Big Dates

Welcome to the only comprehensive calendar of events in all of Southeast Seattle – your go-to place for community meetings, events, entertainment and more. To get listed, email your event information as text in the following format to bigdates@rainiervalleypost.com. Please, 50 words or less and no attachments. Thank you!

7/29: Kabota Gardens Natural Area work party. 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

7/29: ‘Find it, Fix it’ community walk with city officials

7/29: Affordable, hands on computer class for seniors. Beginning computer skills including basic computer use, accessing the internet and how to use email and Word. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7/15 to 8/21; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

7/30: Columbia City Farmers Market

7/31: Affordable, hands on computer class for seniors. Beginning computer skills including basic computer use, accessing the internet and how to use email and Word. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7/15 to 8/21; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

8/1: New Holly Market Garden Farm Stand

8/1: Picnic at the South Precinct. All are welcome! New Holly Campus (7058 32nd Ave S); 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

8/5: The Columbia City Business Association (CCBA) membership meets the first Tuesday of every month at 9 am. More.

8/5: Affordable, hands on computer class for seniors. Beginning computer skills including basic computer use, accessing the internet and how to use email and Word. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7/15 to 8/21; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

8/5: 30th annual Night Out Against Crime is designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, increase neighborhood support in anti-crime efforts, and unite our communities. Where? Your neighborhood! Sign up or find an event near you.

8/6: Columbia City Farmers Market

8/6: Bat Quest – A Sunset Walk and Talk.

8/7: Affordable, hands on computer class for seniors. Beginning computer skills including basic computer use, accessing the internet and how to use email and Word. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7/15 to 8/21; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

8/8: New Holly Market Garden Farm Stand

8/9: Free yoga at Beer Sheeva Park! All levels class; everyone welcome. Rain or shine. Contact Laura at laura@satmato.com or visit www.satmato.com for more information. 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

8/9: Rainier Beach Back 2 School Bash

8/9: Seward Park Audubon Owl Prowl.

8/10: Obliteride, the bike ride fundraiser for Fred Hutch, will spin through Rainier Valley this summer! The 50 and 100-mile routes go through Rainier Beach.  Supporters are asked to “Go Orange” in support of the fight against cancer. See obliteride.org/community for fun ways to get involved. And to sign up, volunteer or fund raise go to obliteride.org/join-us. Detailed route information, maps and training tips available at obliteride.org/ride.

8/10: Bicycle Sunday

8/10: Columbia City BeatWalk

8/10: ArtWalk: Bohemian Backstreets, Columbia City

8/11: The 37th District Democrats hold regular monthly membership meetings on the second Monday of each month from 7:30 – 9:00pm.  At our meetings we hear from guest speakers on a range of important topics, as well as elected officials and candidates for elected office.  Join us from 7:00 – 7:30pm to socialize!  Everyone is welcome.  Meetings take place at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center (3515 S. Alaska St.). More.

8/12: ‘Find it, Fix it’ community walk with city officials

8/12: Affordable, hands on computer class for seniors. Beginning computer skills including basic computer use, accessing the internet and how to use email and Word. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7/15 to 8/21; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

8/13: Columbia City Farmers Market

8/13: Rainier Beach Community Club meetings are held every second Wednesday of the month, from 7 to 8:30 pm, at the VFW - Upper Rainier Beach. Contact info@rainierbeachcommunityclub.org for details.

8/14: Affordable, hands on computer class for seniors. Beginning computer skills including basic computer use, accessing the internet and how to use email and Word. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7/15 to 8/21; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

8/15: New Holly Market Garden Farm Stand

8/16: SEEDArts Cinema presents “Cinema Under the Stars”

8/16: Rainier Valley Heritage Parade! This year’s theme is “Heritage!” It’s not too early to enter the parade. Applications are being accepted now, and all entrants will be judged on their amazing interpretations of the theme. Get more information by clicking here!

8/17: Othello Park International Music & Arts Festival–Annual free multi-ethnic music and arts festival at Othello Park, including an arts creation station, a theatrical performance by neighborhood youth, petting zoo, carnival rides, live music, vendors, information booths and food carts, noon – 6 p.m. 4531 S. Othello St.

