Best of the Northwest Art and Fine Craft Show, Nov 10, 11, 12

Don’t miss the Best of the Northwest Art and Fine Craft Show!

Friday, November 10, noon-7:00 p.m. (free admission from 4:00-7:00 p.m.); Saturday, November 11, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.Sunday, November 12, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., $8 per person, Magnuson Park, Hangar 30.

Art and fine crafts from 119 artists.  Food trucks.  To purchase tickets, go to  For more information, go to


Parks Board meeting, Nov 9, 6:30 PM

The next Parks Board meeting is on November 9, 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Park Board Room, 100 Dexter Avenue North.

The Park Board generally meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

For more information, contact Rachel Acosta at 206-684-5066 or or go to the website at where the agenda and briefing papers will be posted when available.

Seattle Mayoral Candidate Forum in NE Seattle Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7 pm

Seattle Mayoral Candidate Forum in NE Seattle Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7 pm

Come join 6 NE Seattle Community Councils and Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon at the Seattle Mayoral Candidates Forum this Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7 pm.

Thu, Oct 26, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Congregation Beth Shalom, 35th Avenue Northeast, Seattle, WA
Questions should be submitted in advance which means turning them in at the door as you arrive or emailing to:
Everyone welcome.

Candidates Forum – Sept 13, 2017

Candidates Forum – Sept 13

For the candidates vying for Positions 8 and 9 on the Seattle City Council.  These are the 2  “at large” seats on the Council and voted on by all Seattleites.

Wednesday, September 13 from 6-8 pm

View Ridge Room in “The Brig” at Magnuson Park (enter the Park at the NE 74th St entrance).

Candidates include:

Teresa Mosqueda and Jon Grant for Position 8

Pat Murakami and Lorena Gonzalez for Position 9

The Forum is open to everyone.  

Special thanks to Nancy Bolin for organizing


Northeast District Council Mtg, Thurs 8/3


Wedgwood Presbyterian Church, 8008 – 35th Avenue NE

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, –  7:00 P.M.


7:00     Welcome –

  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Secretary of the Night (can someone volunteer NOW)
  • Minutes of last meeting?
  • Announcements
  • Public Comment
  • Upcoming Meetings
  • CNC
7:15 Forum on Community Safety – definitely a “heated” discussion given the weather

·        Objective: How can we improve community safety/ risk management for individuals and communities Format: Panelist briefs, NEDC members Q&A, audience Q&A, Panelist closing remarks

·        Panelists (selected to provide perspective including a “woman’s view,” community safety, current “crime prevention” technology, and Seattle resources and constraints

o   Former longtime Parks Board member Diana Kincaid

o   Native American Housing Executive Joseph Diehl JD CPA

o   Allied Universal  – largest US private security firm

§  Brandon Ezola, General Manager

§  Brandi Devasier, Operations /Manager

·        North Precinct Police Lt. Kevin Grossman

(When we planned this session in early spring we were not aware of how timely the subject would be; i.e. Seattle #3 of 100 for worst crime in USA; (, Murder at Magnuson & Cancelled Outdoor Movies, Sexual Assault, DWI, Car and Home disturbances, etc.)


8:45 Round Robin – Neighborhood Updates
9:00 Adjourn


SNC Mayoral Candidates Forum #2

The Seattle Neighborhood Coalition is having a series of in-depth conversations with Seattle Mayoral Candidates, the next one is this coming Saturday AM. Here is the a link for this event. I am not involved with this, but wanted to forward.

On July 8 they are joined by: Cary Moon (9:00am) Michael McGinn (10:00am) Bob Hasagawa (11:00am).  RSVP’s requested.