Tag Archives: South Seattle Events

Sunday Spotlight: Skyway’s Alesia Cannady Hopes to Bring Play to South End Streets

If the idea of closing South End streets in order to open neighbors to the spirit of communal solidarity strikes you as odd, the smart money says you find yourself in good company. However, there would be at least one lone contrarian in Skyway’s Alesia Cannady.

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This Weekend In South Seattle: Art Walk Rainier Beach, Skyway Honors Its Own, and Walk to Treat Sickle Cell

WeekendEvents this weekend in the South Seattle area

 

Friday, September 5th

Community: VFW Meat Raffle from 4 to 7pm @ Skyway VFW Hall 7421 S. 126th St Seattle, WA 98178. More Info: email persimmon1859@gmail.com

Community: Rainier Beach 4- Corner Clean-Up & BBQ from 4:oo pm to 6:00pm @ Rainier Beach Plaza (Rainier and Henderson). Info: Get ready for Artwalk Rainier Beach  and give some TLC  to RB before it’s shown off to the 1,000++ people that are expected to come check out the event.  Should be a sunny day, perfect for a BBQ to celebrate everyone’s hard work!

Art: The Gathering Exhibit Reception featuring the photography of Rainier Beach Resident Zac Davis from 4:00pm – 6:00pm @ Seattle City Hall (6ooth 4th Avenue  Seattle, WA 98104). Info: The reception marks the conclusion of “The Gathering” exhibit’s run at City Hall and recognizes and celebrates the community members, leaders, and artists who created the exhibit and generated a voice to address youth violence in the Rainier Beach community. The reception features brief remarks, refreshments, and an amazing performance that was featured at the original “Gathering” event on May 31.

Music:  Eugenie Jones and Friends (Jazz) begins at 8:00pm@ The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 98118.  Cost: Free. More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com. Cost: Free

 

Saturday, September 6th

Health & Community: 9th Annual Walk for Sickle Cell  starts at 8:00am @ 5898 Lake Washington Blvd Seattle, WA 98118 (Seward Park). To Register: www.mssctf.org. Cost: $30 Adults, $15 (12-17) under 12 – free

Culture: Art Walk Rainier Beach Festival Day 1 from 10:00am – 6:00pm @ The Rainier Beach Plaza (Rainier and Henderson)  More Info: http://www.rainierbeachmerchants.com/art-walk-rainier-beach/

Community: San Gennaro Festival from 10:00am – 10:00pm @1225 S Angelo St. Seattle, WA 98108. More Info: www.sangennarofestivalseattle.org

Community:  Skyway Honors Cynthia Green (Celebrating 20 Years of Service to the Area and the Cynthia Green Scholarship Fund) from 3:00pm to 5:00pm @ RAY’s West Hill Family Center 12704 76th Avenue South, Seattle WA 98178 More Info: morganw@rays.org (Morgan Wells), ph: 206-772-2050

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, September 7th

Culture: Art Walk Rainier Beach Festival Day 2 from 10:00am – 6:00pm @ The Rainier Beach Plaza (Rainier and Henderson)  More Info: http://www.rainierbeachmerchants.com/art-walk-rainier-beach/

Music: Benefit Concert with Tom Price Desert Classic/ The Swords of Fatima/ The Gallow Swings begins at 6:00pm @ The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 98118.  Suggested Donation: $10 More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

 

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This Weekend In South Seattle: Festivals Galore!

WeekendEvents this weekend in the South Seattle area

 

Friday, August 22nd

Community: VFW Meat Raffle from 4 to 7pm @ Skyway VFW Hall 7421 S. 126th St Seattle, WA 98178. More Info: email persimmon1859@gmail.com

Community: Skyway Outdoor Cinema. Pre-Show Entertainment and Prize Wheel starts at 8:00pm, A showing of Frozen follows at 9:00pm @ 12610 76th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98178 (Skyway U.S. Bank Parking Lot). More Info: Facebook.com/SkywayOutdoorCinema

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

 

Saturday, August 23rd

Community: Rainier Beach High School Work Party (Picking up litter and Improving trees) from 9:00am – 12:00pm @S Henderson Street and 53rd Avenue South. More Info: http://www.seattle.gov/trees

