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This summer, FREE Beach Swimming Lessons will be hosted at all Seattle area lifeguarded swimming beaches for children ages 6-16. Sign up today for a midday or evening session! Beach Midday Sessions: Monday – Friday,…

What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth (June 19th) marks the day in 1865 when a group of enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, finally learned that they were free from the institution of slavery. This was almost two-and-a-half…

PRIDE today Today, LGBTQI+ PRIDE Month celebrates our nation’s diverse populations including Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (or questioning one’s sexual or gender identity), Intersex, and other sexual orientations besides heterosexual. This observance began after the…

In support of the Swim Seattle Initiative (a FREE drowning prevention and educational swim program championed by Mayor Harrell), Seattle Parks and Recreation successfully hosted Washington State Parks’ first annual Water Safety Day at Rainier Beach…

Join us on Thursday, May 9th! Time:  1:00p – 7:00p (PT) Location: Skagit Valley College (Angst Hall), Mount Vernon, WA *Preregistration is encouraged & free! Join UW Bothell and community partners at MINDfest 2024, a…

Summer is nearing… get ready for swimming!  As part of the Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) commitment to equitable and accessible programming, Swim Seattle is offering all scholarship-eligible youth FREE Beginner Swim Lessons. Swim Seattle is…

This summer, join the Washington State Department of Health (WSDOH) in updating our state’s Suicide Prevention Plan. FREE Suicide Prevention Workshop Wednesday, May 1st Whitman College 345 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla, WA Workshop | 11:00a –…

Two trainees from the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), Shoshana Benjamin, MPH, and Matthew Frank, MSW, MPH have been selected for the 2024 Summer Internship at the National Center for Injury Prevention and…

APRIL “ POOLS”  is a National Drowning Prevention initiative that focuses on water safety skills during the month of April (and into May) in preparation for the summer season. Learning water safety skills AT ANY…

In episode 13 of the Picking Your Brain podcast, Department of Veterans Affairs researchers and Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBICoE) clinical experts discuss the “Improving Health care Engagement and Access to Optimize Long-Term…

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