Events

Shoreline and nearby Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Events and Resources

Hello!  Some end of summer events to enjoy!  Also, the City would like to hear your thoughts about what Cottage Housing looks like in our neighborhoods and how to make safety improvements on Meridian Ave., between 155th and 175th.  Go to the Cottage Housing community survey and the Meridian Avenue North survey to give your input and to learn more.

 

EVENTS/OPPORTUNITIES

Evergreen Bringing Beauty Back To School K-12

Wed., August 17, Noon-3:00pm

Evergreen Beauty College, 18336 Aurora Ave N, #103, Shoreline

Free haircuts, mini facials, and mini manicures to help those may not be able to afford these services for their children.  Anyone in the community is welcome to attend during the event hours and services will be provided on a first come, first serve basis by Evergreen students under the supervision of a licensed professional.  Contact Courtney Verble at Courtney.Verble with any questions.

ShoreLake Arts – Free Concerts in the ParkNORTHWEST BLEND

Wed. August 17, 6:30pm

Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Ave NW (very limited parking)

Bring a low backed chair, picnic blanket, dinner, and enjoy the show.

Celebrate Shoreline Festival

Sat. August 20, Noon – 9:00pm

Cromwell Park, 18030 Meridian Ave N, Shoreline

Free family friendly!  Live music, entertainment, beer garden, pony rides, children’s theater, hands on activities, and more! See event page for schedule of entertainment.

PSARA Puget Sound Antique Radio Association Swap Meet

Sun. August 21, 9am-1pm

Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Ave, N

Free admission – PSARA is a non-profit club dedicated to the preservation and restoration of antique radios. 

Summer Movie Nights & Night Market – Friday, August 19 Movie: Princess and the Frog 

Every Friday in August, 7:00pm – Night Market, 8:30pm – Movie

Black Coffee NW, 16743 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline

$5.00 per person. Tickets are sold at the door.  Includes a free bag of popcorn.

100% of proceeds will benefit our Fall youth development programs.  See Eventbrite page for list of movies. For more info, contact info@blackcoffeenw.com.

King County Library System Online and In-Person Programs

Great online and in-person programs and many book groups available.  See attached list for more program info.  Please visit kcls.org/events to see all events and filter by age level, type of program, and date.

Wednesday, 8/24, 3PM-4:45PM

Learn about getting your security deposit back; dealing with rental debt due to your old landlord; documenting the physical conditions of your house or apartment; terminating a month-to-month lease; and breaking a fixed-term lease.

An attorney from the Tenant Law Center will also be on hand to help with answering questions. Register for zoom link.

Learn about local legal resources; how local city laws may impact you; learn about the state-wide Good Cause Eviction bill and how it impacts month-to-month tenancies; and learn how to get an eviction off your tenant screening report. An attorney from the Tenant Law Center will be present to answer questions.  If you are currently living in King County and being threatened with eviction, contact the Housing Justice Project for legal assistance at 206.267.7069 or hjpstaff@kcba.org. Register for zoom link.

Nepal Festival 2022

RESCHEDULED:  Sunday, Aug. 28, 2:00pm–8:00pm

Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave E, Seattle

Free and open to all!  Dabuli’s 7th Annual Nepal Festival.  Enjoy Nepalese arts, live music and dance performance and other activities.  Cultural performances begin at 4:00pm.

Ballinger Neighborhood Friendship Festival

Sat. Sept. 10, 2022, 1:00pm-5:00pm

Brugger’s Bog Park, 19553 – 25th Ave NE, Shoreline

Free cultural heritage harvest celebration.  Music by JHP Legacy, Kids’ activities, World crafts, Marketplace, free food, games and more!  Go to http://www.balna.org for more info.

Welcoming Week Event: The History of Racial Restrictive Covenants

Tue. Sept 13, 6:30pm-8:00pm

Register Online for Zoom link

Presented by UW Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History.  Learn how racial restrictive covenants were used in King County, how covenants and segregation still impact communities today, and what YOU can do to help! Get involved with real research on segregation in WA with the Racial Restrictive Covenants Project. Contact Suni Tolton at stolton@shorelinewa.gov with any questions.

Welcoming Week Event: Looking Through Cultural Lenses

Wed. Sept 14, 6:00pm-7:30pm

Register Online for Zoom link

Presented by Jolene Jang, Asian Inclusivity Consultant and Culture Explorer and Kevin Henry, Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Consultant.  Be inspired to deepen conversations, find common ground, and appreciate the rich diversity of our community through hearing about personal stories and real-life experiences. Topics addressed: influences affect how we see our world; how to widen our personal lens; begin those awkward conversations; nurture and grow our relationships; finding common ground. Contact Suni Tolton at stolton@shorelinewa.gov with any questions.

Fall Parent Leadership Training Institute (PTLI)

Begins Sept. 17th through Dec. 17th 

English classes: Thursdays 6pm-9pm and Saturdays 9am-Noon.

Spanish class: Wednesdays, 6pm-9pm and Saturdays, 9 am-Noon.

Classes on Zoom.  Click link to register for English online.  Click link to register for Spanish online.

Enroll now for free, 12 week online course in English or Spanish for parents, community members and professionals working with families to understand systems and develop civic, leadership, and public speaking skills. Earn 5 college credits towards higher education.  As a graduation requirement, participants develop a community project to benefit their schools, neighborhoods and families.  For more information, contact info@wafamilyengagement or visit wafamilyengagement.org.

COVID & OTHER COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Friday, Aug. 19, 9:00am-3:00pm

Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center, 18560 1st Ave. NE, Shoreline

Pfizer 6mo. to 4 yrs and Moderna 6 mo. to 5 yrs go to https://bit.ly/3QpuDx3 to register online.  Adults and Children Ages 5 and Older visit https://bit.ly/3p6b9l0 to register online.  Drop-in appointments welcomed, depending on demand.  For information about safety visit: https://bit.ly/3p6b9l0. For questions about accommodations call 206-477-3977 or email: Publichealthaccommodations@kingcounty.gov

King County Public Health COVID Information

King County COVID‑19 Call Center – Contact the call center at 206‑477‑3977 with medical questions related to COVID-19. The call center is available daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and isolation and quarantine requests can be made from 8 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  If you need language interpretation or online help, contact the call center and say your preferred language when connected. If you have a disability and need accommodation, contact the call center or email publichealthaccommodations@kingcounty.gov.

General questions about COVID-19 in Washington State – Contact the Washington State COVID-19 Information Hotline at 1‑800‑525‑0127

FREE COVID-19 Tests in mail:

  • WA State Program – order tests 2 times per month, website in English and Spanish
  • Federal Program – order 2 sets of tests.  Website in English, Spanish, and Chinese

The expiration dates on many home tests have been extended.  Visit the

Reminder! Free summer meals for kids 18 – to locate more summer meal sites in the area, call 1-866-348-6479 or visit the summer meal finder at https://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks

Monday-Fridays from June 21 – August 26 (last day).  Free lunches for caregivers.  Healthy HIP Packs available on Fridays with food for the weekend.

