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24 Aug 2011 14:11

Welcome to Week 158

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The Wikli is looking to boost its vitamin D while the sun lasts, so we'll see you again in the first week of September.


your Wikli-fix: clear out

Sometimes there's nothing better than a cloudless sky. That sun sure is enticing, so this one's a bi-Wikli. We're clearing out next week to bask for awhile.


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BeatWalk - Sept. 2

The last Columbia City BeatWalk of our wonderful 2011 season is Friday, Sept. 2, from 7pm - 10pm. $7 gets you into all 12 venues. See the full line-up of bands at www.columbiacitybeatwalk.org.

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celebrating summer readers

The staff at the Columbia Branch library are thrilled that the community recorded reading over seven thousand books this summer! We particularly want to recognize the reading achievments of our children, who took the initiative to reduce or eliminate summer setback by reading at least 10 books during the summer months.

We're having a community celebration with a special awards ceremony for all child readers who have read 10 or more books over the summer. Bring your camera and join us for food, fun and more.

Saturday September 10, 2pm at the library.

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Columbia City Farmers Market

Per your requests, we got eggs!

Welcome new vendor: Jacobs Creamery with fresh mozzerella and ricotta, parmesean, feta, blues, swiss and… eggs!

The Columbia City Farmers Market takes place Wednesdays from 3-7 on Edmunds Street just off of Rainier Ave S.

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free Nia class

Nia with Mollia is taking a field trip this Thursday August 25th. The 11am class will be at Southside Commons, 3518 S Edmunds St. It's free to all first timers.

Come ready to move and bring your bare feet and water. We offer the joy of movement through the work of Nia. Nia is like chocolate. You can't describe it. You have to taste it!

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jam making party

The fruit is ripe, we've got a big kitchen, and we're making some jam! Come to Columbia City Church of Hope (3818 S Angeline) at 6pm on Wednesday, Aug 24 to can some delicious summer preserves.

Bring your own fruit from the market, your yard, wherever you can get it (or come to the church at 3pm to go pick blackberries in the neighborhood).

Everyone is welcome. We'll have jars, sugar, lemons and pectin — but please bring pint or half-pint mason jars with lids if you have them.

Darla DeFranceDarla DeFrance


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Road Trip Party! destination: St. Dames

Wednesday, August 24, 9p-midnight. This is the vacation you've been waiting for! Pack up your friends and head to St. Dames for snacks, fun and drink specials.

St. Dames, 4525 MLK Way S
(one block N from Columbia City Light Rail Station)

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The Hoot Hoots, Pearly Gate Music and more

We've got a fun week of shows ahead of us at CCT. Friday you can get goofy with The Hoot Hoots, Gary Reynolds & the Brides of Obscurity and The Solvents. Saturday it's more a cry-in-your-whiskey type of night with a bevy of talented singer-songwriters: Ghosts I've Met, Pearly Gate Music and Dolorean. And Sunday we promise a night that'll be better than your Prom, with Prom Queen and guests.



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weekly meditation

Anyone interested in meditation is welcome to this weekly session on Tuesday evenings from 6 -7:15, beginning September 6.

I am an ordained priest in the Soto Zen tradition and the leader of the Seattle Soto Zen community (seattlesotozen.org), and I'll lead the sessions. We will practice Buddhist sitting and walking meditation in a lovely home and garden in the Columbia City/Seward Park neighborhood.

Instruction will be available for those new to the practice. Cushions are available as well. There is no cost. Please email me if you are interested at ten.tsacmoc|hcrayellekj#ten.tsacmoc|hcrayellekj.

Eko Jeff KelleyEko Jeff Kelley

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