8/19: Affordable, hands on computer class for seniors. Beginning computer skills including basic computer use, accessing the internet and how to use email and Word. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7/15 to 8/21; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

8/20: Columbia City Farmers Market

8/20: Bat Quest – A Sunset Walk and Talk.

8/21: Affordable, hands on computer class for seniors. Beginning computer skills including basic computer use, accessing the internet and how to use email and Word. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7/15 to 8/21; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

8/22: New Holly Market Garden Farm Stand

8/22: Charlestown Hill Climb Monthly Work Party–Beautify the Hill climb’s landscape of northwest native plants, helping to connect the people and cultures of the Rainier Valley and Mount Baker neighborhoods. Charlestown between Courtland Place South & 37th Ave. S.

8/23: Courtland Place Festival–Local musicians, great food and entertainment representing diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds to bring neighbors together in celebration, noon – 4 p.m. Rainier Court, 3621 33rd Ave South, 98144

8/23: Business Community Tour #3 – “Old Town Rainier Beach”

8/23: Seward Park Audubon Owl Prowl.

8/24: Bicycle Sunday

8/26: Affordable, hands on intermediate computer class for seniors. Exploration into email and the internet, including social media, how to work with photos and online safety. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8/26-10/2; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

8/26: Tuesday Tease; Seattle’s Only Burlesque Revue with Live Music.

8/27: Columbia City Farmers Market

8/27: Rainier Beach Merchant Association meetings are held every fourth Wednesday of the month, from 5:30 to 7 pm at various Rainier Beach businesses. Contact cindy.jones@wafd.com for details.

8/28: Rainier Beach Action Team Meetings are hosted by Rainier Beach Moving Forward every fourth Thursday of the month, from 6:30 to 8 pm at Rainier Beach Medical/Dental Clinic. Contact David Sauvion at Rainierbeachmovingforward@gmail.com for meeting details.

8/28: Affordable, hands on intermediate computer class for seniors. Exploration into email and the internet, including social media, how to work with photos and online safety. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8/26-10/2; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

8/29: New Holly Market Garden Farm Stand

8/31: #SEA Annual Family Reunion: It’s a Family Affair–Highlight the role and importance of the family in building strong neighborhoods with music, food and activities for children of all ages, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Genesee Park, 4316 S. Genesee St.

9/2: The Columbia City Business Association (CCBA) membership meets the first Tuesday of every month at 9 am. More.

9/2: Affordable, hands on intermediate computer class for seniors. Exploration into email and the internet, including social media, how to work with photos and online safety. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8/26-10/2; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

9/3: Columbia City Farmers Market

9/3: Bat Quest – A Sunset Walk and Talk.

9/4: Affordable, hands on intermediate computer class for seniors. Exploration into email and the internet, including social media, how to work with photos and online safety. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8/26-10/2; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

9/5: New Holly Market Garden Farm Stand

9/6: Free yoga at Beer Sheeva Park! All levels class; everyone welcome. Rain or shine. Contact Laura at laura@satmato.com or visit www.satmato.com for more information. 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

9/6: Art Walk Rainier Beach

9/8: The 37th District Democrats hold regular monthly membership meetings on the second Monday of each month from 7:30 – 9:00pm.  At our meetings we hear from guest speakers on a range of important topics, as well as elected officials and candidates for elected office.  Join us from 7:00 – 7:30pm to socialize!  Everyone is welcome.  Meetings take place at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center (3515 S. Alaska St.). More.

9/9: Affordable, hands on intermediate computer class for seniors. Exploration into email and the internet, including social media, how to work with photos and online safety. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8/26-10/2; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

9/10: Columbia City Farmers Market

9/10: Rainier Beach Community Club meetings are held every second Wednesday of the month, from 7 to 8:30 pm, at the VFW - Upper Rainier Beach. Contact info@rainierbeachcommunityclub.org for details.

9/11: Affordable, hands on intermediate computer class for seniors. Exploration into email and the internet, including social media, how to work with photos and online safety. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8/26-10/2; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

9/12: New Holly Market Garden Farm Stand

9/14: Bicycle Sunday

9/14: Columbia City BeatWalk

9/14: ArtWalk: Bohemian Backstreets, Columbia City

9/16: Affordable, hands on intermediate computer class for seniors. Exploration into email and the internet, including social media, how to work with photos and online safety. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8/26-10/2; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

9/17: Columbia City Farmers Market

9/17: Bat Quest – A Sunset Walk and Talk.

