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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 Juanita Beach Farmer’s Market this summer. Use the contact form to volunteer.
Volunteer writer is needed with an interest in chickens! We would like to continue to feature Finn Hill poultry growers in our “Coop News.” Use the contact form to volunteer or to volunteer someone!
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 only woodlands event this year is on Sept 27th to plant the deer meadow. The Juanita Woodlands is in need of a Volunteer Coordinator. If you have an interest in stewardship and would like to care for the Juanita Woodlands please contact Teresa Chilelli using the contact form on this web site. Tasks for the Volunteer Coordinator 2-3 times a year help send work party emails to the Woodlands volunteer list Assisting to place yard signs (A-Frames) to advertise the event Help during the work party event with sign in, refreshments, etc, Hours...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: June 27th, 6-9pm at Inglewood Presbyterian Church. Proposed Menu: Greek Themed Evening of Chicken souvlaki, Greek salad, tzatziki, feta and olives (of course), and a honey-walnut cake Cost: $5 (to cover ingredients) Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org About Community Kitchens Canada has hundreds of...read more
FHNA History Project & Kirkland Heritage Society Present: Christina Brugman’s “First Families of Juanita” When: Wednesday, May 28th at 7PM Where: Heritage Hall in downtown Kirkland, 203 Market St., Kirkland, WA 98033 Christina has prepared a power point presentation of her “First Families” collection of extraordinary photographs documenting the history of our area dating back to the eighteen hundreds. Some highlights: Photographs taken in 1894 when the Shaffer Brothers and the Woodins logged Big Finn Hill. An 1895 photograph of the Ole...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: MAY 30th, 6-9PM, at Inglewood Presbyterian Church. Proposed Menu: BBQ BURGERS, KALE SALAD, and STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE Contact: email@example.com About Community Kitchens Canada has hundreds of community kitchens, where people gather to cook and eat. In just a Google-glance, these descriptions...read more
Finn Hill neighbors and friends: Here are a few items that you may want to calendar for the end of May and June: Wednesday, May 28: Finn Hill History in Photographs – The FHNA History Project and the Kirkland Historical Society are sponsoring a Power Point presentation of more than 130 pictures of Finn Hill from the late 19th century through mid-20th century. The presentation – entitled “First Families of Juanita” – has been prepared by Christina Brugman and shows Juanita Beach before development, tulip fields on the Albertson’s site,...read more
Finn Hill friends and neighbors: Just a final update about events this Saturday. It’s going to rain – a real shock, I know – and we want to make sure you have an some good alternatives to the sunbathing session you had planned: Finn Hill Garage Sale Extravaganza: We’ve got 19 garages participating this year. Check out the interactive map for locations. And some amazing stuff is for sale. Here’s a sampler: o Tools (you can never have enough tools) o Pink flamingos (is there any other kind?) o A parakeet (not sure if cage comes with it)...read more
Dear Finn Hill neighbors and friends: There is an upcoming FHNA Community Meeting, hope to see you there! Date & Time: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 7 pm. Location: Finn Hill Middle School Cafeteria (8040 Northeast 132nd Street Kirkland, WA 98034.) More information and meeting’s agenda coming soon!read more
Dear Finn Hill friends and neighbors: Spring has finally arrived! Here a few activities coming up that we hope you’ll participate in: April 22 (Tuesday): Election Day Don’t forget to vote! The Lake Washington School District bond measure is on the ballot, as well as a County-wide referendum on car tab fees to support to Metro. (Just in case you haven’t already seen the signs for and against these measures all over the neighborhood.) April 23 (Wednesday): Friends of Big Finn Hill Park – Inaugural Meeting King County has now issued its...read more
The Second Annual Finn Hill Neighborhood Garage Sale is April 26th. Treasures are found and money is made in this ultimate recycling event… Start collecting your clutter and sign up! Check it out: View the Map of the 2014 Fabulous Finn Hill Garage Sale Locations. 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...read more
Washington Native Plant Society (WNPS) is running a FREE 10-week Native Plant Steward Training. The Green Kirkland Partnership is partnering with WNPS on this training and a group of WNPS stewards will be doing restoration at Everest Park in Kirkland (with the option to stay on as a Green Kirkland Partnership steward after their WNPS hours are completed). If you are interested in becoming a steward take this training! Application is due April 7th. More information posted on the WNPS...read more