5/9-5/15

MONDAY 5/9:

national hospital & healthcare week at high 5 pie! til may 14.

high 5 pie. 1400 12th ave.

show your hospital or clinic id badge and receive 50% off coffee, tea, and chai beverages!

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5th ave theatre tour. noon.

free. all ages. tour lasts approximately 20 minutes.

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elysian brewery’s 15th anniversary celebration. today-may 13.

elysian brewery, multiple locations.

“15 beers for 15 years” will be available at all elysian locations.

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“cineoke!” 7pm.

jewelbox theater. the rendezvous. 2322 2nd ave.

$5. doors 6:30pm. like karaoke, but to your favorite movie musicals.

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TUESDAY 5/10:

seattle maritime festival. today- may 14.

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the 25th annual “giant magnet” children’s international festival starts today 10am. til may 14.

multiple theaters in seattle center.

there will be three companies from china performing as well as a number of local, regional and national performers too!

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15th anniversary celebration & “throwback party.” 3-5pm.

elysian brewery, capitol hill location. 1221 e. pike st.

clothes/music/menu of 1996! and the 3-5pm happy hour will have 1996 pint prices!

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logan neitzel. 5-8pm.

sole repair. 1001 e. pike st.

all ages (5-8pm, 21+ after 8pm). the project runway (and former seattleite) will have a silent auction of designs and you will have the opportunity to pre-order runway samples. music by dj spencer moody and dj mullet, full bar available too.

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the round 72. doors 7pm, show 8pm.

fremont abbey arts center. 4272 fremont ave n.

$8 special adv (“lovetheround” password)/$13 door. all ages. featuring musical performances by kaylee cole, kevin murphy (and part of the moondoggies), campfire ok, slam poets, live painters, and more!

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salon of shame. doors 7pm.

theatre off jackson. 409 7th ave s.

$12. 21+. show 8pm. seattleites read from “their worst adolescent writing, including middle school diaries, high school poetry, unsent letters, etc.” this always sells out before the show date, online purchase is strongly recommended required!

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peter bjorn and john show. doors 8pm.

neumos. 925 e. pike st.

$20 adv. 21+. featuring musical performances by peter bjorn and john & bachelorette.

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WEDNESDAY 5/11:

othello public market. 10-6pm.

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seattle maritime festival. til may 14.

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spam day at marination. 11am.

marination mobile & station.

there will spam specials and (spam-related merchandise) giveaways to celebrate spam’s birthday!

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columbia city farmers market. 3-7pm.

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bbq spareribs happy hour. 5-7pm.

westlake whole foods. 2210 westlake ave.

$7 slow-roasted bbq spareribs and $1 sides (cornbread, baked beans, and coleslaw).

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“do it with a view 2.” 5-7:30pm.

anthony’s pier 66 & bell street diner. 2201 alaskan way.

free, rsvp required. 21+. the seattle waterfront neighborhood presents this “social media party/tweetup.” free appetizers, happy hour specials, raffle prizes, and more!

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elysian brewery’s 15th anniversary celebration. today-may 13.

elysian brewery, multiple locations.

“15 beers for 15 years” will be available at all elysian locations.

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sloane crosley. 7pm.

elliott bay book co. 1521 10th ave.

free. all ages. crosley will be promoting and reading from how did you get this number, she is also the author of i was told there’d be cake. both books-and the author, are very funny.

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death cab for cutie show. 7pm.

showbox sodo. 1700 1st ave. *UPDATE: SOLD OUT*

$25 adv(plus about $10 in fees. will call option only). all ages. this is a great band and it goes to a great cause: benefit show for seattle public schools lunch program!

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paul pierson “blame politics for income inequality.” 7:30-9pm.

downstairs, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

$5. all ages. pierson is a political scientist and the c0-author of winner-take-all politics.

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of montreal show. doors 8pm.

showbox market. 1426 1st ave.

$23.50 adv (plus about fees). all ages. featuring musical performances by of montreal, painted palms, beat connections.

