Residential Landlord Meeting
1:00 pm13:00

Residential Landlord Meeting

  • University Branch Library

U District Residential Landlords are set to convene to hear about UDP & City resources as well as discuss an identify the issues they collectively face.

U District Neighborhood Night Out
6:00 pm18:00

U District Neighborhood Night Out

  • U Heights Community Plaza

Join us for a great neighborhood get together with activities for people of all ages.

This year we are partnering with several of our local nonprofits like the University Family YMCAUniversity District Food Bank, University Heights Center, and Scarecrow Video to celebrate the fantastic work that people are doing in our own backyard. So, buy food in the neighborhood, or bring some from home, and take it back to dine with your neighbors at our community table in the U Heights Community Plaza. Once there we will have music, games, and crafts for kids and adults to enjoy. We'll also have free delicious ice cream graciously donated by Sweet Alchemy on The Ave!

This event is a registered part of National Night Out.

Up Your Ave (A UW Dawg Daze Event)
3:00 pm15:00

Up Your Ave (A UW Dawg Daze Event)

  • 43rd and The Ave

The University of Washington and the U District Partnership present Up Your Ave, a welcome event for incoming and returning UW students. From NE 41st St to Ravenna Blvd all along University Way NE, a.k.a. "The Ave," During Up Your Ave, students travel “the Ave” collecting stamps from participating businesses. The event culminates with a Party on the Street with music and games! There will be live music and tables with information on community involvement organizations. Great prizes, games and give-aways are featured at our local businesses. Come learn how you can get involved in your new community, check out the local scene, and explore the many restaurants and shops along "The Ave." Get all of the required stamps in your "Passport" and claim your free "UP YOUR AVE" T-shirt.

6:30 pm18:30

UDP Legacy Business Event

  • U Heights Community Center

The City of Seattle has commissioned a Legacy Business Study. The Goal of the Study is two fold:

1) Define what is a Legacy Business

2) if Seattle wants to recognize Legacy Businesses what sort of Support should the City offer to them?

Please join us the UDP and the City's Consultants working on this study for a discussion on these two topics.

12:00 pm12:00

Christie Park Open House

University District neighbors, friends and families,


Please join Seattle Parks and Recreation on Sat., May 13 at Christie Park to learn about the park expansion and provide input on the design. Christie Park is located on the corner of NE 43rd and 9th Ave. NE.


Please participate in a short survey for the park


For more information on the Christie Park project visit


Please post the attached flyer and distribute to your email list.  Thank you in advance for your help in promoting this event.


This input opportunity is being held immediately after the U District Partnership 24th Annual Neighborhood Clean Up to learn more about the event and the U District Partnership visit

3:00 pm15:00

U Bridge Business Event Series: PANEL DISCUSSION

  • University District Masonic Lodge

U-Bridge Business Event Series aim to bring City and UDP Services directly to the business community in the U District.

Upcoming events to include:

Mobile Business Consulting Work Shop
Commercial Affordability
Legacy Businesses
Branding as a Community
Connecting with Students

4:00 pm16:00

Joint BIA & UDP Board Meeting

  • U Heights Community Center Room 209

In an effort to better align the UDP with the UDBIA the board members of each organization will gather to discuss our shared future in the U District.

1:30 pm13:30

Residential Landlord Committee

  • U Heights Community Center Room 209

A spin off of the Clean & Safe Committee, U District Residential Landlords are set to convene to hear about UDP & City resources as well as discuss an identify the issues they collectively face.

9:00 am09:00

UDP Board Retreat

  • Residence Inn by Marriott



1. Develop a draft mission statement that builds upon our vision and 2013 Strategic Plan to define what we do and guide our future priorities and actions. 

2. Identify key priorities for 2017 and ’18 to advance our strategic initiatives. 

3. Refresh our understanding of the requirements of the Open Public Meetings Act and the “ins and outs” of financial statements. 

9:00 am09:00

Community Clean Up

  • U Heights Community Center

Monthly UDP Community Clean Up Day meet up at U Heights Community Center @ 9AM