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  • Monday, March 3, 2008 10:02am

North City Project artist proposals

The city of Shoreline is seeking an artist to create a significant outdoor series of work to accompany the North City Project. The city has allocated 1 percent of the construction cost of the project for public art. The selection committee envisions that the art will be placed outdoors and should be designed appropriately to withstand local weather conditions.

Artists are encouraged to download a copy of the Call for Artists brochure from the city’s Web site, www.cityof- Additional questions should be directed to administrative assistant Lisa Dustin at 206-546-5667.

Knit blankets for hurricane victims

The Village Yarn &Tea Shop is open every Thursday night from 6 to 8 p.m. through Nov. 17 to all who are interested in meeting to knit and crochet blanket squares. Blankets are being assembled by Community Yarn Creations, a local non-profit group that creates handmade items for those in need. Patterns are provided and a 20 percent discount is given to all involved who purchase their yarn at the store. Free tea and apple cider is served. The store is located at 19500 Ballinger Way NE, in Shoreline.

Human services alliance meeting

The next meeting of the North Urban Human Services Alliance will be from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Horizon Room, Shoreline Conference Center. The program will feature a presentation by Bill Block, project director of the Committee to End Homelessness. He will speak on the status of the Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness in King County and answer questions.

The Alliance is comprised of at least 100 human service agencies, local governments, the faith community and people interested in increasing the capacity of the community to respond to critical human service needs in North King County. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Landlord training program set

Increase your knowledge, skills and effectiveness as a landlord by attending a Landlord Training Program, set for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Shoreline Center, Ballinger Room. The program will teach landlords how to become part of a cooperative approach and partner with police and others to help ensure property and community members are safe and free from crime.

The program is co-hosted by Shoreline Police and Kenmore Police and is offered free of charge, but registration is required by calling 206-546-3939 or 206-393-8424.

City briefs can be sent to or mailed to 4303 198th St. SW. Lynnwood, WA 98036.

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