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World Refugee Day Event

June 24, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This year, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) will be partnering with King County Library System (KCLS) and
Refugee Congress to host a World Refugee Day event at Foster High School on June 24.

This free event will feature cultural tables/booths, a kids zone (e.g. arts and crafts activities, games, outdoor activities, recreational equipment), live performances and free food.

World Refugee Day at Foster High
School & Pop-Up Open House
GET YOUR FREE FITNESS at Fire Station 54

World Refugee Day 2023 is an effort to invite the world to see celebrate and honor refugees and immigrants from
all over the world. IRC’s goal is to change the narrative of refugees that is typically portrayed—with refugees telling
their own stories on how they want to be seen or heard, and showing the world their hopes, dreams, and values.
Celebrate with refugee families and welcome them into our community.




Those attending the World Refugee Day event can also cross the street and visit a Pop-up Open House.

11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Fire Station 54

4237 S 144th St

(across from Foster High School)

This open house will provide an opportunity for the community to meet us, see the station, and apparatus.  We will also share with them information about the upcoming vote for annexing into the RFA.


Deputy Chief Sean Penwell will be present to answer any annexation questions from the community.  Don Maher, from Public Education, will be present and coordinating the open house activities.  The activities will include:

  • Fire station tours
  • Engine tours
  • Photo booth with our engine cut-out
  • Spray hose
  • Giveaways


June 24, 2023
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Foster High School
4242 S 144th St
Tukwila, 98188
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