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This Weekend In South Seattle: Save Public Housing, Powerlift Columbia City, and Visit the House of Thee UnHoly Band

Events this weekend in the South Seattle area

Saturday, October 25th

Fitness: Bull Stewart’s Columbia City Classic Powerlifting Competition from 9:00am to 4:00pm @ Southeast Seattle Senior Center: 4655 So Holly Street Avenue Seattle, WA 98118. More Info: http://www.sessc.org


Community: Story Circle with Kathya Alexander readings at 10:00am and 11:00am Synopsis:Listen to Kathya Alexander share her personal stories of living through the Civil Rights Movement.  Go beyond the history of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with interactive storytelling that have children and adults fully engaged, captivated by her storytelling, and fully connected to her childhood experiences.  For some, this is their first experience meeting someone who lived through the Movement.  Listen to history come alive through a first-hand account of both great and fortuitous moments in our nation’s heritage @ The Seward Park Audubon Center :5902 Lake Washington Blvd S Seattle, WA 98118  Cost: $4 More Info: http://www.sewardpark.auduboncenter.org

Kathya Alexander

Cooking: Vegetarian Making Tamale Cooking Classes at 10:00am @ El Centro De La Raza: 2524 16th Ave S Seattle 98144

Civics: The Fight to Save Public Housing: Stop SHA Rent Hikes. Speakers begin at 7:00pm @ New Freeway Hall: 5018 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98118 More Info: http://www.socialism.com


Music: Ray Skejelbred’s New Orleans Quartet/ House of Thee UnHoly Band begins at 4:00pm @ The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 98118.  Cost: Free. More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

Education:  CADMA Showcase begins at 5:00pm@ The Rainier Valley Cultural Center 3515 South Alaska St Seattle 98118.  More Info: http://www.rainiervalleyculturalcenter.org/events/cadma-showcase/

Community: Detective Cookie’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 26th

Community: Lantern Making Workshops from 12:00pm to 3:00pm @ Full Tilt Ice Cream: 5041 Rainier Avenue South #105 Seattle, WA 98118

Music: Peter Mulvey  (Folk Music) begins at 8:00pm @ The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 98118.  Cost: Free. More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

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