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Publicize your Fall Events with our Online Calendar!

You can post your events and activities to Seattle Department of Neighborhoods events calendar on our website.  Just visit our events page at www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/calendar, hit the link for “Submit an Event” on the upper left-hand column, read the “How to Submit…” and policy guidelines, and complete the form. Once your event is submitted, it takes two-four days to […]

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Have a Project Idea for your Neighborhood? Come to One of our Workshops

The Neighborhood Matching Fund Program awards matching dollars for projects initiated, planned, and implemented by community members in Seattle. It is hosting three workshops for those interested in applying to its Small and Simple Projects Fund this October. The Small and Simple Projects Fund provides matching awards of up to $25,000. At the workshop you […]

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Night Out and Picnics in the Precinct Happening in August

This year marks the City of Seattle’s 30th Annual “Night Out Against Crime” celebration on Tuesday, August 5. Recently, Mayor Murray laid out a comprehensive public safety plan for Seattle that underscores the importance of providing opportunities for youth and community members to enjoy their streets and public spaces citywide. The Mayor believes Night Out […]

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Seattle City Council Approves Five New Historic Landmarks

Seattle City Council recently approved landmark designation ordinances for five new city of Seattle landmarks. Located in Belltown, Leschi, Cedar Park, and South Lake Union neighborhoods, these buildings showcase the rich cultural and architectural heritage of Seattle. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination, designation, and controls and incentives for each of these landmarks, […]

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Registration Still Open for Night Out August 5

Night Out is  a unique opportunity to bring your neighbors together, welcome new neighbors, talk about crime prevention and Block Watch efforts, and mainly just have a great time with food, music, games – whatever you want. The creativity we’ve seen of what neighborhoods come up with is amazing. Some gatherings are just a few households; […]

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Join MOHAI P-Patch Walking Tour this Saturday

In celebration of the P-Patch Program’s 41st anniversary, MOHAI is sponsoring an educational walk this Saturday.  The walk begins at the UpGarden at Seattle Center, and meanders down to the Belltown P-Patch and back. Along the way you will learn about the growing techniques in these two very different, very special gardens, and talk about their […]

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Funds Available to Neighborhoods to Support Night Out 2014 Activities

If your neighborhood plans to participate in the 30th Annual Night Out on August 5, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has a fund to support your event and activities. The Small Sparks Fund provides matching dollars for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Community groups can request up to $1000 to help fund Night Out planning […]

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Middle School Students! You Are Invited to Join Free Architectural Design Studio

Middle school students are invited to join the Center of the Universe Art & Architecture Design Studio in Fremont. This FREE five-session program will take place on Wednesdays, June 25 through July 23, from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m., at the Fremont Branch of the Seattle Public Library.  Roosterwax, a local nonprofit educational organization, is presenting […]

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Roll on, Buddy. Artist Cris Bruch Rides for Stories to Our P-Patch Gardens

How do we use planting, cooking, and preserving food to bring our history to a new place? Artist-gardener-carpenter-bicyclist Cris Bruch knows that in his family growing and preserving food, and family recipes helped make a new place become a home. Roll on, Buddy is a way of reaching out to others and hearing stories about […]

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Congratulations to the Recipients of Historic Seattle’s Historic Preservation Awards

On May 13, Historic Seattle hosted the 6th Annual Historic Preservation Awards ceremony to showcase and recognize some of the exceptional public and private projects that preserve and protect Seattle’s built heritage and historic landmarks. Since the first year of the awards in 2009, they have recognized prominent rehabilitation projects, restoration of historic rural places, […]

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