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Do You Care About Preschool?

Seattle residents are invited to six meetings to provide feedback on several elements of the new Seattle Preschool Program. Food, childcare and interpretation are provided. RSVP to Rachel Schulkin at preschool@seattle.gov or call 206-684-3942. For more information, visit www.seattle.gov/education.        

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159 Monkeys Invade Phinney Ridge on November 29!

Another great Neighborhood Matching Fund supported event! Come the holidays, monkeys will be hanging from the trees and taking over store windows along Phinney and Greenwood Avenues. But don’t worry – they’re the lighted variety, and they don’t bite. The 150 “escaped” monkeys will be promoting the neighborhood and its businesses, and tying in with […]

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Rainier Beach Merchants Association Challenges Storefronts to “Light Up the Beach!”

The “Light Up the Beach” Holiday Challenge is on in Rainier Beach! This new event, created by the Rainier Beach Merchants Association and sponsored by Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and Rainier Beach Safeway, challenges storefront proprietors along Rainier Ave South, from South Henderson to “Old Town” Rainier Beach at 57th Ave South, to dress up […]

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Bayview Triangle Planting Party this Saturday!

Come work on Beacon Hill’s newest restored landscape! Join Seattle Tree Ambassadors, Beacon Hill Garden Club, Beacon Merchant’s Association and Beacon Arts to weed, plant new understory plants, and mulch this Saturday, November 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. We’ll provide tools, gloves, safety vests, and snacks. Come enjoy brisk weather, hot cocoa, and setting […]

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Next Upbeat on Jackson Concert this Saturday, November 22

The Low Income Housing Institute and Seattle Department of Neighborhoods are pleased to announce the next concert in the Upbeat on Jackson Community Concert Series at Ernestine Anderson Place, 2010 S. Jackson St. A jazz trio led by Sumi Tonooka will perform at Ernestine Anderson Place on Saturday, November 22nd at 7:30pm. The show is […]

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Join us for the interactive “I Wish a Mother Would” on Sunday, November 23

On the afternoon of Sunday, November 23 from 3 to 7:30 p.m., join the interactive community art project, “I Wish a Mother Would,” as it explores dreams of a better world via oral histories, video, and photography. Installed as a site-specific performance in the historic house museum of the James & Janie Washington Foundation (1816 […]

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Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider Waldo Sanatorium/Waldo Hospital for Landmark Nomination

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Waldo Sanatorium/Waldo Hospital (8511 15th Avenue NE) at its meeting on Wednesday, December 3 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, Room 4060. The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Written comments should be received by […]

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Learn the Basics of Advocacy and how Government Works at this FREE Seminar

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) presents its fall seminar, “Democracy Needs You! Five Essential Advocacy Tools that will Shape Your World.” Forget the days of “Schoolhouse Rock” – our guest expert facilitator, professor, and long-time community activist Nancy Amidei is the real deal. This seminar will cover the basic functions […]

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Coming Soon: New Online Process for P-Patch Gardeners

We have exciting news to share about our P-Patch Community Gardening Program. Since last spring, our P-Patch staff has been working on the creation of an online database and application process for gardeners. While the new process will create efficiencies for staff and for the city, this improvement to the operation of the P-Patch program […]

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You are Invited to Celebrate Carlos Bulosan’s 100th Birthday!

All are invited to a series of free events this month to commemorate Filipino American history and the anniversary of Carlos Bulosan’s 100th birthday. Building off of the permanent Carlos Bulosan exhibit at the Eastern Hotel in the Chinatown/International District, the events share Bulosan’s history, artistic work, and impact even today on contemporary social justice […]

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