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l 0 Wednesday, August 13, 1997 West Seattle Herald/White Center News "On The Go" is a guide to community events. Mail items to Herald~News, P.O. Box 16069, Seattle, WA 98116; fax 937- 1223 or drop them by our office at 3500 S. W Alaska St. by nthon Thursday befi~re ttw Wednesd~' of publication. KIDS & FAMILIES I)elridge Festival Join Delridge neighbors lor a commu- nity celebration noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Delridge Community Center and Park, 4501 Delridge Way S.W. Enjoy entertainment from a jazz quintet, Poly- nesian dancers, and more. Enjoy games and prizes and "late night" slot-car races. Volunteers also needed, call 684-7423. Summer Fun Academy Highland Park United Methodist Church, 9001 9th Ave. S.W., is sponsor- ing a "Summer Fun Academy," including sports, games, crafts, music and reading, Tuesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 28. The free program is open to children ages 6-12. Lunch is available from noon to 1 p.m. More info: 763-0710. Dandelion Days Chief Sealth High School is sponsor- ing Dandelion Days, the first event of Project Turning Point. The two-day school clean up takes 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 2600 S.W. Thistle. There will be a barbecue and llag presentation at the end of the day. More info: 933-5300, ext. 412. Town Center Festival Westwood Town Center Mall, with assistance from the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce, is hosting an arts & crafts festival and merchants' sidewalk sale I0 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at 2500 S.W. Barton St. Bicycle-Safety Rodeo The Park Lake Community Council and the Park Lake/White Center Boys & Girls Club are sponsoring a Bicycle-Safe- ty Rodeo, for youth 6-14, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 9800 8th Ave. S.W. The event is designed to offer youth training in basic bicycle-safety skills in a fun and relaxed manner. Other participating agen- cies include the King County Police and the King County Fire Department. Wade away the heat Chill out this summer at the Hiawatha Playfield wading pool, open noon to 4 p.m. Sundays at the north end of Hiawatha Park, California Avenue Southwest and Southwest Lander Street. Pigeon Point Block Party Celebrate at the second annual Pigeon Point Block Party, 1 p.m. to sundown Aug, 30. Kids activities and games, live music, potluck food. Bring something to share -- there will be a barbecue set up and tables for food and drink. W. C. Library programs 11220 16th Ave. S.W.; 243-0233 Don Ehlen shares information on insects from around the world. See unusual and beautiful preserved speci- mens 7 p.m. Wednesday. Summer Reading Club youth will share their favorite reading and travel adventures with other library friends. Refreshments "provided. Sponsored by White Center Library Guild 2 p.m. Satur- day. W. S. Ubrary programs 2306 42nd A ve. S.W.; 684-7444 review and discussion of "How to Work with Angels" 2-4 p.m. Aug. 23; "Undaunted Courage" 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 10. Southwest Ubrary program 9010 35th Ave. S.W.; 684-7455 Jim Dever, producer/reporter for "Evening Magazine" and co-host of the teen program "Watch This," will read stories 11 a.m. Aug. 21. His visit is part of KING-5's summer reading series. Cycle-Recycle '97 The Delridge Neighborho(gJ Develop- ment Association is sponsoring Cycle- Recycle '97 1-3 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Southwest Community Center, 2801 S.W. Thistle St. There will be a bicycle rodeo for youth 6-10; and a bicycle-repair clinic for I l- to 18-year-olds. Space is limited for the repair clinic, so call 933-3392 to register. If you don't have a bike and would like to qualify for a chance to win a recycled cycle, send a letter or a drawing explaining why you want a bike to Bikes, c/o DNDA, 4045 Delridge Way S.W., Ste. 300, Seattle, WA 98106. Supply is limited. CHURCHES t, k D Uor On Joy Polly Smith, director of music, will be speaking to the Ladies of West Seat- tle Christian Church on "Joy" during their brunch. All ladies are invited. 10:30 a.m. Saturday at 4400 42nd Ave. S.W. Call 932-0298 for reservations. Nursery available. FUNDRAISERS Celebr , golf tournament The Crow and West Celebrity Golf Tournament is 1 p.m. Friday at the Rainier Golf and Country Club, 1856 S. l l2th St. Proceeds benefit the South Seattle Community College Foundation. More info: 768-6873. an 5K Fiesta Run nity White Center/South Park 5K run, parade, and fiesta 1 i a.m., Sept. 13. Partial proceeds benefit the South Park Graffiti profitl Eradication, Litter Clean-up Projects, and nator, Sea-Mar Children's Christmas Party. people a More info: 684-5707 or 439-6886. LECTURES & CLASSES CPR certification West Seattle Senior Center and Park West Care Center are offering free CPR certification 1:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at 4217 S.W. Oregon St. More info: 932-4044. Yocja at Hiawatha Hiawatha Community Center, 2700 California Ave. S.W., is offering yoga class starting Sept. 8. All levels welcome. More info: 933-6756. 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