Pop Up Paint Shop | Wed., Oct. 5 | 6-8:30 p.m. | Otter Bar, 2379 Eastlake Ave. E. | $35+ | Grab a glass of wine and let your creative side run free with this guided painting class.
Zine Making | Wed., Oct. 5 | 7-9 p.m. | North End Makerspace, 12317 15th Ave. NE #108 | Free | Get started on your own indie publication with all the tools of the “zine” trade, including collage materials, paint + glue. ✂️
The Moth StorySLAM: Grown | Thurs., Oct. 6 | 8-10 p.m. | Fremont Abbey Arts Center | $15 | Bring a five-minute story about adulting — or listen to tales from others.
Read to a Dog | Thurs., Oct. 6 | 3:30 p.m. | Bainbridge Island Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N., Bainbridge Island | Free | Come practice your reading skills and gain confidence reading out loud to friendly therapy dogs. 🐶
Fall Lantern Festival | Fri., Oct. 7 | 4:30-7:30 p.m. | Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St. | Free | Bask in the autumnal vibes with snacks, music, and a lighting of several hand-painted lanterns created by local community members. 🏮
Seattle Fresh Hop Beer Festival | Fri., Oct. 7 | 5-9 p.m. | Magnuson Park Hangar 30 | $20+ | Don your hop crowns for a wide selection of brews to sample, plus live entertainment, food trucks, and games. 🍻
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A federal report to rebuild salmon + steelhead populations in the Pacific Northwest calls for the removal of the Lower Snake River dams — which would allow the fish to travel faster.Local officials are studying ways to replace the dams’ generated hydropower + other benefits. (Seattle Times)
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is visiting Seattle and Wenatchee this Thursday + Friday to discuss future infrastructure projects. In Seattle, funds from a new federal law will assist traffic reduction efforts. 🚘 (MyNorthwest)
Music to our ears. Starting today, the double beep is returning to ORCA card readers at the Link + Sounder stations. The extra beep signals when you’ve tapped off to end your ride. 🚋
Calling all horror fans. SIFF is celebrating the spooky season with classic films from the Universal Monsters collection including “Frankenstein,” “The Wolfman,” and “Dracula.” Showings will run every Sunday until October 30 with tickets starting at $10. Check the series schedule to plan your visit. 👻
Ready to rock? The Arctic Monkeys are coming to the Climate Pledge Arena on Sept. 22, 2023 during their North American tour. Tickets go on sale Fri., Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. 🎸
In honor of their 100th anniversary, Washington’s First Fed bank is hosting a songwriting contestwith a $5,000 prize. All submissions must be original compositions with a Pacific Northwest or community theme — the winning song will be used to promote celebrations in 2023. 🎶 (Bellevue Reporter)
Mama Be Well — a center offering healing + relaxation treatments to mothers — is now open in West Seattle. Founder Katie Englund specializes in healing techniques like Reiki and EFT Tapping.
The Bolt Creek Fire is continuing to spread and now covers 12,486 acres. Seattle is expectinggood-to-moderate air quality today, but some areas may be unhealthy for sensitive groups. The fire is 36% contained and the exact cause is still under investigation. (KING 5)
A $7 million residence on Camano Island is now the most expensive home in the island’s history. The property includesfour bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and access to over 14 acres of beach. 🏡 (Puget Sound Business Journal)
Former World Series champ Wes Stock + his granddaughter are going viral on TikTok, gaining 23 million views. Last year, the 88-year-old Lakewood resident began sharing memories from his decades in Major League Baseball, which included a stint as pitching coach for the Mariners. (KING 5)
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Editor’s pick: As pumped as I am about the Mariners’clinching the playoffs, I was a little selfishly disappointed we did it before Saturday’s game when I had some good seats right behind home plate. That would have been (pea)nuts.
I missed tickets to playoff games, but I will definitely be out at either Buckely’scheering ‘em on or waiting for the action near the stadium at Hooverville.
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