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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — Old School Reggae & Hip-Hop Party, Dark Diamonds Burlesque, Curley Taylor, and More!

by Emerald Staff

Thurs., July 4:

Filipino American Friendship Day

“This will be a whole day event full of live entertainment, display of Filipino’s arts and crafts, food galore and unity amongst Filipino-Americans to take pride of the restoration of the said park that symbolizes Filipinos pride and honor!

“This first project we’re doing on July 4th is only the beginning, but we hope to gain more support from our kababayans and neighboring communities as our intent and goal is to make this a beautiful park for everyone to enjoy particularly to all Filipinos around the world!

“Please share and invite this event to help us spread the word!”

Time: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Where: Doctor Jose P. Rizal Park — 1008 12th Ave. S.
Cost: Free to attend

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — Tush Pride!, Dragon Fest, Somali Unity Day Festival, and More!

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Thurs., June 27:

High 5 Rainier Beach!

“Let us show our Rainier Beach High School kids some love on the last day of the school year by showing up and giving them ‘high fives’ as they enter the school building! Yes!: there will bakery goodies. Yes! There will be fresh coffee. Yes! There will be YOU! GO BEACH!!”

Time: 8:15–8:55 AM a.m.
Where: Rainier Beach High School — 8815 Seward Park Ave. S.
Cost: FREE

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — Queens, Coolout Network Cypher, On The Brink, and More!

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Wed., June 19:

Mentoring Info Session at The Station

“Interested in learning more about becoming a mentor or mentee with Community for Youth? Please join us at our next info session! Hear stories from current students & mentors. Learn more about the mentoring commitment. Learn about CfY Program structure & objectives.

“Your first beverage will be on us! The Station offers coffee, tea, wine, and beer!”

Time: 6–8 p.m.
Where: The Station — 1600 S. Roberto Maestas Fest St.
Cost: FREE

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — Celebrate Juneteenth, We Out Here, Father’s Day Brunch, and more!

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Thurs., June 13:

Celebrate Juneteenth

“A community event focused on fellowship & empowerment. Fun For Youth & Families. Performances|Food|Games Prizes|Community Resource Fair.Hosted by Therapeutic Health Services, Parks and Rec, and Atlantic Street Center.

Time: 3–7 p.m.
Where: Rainier Beach Community Center — 8825 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — Get Spoked!, Good Vibes Nite Market, National Children’s Day at NWTC, and more!

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Wed., June 5:

Get Spoked! Womxn, Trans, Gender Non-Binary VRP/Open Shop

“Every 1st Wednesday of the month from 6 – 9 PM, we’re hosting a Volunteer Repair Party (VRP)/Open Shop specifically for folks who identify as women, trans, or gender non-binary to come together in an inclusive space to repair bikes for the community, or get help from an experienced mechanic to work on your own bike.

“All mechanic skills, experiences, and confidence levels are welcome! Nothing demystifies bike mechanics like picking up a wrench under the non-judgmental mentorship of a Bike Works staff person.”

Time: 6–9 p.m.
Where: Bike Works — 3709 S. Ferdinand St.
Cost: Free to attend

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — Soundtrack for a Revolution, HONK! Fest West, 30th-Annual Beacon Hill Festival, and more!

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Wed., May 29:

JustLook Sip and Share

“This is a community networking event for Seattle area Black and Brown activist, educators, organizers, business owners and artists! If you are making moves in the community or want to know what’s up this event is for you! 🙌🏿”

*Also check out Revolution by the Barrel’s Three Year Anniversary (Sat., 6/1) and Let’s Talk About It – Our Changing Neighborhood (Mon., 6/3).

Time: 5:30–8 p.m.
Where: The Station — 1600 S. Roberto Maestas Festival St.
Cost: Free to attend (register here)

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — Backstreet Bazaar, Pride ASIA Fest, MixxedFit Monday’s with Randy Ford, and more!

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Thurs., May 23:

Africatown Plaza Community Design Meeting

“We want the community engaged in the process of building Africatown Plaza, our next living monument. Now it’s time to help us build on the celebration of our legacy that was represented in the Liberty Bank Building and at the Imagine Africatown Midtown activation, bringing that momentum to our permanent building. We’ll introduce our design team to the community, present the initial concepts from previous meetings, and most importantly gather your feedback, which will help determine the design direction for the building.”

Time: 5:30–8 p.m.
Where: Liberty Bank Building — 1405 24th Ave.
Cost: FREE

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