Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice: October Community Events

Goblins, Witches, and Ghosts, OH MY! October is here! Check out some of the upcoming Licton Springs events this month.

Social & Networking Events:

Lantern Brewing

Learn about the brewing industry and meet other local businesses!

Asian Street Food

($7 for 1 ticket, $25 for 4 tickets, and $45 for 8 tickets).

20+ local Asian Vendors will be cooking and serving over 100 different types of Asian dishes and snacks, including Chinese Crepes, dumplings, bobas, skewers, fruit teas, dessert and so many more!!

Our vendors lineup include the popular Vong's Kitchen, Spicy City, Happy Lemon, Tokyo Trendy, Mee Sum, Peony, Yummy Duck, Kungfu Jianbing, Banana Kingdom, and more to be added! There will also live performances and fun games on site for your enjoyment!

Choose Your Own Adventure

The Choose Your Adventure series is designed to be extra fun, social, and friendly for beginners, yet interesting for seasoned veterans.

At Choose Your Adventure events, everyone gets the same map with 24 checkpoints marked all over it. Then, after a mass start, you can find as many checkpoints as you want, in whichever order you want! Just be sure to mind the time, since there’s also a time limit. Return to the finish on-time, or lose precious points for every minute you’re late.

North Seattle Tech Talks

Seattle technology enthusiasts, students, and professionals are invited to join us for North Seattle Tech Talks. We'll gather for informative, insightful, inspiring, and inclusive talks on topics in web development, mobile apps, cloud computing technologies, and professional development. Follow up each Meetup with a chance to ask questions, socialize, and meet folks interested in the Seattle tech scene.

Doom Zoom

($15)

It's time for our annual Halloween Party! Cheryl will be busting out her homemade chili and there will food and drink for man and beast! Contest and prizes for Best Costume, Best Team Costume and Best Trick! So start planning early! Boo Boo's Boosters will be sponsoring the trick contest and the winner goes home with a stash of Boosters!

Mushrooms!

The Wild Mushroom Show is one of the largest and most complete exhibits of mushrooms in the United States. Over 200 varieties of wild mushrooms will be displayed, identified, and classified as edible, poisonous, or valueless as food.

$10 Adults, $5 students, 12 & under are free.

Halloween

Walk the park path and meet the Friends of the Forest while collecting treats and treasures. Hot cider and music at the playground!

Community Engagement Events:

All are welcome, including those not affiliated with the neighborhood. No RSVP required. If you have questions, contact Alison Steinbacher at [email protected]

The North Precinct Advisory Council is a community organization devoted to promoting partnership between residents, schools, businesses, and the Seattle Police Department to effectively address public safety issues.

Help neighbors clean up the gateway to the community! Volunteers will be removing the invasive weeds that threaten the area's beautiful trees. This is a great opportunity to make your mark on a landscape that needs some love while connecting with friends and neighbors.

Discuss Mineral Springs Park events, work parties, and community engagement.

ALUV stands for Aurora Licton Urban Village and seeks to build a pedestrian-safe, visually vibrant, economically sound, livable, and welcoming urban village using sustainable-growth principles.

Join FRIENDS OF LICTON SPRINGS for our monthly work parties

Join Licton Springs Community Council for our monthly meeting

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!

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Fall Into This Month's Community Events

Wow! Summer flew by but not to worry, we have some great community events happening this month before it's time for rain jackets, corn mazes, and pumpkin spice lattes.

Social Events

Community Events

There are lots of ways to connect with your neighbors. To stay up to date, check out LoveLicton's calendar! Hope to see you there!

Did we miss an event? Let us know in the comments below!

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North Seattle Picnics in the Precincts is This Saturday!

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Did you know the only Police Station in all of North Seattle is right here in Licton Springs? Now is your chance to meet them! This Saturday, August 18th from 1 pm to 4 pm at the Seattle Police Dept-North Precinct (10049 College Way N) the police department will be hosting a picnic. Come check out various booths (including LoveLicton.com!), enjoy music and meet with the many Department units including K-9, Mounted Patrol, Bomb Squad, and SWAT. Precinct Picnics provide opportunities for each precinct’s surrounding neighborhoods to come together and enjoy an afternoon of celebration with the officers that protect their families and businesses. Businesses financially support the event through donations and community groups assist in the planning and execution of each picnic.

