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    Seattle’s Neighbor Appreciation Day – Saturday 2/12/2011

    Saturday February 12th will mark Seattle’s 17th annual celebration of Neighbor Appreciation Day.  According to, it began in 1995 when Phinney Ridge activist Judith Wood suggested that the City designate “a special day to celebrate the goodness in those around us and to reach out and strengthen our bonds to each other.”  From there Mayor Norm Rice proclaimed the Saturday before Valentines Day as Neighbor Appreciation Day!

    Check out more info and how you can plan a neighbor appreciation day event of your own by visiting the following link:

    Here is a list of some local events taking place on Neighbor Appreciation Day.

    You can view a complete list by visiting this link:

    Date Time Event Location
    2/8/2011 6:30pm Seattle Neighborhoods Actively Prepare (SNAP) Class Queen Anne Branch Library
    400 W Garfield St
    Seattle, WA 98119-3038
    2/12/2011   Neighbor Appreciation Day Student Art Contest Award Celebration Seattle, WA
    2/12/2011   PlaySpace Drop-In Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center
    2/12/2011 9am Queen Anne Clean and Green Counterbalance Park
    Queen Anne Ave and Roy St
    2/12/2011 9am Seed Packing with Lettuce Link Solid Ground HQ
    1501 N 45th St.
    Seattle, WA
    2/12/2011 10am Hands On! Community Skills Fair Meadowbrook and Ravenna-Eckstein Community Centers
    10517 35th Ave NE
    Seattle, WA 98125-7901
    2/12/2011 10am Neighborhood Appreciation Day Walk & Hands On Skills Fair Meadowbrook Community Center
    10517 35th Ave NE
    Seattle, WA 98125
    2/12/2011 10am Workshop: Planting Permaculture Perennials Landscape Horticulture Complex
    South Seattle Community College
    North Entrance
    6000 16th Ave SW
    Seattle, WA
    2/12/2011 11am Broadview/Bitter Lake/Haller Lake Neighborhood Appreciation Day Bitter Lake Community Center
    13035 Linden Ave N
    Seattle, WA 98133
    2/12/2011 11am Historic Building OPEN HOUSE & Neighborhood Blessing Interfaith Community Church
    1763 NW 62nd Street
    Seattle, WA 98107
    2/12/2011 12:30pm Neighborhood Appreciation Public Swim Ballard Pool
    1471 NW 67th Street
    Seattle, WA 98117

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