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2010 P-patch fact sheet

The P-patch program continues to grow in popularity and gardens, with a dozen sites currently in planning, design or development.  Click here to see what’s sprouting in 2010.  To visit the P-Patch web site, click here.

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is now on Flickr!

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is now on Flickr, and we’d love to have you participate by sharing pictures from any neighborhood events in which you’ve participated. The group page is located at, and is open for all public submission…simply upload the pictures through your own account, which can be created… [ Keep reading ]

Eritrean Association Completes Design for New Community Center with NMF Funding

The Eritrean Association successfully completed its Large Project Fund project for design of a new community center building.  With the assistance of HomeSight, this East African mutual assistance association competitively hired an architect, conducted outreach and held three community design charettes to develop building floor plans tied to the existing building and… [ Keep reading ]

Rainier Valley Residents help design new Community Farm

A community design and feedback workshop at Rainier Vista on March 3 will give community members the opportunity to shape the design of a new Community Farm in Rainier Valley.  The farm is being developed by the P-Patch Community Gardening Program with Parks and Green Spaces Levy Funds.  The multi-lingual… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteers wanted for the Youth and Family Initiative!

During his inaugural address last month, Mayor McGinn announced a Youth and Family Initiative to engage as many Seattleites as possible in the process of identifying and helping to address the problems faced by our city’s families and youth; more information on the dates and times is available here. We… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Youth Commission to become Official Board and Commission of the City of Seattle

Seattle Youth Commission is becoming official!  Earlier this week, Councilmember Tim Burgess, chair of the Public Safety and Education Committee and good friend of the SYC introduced an ordinance that will make the SYC an official board and commission of the City.  This means that the Seattle Youth Commissioners will… [ Keep reading ]

Submit events to our online calendar!

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods would like to remind you of our online calendar on our website, There you will find many events listed by our department, as well as those provided by you which are all available to the general public. We encourage you to post events that are… [ Keep reading ]

Be wary of people soliciting on behalf of the City

SEATTLE – Periodically, the City receives reports of door-to-door solicitors misrepresenting who they are and possibly posing as a City employee.  If someone comes to your home, be wary of anyone asking for personal information or money for the City or on behalf of the City.  If they do,  please… [ Keep reading ]

Nominations open for 2010 Mayor’s Arts Awards

Know an individual or an organization making a difference in Seattle through arts and culture? Nominate them for a 2010 Mayor’s Arts Award. Mayor Mike McGinn will present the awards at a ceremony, Friday, Sept. 3, at Seattle Center in partnership with Bumbershoot®: Seattle’s Music & Arts Festival.  Nomination deadline:… [ Keep reading ]

Department of Neighborhoods Closure Information

The Department of Neighborhoods and the Neighborhood Service Centers will be closed Monday, February 15 in honor of the President’s Day Holiday and Tuesday, February 16 for a budget furlough day.