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Scenes from today's street mural painting party in north Green Lake

A street mural was painted today (Friday, Oct. 1, 2010) on Stone Ave N between N 80th St and Green Lake Drive N, next to Bethany Community Church and across the street from Daniel Bagley Elementary School. Truly a collaborative effort, the street mural came alive after over a year of planning. On behalf of Sustainable Green Lake, Megan Horst and Pennie O’Grady proposed the street mural and coordinated with Sarah Buehler Neill, Operation Director of Bethany Community Church, and the Green Lake community. Residents, including City Repair Consultant Cheryl Klotz,  attended several meetings and selected the water theme (which…

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Street mural painting party this Sunday in north Green Lake (UPDATE – rescheduled to Friday)

Update: Due to rain and wet pavement on Sunday, the Stone Avenue Street Painting has been re-scheduled to Friday, October 1, from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. _______________________ This Sunday (Sept. 26, 2010) between 12p.m.- 5 p.m., a street mural will be painted on Stone Ave N between N 80th St and Green Lake Drive N, next to Bethany Community Church and across the street from Daniel Bagley Elementary School. The block will be closed to traffic from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. In order to prepare the “street canvas,” on Saturday the street will be…

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Volunteers sought in weeks leading up to Stone Ave N street painting party

On Sunday, September 26, 2010 between 12p.m.- 5 p.m., a street mural will be painted on Stone Ave N between N 80th St and N 81st St, next to Bethany Community Church and across the street from Daniel Bagley Elementary School. “Lots of work has already gone into this,” says Pennie O’Grady of Sustainable Green Lake. “We are excited to finally share this in a big way!” Can you help out in the final weeks leading up to the street painting party? Pennie is asking for help over the next two weeks distributing fliers about the event to neighborhood residences,…

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Final design chosen for street painting on Stone Ave N

A design has been chosen for the street painting that is going in on Stone Ave N between N 80th St and N 81st St, next to Bethany Community Church and across the street from Daniel Bagley Elementary School. Last summer, Sustainable Green Lake put out a call for for design proposals to community members and artists.  The designs were eventually narrowed down to two finalists.  Feedback was received from approximately 300 people, including neighbors, Sustainable Green Lake members, Bethany Community Church members, and Daniel Bagley Elementary School families. The final design includes elements that the community asked for: water…

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Seattle's Edible Neighborhoods campaign

The Green Lake Green Thumbs, a group affiliated with Sustainable Green Lake, has launched a new campaign: Edible Neighborhoods. The goal of the campaign is to empower everyone in Seattle and everywhere else to take the first steps toward turning our communities into better wildlife corridors and resources for healthy, home-grown foods. [ ... ] We work to improve our neighborhood’s role as a functioning, healthy ecosystem where humans and wildlife mutually thrive. We support and inspire the community to engage in projects that restore and enhance ecological function to meet human and wildlife needs. Elise from Edible Neighborhoods shares…

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