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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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Adult softball at Lower Woodland Park

In addition to men’s and women’s leagues, Seattle Parks and Recreation is now offering an adult Summer/Fall Co-ed Softball League on either Tuesdays or Thursdays at one of the Lower Woodland Park playfields. Games will take place at 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. or 9 p.m. from August 14 – October 11, 2012. There will be a total of nine games. The two teams with the best records will receive trophies, and the first place team will also receive t-shirts. A fee of $835 is due at registration. For more information, or to register, please email Adult Recreation Program Coordinator Antoinette Daniel at antoinette.daniel…

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Green Lake Small Craft Center restrooms closed for repairs and maintenance

The restrooms at the Green Lake Small Craft Center (5900 West Green Lake Way N) are temporarily closed. The closure is anticipated to last at least through the week of Monday, May 7, 2012. Seattle Parks and Recreation is repairing the restroom’s sewage pumps and doing some maintenance work. Porta-Potties are available at the site, and Green Lake Park’s three other public restrooms will remain open. These can be found on N 65th St., at the Green Lake Community Center, and at the wading pool, which is located on the north end of Green Lake Park at Wallingford Ave N & East Green Lake Dr N. For…

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Seattle Canoe and Kayak Club plant liquidation tomorrow

The Seattle Canoe and Kayak Club (SCKC), which is located at the Green Lake Small Craft Center at the southwest corner of Green Lake (5900 West Green Lake Way N), is holding their annual plant liquidation tomorrow (Saturday, April 28, 2012), 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Floral and edible plant starts will be available at the Aqua Theater, located right next to the Small Craft Center. Donations made for the plants will benefit SCKC.

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2012 ZooTunes lineup announced

The Woodland Park Zoo (750 N 50th St) has announced the 2012 ZooTunes lineup. The following information comes via a press release that was made available by the zoo today: WHAT:              BECU ZooTunes presented by Carter Subaru returns for its 29th season and another exciting lineup. The popular concerts are held outdoors on the vast, picturesque North Meadow of Woodland Park Zoo. The new season kicks off June 27:   June 27            Leo Kottke / Jake Shimabukuro ($24) July 3               k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang ($38) July 18             Grace Potter & The Nocturnals ($22) July 19             Ziggy Marley ($28) Aug 1               Los Lobos / Steve Earle and…

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