345 NE 175th St., Shoreline

Lunch 1:00pm-2:00pm

Hopelink free GED Programs – Virtual orientations will be held on September 1 and September 2. Contact us at ged@hopelink.org or 425-457-9685 to sign up. Two pathways to earn a high school credential: GED and High School+ (HS+). GED students attend classes to develop reading, writing, math, and computer skills in preparation to pass the four GED exams. See the flyer (attached) and webpage for more info.

VOLUNTEER & JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Roots of Empathy, an evidence-based program that fosters empathy, reduces bullying and aggression in children is recruiting volunteer instructors and parents with infants 2-4 months old to visit Shoreline elementary schools once a month. Instructor applications are currently being accepted and training will take place October 18-20, 2022. Watch Q13 news clip and contact Program Manager Suz Fix at sfix@rootsofempathy.org to learn more.

Shoreline Community College is hiring a Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.  See job listing for more information on this new position and how to apply.  Applications submitted by Wednesday, August 31, 2022 will receive first consideration.

City of Shoreline is hiring.  Visit the City of Shoreline’s Jobs page for full postings.

  • Part-time Indoor Playground Attendant – program runs September through June, Monday/Wednesday/Friday at the City of Shoreline Spartan Recreation Center. Start date is Sept. 12, 2022. The attendant will work 1-3 days/week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), 3.5 hours/day, 9:00 AM -12:30 PM.  Applications received by 8/22 will be reviewed first.  Applications close 8/28.

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Friday, July 29, 10:00pm – Midnight

Black Coffee NW, 16743 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline

Free event!  Black Coffee Northwest is calling on all Beyonce superfans to loosen up their vocal chords, dust off their dancing shoes and channel their inner ‘Sasha Fierce’ on 7/29/22 as we celebrate her new project release. School aged childcare provided onsite for $10 (plus online fee) per child.  Register online for childcare.

30th Annual Nubian Jam 2022

TOMORROW! Saturday, July 30, 10am-7pm

Forest Park, 802 E Mukilteo Blvd, Everett

Free and open to All!  Celebration of African and African American culture and community connectedness.  Educational and entertaining, honoring elders and encouraging positive self-awareness in our youth.  Promotes unity and fellowship by helping the community become aware of the beautiful richness of the Black culture. Enjoy Roots, Stems, Roses & Buds Ceremony; Fashion Show; Vendors; Youth Activities; Fun; Food; Live Entertainment

City of Shoreline Lunchtime Concert – Mikey Mike the Rad Scientist

Tuesday, August 2 at Noon

Spartan Recreation Center Field, 202 NE 185th St, Shoreline

Free lunchtime concert.  Mikey Mike teaches science and nature through music.  His performances and programs make science fun by using stories, songs, props, and movement. 

City of Shoreline Karaoke In the Park

Tuesdays, August 2, 5:30pm-8:00pm

Cromwell Park, 18030 Meridian Ave N, Shoreline

Come to Cromwell Park this Tuesday this summer and sing your heart out. Karaoke is free and open to everyone. This is a family friendly event.

King County Library System Online and In-Person Programs

Great online and in-person programs and many book groups available.  See attached list for more program info.  Please visit kcls.org/events to see all events and filter by age level, type of program, and date.

Wednesday, August 17, 6:30-8pm

Description: Meet local cartoonist, author and illustrator Georgia Dunn, the creator of Breaking Cat News books and daily comics. Georgia will talk about her process and take questions from the audience. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Please register. Space is limited. Safety guidelines and current protocols followed.

PHINalize Your Future:  Job and Networking Fair

Thursday, Aug. 11, 11am-1pm

Shoreline Community College, Pagoda Union Building

Meet employers with open positions, network with local employers, and get help with your resume and cover letters.  Job fields will include manufacturing, healthcare, public sector, call center, and more!  Contact connect@shoreline.edu for more info. or complete online form to register. 

August Summer Movie Nights & Night Market

Every Friday in August, 7:00pm – Night Market, 8:30pm – Movie

Black Coffee NW, 16743 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline

$5.00 per person. Tickets are sold at the door.  Includes a free bag of popcorn.

100% of proceeds will benefit our Fall youth development programs.  See Eventbrite page for list of movies. For more info, contact info@blackcoffeenw.com.

Nepal Festival 2022

Sunday, Aug. 14, 2:00pm–8:00pm

Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave E, Seattle

Free and open to all!  Dabuli’s 7th Annual Nepal Festival.  Enjoy Nepalese arts, live music and dance performance and other activities.  Cultural performances begin at 4:00pm.

ShoreLake Arts – Free Concerts in the ParkNORTHWEST BLEND

Wed. August 17, 6:30pm

Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Ave NW (very limited parking)

Bring a low backed chair, picnic blanket, dinner, and enjoy the show.

Shoreline Community College Continuing Education – August classes still available! See attached brochure with details of classes, workshops, and summer youth camps. More information online at: Continuing Education Shoreline Community College webpage and the online course catalog.  If you have any questions, want to request a printed copy, subscribe to the mailing list, or visit the college email continuing-ed@shoreline.edu, or call 206-546-4538.

COVID & OTHER COMMUNITY RESOURCES

9-8-8 Crisis Lifeline is a new phone number available for people to call with mental health emergencies.The new line also transitions the nationwide Veterans Crisis Line. If you are a veteran, dial 988 and press 1. Callers will be screened for veteran status and connected to national and local veteran resources such as the King County Veterans Program. King County still recommends calling the King County Regional Crisis Line at Crisis Connections at 206-461-3222, or 1-866-427-4747, or www.CrisisConnections.org to connect to local crisis response services. 

Community Resource Café

Tuesdays 8:00am-Noon

Black Coffee Northwest, 16743 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline

Carrie, Outreach and Housing Specialist from The Oaks (a program of Lake City Partners) will be at Black Coffee NW every Tuesday to share info. on healthcare and insurance, free bus passes, emergency food, mental health and substance use treatment, free cell phone services, and other resources. Contact carrie@lakecitypartners.org for more info.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Class

Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am-11am

Shoreline Senior Lake Forest Park Center, 18560 1st Ave NE, Suite #1, Shoreline

Free!  Conversational language class for non-native English speakers.  Call 206-365-1536 or email shorelinesc@soundgenerations.org to register.  See flyer for more info.  Classes start August 2.

Hopelink English for Work Free Program – Free online class helps immigrants and refugees learn the English skills they’ll need to find work.  Orientations on September 7 or 8. (see attached flyer for details).  Students can borrow a Chromebook for class. Contact EnglishforWork@hopelink.org or call 425-250-3007 for more info.

Salamati Rohi – a support program of International Rescue Committee for Afghan refugees adjusting to living in the United States.  For more info. contact Frishta Attayee (Dari, Pashto) at frishta.attayee@rescue.org 646-819-9822 or Laurie Reyman (English) at laurie.reyman@rescue.org 646-689-4434.

King County Public Health COVID Information

King County COVID‑19 Call Center – Contact the call center at 206‑477‑3977 with medical questions related to COVID-19. The call center is available daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and isolation and quarantine requests can be made from 8 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  If you need language interpretation or online help, contact the call center and say your preferred language when connected. If you have a disability and need accommodation, contact the call center or email publichealthaccommodations@kingcounty.gov.

