So much going on oh my! Makes us want to split ourselves in two so we don’t miss anything. Note that we’re keeping it to the hill, and we can only include what we know about (so please tell us if you have an event you’d like to include in future posts!):
Sunday, August 10th, 12 pm – 6 pm
Beacon Funk and Jazz
STM, in association with the Seattle Peace Concerts and the Seattle Parks Department, is bringing music to Jefferson Park on Beacon Hill. Don’t miss this FREE park concert with some of the PNW’s best bands, including: Planet Fly, Contempo, The 350s, NrG, Nosretep and more. The Beacon of Funk and Jazz will be serving up the rhythmic groove to light the waves…don’t miss it!
Jefferson Park Amphitheater – Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/events/1445376309080452/ All park concerts are family friendly and all ages so bring a blanket, your family and a Frisbee and join the community of music that happens at SPC events around the city.
Friday, August 15, 7 pm
Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies screens inspiring documentaries on 3rd Fridays of the month. Free movies, free popcorn too! Our August screening is Amandla! A revolution in 4 part Harmony. Come learn the history of resistance to the apartheid system of South Africa and how music and song forged a bond of solidarity amongst people of different backgrounds, young and old. The film was 9 years in the making and won the audience award at the Sundance Film Festival–come see why.
Friday, August 15, at the Garden House, 2336 15th Ave. S (ADA parking and ramp access via the alley). Doors open at 6:15, come chat with the neighbors, program starts at 7:00.
Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies is supported by a grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Neighborhood Matching Fund and generous donations from our audiences.
Friday, August 15, 7 pm
Love’s Labour’s Lost
GreenStage, one of Seattle’s Shakespeare in the Park companies, has come to Beacon Hill! Thanks for the heads up from Catherine Graham via Beaconhill list serve: “If you’ve never seen it, you should try it out. It’s a very relaxed atmosphere, very entertaining acting, and totally FREE! (Donations heartily accepted, of course.)”
For more information, check out their website at www.greenstage.org
Saturday, August 16th, 9 am – 12 pm
Build a Park at Bayview Triangle!
Come out for a work party on Beacon Hill’s newest park! Join the Seattle Tree Ambassadors, Beacon Arts and your neighbors in renovating the traffic triangle at 15th Ave and Beacon Ave S. Help take the first steps towards creating a wonderful landscape that all will enjoy, by helping pick-up trash, weed, and mulch. Meet at the Shell Station on Beacon Ave & 15th at 9 am. Tools, gloves, safety vests, and snacks will be provided. This is the first phase of on-going efforts to clean up this area and enhance that end of our business district with art and pedestrian amenities.
To sign up go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BeaconHill14
Questions? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for more.
Sunday, August 23rd, 1 pm – 5 pm
5th Annual Beacon Rocks!
Music, Art Market, and more… it all happens on Roberto Maestas Festival Street and this is the last one so don’t miss it! Check out the line up at: http://www.rockitspace.org/beacon-rocks.html
Saturday, September 13th, 12 pm – dusk
Jefferson Park Jubilee
Get ready for the third annual Jefferson Park Jubilee! We have lined up a world music stage, community dance groups, food trucks and booths, craft vendors, informational tables, speakers and tours, kids projects and games. This year the Jubilee is proud to collaborate with the Beacon Food Forestʼs Opening Celebration, making ‘official’ the creation of permaculture gardens in Jefferson Park. At nightfall there will be an outdoor cinema showing “The Avengers” sponsored by the Jefferson Advisory Council. This popular community festival, produced by the Beacon Hill Merchants Association, will begin at noon that Saturday and run until the park closes. Jefferson Park is located at 3801 Beacon Av S. and is just a ten minute walk from the Beacon Hill light rail station.
For schedule information and vending inquiries visit jeffersonparkjubilee.com and beaconfoodforest.org. Follow us! www.facebook.com/JeffersonParkJubilee