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Giant Clinic Offers Free Dental, Vision and Medical Care for People in Need

KeyArena at Seattle Center will be the site of a massive health clinic providing free dental, vision and medical care to anyone in need from October 23-26. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is proud to be a sponsor of this event. Intended to serve vulnerable and underserved people in our region, the Seattle/King County Clinic with […]


Come Join us at the Central Area Block Party!

The City of Seattle will be partnering with the community to host the Central Area Block Party on Saturday, September 27 at the corner of 23rd Avenue and Cherry Street (2323 E. Cherry Street) from 10:00am to 6:00pm. You won’t want to miss out on a great time with your neighbors enjoying live music, food […]


Good Eats at the Interbay P-Patch Annual Fundraiser Dinner on 9/6

Don’t miss out on the BIG Interbay 40th Anniversary Fundraiser Dinner on Saturday, September 6 at 6 pm in the garden! This year’s dinner will be Pulled Pork (straight up or in a bun),  Corn on the Cob, Coleslaw, Potato Salad, Watermelon, Pies, and Cookies. The P-Patch will provide lemonade and iced tea. We will […]


Save September 21 for the Grand Cajun Yesler Swamp Ribbon-Cutting Celebration

All are invited to the Grand Cajun Yesler Swamp Ribbon-Cutting Celebration on Sunday, September 21. It will be held from 2-4 p.m. at the Center for Urban Horticulture (3501 NE 41st Street). At this FREE celebration, there will be guided swamp walks and music by the Folichon Cajun Band, along with jambalaya and watermelon to enjoy. […]


Join Us for the Upbeat on Jackson Community Concert Series Starting this Sunday

The Low Income Housing Institute and Seattle Department of Neighborhoods are pleased to announce the Upbeat on Jackson Community Concert Series at Ernestine Anderson Place, 2010 S. Jackson St.  Starting Sunday August 17 and continuing monthly for a year, Upbeat on Jackson will bring music back to the historic Jackson Street Corridor where such jazz […]


City Awards Nearly $1.65 Million to Support Neighborhood-Initiated Projects

Mayor Ed Murray and the Seattle City Council announced today nearly $1.65 million in matching funds to support neighborhood-initiated projects across the city. Forty-three community groups received awards from Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund Program for projects as diverse as an Afro-Latino arts education program to the creation of welcoming gateways to neighborhoods. […]


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, […]


Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider The Fionia Apartments in Uptown for Landmark Nomination

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of The Fionia Apartments (109 John Street) at its meeting on Wednesday, September 17 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 to the Landmarks Preservation Board should […]


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, 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 […]


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 […]