th grade at Westside School (WSB sponsor), tonight’s information night – online – is for you. Registration info is here.

ADMIRAL NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL: As previewed here, this group is having a hybrid meeting – 7 pm at Admiral Church (4320 SW Hill), but you’re also welcome to participate by video/phone – that info is in our calendar listing.

FAUNTLEROY COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION: 7 pm board meeting, online. Community members welcome. Here’s the agenda; register to attend by going here.

WEST SEATTLE SUNDAY: 11 notes

(Saturday morning rainbow at Alki – photo sent by Yma)

We’re back on Pacific Standard Time – make sure you’ve got everything synched! Here’s what’s ahead today/tonight:

CHURCHES: Most are still streaming, along with offering in-person services. Here are this week’s links for 20+ West Seattle churches’ services.

WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: Still lots of fresh produce even in mid-autumn. Shop 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.)

TOYS FOR TOTS: During the market, you can drop off new unwrapped toys at the Kiwanis Club of West Seattle booth (west side, near the north end).

CONCERT CANCELED: The Kindie West concert by The Not-Its was canceled.

FAUNTLEROY FINE ART & HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW: 11 am-2 pm, it’s your last chance this year to shop the work of more than a dozen local artists. Fellowship Hall at Fauntleroy Church (9140 California SW).

ADMIRAL CHURCH SHELTER MEETING #2: Noon at Admiral Church (4320 SW Hill), the second info meeting about the church’s new partnership with Operation Nightwatch to shelter up to 10 men nightly in the sanctuary. Guest: Operation Nightwatch’s director.

SUNDAT RUN CLUB: Meet at noon at Ounces (3809 Delridge Way SW).

PK DWYER: Roots music at C&P Coffee (5612 California SW; WSB sponsor), 3-5 pm, no cover.

NEED FOOD? White Center Community Dinner Church serves a free meal (take-away available) at 5 pm Sundays at the Salvation Army Center (9050 16th SW).

SUNDAY NIGHT KARAOKE: 8 pm to 1 am at Admiral Pub (2306 California SW).

SUNDAY NIGHT JAZZ: Triangular Jazztet at The Alley (4509 California SW), 8 pm and 9 pm sets.

Got an event for listing in our calendar and previews? Email westseattleblog@gmail.com – thank you!

WEST SEATTLE SATURDAY: 12 notes

(Salmon at Longfellow Creek earlier this week – photo by Alex Erzen)

First weekend of November! Highlights for the hours ahead:

HIGH TIDES: These are potentially of note since today’s forecast is windy – 12.1 feet at 7:06 am, 11.8 feet at 5:48 pm.

GREEN SEATTLE DAY: Lots of volunteering! Friends of Lincoln Park has an event 9 am-noon with room for one more volunteer as of early this morning – info here. … Westcrest Park has room for 4, same times, info here … And 1 spot left at Herrings House Park (Tulaltx), info here.

METRO LEAGUE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Games are at Chief Sealth International High School (2600 SW Thistle) and Denny International Middle School (2601 SW Kenyon) today, starting at 8 am. The schedule is here, including WSHS and Sealth’s matches at 12:30 pm.

FAUNTLEROY FINE ART & HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW: Day 2 with more than a dozen artists selling their work in the Fellowship Hall at Fauntleroy Church (9140 California SW) – open 10 am to 4 pm today.

WRITING GROUP: 10:30 am at a West Seattle home – registration info in our calendar listing.

WINE! Viscon Cellars‘ tasting room is open 1-6 pm at 5910 California SW for tasting, sipping, and/or bottle purchases.

THE ROLL POD OPENS: 6 pm at 9602 16th SW, White Center’s newest restaurant opens.

TWELFTH NIGHT PRODUCTIONS CABARET FUNDRAISER: 6:30 pm online – our calendar listing has details, including how to be part of it.

SKYLARK GOES COUNTRY: Bryan Daisley Band with The Wayside, 7 pm at The Skylark (3203 Delridge Way SW), $8 cover.

