Fleeing wars, civil unrest, abuse and neglect, children come from from overcrowded refugee camps in South and Southeast Asia, Latin America, and Africa. They arrive here without their families. The Refugee and Immigrant Children’s Program at Lutheran Community Services offers them a save haven by providing them with a safe and stable family environment.
Compassionate individuals & couples are needed to foster refugee and immigrant teens and siblings. Once in the program, foster parents will receive ongoing support and services.
If you live in King or Snohomish county, attend our info night to learn more!Find out more »
Free movie free popcorn!
Monthly issue focused documentary and discussion. July 18, Voice of Art:Migration is Beautful, profiling artist Favianna Rodriguez working for immigration reform
Join us for the opening of our newest exhibit. Each summer, Kirkland Arts Center Gallery hosts the KAC Artists’ Exhibition (formerly the KAC Members’ Exhibition) to showcase the creativity and talent of KAC’s community of artists. This year, the juror for the 2014 KAC Artists’ Exhibition, Michael Monroe, has selected 38 pieces from 38 local artists in a variety of media.
Michael will reveal his top two juror awards and visitors will vote on the People’s Choice Award. Drinks and light snacks will be served.Find out more »
Join us for a film screening of The Zigzag Kid and B-Boy!
In the Zigzag Kid, Nono’s dad is the world’s greatest detective, but his mom is a mystery that only he can solve in this charmingly playful coming-of-age flick.
B-BOY tells the story of thirteen-year-old Eli navigates two diverse cultures while coming of age as a bar mitzvah and a competitive break dancer. B-BOY was the SJFF 2013 Audience Choice Award Winner for Best Short Film.
Doors open 30 minutes prior to film. SJCC Mercer Island is handicap and hearing loop accessible.Find out more »
Are you interested in doing business in China or attending the Washington State Life Science Business | Investment Mission to China in October?
Come to the WBBA on July 24, beginning at 7:30 AM to learn more! Hear from local CEO’s who have raised funds in China and get an overview from the Seattle Trade Alliance on what to expect from this mission.Find out more »
The festival and parade,which is coordinated by volunteers, is a three-day festival includes musical entertainment of all varieties,children’s group performances, dance, oration national recording artists, food, bargains, and plenty of fun.
Event highlights include the African Heritage Parade, Children’s Day, African Drum & Dance, Jazz, Soul, Reggae, Spoken Word & Poetry, Hip-Hop Fest, Basketball Tournament, Fitness Demonstrations, Gospel Fest, Vendor Marketplace & Community Resource Fair.Find out more »
Annual Lantern Floating Ceremony – every August 6th @ Green Lake.
Creation of lanterns and a program to promote peace event in memory of victims of Hiroshima/Nagasaki and all victims of violence and war.Find out more »