Leif Erikson Lodge seeks photos of past lodge presidents

The Leif Erikson Lodge is asking the community for help commemorating members of one of Ballard’s longest standing organizations. They’re celebrating their 112th anniversary this year; the lodge was formed on May 13, 1903, and to recognize their past presidents, they’re asking locals for copies of photos of past lodge presidents. Local historian Christine Anderson compiled […]

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What’s on this Memorial Day weekend

It’s Memorial Day weekend – here’s the scoop on the happenings around town: Friday, May 22: King Harald of Norway at Bergen Place: 4:15 p.m. King Harald will be joined by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray to celebrate the mural remodel at Bergen Place. Swanson’s Nursery Memorial Day Weekend Sale: offering 30% off pots and containers, as well […]

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Neighborhood youth projects eligible for city funding

The city announced it will be providing funding for neighborhood projects that are planning youth activities. As part of the Seattle Neighborhood Matching Fund program, neighborhoods can apply for the Small Sparks Fund, which provides matching dollars of up to $1,000 for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Examples of eligible activities include a sports event, […]

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Ballard Sunset Toastmasters host a Night of Storytelling Techniques with author Ingrid Ricks

Tonight, the Ballard Sunset Toastmasters will host local storyteller and bestselling author Ingrid Ricks for a Night of Storytelling at the Ballard Baptist Church from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Ricks is the author of Hippie Boy, which tells the story of her life growing up with a devoutly Mormon mother and stepfather and her experiences of finding […]

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