A warmer home for long-time community advocate Laura Wong Whitebear

Learn how community organizer Laura Wong-Whitebear was able to make her home in Beacon Hill more energy efficient, healthier and safer through the City of Seattle’s free Weatherization Program!
Feb 21, 2020

Explore the Cultures of the World at Movin’ Around the World: Spring

Movin’ Around the World: Spring will take place Saturday, April 6, to Friday, April 12, 11 am- 2:30 pm, in Seattle Center Armory.
Apr 1, 2019

Canadian Inuk artist Tanya Tagaq explores the powerful outer limits of human expression

Tagaq will bring her unique style of throat singing and music to UW’s Meany Center on Friday, Feb. 8.
Jan 22, 2019

Tales of brave, resourceful girls lead Children’s Film Festival Seattle lineup

Tales of brave and resourceful girls from Africa, the Middle East and Europe will light up the screen at the upcoming 14th annual Children's Film Festival Seattle.
Jan 15, 2019

Join the Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board—Let’s Get Seattle Walking

SDOT is currently accepting applications for new members of the Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board (SPAB), to fill at least three positions.
Jan 14, 2019

Join friends and neighbors at the Othello-UW Commons opening celebration

The open house and celebration for the new Othello-UW Commons will take place 4–7 p.m. on Jan. 16, 2019, with a brief program starting at 4:45 p.m.
Jan 7, 2019

New Seattle Art Museum exhibition celebrates the art of India

Peacock in the Desert explores the patronage of a single royal Indian dynasty in depth for the first time, to present a vision of leadership that incorporates the arts as a way to inspire the community.
Nov 12, 2018

Mexican American and Chicana/o communities celebrated at Seattle Children’s Festival

The Cultural Focus Committee has identified that the main focus of this program will be exploring offering a larger platform for youth to explore their heritage and visualize the future.
Sep 21, 2018

Sophorn Sim of ECOSS equips multicultural communities with environmentally friendly ways to live

Sophorn Sim is a Community Outreach Associate for ECOSS, a nonprofit that fosters environmentally equitable communities and businesses. With a team of people speaking over a dozen languages, ECOSS delivers environmental education, resources, and technical assistance in the areas of stormwater permit compliance, recycling and food waste, energy efficiency, Brownfields, Green Stormwater Infrastructure, and outreach to multicultural communities and businesses.
May 23, 2018

Celebrating Mexican American and Chicana/o Culture at the 2018 Northwest Folklife Festival

This year, Northwest Folklife is honored to celebrate the evolving traditions of Mexican American and Chicana/o communities.
May 22, 2018

Up North and Down South, young people of color are greening their neighborhoods

Duwamish Valley Youth Corps and Little Brook Youth Corps encourage young people of color to get involved in neighborhood projects.
May 4, 2018

A Delridge Wetlands park for everyone

Willard Brown is unrelenting in striving for a long-term vision for an ecologically sound and community-centered Delridge Wetlands Park.
Apr 22, 2018

Sing, dance and play at Our Big Neighborhood!

Our Big Neighborhood will encompass four events throughout the year including Movin’ Around the World, Global Playground, Seattle Children’s Festival and a launch party for Seattle Center’s Winterfest.
Apr 3, 2018

A Day of Discovery: 4th Annual Seattle Children’s Festival

In partnership with Seattle Center, Northwest Folklife’s Seattle Children’s Festival returns October 8, 2017 for the fourth annual year!
Oct 5, 2017

Explore the World and Celebrate Its Diversity with FIUTS!

FIUTS' CulturalFest events on Feb. 10 and Feb. 25 feature talent and insights from around the world!
Feb 9, 2017
(Photo courtesy of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods)

Apply today for PACE: the People’s Academy for Community Engagement

Register now for the Seattle People’s Academy for Community Engagement!
Dec 28, 2016
(Photo by Alex Stonehill).

How to get the most out of Short Run 2016

Your guide to the 6th annual Short Run Comix & Arts Festival!
Oct 25, 2016
Sunshine from Polynesia performs Hawaiian and Tahitian Dances on the Northwest Folklife Festival's new Open-Air Dance Stage. (Photo by Christopher Nelson)

Northwest Folklife: World Peace through Arts & Culture

Northwest Folklife is all about you: your communities, your traditions, your folklife.
Oct 5, 2016
Park in the Heart at Ballard Commons Park. (Photo by Jenny Crooks)

Apply now for funding through Seattle Park District programs

Applications are now available for Seattle Park District-funded programs for community activities in 2017.
Sep 27, 2016
The 11th annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival starts October 14 2016.

Tasveer 2016: Seattle’s South Asian Film Festival is October 14-23

Offbeat films, filmmaker panels, South Asian Cuisine and more!
Sep 22, 2016