On the List | Bat ‘n’ Rouge, Jockstraps and Glitter, Capitol Hill Block Party and Off Block Party

IMG_9577The Capitol Hill Block Party revs up on Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday evening in the Pike/Pine core. You can hate the insanity or love — but you should definitely respect the one-of-a-kind, three-day music fest. Not a fan? CHBP is definitely not the only thing happening this weekend on Capitol Hill.

Just a block over from Block Party, queer athletes and their biggest fans will take over Bobby Morris field at Cal Anderson Park for two days of action.

Sunday brings a bumped-up on the calendar edition of the annual Bat ‘n’ Rouge softball game pitting Dykes vs. Drag Queens in a battle royale on the diamond. The fun starts at 1 PM. Bring cash to bribe the umpire!

jockstraps and glitterSaturday, the costumed fundraiser-kickball game Jockstraps and Glitter returns to Cal Anderson Park for a “ribald, and REVEALING afternoon hosted by DonnaTella Howe on the bullhorn to keep things going. Watch us run, kick, catch, and tumble with the rugby boys, who’ll do ANYTHING for a buck.”

Thursday, you can check out the videOasis quarterly showcase which brings “the best new PNW music videos out of the Internet ether and throws them big on the silver screen, with musicians and directors in attendance to spill the goods on the process of collaboration.” Prefunc in the bar at Northwest Film Forum with free tequila tasting starting at 7pm.

Art Deco Japan film Lady and the Beard screens Friday night at Volunteer Park Amphitheater at 8:30. This 1931 silent film will be accompanied by a live musical score performance. See our write up here on five weeks of outdoor film screenings this summer on the Hill. 

Participants in Velocity Dance Center’s Strictly Seattle – an intensive 3-week immersion into the Seattle dance scene – bring their culminating performances to Broadway Performance Hall. See super-charged new works by zoe | juniper, Pat Graney, Bennyroyce Royon, Jody Kuehner, Shannon Stewart, Rosa Vissers + Bryon Carr created during the three-week Strictly Seattle Summer Dance Intensive + New shorts from KT Niehoff’s Dance Film Track Friday (evening) or Saturday (matinee and evening).

Vermillion has organized three days of Off Block Party events, which include live music, dj dance party, and a BBQ.They’re located outside of the CHBP fence and all events are free.

In the CD, Outdoor Trek continues at Blanche Lavizzo Park and on 15th Ave E Friday, you’ll find a Nuflours gluten free bakery pop-up.

