This Weekend in South Seattle: Beatwalk, Morningstar Brunch, and San Gennaro Festival

Saturday, September 10th

Movies: Opening: SullyDetails: On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career..– Showings: 2:30pm (Sat & Sun), 5:00pm, 7:30pm–Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info:

Community: San Gennaro FestivalDetails: A fun packed, 3 day Italian Festival in Georgetown brings together the best in Italian cuisine, a beer/wine garden, activities for kids, merchandise booths and live music.- Time: 10:00am-10:00pm –Where: (1225 S Angelo St Seattle, WA 98108) – More Info: Here

Community: Beacon Hill Work PartyDetails: Make a difference! Come help your neighbors clean up the area at Beacon Ave and McClellan St. We will be removing invasive weeds, spreading mulch, collecting litter, and painting over graffiti. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle. Tools and gloves provided. This is a joint project of Seattle reLeaf and the Beacon Hill Merchants Association.- Time: 10:00am-12:00pm –Where: (2701 Beacon Avenue South Seattle, WA 98144)  

Civics: Stomp the Patriarchy BallDetails: #ShoutYourAbortion & The Vera Project Present:the Stomp the Patriarchy Ball! An evening of art, music & shouting to celebrate SYA’s 1st birthday and the dignity of those who choose abortion.  Hosted by SYA’s Amelia Bonow & TacocaT – DJs Stas Thee Boss & JusMoni- Photobooth with Kelly O – Words from Hollis Wong-Wear, Pramila Jayapal, Ijeoma Oluo & Lindy West – Music from DoNormaal & a wonderful secret guest- Time: 8:00pm-12:00am –Where: Washington Hall (153 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122) – More Info: Here

Music: Teen Concert at Sam Smith ParkDetails: The Northwest African American Museum is hosting an outdoor concert featuring teen performers from multiple musical genres who have been inspired by the work of Jimi Hendrix. The museum is open with admission by donation during the program.-Time: 12:00pm to 2:00pm– Where: Sam Smith Park (1400 Martin Luther King Jr Way Seattle, WA  98122) More Info: Here

Music: Old School Vinyl NightDetails: “Uncle Rusty” will be Spinning old school vinyl all night long!– Time: 7:00pm-10:00pm- Where: Jude’s Old Town: (9252 57th Ave S Seattle, WA 98118)

Music: Fall Block Party 2016 at Bryn Mawr UMCDetails: Come join us for an afternoon of FUN! Yard games, Music by DJ Starlight Sound, Free hot dogs, chips & soda, Tasty BBQ by Pitmaster E-Jay for $10 a plate-Time: 3:00pm to 7:00pm– Where: Bryn Mawr United Methodist Church 8016 S 116th St Seattle, WA 98178 – More Info: Here

Community: Rainier Beach 9/11 Day of Service Work PartyDetails Join RB:ABSPY community partners and our veteran’s service partner the Mission Continues for a community work party to give the Mapes Creek 52nd Ave S Walkway some love: Clear invasive plants and mulch at Mapes Plaza, Build container to anchor trash cans on Mapes trail, Pick-up litter & paint out graffiti, Improve S. Fisher Place trail, And more!! Bring your work gloves. Lunch and tools will be provided. You can register by contacting Barb Biondo for more info at (206) 322-6134 or Click here for a flyer. – Time: 11:00am-4:00pm–Where: 9262 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: Here

Music: Rippin Chicken Details: Formed from deep within the Westsound Union, Rippin Chicken plays a greasy brand of funky, bugaloo and soul jazz, executed with creative ease by 3 funky brothers from different mothers who LOVE to play together. After performing and recording together for the better part of a decade in groups such as, The Funk Revolution, The Lucky Mystery Now Orchestra, and The Bucks (all under the direction of the great Lucky Brown), Rippin Chicken presents this power-house rhythm section as the center of attention, playing the music they wanna, in a style that is all their own. “A soul-food Organ trio gone Rippin” –Time: 9:00pm (Doors open at 8:00pm) – Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) More Info


Sunday, September 11th

Food: Morningstar Brunch With Tarik AbdullahDetails: Come watch the Seahawks return to the field to demolish the Miami Dolphins in their first game of the season. Brunch will be served along with drink specials – Time: 10:00am-2:00pm- Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle)

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:

Music: Columbia City Beatwalk: Youth InitiativeDetails: Join in the fun as Columbia City once again hosts its monthly Beatwalk. Several local venues will host bands and events. Time: Starts at 5:30pm – Where:  Various venues around Columbia City including The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118), The Hummingbird Saloon, Rumba Notes, and Island Soul

Music: Seahawks BrunchDetails: Come watch the Seahawks return to the field to demolish the Miami Dolphins in their first game of the season. Brunch will be served along with drink specials – Time: 12:00pm-4:15pm- Where: Jude’s Old Town: (9252 57th Ave S Seattle, WA 98118)

Music: Industrial RevolutionDetails: Industrial Revelation emerged from the local Seattle jazz scene by forging an easily accessible yet difficult-to-categorize sound that merged elements of jazz, hip-hop, electronica, and the simply indefinable into a glorious whole — all without hacking out an unnecessarily complicated “progressive” fusion-mishmash. The individual members’ key strengths were mastery of their chosen instruments and sophisticated yet earthy compositional skills, both finely honed in formal study and persistent live performance backgrounds.–Time:8:00pm – Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) More Info: