Join us at Waterfront Space (1400 Western Ave) Thursday May 11, 5:30-7:30pm for a panel discussion on the history of cannery labor on the Seattle waterfront led by Jennifer Ott of HistoryLink. is a free online encyclopedia of Washington state and local history, and the first and largest encyclopedia of community history created expressly for the Internet.

RSVP for the event here. Program begins around 6:00 PM.

Throughout the spring, Friends of Waterfront Seattle hosts The Source series, a sequence of community open house events celebrating our waterfront as a source of heritage, creative inspiration, and appreciation for the natural world. This series also celebrates Waterfront Space, the project showroom for Waterfront Seattle, a source for project information and community engagement.

All evening events will include food and wine from Pike Place Market, beer from in-kind sponsor The Pike Brewing Company, and a brief program presenting new perspectives on our waterfront’s history, ecology and art.