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March 20 Events

February 11 - April 1, Flatstick Pub - South Lake Union

Flatstick Pub Monday Night Putters - Winter 2019

Monday’s are the worst…especially in the winter. Not only are you starting your work week, you also are getting out of work right when the “sun” is going down. But don’t worry! Flatstick Pub has the perfect activity to break up those dreaded Monday blues this 2019 winter! Grab a friend and sign up for Flatstick Pub’s mini golf league, Monday Night Putters! Cost is only $20 per team, and if you show up the first two weeks, your team gets your money back in Flatstick Gift Cards ($10/week)!

REGULAR SEASON: Every Monday, starting February 11th until March 18th. ***NEW this season*** Teams will be competing in a brand new tournament format each Monday throughout the season.

POST SEASON: SLU End of Season Tournament will be on March 25th and the Overall Champion between the three locations will be determined on April 1st.

PRIZES

Regular Season – Prizes awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams in the final regular season standings.

1st – $150 Flatstick gift card + $100 in gift card to local brewery

2nd – $100 Flatstick GC + $50 in GC to local brewery

3rd – $50 Flatstick GC + $25 in GC to local brewery

End of Season Tournament Champion (Week 7) – SWAG Bag w/ gift cards, merch, and more from Flatstick and local brewery

Monday Night Putters Overall Champion (Week 8) – TBD (Don’t worry, it’ll be great!)

Tickets can be purchased here for $20.

January 9 - March 23, MadArt

Circum∙ambience by Taiji Miyasaka

Circum·ambience
By Taiji Miyasaka

Open Studio*: January 9 – February 23 → Tuesday – Friday, 12 – 5pm
*Open Studio means the artwork is under construction, but MadArt is always open to the public during the process period to see the artist working and watch the installation come to life.
Opening Reception: Sunday, February 24 (1 – 3pm)
Exhibition Period: February 26 – March 23 → Tuesday – Friday, 10am – 5pm & Saturday, 12 – 5pm
Artist Talk: Wednesday, March 6 at UW’s Architecture Hall (ARC), #147 (6pm)

MadArt Studio presents Circum∙ambience by Taiji Miyasaka, a professor in the School of Design and Construction at Washington State University. In this exhibition, Miyasaka responds to the various conditions of MadArt Studio by creating three spherical sculptures that independently investigate the light, scale, and atmosphere of the physical space. Though bound by form, each sphere uniquely relates to the studio’s environment through its distinctive material and method of assembly.

The largest of these sculptures – a thirteen-foot inhabitable clay and wood sphere – is created through a traditional method of Japanese plaster construction. To learn these techniques, Miyasaka is working with a group of master plasterers both in his native Japan and in Seattle. The participating Japanese plasterers will be holding demonstrations of their traditional methods of soil application from February 7th and 8th at MadArt Studio, as part of the Open Studio installation period.

Generous support for this exhibition has been provided by MadArt, Artist Trust, and The Japan Foundation (Tokyo). Special thanks to Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Engineering Shop at Washington State University, and the School of Design and Construction at Washington State University.

March 20, 6:30 pm, REI

Across America - Bicycle Touring Your Own Way

Curious about long-distance bicycle touring? Join Olivia Round for an inspiring and entertaining presentation about why bike touring is an option for almost everyone, and how she rode across the country, alone, her own way. Goofy photos and embarrassing stories are included! Olivia Round is a motivational speaker and bicycle advocate, currently writing a memoir about her solo cross-country journey by bicycle in 2011. After completing several bike tours and one year working in a bike shop, Olivia has tips, tricks, and encouragement for aspiring cyclists. Whether your goal is to commute more regularly to work or embark on an epic odyssey around the world, this presentation will help spark your cycling fire. Questions are always welcome.

Member price: Free Non-member price: Free

March 20, 6:30 pm, Museum of History and Industry

History Café: Untold Stories from the Chinese Exclusion Act

For 61 years, the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act barred Chinese laborers from entering the United States and prevented those who did from becoming naturalized citizens. Applicants were questioned in detail at US ports of entry about their families and villages in China.

This rich, biographical information is now accessible in Seattle, housed at the local office of the National Archives.

Hear from National Archives’ volunteer Trish Hackett Nicola about the valuable information found in these files, and from Cathy Lee about how the files helped her uncover her great aunt’s story.

For disability accommodations, please contact programs@mohai.orgtwo weeks prior to the event.

Location: MOHAI, South Lake Café

Cost: Free

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Shhhh! Your friends and family will never know you put off your holiday shopping – you can find the perfect presents right here in South Lake Union. >>link in bio
Giving Season: Spread the joy and make a difference in the lives of your South Lake Union neighbors by getting involved with these community organizations. >>link in bio
High and Dry: The new Wagner Education Center takes the Center for Wooden Boats from the shores of Lake Union to the center of the park. >>link in bio

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