Welcome Convention Boosters! We have some special activities planned just for you! While your delegate is busy with convention-business…
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Friday, July 6th, 9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Enjoy visiting Chinatown and touring The Panama Hotel (www.panamahotelseattle.com), and The Wing Luke Museum (www.wingluke.org) in the morning. We’ll share a dim sum & Chinese food lunch at one our local restaurants; then tour the Nisei Veteran’s Hall, Museum & Memorial Wall (www.seattlenvc.org); and finish the afternoon with a tour of the Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington (www.jcccw.org) located at the old Japanese Language School. Estimated Cost: $75.00
Saturday, July 7th, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Explore and tour the Pike Place Market (www.pikeplacemarket.org) with lunch at Cutter’s Crabhouse (lunch cost not included) (www.cutterscrabhouse.com). We’ll leave the Market and drive to Ballard to walk-around the Locks (www.seattle.gov/tour/locks.htm) and watch the boats move to and from fresh water in Lake Union to the salt water of Puget Sound. We’ll return to the Hyatt via a drive through the University of Washington Campus (www.washington.edu). Estimated Cost: $45.00 not including lunch.
Other Activities Include:
For those who arrive by July 4th – Enjoy an up close and personal viewing of 4th of July fireworks and BBQ at the Downtown Bellevue Park.
Friday evening, July 6th – The ‘Adults’ (21 & older) can try their late-night-luck at one of our favorite & sponsoring casinos – enjoy round-trip transportation to either the Muckelshoot or Snoqualmie casino! (Which casino is still to be determined.)
Sunday, July 8th, 9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – A quick trip to Uwajimaya (www.uwajimaya.com) for any last minute Asian specialty groceries and souvenirs to take home!
For more information and other requests, please contact Ken Kurata at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.601.5834. Thank you.