This Weekend In South Seattle: Celebrate South End Radio, Love Thy Neighbor(hood) and Have an Art Attack

Events this weekend in the South Seattle area

Friday, February 13th

Movies: Opening of 50 Shades of Gray Details:This is the hotly anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling book that has become a global phenomenon.- Showings: 12:15pm, 3:30pm, 7:00pm, 9:00pm, 10:00pm –Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com

Community: Youth Bike Summit Details:The Youth Bike Summit is an annual three-day national conference bringing together educators, advocates, activists, students, teenagers, practitioners, researchers, policy makers, and community leaders to engage around youth, bicycles, education, and advocacy. This event is an opportunity to bring people together from different disciplines and backgrounds to network, learn, and explore how the bicycle is a catalyst for positive social change. – Full Schedule: http://youthbikesummit.org/program-2015/

Movies: Kingsman: The Secret ServiceDetails:Based upon the acclaimed comic book, Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.Showings: 12:30pm, 3:30pm, 7:15pm, 9:45pm –Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com

Community: VFW Meat Raffle Details:The Skyway VFW will be hosting their weekly meat raffle. Come for the beef and stay for the company. You may just score some savory cuts of prime dead cow. – Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm –Where: 7421 S 126th Street, Seattle, WA – More Info: Facebook.com/Skyway.Post

Radio: Celebrate Radio: The Big Power of Local New Low Power FM Radio Stations Details: Join 13 new Low Power FM neighborhood radio stations, including the South End’s Rainier Valley Radio (105.7 fm) on UNESCO’s World Radio Day in celebration of receiving Federal Communications Commission approval to build everything they need to start broadcasting. Enjoy a slice of our radio tower cake, hear “lightning talks” from the new stations, and get broadcast coverage maps and information on how to be involved. Learn what radio can do for your neighborhood, and how you can be a part of it!- Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm –Where:  Central Branch of The Seattle Public Library, 10th Floor (1000 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104) – More Info: http//celebrateradio.brownpapertickets.com

Theater:  The Jungle Book Details:Come witness his well practiced production of Rudyard Kipling’s classtic tale by Van Asselt students with the partnership of Disney Musicals in Schools. Cost $5 for students, $10 for adults.All proceeds benefit the Van Asselt school programs. The student- actors have been working since the fall on this production, come out an show them some love!!! – Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm – Where: Rainier Beach High School Performing Arts Center ( 8815 S Seward Park Ave, Seattle, WA 98118)More Info:  pamshortcuts@gmail.com

Community:  An Evening of Mixology- Details:Join us as we celebrate the history of Mount Baker’s involvement during Prohibition with an exciting mixology lesson. Upon arriving in our speakeasy (aka the Mount Baker Community Clubhouse) guests will mix, mingle & sip classic cocktails, as they learn the stories and recipes behind four to five pre-Prohibition inspired drinks. We’ll focus on classic techniques from start to finish, including the preparation of unique ingredients that make up these fantastic libations. We will, of course, be sampling all these classic drinks throughout the evening. Participants will leave with recipes from the evening and the knowledge to make outstanding cocktails at home. –
Time: 7:30pm-9:30pm –Where: 2811 Mount Rainier Drive South
More Info
mixology.BrownPaperTickets.com.

Music:  Brazil Samba NightDetails:February is Carnival month! Come experience a slice of Rio de Janeiro with the vibrant TUDO BELEZA dancers in full costume, and dance the night away to the infectious rhythms of Brazil with live music by Jeff Busch, Adriana Giordano and friends. We’ll also bring the energy of Bahia, Brazil with some Samba Reggae dancing led by BAHIA IN MOTION. Join us at the Royal Room, a fantastic venue with delicious food and drinks, and plenty of room to samba. What better way to chase away the winter doldrums then with a splash of Brazilian summer? Don’t miss it! –Time: 9:00pm –Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) – More Infohttp://www.theroyalroomseattle.com


Saturday, February 14th

Technology: KCLS One-On-One Computher Help Details: Do you have questions about basic Internet searches, how to set up an email account or use Microsoft Office? Help is available at the Skyway Library . Time: 10:00am- 12:00pm –Where: Skyway Library 7614 South 126th Street, Seattle, WA 98178More Info: 206.772.5541

