What we're about

This group is open to women from all backgrounds but it is specifically a place where black women can come together and form a community. Events will be hosted at various venues to serve as a way to meet friends and experience Seattle together. We are open to meetup suggestions, if you have an idea for a meetup and are open to hosting it, please message the organizers or post it in the Discussions.

Our core values are as follows:

• Support and uplift other women by celebrating and encouraging the successes of other women.

• Lead the way – inspire other women and be inspired by other women

• Strive to make authentic connections, and communicate from a place of love.

• Don't make assumptions. Seek to clarify before making any conclusions. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama.

• Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the Word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others.

• Understand that happiness is a journey not a destination. It is a voluntary state of being based on perspective, not a fixed, concrete thing.

• Hold yourself accountable for your actions. Harmony is disrupted when one is unable to take charge of their behaviors. Don't deny your human quality of self. We all make mistakes and we all have flaws, but it is not appropriate to project or place blame onto others.

• Be open-minded. Don't judge others and be mindful of other's personal lifestyle choices and let them live. (Unless someone is harming someone else or themselves)

• Let your beautiful self shine without apology by striving to do your best. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse, and regret.

Lastly, please be considerate of the organizer's and/or host's time and commitment. Please only RSVP to an event if you plan on physically showing up. Please change your RSVP (to no) if your plans change and you are no longer able to go. We appreciate your adherence to these core values in order to make a safe, loving, and positive environment for everyone.

>>>values inspired by and re-worded from 'The Sista Code' (http://thesistacode.com/the-sista-code/)and 'The Four Agreements (http://www.toltecspirit.com/)', we are not officially affiliated with either of these groups/individuals nor do we claim to own or have created any of the information used from the above websites/books.

Upcoming events (5+)

Pre-Cruise Meet & Greet

Island Broiler

We now have 3-4 group cruises on the calendar, so if you're interested in one or all, join us for a Caribbean/southern style meal with other fun, like-minded people. If you haven't booked your cabin yet, welcome to do that this event. ~Claudette Why group cruises? Cruises are a great way to get groups together to have fun and get to know each other better. Groups cruises are better since we get a great rate and/or perks like lower deposits and cabin credits Bring your questions, ideas, travel buddies but most importantly bring yourself and see why these cruise events are so much fun. This is a multi-meetup event so more people will be attending that what you see RSVPd here. Check the calendar for the upcoming cruises: https://www.meetup.com/Sistas-in-Seattle/events/calendar/2019-09 24-Alaska Cruise with stop in Victoria https://www.meetup.com/Sistas-in-Seattle/events/calendar/2019-09 28- Overnight Party Cruise https://www.meetup.com/Sistas-in-Seattle/events/calendar/2019-11 17- New Orleans Western Caribbean Cruise https://www.meetup.com/Sistas-in-Seattle/events/calendar/2020-02 16 - Escape Winter on an Eastern Caribbean Cruise This is a multi-Meetup event. More people will be attending than what you see RSVPd here. My guests are people from the other invited Meetups.

Lunch Pool Party

Claudette's Cabana

**Sign up then reply to my comment below to get the address." It's looking to be in the 80s, time for another pool party! If you have the afternoon off, join us for a casual afternoon at the pool. Bring your lunch, beverages, pool toys and sunscreen. Whatever you bring, just be sure to bring non-breakable items - NO GLASS/bottles, ceramics, etc. ~Claudette I recently won a hibachi. If someone comments that they'll bring charcoal and lighter stuff, I'll bring that down and we can BBQ! Note what you'll bring for the grill. While we'll probably have a lot of sun at this time of day, there are plenty of shady places and will get even more shade closer to 3/4pm. Btw, there is a changing room/restroom with a shower. Suggest bringing shower slippers and your own soap/shampoo/conditioner if you want.

Happy Hour Movie Night ~ The Lion King

IPIC Redmond

This is a multi-Meetup event so more people will be attending than who you see RSVP'd. (My guests are usually those signed up in the other invited groups.) If your plans change, change your RSVP and post aCome on out to enjoy the company of new and familiar friends for happy hour drinks and food. Welcome to stay for the movie at 7:30pm, see something else or just hang out. We usually sit in the banquette area in the back to the left of the fireplace. ~ Claudette HAPPY HOUR: $5 Beer and Wine, $7 cocktails, $4-6 small plates! Get your tickets online in advance at https://www.ipic.com - get a membership for discounts. Tickets include complimentary popcorn and you can order more food and drinks from your reclining seats (comes with a pillow, can ask for a blanket). Guests are welcome. This is a multi-meetup event so my guests are those signed up in the other invited groups. Please treat meetup events like a friend's inviting you out. If your plans change, post a comment to let us know. comment to let us know you're no longer coming. Appreciate the courtesy. :) HAPPY HOUR: $5 Beer and Wine, $7 cocktails, $4-6 small plates! LOOK FOR US IN TH BANQUETTE AREA TO THE LEFT OF THE FIREPLACE OR ASK THE STAFF. We're a fun social group of regulars and newcomers alike, enjoying fun conversation over gourmet appetizers, entrees and dessert, as well as beer, wine and specialty cocktails. Hang out with some fun, friendly and welcoming people for Happy Hour at 6pm. Afterwards enjoy a movie of your choice in luxury and comfort. I'm seeing THE LION KING at 7:30pm, welcome to join me, see something else or just come for happy hour. ~ Claudette IPIC MEMBERSHIPS TICKET prices are $18 and include complimentary popcorn, reclining seats, blanket and pillow. Everyone can order from the menu via the waiters BEFORE and DURING the movie. See the list of other movies playing and GET YOUR TICKET IN ADVANCE (seats are assigned/returns available) at https://www.ipic.com Sign up for iPic membership (starts at free) to get perks and discounted tickets. Remember, you can just stay for the social or see a different movie. GUESTS ARE WELCOMED!

Private Yacht Party Cruising Lake Washington ~ Sign up on Wait List for Encore

**This event is now SOLD OUT!!! Sign up on the Wait List in case of any openings, also to show interest in an encore event. ** Let's take a fun private cruise on Lake Washington, a great way to unwind on a Sunday evening. ~Claudette We'll be on a 40-foot Sea Ray Sedan Bridge yacht. It has 2 bathrooms and staterooms for your comfort as we as our own captain. The cruise will be for 3 hours. Welcome and encouraged to bring food and beverages to share. REPLY to my comment below with what you plan to bring. Dress code: Comfortable Smart Bring swim suits, towels, floats, sunscreen, music, speakers. TICKETS: $32 Get tickets early and online only! Guests are welcome. Liink http://bit.ly/LakeWAcruise72819 Need to have 20 tickets sold by 7/24 or the event will be cancelled. PARKING: Paid parking at the Marina. Free parking at the Kirkland Library. There is also street parking, but check the signs for details/hours/rates. This is a limited multi-Meetup event. There will be more people attending than what you see RSVPd here (those are my guests).

Past events (151)

Special Tiger Tunnel Close Encounter

Cougar Mountain Zoo

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