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Monthly senior-centered discussion group at the Green Lake Library

The Puget Sound Alliance for Retired Americans is hosting a senior-centered discussion group on the fourth Thursday of every month, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., at the Green Lake Branch Library (7364 E Green Lake Dr N). Join us as we create a space for discussion of topics that can range from transportation issues to health care to impact of budget cuts in our state and issues in our lives! Let’s meet and discover what we all have in common and what we can create together! The next meeting, on Thursday, April 26, 2012, will be focused on health care, Medicare and the Affordable Care Act. All seniors…

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Bids For Kids Auction at the Great Hall at Green Lake

The Kids at Heart Guild’s second annual Bids For Kids Auction will be at the Great Hall at Green Lake (7220 Woodlawn Ave NE) on Saturday, April 7, 2012, 7-10 p.m. The auction benefits uncompensated care at Seattle Children’s Hospital. All are invited to the event, which will include live music, silent and live auctions and wine, beer and appetizers. For more information and to buy tickets, visit the Kids at Heart Guild’s website.

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Green Lake business review: Vera Fitness

By Shelly Najjar I never thought I would be in a fitness studio doing exercises on a Kinesis wall, let alone know what one is, but here I am, standing next to a wavy-shaped wall with four cable machines, trying not to lose my balance or look too awkward. Back in January, I did not make any New Year’s Resolutions. My reasoning was that I would be no more likely to exercise three times a week whether or not I resolved to do it on New Year’s Day. This came to mind recently, after Vicki Wilson, Wellness Consultant at Vera Fitness, emailed…

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Green Lake Community Center to host walk around the lake on National Walking Day

The Green Lake Community Center will be hosting a walk around the lake on Wednesday, April 4, 2012. The walk, which is being held in conjunction with the American Heart Association’s National Walking Day, will begin at the community center (7201 E Green Lake Dr N) at noon.

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Green Lake community wellness fair at the Hearthstone

  Village Cove and The Hearthstone (6720 East Green Lake Way N) are hosting a community health fair on Friday, March 16, 2012, 1-4 p.m. The free event is open to all ages. The event will include speakers, demonstrations and information from leading healthcare professionals, educational and cultural venues, the City of Seattle, and the Hearthstone’s Green Lake community partners. There will be information about volunteer opportunities, continuing education, Parks and Recreation programs and services, emergency preparedness and overall wellness. Free parking will be available at the Green Lake Elementary School playground.   Village Cove and The Hearthstone are My Green Lake advertisers. 

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