Join us for HPAC’s Community Open House! 4/25/2018

Next HPAC Meeting is Weds. April 25, 2017


(Food will be provided. To ensure there is enough for everyone, please RSVP HERE bySunday, April 22, 2018)

Come learn about HPAC, share your thoughts and comments about what is needed in the neighborhood, and most of all, share some food in the great company of your neighbors! All are welcome, including kids. We will have low key format. Let’s kick off spring together!

All HPAC meetings are held at the Highland Park Improvement Club, 1116 SW Holden, Seattle, WA 98106 on the 4th Wednesday of the month (from Jan – June & Sept – October) Doors open at 6:30 – Meeting from 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Agenda Includes:

7:00 PM – Welcome from HPAC Chair Charlie Omana
7:05 PM – Approval of Minutes

  • Please see the March 28, 2018 meeting minutes HERE

7:10 PM – HPAC Executive Committee Updates:

  • Myers Way Follow-up Letter (READ HERE)
  • Meeting with Representatives from Mayor’s Office
  • Highland Park Way project Update

7:20 PM – Open Discussion on Timely Issues

Over bites and beverages, let’s discuss the needs of Highland Park. What positive changes should our neighborhood pursue? What elements and characteristics should be preserved? Potential topics could include:

  • Transportation and Infrastructure
  • Crime and Safety
  • Recreation, Green Space, and Environment
  • Business
  • Community

The following community resources will be on hand to distribute information and engage with attendees:
King County RainWise
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
Duwamish Rowing Club

 

Engage With Your Community!

Link Light Rail will not be reaching the south peninsula transit service area anytime soon, but the two Metro downtown bus routes (125, 131) that serve Highland Park may be impacted by the light rail extension into West Seattle.

To ensure that your transportation questions and concerns are addressed, be sure to attend the West Seattle and Ballard Link Light Rail Extensions Neighborhood Forum to be held at the Masonic Lodge (4736 40th Ave SW, 98116) in West Seattle on May 5, 2018 from 10am to 12:30pm. You can learn more here and RSVP for this event here.

The West Seattle Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Public Forum on Homelessness on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 1pm-3pm at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center Theater (4408 Delridge Way SW, Seattle WA  98106).

Representatives from the Seattle Department of Human Services, Plymouth House, Mockingbird Society, and SPD’s Southwest Precinct will be on hand to discuss this timely topic and answer questions.

Admission to this event is free, but RSVP is requested. Please register at the following link by clicking the blue “Register Now” button: http://westseattle.wschamber.com/events/details/a-public-forum-on-homelessness-hosted-by-the-west-seattle-chamber-2445

The Duwamish Alive! Coalition is holding an Earth Day Celebration at various locations along the Duwamish River watershed on April 21 from 10am to 2pm for habitat clean-up/improvement.

The Duwamish River is the major body of water nearest to Highland Park. It provides critical habitat and feeding grounds for salmon, pinnipeds, and waterfowl, as well as being an important industrial waterway. To find the location nearest to you and sign up to volunteer, please follow this link: http://www.duwamishalive.org/event/duwamish-alive-earth-day/

Be Prepared!
A catastrophic emergency in our region coupled with Seattle’s unique geography may render transportation and communication infrastructure unusable, effectively isolating many neighborhoods within the city.

To prepare for such an event, the Seattle Emergency Communications Hubsand Seattle Auxiliary Communication Service will hold a full-city simulated power outage exercise on April 28, 2018 from 9am to 12pm, with three locations located within West Seattle. To volunteer or participate, find more information here.

HIGHLAND PARK UNCORKED 2018
Fundraiser for HPIC – Join us for an evening of wine, art, food, and most importantly, community!  We sell out every year, so book early.
May 19, 2018 at 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Highland Park Improvement Club
1116 SW Holden St
Seattle, WA 98106

Community Events & Meetings

Happening at Highland Park Improvement Club (HPIC)

April 29, 2018    Volunteer Work Party # 1! (10AM – 2PM )

  • 1st Fridays – Corner Bar
  • 2nd Fridays ART LOUNGE Art Class + community art lounge + HPIC bar
  • 3rd Fridays Family Movie Night
  • Mondays and Thursdays 7:00 pm Yoga Flow All Levels
  • Saturdays @ 9AM (60 min) – Hatha Yoga

Delridge Neighborhood District Council Monthly Meeting
3rd Weds of the month at 7p – See Facebook page for location

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