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Celebrate Neighbor Appreciation Day this Valentine’s Day, February 14

Activities begin February 7 across Seattle Celebrate Seattle’s annual Neighbor Appreciation Day, a special day set aside to reach out to neighbors, create new friends, and express thanks to those who help make your neighborhood a great place to live. The date is February 14, with neighborhoods, community groups, and businesses across Seattle planning activities […]

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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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Safe Routes to School Grant Program Accepting Applications During “International Walk to School Month”

Grants are available to help make the routes to your neighborhood school safer. Some examples of past projects funded by the Safe Routes to School Mini Grants include kick-starting a walking school bus with safety vests and flags for bus “drivers;” supporting walk to school month events with prizes and incentives for walkers; incentives for […]

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Neighborhood Matching Fund for Back-To-School Projects

Does your neighborhood want to organize an activity or event to celebrate the fall back-to-school season? If so, it may qualify for support from NMF’s Small Sparks fund. This fund provides matching dollars of up to $1000 for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Project ideas might include Walking School Bus outreach, a back-to-school barbeque, […]

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Use the Neighborhood Matching Fund to Support your Neighborhood Greenway Project

Seattle is building a network of neighborhood greenways. Neighborhood greenways are safer, calm residential streets for you, your family and neighbors. Neighborhood greenways do not add bike lanes, and there are minimal, if any, on-street parking impacts. They are mostly funded through the nine-year voter approved Bridging the Gap Levy. Existing greenways include: 39th Avenue […]

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Youth can Connect with Employers and Educators at Resource Fair

Young people ages 15 to 22 are invited to attend the annual Youth Employment, Education and Career Fair on Feb. 19th, 1-4 p.m. at Goodwill Seattle, 700 Dearborn Pl. S, Seattle 98144. Sponsored by Human Services Department’s Seattle Youth Employment Program in partnership with King County, WorkSource Seattle-King County and Seattle Goodwill, the fair features […]

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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 […]

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DPD and Pecha Kucha Seattle Explore Creative Ideas for Seattle’s Future

Pecha Kucha Seattle, the City of Seattle and the Seattle Art Museum are collaborating on Big Ideas – Imagining Seattle’s Future, 2035 & Beyond, an evening of presentations by leaders from across Seattle’s innovation/creation community. The theme will be exploring grand visions of Seattle’s future. These discussion will hopefully inspire great conversations and ideas as we begin the process of […]

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Swag-o-Rama at the U-District Farmers’ Market this Saturday!

Autumn Apple Pressing Garden Party!

Join us on Saturday, September 28 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Greg’s Garden P-Patch, 14th Ave NW and 54th St. (behind the Safeway on Market St.) Explore the garden and meet your neighbors! cider from an old fashioned press * homemade treats * activities for kids $5 suggested donation (to benefit the garden)

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