Category Archives: Around Lake Union

Upcoming Event: SLU Chamber Happy Hour

Name: SLU Chamber: Happy Hour
Date: June 21, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT
Event Description:
Join us for our June Happy Hour! We’ll be visiting the newly opened Staybridge Suites & EVEN Hotel to see their exciting new space and what they have to offer. Light appetizers and drinks will be provided. We hope to see you there!!
Location:
Staybridge Suites Seattle – Lake Union & EVEN Hotel
1119 Mercer St.
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, June 21
5 – 7 PM
Contact Information:
Fees/Admission:
$20 – Members
$30 – Non-Members

JUST LISTED – QUEEN ANNE CONDO WITH ROOFTOP DECK!

JUST LISTED!
559 McGraw Street #103
Seattle WA 98109
Offered at $400,000
1 bedroom | 1 bathroom | 757 Square Feet
1 Secure Parking Spot | Large Private Fenced in Patio
Rooftop Deck

Minutes to South Lake Union and Downtown on Queen Anne! Open floor plan with gleaming hardwood floors and cozy gas fireplace in this spacious end unit! Gas fireplace, ample cabinets, stainless steel appliances in kitchen make entertaining a joy! Sliding door in Living Room opens to fenced patio perfect for gardening or pets (pet friendly building) Bedroom has a huge walk-in closet! Secure parking garage and intercom entry. The roof top deck has incredible Lake Union, Capitol Hill and Gasworks Park views!

For more information and 3-D Tour – click here

Movies around the Sound: Summer 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seattle Outdoor Cinema* (21+)
June 16
 The Goonies
July 21 Jurassic Park
August 25 Black Panther

Movies at Westlake Park*
July 13 Wonder Woman
July 20 Coco
August 3 The Last Jedi
August 10 Sleepless in Seattle
August 17 Hook
August 24 Black Panther

Columbia City Cinema Under the Stars*
July 14 Best of the Children’s International Film Festival
August 18 Coco

Cascade Playground South Lake Union
July 6 Wonder Woman
July 20 Coco
July 27 Wall-E

Green Lake Community Center
July 19 Coco

Movies at Marymoor Park
June 28 The Goonies
July 5 Wonder Woman
July 11 Jumanji
July 18 Coco
July 25 The Greatest Showman
August 2 10 Things I Hate About You
August 8 Thor: Ragnarok
August 15 Ferdinand
August 22 Black Panther

Movies at the Mural*
(features short films before each screening created by students at Cornish)
July 28 The Princess Bride
August 4 Get Out
August 11 Little Shop of Horrors
August 18 I Am Not Your Negro
August 25 Wonder Woman

West Seattle Outdoor Movies*
July 21 Wonder Woman
July 28 The Secret Life of Pets
August 4 Star Wars: The Last Jedi
August 11 A Wrinkle In Time
August 18 Coco
August 25 Black Panther

Peddler Brewing Company
June 7 Big
Jun 14 10 Things I Hate About You
June 21 Princess Bride
June 28 Old School
July 5 The Sandlot
July 12 Mean Girls
July 19 Zoolander
July 26 Goonies
August 2 Pitch Perfect
August 9 Raiders of the Lost Ark
August 16 Wedding Crashers
August 23 Super Troopers
August 30 Bridesmaids

Three Dollar Bill Cinema
August 17 TBA
August 24 TBA
August 31 TBA

Movies at the Marina (Shilshole Bay Marina)*
August 3 Overboard
August 17 Moana

Movie Night at Freeway Park
September 7 TBA

Bite of Seattle (Seattle Center)*
July 20 A League of Their Own

Mercer Island Movies in the Park*
July 28 Moana
August 18 A Wrinkle In Time

Crossroads Movies in the Park (Bellevue)*
August 2 Coco
August 9 Wonder
August 16 Cars 3
August 23 Beauty and the Beast

Downtown Movies in the Park (Bellevue)*
July 10 Despicable Me 3
July 17 Boss Baby
July 24 The Lego Ninjago Movie
July 31 Goodbye Christopher Robin
August 7 Paddington 2
August 14 The Greatest Showman
August 21 Ferdinand
August 28 Ghostbusters

