THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Hall-A-Back Karaoke, Queen City Pop Up, Salsa & Sangria, Honk Fest! and more!

Friday, June 1st

Music/Karaoke: Family Karaoke Night
Details: Black & Tan Hall Presents: Hall-A-Back Karaoke—“Bring the whole family out as ROAR Seattle partners with Black & Tan Hall to host a family Karaoke night followed by a live concert! All food and drink proceeds will be split between the two presenters, so come support local businesses for a night of karaoke, food, folks and fun! Karaoke from 4:30–9 PM; Live Music from 9 PM ’til late!” ALL AGES
Time: 4:30–11:30 PM
Where: Hillman City Collaboratory—5623 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE (Donations welcome)

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Photo Credit: Black & Tan Hall

Gardening/Work Party: African Elder Wetland Work Party
Details: “Join a team of East African seniors along with Tilth staff and neighbors as we restore 6 acres of wetlands and forests on Seattle’s largest urban farm.” Family friendly
Time: 10 AM–12 PM
Where: Rainier Beach Urban Farm—5513 S. Cloverdale St
Cost: FREE

Movies: Deadpool 2, Solo: A Star Wars Story, RBG
Details: In addition to these new titles, this weekend Ark Lodge is also showing Mad Max: Fury Road, the Black and Chrome Edition.
Time: Showtimes vary
Where: Ark Lodge Cinemas—4816 Rainier Avenue S.
Cost: $9–12

Music/Festival: HONK! Fest West
Details: Weekend event June 1–3; event locations and times vary: Fri., 6/1: Georgetown—12th Ave S. & Vale St; Sat., 6/2: White Center; Sun., 6/3: Columbia City; Family friendly 
Cost: FREE

Music: SeaProg
Details: “Conceived as a destination event rather than just another gig, Seaprog invites music lovers to spend a weekend enjoying stimulating and intelligent music and visiting the many fine restaurants, bars, and shops in Columbia City.” 21+
Time: Weekend-long event / show times vary
Where: Columbia City Theater—4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $30 (Per day; Weekend pass: $75)

Music: JazzED: All-Star Combos / Two Horses Too Many / Annie Ford Band
Details: www.theroyalroomseattle.com ; ALL AGES (Until 10 PM)
Time/Cost: See website
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.

Saturday, June 2nd

Community/Festival: 29th-Annual Beacon Hill Festival
Details: “Join Seattle Parks and Recreation, the Jefferson Advisory Council and other partners for the 29th-annual Beacon Hill Festival. Enjoy carnival games, live music, bounce toys, kid-friendly fun, and more!”
Time: 11 AM–4 PM
Where: Jefferson Park—4101 Beacon Ave S.
Cost: FREE

Salsa Dancing: Salsa & Sangria on Beacon Hill
Details:  “Get your Salsa shoes, your spirit, and your ritmo ready for a day of music and dance (and Sangria)! In collaboration with The Station Wine Bar, we will have a dance floor for all to enjoy! Even if you don’t dance salsa, you can still enjoy the sun and welcome the Seattle summer!!” (Event kicks off w/ a dance lesson!) 
Time: 12–4:30 PM
Where: Wine Station / Estelita’s Library—2533 16th Ave S.

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Photo Credit: Estelita’s Library

Community/Shopping: Shop Smart: Rainier Beach
Details:  “Want to learn how to save money at the grocery store and buy healthier foods for your family? Join Solid Ground’s Cooking Matters for a grocery store event day at Safeway in Rainier Beach!”
Time: 12–4 PM
Where: Safeway Rainier Beach—9262 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE

Community/Clean-Up: Mount Baker HUB Cleanup
Details: “Join us for the the first Saturday of the Month Cleanup of Mount Baker.”
Time: 9 AM–12 PM
Where: Hoa MAI Vietnamese Bilingual Preschool—2915 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE

Community/Civics: Civic Saturdays
Details: “During a time of such disconnection and cynicism taking place in civic life, Civic Saturday is designed to be a salve for the civic soul — a place to come together in civic community, be inspired and encouraged to reflect and connect, and create new civic traditions that are joyful and communal.”
Time: 10:30 AM–12 PM
Where: El Centro de la Raza—2524 16th Ave S.
Cost: FREE

