On the List | Spring, Savoy Swing Jam, bus and coffee meetings, Cuff turns 21, animal rights documentary

Happy vernal equinox!
      

ssj-2014-ad-front-01The Savoy Swing Jam takes over Century Ballroom Friday and Saturday with free classes, family friendly events, and  competitive dancing.

Friday night check out the Movie-Trivia-Bingo-Cabaret and More Night, with, you know, all the activities in the title. The event is free and all ages. Doors at 7pm. Saturday offers two free 45-minute dance classes, see the event site for the full schedule.

Three community/civic events are scheduled at times you can actually make without skipping your day job. Both topics are near and dear to many Hillites of the Capitol and First varieties: coffee and Metro bus funding… and First Hill:

564151_665949520113695_1552234824_nBarverseries this weekend: The Pine Box on Thursday celebrates 2 years, and on Saturday The Cuff — the grand leather daddy of Seattle  — celebrates 21 years. Buy it some shots!

Saturday night at Volunteer Park’s Seattle Asian Art Museum, filmmaker Liz Marshall will be on hand to present her new work, The Ghosts in the Machine — a documentary that “illuminates the lives of individual animals living within and rescued from the machine of our modern world.”

Want psychic communication with your cat? Your dog? A wild animal? Head to Rainbow Remedies on Sunday 3pm:

Answer the burning questions of your inner pet psychic as Animal Communicator Karen Cleveland offers a free talk “What Is Animal Communication? Why is it Important?” Karen will discuss the common questions of how animal communication works or who can do it, as well as how it helps all animals whether they’re inside a home, on a farm, or in the wild. Free.

Something to add? Let us know on the CHS Calendar — more listings below:

Apr 25 @ 7:30 PM – May 10 @ 7:30 PM New City Theater
“This solo performance by Stokley Towles by “asks the question: After we flush where does it all go?” Fri-Sat at 7:30 pm, Sun at 12 pm. April 25 through May 10. Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Apr 29 – May 10 all-day Cairo
“Metaphysical and symbolically rich artwork from Pothast, who you may also know from Midday Veil or as half of the installation-performance duo Hair and Space Museum.” Mon-Sun through May 10 Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Apr 29 – Jun 13 all-day Photographic Center Northwest
“Black-and-white photos of the colorful and lively characters that populated the common racetrack in the ’70s and early ’80s.” Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
May 1 @ 7:30 PM – May 18 @ 7:30 PM 12 Ave Arts
“A newish play by Meg Miroshnik (The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls) inspired by the proliferation of girls’ basketball teams in the Midwest during the 1930s. A production of Washington Ensemble Theatre, starring Leah Salcido Pfenning, Bailie Breaux, Chelsea Callahan, … Continue reading
May 3 – May 7 all-day Ghost Gallery
A series of paintings inspired by the Olympic Peninsula’s “overwhelming biomass” as well as other Northwest surroundings Mon-Sun Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
May 4 – May 31 all-day Gay City
“The Gay City Arts Curating Council is seeking proposals for the 2015-2016 Season: Queer Revolution. We invite LGBTQ artists to present the best of queer performance art in Gay City’s 40 seat fringe theater space, Calamus Auditorium. This is an … Continue reading
May 4 @ 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM Montlake Library
Local author Margot Kahn will reflect on the 15 years of research and relationships that led up to and followed the publication of her biography, Horses That Buck: The Story of Champion Bronc Rider Bill Smith, newly released in paperback … Continue reading
May 4 @ 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
May 5 @ 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
May 5 @ 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
May 5 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
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May 5 @ 6:00 PM Seven Star Women's Kung Fu
In the Beginner’s Cycle you’ll learn the basics of our kung fu style, Kajukenbo. That means you’ll be taught kicks, strikes, blocks, stances, katas, partner exercises, sparring and self defense. Don’t worry if you think you are not in shape! … Continue reading
May 5 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Sorrento Hotel
Whether it’s industrial designers shaping interiors or architects branching into product design, the Northwest has become known for its creative collaborations and cross-disciplinary projects. For this panel, presented in partnership with Interior Design Show West, we’ll talk to some of … Continue reading
May 5 @ 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
May 5 @ 8:00 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 6 – May 17 all-day Lee Center for the Arts
“The classic American playwright Inge (Bus Stop, Splendor in the Grass) wrote this award-winning realistic play capturing 1950’s small town USA, spiked with the social mores and pressures that were shaping the country at the time and sparking the beginning … Continue reading
May 6 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Montlake Fuel
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May 6 @ 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
May 6 @ 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
May 6 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Cafe Presse
“Zut alors! Café Presse vous invitons à parler la meilleure langue du monde tous les deux mercredis à Café Presse à la Table Française. Seattle Language Academy vous donnera un formateur pour chaque cours, et les étudiants de français de … Continue reading
May 6 @ 6:30 PM
121 12th Ave E Land Use Application to allow a 4-story structure containing 51 residential units. No parking proposed. Existing structures to be demolished. Design Proposal Not Yet Available Review Meeting May 6, 2015 6:30 pm Seattle University 902 Broadway … Continue reading
May 6 @ 8:00 PM The Hillside Bar
Our monthly Trivia Night is back! Wednesday, May 6th at 8:00pm. $3 per person. Teams of 1-4 people. 1st place team wins the ca$h pot. Last place team wins a free pitcher of Olympia beer. Special prizes for Best Team … Continue reading
May 7 – May 17 all-day Across Seattel
“For an entire 10 days, about 20 bars and taphouses across the city, (including stellar options like Die Bierstube, Brouwer’s, Burgundian, and Naked City Taphouse) throw a bevy of special beer-related events, including tastings, debuts of special brews, and even … Continue reading
May 7 @ 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
May 7 @ 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
May 7 @ 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
May 7 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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May 7 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Giddens School
Please join us to learn more about our Pre-K (children who turn 4 by September 1st) program. We have a few openings left for school year 15-16. Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
May 7 @ 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
May 7 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Fred WildlifeRefuge
The Roast of Mark Finley Performance artist. Drag queen. Community activist. Back alley whore. Mark “Mom” Finley has been around for ages. Literally- ages. Please join us as we come together to roast Mark and toast Mark. Hosted by Lady … Continue reading

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