New speed limit signs have been installed on 35th Ave NE. The speed limit has been reduced from 30 mph to 25 mph. The new speed limit of 25 mph is legally in effect as soon as the new signs are in place. As a reminder, the default speed limit on arterials in the city of Seattle is 25 mph when not otherwise posted. SDOT collected speed data on 35th Ave NE in early June. Based on that data, they decided to reduce the speed limit to 25 mph in the retail business district from NE 65th to NE 89th streets. Since Read More …
We’d like to welcome Blue Poppy Floral to Wedgwood. They’re located on the north-west corner of 35th Ave NE and NE 85th St, next to the Wedgwood Ale House. Blue Poppy Floral and Gifts specializes in floral arrangements for the home, events, and special occasions. They also have a vast array of house plants, including orchids, kokedama, air plants, tropical, terrarium bar/succulents, and a wide variety of unique gifts and treats for people and pooches.
The Wedgwood Art Festival is this weekend and there’s still a need for volunteers. There are booth sitting, security and other shifts still available for Sat & Sun. If you’re interested in volunteering you can see available shifts and sign up here: https://waf2019.ivolunteer.com/jul_2019.
Come out and join the fun for free concerts, food trucks, kid’s activities, and of course art! This year there will also be a beer garden and art cars. JULY 13 & 14, 2019 Saturday 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 4pm FREE FINE ART FESTIVAL70+ JURIED ART & FINE CRAFT VENDORSFREE LIVE MUSIC – FOOD TRUCKS – CHILDREN’S CRAFTSHeld at the Outdoor Playground at Our Lady of the Lake Parish SchoolCorner of 35th Ave NE and NE 89th ST For more information visit the official Wedgwood Art Festival web site.
Join Seattle Parks and Recreation and Studio 41 at the park site for an open house to review the final design and provide feedback on the design. Saturday, June 29 10 A.M. – 12 P.M.8605 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA, 98115
A message from our neighbors at Thornton Creek Elementary… Hello neighbors, My name is Tristan Osborn and I represent parents from Thornton Creek Elementary, a Seattle Public School located at 7712 40th Ave NE, Seattle, 98115 in the Wedgwood neighborhood. Concern has been raised by parents regarding unsafe traffic conditions, especially during drop-off and pick-up times. We have taken several steps to enhance pedestrian safety in our neighborhood, including the installation of crossing flags at key pedestrian crosswalks around the school and the successful request of a funded crossing guard for NE 77th Street where it crosses 40th Ave NE. Read More …
The Rainbow City Marching Band’s parade season kicks off in the neighborhood that they call home; Wedgwood neighbors come out to hear them play and follow them around as they parade through the neighborhood. The parade ends at Wedgwood Community Church, their home for rehearsals year-round, which hosts a community ice-cream social following the parade. Fun for the whole family! Full information here.
The District 4 Candidates Forum is tonight (Monday 6/10) at 7 pm at the Sand Point Learning Center, 5801 Sand Point Way NE. Good idea to arrive by 6:30 if you’re coming.
Heads up – Spooner Berry Farms is going to be opening soon, the stand is already up. Get there early cause they sell out. They’ll be in the same location next to the Wedgwood Post Office. Strawberries start in JuneRaspberries start in JulyMarionberries & Blackberries Mid-JulyOur incredible Blueberries start 1st of August.
We’d like to welcome Pinecone Pre-K to the neighborhood. An engaging, well-rounded preschool curriculum that teaches kindergarten-readiness and social-emotional skills. Developmentally appropriate lessons within core subjects of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) and Early Literacy. Creating a close-knit community within a uniquely small class size of 10 students. Enriching Art, Music, Movement and Library programs with support from local guest teachers. Celebrating childhood as a time to love, laugh, play, and learn! Check out their website for more information about them and their summer camp, enrollment, and curriculum.