Wikli 2008, 09/10

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Welcome to Week XLIX

of the Columbia Citizens' WikLi

This is a tri-Wikli, spanning 8/20 - 9/10

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Live locally.

Consult your community calendar.

  • farmers market (Wed),
  • meet your elected leaders (Wed),
  • Sustainable South Seattle (Wed),
  • storytime at the library (Fri),
  • an artist's reception (Fri),
  • a multicultural dance performance (Fri),
  • Bike Saturday
  • a running group (Sat, Tue),
  • a Hitt's Hill work party (Sat),
  • a reading circle (Mon),
  • HARVC meeting (Wed),
  • a playground design meeting (Wed),
  • and Citizens post more events all the time!

In the calendar, you can click through to each event's online information. If a local event is missing, please send a Citizen's alert.

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Columbia City Cinema

Seattle's Coolest Neighborhood Theater

now showing through Thursday, 9/11: Tropic Thunder, Mamma Mia!, and Pineapple Express

coming soon: Burn After Reading

Be sure to check our website for the most up-to-date movie information! Or, better yet, sign up for our weekly newsletter and get movie times delivered straight to your inbox.

See you at the movies.

Cinema link

Columbia City Farmers Market


This Wednesday at the Farmers Market is our annual Zucchini 500! Kids of all ages can make and race their personal vegetable vehicle with wooden wheels and decorations… car-making and races start at 3 pm and end at 6 pm.

On the produce front, look for more apples, new potatoes, pears, and lots of sweet and hot peppers, and sweet corn on the cob, plums, nectarines, peaches and blueberries This is peak harvest season — a list of every fruit and vegetable on the market tables now would fill this page!

Janet Hurt
Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance

market link

Columbia City Theater

Come enjoy a show and a cocktail any day of the week, Monday through Sunday and consider our venue the perfect place to host, enjoy or record your event.

Happy Hour now 3-9pm daily!

  • Wed — bossa nova lounge grooves by Faith & Adam
    9pm-Midnight, no cover, lounge
  • Thu — C2M2 presents open mic with host Stephen Smartt
    7pm, no cover, lounge
  • FriThe Comedy Shop with Bobo Lamb
    10:30pm, $10 adv or $15 door
  • FriThe Sol Lounge
    8:30pm, no cover, lounge
  • MonKaraoke every Monday!
    8pm to closing, no cover, lounge
  • TueDesao Carmen (latin flamenco, gypsy, funk rock)
    7:30pm - Midnight, no cover, lounge

adv = brownpapertickets.com

theater link

Seward Park Playground Improvement Foundation (SPPIF)

Please attend the final public meeting for the Seward Park Play Area

Wednesday, September 17th
Graham Hill Elementary Cafeteria
5149 South Graham Street

We'll provide snacks & child care (we appreciate tips for the child care providers)

We welcome everyone!!



Arts Gumbo: Dances Under the Crescent Moon

Join us for the next in our Arts Gumbo Series: Dances Under the Crescent Moon at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center on Friday, Sept 12th (8pm). This performance will feature Helene Eriksen and include a slideshow and Middle Eastern Tasters after the show.

Advance ticket prices & information are available at brownpapertickets.com, or call Jerri Plumridge at 760-4286. Tickets also available at the door.

See a full calendar of Arts Gumbo 2008 events!


Music for Everyone

You're invited to Music for Everyone, parent and child music classes in Seward Park! Classes are playful, interactive and educational. Using songs, storybooks, puppets, games, percussion instruments and folk dances, early childhood music teacher Jana Vitols disguises music theory in a costume of play. Fall session for 2-5 year olds and their parents/caregivers begins Sept. 17. Reserve your spot now! moc.liamg|1yreverofcisum#moc.liamg|1yreverofcisum

More info? www.musicforevery1.com


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Columbia Citizens updates

  • a new bike route to Renton (thanks Jeff!)
  • The calendar now includes all events at the RVCC and the Gallery, courtesy of SEEDarts.
  • new volunteer opportunities with Arts Gumbo and Technology Access Foundation
  • Sustainable South Seattle has an entirely redesigned site within Columbia Citizens. Community groups are welcome to use the wiki to build their online presence and identity.
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