January 10th, 2017 Tracy Posted in Holidays, How to Help, Parks, White Center news No Comments »
On Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day next Monday, it’s again a Day of Service, with many volunteer opportunities around the nation. Here’s one in White Center, from Lina:
Celebrate MLK Day with King County Parks staff and neighbors as we work to improve the health of White Center Heights Park. Event is 10 am-2 pm and we will be learning about the plants and animals of the park, digging out blackberry and planting native trees and shrubs. Please contact Lina Rose for more information – firstname.lastname@example.org , 206.491.5014
Here’s where to find WCH Park.
December 18th, 2016 Tracy Posted in Holidays, White Center news Comments Off on VIDEO: White Center Christmas Tree Lighting 2016
Santa and friends reigned in White Center on Saturday night, at the community Christmas Tree Lighting celebration right outside Mac’s Triangle Pub.
As previewed here on Friday, local businesses and organizations joined forces to make it happen. At 6 pm, the music started, and just after 6:30, with a countdown … and the help of Santa and Ms.Claus … the tree was lit:
Warm beverages were offered to keep spirits bright despite the below-freezing temperature.
It’s been six years now since the community Christmas tree tradition was revived in 2010.
December 16th, 2016 Tracy Posted in Holidays, White Center news Comments Off on White Center Christmas Tree Lighting set for Saturday
Just in – word of White Center’s next big holiday celebration:
This Saturday 12.17.2016 at 6 pm, celebrate the holidays at White Center’s community Christmas tree! Try out some hot beverages from new White Center shop Moonshot Coffee, dance to DJ TTop, and take photos with Santa!
Located at Roxbury and 16th Ave SW in front of Mac’s Triangle Pub .
Food donations are accepted and will be delivered to the White Center Food Bank.
Primarily sponsored by:
The Triangle Pub
Tom the Live Butcher
White Center Tools
With additional donations from:
The White Center Chamber of Commerce
White Center Community Development Association
For questions contact Tommy of Tommysound, White Center Chamber of Commerce Vice President, 206.229.7937
December 20th, 2015 Tracy Posted in Holidays, White Center news 3 Comments »
With just five days until Christmas, White Center has a tree. We’d been wondering if the plaza in the South Delridge triangle would be graced with one this year, since it’s usually up in early December but none was in sight as of just the other day – and then tonight, came the note from Mac’s Triangle Pub that a tree was up and lit, courtesy of the pub and Meat The Live Butcher. Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night!
November 8th, 2015 Tracy Posted in Holidays, Libraries, White Center news Comments Off on Next Friday and Saturday: White Center Library Guild’s Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale
Friday and Saturday, don’t miss the White Center Library Guild‘s Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale – which helps the guild raise money for extra programs at the library. The new library remains under construction, so this one’s at the “old” branch, 11220 16th SW – 11 am-4 pm on Friday (November 13th), 11 am-3 pm on Saturday.
May 25th, 2015 Tracy Posted in Holidays, White Center news Comments Off on White Center Memorial Day 2015: Holiday info
(WCN photo: Veterans’ Triangle Park at 16th/Roxbury/Delridge)
Some helpful information for this holiday Monday:
TRANSPORTATION: Metro is on a Sunday schedule … Sound Transit Route 160 also is on a Sunday schedule.
SCHOOLS: Highline Public Schools are closed, as are most if not all independent schools.
LIBRARIES: King County branches are closed today.
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE HOLIDAY … according to the official USPS list.
MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY AT FOREST LAWN: In West Seattle at 2 pm, all are welcome at Forest Lawn Cemetery for the traditional Memorial Day event with American Legion Post 160 and VFW Post 2713. (6701 30th SW)
December 23rd, 2014 Tracy Posted in Food, Holidays, White Center news Comments Off on Taqueria La Fondita #2’s gift to you: Free food on Christmas Eve
A holiday reminder from Oscar Brambila of Taqueria La Fondita #2 – tomorrow, Christmas Eve, is their annual gift to you – free food between 11 am and 4 pm! Tacos, burritos, and free drinks, according to the announcement he sent, something they’ve done for more than a decade. They’re at 9811 15th SW, and expecting Santa Claus at noon.
November 27th, 2014 Tracy Posted in Beverages, Holidays, White Center news Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving! Where to get coffee today
Two White Center coffee shops have announced they’re open this morning – Caffe Delia downtown, and Dubsea Coffee in Greenbridge. 8 am-noon for both, so wherever you are, you can get local coffee to go with your Thanksgiving breakfast.
November 20th, 2014 Tracy Posted in Holidays, White Center news Comments Off on White Center holidays: McLendon trees due
7:47 AM: If you just can’t wait to get your tree up for the holidays – even with Thanksgiving still a week away – McLendon Hardware tells us they’re expecting their first delivery today. According to manager Matt, “We will be carrying Douglas Fir, Grand Fir, Noble Fir, and Nordmann Firs all of various sizes ranging from 2 ft. to as tall as 9 ft. New additions to our selection this year include a 5-6 ft. sheared Douglas Fir, and a 5-7 ft. Natural (un-sheared) Noble Fir.” The store’s at 10210 16th SW.
11 AM UPDATE: Matt now tells us they’ve had a delay and the trees are expected on November 24th – next Monday.
November 6th, 2014 Tracy Posted in Holidays, White Center Library, White Center news Comments Off on Tomorrow and Saturday: White Center Library Guild Holiday Bazaar & Book Sale!
