Community

Pottery Sales!

Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Art Center gather to sell their handmade wares.

Come to this amazing sale to find hundreds of items such as mugs, bowls, serving dishes, casseroles, garden art, soap dishes, jewelry, holiday items, and more!

Come early for best selection. Checks or cash accepted.

For more information: 206-988-3700

Location

Moshier Community Art Center
430 South 156th
Burien, WA
Phone: 206-988-3700

Transitioning to a Resilient Seattle

Participants will consider questions like, "What would a resilient Seattle look like in 2030?" and "How do we get there?"

A light lunch will be provided for attendees. Please RSVP at rsvp@transitionseattle.com

Location

Garfield Community Center
2323 E. Cherry Street
Seattle, WA

Tool Drive and CHOSS Spring Start Sale

If you have any tools just sitting around dormant and you'd like to put them to good use in the community, bring them to the CHOSS Spring Start Sale this Saturday. Tools will benefit the new Sustainalbe West Seattle Tool Lending Library.

The Library has only two requirements for donated tools: They must be in working order and they must be non-gas powered.

The Tool Library will give a free CHOSS veggie start to the first 75 people who contribute a qualified tool (limit one per person) and all donations are tax-deductible.

Location

South Seattle Community College,
Garden Center

Out for Sustainability Hosts Earth Gay Event

Join OUT for Sustainability as they join with Nature Consortium for an afternoon of habitat restoration in West Seattle.

The Pigeon Point Park will be the target of such activities as removing invasive species and planing.

Gloves and refreshments will be provided.

Email gerod@outforsustainability.org or call Gerod at 206-295-4734

Location

Nature Consortium
1901 SW Genesee Street
Seattle, WA
Phone: 206-295-4734

Sustainable West Seattle April Community Forum: Zero Waste

Please join us this Monday for a discussion about creative ways we can all reduce our waste streams and lighten our footprint on the planet.

Heather Trim from Zero Waste Seattle, joined by representatives from West Seattle's Alchemy Goods and Reusies will guide us through a discussion on what we can do in our homes and community to:

Reduce impacts on wildlife
Reduce our carbon footprints
Support sustainability
Reduce resource demand
Save money
Reduce pollution

Location

The Senior Center of West Seattle,
4217 SW Oregon Street

First Aid at Sea

Washington Sea Grant and Port of Seattle Fishermen’s Terminal are cosponsoring a Coast Guard-approved First Aid at Sea course for commercial fishermen and recreational boaters. Topics include cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, patient assessment, shock, trauma, burns, fractures, hypothermia, cold-water near-drowning, immobilization, backboards, first-aid kits and more.

The fee for the workshop is $80. Space is limited, so pre-registration is advised. To register or for more information, contact Sarah Fisken, WSG Marine Education Coordinator, at 206.543.1225 or sfisken@u.washington.edu.

Location

Nordby Building
Fishermen's Terminal

36th District Town Hall Meeting

State Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Rep. Mary Lou Dickerson and Rep. Reuven Carlyle will talk about the 2010 legislative session and what future steps our state should take. The legislators will also discuss other issues, including legislation affecting the 36th District, and take comments and questions from constituents.

Location

Q Cafe
3223 15th Ave. W.

Ballard Elks Honoring Veterans

Volunteers from Ballard Elks Lodge #827 will be at The Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Washelli on Aurora Avenue North to honor our heroes by cleaning the grave markers of our men and women who served their country. This is being led by the Ballard Lodge Veterans Committee.

The Veterans committee is also collecting paperback books and DVDs for the Puget Sound VA Center in Seattle. Maybe not Fabio, but westerns, mysteries, science fiction. They can be dropped off at Ballard Elks Lodge, 6411 Seaview Ave. N.W.

Location

Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Washelli on Aurora Avenue North

Ballard District Council Meeting

AGENDA:

Preserving Ballard’s Historical Landmarks with Karen Gordon, Historic Preservation Officer – City of Seattle

Improving Safety & Traffic Movement Through Downtown Ballard with Bill Bryant, Project Manager - SDOT

Briefing – Redevelopment of Former Seattle City Light Sunset Hill Substation with Robert Drucker, Friends of Sunset Substation

2010 Neighborhood Projects Funds Priorities with Dennis Galvin, Ballard District NPF Review Committee

Staff Report – Ballard district projects proposed for funding from the Parks Green Space Levy.  read more »

Location

Ballard Library
5614 22nd Ave. N.W.

April Pool's Day

Seattle Parks and Recreation will join other public and private swimming pools throughout Washington to celebrate the 17th Annual April Pools Day. Participants of all ages will have the opportunity to learn hands-on water safety in and out of the water. Activities may include practicing wearing and using lifejackets, learning about hypothermia, taking a boat ride, practicing reaching and throwing rescues, and learning about CPR. Participants can enter a drawing for a free Mustang lifejacket and other prizes.

Location

Ballard Pool
1471 N.W. 67th St.
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