We are excited to announce the return of the Wedgwood Community Picnic! Since 2016, the picnic hasbecome a family-friendly event for neighbors to get together and celebrate local music, food and fun for an afternoon. Our mission is to build community by bringing neighbors, businesses, community leaders and non profits from Wedgwood and NE Seattle together. We need your help. Our fundraising goal for this year’s picnic is $6,000. As a sponsor your contribution helps our volunteer team fund the infrastructure, permits, equipment and other material to put on this great community event. This is a great way to connect. Read More …
This is a guest post from Bernedette H. In the Spring, Summer and Fall months while riding my bike or walking around the Wedgwood neighborhood I love to see what people are growing in their gardens. My husband and I have lived here for over 15 years and it’s been great to see so many of our neighbors install garden boxes and plant all kinds of crops. I love seeing what people are growing! I’ve never really paid attention to our neighborhood fruit trees, other than to avoid getting hit by falling fruit or riding my bike around the fruit Read More …
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.
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is hosting an on-site community outreach event this Sunday the 14th at 2pm to discuss a proposal to build 13 townhouses + 2 live/work spaces with parking for each unit, and commercial space at the site of Wong’s Restaurant. No need to RSVP and it’s open to the public. Details here