March Board Meeting

The next board meeting will be held on March 15 at 7 p.m. The tentative agenda includes a discussion of the neighborhood association’s goals for 2007.

All are welcome, not just board members! If you would like more information, or have a topic you would like discussed, contact president@eastside-olympia.org.

NEIGHBORHOOD WOOD CHIPPING EVENTS

NOW’S THE TIME TO SIGN UP
Reservations are now being taken for two-hour neighborhood wood chipping events.

Chipping events are open to groups of four or more single-family households that are on City of Olympia garbage service. The number of events is limited: first come, first served.

Contact Ron Jones at Olympia Waste Management, (360) 753-8509, email: rjones@ci.olympia.wa.us.
See the news release for more info.

FRIENDLY GROVE PARK VOLUNTEER DAY

Saturday, March 3, 9:00-Noon, Friendly Grove Park, 2316 Friendly Grove Road.

Olympia’s Volunteers in Parks program is seeking volunteers to help remove harmful exotic species from the edge of an important wetland at Friendly Grove Park. Here’s more information about this project and how to volunteer.

WATERWISE GARDENING CLASSES

The City of Olympia is offering three Waterwise Gardening Classes in March. Gardening experts will teach you how to create and maintain a beautiful garden that uses less water and chemicals.

Three different classes will be held on March 13th, 20th and 27th. All classes run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and will take place at the Worthington Center, St. Martin’s University, 5300 Pacific Avenue SE. For more information please call Jim Rioux at (360) 753-8343 or visit the public works events website.

Each class costs $5.00 and Pre-registration is required,. Call Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation at (360) 753-8380 to register.

COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE

COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE

NEW CITY HALL/POLICE STATION BUILDING.
Thursday, March 1, 3:00-6:00 p.m., The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St NW.

Now that the preferred site is selected, the project team is gearing up to begin design work. This open house is an opportunity for any interested community member to meet the architect and design team and to provide input on the aesthetics and function of customer spaces and common areas, safety and security, exterior appearance, public art, and site access. Representatives from the LOTT Alliance, Port of Olympia, and Hands on Children’s Museum will be present, too, as they have each announced preliminary intent to move forward with neighboring projects.

Check the news release for more information about the Open House.

You will also find information about the City Hall/Police Station project.