Here are some images from last years picnic:

Precinct Vehicles Horses! More Horses! Tents Dog At Attention Robot Delivering Lolipops! Soft-serve! Live music

(See all images here.)

For more information about the event, please see the Police Department's website.

For sponsorship information, please contact [email protected] or 206-733-9372.

To register for a booth at the picnics, please contact [email protected].

Hope to see you there!

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Mineral Springs Park is Bringing Community Together

Mineral Springs park has had a busy and successful month! See below for a summary of July's events and some ways to get involved this month.

Community Connection:

On July 3rd, the community around Mineral Springs park met to discuss future events and initiatives in the park. If you'd like to get involved, the next Seattle Parks community meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 14th from 6-7pm at Meridian Center for Health, room 110.

Disc Golf:

Did you know that the Mineral Springs Park is the only disc golf course in the city of Seattle? On July 12th, Seattle Parks department met with the disc golf community to discuss needed improvements to the disc golf course in Mineral Springs Park. Additionally, on July 17th, LoveLicton.com held its second "Learn to Disc Golf" event in partnership with the local disc golfers. The event was a resounding success! We will be holding our next beginner's disc golf event on Tuesday, August 21st from 6:30pm to 8pm.

Beginner's Disc Golf Beginner's Disc Golf Event Flyer

Clean up:

On July 19th, the community came together for a Mineral Springs Park work party to help increase visibility in the park and clear tremendous amounts of brush and blackberries, primarily from the southeast corner along the walkway. You can really see the difference!

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the next cleanup will be held on Thursday, August 16th from 5-7pm.

Celebrate:

On July 21st, the community, in partnership with Seattle Parks, held their first event - a free BBQ! Lawn games, live music, food, and neighborhood bonding! Lots of fun was had by all. Thanks to How Short for keeping us entertained with live jazz and our neighborhood volunteers who tended to the grills! Look out for our next event later this summer/early fall. BBQ

It's been amazing meeting so many wonderful people from the area and seeing the community come together around this Licton Spring's gem. Let's keep up the community engagement! Hope to see you at some of the upcoming events.

August Events

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Upcoming Events in Mineral Springs Park

Do you want to get involved in the Licton Springs community? Over the next 2 weeks, there are plenty of opportunities to meet your neighbors while having fun and improving the Mineral Springs Park!

July 12th: Meeting to Improve Disc Golf Course

  • Time: 6-7pm
  • Location: Meridian Center for Health (10521 Meridian Ave N, Seattle, WA 98133)
  • Sponsor: Randy Wiger, Seattle Parks & Recreation.

Disc Golf Course Improvement Meeting If you're a disc golfer make sure to put this meeting on your calendar! Here you can provide feedback to the city on what repairs or improvements should be made to the Mineral Springs Disc Golf course.

July 17th: Learn To Disc Golf

Learn to Disc Golf! Do you want to learn to disc golf? Come join us for a beginner's disc golf game at Mineral Springs Park with help from members of the local disc golf community. At this event, you will not only learn how to play alongside other beginners but will also be able to receive valuable tips from some more veteran disc golf players. All are welcome to this free event!

July 19th: Mineral Springs Park Clean Up

  • Time: 5-7pm
  • Location: Mineral Springs Park (1500 N 105th St, Seattle, WA 98133)
  • Sponsor: Randy Wiger, Seattle Parks & Recreation

Mineral Springs Park Clean Up Come join your neighbors at a Parks department-supported clean up event. Refreshments and tools will be provided.

July 21st: Mineral Springs Park Community BBQ

Mineral Springs BBQ! Come meet your neighbors for a free BBQ at Mineral Springs Park! More details to be provided closer to the event but a little birdie told us that there will be music, hot dogs, and lawn games.

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