On the List | Gate to Nowhere, A Drink for the Kids, Of Mice and Men, Lisbon Traviata

ramp to nowhereThe 520 ramps to nowhere in the Arboretum – a decades-long favorite jump off point of swimming teens – are the star of the public art installation “Gate to Nowhere” opening on Thursday with a party 6 – 9pm.

“The Gate to Nowhere celebrates Seattle’s unfinished freeways by reflecting their provocative beauty, unintended urbanism and legacy of 1960s citizen activism. This temporary art installation is [on] Seattle’s infamous ‘Ramp to Nowhere’ in Montlake. The concept is simple: wrap a single support pier with mirror to reflect surroundings of ‘nowhere’.”

There will be a few boats available to borrow during the party so you can paddle up and get close for your daily selfie. Access the party off Lake Washington Blvd near 26th Ave E and E Miller St, or you can rent a canoe from the UW Intramurals Center to approach by water.

vera projectThe Capitol Hill Community Council meets on Thursday to elect new leaders. You can read candidate position statements here, and show up at the Cal Anderson Shelterhouse at 6:30 to participate in the election process.

Have A Drink for the Kids and raise funds for the all-ages music and art venue Vera Project at Linda’s on Thursday, Redwood on Friday, or Comet Tavern on Saturday. It’s a great excuse to have a cocktail or three ‘CAUSE IT IS FOR THE KIDS. Each night features a unique set of music/art celebrity hosts, plus the drinking at Linda’s and Redwood offer raffle drawings.

Watch the World Cup with your closest friends at these fine Capitol Hill venues. USA v Portugal on Sunday!

Traviata-ImageEclectic Theater‘s production of the John Steinbeck classic “Of Mice and Men” opens on Friday and continues through July 12th.

Theatre22 launched their first annual Pride Series production for–and during–Pride Month. The play “Lisbon Traviata” is staged at Richard Hugo House through June 28th and is described as “Catty comedy meets operatic tragedy.” 

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Sep 27 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Center for Urban Horticulture
4 Tuesday Mornings, 10am-12pm, September 13-October 4 This series will also be offered in August and November Capture the essence of flowers and foliage in this 4-part class with simple, quick techniques and portable materials! While using the beautiful perennial beds and … Continue reading
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 5:11 PM – 6:11 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us in the Arboretum for some fun and gentle exploration of yoga in outdoor environments. Class is great for beginners through advanced practitioners and will include both yoga poses and walking meditation. Bring your own mat. Class Dates (all … Continue reading
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Center from Urban Horticulture
7-part course: Tuesdays, 7-9:30pm, starting September 20 and ending November 1 The pencil is an effective tool for producing beautiful botanical works, and skill in pencil rendering is also a good basis for ongoing study of botanical art in other … Continue reading
Sep 28 @ 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
Sep 28 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Volunteer Park
Volunteer Park Trust presents Free Outdoor Yoga in the Park. Come practice yoga in nature with your neighbors and friends. Imagine looking skyward in the morning to blue skies and billowing clouds as we practice mindful yoga in our city’s … Continue reading
Sep 28 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Ada's Technical Bookstore & Cafe
How do we know humans are disrupting the Earth’s climate? Will we feel the impacts here in the Pacific Northwest? Will this affect winter sports, water supply, and shell fish? What can we do? Come learn about these and other … Continue reading
Sep 28 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM CenturyLink Field
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Sep 29 @ 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Join us for a morning of inspiration, featuring the extraordinary women of Jubilee! Our benefit breakfast is the biggest event of the year, raising money to help women experiencing poverty to heal from trauma and move toward self-sufficiency. Invitations will … Continue reading
Sep 29 @ 5:30 PM The Summit on Pike
The best way to enjoy Capitol Hill’s finest restaurants and support affordable housing on the Hill. Join us on September 29th for Omnivorous – an exciting and eclectic annual fundraising event hosted by Capitol Hill Housing! Now in its 6th year, the … Continue reading
Sep 29 @ 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
Sep 29 @ 6:45 PM – 9:15 PM Seattle Central College - Broadway Edison Bldg
Explore and expand your potential as an image creator through design with purpose. Photographers will take their personal vision and image creation to a more sophisticated and deeper communication level through a variety of design techniques and practical applications. This … Continue reading
Sep 30 @ 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM Fleet Feet Sports Seattle
Have you had a long week? Are you a morning person or would you like to be? Jump Start may be just what you’re looking for! With a combination of body care, breathing, and shakeout run, you can recover from … Continue reading
Sep 30 @ 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Cancer Pathways
This Free, 8-week series, beginning Friday September 16th. is open to everyone of all ability levels; no prior yoga experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle, blanket, pillow, journal/pen, and your own mat, if you prefer. We … Continue reading
Oct 1 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Kadima
Kadima Community Shabbatot/Saturdays are open to everyone! Each Shabbat consists of intergenerational opportunities for community building through various Jewish (and other) tool boxes – learning, prayer, community building, Torah, mindfulness, play, and, of course, food. THIS WEEK: At 9am we … Continue reading
Oct 1 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Montlake
Now in its 4th Year, the Montlake Yard Sale, organized by the Montlake Community Club, is back on Saturday, October 1.  Currently, we have 49 participants and expect this number to grow as the yard sale date approaches.  Mark your calendar … Continue reading
Oct 1 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Merrill Court Townhouses
Have your cake and gossip too as we visit Seattle’s only residential Landmark District featuring a wealth of upscale, early 20th century architecture. Harvard/Belmont is a veritable portfolio of the finest designers of the day: Charles Platt of New York … Continue reading
Oct 1 @ 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Blaine Memorial UMC
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Oct 1 @ 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Quantum Martial Arts
Start by Saturday 10/1 and be ready for your first belt promotion on November 5th. Take up to 4 martial arts and one Qigong class per week, get a new uniform, annual membership and your testing fee for only $125. Age … Continue reading
Oct 1 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM The Westin Seattle
6pm: Cocktails | 7pm: Dinner & Program, followed by dancing The Westin Seattle 6pm: Cocktails | 7pm: Dinner & Program, followed by dancing Join Casa Latina for a night of inspiration and solidarity. Being “en camino”—on the road—is central to … Continue reading
Oct 1 @ 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Neighborhoods: Belltown,Capitol Hill,Citywide,North Capitol Hill,Queen Anne Event Types: Arts,Community,Sports/Recreation,Theater,Other Audience: Adults Sponsoring Organization: Evolv Fitness of Seattle Contact: Gracie Garnet Contact Phone: (206) 294-5884 Contact Email: jelloundergroundsea@gmail.com Site Contact Details: evolvseattle@gmail.com Pre-Register: No Cost: 15.00 Registration Details: Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2524175 Price: … Continue reading
Oct 2 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Woodland Park Zoo
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Oct 2 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
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Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 7:00 PM – Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM BC Place
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Oct 2 @ 7:00 PM – Oct 12 @ 8:00 PM seattle Hebrew Academy
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Oct 2 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Kadima
High Holidays 5777 with Kadima: Teshuvah and Demonization of the Other In this season of returning to our best selves, who is the “us” that makes others “them”? Last year, Kadima’s high holiday services centered the issues raised by the … Continue reading
Oct 2 @ 7:00 PM – Oct 3 @ 1:00 PM Rosh Hashanah In Capitol Hill
Join Chabad of Capitol Hill for a meaningful and uplifting High Holiday experience! We will be welcoming the new year with delicious traditional Rosh-Hashanah foods, great camaraderie and inspiration. Capture the spirit and tastes of Rosh Hashanah with family and … Continue reading
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