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Welcome to Beautiful Green Lake

The Green Lake neighborhood is a great place to work, play, visit, and live. Green Lake businesses are thriving and popular Green Lake restaurants serve delectable food that is lauded by food editors and customers alike. Green Lake homes are in high demand. and Green Lake Park is possibly the most popular park in the State of Washington.

Every day people from all parts of the city and county come to enjoy the lake, the path, and the many activities available year-round. Our neighborhood schools serve students from throughout the city and our library is one of the busiest (indicating that it serves as a regional resource as much as a neighborhood library) in the city. The old West Green Lake Beach bathhouse now houses the Seattle Public Theater, an exciting resource for quality entertainment and community participation.

The Green Lake Community Council

The Green Lake Community Council (GLCC) is an organization dedicated to making Green Lake an even a better place for those of us who live here, who work here and who visit here, through our involvement, advocacy, sharing, and caring. That is our vision. See About Us for our mission statement and current activities.

Friends of Green Lake

With the overwhelming popularity of our lake, many people are concerned about maintaining the beauty and viability of the lake for future generations. The Friends of Green Lake, which started out as a part of the Community Council, are addressing the issues of algae, wildlife habitat, and growth of plants like milfoil. See the Friends of Green Lake home page for for more information about the Friends of Green Lake activities.

Green Lake Community Center

Community Center Information: (206) 684-0780 Address: 7201 E Green Lake Dr N, 98115. The Community Center's operating hours in 2014 are: Mon Thurs. 1:30 - 9 p.m., Friday 2 - 9 p.m., Sat 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Sun Closed.

The next holiday closures are Monday, May 25 - for Memorial Day and Friday, July 3 for Independence Day.

Find out more about what's going on at the Green Lake Community Center on Facebook

More information is also available on their Winter 2015 flier or the Community Center website.
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NEWS ITEMS


Green Lake Branch Library
7364 E. Green Lake Dr. N

NW NEWS FOR WEEK OF
June 26, 2015

by Thomas Whittemore,
Dept of Neighborhoods

Click here for NW News Bits.

METRO/SOUND TRANSIT TEAM UP IN LONG RANGE PLANNING OPEN HOUSES

King County Metro is beginning their second phase of outreach on their Long-Range Plan and has teamed with Sound Transit to host a series of Joint Open Houses to give residents an opportunity to help shape the Metro Transit system of the future. They have also updated their website with new information and created a new online survey to collect input from the public.

Metro is asking the public to review projections about how communities in King County will grow over the next 25 years and tell us what types of transit service they think will get them where they want to go.

As Metro looks 25 years down the road to ensure we have the right mix of transit services and connections, Sound Transit is shaping a ballot measure for Sound Transit 3.

The final plan will be taken to the public for another round of input in early 2016 and then transmitted to the King County Council in mid-2016.

June Open Houses:

Tues, June 16 5:30p.m.-7:30 p.m. Union Station, 401 S Jackson St., Seattle
Tues, June 23 5:30p.m. -7:30 p.m. Redmond Marriot, 7401 164th Ave. NE., Redmond
Thurs, June 25 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Union Station, 401 S Jackson St., Seattle
Thurs, June 25 5:30-7:30 p.m. King County Aquatic Center, 650 SW Campus Dr., Federal Way

Click here for a printable flier.

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MEETINGS

Green Lake Community Council
GLCC meets at 7:00 PM on the second Wednesday of odd numbered months in The Hearthstone Chapel, main floor, 6720 E. Green Lake Way N Seattle

Friends of Green Lake meeting
FOGL now meets at 7:00 PM on the fourth Tuesday of the month at The Hearthstone
Board room, main floor
6720 E. Green Lake Way N
Seattle

PRELIMINARY AGENDA FOR MEETING JULY 8, 2014

Welcome/Introductions - Paul Kostek

2015 Property Valuations - Philip Sit - King Co. Assessor's Office

Milk Carton Derby - Michael McMorrow - Seafair

Vitamilk South Project - Kevin Wallace - Wallace Properties

Car Camper Social Support -

Development at Aurora/N83rd/Green Lake Drive N - Richard Page

Friends of Green Lake - Richard Fleming

NW District Council Report - Ellen Hewitt

North Precinct SPD Report - Paul Kostek

Seattle Public Theatre - Zoe Alexis Scott

Next Meeting - September 9, 2015


COMING SOON to the Bathhouse Theater

Monkey King by Lauren Marshall, directed by Kelly Kitchens. This is the first play in the 2015 Youth Programs Series - Kids Grade 5-8 are invited to register for this production - Click here for tuition.

This Youth Production class runs July 13 through August 7, 2015. Shows are August 7 - 9, 2015 and free for the audience (donations accepted). Visit our web page for more.

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2014 Green Lake Community Council

Updated June 26, 2015


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