On the List | Comet photo show, WET 10-year gala, bar-versaries, Gay City surplus book sale

1974217_10152222490218704_1904041557_oThe Comet Part Deux is slated to be open by the end of the month. Thursday night, you can celebrate its past with a photo exhibit featuring the work of Connie Aramaki. Aramaki was invited into the legendary dive last fall to document the bar’s punk patina before its new ownership’s overhaul and construction work began. The show is open from 6 PM to midnight at 10th and Pike’s Sole Repair.

Washington Ensemble Theatre is throwing a bash Saturday to celebrate a decade of productions. WET’s Ten Year Jubilee party and auction is at the gala-friendly DAR Hall on Roy St and starts at 6pm.

Enjoy a festive evening of delightful entertainment, delicious bites and drinks, and a fabulous live and silent auction with dazzling prizes, as we raise our glasses to toast and honor the wonderful ten years of new work created in Seattle by the Washington Ensemble Theatre. The evening will feature a fantastic lineup of performances that honor the history of the Ensemble and the ten seasons of innovative new work. Call 206.325.5105 for ticket availability.

1969226_10152215761514719_1225385125_n[1]Other anniversary parties this weekend include St. John’s 2 Year “Oysterity” Party on Thursday, and the Bottleneck Lounge Turns Lucky 7 on Friday.

Boost your home library from the surplus of books at the Gay City LGBT Library. The surplus sale runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Gay City Health Project’s Michael C. Weidemann LGBT Library is pleased to announce our Surplus Used Book sale, featuring surplus LGBT fiction and non-fiction books for sale. It’s a great way to build up your personal library, and the proceeds benefit ours!

Sunday night at Vermillion, support ZAPP in a benefit to help the Zine Archive & Publishing Project forge a new path as an independent nonprofit.

Find more events and happenings on and around the Hill on our community calendar below. Have something to add? Go for it. Anyone can add an event and it doesn’t cost ya a dime. Let us know on the CHS Calendar.

