Ask an Expert @ West Seattle Tool Library July 18

Thurs, July 18, 2013, 6-8pm
4408 Delridge Way Southwest Seattle, WA 98106

Backyard poultry have become increasingly popular in recent years as interest in locally produced food, including eggs, has grown. Join us at Ask an Expert for a conversation on sharing your yard with chickens with expert Christina Hahs of Gray Sky Farms!  read more »

Pedals for People Bike Repair for Rural Africa

July 21, 1-5 p.m.
West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center,
4408 Delridge Way, SW

The Sustainable West Seattle July Community Forum is called ”Pedals for People,” an learning exercise with a positive outcome aimed at helping others. Join us and learn bike repair skills as we repair dozens of bikes for donation to rural Africa. Bring a bike for repair/donation or just come and help fix bikes. Bikes can be brought to Alki Bike and Board, 2606 California Ave. S.W., prior to the event. Bikes go through to rural Togo.

Seafair Pirates Landing on Alki

Seafair Pirates Landing on Alki: 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

(landing between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.)

Alki Beach
15,000 attending
There will be no street closures, but motorists should expect congestion in the surrounding area.

Admiral Fourth of July Kids Parade:

Admiral Fourth of July Kids Parade: 10 a.m.
44th Avenue SW and Sunset Avenue SW – staging
900 participants
Parade route: Starts at 44th Avenue SW and Sunset Avenue SW; heads south on Sunset to SW Atlantic Street; east on Atlantic to Palm Avenue SW; north on Palm into Hamilton View Point Park.

Urban Forest Restoration: Longfellow Creek

Urban Forest Restoration: Longfellow Creek
Join KCD and the Green Seattle Partnership to help restore habitat on Longfellow creek in West Seattle. Longfellow creek is one of only four salmon streams in Seattle. Come join our ongoing efforts to replace invasive ivy and blackberry with native trees and shrubs. Event will occur at the SW Brandon St and 29th Ave SW entrance of the Longfellow Legacy Trail in West Seattle from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Highland Park 2013 Garage Sale Aug. 10

When: Sat., Aug. 10, 9am-3pm (setup 8am)

Where: HPIC parking lot (indoors if rainy)

corner of 12th & Holden

“Recycle” those useful items cluttering up your life!

Sell your Crafts Projects and Bake Sale items-help raise money for the club while cleaning out your basement!

OR call Kay for info if you want to just donate sale items for the club to sell.

Table Rental Fee (benefits the building maintenance fund)

$15 members/ $20 non-members

You keep all your sale proceeds!!

Questions or to reserve a table:
email:  read more »

Arts and Crafts and Treasure Hunt

-Friday, July 12th
Alki Community Center
5817 SW Stevens Street
Seattle, WA 98116
Call (206) 684-7430 for more info
$5 per person

Shiver me timbers! Grab your Matey’s and join the rest of the landlubbers in a pir-rific day of pirate stories. Thar be arrrts-n-crafts and a treasure hunt.

Sip, Snack, & Stroll with FeetFirst, EBCA and Reuben's Brews

What: Feetfirst is joining forces with the East Ballard Community Association to take you on a free, short stroll around some neighborhood features making Ballard an even more walkable and vibrant community.

Stop 1: Ballard Rapid Ride
Stop 2: Ballard Neighborhood Greenway
Stop 3: 14th Ave NW Park
Stop 4: Gilman Playground
End: Reuben’s Brews

Where: Reuben's Brews in Seattle, 1406 NW 53rd St, Seattle 98107

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Sustainable Ballard Edible Garden Tour

What: This walking or biking tour provides examples of creative uses of parking strips, containers, raised beds, chicken coops, fruit trees, berries, bees and more! Meet the gardeners and ask questions. Be inspired! Check out your neighbors’ gardens. The tour includes a dozen gardens to explore within walking distance of Trinity United Methodist Church and Salmon Bay School. Your ticket includes a map of gardens and one entry into a Raffle of gardening books, supplies & Fiskars tools. Local NW gardening authors will be on hand to answer your gardening questions.  read more »

Girl Scout Car Wash

West Seattle Girl Scout troop 40766 is having a fundraising car wash at West Seattle Autoworks, 7501 35th Ave. SW (@Webster), 11am to 3pm this Saturday, June 22nd.

Saturday is supposed to be beautiful and the girls are looking forward to a terrific day of washing cars. Please come by and show the girls your support!

A big thank you to West Seattle Autoworks for hosting the girls' car wash!

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