Celebrating our Five-Star Working Waterfront
Celebrating our Five-Star Working Waterfront

2017 Seattle Maritime 101 Events

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6YMLfv4FLGENVVOSHdXNHNZeUU/viewApril 5

Joint Seattle and Tacoma Transportation Club Luncheon

Rainier Golf and Country Club

Speaker: Grant Goodale, CTO of Convoy

SOLD OUT

RSVP: www.transportationclubofseattle.org  

 

April 6

First Thursday at Lake Union Park

MOHAI is free from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., The Center for Wooden Boats has Toy Boat Building from 3-5 p.m., Virginia V, Northwest and Tugboat Arthur Foss are open from Noon – 5 p.m. 

http://mohai.org/event/free-first-thursday/

 

April 7

April Chantey Sing, 8-10 p.m.

Center for Wooden Boats

Nelson’s Blood will lead the sing at the Center for Wooden Boats. This band from Port Townsend will keep the singing session rolling along. Free to attend.

http://nwseaport.org/event/april-chantey-sing-3/

 

April 12

Seattle Maritime Academy Student Orientation for Marine Deck Technology and Marine Engineering Technology, 1 p.m.

Reservations are required and the orientation is limited to 30 individuals.

4455 Shilshole Avenue

RSVP 206.934.2647

http://maritime.seattlecentral.edu/tours-and-information

 

April 13

Tugboat Storytime, 11 a.m. – Noon

Aboard the Tugboat Arthur Foss, Historic Ships Wharf, Lake Union Park

Co-sponsored by Northwest Seaport, http://nwseaport.org/events/ and The Center for Wooden Boats, http://cwb.org/events/

 

April 19

Seattle Propeller Club Luncheon

Maritime Economic Cluster Study Report

Ray’s Boathouse Northwest Room

Swedish Club. For reservations, Marine Exchange of Puget Sound, 206.443.3830

Details at www.seattlepropellerclub.org

 

April 19

Tacoma Propeller Club General Meeting-Scholarship Award Dinner

Tacoma Yacht Club, 5401 Yacht Club Road

Details at www.tacomapropellerclub.com

 

April 20

Bering Sea Fisheries Conference

Renaissance Seattle Hotel

Annual discussion of North Pacific fisheries policy, business strategy and technology. Presented by Fishermen’s News and Philips Publishing Group. To register or for further information, www.beringseafisheries.com.

 

April 21

Third Friday Speaker Series, 7 – 10 p.m.

The Center for Wooden Boats, Lake Union Park

http://cwb.org/events/

 

April 22

Duwamish Alive! Restoration and Cleanup, 10 a.m. -2 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate Seattle's only river by working to restore the Duwamish! Volunteers can sign up: www.duwamishalive.org

 

April 22

South Lake Union Swing, 8 p.m. - Midnight

Dockside, Virginia V, South Lake Union

Join us for a swing dance hosted by the Hot Rhythm Club! Ship stays dockside for the event.

For tickets and more information: http://www.hotrhythmclub.com/south-lake-union-swing/

 

April 27

Tugboat Storytime, 11 a.m. – Noon

Aboard the Tugboat Arthur Foss, Historic Ships Wharf, Lake Union Park

Co-sponsored by Northwest Seaport, http://nwseaport.org/events/ and The Center for Wooden Boats, http://cwb.org/events/

 

April 29

Opening of Cruise Season

Arrival of Holland America’s Eurodam at Pier 91.

Port of Seattle, http://online.pubhtml5.com/xflj/ixkj/#p=2

 

May 3

Transportation Club of Seattle Luncheon

Rainier Golf and Country Club

Speaker: Sarah Scherer, Seattle Maritime Academy

RSVP: www.transportationclubofseattle.org

 

May 4

First Thursday at Lake Union Park

MOHAI is free from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., The Center for Wooden Boats has Toy Boat Building from 3-5 p.m., Virginia V, Northwest and Tugboat Arthur Foss are open from Noon – 5 p.m. 

http://mohai.org/event/free-first-thursday/

 

May 6

Opening Day of Boating Season

Lake Union, Ship Canal, Lake Washington

Sponsored by Seattle Yacht Club.

http://www.seattleyachtclub.org/Default.aspx%3Fp%3DDynamicModule%26pageid%3D286476%26ssid%3D164107%26vnf%3D1

 

May 6

Virginia V Opening Day of Yachting Season Cruise, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Join us for a cruise on the SS VIRGINIA as we celebrate the beginning of boating in the Pacific Northwest. Ticket includes a lunch. Cash Bar.

https://www.virginiav.org/?event=opening-day-of-yachting-season&event_date=2017-05-06

 

May 8

Tacoma Transportation Club Luncheon

La Quinta Inn and Suites

RSVP: www.transportationcluboftacoma.org

 

May 10

Seattle Maritime Academy Student Orientation for Marine Deck Technology and Marine Engineering Technology, 1 p.m.

Reservations are required and the orientation is limited to 30 individuals.

4455 Shilshole Avenue

RSVP 206.934.2647

http://maritime.seattlecentral.edu/tours-and-information

 

May 11

Tugboat Storytime, 11 a.m. – Noon

Aboard the Tugboat Arthur Foss, Historic Ships Wharf, Lake Union Park

Co-sponsored by Northwest Seaport, http://nwseaport.org/events/ and The Center for Wooden Boats, http://cwb.org/events/

 

May 11

Stories of the Sea, 7 - 10 p.m.

