The Vision Zero Project has a mission: end traffic deaths and serious injuries along the NE 65th St. corridor by 2030. To that end, Vision Zero has conducted two community forums since February of this year to identify challenges and potential solutions to make the sometimes treacherous thoroughfare safer. Some short-term safety improvements were implemented this year, and long-term design changes that take into account the opening of the Roosevelt Link station (on the horizon in 2021), and the increased challenges of moving transit, bikers, walkers, and drivers along the busy arterial are due to be completed in January 2018. Read More …
Our friends at Lake City Future First are hosting their last Community Conversation of the year at the Lake City Community Center, December 13 at 6:30 p.m. The FREE event will feature complimentary food, music, and information about how to engage with local businesses and programs as a volunteer. Visitors are asked to bring a donation of socks, whole grain cereals, canned tuna, chicken, tomato sauces, or peanut butter which will be distributed to those in need by North Helpline.
You’re invited to Emerald City Women’s Chorus Holiday Concert Debut! The concert will take place on Monday, December 4th at 7:30 p.m. at Norse Home, 5311 Phinney Ave N, Seattle. Free-will donations will be gratefully accepted. The chorus has a wonderful holiday concert planned, full of fun and beautiful music to joyfully start the holiday season. Plus, there will be time afterwards to mingle with friends and enjoy some complimentary treats and beverages. The new Emerald City Women’s Chorus was formed by past members of the Rain City Women’s Chorus after founder and director, Jo-Ann Christen, retired last spring. The new non-audition chorus is off to a great start Read More …
Join the Eckstein Middle School PTSA and Bryant Elementary PTSA for a forum on Seattle School funding featuring 46th District State Senator David Frockt, 46th District Rep. Gerry Pollet, and SPS Asst. Supt. of Business & Finance JoLynn Berge on Thursday, November 30th at 7:00 PM Eckstein Middle School Auditorium. See more information in the Funding Forum Flyer.
If you were unable to attend last week’s mayoral forum here are the notes:
Thanks to all who participated in this year’s business district trick-or-treat! Next year we’ll have to recruit a few volunteer photographers to capture more of the fun, but we did manage to get a few photos of the event.
After 8 years of serving Wedgwood, Blossoming Buds Cottage has elected to give up their drop-off location at 7501 35th Ave NE.
Nathan Hale Theatre presents “The Odyssey” on November 1-4 at 7:30 p.m, with an additional performance at 2:30 p.m. on November 4.
Seattle Mayoral Candidates Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon will appear at a special forum cohosted by the Northeast Seattle Communities of Hawthorne Hills, Laurelhurst, Windermere, Windermere North, Wedgwood, Ravenna-Bryant and View Ridge. The forum is scheduled for Thursday, October 26th, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Congregation Beth Shalom (6800 35th Avenue NE).
If you missed Saturday’s public meeting about the 35th Ave NE Paving Project with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and City Councilmember Rob Johnson, meeting materials are available online at http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/docs/2017_1021_35thAveNE_OpenHouseMeetingMaterials.pdf.