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Mount Baker View


NEWS OF THE MOUNT BAKER COMMUNITY CLUB

ISSUE 245, NOVEMBER 2015

2811 Mt. Rainier Drive S.

www.mountbaker.org

This year the Home Tour comes to the North end of Mount Baker!
Visit homes that span a full century of home building in our
historic community: a mid-century modern home from the 1950s,
a splendid 1970s home, eco-cottages built in the 2000s, and two
original Charles Dose homes.
Guests may walk the tour, or use our free shuttle transportation
between homes. Tours run continuously from 10:00 AM to 4:00
PM, no appointment necessary. After the tour, please come to
the Clubhouse to enjoy complimentary tea, coffee and cookies or
purchase a festive mimosa. On Home Tour day the Clubhouse also
hosts the annual Arts & Crafts Fair featuring local artists - a great
place to shop for unique holiday gifts.
The Home Tour is the largest fundraiser for the Community Club.
Donations help make other events possible, like Day in The Park
and the Community Potluck. We need your support. Please join us
on December 5. You wont want to miss this tour!

206.722.7209

THE HOME TOUR 2015:

A CENTURY OF

HOME BUILDING

TOUR A MIDCENTURY CLASSIC, A 1970S


BEAUTY, AN ECOCOTTAGE AND MORE

Saturday, December 5
10:00 AM 4:00 PM
$30 Advance tickets;
$25 for Seniors.
Purchase tickets online at
www.mountbaker.org

NEWS OF THE MOUNT BAKER COMMUNITY CLUB

WHY I DONATE TO THE FALL ANNUAL GIVING FUND

Presidents Corner
In the 40 plus years Ive lived in Mount Baker, Ive seen major changes
in the neighborhood. Mount Baker Community Club too has gone
through ups and downs and has emerged as the vibrant neighborhood center it is today. We offer a range of activities for children, residents interested in civic issues and community improvement, and
people who want to meet and hang out with neighbors.
We hope you know that you are already a member of the Mount
Baker Community Club. Everyone who lives, works or goes to
school in Mount Baker has automatic membership. But what does
it means to be a member? It means you can:
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This is your club. Your participation and support keep it relevant
and growing. Consider attending a monthly meeting, joining a
committee, becoming a board member or volunteering at events.
And if the Community Club is important to you, please consider
donating to the annual fund or the capital campaign.

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development in Mount Baker (for example, near the light rail
station), ballot initiatives, emergency preparedness, and more

YOUR MBCC BOARD


Officers:
PRESIDENT/BOARD CHAIR
Judith Yarrow, president@mountbaker.org

CLUBHOUSE MANAGER
Megan Haile, manager@mountbaker.org
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS & MARKETING
Erin Bruce, ebruce@mountbaker.org
EXECUTIVE ADMIN
Stephanie Cameron, stephanie@mountbaker.org

VICE PRESIDENT & CLUBHOUSE COMMITTEE CHAIR


Peter Greaves, clubhousechair@mountbaker.org
TREASURER & FINANCE COMMITTEE CHAIR
Open Position

Clubhouse Staff:
Joe Kadushin
Mary Joy Lopez
Kristen Myers
Rory Deen

NEWS OF THE MOUNT BAKER COMMUNITY CLUB for November, 2015

The View:
Julia Janak Editor-in-Chief
Ben Bruce Community Editor
Gaelan Kelly Layout and Design

By Diane Schachter, Chair, MBCC Development Committee


I want to share with you why I participate in the Annual Giving
Fund for the Community Clubhouse: I want a brick and mortar
venue, a real place, where I can gather with my community. I value
having a neighborhood spot where we can share ideas. The MBCC
is a convenient and beautiful venue for all kinds of civic, social, and
community activity.

