Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:01 AM
The Queen Anne Cooperative Preschool is conducting a spring book drive through June 6 to benefit Treehouse, which supports foster kids up to age 19.
  • The Queen Anne Cooperative Preschool is conducting a spring book drive through June 6 to benefit Treehouse, which supports foster kids up to age 19. 
  • Closing out April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, sex-health educator Amy Lang is partnering with Shepherd’s Counseling Services on Capitol Hill to teach kids how to be safe from sexual abuse. 
  • 5K run to benefit QA schools
    On May 17, OFIT, in partnership with the John Hay Partners Board, will host the Fit for Life 5K Run and Walk, which will benefit all public schools on Queen Anne. 
  • Shakespeare gets ‘60s treatment at Blaine
    Catharine Blaine K-8 will present a new musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” set in 1961, with Duke Theseus as John F. Kennedy, Queen Hippolyta as Jackie Kennedy and beatniks and leprechaun fairies “making the scene.”  
  • The music students at Ballard High School have much to sing about. Members of various music groups traveled to San Francisco on April 10 to 13 to sing at Golden Gate Park. 
  • Spring egg hunts
    Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting free and low-cost spring bunny and egg hunt activities all over Seattle this month. Hop to an event in your neighborhood to collect some goodies. 
  • A classroom of students at John Hay Elementary School is sponsoring a Family Movie Night on Thursday, April 10, to benefit the victims of the Oso mudslide. 
  • Ann Brashares, author of the bestselling “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants,” will visit McClure Middle School on Wednesday, April 9, to share her new book, “The Here and Now.” 
  • Magnolia Fastpitch retires No. 7
    She was nicknamed “The Rocket.” A flamboyant blonde capable of throwing a blistering fastball at 60-plus mph at a very young age. She was clearly blessed with an abundance of natural ability, both on the field and connecting with people. 
  • Scouts out for food drive
    Two Boy Scout troops, including Troop 70, and one Cub Scout pack are collecting nonperishable food items for their annual food drive to benefit Queen Anne Food Bank. 
  • The Magnolia Community Center had two citywide basketball championship teams this year. The 10-year-old Magnolia Community Center girls were one of the teams that won. 
  • Let’s play ball!
    Magnolia Little League players and their parents and coaches braved the rain on Saturday, March 29, for the annual parade to Magnolia Playfield, where the opening ceremony to start the season took place. 
  • Ballard High School’s Beaver Nation Football is hosting its first fundraiser of the year: the fourth-annual Staff vs. Students Basketball Game, on Friday, April 4. The Staff team is undefeated. 
  • Do you have a cool science career? McClure Middle School will have a Science Career Day on April 10 to offer students a glimpse into the science community, and guest speakers are needed. 
  • Coe Cares and Queen Anne Elementary School’s Social Emotional (SEL) Committee will screen “Dislecksia: The Movie” on Thursday, March 27. 
  • Little League kicks off season with Magnolia parade
    The Magnolia Little League is gearing up for another season, which will officially start with the annual parade on March 29 at 10:30 a.m. 
  • Ballard High School’s Jazz Band 1 has been accepted into the Swing Central Jazz Festival in Savannah, Ga., which takes place March 26 through 28. 
  • The greater Ballard, Magnolia and Queen Anne communities are invited to Ballard High School’s 55th-annual spaghetti dinner and concert on April 5. 
  • McClure celebrates 50 years at annual mixer
    The annual McClure Mixer is coming up, and this year, the event celebrates the 50-year anniversary of the school. 


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