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Mayor Mike McGinn and Interim Police Chief Jim Pugel announced today that they are investing in public safety in Seattle parks by hiring two new Park Rangers to patrol Cal Anderson Park and Occidental Square full-time. This announcement comes in the wake of several high-profile incidents of violence in local parks, particularly [More]
Bongobenny Quintet! Seattle Children’s PlayGarden to celebrate installation of Trimpin sound sculpture; Public-nonprofit partnership created park for children of all abilities; fundraiser supports garden
Join the Children’s PlayGarden, a nonprofit partner of Seattle Parks and Recreation, to celebrate the installation of artist Trimpin’s Bongobenny Quartet, a musical fence. The event takes place at the Playgarden in Colman Park, 1800 Lake Washington Blvd. S, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4. Guests will meet [More]
Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Japanese Garden will honor children during the annual Children’s Day (Kodomo no Hi) celebration on Monday, May 27, from noon to 4 p.m. Local puppet theatre MIMIBUNKO will present The Red Demon Cried, a Japanese language puppet show for children of all ages at 12:30 and 1:45 p.m. [More]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2013 Contact: Leslie Yuenger E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Voice: 360-396-6387 Fax: 360-315-0088 1101 Tautog Circle, Suite 207A Silverdale, Washington 98315-1101 SILVERDALE, Wash. – The Navy and Washington Department of Ecology are holding an open house to present information, receive comment and answer questions about the clean-up of low-level radiological [More]
Posted: May 16th, 2013 under Parkways.
Seattle Parks and Recreation will host celebrations for the new Maple Leaf and Volunteer Park play areas this week. Funding from the Parks and Green Spaces Levy contributed to both play area renovations. These projects provide new play equipment and bring the play areas into compliance with current safety standards and guideline [More]
Warm weather means outdoor birthday parties, cook-outs, family reunions and lots of water play. But those having fun in and around water should always remember safety precautions because of the risk of drowning. To support safe recreation, Seattle Parks and Recreation and Seattle Children’s Hospital have partnered with Mustang Survival and the [More]
Seattle Parks and Recreation announces pilot program to host weddings in the Seattle Japanese Garden
For the first time, the Seattle Japanese Garden will host wedding ceremonies during the summer of 2013 as part of a pilot program. As one of Seattle's most beautiful locations, the Japanese Garden is perfect for an intimate wedding ceremony in a serene setting. Parks is working in partnership with the Japanese [More]
As May weather teases us with springlike sunny days, thoughts turn to fires on the beach. Seattle Parks and Recreation provides fire rings at two beaches, Golden Gardens Park, 8498 Seaview Avenue NW in Ballard and Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Avenue SW in West Seattle. Parks encourages users to have fun, [More]
Boating Fun! CANOE and KAYAK! For kid groups, ages 8 and older Please register early; first come – first serve Get Ready For SUMMER BOATING 2013 CANOEING in pairs or teams... KAYAKING in one person "Scramblers"... A variety of boats for on-the-water adventure! WHAT: Just Add Water! A [More]
Turning the Water on May 25 In ongoing efforts to balance Parks’ wonderful recreational experiences with sustainable water resource management, our decorative fountains, and sprayparks will operate in 2013 from Saturday, May 25, the first day of Memorial Day weekend, to Labor Day weekend. If the weather is good, Parks may extend [More]