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Stay safe as you clean up gardens for fall

Fall is nearly here, and so is yard clean-up. In a recent meeting at Wallingford Community Council with the Seattle City Navigation Team, a number of questions were raised about safety in picking up needles and other trash, even human waste, left in neighborhood yards, parks and streets.  As a result, WCC has taken the […]

Fremont Arts Council lights up for Fall Equinox

Fremont Arts Council writes: “Luminata is one week away! Saturday, September 22nd 6:30 – 10:00 PM Green Lake Park:“ Celebrate the Autumnal Equinox with your friends, family, neighbors and The Fremont Arts Council on September 22nd at Green Lake Park with our annual illuminated art celebration. Full participation is open to the public! Everyone is […]

TABLEAU Invites Community Grants

Have an idea for improving Fremont or Wallingford? Community neighbor Tableau wants to help. They write: You are invited to the following event: Tableau Community Grants for Fremont-Wallingford: Happy Hour & Info Night Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT) […]

Free event for Zoo Neighbors in Fremont, Phinney, Wallingford & Green Lake!

The zoo invites its neighbors: Please join Woodland Park Zoo in celebrating our closest neighbors in Phinney Ridge, Wallingford, Fremont and Green Lake. Wednesday, June 20, 2018 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Woodland Park Zoo’s West Plaza-Enter through the West Entrance on Phinney Ave. N. between N. 55th and N. 56th Streets Come to the […]

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 […]