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  • RSVP now for South Park Tree Walk January 29, 2015
    The city and Forterra are organizing a walking tour to see South Park’s trees – the announcement: Join us for a tour of some of South Park’s interesting and beautiful trees as we explore the importance of right tree, right place. The walk will take place at 10AM on February 21st. Meet in front of[…]
  • Rainbow Bingo coming to South Park! Debuting February 21st January 29, 2015
    You’re not going to want to wait to sign up for this: Rainbow Bingo is coming to South Park. Your first chance to play, eat, drink and have a fun evening is Saturday, February 21. Doors open at 6 pm, games start at 7 pm at the South Park Neighborhood Center. Our professional caller is[…]
  • First candidates’ forum for District 1 City Council race: Next week! January 27, 2015
    One week from Thursday, our partner site West Seattle Blog is presenting the first candidates’ forum in the District 1 City Council race to represent West Seattle/South Park. Three candidates are in the race right now – all WS residents, George Capestany, Amanda Kay Helmick, and Chas Redmond – after last week’s announcement by Councilmember[…]
  • Find out more about the Duwamish River cleanup plan, in 3 languages, tonight January 21, 2015
    From the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition: Tonight at Concord International School (723 S Concord St) is your opportunity to learn about EPA’s “Record of Decision”, their final cleanup plan for the Duwamish River. It is a step in the right direction – but there is still more to do! To keep working for an even[…]
  • ‘King tides’ later this week: Watch, talk, learn in South Park January 20, 2015
    “King tides” are on the way. You have two chances in South Park to watch the water and talk about the future. Announced by King County: Curious what sea level rise might look like in the future? Early risers can get a sneak peek at two family-friendly “King Tides” events hosted by the environmental non-profit[…]
  • Free enrollment event Saturday for Affordable Care Act Health Insurance January 20, 2015
    Need help enrolling for health insurance? This free event on Saturday may be exactly what you need – or somebody you know, especially if they need assistance in a language other than English. Here’s the announcement: FREE Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Enrollment Event When: Saturday, January 24th, 2:00 to 6:00 PM Where: South Park[…]
  • You can help! IAM Local 751 diaper drive under way January 18, 2015
    Got diapers? IAM Local 751 is collecting them, and pull-ups, for families in two shelters in Seattle and Tukwila. You can donate at their union halls – South Park and elsewhere – as well as at their lodge meetings. More info on the IAM Local 751 website.
  • South Park Neighborhood Association ‘no business’ meeting tonight – all welcome! January 13, 2015
    From South Park Neighborhood Association co-president Lora Suggs – this is happening tonight! All are welcome and we would be so thrilled to have you at the next SPNA meeting! Twice a year we do a “no Business” potluck meeting.The potlucks are every January and June, all SPNA meetings are every second Tuesday. The regular[…]
  • South Park traffic alert: 5th Avenue South closure January 5, 2015
    Just announced today by SDOT, and starting tomorrow: West Duwamish Trail 5th Avenue South Closed at South Portland Street, January 6-9 The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and its contractor will close 5th Avenue South at South Portland Street to pave the intersection on Tuesday, Jan.6 through Friday, Jan. 9, from 6 am to 3:30[…]
  • Update: Burn ban’s over January 3, 2015
    Announced at midday Saturday by the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency: Effective immediately, all burn bans are being lifted in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties, as well as Darrington. With the help of rain and wind, air pollution levels everywhere dropped to GOOD or lower Moderate last night. While agency forecasters do expect only light[…]