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Jul 05

Community calendar: Polish Festival, Summer at SAM and more

...Cafe: Remembering Princess Angeline, 6:30 p.m. July 18; Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $15.95-$19.95 ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai...

SAT-MON Dragon boat paddling, on-land instruction, one hour on the lake, no experience or reservations required, 3 p.m. Sundays, 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m. Saturdays, Kenmore Air parking lot, 950 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle; free (seattleflyingdragons.org).

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...m. July 13 and 2 p.m. July 20 for special events, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $12.95-$20.95, ages 2 and younger free (206-548-2500 or zoo...

JULY 12 Craft beer, local wine, sake, dinner; proceeds benefit the Garden, 6 p.m. July 12, Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $125, by reservation (seattlejapanesegarden.org/events-calendar/gardenparty2018).

...Housing Group Seattle nonprofit to eliminate homelessness, 5:30 p.m. July 14, Elysian Fields, 542 First Ave. S., Seattle; $140 (strangertickets.com/events/55212094/auction-to-fight-homelessness...

SAT Rainier Valley Food Bank 5-mile, leisurely pace bike tours visiting urban gardens and farms, for all ages; 3 p.m. Saturday, Bike Works, 3709 S. Ferdinand St., Seattle; free (www.rvfb.org/2018/05/12/urban-ag-bike-tour-2018/).

...required; swinging jazz with Washboard Cutups, 6-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Hing Hay Park, 423 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle; waltz and more with KGB, 6-9:30 p.m. July 12, Occidental Park...

...Seattle; waltz and more with KGB, 6-9:30 p.m. July 12, Occidental Park, 250 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-264-5646 or danceforjoy.biz/dancingtildusk/index.html...

SAT The Pirates sail in from the seven seas to kick off Seafair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W., Seattle (seafairpirateslanding.com/).

SAT-SUN Local food from 75 fine food trucks, restaurants, pop-ups, arts and crafts by 75 vendors, beer garden, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 217 Ninth Ave. N., Seattle (seattlestfoodfest.com).

PLAN AHEAD Seafood, beer garden, music, arts and crafts vendors, July 13-15, Market Street and Ballard Avenue, Seattle (seafoodfest.org).

PLAN AHEAD Street festival with 150 vendors, kids’ activities, 20 food vendors, main stage, beer garden, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 13-14, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 15, California Avenue Southwest and Southwest Alaska Street, Seattle (wsjunction.org).

PLAN AHEAD Entertainment, vendors, Viking Village, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 14-15, Nordic Museum, 2655 N.W. Market St., Seattle (206-789-5707 or nordicmuseum.org/vikingdays).

PLAN AHEAD Juried art festival, live music, food, puppet shows and kids’ activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 14-15, Our Lady Of The Lake, 8900 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle (wedgwoodfestival.com).

SUN Pick up maps for self-guided tour of 20 gardens within walking distance, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Bank of America, Georgetown, 1112 S. Bailey St., Seattle; free (georgetowngardenwalk.com).

PLAN AHEAD Self-guided tour of neighborhood gardens; proceeds benefit clubhouse, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 15, Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mount Rainier Drive S., Seattle; $25 (mountbaker.org/gardentour).

...of Horror Film;” 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPop), 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $17-$36 (206-770-2700 or mopop.org...

JULY 12 Kickoff, music by Almas Fronterizas band, art activity, food trucks, Kids Corner, 6-8 p.m. July 12, Olympic Sculpture Park, Broad Street and Elliott Avenue, Seattle (visitsam.org/summer).

SAT-SUN Around the Sound Band, 2 p.m.; Puget Sound Daylily Club Blossom Show, 10 a.m. Sunday; Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle (206-783-7059 or ballardlocks.org/free-summer-concerts.html).

WED Dudley Manlove Quartet, 7 p.m. Wednesday, University Village Mall, 25th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 45th Street, Seattle; free (206-523-0622 or uvillage.com/).

...parks July 13-Aug. 18, including Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival, July 14-15, Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle; free, donations suggested (greenstage.org...

PLAN AHEAD 5K, 10K, 15K, kids dash, 9:30 a.m. July 14, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $3-$30 (magnusonseries.org).

...permitting, noon-7 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; Madison, 1900 43rd Ave. E.; Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake...

...weekdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; Madison, 1900 43rd Ave. E.; Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive; Matthews...

