Family Events

Mighty Marmots and their families enjoy an amazing calendar of events. Save the date and don’t miss the fun!


Back to School BBQ | Friday, September 7, 2018 | 5-7pm

The perfect way to come back together after a long summer! Featuring grilled hot dogs, drinks and sides, chili cook-off and BYO dessert to share.

Enjoy games, music and a chance to purchase mighty Spirit Gear.

Also, help us with a Back to School Supply Drive!

This is a family event.


Fall Dance | Friday, November 9, 2018 | 6-8pm

Tatoos & Games :: Snacks :: Super Swag Fly Station :: DJ & Dancing!!

Join us in the transformed Wedgwood cafeteria for a DJ’ed dance party! Bring your dancing shoes PLUS a non-perishable canned or boxed food item to support our Wedgwood Pantry (donations bins will be located in the hallways).

Party features:

  • 90’s Themed DJ’d Dance Party!: The lights are low and the music is jumpin’ in the cafeteria!!

  • 2nd Dance Space: Students who prefer lights on and a bit quieter music will enjoy a 2nd dance space in the gym.

  • Quiet Space: Room 14 will be a quiet space with board games & coloring pages.

  • Not-to-miss Surprise!: Come to the cafeteria between 6:15-6:30 for some excellent entertainment!!

  • The Scholastic Book Fair opens early — in the Library! Learn more.

This is a family event.

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Cultural Festival | Friday, February 1, 2019 | 6-8pm

:: Potluck :: Performances :: Music :: Community

Get to know your fellow Marmots as we celebrate the family traditions and cultural influences that make our community so special. You can sign up to bring a dish, perform on stage or help out with the event.

Bring a special food you loved as a child or a cultural dish important to your family.

Potluck Options: Stay with your dish & serve it -OR- Leave your dish at the self service table.

Performances: Enjoy new & exciting performances by Filipino American Student Association at UW, Wedgwood Choir and many more!

View the official event flier: English version | Spanish version

This is a family event.

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STEM Night | Thursday, May 9, 2018 | 6-8pm

We live in one of the best cities in the world to celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! Join us as we welcome scientists from a variety of organizations as well as within our own Wedgwood community.

The Pacific Science Center, UW Planetarium, Seattle Audubon Society, Washington Butterfly Association, Sound Bio Lab, Puget Sound Marine Invertebrates, Garfield High School Robotics Club and Community Scientists will come together with science demonstrations and hands on activities.

  • Wedgwood students (who have conducted science investigations) display student posters. Learn more

  • Math ’n’ Stuff brings games and toys for kids to work with and also available for purchase.

  • And, then join us the playground for the famous egg drop! Learn more

:: View the official event flier for further detail.

:: Volunteers neededSign up today!

This is a family event.


Carnival | Saturday, June 1, 2019 | 12-3pm

The famous Wedgwood Carnival is coming to town in June, including fun NEW rides & fan favorites, such as:

:: Ballistic Swings :: Inflatable Obstacle Course :: Carnival Games :: Arts & Crafts :: Sno Cones :: & more!

Featuring the ever-popular Wedgwood Dessert Dash! (pssst… we’ll need desserts!) and this year, FREE hot dogs from Skooder's hot dog truck!

There will be no ticket sales this year, instead we will ask for a suggested donation of $20 per family to help offset the costs of the carnival. Donations can be made in advance at the carnival donation page. We thank you for your support!!

:: Volunteers needed — Sign up today!

This is a family event.