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Amazon Celebrates World Book Day with Global Free Library in Seattle Thursday April 20

Amazon World Book Day OffersWHAT:                On Thursday, April 20, Amazon invites the Seattle community to come together to celebrate reading and inspire everyone to take some time for reading and books, in honor of World Book Day (which falls on Sunday, April 23rd). 

Amazon will host its first ever celebration of World Book Day with a Global Free Library at the Van Vorst Library and courtyard. The Seattle event is one of several in a series of Global Free Library events being held in 12 countries around the world.                    

Leading up to the event, Amazon employees and book publishers will donate books to supply the free library, allowing community members to bring a book to donate and take a book home to enjoy. Each attendee will be able to share the personal significance of the book they brought to donate on a unique bookmark provided to place inside the book for the next person to enjoy. 

In addition to the free library, the event will include Continue Reading

NFFTY – National Film Festival for Talented Youth – Celebrating and Showcasing the Best New Emerging Filmmakers from Around the World

The largest and most influential festival for filmmakers ages 24 and under marks its 11th year with their biggest program yet with 257 films from 27 countries. NFFTY, APRIL 27 – APRIL 30 IN SEATTLE, WA NFFTY (pronounced “nifty”), National Film Festival for Talented Youth, has announced the complete schedule for its 11th festival, taking… Continue Reading

5th Annual Everett Craft Beer Festival Beer Descriptions!

Everett Craft Beer Festival Saturday, August 20 Hoyt Avenue, Downtown Everett The Washington Beer Commission is proud to announce the more than 100 mouth watering beer descriptions for the 5th Annual Everett Craft Beer Festival, taking place on Saturday, August 20, from noon – 7pm on Hoyt Avenue in downtown Everett. The Everett Craft Beer Festival will… Continue Reading

Cascade Bicycle Club’s ‘Ride from Seattle to Vancouver and Party’ heads north this weekend, Aug. 12-14

  Cascade Bicycle Club is northward bound! Cascade Bicycle Club’s annual Ride from Seattle to Vancouver and Party (RSVP) is this weekend, Aug. 12-14. At 175+ miles, the iconic two-day route features some of the Northwest’s most scenic backroads and ends with a well-earned celebration in Vancouver, BC. Cascade has been organizing RSVP for 35 years.… Continue Reading

KCLS Hosts Community Forum on Orlando Attack

Orlando Attack: At the Intersections of Tragedy If Everyone’s Talking About The Orlando Attack. How do we join in? When the news is almost too much to bear, despair is not an option. We need information, accurate reporting, healing conversations, and a plan for moving ahead constructively. But how do we get started? Where do… Continue Reading

Big Band Sound Comes to Blaine, WA During Drayton Harbor Music Festival, July 6th

Blaine Hosts Drayton Harbor Music Festival July 6-11 Blaine, Washington, June 24, 2015 – Love that unmistakable jazz sound? Want to hear big band music amidst small town charm? Then don’t miss Blaine’s 2015 Drayton Harbor Music Festival, with free daily concerts and by-donation evening performances from July 6 to 11. The festival features world-class musicians… Continue Reading

PHROOGAL’S ROAD TO FINANCIAL WELLNESS TOUR APPROACHES FINAL DESINATION ON CAMPAIGN TO EDUCATE MILLENNIALS HOW TO MANAGE THEIR MONEY MOST EFFECTIVELY

Phroogal’s 30 Cities in 30 Days Campaign To Break The Taboo About Money Will Make Stops In 7 More Cities (Elizabeth, NJ)- Phroogal, a financial education service that empowers millennials to make better informed financial decisions, is on the final leg of their Road to Financial Wellness tour. The Road to Financial Wellness Tour zigzagged… Continue Reading

69th Annual Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering Kick Off Events, Enumclaw, WA

Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games a Yearly Hit for 69 Years Don your tartan and join the fun and excitement at the 69th Annual Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering as the Highland Weekend Kick Off events, July 24, 5:30 PM to 11 PM. The event takes place at the Expo Center, 45224 – 284th Avenue… Continue Reading

3rd Annual Paint the Peninsula Plein Air Painting Competition, Port Angeles, WA

J uried professional artists from across the U.S. and British Columbia will gather in Port Angeles in late summer to paint their perceptions of the Olympic Peninsula’s diverse landscapes. New this year, all 28 participating artists will spend the first two days of the competition painting together in a common location before dispersing across the… Continue Reading