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Greenwood Elementary 100th birthday celebration goes green

Greenwood Elementary turns 100 years old this weekend. All alumni and neighbors are invited to join the celebration from 12-5 p.m. on Saturday at the school, on the corner of NW 80th St. and 3rd Avenue NW. A big part of the celebration is the Green Greenwood Environmental Fair, and bike fest.

People of all ages have spent the last couple of months creating centennial commemorative art at weekly workshops. It will all be unveiled at the celebration, including tiles, mosaics and fused glass works.

Here’s the schedule:

12-3:30 p.m. Green your ride – Walk or bike. Family bike fest with low-cost helmet sale and a kid’s bicycle rodeo hosted by Cascade Bicycle Club. Join Spokespeople to ride from Wallingford Playground to Greenwood.

Birthday Celebration and Open House (ceremony at 3:30) with Mayor-Elect Mike McGinn and School Board Rep. Sheri Carr, mayoral proclamation, music, alumni interviews, time capsule, historic displays and class photos, and commemorative art unveiling.

2- 5 p.m. A Green Greenwood – Environmental Education Fair. Participate in interactive fun and learning for all ages. Exhibits and activities by Top Ten Toys, Seattle Tilth, REI, Sustainable Greenwood-Phinney, RE-Store, The Bubble Man (show at 2pm), and many more.

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