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Funds Available to Neighborhoods for Spring Clean Activities

If your neighborhood would like to participate in Spring Clean, the city’s annual community clean-up event, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has a fund to support your activity. The Small Sparks Fund provides matching dollars for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Community groups can request up to $1,000 to help enhance their activities with funding […]


First Large Project Workshop Tomorrow Night

The first in a series of workshops being offered for applicants to the Neighborhood Matching Fund Large Project Fund is tomorrow night, February 20 from 6-8 p.m. at Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave N.  Attendance at one of the offered workshops is mandatory for groups wishing to apply to the fund.  Deadline is May […]


Join in Activities to Celebrate Neighbor Appreciation Day on February 8

Celebrate Seattle’s 20th annual Neighbor Appreciation Day, a special day to reach out to neighbors and express thanks to all who make each neighborhood a great place. City departments, community groups, and residents across Seattle are hosting work parties, special events, guided walks, and fire station open houses on Saturday, February 8 to celebrate this […]


Save the Date! 2014 Neighbor Appreciation Day is February 8

Celebrate Seattle’s 20th Annual Neighbor Appreciation Day on February 8, 2014. It’s the traditional day to reach out to neighbors, create new friends, and express thanks to those who help make your neighborhood a great place to live. Groups, businesses, and residents across Seattle come together the week of February 9 to celebrate this great […]


Volunteers needed for American Community Gardening Association Annual Conference

Want to participate in the American Community Gardening Association conference coming to Seattle this August? It is a BIG year for our local gardening programs with the 40th anniversary of the P-Patch Community Gardening program and 35th anniversaries for the Master Gardener program in King County and for Seattle Tilth! Join the team that will […]


Deadline extended for submission to serve on the International Special Review District Board (ISRD)

The deadline for submission of a cover letter and resume for one of two Mayoral appointee seats on the ISRD Board has been extended through Jan. 4th. We are seeking individuals who are architects and who have an interest in historic preservation and/or familiarity with the Chinatown/International District. If you know of interested and qualified […]


Help students succeed in school at neighborhood libraries!

The Seattle Public Library is seeking volunteers to assist students in grades 1–12 with homework assignments in English, history, mathematics, science, social studies and other subjects on a drop-in basis. Volunteers are especially needed at the Beacon Hill, Delridge, Columbia, High Point, NewHolly and Rainier Beach branches. Volunteers must have completed at least one year […]


Beacon Food Forest’s Ground Making Day this Saturday

Bring your gloves and the strength to regenerate your public land into a Food Forest for all.  The Beacon Food Forest is located on the SW Corner of Jefferson Park. Dakota St. and 15th Ave S.  Food and drink will be provided by Tom Douglas Co., La Panzanella and others. West African Drum music will […]


Bitter Lake P-Patch work party this Saturday…can you dig it?

Come help dig garden beds at the new Bitter Lake P-Patch this Saturday, September 29 from 10 to 5 p.m.  Here’s the rest of the scoop: WHERE: The Bitterlake P-Patch, N 143rd & Linden Ave N (Map) WHAT TO BRING: Work gloves, strong hoes (we really need hoes – they work very well for this […]


Register your project for Day of Caring 2012

Need some great volunteer help for your project? United Way of King County is having its Day of Caring 2012 on Friday. September 21. Learn more and register your project needs here: