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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 editor@rainiervalleypost.com. Please, 50 words or less and no attachments. Thank you!

8/27: Kubota Garden Nursery Work Party; 1 pm @ Kubota Garden Nursery. Labelling, potting starts, weeding, pruning. All ages and abilities are welcomed! www.kubotagarden.org

8/29: Roots and Music “Make Radio” Festival — National Recording Artists Based in Seattle Headline a Festival Fundraiser to build Rainier Valley Radio studios; 6:30 p.m.- midnight; Tickets: $20 & $50. More: http://www.BrownPaperTickets.com/event/2078008

8/29: Community Public Health Expo at Hillman City Collaboratory; 12 – 5 pm; How do we foster a healthier community BY our community? What are DIY strategies that help our neighborhood take care of our neighborhood? What lifestyle changes can we make for ourselves that are affordable, accessible, and uplifting for our community?

8/29: The 5th Annual Seattle-King County Resource Day (formerly known as Financial Resource Day and Bridging the Gap) at Rainier Community Center; 10 am to 2 pm. Featuring credit and debt counseling, education and employment resources,  financial planning, access to public benefits, credit reports, housing and home-ownership counseling, legal assistance on bankruptcy and consumer rights, advice on building a growing a business and access to health care, childcare and transportation. More.

8/30: Bicycle Sunday

9/1: The Columbia City Business Association (CCBA) meets the first Tuesday of every month at 9 am at the Seattle Rainier Lions Club (3714 S. Ferdinand St.). More.

9/1: The Columbia City Review Committee meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of the month, at 4 pm, at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center (3515 S. Alaska St.). The Columbia City Landmark District Review Committee is advisory to the Landmarks Preservation Board. All meetings are open to the public. More.

9/1: Career Day at the YMCA; 10 am – 5 pm; 2100 Building (2100 24th Ave. S.). Everyone is invited to attend (especially, individuals seeking entry-level employment).

9/2: South Seattle Crime Prevention Council Meeting; 7-8:45 pm at SE Senior Center (4655 S. Holly St.). More.

9/2: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

9/5: 5th Annual Art Walk Rainier Beach; 10 am to 4:30 pm at Rainier Beach Community Center Plaza (8825 Rainier Ave. S.). More.

9/9: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

9/9: Beacon Bards Poetry Series at The Station (2533 16th Ave. S.) 7 pm. Featured readers: Natasha Saje & Koon Woon. An open mic follows. More: http://www.beacon-arts.org/#!beacon-bards/c13sn

9/11: Rainbow Bingo Tiki Luau! 6-9 pm at Southeast Seattle Senior Center (4655 S. Holly St.). This super fun fundraiser welcomes all for a night of games and pandemonium, games, prizes (some cash!), tasty beverages and snacks, entertainment by Miss Sylvia  O’Stayformore. Wheelchair accessible, all adults welcome! Tickets: $25 advance purchase, $28 day of event. Tickets available now at www.sessc.org or phone SESSC: 206-722-0317.

9/12: Beacon Art WalkAbout–Art walk along Beacon Avenue through 30 local businesses, outdoor art market, community mural unveiling, music, dance and food. Getting to the event is easy?just take light rail to the Beacon Hill stop and pick up a map to start your adventure; 1-9 pm. More: facebook.com/BeaconArtWalkabout

9/12: City To Host Hillman City ‘Find-It-Fix-It’ Walk

9/13: Bicycle Sunday

9/13: Columbia City Beatwalk

9/13: Mount Baker Day in the Park Festival; 10 am-3 pm; Featuring kid’s parade (lineup begins at 9:45 am at Franklin High School), field games, food trucks, an enormous park treasure hunt & obstacle course, live music, bouncy houses, community talent show and more, including art fair and mimosa & beer garden.

9/14: The 37th District Democrats meet on the second Monday of each month from 7:30 – 9 pm at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center (3515 S. Alaska St.). Join us from 7 – 7:30 pm to socialize. Everyone is welcome. More.

9/15: PCC Packing Party for Rainier Valley Food Bank (4205 Rainier Ave S.); 7 pm – 8:30 pm; Package bulk foods donated from PCC Seward Park. Think beans, rice and oats, oh my! Great group opportunity for youth and adults alike! Volunteer groups and individuals welcome! Email info@rvfb.org to sign up. More.

9/16: Columbia City Gateway Opening Celebration

9/16: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

9/19: Pritchard Beach’s precious wetland is under attack by alien blackberries. Come join in cutting them down to make room for meadow species to reign again! More.