This community venue requires


donations to keep it going: funds
to keep the lights on, to pay for
the part-time staff members and
Earlier this year after The New Yorker magazine published an ar- the ability to host free neighborticle describing in terrifying detail what Seattleites will experi- hood events. For example, the
ence when the next big earthquake hits, cries of We need more recent Day in the Park brought
information quickly spread through our Mount Baker commu- almost 500 people to our Mount
nity. Neighbors posted their concerns on www.NextDoor.com Baker playground, and it was
wondering, How do we protect ourselves? and What concrete 100% free!
steps do I need to take? Several online posts urged MBCC to
hold a meeting.
Local Seattle developer, Ron Sher, Diane Schachter is a neighbor and a
new board member at MBCC
has spoken about the importance
We agreed, and one month later the Club hosted a meeting on emer- of a third place - a place that is not your work place or your home,
gency preparedness with the Seattle Office of Emergency Manage- but simply community space. Community is why I am here. It is
ment. More than 60 community members attended. In times of trou- why I donate. I hope you will join me in donating to MBCC.
ble, there is comfort in numbers. I am grateful that MBCC provided

WELCOME STEPHANIE CAMERON TO THE CLUB

Please join us in welcoming


the wonderful and committed
Stephanie Cameron to MBCC.
Stephanie serves as our new
Club Executive Secretary.

SECRETARY
Bill Davis, secretary@mountbaker.org
Committees:
COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE CHAIR
Megan Gandt Guansing, communicationschair@mountbaker.org

an outstanding venue on short


notice and free of charge.

Our newest staff member at MBCC,


Stephanie Cameron

I am excited to be a part of this amazing community organization


and cant wait to share my fundraising and community building skills.
I come to Mount Baker Community Club with over 12 years of fundraising experience, most recently as the Resource Development Director at
the Rainier Vista Boys and Girls Club and prior to that as the Community
Relations Director at Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center. I live on Beacon
Hill with my husband, three children and two dogs and have been in
Seattle for most of my life. I look forward to meeting the community at
upcoming events!

DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE CHAIR


Diane Schachter, development@mountbaker.org
GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE CHAIR pro tem
Ron Suter, governancechair@mountbaker.org
PARKS & OPEN SPACE COMMITTEE CHAIR
Zach Fleet, parkschair@mountbaker.org
PROGRAM COMMITTEE CHAIR
Corey Rawdon, programs@mountbaker.org
ZONING, LAND USE, PLANNING & TRANSPORTATION CHAIR
Jin Lee, ZLUPTchair@mountbaker.org
M.L. KING JR. SCHOLARSHIP FUND REPRESENTATIVE
Judy McBroom
Board Members at Large:
Ann Beeman
Ben Blakey
Mike Brosius
Dawn Counts
Zach Fleet
Megan Gandt Guansing

Julia Janak
Jin Lee
Judy McBroom
Diane Schachter
Ron Suter
Mark Temmel

NEWS OF THE MOUNT BAKER COMMUNITY CLUB for November, 2015

VOLUNTEER PROFILE: CRAIG NORBERG

NEWS OF THE MOUNT BAKER COMMUNITY CLUB for November, 2015

ITS TIME TO RAISE THE ROOF

By Erin Bruce

by Ann Suter, Capital Campaign Committee Member

Craig Norberg has been pounding the pavement and knocking on


doors in our neighborhood asking home owners to be a part of the
Mount Baker Home Tour, an historic and beloved event. Craig has
served as the lead organizer for the 2013 and 2015 Home Tours and
Arts & Crafts Fair.

Our one-hundred-year-old Clubhouse is in dire need of many


repairs and upgrades, most importantly replacement of the roof and
the oil-fired boiler. We must literally raise the roof for the Clubhouse!

A native of Seattles north end, Craig grew up in Laurelhurst. (I)


always recognized Mount Baker as one of the most sophisticated
neighborhoods in Seattle. This is Olmstead design! Craig exclaimed.
Good design contributes to an extraordinary experience, and in our
case, a beautiful neighborhood. Mount Baker is a really special place.
When Craig attended his first Home Tour in 2011 he was happily
surprised to find Norberry Tile jobs in several of the homes. He
took that as a sign and decided to help organize the next Home Tour.
The 2013 Home Tour coincided with the centennial of the Mount
Baker Community Clubhouse. Craig wanted homes that year to reflect turn of the century architecture, so he chose only homes built
the same year as the Clubhouse. Funny lesson learned, said Craig,
most hundred year old homes have the same floor plan!

This is Olmstead design!


