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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!
Aug 24: Big Finn Hill Trails meeting, 7 pm at the Inglewood Presbyterian or Big Finn Picnic shelter (TBD)
July 20: Big Finn Hill Trails meeting, 7 pm at the Inglewood Presbyterian or Big Finn Picnic shelter (TBD)
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
Kirkland News Bites: Upcoming Events Learning to live with urban wildlife Residents are invited to attend and participate in an educational workshop focused on coexistence with urban wildlife and simple actions people can take to reduce conflict and live peacefully with creatures such as coyotes, cougars, deer, raccoons and black bear. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, June 29 at 6:30 p.m., at Kirkland City Hall, 123 5th Ave, in the City Council Chambers. The event is sponsored by the City of Kirkland in conjunction with Washington...read more
About 50 people attended the June 15th Finn Hill neighborhood meeting at St. John Vianny church. Several presenters fielded questions while sharing information on three controversial topics. Take some time learning about these issues and note any deadlines for public comment. These three issues affect the quality of life on Finn Hill. New fire station for Finn Hill: Kirkland’s Deputy City Manager Marilynne Beard provided an update on Kirkland’s progress in finding an appropriate site for a new fire station to serve the eastern side of Finn...read more
This is a reminder that the Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance is hosting a neighborhood meeting on Wednesday, June 15, at 7pm in the social hall of St. John Vianney Church at 12600 84th Avenue. This meeting is for everyone who lives in the Finn Hill neighborhood (and even those who don’t), so please come. We always think our neighborhood meetings are important – they concern issues that affect our daily lives, after all. This Wednesday’s agenda is no exception: it will focus on 3 items of particular interest to us as Finn Hill residents and...read more
Here are some June neighborhood events that we hope you’ll participate in and some updates that may be of interest. And this bulletin finishes with a BIG thank you to all of you who contributed to the Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance during the GiveBIG event last month. O.O. Denny Park restoration party on Saturday, June 11 – Volunteers needed! The Green Kirkland Partnership is sponsoring a work party this Saturday from 9am to noon at O.O. Denny Park. The objective is to remove forest-killing invasive species like ivy and blackberries. You...read more
The Kirkland Chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby has been very active in April and May. Members of our group met with Representative DelBene to discuss our proposal for a revenue neutral carbon fee and dividend. We are pleased to report that she is in favor of taking action on climate but she is relying on the citizens of her district to create the political momentum for her to act. Our group is empowering ordinary citizens to have a voice in the political process to combat the greatest threat to human health of the 21st century. Our...read more
Dear Finn Hill neighbors and friends, The Seattle Foundation’s giveBIG website is back in operation and the deadline for contributions has been extended until midnight, Wednesday, May 4. You can go online and make a donation to the Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance tonight or tomorrow. Thanks to all who tried to give today. Please give it another shot. Let’s take advantage of the extra day to invest in Finn Hill’s long term future. We appreciate your support! What is GiveBig? It’s the day on which your donations to your...read more
The Kirkland Chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby remains hard at work on promoting a politically feasible market based solution to our climate crisis. We remain convinced that a price on green house gas emissions will promote innovation and conservation to a level that will solve the impending climate crisis. We will have a table at the upcoming Earth Day Celebration at Evergreen Hospital on April 22. From 10am to 2pm. Stop by and visit if you can. Members of our group are meeting that same day with Representative Suzan DelBene to ask for her...read more
FHNA hosted its annual meeting last night at Finn Hill Middle School. About 60 people attended to cast their vote on 6 open board seats. After each candidate provided a short speech on why they were seeking election and participation on the board, attendees were handed paper ballots to cast their vote. After all the votes were tallied, FHNA was pleased to welcome four new board members: Ed Hunt, Marc Ackerman, Michael Fehlauer and Amy Falcone. Re-elected to the board for another 2-year term were Jon Pascal and Bill Blanchard. Matt Pruitt then...read more
Dear Finn Hill neighbors and residents, just a quick reminder about the annual members’ meeting on Wednesday, March 23: The Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance is holding its annual meeting this Wednesday in the Finn Hill Middle School cafeteria, 8040 NE 132nd Street. As a Finn Hill resident, you are cordially invited to attend and participate! We’ll elect new board members, learn about the Lake Washington School Board bond measure, and get updates on the Finn Hill neighborhood plan and on rules for building on steep slopes....read more
Annual members’ meeting – Wednesday, March 23: The Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance is holding its annual meeting next Wednesday at the 7pm in the Finn Hill Middle School cafeteria, 8040 NE 132nd Street. We’ll elect new board members at this meeting; if you live in the Finn Hill neighborhood, you are an FHNA member, and we hope you’ll come to cast your vote. Unlike other political events you’ve seen on the news, our meeting will be G-rated: no profanity and no fisticuffs. Here’s what’s on the agenda: * Board elections * Finn Hill neighborhood...read more