Events

Jul
21
Fri
Ballard Knitters for the Homeless
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Knitting community and warmers for the homeless!

knitting 2Learn 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.  Typically every second Friday, same time and place (although some months, like this one, we move it!).

Location Entrance:  Contact Jody for instructions

Bring: Food and beverages of your choice – Starbucks in QFC closes at 7

Questions?  Call Jody at 206-718-1529.

Jul
23
Sun
Meaningful Movies : Sustainable Ballard Presents: “(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies”
Jul 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Please join Meaningful Movies : Sustainable Ballard for a screening of “(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies” on Sunday, July  23rd @ 5:30pm at Royal Drummer Cafe, 6420 – 24th Ave NW.  We invite you to arrive early to enjoy Happy Hour pricing of 25% off all items on Royal Drummer’s regular menu.

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About the film:

(Dis)Honesty – The Truth About Lies is a documentary feature film that explores the human tendency to be dishonest. Inspired by the work of behavioral economist, Dan Ariely, the film interweaves personal stories, expert opinions, behavioral experiments, and archival footage to reveal how and why people lie.

Meaningful Movies : Sustainable Ballard Screenings are free, but we gratefully accept donations to help offset the costs of acquiring the films we screen. Suggestion: $5.

www.meaningfulmovies.org

Jul
25
Tue
GO! Team Meeting
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

All are welcome to join the GO Team!  The Group Operations Team ensures that Sustainable Ballard functions well as an organization and has procedures in place for smooth operations.

2017 goals for the group are:

~ Research and set up Functional Easy-to-Use Storage System (including set up levels of access and access protocol)
~ Catalog all documents and identify additional doc needs
~ Clean up, Organize, and Store existing docs in Easy-To-Use System
~ Train Board Members how to access and use system
~ Produce missing documents

Volunteers / team members welcomed!  If you are a detail-oriented person who enjoys creating organization and this is something that piques your interest, contact Mary for more info.

Jul
27
Thu
Ballard Tool Library Repair Cafe + Planning Meeting
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Do you have something that needs repair, mending, or fixing? We’ll have experienced volunteers here to help you along with some tools to try out.  Ballard NW Senior Center, Paul Teel Craft Room.
We’re also looking for volunteers! If you’re handy and want to help out, let us know at ballardtoollibrary@gmail.com.
Repair Cafe @ 6pm; the Ballard Tool Library monthly planning meeting will follow @ 7:30pm.

 

Aug
11
Fri
Ballard Knitters for the Homeless
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Knitting community and warmers for the homeless!

knitting 2Learn 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. Every second Friday, same time and place.

Location Entrance:  Enter 219 on the key pad beside the front door, answer “knitter”
to be buzzed in, to 2nd floor up stairs or on elevator

Bring: Food and beverages of your choice – Starbucks in QFC closes at 7

Questions?  Call Jody at 206-718-1529.

Aug
28
Mon
Meaningful Movies Team Meeting
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Meaningful Movies : Sustainable Ballard Planning Team meets monthly on Mondays.  Typically, the 4th Monday in those months when we don’t have a screening, and in those months with a screening we meet on the Monday prior to the screening.  Upcoming meeting dates:
Mon, Aug 28 @ 6pm
Mon, Sep 18 @ 6pm
Mon, Oct 23 @ 6pm
The Meaningful Movies Project is a non-profit organization that screens free documentaries within Seattle area neighborhoods.  The screenings are intended to raise awareness, meaningful moviesencourage dialogue and create positive change.  Opportunities for discussion follow each screening.
Sustainable Ballard has partnered with Meaningful Movies to present documentaries in our neighborhood.  You can check out our page here.
Our screenings are on the last Sunday of alternate months (with some exceptions and additions) @ Royal Drummer Cafe.  Films start @ 5:30pm and are typically followed by discussion.
Next up:
We the People 2.0” on Sunday, September 24th
If you would like to join the planning team, please e-mail Margaret.  We’d love new members!
Sep
8
Fri
Ballard Knitters for the Homeless
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Knitting community and warmers for the homeless!

knitting 2Learn 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. Every second Friday, same time and place.

Location Entrance:  Enter 219 on the key pad beside the front door, answer “knitter”
to be buzzed in, to 2nd floor up stairs or on elevator

Bring: Food and beverages of your choice – Starbucks in QFC closes at 7

Questions?  Call Jody at 206-718-1529.

Oct
13
Fri
Ballard Knitters for the Homeless
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Knitting community and warmers for the homeless!

knitting 2Learn 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. Every second Friday, same time and place.

Location Entrance:  Enter 219 on the key pad beside the front door, answer “knitter”
to be buzzed in, to 2nd floor up stairs or on elevator

Bring: Food and beverages of your choice – Starbucks in QFC closes at 7

Questions?  Call Jody at 206-718-1529.

Nov
10
Fri
Ballard Knitters for the Homeless
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Knitting community and warmers for the homeless!

knitting 2Learn 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. Every second Friday, same time and place.

Location Entrance:  Enter 219 on the key pad beside the front door, answer “knitter”
to be buzzed in, to 2nd floor up stairs or on elevator

Bring: Food and beverages of your choice – Starbucks in QFC closes at 7

Questions?  Call Jody at 206-718-1529.

Dec
8
Fri
Ballard Knitters for the Homeless
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Knitting community and warmers for the homeless!

knitting 2Learn 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. Every second Friday, same time and place.

Location Entrance:  Enter 219 on the key pad beside the front door, answer “knitter”
to be buzzed in, to 2nd floor up stairs or on elevator

Bring: Food and beverages of your choice – Starbucks in QFC closes at 7

Questions?  Call Jody at 206-718-1529.