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Lots of Joy and Creativity at the 13th Annual U District Swag Party

More than 200 people participated in one of the University District’s favorite traditions, the U District Swag Event. Held at the U District Farmers Market, neighbors gathered greens, pine cones, ribbon and wire and let their creativity run wild!  Plus, for the first time, neighbors made enough swags for the Food Bank to deliver a […]

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Capitol Hill Community Council Open House December 18

Come meet your neighbors and plan for future neighorhood projects! The Capitol Hill Community Council will host a winter open house on Thursday, December 18, 6:30pm – 9:00pm, at the Cal Anderson Park Shelter House as a community-building, meet-your-neighbors, and information-gathering event on community needs and desires. The identified priorities will help the Capitol Hill […]

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Next Matching Fund Supported Beacon Hill Meaningful Movie “Nothing Like Chocolate” December 19

Nothing Like Chocolate is a film that brings together themes we explored in our season’s films; the environment, fair trade, fair wages, dignity of all work. Follow the efforts of a determined young man to produce slave free, locally sourced, organic, cooperatively produced bean to bar chocolate from a small solar powered factory on the […]

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City of Seattle Awards Nearly $439,000 in Matching Funds for Neighborhood Projects

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods recently awarded nearly $439,000, in matching funds to support 23 neighborhood-initiated projects across the city of Seattle. Community groups received Small and Simple Projects Fund awards from the city’s Neighborhood Matching Fund Program for projects that range from an oral history project on Central Area seniors to events on the culinary […]

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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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