King County Cultural Health Study

Illustration by Eroyn Franklin.

King County residents: what’s working and what’s not as you engage with culture? As part of a year-long study, we’re hosting Listening Sessions in each of King County’s 39 cities and unincorporated areas to help us better understand the cultural health of our region and how we can support you. We’d love to hear from you!

What to know about the sessions: 

  • Space is limited! RSVPs are required, and we ask that you only RSVP if you are sure you can join us.
  • Each Listening Session will be focused on a particular city or area—please only RSVP and attend if you live and/or work in that area. Don’t see your city represented here yet? Stay tuned! We’ll be holding sessions through the end of the year, and they’ll get posted as they are scheduled.
  • For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, translation services, or activities for children, please contact us—you’ll find a name, number, and email on the RSVP page for your city or area. Two weeks advance notice of need is requested.

We’ll be hosting sessions through fall 2019, and will update this page as they’re scheduled. If your city’s Listening Session is full, has passed, or you can’t attend, make your voice heard by filling out the online survey.

2019 Listening Sessions

Tuesday, February 19, 4:00–6:00 pm, Woodinville Heritage Museum

North Bend
Thursday, February 21, 2:30–4:30 pm, Meadowbrook Farm Interpretive Center

Des Moines
Monday, February 25, 4:00–6:00 pm, Des Moines Activity Center

Mercer Island
Wednesday, February 27, 5:00–7:00 pm, Stroum Jewish Community Center

Monday, March 4, 6:00–8:00 pm, SeaTac Community Center

Black Diamond
Thursday, March 21, 1:30–3:30 pm, Black Diamond History Museum

Tuesday, May 21, 10:00 am–12:00 pm, Issaquah City Hall, Eagle Room

Seattle, King County District 1
Thursday, May 30, 5:30–7:30 pm, Lake City Library, Lake City Meeting Room

Lake Forest Park
Tuesday, June 4, 2:00–4:00 pm, Lake Forest Park Civic Club

Wednesday, June 5, 6:30–8:30 pm, Covington City Hall, Council Chambers

West/Central Seattle (King County District 8)
Monday, Jun 10, 2:30 pm–4:30 pm, Gay City

Fall City
Wednesday, June 19, 6:00–8:00pm, Fall City Library

Wednesday, June 19, 11:00 am–1:00 pm, Carnation Library

Thursday, June 20, 5:30–7:30 pm, Tukwila Community Center

Monday, June 24, 1:30–3:30 pm, Snoqualmie City Hall, 1st Floor Council Chambers

Friday, June 28, 12:00–2:00 pm, Filipino American Community of Puget Sound

Thursday, September 5, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Pacific Community Center

Clyde Hill, Yarrow Point
Monday, September 9, 5:00–7:00 pm, Chinook Middle School Library

Thursday, September 12, 6:30–8:30 pm, Milton Activity Center

Monday, September 16, 3:30–5:30 pm, Great Northern & Cascade Railway Passenger Depot

Snoqualmie Valley
Wednesday, September 18, 1:00–3:00 pm, King County Fire District 27 Station Meeting Room

Thursday, September 19, 6:00–8:15 pm, Newcastle Library Meeting Room

Monday, September 23, 3:00–5:00 pm, Kenmore City Hall


2018 Listening Sessions

Tuesday, July 31, 6:00–8:00 pm, Kent Commons, Mt. Rainier Room

Tuesday, August 7, 5:30–7:30 pm, Sammamish City Hall

Tuesday, August 7, 10:00 am–12:00 pm,Shoreline Chamber of Commerce

Seattle, King County District 4
Wednesday, August 8, 5:30–7:30 pm, Seattle Center Armory Loft

Maple Valley
Thursday, August 9, 7:00–9:00 pm, Maple Valley Creative Arts Center

Monday, August 13, 6:00–8:00 pm, Moshier Arts Center

Seattle, King County District 2
Wednesday, August 15, 5:00–7:00 pm, El Centro de la Raza, Room 309

Federal Way
Thursday, August 16, 6:00–8:00 pm, Federal Way Community Center, Senior Lounge

Tuesday, September 25, 5:30–7:30 pm, Crossroads Community Center, Community Room

Tuesday, October 30, 3:00–5:00 pm, Kirkland Arts Center

Wednesday, November 7, 2:30–4:30 pm, Bothell City Hall

Thursday, November 8, 7:00–9:00 pm, Enumclaw Library

Normandy Park
Wednesday, November 14, 3:30–5:30 pm, Normandy Park Recreation Center

Thursday, November 15, 4:00–6:00 pm, Redmond City Hall

Tuesday, November 27, 10:00 am–12:00 pm, Renton Civic Theatre

Skyway/West Hill Unincorporated
Thursday, December 6, 7:00–9:00 pm, King County Fire District 20 Administration Building