Highliner Public House, Fishermen’s Terminal, 3909 18th Avenue West

Maritime Poetry and Music Slam!!! Limited to 15 performers. To register: info@SeattleMartime101.com. Sponsored by Seattle Propeller Club, Port of Seattle, Harley Marine and presented in cooperation with Pacific Marine Expo and National Fisherman.

 

May 12

38th Annual Women in Trade Job Fair, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center

www.wawomenintrades.com/jobfair.html

 

May 12

Free Fishermen’s Terminal Walking Tour

10-11:30 a.m.

Get a behind the scenes look at Fishermen’s Terminal.

Limited to 40 people. Registration required.

Specify Fishermen’s Terminal Tour.

RSVP: portregistration@portseattle.org

 

May 12

Chantey Sing

Dockside, Virginia V

Matthew Moeller will lead the May Chantey Sing. Matthew Moeller writes the best songs about Washington maritime lore ranging from salt horse, to the legendary ferry The Flyer, and to the lowly geoduc. Free to attend. More information: http://nwseaport.org/maritime-music/chantey-sings/

 

May 12 and 13

Northwest Paddling Festival

Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah

www.northwestpaddlingfestival.com

 

May 13

Harley Marine Seattle Maritime Festival Family Fun Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Seattle Maritime Academy

4455 Shilshole Ave NW – just east of the Ballard Bridge

Don’t miss the boat at Seattle’s largest maritime industry celebration! It’s the Harley Marine Seattle Maritime Festival Family Fun Day, sponsored by the Seattle Propeller Club and Port of Seattle at The Seattle Maritime Academy from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 13. Don’t miss the free fun including interactive displays, three Ship Canal Boat Tours, kid’s activities, demonstrations, workshops and other special events.  All events are free.

 

For details, click here.

 

May 17

 “Rosie the Riveter” Yesterday and Today: Washington Women in the Trades, 6:30 p.m.

History Café, Museum of History and Industry

Hear the personal stories of women who have led the way in breaking barriers for female workers in Washington. Women across three generations, including Georgie Kunkel, who worked at the Boeing bomber plant in Chehalis during WWII, will share their experiences and perspectives.

Link to MeetUp page: https://www.meetup.com/HistoryCafe/events/238592862/

 

May 17

Tacoma Propeller Club General Meeting-Scholarship Award Dinner

Courtyard Tacoma Downtown,

Details at www.tacomapropellerclub.com

 

May 19              

Harley Marine Seattle Maritime Festival Breakfast

Marriot Waterfront Hotel         

Washington Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib will be the keynote speaker and the breakfast will include the presentation of the Puget Sound Maritime Achievement Award and the Seattle Propeller Club Public Official of the Year Award.

Details at www.seattlepropellerclub.org

 

May 19

Tacoma Propeller Club Chowdown

Details at www.tacomapropellerclub.com

 

May 22

National Maritime Day

This day reflects the gratitude that Americans have for the maritime industry and the benefits it brings to the country. It also honors and recognizes ships and seafarers who have held a special place in the nation's history.

 

May 25

Tugboat Storytime, 11 a.m. – Noon

Aboard the Tugboat Arthur Foss, Historic Ships Wharf, Lake Union Park

Co-sponsored by Northwest Seaport, http://nwseaport.org/events/ and The Center for Wooden Boats, http://cwb.org/events/

 

June 9

NOAA Open House

12 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Western Regional Center, 7600 Sand Point Way NE

Join NOAA for an open house this June! You will be able to tour NOAA facilities, explore interactive booths, talk with scientists and engineers and learn more about what NOAA does for you. NOAA Open House is a FREE event, open to the public, no reservations required.

 

Attention K-12 Students: K-12 students are invited to submit an entry for NOAA's Our Oceans, Our Future Art Contest! Entries must be received by May 9, 2017. Please see the entry form here and slideshow for more details. Artwork will be on display and contest winners will be recognized during Open House.

 

For more information: visit our website and Facebook event.

 

June 21

Seattle Propeller Club Luncheon

 

All events subject to change.

Upcoming Events

Join the celebration of our working waterfront this April through June during the Harley Marine Seattle Maritime Festival. Key Dates:

 

April 19      

Seattle Propeller Club Luncheon             

 

April 22

Duwamish Clean-Up/Earth Day

 

May 11

Stories of the Sea

Highliner Public House

Fishermen’s Terminal

 

May 12

Walking tour of Fishermen’s Terminal

 

May 13

Family Fun Day

@ Seattle Maritime Academy

4455 Shilshole Ave NW

Just east of the Ballard Bridge

 

Experience Maritime! Don’t miss the free fun including interactive displays, three Ship Canal Boat Tours, kid’s activities, demonstrations, and other special events

 

May 19     

Maritime Festival Breakfast

Marriot Waterfront Hotel

 

June 9

NOAA Open House

12 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Western Regional Center

7600 Sand Point Way NE

 

June 21

Seattle Propeller Club Luncheon

 

All events subject to change.

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