9/20: Bicycle Sunday

9/23: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

9/23: Joint Southeast and Greater Duwamish District Council Candidates’ Forum for Seattle City Council At-Large and District 2 Positions at the New Holly Main Gathering Hall. More.

9/24: Irish alternative rockers the Shams are coming to the Columbia City Theater in support of their newest single “Throwing Shapes” and their award winning EP, “One and All.” Tickets available here: http://www.columbiacitytheater.com/events/26440245/the-shams. For more information visit theshamsmusic.com.

9/26: Banned Books Movie: “Easy A” (PG-13) at New Holly Branch (7058 32nd Ave. S.); 2-4 pm

9/30: SHA Hosts Community Meetings with Seattle Parks Superintendent at New Holly Gathering Hall (7315 39th Ave. S.) 6:30-8 pm. More.

9/30: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

10/6: The Columbia City Business Association (CCBA) meets the first Tuesday of every month at 9 am at the Seattle Rainier Lions Club (3714 S. Ferdinand St.). More.

10/6: The Columbia City Review Committee meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of the month, at 4 pm, at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center (3515 S. Alaska St.). The Columbia City Landmark District Review Committee is advisory to the Landmarks Preservation Board. All meetings are open to the public. More.

10/7: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

10/7: South Seattle Crime Prevention Council Meeting; 7-8:45 pm at SE Senior Center (4655 S. Holly St.). More.

10/11: Columbia City Beatwalk

10/12: The 37th District Democrats meet on the second Monday of each month from 7:30 – 9 pm at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center (3515 S. Alaska St.). Join us from 7 – 7:30 pm to socialize. Everyone is welcome. More.

10/14: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

10/21: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

10/28: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

11/3: The Columbia City Business Association (CCBA) meets the first Tuesday of every month at 9 am at the Seattle Rainier Lions Club (3714 S. Ferdinand St.). More.

11/3: The Columbia City Review Committee meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of the month, at 4 pm, at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center (3515 S. Alaska St.). The Columbia City Landmark District Review Committee is advisory to the Landmarks Preservation Board. All meetings are open to the public. More.

11/4: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

11/4: South Seattle Crime Prevention Council Meeting; 7-8:45 pm at SE Senior Center (4655 S. Holly St.). More.

11/9: The 37th District Democrats meet on the second Monday of each month from 7:30 – 9 pm at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center (3515 S. Alaska St.). Join us from 7 – 7:30 pm to socialize. Everyone is welcome. More.

11/11: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

11/17: PCC Packing Party for Rainier Valley Food Bank (4205 Rainier Ave S.); 7 pm – 8:30 pm; Package bulk foods donated from PCC Seward Park. Think beans, rice and oats, oh my! Great group opportunity for youth and adults alike! Volunteer groups and individuals welcome! Email info@rvfb.org to sign up. More.

11/18: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

11/25: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

12/1: The Columbia City Business Association (CCBA) meets the first Tuesday of every month at 9 am at the Seattle Rainier Lions Club (3714 S. Ferdinand St.). More.

12/1: The Columbia City Review Committee meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of the month, at 4 pm, at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center (3515 S. Alaska St.). The Columbia City Landmark District Review Committee is advisory to the Landmarks Preservation Board. All meetings are open to the public. More.

12/2: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

12/2: South Seattle Crime Prevention Council Meeting; 7-8:45 pm at SE Senior Center (4655 S. Holly St.). More.

12/9: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

12/16: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

12/23: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

12/30: Take A Walk In Othello Park With Local Doctors

1/6: South Seattle Crime Prevention Council Meeting; 7-8:45 pm at SE Senior Center (4655 S. Holly St.). More.

2/3: South Seattle Crime Prevention Council Meeting; 7-8:45 pm at SE Senior Center (4655 S. Holly St.). More.

3/2: South Seattle Crime Prevention Council Meeting; 7-8:45 pm at SE Senior Center (4655 S. Holly St.). More.

4/6: South Seattle Crime Prevention Council Meeting; 7-8:45 pm at SE Senior Center (4655 S. Holly St.). More.

5/4: South Seattle Crime Prevention Council Meeting; 7-8:45 pm at SE Senior Center (4655 S. Holly St.). More.

6/1: South Seattle Crime Prevention Council Meeting; 7-8:45 pm at SE Senior Center (4655 S. Holly St.). More.