Chabad of Ballard to host Passover celebrations

Chabad of Ballard is inviting locals to attend their Passover celebrations! This Sunday, March 26, Chabad of Ballard will host The Model Matzah Bakery which is the ultimate hands-on, Passover educational expirence! The exhibit recreates a functional model of the hand-made Matzah factories used by Jews for thousands of years. The participants “relive” the exodus from Egypt […]

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Seattle Audubon seeks volunteers for elementary school program

Seattle Audubon Society is currently looking for volunteers for the Spring session of their Finding Urban Nature (FUN) program. The program introduces 3rd and 4th graders to the interconnections between producers, consumers, and decomposers in the schoolyard habitat. Volunteers lead small groups of students through hands-on outdoor lessons. The lessons in the spring give students a chance to fully explore the […]

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BHS Filmmakers win national competition

Three shorts by twelve students in Ballard High School’s Digital Filmmaking Program have won honors at the Dominique Dunne Film Competition in Colorado Springs. Maya Konz, Nolan Baker, Bailey Wall and Kajsa Woolford won 1st Prize in the Documentary category for 9066 (https://vimeo.com/190324486), a film about the interment of citizens of Japanese ancestry during World War II. Also […]

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Secret Garden Books to celebrate 40 years in Ballard

Secret Garden Books is celebrating its 40th Anniversary on April 1 and everyone is invited to participate in the festivities. The Ballard store is celebrating the milestone of 40 years in business as an independent, brick-and-mortar bookstore owned its entire duration by women. The community at large is cordially invited to come to the celebration of this momentous […]

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Seattle Public Library launches second round of local music collection

In 2016, The Seattle Public Library launched an online Seattle music collection called PlayBack that enabled Seattleites to download free local music. Now, 50 more local artists have been added to playback.spl.org, including NAVVI, Fysah, Golden Gardens, Raz Simone and more. Anyone can stream the albums for free, and Library cardholders can download and keep any music in […]

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