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Second Budget Public Hearing October 23

Seattle City Council’s second budget public hearing will be Thursday, October 23, 5:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 600 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104. The public will have the opportunity to address Councilmembers regarding their priorities as it relates to the 2015 city budget. Council received the Mayor’s 2015 budget proposal on September 22. Councilmembers […]

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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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Free Preservation Advocacy Workshop on November 8

Get a crash course in preservation advocacy and learn effective tools for saving places that matter!  Chris Moore, Executive Director of the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation, and Eugenia Woo, Director of Preservation Services at Historic Seattle, will present advocacy strategies related to local landmark designation, the National Register of Historic Places, the Most Endangered […]

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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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Council to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed 2015 Budget

Seattle City Council will host its first public hearing on the proposed 2015 budget this Tuesday at Garfield Community Center. The public will have the opportunity to address Councilmembers regarding their priorities as it relates to the 2015 city budget. Council received the Mayor’s 2015 budget proposal on September 22. Councilmembers will spend the next […]

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Barton P-Patch Fall Festival this Saturday!

 Come learn about community gardening, enjoy pizza, homemade pies and much more Saturday, October 4 at Barton P-Patch’s Fall Festival!

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DON Director’s Budget Communication

Dear Community Member: This afternoon, Mayor Murray presented his Proposed 2015-‘16 Budget to the Seattle City Council. While the Mayor did not discuss all of the specifics of the proposed budget, I want to share information regarding his budget as it relates to Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON). Even though the city has not quite […]

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Small and Simple Workshop Tomorrow Night

If your group needs funds to do a neighborhood project, the city’s Neighborhood Matching Fund may be able to help. However, you’ll need to be quick because the application deadline for the Small and Simple Projects Fund is Monday, October 6 at 5:00 p.m. This fund provides matching awards of up to $25,000 to neighborhood […]

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Remember Sand Point’s First Flight Around the World on Sept. 28

The community is invited to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the first flight around the world from Seattle’s Sand Point Airfield at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. The event takes place at the former Naval Air Station Sand Point, now known as Magnuson Park (7400 Sand Point Way NE). This event was planned […]

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Neighbors invited to International District ‘Find It, Fix It’ Community Walk

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s ‘Find It, Fix It’ Community Walk, focused on several crime hotspots, makes its way to Seattle’s International District on Thursday, Sept. 11. This is the seventh walk hosted by the mayor in neighborhoods around the city. At the events, community residents, police, and city officials walk together to identify physical disorder […]

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