Vets Restore historic preservation training

4Culture
Deadline: 8/15/2014

4Culture seeks military veterans who are interested in working in working with their hands and restoring old things. Vets Restore is a free 7-week program that offers specialized training in revitalizing historic structures, with a 5-week internship with a local construction firm and one-on-one job placement assistance. Learn more at Vets Restore. For more information, call Candice Corey with the King County Veterans’ Program, 206-477-6989.

Six word story and memoir workshop for teens

Burien Library
Date: 8/26/2014, 4-5 PM

Middle and high school students are invited to come in and compose six word stories and/or memoirs. The Burien Library is located at 400 SW 152nd Street in Burien.  Free.

At the Ridge Theatre summer musical camps

At the Ridge Theatre and the Kent School District
Deadline: 8/4/2014

Summer musical theatre camps are being offered to kids grades pre-K-2 and grades 3-6 this summer at Kentridge High School Performing Arts Center, 12430 SE 208th Street, Kent.  Cost is $125 per student. Artistic Director Jennifer Grajewski oversees this program.

Nonprofit legal checklist class

Wayfind
Date: 11/4/2014

Learn about all the legal requirements and best practices for nonprofits from speaker Judy Andrews, Apex Law Group. This training is part of a series for South King County and is underwritten with support from The Seattle Foundation and United Way of King County. $10 fee includes lunch. Attendance limited to South King County and the organizations that serve South King County. The session will take place at the Tukwila Community Center, 12424, 42nd Avenue S in Tukwila. Register here.

Pacific Ballroom Dance summer camps

Pacific Ballroom Dance will be holding weeklong “boot camps” for juniors and youth in late August with performances at the end of these sessions.  For more information, visit www.pacificballroom.org.

Dance classes at Allegro

Allegro Performing Arts Academy

Allegro Performing Arts Academy offers classes in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, drama, tumbling, creative movement (Tiny tots), hip hop and occasional master classes from out-of-town choreographers.  Classes are for all ages and levels! Easy registration at www.allegrodance.com.

2014 Heavier Than Air Musical Theatre Camp

Green River Community College’s popular Heavier Than Air Musical Theatre Camp offers actors ages 3-17 a chance to participate in the entire musical theatre experience from the audition process through final performances. All camps meet in the Performing Arts Building at Green River Community College. A meeting for primary, teen, intermediate and music revue camp parents will be held on Wednesday, June 18, 6:30-7:30 PM in GRCC’s Performing Arts Building.

Camps include:

Rainier Youth Choirs Summer Choir Camp

Rainier Youth Choirs
Dates: 8/18-21/2014 RYC-boys (3)

Rainier Youth Choirs will host their third annual Summer Day Camp August 18th through 21st for singers entering grades 4-8. Campers will participate in educational clinics, fun activities, and group rehearsals 9 AM to 2 PM each day at First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 19800 108th Avenue SE on Kent’s East Hill. Participants get to explore different musical skills such as rhythms, drumming, keyboarding, movement, theater games, and singing then perform for their families and the community during a free evening concert on August 21 at 7 PM.

Life drawing sessions

Burien Arts  Association

The life drawing sessions will be held every Monday afternoon from 1 – 4 PM at the Burien Arts Gallery, 826 SW 152nd Street. Male and female models will pose on alternate weekends with drawing of the figure available in 1 hour of short poses and a 2 hour long pose. Drawing horses and some easels will be available. Four-session passes will be available issued for $40 (no exchanges for future dates). Drop in sessions are available for $20.  Call 206-244-7808 for more information.

The Hi-Liners Musical Theatre Summer Programs and Camps

Registration is now open for summer programs and camps at The Burien Annex, 14501 4th Ave SW, Burien, WA 98166.  Each program runs daily and is one week long with a performance the last day of class. At Theatre Art Camps every day is about choosing characters, creating stories, singing songs, playing theatre games and rehearsing a show! In Musical Theatre Intensives spend your time singing, dancing and acting your way through a week of rigorous rehearsal with your director, musical director and choreographer! Choices available for ages 5 to 16. Programs begin June 24. Go to www.hi-liners.org for the complete schedule and descriptions.

 

Fiestas de Alfabetizacion Temprana en Espanol

Las “Fiestas” son talleres diseñados para los padres hispanos con niños de edades comprendidas entre los 0 a 5 años de edad, ofrecidos en las bibliotecas de KCLS. El objetivo es prepararlos para el Kindergarten. Las “Fiestas” ofrecen la  oportunidad de comprender y reforzar el papel de los padres como primeros y más importantes educadores de sus hijos a temprana edad. 

Dance classes at Evergreen City Ballet

Evergreen City Ballet
Year-round

Evergreen City Ballet is one of the Northwest’s premiere dance institutions, and offers a wide range of classes year round to all ages and skill levels: Mommy & Me, Creative Movement, Angelina Ballerina, Level 1 through Performance Division, Modern, Pilates, Hip Hop, Adult Tap & Ballet.

For more information:  www.evergreencityballet.org or  425-228-6800 or info@evergreencityballet.org.

Plateau Area Writers Association

www.plateauareawriters.org

Speakers’ series, workshops, critique groups, and Enumclaw Plateau History Project.

Burien Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services

www.MoshierArtCenter.org

The Moshier Community Art Center, 430 S 156th, is one of Puget Sound’s hidden gems. Located in Burien, the art center provides a fully equipped ceramics studio for students from beginner to advanced skill levels. Each session we offer art classes for all ages including classes in ceramics, painting, drawing, mosaics, book arts, sculpture and more! Also available are 24-hour access studio spaces for ceramic artists and art classes for adults and teens with disabilities. 206.988.3700.