Happy sunshine. Here’s what’s in store for the weekend (and beyond) on the Hill (and beyond). Have something to add? Let us know on the CHS Calendar.
Thursday, May 19
- Larry Flynt appears at Town Hall Seattle
- Greek wine tasting at 12th and Olive. Click Distributing beer tasting at Vino Verite.
- Bunnell Cellars tasting party at Poco Wine Room. $10. 6-9p.
- SIFF 2011 begins. Here’s the Capitol Hill line-up: Egyptian | Harvard Exit
- May meeting of the Capitol Hill Community Council
- Seattle Beer Week begins. Details: http://www.seattlebeerweek.com/
- History Cafe at Roy St. Coffee
- Final Frances Farmer Karaoke in the history of the world
Friday, May 20
- Final day to submit comment on the Summit Slope skatedot
- Bike to Work Day. Get a free cookie.
- Seattle U students vs. faculty softball game to benefit Boys & Girls Club
- Contemporary Drawing guest lecture at Gage Academy
- Decks in the Park benefit for mobile DJs — at Electric Tea Garden
- Simple Apothecary grand opening party
- Burlesque fundraiser at Odd Fellows West Hall
- Skillet Diner official opening date
- Capitol Hill Block Party official start of ticket sales
- Serialized book The Wikkeling broadcasts begin on Hollow Earth Radio
- Capitol Hill Light Rail Station Sites Urban Design Framework meeting at Seattle Central
- 12th Ave street sweep starts at 10a
- Quinn’s Beer Week bbq — The Great Southern Pig Roast
- “First ever” Cal Anderson 4-on-4 dodgeball tournament
- Will Potter talks eco-terrorism at Elliott Bay Book Co.
- Build your own terrarium party at Ghost Gallery
- People powered parade in Beacon Hill
- Quadstock rocks Seattle U: Del the Funky Homosapien, the Thermals, etc. “Students” only
- Vintage sale at Gallery 1412
- Seattle Works Day
- Sprout III at All Pilgrim’s Church:
Participants pay an entrance fee for which they will receive a home-made dinner and a ballot. Diners will vote on a variety of proposed artist projects. At the end of dinner, the artist whose proposal receives the most votes will be awarded funds collected from the tickets. The work will then be presented during the next Sprout IV. Artistic genres of all kinds are accepted and are encouraged to be works that are sustainable, local and forward-thinking.
- Update: Via the Stranger’s Lineout: “Capitol Hill’s bestest record swap” — The Big Dig at Vermillion
Sunday, May 22
- Ugly dog benefit for Humane Society at Northwest Film Forum
- Street soccer benefit for homeless soccer players at Golazo HQ
- Sun Liquor 5th Anniversary bbq
- May 22nd Potluck celebration of René Soulard’s life
- Susie Bright talks about how raising kids changes your sex life at Babeland
Monday, May 23
- Does Capitol Hill need big box retail? forum part of Capitol Hill Housing’s annual meeting
- Humble Feast Buffet Dinner by Patty Pan
- Lyanda Lynn Haupt at Elliott Bay to discuss her book Crow Planet: Essential Wisdom from the Urban Wilderness