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.


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

Seattle Green Festival  read more »


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


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.


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

Infertility: The Basics and Beyond

Register at 206.386.2502 or

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.


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

Ballard District Council Meeting


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 »


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 »


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


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 or email


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