june

seattle international film festival. may 19-june 12.

multiple locations.

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free tickets! every friday, may 20-june 17. 3pm.

starbucks, multiple locations.

free. all ages. starbucks will be giving away free tickets every friday at 3pm to different seattle events/venues!

5/20: free admission to select siff films.

5/27: free child’s admission to the aquarium.

6/3: free ticket to select mariners games.

6/4: up to 4 tickets to an exclusive film screening of west side story at the paramount theatre.

6/17: free adult admission to sam.

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two books enter one book leaves. june 2. 5:30-8pm.

hugo house. 1634 11th ave.

free (books to donate are your admission!). all ages. bring two books to donate and leave with a new one! there will be music, drinks (21+) available for purchase, and all remaining books at the end of the night will be donated to friends of the seattle public library!

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chance to win doughnuts for a year! june 3.

top pot doughnuts.

celebrate national doughnut day by bringing in a non-perishable food item or donation to northwest harvest and you will be entered to win prizes like free doughnuts for a year!

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mohai crawl. june 3. 5pm.

multiple locations, south lake union.

free. 21+. museum of history and industry presents this bar crawl; roaring 20’s theme, you’ll receive a passport to fill with stamps from participating bars for prizes!

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sam remix. june 3. 8pm-midnight.

seattle art museum. 1300 1st ave.

$15 student/$20 general. 18+. the museum will be open late for music, performances, art, and more!

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northwest pinball and game room show. june 3-5.

seattle center. 305 harrison st.

$15+ general/$10+ kids. all ages. there will be over 400 games (350 will be pinball and arcade games will be set free play), special guests and speakers, tournaments, and more!

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free rhubarb raspberry cupcake! june 3-5.

cupcake royale, all locations.

visit cupcake royale’s fb page to get the coupon (free rhubarb raspberry cupcake with a coffee purchase), then print it (or show it on your mobile device) and present it to get the cupcake!

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the confectional grand opening. june 4.

the confectional. 618 broadway ave e.

celebrate the opening of the new confectional location with free samples!

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free cupcakes! june 4. 10am.

wink/pinkabella cupcakes.1817 queen anne ave n.

free. all ages. for their grand reopening celebration, they will be giving out free mini cupcakes to the first 500 people!

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gates foundation public open house. june 4. 10-4pm.

bill & melinda gates foundation seattle campus. 500 5th ave n.

free. all ages. public open house for everyone to see and celebrate the new campus.

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punk rock flea market. june 4. 10-8pm.

underground events center. 2407 1st ave.

$1 (goes to the low income housing institute). all ages. there will be a number of local and regional vendors selling all types of items!

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central district garden tour. june 4. 11-4pm.

$6 adv/$9 day of. all ages. explore the neighborhood and enjoy the beautiful gardens!

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capitol hill night market. june 4. 9pm-3am.

old bmw dealership parking lot, harvard & pike st.

starting tonight (and every saturday), there will be a number of food trucks in one area selling all types of cheap eats!

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susan g. komen race for the cure. june 5.

start/end at seattle center.

prices vary. all ages. goes through downtown seattle, costumes encouraged. there will be live musical performances, food and drinks, a survivor’s parade, booths with tons of giveaways, and more!

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youth in focus student art show. june 6. 5-7pm.

cupcake royale, madrona location. 1101 34th ave.

enjoy snacks and drinks while you look at the art!

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noise for the needy. june 7-12.

multiple locations.

$7+. most shows are 21+. featuring a number of great musical performances by local artists and bands. benefits real change.

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brooke gladstone and david boardman. june 8. 7pm.

central library. 1000 4th ave.

free. all ages. gladstone, co-host of “on the media,” will be discussing her comic book the influencing machine: brooke gladstone on the media.

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seamless in seattle 2011. june 8. 7:30pm.

seattle art museum. 1300 1st ave.

$25 general. all ages. admission includes hors d’ouevres too. there will be 12 finalists competing in this fashion show. benefits the ruby room.

