Host a Pinehurst People’s Street

Seattle’s People’s Street program is coming back in 2018 for the 4th year. The program supports Seattle neighborhoods to create temporary, pedestrian-only streets by closing off certain city blocks to vehicles and opening them up for, well, for whatever you can think of: a dance, a yoga session, a potluck, a kids’ playtime….

The […]

Community Meeting with Debora Juarez

By John Lombard

You are invited to the next meeting of the D5 Community Network, which will feature a question and answer session with District 5 City Councilmember Debora Juarez, on Tuesday, February 13, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Seattle Mennonite Church in Lake City, 3120 NE 125th St.

The church has a […]

2018 Your Voice Your Choice

Time to submit our ideas for park improvements and pedestrian and street safety feature improvements. Last year Pinehurst benefited from this process and we can do it again this year if we submit ideas and vote for them. Below are some dates for brainstorming project ideas. The more people, the merrier —>


2018 Lake City Library Renovation

Lake City Library is getting a big make-over in 2018. It’s one of the most heavily used libraries in the Seattle system. Its Homework Help program is the most used in the city. In mid-April it will close for six months for renovation. If you put books on hold, you can designate a different […]

46th District Town Hall January 3, 2018

Our 46th District legislators, Senator David Frockt, and Representatives Gerry Pollet and Javier Valdez, are holding a town hall meeting near us.

They want to hear our thoughts and answer our questions about issues facing our state and community. This includes our public education system, providing access to health care, affordable housing, protecting our environment, […]

Seattle Youth Commission Opening!

Teens! The City of Seattle is looking for a student to serve on its Seattle Youth Commission (SYC). Youth serving on this commission of 15 get a unique opportunity to work with elected officials, city staff, community leaders, and young people citywide to make positive changes in their communities through policy, organizing, and events.

The […]

Planting Party This Saturday, Oct. 21, 10 am

Well, the time has come – this Saturday, October 21, we’ll be planting the native plants we got from the Find It, Fix It grant at Pinehurst Pocket Park. It may be, um, a bit rainy, but we’ll be out there anyway, and we hope you can come, too. The plants have arrived and they […]

Volunteers Needed! Pocket Park Planting Party

We’re still looking for volunteers to make this community event happen! If you can help, please contact us at We can use people to:

put posters up at businesses and on telephone poles ahead of time put small handbills on porches near the park ahead of time bring snacks help plant! take photos of […]

Save the Date – Pocket Park Planting Party October 21

Remember when we did that Find It, Fix It Community Walk in April? Well, we also got a grant to spruce up the Pinehurst Pocket Park. We’ll be planting a bunch more native plants on October 21 and we want to make it a community event. We’ll remind you when the date approaches, but the […]

SPD Wants Your Input on new CSO Program

Give Your Input on the Development of the Community Service Officer Program The City is now working to start a new Community Service Officer program that will support community-led strategies that lead to a reduction in criminal justice system involvement for communities of color.

The Community Service Officer program was previously a group of […]