City of Seattle
Alki Car Free Day will feature a 5k Run/Walk booths, a parade and a skidding party put on by the Alki Beach Creeps. The event will begin at 9:20AM with the Run/Walk and the party will get underway at 11AM.

Alki Car Free Day will feature Run/Walk, parade and party

Alki Beach Creeps have added a 'Skidding Party"

As part of the City of Seattle's "Seattle Summer Streets" the annual Alki Car Free Day is set for May 18 from 11 AM – 5 PM. No parking starts at 8AM.

Alki Ave S.W. (from California Ave SW to 63rd Ave SW) will be closed to cars but open to pedestrians, bikes and much more.

You can participate in the West Seattle 5K Run/Walk in the morning, sponsored by the West Seattle High School PTSA. The race starts at 9:20 AM. Pre-registration is suggested. Stay for the street party starting at 11 AM.

For the second year the Alki Beach Creeps a local bike group will staging a costume bike parade and party celebrating freedom in the streets. The parade will start at 1:00pm, on the corner of 63rd and Alki Ave. All ages are welcome.

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On The Go - Week of 4-21-14


GriefShare Support Group
Grace Church
10323 28th Ave. S.W.
Saturdays, Now through May 17, 10 a.m.—noon. This international grief recovery support group is open to anyone who has lost a loved one to death. You can start at anytime and it doesn’t matter how long ago the death occurred. There is a one time cost of $15 for a journal. Contact: Barb at 206-932-7459 or Grace Church 206-937-8400.

Dessert Tea & Harp Concert
High Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave. S.W.
Sat., April 26, 2-3:30 p.m. Join the Seattle Parks Lifelong Recreation Program and the West Seattle Discovery Shop as they present scrumptious dessert, delicious tea and beautiful harp music by Michelle Wilcox. Cost is $8/prepay or $10/day of. Treat a friend to a special afternoon.

Premier Soccer Open Sessions & Tryouts

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Stu Hennesey
A piece of construction gear rips down the walls of the house at 5625 18th S.W. in preparation for the construction of the Puget Ridge Edible Park.

SLIDESHOW: Demolition underway for Puget Ridge Edible Park

The house that has been on the site of the future Puget Ridge Edible Park came down under the claw of construction equipment on April 21.

This project, selected for the first round of Parks and Green Spaces Levy Opportunity Funding, will now move into its next phase. The concept is to create an urban community farm which is a neighborhood meeting place, a community food garden and a test site for environmentally conscientious sustainability.

The land at 5265 18th Ave S.W. was acquired for $520,000.

You can get on the mailing list for the project here. and join them on Facebook here.

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