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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!
Saturday, December 19 Christmas Ship at OO Denny Park from 4pm – 4:20pm – Watch the ships sail past, warm up around a big bon fire, drink hot chocolate, join your neighbors.
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
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19 Don’t Miss the Christmas Ship! The Christmas Ship with its sparkling entourage arrives in late afternoon on the shoreline of Denny Park this year: 4 – 4:20pm, Saturday, December 19. Warm up around 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...read more
We need you! On November 14, the City of Kirkland and students from the Green Futures Lab out of the University of Washington will be conducting a neighborhood plan workshop from 10:00 AM to 2:00 at Finn Hill Middle School. Please come help us prepare for the future of Finn Hill by attending this very important meeting. If you do plan on coming, please click on the following link to let us know: https://finnhillneighborhoodworkshop.eventbrite.com What should you expect? 9:30 Doors open, sign-in, and on-site registration and team...read more
Upcoming Workshop on November 14th, 10am – 2pm Will be held at the Finn Hill Middle School. All Finn Hill residents are invited to attend! Finn Hill residents had their first opportunity to weigh in on a long-term plan for their neighborhood last Thursday evening, October 15, at a listening session in the Finn Hill Middle School sponsored by the City of Kirkland and the Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance (FHNA). The consultant leading the planning effort, UW’s Green Futures Lab (GFL), set up a dozen different stations, hosted by UW faculty...read more
The Finn Hill neighborhood plan open house was on Thursday, October 15, at Finn Hill Middle School. The event ran from 5pm to 7.30pm. Attendees learned about the planning process, offered their input at seven informal stations covering zoning, traffic, open space, mobility, quality of life issues and more. The event was sponsored by FHNA and the City of Kirkland. This slideshow requires...read more
Dear Finn Hill neighbors and friends, This week features two meetings of great significance to our neighborhood – one concerns fire protection for Finn Hill and the other concerns nothing less than the future of where we live. I urge you to attend these meetings and participate. It is critical that you express your views. Please read on: Finn Hill Fire Station Plan – Community meeting on Monday, October 12 – Finn Hill Middle School from 7pm to 9pm The City is holding a hearing to explain its long-term plan for building a second station to...read more
Finn Hill Fire Station Plan – Community meeting on Monday, October 12 – Finn Hill Middle School from 7 pm to 9 pm. The City is holding a hearing to explain its long-term plan for building a second station to provide better fire protection service to eastern Finn Hill and the Juanita neighborhood. See press release. The Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance board supports the plan subject to certain conditions. We have sent Kirkland’s City Manager, Kurt Triplett, a letter setting forth our support for the City’s proposal to upgrade existing Station...read more
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)...read more
On October 15 from 5:00 to 7:30 pm at Finn Hill Middle School, students from the Green Future’s Lab out of the University of Washington will be conducting a neighborhood plan listening session and open house. At this meeting the students will be using surveys, interactive mapping, instant polling and other methods to get your input on what the future of Finn Hill should be. Development is everywhere. Whether you are on the east side of the hill near Simonds Rd., on Holmes Point, near the schools or Juanita Heights Park, you can’t escape...read more
Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth at DennyFest. Really impressed at the level of interest among our neighbors at making a positive effort to combat climate change. Special thanks to the folks who signed the I-732 petition. Also big thanks to Dave Asher and Shelly Kloba for stopping by and discussing ways in which we can combat climate change at a local, state and national level. Our next regular meeting is on October 25 at 7pm. email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Creating the Political Will for a Livable...read more
Listening Session on October 15 at Finn Hill Middle School by Matthew Pruitt A listening session is being developed for the evening of October 15 from 5:00 PM – 7:30PM to be held at Finn Hill Middle School. As the date gets closer a time will be determined and more information will be shared on the FHNA website, through email, and other sources. At this meeting GFL will be using surveys, interactive mapping, instant polling and other methods to get your feedback. We need you! We are not making shelf art here. Our intent is to make a...read more