General questions about COVID-19 in Washington State – Contact the Washington State COVID-19 Information Hotline at 1‑800‑525‑0127

FREE COVID-19 Tests in mail:

  • WA State Program – order tests 2 times per month, website in English and Spanish
  • Federal Program – order 2 sets of tests.  Website in English, Spanish, and Chinese

Free summer meals for kids 18 – to locate more summer meal sites in the area, call 1-866-348-6479 or visit the summer meal finder at https://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks

Monday-Fridays from June 21 – August 26 (No meal on July 4th).  Free lunches for caregivers.  Healthy HIP Packs available on Fridays with food for the weekend.

345 NE 175th St., Shoreline

Lunch 1:00pm-2:00pm

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Hunger Intervention Program (HIP) is hiring for 3 Americorp positions.  See attached job descriptions for more info. Send a resume and paragraph of interest to jobs@hungerintervention.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

City of Shoreline is hiring.  Visit the City of Shoreline’s Jobs page for full postings.

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America – Informational Mtg.

Wed. June 29, 6:30pm

Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St.

Local volunteers with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will share about the organization and how to get involved locally to help curb gun violence in our communities. Not only for “moms” – all are welcome!  Please RSVP with the online form.

ShoreLake Arts – Free Concerts in the Park – See webpage for more info. about musicians.  Bring a low backed chair, picnic blanket, dinner, and enjoy the show.

Wed. June 29 | Pfingst Animal Acres Park

  • 6:30pm – YOUR DOWNSTAIRS NEIGHBORS & JERF| Rock

Wed. July 13 | Richmond Beach Community Park

  • 6:30pm – SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK | Cymbeline

Wed. July 20 | Cromwell Park

  • 6:00pm – JHP LEGACY | African Cultural Dance

Wed. August 17 | Kruckeberg Botanic Garden (Limited Parking)

  • 6:30pm – NORTHWEST BLEND | Hawaiian

Uniting for Ukraine: Overview and Online Filing Process of Form I-134 for Supporters and Beneficiaries Webinar

Thur. June 30, 11am-Noon Pacific (2pm-3pm Eastern)

Register online for webinar link (You will be asked to provide your email address, create a password, and select “Submit”.  You receive notification that you successfully subscribed to the event.)

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will give overview of the “Uniting for Ukraine” program which streamlines the process for Ukrainian citizens and immediate family members to come to the U.S. temporarily.  If you have any questions, or if you have not received a confirmation email within three business days, please email us at public.engagement@uscis.dhs.gov.

Ayo Collections Fashion Night

Sat. July 9, 6:00pm-9:00pm

The Laurel Place, 911 N. 145th St., #6522, Seattle

Purchase Tickets online (General seating $30- Front row VIP $50, plus online ticket fees)

Shoreline resident Olayinka of AYO Collections is hosting her annual African Fashion Night.  The Celebration of Elegance will showcase models in African designed fabrics from Nigeria and Ghana with symbols related to happiness, freedom, and life.  Traditional music and dance will also be shared. For more information, call 818-261-9447.

Cultural Dance and Potluck

Saturday, July 16, 6:00-8:30pm

Shoreline Community College PUB Dining Hall, Bldg #9000

Free music and dance community event! 

Featuring JHP Legacy and Dabuli.  Dabuli shares arts and cultural heritage of Nepal and the Himalayan region to build strong communities.  JHP shares traditional African music and dance to bring people together. Beginning with a potluck, if you would like to share, bring a dish!  Sponsored by Shoreline Community College and City of Shoreline.  Contact Suni Tolton stolton@shorelinewa.gov or 206-801-2256 with any questions. See attached flyer.

Lunchtime Concert Series

Tuesdays, July 12, 19, 26, and August 2 at Noon

Free lunchtime concerts for all ages                  

  • July 12: Reptile Isle – Reptile show
    Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 NW 190th St
  • July 19: Brian Ledbetter – Magic
    Cromwell Park, 18030 Meridian Ave N
  • July 26: Mpanist – Steel drum performance
    Paramount School Park, 15300 8th Ave N
  • August 2: Mikey Mike the Rad Scientist – Discovering science and nature through music
    Spartan Recreation Center Field, 202 NE 185th St

Karaoke In the Park

Tuesdays, July 12-August 2, 5:30pm-8:00pm

Cromwell Park, 18030 Meridian Ave N, Shoreline

Come to Cromwell Park each Tuesday this summer and sing your heart out. Karaoke is free and open to everyone. This is a family friendly event.

Swingin’ Summer Eve

Wednesday, July 20, 5:30pm-8:30pm

Cromwell Park, 18030 Meridian Ave. N, Shoreline

Enjoy a midweek festival featuring music from JHP Band, food trucks, hands on activities, and a special safety emphasis with support from our community partners.  Safety topics include emergency preparedness, bike safety, internet safety, as well as safety tips from our fire and police agencies.  This is a free event; there is a cost for food from the food trucks.

King County Library System Online Programs

Great online and in-person programs and many book groups available.  See attached list for more info. on programs.  Please visit kcls.org/events to see all events and filter by age level, type of program, and date.

Shoreline Community College Continuing Education – Summer classes start soon. See attached brochure with details of classes, workshops, and summer youth camps. More information online at: Continuing Education Shoreline Community College webpage and the online course catalog.  If you have any questions, want to request a printed copy, subscribe to the mailing list, or visit the college email continuing-ed@shoreline.edu, or call 206-546-4538.

COVID & OTHER RESOURCES

King County Public Health COVID Information

King County COVID‑19 Call Center – Contact the call center at 206‑477‑3977 with medical questions related to COVID-19. The call center is available daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and isolation and quarantine requests can be made from 8 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  If you need language interpretation or online help, contact the call center and say your preferred language when connected. If you have a disability and need accommodation, contact the call center or email publichealthaccommodations@kingcounty.gov.

General questions about COVID-19 in Washington State – Contact the Washington State COVID-19 Information Hotline at 1‑800‑525‑0127

FREE COVID-19 Tests in mail:

  • WA State Program – order tests 2 times per month, website in English and Spanish
  • Federal Program – order 2 sets of tests.  Website in English, Spanish, and Chinese

Free summer meals for kids 18 and under in Shoreline.  To locate more summer meal sites in the area, call 1-866-348-6479 or visit the summer meal finder at https://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks

Monday-Fridays from June 21 – August 26 (No meal on July 4th).  Free lunches for caregivers.  Healthy HIP Packs available on Fridays with food for the weekend.

345 NE 175th St., Shoreline

Lunch 1:00pm-2:00pm

  • Shoreline School District Summer Meals – July 5th – July 28th.  Meals must be eaten on site.  Available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  No registration required and children don’t have to be enrolled in Shoreline school district.  Times listed are when the meals are served; kids can stay and finish eating.
  • Meridian Park Elementary School

Lunch:  11:20am – 11:35am

17077 Meridian Ave N, Shoreline

  • Shorewood High School

Lunch:  11:00 am to 11:15 am

17300 Fremont Ave N

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

City of Shoreline is hiring.  Visit the City of Shoreline’s Jobs page for full postings.

