This Weekend In South Seattle: Skyway Outdoor Cinema, Rainier Beach Back to School Bash, and SeaProg Festival

Events this weekend in the South Seattle area

Friday, August 7th

Movies: First Day of Skyway Outdoor Cinema: MaleficentDetails: Preshow starts at 8pm featuring Paisley The Clown twisting up a balloon storm, giveaways & trivia, Luchador Taco Co. & Full Tilt Ice Cream trucks, movie at 9pm with raffle to follow.  We’ll be showing Maleficent (2014) PG | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Family: “A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land.”Stars: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto CopleyTime: 8:00pm- 11:30pm –Where: 12610 76th S, Seattle, WA 98178. More Info:  Click Here

Community: Meat Raffle Details:Every Friday, come on down to the Skyway VFW post for your chance to get a great deal on fresh meat! “Meat” some new friends and save some grocery money. Your dollars help support our great VFW Post and all of the charitable work they do for our vets and our community.-Time: 4:00pm- 7:00pm –Where: Skyway VFW Post 9430: 7421 South 126th Street Seattle, WA 98178

Youth: DIY GIRL!:You Grow Girl Summer Program- Details:Come learn how to become a Do It Yourself Diva! Learn how to make a zine, tie-dye tees, wish bracelets, perfume, and more while empowering yourself with fun, creative skills. You’ll discover that you can make so many of your favorite products all on your own! Parents: Some of the ingredients used in craft projects may contain allergens. For girls, grades 4-8. –Time: 10:00am- 4:00pm-Where: 2200 Rainier Avenue South Suite 201, Seattle, WA 98144- More Info:

Health: ROAR Farm StandDetails: Join us Friday evenings, June 12th to September 25th, for the weekly ROAR farm stand at the Hillman City P-Patch! Come listen to music, enjoy the beautiful weather, meet your neighbors and purchase some locally grown veggies! Roots of All Roads (ROAR) is a mobile farm stand connecting communities with locally grown produce, facilitating education and creating opportunities to come together through the shared experience of food and nourishment. Time: 5:00pm- 7:00pm –Where: Hillman City P-Patch: 4613 S Lucile Street, Seattle, WA 98118- More Info:

Music: SeaProg FestivialDetails: Organized by Seattle musicians, the inaugural edition of Seaprog, a new festival showcasing up-to-the-minute progressive/avant rock by regional and internationally prominent bands, was launched Saturday-Sunday June 29-30 at the historic Columbia City Theater, with a Friday kickoff event at the Royal Room. Time: 8:00pm-Where: The Royal Room Seattle  5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle –  More Info:

Saturday, August 8th

Community: Rainier Beach Back 2 School BashDetails:The Rainier Beach Action Coalition (RBAC) formally Rainier Beach Community Empowerment Coalition (RBCEC) and Rainier Beach Moving Forward (RBMF) in partnership with residents and dozens of organizations from the neighborhood will sponsor the 13th Annual Rainier Beach Back 2 School Bash (B2SB). The purpose of this event is the same it has been since the first one in 2003 – to affirm the greatness within each child and connect them to community and education. This event has a rich history of strengthening community support for education, providing services to families in need and getting people involved in neighborhood projects. Their goal is to provide 600 students and families, on a sunny Saturday in August with backpacks, school supplies and information about community and educational resources.-Time: 12:00pm- 4:00pm –Where: Rainier Beach Community Center: 8825 Rainier Avenue S, Seattle, WA 98118

Art: Perspectives Art ShowDetails:It’s another awesome Art Show! And I’m doing something new. Embroidered Photography! Bringing new perspectives to old photos. Eight and Sand is a back alley gallery with a punk Georgetown vibe. Perfect for my show.
I hope to see you there, and I hope you enjoy
Time: 6:00pm- 9:00pm –Where: Eight and Sand: 5840 Airport Way S Suite 212. Seattle, WA 98108- More Info: Click Here

Youth: Kindergarten Kickoff at Van Asselt Community CenterDetails: A celebration of our littlest learners with information on kindergarten and early learning resources for parents and fun activities for little ones-Time: 10:00am-2:00pm- Where: 2820 S Myrtle St. Seattle, WA 98108

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:  

Music: Edna Vazquez plus Alejandro y Maria LauraDetails: Peruvian singer/songwriters Alejandro Rivas and María Laura Bustamante released their first LP “Paracaídas” in 2011, which was produced by Matías Cella (who has produced records by academy award winner Jorge Drexler and Kevin Johansen). In 2012, they earned the “Canteras” award for the song “Jaula” and the Innovation award in the “V Festival Claro” in Lima, Perú. -Time: 6:00pm-Where: The Royal Room Seattle  5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle –  More Info:

Sunday, August 9th

Civics: #BlackLivesMatter: March for FreedomDetails: Its has been one year since Mike Brown was shot by ex police officer Darren WILSON.  Since Mike Brown was killed August 9th 2014– Hundreds of Unarmed Black people have been killed by police in 2015 already. THIS HAS TO STOP-TIME TO MARCH FOR FREEDOM AND PUT A END TO the POLICE BRUTALIZING PEOPLE AND The police MURDERING PEOPLE AND TIME TO END Racism and anti blackness. WE NEED TO COME TOGETHER AND BE UNITED AS ONE AGAINST injustice ,racism,oppression,police brutality and get JUSTICE FOR Freddie gray,Mike Brown,Tamir Rice,Tony Robison,Sandra Bland and hundreds of other unarmed people of color KILLED BY POLICE. People must gather and make a very visible and loud demonstration and do what it takes to get justice for Mike Brown and Freddie gray,Mike Brown,Tamir Rice,Tony Robison and hundreds of other unarmed people of color KILLED BY POLICE ! Bring signs and banners, bring cardboard and markers so other people can make signs. INVITE EVERYONE –Lets see who can invite the most to THIS EVENT -Time: 6:00pm- Where:  Seattle Central Community College: 1701 – More Info: Click Here

Community: Neighborhood BBQ Mount BakerDetails: Mount Baker neighbors are closing down Mount Baker Boulevard south of McClellan and inviting the whole neighborhood out for a Sunday BBQ. They’ll be grilling hot dogs and hamburgers. (Yes, there’ll be veggie options!). Please bring a potluck dish to share. The whole boulevard will be closed to vehicle traffic, so bring your yard games, bikes, folding chairs, etc etc etc. This event is FREE!- Time: 4:00pm- 7:00pm– More Info:

Music: Columbia City BeatwalkDetails: BeatWalk is a monthly music festival featuring live music at multiple venues in Columbia City every second Sunday from June through October. BeatWalk always features a diverse line-up of first-rate, local musicians hosted by neighborhood businesses for audiences of all ages –Time: 8:00pm-Where: The Royal Room Seattle  5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle –  More Info:

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