A round-up of news and announcements we don’t want to get lost in the fast-churning news cycle!
Vaccines: Here’s the Latest — UPDATED 4/7 @ 11:30 a.m.
This Week, the City Will Vaccinate a Record 30K People —The City of Seattle will administer approximately 30,000 vaccines across multiple sites this week including Lumen Field Event Center, the Rainier Beach and West Seattle Community Vaccination Hubs, and via Seattle Fire Department Mobile Vaccination Teams (MVTs), which will visit locations where formerly homeless adults live in permanent supportive housing. The MVTs will also administer second-dose shots to older adults living in affordable housing.
Beacon Arts is the all-volunteer nonprofit arts council for Beacon Hill. We grew out of a small art-making studio called ROCKiT Space, founded in 2009 by Jessie and Marti McKenna, which was housed in the building that is now Tippe and Drague Alehouse. At that time, there were no galleries or venues for music on the Hill. ROCKiT Space partnered with Beacon Hill Music (Paul Ray and Betty Jean Wiliamson) to create Beacon Rocks, a monthly summer music and art event. ROCKiT Space grew into Beacon Arts after moving our office into the historic Garden House in 2011.
Our mission is to create opportunities for Beacon Hill artists and audiences by activating under-utilized spaces such as Roberto Maestas Festival Street, Jefferson Park, Garden House, and the warehouse on the corner of 15th Avenue South and Beacon Avenue that became Dozer’s Warehouse. For over ten years, Beacon Arts volunteers have created and run various projects and programs including concerts, art installations and markets, poetry readings, public mural painting, and documentary screenings.
Health: Cierra Sisters presents Families Coming Together: What Sisters Need To Know For Our Families Today from 10:00am to 3:00pm @ New Holly Gathering Center: 7054 32nd Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118. More Info: http://www.cierrasisters.org
Community: DetectiveCookie’s Urban Chess Club with Pro Chess Instructor H.R.Pitre. From 12:00pm – 2:00pm @ Rainier Beach Community Center: 8825 Rainier Ave South Seattle. Ages 7 and Older. More Info: 206-650-3621 (Detective Cookie)
Sunday, October 12th
Dance: Seattle Subversive Square Dance Society (All Dances are taught and no partner is necessary) Potluck begins at 6:00pm. Dance begins at 7:00pm @ The Garden House: 2336 15th Avenue South 98144 More Info: http://www.rockitspace.org
Music:Columbia City Beatwalk: Country Lips begins at 7:30pm @ The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 98118. Cost: Free. More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com
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