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Join us for FREE ice cream at CityScoop in Ballard

CityScoop is coming to Ballard: August 27, 1-3pm! Join the City of Seattle for CityScoop, a fun way to share your ideas with City staff while enjoying free ice cream. The City has important topics on which we need your input, so we invite you to relax in our tents,… [ Keep reading ]

13th Annual Art in the Garden Fundraiser August 10

Art in the Garden is celebrating its 13th year at the Ballard P-Patch Community Garden!  It is poised to be their biggest and best yet.  Join for a few hours, or for the entire day on Saturday, August 10 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine, for this… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor McGinn Seeks Candidate for Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board

Mayor Mike McGinn is inviting applicants for an opening on the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board. The opening is for either a Ballard historian or a person having a demonstrated interest in the Ballard community. The seven-member Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board protects the historical and architectural values and significance… [ Keep reading ]

Salmon Bay School Playground: A Place For All

In January, hundreds of students from Salmon Bay School in Ballard enjoyed a celebration and ceremony to officially open their new playground. This playground is unique in that it serves as a play space for all children, but has been specially designed to serve the needs of children with Autism… [ Keep reading ]

Kirke Park P-Patch opens

Congratulations to P-Patch gardeners who celebrated the grand opening of Kirke Park P-Patch this fall. The opening not only featured a fine spread of food by the  organizers, but P-Patch plots were assigned, and the winter cover crop was sown to celebrate. The P-Patch is located in Ballard at 7028… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Carnegie Library to be considered by Landmarks Preservation Board

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider landmark nomination for the Ballard Carnegie Library located at 2026 NW Market Street. The meeting will be on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, in Room 4060. The public is invited to attend… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard News-Tribune reports on Art in the Garden event

 The Ballard News-Tribune recently ran a colorful account of the 12th annual Art in the Garden event at the Ballard P-Patch.  Click here to read.

12th Annual Art in the Garden at Ballard P-patch

Celebrate summer’s beauty and bounty at the Ballard P-Patch 12th annual Art in the Garden Festival on Saturday, August 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  The garden is located at 8527 25th Ave., NW.  All funds raised will support improvement projects throughout the year, like this year’s enabled gardener… [ Keep reading ]

P-patch gardeners aid in research in mysterious bee disappearance

My Ballard reports on University of Washington researchers recruiting Seattle P-Patch members to assist them in trying to pin down possible causes for the mysterious “Colony Collapse Disorder”.  Click here to read all about it!

Ballard News-Tribune features volunteer noted for work on Matching Fund and P-Patch projects

We join the Ballard News-Tribune in saluting this great volunteer and community builder in Ballard!  Click here to read the article.