It is Game Night at HPIC Corner Bar! – This Friday 4/3

April 1st, 2015 Comments off

Friday, April 3rd, doors open at 6 pm. Yes, we have game.

 

Bring your favorite game! From “Candy Land” to “Cards Against Humanity”, we will be playing games this Friday. Bring a couple. HPIC will have some games for you, but everyone is encouraged to bring their favorite. You can play cards as well. If you are playing poker, be sure to play only for chips.

Draft beer, wine and a Raspberry Lemon Drop cocktailAs always, we offer a wide assortment of non-alcoholic beverages as well.

Green Guidance – Walking or bicycling to the event is encouraged. It’s green, it makes the neighbors happier and provides a safe walk home!

Parental Guidance – There are toys and games set up on tables. Parents, please be aware of your child’s activities.  Activities such as ball throwing and chasing games are discouraged.

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Movie Night this Friday – March 20th

March 17th, 2015 Comments off

Doors open at 6:00 pm  with a children’s short at 6:15 and the main movie at 7. Free admission. Volunteers will be selling popcorn, candy and other movie fare. Bring blankets and pillows or sit in our chairs. This is an all ages event. Bring your friends, family and neighbors.

Double Feature!

Children’s Movie Hint: In this 1970 26 minute short,  Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.

Movie hint: In this 2011 G (96 minutes) feature, when Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with this bird of his dreams.

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Meet the new HPIC Board!

March 13th, 2015 Comments off

 

Elections were held at the last HPIC Board meeting, with the board being sworn in by Martha. Pictured from left to right is Nickie Jostol (Secretary), Billy Stauffer (Trustee), Rhonda Smith (President), Julie Schickling (Treasurer), Christie Sjostrom (Trustee), Blair Johnson (Trustee), Martha Mallet (Board Member Emeritus – performed the swearing in), Kay Kirkpatrick (Trustee) and Theresa Beaulieu (Trustee).

 

  Not in the picture above is Gretchen Heiden (Vice President).
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Karaoke at Corner Bar! – This Friday 3/6

March 3rd, 2015 Comments off

Friday, March 6th, doors open at 6 pm.

 Poster courtesy of Rich Lehl Design

Karaoke begins at 7:30, so practice up! You can confirm your favorite songs will be available by checking Baby Ketten’s songbook at babykettenkaraoke.com or book.babyketten.com. We were having some difficulty with the first link and added the second one which goes straight to their songbook.

 

Draft beer, wine and Nicole’s Kiss the Blarney Stone cocktailAs always, we offer a wide assortment of non-alcoholic beverages as well.

 

HPIC has sidewalk repairs over the next two weeks. We will do our best to have the parking lot accessible, but walking is always encouraged.

Green Guidance – Walking or bicycling to the event is encouraged. It’s green, it makes the neighbors happier and provides a safe walk home!

Parental Guidance – There are toys and games set up on tables. Parents, please be aware of your child’s activities.  Activities such as ball throwing and chasing games are discouraged.

Pictures from the event, courtesy of Peter de Lory:

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Movie Night this Friday – February 20

February 18th, 2015 Comments off

Doors open at 6:00 pm  with a children’s short at 6:15 and the main movie at 7. Free admission. Volunteers will be selling popcorn, candy and other movie fare. Bring blankets and pillows or sit in our chairs. This is an all ages event. Bring your friends, family and neighbors.

Double Feature!

Children’s Movie Hint: Shhhh! It’s a surprise!

Movie hint: “One day, a talented lass or fellow, a special one with face of yellow, will take the Piece of Resistance found from it’s hiding refuge underground, and with a noble army at the helm, this Master Builder will thwart the Kragle and save the realm, and be the greatest, most interesting, most important person of all times. All this is true because it rhymes.”

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HPIC Corner Bar Welcomes back the Yada Yada Blues Band! – This Friday 2/6

February 3rd, 2015 Comments off

Friday, February 6th, doors open at 6 pm. Yes, we have the blues.

DJ Rich is playing the music of New Orleans/ Mardi Gris / Louisiana from 6 to 9 PM. At 9 PM we have the great Yada Yada Blues Band who will once again feature the sounds of the Hammond B3 organ, this time manned by the famous Joe Doria.

Draft beer, wine and a Rum Punch cocktailAs always, we offer a wide assortment of non-alcoholic beverages as well.

Green Guidance – Walking or bicycling to the event is encouraged. It’s green, it makes the neighbors happier and provides a safe walk home!

Parental Guidance – There are toys and games set up on tables. Parents, please be aware of your child’s activities.  Activities such as ball throwing and chasing games are discouraged.

Pictures from the event, courtesy of Peter de Lory:

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HPIC Tailgate Party this Sunday – February 1st!

January 25th, 2015 Comments off

Come join your 12th neighbors in celebrating your favorite team, no matter which one that is.  No deflating of egos here!  Bring snacks or a dish to share, and bring your own beverages.  Doors open at 2:00 PM, tailgating (i.e. massive food consumption) starts at 2:30, game time is 3:30.

This is an all ages event. HPIC is an inclusive organization, so everyone is welcome at HPIC, no matter who you are rooting for.

Schedule:
2:00 PM – Doors Open
3:30 PM – Kick-off

Pictures from the event, courtesy of Peter de Lory:

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HPIC Wins a Sustainability Leadership Award

January 23rd, 2015 Comments off

We are honored to share this award with the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition and the Nature Consortium. All doing our part to take care of our neighborhood! Thank you!

 

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HPIC Nominated for Sustainability Leadership Award

January 22nd, 2015 Comments off

We are honored to have been nominated for an award from Sustainable Seattle for Transforming Spaces.

With the help of Rainwise, Sustainable Seattle, King County Green Grants, DePave, and a lot of community volunteers, this community hub in Southwest Seattle transformed an asphalt parking lot into a permeable courtyard surrounded by plantings. The transformation also includes a 120′ long community blueberry and huckleberry hedge, a cistern, and two raingardens, with a community designed and created mosaic bench telling the story of stormwater in the works.

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Movie Night this Friday – January 16th

January 13th, 2015 Comments off

Doors open at 6:00 pm  with a children’s short at 6:15 and the main movie at 7. Free admission. Volunteers will be selling popcorn, candy and other movie fare. Bring blankets and pillows or sit in our chairs. This is an all ages event. Bring your friends, family and neighbors.

Double Feature!

Children’s Movie Hint: In this 1956 34 minute French classic,  a red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris.

Movie hint: In this 2009 PG (96 minutes) feature,  an old widower tries to fly his home to Paradise Falls, South America, along with a boy scout who accidentally lifted off with him.

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