Events in and around Madison Valley

Apr 25

April 25 RARE Open Discussion with Tori Hazelton Re: Exclusionary Discipline

You are invited to RARE's April 25 Open Discussion Session. Educator and Educational Leader Tori Hazelton will talk about Exclusionary Discipline. The online event starts at 7pm PDT and includes time for Q & A after the presentation. For More Information and the Zoom Link please visit our website

Tori Hazelton is an experienced educator and educational leader. She was fortunate to enjoy a sixteen-year career teaching multiple secondary subjects with progressive leadership roles before moving to a coaching role at the regional level where she now supports districts in systemic change. Throughout her career, Tori had the opportunity to create and present various staff professional development programs. She is a doctoral candidate at Lewis and Clark College in an educational leadership program focused on racial and social justice. Tori’s dissertation research is on exclusionary discipline in schools and teacher/admin prep programs.

Feb 28

RARE (Roosevelt Alumni for Racial Equity) hosts Open Discussion Session with Educator, Activist and Author Erin Jones

On February 28th at 7pm PST RARE (Roosevelt Alumni for Racial Equity) will host an Open Discussion on Racial Equity featuring activist, author, and educator Erin Jones.

The topic will be The Bridges to Heal US: Stories and Strategies for Racial Healing. This event is free and open to the public. And live questions will be taken after the presentation.

Erin Jones has been involved in and around schools for 30 years. She has taught in a variety of environments, from predominantly Black schools to predominantly White schools to some of the most diverse communities in the nation. Erin received an award as the Most Innovative Foreign Language Teacher in 2007, while teaching in Tacoma and was the Washington State Milken Educator of the Year in 2008 while teaching in Spokane. She received recognition at the White House in March of 2013 as a Champion of Change and was Washington State PTA’s Outstanding Educator in 2015. See More and Sign up for the Zoom Link at

Open Discussion sessions are a core part of RARE's mission to advocate for racial equity by contributing to a deeper understanding of racism and racial equity, to heal the racial divide, and to create equitable outcomes for all people. Learn more about RARE by visiting our our website

Feb 10

The Art of Nature: 2022 Arboretum Livestream Gala & Auction

Please join us on February 10, from 6 to 7 p.m., for the Arboretum Foundation’s 34th annual gala fundraiser—The Art of Nature.

This FREE, online event will celebrate the art and beauty of Washington Park Arboretum, and explore how nature in this special place inspires artists, visitors, and students to create in myriad ways, enhancing our shared community. Enjoy surprise guests, wonderful performances, silent and live auctions, and an unforgettable hour in support of the Arboretum.

All proceeds from The Art of Nature will help fund environmental education, maintenance, and volunteerism at the Arboretum, as well as cultural programs at the Seattle Japanese Garden.

Jan 9

Sunday [email protected] River

Sunday Brunch at Snowy River from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Jan 8

Saturday Live Music at Snowy River

Saturday night cocktails and live music at Snowy River starting at 7pm, we encourage to make a reservation (206)402-5486 (No Cover)

2800 E Madison St,

Seattle, WA 98112

Hours: 4pm-12am

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