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The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers that one lane in each direction on Fifth Avenue North will be closed between Mercer and Thomas streets to accommodate work related to traffic signals from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. this Saturday, May 30. Police Officers will be stationed at intersections along Fifth Avenue North to help […]
Seattle International Film Festival runs from May 16 - June 7
SIFF includes 450 films from around the world in venues throughout Seattle.
Seattle Center Festál: Spirit of Indigenous People on May 30
Traditional and contemporary music and dance speak to the world's rich indigenous cultures, while native storytellers share the history and lore of their people.
Apply to the People's Academy for Community Engagement by Friday, May 29
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is accepting applications to PACE, its civic leadership development program for the next wave of community leaders.
How Should Seattle grow? You Tell Us
The Department of Planning and Development, as part of the comprehensive plan update, has released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for public review. You can check out the Online Open House, attend the Open House and Public Hearing on May 27, and submit formal comments by June 18.
Nominations open for 2015 Mayor’s Arts Awards
The 2015 Mayor's Arts Awards recognize the accomplishments of artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members committed to enriching their communities through the arts. Submit a nominations by May 31.
Metro and SDOT "Rideshare Meetups!" in May and June promote Neighborhood Carpooling
To help more Seattle residents get connected with carpooling and vanpooling options, King County Metro and the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) are hosting more than a dozen Rideshare Meetups! in six Seattle neighborhoods this spring and summer.
$1.7M funding available for Seattle arts and cultural organizations
Seattle-based arts and cultural organizations are invited to apply for the city's Civic Partners funding program to support broad public access to the arts. Applications due by Tuesday, June 30.
Mayor Introduces Legislation to Create New Licenses for Marijuana Businesses
The proposal addresses the rise of the unregulated medical marijuana dispensaries and creates a path for dispensaries to join the fully licensed and legal marketplace.
Council seeks candidates for Ethics and Elections Commission
City Council is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission (SEEC) for a term lasting until December 31, 2015.
Two Elementary Schools are Seattle’s Newest Landmarks
Seattle City Council recently approved landmark designation ordinances for two elementary schools.