Craig exclaimed. Good design

contributes to an extraordinary
experience, and in our case, a
beautiful neighborhood.

Craigs appreciation for good design carries over into his profession
- and passion - as owner of Norberry Tile & Plumbing located on the
31st Avenue ridge in Mount Baker. Step into Craigs studio and you
will be blown away by the artistry and beauty Craig displays in his
tile work and selection of plumbing fixtures. There are many truly
unique pieces. No more white tile, says Craig of his efforts to gently
nudge customers toward more artistic tile choices. Although if you
want white tile, he has some stunning choices.

Please visit our website at www.renewingthelegacy.org to learn


how you can contribute. If you are able to make a donation of
stocks you do not have to pay capital gains on the stocks increase
in value, plus youll receive a charitable deduction. To learn more,
please email us at renewingthelegacy@mountbker.org.

Its time to replace the Clubhouses


old, mossy roof.

Can you give the gift of time? We have many short- and longerterm volunteer opportunities as a part of our grant match. Do you
have development experience, or would you like to get some? Our
fundraising committee is looking for members.
Get involved today and help bring the Clubhouse, one of our
neighborhoods treasures, into the 21st century.

This years Home Tour will include homes built throughout our
neighborhoods history, from turn of the century to the 2000s.
Ask Craig what his ideal tour of Mount Baker homes would be, and
he cant stop listing one glorious home after another. Hes an architectural history buff and knows many of the neighborhoods gems by
heart. Craig was actually planning to step down as Co-Chair for the
Home Tour, but got so excited listing off his dream homes that he
was hooked for another year. Lucky us!

Fundraising for this project began with an incredible $100,000


large project grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.
Now we must match the grant with monetary and labor donations.

EVERY NEIGHBOR IS A MEMBER

In his traditional Home Tour top hat,


Craig has a laugh at our recent Day in the Park event.

Your membership to the Mount Baker Community Club is free


and automatic! Everyone who lives, works or goes to school in
Mount Baker is a member. Located in the heart of our neighborhood, the Clubhouse has been a gathering place for our community for over 100 years. Fun community events, exercise classes, kid
camps, meetings and more are held here year round.
What does membership cost? Its free!
How long am I a member? As long as you live, work or attend
school in Mount Baker.
How do I join? No need to apply. Membership is automatic.
What do members get? You are invited to every neighborhood
event we host. Members receive a discount on clubhouse rentals.
We encourage you to attend our monthly Community meetings.

Some of the many projects our Capital Campaign will help fund.

THE CLUB VS. THE CLUBHOUSE: WHO WILL WIN?

Are you wondering, Whats the difference between the Club and the Clubhouse?
The Club is you, me and our neighbors. It is the heart of our community. The Club is
not something you can touch. The Club is all of us in the Mount Baker neighborhood.
The Clubhouse is the physical building located at 2811 Mount Rainier Drive South,
across from the soon-to-be renovated Mount Baker playground. Our neighbors include Mioposto Cafe , Central Branch Preschool (downstairs in our building), The
Feed Store, Vitality Pilates, Fido n Scratch, and The Hair Studio.
Mount Baker Community Club: NO dues. NO application. NO joke.

Learn more online at www.mountbaker.org or contact us at


(206) 722-7209.

All of us at the Mount Baker Community Club are so grateful that


Craig has helped organize the Home Tour - making it one of the
most anticipated events of the year! The Mount Baker Home Tour
and Arts & Craft Fair is a giant undertaking. As Programs Director
of MBCC, I am personally thankful to Craig for working with home
owners to create an interesting tour of homes and celebrating the full
100 year history of architecture in Mount Baker.
Besides the neighborhoods architecture and design, when asked if
there was anything else he loved about Mount Baker, Craig revealed,
Mount Baker happens to have the perfect incline for my rollerblading style.

NEWS OF THE MOUNT BAKER COMMUNITY CLUB for November, 2015

KIDS, GET READY TO ROCK!

