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Be My Neighbor Day: Mister Rogers’ Sweater Drive Launch Party

Friday, January 13, 2017 to Saturday, January 14, 2017

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KCTS 9 is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive — and you’re invited to our Be My Neighbor Day party with special guest Daniel Tiger!
What: Be My Neighbor Day party
When: Friday, January 13, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Where: KCTS 9, 401 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA
Join us as we honor the legacy of Mister Rogers and celebrate the many ways we can all be good neighbors. At the Be My Neighbor Day party, guests will enjoy crafts and fun activities with community partners, including Seattle Children’s Hospital, Vroom, Woodland Park Zoo, Wellspring Family Services, Seattle Art Museum, Pacific Science Center, Northwest Center, Cliff Bar and Seattle Fire Department (SFD will be joining from 10 a.m.–12 p.m.). Street Donuts will be selling donuts, hot cocoa and coffee — and they will donate a portion of your purchase price to the Sweater Drive. 
Plus, PBS Kids character Daniel Tiger from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood will be joining us for the day! Guests will have the chance to meet Daniel and take a photo with him.  
To participate in the Be My Neighbor Day party, guests must:
1) Register on our Eventbrite page. Registration will begin on Saturday, January 7 at 10:00 a.m. When you register, you will choose a time frame when you plan to arrive at the party. There is a limited amount of space in each time frame, available on a first-come, first-served basis. To allow as many families as possible to participate, please register only once per group.
2) On the day of the event, check in at the KCTS 9 table near our lobby doors, where you will collect your event ticket. You’ll need that ticket to meet Daniel Tiger, so keep it safe! The line for the event will begin outside, so please dress warmly.
3) Bring a new or lightly used sweater to donate, or make a cash donation to the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive.
We hope to see you there!

Being a Good Neighbor

The big day is coming soon and we are as excited as you are to see Daniel the Tiger. To make sure everyone has a tigerrific day, here is an FAQ about what the expect when you arrive. Please read it through and let us know if you have any questions.

Read the FAQ (PDF)
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood airs on KCTS 9 weekdays at 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., and weekends at 7:30 a.m.  The Be My Neighbor Day party was made possible by Vroom (Bezos Family Foundation
Stay updated using the hashtag: #FindDanielTiger and follow our Facebook event page for new updates. 
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