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Got an Idea? See if There’s Funding for It – Workshop Thursday Night

The Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund announces NEW funding opportunities for community-initiated projects.  Now provides increased access to funds, simpler application, and more  Nearby workshops Feb. 2 and March 1 The Department of Neighborhoods hosts Matching Fund Workshop #2 this Thursday, 6:00pm to 7:30pm at Phinney Neighborhood Center.  To RSVP call 206-733-9916 or go […]

First Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting of 2017 Discusses N 34th Bus Stop Safety, HALA

First Fremont Neighborhood Council meeting of 2017 was this Monday night, January 23. Nico Martinucci,* Associate Transportation Planner for SDOT presented detailed information about the City’s plan to reconfigure the bus stop at N 34th and Fremont Avenue to try to solve the problem of crowding where so many board the bus, walk, drive and […]

Ballard Trail Missing Link Invites You to Eat, Drink and Think Jan. 27

“Please join us for Happy Hour to express your opinion about completing the Missing Link of the Burke Gilman Trail in Ballard.  City Councilman, Mike O’Brien, will join us to discuss the current status of the project at 6 p.m. Complimentary Beer, Wine, Food, and other beverages will be provided.” Burke-Gilman Trail “Happy Hour” Meeting  […]

Unplugged Fun at the Fremont Library–with Snacks

The Fremont Library wants you to unplug and see what life was like before electronic gaming: “Calling all board gamers! The Fremont Branch invites all ages, young and old and everyone in between, to turn off your devices and enjoy an afternoon of uplugged fun. Meet other gamers and enjoy our assortment of board games […]

East Fremont Reacts to HALA Proposals

Residents in East Fremont/West Wallingford who live in the Wallingford Urban Village between Aurora Avenue North and Stone Way North are raising their voices in concern that the proposed upzoning in the HALA “Grand Bargain” will not bring diversity and affordability to the neighborhood while it dramatically affects liveability.  One resident called the neighborhood the […]

Changes coming to bus stops and bike routes in Fremont epicenter

Changes, and maybe not enough changes, may be coming to the very center of Fremont, at N 34th and Fremont Avenue N.  Here’s part of what Seattle Bike Blog reports on the issue: SDOT is in the early design phase for bus stop improvements on Fremont Ave between N 34th and 36th Streets directly north […]

City Light Continues Electronic Equipment Upgrades in Fremont & Wallingford

“Starting in late December 2016, Seattle City Light will be supporting enhanced cellular and data services in Fremont and Wallingford by upgrading electronic equipment to 11 utility poles throughout the public right-of-way of these neighborhoods” Fremont, and Wallingford, will be getting an upgrade, says Seattle City Light. “…Affected customers are receiving the information [copied below]. “Highlights…: This […]

Help Students Learn English as a Second Language

Literary Source is looking for volunteers and for students for a free English as a Second Language Conversation Group opportunity at the Fremont Library. Literary Source explains: “The Tableau Foundation recently granted Literacy Source, a nonprofit organization, funds to provide a free English as a Second Language Conversation Group opportunity at the Fremont Library.  It […]

Zoo and Fremont Arts Council Share News

2016 Call for Artists–Fremont Arts Council’s Feast of the Winter Solstice  Deadline–Friday, December 9th, 2016, by midnight, for the Feast of the Winter Solstice December 21, 2016. The Fremont Arts Council invites artists to propose art installations and performance for the Feast of the Winter Solstice, a spectacular annual gathering for the FAC community. The […]

Agenda for Nov. 28 FNC Meeting Expanded–Join Us Tonight.

Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting
 Monday, November 28, 2016 Meeting: 7-8:30pm Location: Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. REVISED AGENDA 7pm  Intros/Announcements Nov 25-Jan. 1:  Woodland Park Zoo WildLights, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. nightly Dec. 2:  Lenin Lighting (part of Fremont Festivus), 5pm Dec. 10: North Transfer Station Celebration 10:00 – 11:30 am; 1350 N 34th St., Intersection of N. 34th St. […]