• Prentis I. Frazier Park, 401 24th Ave. E.
• Homer Harris Park, 2401 E. Howell St.
• William Grose Park, 1814 30th Ave.
• Stevens Triangle, Dorffel Drive East and East John Street
• Denny-Blaine Park, 200 Lake Washington Blvd. E.
• Denny-Blaine Lake Park, 100 Maiden Lane
• Viretta Park, 151 Lake Washington Blvd. E.
• Nora’s Woods, 720 29th Ave.
• Gerber Park, East Cherry Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way
• Peppi’s Playground, 3233 E. Spruce St.
• Plum Tree Park, 1717 26th Ave.
To order a full-color brochure of
Seattle parks go to www.seattle.gov/parks.
• Charles R. Bussell’s Victorian home at 1630 36th Ave. was designed by Thomas G. Bird and built by developer George S. List in 1892, to include 13 rooms. One would need to walk through a wrought-iron gate to the front of the house, which faced Lake Washington.
• Epiphany Chapel, 3719 E. Denny Way, designed by Ellsworth Storey, where he was a member of the parish. The Ellsworth Storey cottages, 1725-1729 S. 36th Ave. near Colman Park are on the National Register of Historic Places.
• The Raymond/Ogden home at 702 35th Ave. is a Georgia mansion built in 1912 for Dr. Alfred Raymond, a surgeon who’s been described as an “archaeological architect” who followed earlier styles, according to HistoryLink.org.
• Artist James W. Washington Jr.’s home and studio — designated a City of Seattle landmark in 1992 — at 1816 26th Ave.
Originally built as a firehouse, the renovated Madrona-Sally Goldmark branch of the Seattle Public Library, 1134 33rd Ave., reopened on the same site in 2008, with an enlarged collection of up to 14,000 books and materials and nine computers available for public use. Hours: Monday-Tuesday, 1-8 p. m. Wednesday-Thursday and Saturday, 11 a. m.-6 p. m. (closed Fridays and Sundays). www.spl.org
The Douglass-Truth Library, 2300 E. Yesler Way, is a two-level building that was reopened in 2006 after a major renovation with more than 10,000 items. It offers 36 public computers and an extensive African-American collection, as well as the Aviation History, Genealogy and Seattle collections. Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 a. m.-8 p. m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 a. m.-6 p. m.; Sunday, 1-5 p. m. www.spl.org
Fiske Genealogical Library, 1644 43rd Ave. E., boasts a collection of more than 8,000 books, 700 serials and hundreds of cataloged articles, mostly for townships east of the Mississippi River. It also offers classes on topics related to genealogy. The library is appropriately located on the lower level of Washington Pioneer Hall, home of the Pioneer Association of the State of Washington, descendants of the Washington Territory pioneers. Varying hours; daily and annual fees. www.fiskelibrary.org
Madrona Farmers Market Fridays, May 18-Sept. 28, 3-7 p. m. 1126 Martin Luther King Jr. Way madronafarmersmarket. wordpress.com
Sunday, June 10, 8:15 a. m. 5K run/walk starts from Leschi Park; 10K starts from Ferdinand Park (benefits Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
www.fhcrc.org/content/public/en/ events/shore-run. html
Madison Park Days children’s parade and picnic
Saturday, July 7, Noon-3 p. m. Starts at McGilvra Blvd. E. and E. Madison St.
Music in the Park
Thursdays in August, 6:30 p. m. Madison Park, E. Madison St. and E. Howe St.
www.madisonparkseattle.com/madisonparkbusinessassociation/Leschi holiday potluck party Saturday, Dec. 1, 6-9 p. m.