5 things to do in Seattle today: Thursday, January 30

Jan 29 2020, 11:30 pm

One month of 2020 down, have you stuck to your New Year’s resolutions? If you’re struggling to keep them up, join in on a belly dance class or a fun run for an easy exercise!

Here are five things to do in Seattle today, January 30.

Tribal Bellydance


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What: Come out to this level-one foundation course that will get you into a “tribal groove” with a gentle warm-up and partnering concepts. You’ll soon learn to shake your hips and become a refined bellydancer.

When: Thursday, January 30
Time: 7 pm
Where: Studio Deep Roots — 9728 Greenwood Avenue North, Seattle
Admission: $5;

Chunky Knit Blanket Workshop

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What: Spend your day knitting up something cozy as the Seattle temperature gradually lowers. In this class, you’ll use chunky chenille yarn to hand-knit a one-of-a-kind blanket. Color options will be available on a first-come-first-served basis.

When: Thursday, January 30
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where:¬†AR Workshop ‚ÄĒ 8507 35th Avenue NE, Seattle
Admission: Ages 15+; online registration is required

The New Pornographers


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What: For the last two decades, eight-piece supergroup The New Pornographers have been delivering infectious tunes, sweet harmonies, and power-pop riffs. Catch them touring their new album, In The Morse Code of Brake Lights, with special guest Diane Coffee.

When: Thursday, January 30
Time: 7 pm doors; 8 pm show
Where: The Neptune Theatre — 1303 Northeast 45th Street, Seattle
Admission: All ages; $33.50+; tickets are available online

Rock-Paper-Fish Film Screening


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What: Come out to the Patagonia Flagship Store to watch¬†Rock-Paper-Fish, a documentary focusing on Alaska’s Chilkat River and the animals that live within the ecosystem. After the showing, stay for a discussion on the current state of a proposed Alaskan mine and its impact on the community.

When: Thursday, January 30
Time: 7 pm
Where:¬†Patagonia — 5443 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle
Admission: Free

Flannel Fun Run


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What:¬†Throw on your flannel and partake in this 4-mile fun run. Starting at the Brooks Trailhead Store, you’ll join a group run, which ends with a yummy s’mores bar to pack back on those calories that running helped you lose.

When: Thursday, January 30
Time: 5:30 pm
Where: The Brooks Trailhead Store — 3400 Stone Way North, Seattle
Admission: Free

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