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October 2019

Heath Lambe’s “Gnosis” @ Collaboration Coffee

October 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us this first Friday, October 4th from 6p - 8p to celebrate and explore the themes and work of Heath Lambe in his show "Gnosis". A brief artist talk/ Q & A will begin at 7p! Beer, wine and a featured cocktail will be served with proceeds benefiting the Yakima Maker Space. From the Artist: In general my work is an evaluation of the existential crisis that is human existence. About the above image: Cesium 137 "Using the…

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Drag Me Out to the Arts @ Collaboration Coffee

October 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us for this monthly celebration of the Arts! Hosted by Yakima's own Viktor Rhee, Drag Me Out to the Arts is a free, guided Downtown art walk. Join Viktor for a fun-filled campy tour of Yakima's public art, while stopping for refreshments as we wander through art venues in downtown. Tour starts at Collab Coffee & Gallery, 18 South 1st Street at 6 pm and concludes at the "Abundance" sculpture on the corner of Yakima Avenue and 2nd…

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Meet a Maker @ Collaboration Coffee

October 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at this monthly event to learn more about the Yakima Maker Space and celebrate their work in our community. Every 4th Friday from 6:00 - 8:00 pm Meet a Maker will be an opportunity to see a Maker in action and ask questions about their work or YMS in general. This month's featured Maker is Aislinn Tabitha Hematyar Kalstad. Aislinn, @watered.down.art will begin a watercolor demonstration at 6:30p! Debbie will be doing a metalsmithing demonstration using sterling silver…

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November 2019

Get Freed: Dia de los Muertos @ Collab Coffee

November 2, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Get Freed: Día de los Muertos Edition Join artists Alex Pualani along with Las Cantineras Gema Aguilar, Sandra Aguilar, & Stephanie Lin Hsu for the next collaborative musical exploration around the theme of getting freed in honor of Día de los Muertos. Come out to Collaboration Coffee for an afternoon of music, poetry, and face-painting as we reflect together on what we are honoring from the past, what we are letting go of, and what we are celebrating in this…

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Won’t You Be Our Neighbor? @ Collab Coffee

November 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Won't You Be Our Neighbor? A proactive community conversation Collab Coffee "Won't You Be Our Neighbor" is a series of conversation-centered events aimed at strengthening the greater Yakima community by enabling respectful discussions of difficult topics. Please join us for this first event! November 8th, 6 - 7 pm.

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Rod’s House Talent Show @ Collab Coffee

November 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us Saturday November 9th, 6 - 8 pm for a very special night of performances from the youth of rod's house! We're so excited to see what's in store for the evening! Comedy, music, poetry and more. Come lift up our community and support the Art of Rod's House Youth at this free event.

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YWCA Social Justice Committee @ Collab Coffee

November 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the conversation! The YWCA Social Justice Committee invites you to come share what's important to you. What issues have you identified in our community, what good work is already being done and how can we get better educated and more involved in issues of social justice and equality in Yakima and the valley? Please join us November 14th @ 5:30p. Brewed coffee is provided. For More Information, Contact Cheri (509) 248- 7796 The YWCA Social Justice Committee's mission is…

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Meet a Maker @ Collab Coffee

November 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at this monthly event to learn more about the Yakima Maker Space and celebrate their work in our community. Every 4th Friday from 6:00 - 8:00 pm Meet a Maker will be an opportunity to see a Maker in action and ask questions about their work or YMS in general.

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December 2019

Let’s Talk Decisions @ Collab Coffee

December 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Please join us in Yakima, Spokane or Wenatchee to meet our Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) members, engage in a lesson on Social Emotion Learning and Steps to a Decision, and learn more about the education work we are doing in our community. We look forward to seeing you at YEP's Let's Talk Decisions event, for more information on YEP please email us at yep@ppgwni.org If you would like to support YEP programming please visit donate@ppgwni.org

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The Art Of Awkward 2 @ Collab Coffee

December 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A night of clean comedy for the creative community Collab Coffee welcomes back standup comedian Parker Jones Live for the Art of Awkward 2! Clean comedy as art for all ages! Make sure to arrive early limited seating we are sure to pack it out once again!

