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News for Neighborhoods - February 2019

Post Date:01/31/2019 4:36 pm

This short month is full of events and activities in Shoreline.

Light Up Your Day – Create a Circuit Valentine, Friday, February 1, 10:30 am – 12 pm
Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th Street
Presented by Witty Scientists for ages 8 and older, this is an opportunity to explore circuitry using paper, copper tape and LED lights! During this workshop you will become an artist, a scientist and an engineer. You will not only learn about electricity but also layout, color and other design elements that will help you make a beautiful and memorable light-up Valentine's Card! Space is limited. Please register online or call the library at 206-362-7550. Accompanying adults do not need to register.

Fantastic Fantasy City Art Workshop, Saturday, February 2, 10:30 am – 12 pm
Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW
Bring the whole family and help us decorate the library by turning our large mural into a fantastic fantasy city. Working with professional artist Ann Blanch, use your imagination to create futuristic buildings and a 3-D city-scape.  Ages 5 and older, tweens, teens and adults. All materials provided.  After the display period, art will be returned to the participants to keep

Commemorative Event for Edwin T. Pratt, Saturday, February 2, 2 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, 1245 10th Ave. E, Seattle
Civil rights leader Edwin Pratt was killed at his Shoreline home 50 years ago.  His funeral was held at St. Mark’s, drawing over 2,000 mourners.  The event honors Pratt’s legacy and will be streamed live.

Meridian Park Neighborhood Association Chinese New Year Potluck, Tuesday, February 5, 6 – 8 pm
Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Avenue N, Room 303
The Meridian Park Neighborhood Association invites you to come feast with your Shoreline neighbors and celebrate Chinese New Year!  Please bring a dish to share. Red clothing is encouraged, but not required. Open to all shoreline residents. 

Richmond Beach Saltwater Park Volunteer Work Party, February 9 and 23, 10 am – 2 pm
2021 NW 190th Street
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, thamilton@shorelinewa.gov.

Meeting the Needs of Shoreline College Students, Saturday, February 9, 10am – 12 pm
Shoreline Community College, Building #1000, Board Room #1010M, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N
Dr.Marisa Herrera, VP for Students, Equity, and Success Herrera will share her story — how she obtained this position, what she sees as the changing needs of Shoreline Community College students, and how she is addressing those needs.  All are welcome. Refreshments served. The event will include a used book sale and raffle. Sponsored by American Association of University Women (AAUW) Edmonds SnoKing Branch.  Contact Edmonds SnoKing Branch at aauw.esk@gmail.com with questions.

2019 Shoreline Short Short Film Festival, Saturday, February 9, 6 – 9 pm
16101 Greenwood Avenue North
The Shoreline Short Short Film Festival is coming back for its third year! We’ll be jurying a fresh batch of  short films produced by local filmmakers from Washington State. All films will be between 3 – 10 minutes in length.  Snacks and drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) will be available for purchase.  Purchase tickets online.

Tween Night, February 9, 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 place for Tweens to hang out with friends on a Saturday night. For more information, please contact Austin at (206) 801-2643.

Shoreline Social Justice Book Discussion, Sunday, February 10, 2 – 4 pm
Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Avenue N 
The Shoreline Social Justice Book (SSJB) group is a rich opportunity to meet neighbors and build community by reading and discussing books written from diverse perspectives. December's book choice is The Leavers by Lisa Ko.  Contact Suni Tolton, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator at 206-801-2256 or stolton@shorelinewa.gov for more info.

Explore Europe on Foot, Monday, February 11, 7 – 8:30 pm
Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW
Author Cassandra Overby, makes 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.

Letting Go – Easy to Say, Hard to Do!, Tuesday, February 12, 2 – 3:30 pm
Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW
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.

Clay and Copper Wire Jewelry, Wednesday, February 13, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Shoreline Senior Center, 18560 1st Avenue NE #1
Discover creating dichroic glass-like effects and textures, combined with copper wire to create pins or earrings! Instructor Meredith Arnold will provide a variety of texture tools for you to design your unique pieces of beautiful jewelry for you, or as a gift for someone special.No experience necessary, and all supplies provided.  Register online.

Black History Month event at Dale Turner Family YMCA, Friday, February 15, 7:00-8:30pm
Dale Turner Family YMCA, (Rotary Room), 19290 Aurora Ave N.
Join the Dale Turner family and community on February 15th to celebrate Black History month, which honors the innumerable contributions that African-Americans have made to American history, society, and culture. Light snacks will be provided, step performance by Northside Drill Team, and local art work provided by Shoreline School District.  Contact Patrick Carr pcarr@seattleymca.org for more information. No cost. Open to the community. Please bring ID if older than 16.

