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Swedish Club

Swedish Club 1920 Dexter Ave North Seattle, WA 98109 (206) 283-1090 Facebook | Website  ABOUT THE SWEDISH CLUB - The Swedish Club, founded in 1892, strives to encourage understanding between the United States and Scandinavian countries through education and celebration of Scandinavian culture, especially Sweden. - Includes members of various cultural backgrounds along with Scandinavian. - The…
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Ballard Elks

Ballard Elks Lodge #827 6411 Seaview Avenue NW Seattle, WA 98107 (206) 784-0827  Facebook | Website ABOUT THE BALLARD ELKS: - The Elks are a global charitable organization.  Ballard Elks give to Ballard Food Bank and many other nonprofits throughout the neighborhood.  Many members of the Ballard Elks feel it's the best lodge in the country with…
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Readers to Eaters

Readers to Eaters 12437 SE 26th Place Bellevue, WA 98005 Facebook | WEBSITE ABOUT READERS TO EATERS: - Founded in 2009 with a mission to promote food literacy from the ground up, Readers to Eaters wants children and families to have a better understanding of what and how we eat. - Publishes books with a fresh perspective on…
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Fishermen’s Fall Festival

FISHERMEN'S FALL FESTIVAL PO BOX 17356 SEATTLE, WA  98107 206-782-6577 EMAIL | WEBSITE | FACEBOOK ABOUT FISHERMEN'S FALL FESTIVAL: - This is one event you do not want to miss; it's quintessential Seattle. - One of Seattle's perennial favorites with activities for the whole family and community, including oyster-slurping contest, filleting competition, cooking demonstrations, survival suit races, salmon BBQ…
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Ballard Jazz Festival

Ballard Jazz Festival Takes place in venues throughout Ballard's Historic Dining District SEATTLE, WA 98107 (206) 789-3379 | Facebook | WEBSITE About Ballard Jazz Festival - Annual event normally held in April or May. - Live Jazz in Old Seattle followed by Swedish Pancake Jazz Brunch. CONTACT:  Matt Jorgensen, Community Organizer & Artistic Director John Bishop, Artistic…
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Seattle Fishermen’s Memorial

Seattle Fishermen's Memorial PO Box 17356 Seattle, WA  98107 206-782-6577 Email | Website | Facebook | Donate Online ABOUT SEATTLE FISHERMEN'S MEMORIAL: - For over a century, Seattle and Ballard have been the effective home port for the North Pacific Fishing Fleet and Seattle Fishermen's Terminal its center.  The Memorial is located at the center of Fishermen's Terminal for…
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Ballard Farmers Market

Ballard Farmers Market Every Sunday 10 AM to 3 PM 5345 BALLARD AVE NW SEATTLE, WA 98107  (MAP) (206) 851-5100  Facebook | Website ABOUT THE BALLARD FARMERS MARKET: - Established and ongoing since 1999 on historic Ballard Avenue NW. - The Ballard Farmers Market is held year-round, rain or shine, every Sunday from 10 AM to 3…
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Moisture Festival

A gem in Seattle's crown, Ballard's own Moisture Festival! Learn more at:  http://www.moisturefestival.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/moisturefestival/
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ARC Dance Company

ARC DANCE 9250 14th Ave NW Seattle, WA 98117 (206) 352-0798 | FACEBOOK | WEBSITE  ABOUT ARC DANCE - Located in Ballard's Crown Hill, ARC Dance is the neighborhood's only Ballet school and professional dance troupe. - This non-profit arts organization operates a 9,000 square foot dance facility in the North Ballard/ Crown Hill neighborhood of Seattle.   ARC supports community…
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F.O.R.K.S.

F.O.R.K.S. (formerly Seattle Chefs Collaborative)  PO Box 30884  Seattle, WA 98113-0884   Facebook | Website ABOUT F.O.R.K.S. (Field. Oceans. Ranches. Kitchens. Stewards.) - F.O.R.K.S., formerly the Seattle Chefs Collaborative, works with chefs and the greater food community to celebrate local foods and foster a more sustainable food supply. - Inspires action by translating information about our food into…
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Seattle Made

Coalition of companies who make things in Seattle, from beer to biotech. http://www.seattlemade.org/
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Ballard NW Senior Center

Ballard NW Senior Center 5429 32nd NWSeattle, WA 98107 (206) 297-0403 FACEBOOK | WEBSITE ABOUT BALLARD NW SENIOR CENTER: There is a vibrant senior community in our neighborhood.  At the Ballard NW Senior Center, you will find many residents of Ballard who grew up here, got married here, raised a family, worked and retired here. It's a…
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Friends of the Ballard Locks

Friends of the Ballard Locks 3015 54th St NW Seattle, WA  98107   | Website | ABOUT FRIENDS OF THE BALLARD LOCKS: -  This volunteer group meets monthly at the Ballard Locks.  All are welcome.  Check website for meeting times. - Friends of the Ballard Locks are committed to honoring and recording the contribution of the locks,…
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Nordic Heritage Museum

Nordic Heritage Museum 3014 NW 67th Street Seattle, WA 98117  (206) 789-5707 Facebook | Website ABOUT NORDIC HERITAGE MUSEUM - Seattle’s Nordic Heritage Museum is the only institution in the United States that honors the legacy of immigrants from the five Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. - Shares Nordic culture by serving as…
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Seattle Swiss Society

Seattle Swiss Society 4122 135TH PLACE SE BELLEVUE, WA 98006 Facebook | Website | Email ABOUT THE SEATTLE SWISS SOCIETY: - Established in 1911, the Seattle Swiss Society is one of the oldest social clubs in Seattle open to any Swiss or person with an interest in Switzerland.  Annual membership is $35 for a whole family.    CONTACT: …
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Heron Habitat Helpers

HERON HABITAT HELPERS  FACEBOOK | WEBSITE  ABOUT HERON HABITAT HELPERS - Heron Habitat Helpers is an all volunteer, membership organization in Ballard for locals who love the herons that live around us and along both our fresh-water and salt water shores (map).  You can see herons in Ballard almost any day of year, but the most impressive is when…
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Soulumination

Soulumination 5201 11th Ave NW SEATTLE, WA 98107 206-297-0885 FACEBOOK | WEBSITE ABOUT SOULUMINATION: - Soulumination celebrates the lives of children and parents facing life-threatening conditions by providing professional photographs of these special individuals and their families, free of charge. CONTACT:  LYNETTE HUFFMAN JOHNSHON, FOUNDER  
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Northwest Danish Association

NORTHWEST DANISH ASSOCIATION  FACEBOOK | WEBSITE  ABOUT NW DANISH ASSOCIATION - Located in its own commercial building near Northgate, the Northwest Danish Association provides a connection to the home country for local Danish families, expatriates and descendants.  Anyone with an interest in Scandinavian culture in Seattle is welcome to sign up for free weekly email.  Better yet,…
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