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Safe Crossings: NE 95th Street

NE 95th Street is a narrow, two-lane arterial without sidewalks.  This year due to changes in school attendance boundaries, some Wedgwood students will need to cross NE 95th Street on their way to the newly opened Jane Addams Middle School (JAMS) at 11051 34th Ave NE, just north of Nathan Hale High School.

Since 35th Ave NE is closed at the site of the Meadowbrook Community Center at NE 107th Street,  students on their way to JAMS will walk on 30th Ave NE.  At that point on NE 95th Street, containers of crossing flags are being installed to help students alert drivers to their presence as they cross.  All drivers are urged to slow down and watch out for students beginning on Wednesday, September 3, along NE 95th Street as well as all other area roadways.

Plant Sale at the Nature Shop

The season of autumn plant sales will open on Saturday, September 6, right here in Wedgwood at the Nature Shop of the Seattle Audubon Society at 8050 35th Ave NE.  Local plant nurseries who will be represented will include Botanica, Discovery Gardens, Fairmeadow Nursery, Madrona Gardens, and Tadpole Haven Native Plants.  Come to the sale from 10 AM to 4 PM on September 6, support local businesses and get a good start on your fall plantings.

Community Barter Fair and Cider Pressing

Sustainable NE Seattle will sponsor a Community Barter Fair and Cider Pressing festival on Saturday, September 27, from 1 to 4 PM.  Bring your home-grown and homemade goods to barter with others at the Fair, to be held at The Gathering Place at Hunter Tree Farm, 7744 35th Ave NE, next to the Wedgwood Post Office.

You and your neighbors can collect the apples from your yard trees and bring them to the Fair to be pressed into cider.  Please bring all the containers you will want to use, such as washed milk or juice containers, and bring extra to share.  Bring the kids to see how food can be conserved and shared.

Scarecrow Mini Fest at Magnuson

Make a scarecrow on Saturday, September 27. . . . → Read More: Scarecrow Mini Fest at Magnuson

Crime Alert: Package Thefts

Package thefts from porches in Wedgwood. . . . → Read More: Crime Alert: Package Thefts

Lake City Farmers Market on Thursdays

The Market is open each Thursday in Lake City until October 2nd. . . . → Read More: Lake City Farmers Market on Thursdays

Grantseeking Basics

Library resource directory for nonprofits seeking funding – workshop on Tuesday, August 26. . . . → Read More: Grantseeking Basics

Neighborhood Matching Fund for Back-to-School Projects

Does your group of neighbors with kids, your PTA or youth group want to organize an activity or event to celebrate the fall back-to-school season?

If so, it may qualify for support from Seattle’s Department of Neighborhoods Small Sparks fund. This fund provides matching dollars of up to $1000 for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Matching Fund for Back-to-School Projects

Beat the Heat on Labor Day Weekend

Play indoors at the Tennis Center Sand Point, August 28-31. . . . → Read More: Beat the Heat on Labor Day Weekend

Sing-a-long at the Library: Frozen

At the Northgate Branch Library on Monday, August 25. . . . → Read More: Sing-a-long at the Library: Frozen