LIVE MUSIC AT THE BEACH: 8 pm at J&J Public House (2808 Alki SW), live music led by Grammy winner Andrew Gouché. $10 cover.

DRAG SHOW: West Seattle Drag Show with Dolly Madison, 9 pm at Admiral Pub (2306 California SW).

FALL BACK: 2 am Sunday, clocks go back an hour and it becomes 1 am.

7 for your West Seattle Friday

November 5, 2021 9:31 am
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(Wednesday’s sunrise at Don Armeni, photographed by Marc Milrod)

Before we get to time-change weekend, here’s what’s up for today/tonight:

FRIENDSHIP AUCTION’S FINAL DAY: One last day to support the Southwest Seattle Historical Societyhere’s how.

WEST SEATTLE VACCINE CLINIC: The new clinic at Neighborhood House (6400 Sylvan Way SW) opens again today, first time since vaccination was authorized for kids 5-11, but note that appointments are required for that age group.

FOOTBALL: Two games at Nino Cantu Southwest Athletic Complex (2801 SW Thistle) – at 4:30 pm, West Seattle HS vs. Thomas Jefferson; at 7:30 pm, Chief Sealth IHS vs.. Franklin Pierce.

FAUNTLEROY FINE ART AND HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW: 5-8 pm at Fauntleroy Church (9140 California SW), it’s your first chance to shop this year’s show, featuring more than a dozen artists – listed here.

FEEST FALL FUNDRAISER: 6 pm online event supporting this program in area schools – our calendar listing has info on attending.

ANDREW GOUCHE: Live at J&J Public House (2808 Alki SW) at 8 pm, $10 cover.

TRIPLE BILL: 8 pm at The Skylark (3803 Delridge Way SW) – here’s who’s playing tonight.

Something for our calendar? westseattleblog@gmail.com – thank you!

WEST SEATTLE THURSDAY: Design Review x 2, another ferry-dock advisory group; Westside School info night, music, more


(Photo by Machel Spence)

From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar and inbox, here are highlights of what’s ahead today/tonight:

FAUNTLEROY FERRY TERMINAL PROJECT: Last night, the Community Advisory Group for the Fauntleroy ferry-terminal/dock replacement project met; today, the Executive Advisory Group – which includes elected officials – meets at 2 pm, also online, also open to public viewing. Go here to register to get the link (scroll down the page to find information on the EAG).

VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS: U10, U12, U13 & U14 players can try out for the West Seattle Reign (WSB sponsor) 5-7:30 pm tonight at Seattle Lutheran High School (4100 SW Genesee) – info’s in our calendar listing.

DESIGN REVIEW X 2: The Southwest Design Review Board has two online project reviews tonight – at 5 pm, the 8-story mixed-use building at 4406 36th SW – our preview (with design packet) is here; viewing/listening/commenting info for the meeting is here; our coverage of the first review last year is here. Then at 7 pm. the 8-story apartment project at 3010 SW Avalon Way gets its first review; our preview (with design packet) is here; viewing/listening/commenting info for the meeting is here.

WESTSIDE SCHOOL INFO NIGHT: 6 pm online, prospective middle-school families (5th-8th grades) are invited to learn more about Westside School (WSB sponsor) – our calendar listing has details and the email address for getting the link.

CHOIR CONCERT: The Chief Sealth International High School and Denny International Middle School choirs perform tonight, and you can watch via livestream starting at 7 pm – top link on this page.

NORTH HIGHLINE UNINCORPORATED AREA COUNCIL: If you’re in White Center or other communities just south of the city limits, this is your community council, and it’s meeting online at 7 pm. The preview on our partner site White Center Now has agenda details and how to participate via video or phone.

BATTLESTAR KALAKALA: Monthly night to get your groove on at The Skylark (3803 Delridge Way SW), 9 pm.

Fauntleroy ferry terminal meeting, D-1 Community Network, more for the rest of your West Seattle Wednesday

(Lincoln Park photo by Theresa Arbow-O’Connor)

Now that the low bridge has reopened, we’re moving on to a quick look at what’s up for today:

SOUTHWEST SEATTLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY ONLINE AUCTION: Bidding continues. Details in our calendar listing.

