Tent City 3 May Be Coming to University Unitarian Church

The University Unitarian Church (UUC) located on 35th Ave NE will be deciding soon whether to host Tent City 3. UUC is actually not located in “Wedgwood,” but is rather part of the Ravenna-Bryant Community Association. However, we recognize that many believe “Wedgwood” extends south of NE 75th Street and realy these weird hyper-local boundaries are beside the point for those interested in UUC and Tent City 3. Yes, Tent City 3 may be temporarily coming to UUC in Spring 2023 (read more here). No, Tent City 3 is not an encampement like you see in other parts of the Read More …

Join Us for our November WCC Board Meetin. Tues, November 1st, 7PM via Zoom

You’re invited to join us for our November board meeting on Tuesday, November 1st at 7PM via Zoom (meeting details below). Our agenda is still being finalized, but we anticipate it will look something like the following: Welcome and Introductions Public comments Review and approve past meeting minutes Social equity check-in Update on proposed redevelopment of Wedgwood Center (QFC) Other landuse updates Wedgwood Parks discussion Discussion with members of Think Big Wedgwood! and the Wedgwood Garden Club Halloween Trick-or-treat debrief Big News regarding NE 95th Street Mobility Improvements Questions Wedgwood Community Council is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Read More …

Boo! Wedgwood Trick-or-Treat is Back! Monday, October 31st, 4-6PM

Grab your favorite Black Swan tutu, your inflatable dinosaur constume, or your Groucho Marx glasses and join us as we celebrate Halloween with our friends in the business district since COVID-19 raised its ugly head.  We CANNOT WAIT to see you and all the kiddos smiling, giggling, and slightly terrified with Laffy Taffy stuck in their teeth as they run from shop to shop through our business district. Masks are optional. Joy for being part of a community is mandatory. Interested in helping out?  We are in need of several volunteers to help as crossing guards during the trick-or-treat event.  Read More …

Wedgwood’s Park is Funded! At Least We’re Pretty Sure it is…

On Tuesday, September 27th, the Seattle Parks District Board (aka, the City Council) adopted the 2023 Finanical Plan for Cycle 2, a 6-year period between 2023-2028 which authorizes $788 million in funding over the 6 year period ($118 – $143 million/year).  Included in this funding are the resources to develop the 8 landbanked park sites who were supposed to be developed as part of Cycle 1 until emergency reappropriation of that funding to address the City’s respons to COVID-19. According to Appendix 1: Context | Pre-Commitments of the Seattle Board of Parks and Recreations Commissioners, Companion to March 26, 2022 Read More …

Save the Date: Wedgwood’s Trick-or-Treat on Monday, October 31st, 2022

Note: This post has been updated as we have changed the date from Friday, October 28th, to Monday, October 31st (aka Halloween) After a sad 2 year break, we’re thrilled to be able to once again host the Wedgwood Trick-or-Treat through Wedgwood’s businesses on Monday, October 31st, from 4-6PM.  More details to come.  However, we will be looking for volunteers to help out at intersections and serve as crossing guards.  Please reach out if interested at info@wedgwoodcc.org.  

Join Us for our September WCC Board Meeting. Tues, September 6th, 7PM via Zoom

You’re invited to join us for our September board meeting on Tuesday, September 6th at 7PM via Zoom (meeting details below). Our agenda is still being developed, but we anticipate it will look something like the following: Welcome and Introductions Public comments Review and approve past meeting minutes Social equity check-in Communication/Newsletter Land-Use Committee check-in 35th Ave NE Banners! THE PICNIC IS ALMOST HERE! Picnic update and planning Questions Wedgwood Community Council is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: WCC September Board Meeting Time: Sep 6, 2022 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87580128815?pwd=K1p6anBMcXBTUEpvcnIvMjVDOHlwdz09 Meeting Read More …

The Wedgwood Art Festival is BACK THIS WEEKEND!

The Wedgwood Art Festival is back again this weekend – in real life! This event has grown over the years and has become an iconic part of Wedgwood.  This year, the Wedwood Art Festival hosts 70+ artists, an expanded beer garden, and kids activities!  Also, visit their website and print off your own “Festival Buck” to use at the festival for savings on art or food and as your entry for a $100 Safeway giftcard! Make sure to swing by the festival, which will be at the Our Lady of the Lake (35th and 89th) parking lot.  The Wedgwood Art Read More …

Mixed Use Redevelopment of Wedgwood Center Proposed

As the Daily Journal of Commerce recently reported, Security Properties has recently submitted pre-application materials to the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspection (SDCI) for the redevelopment of the Wedgwood Center, which includes the entire parcel that spans from the QFC to Homestreet Bank.  Security Properties is a a multi-family residential developer and manager with a significant presence in Seattle and is currently developing a $193M residential tower in Belltown. This is the very first step in what may be a long process before there is a detailed development concept.  This process seeks initial feedback from the city on a Read More …

Join Us for our July WCC Board Meeting. Tues, July 5th, 7PM via Zoom

You’re invited to join us for our July board meeting on Tuesday, July 5th at 7PM via Zoom (meeting details below). Our agenda is still being developed, but we anticipate it will look something like the following: Welcome and Introductions Public comments Review and approve past meeting minutes Social equity check-in Land-Use Committee check-in Business District coordination and engagement Events update Summer Picnic – Seeking Sponsors Wedgwood Art Fest Fundraising Discussion Questions Wedgwood Community Council is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: WCC’s July Board Meeting Time: Jul 5, 2022 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Read More …