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April Brings Cruise Ships & Spring Clean-Ups
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News from The Port Townsend
Main Street Program

Elks Building by Jason Squire Photography
APRIL EVENTS--Uptown, Downtown, it's our Town!



April 7-May 1,
Key City Public Theatre "Women in Jeopardy," Thelma and Louise meets The First Wives Club in this fun and flirtatious comedy. 


April 9-11,
Port Townsend Film Festival Focus: Women & Film. Eleven contemporary films by the best independent filmmakers working today. Six film professionals for Q&A after their screenings, and a filmmakers’ roundtable on Saturday night, moderated by human rights poet and film scholar, Susan Rich.   


April 9, Wooden Boat Festival Spring Symposium

Also April 9, 16th Annual 4X4 Expo at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. 

April 15, Port Townsend Main Street "LENT" Microloan Fund Low Interest Loan Program deadline. This microloan fund offers a tool for historic district businesses to offset financial impacts from emergency situations, though business development proposals will be considered. 
Click here for more information.

April 20Wooden Boat Wednesday at the Northwest Maritime Center.

 
April 23, Main Street Earth Day Spring Clean Up, Sponsored by The Boiler Room! Volunteers needed! Call the Port Townsend Main Street office at 385-7911 for more information.  Join us at Adams Street Park at 9 am for painting, gardening and sprucing up downtown. Adams Street Park is at Adams and Water Street, adjacent to Nifty Fifties Restaurant. Thanks to The Boiler Room and the City of Port Townsend for Earth Day Spring Clean Up support.

Also April 23,
Port Townsend Rotary Auction.
 
April 27-May 1
Centrum Choro Workshop.

NEWS AROUND THE BLOCK


KPTZ 91.9 FM’s Spring On-Air Fund Drive is set for April 11 through April 16. From The Beatles to Beethoven, from nature shows to news, KPTZ is an important part of the Jefferson County community. KPTZ 91.9 FM is celebrating its fifth year on the air in 2016. The goal is to raise $25,000.  You can donate online 24/7 on the station’s secure website at www.kptz.org, or by calling 360-554-4430 during the fund drive.

Please welcome back American Cruise Lines to Union Wharf on Thursday, April 14th! The ship will be in Port Townsend on Thursdays through June 9th--then back in August, and many Fall dates. Check the link attached for exact dates.

 
Happy 15th Anniversary to Sweet Laurette Cafe in Uptown! 
 
SPONSORS ON THE DOCK!
Do you remember what a great summer we had last year and how fantastic the Concerts on the Dock series was? Well, we have a fabulous line-up for this summer, thanks to Dominic Svornich, our music programmer. These community concerts are made possible by generous businesses. If you are interested in sponsoring this year, please call the Main Street office at 385-7911 for details. Thank you!

Have a special event coming up, anniversary or news you would like us to share? SEND US YOUR NEWS AROUND THE BLOCK to admin@ptmainstreet.org -- Thank you!

LOOKING AHEAD

May is "Art Wave" Month!! An inspiring exhibit of over 400 pieces of children's artwork created in the Port Townsend School District in grades K-12 displayed through the month of May in businesses in the Uptown and Downtown historic districts. To learn more and to sign up, visit our website

Hanging Flower Basket Program starts in May! The baskets are ordered through Henery’s Garden Center, they will be sending order forms to businesses that have ordered baskets in the past. If you are interested in ordering baskets, please call 385-3354 or email henerysgardencenter@olypen.com and they will send you an order form. The Port Townsend Main Street Program hires an independent gardening assistant to make sure the baskets will receive top care and attention for the season, 21 weeks! This includes securing the baskets to discourage theft, watering, fertilizing and maintaining the flowers. We offer this maintenance option to those businesses which find it easier to use an outside service for the season.  More details on pricing to come or call the PTMS office at 385-7911 for details.

Do You Love Port Townsend?

Become a member of the Port Townsend Main Street Program today! Friends of Main Street Memberships are $50/year, it's not just for businesses, it's for everyone.
THANK YOU to our Business Boutique members,  we appreciate your support! 

A Suite at the Fountain
Conservatory Coastal Home 
Derr Jewelry 
Forest Gems Gallery
Frameworks
Gallery 9
Getables
GLOW Natural Skincare
Greg Barry, DDS
Hastings Estate Company
Home Staging and Styling by Patti
Joglo
K&B O'Hana
Lively Olive Tasting Bar
Mad Hatter & Co.
Nifty Fiftys
Park Place Dog Grooming
Port Townsend Fudge Co.
PTeRider
Terrapin Architecture
The Boiler Room
The Perfect Season
The Spice and Tea Exchange
Wandering Angus
World's End
Writers' Workshoppe & Imprint Books

MAIN STREET TAX INCENTIVE PROGRAM

Washington State has reached its cap for 2016! Thank you to the following who were able to pledge to Port Townsend for the 2016 Main Street Tax Incentive Program.

We would like to acknowledge and thank all the participants in the 2015 Main Street Tax Incentive Program.  


Thank You Maestrale!
821 Water St.
Port Townsend, WA
360-385-5565 
 
Maestrale has spent the last nineteen years building relationships with artists and craftsmen throughout Southeast Asia. Each year they travel abroad in search of exotic and exquisite handmade treasures to enhance your living space and adorn your body.

"We conduct business in a way that is culturally, socially, and environmentally responsible. We work with artisans and craftsmen in India, Indonesia, Thailand, Nepal and China, respecting their artistry, cultural aesthetics, and the diverse traditions they represent.

By making the work of indigenous artists available to you, we encourage employment opportunities, help preserve ancient traditions, and promote economic sustainability, which allows the artists to maintain their traditional lifestyles with dignity."
 
Thank you for putting your state B&O tax dollars to work here in our community and simultaneously benefiting your business. We appreciate it very much!

BUSINESSES FOR SALE 


Aldrich's Market in historic uptown is available for purchase as a turnkey opportunity, call 360-385-0500 for more details.


Wright Away Delivery, Port Townsend's only multi-restaurant delivery business, is for sale. This is an excellent opportunity to own your own successful business with a solid established customer base, and tremendous growth potential. 

COMMERCIAL SPACE AVAILABLE IN THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS

Mezzanine level space for rent in the James & Hastings Building, 940 Water St., $450/month - contact Lois for more information (360)385-6131


Pop-up Space available in the historic Hastings Building at Taylor & Water.

Retail Opportunities in Flagship Landing
Click here to see more about spaces available
at Flagship Landing

For available spaces Uptown and Downtown 
visit The Port Townsend Main Street Program's website 
here.
The Port Townsend Main Street Program is a 501c3 nonprofit organization founded in 1985.

“Fostering economic vitality and preservation of place within our historic business districts, while maintaining our small town quality of life.” 

211 Taylor St. Suite 3
Port Townsend, WA 98368 
360-385-7911

www.ptmainstreet.org 
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Port Townsend, WA 98368

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