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Art, Music & Goodies!

Judging from happy faces, full tummies and well-behaved doggies, the Seventh Annual Leschi ArtWalk was a success. Despite early morning rain which washed away the chalk marks numbering the booths, Yousef Shulman and Ann Conroy rose to the challenge and found a booth for every vendor.

The stage was well positioned this year; we could hear the music across Lakeside Ave. S. Visitors especially mentioned The Rio Thing band of Brazilian jazz.

We saw many painted faces as we staffed the Leschi Community Council table and many children sporting bead bracelets, thanks to Sarah Howes, our talented craft instructor. Many prime rib sandwiches were sold and there were chocolates to nibble on from Herman Lanier, the Candy Man, who is making the world a little sweeter! And our cotton candy girl was there, spinning away as she produced sugary clouds of fluff!

There was a new event this year: a Doggie Contest! Although we told each dog that passed our table, only four made it to the park at 2pm. But Sally Wagner reports