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* May day march, SeattleMay day march, Seattle

Time: 2:00 pm

The annual May Day Rally and March for Worker and Immigrant Rights will be Friday, May 1 starting at 2 p.m. at Judkins Park, 2150 S. Norman. The march begins at 3 p.m. to the U.S. District Courthouse. Union members should wear their colors and bring union banners!

* MayWorks kickoff, SeaTacMayWorks kickoff, SeaTac

Time: 5:30 pm

In conjunction with the Pacific Northwest Labour History Association’s annual conference, the MayWorks kickoff will be Friday, May 1 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the IBEW Local 77 Hall, 19415 International Blvd. in SeaTac. This social event will include a Labor Art Show, refreshments, welcoming remarks and music, as well as registration for the PNLHA conference. There is no charge, but please RSVP to pnlhawa@gmail.com.

* May Day march, TacomaMay Day march, Tacoma

Time: 6:00 pm

International Workers’ Day March & Rally on Friday, May 1. Gather at 6 p.m. at 6th Avenue and Sprague Street for brief comments by local union and social justice leaders. The march begins at 6:20 p.m. and will stop at several points along the route to hear from additional workers, community activists, and labor representatives before returning to starting point at 6th and Sprague at about 8 p.m. Click for details.

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* Labor History conf, SeaTacLabor History conf, SeaTac

The Pacific Northwest Labor History Association 2015 Conference, featuring workshops, panel discussions, social events, elections and an awards banquet, will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, 18740 International Blvd in SeaTac on May 2-3. Click for details, including detailed agenda information and registration information.

* Bucks 4 Pups, PuyallupBucks 4 Pups, Puyallup

Time: 8:00 am

Machinists Union Local Lodge 751-C will host its third annual sporting clays shoot fundraiser to benefit Guide Dogs of America. The “Bucks 4 Pups” shoot will be Saturday, May 2 at the Sumner Sportsmen's Association, 15711 96th St. E., Puyallup. Club gates will open at 8 a.m. for registration. There will be an orientation and safety training session at 9 a.m., with shooting starting at 10. Click for details.

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* Labor History conf, SeaTacLabor History conf, SeaTac

The Pacific Northwest Labor History Association 2015 Conference, featuring workshops, panel discussions, social events, elections and an awards banquet, will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, 18740 International Blvd in SeaTac on May 2-3. Click for details, including detailed agenda information and registration information.

* Fishermen's Memorial, SeattleFishermen's Memorial, Seattle

Time: 2:00 pm

The name of Carl Anton Olsen of Seattle, a member of the crew of the schooner Convention that went missing in 1922, will be placed on the Seattle Fishermen's Memorial, 3919 18th Ave W. in Seattle, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 3. Click for details.

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* People's Hearing, OlympiaPeople's Hearing, Olympia

Time: 11:00 am

Washington United for Fair Revenue will be holding a People's Hearing on with the Washington State Senate and House of Representative on Monday, May 4 at 11 a.m. in Olympia at a location TBA. Check back for more details or click to visit the WUFR website.

* Coal Wars book talk, UWCoal Wars book talk, UW

Time: 7:00 pm

The UW Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies presents a book talk with David Bullock, author of Coal Wars about about the role of the 1934 miners' strike in Central Washington, will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, May 4 at the University Bookstore, 4326 University Way NE in Seattle. Click for details.

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* Apprenticeship Exhibit,SeattleApprenticeship Exhibit,Seattle

Time: 4:30 pm

An opening reception for the Apprenticeship Exhibit will be hosted by the Washington State Labor Education & Research Center from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6 at South Seattle College's Georgetown Campus, 6737 Corson Ave S, Building B Lobby. Click for details.

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* Hospital safety forum, SeattleHospital safety forum, Seattle

Time: 6:00 pm

Speak Out for Hospital Safety & Accountability! Share your experiences regarding hospitals in King County with a panel community leaders from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 7 at First Baptist Church, 1111Harvard Ave. in Seattle. Click for details.

* Pride film screening, SeattlePride film screening, Seattle

Time: 7:00 pm

As part of MayWorks, Pride At Work will host a special showing of the film Pride. The film takes us back to 1984 in Margaret Thatcher's Britain. Thatcher is determined to break a miners' strike and smash their union. Lesbian and Gay activists in London are equally determined to help the miners. The screening will be Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at Hillman City Collaboratory, 5623 Rainier Ave S. in Seattle.

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* Spoken Word Workshop, SeattleSpoken Word Workshop, Seattle

The Washington State Labor Education and Research Center at South Seattle Community College is bringing Elise Bryant from the Labor Heritage Foundation in D.C. to lead a daylong spoken word workshop on Saturday, May 9. Click for details.

* NALC National Food DriveNALC National Food Drive

Saturday, May 9 is America's biggest annual food drive. This is the day to leave non-perishable food items by your mailbox for members of the National Association of Letter Carriers to pick up and deliver to local food banks. Click for details.

