Hot Networking Events

These events represent the Seattle Networking Guide's pick of top upcoming professional, social and civic networking events in the Greater Seattle region. For more information, visit www.iloveseattle.org.

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IMPACT 2019 - Exploring the scope of digital transformation

IMPACT will allow for one-on-one networking with professionals from a wide range of roles within the performance industry, including: capacity planners, performance engineers, consultants, load testers, systems administrators, software developers, quality assurance managers and engineers, project managers, database administrators, executive leadership, sales and marketing professionals. Organization: CMG - The Digital Transformation Association. Audience for this event: Technology Professionals. Event Size: 200. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Tuesday, February 19, 2019. 1635 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit cmgimpact.com.

New Tech Seattle (Women in Tech & Allies)

Our theme for this month is Women In Tech. It’s no secret, companies with more women and more gender diversity perform better than those with less. We’re excited to invite you to learn about the difficulties, successes, and benefits of women in the tech industry, and what we can all do to ensure women aren’t just fully represented, but thrive. Organization: New Tech Northwest. Audience for this event: Techies. Event Size: 300. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Thinkspace (1700 Westlake Ave N, Suite 200 Seattle, WA 98109). For more info visit www.newtechnorthwest.com.

EDITORIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

If you have some thoughtful story in your mind which you`d like to convey through photos and then publish it in the magazine, Fixthephoto online photo editing services strongly recommend you to visit a photography event dedicated to editorial photography. Fixthephoto trainers will explain what exactly editorial photography is and how it differs from commercial and fashion photography. You will also learn how to start working in this type of photography and what the stages of editorial shooting are. Also, don`t miss a chance to learn some editorial photography tips and tricks from the Fixthephoto photo editing service team. Learn how to tell your story through photos to the whole world! Organization: Fixthephoto. Audience for this event: all. Event Size: 50. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 600 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98104. For more info visit fixthephoto.com.

IMPACT 2019 - Exploring the scope of digital transformation

IMPACT will allow for one-on-one networking with professionals from a wide range of roles within the performance industry, including: capacity planners, performance engineers, consultants, load testers, systems administrators, software developers, quality assurance managers and engineers, project managers, database administrators, executive leadership, sales and marketing professionals. Organization: CMG - The Digital Transformation Association. Audience for this event: Technology Professionals. Event Size: 200. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Thursday, February 21, 2019. 1635 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit cmgimpact.com.

Boozy Terrarium Making!

WHAT'S INCLUDED: Terrarium experience with all supplies Glass of craft beer upon arrival Handmade terrarium to take home Sound Excursions staff to guide you THE DETAILS: Have you always wanted your very own terrarium? Here's your chance to get crafty while enjoying some craft beer! We'll walk you through the process, and you'll walk home with something you can show off to your friends. We'll meet at Elysian Fields and pour you a cold one when you walk in the door! That will be sure to get our creative juices flowing as we select our succulents and build our layers. You'll get your hands dirty with soil, charcoal, rocks, moss and more! Feel free to bring your own decorations to add onto your terrarium during the event. Organization: Sound Excursions. Audience for this event: Ages 21+. Event Size: 30. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Thursday, February 21, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Elysian Fields 542 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104. For more info visit www.soundexcursions.com.

Black Panther- 4th Friday Movie Night

Join us for a FREE screening of Black Panther (2018)! Reception will open at 6:00pm and the screening will begin at 7:00pm. Organization: Tukwila Parks and Recreation Department: Artists in Residence. Audience for this event: Any Age. Event Size: 50. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Friday, February 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Foster High School Performing Arts Center 4242 S. 144th Street Tukwila, WA 98168.

More Than Me women's conference

More Than Me is a women's conference touring the nation and it's coming to Seattle on February 23rd! More Than Me is a movement to inspire and encourage women to step into their God-given talents and gifts through story. Come and be encouraged and uplifted through real-life stories form women who have overcome hardships, owned their purpose and created a life and business of massive impact. From stay-at-home moms to entrepreneurs chasing their business dreams, not only will you be inspired, you will see part of yourself in the women sharing their stories and realize that anything is possible in your life. We will provide tools for self-improvement, healing, and growth through workbooks and journals that will help you plot out the next chapter and leave the fear behind to chase the purpose God has already designed for your life. More Than Me is about finding the courage to say "yes" to those desires and callings God has placed on your heart. More Than Me is about bringing women together to unite and… Organization: More Than Me. Audience for this event: Women ages 15 - 101. Event Size: 70. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 92 Lenora St. Seattle, WA 98121. For more info visit morethanme.com.

Discover the future of AI in gaming with Xbox’s Daniel Kennett

Join us on campus for a guest lecture by Daniel Kennett and special presentation on DigiPen’s new machine learning degree program. Kennett is a 20-year veteran of the games industry with experience at two of the most important names in the business: Electronic Arts and Microsoft. He has been credited on more than 50 commercial games, from popular EA Sports titles to Halo 5: Guardians. He has been a speaker at GDC, presenting developers with the latest insights on machine learning and its applications in game development. Today, he works as a principal software engineering manager at Microsoft’s Advanced Technology Group, managing teams and developing the technologies that will go into future generations of games and hardware. Attendees will also be entered into a special prize drawing for Xbox One consoles, Xbox Live subscriptions, and more, so sign up now for a seat! Organization: DigiPen Institute of Technology. Audience for this event: Anyone. Event Size: 100-250. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. 9931 Willows Road NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.digipen.edu.

29th Annual Phinney Neighborhood Asscociation Wine Taste

Sip, Savor, and Shop. Treat yourself to an evening of good Washington wines, good food, and good friends. Enjoy tastes from Seattle urban wineries, and of course, wineries from Eastern Washington, and Woodinville. Visit the wine store at the event, and purchase wines from smaller wineries and vineyards whose wine is not readily available in Seattle. Proceeds from the wine store benefit the programs and activities of the PNA. Admission to the Wine Taste includes ten tastes of wine, elegant hors d’oeuvres, and music. Come celebrate Washington wines with friends, neighbors, and fellow wine enthusiasts! $25 PNA members | $30 General Public | $10 Designated Driver 21+ only event. Organization: Phinney Neighborhood Association. Audience for this event: Wine enthusiasts. Event Size: 250. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Phinney Center 6532 Phinney Ave N Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.phinneycenter.org.

