Ride with the Mayor
Join Mayor McGinn in raising funds for Sea Mar Community Health Centers' LEAP1% Scholarship Fund, a scholarship for college-bound Latino and Latina students, on a seven-mile bike ride from Seattle Center to South Park.
At the end, bikers can stop by Via Vadi Caffee before heading to the Fiestas Patrias parade, celebrating the independence of Mexico and several Latin American countries.
1st Annual Fiestas Patrias Bike Ride for Scholarships with Mayor McGinn, Sat, September 14, 9am, Seattle Center, free registration (donations encouraged).
Run from the Cops
You and your partner in crime can run from the cops Friday night—for a good cause this time. Complete this 5K, Special Olympics benefit, within 30 minutes or risk being “ticketed” by the police.
Run from the Cops 5K, Fri, September 13, 10pm, Mukilteo Police Department, 10500 47th Place West, Mukilteo, $40-$50.
Boogie Down at Neumos
Raid your '80s-era closet to dress up for Neumos’ '80s dance party featuring retro cover bands Nite Wave and Rewind. The party—prizes for best costumes—benefits Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest's “Someone You Know,” program which funds health care for low-income women and men.
We Can Dance If We Want To!, Fri, September 13, 9pm, Neumos, Capitol Hill, $20 adv.
Dancing with Architecture
Watch modern dance marry architecture at a screening of the 20-minute film “Dancing About Architecture,” which takes viewers on a tour of Seattle Central Library’s cool design as explained with feet, legs, and hips.
A Q&A session with the dancers and choreographer follows the film screening.
Film Screening: "Dancing About Architecture," Thurs, September 12, 7-8pm, Seattle Central Library (Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium), free.
Distinguished environmental activist Vandana Shiva—who has authored over 300 papers and received impressive awards, including the Global 500 Award of the United Nations Environment Programme—brings her thoughts on the future of food to YES! Magazine’s third annual celebration fundraiser.
Standby tickets for the currently sold-out presentation will be available at the door.
Vandana Shiva: The Future of Food, Thurs, September 12, 7:30-9:30pm, Town Hall Seattle, $20.
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