West Seattle Blog… | Duwamish Alive!, egg hunts, college volleyball, more for your Saturday in West Seattle


(Seagull at Seacrest, photographed by Olivia Lotz)

Here’s how the weekend begins – with our list of events and reminders, mostly from the WSB West Seattle Events Calendar:

REMINDER OF WORK: SDOT plans to work at the 45th/Admiral today, installing the flashing beacon panel which is the art of a set of crossing improvements.

HOLY WEEK SERVICES: Local churches that have sent us their schedules have services today/tonight, listed here.

SECOND NIGHT OF EASTER: See the West Seattle Synagogue schedule Kol HaNeshamah for the Passover celebrations.

EGG HUNT: Four in West Seattle today:
Fauntleroy Community AssociationNeighborhood-Wide Egg Hunt, Last Day – Details Here
Delridge Community Center (4501 Delridge Way SW) at 10am – details here
Lincoln Park (8011 Fauntleroy Way SW) at 10am – details here
Ounces (3809 Delridge Way SW) at 3 p.m. – details here

DUWAMISH ALIVE! Although all volunteer positions are filled, you are encouraged to Duwamish alive! for the opening ceremony at həʔapus village park (4500 Duwamish Trail).

Duwamish alive! is a collaborative, watershed-wide effort to improve the health of our salmon by restoring their habitat, which provides food, shelter and fresh, clean water. Beginning at 10:00 a.m., volunteers will restore native habitat in multiple city parks and open spaces from Seattle to Auburn as part of the ongoing effort to keep our river alive and healthy for our communities, salmon and Puget Sound, proving that many people working together can make a substantial difference in improving the health of our region. Visitors will learn about the river, its salmon, wildlife and communities through special programming and information from həʔapus Village Park & ​​Shoreline Habitat, located at the Duwamish Tribe ancestral site along the river. Meet the organizations working to improve and protect the river and its habitats. Take home a FREE NATIVE PLANT from the Duwamish Longhouse while visiting their “Return of the Spirit – A Story of Duwamish and Settlers” exhibit.

Scheduled speakers include Duwamish Tribe chair Cecile Hansen and the mayor of Seattle Bruce Harrel.

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: the University of Washington beach volleyball team welcomes the invitation husky tournament all weekend at Alki, with play starting today at 10am.

SALE OF JEWELRY: One week to go – the whole store at Wyatt’s Jewelers (WSB sponsor) is 30% off! Open today at Village of Westwood (2600 SW Barton), 10am-6pm.

MORNING MUSIC LIVE AT C&P COFFEE: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Marco de Carvalho and his friends perform at C&P Coffee Company (5612 California SW; WSB sponsor). No cover.

FREE WEEKLY WRITERS GROUP: Welcome to new participants. 10:30 a.m. – go here to register and get the meeting address. Full details are in our calendar listing.

COMMUNITY CLEANUP: Since Eriknews of a cleanup from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at and near the Park from the Rotary point of view encampment (35th/Alaska). The group organizing the cleanup said camp residents plan to participate. They will also have cleanup opportunities along 35th SW if you don’t want to enter the park. Equipment and bags provided. If you have any questions, contact Erik at 206-852-9552.

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 noon to 4 p.m., (61st/Stevens)

DIY EVENT FOR CHILDREN: A special reason to visit the Log House Museum – a craft event for kids from noon to 2 p.m., a chance to have fun and learn history through old-fashioned craft creation.

WINE TIME: Caves Viscon‘ (5910 California SW; WSB Sponsor) is open 1-6 p.m., for tasting or wine by the glass/bottle.

OPEN MIC: Go play The West Seattle Spot (2920 SW Avalon Way), 6 p.m.!

EVENING MUSIC @ C&P COFFEE: Singer-songwriter C.E. Frazier to C&P Coffee Company (5612 California SW; sponsor WSB), 7 p.m., no coverage.

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] – Thank you!


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