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Town Hall Seattle and Phinney Neighborhood Association present
Town Green Day of Service: Preschool Spring Clean
Saturday, April 28, 2018, 9:30AM
Whittier Elementary
1320 NW 75th Street
Seattle, WA 98117
Free

Join us to help our friends at Phinney Neighborhood Association for a Preschool Spring Cleaning at Whittier Elementary School in Ballard:  Tasks include weeding & pruning outside; scrubbing chairs & tables inside, and more! Volunteers will meet in the courtyard (when facing the school from 75th, down & to the right). All ages welcome, those under 12 should …

In Residence—Telling the Stories of the Body Workshop
A Writing Workshop with Inside/Out Resident Jordan Alam
Friday, May 4, 2018, 7:00PM
Hillman City Collaboratory
5623 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118
Doors at 6:30PM
Free

This workshop is for anyone who has ever felt a story in their bones or carried tension in their neck and wanted to finally find a way to translate it to the page. Join writer, doula, and Inside/Out Resident, Jordan Alam—along with poet Imani Sims and filmmaker Tani Ikeda—to learn more about how they build …

Looking Back at Forward Thrust
A Community Conversation hosted by Shaun Scott
Monday, May 21, 2018, 7:30PM
Rainier Arts Center
3515 S Alaska St
Seattle, WA 98118
The Blue Building, Room 7. Doors at 6:30PM
Free

This event is part of a series of community conversations hosted by Shaun Scott centering on ideas and possibilities put forward by Forward Thrust in the late 1960's. Series Schedule: May 21: Rainier Arts Center June 10: Phinney Center June 15: University Lutheran Church June 20: Pigott Building (Seattle University) From 1968 to 1970, under the direction of civic visionary Jim …

Town Hall Seattle and Red May Seattle present
Alex Vitale and David Correia
Clarifying Cop-Speak, and Exploring the End of Policing
Neighborhood:
Thursday, May 24, 2018, 7:30PM
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
104 17th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144
Doors at 6:30PM
$5

Recent years have seen an explosion of protest against police brutality and repression among activists, journalists, and politicians. The conversation about how to respond and improve policing has focused on accountability, diversity, training, and community relations. But authors Alex Vitale and David Correia assert that these approaches may not do us any good, individually or …

In Residence—Histories of the Central District and What We'll Build Next
Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 7:30PM
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
104 17th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144
Doors open at 6:30PM
Free

In this 2-hour event curated by Inside/Out Neighborhood Resident Erik Molano, we hear from storytellers exploring the history of the Central District’s Black, Asian, and Jewish communities, followed by a panel discussion on the future of the neighborhood. The evening closes with back-to-back hip-hop performances by CarLarans and Draze. Seattle’s Central District has undergone changes of …

Khaled Beydoun
'American Islamophobia: Understanding the Roots and Rise of Fear'
Monday, June 4, 2018, 7:30PM
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
104 17th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144
Doors at 6:30PM
$5.00

The term “Islamophobia” may be fairly new, but irrational fear and hatred of Islam and Muslims is anything but. Lending us perspective through his unique lens as a critical race theorist and law professor, Khaled A. Beydoun joins us to discuss the ways in which law, policy, and official state rhetoric have fueled the frightening …

Jason Colby
How We Came to Know and Love the Orca—the Ocean's Greatest Predator
Neighborhood:University/Ravenna
Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 7:30PM
University Lutheran Church
1604 NE 50th St
Seattle, WA 98105
Doors at 6:30PM
$5.00

Since the release of the documentary Blackfish in 2013, millions around the world have focused on the plight of the orca, the most profitable and controversial display animal in history. Yet until now, no historical account has explained how we came to care about killer whales in the first place. Drawing on interviews, official records, …

Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen
Aging With Pride and the Future of LGBTQ Health
Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 7:30PM
The Summit on Pike
420 E Pike St
Seattle, WA 98102
Doors at 6:30PM
$5.00

Despite the adversity of their lives (or perhaps because of it) LGBTQ elders display remarkable resilience and resistance—yet many remain at high risk of health problems and socioeconomic disparity. To share insight on this phenomenon and explore ways we can support our LGBTQ elders,University of Washington’s Professor Karen Goldsen joins us to share important lessons …

Town Hall Seattle and Phinney Neighborhood Association present
Looking Back at Forward Thrust
A Community Conversation hosted by Shaun Scott
Neighborhood:Phinney/Greenwood
Sunday, June 10, 2018, 6:00PM
Phinney Center
6532 Phinney Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98103
Doors at 5:30PM
Free

This event is part of a series of community conversations hosted by Shaun Scott centering on ideas and possibilities put forward by Forward Thrust in the late 1960's. Series Schedule: May 21: Rainier Arts Center June 10: Phinney Center June 15: University Lutheran Church June 20: Pigott Building (Seattle University) From 1968 to 1970, under the direction of civic visionary Jim …

Town Hall Seattle and PATH present
Richard Prum
How Darwin’s Theory of Mate Choice Shaped the Evolution of Beauty
Neighborhood:Downtown & Around
Monday, June 11, 2018, 7:30PM
PATH Auditorium
2201 Westlake Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
Doors at 6:30PM
$5.00

Deep in tropical jungles around the world are birds with a dizzying array of appearances and mating displays: Club-winged Manakins who sing with their wings, Great Argus Pheasants who dazzle prospective mates with a four-foot-wide cone of feathers covered in golden 3D spheres, Red-capped Manakins who moonwalk. In his thirty years of fieldwork, Yale University …

Looking Back at Forward Thrust
A Community Conversation hosted by Shaun Scott
Neighborhood:U-District/ Ravenna
Friday, June 15, 2018, 7:30PM
University Lutheran Church
1604 NE 50th St
Seattle, WA 98105
Doors at 6:30PM
Free

This event is part of a series of community conversations hosted by Shaun Scott centering on ideas and possibilities put forward by Forward Thrust in the late 1960's. Series Schedule: May 21: Rainier Arts Center June 10: Phinney Center June 15: University Lutheran Church June 20: Pigott Building (Seattle University) From 1968 to 1970, under the direction of civic visionary Jim …

Looking Back at Forward Thrust
A Community Conversation hosted by Shaun Scott
Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 7:30PM
Pigott Building, 2nd Floor, Room 200
SU Campus Walk
Seattle, WA 98122
Doors at 6:30PM
Free

This event is part of a series of community conversations hosted by Shaun Scott centering on ideas and possibilities put forward by Forward Thrust in the late 1960's. Series Schedule: May 21: Rainier Arts Center June 10: Phinney Center June 15: University Lutheran Church June 20: Pigott Building (Seattle University) From 1968 to 1970, under the direction of civic visionary Jim …

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