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Developing a Space to Practice Spanish @ Collab Coffee

December 14, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us Saturday December 14th, 1:30 - 3:00 pm It is hard to build community when we can’t speak the same language. This is an initial gathering of folks who want to practice speaking Spanish with others. This is a space for us to try building conversations even though we’ll mess up (rather than not speaking in fear that we might mess up). This is a group to supplement personal practice, where we can work on being vulnerable and helping…

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Creative Circle for LGBTQ Folks & Friends @ Collab Coffee

December 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Yakima needs sober LGBTQIA+ space and we're building it, getting together to labor over paper and fabric and string and community. Drop in any time between 10 and 12 at Collab Coffee with your creative projects, from apple carving (that's a thing, right?) to zebra embroidery. Come and write some stuff or make some stuff! Invite your friends! Drink delicious drinks from Collab and be quietly productive! This is a space for LGBTQ+ folks and our friends to inspire each…

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Meet a Maker @ Collab Coffee

December 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at this monthly event to learn more about the Yakima Maker Space and celebrate their work in our community. Every 4th Friday from 6:00 - 8:00 pm Meet a Maker will be an opportunity to see a Maker in action and ask questions about their work or YMS in general.

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January 2020

Jamaica Zoglman’s “Polaris” @ Collab Coffee

January 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We're excited for our first gallery show of 2020! Please join us First Friday, January 3rd from 6:00- 8:00 pm for the opening of Jamaica Zoglman's "Polaris ". A brief artist talk/ Q & A will begin at 7:00 pm. From the Artist: In art and in life, I am at home in the dark. I seek out winter in its bare beauty, its deep frozen stillness, its expansive nights. Without knowing that I was asking a question, in the…

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Jeremy James Meyer w/ B.R. Lively @ Collab Coffee

January 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

January 4th, 7pm! Please join us as we welcome Jeremy James Meyer with B.R. Lively for a lovely night of live music! We're excited for the opportunity to help talented artists passing through or traveling to the valley showcase their art for our community. $10 at the door. Beer, wine and a specialty cocktail will be available for purchase, proceeds benefit Yakima Maker Space. About the Artist: " Never afraid to open his heart and share his juiciest love stories…

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Won’t You Be Our Neighbor? @ Collab Coffee

January 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Won't You Be Our Neighbor? A proactive community conversation Collab Coffee "Won't You Be Our Neighbor" is a series of conversation-centered events aimed at strengthening the greater Yakima community by enabling respectful discussions of difficult topics. Time: 6PM - 7PM

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Charlemos: Practicing Spanish @ Collab Coffee

January 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for our biweekly Spanish practice gatherings from 5:00 - 7:00 pm! This is a free community event, all are welcome. It is hard to build community when we can’t speak the same language. "Let's Make This Happen" is an ongoing gathering of folks who want to practice speaking Spanish with others. This is a space for us to try building conversations even though we’ll mess up (rather than not speaking in fear that we might mess up). We…

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Painted Piano Project Party @ Collab Coffee

January 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join us Thursday January 23rd from 5 - 7 pm as we celebrate the completion of this beautiful, playable work of public art! The painted piano project was brought to Yakima by the Yakima Sunrise Rotary Club and brought to life by several local artists and venues. Amanda Ontiveros and Aislinn Tabitha Hematyar Kalstad have poured love into this piece and it is evident. We hope you can join us to celebrate these hard working artists and their beautiful…

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Won’t You Be Our Neighbor? @ Collab Coffee

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Won't You Be Our Neighbor? A proactive community conversation Collab Coffee "Won't You Be Our Neighbor" is a series of conversation-centered events aimed at strengthening the greater Yakima community by enabling respectful discussions of difficult topics. Please join us for our second event, January 24th at 6pm!