...m. Saturdays-Sundays; Madison, 1900 43rd Ave. E.; Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive; Matthews, 9300 51st Ave. N.E.; Madrona...

...Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive; Matthews, 9300 51st Ave. N.E.; Madrona Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.; East Green Lake...

...Matthews, 9300 51st Ave. N.E.; Madrona Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.; East Green Lake, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N.; Magnuson, Northeast 65th Street and Sand Point Way Northeast, and Pritchard, 8400 55th Ave. S...

...Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.; East Green Lake, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N.; Magnuson, Northeast 65th Street and Sand Point Way Northeast, and Pritchard, 8400 55th Ave. S., Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/find/swimming-beaches...

...Green Lake Drive N.; Magnuson, Northeast 65th Street and Sand Point Way Northeast, and Pritchard, 8400 55th Ave. S., Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/find/swimming-beaches...

ONGOING Heated saltwater Olympic size pool, Giant Tube Slide; open swims, swimming lessons, special events, daily, Lincoln Park, 8603 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; $3.75-$5.50 (206-684-7494 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/colman-pool).

ONGOING Big Pool with corkscrew slide, shallow Little Pool; swim lessons, open swims, themed events, hours vary daily, 2535 32nd Ave. W., Seattle; $3.75-$5.50 (206-684-4708 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/mounger-pool).

PLAN AHEAD Trolley ride to bars with drink, games, entertainment, Jameson tasting, 3 p.m. July 14, Sound Excursions, 1631 15th Ave. W., Seattle; $44 (425-830-1801 or jamesonjitney.com).

TUE SameSide hosts shared meal and a chance to contact our representatives in support of the passage of a clean DREAM Act, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, The Riveter: Fremont, 1300 N. Northlake Way, Seattle; $25 (206-552-0543 or eventbrite.com/e/changemaker-dinner-stand-for-dreamers-tickets-47001618105).

    Community calendar: Polish Festival, Summer at SAM and more
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, July 6-12, 2018. Share story SAT-MON Three separate American Kennel Club (AKC) dog shows; Tacoma Kennel Club Show Saturday, Puyallup Valley Dog Fanciers show Sunday, Gig Harbor Kennel Club show Monday, 1,500 dogs each day compete in conformation, obedience, junior showmanship and rally, with events by 13 AKC breed-specific clubs, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jul 03

Jun 29

Lawsuit filed as tensions flare over new Seattle tiny house homeless village

...construction permit to the nonprofit Low Income Housing Institute for a tiny-house village at Eighth Avenue North and Aloha Street...

    Lawsuit filed over new Seattle tiny-house homeless village
    The lawsuit, filed Wednesday by the Freedom Foundation, accuses Seattle of violating its own laws and land-use code by issuing a construction permit to the nonprofit Low Income Housing Institute for a tiny-house village at Eighth Avenue North and Aloha Street.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jun 21

Community calendar: Comic Con, West African griot party, city beaches and more

SAT Live theatrical performances with archival film, turning history into a personal journey, 1 p.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $15.95-$19.95, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org/event/living-voices-klondike-2/).

SAT-MON Dragon boat paddling, on-land instruction, one hour on the lake, no experience or reservations required, 3 p.m. Sundays, 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m. Saturdays, Kenmore Air parking lot, 950 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle; free (seattleflyingdragons.org).

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...of Argentina and the scientists who study them, 6 p.m. Tuesday, The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle; free, advance tickets required (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org/events/penguins-desert...

JUNE 28 Carousel, at the zoo since 2006, turns 100; short program, relighting of the carousel, dessert for first 500 people, 6:30 p.m.; free carousel rides, 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 28, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $12.95-$20.95, ages 2 and younger free (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).

...proceeds benefit the artists and the Conservatory, 6-10 p.m. Friday, Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1400 E. Galer St., Seattle; $12 or $15 at the door if available (volunteerparkconservatory.org/for-the-love-of...

SUN 5K run or one mile walk for all ages, all proceeds benefit Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $25-$45 (defeatmyeloma.org).

PLAN AHEAD Fundraising 2.5 mile walk/run to raise money for Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) to buy rice and other food for the ACRS Food Bank, 8 a.m. June 30, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free, donations/fundraising requested (walkforrice.org).

