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A Charlie Brown Christmas
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A Charlie Brown Christmas

A Charlie Brown Christmas Seattle’s own Jose ‘Juicy’ Gonzales Trio return to Capitol Hill to perform the classic holiday jazz album in its entirety.  This is a fund-raising party for Strawberry Theater Workshop at Rainier Chapter House and features the […]

What Is That Bird In Your Backyard
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What Is That Bird In Your Backyard

The National Audubon Society is absolutely one of the best places to start.  Its main focus is the preservation and study of bird species and takes a lead role in educating us about the amazing birds that surround us. Membership […]

Biking Trails
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Biking Trails

Washington & US biking trails The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy website is a fantastic tool to identify biking trails both within Washington and nationally.  Rails-to-Trails is a nonprofit whose mission it is to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail […]

Lake Serene
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Lake Serene

Hike to Lake Serene Nestled beneath Mount Index, the hike to Lake Serene absolutely lives up to its reputation. The trail begins on an old service road, within a short distance from the trail-head you will cross trickling creeks that […]

Seattle Parks
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Seattle Parks

Denny Park It is the passion for parks, green spaces, hiking trails, and undeveloped areas that truly sets Seattle apart from other places you could choose to live.  The ability to easily reach a spot like Denny Park where you […]

Park and Recreation Guides (Fall 2012 now available)
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Park and Recreation Guides (Fall 2012 now available)

Many of the cities that populate King County have brought their wide ranging activity programs under the Park and Recreation Departments, and now into online offerings, Recreation Guides.  The range of physical activities include everything from team sports to exercise […]

Alki
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Alki

Alki Beach Alki Beach Park, runs from Alki Point to Duwamish Head on Elliott Bay (135.9 acres). It’s a great spot for a 2.5 mile walk any time of year, and in the summer draws joggers, rollerbladers, volleyball players, beachcombers, […]

Magnuson Park
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Magnuson Park

Our true treasures are the parks and open spaces of Seattle Magnuson Park or Warren G. Magnuson Park is a 350 acre park on Sand Point at Pontiac Bay along Lake Washington.  The park is the second largest in Seattle, […]

Butterflies
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Butterflies

Butterfly Habitat Habitat destruction in Seattle and Puget Sound is far and away the main threat to butterflies and other animals. Vast forests have been removed for timber and paper products, and industrial emissions pollute water and air resources. Additionally, […]

Mt Si
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Mt Si

Trekking the Mt Si Trail What to expect If you have not hiked Mt Si you will find that backpackers and climbers use the Mt Si trail as a tune-up for the coming season. I use the trail as a […]