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Green Lake Community Council meets Wednesday

What do you think? Comments Off May 7, 2012 at 4:33PM

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 

Photo credit: Garet Munger

5)  Community Council Board Nominations

6)  Potential RPZ (Residential Parking Zone) and other parking concerns in the Green Lake neighborhood

7)  Happenings with Friends of Green Lake

8)  Green Lake’s Emergency Preparedness Plan

9)  Upcoming events with Seattle Public Theater at The Historic Bathhouse Theater at Green Lake

The Green Lake Community Council meets on the second Wednesdays of odd-numbered months.

Bra Fit Fest at the Green Lake Title Nine

What do you think? Comments Off May 5, 2012 at 2:16PM

The Green Lake Title Nine (7000 Woodlawn Ave NE) is hosting their annual Bra Fit Fest on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.

“For one night only we will have a huge box of catalog-only bras in the store,” Store Manager Michelle Impala says. “Everyone will receive 10% off of their sports bra purchases and there will be food, wine and lots of fun to be had.”

RSVP to (206) 522-1425.

Adult softball at Lower Woodland Park

What do you think? Comments Off May 5, 2012 at 2:00PM

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 [at] or call her at (206) 684-7092.

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

What do you think? Comments Off May 4, 2012 at 3:30PM

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.

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Extra DUI patrols planned for Cinco de Mayo

What do you think? (1 Comment) May 4, 2012 at 2:56PM

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. More information about the party can be found here.