Highland Terrace November 2019 Newsletter
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VOTE by Tuesday Nov. 5  
Ballots can be mailed (no postage necessary) or deposited at drop off locations. 
Drop off locations in Shoreline are open until 8pm on Nov. 5:
Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St.
Shoreline Park & Ride 
18821 Aurora Ave. N.
Highland Terrace Neighborhood Association
Tuesday Nov 19 at 7pm
You are invited to this Highland Terrace Neighborhood Association meeting
to help plan upcoming events for December, January and February. 

Highland Terrace Elementary School (library), 100 N. 160th St. 
For more information email:
The Recology Store/Shoreline
Looking for sustainable and the unusual?  The Recology Stores offers household and travel items and unusual gifts.  Many products are made from recycled materials including the popular Green Toys (recycled milk jugs).  Also, colorful cotton socks, water bottles, games, toys and reclaimed American leather items. The kitchen area features eco cloths, scrubs, towels, utensils, food wraps, storage and containers for travel and a variety of reusable straws, collapsible straws, and handy straw cleaners. The "Refill Station" offers refillable shampoo, dish detergent, and laundry soap.  Bring your own container or purchase a container.  See The Recology Store product site for more  information on sourcing and brands.
Residents can recycle items including fluorescent tubes and bulbs, electronics and accessories, small appliances, textiles, styrofoam, used bicycles and parts, small propane cylinders, and hard cover books (limit 15).  See Recycle for more information.
Location and hours:  The Recology Store/Shoreline, 15235 Aurora Ave. N #102.       Tues-Sat 10am to 6pm; Sun 11am to 5pm. Tel: 206-417-3877.  

Something for everyone!


Volunteer Work Parties: There are volunteer restoration work parties at Twin Ponds, Brugger's Bog, Richmond Beach Saltwater Park and Hamlin Park.  November dates and information can be viewed at Shoreline City Calendar.

Shoreline Recreational Facilities are closed on Thurs. Nov. 7: 
Spartan Recreation Center, Shoreline Pool, and Richmond Highlands Recreation Center.

Here are 2 events requiring pre-registration:

Build a Robot Puppet Craft Workshop
Pre-registration: call 206-546-3522
Sat Nov 23 from 2pm to 4pm
Ages 8 and older, ages 6 to 7 with adult 
Presented by Cheryl Hadley.  Create a robot rod puppet using a wide variety of materials. Rotate its head, move its arms and give it a unique voice and personality. No batteries required! 
Location: Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW

Breakfast with Santa
Pre-registration required: call 206-801-2600

Sat Dec 7 from two seatings: 9am or 10:45am
Adults $17; Kids $12
Breakfast, games, prizes, activities, photo with Santa and gift bag included. 
For more information email or call 206-801-2600.
Location: Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center, 18560 1st Ave NE.

Additional Events:

Meet the Author: Jeffrey D. Briggs
Thurs Nov 7 from 3pm to 4pm
Richmond Beach resident and author Jeffrey D. Briggs  will discuss his book, 
Out of the Cold Dark Sea, book one in the Seattle Waterfront Mystery series. Set among familiar locations such as Ballard, Lake Union and Puget Sound.
Location: Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW.

Gardening for Health and Well-Being
Sat Nov 9 from 1pm to 4:30pm (for kids and adults)
Presented by Diggin' Shoreline
Nature and gardening are essential for health and well-being.
Guest speaker at 2pm: Zsofia Pasztor, director of Farmer Frog.
Location: Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Ave N.

Social Justice Book Discussions
Sun Nov 10
from 2pm to 4pm
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
Sun Dec 8 from 2pm to 4pm
When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir 
by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & Asha Bandele 
For more information contact Suni Tolton, City of Shoreline Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator, or 206-801-2256. 
Location: Council Chambers, City Hall, 17500 Midvale Ave. N

Database Demos: Databases for Entertainment 
Wed Nov 13 from 4pm to 5:30pm
Watch movies and documentaries, listen to music, read books and access audio content anytime, anywhere for free. Join us to learn about the following services KCLS offers so that you can enhance your entertainment options.  Hoopla, Kanopy, Overdrive and more.
Location: Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St. 

Shoreline Community College
Neighborhood Community Meeting
Thurs Nov 14 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Update on college projects and initiatives. Q&A. For more information:
Location: 16101 Greenwood Ave N, Room #9208 in the PUB Building 9000.

