On the List | Central Greenway drop in, Outdoor Trek, one-act play fest, art shows, casual opera

cangFind out more about the middle section of the Central Area Neighborhood Greenway planned for the 23rd Avenue corridor at SDOT’s drop in session Thursday 4:00 – 6:30pm at Miller Community Center. This drop in session will focus on the stretch between E John and E Roanoke. Read more about the Central Area Greenway project in our past write ups.

Star-trek-2014-webOutdoor Trek launches their 2014 season on Friday at the Blanche Lavizzo Park in the Central District. Free, fun, and family friendly, Outdoor Trek brings original Star Trek episodes to life in a park setting. This year the troupe presents “Mirror, Mirror”, in which Captain James T. Kirk and crew are trapped in a parallel universe. Performances are at 7 pm on Saturdays and 2 pm on Sundays, on July 19, 20, 26, 27, and August 2 and 3.

Join us for our fourth episode in the park, when our intrepid crew encounters bearded Spock and agonizers! (Don’t worry, it’s still safe for kids!) Bring a picnic! Bring a costume! Bring your evil twins! Admission is, as always, FREE! This year’s production is brought to you entirely by your generous donations of last year.

Eclectic Theater is host to Past Curfew, a festival of one-act plays running Friday through Sunday. The festival is produced by youth-run Young Americans Theatre ltd galleryCompany, Tickets run $8 – $12 and can be purchased here to guarantee a seat or at the theater box office prior to the 8pm curtain time.  

Ltd Gallery opens a new exhibit, Fantasy in the City, A Magical Art Show, on Friday night. Sci-fi and fantasy-themed art await your arrival.

poster of the weekSaturday, St. John’s Bar opens a music poster show curated by Aaron Huffman and Ghost Gallery‘s Laurie Kearney. The POTW! Poster of the Week show features gig art and other original works by artists who have been featured in the POTW column in The Stranger.

Capitol Cider is bringing in the big guns on Sunday at 7pm  for Opera on Tap: American Beauties. “Local opera singers let their hair down and bring you into what feels like an after hours back stage party, singing some of opera’s best known and little known pieces in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.”

Wish Big Mario’s a happy 4th birthday on Sunday.

