Kwanzaa, a family celebration started in the 1960s, was created to introduce and reinforce seven basic values of African culture which contribute to building and reinforcing family, community and culture among African American people as well as Africans throughout the world African community. Here are some Kwanzaa celebrations and observances you can attend in the Puget Sound area.
The first Arbor Day was held in Nebraska in 1872, and nearly one million trees were planted that day. We celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees, volunteering to clean up outside, and celebrating our lush Northwest Landscape. Here are some of our favorite Arbor Day events….
It’s time for Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year. Want to head out and observe the sunset with a real astronomer? Head to West Seattle’s Solstice Park on Wednesday, December 21.