Learn how to make an emergency toilet, operate an automated external defibrillator (AED), and other handy city life hacks at the Urban Survival Skills Fair on Sept. 30 next to Victory Heights Park. Hosted by Seattle Emergency Hubs, the fair will feature booths and information for those interested in emergency preparedness. http://seattleemergencyhubs.org/calendar-event/urban-survival-skills-fair-northeast-seattle/
The NE 70th St Crossing Improvement design has been updated to remove the parking option between Roosevelt Way NE and 12th Ave NE, to compensate for the narrowness of the street. Parking still will be available on the south side of NE 70th St between Roosevelt Way NE and 8th Ave NE as shown on the previous design. Updates and information about the revisions are available online at Seattle.gov: http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/projects-and-programs/programs/neighborhood-street-fund-program/projects/ne-70th-st
The D5 Community Network is hosting a public panel discussion with Citywide Council members Teresa Mosqueda and Lorena Gonzalez, and Deputy Mayor Michael Fong on Thursday, May 31, from 7-9 p.m. at the Haller Lake Community Club.
Join City Council Representative Debora Juarez and your neighbors at the Seattle Mennonite Church in Lake City (3120 NE 125th St.) on Tuesday, February 13 for a forum about issues that affect District 5. Light refreshments will be served. Click on the link below for more information. Flyer D5 Community Mtg with CM Juarez 2-13-18
Join the WCC Monday, January 22 at 7:30 at the Wedgwood Broiler (in the “secret” back room) to discuss the issues that will matter most to our neighborhood in 2018. Guests from the Department of Neighborhoods, the Wedgwood Garden Club, and 4toExplore will be on hand to answer questions. Click on the link to see the agenda. Hope to see you there! JAN_2018 WCC Agenda
From the people who brought you the Women’s March of 2017 comes a new event to commemorate the anniversary of that historic day and kick off a new year of activism. Return to Cal Anderson Park on January 20 at 10 a.m. for Seattle Women’s March 2.0–2018. Visit the event webpage on Facebook for more details and updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/2060643887505131/
Senator David Frockt and Representatives Gerry Pollet and Javier Valdez are holding a joint town hall meeting on Wednesday, January 3, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the Nathan Hale High School Performing Arts Center. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and get some feedback about district issues.
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.