Continuing Education | Shoreline Community College  – Continuing education currently enrolling. No application or previous experience is required.  See webpage for more info. to enroll.

Summer Camps | Shoreline Community College – Registration still open.  Includes: computer programming/coding, video game design, forensic science, biotechnology, environmental awareness, art, wellness/athletics and more! Camps and youth classes/workshops scheduled between June 27th and August 26th. See flyer for details.

Hula O Lehualani Ho’ike 2022

Sunday, July 10, 4:00pm

Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave N, Edmonds

Tickets $14 + ($2 ticket fees).  Call box office 425-275-9595 or purchase online.

Join Hula O Lehualani on Sunday, July 10th for chanting, hula and beautiful Hawaiian music by Kermet Apio, Elias Ka’uhane and Peter Tabali. Tickets are selling quickly so do not wait to buy your tickets at the door.  Seattle Poi Company and Poke Me food truck will be onsite selling their mea `ai (food) before the show and during intermission!

King County Library System Online and In-person Programs – See attached lists for all program offerings online and in-person.

Wednesday, July 20, 6:30-8pm

Richmond Beach Library,

Discuss “Facing the Mountain” by Daniel James Brown. Discover the true stories of Japanese Americans who, imprisoned by their own government after Pearl Harbor, responded with courage in camps, combat and courtrooms.  Please register online for this in-person event. Safety guidelines and current protocols followed.

RECORDED EVENTS/IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Watch Shoreline’s State of the City on June 6, 2022  – gives an overview of Shoreline’s priorities on economic development and growth; Response Awareness, De-Escalation and Referral (RADAR); homelessness, affordable housing, and human services; climate change and sustainability; and public safety.

COVID & OTHER RESOURCES

Free summer meals for kids 18 and under in Shoreline.  To locate more summer meal sites in the area, call 1-866-348-6479 or visit the summer meal finder at https://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks

Monday-Fridays from June 21 – August 26 (No meal on July 4th).  Free lunches for caregivers.  Healthy HIP Packs available on Fridays with food for the weekend.

345 NE 175th St., Shoreline

Lunch 1:00pm-2:00pm

  • Shoreline School District Summer Meals – July 5th – July 28th.  Meals must be eaten on site.  Available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  No registration required and children don’t have to be enrolled in Shoreline school district.  Times listed are when the meals are served; kids can stay and finish eating.

Meridian Park Elementary School

Lunch:  11:20am – 11:35am

17077 Meridian Ave N, Shoreline

Shorewood High School

Lunch:  11:00 am to 11:15 am

17300 Fremont Ave N

FREE COVID-19 Tests in mail:

  • WA State Program – order tests 2 times per month, website in English and Spanish
  • Federal Program – order 2 sets of tests.  Website in English, Spanish, and Chinese

King County Public Health Community Partnership COVID Updates Call June 8 Recording –  Next call Wed. June, 22nd, 3:30pm-5pm (every other Wednesday, 3:30 to 5pm).   

The Community Partners’ Calls focus on updating community organizations, local businesses, and community members about all things new in COVID, including:  Business/organization reopening; Vaccine updates and access; Community resources; and more information for your community.  Click Zoom link to join: Join Zoom Meeting

General questions about COVID-19 in Washington State – Contact the Washington State COVID-19 Information Hotline at 1‑800‑525‑0127

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Dale Turner Family YMCA is hiring – especially for ages 18+ for summer camps.  Go to the YMCA job website to see all positions and those available at other YMCA branches.  Work at the Y | YMCA of Greater Seattle (seattleymca.org)

City of Shoreline is hiring.  Visit the City of Shoreline’s Jobs page for full postings.

Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Mental Health Webinar

TONIGHT!  Tues. May 31, 7pm-8:30pm

On Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84449900586

Webinar ID: 844 4990 0586

Learn about issues that impact mental wellness in AANHPI communities, such as cultural expectations, stereotypes, acculturation, “Model Minority” myth, and others.  Presented by Lynette Pang, MA, LMHC, of Phase 3 Counseling.  Sponsored by Shoreline PTA Council Mental Health Committee and City of Shoreline.  Email mentalhealth@shorelinepta.org or visit www.shorelinepta.org/mental-health.html for more info.

Shoreline Historical Museum Auction Fundraiser and Trivia

Saturday, June 4, 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Masonic Lodge, 753 N 185th St., Shoreline

Tickets available online.

The Shoreline Historical Museum invites you to our 2nd annual “fun”draiser Trivia Night! Reconnect with your community and support your number one resource for local history during the week-long fundraising event. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks during a Silent Auction featuring trivia, prizes, and more! Assemble your team to test your own knowledge about our local history and learn something new along the way!

OneAmerica’s Annual Celebration Movement Family Reunion – United in Our Power

Thur. June 9, 6:00-7:30pm (Preshow at 6pm, Program at 6:30pm)

Register online

Zoom event to celebrate 21 years of OneAmerica’s work to build immigrant power for collective change.  Keynote speaker Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, entertainment by Sara Porkalob and DJ Jen.  There is also an option to order Frelard Tamales delivered to your home if you order by Tues May 31 at 5pm!!

Listen to Voices from the Asian American Pacific Islander Community

Thur. June 9, 12:30pm

Register online

Free statewide webinar of AAPI students, community leaders, and advocates to share their on current events and what works to effectively educate AAPI students in an equitable way. Spanish interpretation and live closed captioning in English will be provided.  Moderated by League of Education Voters Communications Director Arik Korman.

Union Jobs Fair

Thurs. June 9, 4:00pm-6:00pm

Sullivan Center, 14350 Tukwila International Blvd, Tukwila

Job fair exclusively featuring union job opportunities in King County!  Unionized employers and unions from diverse industries, from hospitality and security to healthcare and logistics.  Hosted by Union Jobs, a partnership between MLK Labor and Partner in Employment. Contact unionjobs@mlklabor.org for more info. 

Rainbow Bingo

Sat. June 18, 7:00pm – Doors open at 6:30pm

Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center

18560 1st Ave., NE #1, Shoreline

Register online

Enjoy 10 rounds of bingo with Rainbow Bingo Hostess Sylvia O’Stayformore. Must be age 21 or over. Cash bar will serve beer and wine. Please have ID and Proof of Vaccination available. Masks are required.  The $20 Admission reserves your seats and includes the evening’s entertainment and loaded nachos.  $10 Bingo cards must be purchased at the door by cash or check as required by the Washington State Gambling Commission.  Cash and prizes available.

Juneteenth Kind of Father’s Day Picnic (see Save the Date flyer)

Sunday, June 19, 11am-4:00pm

Esperance Park, 7830 222nd St. SW, Edmonds

Join the Lift Every Voice Legacy (LEVL) for the 2nd annual Juneteenth Festival of Freedom Celebration.  Music, storytelling, arts and crafts, and family games. Contact belovedcommunity4all@gmail.com for more information and opportunities for sponsorship.

Continuing Education | Shoreline Community College– No application or previous experience is required.  See webpage for more info. to enroll.

