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News for Neighborhoods - June 2019

Post Date:05/31/2019 2:01 pm

NEWS FOR NEIGHBORHOODS – JUNE 2019

Summer is heating up, and there is something fun for everyone this month.
The Seattle International Film Festival continues at the Shoreline Community College through June 2nd.  For a listing of films and information about tickets, look online.

Ridgecrest Garage Sales, June 1, 8 am – 4 pm
Throughout the Ridgecrest Neighborhood
Looking for lots of great bargains?  There will be sales throughout the neighborhood, and all registered sites will be posted on Craigslist.org, YardSaleSearch.com, and the Ridgecrest Neighborhood Association site.

Fircrest and Paramount Walk, Saturday June 1, start at 10 am
Meet at Paramount School Park, East lot on 10th Ave and NE 155th Street
Walk through Paramount Park Natural Area and Fircrest campus. We’ll visit the chapel and memorial garden in Fircrest and return through the Ridgecrest Neighborhood.  More information about this and other Shoreline Walks online

Shoreline Bicycle Rodeo and Safety Fair, Saturday, June 1, 2 – 4 pm
Sunset School Park, 17840 10th Avenue NW
Young bicyclists aged 5 – 12 are invited to learn to ride, practice skills, get helmets fitted, race, and have fun!  For information, contact bkplant@yahoo.com.

Through the Looking Glass Art Opening, Saturday, June 1, 3 – 7 pm
Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Avenue N, 2nd Floor and Lobby
The Visual Communications Technology department at Shoreline Community College brings a dynamic group exhibition of 15 graduating student art projects in new media, video, game design, graphics, and other formats to the art gallery at Shoreline City Hall.   The exhibition will run through Friday, September 13, 2019 (last day) with regular gallery hours, M-F, 8:00-5:00 and by appointment.

Boeing Creek Interpretive Plant Walk, Tuesday, June 4, 6 pm
Meet at Boeing Creek Park Entrance on NW 175th
Join us on a hearty walk learning about the various plant species that grow throughout the wooded trails of Boeing Creek Park. Wear sturdy hiking shoes, trails are uneven and rugged. Kids (with parents) and teens are encouraged to attend this walk. Parental waiver required for youth under 18. More information about this and other Shoreline Walks online

Protecting Yourself from Medical Harm, Thursday, June 6m 2 – 3:30 pm
Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW
Learn how to protect yourself from preventable medical harm while being treated at a hospital, doctor’s office or outpatient center. Medical harm is now the third leading cause of death in the U.S., right after heart disease and cancer.  Take part in group activities, share personal experiences, and practice asking questions to a provider care team.

North City Loop Walk, Thursday, June 6, 7 pm
Meet at North City Elementary School parking lot, 816 NE 190th Street
Enjoy a pleasant after-dinner walk around the North City Neighborhood. We’ll start at North City Elementary and make a 2 mile loop by the North City Park, over the 195th pedestrian-only I-5 ridge and Shoreline Park. The second half of this walk takes us through area that is being transformed the coming of Light Rail. Come enjoy this wonderful area while it is still a quiet part of the City.
More information about this and other Shoreline Walks online

Shoreline Farmers Market – Opening Day, Saturday, June 8, 10 am – 3 pm
Shoreline Place, near Central Market, 15300 Westminster Way N
Join us for the 8th season!  The Shoreline Farmers Market offers a variety of fresh Washington produce and organic meats. We showcase local artisan crafts and will host food trucks and music for your entertainment. The popular PoP Club is back for it’s 4th season as we introduce kids to eating seasonally and the magic of produce.The market will be open every Saturday, June 8 through October 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Shoreline Farmers Market is operated by the Shoreline Farmers Market Association, a local non-profit organization. Get more information on the Market's Facebook page and website.

Annual Dance Recital, Saturday, June 8, Two shows: 10:00 am and 12:00 pm.
Shoreline Center, 18560 1st Avenue NE
Shoreline Parks Recreation dance classes from hip hop to ballet are showcased in this annual performance. More information at shorelineparks@shorelinewa.gov , or (206) 801-2600

Tween Night, Saturday, June 8, 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, June 9, 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. This month, Author Dr. Gloria Burgess will read her book Pass it On!  Family friendly event with facilitated discussion, art project, music, and food.  Please come and enjoy!  You are also welcome to bring a copy of a favorite children's book with a social justice theme to share on a display table. Contact Suni Tolton, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator at 206-801-2256 or stolton@shorelinewa.gov for more info.

Wisdom Café: Friendship and Difficult Diagnoses, Tuesday, June 11, 2 – 3:30 pm
Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW
Most of us have friends or family who live with difficult or catastrophic diagnoses. Finding our roles as we offer care and support can be hard. We will share some approaches that have worked for us.

Propagation by Cuttings Workshop, Saturday June 15, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Avenue NW
Experience the joy of creating your own plants! During this class you will learn the basics of propagation by cuttings from Heidi Koonz, one of our horticulturists. Each participant will take home a propagation tray full of cuttings, along with guidelines for making more throughout the year.  Registration required.

World Dance Party, Saturday, June 15, 6 – 8:30 pm
Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Avenue N, PUB
Free event!  Come meet your neighbors, share food, enjoy music, learn multicultural dances, and have fun!  Potluck event!  Bring a dish to share.  Sponsored by Shoreline Community College, JHP Legacy, and City of Shoreline.  Please contact Suni Tolton, 206-801-2256, stolton@shorelinewa.gov for more info.  The City of Shoreline is committed to ensuring a welcoming, inclusive, and safe community for all.

