On the List | Street Food Festival and Urban Craft Uprising, SBP 2014, Dirty Dancing on the Cal Anderson big screen

Summit Block Party returns (Image: CHS)

Summit Block Party returns (Image: CHS)

Meanwhile, Cal Anderson hosts a bigger edition of the Seattle Street Food Festival (Image: CHS)

Meanwhile, Cal Anderson hosts a bigger edition of the Seattle Street Food Festival (Image: CHS)

Capitol Hill’s summer mix of festivals continues this weekend with a DIY-style music and art block party on Summit Ave and a bigger — but perhaps better planned — return of the Seattle Street Food Festival to Cal Anderson.

Starting Friday and continuing with a second full day on Saturday, the 2014 Seattle Street Food Festival will include more than food trucks and a-list chef-helmed pop-up picnics. You’ll also find a full “shopping village” on Bobby Morris field from the Urban Craft Uprising folks. Starts Friday at 5 PM.

The third annual Summit Block Party brings 16 bands to the core of the densely populated blocks below Broadway. It’s fully local, mostly DIY, and completely free. Runs 11 AM to 9:30 PM on Summit between Howell and E Olive St.

Movies in Capitol Hill’s parks continue this Friday night with the classic Dirty Dancing screening in Cal Anderson and Floating Weeds screening in Volunteer Park. Cal Anderson organizers Three Dollar Bill Cinema promise: “In honor of the iconic line of dialogue ‘I carried a watermelon,’ moviegoers will participate in a hilarious watermelon relay before the screening.”

The annual Hanford Challenge Ice Cream Social returns to Volunteer Park on Sunday, noon to 2 PM:

Come learn more about the issues facing the Hanford nuclear waste site – the largest in North America and located right here in Washington state!

This event is FREE and will feature games, music and free ice cream from Half Pint Homemade Ice Cream*!

Also in Volunteer Park, the Pianos in the Park campaign will feature two performances on the instrument installed overlooking the reservoir:

· Saturday, August 9: David Golightly (Midday Veil) at 3 p.m.

o David Golightly is a founding member of Seattle rock band Midday Veil and member of the Portable Shrines collective.. He also performs regularly with his partner, Seattle artist and musician Emily Pothast.

· Sunday, August 10: Whitney Lyman (Whitney Lyman, Pollens) at 7 p.m.

o Whitney Lyman is a singer/songwriter from the Pacific Northwest. She blends influences from folk, classical, and dream pop, creating an ethereal world with her enchanting voice and lush compositions.

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

May 3 – May 4 all-day
Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG – one-day online giving event encouraging the community to donate to their favorite nonprofits at www.GiveBIG.seattlefoundation.org with the goal of raising $20 million for more than 1,500 participating organizations.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
May 3 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
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May 3 @ 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
May 3 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Ray Larson, UW Botanic Gardens Curator of Living Collections, will lead you on  a journey through the most interesting plant collections in the Washington Park Arboretum. This walk and talk will highlight the Pacific Connections Garden, where you will find … Continue reading
May 3 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Seattle Central College - Broadway Edison Building
If your gardening thumb is not the most perfect shade of green or not green at all, this class is for you! What do plants need? Learn about soil, composting, planting, growing from seeds. Herb and perennial gardening plus an … Continue reading
May 4 @ 12:00 PM Canterbury Ale House
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May 4 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
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May 4 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Seattle Public Library - Central Branch
Spanish playwright Antonio Delgado and choreographer Amanda Goodwin speak on the origins and inspiration of their collaborative work, “Illuminatio: Yo Soy,” touching on the economic crisis in Spain, as well as Antonio´s acting technique for personal growth. Performers from Seattle … Continue reading
May 4 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Seattle Central College - Broadway Edison Building
Tai Chi is a health sustaining exercise and a tool for improved body awareness. Practiced by the elderly for balance and circulation and the young for relaxation and martial arts, it is a wonderful holistic activity for all ages. The … Continue reading
May 4 @ 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Seattle Asian Art Museum
Please join us for a fun filled evening with Dr. Allan Armitage, Ph.D University of Georgia, who will speak to us about his gardening adventures throughout the world. Dr. “A” is a well know speaker, writer and gardener who has … Continue reading
May 4 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM The Elliot Bay Book Company
NYC-based legendary performance artist and eco/anti-consumerism activist Reverend Billy presents his new book and album The Earth Wants YOU: *Weds May 4th, 7pm: Seattle, WA: The Elliott Bay Book Company. 1521 Tenth Avenue, Seattle, WA  98122. kmallman@elliottbaybook.com & (206) 624-6600. … Continue reading
May 4 @ 8:00 PM The Hillside Bar
Join us for our monthly Trivia Night at The Hillside Bar. First Wednesday of every month at 8:00pm. For just the measly cost of $3 per person you can show off that big brain of yours. Teams of 1-4 people. … Continue reading
May 5 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Seattle Academy Arts Center
Join us as we transform the Arts Center and STREAM Building into an Art Gallery. Showcasing work done throughout the year by all grades. Exhibit remains up May 5 – May 31.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
May 5 @ 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
May 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 @ 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 – 5:30 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

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