Park Board Meetings:  Thurs Sept 13 & 27

Park Board Meetings:  Thursday, September 13 and 276:30-9:00 p.m., Park Board Room, 100 Dexter Avenue North.

For more information, contact Rachel Acosta at 206-684-5066 or rachel.acosta@seattle.gov or go to the website at http://www.seattle.gov/board-of-park-commissioners where the agenda and briefing papers will be posted when available.

The Park Board generally meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the same time and location.  View Seattle Channel’s tapes of Park Board meetings at www.seattlechannel.org/videos/watchVideos.asp?program=Parks.

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CUCAC Meetings:  Tuesday, September 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

CUCAC Meetings:  Tuesday, September 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Tower, 4333 Brooklyn Avenue NE.

The agenda includes a briefings on the UW annual report, the Husky Stadium TMP and the Health Sciences Education Building,

For more information, contact Maureen Sheehan at Maureen.sheehan@seattle.gov or 206-684-0302 or go to http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/programs-and-services/major-institutions-and-schools/major-institution-advisory-committees/university-of-washington

Seattle Design Festival—Design for Belonging—A Design Discussion – Sept 11, 6:00 PM

Seattle Design Festival—Design for Belonging—A Design Discussion:  Tuesday, September 11, 6:00-8:00 p.m., 51 University Street, Suite 600.  Design for Belonging gathers city builders, community organizers, artists, and a diverse public to explore what it takes to create culturally responsive, thriving, resilient, and welcoming neighborhoods. Topics of discussion will include:

  • What makes a neighborhood welcoming and inclusive for all?
  • How can design promote TRUST within neighborhoods and communities?
  • What is the role of design to preserve and promote cultural identity in underrepresented communities?
  • Can we and should we build community engagement into public policy?
  • How can design guidelines, design review boards, and urban policies best serve the communities over which they govern?

Grace Kim of the Seattle Planning Commission will moderate.  For more information or to RSVP, go to https://designinpublic.org/event/design-for-belonging/.

Theater For Young Children – Performances in August 2018

A NE Seattle Neighbor wanted to share information about Theater For Young Children, a theater company who does free theater in the park for children. They will be performing in North Seattle Parks again this summer.

“Theater For Young Children (TFYC) is back for our second annual Arts In The Park tour sponsored by The City of Seattle and Seattle Parks and Recreation. TFYC believes everyone should be exposed to great art. We bring professional actors to perform for children and families in easily accessible neighborhood locations. Shows specially written for ages 3-9, and fun for all!!

Come join us for stories and music celebrating Latin America: The Armadillo’s Song and The Half Chicken.

Pinehurst Playfield, Friday Aug. 3rd, 5:30 PM & Sat. Aug. 4th, 1:30 PM
Maple Leaf Reservoir, Friday Aug. 10th, 5:30 PM & Sat. Aug. 11th, 1:30 PM

Bring family, friends, and neighbors to sit on a blanket and enjoy the show! All shows FREE, however we would love you to bring a couple bucks to drop in the basket!”

Learn more about Theater For Young Children.