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Lantern Walk, Saturday, November 4, 2017 @ 6 PM

Cheasty Lantern Walk, 2017

WHEN:   Saturday, November 4th at 6:00 PM

WHERE:  Start at Central Park in Rainier Vista, End at S Alaska Pl steps to Mt. View.

WHAT:  Cheasty Annual Lantern Walk 

See the flyer below for more details.

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Will You Be Mine: Cheasty Community Restoration Event


Saturday, February 4, 10 AM to 12 PM.  Join us for a restoration party and watch your children enjoy nature and participate in special activities.… read more

#OptOutside : Will you go out with us?

Will you go out with us?

#OptOutside for Cheasty and turn Black Friday into Green Friday! We are joining REI outside, far from the flourescent aisles, to plant trees in Cheasty Greenspace and then travel to Duthie Hill in Issaquah to ride mountain bikes together. 

WHAT:  #OptOutside 2016, build community, restore the woods, envision the future
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Candy Cane & Clementine Hunt: Saturday, December 3 @ 10 AM

candycaneclem_poster_2016It is time for our annual Candy Cane & Clementine Hunt! Bring your little ones (and a gathering bag) to Cheasty Greenspace at Mt. View for a woodland hunt for seasonal delights. For ages 5 and under.

WHAT: Candy Cane & Clementine Hunt
WHERE: Cheasty Greenspace at Mountain View
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Third Annual Lantern Walk! Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 @ 5 PM

Lantern Walk, Saturday, November 5 @ 5 PM, Seattle Community Farm in Rainier Vista

Come to the Third Annual Lantern Walk on Saturday, November 5, 2016.  

As days get shorter and nights grow longer, we gather and walk together carrying lanterns to celebrate the bright spirit of our community. Led by music, we will walk as a group through New Rainier Vista, cross S. Columbian Way, and walk … read more

Cheasty Project Update

Hi friends, Seattle Parks and Recreation recently updated the Cheasty Project Site. Have a read if you want to get an update on the project.

The Cheasty Mountain Bike and Pedestrian Trail Pilot Project will provide recreational opportunities for families and neighbors to access nature
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FCGMV Press Release: SEPA

Friends of Cheasty Greenspace/Mt.View (FCGMV) Move Forward with the Design Process for the Cheasty Mountain Bike/Pedestrian Trail Pilot (01/28/16)

The Friends of Cheasty Greenspace/Mt. View (FCGMV), the community organization behind the Cheasty Mountain Bike/Pedestrian Trail Pilot Project, continue to move forward with the trail design process by gathering necessary environmental data.  The recent SEPA DNS … read more

Message to Supporters

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Dear Supporters:

We deeply appreciate the tremendous energy and dedication in this community to work towards equitable nature access in Southeast Seattle.  Working together, we have made great progress in the restoration of Cheasty Greenspace, weathered years of public meetings, and kept the dream alive.  We grow with the strength of our shared vision for … read more

Candy Cane Clementine Hunt, Dec. 5 @ 10 AM

The annual Cheasty Greenspace at Mt. View Candy Cane and Clementine Hunt is on December 5 at 10 AM!  Bring your little ones and a gathering bag to Cheasty Greenspace at Mt. View for a woodland hunt for seasonal delights.  For ages 5 and under.


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S Alaska Pl Staircase Recommended for Funding!

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has recommended that the City Council provide FCGMV with a Neighborhood Park & Street Fund in order to complete the staircase and landscaping at the South Alaska Place street end!  This project will be done in partnership with Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation, Seattle Department of Transportation, Seattle Department … read more