The Market’s Education Program is gearing up for the 2018-19 school year! Today the program leaders gathered in the Market Classroom, catching up up on summer activities and planning for the new year: We then headed out on a quick visit to some … Continue reading Gearing up for 2018-19
Another school year has come to a close, and the Market Education Program school tours are also over for the year. This year the program served 110 classrooms (101 tours), reaching a total of 2,415 students in 20 private and 27 public schools! The … Continue reading End of the 2017-18 School Year
The new school tour year for the Market’s Education Program is about to begin, so today the program leaders gathered up to get ready. We are booked solid, with 109 classes coming on 98 tour dates – and a waiting … Continue reading Gearing up for 2017-18
The School Tour program has an annual rhythm to it, much like a regular school year. By the time “cruise ship season” starts in mid May, it’s often elbow to elbow in many favorite Pike Place Market spots. It is a … Continue reading End of the 2016-17 School Year
Today the Tour Leaders met to prepare for the new school year! We started out in the Classroom – reviewing procedures, looking over updated materials for participating classrooms, and talking a little about why we all keep coming back. Many … Continue reading Gearing up for 2016-17
Yes, the new school year is finally upon us, and schoolkids will be returning to the Pike Place Market for another year of exciting and enriching learning experiences. On Sept. 22, Scott Davies, director of the Education Program at the … Continue reading Gearing up for 2015-16!
Yes, school is out for the summer (finally), and so are the Market Education Program school tours! Many, many thanks to wonderful vendors, Market employees, Buskers – the entire Market Community – for helping to make student visits to the … Continue reading End of the 2014-15 School Year
Happy first day of Spring! For the past 18 years, Pike Place Market volunteers and community members have brightened up corners (15 corners to be exact!) of downtown Seattle by passing out daffodils grown by Market farmers. Today about 9,000 daffodils were passed out. Here … Continue reading Daffodil Day 2015: Happy First Day of Spring!
School Program Leaders met in the “Classroom” in the Economy Building to plan for the upcoming classroom Field Trips. We then headed out into the Market to reintroduce ourselves to some of the vendors. The first stop was a sad … Continue reading Gearing up for 2014-15!