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My Green Lake is now a part of EveryBlock Seattle

Hello My Green Lake readers, May 2012 marks our three-year anniversary here on mygreenlake.com. Since the beginning, this site has been built using your contributions. Thank you for your story ideas, event information, neighborhood news, photographs and thoughtful discussion. We have some big news: Starting today, mygreenlake.com is closed. The conversation is moving to EveryBlock Seattle, a website that allows you to follow neighborhood news down to the block level and connect with your neighbors. Many of the stories you have seen on mygreenlake.com over the past three years have included information culled from EveryBlock. The site provides location-based data:…

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Green Lake Community Council meets Wednesday

The Green Lake Community Council meets on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., at The Hearthstone (6720 East Green Lake Way N). All are welcome. The agenda includes: 1)  The latest updates since construction has begun on the Green Lake Village project, formerly known as the VitaMilk project or the Big Hole in The Ground 2)  Update in the lease renewal at Green Lake Pitch and Putt 3)  Milk Carton Derby at Green Lake July 14 4)  Big Leaf Maple Tree Memorial Bench Campaign  5)  Community Council Board Nominations 6)  Potential RPZ (Residential Parking Zone) and other parking concerns in the Green Lake neighborhood 7) …

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Organ concert at the Green Lake Church of Seventh-day Adventists

The Green Lake Church of Seventh-day Adventists (6350 East Green Lake Way N) is hosting an evening of organ music, featuring Dr. Carol Terry and seven organ students from the University of Washington School of Music, on Friday, May 11, 2012 at 8 p.m. A reception with the artists will follow the concert. There is a suggested donation of $20; tickets are available here. The performance is part of a year-long concert series celebrating the recent installation of the church’s new Burton K. Tidwell pipe organ. Thanks for the tip, Dana!

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Extra DUI patrols planned for Cinco de Mayo

Public Health – Seattle & King County has announced that extra DUI patrols will be out this Cinco de Mayo weekend: Thirty-three local law enforcement agencies, the Washington State Liquor Control Board, and the Washington State Patrol have scheduled extra DUI officers and troopers to remove dangerous drivers from the road. Law enforcement also will visit bars to ensure responsible service. One of the Seattle’s biggest Cinco de Mayo celebrations is held in Green Lake, at the Green Lake Tacos Guaymas (6808 E Green Lake Way N). The block party, now in its eleventh year, is on Saturday, May 5, 2012, 11 a.m. – 2 a.m….

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Community invited to Spring Clean event at Green Lake Elementary School

Green Lake Elementary School (2400 N 65th St) will be hosting their annual Spring Clean at the school’s Olallie Native Garden on Saturday, May 12, 2012, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The community is invited to take part in the event, which will take place rain or shine. Attendees are asked to bring, if possible, gloves, a water bottle, shovels and garden tools. Two large metal sculptures created by local artist Tom Flood recently were installed at the garden. The sculptures are representations of Native American berry picking baskets. The installation of the sculptures marks the end of a two-year project funded in part by a Neighborhood Matching…

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