91st Academy Awards Viewing Party with Santa Margherita Wines and Loews Hotel 1000

Loews Hotel 1000 and Santa Margherita Wines are hosting an exclusive Oscars Viewing Party in Seattle, WA on Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 4:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Join us for the 91st Annual Academy Awards as you view the star-studded evening from the comfort of the stylish Bell Lounge. Guests will be able to enjoy passed hors d'oeuvres while pairing with Santa Margherita’s Pinot Grigio, Chianti Classico Riserva, Prosecco Superiore, or Sparkling Rose. There will also be a gourmet popcorn station, a dessert station, Oscar bingo and trivia, along with a best dressed contest. Discounts at Loews signature hotel restaurant, All Water Seafood & Oyster Bar will be offered. This event is 21+. To reserve your spot at this event, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oscar-night-party-at-loews-hotel-1000-tickets-56078183356. Santa Margherita’s full portfolio is comprised of Pinot Grigio, Chianti Classico Riserva, Sparkling Rosé and Prosecco Superiore DOCG. Santa Margherita’s varietals can be found at retail lo… Organization: Santa Margherita Wines and Loews Hotel 1000. Audience for this event: Adults. Event Size: 100. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 4:30 PM – 9:00 PM. 1000 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98104. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Walla Walla Wine @ McCaw Hall, Seattle

Connect with over 40 Walla Walla Valley wineries and winemakers and sample, side-by-side, the wine crafted from the unique growing sites of the Walla Walla Valley AVA and surrounding areas. February 25, 2019 General Admission: 5:30-8:00pm Your $50 (plus taxes and fees) ticket price include entry into the event, unlimited wine samplings (within legal consumption limits) and light hors d'oeuvres. Must be at least 21 years of age to attend. Proof of age required at check-in. Tickets are non-refundable. Participating wineries announced December 2018. Organization: Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance. Audience for this event: 21+, Wine Enthusiasts. Event Size: 400. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Monday, February 25, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. 321 Mercer Street. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Startup Founders in Tech [1on1 Conversations over Video]

***Startup Founders of Tech Startups Only*** We're startup founders building tech products to solve problems in the world.  We come together from different backgrounds and industries and it's this diversity that makes group members valuable to one another. Some of us code. Others do marketing. Some of us think we'll be fundraising forever... No matter, we've got overlapping challenges and experiences to share with each other for what to do (and just as importantly what not to do). So, if you're looking to get smarter and move faster with your business, join us. We meet the 4th Tuesday of the month at 4pm Eastern / 1pm Pacific.  Reach out if you have questions.  Whitney PS - If you're interested but not yet in the group, it's easy to join. RSVP for this event and I'll follow-up. We want to ensure the group remains as promised... a group of Startup Founders in Tech. Organization: Meetaway. Audience for this event: Startup Founders of Tech Companies. Event Size: 100. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. We meet online, because it's so easy to attend. You'll get a link when you RSVP. For more info visit meetaway.com.

New Tech Eastside

More than just a meetup, we're a community that loves and supports people, the Northwest and tech. New Tech Eastside is breaking down the silos and bringing together the smart, fun, creative people from across the full spectrum of the Seattle area tech community. Organization: New Tech Northwest. Audience for this event: Techies. Event Size: 100. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. One Bellevue Center (411 108TH AVE NE, BELLEVUE, WA, 98004). For more info visit www.newtechnorthwest.com.

Achieving Electric Mobility for All

We will be joined by guest speaker Andrea Pratt, Climate & Transportation Policy Advisor at the City of Seattle. Who will focus on the current and future programs in Seattle that will increase accessibility to electric mobility options to a broader range of communities. Organization: Forth. Audience for this event: Adults, Students. Event Size: 40-60. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Stoel Rives LLC 600 University Street, Suite 3600 Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Restaurant After Hours 2019

The Seattle Metro Chamber's annual Restaurant After Hours is one of our most popular events, for good reason. It's a can't miss event for making business connections and getting your fill of the best food in the city. Gather with 800 folks from the business community at the Seattle Aquarium to taste the best food in the city from 25+ of Seattle's most delicious restaurants. Organization: Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. Audience for this event: Everyone 21+. Event Size: 800. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way , Seattle , WA , 98101. For more info visit smcc.bz.

Climate Science for the People: From the Courthouse to the State House

Cascadia Climate Action is bringing Climate Science on Tap to Optimism Brewing for the first time with a fascinating panel discussion on how climate science and concerned citizens can drive climate action in law and policy. Our panel of scientists and other experts will share their experience communicating climate science and the impact of global warming to decision-makers, and attorney Andrea Rodgers with Our Children's Trust will share her work on behalf of youth plaintiffs in the case of Juliana v. US. Come for the thought-provoking presentations and stay for the delicious beer and inspiring conversation! Organization: Cascadia Climate Action. Audience for this event: Everyone interested in climate change. Event Size: 150. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Optimism Brewing Company 1158 Broadway Seattle, WA 98122. For more info visit www.strangertickets.com.

BEER DAY

It's 1989 Iceland. Prohibition is OVER. Come on down to the Leif Erikson Hall on March 1st (BEER DAY) to help us party our way into the 90s. You read that right - a 1990's themed beer drinking event! So put on your gold chains and hammer pants! We'll have beer tastings, learn some beer drinking songs, raffle off some swag and a ring toss where you can walk away with bottles of Aquavit. We will have a photo booth and a dance party lead by Bamboo Beats! Ticket levels: $5 for DD (includes entry and non-alcoholic drinks) $25 - Entry and 5 tastes $55 - Entry and 12 tastes $125 - Entry, unlimited tastes, and a one year membership to the Lodge Event sponsored by Fitzgerald's Sports Bar, Skal Beer Hall, Bamboo Beats, and D&E Pioneer Square. Proceeds go to Leif Erikson Lodge. Event is 21+ only. Organization: Leif Erikson Hall. Audience for this event: Beer Lovers. Event Size: 200 guests. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Friday, March 1, 2019, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 2245 NW 57th St. Seattle, WA 98107. For more info visit beerday.brownpapertickets.com.

Ignite Your Radiance Women's Empowering Conference

IGNITE YOUR RADIANCE 2019 promises dynamic speaker sessions, a gourmet lunch, a vendor marketplace, and the opportunity for women to reignite their spark and liberate their brilliant life. Conference presenters include: Judge Rachel Bell from Nashville - Keynote: Getting Unstuck, Breaking Barriers Local mental health therapist Dr. Brenda Butterfield - speaking on Mindfulness Author and Truthteller Kelly McNelis - speaking on Discover Clarity in Your Messy Brilliance Success coach Debrena Jackson Gandy - speaking on Becoming a More Juicy Woman. The conference will also feature a lively panel discussion on Aging Magnificently. For more about Ignite Your Radiance 2019, visit www.illuminatingwomen.com/conference2019. Organization: Illuminating Women. Audience for this event: Women. Event Size: 50 -100. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Saturday, March 2, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 22505 State Route 9 SE, in Woodinville, WA 98072. For more info visit illuminatingwomen.com.

The Wedding & Event Show

Browse dozens of vendors - live entertainment - food tastings - giveaways and more. Join us, and make your next event an experience your guests will never forget. Organization: Green River College Conference & Event Services. Audience for this event: Event Planners, Brides, Shoppers. Event Size: 300. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Saturday, March 2, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 12401 SE 320th St. Auburn, WA 98092. For more info visit www.greenriver.edu.

Pancake Breakfast - Over 500 people expected!

This annual fundraiser is more than just a great meal; proceeds go to fund scholarships for youth and their families throughout the year. So come and enjoy the company of friends and neighbors as we provide a yummy breakfast, activities and crafts for kids, and so much more. $6.00 per person, children 3 and under eat free! Sign up today! 206-684-4052. Organization: Loyal Heights Community Center. Audience for this event: Anyone! Event Size: 500. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Sunday, March 3, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 2101 NW 77th Street Seattle WA, 98117. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Seattle Restaurant Alliance Monthly Meeting

Each month, the Seattle Restaurant Alliance meets to network and discuss issues affecting business. This is a membership event. Check out membership options or request guest invitation on SRA website. Check SRA website to confirm time and place of monthly meetings . https://seattlerestaurantalliance.com. Organization: Seattle Restaurant Alliance. Audience for this event: Restaurateurs. Event Size: Varies. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Seattle, WA. For more info visit seattlerestaurantalliance.com.

