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!

9/11-9/21: Jade Buddha Returning to Rainier Valley After 4-Year World Tour

9/17: Neighborhood traffic safety meeting, 6:30 to 8 pm at Rainier Valley Cultural Center (3515 S. Alaska St.)

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

9/20: #BlackLivesMatter Young Leaders Summit at Africatown Center

9/20: Arts Gumbo Film: “Hana: A Tale of a Reluctant Samurai”

9/21: Bicycle Sunday

9/21: Community BBQ to Raise Funds for Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands

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.

9/23: Seattle Public Schools to Host African American Family Gathering

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

9/27: Oktoberfest with Lakewood Seward Park Community Association

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.

10/9: Arts Gumbo Book Chat at Columbia Branch Library (Breadfruit, Tahiti)

10/11: Arts Gumbo 2014: Music & Dance of the Islands – Tahiti

10/11: Arts Gumbo Free Cooking Workshops (Tahiti) — learn about cultural cuisine from an expert!

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.

11/6: Arts Gumbo Book Chat at Columbia Branch Library (Blue Latitudes: Caribbean Women Writers at Home and Abroad, The Caribbean)

11/8: Arts Gumbo 2014: Music & Dance of the Islands – The Caribbean

11/8: Arts Gumbo Free Cooking Workshops (The Caribbean) — learn about cultural cuisine from an expert!

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