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A Summer of Practical Action

The Gathering Place at Hunter Tree Farm was created by a grant-funded project in 2011.

The Hunter Tree Farm Gathering Place (HFGP) at 7744 35th Ave NE is a usable public space created in cooperation with the site owners, the Hunter family.  The HFGP needs its summer sprucing up!  Make your summer a time of practical action at  the work party at Hunter’s on Thursday evening, July 9th, from 6:30 to 9 PM.

We will meet to weed, mow, fix, and the likes, to get the HFGP ready to be used for the community’s summer events, like the Wedgwood Outdoor Cinema coming up on July 25th.

Bring your work gloves and any tools you might use for yard work.  Building skills are sought for stage repair.

The work party will be hosted by Sustainable Northeast Seattle.  Take a look at the other Summer of Practical Action events such as a Rainwise workshop and a night of Wedgwood Meaningful Movies.

Summer Nights 2015: Outdoor Concerts at University Village

The University Village Sounds of Summer Concert Series will be presented on Wednesday evenings beginning on July 8th.

Doors open at 5:45 PM, and the concert is from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.  Food offerings include sample bites from University Village restaurants and a RAM Restaurant beer garden.

There will be special activities for kids, too.

July 8 ~ The Maldives

July 15 ~ Eldridge Gravy & The Court Supreme

July 22 ~ The Nowhere Men

July 29 ~ Hit Explosion

August 5 ~ The Paperboys

August 12 ~ The Dusty 45s

August 19 ~ Family Night: Recess Monkey & Caspar Babypants

Summer Nights 2015: Outdoor Movies at Magnuson

The Summer 2015 schedule of Outdoor Movies at Magnuson Park features big screen flicks, entertainment, trivia and food trucks.

The Outdoor Movies will be held rain or shine, weekly on Thursday evenings from July 9 to August 27, 2015.

Event entry opens at 7 PM for the first six events and 6:30 PM for the last two.

Prizes provided by: Pagliacci PizzaSchwartz Brothers RestaurantsWhole Foods in Roosevelt Square.

PEMCO Seat Upgrade: At each event a lucky winner and their crew will win the PEMCO Seat Upgrade and be treated to an awesome package of treats just in time for the movie!

Cost: Event entry is $5 per person, at the event, for live entertainment, food trucks, vendors, activities and prize raffles. Five and under is free.

Parking: Parking is free. There is a lot to the north of the athletic fields and one to the southeast.  There is limited parking to the west of the athletic fields.

What to Bring: Low back lawn chairs or blankets, friends, family, dogs and money for fun and food.

Times: Seating opens at 7 PM for the first six events and 6:30 PM for the last two. Entertainment and trivia times vary. Movies show at dusk.

Food Trucks: Seattle’s best food trucks will sell hot food,  snacks, kettle corn, sweet treats, ice cream and more.   Come hungry and get your grub on before the movie.  Outside food and non-alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Live Acts: TBA

Trivia: Movie trivia gets you thinking before each film and offers the chance to win great prizes.

Dog Friendly: Well behaved dogs and owners are always welcome.

Location / Directions: The entrance to the Seattle’s Magnuson Park is at 7400 Sand Point Way NE -or- NE 65th St. and Sand Point Way NE.  The outdoor cinema takes place in the grass athletic fields with lots of room for blankets, chairs and comfortable viewing.

Rain or Shine: All of the outdoor movies at Magnuson are rain or shine.

Seattle reLeaf Trees for Neighborhoods

Get free trees! . . . → Read More: Seattle reLeaf Trees for Neighborhoods

Wedgwood’s Picnic Place

Eat outdoors at Wedgwood’s Future Park. . . . → Read More: Wedgwood’s Picnic Place

Wedgwood Art Festival 2015

Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12. . . . → Read More: Wedgwood Art Festival 2015

Fourth-of-July Pet Safety

Keep pets safe indoors during Fourth of July fireworks. . . . → Read More: Fourth-of-July Pet Safety

Consider the Zoning

The Future of 35th Ave NE as expressed by zoning. . . . → Read More: Consider the Zoning

Picnic Place in the Park

Clean up the space, then set up a picnic. . . . → Read More: Picnic Place in the Park

Fun at the Future Park

Wedgwood volunteers have set up a Picnic Place at the Future Park. . . . → Read More: Fun at the Future Park