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free bike helmets & 'Start Walking Day'

Wednesday, April 6, join your neighbors at Rainier Community Center (4600 38th Ave S) for the American Heart Association's Start Walking Day. We'll be distributing 60 free bike helmets from 11am - 12pm, and walking as a group from 12 - 12:30pm. Celebrate health and fitness!

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free tax preparation

Need help filing your tax return? The United Way of King County is offering free tax preparation at Rainier Community Center, now through April 18th, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 3pm. Beat the rush and come in soon.

Taxes are prepared by IRS-certified volunteers and e-filed for quick refunds. Tax sites can also prepare tax returns for up to 3 prior years, and help clients apply for Individual Taxpayer ID Numbers. Services are available in many languages. We provide this service in partnership with the City of Seattle to households making less than $50,000 in 2010.

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Orca K-8 annual plant sale

Our famous annual plant sale will feature lots of starts for the garden, all planted by the kids, as well as native plants both edible and decorative. Music, food, kid crafts, etc. Come enjoy and support your local Environmental Education Program at Orca and for the community at large. May 14, 10am to 3pm right at the school on 46th and Dawson.

We'll have preorders on native plants including berries, etc.

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preschool music & art classes

Rainier Valley Cultural Center introduces a new class series for Toddlers every Tuesday and Thursday starting April 5th.

Music A,B,C will be at 9:30am, taught by music instructor/violinist Ben Hunter. Children will explore the world of music through the 26 letters of the alphabet, developing both language and music skills.

We'll hold Art Discovery will be at 11am, taught by internationally recognized teaching artist Kathleen McHugh. She'll nurture children's budding creativity through painting, drawing, printmaking, clay, collage and art/science experiments.

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Rainier Valley Historical Society annual meeting

RVHS will hold its annual meeting for members and friends Saturday, April 16, from 10am - noon, with lunch to follow. Hear a special presentation by Mikala Woodward and John Hoole on Community Activism of the 1970s and beyond. Also, special announcements, collections report, mini-museum, and more! No charge; no reservations necessary. Lions Club, 3712 S Ferdinand St.

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Slow Skate celebrates new album at CCT

This Friday, April 8 at 9pm.

We're honored to be hosting the album release party for Slow Skate, one of Seattle's finest. Get your tickets.

Slow Skate is the project of Seattle married couple Caitlin Sherman and Jason Goessl. Reverb soaked vocals, vintage keyboards, antique zithers, swooning guitar lines and retro drum machines illustrate a sort of musical noir. Their performances have an intense dynamic range of whispers and growls with Sherman's dark, dreamy songs as a centerpiece. This is Slow Skate's third full-length album.

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SPLAB April

April is Poetry Month! Celebrate at SPLAB

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April Tuesday: 5, 12, 19 & 26 @7pm: Living Room weekly writer’s critique circle

April 9 @6pm: Annual Allen Ginsberg Memorial Open Mic Poetry Marathon featuring music from Band of Poets & Quixote Radio, readings from the work of Allen Ginsberg, open mic and much more. Our record is 10 ½ hours.

Two special workshops from out of town poets as well. Read more.

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town hall with King County Assessor Lloyd Hara

Tuesday, April 19th, 7pm, Lakewood Seward Park community meeting featuring King County Assessor Lloyd Hara, also co-sponsored by the Rainier Valley Rotary Club. Learn how property tax assessments are calculated, how to appeal your assessment, and where the monies collected are spent.

The Lakewood Seward Park Community Club is located at 4916 S Angeline St.

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"Waiting for Superman" community showings

The Lakewood Seward Park Community Association is a partner with Rainier Valley Rotary Club in showing the 2010 Award Winning Documentary Film Waiting for Superman.

Please see the attached flyer for more information, and for dates and times when this film will be presented in the neighborhood. Each showing will be followed with a facilitated discussion.

We'd love to see you at the Community Club on Thursday, April 7th, 6:30pm or at one of the other showings in the local community. The Lakewood Seward Park Community Club is located at 4916 S Angeline St, lspcc.org

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wine tasting at the LSPCC

Join us on Saturday April 16th for an evening of wine tasting with Wines From Around the World presented by Steve Shulman and Ken Benner of the Leschi Market. Tickets are $25 per person. There are 66 wines to be tasted this year — this is an event not to be missed!

You can purchase tickets in advance on our website: www.lspcc.org

The Lakewood Seward Park Community Club is located at 4916 S Angeline. The event will begin at 6:30 and end at 9pm.

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