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THURSDAY 5/12:

othello public market. 10-6pm.

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free day at northwest african american museum. 11-7pm.

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free mac n’ cheese! today & may 13. 11:30-1:30pm.

boka kitchen and bar.1010 1st ave.

free. all ages. to celebrate this weekend’s cheese festival, boka will be handing out free mac n’ cheese (made with beecher’s cheese)!

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seattle maritime festival. til may 14.

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elysian brewery’s 15th anniversary celebration. today-may 13.

elysian brewery, multiple locations.

“15 beers for 15 years” will be available at all elysian locations.

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capitol hill blitz. 5-8pm.

art walk throughout the capitol hill neighborhood.

free. all ages. many businesses will have special opening receptions with the artists (like art/music/video/performances/interactive graffiti at fred wildlife refuge), music (like art and music at frame central with dj transport and special guest waxie moon), food and drinks (art and snacks at office nomads), special discounts (all night happy hour at boom noodle and the closing night of the silent auction for japan), and more!

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free day at seattle asian art museum. 5-9pm.

free. all ages. offered with capitol hill blitz.

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west seattle art walk. 6-9pm.

free. all ages. many businesses will have special opening receptions with the artists (wild rose), snacks (hors d’oeuvres at artswest, champagne and cake at knows perfume), music (brooke trisler performing at alki arts), and more!

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neil degrass tyson. 6:30pm.

romm 130, kane hall, uw. *UPDATE: SOLD OUT*

free, registration required. all ages. neil degrass tyson (astrophysicist and director, hayden planetarium, new york city) “adventures of an astrophysicist.”

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translations 2011: seattle transgender film festival. starts today!

multiple locations in seattle.

$5 youth & seniors (21 and under, 65 and older)/$8 general/$10 opening night/$50 festival pass.

tonight: “sold: examining the t in tv advertising.” 7pm.

room 110, hunthausen hall, seattle university.

free. all ages. nadja dee will present and facilitate a discussion following the film.

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9th annual nw hope & healing “style ’11” fashion show. 7pm.

showbox sodo. 1700 1st ave.

$40 adv. all ages. well it’s not cheap, but it goes to a great cause; proceeds benefit northwest hope & healing‘s patient assistance fund, which helps provide basic needs for women who are battling breast cancer. there will be a runway fashion show, raffle prizes, and more!

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movie night at bauhaus. 8pm.

bauhaus books & coffee. 301 e. pine st.

free. all ages. 1966’s “fantastic voyage” will be shown without sound, while a guest dj will create a new soundtrack. music starts 8pm, film 8:30pm.

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talerico’s 5 year anniversary.

talerico’s pizzeria. 4718 california ave sw.

free. 21+. “mafioso party” featuring happy hour discounts all day with $3 drafts, $4 signature slices and wells, $5 appetizers and wine and drink specials, dj starting at 9:30pm, roaring 20’s attire encouraged.

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FRIDAY 5/13:

3 day food photography workshop with penny de los santos. today-may 15.

free (registration required). all ages. live online workshop with award-winning food photographer penny de los santos!

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othello public market. 10-6pm.

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free mac n’ cheese! 11:30-1:30pm.

boka kitchen and bar.1010 1st ave.

free. all ages. to celebrate this weekend’s cheese festival, boka will be handing out free mac n’ cheese (made with beecher’s cheese)!

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50% off mixed dozens. 2pm-close.

top pot doughnuts, wedgwood location. 6855 35th ave ne.

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

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seattle maritime festival. til may 14.

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translations 2011: seattle transgender film festival. today-may 15.

multiple locations in seattle.

$5 youth & seniors (21 and under, 65 and older)/$8 general.

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elysian brewery’s 15th anniversary celebration.

elysian brewery, multiple locations.

“15 beers for 15 years” will be available at all elysian locations.

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cornish “art and design bfa show 2011” opening reception. 5-9pm.

art: 427 9th ave n, design: cornish main campus 1000 lenora st.

free. all ages. graduation art and design seniors will be showing their work. a shuttle will be available to transport people between the two locations.