Be Bold Seattle: International Women's Day Celebration

International Women’s Day, celebrated around the world for 108 years, is returning to Seattle. Join us to hear from inspirational speakers including: - Melissa Arnot Reid, Athlete and Adventurer - Mavis Chi, Accountant, MoxiWorks - Brenda Leaks, Head of Seattle Girls School - Jill Angelo, CEO and Founder, Genneve - Carmen Best, Seattle Police Chief - Lisa Shannon, Activist & Entrepreneur For more information on Be Bold Seattle visit www.bboldnow.com. Organization: Be Bold Seattle. Audience for this event: Individuals who are passionate about gender parity. Event Size: 500. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Benaroya Hall: 200 University St. Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit seattlesymphony.org.

Spring Clothing Sale

Empower Your Wardrobe. Be the first to discover amazing clothing bargains and support women in your community. Our Spring Clothing Sale will feature new and lightly used clothes curated for you by Dress for Success Seattle stylists. Most items priced between $5-$15 with slightly higher priced designer finds in our Boutique ($15-$45). Restocking of items both days. March 7 (10-7pm) March 8 (10-5pm) BYOB (Bring your own Bag) Free Entry Cash and Credit Card Accepted Funds benefit vital workforce development programs at Dress for Success Seattle. Organization: Dress for Success Seattle. Audience for this event: Everyone. Event Size: 300. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Thursday, March 7, 2019, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. 1118 5th Ave. Seattle, WA, 98101. For more info visit seattle.dressforsuccess.org.

GeekWire Bash

The most unique and fun event on the Seattle tech calendar — featuring hotly contested ping-pong, foosball, and dodgeball tournaments, as well as beer pong, a classic video game arcade and much more in the middle of a giant party. Brings together a broad cross-section of the tech community, including many developers and engineers, competing for glory and corporate pride in the tech industry’s official pastimes. --- Virtual Reality. Video Games. Robotics. And epic dodgeball, foosball, ping pong and Catan tournaments. The annual GeekWire Bash — the most unique and fun event on the Seattle tech calendar — is coming up on Thursday, March 7th. This giant geek festival draws more than 2,000, and is now open to geeks of all ages! Bring your family — or a co-worker who still acts like a kid. Either way, you’ll have a blast! Tickets on sale now, including spots in the organized dodgeball, foosball, ping pong and Settlers of Catan tournaments. Those tournaments sell out each year, so make sure to sign up now… Organization: GeekWire. Audience for this event: Geeks of all ages! Event Size: 1,700. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Thursday, March 7, 2019, 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM. CenturyLink Field Event Center 800 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134. For more info visit www.geekwire.com.

Spring Clothing Sale

Empower Your Wardrobe. Be the first to discover amazing clothing bargains and support women in your community. Our Spring Clothing Sale will feature new and lightly used clothes curated for you by Dress for Success Seattle stylists. Most items priced between $5-$15 with slightly higher priced designer finds in our Boutique ($15-$45). Restocking of items both days. March 7 (10-7pm) March 8 (10-5pm) BYOB (Bring your own Bag) Free Entry Cash and Credit Card Accepted Funds benefit vital workforce development programs at Dress for Success Seattle. Organization: Dress for Success Seattle. Audience for this event: Everyone. Event Size: 300. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Friday, March 8, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 1118 5th Ave,Seattle, WA,98101. For more info visit seattle.dressforsuccess.org.

SPREEFEST at Alpental 2019

This year marks the 22nd annual Outdoors for All SPREEFEST set for Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Snoqualmie Pass/Alpental. SPREEFEST is our largest winter fundraiser benefiting our mission of enriching the lives of children and adults with disabilities through outdoor recreation. SPREEFEST gives you the chance to ride/ski on an all-day lift ticket, challenge your friends on the race course and poker run, enjoy BBQ burgers by Red Robin and beer garden, take a snowshoe tour, rock out to live music PLUS demo amazing gear from industry reps. Best of all, you get to test out the hottest new equipment for 2020. Why would you EVER want to miss out on this amazing opportunity!?! Each team of 10 is encouraged to raise a minimum of $1,000 to participate. No sweat, we will provide you with tools to help you reach your fundraising goal. Teams will receive SPREEFEST t-shirts and the chance to compete for other great prizes. Don’t have a team? You can register as an individual! You can choose to pay the registration… Organization: Outdoors for All Foundation. Audience for this event: Downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing. Event Size: 200+. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, March 9, 2019. Summit at Snoqualmie - Alpental. For more info visit www.classy.org.

FTU Signature Seattle 2019

2 days of sessions led by Speakers with wide ranging expertise in all things miles and points. Our FTU Signature Event Speakers each bring their own passion of travel to their sessions. We invite you to learn more about each of our speakers, and how their expertise will advance your knowledge of travel, loyalty and rewards. Frequent Traveler University is the world’s premier educational series of seminars devoted to teaching travelers the best way to maximize their frequent flyer miles, hotel points and credit card rewards, while learning about new destinations, tools, and loyalty program intricacies to help make their travel cheaper, more comfortable and in more luxury. Organization: Frequent Traveler University. Audience for this event: Travelers. Event Size: 500. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, March 9, 2019, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 17620 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98188, USA. For more info visit ftuniversity.com.

FTU Signature Seattle 2019

2 days of sessions led by Speakers with wide ranging expertise in all things miles and points. Our FTU Signature Event Speakers each bring their own passion of travel to their sessions. We invite you to learn more about each of our speakers, and how their expertise will advance your knowledge of travel, loyalty and rewards. Frequent Traveler University is the world’s premier educational series of seminars devoted to teaching travelers the best way to maximize their frequent flyer miles, hotel points and credit card rewards, while learning about new destinations, tools, and loyalty program intricacies to help make their travel cheaper, more comfortable and in more luxury. Organization: Frequent Traveler University. Audience for this event: Travelers. Event Size: 500. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Sunday, March 10, 2019, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 17620 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98188, USA. For more info visit ftuniversity.com.

Weaving Wall Hanging Workshop!