QUESTIONS ABOUT RAPIDRIDE ROAD WORK? The King County project team working on the RapidRide H Line-related projects, such as 15th/Roxbury, 26th/Roxbury, 26th north of Roxbury, and White Center/Burien areas, has every-other-week online “office hours” if you have questions – just drop in between 4 pm and 5 pm – here’s how:

We hope you’ll join us to learn more about the project and to ask questions! These are informal events; we welcome you to come and go as you please.

Meetings will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the following dates:

November 3, 2021
November 17, 2021

To join online, click the following link: Click here to join the meeting
To join by phone, call: 206-485-0017; Conference ID: 343 764 643#

FAUNTLEROY FERRY TERMINAL MEETING: The Community Advisory Group for the Fauntleroy ferry-terminal-replacement project has its third meeting tonight, online at 6 pm. This page has information on how to watch/listen.

DISTRICT 1 COMMUNITY NETWORK: This coalition of community advocates/groups from around West Seattle and South Park has its monthly meeting online at 7 pm. Our calendar listing has information on watching/listening.

WEST SEATTLE TUESDAY: Voting deadline, Tales From the Hearth, Tae Kwon Do, more…

(Today’s sunrise, photographed by Doug Eglington)

First, it’s Election Day, so you have until 8 pm to vote if you use a King County Elections dropbox – here are the five closest ones, all outdoors:

-South side of SW Alaska west of California SW in The Junction
-Northeast side of High Point Library at 3411 SW Raymond
-In front of the administration building at South Seattle College (6000 16th SW; WSB sponsor)
-On the east side of White Center Library at 1409 SW 107th
-On the west side of South Park Library at 8604 8th Ave. S.

You can scroll through our recent coverage here.

Here are other notes for the rest of today/tonight, from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

SOUTHWEST SEATTLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY ONLINE AUCTION: Bidding starts today! Details in our calendar listing.

RIDE IN THE RAIN CHALLENGE: Continues today and all month – details in our preview.

DEMONSTRATE FOR RACIAL JUSTICE: 4:30-6 pm at 16th and Holden, weekly signwaving with Scott.

WEST SEATTLE TAE KWON DO: Starting tonight at High Point Community Center (6920 34th SW)!

The West Seattle Tae Kwon Do Club has started up its in-person classes again at High Point Community Center. Adults (18 and older) can sign up to learn Tae Kwon Do, a Korean martial art known for its fast sparring techniques, dynamic forms, and strong kicks. Classes cost only $40/month and meet Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00-7:30 pm. The first class for November is on Tuesday, November 2 from 6:00-7:30pm. We will be wearing face masks and will be appropriately distanced for safety. New students can join at any time and beginners are definitely welcome!

Check out our website at http://westseattle.choitkd.org/, email westseattletkd@gmail.com for questions, or call (206) 684-7422 for registration information.

TALES FROM THE HEARTH: Join West Seattle Toastmasters 832 online at 6:30 pm for spooky stories and more! Here’s how.

Got something for our calendar and previews? westseattleblog@gmail.com – thank you!

What’s up for your West Seattle Monday

November 1, 2021 10:25 am
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(Photo by James Riley)

From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS: Visit the South Park Library website for an online video by Amaranta Sandys showing how to make a craft for Day of the Dead; you can also go to the library in person for a free kit while supplies last. The branch is open 1 pm-8 pm today at 8604 8th Ave. S.

SKELETON THEATRE: One more night to see this year’s live animatronic show, 6 pm-9 pm at 36th/Hanford, or watch it online at skeletontheatre.com.

TRIVIA X 3: Three locations for Monday night trivia – 7 pm at The Good Society (California/Lander), 7 pm at Best of Hands (35th/Webster), 7:30 pm at The Skylark (3803 Delridge Way SW).

