This week started out with Veterans Day, a day for honoring those who have served the United States Armed Services. According to the Washington Department of Veteran Affairs there are 99,316 veterans collecting benefits in King County. The Seattle University of Law will be hosting a reception Wednesday to honor those in the community who have served with Marcus Lee, Foreign Affairs Officer, United States Department of State as keynote speaker.
Considering last week was election week and this week beginning with Veterans day looking to the community may be just the way to finish out your week. This week has opportunities for all, with physical activities, art exhibits, and community forums.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 13: Join Be: Seattle and the Capitol Hill Renter Initiative at the latest Tenant Rights Bootcamp, a neighborhood by neighborhood series educating renters on their rights and strategies for creating better living conditions for those who rent. There will be food and refreshments at the event. 12th Avenue Arts, 6 PM – 7:30 PM
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Want to get really involved in affordability around Capitol Hill? Add your feedback to the public process around design review. Wednesday night, a new project bringing 100 new homes to Denny and Harvard is on the docket.
THURSDAY, Nov. 14: Roz Martinez, a Seattle-based artist, is Capitol Hill Art Walk’s poster artist for November. Martinez specializes in graphite and ink but is also a skilled leather and wood worker. The art walk is an opportunity for people to explore some of new locations on the hill while partaking of local Seattle art. Venues include Retrofit Home, where Greg Pergament will present a mixed-media images; The Lounge, which will feature art from Dr. Shanying Zend, a materials scientist turned artist that uses flowers as her medium; and Zero Zero Hair, which will host a pop-up market. You’ll also find artist Carmen Cano and works of “ethereal, haunting portraiture and sculptures” at E Pike’s Ritual. In addition, The Riveter will also be participating in the art walk for the first time. Various Locations, 5 PM – 8PM
FRIDAY, Nov. 15: School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts — SANCA — is Seattle’s only nonprofit circus school. This weekend, they come to the Broadway Performance Hall for a showcase of “local and internationally renowned circus performers alongside SANCA’s tremendously talented student performers.” $20 at the door. Broadway Performance Hall, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
Whether it is one of those drizzly Seattle winter days or a bright warm summer one Seattle Street Dodgeball is open to all. The move to using the Cal Anderson Park’s tennis courts started in 2010 as proponents for dodge ball on the courts spoke before Parks and Recreation officials. Dodgeball Seattle is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Cal Anderson Park, 9 PM – 11 PM
SATURDAY, Nov. 16: “A dark art market for your wild soul,” the Witch, Please Market comes to the Unicorn Saturday for a “handmade market full of talented artist from jewelry, drawings, pottery, clothing, and more.” Unicorn, 2 PM – 7 PM
Lean In Seattle is a network devoted to empowering women whether it be financially, in their career, or the community. The organization will be hosting Women and Money: Financial Strategies to educate guests on how to become financially independent. Capitol Hill Branch – The Seattle Public Library, 11 AM – 12:30 AM
SUNDAY, Nov. 17: Blood Water Paint continues at 12th Ave Arts. Macha Theatreworks presents “a raw and compelling portrait of a brilliant woman whose accomplishments were buried for generations under the weight of selective history.” 12th Ave Arts, 7:30 PM