PLAN AHEAD Auction, salmon dinner to support the First People of Seattle, the Duwamish Tribe, 4 p.m. June 30, Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W. Marginal Way S.W., Seattle; $125 (206-431-1582 or duwamishtribe.org).

...red taillight and red rear reflector required, 9 p.m. June 29, Peddler Brewing Company, 1514 N.W. Leary Way, Seattle; $10-$40 (cascade.org/rides-major-rides/seattle-night-ride...

FRI GLBTQ social dance community, dance to salsa, swing, country, disco swing, ages 21+; fundraiser for Saturday’s Dyke March; 8:30-11:30 p.m. Friday, Century Ballroom, 915 E. Pine St., Seattle; $10 at the door (206-324-7263 or centuryballroom.com/home/events/outdancing-6).

SAT Events for all ages, Family Pride and Queer Youth Pride, noon-9 p.m. Saturday, along Broadway and in Cal Anderson Park, 1635 11th Ave, Seattle; Main Stage performances and DJs, noon-9 p.m. Saturday, Broadway and Harrison Street, Seattle (seattlepridefest.org).

SUN Gastronomic experience and culinary competition, chefs to vie for the title of Lamb Jam Seattle Champion, 2 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Design Center, 5701 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle; $75-$125 (americanlambjam.com/seattle-lamb-jam/).

SUN Celebrating 30 years with free slices, limit two per person, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Pagliacci Pizza, 550 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle (pagliacci.com/).

JUNE 28 La Cocina School chicken and pork tamale cooking class; proceeds benefit Senior Wellness Program, 6 p.m. June 28, El Centro De La Raza, 2524 16th Ave. S., Seattle; $85 (206-957-4649 or elcentrodelaraza.org/events/event/lacocina/).

SAT-SUN Seasonal vegetable starts, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, tomatillos, herbs, cucumber, squach, lettuce, beans; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Abundant Greens Urban Farm, 2843 N.W. 57th St., Seattle (abundantgreensurbanfarm.com/).

SUN Tour of 12 private gardens and one public bee garden, proceeds benefit nonprofit organizations; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; day of event tickets available at West Seattle Nursery, 5275 California Ave. S.W., Seattle; $25 (westseattlegardentour.org).

SUN Play croquet or bring other outdoor games for all ages, bring a picnic, 3-7 p.m. Sunday, Dunn Gardens, 13533 Northshire Road N.W., Seattle; free (dunngardens.org/events/picnic-at-the-dunn).

FRI-SUN Comic writers and artists, vendors, exhibits, speakers and panels, Friday-Sunday, CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $46-$56/day (facebook.com/ACEcomiccon/).

...red lights, no white flashlights; weather may cancel, 9 p.m. Saturday, Green Lake Park, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; free (seattleastro.org/news_and_events/star_parties...

FRI Illustrated, “mostly true” stories and anecdotes about the Klondike Gold Rush, 12:15 p.m. Friday, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, 319 Second Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-220-4240 or nps.gov/klse/index.htm).

...and musicians preserving culture and oral traditions, 8 p.m. Saturday, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle; free, preregistration required (206-386-4636 or spl.org/event-calendar?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent...

...a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, until 8 p.m. Thursdays, Nordic Museum, 2655 N.W. Market St., Seattle; $10-$15 (206-789-5707 or nordicmuseum.org...

...of Horror Film;” 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPop), 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $17-$36 (206-770-2700 or mopop.org...

SAT Free iced coffees and popsicles, botanical art, live bluegrass from the Neighborhood Boys, park games, Tree Tour of culturally significant trees, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle (facebook.com/events/269373946971042/).

SAT Ninety-minute themed walk with games, activities and learning for ages 2-12 and their families, 1 p.m. Saturday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free, no preregistration needed (206-685-8033 or botanicgardens.uw.edu/washington-park-arboretum/).

SAT-SUN Eastside Modern Jazz Orchestra, 2 p.m. Saturday; Kirkland Civic Orchestra, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle (ballardlocks.org/free-summer-concerts.html).

SUN Music by IJenHeh, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Admiral Congregational Church, 4320 S.W. Hill St., Seattle (admiralchurch.org/events/).

SAT Japanese Yukatas and Kimonos for men and women and other Japanese clothes and textiles, fans, purses and more, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington, 1414 S. Weller St., Seattle (jcccw.org).

