Twenty-three year Shorewood resident who spends her days with the kids in the library at Shorewood Elementary is celebrating the debut of her first children's novel! Come to the Burien Library on June 13th to eat an owl cookie and listen to the story of the 15-year journey toward publication that began as a debate on the Shorewood playground when her daughter was in kindergarten!
Sophie's Quest is the story of an owl and a mouse who become friends while on a quest to the Holy Land. Sonja's hope is that kids in our very diverse community will increase their understanding of one another and learn, not only about the power of friendship, but that of a mysterious Presence the animal characters call SkyPainter. On their journey, they face two important questions: Can they trust this Presence who seems to keep leading them straight into trouble, and just how far can a friendship between an owl and a mouse go? Can Sophie really risk everything for the sake of something she always considered just a "tasty snack"?
"Wanted to let neighbors know to be watchful of their cars parked on the street. Our Suburban, parked on Marine View Dr. SW had 20 gallons of gas siphoned out of itthis Wed. night/Thurs. morning, May 13/14. Police have been notified."
SOTS Neighbor reports... "I just wanted to let the neighborhood know that we had a car broken into on 25th on 4/12/2015,Sundaynight orMonday morning. They used a tool to pop the lock on the passenger side and stole a computer and a camera. There has been a lot of extra activity on the street because of the multiple houses for sale, but we think this was an experienced group who were watching the house and specifically looking for electronics."
In celebration of Earth Day, two work parties are planned for our community. Parties are planned from 10:00 AM until Noon at Shorewood Park and from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM at Shorewood Beach. If you are available , please consider one or both of these service opportunity for our neighborhood parks.
For Shorewood Park meet at the Shorewood Park entrance on 28th Place SW, just west of Shorewood School on April 25th at10:00 AM.
For the beach we will meet down by the picnic tables at 2:00 PM.
In both parks the jobs will be to remove English ivy and Himalayan blackberry vines as well as clean up debris. Native plants get choked by these invasive plants and the Spring is a great time to get these invasive plants out of our forested areas. And the beach property has Scots Broom, a very invasive coastal plant.
These work parties are great educational opportunities for all and children 8 and older have worked with us many times. Thanks to donations from our SOTS community, we have a supply of gloves and light hand tools as well as leather gloves and loppers for the Blackberries.
Please remember that there are no restroom facilities or water fountains at either site.
Please email me if you have questions.
Volunteer Steward of Shorewood Park and Shorewood Beach
I am wanting to buy a used car for my daughter to travel back and forth to college. She needs to travel on the freeway and needs reliable transportation. Does anyone have a car for sale that is not too expensive? Thanks, Candace 935-8277 firstname.lastname@example.org
"After 6years in this fabulous community… a hidden gem really, my family has decided to relocate to West Seattle which is closer to our kids schools, activities and friends. I am heartbroken to leave, but it’s par for the course with children and their manic-paced schedules relentlessly, breathlessly increasing. It's alarming!
We will be having a yard SALE on:
March 28th from 9am-4pm at 12216 Shorewood Dr SW --
offering a variety of toys, furniture, TV/computer equipment, clothes and tools.
We will dearly miss such wonderful neighbors and the generous community spirit here, but will always return to visit."
You might have noticed the work party signs announcing the first work party of the year for Shorewood Park. I hope you will consider this service opportunity for our neighborhood park.
Meet at the Shorewood Park entrance on 28th Place SW, just west of Shorewood School on January 31st at 10:00 AM.
The job is to remove English ivy shoots and Himalayan blackberry vines. Also, we have had lots of branches fall – great mulch except those that are covering the native plantings and blocking the pathway.
Please call or email me if you have questions.
FYI, These work parties are sponsored by Shorewood on the Sound Community Club and the City of Burien.
Volunteer Steward of Shorewood Park and Salmon Creek Ravine
Next Saturday, Dec 13th (10:00 - 11:30am), The Environmental Science Center at Seahurst Park will have Missy Anderson (aka Queen Bee) here to share her knowledge and passion about the mason bee. Interest in the topic of bees has been increasing steadily lately, so if you are interested, please take advantage of this opportunity!
My name is Madeline Graham. I live in the Shorewood area and I would love to walk your dog when you're at work or anytime. I'm not afraid of the weather and I am sure your dog will have fun with me no matter if its raining or snowing!
I love all animals, especially taking care of them. I consider them to be a part of the family, not just your pet. So I will treat them like my own. I donate monthly to the ASPCA, and I do rescue missions all the time around the area with lost dogs to taking feral cats to get spayed and neutered, and then to finding them homes. I also know Caesar Millian ( the dog whisperer) so I have learned a few tricks from him too!
So give me an email! I would love to walk your dog!
Hello Neighbors: My neighbors have agreed to cut, trim and remove some trees in the view line of several homes. Can anyone recommend tree removal companies that can remove large tees and do stump removal as well. Thanks , Candace