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“the big one” 16th annual greenwood-phinney art walk. 6-9pm & may 14.

although the greenwood-phinney (“art up”) art walk now happens monthly, this special one will celebrate the anniversary of what was once a yearly art walk.

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4th annual honk! fest west 2011. 6-10pm.

georgetown (tonight)/gas works park (sat)/seattle center (sun).

free. all ages. this community music festival will have marching bands, street performers and dancers, and much more!

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“friday night at the meaningful movies.” 6:30-9:30pm.

keystone congregational united church of christ. 5019 keystone place n.

free (donations welcome). all ages. film at 7pm. showing “a century of challenges.”

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art attack teen night out. 7-11pm.

seattle art museum. 1300 1st ave.

free. teens only (bring high school or state id). the first 200 teens get swag. there will be art, art-making, a soundsuit performance, live music by fit for hounds and theesatisfaction, tours, and more!

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my goodness show. 9pm.

easy street records, west seattle location. 4559 california ave sw.

$5. all ages. musical performance by my goodness.

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live musical performance. 10pm-cl.

talerico’s pizzeria. 4718 california ave sw.

free. 21+. featuring little big man. also late night happy hour discounts on food 11pm-1am.

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SATURDAY 5/14:

madrona mayfair. 9-12:30pm.

madrona playground.

free. all ages. parade at 9:30am alvin larkins park —>madrona playground, games, face painting, food will be available (for purchase), and more!

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18th annual u-district community cleanup. 9-1pm.

meet in room nb1, university heights center. 5031 university way ne.

free (you can also pre-register). all ages. 9-9:30am pancake breakfast, followed by check-in and break up into cleaning groups until noon where everyone will meet up again for lunch and the trash contest! there will be a number of great prizes too!

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univeristy district farmers market. 9-2pm.

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7th annual west seattle community garage sale day. 9-3pm.

throughout west seattle.

free. all ages get out and meet neighbors, find some great deals, and enjoy the neighborhood!

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mount baker family rummage sale. 9-3pm.

throughout mount baker.

free. all ages. get out and meet neighbors, find some great deals, and enjoy the neighborhood!

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16th annual gay city university. 9-4pm.

antioch university seattle. 2326 6th ave.

$20 (includes lunch). all ages. a program designed to give gay, bi, transgender men the opportunity to learn about topics that relate to them. check out the classes to get a preview of what it’s like!

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moore theatre tour. 10am.

free. all ages. tour lasts approximately 90 min.

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7th annual cheese festival. 10-5pm & may 14.

pike place market.

free. all ages. free samples of cheese, demonstrations, and more!

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othello public market. 10-6pm.

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3rd annual seattle neda walk. 11-1pm.

cal anderson park. 1635 11th ave.

pre-registration $20 (register before may 1 and get a free neda walk t-shirt!)/$25 day of. all ages. registration begins at 10am. raise awareness about eating disorders and support a great cause!

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15th annual seattle waterfront chowder cook-off. 11-5pm.

waterfront, multiple businesses participating.

$5. all ages. sample chowder from a number of great waterfront businesses! you’ll get a chowder passport, which gives you access to the tasting area for anthony’s pier 66, the crab pot, ivar’s, elliott’s oyster house, and more! this is part of the seattle maritime festival.

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4th annual seattle luxury chocolate salon. 11-5pm.

bell harbor international conference center. 2211 alaskan way, pier 66.

$20. all ages. featuring chocolate tastings, demonstrations, chef and author talks, and more!

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“the big one” 16th annual greenwood-phinney art walk. noon-5pm.

although the greenwood-phinney (“art up”) art walk now happens monthly, this special one will celebrate the anniversary of what was once a yearly art walk.

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georgetown trailer park market of curiosities. noon-5pm.

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“2nd annual vintage wedding fair.” noon-6pm.

ghost gallery. 5o4 e. denny way.

$5 admission includes a glass of champagne and goodie bag. this year’s theme is “all in the details.” there will be vintage-inspired jewelry, favors, gowns, and more!