Carillon Point Movies in the Plaza (Kirkland)
July 7 Despicable Me 3
July 21 The Wedding Singer
August 4 Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
August 18 Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Auburn’s Summer Sounds and Cinema*
July 27 Despicable Me 3
August 3 Coco
August 10 Raiders of the Lost Ark

LeMay Car Museum’s Drive-In Movie Series (Tacoma)*
July 7 Jaws
July 21 Cars 3
August 11 Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Skyway Outdoor Cinema (Renton)*
August 3 Coco
August 10 Wonder Woman
August 17 Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
August 24 Black Panther

Pickford Film Center’s Rooftop Cinema (Bellingham)
June 29 Clueless
July 27 The Big Lebowski
August 24 Napoleon Dynamite

Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema (Bellingham)
June 23 The Goonies
June 30 Wonder Woman
July 7 Ferdinand
July 14 Jumanji
July 21 The Greatest Showman
July 28 Coco
August 4 Thor: Ragnarok
August 11 The Sandlot
August 18 Black Panther
August 25 The Princess Bride

Edmonds Outdoor Movie Nites*
July 27 Moana
August 3 Wonder

Pierce County Parks Movies in the Park (Various Locations)*
July 13 Rock Dog
July 27 Peter Rabbit
August 17 Sherlock Gnomes
August 24 Paddington 2

Bainbridge Island Movies in the Park*
August 17 Coco
August 24 Wonder
August 25 Pelé
August 31 Leap
September 7 Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Summer Bash and Movies in the Park (Tacoma)*
July 13 Coco
July 28 Moana
August 3 Peter Rabbit
August 10 Cars 3
August 17 Sherlock Gnomes

Cinema Under the Stars (Everett)*
July 20 Early Man
July 27 Coco
August 3 Wonder
August 10 Moana
August 17 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Sail-In Cinema (Everett)*
July 20 Jaws
July 27 Grease
August 3 E.T.
August 10 Up
August 17 Wonder Woman
August 24 Top Gun

Gig Harbor Movies in the Park
July 6 Wonder
July 13 Top Gun
July 20 Peter Rabbit
July 27 Despicable Me 3

Movies Under the Moon (Monroe)*
August 3 Jumanji
August 10 Coco
August 17
August 24 Guardians of the Galaxy

Popcorn in the Park (Marysville)*
July 14 Despicable Me 3
July 21 Jumanji
July 28 Cars 3
August 4 Wonder Woman
August 11 Stars: The Last Jedi

Snohomish Movies in the Park*
July 12 Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
July 19 Ferdinand
July 26 The Greatest Showman
August 2 Coco
August 9 Wonder
August 16 Beauty and the Beast

Renton Summer Outdoor Movies
July 21 Jumanji
August 3 Despicable Me 3
August 10 Coco
August 24 Wonder

This coming weekend around Lake Union June 16th & 17th 2018

Pond Boat Sailing at Center For Wooden Boats

Name: Pond Boat Sailing at Center for Wooden Boats
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDT
Website: Learn More
Event Description:
Rent a Pirate Pond Boat from Center for Wooden Boats to sail in Lake Union Park’s Model Boat Pond. These 39-inch pond boats are scale models of the R-Boat Pirate which is on exhibit on their docks at South Lake Union. Sailing these miniature racing yachts is a great way to learn the basic concepts of sailing while enjoying time at the park.

Cascade Playground: Yoga on the Lawn

Name: Cascade Playground: Yoga on the Lawn
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
Event Description:
Join Ripple Yoga every Saturday from 11-12pm for a free relaxing and revitalizing morning yoga practice. All people and abilities welcome. Mats provided.

Saturday Wine Tasting on Lake Union

Name: Saturday Wine Tasting on Lake Union
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM PDT
Website: Book Tour
Event Description:
Sit back, sip, and savor the wine (and views) Argosy Cruises’ professionally trained wine stewards will guide you through tastings of each featured vintage as you enjoy the waters connection Lake Union and Lake Washington. This 1.5 hour cruise is highlights & sights only, no narration. Adults 21+ and minors are welcome.

