Author Archives: Dale Johnson

Free Trees for Neighborhoods

You can get free trees to plant around your home.  The Seattle reLeaf program is accepting applications for up to four free trees. The Trees for Neighborhoods program helps Seattle residents plant trees around their homes. Since 2009, Trees for Neighborhoods has planted over 4,000 trees in yards and along streets. That’s 4,000 more trees…

Hold a Night Out Block Party August 5th

If your block is having a Night Out block party on Tuesday be sure to attend.  Even if one hasn’t been organized already, you can still put one together.  It’s fun and you and your neighbors will get to know each other, and have a good time. More information is at the Night Out website….

Neighborhood Walking Ambassador Workshop at Broadview Library Saturday

Feet First has partnered with the King County In Metro Program to invite you to become a Neighborhood Walking Ambassador. Attend a workshop in North Seattle on Saturday, August 2 from 10:30am-1:00pm. The workshop will be at Broadview Public Library, located at 12755 Greenwood Avenue N, which is accessible by Metro bus routes 5, 345,…

Ellie’s Lemonade and Bake Sale July 26

A Broadview neighbor’s granddaughter came up with a fun way to support a worthy cause, the Greenwood Food Bank.  Below is a message from her grandfather about the event. Ellie came up with the idea 3 years ago saying, “I want to do a Lemonade and Cupcake Stand and give the money to the poor…

6th Annual Heaven and Earth Art at Carkeek Park Begins July 12

In collaboration with Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Carkeek Park Advisory Council, the Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) has orchestrated an exhibition of temporary artwork in the forest of Carkeek Park for the sixth consecutive year, from July 12, 2014 – October 20. Opening Reception with artists in attendance is 2-5pm, Saturday, July 12…

SPU Broadview Projects Update Now Online

On June 18 Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) held a meeting at the Bitter Lake Community Center to inform the public about options to address sewer problems in the Dayton Avenue area and options to address surface water runoff problems in the 12th Ave. NW area.  A large crowd asked a lot of questions.  If you…

Free Classes on How to Keep Waterways Safe From Your Car’s Oil Leaks

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) says you can help keep water safe and clean by preventing pollution at its source.  And it is offering free classes on how to do so. Free Auto Leaks Class Help keep oil and other fluid leaks from your car from harming our local waterways and wildlife. Join the experts at…

5th Annual Celebrate North Seattle this Sunday June 22

The fifth annual Celebrate North Seattle event will be held at Oaktree Village, 10000 Aurora Ave. N,  this Sunday June 22. There will be some new food trucks: Streetzeria and Quack Dogs, and the bringing back the sweet tooth favorite Street Donuts . North Seattle’s very own Buckets of Rain will be kicking off the musical tunes followed…

Summer Night at Swanson’s Nursery Benefits Boys and Girls Club

Swanson’s Nursery on 15 Ave. NW is holding a series of evening events with a community theme.  The first will be on Thursday June 19 from 6-8 PM.  There will be kids activities and food trucks.  More information is available here.    

New North Precinct Early Design Ideas Floated to Design Commission

A new facility for the Seattle Police Department North Precinct is slated to be built on the southeast corner of Aurora Ave. N and N 130th St.  It will take several years for the whole project to be finished, but it is moving along. As part of the process to acquire property for the new North Precinct…