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Entries from June 2017

2017 Sounds of Summer Concert Series

June 25th, 2017 by hillaryu

The U Village Sounds of Summer Concert Series, presented by UW Medicine is coming up.

Wednesdays, July 12 to August 23.

Enjoy free concerts with live music from local favorites from 7:00-8:30 pm, gourmet bites from U Village restaurants, the RAM beer garden, and fun activities in the kid’s area.

Concerts will be held in the parking area in front of Veggie Grill and Aritzia, below Room & Board.

The 2017 line-up features:

July 12          Eldridge Gravy & The Court Supreme

July 19          Blake Lewis

July 26         The Nowhere Men

August 2      The Paperboys

August 9      Kalimba

August 16    BowieVision

August 23    Hit Explosion

Grab a seat starting at 6:00 pm!

More info? Click here.

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Stay up-to-date on the 35th Ave. project

June 20th, 2017 by hillaryu

From the SDOT website:

What’s happening now

We’ve finalized the street design concept for 35th Ave NE, based on current and future needs and with the goal of creating more options to safely get around your neighborhood.

Click here to learn about what we heard from northeast Seattle and what we’re proposing for 35th Ave NE.

Share your thoughts about the design and stay in the loop by subscribing to a project distribution list. We’ll send emails with project updates and public engagement opportunities. Click here to sign up for email updates

Questions? Email the project team or call (206) 615-0925.

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Seattle Youth Commission now accepting applications

June 16th, 2017 by hillaryu

The City of Seattle is now accepting applications for the Seattle Youth Commission (SYC), a commission of 15 Seattleites ages 13-19 that address issues of importance to youth. Appointed by the Mayor and Seattle City Council, youth serving on this commission get a unique opportunity to work with elected officials, City staff, community leaders, and young people citywide to make positive changes in their communities through policy, organizing, and events. The deadline to apply is Monday, July 17 at 5:00 p.m.

Youth serving on the commission will be required to attend a half-day retreat on Saturday, September 23, bi-monthly SYC meetings, and additional committee commitments.  The commission meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at Seattle City Hall from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Commissioners serve a two-year term beginning in September 2017 and ending June 2019.

In addition to representing youth across the city, commissioners receive hands-on experience in the public sector and learn how to cultivate the youth voice in city policy.

To apply, click here or complete this application and submit:

Via email:
Via postal mail: Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, c/o Seattle Youth Commission, PO Box 94649, Seattle WA 98124-4649
In person: Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, located in City Hall, 600 4th Avenue, 4th floor

Interviews will be held on August 7 and 9 from 4 – 6 p.m.

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Spooner Berry Farms Now Open!

June 12th, 2017 by hillaryu

Stop by for fresh-picked berries.

Details here.

7726 35th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115
(Next to Wedgwood Post Office)

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Meet Mayoral Candidates in Wedgwood

June 4th, 2017 by hillaryu

From the Wedgwood Community Council

The NEDC (Northeast District Council) is hosting an evening with some of the 2017 Mayoral Candidates right here in our backyard. 

This is a public event all are welcome to join the NEDC representatives and the 2017 Mayoral candidates 7pm Thursday June 8th, at the Wedgwood Presbyterian Church, 8008 35th Ave NE. Seattle, WA, 98115.  The Mayoral Candidates for this event are: Jenny Durkan, Jessyn Farrell, Bob Hasegawa, Michael McGinn, Cary Moon, Nikkita Oliver.

More info can be found on the Wedgwood Community Council’s website.

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