Below are just a few of the events planned in Seattle to celebrate Neighbor Appreciation Day. This is a great opportunity to learn more about your community & meet your neighbors! A full list of events is available HERE.
Seattle Fire Department Open House Events
The Seattle Fire Department in partnership with the Department of Neighborhoods is sponsoring the 22nd Annual Neighbor Appreciation Day on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The department wants to say thank you to our neighbors who live and work around us. The day also serves as an opportunity for the Seattle Fire Department to engage with members of the community we serve on a daily basis.
Participating fire stations will be open for tours, demonstrations of firefighting tools and visits with firefighters. Stations 21 & 35 are located in NW Seattle, location information below. A full list of participating fire stations is available HERE.
Fire Station #35: North Ballard
8729 15th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117
Fire Station #21: Phinney Ridge
7304 Greenwood Ave N
Ballard Pool Open House
Let’s celebrate being our Ballard neighbors during Ballard Pool’s NEIGHBOR APPRECIATION SWIM on Saturday, February 13th from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.! Come for fun games and snacks and leave knowing more of your Ballard neighbors!
More information available HERE.
Free Game at KeyArena: SU vs. GCU
Take your neighbor to a FREE Seattle University Redhawks basketball game at KeyArena on Feb. 12th. SU will be playing Grand Canyon University in this WAC Digital Network Game of the Week!
To get FREE tickets for you and your neighbor, visit this link and use Promo Code “NEIGHBORDAY”. For questions call 206-398-4678.
About Neighbor Appreciation Day
February 13, 2016 is Neighbor Appreciation Day in Seattle and this is your chance to celebrate the neighbors on your street, block, and community! Neighbor Appreciation Day began more than 20 years ago as a way to reach out, create new friends, and express thanks to our neighbors who make Seattle such a great place to live. Anyone can participate – from planning an event to inviting your neighbor for coffee. Here are some ways you can be a part of Neighbor Appreciation Day:
- Participate in the activities happening or add your own event.
- Check out our list of ideas on how you can celebrate.
- Plan an event using our templates.
- Share your story of a “Great Neighbor” using #neighborday on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
In 1995, 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.” Mayor Norm Rice proclaimed the Saturday before Valentine’s Day as Neighbor Appreciation Day, and the observance has grown every year since.
For more information click HERE.
Tags: Ballard, West Woodland, Phinney Ridge, Fremont