The next film will be “The Finland Phenomenon” on January 16 at the Garden House, 2336 15th Ave S.
Nothing Like Chocolate is a film that brings together themes we explored in our season’s films; the environment, fair trade, fair wages, dignity of all work. Follow the efforts of a determined young man to produce slave free, locally sourced, organic, cooperatively produced bean to bar chocolate from a small solar powered factory on the island of Grenada. Winner of many film festival awards. A film with heart. Narrated by Susan Sarandon. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is proud to help support this series through our Neighborhood Matching Fund.
Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies—Free movie, free popcorn.
The Garden House, 2336 15th Ave. S (across from the Shell station)
Friday Dec. 19, 7pm. Doors open at 6:15.
ADA parking and ramp access from the alley
METRO #60 and #36. one block north of Beacon Light Rail station.
This is our season finale and we will have some delicious door prizes!
Come work on Beacon Hill’s newest restored landscape! Join Seattle Tree Ambassadors, Beacon Hill Garden Club, Beacon Merchant’s Association and Beacon Arts to weed, plant new understory plants, and mulch this Saturday, November 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. We’ll provide tools, gloves, safety vests, and snacks. Come enjoy brisk weather, hot cocoa, and setting the stage for beautiful spring and summer landscaping! This is a family friendly event and a service learning opportunity for school students that need volunteer credit. Questions? Email Marina at firstname.lastname@example.org or TreeAmbassador@Seattle.gov
Meet at the Shell Station at Beacon Ave S & 15th Ave S, Beacon Hill.
This project is supported by a Neighborhood Matching Fund Small Sparks award!
Beacon Arts presents November’s Meaningful Movie, “Princess Angeline.” It will show on Friday, November 21 at 7:00 p.m. at The Garden House at 2336 15th Ave S (across from the Shell station). “Princess Angeline” is a film which tells the history of the Duwamish Tribe, Seattle’s first people. It uses the life of the daughter of Chief Seattle to examine the treatment and ultimate displacement of many of the tribes members from our city. More recent history of the tribe and their struggle for federal recognition of their tribal status is also examined. Film makers Yasu an Sandra Osawa will attend and have copies of the film for sale at a reduced price. Discussion with the Osawas will follow the screening. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is proud to help support this series through our Neighborhood Matching Fund.
The Filipino Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest invites owners and managers of Filipino-owned/managed businesses and businesses serving the Filipino community to two workshops sharing topics of interest to businesses. The workshops are on Thursday, November 6 at Beacon Hill Library, 2821 Beacon Avenue South. The topic of the first workshop at 6:00 p.m. is regarding the legal requirements in the implementation of Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Law. Then beginning at 7:15 p.m., Chamber leaders will present information on its recent grant from the Neighborhood Matching Fund to study the development of a Filipino Business Plaza. The workshops will be followed by a light dinner and networking.
Limited seating is available for both workshops. Call 206-227-3349 by October 25 to reserve your seat.
Join Beacon Hill gardeners in celebrating National Pollinator Week by attending a free screening of the movie “More Than Honey”. This award winning film will be shown on Friday, June 20 at 7 pm at the Garden House on Beacon Hill (2336 15th Ave S, across from the Shell station). Meet reps from the national BeeGAP (Gardeners Assisting Pollinators) program, taste local honey, gather information about supporting our native bees. Free popcorn too. METRO routes 60 and 36 stop within a block of the venue. ADA parking and access is via the alley behind the house. Doors open at 6:15.
The movie is the debut of the Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies series, funded by a Neighborhood Matching Fund award from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.
In Struggle: Asian American Acts of Resistance
Exhibit Opening Reception
May 1, 6-8pm
A brief program at 6:30 pm will include Mike Tagawa, Pramila Jayapal, Youth Speaks poets, and a video clip of interviews with Asian Pacific American resisters. We will also celebrate the dedication of the Ford Foundation Community Hall with Senior Program Officer Roberta Uno.
RSVP suggested to email@example.com or 206.623.5124. Light refreshments served.
This project is supported by the Neighborhood Matching Fund.
More than 100 volunteers showed up to get their hands dirty this past weekend at the Beacon Food Forest. Click here to view photos of the day.
Read all about it here.