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What’s the story behind the Fremont Solstice?

A Fremont Fireside Chat on The Fremont Arts Council’s Fremont Solstice Parade & Celebration Revealed–Saturday, May 26th at 2pm at the Fremont Library Fremocentrist sends this invitation: Learn about the history, personalities and opportunities created by these cultural icons, by the volunteers involved. On Saturday, May 26th at 2pm, join in a free, public presentation […]

Community input sought on light rail alignment, station locations for Ballard & West Seattle

How will Fremont residents access light rail on Seattle’s west side? Now is the time to explore this question with the City.  Seattle’s Office of Planning and Community Development is seeking input through a set of community meetings. Below is their invitation with the meetings closest to Fremont listed–there are several more for other neighborhoods: […]

Fremont Arts Council Gears Up For Mardi Gras and more–Solstice Grants Available

We’re pleased to share Fremont Arts Council’s February News: Petit Troll Parade —  Sunday, February 11 This tiny parade is done in the spirit of Mardi Gras! Sunday, February 11th (just before Fat Tuesday). we’ll “crash” the Fremont Sunday Market tiny flashy parade, towing our mini-glittering themed floats down the road. Come to the Art […]

National Take Back Day is October 28, 2017

Keep those unused drugs out of circulation. This Saturday, you can drop off your unused prescription drugs on  National Prescription Drug Take Back Day which “aims to provide a safe, convenient, and anonymous means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse and medications.” DROP OFF on […]

Durkan and Moon debate in the ‘hood on Sunday

MAYORAL FORUM  Sunday Oct. 22, 2017, 4:30 p.m. @ Phinney Neighborhood Center From our neighbors at Phinney Ridge Community Council: MAYORAL FORUM  Sunday Oct. 22, 2017, 4:30 p.m. @ Phinney Neighborhood Center Hear from candidates Cary Moon and Jenny Durkan in a discussion moderated by David Hyde from KUOW Radio. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Free snacks, beer, and non-alcoholic […]

BOAT PARADE & BIKE RIDE JULY 9 COMMEMORATE BALLARD LOCKS OPENING 100 YEARS AGO

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ceremonial opening of the Ballard Locks, Lake Washington Ship Canal, and the Fremont Bridge, there will be a recreation of the 1917 Opening Day Boat Parade on Sunday, July 9.   The Fremont Historical Society sends these details about the event: The Adventuress, a historic schooner, will go […]

Fremont Solstice Parade, Fremont Fair & Fremont Siphon Project Moving Along

In Fremont: Solstice Parade gets ready to roll and the Fremont Siphon Replacement Project sends an update: Welcome to Fremont Solstice Parade Central! We’re gearing up for a deliriously good time! Are you ready? Fremont Solstice Parade begins earlier this year, at 1:00 pm on June 17th, 2017. What’s happening at the Powerhouse? The floats […]

Clean Up and Then Dream for Solstice

This weekend will be a busy one, Fremonsters!  First, the Fremont Spring Clean Up at Patrick Place. from 9 to 11:30. With prizes. Then, the Fremont Arts Council Parade Open House and Art Brainstorm.  Make a day of it. Fremont Spring Clean Up at Patrick Place SATURDAY 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM MAY 20th  2017 […]

Please join the Fremont Arts Council in celebrating the 2017 McKay Grant Artists

Congratulations, artists!  “2017 McKay Parade Artist Reception   –  YOU’RE INVITED!  –  Please join the Fremont Arts Council in celebrating the 2017 McKay Grant Artists Part of Fremont First Friday Art Walk  Friday May 5, 2017;   6-9pm,  Doric Lodge:  619 N. 36th St, Seattle, WA 98103  Admission: Free “Come celebrate the artists and photographers who bring […]

Fremont Tidbits—News you can use

The next Fremont Neighborhood Council meeting is Monday, April 24, 2017 at Doric Lodge. Agenda here. COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE: SR 99 Aurora Bridge Painting Project (Stage 2) —Stage 2 of the SR 99 Aurora Bridge painting project is scheduled to begin in spring 2018. You are invited to an upcoming open house for community members […]