LAST DAY TO APPLY: Interested in being on the Community Advisory Group for West Seattle (and Ballard) light rail? 5 pm today is the (extended) deadline to apply – our previous story explains how.

West Seattle Junction trick-or-treating, other Halloween happenings, and what else is up for your Sunday

October 31, 2021 6:25 am
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(Photo by Jerry Simmons)

First, here’s the Halloween lineup for today/tonight, followed by what else is up;

HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS: Our West Seattle Halloween Guide has dozens of display locations, most with pics, sent to us in recent weeks.

TRICK-OR-TREAT AT YOUNGSTOWN: Trick-or-treating at Youngstown Coffee in Morgan Junction (6032 California SW) – candy and stickers – open 8 am-4 pm.

TRICK-OR-TREAT IN THE JUNCTION: West Seattle Junction Harvest Festival business trick-or-treating, 10 am-2 pm. The Farmers’ Market is on as usual; trick-or-treating is in front of businesses along the sidewalks, plus a few bonus locations such as the KeyBank plaza on the southwest corner of California/Alaska. See you there – we’ll be there updating as it goes!

TRICK-OR-TREAT AT PAPER BOAT: Paper Boat Booksellers (6040 California SW) will give out candy bags (open 11 am-5 pm).

HALLOWEEN AT TAILS TO ASTONISH: Tails to Astonish Halloween Spooktacular! 12-7 pm. “Join us for our 1st annual Halloween Spooktacular! Free candy & comics for anyone in a costume! Costume contest at 6 pm. Winner gets $20 in store credit! 10% off all Back Issues, Toys and Statues! Make sure we are part of your trick or treat plans!” (4850 California SW)

CANDY CRAWL: Trick-or-treat at Daystar (2615 SW Barton; WSB sponsor), 2-5 pm – details in our calendar listing.

DOWNTOWN WHITE CENTER TRICK-OR-TREATING: White Center business trick-or-treating, starting at 3 pm – 16th SW and beyond.

GRACE CHURCH TRUNK-OR-TREAT: “Excited to see you at our Trunk or Treat on October 31st from 4-6 pm! We are located at 10323 28th Ave SW, between White Center and West Seattle. It is an easy, fun, safe way to Trick or Treat without any scary tricks. Can’t wait to see you here! More information on our website.”

SKELETON THEATRE: Animatronic Skeleton Theatre returns, in person and online! In-person 6-minute show “Get Silly” every 10 minutes or so 6-9 pm both nights, 36th/Hanford. Online version will be published here sometimd today/tonight.

HAUNTED ALLEY: Special trick-or-treat location in Arbor Heights, 6-8 pm – details here.

NIGHTFALL ORPHANAGE, spooky experience at 2130 Alki SW – extended hours tonight, 6:30-11 pm. Details in our calendar listing.

SING IT: Halloween karaoke at Admiral Pub (2306 California SW), 9:30 pm.

Now, from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar, the non-Halloween lineup:

(Saturday sunrise, photographed by Marc Milrod)

CHURCHES: Most are still streaming, along with offering in-person services. Here are this week’s links for 20+ West Seattle churches’ services.

CLUB VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS: West Seattle Reign (WSB sponsor) has tryouts 10 am-12:30 pm today for club volleyball, U10, U12, U13 & U14 Girls & Boys, at Seattle Lutheran High School (4100 SW Genesee) – register at westseattlereign.com.

WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: Still lots of fresh produce even as we get deeper into fall. Shop 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.)

TOYS FOR TOTS: During the market, you can drop off new unwrapped toys at the Kiwanis Club of West Seattle booth (west side, near the north end).

CARDHALLA AT MEEPLES: All weekend, people have been building a huge house of cards at Meeples Games (3727 California SW), continuing today (open at noon) until it all gets knocked down at 5 pm (throwing coins that’ll be collected as a charity fundraiser)! Stop in and be part of it.

COMMUNITY ART SHOWCASE: Last day to see what your neighbors are showing at Southwest Library (9010 35th SW), which is open noon-5 pm today.

