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What's Good This Weekend | July 22-24

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What's Good This Weekend | July 22-24

July 22, 2016

Looking to avoid the crowds at Capitol Hill Block Party this weekend? Here are some other awesome events happening in the area!

Friday, July 22

Spring Awakening, The Hit Coming-of-Age Rock Musical

Enjoy live chamber music performed by a student ensemble, followed by a live concert broadcast from Benaroya Hall. Don’t forget your picnic blanket!  (See more)

Gotta Catch ’Em All

Pokémon rave with a cosplay costume contest.

Dress as your favorite Pokémon, bring your glow sticks, and get ready to dance the night away! Proceeds benefit the Deep C Burning Man art installation. Ages 16 and over. (See more)

Saturday, July 23

Rainier Beach Music & Arts (BAAM) Fest

“A rich reflection of the Rainier Beach culture through music, art, food and fun.”

This event will be a fun day filled with art, music and dance performances, storytelling, workshops and plenty of activities for the whole family. Bring along your pooch for puppy pools and a dog art activity. The Seattle Humane Society will also be attending with their MaxMobile adoption event. (See more)

Sunday, July 24

Tacoma Food Truck Festival

Come hungry to enjoy a variety of delicious foods and beverages, along with lots of entertainment throughout the day. Featuring Steve Stefanowicz and Co. on the main stage. (See more)

'I Am Malala' U.S. Book Tour Kick-Off

“I AM MALALA is the remarkable tale of a family uprooted by global terrorism, of the fight for girls' education, of a father who, himself a school owner, championed and encouraged his daughter to write and attend school, and of brave parents who have a fierce love for their daughter in a society that prizes sons.” — uniquwlives.com (See more)

Jen Germain

Jen Germain is a media producer with the Creative Services team at Cascade Public Media, helping to drive brand and programming initiatives. Previously, Jen worked as a producer with Spark Public, where she helped lead digital strategy and mentor a team of millennial multimedia journalists. Find her on Twitter @jengermain. 

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