Wikli 2008, 03/19

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The Weeping Willow
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Live locally. Consult your community calendar.

  • Healthy & Active Rainier Valley Coalition (Wed),
  • Hillman City neighborhood walk (Thu),
  • Hanford Challenge Kickoff (Thu),
  • library play group (Fri),
  • Landmark District review committee (Fri),
  • Lakewood movie night (Fri),
  • Community Center egg hunt (Sat),
  • Kallaloo's 2nd birthday (Sat),
  • Powerful Writers open mic (Wed),
  • Southeast District Council (Wed),
  • and Citizens post more events all the time!

In the calendar, you can click through to each event's online information. If a local event is missing, please send a Citizen's alert.

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Columbia City Cinema

Now Playing: Horton Hears a Who! (showtimes)

Want to feel better? Unstress a little? Get silly? Dr. Seuss works way better than Dr. Phil. Horton Hears a Who! is a hoot and fun for kids and adults alike. Every kid in America (and his or her responsible parent) will see this one. Read more...

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At the library

  • Play and Learn continues this week and throughout the month on Fridays from 11:30am-1:00pm. The program is for children 5 and under and their grownups. The new Neighborhood House facilitator is Janice — she's fluent in Chinese and English. Many thanks to our first facilitator, Mayra, who is home preparing for the birth of twins!
  • Friday story times will resume on Friday, April 4 from 10:30-11:15.
  • Congratulations to the Global Reading winning team for Hawthorne School. "The Destroyers" will represent their school at a semifinal challenge at the Downtown Library early next week.
library link

Columbia City Theater

We're Seattle's Historic Vaudeville Theater, complete with a recording studio & lounge. Whether you enjoy catching a unique show and a few tasty beverages or are looking for the perfect place to host an event, we're ready to accommodate!
  • Wed — live music by the Coyotes in Lounge, 9pm, no cover
  • Thu — Hanford Challenge kick-off party, 7pm, $10 suggested donation
  • Fri — Columbia City Cabaret with Tamara The Trapeze Lady, 8pm, 21+ only, $20 adv/$25 door
  • Fri — The Comedy Shop, 10:30pm, $10 adv/door
  • Fri — Infinity’s Neo-Soul Lounge 8:30pm
  • Sat — Anjuman, CD release party, 8:00pm, $10 adv/door
  • Sat — live music with the David White Trio in Lounge, 9pm, no cover
  • Tue — live music by Slim Pickins in Lounge, 8pm, no cover
theater link

sidewalk garden spring cleanup

In concert with the city's Spring Clean campaign which begins Sat. April 5 and goes through Sat May 31 (Saturdays only), I'm planning our first garden cleanup at the St. Edmunds St. parking strip flower garden next to the Farmers' Market site. Please bring tools, hand pruners, loppers, shovels, weeders, gloves, etc. and join me on Sat. April 5 at 9 am or whenever you can get there. If you don't want to wait until then and want to begin some trash pickup, go for it. I'll have some extra tools folks can borrow, maybe the city will help too. If you don't know how to garden and would like to learn some stuff I'm happy to share what I know. Any questions, please call Iris at 723-5925 or 384-9123.

Iris Antman

Seward Park Ivy-Out-athon by Graham Hill students

Graham Hill 4th and 5th grade students will be removing non-native invasive plants at Seward Park on March 25th. This will also serve as a fundraisier for our Outdoor Education Overnight in May with the Wilderness Awareness School. We are working hard to eradicate nature deficit disorder among our students. If you'd like to hear more or make a pledge to support our fundraising efforts, please contact me at gro.sloohcselttaes|dranoelwm#gro.sloohcselttaes|dranoelwm or 252-7174.

Columbia City in the news

  • Shields twins show flair for poetry
  • Neighbors Peter Holmes and Jean Veldwyk are nominated for Jefferson Awards. (Are there other Citizens among the nominees)?

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… all in news.

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