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Highland Terrace February 2019 News/
Cancelled: Meeting on 2/7 (speakers rescheduled to 3/14)
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Meeting on 2/7 has been cancelled.  Speakers will be at the 3/14 meeting.
Are you concerned about this intersection?  We are!  

Hear City of Shoreline and Shoreline Community College discuss improvements on
Thurs., March 14

Highland Terrace Neighborhood Association Meeting. Time 7pm.
Location: Highland Terrace Elementary School Library, 100 N. 160th St.
This is the intersection at Greenwood Ave N, Innis Arden Way and 160th!

HTNA Bylaws Update

The Bylaws for Highland Terrace Neighborhood Association have been revised.  The revisions were approved by majority vote on Jan. 11, 2019.  Read approved Bylaws here (revisions are highlighted).
Metro seeks comments on paid parking permits for single occupancy vehicles at its busiest park & rides
King County Metro is expanding its parking program to include paid single occupant vehicle (SOV) parking permits at many of its most crowded park-and-rides, including the Aurora Village Transit Center and the Shoreline Park & Ride. They are accepting public comment on the public rule that describes the pricing, enforcement of permit parking, and requirements for permit renewals. Metro is accepting comments on the new rules through Monday, February 18 at 4pm.
Learn more and provide comments.
Bingo-for-Books - A Winning Evening For All
Highland Terrace neighbors gathered together in the Highland Terrace Elementary cafeteria for a fun evening on Friday, Jan 11, at Bingo-for-Books.  A delicious potluck dinner was followed by rousing rounds of bingo called by Kyrie Cataldo, Calvin Cataldo, & Shalev Berei.  Bingo winners received special prizes and selected favorite books from the book exchange table.  Mid-way through the evening, the Highland Terrace Neighborhood Association (HTNA) held a vote on the revised HTNA Bylaws which were approved by majority consensus.  The evening concluded with dessert, featuring generous servings of Menchie’s yogurt.  Appreciation to all who organized and participated in this event hosted by HTNA.  Thanks to Edmonds Bookstore and Arcane Comics for special prizes, and thanks to Menchie’s Gateway for providing delicious yogurt desserts. 
CERT Training Program: sign-up by February 28
 Community Emergency Response Team
Highland Terrace Neighborhood Association is organizing a free basic CERT training program with the City of Shoreline Emergency Management Division starting early Spring 2019.  Learn basic disaster response skills including fire safety, light search and rescue, and disaster medical response.  CERT training is seven sessions: five evening sessions, approximately three hours each session; and, two Saturdays (9am - 3pm each Saturday). Upon graduating from CERT training, participants are lifetime CERT members. Emergency gear is included with training.  If interested, contact Kyrie by February 28.
Recology Collection Information 2019:  Calendar and rates for Garbage (weekly), Food/Yard Waste (weekly), and Recycling (every other week).

Shoreline Place: Here is the website for updates on Shoreline Place.  You can receive updates via email by sending a request to info@shorelineplace.com.  The development company is Merlone Geier Partners, scroll down to Shoreline Place for additional information.  

Report issues in Shoreline:  
Potholes, traffic sign problems, graffiti, trail maintenance, sidewalk issues, vegetation and tree issues, abandoned vehicles, litter and illegal dumping, flooding, park restrooms in need of service.
By smart phone: use SeeClickFix
By computer go to shorelinewa.gov/servicerequest
Or call Customer Response Team at 206-801-2700
 

February 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


Richmond Beach Saltwater Park Volunteer Work Party 
Saturday, Feb 9 and Saturday, Feb 23 from 10am to 2pm. Please check with supervisor regarding Feb 9 Work Party: (206) 251-9536; touchstoneeco@gmail.com
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

2019 Shoreline Short Short Film Festival 
Saturday, Feb. 9, doors open at 6pm; films start at 7pm.  Admission: $20.
Filmmakers from all over Washington have submitted their "short short" films.  The evening will showcase a juried selection of 3-10 minute films. Top filmmakers will be honored at the end of the evening with Golden Sasquatch statues and cash awards.  All films are unrated and a few contain adult/mature content.  Purchase tickets online.
Location: Shoreline Community College Theater, Building 1600, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N.

Shoreline Social Justice Group 
Sunday, Feb 10 from 2pm to 4pm
Book Discussion: The Leavers by Lisa Ko
The Shoreline Social Justice Book (SSJB) group is an opportunity to meet neighbors and 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. Discussions will be held on the second or third Sunday of each month in the Council Chambers at Shoreline City Hall.
Location: Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Middle Ave. N. (206) 801-2700

Explore Europe On Foot
Monday, Feb 11 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Presented by Cassandra Overby, author.
Make planning a hiking vacation a breeze! Discover the 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

Letting Go – Easy to Say, Hard to Do!
Tuesday, Feb 12 from 2pm to 3:30pm
This Wisdom Café is an opportunity to connect with others and discuss what it means to get comfortable with letting go.  Whether it's the things we own, the relationships we have, the stories we tell ourselves or the assumptions we hold, loosening our grip can help us lighten our load. Facilitated by Rebecca Crichton, Executive Director, Northwest Center for Creative Aging.
Location: Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW. (206) 546-3522

Middle School Night (7th and 8th Graders) 
Saturday, Feb 16 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 

Dances of the World
Sunday, Feb 17 from 2pm to 3pm
Travel the world – through dance!
Discover how cultures use dance as a way to build community, share stories and celebrate.
Participate in several simple dances. No experience necessary. Seated options available. 
Presented by Silver Kite Community Arts, LLC.
Location: Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St., Shoreline (206) 362-7550

Coding in Color with Ozobots (ages 7 to 11)
Wednesday, Feb 20 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Friday, Feb 22 from 10:30am to 11:30pm
Learn how to program an Ozobot, a tiny robot that follows commands you draw with markers on paper. Limited to 12 in each session. Please call beginning February 6 to register for one class or register online at KCLS.org.
Location: Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St., Shoreline (206) 362-7550

Under Our Skin: 
What Do We Mean When We Talk About Race
Saturday, Feb 23 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Explore The Seattle Times "Under Our Skin" video project around race and inclusiveness.
Three videos will be discussed in this last session: DiversityWhite Privilege, and White Fragility. Discussion will inspire you to think and talk about issues of race in a deeper way. "Under Our Skin" will challenge your assumptions and build common ground.  Brought to you by the City of Shoreline and the Shoreline Library.
Location: Shoreline City Hall, Council Chambers, 17500 Midvale Ave. N.

Create and Make Workshop: Mardi Gras Mask Paper Sculpture
Wednesday, Feb 27 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm 
Fee: $40 (no cancellations on day of workshop)
Learn from instructor Sarah Lovett how to create an elegant hand-made mask for Mardi Gras celebrations. Using paper sculpture and watercolors, with applied decorations, participants use paper sculpture techniques and create a beautiful mask of their own unique design. Register online. Organized by Shoreline/Lake Forest Arts Council.
Location: Shoreline Senior Center, 18560 1st Avenue NE #1


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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