Highland Terrace October News
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HTNA Meeting October 11


The next HTNA meeting will be held Thursday, October 11 at the Highland Terrace Elementary School library from 7-9pm. City of Shoreline Senior Transportation Planner Nora Daley-Peng will give an overview of Proposition 1, Sales and Use Tax for Sidewalk and Pedestrian Improvements with support from Transportation Services Manager Nytasha Sowers.

Volunteers Needed for Bylaw Subcommittee

HTNA would like to form a volunteer subcommittee to review and update our association's bylaws.  We hope to form this committee at our October meeting, submit all proposed changes to our members in the December newsletter, and vote on proposed changes at our January meeting.  If you are interested in helping with this, please join us at the October meeting, or email us at



Ridgecrest Pub is sponsoring a candidate forum at
The Crest on October 17.  More details here.
HTNA would like to know what you are interested in learning/doing/seeing this year. Are there speakers or topics that would bring you to a meeting? Are there events you wish were happening in your neighborhood?  We would love to hear from you.  Go ahead and reply to this email!

News for Neighborhoods - There are so many amazing things happening in Shoreline! This is just a small selection of the fun and interesting events!

Get into the spirit of the month!  Many choices of October happenings in Shoreline.

Natural Garden for Native Pollinators, Friday, October 5, 10 am – 12 pm
Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW
King Conservation District staff discusses what native pollinators are, why they are important and how landowners can help support them. You will leave with a better understanding of the impact pollinators will have on your property.

Little Shop of Horrors, October 5 – 14, varying times
Shoreline Community College Theater, 16101 Greenwood Avenue N
Little Shop of Horrors, a deviously delicious Broadway sci-fi smash musical, has devoured the hearts of theater goers everywhere.  Shoreline Community College’s production will include custom-built puppets. Get date/time details and purchase tickets online.

Monster Mash Dash, Saturday, October 6, 8 am
Interurban Trail, 17500 Midvale Avenue N
The Monster Mash Dash is a family 5K fun run and walk along Shoreline's Interurban Trail. Costumes are encouraged and prizes will be awarded for the best costume in each age group as well as best group costume. The race will not be officially timed, but will be officially fun.

Final Day of the Season – Shoreline Farmers Market, Saturday, October 6, 10 am – 3 pm
Shoreline Place, near Central Market, 15300 Westminster Way N
One last chance this year to shop local vendors, enjoy live music, and celebrate a bountiful season!  And to get you into the Halloween spirit, there will be a pumpkin decorating tent at the market.   Kids in costume will receive a Free pumpkin from Central Market, and everyone can marvel at the giant pumpkin weigh-off competition.

6x6NW – Exhibition and Fundraiser, Saturday, October 6, 7 – 9:30 pm
Shoreline Community College Student Union Building, 16101 Greenwood Avenue N
6X6NW will feature hundreds of 6 x 6-inch works of art from artists locally, and all over the country, in all variety of medium. This evening event will include music, food, and a chance to purchase any of the artworks for $36. Proceeds from the event support Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council programming. Doors open at 7pm for time to view the art on display while mingling with friends and artists.  Selecting art for purchase begins at 8pm. Everyone who attends will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win “Collectors Choice” — the opportunity to choose the first work sold.  Tickets available online

An Afternoon with Edgar Allan Poe, Saturday, October 13, 2 – 3 pm
Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th Street
This performance recreates an evening as Edgar Allan Poe invites you to his parlor to hear some of his most famous stories of the macabre and imagery-filled poetry. Although suitable for all ages, best to accompany those who might need comfort should the tales be too disturbing.

Sound Transit 145th Corridor Bus Rapid Transit Community Meeting, Wednesday, October 17, two sessions: 1 – 3 pm and 6 – 8 pm
Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Church, 14721 1st Avenue
Sound Transit is hosting a community meeting to share new information about project refinements based on further technical work and public feedback gathered last May. You will have an opportunity to provide input on parking, sidewalks, and traffic lane configurations in your neighborhood. Find more information and RSVP on the Sound Transit SR 522 / NE 145th Bus Rapid Transit webpage.  Don't forget to sign up at the bottom of that page to subscribe for project news.

Hamlin Halloween Haunt, Friday, October 19, 6 – 8:30 pm
Hamlin Park, 16006 15th Avenue NE
Join us for Shoreline's annual Hamlin Halloween Haunt. This is a free event. Listen to spooky songs and stories as you toast marshmallows around a campfire, ride the hay wagon, play Halloween games, and have your face painted.  Dress warmly and bring a flashlight.

Kruckeberg Garden’s Spooky Night, Friday,October 26, and Saturday, October 27, 4:30 – 8:30 pm
Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Avenue NW
All the ghouls and goblins are invited to the garden for a frightful walk through drifting fog and cobwebs. This is a family-friendly free event for the whole community.

Richmond Beach Community Association’s 32nd Annual Halloween Carnival, Saturday, October 27, 3 – 7 pm
Syre Elementary School, 19545 12th Avenue NW
Children of all ages and their parents are invited to scare up some fun at this timeless community tradition. The event features carnival games with prizes, cake walk, raffle, inflatable attractions, haunted house, food and more! Children and parents are encouraged to wear costumes. Soft opening from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. for children with special needs and their families only. Limited parking—walk or carpool if possible.

Here are volunteer opportunities through the month of October to help restore urban forests across the City of Shoreline.
**Boeing Creek Volunteer Work Party, Sunday, October 14, 10 am – 2 pm
Boeing Creek Park, 179229 3rd Avenue NW
Meet at the north end of the Shoreview Park Off Leash Dog Park, just off the Shoreline Community College campus. Contact Sheraden at to RSVP or for further information.


Thank you to Highland Terrace crossing guard Abdelf Abdeljabbar for the fun photos!

Upcoming Highland Terrace Events

October 11 - HTNA Monthly Meeting, Highland Terrace Elementary Library, 7-9pm

October 13 - Doggies and Donuts, Shoreview Off Leash Park, 10-12pm

November 8 - HTNA Monthly Meeting, Highland Terrace Elementary Library, 7-9pm

January 11 - Bingo for Books

Volunteer Opportunities

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. Elections will be happening in April!
  • Get together with neighbors on your block to plan for emergencies, form a block Watch, or organize a block party.
  • We are starting to organize more informal meetups 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 our website or contact us at
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