This Weekend in South Seattle: Cinema Under the Stars, Love Train Play Street, and Morningstar Cafe

Saturday, July 16th

Movies: Opening Weekend: GhostbustersDetails: Thirty years after the original film took the world by storm, Ghostbusters is back and fully rebooted for a new generation. Director Paul Feig combines all the paranormal fighting elements that made the original franchise so beloved with a cast of new characters, played by the funniest actors working today. Get ready to watch them save the world this summer!.– Showings:1:30pm, 4:30pm, 7:30pm–Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info:

Community: Social Justice Fund 4th Annual Grantee Summit Details: Social Justice Fund Northwest is proud to present the 4th Annual Grantee Summit on Saturday, July 16th! The Grantee Summit brings together grassroots leaders from across the region for discussions on gender justice, criminal justice, rural justice, housing justice, building movements across identities, reporting back on recent grantee campaigns, and more. The event is free and open to the community. This is a great space for all current Giving Project participants, Social Justice Fund members, donors, and friends to learn more about progressive movements around the Northwest.– Time: 11:00am-5:00pm–Where: Bethaday Community Learning Space 605 SW 108th St, Seattle, Washington 98146– Tickets: Here

Community: Friends of Deadhorse Canyon Details: Meet at the entrance at 68th Ave S & Holyoke St. Tools, gloves and snacks provided – everything you need to kick invasive plant species’ rear ends, get a great healthy workout and make an amazing difference in your own backyard.Time: 9:00am-1:00pm–Where: Lakeridge Park 10201 Holyoke Way S, Seattle, WA 98178– More Info: Here

 Community: 2Nd Annual Love Train Play StreetDetails: We’re blocking off the street for one big community party, and EVERYONE is invited! Featuring: DJ’s, Ice Cream Truck, Sneaker Giveaways, Ezell’s Express. It’s time to unplug, unwind and get onboard the Love Train, you don’t need no ticket. Good food, good friends, good music. Outdoor games, street dancing, vendors and more..– Time: 1:00pm-6:00pm-  Where: 75th Ave & 122nd Street – More Info: Here

Community: Young Adult Circle- Detail: As a young adult, we may feel confused about our future and career path. Therefore we thought it could be a great opportunity to create a space where we can reflect on our lives and learn from one another. This workshop has two sessions: July 16th (2p-5p), and August 13th (5:30p-8:30p). You can come to both sessions or choose one session. Please let me know if you can attend or not! What is Circle Process? This workshop will use Peacemaking Circle process. This circle process can provide a safe and empathic space where people can build understanding, trust and relationships within a community.-Time: 2:00pm- 5:00pm –Where: 1401 E Jefferson St Ste 505, Seattle, WA 98122 – More Info: Here

Community: Beacon Food Forest Work Party- Detail Work Parties at the Beacon Food Forest are family friendly events with volunteers of every age engaging in a huge variety of tasks. All ages and skill levels are welcomed! –Time: 9:45am- 2:15pm –Where: The BFF Gathering Plaza South Dakota St. & 16th Ave S – More Info:

Music: Evergreen CD Release PartyDetails: The wait is finally over. Aaron Crawford’s sophmore album Evergreen has hit the final stages of production and will be ready for you on July 16th. During this ‘Evening with Aaron Crawford’ you will have the opportunity to hear the full album for the first time. General Admission tickets can be purchased through Columbia City Theater following the link provided. Aaron has also offered a limit number of VIP tickets. Included with your VIP ticket is a special meet and greet with Aaron Crawford. Aaron will do a short acoustic set and tell the story behind his favorite songs. In addition to this special performance, your ticket will include a signed copy of the new album, meet and greet with photo opportunity, early entrance to theater for optimal seating, swag bag full of nifty things from Aaron and his sponsors and special pricing on all new merchandise bought at the show. –Time:7:30pm-12:00 am – Where: Columbia City Theater (4916 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98118)

Movies: Cinema Under the Stars Presents: E.T.Details: Two pairs of unlikely friends will take over Columbia Park for two evenings of free family entertainment when SEEDArts presents Cinema Under the Stars in Columbia City this summer. The outdoor cinema series will screen the  touching adventure: ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Gather at 8pm; the films start at sunset. Bring a picnic, low back chairs and blankets to spread out for a fun cinema experience under the stars. Popcorn and candy will be available for sale. Be sure to find your way to Columbia Park on the 16th of July to enjoy a film about the world’s most beloved alien, E.T. In this American classic, a young and somewhat troubled boy befriends a lost alien who is trying to escape Earth and return home. Throughout the adventure, the boy learns about what friendship truly means and how to accept someone who is different from himself. –Time: 8:00pm-10:00pm – Where: Columbia Park (4721 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98118)

Community: One on One Computer HelpDetails: Have computer or software questions? Get help from KCLS volunteers with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email and computer learning resources. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.–Time: 10:00am- 12:00pm –Where: Skyway Library: 12690 Renton Avenue S, Seattle, WA 98178- More Info: Here

Music: Cheap Thrills ft. Sarah Rudinoff/ WILD POWWERSDetails: The iconic album by Janis Joplin with Big Brother and The Holding Company featuring Seattle’s own Stranger Genius Sarah Rudinoff  –Time: 8:00pm – Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) More Info


Sunday, July 17th

Community: Valley and Mountain Morning CelebrationDetails: Valley & Mountain welcomes all to our interactive services that incorporate the arts, contemplative practices, fellowship, and social justice. – Time: 11:00am*12:00pm – Where: Hillman City Collaboratory (5623 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98118)- More Info:

Food: Morningstar CafeDetails: Now at our new home in Columbia City,Morning Star will be back with new dishes ,a great staff and our new house band @Kaffeine ! Would love to see y’all come and enjoy a morning with beautiful people! #feedthepeople #whoshungry #backinthesouthend #blackchefs #brunchonpoint- Time: 10:00am -2:00pm – Where: The Royal Room: (5000 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98118)- More Info:  Here

Food: Othello Quartz FestivalDetails: The Othello Quartz festival is a daytime event centered on connecting the queer/trans* artists of Seattle with the South Seattle communities. It will showcase works and performances from an array of presenters including instillation/visual artists, storytellers, bands, face painters, tarot readers, dancers, live painters and more.- Time: 1:00pm -7:00pm – Where: John C. Little, Sr. Park 6961 37th Ave S Seattle, WA 98118)- More Info:  Here

Community: The Georgetown Swap PartyDetails: Friends and Neighbors in Georgetown and surrounding areas! Let’s have a swap party! Bring your used newborn-adult clothes, toys, books, shoes, and accessories on July 17th and swap them for new treasures! When the Swap Party is over, all remaining items will be donated. If you are willing to volunteer for this event, please let me know ASAP. This is a great time to clean out your closets! Even if you are not interested in participating, donations of items are accepted. If you are in need of clothing, but have nothing to bring, please come by anyway! Everyone will leave with something!- Time: 12:00am -4:00pm – Where: Oxbow Park 6430 Corson Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98108- More Info:  Here

Music: The Game SymphonyDetails: The Game Symphony Ensemblecreates spontaneous multi-movement pieces based playground, theater, and improv comedy games. The group thrives on audience interaction and takes suggestions and guest conductors from the crowd..-Time: 7:20pm – Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) More Info

Community: Valley and Mountain Afternoon CelebrationDetails: Valley & Mountain welcomes all to our interactive services that incorporate the arts, contemplative practices, fellowship, and social justice. – Time: 4:30pm – Where: Hillman City Collaboratory (5623 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98118)- More Info:

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