In this 5-hour workshop on table looms, you'll learn all the basic stiches, a few fancy stitches and more, in my unique take on tapestry weaving! Come join in the warm studio atmosphere by the fire, with tea and snacks, and conversation with others in the class as you create. I provide all the tools and materials you need, including my huge stash of luxurious handspun wools, boutique yarns, jutes, natural fibers, wool roving and upcycled fabrics, so your weaving is totally unique and won't look like anyone elses! You'll come away with a finished, totally one-of-a-kind weaving wall hanging, ready for you to mount at home any way you like! Organization: Mandy Greer Studio. Audience for this event: anyone interested in learning to do something with their hands while meeting new people. Event Size: 10. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Sunday, March 10, 2019, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Silver Studio 5264 39th Ave. S. Seattle, Wa. 98118. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Journey to Ladakh, India with Global Family Travels

Set high in the Himalayas, on the western edge of the Tibetan plateau, beautiful Ladakh is known for its snow-peak glaciers and crystalline lakes as well as Buddhist monasteries and stupas. The region was once an independent Buddhist kingdom at the crossroads of the Silk Road. Today it’s still often called "Little Tibet," and remains one of the last places in the world where the Buddhist way of life is lived unrepressed. Join Global Family Travels' Founder and CEO, Jennifer Spatz, and Seattle-area middle school teacher, Ben Wheeler, Trip Leader of GFT’s Learn Serve & Immerse Summer trip to Ladakh, as they share their expertise and vibrant images of the region, review trip three itineraries to Ladakh, including Art of the Silk Road (July 2019) and a 8-Limbs of Yoga trip (2020), as well as practical advice on what you need to know to prepare for a trip to Ladakh! Event is Free, but please RSVP. Organization: Global Family Travels. Audience for this event: Families. Event Size: 20-40. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Sunday, March 10, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Newport Yacht Club, 81 Skagit Key, Bellevue, WA 98006. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Negotiating For Success - Conversations with Leaders

NAWMBA Seattle has invited leaders from various industries: Argosy, Google, T-Mobile, University of Washington, and YouTube to come together and share “Negotiating For Success - Conversations with Leaders" Monday, March 11th at Google in Kirkland. Great opportunity to learn from experts in technology, accounting, operations, sales, recruiting, marketing, leadership. Listen to our panelists' experiences, their challenges and triumphs in being leaders in their fields. PANELISTS Molly Schlobohm, Chief Operating Officer at Argosy Cruises, has over 20 years experience in the service industry Amy Miller, Sr. Tech Recruiter at Google and Hiring Engineering Managers for YouTube, has over 15 years experience in the tech recruiting field. Radha Mathur - Product Manager at Google Cloud, brings 13 years of tech industry experience. Nancy Benter, Manager, Device of Execution - Sales Operation at T-Mobile, has over 10 years experience in Accounting, Sales, Operation Dariush Khaleghi, Leadership De… Organization: NAWMBA Seattle. Audience for this event: Entrepeneurs, Leaders. Event Size: 200. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Monday, March 11, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Google Kirkland 747 6th Street South Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit bit.ly.

Emerald City Comic Con

WHAT: Emerald City Comic Con is the destination comic and pop culture show for the Pacific Northwest. ECCC delivers the best that the comics and pop culture industry has to offer directly from the creators, bringing super fans exactly what they crave: interaction with quality content and guests and an inclusive space to celebrate their fandom. The event is bringing stellar talent to Philly including Stranger Things cast members Caleb McLaughlin, Finn Wolfhard, Saddy Sink and Gaten Matarazzo, as well as Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel of Boy Meets World/ Girl Meets World, plus many more! WHEN: March 14th-17th WHERE: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle WA WEBSITE AND TICKETS: https://www.emeraldcitycomiccon.com/Home/. Organization: ReedPop. Audience for this event: All ages. Event Size: 5,000. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Wednesday, March 13, 2019. 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.emeraldcitycomiccon.com.

Newcastle Second Wednesday Business Lunch with Speaker

Newcastle Chamber of Commerce monthly events – schedule: Lunch: Open to the public. Second Wednesday of the month for lunch and speaker presentation. Lunch is 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Tapatio Mexican Grill, 6920 Coal Creek Parkway Southeast, Newcastle, WA 98059. $20 members $25 non-members. After-Hours Social: Third Thursday of the month. 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. The events are held at the location of the host’s choosing. Sponsoring business may select to host a Chamber Member only event or an event open to the community. Networking Education Breakfast: Fourth Wednesday of the month. Come at 7:15 a.m. to network and register. The breakfasts start at 7:30 a.m. (check in starts at 7:15) and end at 8:30 a.m. Free to members and first-time attending public. Returning non-members $10. At Regency Newcastle, 7454 Newcastle Golf Club Road, Newcastle,Washington WA 98059. Organization: Newcastle Chamber of Commerce. Audience for this event: Local business owners and community members. Event Size: Varies 20-40 people. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Tapatio Mexican Grill, 6920 Coal Creek Parkway SE Newcastle, WA 98059. For more info visit newcastle-chamber.org.

An Overview of the Digital Healthcare Landscape

The healthcare landscape is rapidly changing as new digital technologies are emerging and are increasingly integrated into the everyday delivery of healthcare. As patients are taking more ownership in managing their health, consumer-based and patient-facing technologies are at the front of this movement. The electronic health record spans across a health system and has quickly become a central factor in developing an organization’s digital strategy. Navigating this new landscape can be challenging as the industry is faced with reducing cost, delivering high-quality patient centered care, and better managing limited resources. Come learn more about the digital health landscape from local experts from Xealth, suggestions on how to develop an effective digital strategy, and hear the lessons learned from Swedish of how they are implementing these tools. Organization: HIMSS Washington Chapter. Audience for this event: Health care professionals. Event Size: 50. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Structure Cellars & Winery 3861 1st Ave S, Seattle. For more info visit events.r20.constantcontact.com.

Emerald City Comic Con

WHAT: Emerald City Comic Con is the destination comic and pop culture show for the Pacific Northwest. ECCC delivers the best that the comics and pop culture industry has to offer directly from the creators, bringing super fans exactly what they crave: interaction with quality content and guests and an inclusive space to celebrate their fandom. The event is bringing stellar talent to Philly including Stranger Things cast members Caleb McLaughlin, Finn Wolfhard, Saddy Sink and Gaten Matarazzo, as well as Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel of Boy Meets World/ Girl Meets World, plus many more! WHEN: March 14th-17th WHERE: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle WA WEBSITE AND TICKETS: https://www.emeraldcitycomiccon.com/Home/. Organization: ReedPop. Audience for this event: All ages. Event Size: 5,000. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Thursday, March 14, 2019. 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.emeraldcitycomiccon.com.

Emerald City Comic Con

WHAT: Emerald City Comic Con is the destination comic and pop culture show for the Pacific Northwest. ECCC delivers the best that the comics and pop culture industry has to offer directly from the creators, bringing super fans exactly what they crave: interaction with quality content and guests and an inclusive space to celebrate their fandom. The event is bringing stellar talent to Philly including Stranger Things cast members Caleb McLaughlin, Finn Wolfhard, Saddy Sink and Gaten Matarazzo, as well as Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel of Boy Meets World/ Girl Meets World, plus many more! WHEN: March 14th-17th WHERE: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle WA WEBSITE AND TICKETS: https://www.emeraldcitycomiccon.com/Home/. Organization: ReedPop. Audience for this event: All ages. Event Size: 5,000. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Friday, March 15, 2019. 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.emeraldcitycomiccon.com.

