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Learn about outdoor spaces. A panel of experts is ready to hit Seattleites with some knowledge about how we can make space for nature in our growing city. (Downtown)
Get your foodie on. Try bites from restaurants in Columbia City and Hillman City while supporting the Rainier Valley Food Bank. Or go learn about the evolution of Chinese dumplings while you devour them at the Museum of History & Industry. 🍽
Talk police reform over beers. The monthly ACLU Flights & Rights event is always a hit. This month, it’s a conversation about police accountability and a Fremont Brewing tasting. (Queen Anne)
Support Seattleites with disabilities. Listen to some fantastic speakers and panelists (e.g. writer Ijeoma Oluo) talk about the theme “No Human is Disposable” before a couple hard working advocates get awards. (Downtown)
Meet great local podcasters. Our friends at KUOW’s just wrapped up the first season of their “terrestrial” podcast and they’re ready to have a drink with you. If you don’t already subscribe, get on it! The first 100 subscribers who RSVP get a “special gift” from Fremont Brewing. (Fremont)
Check out the new murals in SODO. Join the artists from all over the world who are making the space along our light rail and bus routes in SODO shine. They’ll be giving tours of their artwork from 1 to 2 p.m. And while you’re at it, have a look at the project’s Instagram feed for a peek at what they’re up to. 😍 (SoDo)
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Get theoretical. Do experiments, test theories, sing karaoke, and build things while eating and drinking local. Bonus: Entry to the Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor exhibit is included. (Queen Anne)
Explore the ‘Center of the Universe.’ This inside look at Fremont will school you on some of the neighborhood’s oldest buildings and the story behind the iconic annual Solstice Festival. (Fremont)
Party on. So. Many. Parties. There’s a Pride party on Alki beach, a block party celebrating women in the outdoors at Optimism Brewing, a Cuban festival in SoDo, and a big celebration of Indian culture in Redmond. Plus, the local blog SEA The City is throwing a launch social in Capitol Hill. No excuses to stay home, people.
Keep that basil alive. Learn how to best grow the herbs you use for cooking, indoors and outdoors. (Washington Park)
Ever notice that big park over I-5? It’s kind of a big deal. Get a tour of the big green space that was the “first freeway lid in the nation.” (First Hill)
Going to one of these events? We’d love to hear how it goes. Send us your thoughts and maybe a pic to [email protected] and we’ll share it back.
Want to know how our police department really works? They’re offering an 11-week Community Police Academy this fall for Seattleites who want to learn more about what goes on behind the scenes. It’s free, it’s Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., and applications are due this Friday, July 28. Follow this link to check it out.
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