|**NEW** Remembrance for Thornton Creek teacher rescheduled
Former students and their families of 4th and 5th grade teacher Sandra Brettler, at Thornton Creek School are invited to a remembrance for Sandra on Sunday, March 10; 1-3PM at Thornton Creek School, 7712 40th Ave NE. March 10 is the rescheduled date due to the cancellation of the previous date due to the February snow storm.
**NEW** Lake City Bingo Karaoke March 2
Crazy fun, and serious fun-draiser!
PARTY for a GOOD CAUSE…OUR KIDS!
$30 prizes for each regular Bingo game, 50% of the pot on two SPECIAL games.
In addition, PTAs can win $300-$600 in a drawing at the end!!!
Spread the word … WE’D LIKE OVER 60 in attendance!
PTAs with at least 5 in attendance qualify for a $300 drawing.
IF OUR OVERALL ATTENDANCE IS AT LEAST 60 PEOPLE WE WILL HAVE TWO $300 DRAWINGS!
For more information, or to buy tickets go here (you can also buy tickets at the door):
Annual Hands On Skills Fair
A new wave is sweeping the country. People are recognizing the joy, satisfaction and security of being able to provide for their own needs, shifting from dependence on giant corporations to a healthy interdependence with our local community. Let’s relearn the skills our grandparents knew! In partnership with Meadowbrook Community Center, Sustainable NE Seattle is organizing the ninth annual “Hands-On Skills Fair.” Folks from our neighborhood have stepped up to share skills such as food preservation and preparation, seed saving, soap making, basic plumbing and electrical, tool repair, carpentry, pruning, gardening, simple bike maintenance, and making lotions, just to name a few.
Saturday, March 30 **NEW DATE**
10am to 5pm
Meadowbrook Community Center
(10517 35th Ave NE, Seattle 98125)
**NEW** Adolesco Youth Exchange Applications due May 15
We offer a two-way exchange program that gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in a new language and new culture and to host your carefully matched exchange partner in turn. At Adolesco Youth Exchange we will match you with a student about your own age in France, Germany, Italy, or Spain (your choice), you will decide exactly when (whatever’s best for your schedule), and for how long (between 6 to 12 weeks) you want to go on exchange (and then to host) as part of our flexible and affordable nonprofit language immersion and cultural exchange program for qualifying students between ages 9 and 18.
Please RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org and join us at one of the following information meetings:
- Sat., April 20, 2019 • 2 – 4 PM: Northeast Library, Meeting Room (6801 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115);
- Sun., April 21, 2019 • 1 – 3 PM: Lake Hills Library, Meeting Room (15590 Lake Hills Blvd, Bellevue, WA 98007);
- Sat., April 27, 2019 • 2 – 4 PM: Bellevue Public Library, Meeting Room #4 (1111 110th Avenue NE Bellevue WA 98004);
- Sun., April 28, 2019 • 1-3 PM: Capitol Hill Branch, Meeting Room (425 Harvard Ave. E., Seattle, WA 98102).
You can now learn French, German, Italian, or Spanish while living in a new culture and gain a great friend for life!
Start your application at www.Adolesco.org/pre-application and contact Marie for more information. Marie Meyer 303-913-4845 / email@example.com
Seattle Reads: The Best We Could Do Community Reading Group
Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 6 PM – 7 PM
The Seattle Public Library
Central Library, 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98104
Join us for an informal get together to talk about The Best We Could Do and its themes.
Seattle Reads is a “one book, one city” program, where people are encouraged to read and discuss the same book. It’s designed to deepen engagement in literature through reading and discussion.
Everyone is invited to participate in Seattle Reads by reading the featured book, joining in a book discussion, and/or attending programs with the featured writer.
Raiders Hoops Camp during spring break
Nathan Hale High School boys basketball team is offering a camp during spring break for kids ages 6-12. This is a fun way for kids to improve their skills and to interact with local coaching staff, as well as high school student athletes.
The camps will take place at Nathan Hale High School (10750 30th Ave NE, Seattle WA 98125) and will be run by the high school coaches with assistance from the players.
April 8 to 11
9:00am to 3:30pm
(Lunch is NOT provided)
Register online at halesports.org or by sending a check or money order payable to Nathan Hale Boys Basketball to 10750 30th Ave NE, Seattle WA 98125.
For more information, contact Coach Dom Brooks at firstname.lastname@example.org
**NEW** Raider Soccer Summer Camp
Raider boys and girls soccer camp for elementary and middle schoolers
July 8-12, 2019
Register now before spots fill up!
Elementary school hours: 9am -12pm.
Middle School hours: 1–4 pm.
Location: Jane Addams Middle School.
$100.00 per Player
Price includes 5 days of camp, T-shirt, soccer ball and coaching by Nathan Hale Soccer Team & Coach(es).
Contact email@example.com for link to registration and any additional questions.
**NEW** Creative Art Network camps
To view upcoming SUMMER and SPRING BREAK camps go to www.cancancancan.com (4 cans).
Classes now offered:
- Comic Books
- Sci Fi Art
- Brick Animation
- Clay Animation
Hope to see you there!
GeoGirls field camp program
Opportunity for girls in the 7th and 8th grades, living in Washington and Oregon:
The application process is open for the 2019 GeoGirls field camp program at Mount St. Helens. GeoGirls, high school mentors, and teacher mentors will spend five days conducting hands-on research and interacting with scientists, learning about volcanoes, natural hazards and modern scientific monitoring technologies. They will camp, hike to field sites, work on research projects and learn how to document and share their scientific findings by building a public webpage. The program will be held August 4–8, 2019, at Mount St. Helens, Washington.
Applications from girls, high school students and teacher mentors are due March 17, 2019. Selections will be announced May 3, 2019.
