Community Events

Woodinville native to host book signing at Third Place Books

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Catherynne M. Valente will appear to read and sign her new adult novel “Radiance” at Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. Valente grew up in Woodinville, and attended both Wellington Elementary and Leota Junior High. She is best known for the New York Times best-selling, about-to-be-five-part, “The Girl Who Sailed to Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making” young adult series. She lives in Portland, Maine, and begins a national tour for “Radiance” in Seattle. For more information, see

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Learn practical permaculture at 21 Acres

  • Written by 21 Acres

Permaculture is becoming increasingly popular in the fields of green building and design — but what is it?

Permaculture offers a set of guidelines and principals to keep in mind as in life and garden design. It focuses on solving problems within the context of ecological, social and economic health, providing for human needs and building resiliency. Learn about the permaculture design process to create more sustainable buildings, landscapes and social systems at two upcoming programs at 21 Acres in Woodinville.

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Learn about the lowering of Lake Washington

  • Written by Woodinville Heritage Society


This 1916 view when Lake Union and Portage Bay were connected by the new Montlake Cut will be featured on Wednesday, Oct. 21, during the Woodinville Heritage Society’s 6:30 p.m. program at Brightwater Education Center, 22505 Highway 9. The program focuses on the decision which also lowered Lake Washington, thus changing Woodinville and the Sammamish Slough. (Photo courtesy of UW Special Collections)