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West Seattle Blog… | WEST SEATTLE SATURDAY: 17 notes!

ByStephanie M. Akbar

Jun 11, 2022

(The Brothers, photographed Friday night by James Bratsanos)

Welcome to the weekend! Here are the highlights of the BMS West Seattle Events Calendarpreview inbox and archive:

TRAFFIC ALERTS: SDOT two for today:

Saturday afternoon between noon and 5 p.m., we will lay out traffic lanes at 17th and SW Henderson Street. We will extend two crosswalks, install bicycle markings and paint barriers in addition to signage work. Please anticipate short-term traffic delays when navigating the area.

Saturday (and Sunday) we will be working on a walkway extension on Sylvan Way SW between SW Holly St and Sylvan Heights Dr. This work is scheduled to begin as early as 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. both days. Our trucks will move in and out of the roadway as we complete this work. Please anticipate slowdowns in the area.

PROFIT FROM THE SALE OF PLANTS: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., lots of plants, fundraising to fight against lung cancer. (3703 SW 107th)

CELEBRATION FOR JAMES RASMUSSEN: Longtime local attorney retires and leaves state; a farewell event takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Events in El Rio (836 S. Kenyon, South Park).

BIG DISCOVERY SHOP SALE: Boutique Junction non-profit benefiting the American Cancer Society has a 50% off storewide that continues today. Open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. (4535 California SW)

SHOREWOOD ON SOUND SALES: Another Community Garage Sale Day! 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., dozens of sales in Shorewood on the Sound, a neighborhood in Burien. The link for their map is in our overview.

SOUTH DELRIDGE FARMERS MARKET: 10am-2pm, the fortnightly market is held at academy of hope (9421 18th SW).

ROCK AND GEM SHOW WEST OF SEATTLE: 10am-5pm today (and tomorrow) at Alki Masonic Hall (4735 40th SW). A strong point : “Fossils and minerals of the world is thrilled to perform at the West Seattle Rock Club’s Gem & Mineral show.

MORNING MUSIC: Marco de Carvalho and his friendsfrom 10:30 a.m. to noon at C&P Coffee Company (5612 California SW; WSB sponsor).

BENEFIT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: West Seattle 10U Pee-Wee All-Stars tournament all weekend, with games 11am-3.30pm today – see the program here. Also: “We would like to invite everyone to come and support us by purchasing a meatball sub from Uncle Polly’s meatball cart in which Uncle Polly will donate the funds to the baseball league. WS Pee Wee.” UPDATE: Play begins at 1:15 p.m. due to post-rain preparations. (7226 12th SW)

VIETNAMESE CULTURAL CENTER: Open to visitors from noon to 3 p.m. as listed here. (2234 SW Orchard)

WOODEN HOUSE MUSEUM: The Seattle Southwest Historical Society has reopened its museum on Alki, and you can visit it from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. (61st/Stevens)

WHITE CENTER PRIDE FESTIVAL The White Center Pride Street Festival is back! Vendors’ lounge from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Entertainment until 11 p.m. – see the program here. Food and beverage specials at participating WC locations with a wristband – $15 in advance here, $20 at the festival.

WEST SEATTLE HS CAR SHOW: 1-4 p.m. in the school parking lot (3000 California SW), as previewed here. Non-competitive – just bring your car to show off!

FISH BASEBALLS: To see the DubSea Fish Fingers play the Redmond Dudes tonight at 6:05 p.m. at Steve Cox Memorial Park (1321 SW 107th), with advance tickets you can purchase here to enjoy West Seattle Baseball.

EVENING MUSIC AT C&P: 7-9 p.m., Roo Forrest and his friends perform at C&P Coffee Company (5612 California SW; WSB sponsor).

AT THE KENYON HALL: The Ray Skjelbred Trio performs at 7:30 p.m. at the historic Kenyon Room (7904 35th SW):

The Ray Skjelbred Trio play classic hot jazz, swing and blues inspired by Chicago music of the 1920s and 1930s. Each musician has many years of experience and a strong historical sense of the music they offer to interpret, as well as the sense of audacity to explore new ideas in traditional forms.

Tickets are $15 adults, $10 seniors (55+) and students (6-18), children 5 and under free. E-mail [email protected] to reserve the ticket(s).

DRAG SHOW AT THE ADMIRAL PUB: Saturday is the night for Dolly Madison‘s show at Admiral pub (2306 California SW), 9 p.m.

Anything to add, for today/tonight or beyond? E-mail [email protected] – Thanks!


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