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I've begun entertaining two young boys who enjoy the small Legos set we have, but would no doubt appreciate a larger variety than our basic set.

Are you looking for a new home for your Legos?

Added by Donna Bellinger on May 30, 2018 at 7:33pm — No Comments

Panel: Energy & Climate Policy at the Crossroads, A Climate Science on Tap panel discussion

On Tuesday, Dec 12th at Lagunitas Brewing Company, there will be a panel discussion with a senior climate policy advisor to Governor Inslee, who was at the Paris Climate Summit negotiating on behalf of the United States and the Obama Administration.  His rich perspective on climate change policy…


Added by Mary at Cascadia Climate Action on December 3, 2017 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Film Screenings

How about "Thank You For The Rain"  ??

Added by Gordon Shephard on November 25, 2017 at 5:49am — No Comments

Sept 24 at Phinney Community Hall ~ Musical Fundraiser for Pipeline Resistance

I'm not at all sure that anyone will see this, but I am working on getting the word out to NE Seattle (a work in progress):

Sunday, Sept 24, 2-5pm, Phinney Center Community Hall (Brick Building, parking lot on 67th)

Musical Fundraiser for First Nations people standing against Kinder Morgan Pipeline expansion, Tar Sands to BC coast and the Salish Sea. Please come, learn, donate what you can! Enjoy jazz and related music from fine local musicians. Donate to win raffle gifts and…


Added by Mary Paterson on September 10, 2017 at 9:03pm — No Comments

NEW! Nature Artists after-school classes for ages 6-12, beginning March 2nd!

Nature’s “built-in” art is all around us, from the delicate and graceful branching of Vine Maples to the coats of moss and lichen on basalt rocks, and so much more. We humans have always been inspired to made art about nature, and from nature itself, which is the inspiration for this brand new, creative class series!

Each class will feature exploration and observation in the Children’s Garden and nearby park areas, followed by a beautiful and…


Added by Emily Bishton on February 20, 2017 at 9:05am — No Comments

2017 Citizens' Climate Lobby Pacific NW. Regional Conference

2017 CCL  Greater Pacific Northwest Regional Conference

Finding Common Ground: Inspiring, Educating and Collaborating Around Effective Climate Action

Seeking inspiration to build the political will to address climate change?

Join climate solution advocates from our…


Added by Anne Engstrom on February 15, 2017 at 11:25am — No Comments

Growing Nuts in the Pacific Northwest

If you are considering adding nuts to your edible mix, I recommend that you attend the December meeting of the Seattle Tree Fruit Society (Dec. 10 – 10:00 – Magnuson Park – Brig Building).  At this gathering, we are fortunate to have Michael Dolan presenting a unique topic:  Growing Nuts in the Pacific Northwest.  Michael is well known in fruit growing circles, as he and his family own and operate Burnt Ridge Nursery and Orchard in Onalaska, Washington.  Burnt…


Added by Mike Ewanciw on December 5, 2016 at 12:41am — No Comments

Seeking Green Values housemate in Lake Wa. view home

Hello!, I have a very nice, older rental home which I share with compatible housemates.  It is like an URBAN RETREAT here.Could be Temporary or ongoing. Someone who is community-minded and has successfully lived with others and sees the financial and companionable value of it.

But the housematey should be low on possessions as the home is mostly furnished, though room can be completely empty.

Me, green values and part of neighborhood for a long time.  60 y.o. F, young at heart…


Added by Lynn on November 19, 2016 at 11:13pm — 4 Comments

Seattle Tree Fruit Society - Fruit Variety Tasting

The Seattle Tree Fruit Society will host a Fruit Variety Tasting as part of its monthly meeting on Saturday, October 8th, from 10:00 to 12:30.  The event will be held at the View Ridge Room of the Brig Building (#406) at Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115.  The event is open to the public.  There will be over 100 varieties of Apples, Pears, Asian pears, Kiwis, Figs, Grapes, and…


Added by Mike Ewanciw on October 4, 2016 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Free Magnuson Park field trips for qualifying elementary schools!



Added by Emily Bishton on August 29, 2016 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Free Local-reFashion Workshops

Added by deborah barnes on June 22, 2016 at 12:17pm — 3 Comments

Berry Picking Season has begun!

Happy First Day of Summer!

It's been an unusual weather season this year, hasn't it?  So much wonderful rain and early season warmth.  Kind of unusual to have so many record breaking heat days in Spring.  Although it looks like we're heading into La Nina and saying adios to El Nino, it's shaping up to be a great gardening season.  Berries are coming in with gusto, and I've been picking them all over the garden.  

I just heard from an old friend some of you may also know, Gil…


Added by Keith Mastenbrook on June 20, 2016 at 10:17am — No Comments

Influence of the Confluence: Communities Coming Together

Saturday, June 11th 2016 from 2 to 6PM

at Meadowbrook Pond,

across from Meadowbrook Community Center

10517 35th Ave NE


Thornton Creek Alliance and…


Added by Ruth Williams on May 20, 2016 at 6:51pm — No Comments

Annual Luminaria Walk at Meadowbrook Pond

  • Sat, Dec 5, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Meadowbrook Pond
    Meadowbrook Pond, Seattle, WA
  • The whole Pond will be decorated with hundreds of luminarias. 

    Volunteers needed: 

    **** Help assemble…

Added by Brooke Richardson on November 29, 2015 at 11:18am — No Comments

BioChar Stove Building Class for Picardo Farm P-Patch Stove - 8/22/15

Help Build a Sustainable Future…


Added by Larry James on August 15, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Free sand - 2 50 pound bags

Complete with a bin to keep it in.  Maple Leaf

Added by David Cox on July 10, 2015 at 6:32pm — No Comments

Permaculture Design: 50+ Plants for Seattle Gardens

Last month Jesse Bloom and David Boehnlein made a presentation to Sustainable NE Seattle in support of their new book: PRACTICAL PERMACULTURE for Home Landscapes, Your Community, and the Whole Earth.  It is an awesome book and I highly recommend it to everyone who wants to improve their home, community and the whole earth.  So many good ideas, it forms a solid foundation from which you can begin to expand your understanding of permaculture and how to best apply permaculture…


Added by Keith Mastenbrook on May 14, 2015 at 4:20pm — 2 Comments

Free in-home air quality checkup from the American Lung Association

If you live in the city of Seattle the American Lung Association in Washington can work with you to find things in your home that may be making your children or family sick and suggest an action plan filled with low and no cost solutions to make your home a healthy place.

Many people can benefit from a Home Health Assessment:

People with asthma, allergies, or respiratory illness that seems worse at home.

Families with young children who may be exposed to household…


Added by Casey Coulombe on May 6, 2015 at 2:24pm — No Comments


Nathan Hale senior Marco McCray is hosting a natural disaster awareness/preparedness night at the Nathan Hale Library. All are welcome to come learn about how to be completely ready for an earthquake, tsunami, or any other natural disaster that may occur in our region. This will be held on May 6th and is for Marco's Senior Project and all support and attendance is greatly appreciated.

Added by Marco McCray on April 30, 2015 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Picardo Farm P-Patch Community Project and Public Meeting

Hello and Greetings from Picardo Farm P-Patch~

Our garden was awarded a grant from the Department of Neighborhoods this past January and we are using the grant to rebuild a very old tool shed and also install a medicinal herb garden in the area around it. The toolshed has the closet where we place our food bank donations and also holds our power tools and a portion of the hand tools for the garden. In addition, with the remodel, we will be moving our apiary from the west hillside in…

Added by Laura Matter on April 16, 2015 at 9:22pm — No Comments

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