This Weekend In South Seattle: Rainier Court Community Festival, West Hill Action Cleanup, ROAR Farm Stand

Events this weekend in the South Seattle area

Friday, September 25th

Movies: Opening Day of Grandma DetailsLily Tomlin stars as Elle who has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle’s granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secretsTime: 4:50pm, 7:10pm, 9:20pm-Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118. More Info:

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

Community: Seattle Catholic Worker Drop-In Center Details:All are welcome for food, coffee, good conversation or just a dry, warm place to be.Time: 9:00m- 12:00pm –Where: Hillman City Collaboratory: 5623 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118

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: Lache Cercel- Details:The flare and passion of traditional Eastern European melodies with swingin’ jazz harmonies… and a little egyptian percussion for good measure…Lache Cercel and his Roma Swing Ensemble represent the latest chapter in an important movement in Canadian World Music – elite musicians from around the world who settle in Canada and create music that incorporates their own traditions with influences they find surrounding them here.- Time: 8:00pm-Where: The Royal Room Seattle  5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle –  More Info:


Saturday, September 26th

Movies: Chicken & Waffles plus a MovieDetails: Bring the family for some scrumptious chicken and waffles then stick around for Annie the movie! Chicken and waffles served from 11am-2pm with the movie starting at 2pm. $5.00 suggested donation. All of the chicken is provided by Ezell’s Famous Chicken.-Time: 11:00am- 4:30pm –Where: Rainier Community Center: 4600 38th Ave S, Seattle WA 98118

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: New Holly Learning Center: 7058 32nd Avenue S- 2nd floor of the learners building Seattle, WA 98118- More Info: Joseph Garcia

Dance: Speak Up and Dance: Summer and Fall Youth Education ProgramDetails: My World Dance & Fitness Studio along with Nu Black Arts West Theatre is offering FREE classes in Drama, Voice, Movement, Video Production, World History, and Creative Writing Classes are SATURDAYS only for 8 weeks and includes a FREE lunch! Open to ages 12-20-Time: 10:00am- 3:00pm –Where: 843 Hiawatha Place South, Seattle, WA 98144

Community: WHAM Action Party: Fall Cleanup 2015Details: Join us for our annual WHAM Fall Cleanup on September 26. We’ll meet at the Fire Station for free coffee and light snacks at 8:30am. Adopt-a-Road will be providing safety vests, garbage bags and gloves, but bring your litter pickup sticks and favorite weeding tools if you have them. We’ll work from 9:00am to noon, focusing on litter pickup and weed-pulling in the landscaped areas along the new sidewalks on the east side of Renton Ave. S. between 75th and 76th Aves. S. At noon, we’ll gather at the Fire Station for a free, healthy catered lunch from PCC deli. This year, PCC has generously donated a “breads and spreads” tray to go along with their other delectable deli selections. –Time: 8:30am- 1:00pm –Where: KCFD20 Skyway Fire Station 12417 76th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98178- More Info: www,

Community: Rainier Court Community FestivalDetails: Join your neighbors for an afternoon of music, dance, & food! Art Bazaar, Resident Showcase, King Corner & More.-Time: 11:00am- 3:00pm-Where: Rainier Ave S & 33rd Ave S  – More Info

Technology: One-on-One Computer HelpDetails: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 every Saturday –Time: 10:00am- 12:00pm –Where: Skyway Library 7614  South 126th Street Seattle WA 98178

Community: Get the Tea: Beauty, Power and WomanhoodDetails: “The Girls” exhibition is a joyful display of beauty, pain and togetherness among three women. Join us for an event centered on sharing experiences and forming bonds with women of color in the region.-Time: 2:00pm –Where: Northwest African American Museum: 2300 S Massachusetts Street, Seattle, WA 98144 – More Info:

Music: CordavivaDetails: Cordaviva is a powerhouse of dance music influenced by the disparate rhythms and styles of the African diaspora. Their upbeat original music is a unique blend of soukous, rumba, Afrobeat, funk, and various Latin styles. Bright horns compliment sublime vocal harmonies (sung in various languages), soulful guitars, and relentlessly driving percussion.-Time: 9:00pm-Where: The Royal Room Seattle  5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle-  More Info:


Sunday, September 27th

Music: Zooma BellaDetails:Hailing from the colorful and gritty La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Blue Tango Project is a ground-breaking exploration of the emotional and musical crossroads where tango and the blues embrace. It is a collaboration between Argentine Latin Grammy nominee María Volonté and California harmonica player Kevin Carrel Footer. Time: 8:00pm –Where: The Royal Room: 5000 Rainier Avenue South 98118

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