Kirkland's new urban trail, a PEPS benefit & more community news
EVERETT—As part of its efforts to promote emerging young artists, Everett’s Schack Art Center has announced the recipient of its 2015 scholarship. Mukilteo student Allison Vu won Schack's Susan Jane Russell Art award. The Kamiak High School senior received the 1,000 scholarship given to an outstanding arts student planning to study visual arts, arts education or an art-related focus in college. Vu was selected out of more than 1,000 students from 37 Snohomish schools.
Schack includes production studios that host classes for children through adults and an art hot shop. The nonprofit is currently accepting applications for a 16-hour spring break glassblowing scholarship offered to selected students at no cost during the week of March 31-April 3 or April 7-10, 2015.
SEATTLE CENTER—The 17th annual PEPS Benefit Luncheon is on the books for Tuesday, March 3 from 11 am to 1 pm at Seattle Center Fisher Pavillion. Proceeds funnel into volunteer training and curriculum development for the more than 30-year-old program that connects mothers and fathers at the start of their journey into parenthood.
KIRKLAND—Cross Kirkland Corridor is now open. The new 5.75 mile urban trail connects South Kirkland to Totem Lake. Resting on the former Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad, the trail passes through forests, parks and eight neighborhoods.