Summer Camps | Shoreline Community College – Registration begins April 11.  Includes: computer programming/coding, video game design, forensic science, biotechnology, environmental awareness, art, wellness/athletics and more! Camps and youth classes/workshops scheduled between June 27th and August 26th. See flyer for details.

King County Library System Online Programs

Great online programs and many book groups available.  See attached list for full list of online programs.

Wednesdays, 5-8pm and Saturdays, 10am-1pm

Description: Consigue tu certificado oficial de primaria y secundaria de la SEP (Secretaria de Educación Pública de México). Programa gratuito individual en español para personas adultas de cualquier nacionalidad.

* Recibe ayuda virtual de un tutor voluntario

* Estudia desde tu casa y a tu ritmo.

* Programa individual. Empieza en cualquier momento.

* Horarios flexibles.

¿Listo para dar el primer paso? Habla o escríbenos para evaluar tu nivel y registrarte 425.369.3443, tlcid@kcls.org. Horarios en Bellevue Library disponibles solo con cita previa y para tomar tests de nivel o exámenes finales.

Free virtual tutoring for Spanish-speaking adults seeking to obtain their elementary and/or middle school official diploma from the SEP (Mexican Secretary of Public Education). Individualized program for adults of all nationalities. Study from home. Flexible hours, depending on tutors’ availability.

Testing and final exams are in-person at the Bellevue Library by appointment only.

Call or email to register, 425.369.3443 or tlcid@kcls.org.

RECORDED EVENTS/IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

All the Way Authentic podcast moderated by diversity and equity consultant and Shoreline resident Kevin P. Henry:

  • 10 minute talk on the Dangers of Colorblindness – when it comes to interacting with and having a deeper understanding of diverse people, Kevin Henry and Nhautrey Brown, mental health therapist, discuss the topic of “colorblindness”.

COVID & OTHER RESOURCES

General questions about COVID-19 in Washington State – Contact the Washington State COVID-19 Information Hotline at 1‑800‑525‑0127

FREE COVID-19 Tests in mail:

  • WA State Program – order tests 2 times per month, website in English and Spanish
  • Federal Program – order 2 sets of tests.  Website in English, Spanish, and Chinese

King County Public Health Community Partnership COVID Updates Call May 25 Recording –  Next call Wed. June, 8th, 3:30pm-5pm (every other Wednesday, 3:30 to 5pm).  See attached PDF from meeting.

The Community Partners’ Calls focus on updating community organizations, local businesses, and community members about all things new in COVID, including:  Business/organization reopening; Vaccine updates and access; Community resources; and more information for your community.  Click Zoom link to join: Join Zoom Meeting

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Children’s Home Society of Washington is hiring a Director of Washington Family Support Network. Salary range: $100,000 to $114,000/Yr.  See link for more details and to apply.

City of Kirkland is hiring a Human Services Coordinator focused on Community Well-being. The position helps people in the community access resources to get their basic needs met through supporting human services agencies.  For more info., go to the job listing or contact Jen Boone, Human Services Manager at jboone@kirklandwa.gov for more information.  

City of Shoreline is hiring.  Visit the City of Shoreline’s Jobs page for full postings.

  • Extra Help – Grounds Maintenance Seasonal Laborer

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North King County State of Affordable Housing

TOMORROW! Wed. May 11, Noon

Register for Online Event

Learn how cities in north King County are supporting affordable housing options. City councilmembers and staff from Bothell, Kenmore, Lake Forest Park and Shoreline will present. Time will be provided for Q&A, along with information on how to get involved!

Seattle Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) History Exhibit

Wed. May 11 – Wed. May 18,

Shoreline Historical Museum, 18501 Linden Ave. N, Shoreline

Museum hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm (closed Sunday and Monday)

Learn about the activism, community, and history of JACL and current efforts.  On May 11, 13, and 14, from 12pm-4pm, long-time Shoreline resident Gidget Numoto Terpstra will share about Puget Sound area history and forced removal during WWII. 

Serving Up Hope Dale Turner YMCA Youth Tennis Program

Thursdays May 12 – June 16, 6:30pm-7:30pm

Dale Turner YMCA, 19290 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline

Cost $25, ages 8-11 years old

Online Registration

Introduction to tennis class designed for Black, Indigenous, People of Color communities.  Provided in partnership with Serving Up Hope.  Equipment is provided.  Volunteers ages 16 and up welcome.  Register online to volunteer.  Contact Tina Vincent tvincent@seattleymca.org or 425-990-6992.

King County Library System Online Programs

Great online programs and many book groups available.  See attached list for full list of online programs.

Mon., May 16, Noon-1pm

Register online

Dementia-Friendly Communities: Why We Need Them, and How We Can Create Them

Susan McFadden will share her inclusive strategies for creating communities of care and purpose by enabling people with all types of dementia, their care partners and all of us to live with meaning and joy.

Alternative Facts Film Screening:  The Lies of Executive Order 9066

Wed. May 18, 6:30pm-8pm (doors open at 6pm)

Shoreline Community College Theater, 16101 Greenwood Ave N., Shoreline

Free screening of ALTERNATIVE FACTS: The Lies of Executive Order 9066 followed by panel discussion by Seattle Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL).

Come early and learn about JACL History in lobby display.  Film will show at 6:30pm (about 60 min.).  Discussion following film with members of JACL Seattle chapter.

Provided in partnership with Shoreline Public Schools, Shoreline Community College, JACL, Shoreline Historical Museum in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and the 80th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066. Contact equity@shorelineschools.org or Suni Tolton stolton@shorelinewa.gov for more info.

Educators of Color Coffee & Chat

Sat. May 21, 1pm-3pm

Black Coffee NW, 16743 Aurora Ave. N, Shoreline

RSVP on FB event page

Last Coffee and Chat event for the school year.  Opportunity to connect with other staff of color, share healing space in informal gathering. Facilitated by Ranice Innocent. 

Asian American Youth Event

Sat. May 21, 2pm-6:30pm

Seattle Onnuri Church, 20150 45th Ave. NE, Lake Forest Park

Register online at https://bit.ly/YouthKANCommunity

Korean Community Service Center’s YouthKAN program is hosting an event for Asian American youth to share stories about identify, mental health, do art, and eat good food!  Contact grace@kcsc-seattle.org or dm @kcscyouthkan for more info.

American Like Us:  Exploring the Asian American Identity Crisis

Monday, May 23, 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Register for Online Event

Asian American youth feel pressure to both embrace American culture and maintain the ethnic heritage and traditions of their immigrant parents, which affect their psychological wellbeing.  Join us for a rich discussion that explores the history of the Asian American Pacific Islander label, the Asian American racial and ethnic identity crisis, the pressure of representation, the model minority myth, and the newest call for racial data disaggregation.

See event page for presenter details.

Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Mental Health Webinar

Tues. May 31, 7pm-8:30pm

On Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84449900586

Webinar ID: 844 4990 0586

Learn about historical and current issues that impact mental wellness in AANHPI communities, such as cultural expectations, stereotypes, acculturation, “Model Minority” myth, and others.  Presented by Lynette Pang, MA, LMHC, of Phase 3 Counseling.  Provided by Shoreline PTA Council Mental Health Committee and City of Shoreline.  Email mentalhealth@shorelinepta.org or visit www.shorelinepta.org/mental-health.html for more info.

