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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2013 Classic Home Tour on Sunday with Ballard Historical Society

Not to be missed, this year’s tour features seven previously unseen vintage Ballard residences of unique character and modern livability. Some have been lovingly maintained while others have been thoughtfully restored. Built by skilled craftsmen, these modest homes exemplify lasting quality that continues to support generations of Ballard families.  read more »

Sealth All School Reunion July 13

All Alumni & Staff are invited to attend an all school reunion. The event will begin in the Commons (adjacent to the main office, the old ASB lounge). You will then be able to take a self guided walking tour to select open areas. Everyone will meet again in the Galleria (built in the courtyard previously located between the main school building and the gym) for talking time, refreshments, and class pictures. Would you like to volunteer? Please message the Friends of Sealth on Facebook

West Seattle Artwalk

From Alki to Endolyne, the West Seattle Art Walk is brought to you by your local West Seattle merchants. Dozens of merchants in the West Seattle Junction, Alki Beach, Admiral District, Morgan Junction, Fauntleroy District and Delridge are displaying art and showcasing artists the second Thursday of EVERY month, 6-9pm!

Fiesta's Beach Bash at the Park

Fiesta's Beach Bash at the Park, a free summer day camp at Lakewood Park (east of White Center) at 11050 10th Ave SW, Seattle, 98146

July 22-25, 1-4:30pm


For kids entering grades 1-6

Featuring games, stories, songs and crafts.

Sponsored by 9 community churches

Website for information/registration:

Please contact me at if you have questions.

Story Time with Seattle Firefighters @ Ballard Branch Library

What: The Seattle Fire Department is partnering with the Seattle Public Libraries for a reading program aimed at increasing literacy, and raising awareness of home fire safety. Firefighters will read the book No Dragons for Tea to preschool children from all around the city.

Where: Ballard Branch Library (5614 22nd Ave NW)

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Meditation Class: “The Brain and the Science of Meditation"

What: As a scientist Dr. Ritz has had the good fortune to investigate meditation for the last 40 years. His conclusion is that the impact of meditation on our lives is far-reaching and profound. Dr. Ritz believes meditation aids us in reconnecting with our self - which is the goal of spirituality.

Where: N.W. Activity Center (5429 32nd Ave NW)

More info: or 206-362-7138

National Marina Day Celebration-Open Boat Event-Swapmeet

What: Marinas across the country, including Shilshole Bay Marina, invite community members to their facilities to show them the importance marinas play as family-friendly gateways to boating, and the responsibility marina personnel have as stewards of the environment.

Where: Shilshole Bay Marina (7001 Seaview Ave NW)

Hawaiian Bouncefest At Loyal Heights Community Center

What: We’ll have bounce houses, game stations, and prizes. Dress in your best aloha outfit. Game cost: 50 cents per ticket (some games cost more than one ticket).

Where: Loyal Heights Community Center (2101 NW 77th St)

More info: Call 206-684-4052 or visit