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Entries from September 2015

Good, Simple Care Can Keep Your Skin Healthy for Years to Come

September 23rd, 2015 by Support Staff

By Catherine Pham, MD

As a dermatologist, I often hear from patients that they don

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ANNIE at the Paramount Theatre Through September 26

September 23rd, 2015 by Support Staff

KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount is proud to announce that the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will play Seattle

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Wedgwood Community Volunteers

September 14th, 2015 by Support Staff

(Photo courtesy of the Seattle Audubon)

Help Wedgwood and John Rogers students have FUN!

Finding Urban Nature (FUN) is Seattle Audubon

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Art Transforms Boarded Windows on Magnuson Park's Main Street

September 4th, 2015 by Support Staff

With funds from a Seattle Department of Neighborhoods grant, Sand Point Arts and Cultural Exchange (SPACE) and teaching artist Angela Larsen worked through a series of summer Saturdays with 11 teens from Solid Ground Housing to transform the boarded up windows of Building 18 into the cheerful and welcoming artworks now greeting park visitors.

The project goals were to beautify the vacant building on the main street of the park, and give the youth a chance to become familiar with different areas of the park and its buildings. “We wanted to make sure that kids living in the Solid Ground Housing of the park know they have the entire park as their community, not just the housing area where they live. We worked in several areas of Building 30 to produce the artworks and the kids enjoyed the chance to experience parts of the park unfamiliar to them, like the Officers Club and Workshop,” says Julianna Ross, Executive Director of the non-profit arts organization.

SPACE had requested the artist and kids work with a nature theme so Larsen and the participants began the project with a walk in the park observing hues, texture and shape. From this, Larsen created a achievable motif inspired by Scandinavian pattern and design. The panels were installed by the Seattle Conservation Corps, with Seattle Parks and Recreation and Lowe

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Cat adoption event – Meadowbrook Community Center

September 2nd, 2015 by Support Staff

Meadowbrook Community Center
4030 NE 109th St.
Seattle, WA 98125
September 12th
Noon – 3 pm

The Seattle Animal Shelter will host a cat adopt-a-thon on Saturday, September 12th, at the Meadowbrook Community Center. The event runs from noon to 3 p.m. and features numerous kittens and cats of different breeds. Cats available at this event have been living with foster parents, who are available at the event to share information about the personality and habits of the cats with potential adopters, helping to make a perfect match.

For quicker entrance to the event, you can complete our application before you arrive.

Adoption prices range from $45 to $135 (plus applicable license fees) and include:

  • Initial vaccinations
  • De-worming
  • Feline Leukemia testing
  • Certificate for free health exam at local veterinarians
  • Spay or neuter
  • Microchip

To learn more, visit the Seattle Animal Shelter’s website.

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