Shoreline Community College Continuing Education Spring Registration Open Now – No application or previous experience is required.  See flyer and webpage for more info. to enroll.

Shoreline Community College Summer Camps – Registration begins April 11.  Includes: computer programming/coding, video game design, forensic science, biotechnology, environmental awareness, art, wellness/athletics and more! Camps and youth classes/workshops scheduled between June 27th and August 26th. See flyer for details.

RECORDED EVENTS/IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

All the Way Authentic podcast moderated by diversity and equity consultant and Shoreline resident Kevin P. Henry:

COVID & OTHER RESOURCES

Public Health Community Partnership COVID Updates Call –  TOMORROW!  Wed. May 11, 3:30pm-5pm (every other Wednesday, 3:30 to 5pm)

The Community Partners’ Calls focus on updating community organizations, local businesses, and community members about all things new in COVID, including:  Business/organization reopening; Vaccine updates and access; Community resources; and more information for your community.  Click Zoom link to join: Join Zoom Meeting

Free Mammogram Screening Event

Sat. May 21, 7:30am-4pm

Ronald United Methodist Church, 17839 Aurora Ave. N, Shoreline

Free mammogram screening for women age 40 and older.  Call 1-800-756-5437 for appointments. King County Public Health staff will also help individuals in need of health coverage, food stamps, ORCA Lift bus transportation, energy assistance and etc. 

King County COVID‑19 Call Center – Contact the call center at 206‑477‑3977 with medical questions related to COVID-19. The call center is available daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and isolation and quarantine requests can be made from 8 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  If you need language interpretation or online help, contact the call center and say your preferred language when connected. If you have a disability and need accommodation, contact the call center or email publichealthaccommodations@kingcounty.gov.

General questions about COVID-19 in Washington State – Contact the Washington State COVID-19 Information Hotline at 1‑800‑525‑0127

FREE COVID-19 Tests in mail:

  • WA State Program – order tests 2 times per month, website in English and Spanish
  • Federal Program – order 2 sets of tests.  Website in English, Spanish, and Chinese

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

City of Shoreline is hiring.  Visit the City of Shoreline’s Jobs page for full postings.

EVENTS/OPPORTUNITIES

TONIGHT!  Veterans, Seniors, and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) North King County Focus Conversation

Thursday, April 7, 5:30pm-7pm

Register on Eventbrite for Zoom link

The Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy is partnering with community partners from across King County to host a series of community conversations to provide a brief update on the levy; learn from community partners and providers about what went well and what needs improvement.  Live closed captioning will be provided for all Zoom participants.  Contact Adam Schmid, VSHSL@kingcounty.gov with any questions or access needs. 

King County Library System Online Programs

Great online programs and many book groups available.  See attached list for full list of online programs.

Black Coffee Northwest Events

16743 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline

Multiple events, including Black Businesses Market Place every Saturday, Double Dutch DIVAS, and others!  See events page for more info.

Shoreline Community College Continuing Education Spring Registration Open Now – No application or previous experience is required.  See flyer and webpage for more info. to enroll.

Shoreline Community College Summer Camps – Registration begins April 11.  Includes: computer programming/coding, video game design, forensic science, biotechnology, environmental awareness, art, wellness/athletics and more! Camps and youth classes/workshops scheduled between June 27th and August 26th. See flyer for details.

RECORDED EVENTS/IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Webinars moderated by diversity and equity consultant and Shoreline resident Kevin P. Henry:

COVID & OTHER RESOURCES

Say Yes! Free At-Home COVID Test Kits Available – WA Dept of Health is providing free test kits available for a limited time, while supplies last.  Go to website for more information.

Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests – Every home is eligible to order 2 sets of 4 free at-home tests from the federal government.  Order online or call 1-800-232-0233 if you need any help ordering.

King County Public Health COVID-19 Information

Solid Ground Tenant Services – Provides support for tenants to maintain housing.  Call the Tenant Hotline (206) 694-6767 – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays: 10:30am-1:30pm.  If you are currently living in King County and being threatened with eviction, contact the Housing Justice Project for legal assistance at 206-267-7069 or email hjpstaff@kcba.org.

United Way of King County’s Free Tax Preparation – available now through Thurs. April 21 virtually and in person at multiple locations.  See webpage for locations or sign up for virtual appointment.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Seattle is hiring an full-time (32 hrs/wk, Mon-Thurs) Administrative Coordinator.  Annual salary range $47,000-$52,000. Priority application deadline was Monday 4/3 but all applications received after that date will be reviewed until the position is filled, so folks are encouraged to apply even if the early deadline has passed.  See attached job description for more info.

City of Renton’s Equity, Housing and Human Services Dept. is hiring a Community Outreach Coordinator.  Closing date is Thursday, April 14th at 4pm. See attached job description for more info.

Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is hiring an Executive Director.  See webpage and attached job description for more info.

Seattle Office for Civil Rights is hiring for a Race and Social Justice Initiative Manager.  See webpage for more info. and to apply.

Sound Generations is hiring a Volunteer Coordinator for the Lake City Senior Center. To review the job description and apply, please visit the application website.

City of Shoreline is hiring.  Visit the City of Shoreline’s Jobs page for full postings.

City of Shoreline’s Public Art and Cultural Services program is working on a new plan that will guide City efforts for the next six years (2023-2028) and has a survey in English and Espanol to gather input.  In case you didn’t have the chance to provide input on the City of Shoreline’s Public Art and Cultural Services (PACS) plan earlier, the survey is still open!  It takes 3-5 minutes to complete and is completely anonymous.  For more info., contact David Francis, Public Art Coordinator at dfrancis@shorelinewa.gov.  

Black Coffee Northwest Saturday Marketplace

Saturday, April 2, 9am-3pm

16743 Aurora Avenue North, Shoreline

Support Black Businesses every Saturday at Black Coffee Marketplace. Celebrating Cooperative Economics is an opportunity for small Black locally owned businesses to promote their products and to experience amazing new items.

Promoting a Culture of Consent in Schools and Youth Serving Organizations

April 8, 10am-11:30am

Register online to receive zoom link.

Hosted by University of Washington. Learn what it means to cultivate a culture of consent and the key role of creating a safe environment.  Training is geared for educators, advocates, coaches, social service professionals, and administrators working with young people and will highlight several case examples from local programs and schools.

Recruiting Diverse Professionals to the Mental Health Care Field

Sat. April 16, 10am-11:30am

On Zoom – RSVP to Health@seattlekingcountynaacp.org for zoom link

Featured mental health professionals Michael Swann, Jennifer Hyppolite, and mental health advocate and life coach, Amabel Narvaez will discuss the importance of diverse professionals to serve clients of color; barriers to recruitment, and effective methods to increase recruitment.  Call 206-536-6103 or contact health@seattlekingcountynaacp.org with questions.

