Upcoming Community Events, 5/9/19

Here’s this week’s collection of community events curated by our Equity Team.

1. The Groovement. May 10 from 7:00pm–9:00pm at Paul Robeson Performing Arts Center. $16. https://groovement2019.brownpapertickets.com/

2. Life Wide Angle/Close Up Exhibit Opening Week. May 10–17 at Wing Luke. $17. https://www.wingluke.org/life-wide-angle-close-up

3. Family Saturday: Koi Day. May 11 from 10:00am–2:00pm at Seattle Japanese Garden. $4-$8; free for youth 12 and under. https://www.seattlejapanesegarden.org/events-calendar/2019/5/11/family-saturday-koi-day-2019

4. Preserving History and Community at the Nisei Veterans Hall. May 11 from 11:00am–12:30pm at the Nisei Veterans' Committee Memorial Hall. $30. https://www.atlasobscura.com/events/preserving-history-and-community-at-the-nisei-veterans-hall

5. Black Radical Imagination: Fugitive Trajectories. May 11 at 1pm at Frye Art Museum. Free. https://fryemuseum.org/calendar/event/7122/

6. Second Saturday Spectacular: Northwest Bookshelf. May 11 from 3:00pm–4:45pm at University Heights Center. Suggested donation, tickets required. https://www.uheightscenter.org/events/northwest-bookshelf

7. Devi. Through May 11 at ACT Theatre. $27-$42. https://order.acttheatre.org/events/devi?psn=11142

8. Te Fare O Tamatoa's Tahitian Dance & Drumming Showcase 2019. May 11 from 5:00pm–8:00pm at Highline Performing Arts Center. $20. https://tfot.ticketleap.com/showcase2019/

9. Bonsai Fest! May 11–12 at Pacific Bonsai Museum. Free. http://pacificbonsaimuseum.org/event/bonsai-fest-2/

10. By the Fire: Sami Folktales and Legends. May 12 at 2 pm at the Nordic Museum. Free. https://nordicmuseum.org/events/174245

11. Brown v. Board Turns Sixty-Five with Integrated Schools. May 16 from 6:00pm–8:30pm at Garfield High School. Free, registration required. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brown-v-board-turns-65-seattles-school-segregation-story-tickets-60738873606

12. Celebrate Africa Day! May 16 from 4:00pm–7:00pm at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center. Free, RSVP requested. http://events.gatesfoundation.org/events/africa-work-stories-that-provide-insight-into-progress-and-impact/event-summary-be6aa8f839234edeade080daa647b912.aspx

13. Loreen Lilyn Lee: The Lava Never Sleeps. May 16 at 7:00pm at Third Place Books Seward Park. Free. https://www.thirdplacebooks.com/event/loreen-lee-lava-never-sleeps

14. Justin Jesty: Art and Engagement in Early Postwar Japan. May 16 at 6:30pm at Seattle Art Museum. Free. http://seattleartmuseum.org/visit/calendar/events?EventId=65226