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For Today

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the ADA

Thursday’s brown bag event celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act with speakers, personal stories, and a Q&A session. Pop into City Hall during your lunch hour for an educational moment with the Seattle Commission for People With Disabilities. The event is free, accessible, and provides ASL translators. BYOF.

Lunch and Learn: Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the ADA, Thu, July 23, 12pm, Seattle City Hall Council Chambers, 600 Fourth Ave, Free

For Friday

'Alive Inside' Documents Music and Memory's Powerful Moments

Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett follows social worker Dan Cohen, the founder of nonprofit Music and Memory, for one day to document a phenomenon he was witnessing in nursing homes. Cohen had discovered music’s profound ability to combat memory loss. Alive Inside documents Cohen's fight against a broken healthcare system and the effect of music on dementia patients and their loved ones, featuring interviews with experts including neurologist Oliver Sacks and musician Bobby McFerrin.

Meaningful Movies Presents: 'Alive Inside', Fri, July 24, 7pm, Meaningful Movies Wallingford, 5019 Keystone Pl N, Free

Advance Notice for July 28

John Roderick Meet and Greet Merges Music and Politics

You heard right—John Roderick of Long Winters is running for City Council's position eight. Up against renters rights leader Jon Grant and city council president Tim Burgess, you can support Roderick at a special event merging music and politics Thursday evening. "Vote Roderick Road to the Primary" functions as an opportunity for folks to chat with him in person, and is free with RSVP. Roderick's got big ideas for the city—come see what all the ruckus is about. 

Vote Roderick Road to the Primary, Tues, July 28, 6pm, Columbia City Theater, 4916 Rainier Ave S, Free with RSVP


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