Broadview English Tudor Home for Sale

If you are in the market for a home in the Broadview area, then take a look at this 1928 English Tudor which sits on 3/4 of an acre of land. With a grand entrance and a circular drive way, you get the feeling that you are about to enter a luxury estate. Included in this home are 4 bedrooms, a large fire place, and many other custom features that make this home what it is.

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For all the information on this property, check out this site. Or better yet, there will be an open house this Sunday March 23rd from 1:00 to 3:00pm where you can see for yourself what this place has to offer.

Ballard High School Set to Perform Urinetown

Get ready for the next great Ballard High School Performing Arts musical, Urinetown. Next Thursday March 6th is opening night where the Ballard Foundation will host a meet and greet with the cast, a buffet dinner, and various speakers who will highlight the work done by the performing arts. Tickets to this opening night event are as follows.

  • Individual Tickets Upper Level $45
  • Individual Patron Tickets Lower Level $75
  • Tables for 8 $360
  • Patron Tables for 8 $600

If you cannot make opening night, you will have plenty of chances to catch this hilarious musical. Ballard students will also perform this on Friday & Saturday March 7 & 8th as well as the following week March 14 & 15. For more information about this musical and purchasing tickets, please visit the Ballard High School Performing Arts site.

Ugly Christmas Sweater Pub Crawl

The 2nd Annual Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl brought to you by Tim’s Tavern is taking place this Saturday December 7th at 6:00 PM. There will be more than 20 different bars in the Greenwood/Phinney Ridge neighborhood participating in this festive event with proceeds going to help the Greenwood Food Bank.

The cost of the event is $15 with 2 cans of food or $20 without. This includes riding the various shuttles to different establishments as well as the opportunity to purchase drinks at the discounted rate. Make sure you dust off your favorite sweater and make the short trip over to Greenwood for this fun filled evening. For more information on this Greenwood Food Bank fundraiser, including the participating bars and the pick up and drop off times of the shuttle, check out the flier here.

Fremont Oktoberfest Starts Today

The annual Fremont Oktoberfest starts today as thousands of people will hit the streets of Fremont to celebrate for the 17th time, this annual tradition. It has been previously featured as a “Top ten place to celebrate in the world”.  With over 100 beers of tap for individuals to try, this all weekend event is sure to have a brew that suits you. Oktoberfest will feature both a kid friendly section as well as an over 21 beer garden. 5044573757_1fd66a6873

The tasting garden will be open as follows with last call a half hour prior to the listed closing time.

  • Friday, September 20 — 5:00pm-12:00midnight*
  • Saturday, September 21 — 11:00am-12:00midnight*
  • Sunday, September 22 — 11:00am-6:00pm**

Sunday morning is the 11th annual 5k run with the finish line in the middle of the Oktoberfest Village. While some may choose a more healthy hydration (boring), others may opt to hydrate themselves with a seasonal beer which is included in your $25 registration for the race.

Oktoberfest runs all weekend long but for more information please visit their website here.

Ballard Edible Garden Tour

This Saturday June 29th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm there will be a walking garden tour of local Ballard gardens.  If you are in need of creative ideas for your own home gardens or just want to view various Ballard ones, this tour will be a great opportunity. They will also have on hand different local gardening experts who will be able to answer any of your questions as well as provide tips for your own personal gardens. 

The tour will start at the parking lot West of Trinity United Methodist Church (6512 23rd Avenue NW) and from there you will walk to various gardens throughout the Ballard neighborhood. Tickets for this event are $10 each (children are free) and that includes a raffle ticket to win various garden themed prizes.

For more information you can check out the Ballard Chamber of Commerce site.

 

Help Give the Tigers’ Lair a Remodel at Woodland Park Zoo

The Tiger and Sloth bear exhibits at the Woodland Park Zoo haven’t seen any updates in the past 60 years and it’s about time they received some  fresh new interiors! The Zoo is planning the biggest design they’ve seen since the 1990s and plans to build a brand spankin new state-of-the-art exhibit for the Malayan Tigers, sloth bears, small clawed otters, birds, and much more over two acres long! This new exhibit is also hoped to shed light on the crucial need for tiger advocates to help save wild tigers, whose future is unknown and at risk.

Donate towards the Malayan Tiger Habitat, photo courtesy of the Woodland Park Zoo

If you’ve been to the Woodland Park Zoo, and love to see the animals they host living in comfort, the Zoo would like to extend a little encouragement for you to pass along the word that the Zoo will need the community’s help in funding this new sanctuary for their furry friends. The Zoo is currently running a campaign, asking friends to pledge $10 a person, “Give 10 For Tigers” and encourages everyone who donates to ask ten friends to pledge as well. They have $200,000 left to raise in order to hire builders and start construction and every dollar donated is a step closer to their goal. If they raise $100,000 by midnight on May 25th, a local family has even graciously pledged to donate the other $100,000 necessary to fund the new tiger palace! If you’d like more information on how to donate, please visit the Woodland Park Zoo website.