Demolition day at San Francisco & Bethel garage has come!

Wednesday, April 26, 2023, the old garage located in our neighborhood's hub at the corner of Bethel and San Francisco streets is coming down!  NENA and the other neighborhoods in NE Olympia that are part of the Olympia NE Neighborhood Alliance (ONNA) have been working with the City and multiple owners of the garage for... Continue Reading →

Olympia candidate forum on YouTube

The Council of Neighborhood Associations organized this Olympia candidate forum held at Garfield Elementary on October 17th, 2019. In attendance were Nathaniel Jones and Cheryl Selby running for Olympia mayor, Jessica Bateman and Phyllis Booth running for Olympia council position 2, and Dani Madrone and Matt Goldenberg running for Olympia council position 3. YouTube link:... Continue Reading →

Seeking raffle donations for 2019 annual potluck

The Northeast Neighborhood Association (NENA) is having its Annual Neighborhood Potluck and Celebration on Wednesday evening, September 11th at Priest Point Park. This event attracts about 150 neighbors. We host a raffle as a fundraiser, where neighbors can buy tickets to win gift baskets of items or services provided by local businesses. We are seeking... Continue Reading →

Thurston Talk features NE neighborhood

Thurston Talk writes about the history of the Northeast Neighborhood and the things that make this community great. Article by Stephanie Hemness. Neighborhood Notes: Historic Northeast Olympia What makes any neighborhood special is the people who live in it. And for the Northeast Olympia neighborhoods, that is especially true. From its early pioneer settlers to... Continue Reading →

NENA annual update

Dear neighbor, With your support, NENA – together with the City of Olympia and our other community partners – has accomplished much in the last year to make our neighborhood a better place to live. This year’s accomplishments: Constructing a new sidewalk along Quince Street to make it safer for kids to walk to Reeves... Continue Reading →


Do you live within the area we serve and represent? NENA includes parts of unincorporated Thurston County. Click here to open a map showing our boundaries in red. 26th Ave. on the north   |   Yew Ave. on the south   |   South Bay Rd on the east   |   East Bay Drive & Berry St on the... Continue Reading →

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