On May 14th, Valerie Roberts will talk about the 'Every Kid in a Park' program run by the United States National Park Service in which fourth graders in the country receive free admission to National Parks. The program was created by Barack Obama in 2015 and has been renewed annually every year since.Valerie will speak about National Park Service activities around the country and in Seattle, during the upcoming summer season. ... See MoreSee Less
I'm thinking about getting into kayak fishing...good entry purchase? I don't know anything about this sport but I live close to a lake and want to look for a new activity. =)
I was really hoping they'd call it the Hobie PoorAngler for all of us who want the new ProAngler but can't afford them!
Lingzilla caught (and released) on a test fishery trip with Captain Steven Kesling of Puget Sound as part of a Lingcod study. What a beast!Lingcod & Spot Prawn opener can't come sooner~ ... See MoreSee Less
Happy Earth Day! You can make a difference to help our planet by restoring habitat, planting native plants and pollinator-friendly landscapes, driving less, composting, not only recycling, but reducing your use of plastic. Please share more ideas below! ... See MoreSee Less
I’m researching alternatives to plastic toothpaste tubes (toothpaste tablets) and plastic containers of floss. I bring my own containers to the store when I shop the bulk bins. (Just remember to weigh the empty container first!)
Help preserve the BPA program! Due to big budget cuts and other factors, the BPA community needs to raise $30,000 to keep the program of classes and directors intact. For more information conta.cc/2Znj13f Please share with family and friends, and of current and past BPA families.Thank you! GIVE NOW at www.plumfund.com/crowdfunding/bpa-directors-campaignEvery donation will help and is tax-deductible. ... See MoreSee Less
Today is Earth Day- how can you celebrate? MAX is announcing our P.O.P Art Show for young artists grades 3-8. Ok Young Artists... what does protecting our planet look like to you? PAINT IT! Theme for the show is Protect Our Planet P.O.P.July 1 – August 9Narthex Gallery. WWW.magnoliaartexperience.org for more details. Can you also help find the last 6000 magnificent trees🌲 Spot a 30” diameter magnificent tree? It’s easy to add to the @thelast6000 database... take three photos at different angles and enter it to the database at thelast6000.org MAX is about community and P.O.P is part of that, let’s join our organizations for the better to celebrate Earth Day! ... See MoreSee Less
Decorated ostrich eggs in gold or silver were frequently placed in the graves of ancient Egyptians and Sumerians too, about 5,000 ago. They were associated with death, rebirth, but also kingship and power.Cross-cultures and different #mythological narratives further speak about the creation of the world out of a cosmic egg. #easter #eggs #eastereggs #ancientcultures ... See MoreSee Less
Arguably a better article that refutes a popular meme about the Ishtar and Easter connection --
Thank you all for visiting! We love sharing the herons and my personal favorite part is the screeches of delight as people look through the telescopes. We truly are so fortunate to have wildlife in our city. We'll be hosting the heron chick birthday early June so hope we see you again! We'll announce date and time at the end of May.
Thank you for sharing your love of herons with my family! I learned so much.
Magnolia: Midcentury MemoriesMagnolia Art Experience Presents as a co-sponsor... A free community event to celebrate the upcoming book Tuesday, May 21, 7-9 p.m., in Pilgrim Hall at Magnolia United Church of Christ, 3555 W. McGraw St. 📚The kickoff of preorders of Magnolia: Midcentury Memories will begin that night (at the reduced rate of $35) and a preview of short excerpts of Magnolia memoir and history will be read by authors. Come behind the scenes of the Magnolia Theater, reminisce about penny candy and the advent of the Pez dispenser at Joe and Jean’s, be street side for racing on the Boulevard.Music, prizes for best costumes, and free Dick’s burgers and Coke!Drop by 30 minutes before and chat with Eric Berge about his racing cars up close and personal (sponsor of the Magnolia Auto Show each August).There will be a complimentary raffle basket, with a set of Magnolia Book I, II and III, $25 gift certificates from Magnolia Bookstore, Uptown Espresso, Ace Hardware, Luigi’s Pizza, Magnolia Nursery, and Dicks Drive - a $250 value. Dessert: lemon jello cupcakes by Cameron Catering.An evening of letterman’s jackets, poodle skirts, tie dye, or bellbottoms. There will be prizes for best costumes... come celebrate!!! ... See MoreSee Less
It's Give Big season. Help us help artists by scheduling your donation today. This year's goals are:Increase our advertising budgetCreate an online hub to find all the arts & cultural events happening in Ballard (not just on Ballard Night Out)You can help by donating and sharing!www.givebig2019.org/ballardnightout... See MoreSee Less
Club members, would anyone like to join me tonight on the committee boat to help run this evening's race? Looking for 2 or 3 folks. Please reach out to me directly, Eric E Finn Will need to be at Shilshole X-dock by 5:30 at the latest. ... See MoreSee Less
Sloop Tavern YC Cruisers taking Kingston by storm! Started the day with a gorgeous sail from Shilshole, blue skies, great wind, sunburns. Bellies full of dock pizzas, sliders and microbrews. Thanks Will Sugg, Kristina Southard and Mike Danger Adams. Now we’re beer crawling through Kingston. First stop Downpour Brewing... See MoreSee Less
Don’t forget the music at The Filling Station and then karaoke at Kingston Ale House!
If y’all stop at the Kingston Ale House for the best Karaoke in Kitsap, the host is waiting for y’all, her name is Jennifer. I’d be there for y’all but messed up my knee this week and am not able to walk. Have fun!
Join our friends at MADE Co-Working Space during the May 11th Ballard ArtWalk from 6 to 9 pm to see art by brothers Owen and Rory McAuley!#BallardArtWalk #VisitBallard #SecondSaturdayArtist websites:owenmcauleyart.comrory-mcauley.squarespace.com ... See MoreSee Less
Learn to Sew at Whittier Elementary!• Beginner Hand Sewing (ages 5-7) #14959• Machine Sewing (ages 8-12) #14961Sign up today! 206-684-4052Note: Classes held at Whittier Elementary School. Children meet in the Gym before class at 225pm. ... See MoreSee Less
My Tyler couldn't get his hands on my grandmother's sewing machine fast enough................miss that machine............wasn't a person that sewed much, but the light and the sound always reminded me of my grandmother making me some dresses......yikes, and I hated wearing a dress...................pedal pushers! first and foremost...............but loved watching her sew, the light and the sound and her
We are looking for people to help with track and field at Salmon Bay School on Monday’s and Wednesdays from 4:45pm to 7:00pm, hours may change due to track meets.Salmon Bay School 1810 NW 65th St. Seattle, WA 98117Please email email@example.com with interest ... See MoreSee Less
April is Earth Month, a great time to practice active gratitude for the bounty around us. There are dozens of projects in and around Seattle parks that would love your participation. Grab your gloves, bring friends or family, and have fun doing important work in the fresh spring air.parkways.seattle.gov/2019/03/28/earth-month/... See MoreSee Less
All Seattle Parks and Recreation community centers, pools, teen life centers and small craft centers will be closed on April 4 for an all-staff Recreation Division training. In addition, all Recreation programs will be canceled, and the Camp Long visitor center will be closed.School Age Care programs (Before and After School), Preschool programs, and Community Learning Centers will run as usual at the centers and school facilities where they are normally held.Most rentals will not be impacted but we suggest customers verify with the facility where their rental is held.parkways.seattle.gov/2019/03/19/seattle-parks-and-recreation-pools-and-community-centers-closed-o...... See MoreSee Less