This Weekend In South Seattle: Fourth of July in South Seattle and a Bazaar Birthday!

Events this weekend in the South Seattle area

Saturday, July 4th

Community: Life Skills to Work: Career Readiness Training ProgramDetails: 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.-Time: 8:15am- 2:50pm –Where:New Holly Learning Center 7058 32nd Avenue S. – 2nd floor of the Learners Building
Seattle, WA 98118- RSVP:

 Music: Urban Mix 101 presented by Itech 4 Life SolutionsDetails: An intro to the fundamentals of Digital Audio Recording and Music production. Students will be familiarized with the Protools(DigiDesign) work environment as well as the Reasons workspace. Students will also be introduced to an analog mixing console and learn how the digital and analog systems correlate in a typical recording environment. Students will be able to create a unified mix on CD with both vocals and instrumentation by the course’s end.-Time: 1:00pm- 3:00pm –Where: Africatown Center for Education & Innovation 3100 S. Alaska St. Seattle, WA 98108-  More Info:

Sunday, July 5th

Environment: Resilience at the Crossroads of Race and Climate JusticeDetails: Come discuss the state and structural violence which occurs because of environmental racism and how building an intersectional movement led by frontline communities is necessary. It is the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, with numerous harmful and unjust results that occur when government doesn’t resource or support climate vulnerable communities, especially working class black and brown communities. Utilizing art, stories, and dance, we will begin to dissect the many ways people of color can begin to heal from the trauma when facing environmental racism and continue to build resiliency.Time: 3:00pm-6:00pm  Where: Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center (5011 Bernie Whitebear Way, Seattle, WA 98199More Info:

Community: 5th of July Clean Up!Details: We’ll meet at the picnic tables on the West side of the field by the restrooms. Doughnuts and water will be provided as will garbage bags. BYOG (bring your own gloves!)Time: 8:30 am-10:00am  Where: Brighton Park (6000 39th Ave South)More Info: Kris Peterson: 206-660-3894

Community: Backstreet Bazaar One Year AnniversaryDetails:Happy birthday to the Backstreet Bazaar! Come celebrate the volunteers, artists, performers, chefs, and community that have helped make Backstreet Bazaar so awesome. We took a trip around the sun and had 12 amazing events this year, each with unique art, music, food and style. Join us, and share with us what you loved about Backstreet Bazaar as we prepare to provide you with another year of unique events. This event will feature wood-fire pizzas prepared in the garden, many ingredients were grown right here at the collaboratory. A fresh pizza is only $5! Inside we will have live music by Dub Car, an awesome local reggae band and BYOV by our in house vinyl expert. Our walls will have the wonderful art of photographer Brian Wells and numerous artists represented in our Community Gallery.Our beer sponsor this month will be Machine House Brewery.  Come eat, drink, look, laugh, and celebrate the vibrant artistic community of South Seattle!Time: 7:00pm –Where: Hillman City Collaboratory  5623 Rainier Avenue South More Info:

Poetry: Youth Speaks -Seattle Open Mic Series Details: Come spit, speak, play music, dance, tell jokes, live paint, just watch if you want to — its your stage! Great first place to perform, be heard, havefun and show love to each other. YSS open mics are some of the most supportive you can find!- Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm – Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118)- More Info

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