9/18: Affordable, hands on intermediate computer class for seniors. Exploration into email and the internet, including social media, how to work with photos and online safety. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8/26-10/2; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

9/19: New Holly Market Garden Farm Stand

9/21: Bicycle Sunday

9/23: Affordable, hands on intermediate computer class for seniors. Exploration into email and the internet, including social media, how to work with photos and online safety. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8/26-10/2; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

9/24: Columbia City Farmers Market

9/24: Rainier Beach Merchant Association meetings are held every fourth Wednesday of the month, from 5:30 to 7 pm at various Rainier Beach businesses. Contact cindy.jones@wafd.com for details.

9/24: Southeast District Council meeting

9/25: Rainier Beach Action Team Meetings are hosted by Rainier Beach Moving Forward every fourth Thursday of the month, from 6:30 to 8 pm. Contact David Sauvion at Rainierbeachmovingforward@gmail.com for meeting details.

9/25: Affordable, hands on intermediate computer class for seniors. Exploration into email and the internet, including social media, how to work with photos and online safety. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8/26-10/2; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

9/26: New Holly Market Garden Farm Stand

9/30: Affordable, hands on intermediate computer class for seniors. Exploration into email and the internet, including social media, how to work with photos and online safety. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8/26-10/2; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

10/2: Affordable, hands on intermediate computer class for seniors. Exploration into email and the internet, including social media, how to work with photos and online safety. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8/26-10/2; 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center. $3 per class for SESSC members; $5 for non-members. Call 206.722.0317 with questions or to register.

10/7: The Columbia City Business Association (CCBA) membership meets the first Tuesday of every month at 9 am. More.

10/8: Rainier Beach Community Club meetings are held every second Wednesday of the month, from 7 to 8:30 pm, at the VFW - Upper Rainier Beach. Contact info@rainierbeachcommunityclub.org for details.

10/12: Columbia City BeatWalk

10/13: The 37th District Democrats hold regular monthly membership meetings on the second Monday of each month from 7:30 – 9:00pm.  At our meetings we hear from guest speakers on a range of important topics, as well as elected officials and candidates for elected office.  Join us from 7:00 – 7:30pm to socialize!  Everyone is welcome.  Meetings take place at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center (3515 S. Alaska St.). More.

10/22: Rainier Beach Merchant Association meetings are held every fourth Wednesday of the month, from 5:30 to 7 pm at various Rainier Beach businesses. Contact cindy.jones@wafd.com for details.

10/23: Rainier Beach Action Team Meetings are hosted by Rainier Beach Moving Forward every fourth Thursday of the month, from 6:30 to 8 pm at Rainier Beach Medical/Dental Clinic. Contact David Sauvion at Rainierbeachmovingforward@gmail.com for meeting details.

10/26: Lakewood Seward Park Halloween Ice Cream Social

11/4: The Columbia City Business Association (CCBA) membership meets the first Tuesday of every month at 9 am. More.

11/10: The 37th District Democrats hold regular monthly membership meetings on the second Monday of each month from 7:30 – 9:00pm.  At our meetings we hear from guest speakers on a range of important topics, as well as elected officials and candidates for elected office.  Join us from 7:00 – 7:30pm to socialize!  Everyone is welcome.  Meetings take place at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center (3515 S. Alaska St.). More.

11/12: Rainier Beach Community Club meetings are held every second Wednesday of the month, from 7 to 8:30 pm, at the VFW - Upper Rainier Beach. Contact info@rainierbeachcommunityclub.org for details.

11/26: Rainier Beach Merchant Association meetings are held every fourth Wednesday of the month, from 5:30 to 7 pm at various Rainier Beach businesses. Contact cindy.jones@wafd.com for details.

11/27: Rainier Beach Action Team Meetings are hosted by Rainier Beach Moving Forward every fourth Thursday of the month, from 6:30 to 8 pm at Rainier Beach Medical/Dental Clinic. Contact David Sauvion at Rainierbeachmovingforward@gmail.com for meeting details.

12/2: The Columbia City Business Association (CCBA) membership meets the first Tuesday of every month at 9 am. More.

12/6: Lakewood Seward Park Holiday Bazaar