Community:  Westhill End of Summer Festival (includes Alajawan Brown’s Back to School Supply Giveaway, Fire Fighter Fitness Challenge for Kids, and Bike Helmet Fittings) from 10:00am to 2:00pm @ 76th Avenue South, Seattle, WA, (King County Fire Station #20) More Info: persimmon1859@gmail.com

Health & Community: New Holly Family Fun Festival & Health Fair from 11:00am to 3:00pm @7054 32nd Avenue  South Seattle (New Holly Campus)

Community: Rainier Court Community Festival from 12:00pm – 4:0pm, followed by Summer Streets Part at 1:30pm @ Rainier Avenue and 33rd Avenue South. More Info: http://www.RainierCourtFestival.com

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)

Music: Beacon Rocks (Outdoor Concert)  begins at 1:00pm @ Beacon Ave S & S Lander Street 98144 More Info: rockitspace@gmail.com

 

Sunday, August 24th

Music: The Seattle Piano Players begins at 7:00pm @ The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 98118.  Cost: Free. More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

 

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This Weekend In South Seattle: Summer Streets Extravaganza, Inaugural Golf Tourney and Columbia City Gets the Blues

WeekendEvents this weekend in the South Seattle area

 

Friday, August 15th

Sports: Seed First Annual Golf Tournament begins at 8:00am @ Jefferson Park Golf Club 4101 Beacon Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108. More Info: Tournament Director Brian Remington, Email: brian@golfcorpsolutions.com, phone: 206-762-4513

Movies: Opening of Boyhood, showtimes 12:00 pm, 3:00pm and 7:30pm @ Ark Lodge Cinemas 4816 Rainier Avenue South Seattle , WA 98118. More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com

Music: Up- Beat Girls Jazz Camp Performance begins at 2:00pm @ The Rainier Valley Cultural Center 3515 South Alaska St. Seattle, WA 98118. More Info: http://www.rainiervalleyculturalcenter.org

Community: VFW Meat Raffle from 4 to 7pm @ Skyway VFW Hall 7421 S. 126th St Seattle, WA 98178. More Info: email persimmon1859@gmail.com

Movies: Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies Present Amandla! A Revolution in 4 Part Harmony. The Garden House 2336 15th Avenue South Seattle 98144.  More Info: Christina Olson phone: 206-762-1026

Community: Skyway Outdoor Cinema. Pre-Show Entertainment and Prize Wheel starts at 8:00pm, A showing of Gravity follows at 9:00pm @ 12610 76th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98178 (Skyway U.S. Bank Parking Lot). More Info: Facebook.com/SkywayOutdoorCinema

Music: Second Annual Columbia City Blues Festival (Featuring Reggie Garrett and The Paul Green Band) begins at 8:00pm@ The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 98118.  Cost: Free. More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

 

Saturday, August 16th

Contest: Third Annual Rainier Valley BBQ Contest from 6:00am – 3:00pm @The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 98118. Entree Fee: $20. More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

Volunteering:  Beacon Hill Volunteer Work Party begins at 9:00am @2424 Beacon Avenue South Seattle, WA 98144

Sports: 30th Annual Emerald City Open Water Swim starts at 9:00am @Andrews Bay on Lake Washington 5898 Lake Washington Blvd S Seattle, WA 98118. More Info: Kelsey Smith (206)-684-4766

Parade: Seattle Summer Streets Party and Rainier Valley Heritage Parade. Parade goes from 12:00pm – 1:30pm, followed by Summer Streets Part at 1:30pm @ Rainier Avenue (Between S Alaska and S Brandon Street). More Info: http://www.rainierchamber.com

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)

Movies: Cinema Under the Stars presents the Fantastic Mr. Fox movie begins at 7:00pm @Columbia Park 3515 South Alaska St. Seattle, WA 98118. More Info: http://www.rainiervalleyculturalcenter.org

Music: Second Annual Columbia City Blues Festival  Day 2 (Featuring Orville Johnson) begins at 9:00pm@ The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 98118.  Cost: $8/$10 More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

 

Sunday, August 17th

Sports: Iron Girl Seattle Women’s Triathlon starts at 6:45am @ Genesse Park 4316 S Genesse St, Seattle, WA 98118 More Info: Katie Sousa email: katie.sousa@ironman.com

Community: Othello Park International Music and Arts Festival from 12:00pm – 6:00pm @ Othello Park 4219 S Othello St, Seattle, WA 98118   More Info: http://othellopark.org/2014-festival

