April walks spotlight Rhododendrons

Blooming Rhododendron

UW Botanic Gardens’ Free Weekends Walks for the month of April will feature Rhododendron species and cultivars during their their peak bloom time. Walks begin Sundays at 1:00pm at the Graham Visitors Center.


Up your alley?

University District Alleyways Open House

This Thursday, join the University District Partnership and the Seattle Department of Transportation for an interactive  workshop to evaluate two design options for the University District Alley behind University Bookstore. All are welcome. University Masonic Lodge, 4338 University Way NE, 3:30-5:30.


Come lend your voice to the future of the U District’s Green Streets

University District street

The U District community has designated three corridors as “green streets” through public outreach on the U District Urban Design Framework and meetings with neighborhood groups. Come weigh in on a discussion about aesthetic improvements, bus routes, pedestrian safety, bike facilities, and parking.on these corridors on Wednesday, April 16, 5:30-7 pm, at University Heights Community… Read More


UW Science Now at Town Hall

UW Science Now presenter

UW Science Now, which trains University of Washington graduate students to communicate their research to the general public, kicks off with two speakers at Seattle’s Town Hall April 9 and 11.  


Garden Lovers Book Sale coming up

2014 Miller Library booksale

Don’t forget to save the first weekend of April for the annual Elisabeth C. Miller Library Garden Lovers’ Book Sale. This Saturday event is free and open to the public, with all proceeds benefiting the Miller Library.


Don’t miss first UDistrict Forum tonight

UDistrict Forum

The U District Forum is intended to inform the local community and others about the work of the University District Partnership and its committees: Clean & Safe, Events & Marketing, Retail & Business Development and Urban Design. This free, open event begins with networking at 4:30 pm and opening remarks at 5 pm at the… Read More


You are invited to the first U District Forum

The University District Partnership invites local residents to the first U District Forum, an opportunity to join the conversation on topics relating to the University District. This free public event is scheduled for April 2 at 4:30 pm in the Hotel Deca Ballroom. Kindly register in advance to allow for planning.


Sign up now for Arboretum summer camps

UWBG Summer camp participant

Summer camp at the Washington Park Arboretum is bounding into its fourth year with more weeks offered and new programs. Environmental Education Summer Day Camp for grades 1-3 and 4-6 is offered every week from June 30 – August 22. Check UW Botanic Gardens for additional information and be sure to register early to guarantee… Read More


Activating alleyways in the UDistrict

Busy University District intersection

You are invited to an Alley Activation Open House on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at University Heights Center Auditorium to help provide community input on plans to upgrade the alleyway behind University Bookstore between 45th and 42nd Streets NE. A presentation about the project, part of the University District Livability Partnership, will be given at both… Read More


What are you doing January 20th?

2014 MLK Day of Service

Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by volunteering for the 2014 MLK Day of Service. Join more than 1,800 fellow volunteers on campus and throughout the Puget Sound region to help with more than 80 different projects at 70 different organizations. Are you in? Sign up at the Carlson Center website, then… Read More