Leschi Community Council’s New Website

Seattle Neighborhood WebsiteLike the Madrona neighborhood, the Leschi neighborhood as a community council that is a part of the Seattle Community Council Federation.  The Leschi Community Council has been an integral part of the community for more than half a century. The Leschi Community Council meets on the first Wednesday of the month September-November and February through June.  The Leschi Community Council is responsible for neighborhood events such as Flo Ware Days in May, Art Walk in the summer, etc. and carries on activities for Leschi that include:

  • Advocates for the Route 27 bus.
  • Support for Leschi Elementary School
  • Volunteer tutors to assist Leschi School children.
  • Support for Central Area Senior Center
  • Inform and educate the community by providing informative programs and monthly meetings.
  • Community cleanups of public areas and stairways.
  • Cultivate relationships between the community and precinct police.
  • Partnership with Leschi waterfront businesses
  • Preservation of residential character
  • Monthly Publication of Leschi News.

To help facilitate their mission, to better get their message out, and keep their neighborhood informed, they have just launched their new Leschi Community Council website.  Check it out!

Leschi Art Walk Next Saturday

Leschi Art WalkThe Leschi Art Walk, sponsored by the Leschi Community Council, is this coming Saturday, June 9th, from 11 AM to 4 PM in front of the businesses along the lake near where Lake Washington Blvd and Lakeside Avenue meet.

At last count there were 47 artists and 3 bands plus face painting, table of children’s art, and the Leschi Community Council information table.

The Leschi Community Council table will have a copy of the out of print Leschi Diary (history of Leschi) for folks to look through plus a rare copy for sale.  The LLC will also have copies of the Leschi News, information on Seattle Music Partners (Leschi School after school music tutoring), and photos of the parks Leschi Community Council has renovated or created.

Join our Leschi neighbors for the art walk this weekend.

CORRECTION:  The title originally said “this” Saturday, but the event is NEXT Saturday, June 9th.  Sorry for any confusion.