On the List | Hopscotch CD, Ferguson solidarity, community council, Linda’s Fest, pop-up Vignettes

10464312_551621358275510_7091414083394280585_n (1)Seattle King County NAACP is asking citizens in Central Seattle and beyond to gather at Pratt Park Thursday for a rally in solidarity with the continuing protests in Ferguson, Missouri:

Seattle King County NAACP Stands in Solidarity with Ferguson, Missouri—join us on August 21st

What: Demand Justice for Victims of Police Abuse
When: Thursday, August 21st at 5:30pm
Where: Pratt Park (The corner of 20th Ave S & E Yesler Way)
Who: Event organized by Seattle King County NAACP
Vignettes: Saturn return

Thursday evening: the pop-up, one-day-only art gallery Vignettes is open on Yale Ave.

On Thursday, you can also join the Capitol Hill Community Council Meeting at the Cal Anderson Shelter House at 6:30pm for their transportation-focused agenda. Or join the Capturing Violence: a community discussion at 7pm at Northwest Film Forum.

three dollar bill cinemaTeen Witch concludes the Three Dollar Bill Cinemas movies in Cal Anderson Park on Friday. Starts at dusk (8:45ish) but get there early for good seats on the grass and pre-show music and games.

The drama Other Desert Cities opens at Eclectic Theatre this weekend, and Balconies continues at Annex Theatre.

rugby dragRelay for Life teams will be day-camping and circling Cal Anderson Park on Saturday to raise funds for the American Cancer Society, 10am – 10pm. Are you tired of your long hair? Get a free haircut and donate your locks for wigs at the Pony Up! table, 12p – 2pm.

Pistil Books’ annual sale is Saturday afternoon in an alley off E Union, Rugby is a Drag (Rugby players! Performing! In drag! Hot!) is Saturday evening at Neighbors, and then there’s Linda’s Fest on Saturday.

LindasFestLinda’s Fest is free and fun and loud and runs 5:30- 10pm in the back lot of Linda’s on Saturday. Food and drink specials, plus fun bands. CHS wrote about the fifth annual event celebrating Capitol Hill bands here.

We’ll have rad food and drink specials all night in addition to our regular menu. Even though the festivities will be over by 10, the Rainier will be flowing wilder than the Columbia River into the wee hours of the night. Linda’s Fest will GO OFF in the Linda’s Tavern back parking lot, but that doesn’t mean your friend who lives on Olive won’t have his face melted via astral projection. Linda’s Fest is a Nice Place for Nice People, that’s why you’re invited.

Saturday, the second annual Hopscotch CD event creates 2.9 miles of hopscotch play areas across the Central District. Included in the fun, Centerstone’s parking lot at 722 18th Ave will host the grandmamma of all hopscotch games in an attempt to break a world record.

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

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Jan 21 all-day Varies
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Jan 21 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
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Jan 21 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Capitol Hill Farmers Market
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Jan 21 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Frye Art Museum
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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
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Jan 22 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM The Barrel Thief
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Jan 22 @ 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM Bill's Off Broadway
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Jan 23 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
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Jan 23 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Frye Art Museum
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Jan 23 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM The Summit Building
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Jan 23 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Fleet Feet Sports Seattle
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Jan 23 @ 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM Quantum Martial Arts
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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
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Jan 24 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Frye Art Museum
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Jan 24 @ 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Chophouse Row
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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
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Jan 24 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Center for Urban Horticulture
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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
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Jan 25 @ 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM Center for Urban Horticulture
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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
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