Community

Wine of Piedmont, Italy: Culture and Tasting

Instructor Michael Teer is the owner of Pike and Western Wine Shop. Pike and Western has been in the Market for 35 years, and Michael has worked there since 1980 and owned it since 1991. While he loves wines from all around the world, the Piedmont region of Italy is special to him.

In this class attendees will be introduced to the grape varieties and wines from this beautiful northwest corner of Italy.

Location

The Field House
5465 Leary Ave. N.W.

Seattle Chinese Garden Site Tour and Presentation on Chinese Gardens

See the 4.5-acre garden site, Song Mei Pavilion and early spring plants in bloom, construction progress on the first major courtyard, and plants native to China in the SSCC Arboretum. This guided tour begins with a slide presentation on the cultural significance of Chinese Gardens. Meet at the Chan Education Center. The program is FREE and does not require registration.

For more information

206-764-5213
www.seattlechinesegarden.org

Location

Seattle Chinese Garden Chan Education Center
6000 16th Ave. SW, north entrance South Seattle Community College
Seattle, WA

Admiral Adopt A Street Cleanup

The first Adopt-a-Street Cleanup of 2010 will be held this Saturday, February 27th, at 9am. We'll meet out in front of the coffee shop at Metropolitan Market - these folks have again graciously offered to provide a.m. refreshments for our volunteers.

I hope you can make it to this cleanup - it should be a fun time. Thank you so much for giving what you can to this neighborhood, and for taking the time to help it look its best!

Location

Metropolitan Market
2320 42nd Ave SW
Seattle , WA

20th Annual PNA Wine Taste

Choose 10 tastes from a selection of terrific wines, enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres and music by Live Wire. After tasting, purchase your favorite wines at our event wine store.

To see the complete list of participating wineries and to purchase tickets, visit the Phinney Neighborhood Association Web site at http://www.phinneycenter.org/events/wine.shtml.

Location

Phinney Neighborhood Center
6532 Phinney Ave. N.

Northwest District Council Meeting

Agenda Items of Interest:

Sally Clark, Seattle City Council
Councilmember Clark chairs the Committee on Built Environment, which includes comprehensive planning, zoning, design and land use, historic preservation and waterfront planning. Come hear more.

Visioning Greenwood Park w/ Ronni Wolfe
Greenwood Park is located at North 87th Street and Fremont Avenue. Get a preview of a proposed Neighborhood Matching Large Fund project to plan for the park’s future.  read more »

Location

Greenwood Neighborhood Service Center
8515 Greenwood Ave. N.

Jolly Roger Taproom Grand Reopening

Maritime Pacific Brewing Company is proud to announce the grand re-opening of its Jolly Roger Taproom at its new location. Beer specials and a new dinner menu plus all your old favorites will be available.

Location

Jolly Roger Taproom
1111 N.W. Ballard Way

Taste of Gluten Free Foods Event

Seattle based importer Ritrovo Italian Regional Foods will host a gluten-free tasting event at Savour Specialty Foods. If you are someone with a restricted diet or if you are just curious about the health benefits of eating gluten-free products, please join us! Ritrovo owner Ilyse Rathet will be on hand providing delicious samples of Ritrovo pastas, sauces, oils and much more.

Location

Savour Specialty Foods
2242 N.W. Market St.

DIY Tile

206.423.0675

Beautify your counter tops, back splashes, floors or shower walls with a unique tile installation. Matt Black, owner of Madrona Tile, leads you through the logistics of a sometimes tricky but always rewarding craft. Matt covers everything from removing old tiles to planning, prepping and installing your very own tile design. Workshop participants receive a discount on salvaged and donated tile from The RE Store. Free, but please RSVP to sarahk@re-store.org.

Location

The RE Store
1440 N.W. 52nd St.

Sink & Toilet Plumbing 101

206.423.0675

Join Seattle's favorite plumber, Big Jim, as he resuscitates a RE Store toilet and sink. Big Jim, an old and antique plumbing specialist, will show you how to bring new life to salvaged bathroom fixtures. Bring your plumbing inquiries and quandaries. Free, but please RSVP to sarahk@re-store.org.

Location

The RE Store
1440 N.W. 52nd St.

Creative Terrariums

206.423.0675  read more »

Location

The RE Store
1440 N.W. 52nd St.