Emerald City Comic Con

WHAT: Emerald City Comic Con is the destination comic and pop culture show for the Pacific Northwest. ECCC delivers the best that the comics and pop culture industry has to offer directly from the creators, bringing super fans exactly what they crave: interaction with quality content and guests and an inclusive space to celebrate their fandom. The event is bringing stellar talent to Philly including Stranger Things cast members Caleb McLaughlin, Finn Wolfhard, Saddy Sink and Gaten Matarazzo, as well as Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel of Boy Meets World/ Girl Meets World, plus many more! WHEN: March 14th-17th WHERE: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle WA WEBSITE AND TICKETS: https://www.emeraldcitycomiccon.com/Home/. Organization: ReedPop. Audience for this event: All ages. Event Size: 5,000. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Saturday, March 16, 2019. 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.emeraldcitycomiccon.com.

Jameson Jitney

Hop aboard! The Jameson Jitney happens each season in different neighborhoods throughout Seattle. March 16th, we have a special route to celebrate St Patrick’s Day! Don’t miss out! WHATS INCLUDED? Transportation aboard the Jameson Jitney between locations Limited Edition Jameson Jitney Visor & Mason Jar Formal tasting at first stop led by Seattle's one and only Jameson specialist 3 Tokens, good for one beverage at any participating bar, including Absolut & Altos Tequila After-Party with games & more drink specials Photo Opp Barrelman Hunt with prizes Ride in style with a limited edition Jameson Jitney Visor, included in your ticket. Keep an eye out for the hidden Barrelman at each bar - if you find all the Barrelman, you'll win a special prize! Each bar will feature a special drink (included in your ticket) as well as interactive games and entertainment. Organization: Sound Excursions. Audience for this event: 21+, Adults. Event Size: 40. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Saturday, March 16, 2019, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Chieftain Irish Pub 908 12th Ave Seattle, WA 98122. For more info visit www.jamesonjitney.com.

Debuts & Discoveries (tasting event)

Debuts & Discoveries is tasting event at Hangar 30 in Magnuson Park on Saturday, March 16th from 5–8 PM hosted by the University Sunrise Rotary Club and Seattle Uncorked that will be benefiting Outdoors for All this year! You can attend as a guest or you can also volunteer. Learn more about volunteering here: https://outdoorsforall.org/get-involved/volunteer/upcoming-opportunities/. Organization: Outdoors for All Foundation. Audience for this event: Anyone 21 years or older. Event Size: 200+. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, March 16, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 6310 NE 74th St, Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit usrotary.org.

Emerald City Comic Con

WHAT: Emerald City Comic Con is the destination comic and pop culture show for the Pacific Northwest. ECCC delivers the best that the comics and pop culture industry has to offer directly from the creators, bringing super fans exactly what they crave: interaction with quality content and guests and an inclusive space to celebrate their fandom. The event is bringing stellar talent to Philly including Stranger Things cast members Caleb McLaughlin, Finn Wolfhard, Saddy Sink and Gaten Matarazzo, as well as Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel of Boy Meets World/ Girl Meets World, plus many more! WHEN: March 14th-17th WHERE: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle WA WEBSITE AND TICKETS: https://www.emeraldcitycomiccon.com/Home/. Organization: ReedPop. Audience for this event: All ages. Event Size: 5,000. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Sunday, March 17, 2019. 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.emeraldcitycomiccon.com.

St. Patrick's Day Dash

A 5K Dash from Seattle Center through Downtown Seattle to Celebrate the Arrival of Spring, and the Irish in us all!  Join us on St. Patrick's Day for the 35th Time! Organization: AndEvents, Inc. Audience for this event: Fitness Enthusiasts, Families. Event Size: 6,000. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Sunday, March 17, 2019, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM. 305 Harrison St Seattle WA 98109. For more info visit www.stpatsdash.com.

St. Patrick's Day Dash

A 5K Dash from Seattle Center through Downtown Seattle to celebrate Spring, finishing with the best St. Patrick's Day beer garden in the region. Family activities include Leprechaun Lap for Kids 10 & under and Irish Heritage Festival in the Armory. Organization: AndEvents, Inc. Audience for this event: Family-Friendly. Event Size: 5000. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Sunday, March 17, 2019, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM. 305 Harrison St. For more info visit www.stpatsdash.com.

Crosscut News & Brews

Join us at Art Marble 21 on Thursday, March 21st for an evening of food, drink and conversation surrounding one of the biggest issues facing our city today. As the behemoths of the tech industry have matured, the true power they wield has become more apparent and, to some, troubling. Facebook is producing a never-ending onslaught of bad news, from massive privacy breaches to its role in illicit persuasion campaigns. Meanwhile, Amazon is lambasted by a wide array of interests, from President Trump to proponents of labor rights. Recently, lawmakers have begun to entertain the idea of regulating these massive companies, maybe even breaking them up. We will explore whether they should do it and if so, how? Your ticket includes access to the pre-reception (6 - 7 PM) where you will enjoy complimentary drinks and appetizers. The program will follow at 7 PM. Crosscut's Melissa Santos will speak with guests Reuven Carlyle, WA Senator, Noah Purcell, WA Solicitor General and Jack Kirkwood, Professor of Law at Seattl… Organization: Crosscut, a service of Cascade Public Media. Audience for this event: Anyone who wants to be civically engaged! Event Size: 150. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Art Marble 21 731 Westlake Ave. N. Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Bronze Radio Return- The Crocodile 3/22

Alt/indie band Bronze Radio Return is back on the road in 2019 with new music! Grab a pair of tickets for you and a friend and listen to their new music here >> BronzeRadio.lnk.to/ReadyToGo. Organization: The Crocodile. Audience for this event: Young Adults. Event Size: 550. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Friday, March 22, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 2200 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121. For more info visit www.thecrocodile.com.

Leif to Leif Fun Run / Walk

Registration @ 8AM in front of Leif Erikson Hall. Run/Walk starts at 9AM. 5k Fun Run $20 adult/$5 child. The route is from LEL to the Leif Erikson statue and back. The award ceremony will be at approx. 10:15am inside the main hall. A Norwegian flag will be handed to all finishing participants and free heart waffles with jam will be available afterwards. Winners will be awarded ribbons. Part of the proceeds will benefit the Ballard Senior Center. Registration form is available @ https://tinyurl.com/2019FunRun. Organization: Leif Erikson Lodge. Audience for this event: Everyone is welcome! Event Size: 200 guests. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Saturday, March 23, 2019, 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM. 2245 NW 57th Ave Seattle, WA 98107. For more info visit www.leiferiksonlodge.org.

Holi festival of colors

Celebrate this traditional Indian festival with entertainment, food, and a fun color fight! Holi – “the festival of color” or “the festival of love” – celebrates spring, connection, and the triumph of good over evil. Come join in this raucous celebration, where people will chase each other around, throwing handfuls of colored powders. Folks from all religions, cultures, backgrounds, and ages are welcome! Indian food by The Roll Pod and chai from The Chai Lady will be available for purchase; bring cash! Organization: Phinney Neighborhood Association. Audience for this event: Everyone including families. Event Size: 500. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, March 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 6532 Phinney Ave N. lower lot. For more info visit www.phinneycenter.org.

How to Plan a Meaningful Safari for Your Family!

