What's Happening

Fall 2017

City of Renton Programs, Events, Fitness, and Fun for Everyone!

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NEIGHBORHOOD PROGRAMS Rentonwa.gov | 29 Information online: rentonwa.gov/neighborhoodprogram or call 425-430-6595 Partnering for Great Neighborhoods Mini Matching Grants These grants are for projects under $500 and are intended for small neighborhood projects, programs, educational opportunities, and infrastructure support. Mini Grant Ideas include: • Coordinating a "Screen on the Green" movie night • Holding a neighborhood clean-up or other special event • Implementing art into your neighborhood • Hosting an educational workshop • Financing a space to hold a neighborhood meeting Mini-grant applications are available until November 10, 2017 Neighborhood Celebrations 1 ST ANNUAL Bark in the Park Saturday, October 7, 10am–2pm Cedar River Dog Park 1500 Houser Way S, Renton Join us for a FREE event for pet lovers and a special day for your four-legged family member. The event will feature an agility area, vendor booths, adoptions, doggy costume contest, pet licensing, and activities to keep both humans and pets entertained. Information online at rentonwa.gov/neighborhoodprogram or call 425-430-6595 Neighborhood Event Grant The 2017/2018 NFL Season is underway! If there is one interest that is shared among all Renton residents, it is the love for our Seattle Seahawks! Neighborhoods can apply for up to $1,000 to host their very own Seahawks themed watch party, or any social event that brings neighbors together to socialize and celebrate their community. Show the rest of Renton that our neighborhood has the most passionate 12s in the entire City! Here are some other Fall/Winter events your neighborhood can host: • Fall Neighborhood Oktoberfest • Neighborhood Tree Decoration • Halloween Costume Contest • Holiday 5k Fun Run • Neighborhood White Elephant Gift Exchange • Neighborhood "Secret Santa" • Cocoa and Caroling Winter Celebration Neighborhood Programs It is the goal of the Neighborhood Program to build viable partnerships between the City and its residents. A complete list of recognized neighborhoods and applications to become a recognized neighborhood are available rentonwa.gov/ neighborhoodprogram/ Benefits of being an Officially Recognized Neighborhood include: • A volunteer City employee who serves as a liaison working with your neighborhood • Access to grant funding • Eligibility for funding for neighborhood picnics • Leadership workshops and training

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