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    Sold-out tree giveaway helps tree canopy goal

    Hundreds sign up for free trees  The colors of autumn are beginning to appear on trees in our area and the rain is starting, which means it’s a good time for planting new trees. Over the Oct. 9-10…
    Image of looking up through tree canopy

    Rental relief for small businesses, arts nonprofits

    As Bellevue’s small businesses recover from COVID-19’s economic impacts, the city is extending rental relief to Bellevue’s small businesses and arts nonprofits in the form of a Commercial Rental…
    A sandwich board sign advertising commercial or residential space for rent stands at a Bellevue street corner.

    Neighborhood Forum on affordable housing

    'Planning for Tomorrow' virtual forum Sept. 23 Rising housing costs have priced many people out of living in Bellevue.
    Housing construction

    Cultural Conversations: Belonging in the Garden

    ‘Belonging in the Garden: flowers, gardens, traditions and the connections they create’ Cultural Conversations begins a new season of storytelling and connection with the theme “Belonging Begins…
    Bellevue Botanical garden

    'Al fresco' program on Main Street ends this weekend

    City seeking feedback on 2021 outdoor dining program As fall approaches, the cooler temperatures and shifting weather mean the on-street dining areas on Main Street will soon wrap up for the year.…
    Diners enjoy the outdoor eating option at Bis on Main.

    New funding opportunity for affordable and supportive housing providers

    Applications due Sept. 30 Housing developers and agencies are encouraged to apply for funding to acquire and construct affordable and supportive housing in Bellevue for eligible populations. The…

    BelRed utility boxes get creative

    City arts and culture program involves local artists in beautifying Bellevue’s first-ever burgeoning arts district Utility and signal boxes in Bellevue’s BelRed neighborhood are getting an artistic…
    Utility box wrap art by artist Molly Keen

    Bellevue Arts Grants Program now open

    Letters of intent for 2022 program due Sept. 20 Organizations and individuals providing art, cultural and educational programming, events or services for Bellevue residents can now apply to receive…
    Dance photo courtesy American Asian Performing Arts Theatre

    Neighborhood Walks hit the streets (and screens)

    After a year of virtual programming, the city's Neighborhood Walks program will again be in person throughout Bellevue neighborhoods in 2021. Bellevue's Leadership Team (including the city manager,…
    City Manager Brad Miyake speaks at a Neighborhood Walk.

    Applications due soon for '21 Bellevue Essentials

    Apply by July 23 for civic engagement course  If you have a passion for learning more about your local city and how its government operates and want to connect with others interested in civic…
    A park ranger meets with the Bellevue Essentials class of 2019 at Lewis Creek Park.
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