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Today's newsletter is supported by Brian Kalthoff, Broker, Lake & Co Real Estate.

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“My niece is badass,” Bekah wrote on Instagram. “I, however, am not. I’m loving how much she’s loving her trip to the Emerald City to visit her Auntie. 💙 Also, how rad is the remodel on the Space Needle?”

No worries, Bekah — you’re already miles ahead of us. We’re…still trying to work up the nerve to get ourselves up there. 😬

Have you visited the Space Needle since its glassy makeover? Be sure to tag us in your pics by using #theevergrey hashtag.

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🌍 Opening Celebration:"Design with the 90%" Exhibit
Gates Foundation Discovery Center's new exhibit featuring design solutions toward a more equitable world. With DJ Riz, food, drink and more! Free.

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27 THINGS TO DO AROUND SEATTLE THIS WEEK

MONDAY

👋  Make ‘guerrilla compliments’ for your city with The Evergrey (International District)
💡  Weed out your opponents at a cannabis-themed trivia night (Georgetown)
🍸  Learn to make fancy drinks with fellow cocktail nerds (Ballard)
🎟  Go behind the scenes at the Theatre Off Jackson and even take an acting class (International District)

 

TUESDAY

🎟  Mambo after 5 at happy hour (Downtown)
💪  Boost your storytelling skills at this Evergrey partner event (Pioneer Square)
💡  Learn how to empower women in the tech industry (Pioneer Square)

 

WEDNESDAY

💡  Dig into Earth-sized planets and stressed out brains at a science slam (Capitol Hill)
🍴  Eat banh mis, learn about sustainability, and sip “green drinks” (Downtown)
💡  Get the lowdown on how to buy a home with your buds at this Evergrey partner event (Pioneer Square)
🍸  Sip mezcal and celebrate Mexican mixology at this Evergrey partner event (Capitol Hill)

 

THURSDAY

🗣  Dish on the week in news with local writers Ijeoma Oluo, Monica Nickelsburg, and C.R. Douglas (University District)
🎈  Catch the last Magnuson Park Night Market of the season (Sand Point)
💡  See a bike-powered cell phone charger and more designs for global good (Queen Anne)

 

FRIDAY

🗣  Say hey to R.L. Stein, a.k.a. the author of Goosebumps (Burien)
🎟  Do yoga and join a morning dance party on a boat (Downtown)
🎈  Make a playdate for the kids to eat moon cakes and welcome fall (International District)
💃  Sway and get dipped at a tango festival — through Sept. 17 (South Lake Union)

 

SATURDAY

🍴  Make like a mouse and nibble on lots of cheese (Georgetown)
🍴  Nibble on spanakopita, roast lamb, and baklava at a Greek festival — through Sept. 16 (Montlake)
🎈  Check out a boat show and go for a ride — through Sept. 16 (South Lake Union)
🤓  Get wowed by cosplayers and embrace your comics nerdiness — through Sept. 16 (Renton)
🍴  Nom on food truck grub and sip local brews outside (South Lake Union)
🎨  Paint a hat and make friends at this Evergrey partner event (Fremont)

 

SUNDAY

🏞  Learn about the Native connection to plants and medicine-making (Beacon Hill)
💡  Hear from a seriously badass group of local artists/writers: Ahamefule Oluo and writers Ijeoma Oluo, Lindy West, and Charles Mudede (Central District)
🎈  Take the fam to a celebration of our local feathered friends (Edmonds)

Going to one of these? Take us with you! Email a pic to [email protected] or tag #theevergrey on Instagram. See more upcoming events on our events page, and add your own events with an Evergrey membership. Is an event sold out? Hit reply to let us know and we’ll update the listing in tomorrow’s newsletter.

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⚓️ Fishermen’s Fall Festival
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CHECK OUT OUR PARTNER EVENTS

📣 TOMORROW: Turn your stories into epic anecdotes with help from a storytelling and podcasting pro (Pioneer Square)

🏡  Wednesday: Learn how to buy a home with a little help from your friends at this Impact Hub Lunch + Learn (Pioneer Square)

🍸  Thursday: Be a mezcal master and sample the goods at this mixology event from the MEX AM Northwest Festival (Capitol Hill)

🚚  Saturday: Make buddies while painting your very own trucker hat at this Foundation mixer (Fremont)

🤔  Wednesday, Sept. 19: Push or pull? Get tips on when to lead and when to manage at this Impact Lunch + Learn. (Pioneer Square)

🗣️  Thursday, Sept. 20: Sit in on this MEXAM conversation about Mexico’s past, present, and future (Capitol Hill)

💃  Friday, Sept. 21: Eat, drink, and dance at this party with fellow do-gooders. Evergrey readers get 50% off a ticket with code VPSeattle. (SoDo)

 


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COME HANG OUT WITH US TONIGHT!

We’ll be crafting some ‘guerrilla compliments’ to help spread some love around our wonderful and complicated city. Want to join? Meet us at Eastern Café in Chinatown-International District at 7 p.m.

There’ll be food, drinks, and sweets — so let’s make a night of it. 😉

See you there, folks. — The Evergrey