We want to help you embrace the grey ☁️
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We want to help you embrace the grey ☁️

Is it possible to bust through the grey in this city? Oh yeah. We think so. Thanks for tagging #theevergrey, Jenna!

NEED HELP LEARNING TO LOVE THE GREY? ❤️

Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt like you’re slogging through Seattle’s winter weather. ✋ You’re not alone, and we’re here to help.

When we recently talked with seasonal affective disorder expert Dr. Tobias Dang, he said something about how to best take advantage of the Seattle winter that stuck with us. His brilliant advice? Make plans.

We want to help you take on the rest of this winter with intention, so we’re launching a project called Embrace the Grey. This project is for those newcomers who’re nervous to admit how much they’re struggling with our dreary days, long-time Seattleites with lots of empathy and good advice to impart, and everyone in-between.

>>> Want to contribute and be part of the conversation on how we can all fall a little more in love with winter in Seattle? Join our Facebook group here.

We’re convinced we can all work together to make this time of year a little brighter, even if we can’t change the weather.

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YOUR GREYTEST PICS 👏

Just because grey is, well, grey, doesn’t mean it can’t make for some elegant, mysterious, and captivating photos. Here’s a selection from all of you that show us the best of our everyday shade. 😎

 

(📸: @awanderinglibrarian)

 

(📸: @ccsaintdawg)

 

(📸: @curb_cuisine)

 

(📸: @hollenbackphotography)

Not bad, huh? And hey — thanks to everyone who’s been tagging #theevergrey in their photos of the city. We love seeing Seattle through your eyes.

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Things to do

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💬 Learn & Network at UW Comm Lead Connects Join Seattle’s most dynamic learning community for a half-day dive into creative communication solutions for the challenges of our time.

PARTNER EVENTS

🎙️ Jan. 20: Comm Lead Connects: Communication Solutions for Challenges of Our Time

🏙 Feb. 2-3: Crosscut Festival (Psst — Evergrey readers get 25% off!)

AROUND TOWN

TONIGHT

🎤  Sing karaoke for a cause (Maple Leaf)
👏  Win trivia with a drag queen (Queen Anne)

TOMORROW

💃  Get up way early for a dance party (Belltown)
📽  Catch two classic Hitchcock flicks (Columbia City)
🗣  Get your teen to a poetry slam (Renton)
🎨  See an art show about 2018 (Capitol Hill)

SATURDAY

🙌  Join the Women’s March 2.0 (Capitol Hill)
🍺  Learn how beer explains the world (Ballard)
🎪  Ooh and aah at this free trapeze show (SoDo)
🏘  Know the history of Fremont (Fremont)

SUNDAY

🐦  Paint a birdhouse with the kiddos (Crown Hill)
🌱  Get to know local plants (West Seattle)
📖  Go to storytime for adults (Seward Park)
✊  Check out Womxn Act on Seattle events (All over)

Going to one of these?

Send us a pic or tag #theevergrey. See more upcoming events (and submit your own) on our events page.

THAT’S ALL FOR NOW 👍

Joined our Embrace the Grey Facebook group yet? Thinking about it? Go on. Sign up. We can’t wait to get started.

’Til tomorrow. — The Evergrey

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