Need Some Ideas to Help Celebrate
Neighbor Appreciation Day?
Make it a party, a project or a potluck. Below are some ideas for your Neighborhood Appreciation Day activity
Join in a neighborhood service project:
- Clean up a nearby park: Contact Seattle Parks and Recreation for information at (206) 684-8028 or email ParksVolunteer@Seattle.Gov
- Paint a fence, rake leaves or other yard cleanup - especially of a senior adult or disabled neighbor
- Plant a tree or some native plants
- Build a garden box for this spring's plantings
- Clean up a sidewalk for an easier walking path
- Work with a local school or non-profit organization
- Have a neighborhood clean-up
Organize a neighborhood event:
- Organize a Block Watch, a program of Seattle Police Department: Click here for tools and information.
- Hold a neighborhood food or clothing drive
- Have a neighborhood BBQ, potluck, pancake breakfast or spaghetti feed
- Organize a SNAP (Seattle Neighborhoods Actively Prepared) meeting. Click here for tools and information.
- Organize a game or sporting event
- Have a block party
- Invite neighbors over for dessert
- Have an emergency preparedness meeting with your neighbors
- Organize a neighborhood rummage or garage sale
Other Possible Ideas:
- Go for a bike ride with your neighbor and check out the local scenery
- Stop by your local Fire station and meet the crew.
- Find other neighbors who play instruments and play music or start a band
- Go for a hike with some neighbors
- Hold a voter registration drive
- Have a progressive event: do a progressive dinner or a progressive work party
- Have a cookie exchange or dessert party
- Hold a 'Stencil a Storm Drain' party. Click here for more information.
- Hold a bake sale for charity or to raise money for a neighborhood project
- Visit your local park with a neighbor
- Have a treasure hunt in your neighborhood
- Have a book exchange