West Seattle Blog… | Summer Fest Eve, West Seattle Art Walk, low tide, much more for your Thursday

Looking forward to the rest of today / tonight – first the spotlight event:

SUMMER PARTY EVENING: The streets close this afternoon in The Junction for West Seattle Summer Party setup, starting with California SW north of Oregon around noon, which is why the parking ban signs are out. California between Oregon and Edmunds and Alaska between 42nd and 44th is then scheduled to close around 6 p.m. 16.00 As it has become a tradition, you are invited to come and walk the streets and enjoy the evening. Searching Hvalstien‘s table to get started on the festival’s killer whale activity. And, as mentioned in our previous preview, it includes the Junction sites that participate in West Seattle Art Walkwhere our list for today / tonight continues:

JULIENS WEST SEATTLE ART WALK: This is the venue list – not only companies where you will find art and / or artists, but also food / drink offers for Art Walk participants. For previews and details, see the WSAW website. While The Junction has always been the heart of the Art Walk, you can enjoy art all over the peninsula, from Alki to Arbor Heights, “5pm to late.”

THE ART OF MUSIC: To complement the visual arts party, which is laid out across the Art Walk map, two live performances are planned tonight, both 18-19: 40 – Close to camera on KeyBank Plaza (California / Alaska) and Alyvia Miller at Welcome Road Winery in South Admiral:

Read more about tonight’s featured musicians – with links to video previews – by going here.

And all that is only pqrt of what is happening!

BLOCK DROP: As shown here, you are invited to participate in Block Drop mini cleanups – today equipment is available at 26th and Brandon until 6 p.m.

LOW-LOW: Today the tide is out at an ultra-low -4.0 feet again, at. 11:55. Seattle Aquarium beach nature researchers are out until 14.00. (We do not yet have an update today on water safety between Alki Point and Andover, but we will check it.)

WATER POOLS OPEN: Sunny and warm today, so the city opens the pools scheduled for Thursday operation. In western Seattle, that means Delridge (4501 Delridge Way SW), noon-5:30 p.m. Lincoln Park (8011 Fauntleroy Way SW), noon-7 p.m. Highland Park Spraypark at 1100 SW Cloverdale is also open at 11.00-20.00.

COLMAN POOL OPEN: Dinner-19.00, swim in the saltwater pool on the coast at Lincoln Park (8011 Fauntleroy Way SW).

THE AUDIO COMMITTEE: Kl. At 13.30, a discussion on a possible change to the “preferred alternative” route for the West Seattle / Ballard light rail is on the agenda for Sound Transit Board‘s system extension committee (hybrid meeting – public comment will be taken in person and online).

PARK DISTRICT PUBLIC HEARING: As previewed here yesterday, the city council meets as it The Park District Boardholds a public hearing at 17.30 on the next six-year funding cycle for this property tax-funded source of additional funding for Seattle Parks and Recreation (hybrid meeting – public comment will be taken in person and online).

OPEN MIC FOR ALL AGES ON SKYLARK: 17.00 registrations start this special open microphone for all ages at The lark (3803 Delridge Way SW), sponsored by the nearby Mode Music Studios (which is also a WSB sponsor).

BLUES NIGHT ON SITE: 17.30 blues music at The Spot West Seattle (2920 SW Avalon Way).

ULTIMATE AT FAIRMOUNT: 6pm, Thursday night summer time Ultimate pickup games are back at Fairmount Playfield (5400 Fauntleroy Way SW).

OPEN MIC AT C & P: Come and share your talent with the world at C & P Coffee Company (5612 California SW; WSB Sponsor), at 19.00.

One more remark:

BASTILLEDAG QUIZ: resident of West Seattle Julia Douthwaite Viglione offers a trivia quiz, with a prize, in honor of Bastille Day Today. Find it here.

Do you have something to add to our calendar? Email info to westseattleblog@gmail.com – thank you!

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