Tools for Running an Effective Nonprofit Workshop

Washington Nonprofits is hosting a nonprofit workshop in Seattle, presented by Nancy Bacon, Associate Director of Washington Nonprofits, and Lee Harper, Executive Director of Phinney Neighborhood Association. It is an opportunity to learn about the best practices for strengthening your organization in order to better achieve your mission, as well as to network with local […]
Sep 10, 2019

Restorative Justice Practices from a Grassroots Perspective Lunch & Learn

Lunch and Learn: Restorative Justice Practices from a Grassroots Perspective  August 21, 2019  12 pm – 1:30 pm   The Racial Equity Team, Equity in Education Coalition and The Coalition of Immigrants, Refugees, and Communities of Color have organized monthly Lunch and Learns on topics that disproportionately impact children and families of color. This month […]
Aug 12, 2019

For the Love of Ireland: Songs from the Emerald Isle and Its Celtic Neighbors

Presented by the Northwest Firelight Chorale! After performing in Ireland while on tour last summer, we fell in love with her lush landscape, welcoming people, and of course, her evocative music. Now, we are thrilled to share that music with you. You’ll hear stunning arrangements of “Danny Boy” and “Wild Mountain Thyme.” You’ll tap your […]
May 1, 2019

West Seattle 2nd Thursday Art Walk

The first West Seattle 2nd Thursday Art Walk of 2019 is January 10, on Viadoom Eve! Join art lovers to stroll the West Seattle Junction where businesses host free-of-charge artist exhibits and group shows from 5pm to late. Grab a walking map for the art venues and bars and restaurants that offer extended happy hours […]
Dec 26, 2018

West Seattle Summer Fest

Join us for the 36th annual West Seattle Summer Fest, July 13-15, 2018! Summer Fest offers fun activities for the whole family, including shopping, live music, dining, beer gardens, and a kids play area. Don’t miss out on one of Seattle’s best things to do this summer!
Mar 27, 2018

Sound Transit West Seattle to Ballard Link Extensions South Lake Union-Seattle Center Neighborhood Forum

Join us at a neighborhood forum in South Lake Union for a deep dive into the latest project details and concepts and get a chance to share your insights. Here’s our agenda: Sign-in and check out project maps and background info (10 minutes) Watch a brief presentation that covers the project overview and new concepts […]
Apr 6, 2018

Sound Transit West Seattle to Ballard Link Extensions Chinatown-International District Neighborhood Forum

Join us at a neighborhood forum in the Chinatown-International District for a deep dive into the latest project details and concepts and get a chance to share your insights. Here’s our agenda: • Sign-in and check out project maps and background info (10 minutes) • Watch a brief presentation that covers the project overview and […]
Celia Payen checks on her freshly sprouted radishes, flanked by tulips on her left and a cardoon plant on her right. (Photo by Irina Vodonos)

What’s in your P-Patch? Global flavors sprout for spring

Slowly, reluctantly, in spurts, spring is coming to Seattle, and P-Patch gardens all over the area are waking up from winter slumber. Each week, a few more gardeners brave the rain to check in on their plots, and when the sun makes an appearance, they turn out in full force to till, fertilize, sow seeds, […]
Apr 30, 2014
Abraham Tesfelaise, with his painting "Seattle" at the Downtown YMCA. (Photo by Coleen McDevitt)

Here to escape war, award-winning artist works to smile

For Eritrean refugee Abraham Tesfelaise the two things most teenagers dread, high school and going to the dentist, are the stuff of dreams. 
Jun 21, 2013

Chinese b-ballers school West Seattle girls on and off the court

It’s Saturday night high school basketball in West Seattle. There are sneakers squeaking on the court and dutiful families chatting in the bleachers. Suddenly the crowd stands and turns towards a red flag hung beside the hoop as the band strikes up a brassy version of the national anthem…of the People’s Republic of China. This […]
Jan 18, 2013