What to do this weekend: Garden Tour, STIFF, Alleycat Acres potluck and more

Well, is this weekend the official start of the CD summer? The list of goings on goes on and on. If you know of anything not listed below, be sure to leave a comment and let us know.

2011 Central Area Garden Tour, Saturday starting at 11 a.m. — A tour of nine private gardens and seven public spaces, the annual Garden Tour promises to enchant and connect community (see our previous story). Tickets for the tour are available at City People’s Garden Store, Central Co-op’s Madison Market, and Central Cinema. You can also purchase tickets online through Central Cinema, though you must pick them up from the theater in person. Tickets are $6 in advance or $9 the day of the event. The tour starts at 23rd and Union.

Alleycat Acres potluck, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday — While the Garden Tour is going, Alleycat Acres will be holding a potluck and BBQ on their farm at 22nd and Union.

Victory Lap run with future Women’s Boxing Gold Medalist Queen Underwood, 1:30 p.m. Saturday — Next door to the Alleycat Acres farm, a group of fans will go on a run with boxing champion Queen Underwood. The run starts at Cappy’s Boxing Gym and ends at Westlake Center downtown (see our previous story).

Viretta Park work party, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday — Fans of Nirvana and Kurt Cobain will be hosting their second work party at Viretta Park. Discussions of a Kurt Cobain memorial are ongoing (see our story from work party #1).

STIFF — Central Cinema is one of three host theaters for the Seattle True Independent Film Festival (STIFF). Films run June 3-12. Check out the schedule online.

Red Shoe Shake/NAAM Community Health Fair, noon-6 p.m. Sunday — Free Community Health Fair, Activities/Games (youth & adult), Health Outreach, Youth Panel (HIV/Aids Awareness), Entertainment.

Seattle Intuitive Fair, 1-5 p.m. Sunday — Hosted in lobby of HomeNet Computers at 2002 E Union. From the event listing: “Small intimate intuitive fair featuring superb psychic readings, energy healings with assistance from the other side, intuitive counseling, unique crafts and live relaxing music. Come revitalize your energetic body, receive messages and information from the other side of the veil in a relaxed positive environment. A treat for body mind and soul.”

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