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Entries from May 2017

NEST High Tea – June 15

May 25th, 2017 by hillaryu

From NEST (northeast Seattle together)

June 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

You’ll need more than cucumber sandwiches in a disaster! Being Ready Matters: Preparing Yourself, Your Family & Your Neighbors

Over the past several years we have watched as earthquakes have devastated cities around the world and wondered could that happen here? The Pacific Northwest is not immune. It is not a matter of if, but when the next big one will strike. When it does will, you be ready? This training will identify the steps you can take to prepare yourself, your families and your home. Preparing for disasters can actually be fun!

Presented By: Siri McLean, CEM, ABCP, MEP

Friends Fellowship Hall
7786 25th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA United States

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Save the date: Food Truck Taste Off 6/7/17

May 18th, 2017 by hillaryu

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 | 5:30 – 8:30pm
Solid Ground will host their first-ever Food Truck Taste Off at Hangar 30 in Magnuson Park.

This will be an evening of food, fun and friendly competition, with Seattle’s favorite food trucks facing off to end poverty!

Event guests will sample a signature dish from each food truck and vote for the best, and the winning truck will receive a prize. The event will also include music, a beer garden, raffle prizes and a short program about Solid Ground.

All proceeds will support Solid Ground’s work to challenge the root causes of hunger, poverty and injustice.

Food trucks will include Bread and Circuses, The Mobile Mayan, Seattle Biscuit Company, Street Donuts Co. and Street Treats!

Get your tickets here.

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Touch-A-Truck event May 21

May 14th, 2017 by hillaryu

The Junior League of Seattle (JLS) is excited to host its 7th Annual Touch-A-Truck event. This family-centric event offers children a hands-on opportunity to explore working trucks of all types, as well as meet the people who build, protect and serve the Seattle community.

Trucks on display include construction trucks, emergency vehicles, vintage trucks, and more. Children of all ages are invited to creatively explore the trucks with guidance from the respective professionals who will explain the equipment and discuss the work each performs.

The event also includes activities such as face painting, coloring activities, giveaways, and an ice cream truck, of course! Last year, the event welcomed over 4,000 attendees and we are expecting an even larger turnout this year.

Event Details:

When: Sunday, May 21, 2017

Where: Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98115. Using the 65th Street
entrance is strongly encouraged. Please carpool or use mass transit if possible.

Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm. They are pleased to be offering a “horns-free hour” from 9:00am-10:00am for children with special needs and sensitive ears.

Cost: There is no cost for admission; however, donations to the Junior League of Seattle will be happily and gratefully accepted.

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NE Seattle Public Library Story Times

May 8th, 2017 by hillaryu

Baby Story Time

(For infants up to 12 months)

Wednesday, May 10, 17, 24, 31 at 12:30 p.m.

Toddler Story Time

(Geared for ages 1-3)

Thursday, May 11, 18, 25 & June 1 at 10:15 & 11:15 a.m.

Preschool Story Time

(Geared for ages 3-5)

Tuesdays, May 9, 16, 23, 30 at 10:30 a.m.

Pajamas & Puppets

(All Ages)

Wednesday, May 31 at 7:00 p.m.

Learn more here.

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Community Garage Sale!

May 4th, 2017 by hillaryu

Community Garage Sale on May 13th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Hunter Tree Farm.

Questions? Call Jim: 778-4182.

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Sustainable NE Seattle Events for May

May 2nd, 2017 by hillaryu

SKILLS MOB – Garden Build for North Helpline
Time: May 13, 2017 from 3pm to 6pm
Location: next to the NESeattle Tool Library
2415 80th NE, corner of NE 24th St and 80th NE, Seattle, Wa 98125

SKILLS MOB – Blower Door Test for Home Energy Efficiency
Time: May 20, 2017 from 9am to 1pm
Location: private home in Bryant
RSVP to get address.

NATHAN HALE SPRING PLANT SALE
STARTS MAY 10 – THRU MAY 13TH
Time: May 10, 2017 from 3pm to 6pm
Location: Greenhouse north of Jane Addams Middle School
Street: 113th and NE 31st Ave
Learn more here.

ANNUAL MEETING for SUSTAINABLE NE SEATTLE
MAY 25, 6:30–9PM
Location: Wedgwood Presbyterian Church, Social Hall downstairs
Street: 8008 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115

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