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Hillyard Blog archive for April 2011


Thousands of trees...

Hillyard's participation in Arbor Day this week is going somewhat okay - but there are more than 1,000 trees left. Some are White Pine, some are Ponderosa Pine and some are Spruce. These trees need homes - stop by a participating store and pick one...

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MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011

It's time to dust off that cruiser

The '50s Hillyard Hop custom car parade and show n'shine is on May 28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at a booth on the corner of Market and Bismark. The car parade is sponsored by The Gents, Historic Hillyard...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2011

Bill Decker, left, and Richard Miller carry trash away from  a yard at First and Napa during a neighborhood cleanup on Friday. (Dan Pelle)

Neighborhood cleanup Saturday

There's a neighborhood cleanup going on in Hillyard and northeast Spokane tomorrow, April 16. Dump passes are available and there will be helping hands on-site, too. The dumpsters will be at Shaw Middle School, located at 4106 N. Cook Street - by the North East...

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Hillyard Hall of Fame awards

- were handed out Saturday at a dessert event at The Outlaw Café. Here are the winners: Junior/senior volunteer of the year: Laura O’Brien from O’Brien’s Used Furniture. Best supporting neighbor: Steve Bucknell of the Hillyard Festival Association. The ‘design your own award’ winner is:...

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Tree give-away begins today

In celebration of Arbor Day, the Historic Hillyard Merchants Committee is giving away a ton of trees. The merchants already have 950 trees ready to give away, and there are 500 more coming... Among them are 200 larger trees specifically designated to children. The trees...

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Hillyard Parade marshal needed

Please submit nominations for parade marshall for this summer's Hillyard Parade. It's the 100th anniversary festival and parade and the festival committee is looking for people with a strong connection to Hillyard. Visit the organization's Facebook page here to nominate. Festival parade meeting is on...

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Take a walk in Hillyard

The Greater Hilyard Business Association and the City of Spokane are publishing a walking tour map for Hillyard. The map and brochure is funded by the Washington State of Transportation, and it includes a short survey about their experience walkers may hand in to businesses...

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Northeast Community Center celebration

The Northeast Community Center (NECC) will be holding an open house and grand opening celebration on Tuesday, April 19, at the newly expanded center, located at 4001 N. Cook. Tickets are $9 and can be purchased at NECC or at the door the day of...

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The festival association meets today

The Hillyard Festival Association meets on April 12 (today) at 6:30pm at the Northeast Community Center, 4001 N. Cook Street. Lots of volunteer positions have yet to be filled and many decisions have to be made to pull off this summer's 100th anniversary festival.

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Hillyard is extra green on Arbor Day

To celebrate Arbor Day, the Historic Hillyard Merchants Committee is giving away seedling trees between April 13 and April 23. Look for a tree in the windows of participating businesses and stop in for a tree and a little shopping.

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Pia Hallenberg covers everything going on in the Hillyard neighborhood.

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