THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Gaytheist, Brunch with Musang, Kimya Dawson Puerto Rico Benefit, and more!

Friday, June 15th:

Music: Gaytheist, Old Iron, Maximum Mad
Gaytheist is coming this Friday with their pals MAXIMUM MAD. Local heavy weights Old Iron are setting the pace for the night. Come on down and get down.” 21+; Find other Clock-Out weekend events on their website below.
Time: 9 PM
Where: Clock-Out Lounge—4864 Beacon Ave S.
Cost: $10

Photo Credit: Gaytheist

Food/Music: Royal Rose Club Jazz Happy Hour
“Come on down to settle your nerves and remove your stress every Third Friday at the Royal Esquire Club. Our bartenders will make your favorite beverages; the Happy Hour Soul Food Menu provided by the Comfort Zone restaurant will satisfy your palate. Enjoy background music by our local music selectors.” The Royal Esquire also has an event on Saturday night.
Time: 58 PM
Where: Royal Esquire Club—5016 Rainier Ave S.

Music: World Beat Night—Rhythms from Black Panther
“Master Drummer Massamba Diop of Baaba Maal and the Black Panther Soundtrack performing with Walo Walo ft. Thione Diop and members of Wamba World Beat Band.” Also at the Royal Room this weekend: An evening of jazz duets w/ Joe Casalini & Michael Biller, Johnny & The Moles, Earshot Jazz Presents, & JAMS Band. See website for individual event details. 
8:30 PM (doors at 7:30)
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $10

Music: Thom Joseph, Simon Harton, Joseph Dane
Columbia City Theater features live music in the theater and simultaneously in their Bourbon Bar all weekend. See website for individual event details.
Time: Friday Shows begin at 8 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater—4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: Varies; No cover for bourbon bar

Movies: The Incredibles 2, Ocean’s 8, RBG
Ark Lodge is the best. Show them some love!
Time: Showtimes vary
Where: Ark Lodge Cinemas—4816 Rainier Avenue S.
Cost: $9–12

Saturday, June 16th

Community/Farmer’s Market: Rainier Beach Farm Stand 
“The Rainier Beach Farm Stand will operate weekly throughout the summer, but please join us on June 16th, for a special kick off and festive grand opening! Food, live music, kids activities, and of course beautiful fresh produce from our local POC farmers. All welcome.”
Time: 10 AM–2 PM
Where: Ethiopian Community in Seattle (ECS)—8323 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE

Sports: Varsity Gay League Kickball
“Varsity Gay League is an LGBT and allies sports league and community dedicated to provided inexpensive activities to the people of Seattle! May 5–June 30, Saturdays.”
Where: Judkins Park—2150 S Norman St
Time: 10 AM–1 PM
Cost: $60 (season)

Image Credit: Varsity Gay League

Gaming/LGBTQI+: Pride Mini Game Day
Details: “Join us as we kick off our region of library’s pride celebration! Tabletop games are taking over the Skyway Library, AGAIN! Every table in our meeting room will be covered in board games, dice games or even role playing games! We will be featuring the best indy games coming out of Seattle, and local organizations and conventions teaching you to play the games!”
Time: 12–5 PM
Where: Skyway Library—12601 76th Ave S.
Cost: FREE

Art/Lights/Dancing: Lusio Lights Georgetown
“Lusio is heading to Georgetown for a new outdoor patio summer sunset series featuring Lusio light art installations and dancing. Find multiple Lusio light art installations of all shapes and sizes coming to life after dark for you to explore . . . local/regional dj’s ready to provide a perfect backdrop of summer times tunes. Dance as the sun sets on the historic Georgetown and watch the art come to life after dark.”
Time: 7 PM–1 AM
Where: Bar Ciudad—1210 S. Bailey St
Cost: $20 (Kids 12 and under, FREE!)

Community: Jams for Jabs
“Come join us for the First Annual “Jams for Jabs” Party – an evening to benefit Your House Boxing & Community Club! Tickets include free beer, food, a silent auction, and live music featuring Jake London and Barton Carroll.” 21+
Time: 7:30–10:30 PM
Where: The Hillman City Collaboratory—5623 Rainier Ave S
Cost: $25


Community: Let’s Go Birding Together
“To celebrate Pride Month we are offering a guided bird walk for our diverse Seattle community. We will start off by filling our mugs with hot tea or coffee and eating some delicious pride-themed doughnuts in the Audubon Center. Then, we will venture into the park to learn about the incredible array of birds that call this area home. All friends and allies are welcome, and binoculars will be provided.”
Time: 10 AM–12 PM
Where: Seward Park Environmental & Audubon Center—5902 Lake Washington Blvd S,
Cost: $7

Sunday, June 17th

Food/Wine/Music: Brunch Vibes
Details: Vibes by B.Sidney & The Station Presents: Brunch Vibes. Buffet, wine, DJ; Must have a reservation; 21+ 
Time: 11 AM–3 PM
Where: The Wine Station—2533 16th Ave S.
Cost: $35 Per Person

Community: Aji Piper to speak at Westside
“The youth are leading the way! And Aji Piper is helping lead the youth! Westside Unitarian is honored that Aji will be the guest speaker on June 17th. All are welcome at what will be an extraordinary, powerful service! Aji will speak about his love for people, for oceans, for trees, for creatures big and small and for the earth – as well as his commitment to peace and justice.”
Time: 10:30 AM–12 PM
Where: Westside Environmental Justice Group—7141 California Ave SW.

Photo Credit: Aji Piper

Food/Community: Brunch with Musang: Father’s Day
“Join us for Brunch with Musang, a pop-up Filipino Brunch at Bar Del Corso! It’s Father’s Day and we are celebrating Musang and his favorite filipino dishes. Sit at our table with our fresh and seasonal take on Filipino favorites! Love from our family to yours.”
Time: 10:30 AM–2:30 PM
Where: Bar del Corso—3057 Beacon Ave S.
Cost: $40

Music/Community: Forest For The Trees – a daytime park party!
“You’re invited to join us for a day filled with house music, friends & family, DJs & dancing, and sunny summer vibes!”
Time: 2–10 PM
Where: Seward Park—5900 Lake Washington Blvd. S.

Pride: Sashay Away Sunday
“Columbia City’s PRIDE kickoff event will feature hot disco tunes, delicious food and drink specials, cheap beer, and a special guest bartender. Bring your friends, show your pride, and let’s boogie!”
Time: 3–8 PM
Where: Backyard—3820 S. Ferdinand St. Ste. 102
Cost: Free to attend

Music/Social Justice: Puerto Rico Benefit Concert
“A fundraising concert for Puerto Rico featuring Kimya Dawson and other local performers for two organizations who have been providing hard hit communities with supplies in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Vendors, local bands, speakers and dancing.”
Time: 5–9 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: Sliding scale, see event page

Photo Credit: AP