May 26 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM The Royal Room
Join Crooked Trails, BigTalk Records and the Royal Room for this ONE OF A KIND musical show and dance party with one of Africa’s most exciting young bands!! Hailing from Victoria Falls in the NW corner of Zimbabwe, they are … Continue reading
May 27 @ 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Washington Park Arboretum
Our weekly two-hour classes for 2-5-year-olds and their caregivers engage the senses with hands-on activities, learning stations, songs, stories, hikes and group games based around a theme that changes every week. Classes run Thursday, Friday or Saturday and Registration is … Continue reading
May 27 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Washington Park Arboretum Graham Visitors Center
Join us for an hour and a half walk as we explore and discover the nature at Washington Park Arboretum.  We’ll have tools and activities to engage families with children. Each month is a new theme. April:  Spring Flowers May:  … Continue reading
May 27 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Madrona Wine Merchants
Summer time and the living is easy.  To welcome it in we have assembled some easy drinking bubbles to match easy going the weather.  Stop by on Saturday as we pop the corks on these fresh sparklers that will match … Continue reading
May 28 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Capitol Hill 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
May 28 @ 8:00 PM – May 29 @ 12:45 PM Highline bar
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May 29 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM The SweatBox Yoga
Now you can drop into a class at The SweatBox every weekday at noon. Monday-Vinyasa; Tuesday-Hot Hybrid; Wednesday- Yin; Thursday- Hot Hybrid; Friday- Vinyasa! Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
May 29 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
IN BURGERS WE TRUST Li’l WOODY’S CELEBRATES MEMORIAL DAY, AND KICKS OFF SUMMER, WITH A FREE BURGER GIVEAWAY For the fourth consecutive year, Li’l Woody’s offers a thank you to their loyal fans with a free burger giveaway on Memorial … Continue reading
May 30 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM The SweatBox Yoga
Practice a one-hour class at The SweatBox  Every Tuesday and Thursday 930am class through Labor Day is only $12 for a drop in (normally $20). Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
May 30 @ 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM The Growl Store
Every Tuesday is Taster Tuesday.  Tasters are only $0.75, the perfect excuse to try great local beer.  Bring your growler or get one here. Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
May 30 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Fleet Feet Sports Seattle
Join us for our six-ish mile all paces run. For Tuesday run, we have a winter route at 5.7 mi and a summer route at 6.3 mi.  The summer route explores the trails of Interlaken and the Arboretum.  The winter … Continue reading
May 30 @ 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM Quantum Martial Arts
General class is open to all students and starts with 45 minutes of stretching and calisthenics, followed by 45 minutes of drill. In this class the students are drilled on techniques specific to their belt level. Exercises include combination, target, … Continue reading
May 30 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Sam's Tavern
Form teams, or come alone and meet new friends. Pop culture, current events, a music round, picture round, and a matching round. along with bonus questions throughout the night. And who knows what else will be thrown at you. It’s … Continue reading
May 31 @ 12:00 PM 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
May 31 @ 8:30 AM – Jun 1 @ 4:00 PM UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture
Wednesday-Thursday, May 31-June 1, 8:30am-4pm This two-day workshop provides participants with in-depth knowledge about how the Green Shores credit and rating systems can be used to improve the quality of shoreline management projects. Green Shores for Homes is a voluntary … Continue reading
May 31 @ 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Chophouse Row
Chophouse Row is getting ready to host a weekly farmers market in its courtyard running every Wednesday night from 4 to 8 pm, year-round, rain or shine with the first market scheduled for November 2, 2016. Organized and curated by … Continue reading
Jun 1 @ 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Washington Park Arboretum
Our weekly two-hour classes for 2-5-year-olds and their caregivers engage the senses with hands-on activities, learning stations, songs, stories, hikes and group games based around a theme that changes every week. Classes run Thursday, Friday or Saturday and Registration is … Continue reading
Jun 1 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM The SweatBox Yoga
Practice a one-hour class at The SweatBox  Every Tuesday and Thursday 930am class through Labor Day is only $12 for a drop in (normally $20). Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Jun 1 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM The Riveter
Celebrating Dreams, Celebrating Success is an event hosted by the Washington Women’s Business Center (WWBC) to showcase local women-owned businesses, and provide a valuable networking opportunity for female entrepreneurs. Register for your ticket to attend this event featuring strong local … Continue reading
Jun 1 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM The Summit
Join public officials, civic leaders, and your neighbors in a community conversation about the various ways that we can come together in relationship and action to promote a better place of sanctuary, safety, and support for all. The second in … Continue reading
Jun 1 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Fleet Feet Sports Seattle
Join us for this very social 3.5 mile jaunt through the neighborhood followed by food and drinks at Linda’s.  We keep the pace easy and the atmosphere fun. Sometimes we change location. Always check our website to confirm the run.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Jun 2 @ 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Washington Park Arboretum
Our weekly two-hour classes for 2-5-year-olds and their caregivers engage the senses with hands-on activities, learning stations, songs, stories, hikes and group games based around a theme that changes every week. Classes run Thursday, Friday or Saturday and Registration is … Continue reading
Jun 2 @ 4:00 PM – Jun 4 @ 6:00 PM The Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption
Bring your friends and family to the Bite of Greece and enjoy traditional street-style Greek food. From roasted-on-the-spit lamb sandwiches, to gyros and chicken souvlaki, you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to a Greek Taverna. We offer lots of vegetarian … Continue reading
Jun 2 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM The Summit
This monthly craft night is for you to get to know your neighbors and dust off that project you have been procrastinating! Bring whatever you want to create and your supplies, meet new friends, and craft in a spacious setting … Continue reading
Jun 2 @ 8:00 PM – 11:45 PM LOVE CITY LOVE
The Brodcast is about interstellar beats and grooves, finding light and love in the world, and connecting people who are making a positive impact with music. WHAT IT IS Our June 2 event will be at Love City Love; it’s 3 … Continue reading
Jun 3 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Marina Park, Kirkland, WA
NAMIWalks is Washington State’s largest stigma-busting mental health awareness event. Join 1,500 walkers for a 5K walk to raise awareness and funds to support the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Washington. A community festival with food, entertainment, and … Continue reading
Jun 3 @ 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Washington Park Arboretum
Forest Therapy Guided Walks take participants slowly and intentionally through Nature. The Guide gives a series of place-based invitations to connect to your senses, to yourself, and to others. Through the place-based invitations, the participant(s) gain a deeper appreciation of … Continue reading
Jun 3 @ 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Washington Park Arboretum
Our weekly two-hour classes for 2-5-year-olds and their caregivers engage the senses with hands-on activities, learning stations, songs, stories, hikes and group games based around a theme that changes every week. Classes run Thursday, Friday or Saturday and Registration is … Continue reading
Jun 3 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Montlake Community Center
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Jun 3 @ 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM Volunteer Park Amphitheater
Summer is just around the corner and Parke Diem is back in the park to kick it off right. Join us the afternoon of June 3rd at the Volunteer Park Amphitheater for music, art, games and vendors. Hosted by Covert … Continue reading
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