This month’s art in the pocket park is by Eleanor. She drew it at last summer’s Pinehurstfest. Come see it in the kiosk in the park at NE 117th St and 19th Ave NE. Thanks, Eleanor, it looks really good!
If you would like to submit your child’s artwork for the Pocket Park, please email [...]
Our next Pinehurst Community Council meeting is this Thursday and everybody is welcome! We’re even buying pizza to make it more welcoming! So spread the word, especially to people who might not follow the blog or the Facebook page. We want their input on how we can better reach out to them.
Sustainable NE Seattle is starting a Tool Library to provide the NE Seattle community free, or pay-as-you can tool access, as well as training and advice . They are collecting tool donations now, and plan to open for business in January or February, 2013.
In the meantime, there is a sneak peek of the tool [...]
The SPD is preparing for the legalization of marijuana possession that begins December 6th. Here is a guide to the use of marijuana from the SPD Blotter: www.spdblotter.seattle.gov/2012/11/09/marijwhatnow-a-guide-to-legal-marijuana-use-in-seattle/
This month’s guest speaker at NPAC was Maggie Olsen from the Community Police Academy. She described the two free courses SPD offers about facets of SPD, law enforcement’s role in criminal justice system, and daily work of police. I took the 11 week course and found it to be fascinating. There’s a one [...]
Just a little bit out of the neighborhood but a Pinehurst neighbor passed this along and I thought it was very much worth sharing.
This Thanksgiving marks the 6th annual effort to collect and donate much needed items to the homeless. Please consider contributions.
Since 2006, students and parents of St. Catherine’s School have [...]
It’s still a ways away but I wanted to make sure people had Thursday, December 6th (6:30pm) on their calendar! It’s long overdue but it’s our next Pinehurst Community Council Meeting. Things are still being finalized but we’re keeping the agenda lite so we’ve got plenty of time to discuss and ask questions.
There’s a town hall with the mayor coming up. This includes the mayor, many city departments, and a bunch of community groups. Though Pinehurst unfortunately won’t be one of those groups this time, I’m hoping many community members show up to represent us, ask questions, and give feedback. It’s a great opportunity to connect with [...]
Meet Mensch. You’ll see him riding in his Eddie Bauer stroller while his adopted sister trots alongside, and his person, Cindy, pushes his 55 lean pounds. No, he’s not lazy (a common question); his front leg was amputated after he fell out of an open pickup at 8 weeks old. He is a great [...]