Family Events

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

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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

Volunteers Wanted!

This community event needs you to make it happen!* The following opportunties are available:

  • Performers Wanted from our community! (5 min showcase —Dance, Song, Poetry, Tribute, Martial Art, etc.)

  • Set up (5-6pm)

  • Potluck Manager (5-6pm)

  • Sound Manager (5:30-8pm)

  • Stage Manager (5:15-8pm)

  • Greeters (5:45-6:30pm)

  • Potluck :: Drop off a dish to the self-service table

  • Potluck :: Bring a dish to serve (stand by your dish and serve)

  • Potluck table monitor :: man the self-service table for cleanliness (6-6:45pm)

  • Quiet Area (Library) Manager (30 min increment, 6-8pm)

  • Clean-up (8-8:30pm)

*Sign up for all opportunities here.

This is a family event.

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

The Pacific Science Center, UW Planetarium, and Community Scientists come together with science demonstrations and hands on activities.

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

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

  • And, the Seattle Fire Department joins us on the playground for an egg drop*!

This is a family event.


Field Day | June | Date & TIME TBD | Dahl PlayField

:: Outdoor Games :: Sports :: Face Painting :: Playground :: Crafts ::

Wedgwood’s annual Field Day is the perfect way to celebrate all the hard work by our students and teachers. Classes enjoy fun and games at Dahl Playfield!Check the weather forecast and be sure to send your child with:

  • a water bottle 

  • a sack lunch (let your child's teacher know in advance if you'd like to purchase a sack lunch from school)

  • sunscreen applied before school


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

Ponies, Pirates & Gators? Oh My!! The famous Wedgwood Carnival is coming to town in June, including rowdy rides & activities, such as:

:: The Wrecking Ball :: Pirates Revenge! :: A FLAT TRACK Zorb Ball :: Reptile Petting :: Pony Rides :: & more!

Featuring the ever-popular Wedgwood Cake Walk! (pssst… we’ll need cake!)

Tickets go on sale in the weeks leading up to the event (order forms will be sent home via kidmail) with early bird pricing available. (Day-of tickets will be available!)

This is a family event.


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.