By Erin Bruce

Seattle: Ground Zero for Cool Kids Music the Seattle kids
music scene is so interesting these days. Todays parents, who grew
up listening to Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, the Presidents of
the United State of America and other local wonders, might just be
the unwitting witnesses to another Seattle music renaissance, this
one in childrens music.
Martha Brockenbrough, MSN.com

NEWS OF THE MOUNT BAKER COMMUNITY CLUB for November, 2015

MIND THE GAP: A MOUNT BAKER ART INSTALLATION

By Noah Jeppson, Owner of JeppsonEGD

Many Mount Baker residents may be unaware of our neighborhoods rich history. As part of the Seattle Design Festival this past
fall, Mount Baker resident and designer, Noah Jeppson temporarily
transformed the pedestrian overpass (at Martin Luther King Way
South and Rainier Avenue South) into an outdoor gallery of inspirational neighborhood stories.
For two weeks Noahs installation, entitled Mind the Gap,
explored a literal bridge connecting historic Mount Baker to the
urban development around the light rail station. The installation
also addressed equity gaps in accessibility, infrastructure, and culture that frequently follow transit-oriented development in historic
neighborhoods.

The Not-Its got the crowd moving last year.

The Kindiependent Kids Rock concert series is back at Mount


Baker Community Club.
Kindiependent is a collective of like-minded musicians passionate
about cultivating a vibrant kids and family music scene in the Pacific Northwest. Two Saturdays a month, December through April,
Kindiependent bands perform rock concerts for kids right here at
our historic Mount Baker Community Clubhouse (2811 Mount
Rainier Drive South).
The Kindiependent bands are: Caspar Babypants, Recess Monkey,
The Not-Its!, Johnny Bregar, The Harmonica Pocket, and Brian
Vogan & His Good Buddies.
Full series passes are on sale now! A full series pass gives a family of
four admission to ALL TEN of the Kindiependent concerts of the
season for only $95. Individual show tickets go on sale December 1.
All tickets are available at www.BrownPaperTickets.com
For more information visit www.MountBaker.org/Kindiependent

2015/2016 KINDIEPENDENT CONCERT CALENDAR

The Kindiependent Kids Rock Concert Series is sponsored by: PCC


Natural Markets, Top Ten Toys, ParentMap Magazine, Geraldines
Counter, and Sweetie Pie Parenting.

Colorful signage and paint welcomed pedestrians and cyclists


onto the bridge, reinforcing the Olmsted Plan for interconnected
parks and boulevards. Stories included that of Brice Taylor, African American/Native American football star from Franklin High Mt Baker resident Noah Jeppson transformed the pedestrian bridge into a work of art.
School who later became the University of Southern Californias This design installation was partially funded by grants from SDOT
first All-American football player in 1925, and first African-Amer- Safe Routes to School and the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture.
ican head coach at any Los Angeles high school. Taylor achieved Neighborhood stories were discovered during the recent Mount
all his success despite being an orphan born without a left hand!
Baker: Great Heights neighborhood identity project.

RECIPE: MAMAS EASIEST SQUASH SOUP

By Elissa Arnheim, Health Coach, (360) 417-8051


Its cold and wet out there! Come inside and have a big bowl of
rich, nourishing, delicious squash soup! Rich in vitamins, fiber and
healthy fats, this soup is a great choice for anyone making a healthy
shift in their diet, and especially pregnant and nursing mamas to
support babys healthy nerve development. Enjoy!

seeds (or roast them as a snack) and remove flesh. Squash may be
refrigerated for several days.
STEP 2: Simmer vegetable broth and squash in a soup pot, and
puree with an immersion blender.

Ingredients
1 medium butternut (or 2 acorn) squash
2 cups vegetable broth (or 1 bouillon cube with 2 cups water)
1 14-oz can coconut milk

STEP 3: Add coconut milk and stir.


VARIATIONS: Add fresh or dry thyme, sauted diced onion and
apple, nutmeg

STEP 1: Bake the squash. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place entire
squash(es) on a shallow baking dish and bake 45-50 minutes, or
until easily pierced by a fork. Carefully cut open squash, discard

To make a super-satisfying lunch: throw a handful of shredded


kale, leftover rice or quinoa into the soup. Eat with a side of nuts or
nut/seed butter on apple slices.

