Friday, August 6, 2010

You're Invited! Annual Federation Potluck Sunday, August 15, 2-5 p.m.

Annual Federation Potluck
Sunday, August 15, 2-5 p.m.
at the home of Jeannie Hale,
3425 W Laurelhurst Dr NE, 98105, 206-525-5135

The Seattle Community Council Federation invites you to kick back at its annual summer potluck.  Enjoy lively conversation with community leaders in a garden setting.  Do you know where things are with the Multi-Family Code hearing examiner appeal?  How about DPD’s tree regulation revisions that do nothing to protect trees?  These are just a couple of issues that will likely surface.  Wear flip-flops or sandals so you can dip your toes in the warm pool, or even go for a swim if you’re inclined.  Everyone is welcome.

Please bring a salad, main dish, appetizer or fruit plate to share.  Wine, beer and soft drinks are provided.

Directions:  There are dozens of ways to get to the potluck.
HERE’S A MAP, or here are two options:

From the south:  Go northbound on I-5.  Take the SR 520 exit that goes to the Bellevue and the University District.  Be sure to exit at Montlake.  At the end of the exit, turn left.  Then drive along Montlake Boulevard past Husky Stadium.  The road curves around and then passes University Village.  See other directions below.

From the north:  Go southbound on I-5.  Take the NE 50th exit (as the NE 45th Street Viaduct is closed).  Go down NE 50th until about 19th and then winding around to eventually get down to the back side of University Village.  You’ll eventually get to Five Corners (the intersection of NE 45th, Blakely, Mary Gates, etc.).

From Five Corners (the intersection of Blakeley, Mary Gates, NE 45th, 35th, etc.):  This is where there is a Tully's on one corner, Baskin Robbins on another, UW student housing on another and a field on another). I live a little over half a mile from the corner of Mary Gates as follows:

Take the Mary Gates entrance into Laurelhurst (at Five Corners) and take the next three RIGHT turns onto every city street you come to, except the last one. What you'll be doing is going in a semicircle around the lake’s Union Bay, as follows:
·         Go along Mary Gates, past the Center for Urban Horticulture and turn RIGHT onto Surber (you'll see a pedestrian refuge island here and the Battelle property on your left);
·         Go to the end of Surber and turn RIGHT at the T onto 42nd and go a couple of blocks;
·         At the lopsided Y, turn RIGHT onto 43rd and go half a block;
·         Turn LEFT onto NE 35th; you'll see a vacant lot on your right and the lake;
·         Go up the steep one-block hill and I live in the house at the top of the one-block hill on the right hand side.  Parking is scarce so you might have to park a ways away. 

Jeannie Hale

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