Our third annual Rise and Thrive Breakfasts are right around the corner! Our goal is to raise awareness about the challenges students face each day, and the importance of counseling and prevention services in schools.
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 www.thirdplacebooks.com/event/lfp-catherynne-m-valente-radiance.
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.
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)