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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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159 Monkeys Invade Phinney Ridge on November 29!

Another great Neighborhood Matching Fund supported event! Come the holidays, monkeys will be hanging from the trees and taking over store windows along Phinney and Greenwood Avenues. But don’t worry – they’re the lighted variety, and they don’t bite. The 150 “escaped” monkeys will be promoting the neighborhood and its businesses, and tying in with […]

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Rainier Beach Merchants Association Challenges Storefronts to “Light Up the Beach!”

The “Light Up the Beach” Holiday Challenge is on in Rainier Beach! This new event, created by the Rainier Beach Merchants Association and sponsored by Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and Rainier Beach Safeway, challenges storefront proprietors along Rainier Ave South, from South Henderson to “Old Town” Rainier Beach at 57th Ave South, to dress up […]

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Bayview Triangle Planting Party this Saturday!

Come work on Beacon Hill’s newest restored landscape! Join Seattle Tree Ambassadors, Beacon Hill Garden Club, Beacon Merchant’s Association and Beacon Arts to weed, plant new understory plants, and mulch this Saturday, November 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. We’ll provide tools, gloves, safety vests, and snacks. Come enjoy brisk weather, hot cocoa, and setting […]

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Next Upbeat on Jackson Concert this Saturday, November 22

The Low Income Housing Institute and Seattle Department of Neighborhoods are pleased to announce the next concert in the Upbeat on Jackson Community Concert Series at Ernestine Anderson Place, 2010 S. Jackson St. A jazz trio led by Sumi Tonooka will perform at Ernestine Anderson Place on Saturday, November 22nd at 7:30pm. The show is […]

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Arbor Heights/Boren Fall Harvest Clean Up Party this Saturday

The Arbor Heights Science and Environmental Education Team will host a community-building event at the Boren School (5950 Delridge Way SW) on Saturday, November 8 from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. This work party will improve the planting and hands-on learning areas around the school building. A seed-saving library will also be started with small enrichment activities. […]

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Please Complete Our Short Website Survey

We need your help! Over the next several months, we’ll be redesigning our website to improve its navigation and make the content more helpful for you. Your feedback is important to us, so please help us by completing our brief survey. To access it, click this link. And thank you!

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Historic Seattle Hosts Free Lecture and Tour on The Sorrento Hotel, a Seattle Landmark

Join Historic Seattle for a free (or small donation) lecture about the Sorrento Hotel, one of Seattle’s historic landmarks. Michael Malone, owner and 2011 Historic Seattle Preservation recipient, will talk about the hotel’s refurbishment into a luxury hotel under his stewardship and the value of preserving vestiges of Seattle’s past. It will be held on […]

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All are Invited to the Lincoln Park P-Patch Annual Fall Pumpkin Festival

All are invited to Solstice Park Hill for the annual Lincoln Park Fall Pumpkin Festival this Saturday, October 18. There will be organically grown pumpkins, herbs, baked goods, and crafts. The address is 7400 Fauntleroy Way SW behind the tennis courts. Come and join us the P-Patch gardeners in celebrating a bountiful growing season

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Carlos Bulosan Centennial Commemorated with Free Events

A broad coalition of educators, union activists, community organizers, and artists have organized a two-month-long series of free events to commemorate Carlos Bulosan’s 100th birthday and to cement his place in Seattle’s history. The events will share Bulosan’s history, artistic work and impact even today on contemporary social justice issues. This project is funded in […]

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