Have a neighborhood street usage project you would like to pitch? The Neighborhood Street Fund selects community-proposed transportation improvement projects for funding in the City’s Right of Way. To increase your chances for success, the NSF is offering application workshops, community sorting, public voting, and translations of materials into seven different languages. Want to learn more? Follow the links, below: Information about application workshops: https://www.seattle.gov/transportation/projects-and-programs/programs/neighborhood-street-fund The NSF Application: https://www.seattle.gov/transportation/projects-and-programs/programs/neighborhood-street-fund
Join us this Saturday October 27th from 10:00am to 12:00pm. We’ll meet at 8605 35th Ave NE (the site of the planned park net to Cafe Javasti). Bring your work gloves, we’ll have everything else.
It’s that time of year again! Kick off your Halloween celebrations at the Wedgwood business district trick-or-treat on Wednesday, October 31st from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.
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
Come meet Neighbors and Friends for the 3rd annual Community Picnic. Live bands food trucks and learn a bit about what is not a brick and mortar business here in the community it will be at the Hunter Tree Farm 7744 35th ave NE from 3-7pm tomorrow 9/15/18
Join the Emerald City Women’s Chorus for its fall session after a successful first year making delightful music together The Emerald City Women’s Chorus, a non-audition chorus in north Seattle, is gearing up for its second year. The chorus extends an invitation to women of all ages and all voice parts to join this fun and supportive community of 40 singers who love to sing for the joy of it.
As you’ve no doubt noticed, work has started on 35th Ave. Construction can be difficult on businesses, so please remember that all of the businesses along 35th will be open during construction. If you’d like to sign up for construction updates or see the archive of previous updates you can do that there.
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 …