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

Feb 12 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
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Feb 12 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM Dendroica Gallery
Dendroica Gallery is pleased to announce the multitalented John Ohannesian in “Ink & Paint”. Ohannesian’s work expresses his ideas and visual philosophy, often showing a wry disrespect for the powers that be. His “Paintoons” elevate cartooning to three dimensions. He … Continue reading
Feb 12 @ 8:00 PM – 11:59 PM Velocity Dance Center
Jerboa Dance is back! Come in out of the darkness and join us for a fun evening of dance, sexiness, and a DJ’d afterparty. Be entertained by sultry cabaret, witty dialogue, spinning lights, acrobatics, drag, burlesque, and, of course, the … Continue reading
Feb 13 @ 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM UW Botanic Gardens - Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a 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. Each class … Continue reading
Feb 13 @ 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
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Feb 13 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM 10th Ave S Hillclimb
The Seattle Housing Authority invites you to join us in celebrating the opening of the new 10th Ave S Hillclimb, connecting the vibrant neighborhoods of First Hill and Yesler with Chinatown-International District and Little Saigon. About the 10th Ave S … Continue reading
Feb 13 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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Feb 13 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Please join us each 1st Thursday of the Month for a community led effort to restore and enhance the gardens of Volunteer Park. Come for part or all. Tools and gloves will be provided. No gardening experience necessary.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Feb 13 @ 10:30 AM – 12:45 PM Seattle Central College - Fine Arts Building
Discover the wonder and excitement of Drawing and Painting animals, and capture the beauty, energy, and diversity of animal life in this dynamic class! You will learn how to depict animals doing the activities they do in their everyday lives, … Continue reading
Feb 13 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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Feb 13 @ 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM Central Cinema
Join members of the Seattle Feminist Drinking Club for an afternoon of fundraising, solidarity, hella amazing raffle prizes, centered around a screening of the award winning film, Vessel. In Vessel you’ll witness the creation of an underground network of emboldened, … Continue reading
Feb 13 @ 4:00 PM – Feb 15 @ 2:00 AM POCO Wine + Spirits
Treat yourself to some lovely beverages on February 13 & 14 at POCO! Enjoy spirits or unique wine flights curated for the occasion – alone, with a friend or that special someone. Sign up for alerts about this event on … Continue reading
Feb 13 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM Dendroica Gallery
Dendroica Gallery is pleased to announce the multitalented John Ohannesian in “Ink & Paint”. Ohannesian’s work expresses his ideas and visual philosophy, often showing a wry disrespect for the powers that be. His “Paintoons” elevate cartooning to three dimensions. He … Continue reading
Feb 13 @ 8:00 PM – Feb 14 @ 12:00 AM CANVAS Event Space
Join Intiman as we kick off our signature #SHOWTHELOVE Fundraising Campaign, celebrate our powerful community of supporters, and showcase incredible local talent with a line-up of performances by C. Davida Ingram, Ahamefule J. Oluo, and Shontina Vernon. Join us at CANVAS … Continue reading
Feb 13 @ 8:00 PM – 11:59 PM Velocity Dance Center
Jerboa Dance is back! Come in out of the darkness and join us for a fun evening of dance, sexiness, and a DJ’d afterparty. Be entertained by sultry cabaret, witty dialogue, spinning lights, acrobatics, drag, burlesque, and, of course, the … Continue reading
Feb 14 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Capitol Hill Broadway 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
Feb 14 @ 7:00 PM – Feb 15 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Rhino Room
BadWill Market a monthly pop up at The Rhino Room is back for a VALENTINES DAY EDITION! Pencil us in your calendar for Sunday February 14th at Rhino Room! Doors open at 12pm. FREE ENTRY! 21+ This market welcomes lovers … Continue reading
Feb 14 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM The Summit Building at First Covenant Church
Looking for a place for your child to play during the rainy Seattle winter? Wanting to get to know other parents? Join other Seattle families at The Summit Building for 2 hours of fun and safe playtime on Capitol Hill! All adult-supervised … Continue reading
Feb 14 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM Dendroica Gallery
Dendroica Gallery is pleased to announce the multitalented John Ohannesian in “Ink & Paint”. Ohannesian’s work expresses his ideas and visual philosophy, often showing a wry disrespect for the powers that be. His “Paintoons” elevate cartooning to three dimensions. He … Continue reading
Feb 14 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Volunteer Park Conservatory
Looking for unique tropical way to spend your Valentine’s Day? Join the Friends of the Conservatory for a romantic wine and cocktail tasting experience on Valentine’s Day, February 14th, amongst romantic and starlit houses of the Volunteer Park Conservatory. Enjoy … Continue reading
Feb 14 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Atrium Kitchen in Pike Place Market
Come celebrate Valentines Day with us. Limited number of seats available to make it as intimate as possible. Menu and more information on Brown Paper Tickets.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Feb 14 @ 8:00 PM – 11:59 PM Velocity Dance Center
Jerboa Dance is back! Come in out of the darkness and join us for a fun evening of dance, sexiness, and a DJ’d afterparty. Be entertained by sultry cabaret, witty dialogue, spinning lights, acrobatics, drag, burlesque, and, of course, the … Continue reading
Feb 15 @ 5:30 AM – 6:30 PM Central Cinema
Join us for a Pot-Positive Happy Hour in the Central District at 21st and Union.  This is a launch event for marijuana growers, Buds of Vashon.  Work by pot-positive artists will be on display as well as a short documentary about the company and it’s beginnings. … Continue reading
Feb 15 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Gates Foundation Headquarters
Gates Foundation Action: NO human testing of GMO Bananas! Location: Gates Foundation Headquarters, 500 5th Ave N, Seattle February 15, 9:30-10:30am Please RSVP: agrawatch@cagj.org Join AGRA Watch at the Gates Foundation for a fun, family-friendly action!  We will deliver over … Continue reading
Feb 15 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Drop-in evening Indoor Playground with active play area and quiet preschool type room. Great place to wind down with your child or wear them out just before bedtime on Mondays.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Feb 15 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Seattle Central College - Fine Arts Building
Feldenkrais awareness is a gentle, satisfying movement based learning process conducted through vocal guidance. It is designed to reduce anxiety, improve range of motion, balance, coordination, ease and power. This movement guidance will provide students with a clearer image of … Continue reading
Feb 15 @ 8:00 PM POCO Wine + Spirits
Join us for a night of trivia and get your weekly dose of brainy drinking! $2 per person Max team size of 6 SHOTS! Winning team takes home all the cash Come see why Triviality is the best quiz night … Continue reading
Feb 15 @ 10:00 PM Cafe Pettirosso
Our neighborhood pal and restaurant industry vet, Michael Loftus (of Sashay), recently had major surgery on his arm, and we all know how rough it is to manage missing shifts at work. We are rallying together to raise some money … Continue reading
Feb 16 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Gates Foundation Headquarters
Gates Foundation Action: NO human testing of GMO Bananas! Location: Gates Foundation Headquarters, 500 5th Ave N, Seattle February 15, 9:30-10:30am Please RSVP: agrawatch@cagj.org Join AGRA Watch at the Gates Foundation for a fun, family-friendly action!  We will deliver over … Continue reading

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