Winter Twig ID with Walt Bubelis, February 16, 10:30 am
Kruckeberg Botanic Gardens, 20312 15th Avenue NW
Learn how to identify deciduous trees and shrubs in winter with this helpful class. The instructor, Walt Bubelis, has been teaching horticulture for decades and was a former student of Dr. Kruckeberg. Walt will teach you how to use bark, twig arrangement and buds to identify common northwest natives in their dormant state. Great class for amateur botanists, citizen scientists, and gardeners who want to take their skills to the next level. Members $25 | Non-members $35.  Register online.

Arts Council Community Conversation, Saturday, February 16, 4 pm
Richmond Beach Congregational Church, 1512 NW 195th Street
The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council wants to hear from you!  Please add your voice to a discussion about arts, culture and creativity in our community. What kinds of cultural programming would you like to have available to you? How can the Arts Council best serve you and your community? What resources and tools do you need to share your creativity? What would you like the cultural landscape to look like over the next 30 years? RSVP here.

Middle School Night, Saturday, February 16, 7:30 – 11:30 pm
Richmond Highlands Recreation Center, 16554 Fremont Avenue North
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. There will be fun games, activities, crafts, music, and food! And it’s free! For more information, please contact Austin at (206) 801-2643.

Dances of the World, Sunday, February 17, 2 – 3:30 pm
Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th Street
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.

Coding in Color with Ozobots, Wednesday, February 20, 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th Street
Learn how to program an Ozobot, a tiny robot that follows commands you draw with markers on paper. Come see just how easy and fun robotics can be! Ages 7 to 11. Limited to 12.  Register online.

Under Our Skin, Saturday, February 23, 2 – 3:30 pm
Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Avenue N
What Do We Mean When We Talk About Race?  Explore The Seattle Times "Under Our Skin" video project around race and inclusiveness.  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.  This session will focus on the terms:  Diversity, White Privilege, and White Fragility.  RSVP is not required, but helpful.  Contact Suni Tolton, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator, at stolton@shorelinewa.gov or 206-801-2256 with any questions.

Seattle Baroque Orchestra and Whim W’him, Saturday, February 23, 7:30 pm, Sunday, February 24, 2:30 pm
Shorecrest Performing Arts Center, 15343 25th Avenue NE
Alexander Weimann, Music Director Olivier Wevers, Choreographer Seattle contemporary dance company Whim W’Him and the Orchestra join forces to present Pergolesi’s enduring masterpiece Stabat Mater, the ancient hymn portraying Mary during the Crucifixion. Inspiration overflows in this fusion of art forms.  Tickets available online.

Sound Transit – Lynnwood Link Extension Public Open House, Tuesday, February 26, 6 – 8 pm
Shorewood High School, 17300 Fremont Avenue N
Lynnwood Link Light Rail construction is set to begin in Shoreline this spring. Sound Transit is holding an open house to introduce their construction team and explain more about what to expect during construction and how to stay informed as the project is built.

Chess@the Shoreline Library, Wednesday, February 27, 3 – 4:30 pm
Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th Street
Join the club! Play chess, learn chess or teach chess to others. Drop in to enjoy a casual and fun atmosphere with snacks provided. All skill levels are welcome. We’ll have chess boards and people willing to teach those who want to learn.  Ages 6 and older; tweens and teens welcome.

Mardi Gras Paper Mask Sculpture, Wednesday, February 27, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Shoreline Senior Center, 18560 1st Avenue NE #1
Learn from instructor Sarah Lovett how to create an elegant hand-made mask ideal 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

Throughout February

Health and Wellness Series, sponsored by the Richmond Beach Community Association
Richmond Beach Congregational Church, 1512 NW 195th Street
*Healthy Lifestyle for Children, Tuesday, February 5, 7 pm
*Emotional Wellness in Children, Tuesday, February 12, 7 pm
*Online Safety for Children, Tuesday, February 26, 7 pm

Business Impact NW Small Business “It” Series throughout February
Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th Street
The Business Model Canvas is a strategic, visual, organizational tool that can be used to develop a new business model or document an existing one. And its innovative, visual approach gives business executives the ability to see the relationship between the different segments of their business and identify otherwise hidden opportunities or risks. In this workshop you will learn the who, what, why, when, and how of the Business Model Canvas, including it nine essential building blocks, its relationship to the "formal" business plan, and its effectiveness throughout the life of your business. Bring your business ideas and be ready for an engaging, hands on class. Presented by Henry Wong of Business Impact NW. Registration requested.
*Hashtag It, Friday, February 8, 2-3:30p
*Crowdfund It, Friday, February 15, 2-3:30p
*DIY Content for Free, February 22, 2-3:30p

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