On the List | Capitol Hill Arts Walk, Velocity’s Next Fest, fundraisers, craft fairs

Conservatory red text highThursday’s Blitz Capitol Hill Arts Walk 30+ events and shows this month include the unveiling of this year’s Stars on Broadway at Broadway and John, a Holiday in Volunteer Park and the third annual Star Wars-themed show at Ltd. Gallery. Additional Thursday highlights:

  • Pound Arts‘  25th Anniversary Party with arts, crafts, tattoos, guide pups(!).
  • john osgood at poco wine and spiritsVermillion features work by artists who have lived — or slept with people who have lived — in the iconic Laurelton apartment building. You probably know someone who knows someone who’s in this show.
  • Collage x 4:  at Americana, at Cloud Gallery in Frame Central, at True Love Gallery and Tattoo, and at Bluebird Ice Cream (hosted by Hollow Earth Radio).
  • Affordable art and small works: Retrofit Home‘s 9th year of Hundred and Under show and the Holiday Miniature Art Extravaganza at Ghost Gallery.

GP Pardon a PUp PicIn the mood to party for the greater good? Choices!  Festibus! benefit for Washington Bus at the Bullitt Center on Thursday, Pardon a Pup benefit for shelter dogs at Sam’s Tavern on Friday,  and Wonderland benefit for Urban Artworks at Love City Love on Friday.

next fest velocityVelocity Dance Center’s annual Next Fest, featuring fresh new voices in contemporary dance from the region, culminates this weekend with performances Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The program “unveils fierce new work by GENDER TENDER, Coleman Pester/Tectonic Marrow Society, Nathan Blackwell, Dylan Ward and Alana O Rogers with installations by Matt Drews + Coulliette [the Pendleton House], kt Shores + Lexi Hamill.

wonderlandSeveral holiday craft gift shops are popping up on the Hill this weekend, including Canoe Social Club’s Bizarre Bazaar, a holiday art fair at Vermillion, Holiday Bazar Gnar at The In, and the NEST pop-up boutique on Bellevue Ave.

Healthcare enrollment help: If you haven’t yet signed up for healthcare coverage and want to ask questions and get help, trained “assisters” will be at Gay City Health Project on Saturday 10am – 12pm. Although the deadline has been extended into 2014, you’ll need to enroll by December 23rd for your coverage to start on January 1.

On Sunday, bring your memories to Canterbury Ale and Eats for the “Last Canterbury Knight ever” before this 15th Ave watering hole is reincarnated.

Check the CHS Calendar for more.

