April 2018 Happenings In And Around Green Lake

March 26, 2018 6:17am

via yelp

It probably won’t come as a shock to you that most of our April events evolve around food. (It’s one of our favorite subjects here at SG.) From Seattle Restaurant Week to a food walk and a donut dash. Here’s a few events to have on your radar this April.

Seattle Restaurant Week begins April 2 and runs through the 19th (Fri – Sat and Sunday brunch excluded)
3 course dinners for $33
$18 lunch at select locations
Check out participating restaurants at

Green Lake Food Walk 
Saturday April 28
The Green Lake Food Walk is an edible tour of Green Lake. A wristband (purchased via the link above) grants entry to participating businesses that will be handing out samples of food and drinks. Participating businesses include: Rosita’s, Duke’s, The Woodlands Wood Fired Pizza, Teddy’s Bigger Burgers, PCC and more.
Tickets are $10 for kids 10 and under and $15 for adults – note a small service fee applies.

Seattle Entrepreneur Conference, which takes place at the Ballard Public Library on Friday, April 27. This full-day event will help Seattle-area business owners build their confidence, connections, customers and cash.

You’ll meet other Seattle entrepreneurs and learn from experts about topics like…
• Increasing your confidence
• Using storytelling in business
• Finding high-level mentors
• Online marketing that brings in leads
• Social media for business (Pinterest, Instagram, and Youtube)
• PR, accounting, and legal for small business

Tickets are free, and available from Eventbrite or Facebook.

2018 Top Pot Doughnut Dash Seattle
Sunday April 29 8:30 a.m.
Starting and finishing near the Green Lake Park Community Center and the basketball courts, the 3.1 mile course moves in a clockwise direction utilizing the streets and inner path of the park.
Net proceeds from the event will be donated to Childhaven.
Registration information here.

Free Form Dance Dance
Come to dance in whatever style you’d like. This group meets every week and plays music from all continents and from every era since the 1950s. Doors open at 10 am every Saturday, music begins 10:20 a.m. and after 80 minutes of music, a very short closing circle the dance party comes to a close by noon.

For more info about this group, go to their website
All ages welcome. (The group says they have regular attendees ages 3 – 90 years old.)
Price: $10
Northgate Community Center, 10510 – 5th Avenue NE, Seattle.
Note: in April the group will have a temporary venue change. (Once every two years the studio the group rents closes for maintenance and the beautiful dance floors get entirely redone.) April 14 and 21 Freeform Dance Dance will be at Richmond Highland Recreation Center in Shoreline. Then, back to the regular space at Northgate Community Center, 10510 – 5th Avenue NE, Seattle.