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Highland Terrace April 2019 News/
Links to Shoreline Place and SCC Construction Presentation
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HTNA Bloomin' Bulb Sale!
Saturday, April 6 from 11am to 2pm
 Location: Corner of
NW 159th St. & 2nd Ave. NW 
Selection of colorful bulbs in lovely wrapped pots with ribbon.  Each pot is labeled, along with care instructions.
Flower pots: Red Tulips, Pink Tulips, classic two-tone Daffodils, and
multi-blooming hybrid Daffodils.  
Pre-sales are available.  Send an email to fmcsea@msn.com
Suggested donation: $8/each or 3 for $20.

Thursday, April 11 at 7pm
Bring your family and neighbors to create May Day Baskets

Encourage children to deliver a secret gift basket of flowers to a neighbor
(All May Day Basket materials are provided.)
Highland Terrace Neighborhood Association Meeting
Location: Highland Terrace Elementary School Lunch Room
100 N. 160th St.

Business Meeting:
Vote on HTNA leadership positions: Assistant Director, and Secretary
(There is still time to get involved.  Scroll down for information and descriptions.)
 
May Day Baskets (see photos below)
Colorful baskets; Basket on doorknob 
Vote for Officers at HTNA April 11 Meeting
There is still time to get involved.  For information email info@highlandterraceneighborhood.org
 
Elections for Highland Terrace Neighborhood Association (HTNA)
2019 - 2021 Officers
Interested in getting more involved with our Association? Here’s your chance!
The term of office for elected officers is two years, from September through August. Elections for two officer positions will be held at the April 11th HTNA general meeting. In even years the Director and Treasurer are elected.  The Assistant Director and Secretary are elected in odd years. If the sole candidate for an office is the current officer, then the officer retains the office without a vote.  Elections are via secret ballot consisting of a typed checklist of candidates if there is more than one candidate for a position.  A tally committee will count the ballots and announce the election results.  Each HTNA resident member gets one vote and must be present to vote.  A simple majority vote by the resident members present at the meeting is required to elect an officer. 

To apply for one of the positions described below, email HTNA and information will be emailed to you.  
 
Assistant Director: 
The Assistant Director shall assist the Director in carrying out duties delegated by the Director. Duties delegated by the Director to the Assistant Director shall be consistent with those duties assigned to the Director by the Leadership Team. 
 
Secretary:
The Secretary, or appointed representative, shall take minutes of HTNA meetings and shall keep all necessary and appropriate records for HTNA including, but not limited to: official documents; minutes of meetings; mini-grant applications; insurance policies; membership lists; and sign-in sheets from meetings, work parties, and other HTNA activities.  Meeting minutes will be forwarded to the Leadership Team for review and then posted to HTNA website after approved.

 

Recap of HTNA March Meeting:
Construction at Shoreline Community College, Shoreline Place,
and 155th/Westminster Intersection 
Representatives from the City of Shoreline and Shoreline Community College (SCC), including President Cheryl Roberts, presented information and answered numerous questions regarding construction at SCC, Shoreline Place, and the Westminster/155th Intersection Project. Improvements at the intersection of Greenwood Ave N, Innis Arden Way and 160th Street will take place by Fall 2019. (See "Shoreline Community College Phase 1 Pedestrian Improvements" in the Presentation link below).

Presentation to HTNA on March 14, 2019 presented by the City of Shoreline:  
*City Staff and contact information 
*Greenwood, Innis Arden, North 160th Street Intersection Design
*Shoreline Community College Phases 1 Pedestrian Improvements (completion Fall 2019)
*Aurora Square Community Renewal Area (Shoreline Place) 
*Westminster/155th Intersection Project

Minutes of this meeting will be posted mid-April to the Highland Terrace Neighborhood Association website.

The City of Shoreline will announce a public meeting in late April or early May to present information about construction at SCC, Shoreline Place and the 155th/Westminster Intersection. HTNA will announce this meeting date to subscribers and post on Next Door and Facebook.


