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Neighbour Day

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Neighbour Day | 3rd Saturday of June
Meet your Neighbour, Grow your Community


What is Neighbour Day?


The idea is to meet neighbours, make new friends, have fun and maybe work together on a project that benefits the entire community. It is an opportunity to celebrate community by connecting with neighbours, the very people we live next door to and to grow community.​

What can you do to celebrate Neighbour Day?


There are many ways for you to connect with your neighbours and celebrate the vibrancy of your community. Here are just a few suggestions.
  • host a block party (using this guide)
  • have a neighbourhood picnic at a local park
  • host a neighbourhood potluck or BBQ
  • host afternoon tea in your backyard
  • parade of lawn parties
  • hold a sidewalk chalk drawing challenge
  • participate in the Clean Community Challenge
  • participate in Cheers4Lethbridge
  • help your neighbour with their spring cleaning or gardening 
  • or be creative in your own way to celebrate community spirit in Lethbridge

More ideas can be found here:

Ways to Connect and Celebrate​

In commemoration of Canada's 150th, we are creating a list of 150 Ways to Connect With your Neighbours. Visit our Facebook and Twitter for more.

Is there funding support available?


The short answer, yes! - there is funding support to help you plan a successful Neighbour Day event. Two funding options are available, depending on your group status.

Neighbourhood Associations - Community Event Support Grant

formal neighbourhood groups that have society status under the Societies Act​

Neighbourhood Groups (without Society Status) - Neighbour Day Event-Project Support Grant Application.pdf
This grant is designed specifically for neighbourhood groups that are just forming and do not have society status under the Societies Act of Alberta.

Partners


Neighbour Day is supported by the Beyond Your Front Door neighbourhood initiative, and the newly formed Council of Lethbridge Neighbourhoods, as a way to create engaged, safe, welcoming and inclusive neighbourhoods across Lethbridge.