Things to do for Oct 21 - 28, 2017

Make a difference in someone’s life and participate in multiple charity walks this upcoming week! Then get your movie night on and watch films at SIFF Cinema Uptown.

By Lalaine Ignao
October 19, 2017

FOOD & DRINKS

Sun, Oct 15 – Thur, Nov 2

Seattle Restaurant Week

It’s that time of the year again! Enjoy an array of restaurants throughout the city of Seattle as they serve you 3 courses for only $33. With over 165 restaurants participating, what more could you ask for? Various locations.

Mon, Oct 23

Dollar Store Mondays 

Take advantage of dollar Monday drinks at The Runway and try an array of drinks! The Runway, $1, 4pm

Thur, Oct 26

Free Vino Verite Wine Tasting

Relax and unwind for a free glass of wine at Vino Verite. Vino Verite, free, 5-8pm

Sat, Oct 21

Tea Ceremony 

Experience a part of Japanese culture and learn about “Chado,” or The Way of Tea. Participate in the beautiful presentation in a traditional roji garden setting. Seattle Japanese Garden, $7-$10, 1pm and 2pm 

 

ENTERTAINMENT

Fri, Oct 20 – Sun, Oct 22

Aki-Con

Attend the 10th annual anime and manga festival, featuring special appearances and free autographs from voice actors of various anime and manga. Check out the panel, vendors and participate in a cosplay contest and Pokemon scavenger hunt. DoubleTree Hotel, $15-$25, 12-6pm

Fri, Oct 20 – Sun, Oct 29

Seattle Polish Film Festival

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Polish Film Festival and watch a variety of movies from a film about Van Gogh to drama about the Communist-run prison camp. Come and experience what 70 years of Polish animation has to offer. SIFF Cinema Uptown

Sat, Oct 21 – Wed, Oct 25

Represent! A Multicultural Playwrights Festival 

Watch four new plays by playwrights of color at the University of Washington and see what they have to offer. Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theater, $9-$10, 7:30pm 

 

ARTS & CULTURE & COMMUNITY

Thur, Oct 19 – Sat, Oct 21

Arts Gumbo: Celebrating Indian and South Asian Arts

Celebrate and experience South Asian and Indian culture while learning stories about local artists. Try different food, see beautiful art and listen to various music. Various locations, $10-$25, 6pm

Thur, Oct 19 – Sun, Oct 22

Get Mad!

Reflect and listen to performances including spoken word, performance art, film and “trans-media magic” in processing mental health awareness and the emotions behind it. Capitol Hill, $12-$15, 7pm

Sat, Oct 21

Light the Night Walk

Give back and participate in Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s annual fundraising walk. Seattle Center, 4pm

Sun, Oct 22

Out of Darkness

Continue making a difference in the community by attending the Suicide Prevention Community Walk. Seattle Center, 11am

Mon, Oct 23

Books a la Carte

Part of Booktoberfest, come book swap and share the love of reading with other readers. Librarians will provide book suggestions as you eat and drink with friends and book lovers alike. Viios Cafe & Marketplace, 6:30-8pm

Thur, Oct 26

Seattle/King County Clinic

Need a health checkup but do not have the means to do so? Come attend the clinic at Seattle Center and get free dental, medical and vision care. Admission tickets will be distributed at 5am. Seattle Center, 5am