Movies at MOPOP: ‘The Virgin Suicides’ watchalong
Museum of Pop Culture: online event; free, appropriate for varying ages based on film
Ah, the teenage years: What Hollywood tricked you into thinking would be your glory years, and what you actually realized were truly the most uncomfortable and confusing years of your life. It’s a strange, in-between time, shifting from childhood to adulthood. Plus you deal with acne and literal growing pains?! mopop is exploring this phenomenon we call “coming of age” through select films, and this week is “The Virgin Suicides.” There will be a pre- and a post-discussion of the film with special guests! To watch along, you’ll have to register at the link above and find your own version of the film. It is available online or can be rented at Seattle’s epic video rental store Scarecrow Video.
2020 Learn to Homebrew Day
The Cellar Homebrew: 14320 Greenwood Ave. N, Seattle; 10:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., free with discounted supplies, 21+
Bet you didn’t know Homebrew Day even existed, did ya? Well, in 1999, the day was established by the American Homebrew Association to promote and honor (what they believe to be) the best hobby and craft of all time: homebrewing! If you’ve been interested in learning how to make delicious beers at home, this is a great opportunity to get you going. The Cellar Homebrew will make a batch from start to finish, with guests tuning in to watch the process. You’ll be able to see firsthand how it all goes down and ask any questions that come up. Then you’ll get 20 percent off all beginner beer kits so you can actually do it! Come prepared with masks and some personal hand sanitizer and your eager mind, ready to learn.
K-Pop Dance classes
Coreo Dance & Fitness: online/in studio event; 508 First Ave. N, Seattle; 2–3 p.m., $5–20
Look, I’m not trying to tell you how to be cool, but honestly, taking a K-pop dance class is pretty much a guaranteed cool thing to do. The Coreo dance studio offers lots of classes, and this one is weekly, in studio and online. If you’re interested in being in the studio, there are only 7 spots available, to abide by state regulations. The class is taught on an alternating schedule between An VoBa and Eric Tang — both renowned Seattle dancers. You can sign up for one class or a bunch at the link above.
Hunger Goblin’ Kids’ Food Drive
Phinney Neighborhood Association and FamilyWorks Family Resource Center & Food Banks, Phinney Ridge & Greenwood Neighborhoods; free, all ages
Throughout November, Phinney Ridge and Greenwood neighborhood leaders will run a food drive across local businesses. While trick or treating won’t go down as usual, the community is still looking for ways to fill kids’ baskets with other goodies that may be more necessary this year. Decorated donation boxes will be at the following businesses in Phinney Ridge-Greenwood: Diva Espresso, Greenwood Hardware, HomeStreet Bank, Hooyman Family Chiropractic, Illumination Learning Studio, IRG Physical & Hand Therapy, Ken’s Market, Phinney Books, Phinney Estate Law, Phinney Center, Salmon Bay Community Lending, Umpqua Bank and Verity Credit Union. Whether you’re visiting one of these places or not, feel free to drop off some goods throughout the month. Some recommended items: juice boxes, fruit cups, granola bars, apple sauce, fruit leathers, meals in a cup and various meat jerkies.
Calendar compiled by Michelle Galluzzo. Got something we should know about? Email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for calendar submissions is nine days prior to the date of publication.
Read more in the Oct. 28 - Nov. 3, 2020 issue.