Entries from March 2014
March 28th, 2014 by hillaryu
Colorful scarves, wonderful wall art, glittering glass, bright garden decor and more at Magnuson Park! Celebrate spring with locally made art and fine craft to enrich your life.
Talk with the artists and peruse their latest work while enjoying live music and great food.
Ciscoe Morris is a special guest speaker at 1pm on Sunday.
Buy them in advance to save time and money: $5 online ($6 at the door); $8 online special admits two.
To buy tickets and learn more visit the NW Art Alliance website.
March 26th, 2014 by hillaryu
Read the original story on the Seattle Police Department Blotter.
“Just before 5:15 PM police received several reports of gunfire near NE 47th Street and Brooklyn Avenue NE.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man in his 40s with a single gunshot wound lying on the ground near an alleyway.
Medics transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center with serious injuries and officers began searching the area for several vehicles, which had fled the scene moments after the shooting.
Officers performed two high-risk stops
March 26th, 2014 by hillaryu
The City of Seattle
March 25th, 2014 by hillaryu
Starting to make summer plans for your kids? Here’s a great opportunity, in Sand Point, to learn how your kids can be on the water this summer.
More than a dozen organizations have teamed up and are holding a Youth Sailing Open House so that parents and kids can come learn about the variety of options available. Programs are for children as young as five years old all the way through high school. The all-day event is free and will include land and on-water activities.
Land activities include knot tying, rigging, burgee making, and relay races. Sailing instructors will be on the water doing tacks and gybes to show kids what sailing in boats these sizes looks like. Free sailboat rides will also be available. (Weather dependent)
Participating programs include:
Center for Wooden Boats
Corinthian Yacht Club
Green Lake Small Craft Center
Mt Baker Rowing and Sailing
Queen City Yacht Club
Sail Sand Point
Sea Scouts – Puget Sound
South Whidbey Yacht Club
SSS Yankee Clipper
Tacoma Yacht Club
YMCA Camp Orkila
Saturday, April 19, 2014. Rain or shine.
March 22nd, 2014 by hillaryu
Mark your calendars! “Seattle Reads” is coming to our neighborhood library on Tuesday, April 29!
In 1998, The Seattle Public Library launched a program to get Seattleites reading and discussing the same book. “Seattle Reads” is now an annual event and has been widely emulated in cities, states and countries around the world.
In this 16th year of the series, The Seattle Public Library will feature “For All of Us, One Today: An Inaugural Poet
March 18th, 2014 by hillaryu
From the SPD Blotter:
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March 17th, 2014 by hillaryu
A new ray of sunshine has popped up in the Wedgwood neighborhood
March 16th, 2014 by hillaryu
All You Ever Wanted to Know About
March 15th, 2014 by hillaryu
Work to replace two dozen worn and aging bridge expansion joints ramps up again this weekend.
Beginning at 10 p.m., Friday, March 14, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will close all but a single lane of the southbound Interstate 5 collector-distributor, which runs parallel to the mainline between the Washington State Convention Center and I-90.
The on-ramps from Spring and James streets along with the South Dearborn Street off-ramp will also be closed during that time while crews complete the replacement of 10 bridge expansion joints that began Feb. 21
March 13th, 2014 by hillaryu
Join the Rain City Symphony for a lovely evening of music.
The concert will feature Dan Williams, Oboist, playing Benedetto Marcello