Artists ‘pop up’ at Technology Access Foundation’s White Center site

February 10th, 2013 Tracy Posted in Arts, Technology Access Foundation Comments Off

West Seattle’s Sheila Lengle was one of the artists showing and selling work Saturday night at the “pop-up art” event at Technology Access Foundation‘s center in White Center’s Lakewood Park. Also there, Jave Yoshimoto:

He’s exhibited internationally and is currently a teaching artist at West Seattle-based ArtsCorps.

Second from right in the photo above, that’s Vera Johnson, owner of Village Green Perennial Nursery, whose photos were on display. The event was organized by Menrva Labs.

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Grand-opening month for TAF in White Center: 2nd of 3 events

October 26th, 2012 Tracy Posted in Lakewood Park, Technology Access Foundation Comments Off

Some finishing touches are still in progress at the Technology Access Foundation (TAF)’s new headquarters in White Center – the Bethaday Community Learning Space. But it’s swinging its doors open to the public, with an open house this past Wednesday night allowing a look inside, as the second of three grand-opening events that are scheduled.

The new building in Lakewood Park is not only the headquarters of a vibrant education organization – it also has space to be made available to the public for rentals. And of course, it’s wired to the max:

Read more about it – and the organization’s programs – on the TAF website.

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Robots ready to invade White Center!

May 21st, 2009 Tracy Posted in Schools, Technology Access Foundation, White Center news Comments Off

This announcement is from the Technology Access Foundation, which has a big event coming up next month:

On June 13, 2009 Technology Access Foundation (TAF) will host our Robotics competition for TechStart, our after school program. Six classes will be participating: five from Highline (grades 4th-6th) and one from Seattle. (Grades 6th-8th) The event will take place at the White Center Boys and Girls Club, 9800 8th Ave. SW, Suite 105, from 9 AM to 1 PM. The students will be required to build robots that compete in four events:

1. Tug of War (head to head) (30 minutes)

2. Archery – 2:30 for each run w/ 5 min between rounds (35 minutes)

3. Basket Bot (16 minutes)

4. Drag Race (7 minutes)

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