On the List | Flowering trees, Moisture Festival Buckaroos, Seattle Deaf Film Fest

BuckaroosNot everything fun on Capitol Hill is being re-developed. Here’s a line-up of events worthy of an early spring weekend in what remains Seattle’s most interesting neighborhood.

  • Blossoms: Don’t wait too long. The flowering trees on some of the Hill’s teen-numbered streets are in top form. Try the avenues north of E Aloha for a lovely, blossom-blanketed stroll.
  • The Moisture Festival’s Capitol Hill presence is in full swing this weekend with burlesque and these hunky buckaroos. Buckaroos USA perform Thursday night at the Broadway Performance Hall. Full Moisture schedule is here.
  • Pre-K plan: Also Thursday, meet with City of Seattle officials and Mayor Ed Murray to talk universal pre-school. Starts at 6 PM at Garfield Community Center.
  • Neighborhood summit: Described as a “boat show” for city services, City Hall is gathering neighborhood activist types and those wanting to be more involved at the Seattle Center for a neighborhood-focused confab.
  • Screen Shot 2014-04-04 at 9.37.22 AMWatch the start of the latest season of Game of Thrones with lots and lots of friends at Neumos:
    Game of Thrones Viewing Party
    Sunday April 6th, 2014
    FREE // 6PM // 21+
    We will be showing the final two episodes of Season 3 from 7pm to 9pm, followed by the premier of Season 4. We will also be offering drink and food specials, as well as games, with a chance to sit in our very own Iron Throne.
  • The Edge of Our Bodies continues at WET’s soon-to-be former 19th Ave E home. CHS talked with the star of the one-woman show here. Show times and ticket information here.
  • 1904259_717138148325924_101019801_nE Olive Way watering hole Tommy Gun celebrates its third year of business with a party Friday night.
  • The Seattle Deaf Film Festival comes to Capitol Hill for its second year with screenings all weekend at the Northwest Film Forum. Check out seattledeaffilmfestival.com for details.

