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Health Fair at Harbor Church Sept 20th – 21st

Health Fair at Harbor Church
Harbor Church (9204 11th Ave NW) is hosting a health fair on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 10 am to 2 pm, and Sunday, Sept. 21 from noon-2.  Sponsored by Bayer and QFC, we’ll have flu, pneumonia, and whooping cough vaccinations available on-site, plus free nutritional help and information, free blood pressure checks, free blood glucose (sugar) monitoring, information and prizes to take home, and more.
Open and available to all, regardless of income and insurance.

2014 Crown Hill Neighbors Garage Sale (8th Annual) — signups are open

gsale2014Signups are now officially open for the fabulous Crown Hill Neighbors Garage Sale to be held July 26th, 9AM-3PM this year. This is our eighth year of running the sale. Sign up here:

It’s not too early to be checking your basement, attic, garages for stuff to go into your sale. Check with your neighbors to see if they might do a multi-family sale with you. Past years have seen some folk converting under-utilized stuff into cold hard cash, neighbors coming by and striking up conversations, and more.

As in past years, we especially encourage young entrepreneurs to set up lemonade and refreshment stands.

The map isn’t much to look at yet, but after a few signups it’ll start to be a hopping scene.

Schedule Slippage: Holman Rd Paving Update June 17th, 2014

We received this from Seattle Department of Transportation:


You are receiving this e-mail as a subscriber to the Holman Road NW Paving Project updates. Due to weather, paving work that was originally scheduled for tonight, Monday June 16, has been rescheduled to this Thursday, June 19. Crews will begin work in the westbound lanes of Holman Road NW between 7th Avenue NW and Greenwood Ave N from 8 PM on Thursday, June 19, until 6 AM Friday, June 20. During this time, traffic will be shifted to the eastbound lanes of Holman Road NW, with one lane open in each direction.

Grinding and paving work will then switch to the eastbound lanes of Holman Road NW, and traffic will be shifted to the westbound lanes of Holman Road NW, where one lane will be open in each direction. Crews are scheduled to begin closing eastbound lanes for grinding the night of Wednesday, June 25 at 8 PM. Grinding will be noisy and is expected to last until 6 AM, Thursday July 26. Nighttime paving in the eastbound lanes will begin Wednesday, July 2, and is expected to be complete the following day, Thursday, July 3.

Paving is weather dependent, and these dates are subject to change. We will update you if there are any changes to the construction schedule.

Local bus access will be maintained for King County Metro’s Route 28, 40 and RapidRide D Line. For information on bus service, look for Rider Alert notices at bus stops, see Metro Online,, or call (206) 553-3000.

For more information about the Holman Road NW Paving Project, visit the project web page:

Thank you!


Ballard and Crown Hill Discovery Day at Ballard Commons Park, June 14th, 10 AM

Call-to-Action-Flyer-Walk-With-Us-June-14From our friends at Groundswell Northwest. If you are unable to make this event at Ballard Commons Park, we will be walking the Crown Hill area a bit later please contact or (206) 250-0392.

Discovery Day Ballard Commons Park

Walk with Groundswell NW towards Ballard’s future on Saturday, June 14th in Ballard Commons Park at 10 AM. Join friends and neighbors for an inspirational urban adventure to consider the future of open space and discover other place making ideas in Ballard.IMG 0890-002

In an effort to build upon the 1996 Open Space Plan, Groundswell NW volunteers will inventory the existing assets and potential new assets for additional parks and open space in Ballard. Walking groups will be organized by neighborhood. Meet and work with your Neighborhood Open Space Captain and walk together to tell us what you think about open space.

You can use this flyer to pass the word along to friends and neighbors. We hope to see you there!

More information about the Ballard Open Space Plan is at our sister website.

Location: Ballard Commons Park, 5501 22nd Ave NW, Seattle
Contact: David Folweiler,

Ribbon Cutting for Pathway from 89th to 90th, Wednesday, June 18th

City Council-member Mike O’Brien will be on hand to cut the ribbon for the completion of the pedestrian pathway upgrade from 89th to 90th at 17th. This is an early bird event, meeting at 8 AM the pedestrian pathway.

Neighbors living in West Crown Hill put together a NPSF (Neighborhood Parks and Streets Fund) proposal a few years ago to upgrade the path, and remove the barriers to make it possible to pass a stroller through and connect to the Soundview Playfields and Whitman Middle School.

The project was completed a couple of years ago.

Efforts are underway to secure funding to complete a greenway on 17th from 58th to 90th. The greenway will use the pathway to the play fields and Whitman Middle School. Another NPSF proposal is presently under review for funding to put a pedestrian activated signal at 17th and 85th to allow safer crossings of 85th.