****And don't forget about the Free Electronic Recycling & Paper Shredding event happening on Saturday, April 25 from 10:00 - 2:00 pm at the Rainier Community Center, sponsored by Windermere Real Estate Mount Baker Office.

MOUNT BAKER - GENESEE  

Charlestown Neighborhood Clean Up

On Saturday, pick up litter, meet friends, have fun and help our neighborhood! Meet at 9:00 AM in the NW corner of the Safeway Parking lot on Charlestown & Rainier Ave. Volunteers will clean along 34th Ave, Charlestown St, and along Rainier Ave S. Light refreshments provided at 11 AM in the Shag Columbia Gardens Community Room. For more information, please contact Anne Miller at annemiller2733@gmail.com. Organizing partners: Friends of Mount Baker Town Center, Mount Baker Community Club, Pepsi Beverages Company, SHAG, and SEED. Download flyer here. 

Genesee Neighborhood Business District Clean Up

On Saturday, join Crossfit-RE & Southern Exposure Catering volunteers at 10 a.m. at NE corner of Rainier & Genesee for litter pick-up, weeding around tree wells and spreading mulch.  Volunteers appreciated!  For more information, please contact Cathy Marshall at ckmars2020@msn.com or Andie Krause at andie@crossfitre.com. 

COLUMBIA CITY - HILLMAN CITY

Columbia City/Hillman City Clean Up

Tutta Bella is leading a team of volunteers in a street clean-up from Hudson St along Rainier Ave south to Lucile St. Join this neighborhood team @ 10:00 AM at Tutta Bella Pizzeria to show some much need TLC to an area that spans between Columbia City and Hillman City. For more information, please contact Jennifer Lapensee at jlapensee@tuttabella.com.  

Hitt's Hill/ Renton Ave S Neighborhood Clean Up

(Intersection of Brandon St, Renton and 37th Ave S)

On Saturday & Sunday, Join Hitt's Hill neighbors in helping to make the 'trashy triangle' in the intersection of S. Brandon St, S 37th Ave, and S Renton Ave less 'trashy.' Work party kicks off at 9 AM. Volunteers will be clearing out invasive species and cleaning up litter. Work will be happening on both Saturday & Sunday. Tools will be provided! For more info, contact Scott at scott.amick@gmail.com or (206) 914-4648. Download flyer here. 

Hillman City Collaboratory Clean-Up

On Saturday, come on by the HIllman City Collaboratory, on the NW corner of Orcas and Rainier Ave S. anytime between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM and grab some gloves, a garbage bag, picker to hit Rainier Ave for a litter pick-up,  There will also be a Pasty-Pop-up and Plant sale going on at the same time.  Something for everyone!  For more information, please contact Marilee Jolin at marileejolin@gmail.com 

Filipino Community Center Community Clean Up

On Saturday, meet at 10 a.m. at the Filipino Community Center to do some litter pick up and gardening.   For more information, please contact Sheila Burrus at sheilaburrus@me.com 

Bunkhouse Graffiti Paint-out

On Saturday, the Bunkhouse will be painting out the graffiti on the west side of MLK Jr Way S. at S Juneau St.  For more information, please contact bunkhouse@sharewheel.org
 

48th Ave S & S Mead St Clean Up

On Saturday, neighbors along the intersection of 48th Ave S and S Mead will be clearing out invasives and adding mulch to the hillside and picking up trash.  For more information, please contact Angela Clement at clementisti@gmail.com.

 

BRIGHTON - ANGELMORGAN - OTHELLO

Brighton/Angelmorgan Neighborhood Clean Up

On Saturday, join a work party from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the small park next to the P-Patch at 42nd & Morgan. Join with neighbors for a Brighton/Angel Morgan neighborhood clean-up. There will be tools for weeding the park, and gloves, bags, and trash grabbers to pick up trash in the neighborhood. There will also be snacks to keep your energy up. Whether you have an hour or three, they would love to see you! For more information, please contact Jennie Goode at jenniegoode@gmail.com.  

