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Neighborhood news roundup: store closing date, local author published, solar program extended

Here’s a roundup of all kinds of neighborhood news:

The Greenwood Community Council’s walkabout of areas without sidewalks that was originally scheduled for last week, has been rescheduled because of rain. We’ll let you know of the new date.

The building housing Francine Seders Gallery, at 6701 Greenwood Ave. N., is for sale (but the gallery is not).

United Way of King County’s Summer Food Service Program begins this week, providing free meals to qualified children at dozens of sites throughout the city and around Puget Sound, including three in our neighborhood.

You can see a map of all meal sites in the region here.

Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop at 203 N. 85th St. will close on July 17 after its building was sold. Nearly everything in the store is half off.

Solarize Seattle: Northwest has extended its deadline to sign up homeowners who want to join the group purchase program that offers discounts and pre-approved contractors for adding solar panels. The new deadline is July 1.

Local author Mike Attebery has just published a new e-book anthology, and dedicated it to his friend, David Barrow, a Greenwood resident who passed away last month. It’s available through multiple retailers through Kobo, including independent affiliate bookstores like Couth Buzzard Books, at 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.