Jul 23

July 23, 2014

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Pianos in the Parks

Picnics, playfields, and… pianos? That’s right, the musical instruments are popping up in public parks throughout Seattle. The project, called Pianos in the Parks, is a collaboration between some of the Northwest’s leading music and arts organizations to promote the exploration of our city’s parks. The partners of the project are Seattle Parks & Recreation, King County Parks, Seattle Symphony, KEXP, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle City of Music, Classic Pianos, and Laird Norton. The pianos have been donated, tuned…

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Jul 22

July 22, 2014

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June-July Monthly Green Lake Crime Recap

A fast-fought fire, mysterious death, and unwanted squatter make up this month’s Green Lake crime recap. July 22nd – The Seattle Fire Department responded to a fire in a home just after 2:00 a.m. and extinguished the fire quickly. The fire began on the front porch and burned the basement, attic, siding of a neighboring house and most of the front porch—an estimated $100,000 in damage. Firefighters believe the blaze was arson and are looking for any information regarding the…

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Jul 15

July 15, 2014

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Scenes from the Milk Carton Derby

The 44th Seafair Milk Carton Derby brought boats of all sorts to Green Lake. These wonky watercrafts battled it out for prizes and top place spots in friendly floating competition. Check out photos from the event snapped by spectators and participants! Featured photo found here | Elizabeth Wiley, King 5 News Storify by Lauren Becherer Tue, Jul 15 2014 22:16:34 Edit Green Lake Milk Carton Derby A brave but not beautifully designed effort by the Seafair Board to float our…

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Jul 8

July 8, 2014

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Green Lake Milk Carton Derby Celebrates 44th Year

Row, row, row your… milk carton? Boats of all shapes, sizes and themes will take over Green Lake this weekend for the 44th PCC Natural Markets Seafair Milk Carton Derby. This annual event will feature nearly 100 uniquely designed milk carton boats in a fun, friendly competition for prizes and pride. The derby features a full day of paddling and showcasing these kooky watercrafts to spectators ashore. A fierce competition will ensue between the creative boats and stand up paddle…

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Jul 1

July 1, 2014

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A Wild Summer at the Zoo

Let out your wild side this summer at the Woodland Park Zoo. With a full schedule of family-friendly events this season you can have a summer full of lions and tigers and bears… oh my! Red White & Zoo July 2 and 3, 10am-2:30pm The zoo’s wildlife will get a chance to participate in Fourth of July festivities during the Red White & Zoo picnic. Watch the animals enjoy star-spangled popsicles, corn on the cob, watermelon, and other American treats….

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Jun 24

June 24, 2014

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Green Lake Events: Things to do in July

At long last, it’s summer in Seattle! Check out these fun Green Lake events coming up this month. July 5: Weiner Dog Walk 10am | Green Lake Park Loop Unite your wiener dog with others of his kind at this walk around the Green Lake loop, organized by the Adventureweiner Club of Seattle. The walk will be routed counter-clockwise around the lake with a group photo at the end. Walkers and dogs are free to cruise at their own pace…

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