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Help restore a trail. Join a litter pick-up party. Help track wildlife. Learn how to test water quality in Denny Creek. Or join a committee dedicated to a specific area of interest. For more than 20 years, the success of your neighborhood association has started with the passion and dedication of community members like you.

How to volunteer:

  1. Sign-up for the FHNA newsletter to get volunteer opportunities delivered to your inbox.

  2. Contact us if you are interested in joining a committee.

  3. Check the City of Kirkland page for volunteer opportunities (link).

CANCELLED due to high winds: Arbor Day at O.O. Denny Park

Posted by on Sep 29, 2016 in Blog, Events, Volunteer | Comments Off on CANCELLED due to high winds: Arbor Day at O.O. Denny Park

Saturday, October 15th 10am-2pm Join the Green Kirkland Partnership, Washington Department of Natural Resources, the City of Kirkland Planning Department, and EarthCorps as we celebrate all the hard work that trees do on our behalf: filter our air, clean our water, create habitat for urban wildlife and calm peaceful places for us to enjoy nature. Volunteers will spend the time planting over 250 native trees, shrubs, and ground covers and removing invasive plants!  Volunteer as an individual or organize a group of your friends, co-workers or...

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All things Finn Hill in August & September (so far)

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Blog, Denny Fest, Events, Juanita Woodlands, Neighborhood Plan, Volunteer | Comments Off on All things Finn Hill in August & September (so far)

All things Finn Hill in August & September (so far)

Dear Finn Hill neighbors and friends: Here’s a summary of upcoming opportunities to improve your neighborhood and have some fun at the same time: Comment on 100th Avenue improvements Comments are open through Friday, August 5. The City of Kirkland is planning a host of improvements to 100th Avenue, running south from Simonds Road along the eastern boundary of Finn Hill down to 132nd (the intersection with Juanita Elementary). You can learn more about the plans and provide your comments online through Friday, August 5. Click here for the...

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Volunteer Event Information – Big Finn Hill Park on Aug. 27th

Posted by on Aug 1, 2016 in Blog, Events, Volunteer | Comments Off on Volunteer Event Information – Big Finn Hill Park on Aug. 27th

Volunteer Event Information – Big Finn Hill Park on Aug. 27th

King County Parks King County’s award-winning Parks and Recreation system consists of 200 parks, 175 miles of trails and 28,000 acres of open space. In our 200 parks, you’ll find ballfields, playgrounds and pools, as well as lush forests, quiet meadows, and many other Northwest ecosystems. Volunteer Event Information Location: Big Finn Hill Park Date: August 27th 9am-1pm Day of Event Contact: Lina Rose, 206.491.5014. Please contact Lina directly to RSVP prior to the event lina.rose@kingcounty.gov Why your Volunteer Service is Important...

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Volunteer in the Parks During Earth Month!

Posted by on Apr 3, 2016 in Blog, Juanita Woodlands, Parks, Stewardship Committee, Uncategorized, Volunteer | Comments Off on Volunteer in the Parks During Earth Month!

Volunteer in the Parks During Earth Month!

April is Earth Month! Volunteer in Finn Hill forests during Earth Month. There are many opportunities for children, youth, adults and families to work together in our parks during Earth month.  Choose an event! April 9th – Juanita Woodlands Work Party 9 to noon (even 30 minutes is appreciated!) Meet at the Corner of NE 118th Place and 76th Ave NE.  Activity: Remove blackberries and other invasives, which are burying our baby trees. Bring: heavy work gloves, sturdy footwear. We’ll provide shovels, coffee and snacks. More information here...

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Kirkland Citizens Climate Lobby April Update

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016 in Blog, Climate Action, Volunteer | Comments Off on Kirkland Citizens Climate Lobby April Update

Kirkland Citizens Climate Lobby April Update

The Kirkland Chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby remains active fighting for a healthier clean energy future. We are preparing for several outreach events centered around Earth Day (April 22). We will also be meeting with Representative Suzan DelBene in April to thank her for her efforts on the environment and public safety and ask for her support of a revenue neutral carbon fee and dividend. The biggest news this month is the decision by Puget Sound Energy to phase out units 1 and 2 of the Colstrip Montana coal fired electricity plant by 2017....

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Big Finn Hill Park Work Party Success

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Blog, Events, Volunteer | Comments Off on Big Finn Hill Park Work Party Success

Big Finn Hill Park Work Party Success

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...

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Sept 27th Juanita Woodlands Deer Meadow Planting Work Party

Posted by on Sep 6, 2014 in Blog, Events, Juanita Woodlands, Volunteer | 4 comments

Sept 27th Juanita Woodlands Deer Meadow Planting Work Party

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...

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September Events: Attend DennyFest and the Deer Meadow Planting in the Woodlands

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Blog, Denny Fest, Events, Juanita Woodlands, Volunteer | Comments Off on September Events: Attend DennyFest and the Deer Meadow Planting in the Woodlands

September Events: Attend DennyFest and the Deer Meadow Planting in the Woodlands

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...

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Aug 15: Juanita Beach Farmer’s Market Meet & Greet

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Blog, Events, Volunteer | Comments Off on Aug 15: Juanita Beach Farmer’s Market Meet & Greet

Aug 15: Juanita Beach Farmer’s Market Meet & Greet

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...

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April 26 Neighborhood Garage Sale: Fun, Free, and Fabulous

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 in Blog, Community Committee, Events, FHNA Garage Sale, Volunteer | 4 comments

April 26 Neighborhood Garage Sale: Fun, Free, and Fabulous

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...

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