YWCA Party in the Park

YWCA Party in the Park

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Bring your family and friends to this fun, family-friendly event to celebrate 100 years of YWCA service in the Central District
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YWCA Party in the Park

This family-friendly event will celebrate Washington women with entertainment and art for the whole community!

We'll have a photo booth, music, food trucks, and more, including:

  • Appearance by the Seattle Seahawks dancers, mascot, legends, and Blue Thunder drum line
  • Art activities for youth hosted by Coyote Central, Pratt Fine Arts Center, and the Northwest African American Museum
  • Giveaways of YWCA t-shirts and ice cream for the first 100 guests
  • Add the names of inspiring women to YWCA's traveling tapestry and celebrate the women who shape our community and our lives

This event is FREE and open to the public, so invite your colleagues, friends, and family to join us. 

Here are other ways you can help spread the word about this event:

A special thank you to event partners: Seattle Seahawks, QFC, Comcast, Swedish, Northwest African American Museum, Pratt Fine Arts Center, and Coyote Central.

We hope to see you on July 11!

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Location
Powell Barnett Park

352 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Seattle, WA 98122
United States

Events

2020 YWCA Inspire Luncheon

Start Date
12:00 pm
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End Date
1:30 pm
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Valerie Jarrett
YWCA’s luncheons bring together thousands of community leaders, top local and international businesses, and government representatives each year in support of women and girls in our community. This year’s live online event will be a chance to celebrate our community’s strength, deepen our bonds and commitment, and work together to eliminate racism and empower women.

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Mon, 06/17/2019 - 14:08
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Powell Barnett Park

352 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Seattle, WA 98122
United States

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