Upcoming Events from around King County

Picnic_Time_Sign_With_A_Watermelon_Clock_Royalty_Free_Clipart_Picture_091101-223841-575048Partners in Health, Families, Youth, Professionals, Networks of Support Annual Picnic
Newcastle Beach Park
4400 Lake Washington Blvd SE,  Bellevue, WA 98006
Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Bringing families and professionals together. The picnic is a Potluck, bring your favorite dish or dessert. Beverages, Hot-dogs, Burgers and Chips provided. Things to do are: Water play; Face painting; Scavenger hunt; and resources for youth, parents and caregivers. There will be games and prizes for all ages – including parents and professionals! FUN FOR EVERYONE! For more information talk to your Parent Partner or contact LaTonya Rogers, 206-263-8934, latonya.rogers@kingcounty.gov. Community Event supported in part by: CHS, CCORS, CPC, GPS, Kinship Collaboration, BHRD, SMH, THS, VCCC, King County’s Family Council.

Ballard_locksHiram Chittenden Locks Guided Tour
Ballard Locks

3015 NW 54th St,  Seattle, WA 981073
Saturday, August 5th, 2017

Come watch the salmon migrate up the fish ladder and learn all about the Ballard Locks!  This fun, FREE, learning experience will be guided by naturalists from the Seattle Aquarium.  Fun for the whole family at one of Seattle’s most popular attractions. Just celebrating it’s 100th birthday, Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks are the Nation’s busiest with over 40,000 vessels/yr.  Boats ‘lock thru’ 24 hours/day, except during maintenance.  In addition, a significant salmon migration passes through the Locks that can total over 100,000 salmon of all kinds.      Click HERE to register.


Mercer SloughMercer Slough Nature Park
1625 118th Ave, Bellevue, WA 98005
Sunday, September 10th, 2017

Come out and join us for a guided nature walk through the Mercer Slough! Remember to dress warm and wear your walking shoes because we will be heading out rain or shine!  The guided walk will promptly start at 2pm. During this easy 2+ mile walk we will learn about the natural and cultural history of the slough and maybe get to see a few of its residents.  All children must be accompanied by an adult to attend this FREE, family event.      Click HERE to register






Puchi3ONGOING GPS Art Show

The GPS Youth Art Show is currently underway, we will accept new art pieces anytime.

This quarter’s themes are:



We look forward to receiving some wonderful masterpieces. Mail or bring it to us at Guided Pathways – Support for Youth & Families, 6625 S. 190th St, Suite B108, Kent, WA 98032. Our office hours are 9:00-5:00 for art drop off purposes.  Please be sure to download and complete the entry form posted here, including your young person’s name, age, and address, school and the name and phone number of a parent, grandparent or guardian, with each piece of artwork. Creations selected for each quarter’s GPS Living Room Art Exhibition will be featured in a blog and featured on our living room wall along with the creations of artist Laura Castellanos.  Four selected artist will receive a special gift.