CHECK OUTTHE SCENE ON 31ST AVENUE

By Julia Janak
Business is booming on 31st Avenue South, known locally as the
Mount Baker Ridge. We want to give a huge Welcome to the neighborhood! to Pulse Fitness, Heyday Restaurant, Tapah Yoga, the
relocated Repast Bakery and QED Coffee. These businesses, with
the exception of QED Coffee located one block south in the former
Repast location, are located in the recently constructed mixed-use
building on the corner of 31st Avenue South and South Day Street.

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The Not-Its
Caspar Babypants
Johnny Bregar
Recess Monkey
Brian Vogan
The Not-Its
Harmonica Pocket
Caspar Babypants
Johnny Bregar
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A packed clubhouse and a happy


crowd of families.

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Kids twirl and whirl during the


Kindiependent Series.

NEWS OF THE MOUNT BAKER COMMUNITY CLUB for November, 2015

COMMUNITY NEWS

By Bill Davis, MBCC Secretary

What do you care about in our neighborhood?


Join us at a Community Meeting to share your concerns.

Updates from community meetings at the Clubhouse and around THE SOUTHEAST DISTRICT COUNCIL (SEDC) MEETINGS
the neighborhood. Notes are compiled by Bill Davis, MBCC Secretary and Southeast District Council MBCC representative. If you SEDC meets at the Southeast Senior Center (4566 South Holly
have questions, you can email him at secretary@mountbaker.org.
Street) at 6:30 PM on the fourth Wednesday of the month, except
holidays and mid-summer. Visit www.SouthEastSeattle.org for
MBCC COMMUNITY MEETINGS
more information.
Meetings start at 7:00 PM on the first non-holiday Monday of the
month, September through June; no meeting in December. Before
each meeting we host a social with snacks and beverages provided
by Mioposto Pizzeria (www.miopostopizza.com).

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Court phase IV project. The site, located north of South Charlestown Street between 34th and 35th Avenues South, will provide
ground-floor retail spaces, 69 apartments, and 21 townhouse units
Upcoming Community Meeting: Monday, January 4, 2016
of affordable senior housing. The main entrance will face 34th and
align with an existing walkway between the phase II and phase III
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munity meetings. Noise complaints were discussed with a nearpublic artwork, a rooftop green space, and a pocket park.
by resident commenting that noise levels after 10:00 PM have
noticeably reduced to a tolerable level.
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plans for mountain bike trails in the Cheasty green space.
show and details of the Rainier Court IV senior housing develVisit www.seattleparksfoundation.org/cheasty-greenspace and
opment. It will consist of a 4-story structure and 2-story townhttp://seattlenaturealliance.org for information.
houses providing 93 units of affordable housing for seniors age
62+ with income in the $17,000 to $42,000 range in addition to 7
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to 8 commercial spaces totaling 6000 square feet on the ground
Livability Advisory (HALA) recommendations to accommofloor near the south end of the project. Twenty percent of the
date 120,000 to 150,000 growth in the next twenty years. Visit
units will be for seniors with disabilities. Removal of contamimurray.seattle.gov/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/HALA_Renated soil is expected to begin in September of 2016 with conport_2015.pdf for the 65-page report.
struction completed in September of 2017. SEED is negotiating
with the Seattle Parks Department to expand a pocket park on
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project: the operational plan shall consider that transformation
from an auto-oriented area to a transit-oriented destination will
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happen over the span of many years. The plan is to allow only
supportive housing development to be located at 3501 Rainier
transit, pedestrian and bicycle use of the MLK Way/Rainier AvAvenue South. Early plans call for 91 subsidized studio apartenue intersection. Private and commercial traffic on Rainier will
ments with 24/7 staff and on-site case management. DESC startneed to use one of several cross streets to travel downtown. The
ed 35 years ago with the Morrison Hotel which provides 240
plan will also lay out strategies and recommendations that have
units of emergency shelter, and now operates 10 facilities with an
been identified to strengthen community assets and values. Some
11th location to open in November. SMR architects is designing
examples may include restoring historic boulevard connections,
the building with construction expected to begin late Summer of
creating linkages to parks and green belts. Visit www.seattle.gov/
2016 and take one year to complete.
transportation/accessibleMtBaker.htm for additional

