PassinArt: A Theatre Company presents Black Nativity by poet and playwright Langston Hughes. Based on the traditional Nativity story, the spirit-filled, inspiring gospel song play features traditional Christmas carols performed in a gospel style with a few new songs specifically for the show.
The annual event, Silverton Christmas Market, offers a joyous and magical holiday experience for all ages. Stroll along immersive paths draped in more than one million lights. Explore our authentic German Christmas Market for gifts from artisan vendors and imported German nutcrackers, smokers and ornaments. Visit Santa to share your wish list or enjoy music and a brew in the Biergarten, presented by Western Beverage. Cozy up to a wood-burning fire pit or take a ride down the snowless tubing hill. There will be no ice skating this year.
The German American Society of Portland presents Weihnachtsmarkt 2022: A German Christmas Market! This year’s market will be held on December 3 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Deutsches Haus on NE 57th and Sandy in Portland. The Weihnachtsmarkt will feature Glühwein (German mulled wine), German food, vendors selling Christmas gifts, baby goats, festive live music, and a real St. Nikolaus!
On behalf of Muslimahs Against Abuse Center (MAAC), we want to inform everyone that our annual Muslimahs Networking Night which was scheduled to happen on November 20th, 2022 has now been moved to December 3rd, 2022 with a venue change as well due to unavoidable circumstances. The new venue will be at Highline College Campus at 2400 S 240th St, Des Moines, WA 98198 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm on the new date.
If you have already purchased tickets and would still like to join us for this wonderful evening please note the changes and we will see you soon!
We are so excited to see you all very soon! Limited number of tickets available purchase your before we sell out. Tickets will not be sold at the door this year!
Please join us on the Basque Block on Sunday, December 4 from 11am-4pm, for our first annual Eguberriko Azoka, or Basque Christmas Market. There will be food and drink, vendors from near and far, and activities for the kids. This event is a collaboration between the Basque Museum and Euzkaldunak in conjunction with Boiseko Gazteak’s Winter Performance.
The Azoka will take place before, during, and after Boiseko Gazteak’s performance. There will be a Christmas photo booth starting at 2:30 where kids will have a chance to get photographed with Olentzero on a sheep wagon.
Come join staff from the Cowlitz Tribe Natural Resources Department and Cowlitz Garden to plant camas bulbs for a second year as part of the Gospodor property restoration project.
We will be planting common camas (Camassia quamash) bulbs and learning about camas.
Lunch, snacks, and warm drinks will be provided in collaboration with the Senior Nutrition Program.
All ages are welcome!
Due to limited parking on-site, we will have transit vehicles making trips back and forth between the site and the Park & Ride located nearby starting around 11:00AM.
This Hanukkah, sing and dance along with a cappella and Jewish music sensations the Maccabeats! Originally formed as a Yeshiva University student vocal group, the Maccabeats are phenomenal performers with a massive fan base, over 20 million views on YouTube, numerous TV appearances, and four successful albums, including their bestselling “A Maccabeats Hanukkah.” With little more than their unadulterated voices, a little Jewish humor, and a philosophy of integrating traditional and secular sounds, they entertain and inspire audiences of all backgrounds and ages with an eclectic repertoire of Jewish and Israeli songs, pop hits, and signature mash-ups, like breakout Hanukkah parody, “Candlelight.” Their all-ages Hanukkah shows will have the whole family rocking out! Best for ages 4+
Join us for an interactive Hanukkah storytime with two Sephardic children’s authors (one local, one world-renowned) as they share their Jewish Cuban family stories. Julie Anna Blank (“Hanukkah in Little Havana”) and Ruth Behar (“Tía Fortuna’s New Home: A Jewish Cuban Journey”) read their beautifully illustrated books for us. Then we’ll sing Hanukkah songs together, including Ladino/Sephardic favorite “Ocho Kandelikas.” You can also make a Hanukkah menorah out of snacks to enjoy during the event! Books make great Hanukkah presents, and the event is free with purchase.
In partnership with Jewish Book Council.
Sponsored by Samis Foundation.
$5 (under age 2 FREE)
FREE with book purchase:
$15 Book: “Tía Fortuna’s New Home”
$20 Book: “Hanukkah in Little Havana”
In celebration of Kwanzaa, enjoy a reading of My First Kwanzaa by Britney House. The book is a warm and lively introduction to a very special holiday that will help even the youngest children join in! This program is sponsored by City of Seattle Cultural Educatiand premieres on NAAM’s Youtube Channel every second Sunday of the month.