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May 24

May 24, 2017

The Markets are Opening!

Nearby seasonal Wallingford Farmers Market opened recently on May 17th! And Phinney Farmers Market will be opening on June 2nd!  Because of our unusually long rainy season this year in WA State (the longest on record in modern history), some of the farm vendors understandably had a delay with their crops. But our warm season is firmly underway now, as are abundant produce, herbs, and artisanal goods!  Look at Wallingford’s chart to see what’s approximately available. (Keep in mind there might be a lag, due…

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May 16

May 16, 2017

Family-Friendly Adventure Day in Green Lake

By Kate Calamusa A quick two-minute drive from the Woodland Park Zoo, glistening Green Lake beckons walkers, joggers, bikers, and boarders to the 2.8-mile paved trail loop (see below) surrounding it. Skateboarders would do well to inform parents of the impressive skate bowl at Lower Woodland Park (5201 Green Lake Way N), across the street, and PGA hopefuls should check out the Green Lake Pitch & Putt (see below), while budding boaters will point the way toward Greenlake Boathouse (7351 E. Green Lake Dr. N; 206-527-0171), which has been renting kayaks and canoes…

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Mar 24

March 24, 2017

Fishing News & Updates at Green Lake

With the arrival of springtime, Green Lake is about to become a busy hive for local fishing. To get the season off to a great start, The Northwest Fly Anglers will be hosting a special Beginning Fly Casting Class starting Tuesday, April 4 at the Green Lake Casting Pier (northwest side of the lake). The course spans six weeks, and occur weekly on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. It costs $60 per person, and space is limited, so sign up while space…

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Aug 25

August 25, 2016

Green Lake Events: Things to Do in September

As summer winds to a close, there are still some fun events to do around Green Lake in the upcoming month… September 13: Zoofari Member Appreciation Evening 6pm – 8pm | Woodland Park Zoo The Woodland Park Zoo wants to thank you for being a valued member! All of the zoo grounds will be open late, from 6 – 8 p.m. for a Zoofari Member Appreciation Evening. There will be free festivities for zoo members and their guests (up to…

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Jul 9

July 9, 2016

July Zootunes Events at Woodland Park Zoo

Summer is the season for fun outdoor events, concerts, and fun! This month at the Woodland Park Zoo, several great acts and popular performers are on the books for some must-see events… Phillip Phillips & Matt Nathanson — July 17th Phillip and Matt will be performing at 6 p.m. on July 17th as a stop on their co-headlining tour, with special guest Indie-pop band, A Great Big World. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the event will be complete at…

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Aug 10

August 10, 2015

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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