Music: Josephine Howell
Details: Josephine Howell: A Night of Musical Magic—
“Truly a night of Musical Magic by the Queen of Entertainment with her special guest Chyee. Great music, good food and a great show!”
Time: 8 PM
Where: Royal Esquire Club—5016 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $15

Community Market: Queen City Pop Up
Details: “Queen City is excited to host our inaugural pop-up market. Join us to celebrate the makers and shakers in Pacific Northwest women-run business. We are passionate about the power of community building in the commercial market and the human element that is lost in the world of online shopping. To that end, this pop-up serves as an opportunity to shop locally, support women-run businesses and make meaningful connections with your neighbors.” Kid-friendly
Time: 11 AM–PM
Where: Central Area Senior Center—500 30th Ave S.
Cost: Free to attend

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Photo Credit: Queen City Pop Up

Community/Activism: Wear Orange WA Picnic
Details: “Please join Moms Demand Action and our community partners for a family friendly picnic honoring the victims and survivors of gun violence and celebrating our hope for a future in which parks are for playing, schools are for learning, and EVERY community is free from gun violence. We’ll have games and fun activities for kids! Wear Orange! Bring a Picnic lunch! Stay for cake on us! ”
Time: 11 AM–4 PM
Where: Columbia Park—4721 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE

Community/Painting: Paint the Cheasty Staircase: 01
Details: “Artist 179 + Friends are painting The Cheasty Staircase as part of Seattle Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School. This is the 2nd Staircase in their series, the 1st being in South Park.”
Time: 10 AM–3 PM
Where: Cheasty Staircase—Cheasty Blvd S.
Cost: FREE

Community/Lawn Bowling: JPLBC Open House
Details: Jefferson Park Lawn Bowling Club Open House—“Come roll with us! Jefferson Park Lawn Bowling Club invites you to our annual Open House event. Visit the Club and learn about the great sport of lawn bowls and the fun, active Club at Jefferson Park. There will be music and prizes too! Stop by the Beacon Hill Festival before or after your visit and enjoy the day at beautiful Jefferson Park. All ages welcomed. (Please wear flat-soled shoes if you plan to bowl.)”
Time: 11 AM–4 PM
Where: 4103 Beacon Ave S.
Cost: FREE

Comedy/Open Mic: Beyond the Tippe
Details: “Our monthly open mic and comedy showcase, featuring the inimitable Lexi Haack!”
Time: 9 PM
Where: Tippe & Drague Alehouse—3315 Beacon Ave S.
Cost: Free to attend

Music: School of Rock Bellevue
Details:  School of Rock Bellevue presents a tribute to Progressive Rock and Metal at the Royal Room.” ALL AGES (Until 10 PM)
Time: 5 PM
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $12 Adv. / $15 DOS

Sunday, June 3rd

Community/Chess: Chess Park Pop-Up 
Details:  “Come experience the future Detective Cookie Chess Park in its future outdoor location! At the corner of Rainier Ave S and Barton Place South. There will be a Giant Chess Board, Free Food (BBQ), Live Music and Games! Join in on a chess game! All ages are welcome!”
Time: 1–4 PM
Where: Detective Cookie Chess Park—5015 S. Barton Pl
Cost: FREE

Hip Hop/Dance: Street Dance Sundays
Details:  “We are happy to announce a new weekly dance event at My World Dance and Fitness Studio: Street Dance Sundays! Every Sunday a variety of street and club freestyle dances will be taught throughout the afternoon followed by an open session at night. All classes are open level and non-progressive. Beginners and drop-ins welcome!”
Time: 2–9:30 PM
Where: My World Dance & Fitness—849 Hiawatha Pl S.
Cost: $5–35

Youth/Slam/Open Mic: Youth Speaks Open Mic
Details:  Youth Speaks Open Mic & Writing Circle—“Our open mics are every first Sunday of the month at the Station Cafe on Beacon Hill! Come spit poetry, speak, play music, dance, tell jokes, live paint, just watch if you want to — its your stage!” ALL AGES
Time: 5–8:30 PM
Where: The Station—1600 S. Roberto Maestas Festival St
Cost: FREE

Music/Drag Show: Cynthia Hughen Student Recital / SailorHank presents: The Lost Queens
Details: www.theroyalroomseattle.com ; ALL AGES (Until 10 PM)
Time/Cost: See website
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.

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