Haircuts for Haiti

Haircuts for Haiti is a two-day fundraising event for Haiti through donations to the Red Cross. Hairstylists at Hair Design will do haircuts for free for a $25-minimum donation to the Red Cross.


Hair Design
5411 Sixth Ave. N.W.

Urban Retreat: Love vs. Attachment


Through learning to distinguish between love and attachment, we can unlock our potential for a loving heart that is both powerful and fearless. Kadampa Meditation Center Introductory Urban Retreats provide an opportunity to take a break from the hectic pace of life.

Each Urban Retreat consists of guided meditations, teachings and discussion. The program includes time for walks in the surrounding neighborhood, enjoying tea or a latte in the World Peace Cafe, or just being still and introspective.  read more »


Kadampa Meditation Center Washington
6556 24th Ave. N.W.

Whither Iran

An evening with Abdi Sami, an Iranian-American cinematographer. Abdi travels back and forth to Iran a number of times every year and therefore has good insights into what is going on there. (Abdi was the associate producer for Rick Steves’ recent film on Iran.) If you are interested in understanding more about the culture and current politics of this key Middle Eastern country, please join us  read more »


Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church
2400 N.W. 85th St.

Valentine’s Benefit Dinner for Alzheimers

The menu is Alaskan King Crab for $20 or Prime Rib for $16. Please call 206.783.7791 for reservations. It’s a Valentine’s Day celebration, and we will crown a King and a Queen. The music to dance to is Fever.


Salmon Bay Fraternal Order of Eagles
5216 20th Ave. N.W.

Norwegian Ladies Chorus Annual Fishcake and Meatball Dinner

Let us tempt you with Norwegian dishes, including gourmet fishcakes,
traditional meatballs with lingonberry sauce, and homemade Norwegian
baked goods and pastries! There will be a no-host bar.

Reservations required. Tickets $25.

Call Arlene at 206.784.1290 for reservations.


Leif Erikson Lodge
2245 N.W. 57th St.

Ballard District Council Meeting


– Ballard 2009 – Year in Review
Photographic record of news and events from last year.

– City Council Member Sally Bagshaw
Elected last November, Bagshaw chairs the council’s Parks & Seattle Center and Waterfront Planning Committee. She is vice-chair of the Public Safety & Education Committee and also serves on the council’s committee on built environment.

– 2010 Federal Census w/ Kenny Pittman – City of Seattle Office of Policy & Management  read more »


Ballard Library
5614 22nd Ave. N.W.

Pancake Breakfast Volunteers

We need youth and adult volunteers for the Loyal Heights Community Center Pancake Breakfast. For more information, please call Melissa Valenzuela at 206.684.4052.

March. 6 (set-up): 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
March 7 (event): 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.


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

Pancake Breakfast

This is Loyal Heights Community Center’s biggest fundraiser of the year. All proceeds benefit scholarships and teen programs. Come enjoy the warm company of friends and neighbors as you savor a spread featuring all-you-can-eat pancakes.

$4 per person in advance ($5 at the door), children 3 and younger are FREE.


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

Parent's Night Out

It’s your turn to take time off for yourself and go out for a night. Bring your child to the center for a fun night of activities and you can go out for dinner, a movie or both. Please register by the Wednesday before the date.

Ages 3-10. $20


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

Alki Kiosk planning meeting

Come help brainstorm the content, images, themes and art which will be on the three Alki wayfinding kiosks.