Events

June – September 2015

Jun
9
Tue
Free Letters Home
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

557885_691447477548767_1452115767_nA letter home.  That could be the first small step to reconnecting homeless individuals with their loved ones, to re-establish a relationship long neglected, or simply to say “I’m ok”.

Currently, we are setting up once a month at Nyer Urness House, to provide free stationery, stamps and support with letter writing.

Interested in volunteering? - This is really the easiest volunteer assignment ever! You need to be able to read and write, and have good interpersonal skills, and be available for 2 hours once a month. If you’re unsure — come once and try it out!

Contact Bev to find out how you can help.

Jun
12
Fri
Ballard Knitters for the Homeless
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ballard Knitters for the Homeless @ Ballard Coffee Works | Seattle | Washington | United States

Knitting community and warmers for the homeless!

Learn to knit or learn new knitting skills!  If you have yarn and needles, please bring some for yourself and some to share.  No prior experience necessary!

Jody Grage is leading this group to knit simple hats and scarves for community members who do not have a warm home.  Jody will teach easy, pretty patterns and walk you through your project.  Repeats every second Friday, same time and place. 

Jun
13
Sat
Ballard Water Fest!
Jun 13 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Family-Friendly Street Fair and 2 Concerts!

Bring the whole family!

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Ballard Homestead – 6541 Jones Ave NW
A new nonprofit space for community

FESTIVAL OUTSIDE

2-5pm (FREE)

Family-friendly fun!  RainWise demos, water-themed games, art and science activities!
Meet contractors and learn how to get a RainWise rebate!  Bring your neighbors!
Featuring food carts!
Win Prizes!

CONCERTS INSIDE

3:00-4:30 Early Show
Yaima (Pepper Proud)
All ages concert + Kids music workshop after the show.
$5 early discount, $8 at the door, kids 12 and under free

7:30 Evening Show
Tomo Nakayama (Grand Hallway), St Kilda (Joshua Morrison), Levi Fuller.
$8 advance, $10 door

Jun
27
Sat
7th Annual Edible Garden Tour
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Sustainable Ballard invites you to our self-guided walking / biking tour of east Ballard food gardens.

NEW! Art installations in the gardens!

Our goal is to educate and inspire folks to grow food by giving examples of creative uses of parking strips, containers, raised beds, chicken coops, fruit trees & berries and more!  Meet the gardeners and ask questions.  Tour includes a dozen gardens to explore within walking distance of West Woodland Elementary School.  $10 supports Sustainable Ballard’s community projects.

More info and photos…

Jul
10
Fri
Ballard Knitters for the Homeless
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ballard Knitters for the Homeless @ Ballard Coffee Works | Seattle | Washington | United States

Knitting community and warmers for the homeless!

Learn to knit or learn new knitting skills!  If you have yarn and needles, please bring some for yourself and some to share.  No prior experience necessary!

Jody Grage is leading this group to knit simple hats and scarves for community members who do not have a warm home.  Jody will teach easy, pretty patterns and walk you through your project.  Repeats every second Friday, same time and place. 

Jul
14
Tue
Free Letters Home
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

557885_691447477548767_1452115767_nA letter home.  That could be the first small step to reconnecting homeless individuals with their loved ones, to re-establish a relationship long neglected, or simply to say “I’m ok”.

Currently, we are setting up once a month at Nyer Urness House, to provide free stationery, stamps and support with letter writing.

Interested in volunteering? - This is really the easiest volunteer assignment ever! You need to be able to read and write, and have good interpersonal skills, and be available for 2 hours once a month. If you’re unsure — come once and try it out!

Contact Bev to find out how you can help.

Aug
11
Tue
Free Letters Home
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

557885_691447477548767_1452115767_nA letter home.  That could be the first small step to reconnecting homeless individuals with their loved ones, to re-establish a relationship long neglected, or simply to say “I’m ok”.

Currently, we are setting up once a month at Nyer Urness House, to provide free stationery, stamps and support with letter writing.

Interested in volunteering? - This is really the easiest volunteer assignment ever! You need to be able to read and write, and have good interpersonal skills, and be available for 2 hours once a month. If you’re unsure — come once and try it out!

Contact Bev to find out how you can help.

Aug
14
Fri
Ballard Knitters for the Homeless
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ballard Knitters for the Homeless @ Ballard Coffee Works | Seattle | Washington | United States

Knitting community and warmers for the homeless!

Learn to knit or learn new knitting skills!  If you have yarn and needles, please bring some for yourself and some to share.  No prior experience necessary!

Jody Grage is leading this group to knit simple hats and scarves for community members who do not have a warm home.  Jody will teach easy, pretty patterns and walk you through your project.  Repeats every second Friday, same time and place. 

Sep
8
Tue
Free Letters Home
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

557885_691447477548767_1452115767_nA letter home.  That could be the first small step to reconnecting homeless individuals with their loved ones, to re-establish a relationship long neglected, or simply to say “I’m ok”.

Currently, we are setting up once a month at Nyer Urness House, to provide free stationery, stamps and support with letter writing.

Interested in volunteering? - This is really the easiest volunteer assignment ever! You need to be able to read and write, and have good interpersonal skills, and be available for 2 hours once a month. If you’re unsure — come once and try it out!

Contact Bev to find out how you can help.

Sep
11
Fri
Ballard Knitters for the Homeless
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ballard Knitters for the Homeless @ Ballard Coffee Works | Seattle | Washington | United States

Knitting community and warmers for the homeless!

Learn to knit or learn new knitting skills!  If you have yarn and needles, please bring some for yourself and some to share.  No prior experience necessary!

Jody Grage is leading this group to knit simple hats and scarves for community members who do not have a warm home.  Jody will teach easy, pretty patterns and walk you through your project.  Repeats every second Friday, same time and place.