Help for the unsheltered | A preschool where "out" is "in" | Jazz pianist casts a spell

Caring for Chinatown’s seniors during coronavirus pandemic

Volunteers in Chinatown

Most of Chinatown/International District's seniors have been sheltering indoors to avoid the risk of becoming infected with COVID-19, a virus that can be more deadly for the elderly. So how does this vulnerable population get food and other necessities? The answer has been powered by the community. Here's how.

🛒 Serving Seniors 


As the city shelters in place, what about our unsheltered neighbors?

City Inside/Out looks at homelessness in the time of COVID-19

We've all been advised to stay home and stay safe during COVID-19 pandemic. But what if you don't have a home to go to? City Inside/Out checks in with Sharon Lee from the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) and Councilmember Andrew J. Lewis about what is being done to meet the needs of this vulnerable population and whether we might see long-term results.

Help for Homeless


Rain or shine, outdoor preschool connects kids with nature ☔🌞

Fiddleheads Outdoor Preschool

At Fiddleheads Forest School every day is Earth Day. The teaching takes place entirely outdoors and encourages kids to follow their curiosity and connect with nature. Sure, at the end of each school day kids will be covered head-to-toe in mud and muck, but parents say it's worth it!

School's Out


Video postcard celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

The month of May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, celebrating a community comprised of 26 different ethnic groups with over 67 unique languages and dialects. Seattle Center's Festál celebrations went virtual this year, but here are some highlights featuring dancers, drill teams, musicians, and martial artists from a couple years ago.

Culturally Connected


You'll be captivated by "Spellbound"

Pianist Walt Wagner

Holed up in his studio, jazz pianist Walt Wagner performs his original tune "Spellbound."

🎹 Cast a Spell 


🌼💮🌺 Get your flower fix with a virtual guided tour of the Arboretum

Flowers in the arboretum

Many of the azaleas, rhodies, magnolia, and dogwoods are at peak bloom in the Washington Park Arboretum right now. Join Seattle Parks and Recreation, UW Botanic Gardens, & the Arboretum Foundation for a virtual stroll down Azalea Way. Enjoy the sights and sounds of a peaceful walk in the park, plus some fun trivia about the park, all from the safety and comfort of home.

Walk This Way