Calling All Gardeners & Volunteers

Cascadia Elementary School and Robert Eagle Staff Middle School are looking for volunteers to help with grounds beautification!

The next weeding session for Cascadia Elementary school is on Friday, October 18th. You can find more information here.

The next weeding session for Robert Eagle Staff Middle School is on Wednesday, October 16th from 1PM-4PM with future sessions occurring on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday afternoons in October and November. You can find more information about upcoming volunteer sessions and RSVP here.

No experience necessary!

This is a great opportunity to pitch in for the greater good, build some community, and help make the neighborhood schools beautiful!


October 2019 Community Events

Social Events:

  • Saturday, October 5th, Harvest Potluck @ Licton Springs P-Patch, 1-3PM, Licton Springs P-Patch
    The community is invited to join the gardeners at the p-patch for the annual potluck. Bring a dish to share. Rain or shine!

  • Monday, October 21st, North Seattle Tech Talks: Intro to Machine Learning, 6-8PM, North Seattle College CC1161

  • Saturday, October 26th & Sunday, October 27th, PSMS Wild Mushroom Show 2019, North Seattle College
    Join us at the 56th Annual Wild Mushroom Show so you too can say "Wow! I had no idea there were so many mushrooms" and "Can I eat it?".

  • Thursday, October 31st, Licton Springs Halloween Walk, 4:30-6PM, Licton Springs Park
    Walk the Licton Springs Park path and meet friends of the forest with treats. Free hot cider and music at the playground. All are welcome to this community event. Sponsored By Licton Springs Community Council. Interested in volunteering to be a friend of the forest? Contact Melanie at [email protected]

Licton Springs Halloween Walk

Community Engagement Events:

  • Tuesday, October 1st @ 5-7PM, Northgate Redevelopment Open House, Northgate Mall Food Court
    Join NHL Seattle and Northgate Mall on October 1st from 5pm - 7pm PT to learn about the plans for NHL Seattle's future headquarters. Attendees will have the chance to look at renderings, ask questions and speak to NHL Seattle representatives. Attendees will also be able to win prizes from Northgate retailers and NHL Seattle! Light refreshments will be available for those in attendance.

Northgate Community Open House

  • Wednesday, October 2nd @ 1-3PM, Coffee with a Cop, Starbucks (8301 Aurora Ave N)
    Coffee with a Cop

  • Wednesday, October 2nd @ 7-8:30PM, SPD North Precinct Advisory Council, Northaven Senior Housing, Harbor Room
    Informal networking with law enforcement and community members follows the Captain’s precinct update as time permits.

  • Friday, October 4th & October 18th @ 8-10am, Cascadia Community Weeding, Cascadia Elementary 1330 N. 90th St. Seattle, WA 98103
    The grounds around Cascadia need some sprucing up and we need lots of help! Last year focused on weeding and mulching the beds around the parking lot. This year will continue last year’s efforts and expand to the beds all along Wallingford Avenue. Join the fun! Meet outside the school after drop-off on Friday, and we’ll make things better than we found them. Bring your own weeding gear if you have it—if not, we have tools you can use. No experience necessary! This is a great opportunity to pitch in for the greater good, build some community, and help make our school beautiful!

  • Wednesday, October 9th @ 6PM, N. Precinct Public Meeting, Washelli Chapel
    This public meeting will be led by the North Precinct Captain (via Q & A forum style) with SPD, and other local agencies to discuss crime and safety issues that are impacting Aurora businesses and homeowners. All are welcome to attend. Please join us and hear about what work Seattle Police has been doing Aurora.

  • Thursday, October 10th @ 7PM, ALUV Monthly Meeting, Epic Life Church 10510 Stone Ave N
    Joining ALUV this month is Deputy Mayor David Moseley.

  • Saturday, October 12th @ 10AM-2PM, Friends of Licton Springs Park Clean Up, Licton Springs Park
    Join FRIENDS OF LICTON SPRINGS for our monthly work party.

  • Wednesday, October 16th @ 6:30-8PM, Licton Springs Community Council Meeting, Cascadia Elementary School
    Licton Springs Community Council represents the interests of the residents and the owners of commercial and professional businesses in the Licton Springs Neighborhood of the City of Seattle, Washington, to improve community welfare and happiness, and to promote a quality of life consonant with an urban, residential community.

  • Wednesday, October 23rd @ 5-7PM, 9300 Linden Ave New Apartment Bldg. Community Meeting, Lantern Brewing
    New Small Efficiency Dwelling Units (SEDU's) planned for the site at 9300 Linden Ave behind the CubeSmart Self Storage facility. The design team from Jackson Main architecture will be holding a public meeting to solicit feedback from the community to help inform the design and create the most effective building for the site and neighborhood. More details here.

To stay up to date on other activities coming up, check out LoveLicton's calendar.

Hope to see you at an upcoming event! Did we miss something? Let us know in the comments below or by emailing us at [email protected]


Food Trucks Come to Licton Springs!

In addition to getting your caffeine fix at Pilgrim Coffee (located at Oak Tree Plaza) who have expanded their hours to 7am to 3pm, you can now enjoy lunch at food trucks located at North Seattle College from 11am - 2pm on weekdays. The food truck changes each day and you can find the menu here.

Have you had a chance to check out one of these food trucks? Let us know in the commments!


Your Voice, Your Choice Voting Ends 9/30

Vote Now for your favorite Your Voice, Your Choice park and street improvements!

Want to help Seattle decide how to spend $2 million of the city’s budget on park and street improvements? Voting is now open for Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets.

Voting is open to anyone age 11 and up (must be 13 and up to vote online) who lives, works, goes to school, worships, receives services, volunteers, or is part of a program in the City of Seattle.

Each voter may cast one ballot per City Council district, and may choose up to three (3) projects per district.

You can vote online here or by paper ballot at any Seattle Public Library branch.

You can find more information and voting instructions here. After ballots are tallied, the winning projects will be announced in October.

In District 5, check out these Licton Springs Projects: