Animal babies and bowling with the Sounders ⚽️

Animal babies and bowling with the Sounders ⚽️

Thank goatness it was nice and sunny for that walking tour. Shout out for tagging #theevergrey, Rachel! (📸: @rciprotti)

The walk Rachel went on was organized by Feet First, which led Seattleites on six different walks around our city last week.

Rachel opted for a tour through Pioneer Square and Yesler Terrace, which was led by civil engineers and landscape architects who were helping make design improvements to alleys, parks, and housing in the area. Bonus: She decided to join in after seeing the event in this here newsletter. 🙌

Wanna find something fun to do this week? Let’s help you make some plans…

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👋 Come hang out with The Evergrey and The South Seattle Emerald! (Rainier Beach)
🗣 Learn about Mayor Jenny Durkan’s approach to leadership (Downtown)
🍻 Grab a cold one with your neighbors for Seattle Beer Week — through May 20 (All over)


🗣 Hear from WA Attorney General Bob Ferguson about discriminatory housing (Downtown)
💡 Find out how Seattle can welcome newcomers without displacing lifelong residents (South Lake Union)


🗣 Hear from author Yaa Gyasi about “Homegoing,” the novel all of Seattle is reading – through May 17 (Central District)
🍸 Get a little tipsy and relive prom night (Capitol Hill)
💪 Learn how to tell captivating stories through video at this Evergrey partner event (Pioneer Square)
🗣 Hear author Jes Baker’s experiences growing up fat and loving her body (Seward Park)


👋 Party with Seattle’s Norwegian community for Syttende Mai (Ballard)
🗣 Hear awesome, 5-minute stories at Ignite Seattle (Capitol Hill)
🍸 Sip on cocktails and visit a DIY mimosa bar (Downtown)
🍴 Take a walk and nibble on happy hour goodies (International District)
🎶 Unleash your inner emo kid at a sing-a-long (Central District)


🍿 Watch tons of good flicks at the Seattle International Film Festival — through June 10 (All over)
🎨 Dance to trap music and paint (Capitol Hill)
🍻 Cheers your beers to Bike Everywhere Month (Ballard)
🎟 See an “immersive installation of memory” about fighting erasure (Central District)
💡 Learn about the “adorable and unexpected” ways living things procreate & parent (University  District)


🍴 Check out pop-up shops and food carts at a night market (South Lake Union)
🗣 Hear poems from Filipino Seattleites (International District)
🏞 Take a bike tour around the city and munch on doughnuts (Ballard)


🎳 Go bowling with the Seattle Sounders (West Seattle)
🎈 Take the family to play bingo with drag queens (Bitter Lake)
🎈 Hop on your bike to kick off Bicycle Sundays (Seward Park)
🏞 Run or walk a 5K, then splash around at the beach (West Seattle)

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

📹 May 16: Sharpen your video storytelling skills at the next Impact Hub Lunch + Learn (Pioneer Square)

Want to partner on your event with us? Here’s how.


🎨 May 25 – 28: Enjoy music, art, and food at the Northwest Folklife Festival (Queen Anne)

🎶 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)


Things to do


We’ll be at Jude’s Old Town in Rainier Beach hanging out with the rad people behind The South Seattle Emerald and their readers. The fun starts at 7:30 p.m., complete with a 10 percent discount on food and owner Beau’s special Greyhound slushie.

Sound like a fun way to kick off the week? RSVP here and come meet your fellow readers and neighbors.

We can’t wait to see you there. — The Evergrey

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