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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

Colman Park – Blue Angels Practice

Colman Park – Blue Angels Practice

August 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join Neighborhood Walking Ambassador Carolyn Heberlein to watch the Blue Angels practice above Lake Washington. We will get to the viewing point by strolling through Colman Park, Mount Baker Beach, and along Lake Washington Boulevard toward Genesee Park. Meet at the #14 bus stop at 31st and Massachussetts. We will get to Lake Washington through the ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

North Seattle/Shoreline Neighborhood Walking Ambassador Workshop

North Seattle/Shoreline Neighborhood Walking Ambassador Workshop

August 2 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

  Feet First invites you to become a Neighborhood Walking Ambassador. Attend a workshop at the Broadview Library in Seattle on Saturday, August 2 from 10:30am-1:00pm. The free workshop gives people the know-how to build their favorite walking tour inspired by the area’s great public art, nature, history, and parks. Neighborhood Walking Ambassador tours inspire ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

Join John for a brisk 7.7 mile walk from Magnuson Park to Ravenna Blvd.

Join John for a brisk 7.7 mile walk from Magnuson Park to Ravenna Blvd.

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join John on a brisk 7.7 mile walk. Trip includes hills and some nice parks! Dogs and owners welcome. Use Metro to get there: http://tripplanner.kingcounty.gov/   Be sure to drive to the end of the NE 65th St entrance road, bear left at the fork and go to the end! No need to RSVP, just ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

Neighborhood Wayfinding: What you need to know to get involved! (Webinar)

Neighborhood Wayfinding: What you need to know to get involved! (Webinar)

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Who should attend? Community members, transportation providers, planners, engineers, community and economic development professionals interested in getting involved in improving the wayfinding in their community Community decision makers interested in hearing best practices and success stories of wayfinding programs   What will you learn? How well does your community help you find your way? Are ... read more

Walking Scavenger Hunt

Walking Scavenger Hunt

August 6 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Downtown On the Go for a Walking Scavenger Hunt as part of the Walk Tacoma 2014 Series. Check-in at the Social Bar and Grill between 4:30 and 5:30 pm and bring a camera! Walk and take public transit through downtown to find the answers to the clues. Stay for food, drinks, and prizes at the Social ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

Evening Stroll in South Lake Union

Evening Stroll in South Lake Union

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Feet First Board President Dave Ramsay and new Feet First board member Eloisa Raynault for an evening walking tour of South Lake Union, Seattle’s most rapidly developing neighborhood, which has undergone a renaissance in the past decade.   The route will be a 3 mile walk that meanders through the SLU neighborhood, from REI ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

PhinneyWood Summer Streets

PhinneyWood Summer Streets

August 9 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

On Saturday, August 9 from 11 am to 5 pm, Greenwood Ave/Phinney Ave will be open to people on foot and bike from N 87th to N 67th Street. PhinneyWood Summer Streets will also be combined with the 3rd Annual Greenwood Street Soccer Tournament.   Inspired by the global open streets movement, Summer Streets events transform ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

Rainier Valley Summer Streets

Rainier Valley Summer Streets

August 16 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

On Saturday, August 9 from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Rainier Ave will be open to people on foot and bike from S Alaska to S Brandon Street. Summer Streets will follow the annual Heritage Parade, which starts at noon.   Inspired by the global open streets movement, Summer Streets events transform a space normally used ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

Join John on a BRISK 7 mile walk to Magnolia and Discovery Park

Join John on a BRISK 7 mile walk to Magnolia and Discovery Park

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Neighborhood Walking Ambassador, John Reardon on a brisk 7 mile walk. We’ll meet at the Downtown Magnolia Starbucks and head north on 34th Ave W. to the north entrance of Discovery Park loop down to the shore to the sewage treatment plant and the lighthouse, then up the hill to the bluff and return ... read more

Walk On in Bellevue!

Walk On in Bellevue!

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Neighborhood Walking Ambassador, Connie De La Vergne’s, regular WOIB (WalkOnInBellWA). Walks begin again on the third Sunday of every month. We will meet at 2:00 PM in the parking lot of Kelsey Creek Farm and decide which direction and how long we want to walk from there. What do you want to see and ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

Register for a Free Webinar: America Walks

Register for a Free Webinar: America Walks

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us on August 21st and 28th for a webinar and then a discussion forum on innovative and effective ways to promote walking in mid-size towns. America Walks continues our focus on the Garden State. This month’s presenters will share success stories from three New Jersey communities. Feel free to attend one or both of these programs.   At the webinar, ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

Explore Kubota Garden

Explore Kubota Garden

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come walk around and view this treasured park with Neighborhood Walking Ambassador, Mary Magenta.  On this walk we will have the chance to survey the project “ROCK PEOPLE CHISELS”. The new rampart wall will be finished by then.   http://www.king5.com/on-tv/evening-magazine/Kubota-Garden-Wall-270510901.html

A Central District History Walk

A Central District History Walk

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Feet First Board member and Central District resident, John Stewart, for a history walk! We’ll meet at 10 AM from Flo Ware Park at 28th & Jackson. This walk coincides with the HopscotchCD festivities. We’ll walk Jackson from 28th to 16th, ending at Pratt Park at 18th & Yesler

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

“Find it, Fix it Community Walk.”

“Find it, Fix it Community Walk.”

August 25

Greetings, We wanted to let you know that Mayor Murray will be in Lake City on Monday August 25th to do a “Find It, Fix It Community Walk.”  He has been doing a number of these walks on the south end this summer and is now expanding to other parts of the city.  Here is a brief ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

Webinar: Making the Case for Healthy Schools and Students

Webinar: Making the Case for Healthy Schools and Students

August 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Making the Case for Healthy Schools and Students: Improving Academic Achievement through Healthy Eating and Physical Activity. A free webinar hosted by Action for Healthy Kids.   This webinar will discuss the connection between health and academic achievement. Dr. Shannon Michael, health scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will describe the ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

Free Webinar: Follow-up Discussion Forum for America Walks

Free Webinar: Follow-up Discussion Forum for America Walks

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This is the second part of the America Walks program on innovative and effective ways to promote walking in mid-size towns. Presenters from our August 21st Webinar will answer your questions about their innovative programs: the connection between “place-making” and walkability, an employee walking program intended to cut health insurance costs, and a walk-to-school initiative ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more

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IWALK Challenge

IWALK Challenge

July 15 - October 8

Join the Feet First IWALK Challenge to get more children walking to school this fall. Get a chance to win for prizes for your school — like Skyline Socks for an entire classroom, or PE equipment for your favorite teacher! Sign up NOW and Feet First will help you prepare an event for International Walk ... read more