Regional Relations

Public comment on U District extended

Based on feedback from a public hearing on May 20,  the deadline for written comments about the UDistrict Urban Design Draft Environmental Impact Statement has been extended from June 9 to June 23. Materials from the public hearing are now posted to the Seattle Department of Planning & Development website.

Spring Celebration showcases leadership and service experiences

Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to dialogue with students as they showcase their work and learning related to service and leadership experiences at the Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership on Tuesday, May 20, 3 – 6:30 p.m, Student Union Building (HUB).

Call to artists!

STart, Sound Transit’s art program, is looking for artists for temporary public art projects with themes such as community engagement, the urban form, and others, and who can work in large scale or oversized formats. Visit www.soundtransit.org/artopportunities for more details or contact Mylinda Sneed at mylinda.sneed@soundtransit.org. Deadline is June 2. .

April walks spotlight Rhododendrons

UW Botanic Gardens’ Free Weekends Walks for the month of April will feature Rhododendron species and cultivars during their their peak bloom time. Walks begin Sundays at 1:00pm at the Graham Visitors Center.

Up your alley?

This Thursday, join the University District Partnership and the Seattle Department of Transportation for an interactive  workshop to evaluate two design options for the University District Alley behind University Bookstore. All are welcome. University Masonic Lodge, 4338 University Way NE, 3:30-5:30.

Come lend your voice to the future of the U District’s Green Streets

The U District community has designated three corridors as “green streets” through public outreach on the U District Urban Design Framework and meetings with neighborhood groups. Come weigh in on a discussion about aesthetic improvements, bus routes, pedestrian safety, bike facilities, and parking.on these corridors on Wednesday, April 16, 5:30-7 pm, at University Heights Community

UW Science Now at Town Hall

UW Science Now, which trains University of Washington graduate students to communicate their research to the general public, kicks off with two speakers at Seattle’s Town Hall April 9 and 11.  

Garden Lovers Book Sale coming up

Don’t forget to save the first weekend of April for the annual Elisabeth C. Miller Library Garden Lovers’ Book Sale. This Saturday event is free and open to the public, with all proceeds benefiting the Miller Library.

Don’t miss first UDistrict Forum tonight

The U District Forum is intended to inform the local community and others about the work of the University District Partnership and its committees: Clean & Safe, Events & Marketing, Retail & Business Development and Urban Design. This free, open event begins with networking at 4:30 pm and opening remarks at 5 pm at the

You are invited to the first U District Forum

The University District Partnership invites local residents to the first U District Forum, an opportunity to join the conversation on topics relating to the University District. This free public event is scheduled for April 2 at 4:30 pm in the Hotel Deca Ballroom. Kindly register in advance to allow for planning.

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