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
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.