Learn more about your experience!

Solstice Night Market

Name: Solstice Night Market
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
Event Description:
It’s back to celebrate the Summer Solstice! Join the South Lake Union Saturday Market for their 2nd Annual Solstice Night Market showcasing the best street food, handmade and artist alike! Makers, finders, foodies welcome!
Location:
South Lake Union Saturday Market
139 9th Ave N.
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, June 16
3 – 10 PM

Jurassic Park 25th Anniversary (Free Screening)

Name: Jurassic Park 25th Anniversary (Free Screening)
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 11:30 PM PDT
Event Description:
The South Lake Union Saturday Market is bringing a classic back with a 25th anniversary screening of Jurassic Park just before the new release!

Seattle’s favorite outdoor movie series is back and totally FREE this year under the starts! Grab some street food curbside and enjoy a cold beer underneath the stars with your friends.

*****21+ ONLY FOR MOVIE SERIES ENTRY*******

Location:
Seattle Outdoor Cinema101 Westlake Ave N.
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, June 16
7 – 11:30 PM
Fees/Admission:
FREE

Cast Off! Free Public Sail @ The Center For Wooden Boats

Name: Cast Off! Free Public Sail @ The Center For Wooden Boats
Date: June 17, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
Event Description:

Our Cast Off! program allows visitors the chance to sail in classic boats.
The boats we use include: Admirable, a Bristol Bay Gillnetter, Amie, a Friendship sloop, Colleen Wagner, an Egret Sharpie, our long-boat Discovery, our New Haven Sharpie Betsy D, or a visiting classic.

Before and after your sail take a walk on the docks and discover the boats. Watch the volunteer crews rigging the boats. They’ll be happy to answer any question you might have, and you may even have a chance to help with the rigging!

Rides start throughout the day and last about 45 minutes. Sign-ups begin in person at 10am; space is limited and rides fill quickly. Arrive early to ensure your first choice, especially on sunny days and holidays. One person may sign up five other people who are not present, but no phone reservations are accepted. All ages are welcome and we have life jackets for everyone.  We sail rain or shine, but wind conditions may keep us at the dock.

Location:
1010 Valley Street
Seattle, WA 98109
Date/Time Information:
Every Sunday
10am – 4pm
Sign-ups begin in person at 10am; space is limited and rides fill quickly.
Contact Information:
Fees/Admission:
Free

SS Virginia V Cruise: Planes, Trains & Steam Engines

Name: SS Virginia V Cruise: Planes, Trains & Steam Engines
Date: June 17, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM PDT
Website: Tickets
Event Description:
Join MOHAI and hop aboard Seattle’s historic steamship, the SS Virginia V, on Father’s Day to explore the inner-workings of steam engines and discover what makes these powerful machines go. Dive into the history of mail delivery on Lake Union by planes, trains, and steamships.

All tickets include complimentary scoop of Blue Bird Ice Cream.

Location:
Virginia V
Date/Time Information:
Sunday, June 17
2 – 4:30 PM
Fees/Admission:
MOHAI & Virginia V Members: $25
GA: $30
Youth ages 14 and under: $15

Events Around Lake Union in May

Check out the fun events happening around Lake Union in May!!

SLU Saturday Market’s Opening Day

From http://www.sluchamber.org visit their website for more events!
South Lake Union  Saturday Market’s Opening Day
Date: May 5, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
Event Description:
Seattle’s favorite Saturday market returns May 5th for their 4th season in the heart of South Lake Union showcasing local makers, finders and foodies this spring.

Come join the community gathering for brunch with over 65 local food booths, trucks, and makers from local food products to crafts!

Interested in being a vendor at the market? 2018 applications are now available!


Downtown Dog Lounge – Dog Fest

Name: Downtown Dog Lounge – Dog Fest
Date: May 17, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDT
Website: View Event
Event Description:
Join Downtown Dog Lounge on Thursday, May 17th for their annual celebration of all things dog. This outdoor event takes place at 426 Terry Ave N in South Lake Union. They year’s Dog Fest, sponsored by First Tech Federal Credit Union, celebrates the Year of the Dog and will feature a doggie fashion contest and runway walk (register here). There will be plenty of treats and activities for you and your pooch. Come, sit, stay!


