Highland Terrace May News
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HTNA Meeting This Thursday - Shoreline Place Update!

Our May HTNA Meeting will be this Thursday, May 10.  Dan Eernissee, Economic Development Manager for the City of Shoreline, will be on hand to share current information and answer questions about the Shoreline Place Project. He will present from 7:30-8:30. We will have a short business meeting starting at 7pm. This will be held in the Highland Terrace Elementary Library.  Looking forward to seeing you there!

And in case you missed it, we had a great meeting about rain gardens at our April meeting.  If you'd like to learn more about the program you can read about it here!

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Are you concerned about the dorm building going in on the Shoreline Community College campus? From the College:

Shoreline Community College is pleased to share updates about its student housing project and the anticipated construction that will begin this spring. Neighbors and community members are warmly invited to learn more about these exciting plans in an informal, drop-in setting.

Parking is free and light refreshments will be served.

We look forward to seeing you – everyone is welcome!

Shoreline Community College Housing Information Session
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
4:30-6:30 p.m.
PUB Main Dining Room, 16101 Greenwood Avenue North, Shoreline.



Reminder: We will be collecting book donations for the big sale at the Shoreline Swingin' Summer Eve event in July. Gather your books, games, videos and CDs. Highland Terrace topped other neighborhoods last year in number of items collected! We will have information on donation sites in our next newsletter!

SIFF returns to Shoreline!

SIFF will be in Shoreline May 25 - June 2, back at the Shoreline Community College Theatre, 16101 Greenwood Avenue N, Building 1600, Shoreline, WA 98133.  Read more in this Shoreline Area News article!

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

Million Step Challenge, May 1-31
Throughout the City of Shoreline
The Million Step Challenge takes place during the month of May in Shoreline and invites everyone to walk or run as much as you can in the name of health, fitness and fun. Prizes will be awarded to our top “Steppers” at a Closing Community Potluck and Awards event on Saturday, June 2nd at 6:30pm. Let’s work together to reach our community goal of 30 million steps.  More information and step tracker here.

Steven Sondheim's Company, May 11 - 19
Shoreline Community College Theater, 16101 Greenwood Avenue N, 1600 Building
Shoreline Community College Musical Theater program is proud to present Stephen Sondheim’s Company. From musical theatre's most renowned composer and the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Lyrics, and Best Book, Company is regarded as a trailblazer of the dark-comedy, modern-musical genre.  Details and ticket information here 

Richmond Beach Celebration, May 11 – 13
Celebrate with great events at various locations in Richmond Beach.  Check here for all the details. 

Hamlin Park Trails Walk, May 12, starts at 9 a.m.
Meet at Hamlin Park eastside entrance, 25th Avenue NE and NE 160th
Take a morning stroll in the woods. Hamlin is one of the oldest parks in Shoreline and a wonderful place to take a forested trail walk without having to drive to the mountains. Rain or Shine.  More information about Shoreline Walks.

Tween Night, May 12, 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.

Wisdom Café: Dealing with Difficult People, May 15, 2 – 3 pm
Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW
Come share your wisdom.  What do we consider difficult?  Negative? Controlling? Dominating? We'll share tips on managing challenging people.

Tales from the Distillery, May 16, 6:30 – 8 pm
Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW
Learn what it means to operate at the "Speed of Whiskey" as we discuss Blackfish Spirits Distillery and its context in Washington State and the world. Flavors, labels, taxes, history, science and rebellion all weave together to bring you a "sip" of all things whiskey!

Gala for the Arts, May 19, 5:30 – 10 pm
Shoreline Center, 18560 1st Avenue NE
The Annual Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council Gala for the Arts is our biggest and most important fundraising event of the year.  This year’s Gala is a wedding-themed celebration so dig out that old bridesmaid dress, wedding gown, tuxedo or maybe even the vicar’s collar, and come enjoy the romance between the Arts and the Community!  Three different tiers of tickets available online.

Middle School Night, May 19, 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.

Questions about Medicare?, May 21, 1 – 5 pm
Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th Street
The Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) is a free, unbiased and confidential counseling service of the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioners (OIC).SHIBA's trained and impartial volunteers are available to assist consumers with their Medicare related questions. Registration required. Please stop by the Information Desk or call the Shoreline Library to make a one-hour appointment, 206.362.7550.

Home Improvement Workshop, Tuesday, May 22, 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.

Nature Vision: Backyard Wildlife, May 26, 1 – 2 pm
Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW
Presented by Nature Vision for ages 6 to 12. Awaken a sense of wonder about the nature right in your own backyard. Come discover what to do to attract wildlife and leave with a home-made bird feeder

Wisdom Café: Who Knows You?, May 27, 2 – 3:30 pm
Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th Street
People closest to you may feel they 'know' you. However, you may not have shared part of who you are with them. What stories would you like to share with family and friends but haven't known how to? We'll discuss strategies for having meaningful conversations with loved ones.

Park Concept Designs Public Open House #3, May 31, 6 – 8 pm
Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Avenue North
The City of Shoreline evaluated opportunities for improvements in 13 parks throughout the city based on recommendations of the 2017 PROS plan. After receiving feedback from the community, multiple concept plans were developed for 8 select parks which were reviewed during previous open houses and online surveys. The city is now reaching out to the community to gather feedback on the preferred concept designs that will be displayed at this Open House and online. The concept designs will reflect community input, assist in defining the future of these parks, and guide funding opportunities.


Upcoming Highland Terrace Events

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

June 3 - Fun and Games in the Park, Shoreview Park, 1-3pm

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 this summer!
  • 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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