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November News

Feast of the Winter Solstice – Saturday December 22  (Location TBD)

The Feast of the Winter Solstice is a spectacular annual gathering for members of the Fremont Arts Council and their invited guests. Do you want to be involved in planning this year’s feast and help to make the feast magic happen? Please let us know and share your thoughts on our 2018 feast survey.   Join us at the November COW meeting on Tuesday November 13, and share your ideas.  (see below for times and details). Is your FAC membership up to date?…..

Fall Membership Drive

Want to be part of something big? Become a member of the Fremont Arts Council today and expand this diverse network of people who build community through the art-making process. Already a member? Are you sure your membership is up to date? Your membership dollars and volunteer time are essential fuel for the Fremont Solstice Parade and Celebration, Luminata, Trolloween, the Feast of the Winter Solstice, May Day, care and feeding of the Fremont Troll. Your membership helps to keep the lights on, the rent paid and art supplies flowing at the Powerhouse Art Studio where the magic is born. Join or renew . . . 

Call for Photos

Do you have fabulous, professional quality photos of Luminata, Trolloween or other FAC events that you would like to share with us?  Perhaps they will show up on our website or social media sometime soon. Details . . .

Trolloween Thank You!  

A big Thank You! To all who made Trolloween a fabulous success.  Details …

All Are Welcome Here

We  affirm our commitment to providing a safe and welcoming atmosphere for people of all races and backgrounds to create art and celebrations. There is no place for racism, sexism or sexual harassment at our events or in in our community.  In support of this, the Fremont Arts Council affirms our Commitment to Racial Equity and Inclusion. Details …

Get Involved!

Volunteers are Needed!

Have you been hankering to get more involved with FAC? We need you and your talents! Let us know who you are and what you’re interested in, and we promise to find a fun way to scratch that creative itch.Volunteer …

Committee of the Whole (COW) Meeting –  Tuesday,Nov. 13, 7-8:30 pm

This month:  Feast of the Winter Solstice Brainstorm session!   Please join us at our monthly COW meeting. This is where we come together as a community and dream up what’s next. Share ideas and one minute announcements of interest to our community. Meet and Greet and Eat snacks. Find out what the FAC is up to and how you can get involved.   Meet at the Powerhouse, 3940 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle at 7 pm.

Join the “FAC List” our Online Collaboration Group

The “FAC List” is a moderated discussion group for our inner circle of friends that want to stay in touch, learn about our current happenings, participate in event planning, share community art postings of interest, and help the FAC thrive. To subscribe:  Subscribe to our Mailing List . . . – and check the “get more involved” option for  “FAC List – Subscribe Me”

Support Community Art!

Want to keep the Fremont Arts Council in glitter and goo-gahs? We could not create our events and community art workshops without the support of our community.Donate or become a member …

Join a Leadership Team

Are you interested in using your time and skills to support community celebration art and events throughout the year?  This is your chance to meet a parade of new friends and grow in your knowledge about celebration art. It is a wonderful way to support the Fremont Solstice Parade and to help make community art happen and thrive.Details …

Events Leadership Team Meeting  – Tuesday,December 4, 7-8:30 pm

This team gathers the 1st Tuesday of the month to to plan and make possible these community celebration events, workshops, and more! Meet at the Powerhouse, 3940 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle.    Details …

Communications, Outreach and Development leadership team meeting  – Tuesday,November 20 7-8:30 pm

This team plans and secures funding to sustain the FAC and its programs. We also organize the outreach so we can shout from the rooftops about the FAC’s artful celebrations. Meet at Works Progress, 115 N. 85th St. (enter around back from the alley).    Details …

About the Fremont Arts Council
www.FremontArtsCouncil.org
Upcoming Events
The Fremont Arts Council engages community to cultivate the spirit of celebration where everyone is an artist! Feast of the Winter Solstice
December 22

 

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{photo L. Hurst, 2017}

Get Involved: Upcoming Meetings

Join the “FAC List” our Online Discussion Group

The “FAC List” is a moderated discussion group for our inner circle of friends that want to stay in touch, learn about our current happenings, share community art postings of interest, and help the FAC thrive. To subscribe:  Subscribe to our Mailing List – and check the “get more involved” option for  “FAC List – Subscribe Me”

November Meetings:

At a Glance (details below)

  • Tues November 6: Powerhouse and Events Leadership Team (Events Team) – meets at the Powerhouse (first Tuesdays)
  • Tues November 13:  Committee of the Whole (COW) – meets at the Powerhouse (second Tuesdays)
  • Tues November 20: Communications, Outreach and Development (Outreach Team) – meets at Works Progress (third Tuesdays)

Committee of the Whole (COW)

Please Join Us for the Committee of the Whole – Lovingly known as the COW!

