The dog days of August are upon us. In Seattle, that means sipping a coldbrew at your favorite local coffee shop, cooling off in the Seattle Center fountain (more likely if you’re under 10) or taking a dip at Green Lake Park. TWIF has some other great activities planned for this month of Augustus. So slap on the sunscreen, don your most stylish visor and head out to one of these awesome activities. The summer’s winding down. Don’t miss out!
Get Dirty at Marra Farm: Saturday, 8/9, 10:00am-2:00pm
I’ve written about this event so many times, but I’m always happy to endorse it—because it supports a great organization! The Giving Garden at Marra Farm provides fresh produce and educational opportunities to food insecure individuals in Seattle. Come check it out with us!
Past activities have included weeding out invasive species, checking and repairing drip irrigation systems and spreading wood chips. Find out firsthand what this great urban community farm is like and sign up now!
TWIF Brunch Club: Sunday, 8/10, Noon
TWIF Brunch club is a fun and delicious way to meet your fellow TWIF members and staff. We meet on the second Sunday of every month at a different local restaurant. The month of August, it’s Luna Park Café, 2918 SW Avalon Way. Protip: they’re reknowed for their milkshakes.
This event is reserved for TWIF staff and members, but feel free to bring a friend or significant other. See you there!
Big Brothers Big Sisters Summer Picnic: Sunday, 8/10, 3:30pm-7:30pm
Come help out at the Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Annual Summer Picnic with TWIF! You might manage an obstacle course, get creative with crafts or help with general setup. And the whole time you’ll help strengthen the bonds that make Big Brothers Big Sisters so great! BBBS seeks to change the lives of children facing adversity for the better, forever.
Member Night: Monday, 8/11, 6:00pm-7:00pm
Join us for a beer and some quality TWIF bonding time in the Ninkasi Better Living Room. Meet other TWIF Members, share stories, and make friends. There's really no agenda here other than a little fun, and no two events end up the same. This event is open to members and their guests only.
New Members: You can pick up your New Member Packet at this event and have your photo taken for our member wall.
Hello My Name is TWIF: Tuesday, 8/12, 6:00pm-7:00pm
If you’re looking to get involved with TWIF beyond being just a one-time volunteer, come to this event to learn how to do just that. Want to become an Event Coordinator, join our volunteer staff or become a board member? Then this evening is right for you.
Grab a Ninkasi beer with us and talk to TWIF staff, learn about what different teams contribute and find out how you can make your commitment to TWIF more ongoing.
Our headquarters are located at 7551 B 15th Avenue NW in Ballard. Please register if you plan to attend, and feel free to bring a friend or two!
SAM Remix: Friday, 8/22, 8:00pm-11:00pm
TWIF is co-hosting another SAM remix on Friday, August 22nd. This time it’s at the beautiful Olympic Sculpture Park. As part of our Summer at SAM programming, this SAM Remix is a highlight of the summer season and the outdoor venue makes it our favorite summer arts event of the season! Get your tickets before this popular event sells out again!
Thank You Thursday: 8/28, 3:00pm-9:00pm
Get a jump start on the weekend and support TWIF’s charitable programs at the same time at Reuben’s Brews in Ballard. As part of Reuben’s Thank You Thursday Program, $1 from every pint sold will be donated to TWIF on this day. The taproom is open from 3-9pm!