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February 2020

Mountain Jen’s “Climbing Notes” @ Collab Coffee

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us first Friday February 7th, 6 - 8 pm for the opening of Jen Borst's "Climbing Notes". A brief artist talk will begin at 7 pm! This newest collection of work is her first solo show in almost two years! "Since that time my work has led me from making a simple gift for a friend as an experiment, to providing me with endless thought-time and has become a form of needed therapy and meditation. Each line and…

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Won’t You Be Our Neighbor? @ Collab Coffee

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Won't You Be Our Neighbor? A proactive community conversation Collab Coffee "Won't You Be Our Neighbor" is a series of conversation-centered events aimed at strengthening the greater Yakima community by enabling respectful discussions of difficult topics. Time: 6PM - 7PM

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March 2020

Flights & Rights Yakima – Voting Rights @ Collab Coffee

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Over the past five years, Latinx communities in Pasco and Yakima successfully fought election systems that prevented them from having an equal and meaningful opportunity to elect representatives of their choice to City Council. And just last year, the ACLU and allies celebrated the passage of the Washington Voting Rights Act, which helps to ensure that every voter has an equal opportunity to elect the candidate of their choice and empowers local governments to fix the widespread problem of voter…

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Bloomfield & Brewer Art Opening @ Collab

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us for the opening of Betsy Bloomfield & Dan Brewer's "Evolving: Beginning / Becoming" on first Friday March 6th from 6 - 8 pm. A brief artist talk will begin at 7 pm. Here's a bit about the show: “In the Beginning” is a profoundly evocative statement that humans have been pondering for untold millennia. It taps on the window of our imaginations, inviting our minds and our spirits to tell our stories, paint our cave walls, and…

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Voting Rights @ Collab Coffee

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Over the past five years, Latinx communities in Pasco and Yakima successfully fought election systems that prevented them from having an equal and meaningful opportunity to elect representatives of their choice to City Council. And just last year, the ACLU and allies celebrated the passage of the Washington Voting Rights Act, which helps to ensure that every voter has an equal opportunity to elect the candidate of their choice and empowers local governments to fix the widespread problem of voter…

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Won’t You Be Our Neighbor? @ Collab Coffee

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until October 9, 2020

Won't You Be Our Neighbor? A proactive community conversation Collab Coffee "Won't You Be Our Neighbor" is a series of conversation-centered events aimed at strengthening the greater Yakima community by enabling respectful discussions of difficult topics. Time: 6PM - 7PM

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Comedy @ Collab Coffee

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tickets will be $5 at the door! This will go towards sound equipment, the artists, and the Yoga Collective of Yakima! Collab Coffee is introducing another installment of comedy on Saturday, March 14th at 7pm! Come watch Samantha Mesman, Jay McNay, and Brian Briskey at their absolute best! Your host, Eric Westphal, will guide you through a laugh packed evening. We'll also be featuring local prodigy, Jadyn George as our musical guest. There will be a bar with beer, wine…

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Jason McCue @ Collab Coffee

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE  We are excited to host our friend Jason McCue on March 22nd for an intimate night of amazing live music. Jason's played in town over the last two years at Yakima Folklife Fest & has been touring the U.S. since he last played in Yakima (at Single Hill Brewing Company!) last June. Doors open at 6pm, music starts at 7pm. We're having a potluck, too & it'll save you $2 on your ticket at the door.…

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April 2020

Won’t You Be Our Neighbor? @ Collab Coffee

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Suspended Until Further Notice Won't You Be Our Neighbor? A proactive community conversation Collab Coffee "Won't You Be Our Neighbor" is a series of conversation-centered events aimed at strengthening the greater Yakima community by enabling respectful discussions of difficult topics. Time: 6PM - 7PM

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May 2020

Won’t You Be Our Neighbor? @ Collab Coffee

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until October 9, 2020

Suspended until further Notice Won't You Be Our Neighbor? A proactive community conversation Collab Coffee "Won't You Be Our Neighbor" is a series of conversation-centered events aimed at strengthening the greater Yakima community by enabling respectful discussions of difficult topics. Time: 6PM - 7PM

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