City of Bellevue Virtual Conversations:  “We Carry Our Stories”

Wed. April 6, 6:30-8:00PM

8th annual Cultural Conversations Evening Forum, will feature local storytellers sharing how they have been shaped by history, cultural expectations and migration, and how they have used their experiences to provide support to others. Breakout sessions to follow storytelling.  Register for the event to receive zoom link.  For questions, contact NeighborhoodOutreach@Bellevuewa.gov or call 452-452-6836.

Edmonds Diversity Film Series:  This Changes Everything

Sat. April 16, Noon

Edmonds Theater, 415 Main Street, Edmonds

Free film screening – third Saturdays of the month 

An investigative look and analysis of gender disparity in Hollywood, featuring accounts from well-known actors, executives and artists in the Industry. (97 minutes) TV- MA. View trailer on YouTube.

King County Library System Online Programs

Great online programs and many book groups available.  See attached list for full list of online programs.

  • Your Next Job – Mondays-Fridays, 10am-5pm.  Register for an appointment at Seattle Public Library’s Your Next Job website.  Get free one-on-one help with your job and unemployment questions online or by phone. We can help you find your next job or learn new skills.  For speakers of Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, English, Korean, Oromo, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tigrinya and Vietnamese, or if you have a question or need help, call 206-386-4636.

Hopelink English for Work Free Program – Free “English for Work” online class helps immigrants and refugees learn the English skills they’ll need to find work.  Orientations begin May 3 (see attached flyer for details).  Translated English for Work flyers Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, and Tigrinya are attached and available on the Hopelink webpage.

Provide Humanitarian Aid for Ukrainians *INSIDE* the Country – Shared by Shoreline resident

See website for more information on fundraiser to purchase and deliver aid to Ukraine.

RECORDED EVENTS/IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Webinars moderated by local diversity and equity consultant Kevin P. Henry:

  • The Jewish Experience in America (40 minutes) – Sometimes, in the discussion about diversity and discrimination in America, people forget that Jewish people are also the targets of bias, hate, and hostility. What do Jews experience in their daily lives amid a country often torn by social and racial, religious conflict? Interview with Kira Dorrian and Galen Basse.

COVID & OTHER RESOURCES

Say Yes! Free At-Home COVID Test Kits Available – WA Dept of Health is providing free test kits available for a limited time, while supplies last.  Go to website for more information.

Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests – Every home is eligible to order 2 sets of 4 free at-home tests from the federal government.  Order online or call 1-800-232-0233 if you need any help ordering.

King County Public Health COVID-19 Information

Solid Ground Tenant Services – Provides support for tenants to maintain housing.  Call the Tenant Hotline (206) 694-6767 – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays: 10:30am-1:30pm.  If you are currently living in King County and being threatened with eviction, contact the Housing Justice Project for legal assistance at 206-267-7069 or email hjpstaff@kcba.org.

United Way of King County’s Free Tax Preparation – available now through Thurs. April 21 virtually and in person at multiple locations.  See webpage for locations or sign up for virtual appointment.

VOLUNTEER AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Sound Transit is seeking members for its Community Oversight Panel to support community engagement, project planning, budget/financial planning, and other areas. Group meets once a month from 5:30-8:15pm. See attached description and webpage for more details and how to apply.

City of Shoreline is hiring.  Visit the City of Shoreline’s Jobs page for full postings.

King County Library System Online Programs

Great online programs and many book groups available.  See attached list for full list of online programs.

Rent Smart – 3 Part Housing Search Series

RECORDED EVENTS/IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Webinars moderated by local diversity and equity consultant Kevin P. Henry:

  • Mental Health and Communities of Color –  a 75-minute webinar with licensed mental health counselors Jennifer Hyppolite and Michael Swann discussing how to remove barriers that prevent BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) individuals from accessing mental health care, which included issues such as racism, economics, and the distrust of the healthcare system in general.
  • “Aren’t Asians All Alike?” – Jolene Jang shares about the diversity in Asian cultures, history, and increase in hostility, violence, and hate directed towards Asian communities.  Sponsored by Sound Health.

COVID & OTHER RESOURCES

King County Public Health COVID-19 Information

Solid Ground Tenant Services – Provides support for tenants to maintain housing. 

Call the Tenant Hotline (206) 694-6767 – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays: 10:30am-1:30pm.

If you are currently living in King County and being threatened with eviction, contact the Housing Justice Project for legal assistance at 206-267-7069 or email hjpstaff@kcba.org.

Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center has a new social worker, Jill Bieler, on site 3 days a week (see attached flyer).  If you know an older adult who may need support, call 206-365-1536 to schedule an appointment.

Shoreline Community College Dental Hygiene program in partnership with UW School of Dentistry offers free dental screenings and dental care at a reduced cost.  Make an appointment online or by calling 206-546-4711.

United Way of King County’s Free Tax Preparation – available now through Thurs. April 21 virtually and in person at multiple locations.  See webpage for locations or sign up for virtual appointment.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

City of Shoreline is hiring.  Visit the City of Shoreline’s Jobs page for full postings.

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King County Metro Transit Community Survey

Do you ride transit near Shoreline, Montlake Terrace, Lynnwood? Metro Transit wants to hear from you!  5 new light rail stations are opening by 2025 and some bus routes will change to better serve the community. Learn more, get involved by applying for the Mobility Board, and share your feedback in the survey.  Survey provided in Amharic, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.  Please contact the Lynnwood Link Connections team at haveasay@kingcounty.gov or 206-263-1939 with any questions.

RECORDED EVENTS/IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Free Masterclass course Black History, Black Freedom & Black Love – From critical race theory to the 1619 Project, examine 400 years of race in America past, present, and future.  Speakers include Nikole Hannah-Jones, Angela Davis, Kimberle Wiliams Crenshaw, Cornel West, and others.  Class is streaming free through the end of Black History Month and is also free on IMDB TV and Amazon Prime Video.

What is Empathy? (Obssessed podcast – 33 minutes) and The Human Connection: How to Engage People (30 minutes) – Two podcasts by Shoreline resident and local diversity and equity consultant Kevin P. Henry.  Explore facets of empathy and gives tips regarding opening ourselves to other perspectives, and ideas, allowing us to feel empathy fully, which can reduce and combat fear, anxiety, and nonacceptance of others. Author and motivational speaker Alexandria Nicole breaks down how we can have tough discussions about race, create unifying and healing spaces, and engage with each other during the Covid pandemic.  

Lift Every Voice Legacy – Recording of the 2022 4th Annual Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“If I can Help Somebody”.  Featured speakers Sean Goode, Executive Director of CHOOSE 180, a restorative justice non-profit and Seattle theologian Dr. Brian Bantum. Performances by jazz singer Josephine Howell and band; Barclay Shelton Dance Center, PRICEarts Dance Company, and others. 

COVID & OTHER RESOURCES

King County Public Health COVID-19 Information

  • Live interpretation is provided in Spanish and Somali.
  • Language interpretation available upon request. Email PHPPartnerships@kingcounty.gov to request a language.
  • ASL interpretation and Closed Captioning in English is available.

JOB & TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

City of Shoreline is hiring.  Visit the City of Shoreline’s Jobs page for full postings.

17211 15th Ave NE, ShorelineParent Leadership Training Institute (PTLI)

Begins Feb. 19th through May 21st

English classes: Thursdays 6pm-9pm and Saturdays 9am-Noon.

