Posts categorized under May 2012 - Center Spotlight

Archives for May 2012

Free Summer Fitness Starts June 19

Seattle Center Summer Fitness celebrates the season with healthy, fun and free outdoor fitness opportunities for neighbors, visitors, and those who work in the area. Come on down and join the fun! Lunchtime and evening outdoor fitness sessions are open to all ages and abilities: Zumba® Class – Instructor Daniel… [ Keep reading ]

Next 50 Science and Tech Month is … AMAZING!

The Next Fifty Science and Technology month launches on June 1, with science festivals, speaking and film series, interactive explorations and more through June 30 at Seattle Center, South Lake Union, and downtown Seattle. Work in science is a high form of human joy – with great responsibilities, challenges, and… [ Keep reading ]

Mobility Day Features Transportation Futures

How many ways can you travel to Seattle Center – by conventional and electric vehicle, bicycle, scooter, Monorail, bus, ped, and boat? The choice you make affects your health, our ecology and the future of transportation. Come play, talk and learn about our shared future and explore the connections among… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Center Welcomes Chihuly Garden and Glass

Seattle Center is delighted to welcome a new resident organization to its 74-acre grounds. Chihuly Garden and Glass opens next Monday, May 21. The exhibition’s stunning indoor pavilion and outdoor garden art space are expected to serve as a major visitor attraction, event destination and revenue generator for the City… [ Keep reading ]

Urban Intervention Winner is ABF

A jury of recognized design professionals and civic leaders declared a winner among three finalists in Urban Intervention:  The Howard S. Wright Design Ideas Competition for Public Space.  First place was awarded to the team of ABF from Paris, France for its design, In-Closure, which envisions an interactive wall around… [ Keep reading ]

Urban Intervention Presentations – May 11

What might happen at Seattle Center when Memorial Stadium goes away?  Are there imaginative and unique uses for a large urban open space?  What is the Jelly Bean and why is it floating next to the Space Needle? Join us on Friday, May 11, at Intiman Playhouse for presentations by… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Takes Care – Next 50 Gives

Next 50 is offering community members a variety of opportunities to work together to improve people’s lives locally and globally. Seattle Takes Care (STC), organized by Seattle Center Foundation in partnership with several area service organizations, offers seven Seattle Takes Care projects over the six-month Next 50 celebration. Here are the… [ Keep reading ]