Need Some Ideas to Help Celebrate?
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: Visit Seattle Parks and Recreation volunteer page, seattle.gov/parks/calendar/volunteer for events 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
- Clean up a sidewalk for an easier walking path
- 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
- 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
- Go for a hike with some neighbors
- Have a progressive event: a progressive dinner or progressive work party
- Have a cookie exchange
- 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 neighborhood treasure hunt
- Have a book or plant exchange