Jan
19
to Jan 20

Seattle Twerkfest 2019 at Columbia Fitness Center

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Is “Twerk” by the City Girls in every single one of your Spotify playlists? Do you run to the dance floor when you’re in line for the bathroom at the club and hear “Cash money records takin over for the ‘99 and the 2000’s?” Then this event is for you, and your chance to take home the $500 cash prize!

Columbia Fitness Center is hosting a twerk dance party and contest this Saturday with help from DJ Toya B serving up Hip Hop, New Orleans Bounce, Dancehall, and Afrobeats. Tickets available here!

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Jan
21
8:30 AM08:30

The Martin Luther King Jr March and Celebration at Garfield High School

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Celebrate MLK Day by doing. Garfield High School is honoring the holiday by hosting major events including, but not limited to, an opportunity fair at 8:30 A.M., rallies with guest speakers starting at 11 A.M., a march beginning on 23rd & Jefferson at 12:30 P.M., a community meal at 2:30 P.M., and more! Check out this link for more information!

(Also the Northwest African American Museum is free on MLK day from 11am-5pm, they will also have keynote speakers, film screenings, children & toddler activities, and a pop up soul café!)

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Jan
21
11:00 AM11:00

Revolutionary Self Care Day at Powerful Voices

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Powerful Voices is hosting an amazing FREE self-care day for young black girls with services ranging from hair cuts to hair styling to make-up to bags of free hygiene products and more! This is a first-come first-serve event with young folks of color being the main priority, so make sure to stop by to revel in some self love and enjoy endless fun activities (like making bath-bombs!).

If you are a woman stylist of color that would like to offer your services, or you are interested in hosting a resource table or self care activity please contact Jordan at jordan@powerfulvoices.org.

If you would like to contribute to the self-care station, or donate of hair care products (esp. for black hair!), winter coats (especially in larger sizes), menstruation products, and hygiene products. Please contact Sabia at metasabia@powerfulvoices.org.

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Jan
29
7:00 PM19:00

Black Lit Book Club

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Third Place Books Seward Park is excited to announce a new “Black Lit Book Club, intended for black, indigenous, and other people of color starting Tuesday, January 29th at 7:00 PM. With unlimited genres, alcoholic (and non-alcoholic) drink specials, and gatherings at the last Tuesday of each month, this book club is a great way to live your best bookworm life!

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Hella Black Hella Seattle is fiscally sponsored by Shunpike.

Shunpike is the 501(c)(3) non-profit agency that provides independent arts groups in Washington State with the services, resources, and opportunities they need to forge their own paths to sustainable success.

Shunpike is the 501(c)(3) non-profit agency that provides independent arts groups in Washington State with the services, resources, and opportunities they need to forge their own paths to sustainable success.