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⚓️ Seattle Maritime Festival: May 12
Go behind the scenes of Ballard’s working waterfront. Tour the Ship Canal by boat, race in a survival suit, build your own boat, and learn to weld.

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27 THINGS TO DO IN SEATTLE THIS WEEK

TODAY

🍹 Sip on a cocktail and dance to Balboa music (Pioneer Square)
🍴 Pick up some gothy baked goods (Capitol Hill)
🗣 Hear a first-hand account of life in a North Korean prison (Queen Anne)

TOMORROW

🏞 Learn the basics of backpacking (Capitol Hill)
🗣 Geek out about augmented reality (Queen Anne)

WEDNESDAY

🎈 Bike to school with your kiddos (All over)
🎶 Listen to live classical music at the library (Downtown)
🗣 Hear how we can fulfill Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy (U-District)
💪 Learn how volunteering can help you with Impact Hub at this Evergrey partner event (Pioneer Square)

THURSDAY

🗣 Hear from women storytellers about #MeToo (Capitol Hill) — thanks to reader Ruchika Tulshyan for the rec!
🍺 Kick off Seattle Beer Week with other brew nerds – through May 20 (All over)
👋 Celebrate PNW tech rock stars at the GeekWire Awards (Queen Anne)
🗣 Listen to bawdy stories from your neighbors (Belltown)

FRIDAY

🎟 See some dark puppet comedy (Green Lake)
🎟 Watch a drag tribute to the cartoon characters of Steven Universe (Belltown)
🎶 Dance to live Guinean music (Rainier Valley)
🏞 Paddle out on the lake  (Sammamish)

SATURDAY

🎨 Get a behind-the-seams look at 1940s fashion (South Lake Union)
🍴 Nom on savory and sweet pierogi (Capitol Hill)
👋 Welcome Seattle’s new social justice library (Beacon Hill)
👋 Check out your neighbors’ garage treasures (West Seattle)
🎈 Go sssssee snakes and lizards at the Reptile Expo (Monroe)
🎈 Hang with the fishes at the Seattle Maritime Festival, an Evergrey partner event (Lawton Park)

SUNDAY – MOTHER’S DAY

🎶 Hear lullabies by moms struggling with homelessness (Downtown)
🎈 See bonsai trees with the family (Federal Way)
🎈 Run or walk a half-marathon with your kiddos (Kirkland)
🎟 Take mom to a comedy show about the “joys and horrors” of parenthood (Downtown)

Going to one of these? Take us with you! Email a pic to [email protected] or tag #theevergrey on Instagram. See more upcoming events on our events page, and add your own events with an Evergrey membership.


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👍 Seattle Maritime Festival Free Family Fun Day
Argosy Ship Canal Tours. Try welding or pilot a tug. Music, food trucks and more. 11am-4 pm Saturday, May 12 @ Ballard’s Seattle Maritime Academy.

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CHECK OUT OUR PARTNER EVENTS

🎙 May 9: Get tips on how volunteering can accelerate your career at the next Impact Hub Lunch + Learn (Pioneer Square)

🐟  May 12: Put the “sea” in Seattle with the whole family at the Harley Marine Seattle Maritime Festival (Lawton Park)

🍻  May 14: Hang out with fellow readers and the fine folks at South Seattle Emerald at our next Evergrey Meetup (Rainier Beach)

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⚓️ Seattle Maritime Festival: May 12
Go behind the scenes of Ballard’s working waterfront. Tour the Ship Canal by boat, race in a survival suit, build your own boat, and learn to weld.

LEARN MORE »

Want to reach the right people in Seattle? Check out our advertising packages.


KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR THESE 👀

May 17 – June 10: Go full film nerd at the Seattle International Film Festival (All over)

June 1-3: Rock out to local and national tunes at the Upstream Music Fest + Summit (Pioneer Square)

September 15: Get your tickets to see Lauryn Hill (Kent)

YOU’RE WELCOME FOR THE REMINDER 😉

Mother’s Day is Sunday. 💐 Wanting to take the rad moms in your life somewhere special to eat? The Stranger rounded up local spots doing something fun on Sunday — think strawberry rhubarb-stuffed French toast, free Moroccan desserts, dim sum, and more deliciousness. Get those reservations in, stat.

We’ll see ya tomorrow. — The Evergrey


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