Green Shoreline Day
Sat Nov 16 at 10am
Green Shoreline Day events will focus on planting the future forest of Shoreline and caring for our City’s parks at Hamlin Park, Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, and Twin Ponds Park. 
This event is family friendly and open to all ages. No experience necessary. Tools, gloves, and the necessary training for the day, along with light refreshments, will be provided.
Please sign up in advance using the link below.
This event will be held at three venues:
Hamlin Park, Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, and Twin Ponds (North).  
To sign up and select one of the above parks go to

Duwamish Heritage Event
Sat Nov 16 from 2pm to 4pm
Celebrate and learn more about the history of Duwamish, the indigenous tribe of this area.
Location: Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Ave. N

Highland Terrace Neighborhood Association - Monthly Meeting
Tues Nov 19 at 7pm
Location:  Highland Terrace Elementary School, 100 N. 160th St.
For more information email:

Holiday Crafts Market
Sat Nov 23 from 9am to 4pm
Festive gallery of handcrafted treasures and treats.
Location: Spartan Rec Center, 202 NE 185th St.
For more information email or call 206-801-2600

Film Screening: The Public (rated PG; 2 hours)
Sat Nov 23 at 2pm
An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take refuge at a public library to seek shelter from the cold.  Starring Alec Baldwin, Emilio Estevez.
Location: Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St. 

Holiday Wreaths
Wed Dec 4 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Presented by Eve Phillips
Learn how to decorate a holiday wreath with easy-to-make bows and unusual items. This demonstration will show you how you can start with a simple Evergreen wreath and embellish it with everyday items to create a unique arrangement. Come for this demo or bring your own wreath and swag to get started right away. Ribbon for bows will be provided.
For more information call 206-546-3522.
Location: Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW

Sense and Sensibility
by Kate Hamill; based on the novel by Jane Austen
Dates: Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14 at 7:30pm
Dec 8 and Dec 15 at 3pm
Tickets can be purchased at the door or at
Location: Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Ave N/Campus Theater
A playful new adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel follows the fortunes (and misfortunes) of the Dashwood sisters, sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne, after their father’s sudden death leaves them financially destitute and socially vulnerable. Set in gossipy late 18th-century England, the play is full of humor, emotional depth, and bold theatricality.
Refreshments available.
No children under the age of 5.
For more information, contact John Nold at

Argosy Christmas Ship Visit
Wed Dec 11 from 7:30pm to 9pm; ship expected around 8:20pm
Festive evening of outdoor celebration: choirs; beach bonfire.
Location: Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 NW 190th St.

Highland Terrace Neighborhood Association - Monthly Meeting
Thurs Dec 12 at 7pm
Location:  Highland Terrace Elementary School, 100 N. 160th St.
For more information email:

The Steadfast Tin Soldier, A Story Ballet
Sat Dec 14 at 2pm & 7:30pm and Sun Dec 15 at 2pm
This family-friendly show delights with its engaging and tender retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen tale. Enjoyable for all ages, its length of 1 hour and 15 minutes makes it a perfect introduction to the theater for young audience members.  Presented by Dance Fremont.
Admission: $25 for adults and $15 for Children under 12 years and Seniors 65+.  
Brown Paper Tickets.
Location: Shorecrest Performing Arts Center, 15343 25th Ave. NE

City of Shoreline Calendar 
Information about Shoreline meetings, events, and volunteer opportunities.

Richmond Highlands Rec Center: activities for teens and tweens

Shoreline Library and Richmond Beach Library (click on "Events")

Adult Programs at Shoreline Libraries - November 2019

Shoreline/Lake Forest Arts Council Calendar

Shoreline Community College Calendar

Shoreline/Lake Forest Park Senior Center Calendar

Solstice Stroll at Kruckeberg Botanic Garden 
December 13th to 15th & December 20th to 22nd

Visit the Kruckeberg Botanic Garden aglow with whimsical light displays. This is an evening event, rain or shine. Parking: on-site parking lot will be closed.  Please park at Richmond Beach Congregational Church, 1512 NW 195th St. Free shuttle service to and from the garden. There is no street parking directly adjacent to the garden.

Admission: Free (suggested donation of $10 encouraged)

Parking: Richmond Beach Congregational Church, 1512 NW 195th St.
(free shuttle about every 15 minutes).

Please note: The garden will be closed on these dates during our regular operating hours due to this evening event. Regarding pets, dogs on a leash are allowed, but be aware this event draws a crowd and is not the best fit for all animals. Regarding accessibility, this event is not wheelchair-accessible due to the steep grade of the path into the lower garden.  Please be mindful of Kruckeberg Garden neighbors and their driveways.

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 in 2020.
  • 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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