This is where we come together as a community and dream up what’s next. Meet and Greet and Eat snacks.

  • This month:  (to be announced)

Tuesday November 13  
Monthly on the Second Tuesdays  7 – 8:30pm at the Powerhouse. (3940 Fremont Ave N.)

The monthly COW meetings include opportunities to:

  • Hear one minute announcements from our community
  • Share your creative adventures and engage others
  • Learn how to get involved in upcoming events and artful gatherings
  • Brainstorm!
  • Hear presentations from community members about cool projects and events
  • Find out what the FAC Leadership Teams are up to, and how to get involved.

Leadership Teams:

Did you know that the Feast is created by volunteers? Come on down to the planning meetings this month and be part of the mayhem that makes this happen! Your ideas and participation are needed.

Time: Gather at 7 pm. Meetings will start promptly at 7:10 and adjourn by 9 pm.

Tuesday November 6:  Events Team  (Powerhouse and Events Leadership Team)

This team meets 1st Tuesdays at: the Powerhouse (3940 Fremont Ave. N.)

We start to plan the Feast!. Please join us at our monthly events leadership team meeting to plan and make possible these community celebration events – and much more.

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Tuesday November 20: Outreach Team (Communications, Outreach & Development Leadership Team)

This team meets 3rd Tuesdays at: Works Progress Co-work Space: 115 N. 85th St. #202 (Across 85th from Bartells. Enter around back from the alley off 1st Ave NW).

This team plans and secures funding to sustain the FAC and its programs. We also organize the outreach so we can shout from the rooftops about the FAC’s artful celebrations. Agenda includes planning for upcoming fundraising campaigns.

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The Fremont Arts Council (FAC) engages community to cultivate the spirit of celebration where everyone is an artist.

— The FAC is powered by volunteers.

{photo Joe Tymczyszyn 2017}

October News

Fremont Arts Council’s October News:

Trolloween!

Wednesday, October 31st 7pm at the Fremont Troll

Put on your Halloween best and come celebrate the Fremont Troll’s 28th Birthday at his lair! Enjoy a stage performance under the bridge with the Troll, followed by music and dancing into the night. This year’s performance is in honor of women in history. Clear skies? We’ll Haunt Fremont dancing through the streets in a spooky celebration of Seattle’s favorite giant!   7pm Show Time! 8:00 pm Haunt of Fremont, weather permitting, otherwise stay at Troll dancing until 9 pm!  Details …

Call for Photos

Do you have fabulous, professional quality photos of Luminata, Trolloween or other FAC events that you would like to share with us?  Perhaps they will show up on our website or facebook sometime soon.  Details …

Fall Membership Drive

FAC members are artists and collaborators who come together to create creative celebrations year-round.  Your membership helps to keep the lights on, the rent paid and art supplies flowing for a this community art making and fun organization.  Join or renew … Or Make a donation …

Get Involved!

All Are Welcome Here

We  affirm our commitment to providing a safe and welcoming atmosphere for people of all races and backgrounds to create art and celebrations. There is no place for racism, sexism or sexual harassment at our events or in in our community.  In support of this, the Fremont Arts Council affirms our Commitment to Racial Equity and Inclusion.  Details …

Volunteer!

Have you been hankering to get more involved with FAC? We need you and your talents! Let us know who you are and what you’re interested in, and we promise to find a fun way to scratch that creative itch. Volunteer …

Join the “FAC List” our Online Collaboration Group

The “FAC List” is a moderated discussion group for our inner circle of friends that want to stay in touch, learn about our current happenings, participate in event planning, share community art postings of interest, and help the FAC thrive. To subscribe:  Subscribe to our Mailing Listand check the “get more involved” option for  “FAC List – Subscribe Me”

Support Community Art!

Want to keep the Fremont Arts Council in glitter and goo-gahs? We could not create our events and community art workshops without the support of our community. Donate or become a member…

Join a Leadership Team

Are you interested in using your time and skills to support community celebration art and events throughout the year?  This is your chance to meet a parade of new friends and grow in your knowledge about celebration art. It is a wonderful way to support the Fremont Solstice Parade and to help make community art happen and thrive. Details …

 

About the Fremont Arts Council
www.FremontArtsCouncil.org
Upcoming Events
The Fremont Arts Council engages community to cultivate the spirit of celebration where everyone is an artist! Trolloween
October 31

 

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{photo H. Graham 2011}