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Upcoming Educational and Cultural Events in Seattle & King County

With only a few days remaining in the year, here’s a short smattering of upcoming events around Seattle and the region to help fill up your calendar. There’s no particular theme, so enjoy 🙂

Seattle

December 27th, 7pm: Science in the City Lecture: “Societal Benefits of Gaming”

Join Mark Chen, an Indie Game Designer and Scholar, in a discussion about gaming literacy and its implications for our every day lives. Mark will talk about how playing games helps with skill development and can make us better learners and citizen. $5, Pacific Science Center’s PACCAR Theater. More info and tickets here.

Closing January 2nd: MoPOP: “World of Wearable Art

Experience a selection of stunning garments from New Zealand’s largest arts show, currently on display at MoPOP through January 2nd. If you haven’t seen this exhibit before, you’ll quickly understand why this exhibit is called “wearable art” and not simply a fashion or garment show. The pieces are impressively original, as the show itself imposes only loose rules that allow the designer’s imagination to shine. Highly recommended. Included in MoPOP admission, which is $25 for adults. More info and tickets here.

December 28th, Noon: Occidental Park: Hey Marseilles 

Free Concert at Occidental Park by Hey Marseillies in Seattle, Wednesday, December 28th at Noon. Info here.

December 28th, 7-9pm: The Woodlands Pizza & Public House: The Whateverly Brothers

Enjoy some local music, pizza and beer at The Woodlands Pizza and Pub in Greenlake. Free (although be sure to buy some pizza…). More info here.


Sammamish

December 28th, 1-4pm: Idea Lab, a Makerspace for Kids

Parents! Bring your children,ages 6-12, to the Sammamish Library for a hands-on experience in all things STEM, with projects in engineering, robotics, electronics and more. Stop in anytime during the session to participate. Free, Sammamish Library. More info here.

 

 

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