Abundance of Caution: cancelled and closed - updated

Saturday, March 7, 2020

As you are aware, Gov. Inslee and Executive Constantine have shut down most public gatherings.

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Just figure that everything is closed until further notice.

Meetings and gatherings are increasingly being held on Zoom. Skype is also being used as well as Facebook and YouTube. Sign up for these programs now.

Statewide closures
  • Schools
  • In-person dining in restaurants
  • Bars
  • Entertainment facilities
  • Recreational facilities
  • Gatherings
  • State campgrounds closed
  • Dept of Natural Resources lands
  • Non-essential businesses

Statewide - open
  • Grocery stores
  • Pharmacies
  • "Essential businesses" open

Shoreline specific
  • City Hall closed. City council will meet as scheduled but virtually.
  • Planning Commision meetings cancelled.
  • Shoreline info: shorelinewa.gov/covid 
  • Shoreline Pool - closed
  • Spartan Recreation Center - closed
  • Richmond Highlands Recreation Center aka Teen Center - closed
  • Shoreline Rotary - no meetings in March - convention cancelled
  • Park/Tree Board meeting Mar 26 cancelled
  • Shoreline Police lobby closed. see article
  • Playground equipment - taped off 
  • The closure includes picnic shelters, basketball and tennis courts, ballfields, and other active recreation locations. Pick-up games, picnics, and other large gatherings will not be permitted.

Lake Forest Park specific
  • Lake Forest Park Rotary - no meetings in March - convention cancelled
  • LFP Civic Club closed and member events cancelled.
  • City Hall, police lobby, public works closed to the public
  • The City Council will continue to meet as scheduled. Mar 26 - no in person public comments.
  • 46th LD Democrats meeting online only
  • Permit counter - no in person services
  • Sewer payments - online or use drop box
  • Tree Board meetings - cancelled through April
  • Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meetings - cancelled through April
  • Coffee with the Mayor – cancelled
  • 2020 EarthSmart Green Fair rescheduled from April 18 to June 6
  • Passport Services - closed through May 4
  • Fingerprinting services offered by the Police Department - cancelled until April 30
  • Third Place Books is closed. Visit the website thirdplacebooks.com where they are currently offering free shipping.

  • All King County libraries closed - cancelled all programs planned for April and May.
  • The Ray Howard Library @ Shoreline Community College is closed.
  • Seattle Public Libraries closed

  • Any activities, meetings, rentals in Shoreline Schools building cancelled
  • Shoreline Schools are closed through April 24
  • All schools in the state closed for six weeks by order of the governor. see article
  • Shoreline Math Olympiad canceled
  • Shoreline Community College closed, along with all colleges in the state. Classes online Mar 10 - see article - All campus services will remain open.
  • College library is open
  • STEM Festival scheduled for May 16, 2020 has been cancelled

Social Services
  • CHS goes virtual - cancels groups and classes - see notice 
  • Hopelink offices and foodbank closed - food packages handed out at front door
  • Prince of Peace shelter still operating but services online
  • St. Dunstan's providing Tuesday dinner in food bags
  • United Way fund for the needy
  • Shoreline - Lake Forest Park Senior Center still providing food for shut-ins and community lunch as a pick up
  • Emergency cold weather shelter still operating as needed

Shoreline Historical Museum
  • Public spaces are closed, as required.
  • They still take phone calls and e-mail requests for research.

Kruckeberg Botanic Gardens
  • Closed until further notice

Churches / Faith based organization - closed
  • Archdiocese of Seattle has cancelled all public masses - see St Luke and St Mark
  • Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation - services on Facebook Live
  • Lake Forest Park Presbyterian - services on webpage
  • Prince of Peace - services livestreamed via multiple platforms - get the links from Facebook
  • Ronald United Methodist Church - Facebook
  • Shoreline Community Church - Facebook and YouTubeShoreline Community Church WA
  • Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Church - webpage 
  • St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church Sunday 10:00am Facebook page. Providing Tuesday dinners in takeout boxes.
  • St Luke - links on webpage - mass 9am Sunday on Facebook
  • St Mark - mass 10am daily - Facebook
  • Trinity Presbyterian Church - webpage

North City Water District

Meetings scheduled in their boardroom have been cancelled.

  • Northshore Performing Arts Center closed 
  • Crest Theatre is closed
  • Third Place Commons is closed
  • SIFF Seattle International Film Festival - cancelled for this year

Other events / activities
  • United Way income tax sites - closed
  • AARP has suspended their tax help at local libraries
  • Third Place Books - mail order books free postage - no author events
  • Hero's Cafe cancelled
  • Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion closed
  • Shoreline recreation programs registration is postponed. Still registering for summer day camps.
  • Rest stops on highways will remain open but no more coffee will be available
  • Homeless shelter at Prince of Peace closed for the season
  • Severe cold weather shelter in operation as needed
  • Edmonds Arts Festival cancelled for 2020

Updated April 2, 2020 3:30 pm


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