Neighborhood meeting Oct. 17th

Please come to Whittier Heights Community Council’s fall meeting on Monday, Oct. 17th, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Ballard Church (1460 NW 73rd St.). City Councilmember Mike O’Brien will be there to talk with us. In addition, the agenda will include a follow up to the “Find It, Fix It Walk” with the Mayor in Whittier Heights and Crown Hill on Oct. 15th as well as the newly released Crown Hill Urban Village map and how it impacts Whittier Heights. 

Please see the Crown Hill Urban Village Smart Growth Committee’s website for walk and map details:Find It, Fix It Walk, Oct. 15th, 12:45-2:45 p.m. starting at Baker Park: http://crownhillurbanvillage.org/rsvp-find-fix-event-mayor-ed-murray/

New Crown Hill Urban Village map: http://crownhillurbanvillage.org/city-releases-draft-chuv-upzone-maps/

Neighborhood Treasure Hunt!

Paint & Hide: a neighborhood treasure hunt! Look for hidden painted rocks around Whittier Heights, including Kirke Park, and post photos of them to the “NW Seattle Rocks” Facebook page: www.facebook.com/groups/1648919948767507/

1. Gather a few rocks, paint, brushes and decorate your rocks!
2. Write “NW Seattle Rocks, Facebook” on the bottom of the rocks so finder knows to which Facebook group to post photos of found rocks.
3. Hide your rock!

Kirke Park P-Patch

Did you know the Kirke Park P-Patch on 9th Ave NW has a giving garden to grow vegetables for the Ballard Food Bank? The p-patch gardeners grow, harvest and deliver the veggies. Here’s today’s 17 lb. bounty of kale, beans, zucchini, tomatoes, snap peas and chard. A food bank shopper commented, “you can’t get more local than that!” 
Do you have extra from your garden or fruit trees? Please consider donating: www.ballardfoodbank.org/donate-food/