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* Mural design, WSLC SeattleMural design, WSLC Seattle

Time: 5:00 pm

Friends of the Jackson Street Mural Project at the Washington State Labor Council’s new Seattle office is hosting a series of design workshops, through the lens of the social justice movement, bringing neighbors together, giving voice to, and eventually illustrating the stories of communities that have been historically marginalized. ALL are invited to the Monday, May 11 workshop from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the WSLC office, 321 16th Ave. South. For details, call Kamaria Hightower at 206-254-4913.

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* WA YELL art walk, SeattleWA YELL art walk, Seattle

Time: 5:00 pm

Washington Young Emerging Labor Leaders (WA YELL) hosts “To Thine Own Selfie Be True” from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 14. Meet at the WSLC Seattle office, 321 16th Ave. S. and hop on a party bus to the Capitol Hill Art Walk. Click for details.

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* Labor landmark tour, TacomaLabor landmark tour, Tacoma

Time: 1:00 pm

A Pierce County Labor History Walking Tour begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 16 at Tacoma’s historic Fireman’s Park (9th & A streets) and will travel to eight additional sites within a total walking distance (on flat streets) of just under 3/4 of a mile. Local labor historians will provide historical comments at each location and along the route. The walk will last about 90 minutes. R.S.V.P. to Anita Latch at anita.latch@gmail.com. Click for details.

* Pierce Co. labor tour, TacomaPierce Co. labor tour, Tacoma

Time: 1:00 pm

The Pierce County Labor History Walking Tour begins Saturday, May 16 at 1 p.m. at Tacoma’s historic Firemens Park, 9th and A Street downtown, and will visit eight additional sites with two or three local labor historians narrating the action. The walk will last about 90 minutes with total walking distance (on flat streets) at just under 3/4 of a mile. Call the Pierce County CLC for details at 253-473-3810.

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* Job Fair? Exhibit ReceptionJob Fair? Exhibit Reception

Time: 4:00 pm

Job Fair? showcases the work of University of Washington Tacoma interdisciplinary students who have taken the Labor, Globalization, and Art course with artist/professor Beverly Naidus. This reception will be Wednesday, May 20 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the UW School of Social Work’s first floor gallery, 4101 15th Ave. NE in Seattle. But the art is on display there all month M-F from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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* Airport healthcare rallyAirport healthcare rally

Time: 4:30 pm

Uninsured/underinsured food service workers at Sea-Tac International Airport and community leaders will rally near Alaska Airlines’ HQ Thursday, May 21 at 4:30 p.m. at Angle Lake Park, 19408 International Blvd. in SeaTac. Following a rally and march, they will deliver a letter to Alaska representatives on behalf of more than 10,000 airline catering workers at 31 U.S. airports, requesting that the airline earmark one nickel per passenger ticket towards more affordable healthcare options for workers. For more info, contact UNITE HERE's Meghan Cohorst at mcohorst@unitehere.org or 239-503-1533.

* Save hatcheries, DarringtonSave hatcheries, Darrington

Time: 6:00 pm

Join WFSE and community supporters at a Save Our Hatcheries event on Thursday, May 21 at 6 p.m. at the Whitehorse Community Center, on Hwy 530 seven miles west of Darrington across from the Shell station. Hear why the state's capital budget needs to fund fish hatchery restoration and sign the petition urging legislators to take action to Save Our Hatcheries. Click for details.

* Worker Film/Newsreels, SeattleWorker Film/Newsreels, Seattle

Time: 7:00 pm

The Northwest Film Forum presents this archival film program celebrating the history of worker rights by diving into the lost canon of worker-made films from the 1930s. It will be Thursday, May 21 at 7 p.m. at the Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave. in Seattle.

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* Mural design, WSLC SeattleMural design, WSLC Seattle

Time: 11:00 am

Friends of the Jackson Street Mural Project at the Washington State Labor Council’s new Seattle office is hosting a series of design workshops, through the lens of the social justice movement, bringing neighbors together, giving voice to, and eventually illustrating the stories of communities that have been historically marginalized. ALL are invited to the Saturday, May 23 workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the WSLC office, 321 16th Ave. South. For details, call Kamaria Hightower at 206-254-4913.

* Labor Show, WSLC SeattleLabor Show, WSLC Seattle

Time: 6:00 pm

NW Folklife Festival Labor Show will be during the annual northwest people’s music festival and will feature two hours of labor story and song on Saturday, May 23 from 8 to 10 p.m. at the WSLC Seattle office, 321 16th Ave. South. Click for details.

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* Waterfront meeting, BellinghamWaterfront meeting, Bellingham

Time: 5:30 pm

The Blue-Green Waterfront Coalition will host "A Waterfront for the Community: Towards a Shared Vision for Bellingham's Waterfront" at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27 at the Northwood Hall Event Center, 3240 Northwest Ave,, in Bellingham. This forum will bring together diverse voices offering positive visions for the waterfront and encourage public input that will help ensure the redevelopment process leads to a clean, sustainable waterfront and family-sustaining jobs for Bellingham. Click for details.

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* MayWorks Hootenanny, FifeMayWorks Hootenanny, Fife

Time: 6:30 pm

Bring your acoustic (unplugged) instrument and a song to share or just join in the jam at the Pierce County Hootenanny on Saturday, May 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the ILWU 23 Hall, 1306 Alexander Ave. East in Fife. Click for details.

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