April walks spotlight Rhododendrons

Blooming Rhododendron

UW Botanic Gardens’ Free Weekends Walks for the month of April will feature Rhododendron species and cultivars during their their peak bloom time. Walks begin Sundays at 1:00pm at the Graham Visitors Center.


Up your alley?

University District Alleyways Open House

This Thursday, join the University District Partnership and the Seattle Department of Transportation for an interactive  workshop to evaluate two design options for the University District Alley behind University Bookstore. All are welcome. University Masonic Lodge, 4338 University Way NE, 3:30-5:30.


Interdisciplinary Visual Arts show at Jacob Art Gallery

Interdisciplinary Visual Arts student

A graduation exhibition for honors students in the Interdisciplinary Visual Arts Program as well as selected other students will be held April 16-26  at Jacob Lawrence Gallery in the Art Building. Free. Check website for hours.


Hip Hop at the Ethnic Cultural Center

Keur-Gui Crew

An award-winning Senegalese hip-hop group will discuss the role of hip-hop in political and social change   on Friday, April 11 at the Samuel E. Kelly Cultural Center. The discussion will be followed by a live performance. Organized by the Division of French & Italian Studies.


Come lend your voice to the future of the U District’s Green Streets

University District street

The U District community has designated three corridors as “green streets” through public outreach on the U District Urban Design Framework and meetings with neighborhood groups. Come weigh in on a discussion about aesthetic improvements, bus routes, pedestrian safety, bike facilities, and parking.on these corridors on Wednesday, April 16, 5:30-7 pm, at University Heights Community… Read More


UW Science Now at Town Hall

UW Science Now presenter

UW Science Now, which trains University of Washington graduate students to communicate their research to the general public, kicks off with two speakers at Seattle’s Town Hall April 9 and 11.  


Don’t miss Paws on Science, now thru Sunday!

Paws on Science Earthworm Exhibit

Join University of Washington scientists and researchers for the fifth annual Paws-on Science: Husky Weekend at Pacific Science Center on April 4–6, 2014. Watch this video to learn more about exhibits and hands-on activities from 49 UW programs at this family-friendly event, and bring your Husky Card or UW Alumni Association Member Card to receive… Read More


Can we become as productive as our forefathers? Find out April 8

Can we become as productive as our forefathers, despite modern tools?

On Tuesday, April 8, join UW’s Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation for a panel discussion, Aerospace: Can we become as productive as our forefathers? This event is free and open to the public and will be held from 7-9 pm at the Museum of Flight.


Garden Lovers Book Sale coming up

2014 Miller Library booksale

Don’t forget to save the first weekend of April for the annual Elisabeth C. Miller Library Garden Lovers’ Book Sale. This Saturday event is free and open to the public, with all proceeds benefiting the Miller Library.


Don’t miss first UDistrict Forum tonight

UDistrict Forum

The U District Forum is intended to inform the local community and others about the work of the University District Partnership and its committees: Clean & Safe, Events & Marketing, Retail & Business Development and Urban Design. This free, open event begins with networking at 4:30 pm and opening remarks at 5 pm at the… Read More