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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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Haller Lake P-Patch 12th Annual Open Garden Celebration

Join us on Sunday, August 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Haller Lake P-Patch Community Garden, 13045 1st Ave NE, Seattle. Get a tour of the garden, learn about organic gardening, enjoy some refreshments and go on a garden search!  

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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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High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands Open for Business

The High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands offer fresh organic produce picked right from the P-Patch market gardens. Grown by low-income gardeners, the produce that is fresh right now is spinach, carrots, leafy vegetables, new onions, peas, turnips, and radishes, to name a few. The farm stands’ hours of operation are 4 p.m. to 7 […]

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Colorful Mural Taking Shape as Pictured by The Seattle Times

View these colorful photos of volunteers working on the 63rd Street Mural Project taken by the Seattle Times. This is a project of the Phinney Mural Restoration Steering Committee and was supported by a Neighborhood Matching Fund award of $16,954. If you want to do a project to improve your neighborhood, there is another opportunity […]

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Night Out and Picnics in the Precinct Happening in August

This year marks the City of Seattle’s 30th Annual “Night Out Against Crime” celebration on Tuesday, August 5. Recently, Mayor Murray laid out a comprehensive public safety plan for Seattle that underscores the importance of providing opportunities for youth and community members to enjoy their streets and public spaces citywide. The Mayor believes Night Out […]

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