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Highland Terrace March News
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March Meeting This Thursday!

This month we welcome Eric Freidli, Shoreline Parks Department Director to our meeting to discuss the PROS plan.  We also welcome our neighbors from Westminster Triangle and Richmond Highlands.  See below for more details.  We will be in the Highland Terrace Elementary Library from 7-9pm.  I heard someone mention SNACKS!!

HTNA Plant Sale May 5

Gardeners! It seems we all noticed the early sprouts this year and many folks are thinning, dividing and landscaping. Please, we need your plant contributions to our Neighborhood Plant Sale on May 5. If you needs pots, there are many one gallons available. If you need someone to pot up your divisions, send a note to fmcsea@msn.com. We welcome garden art contributions, seeds, vegetable starts or seedlings, garden accessories, ceramic pots. The sale is an exchange or purchase by donation neighborly event. We need large nursery pots, plus folks to set up the sale.

 


News for Neighborhoods

Leprechauns in the Garden, March 10, sessions at 10:30 am, 12 pm, and 1:30 pm
Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Avenue NW
They’re secretive little tricksters and legend says you’ll get a pot-o-gold if you can catch one. We’ve been trying to catch them in the garden for years and have perfected our Leprechaun traps with time. Join us for a fun family workshop and make your own trap. Registration is required for this class.
 
Tween Night, March 10, 6:30 – 10:30 pm
Richmond Highlands Recreation Center, 16554 Fremont Avenue N
5th and 6th Graders, this is your night to kick it with your friends without younger sibs or older kids. Parents, this program offers a safe and fun places for Tweens to hang out with friends on a Saturday night. For more information, please contact Austin at (206) 801-2643.
 
Beautify and Care for Your Streamside Property, March 14, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th Street
Join King Conservation District for a FREE workshop to learn from experts how to protect and beautify properties along streams, lakes and wetlands. Questions? Contact Kristen McCune at kristen.mccune@kingcd.org or (425) 282-1927.Register at EventBrite.
 
Ready, Set, Recycle!, March 14, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
18560 1st Avenue NE, Cromwell Room
The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council invites you to give new life to fabric by making a bag or pouch. Instructor Deb Shannon started Kittywake Designs in 2011, starting with recycled cashmere glovelettes, and moving into a wide range of products for people of all ages.  Tickets required.
  
Shoreline Chamber of Commerce Spring Tasting Event, March 16, 5:30 – 8 pm
Shoreline Elks, 14625 15th Avenue NE
This benefit for the Chamber of Commerce features local spirits, wines, beers, and tasty catered treats.  Tickets are available online or at the door. 
 
Free Helmet Fitting and Giveaway, March 17, 12:30 – 3:30 pm
Spartan Recreation Center, 202 NE 185th Street
Seattle Children's Hospital will be providing free helmets to children ages 1-18 on Saturday, March 17 at Spartan Recreation Center.  The wearer must be present and will be fitted for the proper helmet. Supplies are limited. More information here.
 
Honey Bee Genetic Diversity: Keeping it Wild!  March 17, 2 – 3:30 pm
Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW
Honey bees' genetic diversity has declined over the last 180 years but there is much we can do to improve this condition! Learn from Heather Wood of Urban Evergreen Bee Sanctuary about diverse plantings, hiving and wild swarming! Take home a swarm box to build your own honey bee community.
 
Middle School Night, March 17, 7:30 – 11:30 pm
Richmond Highlands Recreation Center, 16554 Fremont Avenue North
Calling all 7th and 8th Graders! Aged out of Tween Night but still looking for something fun to do on the weekend? This is your night to hang out with friends in a familiar setting. Parents, this program offers a safe and fun place for your teens to hang out with friends on a Saturday night. There will be fun games, activities, crafts, music, and food! And it's free! For more information, contact Austin at (206) 801-2643.
 
Whats Up, What’s New, March 20, 10:30 -11:30 am
Shoreline-LFP Senior Center, 18560 1st Ave NE
This month's presentation will feature Boni Biery with Northwest Neighbors Network.  Boni will address Aging In Place and share with us what resources her agency has available to assist us in remaining in our homes safely during our senior years.  She will also guide us on the national movement to connect seniors within their neighborhoods to create a sense of 'village' while blending the gap between young families and seniors. $2.00 Members, $4.00 Non-members.
 
Sidewalk Prioritization Plan – Public Meeting 2, March 22, 6 – 8 pm
Shoreline City Hall Council Chambers, 17500 Midvale Avenue N
Please join your neighbors at a public meeting regarding the City's sidewalk network.  Project information can be found on the Sidewalks web page.

’63 Boycott: A Documentary Screening and Discussion, March 25, 2 – 3:30 pm
Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th Street
'63 Boycott connects the forgotten story of one of the largest northern civil rights demonstrations to contemporary issues around race, education, school closings and youth activism. Unseen 16mm footage is combined with insights from the original participants and present-day protesters against school closings. Join us to view this 30 minute film with a discussion to follow.

Home Improvement Workshop, Tuesday, March 27, 6 - 8 pm
Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Avenue North
Do you have a home improvement project in mind, but need some guidance to get it started? Technical reviewers will be available to help with questions regarding your house, land uses, city requirements, property, street, permit information. Sign up here, and get more information from Jarrod Lewis or (206) 801-2521.
 
Fused Glass Butterfly Ponds, March 28, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
18560 1st Avenue NE, Cromwell Room
Add some color and fun to your garden or potted plants with this workshop sponsored by The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council. No experience necessary, and all supplies will be available for participants to create a 6” diameter in class, and then pick up after firing.  Artist/instructor Theresa Novion shares her enthusiasm for working in glass “because it us so alive and full of possibilities.  Tickets required.
 
 
Here are volunteer opportunities through the month of March to help restore urban forests across the City of Shoreline.
 
**Boeing Creek Volunteer Work Party, March 10, 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 KimballWNPS@gmail.com to RSVP or for further information.
 
**Brugger’s Bog Volunteer Work Party, March 11, 9 am – 1 pm
Brugger’s Bog Park, 19553 25th Avenue NE
Meet at the end of the dirt/gravel path entrance to the park on the bridge Contact BruggersBogStewards@gmail.com to RSVP or for further information.
 
**Twin Ponds Park Work Party (north end), March 17, 10 am – 12 pm
Twin Ponds Park, 15401 1st Avenue NE
Meet at the northwest corner of the park along the fence on N 155th St.  Contact NorthTwinPondsRestoration@gmail.com to RSVP or for further information.
 
**Hamlin Park Volunteer Work Party, March 17, 10 am – 1 pm
Hamlin Park, 16006 15th Avenue NE
Meet at the far north end of the park, next to the NE 166th Street stairs. Contact Hamlin.Restoration@gmail.com to RSVP or for further information.
 
**Twin Ponds Park Work Party (south end), March 24, 10 am – 12 pm
Twin Ponds Park, 15401 1st Avenue NE
Meet at the south end parking lot along 1st Ave NE, but north of N 149th St, near the community garden. Contact TwinPondsSouthHabitat@gmail.com to RSVP or for further information.
 

Upcoming Events

 
April 12 - HTNA Monthly Meeting, Highland Terrace Elementary Library, 7-9pm

May 5 - HNTA 2nd Annual Plant Sale

May 10 - HTNA Monthly Meeting, Highland Terrace Elementary Library, 7-9pm

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.
  • Get together with neighbors on your block to plan for emergencies, form a block Watch, or organize a block party.
For more information about how to get involved with the neighborhood, please visit our website or contact us at info@highlandterraceneighborhood.org.
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