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city council kick-off. june 9. 5:30-8pm.

havana. 1010 e. pike st.

free. 21+. happy hour with candidates running for city council, scavenger hunt and raffle.

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capitol hill blitz 2nd anniversary. june 9. 5-8pm.

free. all ages. throughout capitol hill neighborhood.

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grand hallway album release show. june 10. doors 8pm.

neumos. 925 e. pike st.

$12 adv. 21+. featuring musical performances by grand hallway, campfire ok, gold leaves.

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4th annual capitol hill garage sale day. june 11. 10-3pm.

throughout the capitol hill neighborhood, including the new community location at the fedrep park!

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“wallingford walks.” june 11.

free. all ages. architecture with al elliott.

there will also be walks on july 16, aug 13, sept 10.

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georgetown carnival. june 11.

throughout the georgetown neighborhood.

free. all ages. formally called artopia, this annual event is a great opportunity to enjoy live musical performances, art, live entertainment, and the neighborhood!

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aesop rock and kimya dawson. june 11. doors 8pm.

neumos. 925 e. pike st.

$18 adv. all ages. featuring musical performances by aesop rock, kimya dawson, rob sonic, and dj big wiz.

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ballard 5k run/walk. june 12. 8:30am.

golden gardens. 8498 seaview pl nw.

all ages. presented by the ballard rotary. benefits the ballard boys & girls club, the ballard nw senior center, and others. costumes are encouraged!

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grand hallway show. june 12. 3pm.

sonic boom, capitol hill location. 1525 melrose ave.

free. all ages. in-store musical performance by grand hallway.

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best of belltown. june 14. 8pm. 6-9pm.

the crocodile. 2200 2nd ave.

free, rsvp requested. 21+. presented by the belltown business association, find out about upcoming projects and events in belltown. door prizes, snacks, cash bar.

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out to lunch summer concert series: the moondoggies. june 15. noon-1:30pm.

westlake park. 401 pine st.

free. all ages. live musical performance by the moondoggies!

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out to lunch summer concert series: hey marseilles. june 17. noon-1:30pm.

harbor steps. 1st and university st.

free. all ages. live musical performance by hey marseilles!

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filter vol 3 release party. june 17. doors 7pm, 8pm.

fremont abbey. 4272 fremont ave n.

$8 adv/$10 door. all ages. celebrate the magazine’s vol 3 release!

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blue scholars cinemetropolis release party. june 17. doors 8pm.

neumos. 925 e. pike st.

$15 adv. all ages. musical performance by blue scholars, helluvastate.

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fremont fair. june 18. 10-8pm.

and solstice parade! noon.

free. all ages. there will be live musical performances, beer and wine gardens, a number of local and regional vendors selling food, crafts, and more!

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blue scholars cinemetropolis release party. june 18. doors 8pm.

neumos. 925 e. pike st.

$15 adv. all ages. musical performance by blue scholars and mackelmore.

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fremont fair. june 19. 10-6pm.

free. all ages. there will be live musical performances, beer and wine gardens, a number of local and regional vendors selling food, crafts, and more!

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2nd annual pride picnic. june 19. 11-4pm.

volunteer park, capitol hill.

$1 (benefits food lifeline). all ages. live entertainment, games, hamburgers/veggie burgers, hot dogs, salad, and more!

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slutwalk seattle. june 19. noon-3pm.

bobby morris playfield –> westlake center.

everyone is welcome to participate and show support!

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out to lunch summer concert series: choklate. june 22. noon-1:30pm.

occidental square/park. occidental ave s. and s. main st.

free. all ages. live musical performance by choklate!

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viva voce show. june 22. 6:30pm.

easy street records, queen anne location. 20 mercer st.

free. all ages. in-store musical performance by viva voce. this is their only seattle appearance promoting their “the future will destroy you!” signing following their performance.

