This Weekend In South Seattle: Cleanup by Day, Party by Night

Events this weekend in the South Seattle area

Friday, April 24th

Movies: Opening of Merchants of DoubtDetails: Documentarian Robert Kenner (“Food, Inc.”) investigates the shadowy world of professional skeptics, whose services are bought and paid for by corporations, think tanks and other special interests to cast doubt and delay public and governmental action on climate change. Based on the book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. ConwayShowings: 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 7:10pm, 9:20pm –Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com

Food: VFW Meat Raffle  Details: Win prime choices of dead cow! Time: 4:00pm –Where:  Skyway VFW 7421 S 126th St South Seattle, WA- More Info: http://www.mywesthill.org

Community: Family Fun NightDetails: Family Fun Night is designed for families with 12 yr old and younger, beginners. Ideal for mom or dad to come out and play tennis in a semi structured environment (With teaching pro) and play with a son or daughter. Each night includes, warm up drills/activities, skill development and lots of games. Don’t miss out!-Time: 6:45pm- 8:00pm –Where: Amy Yee Tennis Center (2000 Martin Luther King Jr Way S, Seattle, WA 98144) –More Info: https://www.facebook.com/amyyeetenniscenter

Music: Mojo Cannon Details: Mojo Cannon (formerly known as the Curtis Hammond Band) is a high energy 8 piece R&B band from the Seattle area and was a Washington Blues Society “best band” nominee in 2008 and 2013. The band features a talented and soulful rhythm section consisting of Greg Timmons on lead guitar and vocals, Jim Brandt on bass, rhythm guitarist Mark Strom, drummer Steve Thompson, Dave Teitzel on Hammond and Yamaha keyboards along with a stellar three piece horn section (affectionately called the 13 St. Horns) including David Bernhardt on trumpet, John Coffey on tenor and baritone saxes, and Craig “T-Bone” Daly on trombone. –Time: 9:00pm –Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) – More Infohttp://www.theroyalroomseattle.com


Saturday, April 25th

Community: Rainier Beach Bridge to Beach Community Clean-up and PartyDetails: Friends of Rainier Beach Square will be cleaning it up and living it up with two projects and a PARTY & we need YOU! Project 1 – Showing our love to King Donuts by prepping their building for a new paint job/ Project 2 – Clean up Rainier Beach Square! Gloves, Bags & Pickers Provided! FREE King Donuts & coffee courtesy of King Donuts! Fruit & Juice courtesy of Safeway!
FREE Rainier Beach beanies! Supply is limited so check-in early!!-Time: 9:00am- 2:00pm (Free Continental Breakfast from 9:00am-9:30am) Community Party: 2:00pm-5:00pm –Where: Rainier Beach Square –More Info: info@rainierbeachsquare.com- To Sign Up: http://vols.pt/9pofeR

Community: April Community Cafe in Rainier BeachDetailsJoin your neighbors for a free meal to learn about how to support the rigorous educational opportunities that Rainier Beach High School’s successful International Baccalaureate Program provides. This event is open to everyone with an interest in learning more about our vision for advanced learning in the Rainier Valley. At this event, you will have a chance to see a mini-lesson led by one of the IB teachers, hear from students about their experience with the IB program, and offer input by brainstorming ways for all of us to better support our community youth.Time: 12:00pm- 2:00pm –Where: Rainier Beach Library 9125 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118- More Info: cnelson@urbanimpactseattle.org

Community: Bridge to Beach Rainier Valley-wide Community CleanupDetails: If it is broke, FIX IT! It’s happening again this year! The fabulous Bridge2Beach Earth Day Community Clean-up & Celebration–cleaning teams all over the Southend show their love for their Mother–Mother Earth, that is–by creating or joining a Clean Up team. Over the years, teams do garbage pick-up, weeding/planting, painting/repairing and much more!Time: 9:00am- 2:00pm –Where: Map of project locations– More Info: Susan Davis (www.susand@rainierchamber.com)