A safari is a transformational family adventure that can be both exciting & relaxing while offering life-long learning experiences! Global Family Travels is excited to provide you with practical advice and information on how to plan an African Safari! Join us on March 24 as Kelly McCoy, our in-house Africa Specialist, will share her experiences, expertise, and vibrant images of our itineraries to Tanzania, South Africa, and Zimbabwe, and provide practical advice on what you need to know to plan the safari of a lifetime! Event is free, but please RSVP. Organization: Global Family Travels. Audience for this event: Families. Event Size: 20-40. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Sunday, March 24, 2019, 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Newport Yacht Club, 81 Skagit Key, Bellevue, WA 98006. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Fun Family Vacations that Make a World of Difference in 5 Spanish Speaking Countries

Global Family Travels invites you to bring the whole family for an informative travel session about opportunities to Learn, Serve & Immerse in Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands, and Peru! Jennifer Spatz, CEO and Founder of Global Family Travels, and Lisa Merrill, travel photographer and Trip Leader for GFT’s Ecuador Photo Adventure, will share highlights of our small group family vacations which combine cultural experiences, educational activities, home-stays and volunteering with host communities. Lisa and Jennifer will also share inspirational tips for fun and meaningful travel adventures while making a difference and strengthening family bonds! Event is free, but please RSVP. Organization: Global Family Travels. Audience for this event: Families. Event Size: 20-40. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Sunday, March 24, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newport Yacht Club, 81 Skagit Key, Bellevue, WA 98006. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Can We Talk? - Leadership Through the Ages

There are many misconceptions about and between leaders of all generations. The growing stereotypes associated with these generations has led to misunderstandings, permeating into the workplace. Our panelists representing multiple age groups will tackle these issues head-on with a discussion featuring overlapping and differentiating perspectives. Here, you’ll gain new insight for developing leadership best practices that create unity and understanding. Panelists: Dan Price, CEO, Gravity Payments Sharelle Klaus, CEO, DRY Soda Co. Dave Soike, COO, Port of Seattle Moderated by: Deanna Oppenheimer, Founder, CameoWorks Schedule: 7:00am: Doors Open, Coffee & Tea, Networking 7:30am: Breakfast Buffet 8:00am: Panel Discussion 9:00am: Q&A 9:15am: Networking This event is presented by Port of Seattle. WTCSE cannot issue refunds, however can facilitate a name change on registration to allow for the transfer of tickets. Organization: World Trade Center Seattle. Audience for this event: Business Professionals. Event Size: 40. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 7:00 AM – 9:30 AM. 2200 Alaskan Way, Suite 410. For more info visit www.wtcseattle.com.

Fashion is ART

Fashion is ART is a fashion event that focuses on fashion as a form of artistic expression. This is a non-traditional fashion show and can be viewed as a fashion art happening, where we will display the garments in unique ways, to showcase Fashion is ART and Art is Fashion. This event will be showcasing local designers and artists, as we put them both on display to create a live fashion art gallery. Fashion is ART will be held on Saturday, March 30th from 6:30pm - 10:30pm. There will be a live DJ and red-carpet photos available before the show. The event doors will open at 6:30pm, the event will start promptly at 7pm. For more information about Fashion is ART or for tickets, please go to www.fashionisart.net. Ticket Prices: (Please note this is not a seated event) • $55 VIP (Includes one drink ticket) • $60 Door purchase price day of event Event Schedule: 6:30 pm Event Doors Open & Pre-Show Red Carpet Photos 7:00 pm Fashion Show 9:30 pm After-party at the venue (Tacoma Art Mu… Organization: Fashion District NW. Audience for this event: Fans of Fashion/Fans of Art. Event Size: 400. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Saturday, March 30, 2019, 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402. For more info visit www.fashionisart.net.

Seattle Restaurant Alliance Monthly Meeting

Each month, the Seattle Restaurant Alliance meets to network and discuss issues affecting business. This is a membership event. Check out membership options or request guest invitation on SRA website. Check SRA website to confirm time and place of monthly meetings . https://seattlerestaurantalliance.com. Organization: Seattle Restaurant Alliance. Audience for this event: Restaurateurs. Event Size: Varies. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Seattle, WA. For more info visit seattlerestaurantalliance.com.

How to Build a Career in Healthcare Innovation Panel

Digital Healthcare innovation and technology is growing in our region, with many new and diverse career opportunities emerging. Are you a healthcare professional looking for a new challenge, or someone looking to transition into this field? Come learn from our expert panel from local digital healthcare organizations about these opportunities, get advice on how to transition your career, and learn how to find and land a new job. Come network with other professionals, and meet and hear from leaders in this industry who are hiring. Panel will be announced soon! Organization: HIMSS Washington Chapter. Audience for this event: Healthcare professionals. Event Size: 50. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Cambia Grove 1800 9th Ave, Seattle. For more info visit events.r20.constantcontact.com.

Newcastle Second Wednesday Business Lunch with Speaker

Newcastle Chamber of Commerce monthly events – schedule: Lunch: Open to the public. Second Wednesday of the month for lunch and speaker presentation. Lunch is 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Tapatio Mexican Grill, 6920 Coal Creek Parkway Southeast, Newcastle, WA 98059. $20 members $25 non-members. After-Hours Social: Third Thursday of the month. 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. The events are held at the location of the host’s choosing. Sponsoring business may select to host a Chamber Member only event or an event open to the community. Networking Education Breakfast: Fourth Wednesday of the month. Come at 7:15 a.m. to network and register. The breakfasts start at 7:30 a.m. (check in starts at 7:15) and end at 8:30 a.m. Free to members and first-time attending public. Returning non-members $10. At Regency Newcastle, 7454 Newcastle Golf Club Road, Newcastle,Washington WA 98059. Organization: Newcastle Chamber of Commerce. Audience for this event: Local business owners and community members. Event Size: Varies 20-40 people. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Tapatio Mexican Grill, 6920 Coal Creek Parkway SE Newcastle, WA 98059. For more info visit newcastle-chamber.org.

Elevate Your Digital Influence

Are you ready to leverage exposure to grow your business? Grow your level of influence in the industry you serve? Join us and learn how to put together a PR plan to achieve that goal, and how to leverage what you are doing on social to grow your level of influence. Are you ready to be a leader in the marketplace you serve? Be the go-to? Join us! Are you curious about how to leverage larger media outlets? Build relationships with the media? We will teach you how. This event is for you if you're eager to grow your established business. $147 for 1 ticket and $250 for 2 tickets This is an all day - working event! You're going to achieve so much during your time with us at Providencia Pond Retreat in Issaquah. This is not just a lecture. We will be working on setting you up for success! We will be working together. We will cover the following: - How to make a PR Plan - 10 Tips for Serving the Media - The Golden Rule in Radio interviewing - How to set up your Pressroom/Newsroom - 12… Organization: Firetalker PRDreamosity and Firetalker PR. Audience for this event: business owners. Event Size: 50. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Saturday, April 13, 2019, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 23831 Tiger Mountain Road Southeast #Suite C Issaquah, WA 98027. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Early Life Speech & Language's Beer Fest 2019

Beer Festival highlighting up to 20 local breweries, attracting over 300 people to taste beer, bid on auction items, and dance to the live music. All proceeds go to Early Life Speech & Language. Early Life Speech & Language, a 501c3 non-profit organization, has been serving children in the greater Seattle area for over 30 years, providing professional speech therapy for children, ages two through seven, with a significant speech or language delay. The need is great. Ten percent of all children have a speech or language problem. Early Life Speech & Language provides intensive therapy combined with parent education at no cost to the families. Our services are entirely supported by the generosity of donors. Organization: Early Life Speech & Language. Audience for this event: Age 21+. Anyone who likes good beer, brats, and music. Event Size: 300. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, April 13, 2019, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Seattle Scottish Rite Masonic Center - 1207 N 152nd St, Shoreline, WA 98133. For more info visit earlylifespeech.org.