Othello Gardening Project - 42nd Ave S & Myrtle St

On Saturday, join Mercy Housing NW in a gardening, neighborhood clean up project at 42nd Ave S. and Myrtle St. Volunteers will be restoring the garden to native plants, mulching, and cleaning out the weeds/grass that are currently there. Work party will go from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. For more information, please contact Narita Ghumman at nghumman@mercyhousing.org.  

Othello Planting Strip Project on MLK Jr Way S

On Saturday, the work party will kick off at 10 AM. Join Othello Neighbors in cleaning up the planting strips on the west side of MLK Jr Way S, in between Othello and Myrtle St S. Volunteers will be digging out the weeds/grass in the planting strips and surrounding street trees with small-sized gravel. They could really use your help! Download flyer here.

 

RAINIER BEACH  

Rose Street/Wabash Clean Up

On Saturday, Empowering Youth and Families will be leading a street clean-up at Rose Street S and Wabash Ave. S. For more information, please contact Charlet Shoecraft at empoweringyouthandfamilies@msn.com.  

Rainier Beach B2B Community Clean-up

On Saturday, Friends of Rainier Beach Square is leading five different Clean RB projects from 9 - 2pm: PROJECT 1:Clean Rainier- Henderson to 51st, PROJECT 2: Clean Henderson- BeerShiva Park 2 Rainier, PROJECT 3:Clean Henderson- Rainier to Renton, PROJECT 4:Mapes Creek Walkway - from Henderson to Rainier, PROJECT 5:Prep King Donut for painting! Gloves, Bags & Pickers Provided! SIGN UP HERE! http://vols.pt/9pofeR. FREE Continental Breakfast & Check in 9:00 - 9:30 am: Check in in front of Rainier Beach Liquor Store (9258 Rainier Ave S). For more information, contact Maia Segura at maia@rainierbeachsquare.com.  Download flyer here.

Rainier Beach Stairway Clean (Cooper & Waters)

On Saturday, there will be a 9:00 AM start time at the corner of Cooper and waters. Community volunteers will 1) cleaning the gutter to stop water from entering the masonry, 2) scrub moss off the steps to prevent slipping hazard and 3) prune back any invading plants that may be trying to take the stairs back for mother nature. For more information, please contact Matthew Kaminski at (206) 457-2907 or matt@kaminskilawyer.com  

BRIDGE-2-BEACH AFTER PARTY

Celebrate your hard work on Saturday at the FREE Party PARTY! from 2pm - 5 pm: Meet in the parking lot between King Donut and Rainier Beach Veterinary Hospital.  Rainier Beach community will be unveiling our new GIANT CHESS Pop-Up Park with Detective Cookie! There will be snacks & food trucks, horse cops, live Music by Pico Blvd & MORE! 

 

MOUNT BAKER - BEACON HILL - CHEASTY GREENSPACE 

Hanford Step/Cheasty Greenspace Clean Up

On Sunday, join Friends of Mount Baker Town Center, Friends of Cheasty, and other neighbors to do some restoration and clean-up work in the Cheasty greenspace at the base of the Hanford steps that cut through the greenspace. Volunteers will work to the east of the stairs picking up trash, removing invasive plants, and planting native species. Work party will go from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM. Refreshments will be provided!  For more information, please visit: http://seattle.cedar.greencitypartnerships.org/event/7310/. 

Download flyer here.

LAKEWOOD/SEWARD PARK

Lucile Triangle Clean-up

On Sunday, a team of volunteers from Sephardic Bikur Holim Congregation, Ashreichem Yisreal, and Lucile neighbors will lead a neighborhood clean up of the Lucile Triangle on Sunday, April 26.  Volunteers will gather at 11:00 a.m. 

 

THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR BRIDGE-2-BEACH SPONSORS!
Seattle Public Utilities, Rainier Chamber of Commerce, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Seattle Department of Transportation, HomeSight, Seattle Office of Environment & Sustainability, Safeway, SouthEast Effective Development, Rainier Beach Merchants Association, Waste Management, and many, many more!!!  

Check out the project map here.