Seattle Beer Week: Lucky Envelope at Brave Horse Tavern

Date: May 12, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
Website: Get Tickets
Event Description:
Seattle is very lucky to have a strong population of talented brewers that craft a wide range of delicious and inventive beers. As luck would have it, Seattle Beer Week is bringing Lucky Envelope to Brave Horse Tavern (since they’re huge fans) for a one-of-a-kind Lucky Envelope Beer Dinner, including an exclusive surprise beer for all the lucky guests! Brave Horse Chef, Bradley Layfield, has created a unique pairing menu for the dinner that opens with a “Bearded Chef” greeter snack with Lucky Envelope’s “Beardless Brewer Irish Red” – just to kick off the fun! 5 courses + 6 beers…how lucky is that?

SLU Saturday Night Market

Date: May 19, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
Event Description:
Seattle’s first monthly Night Market pop-ups debuts at South Lake Union Saturday Market starting May 19th, along with their second installment with Solstice Night Market on June 16th.

SLU Saturday Market is lighting the street, filling it with international cuisine curbside, local DJ’s in the park paired with local makers and artists for the ultimate weekend destination for locals to enjoy this summer.


Commute Seattle: Bikes & Bagels

 Commute Seattle: Bikes & Bagels
Date: May 18, 2018
Time: 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM PDT
Event Description:
Come celebrate Commute Seattle’s 8th Annual Bike to Work Day! Free bagels, coffee, prizes* and community!
Location:
THREE LOCATIONS
Othello Station – Rainier Valley
Lake Union Park – South Lake Union
Occidental Square Park – Pioneer Square
Date/Time Information:
Friday, May 18
7 – 9 AM
Fees/Admission:
FREE

*While supplies last


Local Events happening in April!!!

 

April 1-30  – Tulip Festival – Mount Vernon
April 4-8  – Dr. Seuss  – Seattle
April 4-19  – Dinner Cirque Show – Redmond
April 8  – Walk MS: Seattle and 5K Run 2018 – Seattle
April 6-29  – Crime Drama- Catch Me If You Can   – Tacoma
April 6-22 – “Shrek Jr” presented by Village Theatre – Everett
April 7  – Daffodil Parade – Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner, Orting
April 7  – Blues Music  – Tacoma
April 7  – Jurassic Tour – Monroe
April 8  – Half Marathon & 10K – Everett
April 8  – Pacifica Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert – Everett
April 9  – St. Anthony’s Hospital blood drive  – Gig Harbor
April 12  – Murder Mystery Dinner  – Tacoma
April 13-15  – Washington State Evergreen Spring RV Show – Monroe
April 14 – Annual Aha Mele Hawaiian Festival – Puyallup
April 14  – Plant Swap at Uptown – Gig Harbor
April 20  – Cherry Blossom Festival  – Seattle
April 21  – Jazz Walk  – North Bend
April 21  – Walk MS: South Sound 2018 – University Place

Center for Wooden Boats Annual Meeting

I just saw this on their website and thought you may want to join!

Blanchard 2013 small photo by mitch reinitz (150)

ANNUAL MEMBER MEETING
SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 2018
CWB BOATHOUSE GALLERY AT SOUTH LAKE UNION
6PM – 7PM

CALLING ALL MEMBERS!
Join Executive Director Brandt Faatz & CWB Board Members for a report on the state of CWB. We’ll share program results from 2017, give an update on the Wagner Education Center, and finish with a Q&A. If you are filing a paper ballot for the 2018 CWB Election, you may submit that ballot at the meeting.

CWB MEMBERSHIP ELECTION
CWB bylaws require an election of the membership to ratify new and renewed Trustees and proposed changes to the bylaws. If you are a current member, we encourage you to vote!

If you want more information go to: https://cwb.org/events/annual-member-meeting/