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Seafair Pirates Landing on Alki

Seafair Pirates Landing on Alki: 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

(landing between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.)

Alki Beach
15,000 attending
There will be no street closures, but motorists should expect congestion in the surrounding area. http://www.seafair.com/AnEvent.aspx?ID=4&SecID=889

Urban Forest Restoration: Longfellow Creek

Urban Forest Restoration: Longfellow Creek
Join KCD and the Green Seattle Partnership to help restore habitat on Longfellow creek in West Seattle. Longfellow creek is one of only four salmon streams in Seattle. Come join our ongoing efforts to replace invasive ivy and blackberry with native trees and shrubs. Event will occur at the SW Brandon St and 29th Ave SW entrance of the Longfellow Legacy Trail in West Seattle from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Highland Park 2013 Garage Sale Aug. 10

When: Sat., Aug. 10, 9am-3pm (setup 8am)

Where: HPIC parking lot (indoors if rainy)

corner of 12th & Holden

“Recycle” those useful items cluttering up your life!

Sell your Crafts Projects and Bake Sale items-help raise money for the club while cleaning out your basement!

OR call Kay for info if you want to just donate sale items for the club to sell.

Table Rental Fee (benefits the building maintenance fund)

$15 members/ $20 non-members

You keep all your sale proceeds!!

Questions or to reserve a table:
email: hpic1919@gmail.com  read more »

Sip, Snack, & Stroll with FeetFirst, EBCA and Reuben's Brews

What: Feetfirst is joining forces with the East Ballard Community Association to take you on a free, short stroll around some neighborhood features making Ballard an even more walkable and vibrant community.

Stop 1: Ballard Rapid Ride
Stop 2: Ballard Neighborhood Greenway
Stop 3: 14th Ave NW Park
Stop 4: Gilman Playground
End: Reuben’s Brews

Where: Reuben's Brews in Seattle, 1406 NW 53rd St, Seattle 98107

More info: http://eastballard.wordpress.com/

Sustainable Ballard Edible Garden Tour

What: This walking or biking tour provides examples of creative uses of parking strips, containers, raised beds, chicken coops, fruit trees, berries, bees and more! Meet the gardeners and ask questions. Be inspired! Check out your neighbors’ gardens. The tour includes a dozen gardens to explore within walking distance of Trinity United Methodist Church and Salmon Bay School. Your ticket includes a map of gardens and one entry into a Raffle of gardening books, supplies & Fiskars tools. Local NW gardening authors will be on hand to answer your gardening questions.  read more »

2013 Classic Home Tour on Sunday with Ballard Historical Society

Not to be missed, this year’s tour features seven previously unseen vintage Ballard residences of unique character and modern livability. Some have been lovingly maintained while others have been thoughtfully restored. Built by skilled craftsmen, these modest homes exemplify lasting quality that continues to support generations of Ballard families.  read more »

Sealth All School Reunion July 13

All Alumni & Staff are invited to attend an all school reunion. The event will begin in the Commons (adjacent to the main office, the old ASB lounge). You will then be able to take a self guided walking tour to select open areas. Everyone will meet again in the Galleria (built in the courtyard previously located between the main school building and the gym) for talking time, refreshments, and class pictures. Would you like to volunteer? Please message the Friends of Sealth on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-Of-Sealth/121336947881321

Fiesta's Beach Bash at the Park

Fiesta's Beach Bash at the Park, a free summer day camp at Lakewood Park (east of White Center) at 11050 10th Ave SW, Seattle, 98146

July 22-25, 1-4:30pm

Free

For kids entering grades 1-6

Featuring games, stories, songs and crafts.

Sponsored by 9 community churches

Website for information/registration: http://www.westsidefoursquare.org/

Please contact me at tami_unruh@yahoo.com if you have questions.

Story Time with Seattle Firefighters @ Ballard Branch Library

What: The Seattle Fire Department is partnering with the Seattle Public Libraries for a reading program aimed at increasing literacy, and raising awareness of home fire safety. Firefighters will read the book No Dragons for Tea to preschool children from all around the city.

Where: Ballard Branch Library (5614 22nd Ave NW)

More info: http://fireline.seattle.gov/2013/05/29/seattle-firefighters-bring-in-sum...

Meditation Class: “The Brain and the Science of Meditation"

What: As a scientist Dr. Ritz has had the good fortune to investigate meditation for the last 40 years. His conclusion is that the impact of meditation on our lives is far-reaching and profound. Dr. Ritz believes meditation aids us in reconnecting with our self - which is the goal of spirituality.

Where: N.W. Activity Center (5429 32nd Ave NW)

More info: www.sos.org or 206-362-7138

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