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4th annual honk! fest west 2011. noon-7pm.

georgetown (fri)/gas works park (sat)/seattle center (sun).

free. all ages. this community music festival will have marching bands, street performers and dancers, and much more!

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central district art walk. 1-5pm.

multiple locations in the central district neighborhood.

including: central district art walk kick-off at central spaces studio.

free. all ages. celebrate the start of the c.d. art walk season! there will be snacks, music, the artists, and more!

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wine tasting. 2-4pm.

madison market. 1600 e. madison st.

free. 21+. wine tasting with jeff milano.

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deadline to sign up for 4-on-4 dodgeball tournament.

cal anderson park. 1635 11th ave.

may 21 4-on-4 dodgeball tournament; $20/team (up to 5 people, registration fee benefits seattle street dodgeball). all ages. prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place!

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translations 2011: seattle transgender film festival. today-may 15.

multiple locations in seattle.

$5 youth & seniors (21 and under, 65 and older)/$8 general.

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virgin islands show. 3pm.

sonic boom, ballard location. 2209 nw market st.

free. all ages. in-store musical performance by virgin islands.

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wine tasting. 3-5pm.

interbay whole foods. 2001 15th ave w.

$3. 21+. sample five different wines paired with yummy snacks.

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spring into bed celebration. 3-6pm.

pratt park. 1800 s. main st.

celebrate just garden project’s spring into bed with food and music!

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world belly dance day. 4-5:30pm.

vdp dance studio. 4128 fremont ave n.

free. all ages. celebrate with vdp dance studio; they’ll be hosting meet-and-greets, deals, dancing performances, and more!

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georgetown art attack. 6-9pm.

free. all ages. there are a number of businesses that will have special opening receptions with the artists, music, and more!

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ballard art walk. 6-9pm.

free. all ages. there are a number of businesses that will have special opening receptions.

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tsa night market. 6-10pm.

red square, university of washington.

free (food and game tickets available for purchase in advance on campus, online, or day of). all ages. presented by the taiwanese student association, this yearly event includes performances, great food, and more!

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honk! fest west revue. doors 8pm.

hales palladium. 4301 leary way nw.

$10. all ages. this is part of the honk! fest west celebrations! first band at 8:30pm.

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SUNDAY 5/15:

west seattle farmers market. 10-2pm.

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ballard street market. 10-3pm.

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7th annual cheese festival. 10-4pm.

pike place market.

free. all ages. free samples of cheese, demonstrations, and more!

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fremont street market. 10-5pm.

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othello public market. 10-6pm.

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broadway farmers market. 11-3pm.

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last day of the translations 2011: seattle transgender film festival.

multiple locations in seattle.

$5 youth & seniors (21 and under, 65 and older)/$8 general.

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4th annual trike for beers downhill race. 1pm.

queen anne.

$5 sugg. donation. all ages (21+ for pre/post partying). pre-race drinking at targy’s tavern (600 w. crockett st.), racing at 2:30pm, post-race at streamline tavern (121 w. mercer st.). t-shirts available for $15. benefits the biker down fund.

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4th annual honk! fest west 2011. 2pm.

georgetown (fri)/gas works park (sat)/seattle center (sun).

free. all ages. this is the final day of the community music festival. there will be a number of bands performing in the emp’s sky church 2-3pm, and then the music and fun will spill outside onto the seattle center grounds!

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last day for 50% off frappuccinos at starbucks. 3-5pm.

starbucks, multiple locations.

at participating stores, frappuccino beverages will be 50% off!

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pilot books closing/reading party. 6-9pm.

pilot books. 219 broadway ave e.

celebrate the life/mourn the loss of the lovely little book store with 50% off and readings (several every hour on the hour; open to everyone who wants to read just bring your favorite book pick a section to read).

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korean culture night. 7:30-9pm.

room 130, kane hall, university of washington.

free. all ages. there will be a number of performances, including singing, dancing, skits, and much more! there will be a raffle too!

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