WE ARE ONLINE

Check out our Events Calendar on your computer


or mobile device. Buy tickets for the Home Tour.
Youll also find archived issues of The View, learn
about committee activities, and find pricing for
Clubhouse rentals dont forget Mount Baker residents get a member discount on rentals! You can
also like us on Facebook to receive updates in
your news feed. Online at www.mountbaker.org.
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SHAG FESTIVAL

By Bill Davis, MBCC Secretary

NO SCHOOL? NO PROBLEM
FOR INDUSTRIOUS
NEIGHBORHOOD BOYS

Senior Housing Assistance Group (SHAG) hosted the 5th annual


Rainier Court Community Festival on Saturday, September 26, 2015
at Rainier Avenue South and 33rd Avenue South. Rainier Court
is comprised of three communities: Courtland Place, Columbia
By Julia Janak, Editor
Gardens which are exclusively senior independent living, and
When the start of the 2015-2016 school year was delayed due to the
The Dakota, a family living community. Resident entertainment
teachers strike, public school students in King County were faced
included: Arrowhead Gardens Drum circle seniors, singer & guitarist
with unstructured days and time to kill. Two Mount Baker neighborRandy Cole, singer Kito and Deatrick Goldie Holly as MC.
hood kids turned the strike into a unique opportunity to help relieve
Local artists Champagne Honeybee & Papa Josh along with Russian
a major parent concern: what do I do with my kids?! Thirteen-yearvocal group Juliana & PAVA entertained the crowd. Youth activiold Sam Treat and Oscar Fleet, both students at Washington Middle
ties included face painting, jump rope and a hula hoop contest. An
School, created Oscar and Sams Fun Camp. Practically overnight
interactive chalk mural, courtesy of Silverkite, was supported by
Sam and Oscar created a Fun Camp website, intake form, mission
your Mount Baker Community Club.
and daily itinerary for young campers. MBCC offered the use of the
upstairs area of the Clubhouse, at no charge, in case of rain. On the
last day of strike camp, I dropped off my kids at the Clubhouse and
they had a wonderful time. Campers played old-school board games
like Battleship and built Lego creations. They ran around the Mount
Baker playground, and played games of tag and soccer. These young
campers had two cool 13-year-olds to hang out with, a beautiful park
to play in and a donated inside space. Well done, Mount Baker!
Oscar and Sams Fun Camp at
the Mount Baker Playground
A young resident adds her
mark to the sidewalk art.

YOUR IDEA, YOUR WORDS,


YOUR BYLINE.
STAYING ACTIVE INTHE COLD

Do you like to write? The View is looking for volunteer writers. No previous experience required. Candidates should be at least one of the following: 1) A neighbor in Mount Baker, 2) Someone who enjoys writing, or
3) Someone who cares about the Mount Baker community. Contributing
writers are welcome, but not required, to attend editorial meetings, which
take place three times a year.
Our neighborhood newsletter depends on the efforts of volunteers like you.
Join our dynamic team! Please email us at newsletter@mountbaker.org.

By Erin Sigel, Pulse Fitness

In Seattles rainy, cold months, it can be tempting to glue ourselves


to the couch for the winter. But, staying active will make you feel
better than binge-watching the latest show. Exercise can elevate
mood, increase muscle tone and prevent weight gain.
One way to stay active is to incorporate small changes into your
daily routine. For example, you might start your day with a short
walk. Try going with a buddy for encouragement and support.
Another way to stay active is by making fitness fun. Take advantage of the skiing and snowboarding nearby, or join a local walking group to keep yourself motivated. Indoor activity can also be
exciting. Try something new, like a dance class or indoor soccer or
bouldering. Local fitness studios also offer fun activities, like the
free monthly Fitness is Fun event at Pulse Fitness.
Regardless of the activity, exercise will release endorphins, helping
you feel better and more excited about staying active throughout
the winter.

