This Weekend In South Seattle: The Coffee Shop That Could Turns Two and Ukuleles for All

Events this weekend in the South Seattle area

Saturday, July 25th

Community: Fourth Annual Living Well Health FairDetails: If you want to learn more about organic foods, alternative medicine, or you’re looking for something new, this is for you! INSPIRING Speakers & Health Tips, HEALTHY Cooking Demonstrations, DELICIOUS Food Samples, FUN Exercise Demonstrations, FREE Health Screenings, FREE Door Prize Drawings and so much more! Admission is free, and we welcome the public to join us –Time: 11:00am- 4:00pm –Where: Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church: 3001 24th Avenue South Seattle, WA 98144

Community: Ukulele Workshop Details:Discover how to play the ukulele in minutes! Learn from popular musicians Kate Power and Steve Einhorn how to tune, play chords, strum, pick and accompany yourself on songs! NOTE: Registration required to reserve a limited number of loaner ukuleles. Register online or by calling the Skyway Library (206.772.5541).Time: 2:00pm- 3:00pm –Where: Skyway Library: 7614 South 126th Street Seattle, WA 98178

Health: Walkable Central DistrictDetails:Join the Rainier Beach Merchants Association for a FREE walking world tour at your doorstep! We will show you hidden Rainier Beach gems: Special treats with Kaffa Coffee and Wine Bar and the Ethiopian Community in Seattle – ECS, a blissful Vietnamese spa, and a peaceful hidden Buddhist garden. PLEASE register for the event  – spots are limited!Time: 1:00pm-Where: Ethiopian Community Center: 8323 Rainier Avenue South- More Info: Click Here

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: Joseph.Garcia@seattlecolleges.edu  

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: http://www.africatowncenter.org  

Music: The MoonspinnersDetails: The Moonspinners play rock and roll gems straight out of a record hound’s desert island platter pack. Led by fresh faced Miss Annabella, The Moonspinners sound is a mix of hip shakin’ soul, girl group, French and Italian pop, 70’s punk, garage and lounge, with a bazillion twists and turns along the way. Their trick bag of originals also includes their own theme song! So, don’t miss The Moonspinners as they streak through the galaxy, leaving astonished dance floors in their wake. Time: 9:00pm-Where: The Royal Room Seattle  5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle –  More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

Sunday, July 26th

Community: Tin Umbrella Coffee Turns TwoDetails:  Can you believe it? Tin Umbrella Coffee turns TWO in less than TWO weeks! And we have LOTS to celebrate!  Mark your calendars & join us for a cup of our locally-roasted coffee (from Rainier Valley’s one and only coffee roastery), be the first to try new, incredibly scrumptious breakfast tacos from new Seattle start-up Sunrise Tacos!  Plus, snag a limited-edition Tin Umbrella XL tote bag or win free coffee for a month?! Wait. What? That’s right. In honor of our Two Years, We’ll be giving away not one but TWO extra-special Golden Tickets for FREE Tin Umbrella Coffee for one month Where:  5600 Rainier Avenue South, Unit A- More Info: Click Here

Community: Meet the Candidates for King County Fire District 20Details: Meet and greet Fire Chief candidates at the FD20 Training Center Time: 2pm- 3pm Where: King County Fire District Training Center: 12424 76th Avenue South, Seattle 98178- More: Candidate Info

Music: SkerikDetails: Skerik is an American saxophonist from Seattle, Washington. Performing on the tenor and baritone saxophone, often with electronics and loops, Skerik is a pioneer in a playing style that has been dubbed saxophonics. He is a founding member of Critters Buggin, Garage a Trois and Skerik’s Syncopated Taint Septet. He is also an original member of both Les Claypool’s Fancy Band and Frog Brigade and has toured with and played with numerous others in a variety of genres. Skerik also worked with Grunge band Mad Season.-Time: 8:00pm-Where: The Royal Room Seattle  5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle –  More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

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