Learn more about what’s happening in and around the neighborhood! Special events and news are updated here bi-weekly.


First Aid / CPR / AED Training – April 10, 19, & 26

The International District Emergency Center (IDEC) is sponsoring FREE First Aid Training classes to C-ID business, employees, and residents.

  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018,  9:00 AM to 4:30 PM at Nihonmachi Terrace (651 South Main Street)
  • Thursday, April 19, 2018, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM at Wing Luke Museum (719 South King Street)
  • Thursday, April 26, 2018, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM at Nisei Veterans Hall / Lower Level (1212 South King Street). Free Parking @ this location

Class size is limited to eight participants.  Participants must be a business owner, employee or a resident of the Chinatown / International District or Little Saigon.
There is a thirty minute lunch, sack lunches are suggested.

Preregistration is required and closes three days prior to the date of the class. Please contact Kerry Taniguchi at bereadyseattle@gmail.com to register.


Commercial Tenant Improvement Design & Permitting Workshop for Small Businesses – Tuesday, April 17

Free workshop for small businesses wanting to learn about the design, permit, and build-out process for new commercial spaces. Interpretation is available in Vietnamese, Cantonese, and Mandarin.

Hãy tham dự buổi hội thảo miễn phí để tìm hiểu cách thiết kế, cho giấy phép và xây dựng các chổ trống cơ sở thương mại mới.

When: Tuesday, April 17 from 2:00-4:00 PM

Where: Joyale Seafood Restaurant, 900 S Jackson St.


CID Public Safety Forum – Tuesday, April 17

Occurs monthly on the 3rd Tuesday for the CID community to discuss public safety issues happening in the neighborhood. Contact Sonny Nguyen at sonnyn@seattlechinatownid.com to be added to the mailing list for upcoming agendas.

When: Tuesday, April 17 from 3:00-4:00 PM


Labor Standards Workshop – Thursday, April 19


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Public Transportation Changes – Need Community Feedback

Upgrading Route 7 to RapidRide 

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Do you ride the 7 bus line to get in and around Little Saigon and the Rainier Valley? This route is will be replaced with the new RapidRide line to improve transit time and safety. Provide input and learn more about the changes/impacts here:  https://rapidriderainier.participate.online/

I-90 Service Changes


Sound Transit is proposing to re-structure the I-90 bus routes, which impacts transit lines 550, 554, and King County Metro lines 111, 114, 212, 216, 217, 218, & 219. Provide input and learn more about the changes/impacts here:  https://i90servicechanges.participate.online/

Sound Transit và King County Metro Transit đang dự tính những thay đổi ở các tuyến đường xe buýt di chuyển trên I-90 do xây dựng đường hỏa xa nhẹ. Thay đổi sẽ bắt đầu vào tháng Chín 2018.

Sound Transit 3 (ST3)

ST3 (West Seattle to Ballard Link Extensions) will be hosting several neighborhood forums to discuss project and impacts. The forum in the CID will be on Saturday, April 21.

When: April 21, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Bush Asia Center, 409 Maynard Ave. S

Contact: Sound Transit/Andrea Burnett, ST 206-903-7229 (general phone), wsblink@soundtransit.org


43rd Black April Commemoration – Sunday, April 22nd

The Vietnamese American Community of Seattle & Sno-King Counties invites you to the annual commemoration event of the Fall of Saigon on April 22. Come learn, connect, and discuss stories about the history and journey during the Fall of Saigon. The event is in two parts: education sessions and a memorial service.

When: Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Where: Auburn Community & Event Center

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