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Want to get more involved? Check out the events listed below to learn more about upcoming events.
Volunteer coordinator needed for the Juanita Woodlands work parties. Someone is needed to do the community outreach announcing the work party events and to send email notifications to people on our volunteer list. Use the contact form to volunteer. There is a BIG need before the deer glade building work party coming up this fall.
Volunteer in the FHNA membership tent at the December 21 Christmas Ship event. Use the contact form to volunteer.
Volunteer writers needed for the web site. Use the contact form to volunteer attention: Kathy!
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.
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 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
Our next meeting will be Wed, July 22 at 7 pm. Interested in attending? Email Susan Vossler (firstname.lastname@example.org) Updates on our Recent Activity This month, the Kirkland Chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby met on June 7. We have joined forces with Carbon WA’s campaign to get an initiative to fairly price carbon on the ballot in 2016. For information on I-732 please visit Carbon Washington’s website. We are looking for volunteers for the signature gathering process. To get this on the ballot, 310,000 signatures are required. If you...read more
Jon Pascal, FHNA Board member, presented a brief overview of FHNA. He started out with the Alliance mission statement: “To preserve, protect and restore our natural environment and to promote the welfare of Finn Hill community be engaging in civic issues.” He also shared with the audience some of FHNA’s accomplishments, and what the all-volunteer organization is working on right now. The Neighborhood Plan process and expanding Juanita Heights Park east up to Goat Hill were featured as the key 2015 initiatives. Mayor Amy...read more
Young Artists Exhibition at the Kirkland Summerfest Music & Arts Festival Calling all young artists – you are invited to exhibit your artwork at the Young Artists Exhibition at the Kirkland Summerfest Arts & Music Festival. The festival is August 7-8, 2015 and the Young Artists Exhibition is a one-day show that takes place Saturday, August 8th during the 4th annual Kirkland Summerfest. Submit your artwork between June 30th and August 1st. For full details about the theme, prizes, and submission, please view Entry Form...read more
Dear Finn Hill Neighbor: As a way of keeping in touch with the interests and needs of the community, the Kirkland City Council would like to meet with you and your neighbors on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Finn Hill Middle School (8040 NE 132nd St). This is a great opportunity to meet Council Members and City staff in an informal setting to discuss issues which may be of interest to you and your fellow neighbors. Please plan to arrive at 6:45 p.m. for casual conversations with your Council Members. The general meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. To...read more
Kirkland Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) will meet next on June 7 at 7 pm. We are a grassroots group formed by concerned local residents that has affiliated with the national CCL organization. We focus on enabling ordinary citizens to take positive action to combat climate change. We are working to close the door on fossil fuel in order to open the door to a modern clean energy economy. Recently, some of our group met with Rep Suzan DelBene to discuss climate change. We’ll share results of that meeting and discuss more ways to “create the...read more
GiveBIG is happening now: donate to FHNA today and the Seattle Foundation will supplement your contribution with an additional contribution. Just hit the button below and follow the instructions on the Seattle Foundation’s site: Why Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance? We’re your neighborhood association – we’ve saved parkland, we work to improve zoning and traffic safety regulations, and we sponsor community events like the Finn Hill garage sale and DennyFest. We’re collaborating with the City on Finn Hill’s first neighborhood plan – FHNA...read more
Dear Finn Hill neighbors and friends, Every year in May, the Seattle Foundation sponsors GiveBIG, a one day event in which the foundation adds money to whatever you contribute that day to your favorite non-profits. This is a terrific way to add some bang to your charitable bucks. This year’s GiveBIG is Tuesday, May 5 – Cinco de mayo. Will you help FHNA with a donation? Why Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance? We’re your neighborhood association – we’ve saved parkland, we work to improve zoning and traffic safety regulations, and...read more
You’re Invited! Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance is hosting a Spring Meeting Wednesday, May 27, at 7pm in the Finn Hill Middle School cafeteria (8040 132nd Street). Please join us for updates and discussions on a number of important topics. Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen, and our other Kirkland City Council members, will be in attendance at our FHNA meeting on 5/27? Here’s a short note from Mayor Walen inviting you to attend the meeting: Dear Finn Hill Neighbor: As a way of keeping in touch with the interests and needs of the...read more
The Annual Swap – Great 2015 Garage Sales for Sellers & Shoppers Finn Hill Neighborhood wrapped up its 3rd annual neighborhood garage sale under mostly brilliant blue skies lightly sprinkled with rain! This year we had 26 garage sales with sellers and shoppers bartering and negotiating. Many people are glad to be rid of stuff. Many people glad to have found stuff. So next year we’ll trade it all again! What fun, see you next year on the last Saturday in April. This slideshow requires...read more
We had very good attendance at the March neighborhood meeting. We first provided an overview of the process and timeline for completion of our very first neighborhood plan! If you want to get involved, please email email@example.com. The remainder of the meeting included discussion with the developers of the Radke property 18-home development east of Juanita Drive and north of NE 125th Street (see attached map). They provided an overview of their planned development and answered questions from the audience. There were also several...read more