Some of you have already heard or seen, but the installation has begun on our neighborhood gateway sign and sculpture installation! We are organizing a dedication event to celebrate its completion on August 22nd at 10AM. I hope you can make it! If you are able, please share the attached flyer and/or the Facebook event with your channels so we get the word out to our neighborhoods. I know it is short notice, but it took some time to figure out the timeline of everything.
The Salvation Army is doing a free distribution of backpacks for kids on Wednesday, August 16th, 2023 from 9 am to 6 pm. The distribution is taking place at 222 E. Indiana Ave, Spokane.
These backpacks are for school age children. The are given out on a first come, first served basis. Please bring a photo ID for the parents/guardians and proof of children in the household such as medical cards, school enrollment or school ID.
Questions? Call (509) 325-6810.
Please join us for our annual Emerson Garfield Neighborhood potluck this Wednesday!
The potluck will be held at Emerson Park (116 W. Alice Ave, one block west of Monroe) on Wednesday, August 9th starting at 5 pm. Please bring your own chairs and food to share. There won’t be any grills available so bring pre-prepared food only.
The City Council will hold a final public hearing on Building Opportunity for Housing on July 31 at 6:00 PM regarding the proposal, codified as proposed Ordinance C36414. Please know that every comment letter and email we have received has been forwarded to City Council. Additionally, City Council will take verbal testimony at the hearing from any wishing to speak. The online signup sheet for Monday night will be available at 5:00 PM on the night of the meeting.
The City of Spokane and Spokane Arts announce the launch of the three-year pilot Asphalt Art Program that was approved last fall by the City Council to create visual interest and slow down vehicular traffic.
Artist applications are being accepted through July 31