On the List | CATZ! cat art show opens, Movable Type literary mixer, Ed Downloaded, RISK! live

catzWe already know what you all are doing on Sunday afternoon. Leading up to the big game day, we’ve picked out a few highlights from the busy Capitol Hill Seattle event calendar.

Capitol Hill people really, really love their cats. On Saturday  Ltd. Gallery opens a new art show, CATZ!, featuring the work of more than 30 artists. In conjunction with the CATZ show, the Seattle Humane Society will be at the gallery the following weekend (Feb 8 and 9) hosting cat adoptions each day.

Bring a book and chat with other readers about what they’re currently reading at the Moveable Type’s Literary Mixer on Thursday at Vermillion. We can’t say enough ed downloadedgood things about this friendly, low-key opportunity to talk with strangers about books. (If you’r book’s on a Kindle, you are welcome too.)

The regional premiere of the sci-fi play Ed, Downloaded opens at Washington Ensemble Theatre on Friday. Performances continue through February 24th.

“Set in a future, this soon-to-be true story tackles classic themes of love and death in a world where technological advancements bring infinite possibilities. Half-live action play and half-feature film, Ed, Downloaded is a sci-fi love story for high-tech dreamers.”

riskSaturday at the Highline watch Seattle storytellers and local celebs “tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share.”  RISK! Live in Seattle features performances by Dan Savage, Emmett Montgomery, Kelleen Conway Blanchard, and more. RISK! is a live show and podcast hosted by Kevin Allison (Reno 911!, Flight of the Conchords).

Check out the CHS Calendar for more events happening this weekend and beyond.