Pedestrian improvements to this intersection at Innis Arden, 160th St., Greenwood Ave. will be completed by Fall 2019. 
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 event at Cromwell Park, July 17 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.  
We are now collecting books, CDs, DVDs, and electronic games for this event.
Drop off your contributions to these addresses.  Leave on front porch.
  • 115 NW 159th St. (corner of 2nd Ave. NW)
  • 15554 Greenwood Ave. N.
Book Donations: Books must be copyrighted 2004 or after and in good condition.
Categories: fiction, biography, sports & leisure; home & garden; history, politics, military; coffee table (art, museum, photo); arts & crafts; photography.
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; religious books.  
Highland Terrace has repeatedly been one of the top contributing neighborhoods to this annual sale.  Proceeds are divided among Shoreline neighborhoods.

Shoreline Updates

Link to the construction underway at Alexan Shoreline at 155th and Westminster.

New information about Shoreline Place.  The development company is Merlone Geier Partners, scroll down to "Shoreline Place" for additional information.  


New Information about the Community & Aquatics Center Concept 
See updated information about a potential new Shoreline Community & Aquatics Center.  Visit shorelinewa.gov/cac or contact PRCS Director Eric Friedli at efriedli@shorelinewa.gov or (206) 801-2601.
City of Shoreline Survey 
Updated Design Standards for Townhouse Developments

The City of Shoreline wants to get your input
on updated design standards for townhouse development. 
Here is a link to this survey:  
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W6YP7XK 
 
This survey is currently open and closes on April 30.  
It takes about 15 minutes to complete.
Nominations Open for the "Life Changer Award"
Nominations are open from now until May 1 for the "Life Changer Award" sponsored by American Legion Post 227 in Shoreline. This is your opportunity to gain recognition for someone who has made life better for others.  See nomination details here.  The following link will take you to an article about the previous winners from 2012 to 2017, along with the names of those who nominated the winners.  
https://www.shorelineareanews.com/2018/01/they-changed-lives.html
In 2018, Helen Christ nominated Ruby Takushi, who won the award for founding Recovery Cafe in Seattle as a refuge of healing, hope and transformation for those suffering from drug or alcohol addiction. For more information email American Legion Post 227 .

 


April links and events:

Shoreline Library Events 
See events at Shoreline and Richmond Beach Libraries

Shoreline/Lake Forest Park Senior Center Calendar

City of Shoreline Calendar

Shoreline/Lake Forest Arts Council Calendar


Shoreline Diversity and Inclusion Events

Edible Book Festival
Saturday April 6 from 11am to 2pm
This edible art exhibition will feature “books,” made of food and inspired by a book or pun on a book title, that are exhibited, documented, and then consumed. This event is free and open to the public.  
Location: Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way NE. Lake Forest Park 

Shoreline Short Short Film Festival
Saturday April 6 
from 7pm to 9:30pm (doors open at 6pm; films start at 7pm)
Short films between 3-10 minutes produced by local Washington state film makers.
Tickets are $20.  Buy on-line at Brown Paper Tickets.
Organized by the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council.
Location: Shoreline Community College Theater, Building 1600, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N


Below are two restoration volunteer projects.  Several more can be viewed on the
Shoreline City Calendar
.

Richmond Beach Saltwater Park Native Habitat Restoration Work Party
Saturday April 13 from 10am to 2pm.
Volunteers will work with University of Washington students and Friends of Saltwater Park to remove invasive plants, stabilize steep areas, and plant native species.  For more information, contact Diane Brewster, work party supervisor, at (206) 251-9536; touchstoneeco@gmail.com; or Tony Hamilton, Parks Department Senior Maintenance Worker, at (206) 801-2615 / email thamilton@shorelinewa.gov
Location: 2021 NW 190th Street

Urban Forest Restoration at Twin Ponds (South End)
Saturday April 13 from10am to 1pm
Join Master Native Plant Stewards trained by the Washington Native Plant Society and volunteer in 2019 to help restore urban forests across the City of Shoreline! Come meet your neighbors and weed out invasive species and install native plants – rain or shine!
Contact RestoreTwinPondsSouth@outlook.com to RSVP or for further information
Location: Twin Ponds Park, 15401 1st Ave. NE, Shoreline
Meet at the south end parking lot along 1st Ave NE near the community garden.

