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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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Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider McGilvra Elementary School for Landmark Nomination

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of McGilvra Elementary School (1617 38th Avenue East) at its meeting on Wednesday, September 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 the […]

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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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Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider The Sterling Apartments for Landmark Nomination

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of The Sterling Apartments (323 Bellevue Avenue East) at its meeting on Wednesday, August 20 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 the […]

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Free Plants! Sunday, June 22 at Howell Collective Garden

Here’s your chance to fill some of those empty spots in your garden! Gardeners from Howell Collective Garden, Hypha (a Seattle plant community project), and youth from Lambert House are hosting a free seedling giveaway at Howell Garden Sunday, June 22. The giveaway will also include educational demonstrations, storytelling, ethnobotany, and art. Supported in part by the Neighborhood […]

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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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City’s Leadership Program Graduates New Class of Civic Organizers

On May 20, 26 “up-and-coming” community leaders celebrated their graduation from the People’s Academy for Community Engagement, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON). Known as PACE, the nine-month program provides leadership training in community involvement and civic engagement to emerging leaders interested in serving their community. Deputy Mayor Andrea Riniker, City Councilmember Sally […]

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