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An Evening of Native Culture & Silent Auction in Monroe
March 16, 2017
(MONROE, WA.) – Skykomish Valley Indian Education families invite the community to join them for an Evening of Native Culture and Silent Auction in Monroe.
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This benefit event takes place March 25th at the Monroe High School Performing Arts Center, 17001 Tester Road.
Doors open at 6:15 pm to browse the silent auction. Music and storytelling begins a 7 pm for this free, family friendly event. Refreshments are provided.
The night will include a special presentation by virtuoso violinist, Swil Kanim. A member of the Lummi Tribe, Mr. Kanim is a classically trained violinist, Native storyteller and actor.
Also performing that night will be JP Falcon Grady. A member of the Blackfeet Nation, Grady is a gifted acoustic guitarist/singer/songwriter who has performed on stage for the past 20 years across the Northwest, Montana, Hawaii and Canada.
JP Falcon plays many music genres (originals and covers) with expert skill. As a professional musician for over twenty years, he has performed all over the Pacific Northwest, Montana, Hawaii and Canada.
The silent auction will feature Native art, gift certificates, sporting event tickets, gift baskets and more. A dessert dash and other fun events are also planned.
Skykomish Valley Indian Education is a grant-funded program serving Native American/Alaska Native students, preschool through high school, in the Monroe, Snohomish and Sultan school districts.
Through the program’s parent organization, proceeds benefit merit awards as well as cultural and educational activities for Native students and the entire community.
For more information about the program and this event, contact Mars Miller at 360.804.3353.