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8/13: Celebrate with Othello Park Music & Arts Festival

8/13: Celebrate with Othello Park Music & Arts Festival

From the Othello Park International Music and Arts Festival: Join us at Othello Park (4351 South Othello Street) on Sunday, August 13, from  12pm to 6pm for food, fun and festivities that reflect our wonder community’s diverse cultures. We’ll gather in a grassy meadow under big, old trees at the […]

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South Seattle: See the Source of Your Drinking Water

South Seattle: See the Source of Your Drinking Water

From the Cedar River Municipal Watershed: Have you ever wondered where your water comes from? This summer you can see for yourself by taking a tour of Seattle’s primary source of water, the Cedar River Municipal Watershed. Just 35 miles east of downtown Seattle, the 91,000+ acre watershed is normally […]

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Google Provides College Experience to Under-Represented Youth

Google Provides College Experience to Under-Represented Youth

$70,000 from Google Helps Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle Provide College Experience to Under-Represented Youth Summer University will expose over 90 first-generation college students to higher education This summer, more than 90 under-represented Seattle high school students will get their first-ever college experience when they attend Summer University, a high […]

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South Seattle Neighbors Sound Off: Fireworks in the ‘Hood

South Seattle Neighbors Sound Off: Fireworks in the ‘Hood

What do you think? Are the homegrown fireworks displays fun and patriotic, just an annoyance or worse? DIANE CHARMLEY: I live on Rainier Avenue in the 8200 block and we are still hearing fireworks going off, especially on weekends. Sometimes it’s hard to know if it’s gun shots or fireworks. […]

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New Beacon Hill Classrooms Built from Innovative Wood Panels

New Beacon Hill Classrooms Built from Innovative Wood Panels

Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz recently joined in celebrating the start of construction for a new classroom building made of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT). The site is Maple Elementary School in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. The classrooms are part of a statewide pilot project overseen by the […]

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Music Under the Stars Coming to Columbia City

Music Under the Stars Coming to Columbia City

Seattle Chamber Music Society presents free music in Columbia Park Gather friends and family, pack a picnic, stretch out on the lawn, and enjoy some of the best classical music ever written. It’s another summer of Music Under the Stars, a series of free outdoor musical evenings presented by the […]

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This Summer: Kids & Teens Eat Free at 45 South Seattle Locations

This Summer: Kids & Teens Eat Free at 45 South Seattle Locations

Good nutrition is essential for effective learning every day, all year long. And just as learning does not end when school lets out, neither does the need for good nutrition. Which is why thousands of Seattle children ages 1 through 18 will enjoy free breakfasts and lunches this summer through […]

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SAT: Learn to Make Your Home the Best it Can Be with Bayle & Co.

SAT: Learn to Make Your Home the Best it Can Be with Bayle & Co.

This week, South Seattle-based interior designer Michele Bayle, owner of Bayle & Co. in Seward Park, is teaming up with local realtor and Redecorate, Remodel or Move publisher Patricia Wangsness to answer your questions on how to make your home the best it can be. The event is planned for this […]

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SAT: DeFranco Insurance 3rd Annual Customer Appreciation Day

SAT: DeFranco Insurance 3rd Annual Customer Appreciation Day

Are you wondering what do with all the stuff you’ve piled up while spring cleaning? Not to worry, DeFranco Insurance can help! Please join us for a fun day of: food and drinks a chance to win free Mariners tickets free document shredding (limit of up to 4 banker boxes) […]

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Vu Le: A Unicorn in Nonprofit ED’s Clothing

Vu Le: A Unicorn in Nonprofit ED’s Clothing

Vu Le (“voo lay”) is a writer, speaker, vegan, Pisces, and the Executive Director of Rainier Valley Corps, a nonprofit in Seattle with the mission of developing and supporting leaders of color to strengthen the capacity of communities-of-color-led nonprofits and foster collaboration between diverse communities to effect systemic change. Vu’s […]

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