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Learn Gardening at McAuliffe Park

Posted by on Jan 18, 2016 in Blog, Parks | Comments Off on Learn Gardening at McAuliffe Park

Learn Gardening at McAuliffe Park

Do you love to garden? The Kirkland Parks Foundation has met its fundraising goal to complete a community learning garden at McAuliffe Park,and they are looking for volunteers. The learning garden will serve as a center for learning about composting, organic gardening, nutrition, and other topics related to sustainable food production. Seattle Tilth leads volunteer work parties every fourth Thursday of the month, 4-7 p.m. To find out more about volunteering, email chrishoffer@seattletilth.org. More info:...

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Input Needed on School Walk Routes

Posted by on Dec 9, 2015 in Blog, Policy Committee, Safety, Schools, Transportation | 3 comments

Input Needed on School Walk Routes

LWSD has recently updated the school walk route maps for elementary schools, and we need your help in reviewing them to ensure that they are accurate. If your child attends Sandburg, Thoreau, or Juanita Elementary School, please take a moment to look at the map for your child’s school and send an email to Amy Falcone (amyef81@yahoo.com) with your feedback, including any parts of your child’s walk route that aren’t already included on the map and any areas of your route that are a particular safety concern, with a description...

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Inclement Weather Resource Information

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in Blog, Emergency Preparedness | Comments Off on Inclement Weather Resource Information

Inclement Weather Resource Information

Learn how to prevent seasonal flooding, where to get sandbags, and how inclement weather affects trash service in the City of Kirkland Newsletter with information on: – Inclement Weather Waste Collection – Extra Garbage/Recyclables after a Weather Delay – Road and Transformation information – Tips on Keeping your Storm – Drain Clean do’s and don’ts – Sandbag Filling Stations – 24/7 Spill and Flooding Hotline

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Energy & Water Workshop & Fair

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in Blog, Emergency Preparedness | Comments Off on Energy & Water Workshop & Fair

Energy & Water Workshop & Fair

Interested in upgrading the lighting in your home and saving money? Come check out Kirkland’s Energy Conservation Workshop and Lighting Fair! Stop by the Peter Kirk Room on October 29th between 10am and 3pm to get low-cost LEDs, chat with PSE’s Energy Advisors, learn about water conservation from Cascade Water Alliance and more. For more information go to the Lighting Fair site: http://bit.ly/1KRSwnA Ready to make the switch to LEDs? Bring by old CFLs for easy recycling (10 per person), or new ones in packages to donate to Hopelink. This...

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Finn Hill Neighborhood Plan Page on City Website

Posted by on Oct 19, 2015 in Blog, Maps of Finn Hill & Kirkland, Neighborhood Plan | Comments Off on Finn Hill Neighborhood Plan Page on City Website

Finn Hill Neighborhood Plan Page on City Website

The Finn Hill Neighborhood Plan process is underway. The City of Kirkland has set up a Finn Hill page on their website. The page has a wealth of information specifically about Finn Hill’s planning process. You will find links to all Finn Hill development projects including: Projects of Interest A list of current projects that have generated a large amount of public interest Major Development Project Summary A complete list of all projects Public Notices Includes notices for zoning permits, public hearings, and proposed amendments...

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Open House Oct 9 at McAuliffe Park Education Center and Community Urban Farm

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Blog, Community Committee, Parks | Comments Off on Open House Oct 9 at McAuliffe Park Education Center and Community Urban Farm

Open House Oct 9 at McAuliffe Park Education Center and Community Urban Farm

Saturday, October 10, 2015 Join Seattle Tilth and Kirkland Parks Department for an open house at: McAuliffe Park  – 10824 NE 116th St, Kirkland The learning garden is the first phase of developing McAuliffe Park into an education center and urban farm for the community. Seattle Tilth, in collaboration with the Kirkland Parks Department, will offer compost education, organic gardening classes, cooking and nutrition programming and urban farming opportunities. Partnerships include Edible Kirkland and Kirkland Nourishing Networks programs...

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CERT October Newsletter

Posted by on Oct 6, 2015 in Blog, Emergency Preparedness, Events | Comments Off on CERT October Newsletter

CERT October Newsletter

Community Emergency Response Team current activities, ongoing training, and volunteer opportunities. Inside the newsletter: ICS Review class on 10/12 has 17 openings. CERT Drill Volunteer registration now open.  Participate in the Great ShakeOut drill on 10/15 at 10:15am. Fire Prevention Week is 10/4 to 10/10. MYN Facilitator Training on 10/10 is full.     Volunteer Victims Needed – Sign Up Today! Click link to register: CERT Drill Volunteer Registration Volunteers are needed for the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)...

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Invasive Plant Removal Starts in OO Denny

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in Blog, Events, Parks, Trails | Comments Off on Invasive Plant Removal Starts in OO Denny

Invasive Plant Removal Starts in OO Denny

October 26 starts the first of weekly work party volunteer events in OO Denny. Every Monday, 9-11am, meet at O.O. Denny Parking lot. Volunteers are needed to work with the Green Kirkland Park Steward, Dave Kreul. The team will spend two hours a week removing invasive plants and planting native plants in order to maintain a beautiful and healthy forest. All tools and gloves are provided for volunteers. Come join the group. For more information,...

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Walking & Biking to School

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Blog, Safety, Schools | 1 comment

Walking & Biking to School

Walking and bicycling can be a great way to get to school. Students get exercise. Traffic around school may be reduced. And fewer cars can help the environment. Before you start, it’s important to make sure the route your student(s) take to walk or bike to school are appropriate. The district’s Safety Advisory Committee asked a subcommittee to review suggested walk routes to the district’s elementary schools. That group worked with traffic and pedestrian safety experts as well as a GIS consultant to develop GIS maps of updated walk routes....

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A walk down DennyFest memory lane

Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in Archive, Blog, Denny Fest, Events | Comments Off on A walk down DennyFest memory lane

A walk down DennyFest memory lane

The Top 10 Reasons to go to DennyFest from the past five years. Along with chili, pies, and dogs (both the edible and barking kinds), DennyFest wouldn’t be what it is without our annual list of reasons why you need to attend. Jeff Hoerth, former president of Denny Creek Neighborhood Alliance (now the Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance) and the person who inspired the first DennyFest seven years ago, is the ghost writer of these lists. In a couple of days, we’ll issue Jeff’s list of reasons why need to go to DennyFest this Sunday. But if you want...

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