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Celebrate Neighbor Appreciation Day on February 12!
Activities happening at fire stations, community centers, libraries and pools

February 4, 2011 (Seattle, WA) Celebrate Seattle's 17th annual Neighbor Appreciation Day, a special day to reach out to neighbors and express thanks to all who make your neighborhood a great place. Community organizations and residents across Seattle are hosting work parties, special events, and potlucks from February 8-12 to celebrate this day.

Here is a listing of public events. More information about each event can be found at

Event: Seattle Neighborhoods Actively Prepare (SNAP)
Event Time: Tuesday, February 8, 6:30 p.m.
Event Location: Queen Anne Library, 400 W Garfield St
Event Contact: Denise Smith, 233-5076

Event: Arts Alive!
Event Time: Friday, February 11, 6 p.m.
Event Location: Van Asselt Community Center, 2820 S Myrtle St
Event Contact: Tim Pretare, 386-1921

Event: Visit your Neighborhood Fire Station
Event Time: Saturday, February 12, 11 a.m. 2 p.m.
Event Location: Seattle Fire Stations. Visit for locations.
Event Contact: William Mace, 386-1337

Event: Queen Anne Clean and Green
Event Time: February 12, 9:00 a.m. Noon
Event Location: Counterbalance Park, Queen Anne Ave and Roy St
Event Contact: Christa Dumpys, 684-4812

Event: Seed Packing with Lettuce Link
Event Time: February 12, 9 a.m. - Noon
Event Location: Solid Ground HQ, 1501 N 45th St
Event Contact: Molly Woodring, 694-6751

Event: Bird Friendly Neighborhood Tour & Movie
Event Time: February 12, 10 a.m. 5 p.m.
Event Location: Magnuson Community Center, 7110 62nd Ave NE
Event Contact: Marc Hoffman, 684-7026

Event: Hands On! Community Skills Fair
Event Time: February 12, 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
Event Location: Meadowbrook and Ravenna-Eckstein Community Centers, 10517 35th Ave NE
Event Contact: Joann Kerr,

Event: Play Space Drop-in
Event Time: February 12
Event Location: Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center
Event Contact: Trevor Gregg, 615-0222

Event: Neighbor Appreciation Day Walk & Hands-on Skills Fair
Event Time: February 12, 10 a.m.
Event Location: Meadowbrook Community Center, 10517 35th Ave NE
Event Contact: Terri Burns, 684-7522

Event: Historic Building Open House and Neighborhood Blessing
Event Time: February 12, 11 a.m. 1 p.m.
Event Location: Interfaith Community Church, 1763 NW 62nd St
Event Contact: Rev. Karen Lindquist, 783-1618

Event: Delridge Community Center Neighbor Appreciation Day
Event Time: February 12, 12 2 p.m.
Event Location: Delridge Community Center, 4501 Delridge Way SW
Event Contact: Alice Greer, 684-0101

Event: Neighborhood Appreciation Public Swim
Event Time: February 12, 1 2 p.m.
Event Location: Ballard Pool, 1471 NW 67th St
Event Contact: Nancy Eisner, 684-8537

Join Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and the thousands of community members across our city in celebration of what makes Seattle great our neighbors! For information, visit or contact Nick Allgood at (206-733-9975).

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods provides programs and service that engage residents in civic participation, foster stronger communities, make government more accessible, and preserve and enhance the character of Seattle's neighborhoods.
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