No, it is NOT too soon to think “holidays.” White Center Library Guild is having its popular annual bazaar and book sale the next two days – Friday and Saturday – and hopes you will come celebrate – all the details are above.
June 25th, 2014 Tracy Posted in Holidays, White Center news Comments Off on Fireworks sales begin in unincorporated King County on Saturday
From the state Fire Marshal’s Office:
Consumer firework sales across the state will begin at noon on Saturday, June 28 and continue until 9:00 p.m. on July 5. State Fire Marshal Chuck Duffy reminds residents to “know the laws before purchasing and discharging fireworks,” and “only purchase legal fireworks.” This year 937 retail fireworks stand licenses were issued.
Statewide sales and discharge period allowed by RCW 70.77.395
Sales Period/Discharge Period
12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m./12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
June 29 – July 3
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m./9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m./9:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m./9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
November 26th, 2013 Tracy Posted in Holidays, White Center news Comments Off on White Center holidays: Christmas Tree lighting set for December 7
Just got confirmation from Vy Nguyen at the White Center Community Development Association that this year’s Christmas tree lighting at Triangle Park is set – 5 pm December 7th. Keep track with this Facebook event page!
November 23rd, 2013 Tracy Posted in Businesses, Holidays, White Center news Comments Off on More White Center Christmas trees: McLendon Hardware
At least two places in White Center are already selling holiday trees – McLendon Hardware is one. Store manager Tony Barnes e-mailed to say they have received their first shipment of almost 500 trees and are selling them now:
We (are) carrying four varieties and trees as tall as 10’. Our selection will include Noble Firs, Nordman Fir ( replaces Frazier Firs), Douglas Firs, and lastly Grand Firs, all from local suppliers.
“The Seasonal Help” at Village Green Perennial Nursery has cut and live trees on sale now too – more on them later today! From Thanksgiving events to Christmas tree lots to New Year’s celebrations, if you have holiday-season information to announce, please send it to us at email@example.com. Thanks!
November 20th, 2013 Tracy Posted in Holidays, Holy Family, How to Help, White Center news Comments Off on Holy Family Bilingual School to sell Christmas trees starting November 30th
We’re continuing to collect holiday information – e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org! – for reporting here as well as inclusion in the Holiday Guide published through our partner site West Seattle Blog (with WS, WC, and South Park info, updated daily as new additions come in). The latest announcement from White Center is from Holy Family Bilingual School, where Christmas trees will be sold again this year to benefit the school. First scheduled day is November 30th – the Saturday after Thanksgiving, starting at 10 am – and sales will continue through Christmas Eve, December 24th. Holy Family is at 18th/Roxbury.
November 15th, 2013 Tracy Posted in Holidays, Libraries, White Center news Comments Off on White Center Library Guild Holiday Bazaar/Sale starts today!
As announced – happening today and tomorrow at White Center Library:
Friday, Nov. 15th & Saturday, Nov. 16th!
Friday, November 15, 11 am-4 pm
Saturday, November 16, 11 am-4 pm
Beginning Crochet,starts at Noon
Beginning Knitting, starts at 3 pm
Holiday Gift Towels Crochet Craft, starts at Noon
Beginning Knitting, starts at 2 pm
Holiday Crafts for Kids, starts at Noon in the meeting room
The White Center Library Guild uses the money raised to help fund programs at the library throughout the year. Most of these funds are used to support children/teen activities that can be life changing for those living in our great community. Come and support this community, find some great Holiday bargains, learn new skills and help your kids learn new craft making.
The library is at 11220 16th SW.
November 10th, 2013 Tracy Posted in Holidays, White Center news Comments Off on White Center Veterans Day 2013: Free yoga class for vets
Monday evening at Center Studio in downtown White Center, veterans are invited to enjoy a free yoga class.
October 31st, 2013 Tracy Posted in Fun, Holidays, southgate, White Center news Comments Off on White Center Halloween: Holiday on wheels
White Center’s Southgate Roller Rink e-mailed to let us know they are hosting two Halloween events today/tonight – starting with FREE skating this afternoon:
FREE HALLOWEEN FAMILY SKATE: Southgate and Full Tilt Ice Cream present a FREE Halloween Family Skate from 3:00 pm-5:00 pm at the rink. Costume contest, candy giveaways, a guest DJ, more.
ZOMBIE HOMECOMING: 18+ event hosted tonight by Southgate and the Rainier Roller Girls! 9 pm-midnight, $12 @ the door. Costume contest, raffle, 21+ bar, more.
Other White Center Halloween events we’re missing? Post ’em in the comments!
October 27th, 2013 Tracy Posted in Businesses, Fun, Holidays, White Center news Comments Off on Happening today! White Center Trick-or-Treat Festival
Why wait until Thursday for candy? 2-5 pm, get those costumes on and get down to participating businesses for trick-or-treating! The Facebook event page includes a list of who’s participating.
October 7th, 2013 Tracy Posted in Businesses, Fun, Holidays, White Center news Comments Off on White Center Halloween: Rat City Business Association announces festival
Just announced – the Rat City Business Association‘s Trick-or-Treat Festival, 2-5 pm Sunday, October 27th. Be there!
June 25th, 2013 Tracy Posted in Holidays, White Center news 5 Comments »
Just in case you’d started to wonder, with the 4th of July just a week from Thursday: Fireworks sales are still legal in unincorporated King County, and they start at noon Friday (June 28th) this year. And fireworks are still banned in the cities around White Center – Seattle, Tukwila, and Burien.