Thursday, July 17, 2014 11:47 AM
Local government, arts, community and business leaders have launched Pianos in the Parks, a summer campaign that encourages residents to discover the more than 32,000 acres of parks and open spaces through the power of music and art.
  • Local government, arts, community and business leaders have launched Pianos in the Parks, a summer campaign that encourages residents to discover the more than 32,000 acres of parks and open spaces through the power of music and art. 
  • Liquor license applications and permit decisions in Queen Anne and Magnolia. 
  • Wheedle finds its groove again in second volume
    The ongoing “Wheedle’s Groove” project celebrates the release of its second volume, “Wheedle’s Groove: Seattle Funk, Modern Soul & Boogie: Volume II 1972-1987.” 
  • Scenes from Queen Anne Days
    Last weekend’s Queen Anne Days events included a car show sponsored by Marqueen Garage and a children’s parade to Big Howe Park, where a community festival awaited the participants. 
  • The Seattle Film Institute (SFI, 3210 16th Ave. W.) will offer a series of free workshops on Thursdays through July. 
  • Enjoy cinematic drama, adventure, slapstick and suspense this summer at the 10th-annual Seattle Center Movies at the Mural. 
  • Mark your calendar with these free community events in Queen Anne and Magnolia. 
  • Stout Pubs LLC, a restaurant lounge selling spirits, beer and wine, at 200 W. Mercer St., Suite 511 has applied for a liquor license. 
  • Queen Anne author teaches safety in new ‘Zombie’ book
    Queen Anne’s Kevin Cole and Renton’s Vernon Owens recently published their first book, “Zombie Safety and Self-Defense Handbook.” This isn’t a typical zombie-survival guide, though. 
  • Jack Benny and Rochester. George Burns and Gracie Allen. Vic and Sade. The gang from Allen’s Alley. If you miss these old friends, you can meet up with them again at the Century Ballroom on July 18 at 8 p.m. 
  • Upcoming community events in Queen Anne and Magnolia. Check out the list and get involved with your neighborhood. 
  • KEXP invites you to “All In: The Rally for KEXP’s New Home” on Thursday, July 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. This is the first public event at the site of KEXP’s new home in the Northwest Rooms of Seattle Center. 
  • Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will close Friday, July 4, for Independence Day or will be on special holiday schedules. 
  • Film remembers The Funhouse’s heyday
    "Razing the Bar,” the documentary tale of the life and death of The Funhouse music club in Queen Anne, opens with a shot of a man’s legs as he sweeps away trash and cigarette butts. 
  • THE BOOK MARK | These books are a-buzzin’
    July is a great time to drop by your local bookstore (or visit its website) to get great ideas for summer reads and book events. Here are a few to get you started. Enjoy! 
  • QA author finalist for  Nancy Pearl Book Award
    Queen Anne author Janee Pennington is one of five finalists for the Pacific Northwest Writers Association’s (PNWA) 2014 Nancy Pearl Book Award. Her book “Meeting Eve” is up for the “Best Book: Fiction – Self-Published” category. 
  • Upcoming neighborhood events in Queen Anne and Magnolia that you could attend for free. 
  • Join Seattle Parks and Recreation for its annual Big Day of Play from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 29, to showcase what the department and other community organizations are offering in the way of fun activities and healthy food. 
  • A liquor license application for the Corner Store in Magnolia. 
  • Queen Anne voice teacher, singer and actress Susan Carr has written her first novel, “The Ballad of Desiree,” and will debut it with a concert and a reading at the Queen Anne Library (400 W. Garfield St.) on Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. 
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