Highland Terrace June 2019 Newsletter
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Reminder: Shoreline Planning Commission Meeting 
Thursday, June 6 at 7pm: Shoreline Place is on the Agenda

Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Avenue N
To make a comment, contact the Planning Commission: 
Comment Form or email

More information on Shoreline Place appears under
"Construction Update" - scroll down (above Calendar)
Highland Terrace Neighborhood Association
Monthly Meeting

Thursday, June 13 at 7pm
Join HTNA board and neighbors to recap the year
and thank volunteers and outgoing officers.
Discuss plans for Swinging' Summer Eve Concert and
Neighborhood Used Book Sale
on July 17 at Cromwell Park
and having a National Night Out August 6 party on your block.
All are welcome! 
Location: Highland Terrace Elementary School Library, 100 N. 160th St.
 Fun & Games in the Park!
Saturday June 8 from 1pm to 3pm
Location: Shoreline Park - lower baseball field ("the bowl").
Join your neighbors for an afternoon of kickball and other lawn sports
to be followed by sharing of snacks and refreshments.
Bring snacks to share!
Sponsored by the Highland Terrace Neighborhood Association
For more information email
Shoreline Community College
Spring Neighborhood Meeting
Thursday, June 13 from 6:30pm to 8pm

Location: Shoreline Community College
Building 9000 (the PUB)
16101 Greenwood Avenue N
Learn about the College's plans, including the new student residence hall that will open in Fall 2019.  Q&A opportunity.  Light refreshments provided. Free parking.
 For more information:
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We Need 1 Gallon Size Nursery Pots!
For 2020 neighborhood bulb sale - we need dozens of them! Drop off under apple tree near parking area at 15740 2nd Ave NW, or anywhere at 115 NW 159th (same property) near Highland Terrace Elementary.
If you have a large quantity, email Fran for pickup. Size: approx 6.5” diameter x 6.25” depth (called one gallon actually but holds 0.664 gallons of potting soil). Highland Terrace Neighborhood Association will be doing another, expanded bulb sale in early spring of 2020.
Drop Off Books by July 16! 
Bring in your used books, CDs, DVDs, and electronic games! 
HTNA is participating in the huge Book/Music/Video sale at the
Swinging' Summer Eve Concert and Neighborhood Used Book Sale on Monday, July 17 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at Cromwell Park,
18030 Meridian Ave. N 
We are now collecting books, CDs, DVDs, and electronic games for this event.
Drop off your contributions to these front porch addresses:
  • 115 NW 159th (corner of 2nd NW)
  • 15554 Greenwood Ave. N.
Book Donations: Books must be copyrighted 2004 or after and in good condition.
Categories: Fiction, Romance, Biography, Sports & Leisure; Food, Home & Garden; History, Politics, Military; Coffee Table (art, museum, photo); Arts & Crafts; Photography; Psychology; Spirituality; Women's Studies; Travel, Nature and Environment; Poetry and Books about writing; Foreign Languages. All ages: kids; young adults; adults.
Please do not drop off these books: computer and internet; education or general reference; self-help, medical or health. 
National Night Out is Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Knowing your neighbors is the first step in crime prevention.  
How to Plan a Successful National Night Out Party on Your Block...
Register your block party by July 23 for August 6 parties.  Here is National Night Out information including a registration form to be emailed or taken to City Hall. 
Why register:  your party will be scheduled for a visit from City Staff and/or Shoreline Police; your party is entered into a drawing for a visit by Shoreline Fire; you will get useful information to share with guests and a NNO host gift.
Note:  if you are planning a road closure for your party, you must submit a permit for road closure by July 23.  Not all streets can be closed.  For more information call 206-801-2500 before you submit your application.
For information about planning a national night out block party, here is a helpful guide. You can also contact Constance Perenyi, Neighborhoods Coordinator, 206-801-2253.
Get Involved in Your Neighborhood!
The Highland Terrace Neighborhood Association (HTNA) is seeking a Secretary to take minutes at HTNA meetings. This position can be shared.  Bring a friend and join your neighbors in planning neighborhood events. For more information, please email
Shoreline Community and Aquatic Center update as of May 21, 2019.  For more information email Parks Director Eric Friedli or call 206-801-2601.
Construction Links
The 160th and Greenwood N / Innis Arden Intersection Updates:
Sidewalk improvements will be completed by Fall 2019.

