This Weekend in South Seattle: Justin Bua, Concert to End Gun Violence, and School of Rock

Saturday, September 24th

Movies: Opening Weekend: The Magnificent SevenDetails:  With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue, the desperate townspeople employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns – Sam Chisolm, Josh Farraday, Goodnight Robicheaux, Jack Horne, Billy Rocks, Vasquez, and Red Harvest. As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money.– Showings: 1:00pm (Sat), 4:00pm, 7:00pm–Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info:

Art: Meet BuaDetails: Justin Bua is coming to town for a Gallery show at The New Station coffee shop and we would like to see you there! Not only will Justin be showing off some of his orginal work, but a DJ will also be part of this huge show! Please come through! It’s going to be a great!- Time: 12:00pm-5:00pm (Free Arts Lecture and Q & A with Bua from 11am to 12pm) –Where: The Station (2533 16th Avenue  South Seattle, WA 98144)

Community: WHAM Action Party: Fall Cleanup 2016Details: Join us on Saturday, September 24th for our annual West Hill Action Mob Fall Cleanup. Bring your gloves (and weeding tools, if you like) and join us as we tear up all the horrible weeds invading our new sidewalks on Renton Avenue South in the Skyway Business District. But first, join us at the King County Fire District 20 (in the firehouse) at 9am for some coffee and light snacks, and meet us back there again at noon for some delicious catered lunch from PCC, courtesy of your friends at the West Hill Community Association.WHCA has adopted the stretch of Renton Ave from 7-Eleven to Grocery Outlet, and we need your help to keep it clean.This project is supported in part by a King County Community Service Areas Engagement Grant, and by small donations from neighbors such as yourself. Can’t make it to the cleanup on 9/24? You can still send a few bucks and make all the difference. Time: 9:00am-12:00pm Where: KCFD20 Skyway Fire Station 12417 76th Ave S Seattle, WA 98178 More Info: Join this event on Facebook

Community: Kids & Race: Changing the NarrativeDetails: Race still matters in America today. How can we raise children who go beyond the superficial notion of colorblindness to see and challenge the ways that privilege still shapes our lives? How can parents prepare to seize the teachable moments that arise when we least expect them? Join us at Columbia City Church of Hope for this 2.5 hour workshop specially suited for preschool through elementary age children and their parents. Children and parents have separate programs to engage them. Snacks will be provided for the children.– Time: 9:30am-12:00pm–Where: Columbia City Church of Hope: 3818 S Angeline St, Seattle, WA 98118– More Info: Here

Community: POC BoutiqueDetails: Imagine a space full of art, creativity, and all sorts of handmade crafts! With local vendors right here in Seattle coming together all under one roof. Introducing The People of Color Boutique a new Pop-Up that features only POC! If you are artistic, crafty, or own a local business then this is the place just for you. We are currently looking for Vendors to join us for this wonderful event that are of Color. This is also an all ages event so bring your whole family, and your friends too. Vendors. If you are interested in being a Vendor please email a short biography to with pictures of your product that tells us about your business.– Time: 6:00pm-11:00pm–Where: Hillman City Collaboratory: 5623 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118– More Info:

Community: Free Auto Leaks WorkshopDetails: Every year, oil and other automotive fluids find their way to Puget Sound and other waterways, hurting wildlife and habitat. Seattle Public Utilities’ Automotive Maintenance Program wants to help you make sound choices.Free Auto Leaks Workshops. Participate in our free Auto Leaks Workshop and learn from a Certified Automotive Instructor. Have your car inspected, learn where most leaks occur, how to fix them, and get a free Vehicle Maintenance Check Kit..– Time: 9:00am-Where: South Seattle College: 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106

Community: Rainier Community Center Chicken “n” Waffle and a MovieDetails: Join your neighbors for the 3rd annual Rainier Community Center Chicken n Waffles and a Movie! This year we are featuring Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Food will be served starting at 11:00 and we’ll show the movie at both 11:00 and 2:30.– Time: 11:00am-4:00pm- Where: Rainier Community Center: 4600 38th Avenue South 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 Ave S Seattle, WA 98178

