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Apr
15
Mon
WRITE ON! Author Series with Valerie Jarrett @ New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

WRITE ON! Author Series with Valerie Jarrett

Finding My Voice –  A conversation and book signing event with Ms. Jarrett.

Jarrett served as the senior advisor to President of the United States Barack Obama and assistant to the president for public engagement and intergovernmental affairs from 2009 to 2017.

This is a FREE event.

Co-sponsored by the Northwest African American Museum with Elliott Bay Book Company and New Hope Missionary Baptist Church

 

 

May
4
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP @ Northwest African American Museum
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

MEETING NOTICE:
Due to COVID-19 protocols, the BGRG monthly meetings are postponed until further notice.  Check back for updates.

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy with the experts. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.
Meetings are held on the first Saturday of every month at NAAM.

Did you know that NAAM has 2 dedicated computers to support your genealogy research?

Jun
1
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP @ Northwest African American Museum
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

MEETING NOTICE:
Due to COVID-19 protocols, the BGRG monthly meetings are postponed until further notice.  Check back for updates.

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy with the experts. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.
Meetings are held on the first Saturday of every month at NAAM.

Did you know that NAAM has 2 dedicated computers to support your genealogy research?

Jun
15
Sat
Juneteenth Celebration_Central Area_Pratt Park @ Pratt Park
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

JUNETEENTH COMMUNITY CELEBRATION

Saturday, June 15, 2019 and Sunday, June 16, 2019

Organized by the Central Area Chamber of Commerce

Activities ~ Music ~ Entertainment ~ Vendors ~ Food

 

Jun
22
Sat
BHS Annual Members Meeting_June 22, 2019 @ Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
Jun 22 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

BHS Annual Members Meeting

~Community Welcome~

Join BHS Board of Directors, members and friends to celebrate another successful year and acknowledge the achievement of BHS co-founder, Jacqueline Lawson for her recent Award of Excellence from the American Association for State and Local History.  There’s much to share.

 Accepting new and renewal memberships to support the effort of maintaining BHS collections and public education.

Refreshments will be served.

 

Jul
6
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP @ Northwest African American Museum
Jul 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

MEETING NOTICE:
Due to COVID-19 protocols, the BGRG monthly meetings are postponed until further notice.  Check back for updates.

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy with the experts. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.
Meetings are held on the first Saturday of every month at NAAM.

Did you know that NAAM has 2 dedicated computers to support your genealogy research?

Aug
3
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP @ Northwest African American Museum
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

MEETING NOTICE:
Due to COVID-19 protocols, the BGRG monthly meetings are postponed until further notice.  Check back for updates.

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy with the experts. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.
Meetings are held on the first Saturday of every month at NAAM.

Did you know that NAAM has 2 dedicated computers to support your genealogy research?

Sep
1
Sun
ROOTS 47th Annual Celebration @ Jimi Hendrix Park
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

ROOTS 47th ANNUAL CELEBRATION

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2019   10am – 6pm   Jimi Hendrix Park

ROOTS (Relatives of Oldtimers) are hosting the 47th annual gathering of African American descendants of Washington State pioneering families, their friends and community on the first Sunday in September to remember and celebrate the contributors that built strong communities and influence today’s builders.

All communities are welcome.

Bring a Picnic Lunch – Free Lunch for 65+ without a Meal – Music & Entertainment – Activities – Community Booths

Free Admission to NAAM *donations accepted – BHS Story Collecting – Community Awards

Seattle Departments of Neighborhoods and Parks & Recreation supports this event.    

 

Sep
7
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP @ Northwest African American Museum
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

MEETING NOTICE:
Due to COVID-19 protocols, the BGRG monthly meetings are postponed until further notice.  Check back for updates.

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy with the experts. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.
Meetings are held on the first Saturday of every month at NAAM.

Did you know that NAAM has 2 dedicated computers to support your genealogy research?

Sep
8
Sun
Culture de la Biere & BHS Fundraiser Panel @ Metier Brewing Company
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
We’ll sit down with Jackie, Seattle brewing industry veteran Larry Rock, and Stephanie Johnson-Toliver, culture curator/preservationist and president of the Black Heritage Society, and Liz Garibay, internationally recognized historian/Executive Director of The Brewseum for an open discussion on the African-American contribution to the brewing industry throughout history, as well as the importance of inclusivity in modern beer culture.
Most importantly, Métier will make a donation to BHS for each pint sold, so make sure to come by, have a beer, and support a great cause!