Community

North Beach Combined Sewer Overflow Information Session

Project managers and technical staff will answer questions the county has received to date from community members, including how flows were calculated, why parks are among the sites being considered for location of the new facilities, the feasibility of “green” infrastructure, how much storage capacity is needed to effectively control CSOs, and how a project might impact a neighborhood during and after construction. A detailed schedule will be posted here.

Location

Loyal Heights Community Center
2101 N.W. 77th St.

Bicycle Life: Spokespeople: Electric Bicycles

What would make you want to ride a bicycle for transportation? What do you think keeps you from riding a bicycle for transportation? Why do you prefer riding a bicycle for transportation?

These are all questions being posed at the next Sustainable West Seattle Community Forum. The May community forum will be held Monday May 17th at the site of the West Seattle Tool Library at 7 P.M. The new West Seattle Tool Library is located at South Seattle Community College north horticulture center. The address is 6000 16th Ave. S.W.  read more »

Location

South Seattle Community College
6000 16th Ave. S.W North horticulture center

Crown Hill Neighbors Annual Meeting, Neighborhood Power Workshop

Updates on Crown Hill topics: Crown Hill Park, Holman Road median study, landmark tree survey, sidewalks, safety and crime, development at the old Crown Hill School into the Crown Hill Center. Coffee and refreshments. “Neighbor Power” workshop with Jim Diers for the board of directors and all interested neighbors on effective methods for energizing and directing the community. Meeting and workshop free. Optional $5 lunch or bring your own.

Location

Crown Hill Center
9250 14th Ave. N.W.

BHS Plant Sale

Vegetable starts and tomatoes galore. All proceeds benefit the Ballard High School greenhouse program.

Location

Ballard High School
1418 N.W. 65th St.

Ballard Classic Homes Tour

Join the Ballard Historical Society for a tour of seven lovely vintage homes built between 1909 and 1929. The homes on this year's Ballard Classic Homes Tour serve as standards of enduring interest, quality and style. Beginning May 14, purchase tickets for $20 at Secret Garden Bookshop, RE Store, Johnson & Johnson Antiques and the Sunset Hill Green Market. Exchange your ticket for a tour brochure on June 6 beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Sunset Hill Green Market. The tour is the Ballard Historical Society's largest fundraiser and takes place only every three years.  read more »

Trinity United Methodist Women Fundraiser

Trinity United Methodist Women for their annual fundraiser present "Suffragette Alice Paul" as portrayed by Debbie Dimitre, actress and storyteller supreme. Tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance by May 7. For more information, contact Carol Bronkema at 206.367.1562.

Location

Trinity United Methodist Church
6512 23rd Ave. N.W.

Seattle Green Festival

www.greenfestivalvolunteers.org/seattle  read more »

Location

Washington State Convention Center
800 Convention Pl.

Microsoft Excel Business Class

Two classes: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Instructor-led training with state-of-the-art computers. Detailed class book w/CD included. 3.5-hour accelerated format. Choose the morning or afternoon class. Limited class size of six. Preregistration required. Class fee: $89. For more info call 206.962.7839 or visit www.RastonPublishing.com.

Location

Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N.

Talk With Your Doc

Join Ophthalmologist Dr. Benson Chen M.D. to learn about the signs, symptoms and treatment of cataracts so you can know how to identify one and seek help early on.

Location

Swedish Medical Center Conference Room A
5400 Tallman Ave. N.W.

Infertility: The Basics and Beyond

Register at 206.386.2502 or www.swedish.org/classes

Reproductive endocrinologists Lee Hickok, Lori Marshall and Lora Shahine from Pacific NW Fertility Specialists will discuss normal reproduction, the problems that can arise to cause infertility and the treatments available. The class will cover simple treatments as well as advanced reproductive technologies such as in-vitro fertilization and egg donation.

Location

Swedish Medical Center Conference Room A
5400 Tallman Ave. N.W.
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