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.

Jul 23 @ 7:00 PM – Aug 3 @ 10:00 PM Theatre Off Jackson
Freehold’s Engaged Theatre program, in association with Theatre Off Jackson, presents an immersive music and theatre experience commissioned by Freehold and produced in partnership with the Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas and The Mahogany Project. Emboldened/Unsung Jazz Heroes investigates … Continue reading
Jul 24 @ 7:00 PM – Aug 4 @ 10:00 PM Theatre Off Jackson
Freehold’s Engaged Theatre program, in association with Theatre Off Jackson, presents an immersive music and theatre experience commissioned by Freehold and produced in partnership with the Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas and The Mahogany Project. Emboldened/Unsung Jazz Heroes investigates … Continue reading
Jul 25 @ 7:00 PM – Aug 5 @ 10:00 PM Theatre Off Jackson
Freehold’s Engaged Theatre program, in association with Theatre Off Jackson, presents an immersive music and theatre experience commissioned by Freehold and produced in partnership with the Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas and The Mahogany Project. Emboldened/Unsung Jazz Heroes investigates … Continue reading
Jul 26 @ 7:00 PM – Aug 6 @ 10:00 PM Theatre Off Jackson
Freehold’s Engaged Theatre program, in association with Theatre Off Jackson, presents an immersive music and theatre experience commissioned by Freehold and produced in partnership with the Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas and The Mahogany Project. Emboldened/Unsung Jazz Heroes investigates … Continue reading
Jul 28 all-day
PEOPLE ON BIKES SET TO RIDE & DINE FOR CHARITY IN SEATTLE Seattle, WA (July 14, 2015) – On the evening of Tuesday, July 28th, people on bikes throughout Seattle will ride and dine to raise funds for charity in … Continue reading
Jul 28 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Fisheries Supply
We here at UW Farm are running a farm produce stand this summer, and we’re inviting you to come join us to support our very own volunteer-driven agricultural enterprise. Enjoy seasonal, sustainably sourced, picked-that-morning fresh produce grown just two miles away, … Continue reading
Jul 28 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Mezcaleria Oaxaca
Join us this month on one of our favorite roof decks in the city at Mezcaleria Oaxaca (a 2014 GSBA New Business of the Year finalist). GSBA’s Young Professionals with Pride is dedicated to providing Seattle’s LGBT and allied young … Continue reading
Jul 28 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Montlake Fuel
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Jul 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Fisheries Supply
We here at UW Farm are running a farm produce stand this summer, and we’re inviting you to come join us to support our very own volunteer-driven agricultural enterprise. Enjoy seasonal, sustainably sourced, picked-that-morning fresh produce grown just two miles away, … Continue reading
Jul 29 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Seattle Central Fine Arts Bldg. Room 113
Mixed-level belly dance workout, no dance experience necessary. Get fit and feel great with cardio combinations, stamina drills, technique practice, and stretching. Relieve stress, burn calories, strengthen your core, and add precision to your dance moves. Wear comfortable clothing, bring … Continue reading
Jul 30 – Aug 2 all-day Volunteer Park
Thursday, July 30 – Sunday, August 2 | All Day Location: Volunteer Park | 1247 15th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112 Artist Wendy Red Star invites the public to engage with an imagined wilderness of assorted hunting decoys ranging from … Continue reading
Jul 30 @ 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 30 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Fisheries Supply
We here at UW Farm are running a farm produce stand this summer, and we’re inviting you to come join us to support our very own volunteer-driven agricultural enterprise. Enjoy seasonal, sustainably sourced, picked-that-morning fresh produce grown just two miles away, … Continue reading
Jul 30 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Rhein Haus
Join Rhein Haus for their Beer & BBQ in the Biergarten Series on Thursday, July 30 with Schooner Exact Get a Sausage & Schooner Exact Brew for $10! Free Outdoor BocceShare:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Jul 30 @ 5:30 PM First Hill Park
Via the FHIA newsletter: The First Hill Improvement Association is proud to be programming a series of summer events along University Street. Our first event is in First Hill Park (Minor & University) and is an opportunity to show off … Continue reading
Jul 30 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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Jul 30 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Richard Hugo House
SIDEWINDERS In the Northwest premiere of this existential transgender wild western by award winning playwright Basil Kreimendahl, Dakota and Bailey find themselves stranded in a strange barren land. While Dakota worries about how the two get home, Bailey is more … Continue reading
Jul 30 @ 8:00 PM Chop Suey
Stallions’ first show! with Pizza Fest alums UBU ROI! $7 at door, includes free raffle ticket Doors at 8pm Help us raise money for Pizza Fest Seattle! We’re raffling off gift certificates from local businesses, tickets to upcoming shows, Pizza … Continue reading
Jul 30 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Somewhere over the rainbow, gays are checking themselves into Dr. Nora’s Reparative Therapy Clinic, where an ex-gay, ex-lesbian couple teach them to be born again straight. Adrian, a drag queen (best known for his Judy Garland impersonation), checks himself in … Continue reading
Jul 31 @ 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 31 @ 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Opening Reception: Friday, July 31 5:00pm – 7:00pm FREE Every summer during the five-week Portfolio Intensive, led by artists Ryan Finnerty and Jethaniel Peterka, teen artists at Gage Academy of Art focus on mastering materials and techniques while working from … Continue reading
Jul 31 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Fisheries Supply
We here at UW Farm are running a farm produce stand this summer, and we’re inviting you to come join us to support our very own volunteer-driven agricultural enterprise. Enjoy seasonal, sustainably sourced, picked-that-morning fresh produce grown just two miles away, … Continue reading
Jul 31 @ 7:00 PM – Aug 11 @ 10:00 PM Theatre Off Jackson
Freehold’s Engaged Theatre program, in association with Theatre Off Jackson, presents an immersive music and theatre experience commissioned by Freehold and produced in partnership with the Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas and The Mahogany Project. Emboldened/Unsung Jazz Heroes investigates … Continue reading
Jul 31 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Richard Hugo House
SIDEWINDERS In the Northwest premiere of this existential transgender wild western by award winning playwright Basil Kreimendahl, Dakota and Bailey find themselves stranded in a strange barren land. While Dakota worries about how the two get home, Bailey is more … Continue reading
Jul 31 @ 8:00 PM Broadway Performance Hall
The international Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI) is a world-renowned festival that provides the perfect opportunity to learn and share experiences with some of the most highly regarded artists working in the field of dance today. SFDI is a … Continue reading

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