NVC Newsletter

March Community News

March 2015, Volume 65, Issue 3

National Trust for Historic Preservation, Historic Seattle -- Join with Jan Johnson, owner, at a program on Preserving the Panama Hotel, Thursday, April 9, 2015 from 5:30-7:00 pm, at NVC Memorial Hall, 1212 South King Street, Seattle. Celebrate one of Seattle’s remarkable historic places with a very special announcement regarding its future!  The evening will include a screening of a new short film The Panama Hotel Legacy by Big Story Group and a performance by Seattle Kokon Taiko. Doors open at 5:00 pm; the program begins at 5:30 pm. RSVP to Historic Seattle at info@historicseattle.org by April 6.

SCIDpda --  On April 25th, SCIDpda will co-host the annual C/ID Spring Clean event here in the neighborhood. As in years past, the event will facilitate the restoration of the CID, from cleaning and rehabilitating facades, to picking up trash, to gardening and landscaping. The schedule for the event: 8:00 AM Check-in & Breakfast, 8:30 AM Event Kickoff, 12:00 PM Lunch & Entertainment, 1:00 PM Event Wrap-Up. For more information or interest in joining as a volunteer, please contact Sokha Danh, Economic Development Specialist, at sokhad@scidpda.org or (206) 838-8718.

Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival Committee -- Founded on a sunny afternoon in the spring of 1976, the Seattle Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival has grown to become a three-day celebration enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of people over the past 35 annual events. This year the Festival will be held April 25-27 at Seattle Center. As a public service, the Festival is dedicated to increasing the understanding and friendship between the people of Japan and the Pacific Northwest by presenting culturally educational programs, arts, technologies, and the rich heritage of Japan. More information at: www.cherryblossomfest.org

InterIm Community Development Association -- Save the date for the InterIm CDA 2015 Gala on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront, 2100 Alaska Way, Seattle. Reception starts at 5:30 PM with dinner at 7:00 PM. RSVP at http://interimicda.maestroweb.com or for questions/concerns please email gala@interimicda.org or call 206-624-1802, extension 10.

JCCCW - The JCCCW welcomes families in the community to take part in the Kodomo no Hi festival on Sunday, May 3, from 11 AM to 5 PM at 1414 South Weller St, Seattle. Children’s Day is an opportunity to experience multiculturalism while celebrating the health and growth of all children and enjoying a fun and exciting introduction to the rich world of children’s culture in Japan. For more information: https://jcccw.org or call (206) 568-7114.

International Community Health Services Foundation -- Save the date for the Bloom Gala, a fundraiser for the ICHS Foundation, on Friday, May 8 at the Westin Seattle Hotel. ICHS provides culturally and linguistically appropriate health services to improve the health of Asian Pacific Islanders and the broader community, serving over 20,000 people annually in more than 15 languages. Early Bird tickets are $150 until April 17; regular price is $175. For information, contact Christine Loredo at 206-788-3672 or email: christine@ichs.com