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Summer Parkways Invites you to Explore Neighborhoods

Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) invites you to explore two distinct Seattle neighborhoods, Central Area and Ballard, during the Seattle Summer Parkways events. Seattle Summer Parkways are two new, free, all-ages events that open up the city’s largest public space – our streets—for you, your friends, family and neighbors to have… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteer at Seattle/King County Clinic Oct. 22 – 25 in KeyArena at Seattle Center

Join as many as 75 partner organizations to offer free dental, vision and medical care to underserved and vulnerable populations. We can treat 4000 patients and provide more than $2.5 million in healthcare services with your help. The Clinic needs healthcare professionals as well as general support volunteers. Learn more:… [ Keep reading ]

Stay Connected: Get to Know Your Neighbors

In the August issue of the City’s Aging and Disability Services e-zine, it features neighbors helping neighbors. What could be more neighborly?

Read All About It: Our August Newsletter is Out!

We hope you enjoy our latest newsletter sharing stories of our department and community activities as well.

Join the Conversation!

The Seattle 2035 Draft Plan is out, and the City wants you to weigh in! The Draft Plan includes Key Proposals that will guide how Seattle grows and your feedback is needed to help make important decisions. Join the Online Community Conversation at Once you’re there, you can review… [ Keep reading ]

Come Celebrate the Really “Cool” West Seattle Senior Center Stop N’ Shop Thrift Store

The Senior Center of West Seattle is very excited to invite the community to its newly air-conditioned Stop N’ Shop Thrift Store Open House Party.  With the help of a $25,000 Small and Simple Projects Fund award and other funders, the store installed a permanent HVAC system to provide a more comfortable… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor seeks candidates for International Special Review District Board

Mayor Ed Murray is seeking candidates for an open position on the International Special Review District Board, the official board that reviews façade alterations, signs, new construction, changes of use, and street improvements within the International Special Review District (ISRD) located in the Chinatown/International District. An elected position (Position #3 –… [ Keep reading ]

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center hosts free Duwamish Native Food Program this Sunday

Join The Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center for a free program sharing the cultural and food traditions of Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe. The event is this Sunday, June 28 from 12 to 4 p.m. The topic is native beach plants. There is an old native saying “When the tide is… [ Keep reading ]

A message from Kathy Nyland, our new Department Director

Nine Days. I’ve been here nine days. June 2nd was my first official day here at Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. I say “official” because I have worked with this department in some capacity for years. This is familiar ground to me. In my previous life, pre-nine days ago, I have:… [ Keep reading ]

How should Seattle grow? Weigh in now!

How should Seattle and your neighborhood grow? Now’s your chance to weigh in! The Seattle Department of Planning and Development has released for public comment a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Seattle 2035 Comprehensive Plan Update. This is a major milestone towards an update to the City’s Comprehensive… [ Keep reading ]