Refugees receive limited income to begin their new life in the US. This event calendar is helpful to new arrivals and families who are looking for fun activities. It's a great way to learn about the local community and culture too!
2nd– Paramount Theater Historic Tour 10am 911 Pine St Seattle, Washington 98101 (206) 902-5500 | stgpresents.org/paramount/tours Did you know…The Paramount Theatre opened in 1928 as the Seattle Theatre? Restored in 1995 at the cost of $20 million dollars, The Paramount Theatre has been brought back to its original splendor, just as Seattle audiences would have experienced it as they passed through the doors for the first time on March 1st, 1928. Please meet in front of the main entrance of the theatre – on the corner of 9th and Pine – by 10 am. The tours will last approximately 90 minutes and will be lead by members of our well-versed volunteer staff.
7th—Seattle Arts Museum
100 University St., Seattle, WA; 206-344-5275
Get in free to the Seattle Art Museum the first Thursday of every month. The first Friday of every month is free to seniors (age 62 ), and the second Friday of every month from 5 to 9 p.m. is free to teens (ages 13-19) with ID.
7th—Seattle Asian Art Museum
1400 East Prospect Street, Volunteer Park, Seattle, WA; 206-654-3206
Admission to the Seattle Asian Art Museum is free on the first Thursday of each month for everyone. The first Friday of every month is free for seniors 62 and over. And the first Saturday of every month is free for families. Volunteer Park nearby is also free.
7th—Museum of Flight 5-9pm
9404 East Marginal Way S., Seattle, WA; 206-764-5720
Museum of Flight admission is free on the first Thursday evening of every month from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
9th—Hmong New Year 11:00am-6pm Seattle Center, 305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109 Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of the people from the hilltops of China, Laos, and Thailand through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, and a lively marketplace. Gain insights into the customary courtship ritual of ball tossing and participate in flower cloth sessions. The Lunar New Year is a time for the Hmong people to reflect on the past year and seek out new beginnings.
21st—Bellevue Art Museum
510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA; 425- 519-0770
Get free admission to the Bellevue Arts Museum on the third Thursday of every month. Parking is always free too!
29th & 30th - Handmade Holiday Show 11am - 5pm Elliott Hall, inside the Bell Street Pier Cruise Terminal at Pier 66 2225 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121 The show will feature over 90 hand-selected artists and craft makers selling beautiful and diverse handmade gifts from all over the Pacific Northwest.
Everyday—Seattle Free Walking Tours- The Market Experience 9:30AM
2000 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
Reservations Recommended, space is limited. The Market Experience is mostly indoors and out of the rain, it features an hour long whirlwind of samples and history in Pike Place Market as it's coming to life.
Every day—Olympic Sculpture Park
2901 Western Avenue, Seattle, WA; 206-332-1377
Seattle Art Museum’s outdoor sculpture park is along Seattle’s Watefront and is free year-round.
Every day—Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Ave., Seattle, WA; 206-622-9250
Free public tours are offered at the Frye Art Museum on Sundays at 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Wednesdays & Saturdays—Spotlight Seattle Center 2PM Seattle Center Armory Visitor Information Center - Food Court level. In one hour you'll explore the heart of our city’s culture, fine arts, and creativity. Home to world renowned attractions like the Seattle Space Needle and beloved local institutions. Seattle Center is where the arts come to life in unique, tangible and different ways everyday. All tours run rain or shine, dress to impress Mother Nature.
Recurring events in Seattle: 1.SPOTLIGHT SEATTLE CENTER - A Seattle Free Walking Tour - 2 PM each Wednesday and Saturday. Experience Seattle's active center of culture, art, diversity and discovery. Presented by our partner, Seattle Free Walking Tours (www.seattlefreewalkingtours.org), this guided, one hour tour begins in the Seattle Center Armory Information Center. FREE, donations appreciated. 2. SEATTLE CENTER POINTS OF DISCOVERY - A Self-Guided Tour Our self-guided tour includes more than 25 points of interest. You will discover some of the unique features and fascinating facts that make Seattle Center a civic treasure. Tour brochures are available at the Seattle Center Armory Information Center or click here to download a PDF version. FREE