Celebrate Neighbor Day on Saturday, February 11

Neighbor DayCelebrate Seattle’s annual Neighbor Day on February 11 by participating in neighborhood activities or just indulging in random acts of kindness. Neighbor Day is a special day set aside to reach out to neighbors, make new friends, and express thanks to those who help make our neighborhoods a great place to live. Residents, businesses, and community groups throughout Seattle are all invited to participate.

You can participate in any of the events below or simply do something nice for a neighbor. Still looking for ideas? Check out our extensive list!

More details on the events below can be found at http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/programs-and-services/neighbor-day/events.

Events are listed by region and most are free unless otherwise specified:

 

SOUTH SEATTLE

Volunteer Work Party
Blackberry plant pulling and native plant revegetation work.
Time:  9am – 1pm
Location:  Van Asselt Swale, 7050 Beacon Ave S

Neighbor Day event
Bicycle raffle and bake sale to benefit Food Lifeline, plus music, art, and kids’ activities.
Time: 10am – 2pm
Location: Rainier Beach Safeway, 9262 Rainier Ave S

Meet Your Neighbors on Neighbor Day
Drop in for coffee, meet neighborhoods in West Seattle, plus kids’ table.
Time: 10am – 2pm
Location: West Seattle Office Junction, 6040 California Ave SW

Neighborhood Cleanup
Celebrate by working with your neighbors to clean up the Triangle Bus Park.
Time: 10 – 11am
Location: Triangle Bus Park – 9200 Delridge Way SW

Neighbor Day Fire Station Open Houses
Tour the stations and meet your neighborhood firefighters.
Time: 11am – 1pm
Locations:

  • Fire Station 13, 3601 Beacon Ave S in Beacon Hill
  • Fire Station 28, 5968 Rainier Ave S in Rainier Valley
  • Fire Station 29, 2139 Ferry Ave SW in Alki
  • Fire Station 30, 2931 Mt Baker Blvd S in Rainier Valley
  • Fire Station 33, 9645 Renton Ave S in Rainier Beach
  • Fire Station 37, 7700 35th Ave SW in High Point

Learn How to Reach Your Financial Goals & Dreams
Information to assist citizens in making wise financial decision.
Time: 1 – 2pm
Location:  South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Ave S

Georgetown Art Attack
Visual and performing arts presentations at various venues, free transportation on the Art Van.
Time: 6 – 9pm
Location: Georgetown business district, 1201 S Vale St

 

CENTRAL SEATTLE

Neighborhood Appreciation Celebration
Come celebrate your neighbors. Cookies, punch and coffee will be served.
Friday, February 10
Time:  10am – 2pm
Location:  Magnolia Community Center, 2550 34th Ave W

Family Nature Class
Get outside with your preschooler, foster curiosity and explore the natural world.
Time:  9:30 – 11:30am
Location:  UW Botanic Gardens – Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Dr E
$18/Class for 1 adult and 1 child, $9 additional child

The Neighborhood Exchange | Activating Alleyways with Seattle Architecture Foundation
Walk, tour, and presentation; learn how to plan and execute similar community design projects
Time: 10am – 2pm
Location:  Occidental Park / Cafe Umbria (meeting place); end at Hing Hay Cowork Space

Neighbor Day Fire Station Open Houses
Tour the stations and meet your neighborhood firefighters.
Time: 11am – 1pm
Locations:

  • Fire Station 2, 2320 4th Ave in Belltown
  • Fire Station 6, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S in Central District
  • Fire Station 25, 1300 E Pine St in Capitol Hill
  • Fire Station 34, 633 32nd Ave E in Madison Park
  • Fire Station 41, 2416 34th Ave W in Magnolia

Neighbor Day Book Fair and Rummage Sale
Book exchange, neighborhood rummage sale, free popcorn and outdoor, family games
Time: 11am – 3pm
Location: YMCA Cascade Peoples Center 309 Pontius Ave N

 

NORTH SEATTLE

Neighborhood Appreciation Celebration
Free play space and refreshments.
Time:  10am – 2pm
Location:  Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center, 6535 Ravenna Ave NE

Hands-On Skills Fair
A day of practical skill sharing and short workshops by Sustainable NESeattle.
Time:  10am – 5pm
Location:  Meadowbrook Community Center, 10517 35th Ave NE

Neighbor Day Fire Station Open Houses
Tour the stations and meet your neighborhood firefighters.
Time: 11am – 1pm
Locations:

  • Fire Station 9, 3829 Linden Ave N in Fremont/Wallingford
  • Fire Station 16, 6846 Oswego Pl NE in Green Lake
  • Fire Station 17, 1050 NE 50th St in U-District
  • Fire Station 18, 1521 NW Market St in Ballard
  • Fire Station 20, 2800 15th Ave W in Ballard
  • Fire Station 21, 7304 Greenwood Ave N in Greenwood/Whittier Heights
  • Fire Station 24, 401 N 130th St in Bitter Lake
  • Fire Station 31, 1319 N Northgate Way in Northgate
  • Fire Station 35, 8729 15th Ave NW in Crown Hill
  • Fire Station 39, 2806 NE 127th Street in Lake City
  • Fire Station 40, 9401 35th Ave NE in Wedgwood

Neighborhood Appreciation Swim
Open swim, slide, and sample swimming lessons for ages 3-16.
Time: 12:30 – 2pm
Location: Ballard Pool, 1471 NW 67th St
$2 promotional entry price

 

Join Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and thousands of community members in celebration of what makes Seattle great – our neighbors!

Visit www.seattle.gov/neighborday for more information or contact Sam Read at sam.read@seattle.gov.