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PAWA Washington Park Arboretum Paint-Out
Sat, April 22, 2017, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
Come ready to paint!
The Washington Park Arboretum is a hidden gem on the shores of Lake Washington. Jointly managed by UW and the City of Seattle, its 230 acres are a dynamic assortment of plants found nowhere else. The Graham Visitors Center contains an information desk and a gift shop managed by the Arboretum Foundation.
Facilitator: Emiliya Lane
Text: (206) 419-0424 email: email@example.com
Meeting Time & Place: April 22, 2017-9:00 AM. Meet at the Visitor’s Center. I will be setup to greet PAWA members at the entrance of Graham Visitors Center @ 9:00 am - I will be there till 10:00 am . Please call me after 10:00 am because we might spread out in the park, and I will be painting on the trail right behind the Visitors Center.
Grab a map at the visitor center.
There are plant collections Asiatic Maples, Birches and Poplars, Camellias, Hawthorns, Hollies, Rhododendrons, Azaleas, Japanese Maples, etc. See the collections map http://depts.washington.edu/uwbg/docs/WPAGridMap.pdf
Lunch plans: We recommend that you bring your own lunch and beverages and meet at the Graham Vistor Center outside patio 12 noon to 1 pm.
Here are some restaurant/grocery suggestions if you did not bring a lunch: Cafe Flora, Arosa Cafe, and University Village (Safewary, QFC, upscale restaurants.)
End of day Plan: Any end of the day plans to meet will be discussed during the lunch break or at 4:30 PM back at the visitor's center where we can gather for an "End of the Day Show and Tell".
Take exit 168 for SR-520 East/Bellevue-Kirkland. Merge onto SR-520 and take the first exit, Montlake Boulevard. Continue straight through the signal. Take a slight right at E. Lake Washington Boulevard, then a slight left at Lake Washington Blvd. E. Turn left onto E. Foster Island Road at the stop sign, then turn right onto Arboretum Drive East to reach the Graham Visitors Center.
From SR-520 West
After crossing Lake Washington, take the first Seattle exit onto Lake Washington Boulevard S. Turn left off the ramp. Take the next left onto E. Foster Island Road. Turn right onto Arboretum Drive East to reach the Graham Visitors Center.