||Location and Driving Directions
|| BALLARD LOCKS From I 5 North or South, take exit for 85th St going west. Follow to 15th NW, turn left, follow south to Nw Market St, turn right, and follow to Locks at 28th on left. Meet in parking lot. Enjoy boats, buildings, gardens and lock views. Lunch in garden.
||VASHON ISLAND Kathy’s Corner Nursery 18025 Vashon Hwy SW. Ferry leaves Fauntleroy at 9:25AM; the next one is 10:25AM. Let’s try for the 9:25 AM ferry. Folks can arrange to meet at the parking lot on the way down the hill to the ferry. Once on Vashon, keep on the main road which is Vashon Hwy, on right hand side. Charges are on the Fauntleroy side only. Passenger (Seniors, $2.85, Vehicle and driver senior is $13.80) look old. Kathy’s is a retail nursery with their own greenhouses and lots of goodies. Invite from Sharon Hines Pinion as well to check out her ponies and carts.
||VOLENTEER PARK 3501 NE 42st St (Conservatory or) I-5 north exit Roanoke, turning left and under the bridge to light by freeway. Turn right over freeway – going east, follow to 10th, up hill right turn,( south) on tenth to Howe turn left, follow to 5th right after the cemetery, light for the park - right turn. Going south on I 5, exit 168 onto Franklin, left a light, over freeway left turn straight to 10th, right turn, up hill to Howe, around to 5th, past cemetery, right turn at light to park.
Park on main street. Am working on permission for interior painting opportunities in the conservatory. Meet there.
||Jun 30 Saturday
||Volunteer Park – see information above there is no interior painting on this day.
No 4th of July
||On your own!
||PHONIX FARMS/ SABLES 8832 222 St SE Woodinville – 405 north or south to exit for 522 east (Woodinville/Monroe) follow to Paradise Lake Rd turn right immediately right turn on Boston, follow 1 mile to 222 SE left and then right ( at fence sign) follow ¼ mile on right. This is a working horse farm – equipment, barns, fencing, horses, Porta Potty. Respect their privacy please.
||ALKI BEACH 1702 Alki Ave SW I 5 going north or south, take West Seattle bridge exit, follow to Harbor Ave exit to the right, follow around and this turns into Alki Ave SE. This is a long stretch of beach, full of people, water views; you can go down to the Lighthouse. Let’s meet at the Statue of Liberty (about 63rd). Wear a hat and bring sun proof for sure. The water is warm this time of year!
||CENTER FOR WOODEN BOATS, 1010 Valley St DT Seattle. I5 north or south, exit 167 stay in right lane, follow to Fairview bear left, you will see signage for the Center, do not park in their limited area, we will need to pay for parking – do share rides. This is a great wooden boat museum, close on access to oldish boats, water, view of other marine style boats. They have activities there most of the time; please do not block public access. Plenty of space on grounds to set up. Nearby tables for lunch. A donation to the Center for Wooden Boats keeps this place alive for all.
||Jul 28 Saturday
||DENNY PARK, Juanita, from 405, exit at NE 116th/ NE 124th west to Market S turn left to NE Juanita Dr., going west. Follow to 175th left down the hill to Denny Park on left. Great forests, waterfront, picnic area, ducks and Mt Rainer view.
||KUBOTA GARDENS Renton Ave So and 55th Ave So. I-5 southbound take exit 158, left and cross Martin Luther King Jr. Way, up the hill on Ryan Way, turn left on 51st Ave So. Right on Renton Ave S, Turn left on 55th Ave So. From northbound, take exit 157. Stay on Martin Luther Way, right on Ryan Way, Left on 51st Ave So. Right on Renton Ave So. Right on 55th Ave So. Lovely gardens and water falls/pool. Red reflective Bridge, trails, many flowering plants. Hilly location, wear comfy shoes.
||FLOWER WORLD, Maltby. From 405 - Woodinville exit (522 East) follow to Paradise Lake Rd, left turn and immediate right to Yew Way follow to “Y” bare right on Yew Way, to “Y” bare left to Broadway follow going north 1 mile to right turn on 196th, first right to parking area. Meet at the entrance, lunch by the lake.
||JETTY PARK, Everett. Plan on a fun, long day. I5 north to Broadway exit. Follow to WA 529 left (west) to Marine Way, turn right, and follow to park entrance on left. Ferry is free, departs each 15 – 20 minutes. Take a number and meet at this is location or at the other end. This is a nature preserve, boats, water, shore birds, natural environs. Bring a “sit upon”, sun hat and sun screen, lunch at pavilion.
||SNOQUALMIE RAILROAD STATION and CITY PARK. Drive I-90 to exit 27, left under I-90 and right turn on North Bend Way. Left at Meadowbrook. At Railroad Ave SE turn left. Parking is any place near the station. Trains, river access, walk/drive to the falls about a mile away. This is the 4th Annual Snoqualmie Plein Aire Paint Out. See flyer enclosed. You may paint anywhere. If you would like to set up and sell your things, please pay the $20.00 fee, otherwise enjoy the paint out. Questions, call Jeff Waters
||MATHEWS BEACH PARK, near Wedgewood Seattle. I5 north or south, exit for 65th St going east. Follow NE 65th around and down until it hits Sandpoint Way. Left turn on Sandpoint Way, to sign for Mathews Park, (2.6 mi). Water front, tree groves trails, and boats. Plants and views. Check in at parking area. Near Magnusson Park, lunch at picnic ground at Mathews Beach.
||GAS WORKS PARK I5 north or south exit NE 45 turn west follow to Stoneway. Turn left down to thru N 34th to Northlake Way turn left. Gasworks Park on right side. Parking lot meet-up. Wonderful old Gas plant structures, views of DT Seattle, boats, kites and interesting physical structures.
||LOG BOOM PARK, Kenmore. I5 north or south. Exit Lake City Way, follow thru Lake Forest park to 61st St NE turn right, bottom of hill, sharp right to end. From 405, 124th St exit west to Juanita Way, follow up over the hill to Kenmore; NE 175th (stop and go light) at bottom of hill, turn left go to the end. Yachts, Sea Planes, long sea boom to walk out on, ducks, play area with kids. Meet in parking area, lunch at picnic tables. Many of us will be at Samish Paint Out. Make us proud.
||FISHERMAN’S TERMINAL - 1900 W Nickerson St – Salmon Bay. I-5 north or south, take 85th St exit going west to 15th Ave W, left follow south over Ballard Bridge. Right onto West Emerson at sign, turn right on 19th Ave W into parking lot. Meet at west end of parking lot. Great commercial crafts to paint, wooden docks to set up on, workers, buoys, equipment, water!
||PLEIN AIRE SHOW OFFS - Bring you work to the Seattle Co Arts and NWWS meetings. Enjoy the Ohhhs and Awes! Be Proud.