Flings, Willows and Weekend Happenings in Green Lake

October 16, 2014 7:53am
A nice sunny morning to learn about Weeping Crabapple trees

Take a Green Lake tree walk this weekend. Photo via Seattle reLeaf.

Friday, October 17 
October 17 – 19 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The Wind in the Willows 
Seattle Public Theatre at the Bathhouse 
7312 W Green Lake Dr. N 

Seattle Public Theatre Youth and Woodland Park Zoo present their first collaboration in the Wind in the Willows – the classic story of friendship and adventure adapted by Don Fleming and Kenneth Grahame. Admission to all Youth performances is free to the community. Donations are encouraged to support SPT’s Theater Youth Program and to offer student tuition assistance. For more information, go to:

Penny pointing out the needle structure of the Norway Spruce in Rogers Playground

Penny a Tree Ambassador leads a Green Lake tree walk. Photo via Seattle reLeaf.

Saturday, October 18
Green Lake Tree Walk
9:30 am – noon
Meet at the Green Lake Community Center Beach (7201 East Green Lake Dr N)
RSVP here
Take a walk around one of Seattle’s most popular places, Green Lake. Tree Ambassador Penny Kriese will lead the 2.8 mile walk around the lake. This is a chance to test your tree knowledge and learn about some beautiful trees. Please plan to bring a snack or drink as we will be walking the entire 2.8 miles around the lake. See you there rain or shine! Can’t join us this time? Find a map of this walk as well as many other walks here.

Native Plant Sale 
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Perkins School
9005 Roosevelt Way
Get native plants for your garden. A small portion of the proceeds go towards buying native plants for the Perkins school’s native plant garden.

The Celtic Fling
9 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
111 NE 80th St., Seattle
Join the annual community festival to celebrate art, music and the food of the British Isles. Admission is free. For more information, go here.