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Mar
23
Sat
LIBERTY BANK BUILDING RIBBON CUTTING @ Liberty Bank Building
Mar 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Liberty Bank Building Ribbon Cutting

TOURS ~ FOOD ~ ENTERTAINMENT

PROGRAM BEGINS PROMPTLY at 11:30AM

The new Liberty Bank Building was built on the site of the first African American owned bank in the Pacific Northwest.  The building provides 115 affordable homes and affordable retail space for three local minority owned businesses.  Join the celebration, meet the team of community leaders that made this project a reality and the local artists who contributed to the creative aesthetic.

 

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

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

EVERY FIRST SATURDAY at NAAM

*NO MEETING IN JULY  *DECEMBER HOLIDAY MEETING at LANGSTON HUGHES PERFORMING ARTS INSTITUTE

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.

Did you know that NAAM has 2 dedicated computers to support your genealogy research? Ask them! Members of the BGRG can help you by appointment.

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)

EVERY FIRST SATURDAY at NAAM

*NO MEETING IN JULY  *DECEMBER HOLIDAY MEETING at LANGSTON HUGHES PERFORMING ARTS INSTITUTE

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.

Did you know that NAAM has 2 dedicated computers to support your genealogy research? Ask them! Members of the BGRG can help you by appointment.

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

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

EVERY FIRST SATURDAY at NAAM

*NO MEETING IN JULY  *DECEMBER HOLIDAY MEETING at LANGSTON HUGHES PERFORMING ARTS INSTITUTE

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.

Did you know that NAAM has 2 dedicated computers to support your genealogy research? Ask them! Members of the BGRG can help you by appointment.

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)

EVERY FIRST SATURDAY at NAAM

*NO MEETING IN JULY  *DECEMBER HOLIDAY MEETING at LANGSTON HUGHES PERFORMING ARTS INSTITUTE

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.

Did you know that NAAM has 2 dedicated computers to support your genealogy research? Ask them! Members of the BGRG can help you by appointment.

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

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

EVERY FIRST SATURDAY at NAAM

*NO MEETING IN JULY  *DECEMBER HOLIDAY MEETING at LANGSTON HUGHES PERFORMING ARTS INSTITUTE

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.

Did you know that NAAM has 2 dedicated computers to support your genealogy research? Ask them! Members of the BGRG can help you by appointment.

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.