Here are events happening in and around Victory Heights this month:
Wednesday, December 5th: Viaduct Closure Briefing. The Department of Transportation presents an information session on the upcoming permanent closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct as WSDOT realigns SR 99, the new SR 99 tunnel that will open in early February. Northgate Community Center, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.
Saturday, December 15th: Victory Heights Winter Jokum: Our own annual jazz festival has spawned a winter spin-off. Hear live jazz music, food & beverages, all free. Gary Schudie’s house, 2021 NE Northgate Way, downstairs backdoor entrance. Music from 8:00 PM – closing.
Sunday, December 16th: Gingerbread House Fundraiser. Pre-buy gingerbread houses and then come “build” and decorate them. Co-op preschool building in Victory Heights Park, 10 AM – 1 PM.
Tuesday, December 18th: Victory Heights Community Council Meeting. Speaker #1: Matt Orr from Seattle Public Utilities about the future of the Roosevelt Reservoir and Seattle’s efforts to build an earthquake-resilient drinking water system. Speaker #2: Shayna Daitch, Legislative Asst, Councilmember Juarez, on Homeless encampments near Hiram Place and the Starbucks on Lake City Way. Co-op preschool building in Victory Heights Park, 7 PM – 8 PM.
Sunday, December 23rd: Victory Heights Carol Sing: Rather than wander the cold streets in search of houses, this year the carolers will be in the park where you can come hear and participate. Music will be provided by local youth orchestra. Victory Heights Park, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM.
Tuesday, December 25th: Christmas Day. Garage will be delayed one day this week, for most people in Victory Heights, pick-up will be on Friday this week and next.