Jul 2 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class 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 senses. Class … Continue reading
Jul 2 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Vino Verite
Goodness, it is really hot! We always like to remind people that the shop is kept at a cool 68 degrees. We could say it’s for you, but truth be told, the main purpose is to keep the wine safe! … Continue reading
Jul 2 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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Jul 2 @ 8:00 PM Capitol Cider
Iconic environmental singer Dana Lyons teams up with notorious labor hellraiser Anne Feeney to launch Teamsters and Turtles – Together at Last! Starting in Bellingham, WA on July 1st (hometown of Dana Lyons) and sweeping south to Ashland, OR, the … Continue reading
Jul 3 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class 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 senses. Class … Continue reading
Jul 3 @ 12:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Cal Anderson Park has a wading pool, fountain, texture pool and reflecting pool, promenade paths, landscaping, a shelterhouse, a plaza, and a children’s play area. OPERATING HOURS 7/3—8/23 Fri/Sat/Sun 12 noon – 6:30 p.m. Via http://www.seattle.gov/parks/wadingpools_detail.asp?id=3102Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Jul 3 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Boise’s Glitter Royalty is spreading their vast reach to Seattle on their west coast tour. From the mountainous expanse of Boise, the Glitterati Gals Burlesque is exploring the west coast this summer. Seattle is their first stop on a journey … Continue reading
Jul 4 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Cal Anderson Park
The most fun FREE community party of the summer. Brought to you by theCal Anderson Park Alliance, this totally FREE, inclusive for families of all types event is the epicenter of fun. Plus, it ends early enough for you to … Continue reading
Jul 5 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market
The Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market supports Washington’s small family farmers by creating a vibrant neighborhood farmers market.  Located outside the Seattle Central Community College, the Market runs year-round every Sunday from 11am-3pm, and has been in operation since 2005.  One can find fresh Washington grown produce, fruit and … Continue reading
Jul 5 @ 7:00 PM – Jul 6 @ 1:00 AM Madrona Wine Merchants
It’s Sunday Sipper time at Madrona Wine Merchants — come see what two lovelies that Mark is sampling this Sunday. There is always a surprise in the store. Check out our website: http://www.madronawinemerchants.com to see what we are pouring. Madrona … Continue reading
Jul 5 @ 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Montlake Branch Library
This Ukulele Band strums and sings. You sing along, stomp, dance–It’s all “Ukulele Mojo” for the Independence Day weekend in this Montlake Unabridged event. Bring the kids; bring the elders; Enjoy the band and some refreshments provided by your Montlake … Continue reading
Jul 5 @ 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM TBD
Summer Urban Sketching Classes Sunday afternoons 2:00-4:30 pm Series 1 Perspective and Line Drawing: June 28, July 5, July 12 Series 2 Watercolor sketches: August 9, August 16, August 23 Contact Gail for Registration information and costs.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Jul 5 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM The Summit Building
A free children’s play group at the Summit Building on Capitol/First Hill, for kids ten (10) and under. Every Sunday 3:00pm 5:00pm Summit Building – 420 E Pike, Seattle Need a place (beside your couch) to let your kids bounce, … Continue reading
Jul 6 @ 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Miller Playfield Park
New Students: Summer Sessions of Qigong on Capitol Hill (7:30am Mon. & Wed.) and Chen Taiji in the International District (6pm on Mon. & Thurs.) are SPECIALLY DISCOUNTED 1/3 OFF (3 MONTHS FOR THE PRICE OF 2).  Qigong in Miller Park, … Continue reading
Jul 6 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Capitol Cider
Do you want to learn more about sustainability in your neighborhood? Join us for a Capitol Hill Sustainability Social while enjoying food and drink specials from Capitol Cider! Join the facebook event Meet members of Sustainable Capitol Hill / Capitol … Continue reading
Jul 6 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Montlake Community Center
The Advisory Council is a group of citizens dedicated to the enrichment of our community. Its support enables us to offer a variety of programs and services for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Jul 7 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
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Jul 7 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
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Jul 7 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Plymouth Church
The Grammy-nominated Northwest Boychoir and Music Director Joseph Crnko presents its tour program in Seattle on the eve of its departure for a two-week tour of California. The program, performed by boys ages 10-14 will include Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and … Continue reading
Jul 7 @ 7:00 PM Sam's Tavern
More fun than a barrel full of monkeys… Pub Trivia. Get drinks as prizes for answering questions correctly.  Great food, great drinks, and some questions to answer to get more beer and food. It’s free to play, $50 for the … Continue reading
Jul 8 all-day University of Washington Campus. U district.
Marina Abramović hiked across the Great Wall of China to break up with her partner. Lady Gaga spent 72 hours in a giant egg to prepare for a show. Emma Sulkowicz carried her mattress on Columbia University’s campus every day … Continue reading
Jul 8 @ 3:00 AM Canterbury Ale House
More fun than a barrel full of monkeys… Pub Trivia. Get drinks as prizes for answering questions correctly. Great food, great drinks, and some questions to answer to get more beer and food. It’s free to play, prizes to top … Continue reading
Jul 8 @ 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Miller Playfield Park
New Students: Summer Sessions of Qigong on Capitol Hill (7:30am Mon. & Wed.) and Chen Taiji in the International District (6pm on Mon. & Thurs.) are SPECIALLY DISCOUNTED 1/3 OFF (3 MONTHS FOR THE PRICE OF 2).  Qigong in Miller Park, … Continue reading
Jul 8 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Montlake Fuel
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Jul 8 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class 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 senses. Class … Continue reading
Jul 8 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 13 @ 5:00 PM Sharpe House
LA-based LGBTQ suitmaker Sharpe Suiting returns to Seattle for another pop-up shop from Wednesday, July 8 through Monday, July 13 from 10AM-5PM. Stop by to meet Sharpe’s founder, Leon Wu and check out sample suits To schedule a custom suit … Continue reading
Jul 8 @ 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
Jul 8 @ 6:30 PM
1305 E Marion St. Land Use Application to allow a 4-story structure containing 18 residential units and storage for 14 bicycles. No parking will be provided. Existing single family residence to be removed Design Proposal Not Yet Available Review Meeting … Continue reading
Jul 8 @ 7:15 PM – 9:30 PM Volunteer Park (across from Asian Art Museum)
Bring a picnic, stretch out on the lawn, and listen to great classical music, in one of Seattle’s best-loved summer traditions. The event begins at 7:15 with a live performance by outstanding student ensembles, followed at 8:00pm by KING-FMs live … Continue reading
Jul 8 @ 8:00 PM
1010 E. Republican Land Use Application to allow a 4-story structure containing 36 residential units. No parking proposed. Existing structures to be demolished. Design Proposal Not Yet Available Review Meeting July 8, 2015 8:00 pm Seattle University 824 12th Ave … Continue reading

2 thoughts on “On the List | CATZ! cat art show opens, Movable Type literary mixer, Ed Downloaded, RISK! live

    • THAT would be awesome! Somebody, make a live action game of Risk a reality, please. In Cal Anderson Park, of course.