Aug 20

August 20, 2015

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Evans Pool and Green Lake Community Center Closures

Residents who frequent Green Lake Park should be aware of the following closure information from Seattle Parks and Recreation: The Green Lake Community Center and adjacent Evans Pool will be closed from Sunday, August 30th to Monday, September 7th for facility maintenance. The building must be vacant while the floors get refinished and chemicals are present. Green Lake Park visitors will still be able to use the outside bathrooms, which will remain open during this time from 6 a.m. to…

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Aug 10

August 10, 2015

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Music by the Lake: Pianos in the Parks Comes to Green Lake

If you’ve been to Green Lake lately, you may have found yourself not just walking or jogging, but dancing to a tune. An elaborately decorated piano is currently posted up at the park during Pianos in the Parks, a “public-private partnership aiming to delight, to bring together communities, and to showcase parks and open spaces in Seattle, Bellevue and King County.” The instruments are open to anyone who wants to play, filling parks with live music and letting pianists of…

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Aug 7

August 7, 2015

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Serenity at Green Lake during Hiroshima Memorial

For one enchanting night a year, Green Lake lights up with hope. From Hiroshima to Hope is an annual event that honors and commemorates victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Lanterns are floated on the lake’s surface in a peaceful ceremony that illuminates the dark water in memory of war victims. The event included a photo exhibit of the atomic bombing’s affects, lantern decorating, art displays, live music performances, speakers, and a ceremonial blessing. This year, artist…

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Jul 30

July 30, 2015

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Green Lake Events: Things to do in August

A rowing extravaganza, floating lantern memorial, and summer street festival are a few Green Lake events coming up in August. August 1: Summer Rowing Extravaganza Green Lake The Summer Rowing Extravaganza gathers rowing teams throughout the Northwest for a full day of racing events in all categories. Spectators can watch all the action from shore. August 6: From Hiroshima to Hope 6-9 pm | Green Lake Park The annual From Hiroshima to Hope at Green Lake commemorates victims of war…

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Jul 24

July 24, 2015

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Proposed Projects Would Bring New Apartments to Green Lake Center

There’s always room for growth in a booming city. As Seattle swells in population, its neighborhoods are witnessing the expansion first-hand as more and more complexes replace dated residences. Two current project proposals will add large apartment buildings to the heart of Green Lake: 417 NE 73rd Street (Rosita Mexican Restaurant’s parking lot) This proposed development would add a six story apartment building with 40 units, 1500 square feet of commercial space, and an underground parking garage to “provide affordable…

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Jul 15

July 15, 2015

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Sail Away: Green Lake Youth Summer Sailing Camps

Sailing is a sport that requires cooperation, teamwork, and mental capability just as much as physical. It is a wonderful activity for kids to learn and build these skills that will translate into other areas of their lives. Get the kids out on the water this summer with youth sailing camps at Green Lake! Seattle Parks and Recreation and Green Lake Small Craft Center are offering youth sailing camps through August. The weeklong camps are for age groups 10-13 and…

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