Things to do

Here’s how you can watch an octopus released back to the wild

The Seattle Aquarium will release one of its giant Pacific octopuses back into the Puget Sound this Saturday.

/ February 21, 2017


Your last chance to see posters from the women’s march

An exhibition of stylish posters from the women’s marches the day after Trump’s inauguration is on its last week.

/ February 21, 2017


Our top 16 things to do around Seattle this week

Dance for love, hear a grab-bag of 5-minute talks, catch the State of the City address, and find the meaning of everything at a weekend book festival.

/ February 20, 2017


Make Sasquatch your Valentine and 13 other things to do around Seattle this week

A Valentine’s Day Sasquatch march for love, plus lots of dance, dinner, wine, and music.

/ February 13, 2017


See Seattle for yourself with your own ‘urban diary’ — but watch out for these traps

Are you seeing Seattle the way others see it, or are you really seeing it for yourself? An urban diary can help you figure out how YOU want Seattle to look and feel. As long as you can avoid three easy traps.

/ February 8, 2017


Happiness, shame, and Beyoncé: 20 things to do in Seattle this week

Plus: lasers, extraterrestrials, and oh yeah — valentines. Lots of fun events in Seattle this week. Check ’em out.

/ February 6, 2017


How can you improve Seattle? Join us on our first Evergrey Field Trip

Author Charles R. Wolfe will be sharing his so-called “urban diary” approach to improving cities next week at Town Hall Seattle, and we invite you to meet up and join us.

/ February 2, 2017


Gold, growth, and a party: 5 things to know about Seattle’s first boom

Seattle is growing so fast, it’s tempting to think it’s never seen a boom like this before. But it has. In 1897, Seattle was a city of 40,000 people on the verge of a huge gold rush and a massive celebration that would bring millions — yes, millions — of new people to the city. […]

/ January 31, 2017


Dance the #$@! away: 14 things to do around Seattle this week

Talks, meetups, parties — here are 14 ways to roll through another strange week.

/ January 30, 2017


Fresh Ground Stories brings live storytelling to a Seattle coffee shop

Once a month, people gather at Roy Street Coffee & Tea to tell and listen to their own stories, live. Here’s how it works.

/ January 27, 2017