NEWS OF THE MOUNT BAKER COMMUNITY CLUB for November, 2015

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COMMUNITY CLUB CALENDAR

206.722.7209

To send calendar updates email manager@mountbaker.org


Updated listings on the website at mountbaker.org/events-calendar.html.
All events held at the Mount Baker Clubhouse unless otherwise specified

DECEMBER

Saturday, Dec. 5
Sunday, Dec. 6
Monday, Dec. 7
Saturday, Dec. 19

MOUNT BAKER HOME TOUR and ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR. 10:00 AM 4:00 PM. Join us for this very special biennial event. This years Home Tour features a century
of stunning architecture in Mount Baker, including original Charles Dose homes, mid-century homes, a gorgeous 1970s home and eco-cottages built in the 2000s. Tickets
available at BrownPaperTickets.com. Visit the Clubhouse for our holiday arts & crafts fair featuring wares from local artisans. The Arts & Crafts fair is FREE.
CHRISTMAS SHIPS ARRIVAL & HOLIDAY CELEBRATION. 6:45 PM - 7:05 PM. The Argosy Christmas Ships will be docked at Mount Baker Beach. Immediately following their departure follow the gorgeous trail of luminarias back to the Clubhouse for our annual neighborhood holiday party. Well have cookies, coffee, beer & wine and
the kids can visit with Santa Claus. FREE.
No COMMUNITY MEETING in December.
KINDIEPENDENT Season Kickoff featuring THE NOT-ITS. 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM. The Not-Its! are on a mission to give kids their very first rock show experience with
high-energy performances that make the ENTIRE family want to jump up and down and dance along. Full series passes & individual show tickets on sale now at BrownPaperTickets.com. $5 per person at the door.

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Thursday, Jan. 28
Saturday, Jan. 30
Monday, Feb.1

KINDIEPENDENT New Year Celebration featuring CASPAR BABYPANTS. 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM. Caspar Babypants is Chris Ballew from The Presidents Of The United
States Of America, making high quality, intelligent, simple acoustic music for kids and their parents to enjoy together. Full series passes & individual show tickets on sale
now at BrownPaperTickets.com. $5 per person at the door.
COMMUNITY MEETING. 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM. Join MBCC board members and neighbors as we discuss issues relevant to our South Seattle community. Check MountBaker.org for the agenda. Meet and greet with beverages and snacks at 6:30 PM, meeting begins at 7:00 PM.
PIED PIPER Event Series presents CHARLIE THE NOISE GUY. 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM. Charliess kid comedy and sound shenanigans are noisy fun for everyone! This show
is excellent for elementary-aged kids. $3 per person.
Family Movie Night featuring INSIDE OUT. This is an outstandingly original, heartfelt and charming story about growing up and learning how to handle your biggest
emotions. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Movie starts at 7:00 PM. $3 per person.
KINDIEPENDENT Kids Rock Series featuring JOHNNY BREGAR. 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM. Johnny has the low-key sound made popular by Dan Zanes, singing jazz, blues
and folk-influenced arrangements of childhood standards and sweetly humorous original songs. Full series passes & individual show tickets on sale now at BrownPaperTickets.com. $5 per person at the door.
MONTHLY HAPPY HOUR. 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Were inviting all our neighbors to join us for a networking happy hour. Knock off early, get out of your home office and
come enjoy a beer with your neighbors. Well be serving beer from Columbia Citys Flying Lion Brewing.
KINDIEPENDENT Kids Rock Series featuring RECESS MONKEY. 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM. Known for their contagiously exciting live shows, Recess Monkey strives to strike
a balance between kid-centric ideas and musical authenticity. Full series passes & individual show tickets on sale now at BrownPaperTickets.com. $5 per person at the door.
COMMUNITY MEETING. 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM. Check MountBaker.org for the agenda. Meet and greet with beverages and snacks at 6:30 PM, meeting begins at 7:00 PM.