Music: Second Annual Columbia City Blues Festival  Day 3 (Featuring Crack Sunday) Family Show begins at 6:30pm, Late Show (“The Blues According to Jimi Hendrix”) begins at @ The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 98118.  Cost: Free. More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

 

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This Weekend In South Seattle: Back to School Bash, Beatwalk and Science of “Female Happiness”

WeekendEvents this weekend in the South Seattle area

 

Friday, August 8th

Movies: Opening of The Hundred Foot Journey, showtimes 11:00 am, 2:00pm, 4:45pm,  and 7:30pm @ Ark Lodge Cinemas 4816 Rainier Avenue South Seattle , WA 98118. More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com

Community: VFW Meat Raffle from 4 to 7pm @ Skyway VFW Hall 7421 S. 126th St Seattle, WA 98178. More Info: email persimmon1859@gmail.com

Youth: SYEP Open House from 4:00pm-7:00pm @Rainier Vista Neighborhood House 4410 29th Avenue S. Seattle 98108. More Info: 206-386-1375

Community: Mt.Baker Park Play Area Renovation Public Meeting #2. Meeting starts at 6:30pm @ Mt.Baker Community Clubhouse 2811 Mt. Rainier Drive South, Seattle 98144

Movie: Showing of Orgasm, Inc. The Strange Science of Female Pleasure. Movie begins at 7:00pm @New Freeway Hall 5018 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle 98118

Community: Skyway Outdoor Cinema. Pre-Show Entertainment and Prize Wheel starts at 8:00pm, A showing of The Lego Movie follows at 9:00pm @ 12610 76th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98178 (Skyway U.S. Bank Parking Lot). More Info: Facebook.com/SkywayOutdoorCinema

Music: The Westerlies CD Release Party show starts at 7:30pm@ The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 98118.  Cost: $20 More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

 

Saturday, August 9th

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)

Community: Rainier Beach Back to School Bash begins at 12:00pm @ The Plaza at Rainier and Henderson. More Info: rainierbeachneighborhood@hotmail.com

 

Sunday, August 10th

Music: Columbia City Beatwalk: The Jefferson Rose Band @ The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 981178. More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com.

 

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What’s Happening in South Seattle The Weekend of August 1st- August 3rd

WeekendEvents this weekend in the South Seattle area

 

Friday, August 1st

Movies: Opening of Guardians of the Galaxy, showtimes 11:00 am, 1:00pm, 1:45pm, 4:15pm, 7:00pm and 9:45pm @ Ark Lodge Cinemas 4816 Rainier Avenue South Seattle , WA 98118. More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com

Dance:  Get Your Groove On: Dance to the Godfather of Soul, celebrating the release of the movie Get On Up. Dance party starts at 6:30pm followed by a showing of the movie at 7:30pm @Ark Lodge Cinemas 4816 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118. More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com

Community: VFW Meat Raffle from 4 to 7pm @ Skyway VFW Hall 7421 S. 126th St Seattle, WA 98178. More Info: email persimmon1859@gmail.com

Community: Inaugural Night of Skyway Outdoor Cinema. Pre-Show Entertainment and Prize Wheel starts at 8:00pm, A showing of Despicable Me 2 follows at 9:00pm @ 12610 76th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98178 (Skyway U.S. Bank Parking Lot). More Info: Facebook.com/SkywayOutdoorCinema

Music: Jaggery/Moraine/Bone Cave Ballet (Hard Rock and Avant-Pop) show starts at 9:30pm@ The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 98118. More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

 

Saturday, August 2nd

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)

ArtSeedArts Studios Open House, viewing of Artist Studios and Creative Enterprise Work Spaces from 1:00 – 5:00pm @ 5617 Rainier Avenue S Seattle, WA 98118 (The Collaboratory). More Info: Call Angielena at 206-349-6480 or email SEEDArtsStudios@gmail.com

 

Sunday, August 3rd

Community: Brunch at the Beachcomber from 10:00am to 12:30pm @ Beachcomber  12623 Renton Ave S Seattle, WA 98178. More Info: (206) 772-5183

Music: Anokye Agofamna/Kudjo (World Music) performance starts at 9:00pm @ The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle 981178. More Info: http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com.

 

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