Last September the City Council’s Parks Committee approved the 2017 Parks and Open Space Plan, which included funding for Wedgwood’s future park at the former Morningside Substation. Thanks to the Wedgwood Garden Club, we have a preliminary timeline for the park’s planning, design, and construction.
In July, Seattle Parks & Recreation published its 2017 Parks and Open Space Plan. Highlights of Planned Capital Projects in the plan included development of 14 new parks at land-banked sites, which includes Wedgwood’s future park at the corner of 35th Ave NE & NE 86th Street.
Seattle Parks and Recreation will continue work to clean up debris and provide ditch maintenance at two landslide sites along sections of the Burke-Gilman Trail between NE 125th Street and NE 135th Street in northeast Seattle. The heavy rain has filled the ditches and requires attention.
On Wednesday, January 25, 2017 there will be a public meeting about the Sand Point Way Corridor Study being done by the Seattle Department of Transportation. The meeting will be at 7 PM in the Officers Club of Building 30 at Magnuson Park.
A Christmas ship (Argosy cruises) will bring lights and caroling to Magnuson Beach on Wednesday evening, December 21st. The Magnuson Community Center invites everyone to the beach for hot cocoa, cookies and Santa while awaiting the arrival of the ship.
Beginning on Monday, November 7th, repairs on the Burke-Gilman Trail through the University District will sometimes require that detours be used.
Volunteers of the Wedgwood Community Council turned out on October 23rd to clean up our future park at the corner of NE 86th Street.
Get to know community volunteers and do community service at the same time at a work party on Sunday, October 23rd at 10:30 AM. Volunteers will weed, rake, and remove trash at the corner of NE 86th Street in Wedgwood’s Future Park (called Morningside).
Sustainable NE Seattle is coordinating a Painting Party on Thursday, September 29th from 2 to 4 PM at the Hunter Tree Farm site, to paint the benches.
In the month of October there will be autumn-themed activities for children at several neighborhood resources in northeast Seattle, plus the traditional Halloween Business District Trick-or-Treat in Wedgwood.