This Weekend In South Seattle: #BlackLivesMatter, Battle of the Saxes, and The Duwamish Come Bearing Gifts

Events this weekend in the South Seattle area

Saturday, November 29th

Community: Catholic Worker Drop In Center Details: All are welcome for food, coffee, good conversation or just a dry, warm place to be-Time: 9:00am-12:00pm Where: The Collaboratory 5623 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118   – More Info: http://www.hillmancitycollaboratory.com

Community: Duwamish Native Free Holiday Gift Fair Details:The Duwamish Tribe invites the public to its Longhouse Thanksgiving weekend for a Native Holiday Gift Fair. Buy directly from native artists and craft persons. Lots of holiday spirit and a big lighted tree. Unique gifts in every price range– fine art, native crafts, regalia, cards, jewelry, t-shirts, smoked salmon and more. Snacks: soup of day, hot chocolate and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers. Vendors call Event Coordinator at 206.431.1582 for table.-Time: 10:00am-4:30pm Where: Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center 4705 W Marginal Way SW Seattle, WA 98106  – More Info: dts@qwestoffice.net

Civics: Black Lives Matter Young Leaders Summit Details: A youth centered, community supported forum for art, healing, community and anti-racist organizing -Time: 3:00pm-8:00pm Where: Africatown Innovation Center 3100 S Alaska Street, Seattle, WA 98108 – More Info: endingthepic@gmail.com

Music: Battle of the SaxesDetails:Featuring 3 of the finest saxophone players in the Northwest. Leonard “Doc” Rhodes, Michael Hershman “The Luscious Saxophonist” and Lonnie “The Sax Doctor” Williams performing with the Upscale Soiree band “Groove Merchants” Special guest vocalists will be performing throughout the evening. This will be a great evening of live music. Cost is $20 Time: 7:00pm Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118- More Infohttp://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

Community: Detective Cookie’s Urban Chess Club with Pro Chess Instructor H.R.Pitre. Details: Learn to play chess from one of the best instructors in South Seattle Time: From 12:00pm – 2:00pm Where: Rainier Beach Community Center: 8825 Rainier Ave South Seattle.  More Info: 206-650-3621 (Detective Cookie)


Sunday, November 30th

Community: VFW All You Can Eat $5 Pancakes Details:Pancake breakfast at the VFW Hall. Come one come all! – Time: 9:00am Where: 7421 S 126th Street, Seattle, WA – More Info: persimmon1859@gmail.com

Community: Duwamish Native Free Holiday Gift Fair (2nd Day) Details:The Duwamish Tribe invites the public to its Longhouse Thanksgiving weekend for a Native Holiday Gift Fair. Buy directly from native artists and craft persons. Lots of holiday spirit and a big lighted tree. Unique gifts in every price range– fine art, native crafts, regalia, cards, jewelry, t-shirts, smoked salmon and more. Snacks: soup of day, hot chocolate and more. Free admission and parking for shoppers. Vendors call Event Coordinator at 206.431.1582 for table.-Time: 10:00am-4:30pm Where: Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center 4705 W Marginal Way SW Seattle, WA 98106  – More Info: dts@qwestoffice.net

Community: Holiday Decorating at the Collaboratory  Details:Come out and help decorating Hillman City’s incubator for social change.-Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm Where: The Collaboratory 5623 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118   – More Info: http://www.hillmancitycollaboratory.com

Music:  Lady Day & Prez: The Music of Billie Holiday and Lester YoungDetails:Featuring Katie Jacobson (vocals) and Ivan Arteaga (saxophone)- Time: 8:00pm-Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118- More Infohttp://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

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