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

Dec 22 2017 @ 11:00 AM – Jan 31 2018 @ 12:00 PM Red Chair Salon
Bring items to Red Chair Salon  through January. We’re located at 324 15th Ave East Seattle 98112 (206) 922-2427 Redchairrocks.com Donation Items: New & Like New (Clean/Gently Used) * Warm Blankets (Twin Size) * Winter Items! Coats, Hats, Scarves, & … Continue reading
Jan 21 all-day Varies
After you march on J20, join us in J21, to learn new ways to protest and change this country- – On January 21st, We are thrilled to announce the first round of neighborhood hubs for Womxn Act on Seattle. These … Continue reading
Jan 21 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
In her first solo museum exhibition, One Gray Hair, Tlingit artist Alison Marks directly challenges the expectation that Native artists must perform exoticized markers of Native identity to be considered legitimate. Marks, whose practice spans a variety of mediums including painting, … Continue reading
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Location Frye Auditorium Present-moment awareness is essential to experience and appreciate any work for art, but it can be elusive and we often find ourselves distracted or lost in thought. Through the training and practice of mindfulness meditation we can … Continue reading
Jan 22 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM The Barrel Thief
Explore Italy through its diverse and delicious wines! Join us as we taste wines from the most famous regions of Italy, as well as a few lesser-known wines. As we sip and savor, Sommelier David LeClaire and Christopher Gronbeck, owner … Continue reading
Jan 22 @ 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM Bill's Off Broadway
We are hearing a lot of good things about the adaption of Caleb Carr’s novel, The Alienist on TNT and want to invite all our friends to come watch with us. The book, The Alienist, spent 6 months on the … Continue reading
Jan 23 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
In her first solo museum exhibition, One Gray Hair, Tlingit artist Alison Marks directly challenges the expectation that Native artists must perform exoticized markers of Native identity to be considered legitimate. Marks, whose practice spans a variety of mediums including painting, … Continue reading
Jan 23 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Location Frye Auditorium Present-moment awareness is essential to experience and appreciate any work for art, but it can be elusive and we often find ourselves distracted or lost in thought. Through the training and practice of mindfulness meditation we can … Continue reading
Jan 23 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM The Summit Building
Selling on Amazon isn’t difficult. But there is a steep learning curve to do it efficiently and most importantly, profitably. This is a meetup where we share best practices of listing on Amazon, improving your products’ search relevancy, and leveraging … Continue reading
Jan 23 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Center for Urban Horticulture
7 Tuesdays, January 23-March 6th, 7-9:30pm, 2018 Learn the basics of classical botanical watercolor painting, which will include techniques in measurement, drawing, and understanding how light reveals form, along with practice in color mixing.  The application of controlled washes and … Continue reading
Jan 24 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
In her first solo museum exhibition, One Gray Hair, Tlingit artist Alison Marks directly challenges the expectation that Native artists must perform exoticized markers of Native identity to be considered legitimate. Marks, whose practice spans a variety of mediums including painting, … Continue reading
Jan 24 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Location Frye Auditorium Present-moment awareness is essential to experience and appreciate any work for art, but it can be elusive and we often find ourselves distracted or lost in thought. Through the training and practice of mindfulness meditation we can … Continue reading
Jan 24 @ 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
Jan 24 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Wise Orchid Taijiquan & Qigong
Introduction to Tai Chi Fundamentals for beginners and experienced who want to work the principles. Wednesdays, 6pm, January 17th to March 14th Looking to begin your Tai Chi practice? Wanting to improve your fundamentals of movement, balance, flexibility and coordination? … Continue reading
Jan 24 @ 6:30 PM – 8:45 PM
Want a periscope into 2018, astrological insights that reveal the key opportunities and challenges that this new year may hold for us personally and collectively? Then join Resident Astrologer, Stephanie Gailing at the Cloud Room Lounge for this AstroSalon, she’ll … Continue reading
Jan 24 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Design Review Early Design Guidance application proposing a seven-story apartment building containing 435 units, retail and restaurant spaces at ground level. Parking for 286 vehicles to be provided below grade. Existing structures to be demolished. View Design Proposal  (23 MB)     Review … Continue reading
Jan 24 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Russian Community Center of Seattle
This comprehensive program uses the Fascianator roller to break up muscle and fascial adhesions, relieve stiffness and tightness, and manage everyday and aches and pains. Clients have reported relief from a myriad of chronic issues and problems and many have … Continue reading
Jan 24 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Center for Urban Horticulture
Though it seems there isn’t much to do in the garden over winter, dormant season tasks can set the stage for a good gardening year. When weather keeps us indoors, we can plan ahead for tasks and garden changes to … Continue reading
Jan 24 @ 8:00 PM
1812 Broadway 3028538: Design Review Early Design Guidance application proposing a six-story apartment building containing 137 units and retail at ground level. Parking for 114 vehicles to be provided below grade. 3028539: Design Review Early Design Guidance application proposing a … Continue reading
Jan 25 – Feb 10 all-day Northwest Film Forum
Northwest Film Forum is getting ready to roll out the red carpet for its 2018 edition of  Children’s Film Festival Seattle— the largest and most respected festival of its kind west of the Mississippi. The festival will stretch out over the … Continue reading
Jan 25 @ 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM Center for Urban Horticulture
This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Thursdays in 2018. Each lecture provides information on tools and  techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer … Continue reading
Jan 25 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
In her first solo museum exhibition, One Gray Hair, Tlingit artist Alison Marks directly challenges the expectation that Native artists must perform exoticized markers of Native identity to be considered legitimate. Marks, whose practice spans a variety of mediums including painting, … Continue reading
Jan 25 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Location Frye Auditorium Present-moment awareness is essential to experience and appreciate any work for art, but it can be elusive and we often find ourselves distracted or lost in thought. Through the training and practice of mindfulness meditation we can … Continue reading
Jan 25 @ 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
Jan 25 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM 12th Ave Arts
Three years after the Watergate scandal ended his presidency, Richard Nixon agreed to break his silence in a series of interviews with up-and-coming British broadcaster David Frost. Behind-the-scenes it was a battle of egos for the upper hand in controlling … Continue reading
Jan 25 @ 8:00 PM – Jan 27 @ 8:00 PM The Slate Theater
Joe and Jooli: squalorly companions living a squalorly life in an abandoned boxcar. Content to live thus so long as they have something to drink. They whittle away the hours, remembering, forgetting, and grieving. But when three strangers disrupt their … Continue reading
Jan 26 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
In her first solo museum exhibition, One Gray Hair, Tlingit artist Alison Marks directly challenges the expectation that Native artists must perform exoticized markers of Native identity to be considered legitimate. Marks, whose practice spans a variety of mediums including painting, … Continue reading
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