Digital Summit Seattle

Why should you attend? Phenomenal Content (and more of it!). We've expanded agenda to contain over 50 sessions from industry leading companies — each promising the forward-leaning strategies and tactics you need to be successful for 2019. Awesome Keynotes - including entrepreneur, best-selling author, and tech media personality, Randi Zuckerberg, MGM Resorts' Social Media heavyweight, Beverly Jackson, and SparkToro CEO, Rand Fishkin. They're just a small fraction of our all-star lineup. A ridiculous, expanded list of industry heavyweights and innovators on this year's speaker roster. We're talking Facebook, Amazon, Snapchat, Google, BuzzFeed, ClassPass, Microsoft, Salesforce, Forbes, HotelTonight, and many more — with more being added every week! Organization: Digital Summit. Audience for this event: / President / Founder Creative Director CMO / VP / Director of Marketing. Event Size: 100. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM. Washington State Convention Center in Level 6 Ballroom 705 Pike St · Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit seattle.digitalsummit.com.

Seattle, WA: Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth

Got Problem Kids? Here's your Problem Student Problem-Solver Conference. You name the problems and this workshop delivers hundreds of immediate, problem-stopping answers. You will leave with innovative, more effective strategies for school failure, truancy, dropping out, work refusal, violence, delinquency, bad attitudes, depression and more. College credit and clock hours available. Free sample interventions, and free monthly Problem Student Problem-Solver magazine available at our web site, youthchg.com, or via email (dwells@youthchg.com), or call toll-free to 1-800-545-5736. Work-study financial aid available for all classes. Call for details. Coming to many cities around the US. Also available as distance learning. Call 1-800-545-5736 for information and a workshop flyer. College credit and clock hours for many disciplines offered for both live and recorded classes. On-site workshops can also be scheduled for your school, agency or conference. This class also makes a terrific fund raiser if you host… Organization: Youth Change Workshops. Audience for this event: Justice workers, counselors, child protection workers, social workers, court workers, foster parents, psychologists, residential care workers, teachers, special educators. Event Size: 200. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Thursday, April 18, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Holiday Inn SeaTac 19621 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA 98188. For more info visit www.youthchg.com.

Seattle, WA: Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth

Got Problem Kids? Here's your Problem Student Problem-Solver Conference. You name the problems and this workshop delivers hundreds of immediate, problem-stopping answers. You will leave with innovative, more effective strategies for school failure, truancy, dropping out, work refusal, violence, delinquency, bad attitudes, depression and more. College credit and clock hours available. Free sample interventions, and free monthly Problem Student Problem-Solver magazine available at our web site, youthchg.com, or via email (dwells@youthchg.com), or call toll-free to 1-800-545-5736. Work-study financial aid available for all classes. Call for details. Coming to many cities around the US. Also available as distance learning. Call 1-800-545-5736 for information and a workshop flyer. College credit and clock hours for many disciplines offered for both live and recorded classes. On-site workshops can also be scheduled for your school, agency or conference. This class also makes a terrific fund raiser if you host… Organization: Youth Change Workshops. Audience for this event: Justice workers, counselors, child protection workers, social workers, court workers, foster parents, psychologists, residential care workers, teachers, special educators. Event Size: 200. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Friday, April 19, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Holiday Inn SeaTac 19621 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA 98188. For more info visit www.youthchg.com.

Seattle Magazine Brunch Run 5K

All you can eat brunch bites from some of Seattle’s best brunch spots. Mimosa and bloody mary garden. All inside the Hangar at Magnuson. Flat, scenic course. Chance to beat the bacon (runner dressed up as a bacon) for prizes. Chip timing. Easter egg hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny. All ages welcome. Benefits Northwest Harvest. Organization: Seattle Magazine. Audience for this event: All ages. Event Size: 1500. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Sunday, April 21, 2019, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Magnuson Park 7400 Sandpoint Way NE Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.seattlemag.com.

Run Like the Wind Running Festival

Gorgeous and challenging courses on the trails on the wind farm. Run next to majestic wind turbines. Lots of wildflowers and most likely wildlife too. Free tours inside the turbines, real food (chili and cornbread), beers from IronHorse Brewery, free massages, live music, free kids dash, very cool wood finisher’s medals, fully supported courses with lots of food and drink at each aid station. Drop dead gorgeous views and unique environment for a run. Benefits Kittitas County Search and Rescue. Organization: Run for Good Racing Company. Audience for this event: Runners, trail running enthusiasts. Event Size: 200. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Wild Horse Wind and Solar 25901 Vantage Hwy Ellensburg, WA 98926. For more info visit www.run-like-the-wind.com.

Women For One's Pacific Northwest Truthteller Tour

Women For One’s Truthteller Tour was created from the understanding that, together, we have the power to transform our lives and communities, one story at a time. Join bestselling author and founder of Women For One, Kelly McNelis, alongside powerful Seattle changemakers and women who finding the strength and resiliency in their stories: stories of triumph, devastating loss, and everything in between. This will be a special evening of connecting with like-hearted women, rewriting our stories of victimhood, tapping into our freedom, and discovering and elevating our voices in sisterhood and solidarity. Three to five women selected by the Wf1 team will share their stories and spark dialogue and opportunities for connection that could last a lifetime. Through sharing, we all find common ground, hope, meaning, and ultimately, inspiration toward action. Organization: Women For One. Audience for this event: Women of all ages and ethnic backgrounds with a story to share and a desire to connect. Event Size: 200-300. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Sunday, April 28, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit womenforone.com.

Seattle Restaurant Alliance Monthly Meeting

Each month, the Seattle Restaurant Alliance meets to network and discuss issues affecting business. This is a membership event. Check out membership options or request guest invitation on SRA website. Check SRA website to confirm time and place of monthly meetings . https://seattlerestaurantalliance.com. Organization: Seattle Restaurant Alliance. Audience for this event: Restaurateurs. Event Size: Varies. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Seattle, WA. For more info visit seattlerestaurantalliance.com.

Over the POP: A Cabaret

Come experience the pop-sational variety show everyone is talking about, with non-stop entertainment featuring Seattle's premier dance theatre company, Lunaria Dance Theatre! Theatrical, comical, sultry and most certainly entertaining, the show at Hale's Palladium will be exploding with fun for two nights only on May 3 and May 4th, 2019! Elements of musical theatre, burlesque dance, showgirl, belly dance, and comedy make this a one-of-a kind event! Mellilah, the director of Lunaria Dance Theater, has produced sold-out shows for two years running featuring the dance company, including "Moon Over Manhattan: A Cabaret" in 2017 and "Oh, My GOLDness: A Cabaret" in 2018, held at Hale's Ales Palladium. Mellilah created the dance company in 2015 as another outlet to feed her passion to choreograph and her desire to step outside of the box of Egyptian style belly dance to return to her theatrical roots. The dance company is comprised of professional and award-winning dancers Alessandra, Amalia, Angelina, Ava, Gen… Organization: Lunaria Dance Theatre. Audience for this event: Adult (PG13). Event Size: 250. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Friday, May 3, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 4301 Leary Way NW, Seattle, WA 98107. For more info visit overthepop.brownpapertickets.com.