Community: Georgetown Playfield Play Area RenovationDetails: Seattle Parks and Recreation requests your input on play equipment and proposed improvements for the Georgetown Playfield Play Area. The goal of the project is to replace the play equipment, provide access for people with disabilities and improve safety and other features at the park. Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey and provide input in May. The Seattle Park District provides the funding for this project.– Time: 11:00am-1:00pm- Where: 750 S Homer St Seattle, WA 98108

Music: Classy Ladies Institute of TeaseDetails Summer break is over and school is back in session! Join the students of the Classy Ladies Institute of Tease for two nights of school themed shimmy-shaking at the Columbia City Theater. You may be hot for teacher, or you may be coming to learn a lesson or two. Either way, come join us for the latest in fun and tomfoolery! Equal parts libidinous and literary (well, perhaps not precisely equal), this evening with After Midnight Cabaret features stripping, singing and dancing.-Time: 9:00pm – Where: The Columbia City Theater (4916 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) More Info: Here

Music: Oleaje FlamencoDetails: Oleaje Flamenco is a Seattle-based group of musicians and dancers who share a passion for Flamenco music and dance. With a rich background in a variety of musical and movement styles, together we create exciting and mesmerizing Flamenco shows that will leave you inspired. Oleaje’s Jed Miley (guitar), Amelia Moore (dance) and Miguel Mejia (singer/guitarist) will be joined by singer/guitarist Daniel Azcarate who is returning after three years in Spain for this show. Daniel brings with him one of Japan’s premier emerging Flamenco dancers Yume Terai, fresh off their 2016 Tour Sueño Flamenco in Japan..-Time: 7:00pm (Doors open at 5:30pm) – Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) More Info



Sunday, September 25th

Community: Valley and Mountain Morning  Morning CelebrationDetails: All are invited to our morning celebration! The 11am gathering designed to be family-friendly and multicultural/multiethnic, and it includes beautiful elements of vintage faith like communion and gospel music. (the vintage/communion pun is intended). – Time: 11:00am – Where: Hillman City Collaboratory (5623 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98118)- More Info:

Community: Pumpkin Festival at Sferra Farm in Rainier Beach Details: Family members at this last-of-its-kind farm in Seattle have been growing pumpkins all spring and summer and they are ready for picking! Kids of all ages can pick them directly from the vine and have them loaded into the horse wagon, where they will be delivered to them at their cars in the meadow. Pumpkins range in price from $25 for Cinderella Pumpkins and $75 for the 100 pound Monster Pumpkins. Don’t forget to meet the baby goat while you’re there! Time: 9am-3pm Where: 4506 S Bond Street, Seattle, WA 98118

Music: Concert Across America to End Gun Violence: Featuring Courtney Weaver Details: The Concert Across America is a series of live events from coast to coast on September 25, the date designated by Congress in 2007 as a day of remembrance for murder victims. This nationwide event will bring together a network of organizations, activists and artists with the dual goals of keeping guns out of dangerous hands and making the issue of illegal guns top of mind for members of Congress, the presidential candidates, and the American people as they go to the polls in November 2016.-Time: 7:00pm (Doors Open at 6pm) – Where: The Columbia City Theater (4916 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) More Info: Here

Community: Valley and Mountain Evening CelebrationDetails: All are invited to our weekly celebrations! Our 4pm gathering is designed to be highly participatory, creative, experimental, and radically open.) – Time: 4:00pm – Where: Hillman City Collaboratory (5623 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98118)- More Info:

Music: School of Rock Performs the Grateful DeadDetails: School of Rock is the nation’s leader in performance based music education. We take our student’s from the lesson room to the stage!.–Time: 6:00pm (doors open at 5:00pm)- Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) More Info