Spanish class: Wednesdays, 6p-9pm and Saturdays, 9 am-Noon.

Classes online via Zoom.  Click link to register for English online.  Click link to register for Spanish online.

Free, 12 weeks online course in English or Spanish for parents, community members and professionals working with families to understand systems and develop civic, leadership, and public speaking skills. The course offers five college credits towards higher education.  As a graduation requirement, participants develop a community project to benefit their schools, neighborhoods and families.  For more information, contact info@wafamilyengagement or visit wafamilyengagement.org.

United Shoreline Organized Against Racism (USOAR)

2nd and 4th weeks at 7:00pm Thursday

Email unitedshoreline@gmail.com to receive zoom meeting link.

USOAR strives to end racist violence, dismantle systemic racism, and center BIPOC voices to reform the criminal justice system and policing system, and support BIPOC representation in political leadership.  For more info. email unitedshoreline@gmail.com or call 206-822-0988.

In Case You Missed It / Recorded Events:

King County Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 2022

Video celebration for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Libation Ceremony of Kenya, musical performances by Northwest African American Museum ACE Choir, Northwest Tap Connection, Josephine Howell and Keyboardist Cedrick Thomas, Elnah Jordan and Keyboardist Eric Verlinde.  Keynote Speaker LaNesha DeBardelaben, President and CEO of the Northwest African American Museum (NAAM).

Human Trafficking Survivor Speaks, Advocates for Victims

Shoreline resident Kevin Henry interview with Noel Gomez, survivor and co-founder of Organization of Prostitution Survivors in Seattle.  Gomez talks candidly about the signs that someone is being trafficked and shares her wisdom on how to help survivors re-adjust and acclimate to a new life in society after they escape their trafficker.

The Black Paradise Project:  Racial Trauma Within Black Communities Panel Discussion

Hosted by Mural Arts Philadelphia, Black mental health clinicians with various social identities and areas of expertise to speak about racial trauma’s impact on the mental health of Black individuals and communities. Panelists reflected on the impact racial trauma has had on their lives, shared their clinical experiences working with people experiencing racial trauma, and provided perspectives on ways Black people can heal from racial trauma.

COVID & OTHER RESOURCES

Receive Free At Home COVID Tests 4 free at-⁠home antigen COVID-⁠19 tests mailed through United States Postal Service (USPS). The tests are completely free.  Currently only one request per address. Orders will ship in 7-12 days.  Tests have results within 30 minutes.  No lab drop-off is required.  See Frequently Asked Questions for more info. For those who have difficulty accessing the internet or need additional support placing an order from USPS, you can call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489).

King County Public Health COVID-19 Information

Jan.19 King County Public Health COVID-19 Community Partners Call – CHANGED TO WEDNESDAYS 3:30-5pm

The Community Partners’ Calls is held on zoom every other Wednesday to update community organizations, local businesses, and community members about all things new in COVID, including vaccine updates and access and community resources.  Attached is the powerpoint presentation for the Jan. 19th zoom meeting.  Live interpretation is provided in Spanish and Somali. Language interpretation available upon request. Email PHPartnerships@kingcounty.gov to request a language and to get added to the list to receive the zoom link.

Shoreline Community College COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

16101 Greenwood Ave. N, Building 9000 (Pagoda Union Building –  PUB)

In partnership with UW Medicine, Shoreline Fire Department is offering free COVID-19 vaccines.  Sign up for an appointment using the University of Washington’s online registration form or call 844-520-8700.  Go to UW Medicine Vaccine Updates for more info.  Open 9am to 5pm January 4-March 30.  Closed on February 21.

Ride United 211 – King County 2-1-1 has a new partnership with Lyft to provide transportation.  The 211 operator will confirm eligibility and arrange a free Lyft ride for up to $22 each way, or $44 round trip.  Rides must originate outside Seattle, but in King County.  Can be reserved up to 72 hours in advance.  At this time, folks are eligible for just 2 rides (no more than $22 each way).  Clients needing transportation to a COVID-19 vaccine appointment may be eligible for additional rides.

Affordable Connectivity Program – Updated program from the Federal Government’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB) designed to help low-income households connect and stay connected to the Internet. For more information, visit www.xfinity.com/ACP to see what options are available, determine eligibility, and sign up.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Shoreline Community College – is hiring a Gender Equity Center Program Coordinator (first consideration Feb. 13).

City of Shoreline is hiring.  Visit the City of Shoreline’s Jobs page for full postings.

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In Case You Missed It:

Reducing Stress and Anxiety During the Pandemic webinar

Panel featuring Alyssa Pizarro, Trauma-informed Teacher with Yoga Behind Bars;  Sasheem Silkiss-Hero, Housing Outreach Program Manager, Sound; and Michelle Williams-Clark, Executive Director of Eastside Youth Coalition; facilitated by Kevin P. Henry.  Provided by the Seattle King County NAACP Health Committee. 

COVID & OTHER RESOURCES

4Culture Recovery Fund for Individuals will provide between $1,000-$12,000 to eligible cultural producers who have been financially impacted by the pandemic.  Deadline to apply is Wed. Feb. 2 at 5pm.  3 workshops to help with your application will be held on Jan. 12, 18, and 27, 2022.  Go to the 4Culture webpage for eligibility info. and to apply.

King County Public Health COVID-19 Information

King County Public Health COVID-19 Community Partners Call

The Community Partners’ Calls is held on zoom every other Monday to update community organizations, local businesses, and community members about all things new in COVID, including vaccine updates and access and community resources.  Recording of Jan. 3, 2022 call can be viewed on Youtube.  Attached is the powerpoint presentation for the call. 

Live interpretation is provided in Spanish and Somali. Language interpretation available upon request. Email PHPartnerships@kingcounty.gov to request a language and to get added to the list to receive the zoom link.

VOLUNTEER AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Northwest Education Access (formerly Seattle Education Access) is seeking a full-time Education Advocate, working in Edmonds (50%), Shoreline (25%), and Kirkland (25%).  Application deadline is Jan. 21.  For details, see job announcement.

City of Shoreline Art Selection Panel – Shoreline’s Public Art program is seeking 3-5 community members to volunteer on the Selection Panel for the 2022 Artist Residency Program at Saltwater Park.  Funded by a Cultural Facilities grant from 4Culture, the City will select 4 artists to receive $1,800.  Artists may submit applications until February 27.  The panel will meet March 10 or 11 to review applications and finalists will be contacted March 14 or 15.  For more information and to volunteer, please contact David Francis, Public Art Curator/Coordinator at dfrancis@shorelinewa.gov or 206-801-2661.

North Sound Response, Awareness, De-escalation and Referral (RADAR) Navigator – City of Bothell Police Dept. is hiring 3 Mental Health Professionals to respond to 911 calls alongside law enforcement and provide follow-up and referrals.  Visit North Sound RADAR Program webpage and job posting for application requirements and more info.

King County Gathering Collective is recruiting community members to allocate $25 million of funding to undo racism compounded by COVID.  To apply, go to this online form.  Email kingcounty.antiracism@gmail.com for questions.