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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
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is having a public meeting about considering management options for the Saint Edward State Park Seminary building, located in the City of Kenmore. The purpose of the meeting is to present the alternatives, explain the pros and cons, and staff recommendations. More information can be found at www.parks.wa.gov Date: September 10, 2014 Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Northshore Utility District (6830 NE 185th Street, Kenmore, WA 98028-2684) Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission...read more
Finn Hill friends and neighbors: This is a quick note to alert you to 2 community events coming up in September. DennyFest, Sunday, September 7 Yes, it’s our annual neighborhood celebration in O.O. Denny Park from noon to 4pm. As always the music will be terrific – Geoffrey Castle and his band will be back, joined by Bochinche, a fantastic Afro-Caribbean group – and the chili and pies will be great, and the dog show will be fun… and it will all be free! The bouncy house, the fortune teller, the magician, the crafts table will be there, along...read more
What: FHNA at the Juanita Beach Farmer’s Market ….. come volunteer and meet & greet your neighbors. Why: The purpose is offering Finn Hill residents who stop by the tent, an opportunity to sign up their email addresses for neighborhood news. Brochures are available on Finn Hill and Finn Hill park trail guides. When: This is a meet & greet FHNA neighborhood tent this Friday, August 15 and Friday, September 5. Shifts: Shifts are in 2 hour increments and hours begin at 2pm for setup and end at 8pm for takedown. #1: 2pm-4pm...read more
It was the ’40s last 4th, with cars for the cause Kirkland’s Fourth of July parade this year was ’70 years after D Day’…. So FHNA managed to snag the Andrews Sisters and Miss Downtown Kirkland 1941, fresh from a USO show, singing “ Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy from Company B,” with patriotic flair. Check out the slideshow below to see some of the great moments captured during the 2014 Fourth of July parade. This slideshow requires...read more
Help keep the deer of Finn Hill fed! This is the only woodlands event this year. What: Volunteers are needed to help plant vegetation and to remove invasive species in Juanita Woodlands to create deer meadow. When: Come join us on Saturday, September 27th at 9am Where: Meet at 120th Street trail head on the east side of Juanita Drive at 76th. Over the past few years, many of you have helped restore the Juanita Woodlands by planting over 5000 trees and removing seemingly endless mats ivy, blackberries, and archangel. This year, we’ve got...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: email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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