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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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Valentine’s Day art installations at Green Lake Park

Many thanks to Rosemary Washington for sharing the following photographs, which she took today (Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012) at Green Lake Park. “I encountered some unexpected surprises on my walk around Green Lake today — several Valentine-related installations by anonymous artists,” Rosemary writes. You can see more photographs that Rosemary took at Green Lake today on her blog.

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Public art installation at Green Lake Elementary School

A public art installation created by local metal artist Tom Flood is going in at Green Lake Elementary School‘s Olallie Native Garden (2400 N 65th St). The school’s Garden Club and a group of volunteers will be prepping the garden this weekend and the art will be installed on Monday (Dec. 19, 2011). The art installation will be composed of metal representations of Native American berry picking baskets which will rust to a reddish-brown in the rain. Two baskets will be positioned strategically at the main path to draw visitors into the garden.   Thanks for the tip, Monica!

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Greenlake Christmas light display

Tangletown resident Jeff Rodenburg has once again decked out his home with the Greenlake Christmas light display. You can find the display of over 30,000 lights on NE 57th St, just east of Latona Ave NE. The show launched on Friday, Nov. 25, 2011 and will be on every night through New Year’s Day, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. A broadcast on 102.1 FM plays in sync with the lights. The broadcast features christmas music and promos for the Green Lake Elementary School Christmas Tree Sale. Jeff, a software developer, is a self-described “holiday lighting enthusiast.”  This is the 10th year he has lit…

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Scenes from the 2011 Seattle Naked Pumpkin Run

The sixth annual Naked Pumpkin Run made its way through the east Green Lake neighborhood on Halloween night (Monday, October 31). The run began at 9:21 p.m. (21:21 on the 24-hour clock) at East Green Lake Beach and ended about 20 minutes later. A record-setting number of men and women took part in this year’s Naked Pumpkin Run. Traditionally, less than 10 runners have participated; this year, there were 21 participants. Richard Smith, who describes himself as a veteran of naked runs, says that the Green Lake Naked Pumpkin Run is a fun tradition for the runners, “and based on the fun…

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