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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
The Third Annual Finn Hill Neighborhood Garage Sale is April 25th, 2015. Treasures are found and money is made in this ultimate recycling event… Start collecting your clutter and sign up! The Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance (FHNA) will do it all: promotion, advertising, maps, and signage. 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Garage Sale Time If you would like to participate send the following information: Your Name Your Address Your e-mail Send a brief description of items for sale (i.e. baby clothing, toys, tools, etc.) Only your address and list of items for...read more
January 30th 6-9pm is Japanese-themed. Menu: Miso, Sushi, Tsukemono, Curry Udon, and Mochi with Kinako. A Japanese friend of mine from Tokyo will be there to assist us, particularly with rolling sushi. Inglewood’s Neighborhood Kitchen Annette loves people and cooking, and she is starting a community kitchen here on Finn Hill. The purpose of a community kitchen is to come together, cook the food, then eat it together. Next Kitchen: January 3oth, 6-9pm at Inglewood Presbyterian Church. Proposed Menu: Japanese Themed Evening of Miso,...read more
This year’s Xmas Boats came to O.O. Denny Park at sunset on Sunday. The Finn Hill Neighborhood (FHNA) gave them a huge welcome. Nearly 600 people cheered as a huge bonfire lit the night. Luminarias lit the way. The dry, mild weather added to the celebration. The carolers on the boats were easily heard and they had a great program of Xmas and Hanukah songs. FHNA volunteers handed out over 300 hot chocolates, and provided the bonfire, luminarias, and equipment. Donations to cover the cost of the event are greatly appreciated. They can be made...read more
Dear Finn Hill friends and neighbors: Happy holidays, everyone. Here are some announcements about upcoming events – and some updates about City projects that affect Finn Hill: Public Meeting: On realignment of Sandburg/Thoreau/Juanita elementary school boundaries Date & Time: Monday, December 15, 6:30 – 8:30pm Location: Juanita High School Commons As you may know, the Lake Washington School District is looking at proposals to realign the boundaries of several elementary schools serving north Kirkland, including Sandburg, Thoreau, and...read more
Christmas Ship Parade and Bonfire is December 21 from 4:00 to 4:20 The Christmas Ship festival tradition began in 1949 and has grown into a must see Holiday event in the Northwest. It is a terrific family event that includes an Argosy ship with choir and a parade of smaller boats decorated with lights. This year the parade will stop by O.O. Denny Park on December 21 from 4:00 to 4:20. The Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance will be there from 3:30 – 5:00 with hot chocolate! Three local neighbors will build the bonfire for all to enjoy. Donations...read more
Inglewood’s Neighborhood Kitchen Annette loves people and cooking, and she is starting a community kitchen here on Finn Hill. The purpose of a community kitchen is to come together, cook the food, then eat it together. Next Kitchen: December 12th, 6-9pm at Inglewood Presbyterian Church. Proposed Menu: Mexican Themed Evening of Tamales, Jicama Salad with Tangerines and Cilantro, Frijoles Borrachos, and Platanos Machos Fritos con Crema (fried plantains). I’m getting a little menu/recipe help from my Latina friend, Simona Martinez, who has...read more
Dear Finn Hill neighbors and friends: There is an upcoming FHNA Community Meeting, hope to see you there! Date & Time: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 7 pm. Location: Finn Hill Middle School Cafeteria (8040 Northeast 132nd Street Kirkland, WA 98034.) November’s been wet and windy, and now it’s cold. But let’s not go into hibernation yet. Here are some meetings, activities, and news concerning your neighborhood that may interest you: Tonight, November 12, 5pm – 7pm – Kirkland Open House: The City has scheduled another open house for...read more
Every year about this time, the woods become alive with activity. Environmental and Adventure School (EAS) students are back in our beloved parks for their valued contributions to our healthy Finn Hill ecosystem. Today they tackled a patch in Big Finn Hill Park that has been receiving much TLC over the last couple of years. Initially Microsoft attacked the large blackberry patch pulling, pushing and tearing it back 40 feet from the trail. EAS followed closely on their heels and planted a diverse selection of cedar, doug fir, hemlock, Indian...read more
Come Enjoy the Christmas Ship! The magical Christmas Ship will be arriving in late afternoon on the shoreline of Denny Park on Sunday, December 21 from 4 – 4:30pm. This year, the Christmas ship will be at here on the Winter Solstice, come celebrate the first moment of the return of light! Walk there if you can, along Holmes Point, or down through Denny Park pathways. Part of the magic is venturing out in the dark and cold of winter into flashlights, fire sparks, and moving waves of watery music! The firemen build us a rip roaring bonfire, the...read more