NEED FOOD? White Center Community Dinner Church serves a free meal (take-away available) at 5 pm Sundays at the Salvation Army Center (9050 16th SW).

Got an event for listing in our calendar and previews? Email westseattleblog@gmail.com – thank you!

Hallo-weekend events and more for your West Seattle Saturday

(Spooky summer camp – part of Patricia’s display on 38th near Stevens)

Hallo-weekend is here! But we have non-Halloween happenings too. From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar and Halloween Guide, the lineup for today/tonight:

ROAD-WORK ALERTS: SDOT plans work at these three spots – 16th/Austin concrete-panel work between 7 am and 5 pm, with steel panels then placed over the new concrete so it can harden, to be removed Sunday; Corson and Michigan in Georgetown, 6 am-11 am, updating street striping; “minor pavement repairs in various locations” in South Park, 7 am-5 pm.

HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS: ~30 locations in our Halloween Guide, some better by day, some better by night (most have photos).

SCAVENGER HUNT: West Seattle Junction Harvest Fest Scavenger Hunt through Sunday – get your map at participating businesses.

TREATS AT YOUNGSTOWN COFFEE: Trick-or-treating at Youngstown Coffee (6032 California SW) in Morgan Junction – candy and stickers – open 8 am-4 pm.

ALKI BEACH BUSINESS TRICK-OR-TREATING: First time for businesses at the beach! See the newest map here. 10 am-noon.

BROCANTE BEACH HOUSE TRICK-OR-TREAT & MORE: Not only can you trick-or-treat at Brocante Beach House (2622 Alki SW) during the Alki Beach trick-or-treat event, they’re open until 6 pm with giveaways too – details here.

SEATTLE SPEAKING PROJECT HALLOWEEN OPEN HOUSE: Online at 10 am – details here.

MUSIC AT C & P: Marco de Carvalho, 10:30 am-noon at C & P Coffee (5612 California SW).

(added) CROSS-COUNTRY: West Seattle High School runners are competing in districts at Lake Sammamish State Park today, “the varsity boys team and 3 varsity girls who qualify as individuals … boys at 11:45 and girls at 12:30.”

‘OPEN CREEK’: Noon-3 pm, visit Fauntleroy Creek – you might see salmon, since a few spawners have shown up! Our preview explains where to go to catch up with volunteers who’ll answer your questions and explain what’s been happening.

LOG HOUSE MUSEUM TRICK-OR-TREATING & MORE: Log House Museum trick-or-treating, plus spooky crafts and storytimes, noon-4 pm – details in our calendar listing.

HAPPY HOWL-O-WEEN PET COSTUME PARTYy: Happening at Highland Park Corner Store (7789 Highland Park Way), 2-5 pm – details in our calendar listing.

SPOOKY TOWN GRAB ‘N’ GO: 2-5 pm at Steve Cox Memorial Park in White Center (1321 SW 102nd) – details in our calendar listing.

SPOOKY INTERACTIVE ART GALLERY, 5:30-10 pm. RSVP to get the location (which is in West Seattle) – text 206-272-0721.

“NIGHTFALL ORPHANAGE:: Spooky experience at 2130 Alki SW, 7-10 pm – here’s the trailer:

Details in our calendar listing

‘COME AS YOU AREN’T’ The annual Halloween battle-of-the-bands concert at The Skylark (3803 Delridge Way SW), 7 pm, 21+, $20 at the door. Lineup here.

DINNER & DANCING: That’s part of the 7-11 pm White Center Eagles Halloween Party (10452 15th SW) – info here.

DRAG SHOW: Halloween edition of West Seattle Drag Show with Dolly Madison, 9 pm at Admiral Pub (2306 California SW).

AURORA TONIGHT? We’ll be keeping an eye on the outlook for aurora viewing tonight, thanks to West Seattle educator/expert skywatcher Alice Enevoldsen, who is updating via Twitter as always. (Alice’s general advice for aurora-watching is here.)

Something to add? westseattleblog@gmail.com – thank you!