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out to lunch summer concert series: the maldives. june 24. noon-1:30pm.

harbor steps. 1st and university st.

free. all ages. live musical performance by the maldives!

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bend-it festival. june 24. 3pm.

cal anderson park. 1635 11th ave.

free. all ages. this is a great free, all ages way to celebrate the gay pride weekend! live musical performances, free (with registration) vegan meal at 6pm, film “put this on the (map)” at sundown.

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gay pride hot dogs. june 24. 8pm.

bottleneck lounge. 2328 madison st.

free. 21+. there will be a hot dog blessing by spinasse’s jason stratton and free deep fried danger dogs from po dogs.

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neumos beach party featuring sota. june 24. doors 9pm.

neumos. 925 e. pike st.

free. 21+. featuring performances by state of the artist, tigerbeat, four color zack, case one, dj n8, sean cee. games, competitions, beach themed decorations, beach attire encouraged, prizes.

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capitol hill pride festival. june 25. 11-10pm.

broadway, capitol hill neighborhood.

free. all ages. broadway will be closed off from roy st. to john st. there will be booths, food, music, live entertainment, art, and more!

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40% off used books. june 25 & 26.

third place books, lake forest park and ravenna.

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12th annual tour de greenlake. june 25. 1pm.

greenlake neighborhood.

free. 21+. start at the red hen, costumes and drinking encouraged.

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bend-it festival garden party. june 25. 1:30pm.

cal anderson park. 1635 11th ave.

free. all ages. mad tea party, costumes encouraged, games.

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50% off mixed dozens. june 25. 1:30-closing.

top pot doughnuts, downtown location. 2124 5th ave.

just mention their facebook ad for 50% off mixed dozens and you’ll get the deal! while supplies last!

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dyke rally and march. june 25. 5pm.

seattle central community college, along broadway.

free. all ages. everyone is welcome! rally at 5-7pm, march at 7pm.

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fremont outdoor movie series opening night. june 25. 7pm.

3501 phinney ave n.

$5. all ages. featuring “shaun of the dead” quote-a-long, pre-movie games too.

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around the market in 80 minutes. june 26. 11-4pm.

under the market clock, pike place market.

free. all ages. scavenger hunt!

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pride parade. june 26. 11am.

downtown –> seattle center.

free. all ages. the parade is about 2 1/2 hours long.

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luis gutierrez: campaign for american children & families. june 26. 1:30-3pm.

great hall, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

free. all ages. presented by one america.

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9th annual a drink for the kids. june 26.

auto battery. 1009 e. union st.

21+. benefits the vera project. every night/different locations til july 2!

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bend-it festival drag and variety show. june 26. doors 7pm.

vera project, seattle center.

all ages. food, refreshments, drag, and more!

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benefit for the it gets better project. june 26. 8pm.

the crocodile. 2200 2nd ave.

$15 adv (plus fees). 21+. “hedwig & the angry inch” stage musical. hosted by scott lowell (queer as folk) and there will be cupcake royale cupcakes!

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spoke & food. june 28.

multiple locations.

bike to and from dinner and help raise money for the children’s garden program at seattle tilth!

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shabazz palaces show. june 28. 7pm.

easy street records, queen anne location. 20 mercer st.

free. all ages. in-store musical performance by shabazz palaces.

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out to lunch summer concert series: kris orlowski & the passenger string quartet. june 29. noon-1:30pm.

bank of america plaza. 800 5th ave.

free. all ages. live musical performance by kris orlowski & the pasenger string quartet!

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jim woodring. june 30. 7pm.

elliott bay book co. 1521 10th ave.

free. all ages. seattle’s woodring is promoting his congress of animals.

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art walk awards 2011 summer party. june 30. 8-11pm.

fred wildlife refuge.127 e. boylston ave e.

free, rsvp required (promos@cityartsmagazine.com). 21+. celebrate the art walks and artists and help pick the winner! there will be live music, free blue moon beer, and more!

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