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Want to get more involved? Check out the events listed below to learn more about upcoming events.
April 20: Work Party at Edith Moulton Park (108th Avenue NE at NE 137th), meet at Event 10 am. Hosted by the Juanita Neighborhood Association and the City of Kirkland. RSVP to Doug Rough at 425-821-5529 or send an email.
April 20: Juanita Bay Park Restoration Work Party. Saturday 10AM to 2PM. (2201 Market St., Kirkland WA) Sponsored by Juanita Bay Park Stewards and EarthCorps. Go to www.greenkirkland.org for “What to Bring” and Sign Up information.
April 27: Finn Hill Garage sale weekend. For more information on how to add your garage sale to the publicity list contact Kurt@finnhillalliance.org
April 27-28: Saturday noon – 6:30 and Sunday April 28 from 9 – 1:30 St. John Vianney 2nd annual plant sale! Location: (12600 84th Ave NE Kirkland, WA.) All profits go to fund the 23rd annual Esperanza Tijuana home building mission which 100′s of people on this hill have done! Speical orders prior to April 19 don’t upset us and we can and will special order for you after the sale. contact Jan Kline, SJF Youth and Outreach, 425.823.0787 (plants include: Coreopsis, Bacopa plants and basket, Calibrachoa Superbells, Coleus, Diascia, Nemesia, Petunias, Verbena, Alyssum, Begonia, Cosmos, Dusty Miller, Impatiens, Lobelia, Marigolds, Nicotiana, Pansies, Schinzanthus, Snaps, and veggies.
April 27: 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM. Peter Kirk Community Center. Kirkland Heritage Society will feature our Mr. Jerry Torell from the Redmond Historical Society. Jerry will tell us about how he was instrumental in placing the bicycle that we see on the right hand side along 85th heading into Redmond. He will certainly have some history on the Redmond bike derby. Hope to see you there. 12:00 Noon at the Peter Kirk Community Center in the lobby room. Coffee and cookies are always served. And being the Senior Center, there is always available parking.
March 6: Neighborhood Meeting @ 7pm March 16 Guided Nature Walk through the Madrona Grove in Big Finn Hill Park. See the blog post for directions and details. For more information contact Jeanette@finnhillalliance.org
March 30: Volunteer Opportunity at Juanita Woodlands, 9:00 AM on Saturday, March 30th. More Information.
December 2012 December 16: Christmas Ships at O.O. Denny Park, ships arrive at 7pm – come early to get a good spot!
November 2012 November 6: Vote
Sparks flew during our work party to upgrade the Big Finn Hill kiosk base on Saturday Dec 7. That’s what happens when one uses a pick ax on frozen soil with rocks. We had an excellent turn out but chopping through the permafrost was slow and the volunteers were very warm. After we discovered the gravel was frozen into the dump truck and the pile of dirt had a frozen crust, we decided to reconvene on Saturday Dec 14 (9:30 am) if Mother Nature permits. Please stop by to enjoy the new bench, a solid, comfortable work of art by King County...read more
Learn about the history of the Bonfire and Christmas Ships. Who makes the bonfires? How many Christmas Ships have come to O.O. Denny Park? Join us on December 16th to learn about this and much more. This is the time of year when we get together with friends and family to celebrate and share our many holiday traditions. One such tradition is our sojourn to O.O Denny Park to greet the Christmas Ship with its carolers and entourage of smaller vessels that come to the park’s shores to serenade us each December. An important part of this event is...read more
Volunteer this Saturday at the planting work party in Juanita Heights Park, November 30th from 9-11:00 AM. Juanita Heights Park is located at the end of 89th PL NE. The area is east of St John Vienny church. The park includes a portion of the east side of Finn Hill. Volunteers work together to pull ivy and plant trees, shrubs and ground cover. This is a small park with a 1/4 mile loop trail. Dress for the weather, wear gloves and bring a shovel if you can. We will be planting about 50-70 small native ground covers and shrubs. More...read more
There is a maintenance work party in Big Finn Hill Park scheduled for Saturday Dec 7 from 9:30 am to noon. We’ll meet by the Big Finn Hill Park sign on 138th PL about 100 yards west of Juanita Drive. The focus of our activities will be to build an elevated base for the new kiosk so that people who are less than 7 feet tall can read the signs on the boards. Wheel barrows and shovels for moving gravel will be useful. Of course, bring gloves and bottles of water. Jeanette Leach is on the Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance...read more
Come join us for a fun walk in the park! On Sunday Nov 17, 2013 at 1:30 pm we’ll be leading another in our popular series of walks in our big wonderful Finn Hill Parks. Big Finn Hill Park (a King County Regional Park) has more than ten miles of natural surface trails, so it is a great place to get to know. Who Can Join Everyone is welcome including well-behaved children and well-behaved dogs on leashes. This is a great chance to learn more about our parks and explore new trails. Where to Meet Meet at the Big Finn Hill Park sign on the...read more
The magnificent magical Christmas Ship with its sparkling elven entourage advents in late afternoon on the shoreline of Denny Park this year: 4 – 4:20pm, Sunday, December 22. The firemen build us a rip roaring bonfire, the live music of The Dickens Carolers echoes across the water, the paths are lined with luminaries, hot chocolate warms the bellies, children’s eyes sparkle all along the waterline, and throngs of neighbors LOVE this annual event. Come one, come all, and bring your friends for the best Christmas Ship park party of...read more
Volunteers needed to help with making hot chocolate and luminaries for the Christmas Ship 2013 Event in OO DennyPark on December 22. The event starts at 4:00 this year. If you can help please contact Kurt@finnhillalliance.orgread more
Gardeners and Friends of the Earth come help clear weeds at Thoreau Elementary School. Who: Weeding around Thoreau Elementary School What: Clearing Blackberries. General Weeding around the buldings Where: Thoreau Elementary School on the corner of 138th Street and 84th Avenue When: Each Wednesday from 1-3PM Drop in for as long as you can help. Contact: Natalie Washburn email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (425) 825-5732. Natalie is on the Thoreau School grounds working on Wednesdays from 1-3PM if you want to stop...read more
Come Help Clear Ivy from Juanita Heights Park Join the work party this Saturday, October 26, at Juanita Heights Park from 9-11 AM. The summer and fall work parties have already cleared large areas of ivy and blackberries. This Saturday we will be clearing the ivy from the center of the quarter mile loop trail. For more information on the park you can go out to the park blog: www.juanitaheightspark.com Work Party Details: Date: Saturday, October 26, 9:00 to 11:00 AM Location: Juanita Heights Park is located at the end of 89th Pl Ne. What to...read more
We had a great walk in the park on Sunday, October 20th. There were 15 people and three dogs, children had a great time exploring the 2 miles of trails winding past the Beaver Pond, over walking bridges and through the Big Douglas Firs. The dogs had the best time of all! Please join the next “Take a Walk in the Park” series sponsored by FHNA: Next Park Walk: Nov 17 at 1:30 pm, Big Finn Hill Park west of Juanita. Meet at the trail entrance on 138th place by the Kiosk and we’ll do the main loop. Pictures from the Park...read more