...10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Northminster Presbyterian Church, 7706 25th Ave. N.W., Seattle (northminsterpres.org...

...permitting, noon-7 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; Madison, 1900 43rd Ave. E.; Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake...

...weekdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; Madison, 1900 43rd Ave. E.; Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive; Matthews...

...Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive; Matthews, 9300 51st Ave. N.E.; Madrona Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.; East Green Lake...

...Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.; East Green Lake, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N.; Magnuson, Northeast 65th Street and Sand Point Way Northeast, and Pritchard, 8400 55th Ave. S., Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/find/swimming-beaches...

...Green Lake Drive N.; Magnuson, Northeast 65th Street and Sand Point Way Northeast, and Pritchard, 8400 55th Ave. S., Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/find/swimming-beaches...

ONGOING Heated saltwater Olympic size pool, Giant Tube Slide; open swims, swimming lessons, special events, daily, Lincoln Park, 8603 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; $3.75-$5.50 (206-684-7494 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/colman-pool).

ONGOING Big Pool with corkscrew slide, shallow Little Pool; swim lessons, open swims, themed events, hours vary daily, 2535 32nd Ave. W., Seattle; $3.75-$5.50 (206-684-4708 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/mounger-pool).

...of 4-6 people or join one, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, The Fremont Tavern, 3517 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle; $10-$25 (theworldisfun.org/eventlist/2018/4/12/know-your-neighborhood-fremont...

    Community calendar: Comic Con, West African griot party, city beaches and more
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, June 22-28, 2018. Share story SAT Shelters and rescues with pets for adoption, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond ( facebook.com/events/182570682391431/).
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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Jun 12

City Council Schedules Vote to Repeal Head Tax, Passes Several Transportation Measures

Consistency with the street concept plan for 8th Ave N and Aloha St (approximately $650,000 to $880,000);

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Streetcar stop removal on 5th Ave S at S Jackson St;

    City Council Schedules Vote to Repeal Head Tax, Passes Several Transportation Measures " The Urbanist
    On Monday, the Seattle City Council held its weekly legislative meeting primarily focusing on transportation legislation and new appointments to city commissions and board.
    https://www.theurbanist.org

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Seattle mayor releases plan to increase and maintain shelter beds

Other funds will go toward tiny house villages at Eighth and Roy (54 homes for 65 people) and 18th and Yesler (30 homes for 38 people), 120...

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...go toward tiny house villages at Eighth and Roy (54 homes for 65 people) and 18th and Yesler (30 homes for 38 people), 120 shelter beds at City Hall staffed by Salvation Army...

    Seattle mayor releases plan to increase and maintain shelter beds
    Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has released a plan to use part of the proceeds from the sale of a city property to increase the city's shelter capacity. The plan is part of Durkan's "Building a Bridge to Housing for All" proposal, originally floated in January and passed by City Council in February.
    https://seattle.curbed.com

May 30

Mayor announces plans to fight homelessness in Ballard press conference

...camps: one at 18th and Yesler and another in South Lake Union, most likely at 8th and Aloha. The Whittier Heights Village for Women on 15th Ave. NW near 80th St. will open...

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...capacity to existing shelters as well as open two more tiny house camps: one at 18th and Yesler and another in South Lake Union, most likely at 8th and Aloha. The Whittier Heights...

...Lake Union, most likely at 8th and Aloha. The Whittier Heights Village for Women on 15th Ave. NW near 80th St. will open soon with room for 19 homeless women. The city will also offer temporary...

    Mayor announces plans to fight homelessness in Ballard press conference
    In a media event at the new Whittier Heights Village for Women, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced a short-term plan to get more homeless people off the street. The plans aims to increase the number of shelter units in the next 90 days by 25% to serve an additional 522 people every night.
    http://www.myballard.com

May 30

Seattle mayor releases aggressive new homeless plan

Meanwhile, 84 tiny homes would open in new villages, one at Eighth and Roy in South Lake Union, and another in the Central District at 18th and Yesler.

    Seattle mayor releases aggressive new homeless plan
    Seattle's mayor has an aggressive new plan to quickly increase shelter and temporary housing capacity. RELATED: Homeless student population hits all time high The mayor's office says the plan would get another 525 people either in shelters or temporary housing in the next 90 days.
    http://mynorthwest.com

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