FEBRUARY

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Saturday, Feb. 13
Saturday, Feb. 20
Thursday, Feb. 25
Saturday, Feb. 27

Toddler Movie Night featuring CURIOUS GEORGE. This is our special Toddler Movie Night. Doors open at 5:30 PM, and movie starts at 6:00 PM, so you can get the little
ones home in time for bed. Running time is 70 minutes. $3 per person.
KINDIEPENDENT Kids Rock Series featuring BRIAN VOGAN & HIS GOOD BUDDIES. 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM. Their live show is a celebration of creativity and inclusiveness. Musically, theyre influenced by sunshine pop, indie rock, doo-wop, world music, R&B, country, jazz, rock, punk rock, 80s pop, classical and just about anything else
they can find to listen to. Full series passes & individual show tickets on sale now at BrownPaperTickets.com. $5 per person at the door.
PIED PIPER Event Series presents ELI ROSENBLATT. 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM. In his performances, Eli focuses on three things: rhythm, positivity and being goofy. $3 per person.
MONTHLY HAPPY HOUR. 4:00 PM - 6:00PM. Join us for our monthly networking happy hour.
KINDIEPENDENT Kids Rock Series featuring THE NOT-ITS. 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM. Full series passes & individual show tickets on sale now at BrownPaperTickets.com.
$5 per person at the door.

MARCH

Monday, Mar. 7
Friday, Mar. 11
Saturday, Mar. 12
Saturday, Mar. 19
Saturday, Mar. 26
Thursday, Mar. 31

COMMUNITY MEETING. 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM. Check MountBaker.org for the agenda. Meet and greet with beverages and snacks at 6:30 PM, meeting begins at 7:00 PM.
Family Movie Night featuring BIG HERO 6. Big Hero 6 focuses on the power of brotherhood, friendship and using your gifts to help others. This movie is action-packed
and is great for elementary-aged kids. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Movie starts at 7:00 PM. $3 per person.
KINDIEPENDENT Kids Rock Series featuring HARMONICA POCKET. 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM. Playing music for kids and grownups, their show delivers highly-interactive experiences that get children (and their grownups) singing and moving in their seats. Full series passes & individual show tickets on sale now at BrownPaperTickets.
com. $5 per person at the door.
PIED PIPER Event Series presents PUPPETS PLEASE MARIONETTES. 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM. Puppets Please presents colorful animal characters that sing and dance,
roller skate, chat face to face with kids in the audience, jump onto their laps for bear hugs, and maybe ... just maybe ... nibble on a shoe or two. $3 per person.
KINDIEPENDENT Kids Rock Series featuring CASPAR BABYPANTS. 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM. Full series passes & individual show tickets on sale now at BrownPaperTickets.com. $5 per person at the door.
MONTHLY HAPPY HOUR. 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Join us for our monthly networking happy hour.

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Monday, Apr. 4
Friday, Apr. 8
Thursday, Apr. 28

COMMUNITY MEETING. 6:30 PM - 8:00PM. Check MountBaker.org for the agenda. Meet and greet with beverages and snacks at 6:30 PM, meeting begins at 7:00 PM.
BINGO NIGHT. Were bringing back a neighborhood favorite: BINGO NIGHT! Admission is $3 OR you can bring an item for our prize table. This is the white elephant of
bingo prizes: a treasure collecting dust at your house that may be a beloved prize to someone else - the more creative the better! Doors open at 6:30 PM. Games start at 7:00 PM.
MONTHLY HAPPY HOUR. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Join us for our monthly networking happy hour. This months Happy Hour will be a special evening gathering for those
neighbors who are unable to attend an afternoon event.

Parks & Open Spaces Information: To become involved in a neighborhood parks project, receive updates, reminders or information about their work parties, please contact
the following specific park leads:

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Charlestown Hillclimb
Hilary at hilmacg@hotmail.com
Colman Park
Colin at parkschair@mountbaker.org
Bradner Gardens Park
Joyce at bradnergardenspark@gmail.com
Mount Baker Ridge Viewpoint Ken at (206) 234.5367, (206) 234.5367 or ken.valder@gmail.com
The Slice
Colin and Ned at parkschair@mountbaker.org
Mount Baker Park
Del at parkschair@mountbaker.org

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The Mount Baker View

Mount Baker Community Club


2811 Mount Rainier Drive South
Seattle, Washington 98144-6227

Non-Profit U.S.
Postage PAID
Seattle, WA
Permit No.
1280

ECRWSS
Postal Customer

Mount Baker Home Tour


and Arts & Crafts Fair

Saturday, December 5, 2015


10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Buy tickets online at www.mountbaker.org


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