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Entries from October 2017

Personal Safety Nets at the Wallingford Community Senior Center

October 18th, 2017 by sarawilly

Personal Safety Nets – 4 Week Workshop

“If you’ve ever thought about ‘getting your affairs in order’ this is the workshop for you. Your family will praise you for your consideration!”—winter 2016 Personal Safety Nets participant.
Join a supportive group to take steps toward putting together YOUR Personal Safety Net. This 4-week workshop with Denise Malm, Social Worker, and Sam Poyta, Social Work Intern, will help you prepare for that inevitable time in the future when you need support. Don’t wait until after you need it! The workshop is limited to 8 participants; we will collect a waiting list for a future workshop. Contact Denise at dmalm@wallingfordseniors.org with questions.
(If the cost is a hardship for you, please contact Denise. No one will be turned away for inability to pay.)

Date: Thursdays, 10/19 – 11/9
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Cost: $8 Members/Friends of the Center, $10 Public

Advance registration required. Space is limited.

Register Here! To register, email and include your name, your phone number, and the name of the program(s) you’d like to register for in the body of your email, call (206) 461-7825, or just stop by.

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Neighborhood Safety Meeting

October 18th, 2017 by sarawilly

Meet the final candidates and other city officials for a neighborhood safety discussion. There will be time for questions to the candidates on specific issues that concern public safety in our neighborhoods.

Thursday October 19 @ 8a-9:30a
The Red Door
(3401 Evanston Ave N)
They have confirmed the following City of Seattle candidates and current Council members.
Mayor:
Jenny Durkan
City Council Postition 8:
Terese Mosqueda
Jon Grant
City Council Postion 9:
Pat Murakami
City Attorney:
Scott Lindsay
Please check the Facebook Event Page for the latest confirmation of guest speakers.

 

Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
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The Red Door (3401 Evanston Ave N)

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Meet the candidates AND get a look inside Google!

October 12th, 2017 by sarawilly

Meet the final candidates and other city officials inside Google for a neighborhood safety discussion. There will be time for questions to the candidates on specific issues that concern safety in our neighborhoods. Plus, you will get into the locked doors at Google!

The event takes place Thursday, October 19 from 8-9:30am at Google (601 N 34th St). The following City of Seattle candidates, current Council members and the North Precinct Community Police Team have been invited.
Mayor:
Jenny Durkan
Cary Moon
City Council Postition 8:
Jon Grant
Terese Mosqueda
City Council Postion 9:
Lorena González
Pat Murakami
City Attorney:
Pete Holmes
Scott Lindsay
Current City Council Members:
Rob Johnson
Mike O’Brien
Check out the Facebook Event Page for more information.

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Celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with Cubes Baking Co.

October 11th, 2017 by sarawilly

Danny from Cubes Baking Co. writes:

Dia de los Muertos is a time when families come together to remember and celebrate loved ones who have passed, and Cubes Baking is inviting you to celebrate this time with us!

On Saturday, October 28th, The Tamale Guy returns to Cubes Baking Co. to serve up delicious handmade tamales, each served with fresh salsas and escabeche. Smoked chicken, pork belly, and seasonal vegetable tamales will be on the menu. All are dairy-free, and gluten-free options will be available. You’ll want to line up early.

Day of the Dead calavera/sugar skull face painting will be available on-site as well! Cubes Baking Co. will also have special seasonal treats available, including Pan de Muerto, Pumpkin Spice Conchas, decorated cupCubes, Chai Pumpkin Tres Leches Cake, and much more.

This event is all ages. Questions? Email-info@cubesbaking.com Call -206.257.4299. Cubes is at 2315 N. 45th St., Seattle.

 

 

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See HENRY’s new solo show

October 11th, 2017 by sarawilly

All are invited to join Henry’s fifth annual solo show themed “HUG,” as well as a book release and signing of his long awaited, ‘Mystic Hug Thug’. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet Henry and stock up on gifts and original artwork.

Saturday, December 9, from  6-9pm at RenFitness Gym (1404 NW 49th St., Seattle)

Want first pick of Henry’s new collection? EARLY ENTRY @ 5:30pm for patrons who donate $10 or more per month, plus lots of extra goodies. BECOME A PATRON HERE!

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Hundreds of Bugs + Mammals at Burke Museum’s Amazing Animals!

October 4th, 2017 by sarawilly

The Burke Museum is combining two of their most popular annual events—Bug Blast and Meet the Mammals—into an amazing day of fuzzy, slimy, spiny, cuddly and crawly fun! See hundreds of specimens from the Burke’s entomology and mammal collections, and hear from experts about all sorts of amazing animals that roam the Earth!

Featuring: The Bug Chef! Show times at 11 am & 2 pm

David George Gordon, AKA The Bug Chef, returns to the Burke with buggy recipes. Attend a cooking demonstration where The Bug Chef will recruit volunteer chef’s helpers and taste testers from the audience. Find out how bugs pack a powerful, nutritious punch, and for the brave, try a sampling of The Bug Chef’s creations—with ingredients like black ants and tarantula—for yourself!

Meet Ponies! 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Meet, take photos of, and pet two friendly ponies from Seattle Pony Party.

Additional activities include:

  • Touch live bugs like tarantulas and cockroaches—if you dare!
  • Solve mysteries in an animal-themed scavenger hunt
  • Check out mammal headgear, such as massive antlers and horns
  • See beautifully-preserved butterflies displayed only at Amazing Animals!
  • Examine the variety of ways mammals move—from bats that soar in the sky, to the mammals that swim in our oceans
  • Animal-inspired crafts, balloon animals face painting, and more!

Amazing Animals is included with museum admission and is FREE for Burke members or UW students, staff and faculty with UW ID. Not a member? Join today!

In honor of Veterans Day, admission to Amazing Animals and the Burke Museum is free to veterans and service members with ID.

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