Seafair weekend is coming. Hydros! Blue Angels! Sunshine! (we hope). And up in Lake City, the event formerly known as Lake City Pioneer Days is now Salmonfest. They’ll still have a parade and activities, but it now includes a three day Salmon Bake at the Lake City Community Center beginning at noon Friday.
The Street Festival runs Saturday and Sunday plus there’s a Kid’s Parade at 6PM and Grand Parade at 7PM Saturday night. They’ll have great bands and a beer garden, vendors, and a pet area…it’s bound to be a great time right here in North Seattle! Most of the action will take place on 28th Avenue NE and NE 125th St.
Don’t forget the vintage car show on Saturday from 10 AM – 4 PM.
This Lake City tradition has celebrated peace, culture and community for 73 years! Come be part of it this year.
Catch a free screening of popular movies, including “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “Divergent,” and “Frozen” through the end of August at The Seattle Public Library, Northgate Branch, 10548 Fifth Ave. N.E.
The Library will be showing different films that separately will appeal to adults, teens and families.
- 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, July 21 – “Her,” a 2013 science-fiction romance. (Rated R)
- 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 25 – “Rio 2,” a 2014 animated film. (Rated G)
- 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 26 – “Monuments Men,” a 2014 WWII drama. (Rated PG-13)
- 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 – “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” a 2014 comedic drama. (Rated R)
- 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11 – Sing-Along to “Mary Poppins,” a Disney classic. (Rated G)
- 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17 – “Lone Survivor,” a 2013 action drama. (Rated R)
- 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18 – Sing-Along to “The Little Mermaid,” a Disney classic. (Rated G)
- 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 – “Divergent,” a 2014 action-adventure and romance. (Rated PG-13)
- 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25 – Sing-Along to “Frozen,” a 2013 animated film. (Rated PG)
For more information, call the Northgate Branch at 206-386-1980, visit www.spl.org/movies or Ask a Librarian.
This year’s Neighborhood Night Out will be Tuesday, August 5th. Last night’s Victory Height’s Community Council meeting updated us for planning on what we hope is another successful event.
Read the complete minutes of last night’s meeting.
Heidi Smeller is in charge this year of the event which will start at 6 PM on the 5th on NE 106th Street, just west of the park. Like last year, it will feature potluck food and beverages (please bring something), and free make-your-own ice cream sundaes. No toys this year unfortunately, we couldn’t get another grant from the city. If you would like to help volunteer to bring tables, set up, or distribute flyers throughout the neighborhood next week, please write to Heidi: VictoryHeightsNNO2014@gmail.com.
Last night’s meeting also featured a presentation by Seattle Neighborhood Greenways. They are currently working on making 27th Avenue NE in Olympic Hills a safe route for pedestrians, bicyclists and cars. This independent coalition is looking for community organizations to join and help “identity, advocate and activate safe and healthy streets for all.”
The only meeting in August is the Neighborhood Night Out, we hope to see you and your family there. The Community Council will be back in September on the 16th at our familiar digs in the preschool building.
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This Saturday, our neighbors to the north in Pinehurst will be having the aptly named Pinehurstfest (certainly a lot more catchy than “Victoryheightsfest” ever would). It runs from 2 PM – 5 PM at Pinehurst Playfield, 12029 14th Avenue NE. Here’s a poster:
It’s that time again, the meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council on Tuesday, July 15th. This month it will be held at Heidi Smeller’s house, 1717 NE 105th Street, the street that runs just south of the park. In addition to planning for the Neighborhood Night Out (August 5th), we will hear from Janine Blaelock about neighborhood greenways.
The meeting begins at 7 PM. We’ll also be looking for volunteers to distribute flyers on their block to promote the NNO. We hope to see you there!