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Improvements in Skyway Park

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We applied for a grant with King County Parks this summer, requesting help to revitalize the north field area of Skyway Park. Our hope is to create a space that will get year-round use by young people and their families, while promoting public health, safety, athletics, and fitness. Yesterday, we presented a couple of options… Read more »

Volunteer Event Information at Skyway Park

WHAT: Join the project on Saturday to remove invasive plants that are threatening the health of the area around the creek in Skyway Park while learning lots about the great native plants and important wildlife habitat in the park. WHEN: 9/12/15  9am-11:45am WHERE: Skyway Park Click the link to learn more 9.12.15 Skyway Park_Volunteer Event Information… Read more »

Reminder: Thursday, Sept. 10th

Dear Community Members, We are having a steering committee meeting on Thursday, September 10th at 6:30pm, and hope you will join us! The meeting will be held at the Skyway Water and Sewer building, 6723 S 124th Street, Seattle, 98178. While we enjoy some refreshments, we will be hearing from Paul Patu. He has agreed… Read more »

Mural Project is Starting…for Real!

Join other volunteers THIS Sunday, August 23rd, as the mural project begins at 8am! Meet at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Way S and S 129th Street in Skyway. http://buildskywaywesthill.org/event/mural-painting-4/

Fun at the Park next Saturday

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Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 15th from 3-5pm! There’s a fun afternoon planned at Skyway Park to show off chicken coops that were built by local youth. Plus, you’ll also get to see plans for the new park entrances that are being designed for Skyway Park. Don’t miss it!  

July 1 SWAP Meeting mintues

  Start: 6:35 – Welcome In attendance: Alan Painter, Jon Ault, Ruth Frickle, Annie Patu, Cyndy Wilson, Andra Kranzler, Willea Cooks, Jared Burwell and Mark Johnston Debrief the June 20th Celebration. We collected 212 SWAP Petitions, and 64 surveys. Survey participants received the A Voice newsletter and were very expressed excitement about SWAP. Improving access… Read more »

ArtFarm Project

We’re excited for this summer’s collaborative youth project to get underway! Thanks to a partnership with Ray’s, Urban Family, and CitySoil Farm, teams of youth will get to learn about urban agriculture and farming, then will design, build, and ARTistically paint chicken coops. And of course, they will want to show them off to the community!… Read more »

SWAP Plan Filed!

Today, the community-driven SWAP plan was filed in King County for review and adoption (hopefully in spring of 2016). Thank you to everyone who took the time to voice your opinion through taking surveys, volunteering, and signing on to the plan. We’re still collecting signatures during the review and comment period, so please submit yours here… Read more »

Update on SWAP Plan

This has been a very busy week! Some have been asking, “Where’s this SWAP plan you are filing with King County, and why haven’t we seen it yet?” The answer is simple: The plan is based on community voice, and we have spent most of this week inputting the surveys we have gotten back. Currently,… Read more »

Did You Get this in the Mail?

Hopefully, you received a newsletter from us in the mail recently. It has important dates for upcoming community events, instructions on how to vote for the new mural design, and a postage-paid survey for you to fill out. Thanks for participating, and we hope to see you on SATURDAY at the SWAP celebration!