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

May 6 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Join us on National Public Garden Day, May 6th, 2016 From 1-4pm we’ll be celebrating with punch and cookies, a look back in time through the garden, some historical documents about the garden, new brochures, and a new sign. The … Continue reading
May 6 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Neighborhoods: Ballard,Beacon Hill,Belltown,Capitol Hill,Citywide,Columbia City,First Hill,Fremont,Green Lake,Greenwood/Phinney Ridge,Interbay,Magnolia,Queen Anne Event Types: Arts,Community,Education,Hobbies,Special Events Audience: All Sponsoring Organization: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Contact: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Contact Email: booksale@friendsofspl.org Pre-Register: No Link: http://www.friendsofspl.org/book-sales/upcoming-sales/ For the 45th … Continue reading
May 6 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM The Summit
This monthly craft night is for you to get to know your neighbors and dust off that project you have been procrastinating! Bring whatever you want to create and your supplies, meet new friends, and craft in a spacious setting … Continue reading
May 6 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Building Name / Room Number / Site: Mainstage Thursdays at 7:30pm Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm Sundays at 4:00pm Event Description: New Century Theatre Company presents My Name Is Asher Lev by Aaron Posner Adapted from the novel by Chaim … Continue reading
May 6 @ 7:30 PM 12th Avenue Arts
New Century Theatre Company presents MY NAME IS ASHER LEV By Aaron Posner Adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok Directed by Sheila Daniels Based on Chaim Potok’s best-selling novel, My Name Is Asher Lev follows the journey of a young Jewish … Continue reading
May 6 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Neighborhoods: Capitol Hill Event Types: Arts,Dance,Music,Theater Audience: Adults,Teen Sponsoring Organization: Intrepidus Dance Contact: Samantha Weissbach Contact Phone: 4256916636 Contact Email: samantha@intrepidusdance.com Site Contact Details: www.intrepidusdance.com Pre-Register: Yes Cost: 20.00 Link: www.femmeconcert.bpt.me SEATTLE, WA, May 6th-8th – Intrepidus Dance will present … Continue reading
May 6 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Neighborhoods: Capitol Hill Event Types: Arts,Dance,Music,Theater Audience: Adults,Teen Sponsoring Organization: Intrepidus Dance Contact: Samantha Weissbah Contact Phone: 4256916636 Contact Email: samantha@intrepidusdance.com Site Contact Details: www.intrepidusdance.com Pre-Register: Yes Cost: 20.00 Link: www.femmeconcert.bpt.me SEATTLE, WA, May 6th-8th – Intrepidus Dance will present … Continue reading
May 7 @ 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM 12th Ave Arts
The Pike/Pine Urban Neighborhood Council hosts a morning to help shape the vision for lidding I-5. Never attended a charrette before? Here’s how the 2010 process worked to help shape the community priorities for development around Capitol Hill Station. https://www.facebook.com/PPUNC/videos/1142107305807903/Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
May 7 @ 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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May 7 @ 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Seattle Central College - Broadway Edison Building
Join the fun and profitable field of Personal Training. Course taught over a 5-week period with the National Exam held on the 6th week. Program Features: 16 hours of lecture & discussion 16 hours of practical hands on training A … Continue reading
May 7 @ 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM Volunteer Park
Welcome to the 2016 ¡Fiesta 5K Ole! & 107.7 The End Taco Truck Challenge! Starting and finishing at Seattle’s Volunteer Park on Capitol Hill, participants will parade through the scenic Capitol Hill neighborhood before being greeted with a post-run fiesta … Continue reading
May 7 @ 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM SIFF Film Center
Crash Kids is a non-competitive movie production challenge that takes participants from movie concept to movie screening over the course of a day. Attending children (ages 9–12) work with a professional media educator to create a short film in collaboration … Continue reading
May 7 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Seattle Central College - Broadway Edison Building
This foundation course is for those who want to be more familiar with the chemistry, history, medical application and laws surrounding the marijuana plant. We will explore the science and studies behind this rapidly developing industry. This one-day, four-hour class will … Continue reading
May 7 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Seattle Central College - Broadway Edison Building
Get a peek into the fashion world! Design and illustrate your own women’s fashion collection based on a theme, communicate your ideas through technical specs and create stylized fashion plates. No prior experience required.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
May 7 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Merril Court Apartments Circular Drive
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May 7 @ 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
May 7 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Seattle Central College - Broadway Edison Building
Have you ever wanted to turn your hand as a Patriot or Loyalist during the Revolution? If so, you’ll enjoy this class where you play the Reacting to the Past game where your game book outlines the historical context, game … Continue reading
May 7 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Starts 5-7-16, $20/5 or $50/15 weeks Renovate or begin your tango using the powerful underlying PRINCIPLES of connection to partner, connection to music and instant choreography – principles taught in these classes. You WILL progress from this proven, condensed 15-week … Continue reading
May 7 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Seattle Makers Market will be held the day before mother day on Saturday, May 7th from 11am-4pm at Restaurant Zoe. This market will have an emphasis on products specifically for moms. We will have handmade soaps and candles as well … Continue reading
May 7 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Jefferson Community Center
El Centro de la Raza’s 11th annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration is fast approaching. This event is free and open to the public and will take place on Saturday May 7, 2015 from 12PM-4PM at the Jefferson Community Center, 3801 … Continue reading
May 7 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Madrona Wine Merchants
This Saturday we are sipping close to home.  We’ll be trying local wines from Washington and Oregon.  Some are even made just down the block.  We have a tasty assortment of varietals to please the palate. Come join us 2014 … Continue reading
May 7 @ 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM Highline
Looking to find a special someone?  Want to try something different than meeting people online? The Seattle Dyke March is hosting speed dating for queer women/dyke-identified genderqueer folks. You’ll get to spend about 5 minutes one-on-one with up to 23 … Continue reading
May 7 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Neighborhoods: Capitol Hill Event Types: Dance,LGBT Audience: Adults Sponsoring Organization: Hot Flash Contact: Gina Pre-Register: No Cost: $10 Link: http://www.hotflashdances.com INFERNO Purple Party Let’s celebrate the life of Prince together with fly purple outfits, strong drinks, hot women, and dance … Continue reading
May 7 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM new Freeway Hall
Celebrate May Day Special film showing Labor’s Turning Point: The Minneapolis Truck Strikes of 1934 Through interviews with participants and historic footage this gripping documentary chronicles the strikes which electrified the labor movement and set the stage for the massive … Continue reading
May 7 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CenturyLink Field
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May 7 @ 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM Hugo House
It’s the end of one story and the beginning of another. Come to ☆☆THE LAST PARTY☆☆ at the current Hugo House to celebrate your time here and look toward the future. We have plenty in store for you. – Have … Continue reading
May 7 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Building Name / Room Number / Site: Mainstage Thursdays at 7:30pm Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm Sundays at 4:00pm Event Description: New Century Theatre Company presents My Name Is Asher Lev by Aaron Posner Adapted from the novel by Chaim … Continue reading
May 7 @ 7:30 PM 12th Avenue Arts
New Century Theatre Company presents MY NAME IS ASHER LEV By Aaron Posner Adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok Directed by Sheila Daniels Based on Chaim Potok’s best-selling novel, My Name Is Asher Lev follows the journey of a young Jewish … Continue reading
May 7 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Neighborhoods: Capitol Hill Event Types: Arts,Dance,Music,Theater Audience: Adults,Teen Sponsoring Organization: Intrepidus Dance Contact: Samantha Weissbach Contact Phone: 4256916636 Contact Email: samantha@intrepidusdance.com Site Contact Details: www.intrepidusdance.com Pre-Register: Yes Cost: 20.00 Link: www.femmeconcert.bpt.me SEATTLE, WA, May 6th-8th – Intrepidus Dance will present … Continue reading
May 7 @ 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Neighborhoods: Belltown,Capitol Hill,Citywide,North Capitol Hill,Queen Anne Event Types: Arts,Community,Other,Sports/Recreation,Theater 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

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