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Celebrate Seattle’s Neighbor Day on February 11 with random acts of kindness


Seattle Department of Neighborhoods invites all Seattle residents to celebrateNeighbor Day on February 11 by 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

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RSVP for the Second Annual Neighborhood Valentine’s Day Party 2/7


Call us biased, but First Hill will always be first in our hearts! What better way to celebrate the place we love to call home than with a Valentine’s Day Party? Join the First Hill Improvement Association, the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation and your neighbors for an evening of community building and neighborhood pride at the Stimson-Green Mansion. Love

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Apply for the People’s Academy for Community Engagement


The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is now accepting applications for the winter quarter of the People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE). PACE is a civic leadership development program dedicated to teaching hands-on skills ranging from community engagement to navigating City government to the next wave of community leaders. The PACE winter quarter begins January 28 and runs through March 4.

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Attend the Convention Center Addition Public Benefits Open House 12/7


To build the Washington State Convention Center Addition project, the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) is requesting that the city vacate three alleys and underground portions of Olive Way and Terry Avenue. The project will pay for these rights of way and also provide a package of public benefits. There are a number of concepts that have been proposed by

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Join the Dept of Neighborhoods for Community Conversations on Affordable Housing


The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, in collaboration with Seattle Parks & Recreation, Planning & Community Development, Transportation, and others, are hosting an Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) Open House Tuesday, January 10 from 6 to 8pmat Optimism Brewing. Everyone interested in making a more affordable, livable Seattle for all are invited to come, learn, and join in conversation with

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Attend the November Public Meeting 11/15


The November meeting of the First Hill Improvement Association is scheduled for Tuesday November 15th from 6:00 – 7:30pm at the Frye Art Museum. The agenda includes: The Department of Neighborhoods. We will here from DON on their recent changes and efforts to advance the effective deployment of equitable and inclusive engagement strategies across all City departments. We will also receive

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Attend a guided tour on Lawrence Halprin’s Legacy: Freeway Park – 10/23


The Cultural Landscapes Foundation is celebrating the legacy of groundbreaking landscape architect and designer of Freeway Park, Lawrence Halprin. Guided tours of his work are being conducted across the country, including Seattle’s own brutalist masterpiece and largest urban park, Freeway Park. Brice Maryman, ASLA LEED AP, a senior landscape architect for SvR Design will be guiding a tour of Freeway Park on

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