Monday Briefs: Ballard power outage, Magnolia Bridge repairs, Ballard District Council meeting, and Fair Isle Brewing news

POWER OUTAGE IN CENTRAL BALLARD A short power outage last night affected parts of Central Ballard near NW 62nd St and 20th Ave NW. Scott Thomsen from Seattle City Light says it could have been a falling branch hitting a power line, causing it to short out. Power was restored shortly thereafter. MAGNOLIA BRIDGE REPAIRS Crews […]

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Most drop-in activities now free at Community Centers

Thanks to funding from the Seattle Park District as part of the Community Center Strategic Plan, as of the first of the year, most drop-in activities  at Seattle Parks and Recreation community centers are now free. During a public outreach process, Seattle Parks and Recreation heard from many communities that even small drop-in fees can be a barrier for people […]

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Meeting tonight on 2012 community center operations

Under the Mayor’s 2012 budget recommendation, “Community centers are clustered into five geographic groups (Northeast, Northwest, Central, Southeast, and Southwest), with each team managed and programmed in a coordinated fashion, with partially or fully restored hours at the current limited use community center sites (Alki, Ballard, Green Lake, Laurelhurst, and Queen Anne).” Seattle Parks and […]

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Volunteers needed for spring egg ‘hunts’

Each year hundreds of excited kids “hunt” for eggs at the Loyal Heights Community Center (2101 NW 77th St) and the Ballard Community Center (6020 28th Ave NW). Organizers are looking for volunteers to make this year’s event successful. “We need help hiding eggs, assistance during the ‘hunt’ and with light clean-up after the event,” […]

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