Community

Ballard District Council Meeting

AGENDA:

7 p.m. – Short Announcements by Member Organization Representatives

7:15 p.m. – Peter Hahn, new director of Seattle Department of Transportation

Peter brings a new style of management to SDOT. He has ideas and plans for making his department more accountable, more efficient and more responsive to citizens.

7:40 p.m. – Lighting Ballard Streets with LED Technology, Edward Smalley, City Light, manager of Street Light Engineering, and Phil West, City Light, director of Energy Delivery and Customer Service  read more »

Location

Ballard Library
5614 22nd Ave. N.W.

Friends of the College Dinner

The public is invited to attend a celebration to honor student achievement at South Seattle Community College’s annual Friends of the College Dinner, Thursday, May 6 from 5-8 pm.
Each year the South Seattle Community College Foundation awards scholarships to more than 100 students in academic and professional technical programs. The annual Friends of the College Dinner honors those students for their success, while recognizing the generous donors who make these scholarships possible.  read more »

Location

South Seattle Community College
6000 16th Avenue SW Brockey Student Center

Seattle Police Memorial Ceremony

Seattle Police Memorial Ceremony

During National Police Week:
Join us as we pause to pay tribute to all those who have fallen in the line of duty.

Reception to follow

Location

Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Cemetary
6701 30th Avenue S.W.
Seattle, WA
Phone: 206-932-0050

Sustainable Ballard Monthly Gathering

This month's topic: WATER
The why and how of local water conservation and collection.
Potluck: 6:30 p.m. (please bring a dish or $5 to contribute to food)
Program: 7 p.m.

Special Guests:
David McDonald, SPU’s ‘Soil Guru’.
Jo Sullivan, King County Reclaimed Water Program.
Bob Spencer will explain how you can be part of Ballard’s Rainwise Pilot Project for building raingardens at your own home.
Rob Crampton will describe his own home ‘gray water’ projects.

For more information visit sustainableballard.org or email info@sustainableballard.org.

Location

Sunset Hill Community Clubhouse
3003 N.W. 66th St.

Kiwanis 1st Annual Charity Motorcyle, Poker Run, Bike and Classic Car Show

Come join us to see come great classic cars, a fun motorcycle *Poker Run Ride and a bar-b-que all in support of
21st Century Youth Scholarship

Registration/Check-in 8:30 am –
9:30am Ride (Poker Run) 9:30 am - 1 pm
Bar-B-Que 1:30 pm - 3 pm
Bike Show 2:30 PM; Prizes for Best Hand, Worst Hand & Additional Categories!
(Winners of other categories to be chosen by majority vote from attendees)

*ABOUT POKER RUNS  read more »

Location

Former Huling Brothers Car Dealership
38th Ave. S.W. and Fauntleroy Way S.W.
Seattle, WA

Underage Drinking Prevention: Town Hall Meeting Apr 28

Parents, teachers, officials, youth, and other community members will be educated about the impact that underage drinking has on the community, and they will develop possible ways to address this issue.
This is one of many coalitions nationwide that are sponsoring community events in designed to raise awareness and find solutions to this growing concern.  read more »

Location

Hope Lutheran Church
4141 41st Avenue SW
Seattle, WA

Ballard Urban Picnic

The first annual Ballard Urban Picnic, or BURP, will include mobile food trucks, beer garden, live music, bouncy toys, community booths and an outdoor movie. Confirmed Food Vendors: Dante's Inferno Dogs, Anita's Crepes, Veraci Pizza, Skillet, Here & There, Parfait Ice Cream.

Location

Ballard Commons Park

Second Annual Wine For Our Times Winetasting event

The Second Annual “Wine For Our Times” winetasting event. We're expecting a large crowd, so be sure and come early (doors open at 6) in order to get a seat.
We will have hors d’oeuvres and desserts throughout the evening. And in addition to all the fun, our prizes for the top 3 wines and the raffle prizes will be well worth it.

Admission:
$10 donation plus 1 bottle of your favorite wine, $10 and under
Prizes for top 3 wines, plus raffle prizes

A Fundraiser for the Building Fund of the Highland Park Improvement Club
www.hpic1919.org  read more »

Location

Highland Park Improvement Club
1116 SW Holden
Seattle, WA
Phone: 206-762-9825

Alliance For Education Vice President for Operations, Karen Tollenaar Demorest speaks

Wednesday, April 21st, 7am, Alliance For Education Vice President for Operations, Karen Tollenaar Demorest
to discuss helping students achieve academic success.

Location

Be's Restaurant in the Junction
4509 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA
Phone: 206-938-8032