The City of Shoreline and SCC intersection project at the above intersection is expected to be completed by Fall 2025. There are three conceptual options including two round-about options, and one signal option.  Here is the link to the May 8, 2019 presentation at Shoreline Community College. Public meetings to be announced.
Construction is underway at Alexan Shoreline at 155th and Westminster Way.
Road closure: Westminster Way N between Aurora and 155th is closed to traffic until 9/30/20.  
Shoreline Place:  Planning Commission links to information about Shoreline Place in advance of June 6 meeting:

Calendar links:

City of Shoreline Calendar

Shoreline Library Events 
See events at Shoreline and Richmond Beach Libraries

Shoreline/Lake Forest Arts Council Calendar

Shoreline Community College Calendar

Shoreline Diversity and Inclusion Events

Shoreline/Lake Forest Park Senior Center Calendar

Upcoming events:

Low Tide Beach Walks
Shoreline Farmers Market
, Saturdays 10am-3pm
Shoreline Arts Festival, June 29 from 10am-6pm
and June 30 from 10am-5pm (Location: Shoreline Community College)

Karaoke in the Park, July 9, 16, 23 & 30
Cromwell Park Amphitheater, 18030 Meridian Avenue N.

Summer lunches for ages 1-18 at Shoreline Library, 12pm to 1pm
Dates: Monday through Friday June 26 - August 28.  No lunch July 4.
In partnership with Shoreline Schools, Hunger Intervention Program, YMCA of Greater Seattle. Location:  Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St., (206) 362-7550.  
Additional locations: Paramount School Park, Dale Turner Family Y, Meridian Park Elementary School, Shorecrest High School
For more information: Summer Food Rocks  (Telephone 1-866-348-6479)

Shoreline Walks
Explore neighborhoods, parks and trails on some of the best walking routes in Shoreline. Designed for adults ages 50+ but open to all ages and abilities, each walk is led by a Volunteer Walk Leader and all walks are free. No need to sign up, just show up at the meetup location.  Friendly dogs on a leash are welcome to join.

Shoreline Farmers Market
The market will be open every Saturday, June 8 through October 5 from 10am to 3pm. Shoreline Farmers Market offers a variety of fresh Washington produce and organic meats. Showcase of local artisan crafts, food trucks and music. The popular PoP Club is back for it’s 4th season to introduce kids to seasonal eating and the magic of produce. The Shoreline Farmers Market is operated by the Shoreline Farmers Market Association, a local non-profit organization.  Get more information on the Market's Facebook page and website.

There are several volunteer work parties in June which can be viewed on the Shoreline City Calendar.
Saturday June 8, 10am - 1pm
Location: Twin Ponds Park, 15401 1st Avenue NE
Meet at the south end parking lot along 1st Ave NE, near the community garden.  Contact to RSVP or for further information.

Tween Night
Saturday June 8 from 6:30pm to 10:30pm

Location: Richmond Highlands Recreation Center, 16554 Fremont Avenue N
5th and 6th Graders, kick it with your friends without younger sibs or older kids. Parents, this program offers a safe and fun place for Tweens to hang out with friends on a Saturday night.  For more information, please contact Austin at (206) 801-2643.

Shoreline Social Justice Book Discussion 
Sunday June 9 from 2pm to 4pm
Location: Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Avenue N 
Meet neighbors and build community by reading and discussing books written from diverse perspectives. On June 9, author Dr. Gloria Burgess will read from her book Pass it On!  Family friendly event with facilitated discussion, art project, music, and food.  Bring a copy of a favorite children's book with a social justice theme to share on a display table. Contact Suni Tolton, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator at 206-801-2256 or for more information.

Wisdom Café: Friendship and Difficult Diagnoses
Tuesday June 11 from 2pm to 3:30pm

Location: Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW
Most of us have friends or family who live with difficult or catastrophic diagnoses. Finding our roles as we offer care and support can be hard. We will share some approaches that have worked for us.

Richmond Beach Garden Tour
Saturday June 22 from 11am to 4pm
The Richmond Beach Community Association sponsors this annual self-guided tour of local gardens.  For more information go to Richmond Beach Garden Tour 2019

Shoreline Arts Festival 
Saturday June 29 – Sunday June 30, starting at 10am
NEW LOCATION: Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Avenue N
Free two-day community event: art exhibits, youth art, artist marketplace, cultural rooms, hands-on art, performances, food court, and various activities of all kinds.
Sponsored by the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council.  

Shoreview and Boeing Creek Park Walk + Arts Festival
Sunday June 30 at 9:15am

Meet at: Shoreline Community College visitor parking lot,
16101 Greenwood Avenue N
Enjoy a morning walk and then visit the Shoreline Arts Festival at its new location, Shoreline Community College.  We’ll start at the College and loop through parts of Shoreview Park and Boeing Creek Park, ending back at the College in time for a stroll through the Arts Festival which starts at 10am.   


Volunteer Opportunities with HTNA

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us for more details.
  • Join the HNTA Board!  Build community by organizing events, communicating information to residents, and making improvements around the neighborhood. 
  • Get together with neighbors on your block to plan for emergencies, form a Block Watch, and organize a National Night Out block party on August 6, 2019.
  • We are starting to organize informal meet-ups to facilitate people with similar interests getting to know each other.  If you would like to organize one - let us know!
For more information about how to get involved with the neighborhood, please visit the HTNA website or contact us at
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