|Schedule of Events
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The following events and tours are all happening in conjunction with the
Living Barge. All events are free, most are appropriate for all ages and
will take place rain or shine. Tours are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Check back often for lake-breaking events. To request a tour, contact Sarah
Saturday, April 1: Opening Reception for the Living Barge
4 - 6 pm: Inaugural Duwamish River boat tour (reservation only).
*NOTE*: the opening day tour is full! We are still taking
names for a wait list in case of cancellations or future tour additions.
6 - 8 pm: Opening Reception at Gateway Park South, 8th Ave S and S
Portland Street. Featuring a welcome from the Duwamish Tribe and surprise
sounds by local musician Mark Johnson.
8 pm and on: Opening Night Party at The County Line, 8456 Dallas Ave.
S. in South Park
Saturday, April 8: South Park Walking Tours and Art
Come explore all the historical, delicious, and unique things South Park
has to offer! Take a guided or self-guided walking tour, check out local
artists and local businesses and restaurants.
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM: Guided walking tours will start hourly on
the half-hour. Meet at the South Park Neighborhood Center, 8201 10th Ave.
6 - 9 PM: South Park's first art walk, featuring all South Park artists!
Along the 14th Avenue business district in South Park.
Participating Artists and businesses:
Charlie Cunniff at Juan Colorado
Sage Saskill at Durango Café
Maureen Carroll at La Terraza
Lisa DeWilde at Napoli Pizzeria
Craig Lester at Jalisco
Bill Pease at LaNaranja Feliz
Philip Cacka at Muy Macho
Koko Dahlquist and Nicole Kistler at the County Line
8 PM: Music at the County Line: Amateur Radio Operator, Red Jacket
Mine, and The Levitations. Doors at 8, music starts at 9. 8456 Dallas Ave.
S. in South Park
Living Barge Tours:
11 am, Gateway Park South (8th Ave S and S Portland Street): Join members
from the Seattle Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects
on a tour of the Living Barge with the artists.
1 pm. 2 pm. 3 pm: Tour the Duwamish with an expert! By water in a small
motorboat. Guide: George Blomberg, Port of Seattle, with an introduction
by the artists. Limit 6 per tour.
Saturday, April 15: Tile Making Workshop
2-6 PM: Sculptors Gregory Fields and Kim Graham will lead participants
in the creation of their own ceramic tiles. At the South Park Neighborhood
Center, 8201 10th Ave. S.
Living Barge Tours:
1 pm, Gateway Park South (8th Ave S and S Portland Street): Tour of the barge
for kids of all ages, led by students at Aviation High School.
Saturday, April 22: Duwamish Alive! Earth Day 2006
10 AM - 2 PM: Join the hundreds of volunteers that will be rolling
up their sleeves to restore the health of the Duwamish by planting trees,
removing invasive weeds, restoring shorelines, and collecting garbage. To
sign up or for more information go to
Noon: Earth Day ceremony in Gateway Park North
2 PM: Post-work celebration at the South Park Neighborhood Center
(8201 10th Ave. S.) featuring an encore performance of "Captain Duwamish",
a play about the Duwamish written, directed and acted by students at Aviation
8 pm: Party at the County Line featuring The Anna Kemnitz Project,
The Swains, and Special Guests. Doors at 8, music starts at 9. 8456 Dallas
Ave. S. in South Park.
April 29: Dismantling of the Living Barge and Closing
12 noon: Celebrate progress being made on the construction of Cesar
Chavez Park and help replant the plants from the Living Barge at their permanent
location there. Join us at Cesar Chavez Park, on Cloverdale Street just west
of SR 99.
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