On the List | PAX Prime wizard pub crawl, Press Start art, East Precinct picnic, Seattle Asian Art Museum tours

PAX Prime, the emperor of gaming conventions, is at the Convention Center this weekend. PAX-ers typically bring their party uphill, so if you see costumes on the streets, that’s why. First up: Thursday evening’s 7th Annual Triwizard Drinking Competition at Linda’s, Barca, Auto Battery, Unicorn, and Grim’s. Tickets to participate are sold out so you can’t join in, but at least you are now forewarned.  More PAX-related off-site parties and events here. All are open to the public, no PAX pass needed.

Press Start III: Turbo Edition is the third annual game-themed art show opening Friday night at Ltd Gallery. The artist roster includes video game artists and – new this year – artists who are game fans. The opening party is all ages and has a DJ, free Jones soda, and adult beverages with ID.

east precinct
The annual Seattle Police Department East Precinct Picnic is in Cal Anderson Park this Saturday 1pm – 4 pm. The free family friendly event includes free food, raffle prizes, and games for kids. “The picnic provides a great opportunity for people to be introduced to the department in a relaxed, non-law enforcement environment, meet their local police officers, enjoy free food, entertainment and raffle prizes, and get information on how to get involved in preventing crime in their community.”

Balconies closes it’s run at Annex Theatre on Saturday, and Other Desert Cities continues at Eclectic Theater.

Japan DecoSeattle Asian Art Museum conducts public tours of the current exhibit Deco Japan on both Saturday and Sunday, 11:30am – 12:30pm. “Explore the diverse collections of art from Asian cultures across time and place at the Asian Art Museum. This tour focuses on highlights from both the museum’s collection as well as from Deco Japan: Shaping Art & Culture, 1920–1945, the special exhibition on view.” The tour is included with  museum admission ($5 – $7).

Tours are Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 am and meet in the Fuller Garden Court.

Start your weekend early with Thursday’s Reading Comics in Public Day fun at Ada’s Technical Books:

Join Ada’s staff for a read-aloud-show-and-tell of our favorite comics with some delicious baked treats on the side.

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Oct 14 – Oct 23 all-day Seattle Arts Museum
Immerse yourself in the rich cultures and stories of South Asia at the 11th Seattle South Asian Film Festival (SSAFF) this fall. SSAFF is an 11-day festival of thought-provoking meaningful films & forums that will engage viewers to dialogue openly … Continue reading
Oct 20 @ 7:30 PM – Nov 19 @ 7:38 AM 12th Avenue Arts
New Century Theatre Company presents The Big Meal by Dan LeFranc directed by Makaela Pollock October 20-November 19, 2016 Previews: October 20-22 & 27 Opening Night: October 28 Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays-Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 4pm Mainstage at … Continue reading
Oct 23 @ 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 23 @ 7:00 PM – Oct 24 @ 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 23 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM CenturyLink Field
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Oct 23 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Cone and Steiner
Please come by Cone & Steiner for our annual pumpkin carving party!  Come enjoy the company and some food and drink.  Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Oct 23 @ 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM Kadima
Join us to honor the different institutional generations of Kadima over our 39-year history, from founders to folks with us for the first time. We’ll dance, unroll our Women’s Torah – the first torah scroll ever scribed by women -eat, … Continue reading
Oct 23 @ 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
H / W: Away Home Team: Arizona Cardinals Visiting Team: Seattle Seahawks Stadium: University of Phoenix Stadium Stadium Information: http://www.universityofphoenixstadium.com/ TV: NBC Link: http://Seahawks.com/Schedule Schedule subject to change. Please check Seahawks.com for the latest dates and times.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Oct 24 @ 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Wise Orchid Taijiquan & Qigong
Beginning Monday, October 3rd, Wise Orchid Taijiquan & Qigong will be offering a new class, Tai Chi for Seniors. In this class we will work fundamentals and a short form to bring better health and vitality, improve structure and strength, … Continue reading
Oct 24 @ 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
Oct 24 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Seattle Central College - Broadway Edison Bldg
Do you have a story to tell? Be it non-fiction, fiction or family history, this workshop will be the springboard for your writing projects. Learn the basics of how to write stories which tap into your creativity, and resonate with … Continue reading
Oct 25 @ 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM Quantum Martial Arts
 The body is the physical manifestation of the mind: posture is an expression of the nervous system and represents unconscious habits. When we practice yoga we use the breath to shape the body and harness the mind. By cultivating awareness … Continue reading
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Lowell Elementary School – Cafeteria -
SDOT will hold two community meetings to discuss the public path near Lowell Elementary between E Roy and Federal Ave that has been closed because of concerns raised by the school’s PTA. October 25 – 4-6 pm Lowell Elementary School … Continue reading
Oct 25 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Lowell Elementary Cafeteria
The Seattle Department of Transportation would like to invite you to join us at one of two public meetings to learn more and share feedback on the Roy Street Right-of-Way between Federal Ave E and 11th Ave E near Lowell … Continue reading
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 26 @ 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
Oct 26 @ 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Wednesday, October 26th, 8:30am-12:00pm Finding attractive, functional small trees for small scale planting spaces is an ongoing design challenge.   Relying on pruning methods to maintain smaller tree sizes is not usually sustainable in the long run.  This session will … Continue reading
Oct 26 @ 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
There is a hidden treasure among shrub species in the unending quest for good small scale trees for urban gardens.   We will look at a special group of evergreen and deciduous selections among the Arboretum’s plantings that reveal the … Continue reading
Oct 26 @ 1:00 PM – Nov 9 @ 4:00 PM Center for Urban Horticulture
  Become the master of your photographic domain. Learn to use the cameras you already have on your smartphone or tablet and begin to master a handful of amazing photography apps that will help you make stunning pictures to populate … Continue reading
Oct 26 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Cal Anderson Park Shelter House
The Cal Anderson Park Walking Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. Meet new friends, exercise, and gather for occasional pot lucks in the Shelter House with neighbors! All ages, abilities, and pets welcome. This group … Continue reading
Oct 26 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Seattle University Fr. LeRoux Conference Center - Student Center 160
Design Review Early Design Guidance proposing a 4-story mixed use building consisting of 26,600 sq. ft. of retail space and 75 residential units. Parking to be provided for 156 vehicles below grade. Existing structures is to be demolished. Design Proposal … Continue reading
Oct 26 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Office Nomads
Oct 27 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Seattle Central College - Broadway Edison Bldg
How do you prepare yourself for the step in your career? One way to increase your value is to continually develop and expand your skill set. In this course, we’ll explore specific and practical ways that you can expand your … Continue reading
Oct 27 @ 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
Oct 27 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
EastPAC evaluates and advocates for public safety priorities and quality of life issues for stakeholders in Seattle’s East Precinct. EastPAC Community Meetings are held from 6:30 to 8:00 PM each fourth Thursday, except for November and December, when we meet … Continue reading
Oct 27 @ 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
Oct 27 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Aegis on Madison
Oct 27 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Seattle Central College - Broadway Edison Bldg
Take the material you learned in Self-Defense 101 and kick it up a notch. This is a progressive skill-building class, which means each session will review what you learned during the previous week(s) and build on those skills. In this … Continue reading
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2 thoughts on “On the List | PAX Prime wizard pub crawl, Press Start art, East Precinct picnic, Seattle Asian Art Museum tours

  1. A year ago I happened to be sitting outside Rumba during what was (unbeknownst to me) PAX weekend. The parade of eccentric costumes wandering up the hill was highly entertaining (albeit –initially– befuddling), particularly later in the evening as it blended into lower Pike’s usual weekend tide of drag queens.

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