The 66th Annual Everett Rock & Gem Club Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Free Admission! Free Parking! Disabled Access! Saturday, May 4th 10am-6pm & Sunday, May 5th 10am-5pm Crystals & Geodes * Tools & Equipment * Kids Activities * Club Sales Table * Special Exhibits * Books & Maps * Demonstrations * Silent Auction * Raffle Drawing * Local Dealers * Hourly Door Prizes * Snack Bar. Organization: Everett Rock & Gem Club. Audience for this event: family friendly, kids, rock hounds, jewelers, outdoor & nature enthusiasts, lapidary artists. Event Size: 1000. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Saturday, May 4, 2019. Everett Community College Walt Price Student Fitness Center 2206 Tower Street Everett, WA 98201. For more info visit everettrockclub.com.

2019 Washington Tour de Cure

Tour de Cure is an event where no matter which road you take, you will be joining thousands of people from around the country who have the same passion as you: to fight diabetes and its burdens. Choose your move: ride, run, or walk through beautiful Woodinville wine country. We will have 100 Mile, 63 Mile, 30 Mile, and 12 Mile cycling routes available, as well as a 5k run/walk. All riders, runners, and walkers will be treated to lunch, and a fantastic celebration party for all to enjoy. REGISTER NOW: www.diabetes.org/washingtontourdecure Please note, there is a $200 fundraising minimum plus registration fee to attend the event for adults. $50 fundraising minimum for children 12 and under. Information about volunteering can be found here: http://signup.com/go/ithYngw. Organization: American Diabetes Association - Washington. Audience for this event: Open to all ages and skill levels. Event Size: 1000. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, May 4, 2019, 6:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery 14111 NE 145th St. Woodinville, WA 98072. For more info visit www.diabetes.org.

Race for Home 5K

Family friendly 5K run, walk, stroll. For people of all capabilities supporting worldwide child adoption. Organization: World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP). Audience for this event: All ages, runners, walkers and community supporters. Event Size: 500. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Seward Park 5895 Lake Washington Blvd S Seattle, WA 98118. For more info visit www.wacap.org.

Over the POP: A Cabaret

Come experience the pop-sational variety show everyone is talking about, with non-stop entertainment featuring Seattle's premier dance theatre company, Lunaria Dance Theatre! Theatrical, comical, sultry and most certainly entertaining, the show at Hale's Palladium will be exploding with fun for two nights only on May 3 and May 4th, 2019! Elements of musical theatre, burlesque dance, showgirl, belly dance, and comedy make this a one-of-a kind event! Mellilah, the director of Lunaria Dance Theater, has produced sold-out shows for two years running featuring the dance company, including "Moon Over Manhattan: A Cabaret" in 2017 and "Oh, My GOLDness: A Cabaret" in 2018, held at Hale's Ales Palladium. Mellilah created the dance company in 2015 as another outlet to feed her passion to choreograph and her desire to step outside of the box of Egyptian style belly dance to return to her theatrical roots. The dance company is comprised of professional and award-winning dancers Alessandra, Amalia, Angelina, Ava, Gen… Organization: Lunaria Dance Theatre. Audience for this event: Adult (PG13). Event Size: 250. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Saturday, May 4, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 4301 Leary Way NW, Seattle, WA 98107. For more info visit overthepop.brownpapertickets.com.

The 66th Annual Everett Rock & Gem Club Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Free Admission! Free Parking! Disabled Access! Saturday, May 4th 10am-6pm & Sunday, May 5th 10am-5pm Crystals & Geodes * Tools & Equipment * Kids Activities * Club Sales Table * Special Exhibits * Books & Maps * Demonstrations * Silent Auction * Raffle Drawing * Local Dealers * Hourly Door Prizes * Snack Bar. Organization: Everett Rock & Gem Club. Audience for this event: family friendly, kids, rock hounds, jewelers, outdoor & nature enthusiasts, lapidary artists. Event Size: 1000. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Sunday, May 5, 2019. Everett Community College Walt Price Student Fitness Center 2206 Tower Street Everett, WA 98201. For more info visit everettrockclub.com.

A Taste for Reading benefit luncheon for children's literacy

Page Ahead’s signature event will bring together approximately 450 parents, educators, and corporate leaders for lunch at The Westin Hotel in Seattle, May 7th, 2019. Hear from elected leaders, teachers and the students themselves as they share their love of reading and discuss the need for action on closing the literacy achievement gap for children in need. Organization: Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program. Audience for this event: Parents & Working Professionals. Event Size: 450. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. 1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101 USA. For more info visit pageahead.org.

Newcastle Second Wednesday Business Lunch with Speaker

Newcastle Chamber of Commerce monthly events – schedule: Lunch: Open to the public. Second Wednesday of the month for lunch and speaker presentation. Lunch is 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Tapatio Mexican Grill, 6920 Coal Creek Parkway Southeast, Newcastle, WA 98059. $20 members $25 non-members. After-Hours Social: Third Thursday of the month. 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. The events are held at the location of the host’s choosing. Sponsoring business may select to host a Chamber Member only event or an event open to the community. Networking Education Breakfast: Fourth Wednesday of the month. Come at 7:15 a.m. to network and register. The breakfasts start at 7:30 a.m. (check in starts at 7:15) and end at 8:30 a.m. Free to members and first-time attending public. Returning non-members $10. At Regency Newcastle, 7454 Newcastle Golf Club Road, Newcastle,Washington WA 98059. Organization: Newcastle Chamber of Commerce. Audience for this event: Local business owners and community members. Event Size: Varies 20-40 people. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Tapatio Mexican Grill, 6920 Coal Creek Parkway SE Newcastle, WA 98059. For more info visit newcastle-chamber.org.

S.O.S. 5K

The World Concern S.O.S. 5k is a fun, family-friendly event that raises awareness and funds to stop child trafficking and exploitation by seeking out vulnerable children and keeping them safe. When you participate in the 5k, you are doing something powerful and tangible to help protect children at risk, allowing them to heal, grow, and learn to stay safe. Every day in Southeast Asia's poorest villages, vulnerable children wake up to the threat of trafficking, exploitation, and abuse. You can keep them safe. Register today to Seek Out and Stop Trafficking! Organization: World Concern. Audience for this event: All ages, runners, walkers and community supporters. Event Size: 900. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, May 11, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Crista Ministries 19303 Fremont Ave N Seattle, WA 98133. For more info visit give.worldconcern.org.

May 17 Parade (this is a big deal in Ballard)

17th of May Parade May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Come early to save your spot! Check the Route Map to see where to sit. Looking for a particular entry, check the Parade Order. Parade runs from 6pm to 8pm. Organization: Syttende Mai Seattle. Friday, May 17, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Ballard, WA. For more info visit www.17thofmay.org.