Community: Share The Love Open HouseDetails: Snacks, Tours, Resources & Information, Raffle, Hands on demonstrations of yoga, crafts and more! – Time: 10:00am-1:00pm – Where:  Southeast Seattle Senior Center 4655 S. Holly St. Seattle 98118 – More Info: kateh@seniorservices.org

Family: Love and LiteracyDetails: Valentine card-making, games, story time, as well as a special guest appearance by master ventriloquist, Andy Locke!- Time: 1:00pm-3:00 pm – Where: Westwood Village Barnes and Noble (2600 Southwest Barton Street E-1, Seattle, WA 98126) – More Info: alexis.acciani@readingpartners.org

Family: KCLS African Art Box and Valentine FunDetails: Explore the Burke’s “Museum-in-a-Box” collection of African art and make a valentine. Ages 4 and older with adult. –Time: 2:00pm- 3:00pm –Where: Skyway Library 7614 South 126th Street, Seattle, WA 98178 – More Info: 206.772.5541

Community:  2nd Annual Seed Swap for the Edible GardenDetails: Seed exchange and give away between neighbors with a focus on vegetable gardening. This is the 2nd one held on Neighbor Appreciation Day. –Time: 2:00pm- 4:00pm – Where: 10004 Waters Ave. S. Seattle WA 98178- More Info: icm@destahl.com

Music: Dancing on the CeilingDetails: Featuring Jimmie Herrod (voice), Tim Kennedy (piano), Geoff Harper (bass), Al Keith (trumpet) and Andy Roth (drums).- Time: 9:00pm – Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118)- More Infohttp://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

Technology: Young Geniuses Code LabDetails: The same way our youth come up with new slang, dances, musical styles/genres, fashion trends and basketball moves. they can also create new technology. In the Code Lab, youth and young adults are introduced to computer software development by working on fun projects including video games, websites, mobile apps and devices. Programming languages including Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, HTML5/CSS, Python and other tools.Our coaches and mentors include working professionals who help youth develop fundamental skills as well as up to date perspectives being employed to create products and platforms that we see and use every day. – Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm – Where: RAfricatown Center for Education and Innovation 3100 S. Alaska St. (@MLK) Seattle, WA 98108 – More Info: wyking@theremixgroup.com

Art: Georgetown Art AttackDetails: Colorful visual and performing arts presentations throughout the historic Georgetown industrial arts corridor. – Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm – Where: Georgetown’s Airport Way S. business corridor and surrounding area. – More Info: http://www.georgetownartattack.com

Theater: The Jungle BookDetails:Come witness his well practiced production of Rudyard Kipling’s classtic tale by Van Asselt students with the partnership of Disney Musicals in Schools. Cost $5 for students, $10 for adults.All proceeds benefit the Van Asselt school programs. The student- actors have been working since the fall on this production, come out an show them some love!!!- Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm- Where: Rainier Beach High School Performing Arts Center ( 8815 S Seward Park Ave, Seattle, WA 98118)- More Info: pamshortcuts@gmail.com

Sunday, February 15th

Community:  South Seattle Tool Drive and Open HouseDetails: Do you know what a Tool Library is? Did you know that a Tool Library is coming to SE Seattle? Learn more about who, what, when, where, at the SE Seattle Tool Library Open House & Tool Drive on Sunday, Feb 15. Bring any tools that you have to donate or just drop by and take a look at their growing inventory- Time: 3:00pm-6:00pm – Where: 4425 MLK Way South (around back at garage)- More Info: http://www.setools.org

Volunteer:  WHAM (West Hill Action Mob) Neighborhood Clean Up DayDetails: Campbell Hill Garden needs some love! With Neighborday 2015 right around the corner, we can’t think of a better excuse to get together and hang out with our favorite West Hill neighbors (that’s all of YOU). All ages and abilities welcome – make sure to bring some gloves and tools along with you (pruners, diggers, totes, kneelers – whatever you like!). – Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm – Where: Campbell Hill Garden, corner of 64th S. and Langston- More Info: http://www.MyWestHill.org

Community: Beacon Hill Block PartyDetails:Lets embrace our mild weather, toss on a rain coat (if needed) and celebrate Beacon Hill. We’ll close Lander Street for a ‘tea party’ themed block party! Bring tea, pastries or drinks to share!!!!- Time: 12:00pm-4:00pm – Where:
1406 S Lander St Seattle, WA 98144- More Info: contact@beaconhillblock.com.

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