'Tween Night (5th and 6th Graders)
Saturday April 13 from 6:30pm to 10:30pm
This program offers a safe and fun place for Tweens 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 (206) 801-2643.  Ages 10 to 12.
Location: Richmond Highlands Recreation Center, 16554 Fremont Ave., N., Shoreline

Shoreline Social Justice Group 
Sunday April 14 from 2pm to 4pm
Book Discussion:  Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder
The Shoreline Social Justice Book (SSJB) group is an opportunity to build community by reading and discussing books written from diverse perspectives.  Selected books focus on the experiences of people of color, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and other marginalized groups, as well as social issues such as immigration and poverty. 
Location: Shoreline City Hall, 7500 Midvale Avenue North, Shoreline 


Explore Europe on Foot
Monday April 15
from 7pm to 8:30pm
Presented by Cassandra Overby, author.
Make planning a hiking vacation a breeze! Discover countless rewards this type of vacation provides: the time to admire the tidiness of a village farm, soak in the rugged alpine view from a rocky perch, and absorb a country through the smells of its landscape and encounters with locals. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Richmond Beach Library.
Location: Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW. (206) 546-3522.

Little Library Scientists: Explore Plants
Friday April 19
from 10:30am to 11:15am
Ages 3-6 yrs. with participating adult.
Space is limited.  Register online or call Shoreline Library beginning April 6.
Sponsored by the Friends of Shoreline Library.
Location:  Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St., (206) 362-7550


Egg Art  Space is limited: register now
Friday April 19 from 3:30pm to 5pm
For Adults, Teens, Tweens
Explore different ways to create designs on egg shells to celebrate Easter or other spring holidays. Workshop is designed and facilitated by Silver Kite Community Arts, LLC.
All supplies provided. Registration required.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Shoreline Library.
Location:  Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St., (206) 362-7550


Middle School Night (7th and 8th Graders) 
Saturday April 20 from 7pm to 11:30pm
This program offers a safe and fun place for teens to hang out with friends on a Saturday night. This is a free drop-in event. For more information contact Austin at (206) 801-2643. 
Location: Richmond Highlands Recreation Center, 16554 Fremont Ave. N, Shoreline


Spring Home Improvement Workshop and Vendor Fair
Tuesday April 23 from 6pm to 8pm
Do you have a home improvement project in mind, but need some guidance to get started? Is it a house remodel/addition, subdivision of property, driveway alteration, site drainage change, deck replacement/repair, or tree project? The City is offering free workshops in Spring 2019 to help with your potential project.  Additional workshop will be offered on May 28.  
For more information contact Permit Services Manager Jarrod Lewis, email jlewis@shorelinewa.gov or call 206-801-2473.
Location: Shoreline City Hall, 7500 Midvale Avenue North, Shoreline 


Make a Creative Flower Arrangement
Tuesday April 23 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Presented by Eve Phillips.  All ages welcome.
Learn to create a unique flower arrangement for special occasions or add color and whimsy to your house anytime with uncommon flowers and odd containers. 
Bring flowers from your garden and an interesting or unusual container, or use materials provided.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Richmond Beach Library.
Location: Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW. (206) 546-3522.

Carnivorous Terrariums
Friday April 26
from 2pm to 3:30pm.  Online or call-in registration begins April 11.
For ages 7 to 12 yrs.
Join Mary Fosse from the Carnivorous Terrariums nursery and explore the fascinating world of carnivorous plants with live specimens, and learn how to care for them. Take home your own fruit-fly-eating carnivorous terrarium. Space is limited.  Online or call-in registration begins April 11.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Shoreline Library.
Location:  Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St., (206) 362-7550


Earth Day Every Day Event
Saturday April 27 from 9am to 2pm
Celebrate Earth Day and be inspired to make a difference throughout the year.  Come try out new eco-living tools and learn how you can help create an environmentally sustainable community. There will be activities for all ages and giveaways designed to help you "go green".  Choose one of three giveaway packages.  Shoreline residents can pre-register to access the giveaway express line.
Location:  Central Market Shoreline, 15505 Westminster Way N.

 


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. Elections coming up 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 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 info@highlandterraceneighborhood.org
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