Mar 5 @ 8:00 PM – Apr 4 @ 8:00 PM 12th Avenue Arts
NCTC presents the West Coast premiere of Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Flick. NCTC Company Member MJ Sieber directs this humorous, timely story about Millennials Avery, Rose, and Sam, who work at a rundown movie theater that still shows … Continue reading
Mar 12 @ 8:00 PM – Apr 4 @ 10:00 PM New City Theater
Jackie Sibblies Drury’s We Are Proud to Present brings together an ensemble of actors to create a play about a long forgotten, or possibly never remembered, genocide the first genocide of the 20th century. As this multi-racial theatre company grapples … Continue reading
Apr 1 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Montlake Fuel
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Apr 1 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class this winter, and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime. Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their … Continue reading
Apr 1 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Montlake Library
It is story time at the Montlake Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Apr 1 @ 7:00 PM Omega Ouzeri
Omega Ouzeri’s Greek Wine and Dine Dinner with Andrea Englisis of Athenee Importers 6 Wines and 4 Courses $80 per person (does not include tax or gratutity Reservations required – seating limited to 24 seats Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Apr 1 @ 8:00 PM The Hillside Bar
Our monthly Trivia Night is back. 8pm, Wednesday, April 1st. (no foolin’) $3 per person. Teams of 1-4 people. 1st place team wins all the ca$h. Last place team wins a free pitcher of Olympia Beer. Great prizes for Best … Continue reading
Apr 2 @ 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Meditate Seattle Studio
Free 1/2 hour meditation group every Thursday, no experience required. Walk up the driveway on 18th E to arrive at the meditation studio. Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Apr 2 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class this winter, and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime. Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their … Continue reading
Apr 2 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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Apr 2 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Our toddler gym (Ages 0-5) features a bouncy house, tons of toys, balls, cars, and much more. Perfect for rainy day play. Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Apr 2 @ 10:00 AM Miller Community Center
Mighty Mites “Egg” Stravaganza What: Children enjoy activities and a bounce house before an egg hunt Location: Miller Community Center Ages: 5 and under Time: 10 a.m. – noon, April 2 Cost: Free Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Apr 2 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Sole Repair
April 2 is the Big Event – Lowell’s big auction/fundraiser for the year! This year features an art theme so you can expect to find some amazing art (featuring renowned Pacific NW artists) for live auction and lots of arts … Continue reading
Apr 2 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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Apr 2 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) is currently reviewing the application described below and will hold a public meeting to gather comments on the project. Project Description: Council Land Use Action to rezone a parcel of land from NC … Continue reading
Apr 2 @ 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM Meditate Seattle Studio
Free 1/2 hour silent meditation group every week except holidays. If you need instruction in meditation, visit Youtube and search for Meditate Seattle. You will find an introductory video. Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Apr 2 @ 7:30 PM New Freeway Hall
Get involved with ideas and activism to liberate women and help change the world. The meeting will feature a representative from Sex Worker Outreach Project Seattle reporting on increased criminalization of sex trade, the unintended consequences of prohibition and sex … Continue reading
Apr 2 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
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Apr 2 @ 8:00 PM 12th Ave Studio
LIVE! FROM THE LAST NIGHT OF MY LIFE Presented by Theatre22 Written and Directed by Wayne Rawley March 27-April 18 Doug Sample is a man who has decided his experiment with life has, for all intents and purposes, failed. He … Continue reading
Apr 3 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class this winter, and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime. Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their … Continue reading
Apr 3 @ 6:30 PM Downtown Cornerstone Church
GOOD FRIDAY Friday, April 3, 2015 6:30 PM On Good Friday we’ll gather to reflect on the night Jesus Christ was betrayed, unlawfully tried, crucified and buried, in our place, for the forgiveness of sin. Cornerstone Kids will be provided … Continue reading
Apr 3 @ 7:30 PM – Apr 5 @ 7:30 PM Velocity Dance Center
Contemporary, Seattle-based dance company Relay Dance Collective presents “RDC3.” This evening of vibrant, powerful and diverse dances is happening April 3-5 at Velocity Dance Center. Featured choreographers include: Alana O Rogers, Markeith Wiley, Cheryl Delostrinos, Fiona Vigdor, Jessica Zoller and … Continue reading
Apr 3 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
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Apr 3 @ 8:00 PM 12th Ave Studio
LIVE! FROM THE LAST NIGHT OF MY LIFE Presented by Theatre22 Written and Directed by Wayne Rawley March 27-April 18 Doug Sample is a man who has decided his experiment with life has, for all intents and purposes, failed. He … Continue reading
Apr 4 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Center for Urban Horticulture
Love gardening, plants, trees, flowers or growing food? Can’t pass up a bargain? Then you won’t want to miss the 10th annual GARDEN LOVERS’ BOOK SALE of used books at the Center for Urban Horticulture. This important benefit for the … Continue reading
Apr 4 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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Apr 4 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Cal Anderson Park
3rd Annual Cal Anderson Spring Egg Hunt What: Egg hunt complete with face painting, jump toy, DJ and more Location: Cal Anderson Park Ages: 11 and under Time: 10 a.m.-noon, April 4 Cost: Donations accepted Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Apr 4 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Center for Urban Horticulture
Love gardening, plants, trees, flowers or growing food? Can’t pass up a bargain? Then you won’t want to miss the 10th annual GARDEN LOVERS’ BOOK SALE of used books at the Center for Urban Horticulture. This important benefit for the … Continue reading
Apr 4 @ 10:00 AM Montlake Community Center
Spring Egg Hunt What: Collect treasures in your basket Location: Montlake Community Center Ages: 11 and under Time: 10 a.m., April 4 Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Apr 4 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Please join us each 1st Thursday of the Month for a community led effort to restore and enhance the gardens of Volunteer Park. Come for part or all. Tools and gloves will be provided. No gardening experience necessary. Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle

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