Community: 4th Annual Free Recycling and Paper Shredding Event  Details: Are you ready for a good Spring purge!? Windermere, Sight Connection, Green Century Electronic Recycling, and Seadrunar Recycling are excited to sponsor the 4th Annual FREE Electronic Recycling & Paper Shredding. Proceeds generated directly benefit the Windermere Foundation (supporting low-income and homeless families in our communities) and the Rainier Community Center’s youth scholarship program. Donation receipts will be available for your tax records- Time: 10:00am- 2:00pm –Where: Rainier Community Center 4600 38th Avenue South, Seattle WA

Real Estate: Real Estate 360: Beyond the BasicsDetails: If you “gotta grind that won’t stop” and “a hustle that won’t quit,” then you shouldn’t miss this exciting workshop presented by Jaebadiah Gardner of Onpoint Real Estate Services, which will illuminate how real estate can be an avenue to generate wealth beyond the traditional idea of acting as a listing/selling agent.Our three-hour (3) intense session is designed for those individuals currently in real estate, e.g. brokers, mortgage brokers, business owners, and other real estate professionals, who are looking to get a broader and more fulfilling understanding of the real estate industry.Moving beyond the basics of buying/selling/listing, topics include: utilizing social media to drive revenue; branding; unlocking multiple streams of income available through real estate; understanding the differences between residential and commercial brokerage; property management secrets; and real estate development. If you are new to the business or already an established agent, this class will offer you detailed insight into long-term and short-term strategies that will drive your income beyond the basics.- Time: 9:00am-12:00 pm – Where: 1620 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122- More Info: jsg@onpoint-properties.com

Community: WHCA/WHAM Spring CleanupDetails: Meet at the Picnic Shelter at 10am for orientation. Lina Rose, Volunteer Coordinator for King County Parks, will be leading a work party to remove invasive weeds from the park. We will work alongside volunteers from Boeing Employees Credit Union. Lina will assign work areas, and describe duties. WHCA will provide a free lunch for our volunteers around noon. Tools will be provided but bring gloves. We will be doing only weeding, not litter pickup this time.Time: 10:00am- 2:00pm –Where: Skyway Park, 71st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98178-More Info:http://www.mywesthill.org

Teen: YMCA Independent Living ConferenceDetails:Youth Empowerment, Youth Voice, Youth Identity Conference.Workshops on Cooking, Self-Defense, Poetry, Improv, Know your Rights, & More!Open Mic/Talent Show at end of DaySnacks and Dinner Provided. Open to Youth 15-25!-Time: 1:00pm- 6:00pm –Where: 2100 Building (2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144 –More Info: Rosie Cullen: rcullen@seattleymca.org

Community: Life Skills 2 Work: Career Readiness Training ClassesDetails: The Life-Skills-to-Work (LSW) process provides students with the Learn-to-Learn & Cognitive Behavior skill-sets needed for successful transition from prison & jail back to the community.The course work emphasizes practical skills development, assessment tools and application for successful education, training, employment and family reintegration student outcomes. All referrals must include the appropriate documentation, including the Referral / Staffing Document.Time: 8:15am- 2:50pm –Where: 7058 32nd Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118- More Info: Joseph.Garcia@seattlecolleges.edu

Music: Columbia City Party NightDetails:Join The Royal Room for a monthly party, Columbia City style! We are hosting a night of funky dance music led by neighborhood musicians joining forces with Seattle’s finest for a good time with drinks, dancing and great hanging with our wonderful neighborhood! Entertainment for the night features The Chancellors (Royal Room house funk band) playing classic dance covers and exchanging sets with SpiceRack, a grooving guitar/organ/bass/drums quartet playing original psychedelic funk and their breed of “Circus Motown”. – Time: 10:00pm – Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118)- More Infohttp://www.theroyalroomseattle.com


Sunday, April 26th

Community: Bridge to Beach Rainier Valley-wide Community Cleanup (Day 2)Details: If it is broke, FIX IT! It’s happening again this year! The fabulous Bridge2Beach Earth Day Community Clean-up & Celebration–cleaning teams all over the Southend show their love for their Mother–Mother Earth, that is–by creating or joining a Clean Up team. Over the years, teams do garbage pick-up, weeding/planting, painting/repairing and much more!Time: 9:00am- 2:00pm –Where: Map of project locations– More Info: Susan Davis (www.susand@rainierchamber.com)

Music: Eckaman and Super MokokoDetails: No cover- Time: 8:00pm – Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118)- More Infohttp://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

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