The program will include:
• 25 girls graduating from 7th and 8th grade from Washington and Oregon;
• 5 girls graduating from 10th-12th grades from Washington and Oregon;
• 4 female middle school science teachers from Washington and Oregon.
Find all the information you need on the Mount St Helens Institute webpage, https://www.mshinstitute.org/…/for-p…/geogirls/geogirls.html
Northeast Seattle Little League Registration is Open for the 2019 Season
Baseball, softball, and tee ball with Northeast Seattle Little League (NESLL).
- For kids 4-6 years old, NESLL’s tee ball program.
- NESLL’s baseball program is for boys and girls ages 6-16 and a great opportunity to learn about teamwork and the fundamentals of the game.
- For parents, there are plenty of volunteer opportunities within the league and with your child’s team.
Please go to www.NESLL.net to start the registration process. For questions about registration, please email NESLL’s registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us this summer for a free 6-week program where youth ages 11-14 experience a fun-filled day camp learning dance and important life skills.
When: June 26-August 2, 2019, 8:30-3:30p.m. M-F
Where: Beach Park Event Center in Des Moines, WA
Interested: Application form is here. FAQ is here.
Call 206-518-5232 or email email@example.com for more information.
DiscNW JAMS Ultimate camp
DiscNW offers an ultimate summer camp, just for JAMS students. Registration is now open, please feel free to spread the word as your spring season gets rolling!
When: July 29-Aug 2, 9AM-3PM
Who: JAMS Players, entering and exiting players in the 2019-2020 school year
Cost: $317/Week, 63.40/Day. Financial Aid Available.
Player too old for JAMS camp? Attend our *newly added* North End HS camp for players attending Ingraham, Ballard, Nathan Hale, Roosevelt, Blanchet, Shorewood, Shorecrest, and more!
Summer enrichment at the University of Washington
Registration is open! UW’s Summer Youth Program for middle school students is now open for enrollment. Parents and students can choose from a wide variety of half day classes in coding, engineering design, visual arts, creative writing, debate and much more! For dates, time and registration information please visit us at: https://www.summer-camp.uw.edu/
Parent University on April 27
Parent University is a half-day event featuring insights from experts in the field of childhood and adolescent development. This year’s keynote speaker is NYT best-selling author Julie Lythcott-Haims who will talk about her book, How to Raise an Adult. The closing speaker will be Dr. John Medina, author of the Brain Rules series. In between there will be a choice of sessions covering a range of parenting topics: friendships, sexuality & consent, learning differences, race in America, managing anxiety, experiencing grief, kids & technology and a Gottman-trained therapist who will talk about parental well-being.
This community event offers learning for parents and guardians of K-12 students. Childcare is available for kindergarten- 5th grade children only. Space is limited, so reserve your childcare spot during registration.
Saturday, April 27, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm
Event held at The Bush School, 3400 E Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98112
Cost: $30. Attendance includes a light breakfast and a boxed lunch.
Register today: www.bush.edu/page/about-bush/parent-university#
Hot Java Cool Jazz
Join the Roosevelt Jazz Band on March 15 at the Paramount Theatre to celebrate the sounds of Washington’s top performing young jazz musicians at Starbucks 24th Annual Hot Java Cool Jazz concert. 100% of proceeds from ticket sales will directly benefit our school’s music program. Buy tickets online or from our local Starbucks store, Starbucks at Roosevelt Square. This is one of the most awe inspiring high school events of the year.
Improv Night at UHeights
University Heights Center
5031 University Way NE, Seattle, Washington 98105
Every first Saturday of the month, 7:00-9:00pm
Join us, every first Saturday for a new night of comedy in the U District. https://www.uheightscenter.org/programs
Every month you will be treated to not one, not two, not three, but FOUR rotating comedy groups, all vying for your attention and your laughter. Bring your dinner, or enjoy some tasty snacks and drinks from our bar. Shows are all-ages, though there may be instances of mature language.
Free Parking // Buses: 45, 70, 71, 73, 74, 373, 541, 542, 556
Ticketing Policy: Most events at UHeights are Pay-What-You-Can. This model allows our events to be accessible to the entire community! We have no minimum or maximum amount suggested, we simply ask you to pay what you can.
Sunday Skate at Magnuson
Magnuson Community Center
7110 62nd Ave NE, Seattle, Washington 98115
Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 3 PM – 6 PM
Come join us for our FREE series of Sunday Skates brought to you by Magnuson Community Center and PFM Roller Derby. All ages and abilities are welcome but children under the age of 18 must have parental permission. This is a free event with donations welcome. We will provide the space, tunes, and skates. You provide the smiles and laughter.
Seattle Neighbor Day May 4
Mark your calendars and join us in celebrating Seattle’s 25th Annual Neighbor Day on Saturday, May 4. Yes, it is a bit later this year. We decided to move it into Spring in hopes of taking advantage of nicer weather while also giving people more time to plan!
Neighbor Day is a special day set aside to reach out to neighbors, make new friends, and express thanks to those who help make your neighborhood and community a great place to live. We encourage all Seattle residents to celebrate this day by indulging in random acts of kindness. Residents, businesses, or community groups are all invited to participate however they like. The main goal is simply to reach out and connect with your neighbors through generosity.
We will make it as easy as possible for you to participate! Stay tuned for a list of ideas and resources that can help you plan your Neighbor Day event or activity.
In the meantime, save the date and start thinking about how you want to celebrate.
If you have any questions or want to bounce ideas off someone, contact Neighbor Day coordinator Sam Read at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on Neighbor Day, please visit our website at seattle.gov/neighborday.
Community offerings are included in the Jaguar News as helpful resources for our parents and students. They are not to be perceived as endorsements by Jane Addams Middle School, the JAMS PTSA, or Seattle Public Schools.