Public meetings to focus on Lake Union, wellness and bus service

The Eastlake Community Council has three public meetings coming up in the next few weeks on a variety of topics. All meetings are from 7 to 9 p.m. at TOPS@Seward School, 2500 Franklin Ave. E.

The meeting topics are:

Ecology of Lake Union, Nov. 16: Naturalist and retired science teacher Craig MacGowan will offer his insight and knowledge about Lake Union’s natural world and how industrialization and population growth has changed it. For more information, contact him at

Wellness Fair, Nov. 30: Local hospitals, health institutions and businesses will be on hand to help you get healthy, provide information and answer your questions. Scheduled to attend at this time are Bastyr, Seattle Children’s, Aesthetica Dentistry, Accupuncture Eastlake, Swedish Midwives and Eastlake Massage. Others are expected. Topics expected to be covered include diet, exercise, health monitoring, accident prevention and more. For more information or to post a question in advance, e-mail

Bus Service Issues, Dec. 7: Metro has recently eliminated some stops on Routes 49 and 70 in Eastlake. This meeting will give you a chance to provide feedback on bus service to Metro and the ECC. For more information or to join the Eastlake Bus Riders Coalition, e-mail, or call 206-322-5463.