Past Sunset Transformation Events
Community Dessert Social
May 1th, 2019
Family and friends came together for ice cream sundaes and snow cones at the Multi-Service Center. The event was a kick off by the Sunset Advisory Committee to celebrate the Sunset Multi-Service Center Project.
Free Community Pancake Breakfast
April 20th, 2019
Sunset Community Church hosted a free pancake breakfast for the community.
Sunset Blvd. Fence Art Project Drawing Sessions
Images the Sunset Blvd Fence Art Project were created by Sunset residents and students at a community drawing session at the Highlands Neighborhood Center. Their designs will be incorporated into the diamond plaques on the fence.
Sunset Blvd. Fence Art Project Input Meetings
The Sunset Blvd. Fence Art Project is an initiative of the City to make improvements to the the NE Sunset Blvd. Fence (located between Edmonds and Harrington Ave NE) in the Renton Highlands. This project will be the largest art piece in Renton and is based on a community-centered design.
In February, the artists held three public meetings to get input on the project’s design. The participants generated a list of words and images that will be incorporated into community-designed plaques.
Feria de Salud y Bienestar/Health and Wellness Fair
September 29th, 2018
La Feria de Salud y Bienestar (The Health and Wellness Fair) was held at the future Sunset Multi-Service Center on September 29th and was attended by nearly 100 residents. Representatives from 16 organizations were present with information about their services and programs in Spanish to connect attendees to regional resources. The event also utilized interactive displays to get feedback from the Latinx community about their healthcare wants and needs to inform the future Multi-Service Center.
Coco in Sunset Park
August 10th, 2018
Renton Summer Outdoor Movies came to the Highlands for an outdoor showing of Coco in Sunset Park! This unique chalk art piece was designed by local artist Naomi Haverland and was brought to life with the help of the community. Check out more of Naomi’s work here.
National Night Out
August 7th, 2018
The Sunset Community celebrate National Night Out at the North Highlands Community Center. Sponsored by the Renton Housing Authority and the City, this event brought together residents, resources, and police to enjoy a free night of BBQ and games!
Sunset Area Block Parties
The Sunset Area Transformation Plan team held two Sunset Area block parties in July – one at Sunset Park and the other at the N. Highlands Community Center. These events brought together neighbors and community members over snow cones, games, and shared space. If you are interested in having a block party, please contact us!
Sunset Park Celebration
June 16th, 2018
Sunset Neighborhood Park officially opened on July 16th with a kickoff celebration! Neighbors, residents, and community leaders gathered to celebrate the new park and the adjacent library. Presentations were given by key city and state official and performances were enjoyed from local dance and music groups.