2019 Wedgwood Community Picnic – Saturday, September 14

Join your neighbors for a fun night of food and music at the 2019 Wedgwood Community Picnic! This year’s picnic will take place on Saturday, September 14 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at Hunter Tree Farm. The picnic will feature food trucks, local music, and activities for kids. This year’s picnic will also include a beer garden. Many of our local businesses and organizations will be there as well. We’d like to give a big thank you to our official sponsors this year, Van Gogh Coffeehouse, Orange Theory Fitness, Blue Poppy Floral and Gifts, and Danielle Burton and Brian Turnbull at Edward Read More …

New left-turn signals at NE 75th St

A 35th Ave NE Project update from SDOT … New left-turn signals at NE 75th StWe’ve heard from many of you throughout this project with requests for protected left-turn signals at NE 75th St. During our ongoing evaluation of operations on the corridor, we’ve determined that these protected left-turn arrows met our current guidelines. Earlier this week, new signals were installed on the existing poles and wires. We plan to upgrade the signal poles at a later date, likely next year. What’s nextAs you know, we lowered the speed limit along 35th Ave NE from 30 mph to 25 mph Read More …

Seattle Parks and Recreation Seeks Name For New park in Wedgwood

October 18 deadline for submitting names Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the public to submit potential names for the new park in Wedgwood. The deadline for submitting names to the Parks Naming Committee is Friday, October 18, 2019. Please submit suggestions for park names in writing by Friday, October 18, 2019 and include an explanation of how your suggestion matches the naming criteria. Send to Seattle Parks and Recreation, Parks Naming Committee, 100 Dexter Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109, or by e-mail to paula.hoff@seattle.gov

Budget Town Hall with Council Member Pacheco and Mayor Durkan

The event will be held in the auditorium space of University Heights Center (5031 University Way, Seattle, WA 98105) on Saturday, September 7th. Doors will open at 11:30 am, with the panel discussion and Q+A running from 12:00 – 1:00. It will be a great opportunity for community members to learn more about the city budget, to hear from CM Pacheco and the Mayor about their priorities, and to share what you want to see in the budget with them. Have a look at this page for details and to RSVP.

Wedgwood Picnic Save the Date

The Wedgwood Community Council invites you to join us at the 2019 picnic! The picnic will take place on Saturday, September 14th, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Keep an eye out here and on our social media for more details. If you’re interested in volunteering or would like to have your business or organization represented at the picnic contact us at info@wedgwoodcc.org.

Speed Limit Change on 35th Ave NE

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 …

Welcome Blue Poppy Floral

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.

D4 Candidate Forum on Transportation, Housing, & Sustainability

Join the Cascade Bicycle Club for a District 4 City Council candidate forum focusing on making Seattle a more affordable and sustainable community. We will be hearing from candidates for City Council in District 4 as they answer questions about housing, mass transit, ensuring everyone is able to use our streets safely and achieving Vision Zero, reducing carbon emissions, and centering racial equity in all of this work. We’ll be in the auditorium of the Cascade Bicycling Center, in Magnuson Park. The venue is wheelchair-accessible and CART services will be provided. The event is accessed by the number 75 bus Read More …

Final schedule announced for Your Voice, Your Choice project development meetings

In Project Development, community members take the ideas submitted during the Idea Collection phase and prioritize them to 8-10 ideas per Council District. There will be opportunities to participate in Project Development meetings in each Council District. Participants will be responsible for evaluating the project ideas that are submitted and give each project numerical ratings. Each Project Development meeting will be supported by Your Voice, Your Choice staff who will ensure that community members have the necessary resources and tools to evaluate projects. Anyone can participate in Project Development if they live, work, go to school, receive services, volunteer, or Read More …