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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 […]

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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. […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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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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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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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