Middle School Night, June 15, 7:30 – 11:30 pm
Richmond Highlands Recreation Center, 16554 Fremont Avenue North
Aged out of Tween Night but still looking for something fun to do on the weekend? This program offers a safe and fun place for teens to hang out with friends on a Saturday night. It's a free drop-in event. For more information contact Austin at (206) 801-2643.

Knight Skies Show, Monday, June 17, 7 – 8 pm
Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th Street
Presented by Knights of Veritas.Throughout history, people have wondered about the movement of planets and stars. Learn about science in medieval times and see examples of armor, weapons and scientific tools. Space is limited. First come, first seated.

Summer Reading Kick-Off: Out of this World Magic Show, Wednesday, June 19, 7-7:45 pm
Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW
Ages 5 and older. Presented by Jeff Evans, Edumazement. How much would you weigh on the moon? Have UFO’s actually landed on Earth? Do space aliens exist? Have interstellar fun as you learn more about space.

Summer Solstice Soundscapes with Gary Stroutsos, Friday, June 21, 6 pm
Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Avenue NW
Gary Stroutsos performs world flute music drawn from many traditional cultures. Evoking a spirit of place and the voices of the land, his work includes internationally acclaimed recordings at sacred sites, using the unique acoustics and history of each great space as the starting point for a deep musical exploration. The Kruckeberg Botanic Garden Foundation is proud to partner with Gary Stroutsos. Join us for a casual reception of food, wine, and light refreshment with Gary in the upper garden and then walk down together to the lower garden for a performance of Native American songs and storytelling. This is a ticketed event to support the foundation and the garden.  Tickets available online.

Richmond Beach Solstice Walk, Friday, June 21, 7 pm
Meet at Entrance to Richmond Beach Salt Water Park, 2021 NW 190th Street
Enjoy watching the setting sun while doing an evening stroll around the parks and streets of Richmond Beach.
More information about this and other Shoreline Walks online

Summer Meals at the Library, starts Wednesday, June 26, 12 – 1 pm
Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th Street
Ages 1 to 18. Nourish your body and brain while you read this summer. Grab a FREE lunch and take part in fun activities!  In partnership with Hunger Intervention Program.  Mondays-Fridays, June 26-August 28, 12-1pm. Activities begin at 12:30pm.

The Gravity Catastrophe Show, Thursday, June 27, 10:15 – 11:00 am
Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th Street
Family program, all ages welcome. Presented by Alex Zerbe, The Zaniac. Join us for this “out of this world” show complete with a tornado of juggling and a whirlwind of scientific knowledge! Space is limited. First come, first seated.

Space Dog from Planet K-9 Show, Thursday, June 27, 11 – 11:30 am
Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW
Ages 2 and older. Presented by Eric Ode. It is a fun space adventure when Benjamin D. Dog pretends to be a space alien who has crash landed his cardboard spaceship on Earth. Can he get back to Planet K-9?

Shoreline Arts Festival,  Saturday, June 29 – Sunday, June 30, starting at 10 am
NEW LOCATION!  Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Avenue N
There is something creative and fun for everyone at this free two-day community event:  Arts Exhibits, Youth Art, Artist Marketplace, Cultural rooms, Hands-on Art, Performances, Food Court, and various activities of all kinds. sponsored by the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council, is free. Find every last detail online.

Shoreview and Boeing Creek Park Walk + Arts Festival, Sunday, June 30, 9:15 am
Meet at Shoreline Community College visitor parking lot, 16101 Greenwood Avenue N
Come enjoy a morning walk and then visit the Shoreline Arts Festival at its new location - Shoreline Community College! We’ll start at the College and loop through parts of Shoreview Park and Boeing Creek Park, ending back at the College just in time for a stroll through the Arts Festival which starts at 10am.   More information about this and other Shoreline Walks online

Here are volunteer opportunities through the month of May to help restore urban forests across the City of Shoreline.
**Twin Ponds Park Work Party (south end), Saturday, Saturday, June 8, 10 am – 1 pm
Twin Ponds Park, 15401 1st Avenue NE
Meet at the south end parking lot along 1st Ave NE, but north of N 149th St, near the community garden.  Contact RestoreTwinPondsSouth@outlook.com to RSVP or for further information to RSVP or for further information.

**Brugger’s Bog Volunteer Work Party, Sunday, June 9, 10 am – 1 pm
Brugger’s Bog Park, 19553 25th Avenue NE
Meet at the end of the dirt/gravel path entrance to the park on the bridge. Contact BruggersBogStewards@gmail.com to RSVP or for further information.

**Twin Ponds Park Work Party (north end), Saturday, June 15, 10 am – 12 pm
Twin Ponds Park, 15401 1st Avenue NE
Meet at the northwest corner of the park along the fence on N 155th St.  Contact NorthTwinPondsRestoration@gmail.com to RSVP or for further information.

**Hamlin Park Work Party, Saturday, June 15, 10 am – 2 pm
Hamlin Park, 16006 15th Avenue NE
Meet at the far north end of the park, next to the NE 166th Street stairs. Contact Hamlin.Restoration@gmail.com to RSVP or for further information.

 

 

 

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