Cool Things to Do this Month!

November (and a few December) Events for Active Minds

We are so fortunate to live in a community that offers individuals and families so many opportunities to learn and grow. Find something interesting and get out there!

  1. TONIGHT! Wednesday, November 5, 6:00 at Terrace Park SchoolWhat Parents Need to Know About Smart Kids Austina DeBonte of Northwest Gifted Child Association
  2. Wednesday, November 5, 12,19 7:00pm–3-part Parenting Group at Seattle Psychology / Parenting Your Anxious (Sensitive) Child offered by Lynette Pullmann, PhD (206-569-5368) and Molly Reid, PhD, ABBP (206-368-8536)
  3. Thursday, November 6, 4:30pm–Online Seminar: Building Resilience in Gifted Children / Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)
  4. November 7-9–Life Sciences Research Weekend / Pacific Science Center
  5. November 8, 9:00am–Green Seattle Day: environmental restoration and an Ethiopian lunch buffet. / Rainier Beach Community Center
  6. November13- December 21–Dick Whittington and His Cat / Seattle Children’s Theater
  7. November 14, 5:00pm–Turn it Up Kids Poetry Slam / Town Hall Seattle
  8. November 14 deadline to submit–Middle School Science Bowl / Regional science bowl championship teams receive an expenses-paid trip to compete at the national event. Competition is in Oregon in January. Deadline! Intent to Compete form must be submitted by November 14.
  9. Monday, November 17, 7:00pm–Understanding and Mastering Self-Control / Walter Mischel, Ph.D.
  10. Wednesday, November 19, 7:30pm–Environmental Perspectives: The Nature-Health Connection / Town Hall Seattle
  11. Friday, November 21, 6:30pm–GambiaHelp presents West Aftrica Live! / Town Hall Seattle
  12. November 21 deadline to submit–Challenge Referral Forms due for new students grades K-7, to test for 2015-16 entry. Deadline! November 21 is the last day referral forms will be accepted.
  13. Saturdays in December (12/7, 13, 20, 27), 1:00pm & 3:00pm–Museum of History and Industry’s Living Voices Performances brings a combination of archival film and solo performance dramatizing a different historical event each week.

 If you know of similar opportunities that may be of interest to other families, feel free to send information along to us at

Please note that we list these activities as a service to our group. Challenge Parents Association does not endorse or receive sponsorship from any of the programs or organizations mentioned.