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Published: 16 January 2008

Seattle Calendar January 2008




"THE BELOVED COMMUNITY," King County's 21st Annual MLK celebration with speakers and entertainment. Noon-1 p.m. Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St. 


MUSICA FESTIVAL runs through Jan. 20 with hip-hop performances, speakers and more. Visit www.musicaentertainment.org for the daily schedule and locations.


PUBLIC MEETING on the Seattle Monorail Project. 5:30-7 p.m. The Securities Building, 1913 4th Ave.




SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE'S MLK celebration with keynote speaker Susan L. Taylor with Essence Magazine and Mona Lake Jones. Noon-1:30 p.m. Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1634 19th Ave.


TEEN LATE NIGHT swim. 9-10:30 p.m. Rainier Beach Community Center, 8825 Rainier Ave. S. Be prompt, space is limited. 




"TO OWN AND KEEP Your Own Home," community discussion. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. First AME Church, 1522 14th Ave. To register, call 206-461-3792 ext. 3004.




SHARE THE DREAM concert celebrates the life of MLK with the Total Experience Gospel Choir, the Black Nativity Choir and more. 3-5 p.m. Mount Zion Baptist Church, 1634 19th Ave.


VOLUNTEER at the Seattle Aquarium (18 and older). 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59. Call 206-386-4342.




"ENERGIZING THE DREAM All Year Long, With Passion," MLK celebration with various speakers and live entertainment. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Seattle Center House Mainstage, 305 Harrison St.


"LET FREEDOM RING: End Racism, Poverty and War," 9:30-10:45 a.m. workshops; 11 a.m. rally, Franklin High School, 3013 Mt. Baker Blvd. Noon march to MLK Jr. Memorial Park, MLK Jr. Way and S. Walker St.


MLK TRIBUTE with speeches, entertainment and a health fair. Noon-3 p.m. Crossroads Bellevue shopping center, 156th Ave. NE and NE Eight St.




PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL is seeking volunteers to provide emotional support to hospice patients and their families. 5-9 p.m. Call 206-320-7169.


PUBLIC MEETING on the Myrtle Reservoir Park development to provide feedback to the development team. 7-9 p.m. Highpoint Community Center, 6920 34th Ave. S.W.




"NUTRITIONAL HEALTH in Cancer Survivorship," learn how strategies can help prevent cancer recurrence and other chronic diseases. 7-8:30 p.m. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave. N. Call 206-667-1960 to register.




PUBLIC HEARING to discuss future plans of the Seattle Center. 6:30 p.m. Seattle Center's Lopez Room, 305 Harrison St.


WEIGHT-LOSS SURGERY program information session. 6-8 p.m. Swedish Medical Center, 500 17th Ave. Call 206-215-2090 to register.




LIFELONG RECREATION RESOURCE fair for senior adults. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Queen Anne Community Center, 1901 1st Ave. W.


MULTIFAITH WORKS VOLUNTEER orientation for those interested in providing nonjudgmental listening and assistance to those living with HIV/AIDS, MS, inmates and others. Noon-1 p.m. 115 16th Ave. Call 206-324-1520 ext. 236. 




PARENT-CHILD HOME Program can help your child recognize colors, letters and numbers, increase vocabulary, learn through play and get ready for kindergarten with a trained visitor who will visit your home twice a week at your convenience for 30 minutes and bring free books and toys. Call 206-723-1301 for more information.




FAMILY AND YOUTH OPEN gym is open weekly from 2:30-5 p.m. with adults 20 years and over with a child under 14. From noon-2:30 p.m. kids 12 and under can play in kid games such as kickball, four square, basketball and more. Rainier Beach Community Center, 8825 Rainier Ave. S. Call 206-386-1925 for more information.

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