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Seattle Parks seeks input on proposed Cedar Park renovations

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to participate in the third public meeting for the Cedar Park renovation project. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., at the Lake City Presbyterian Church, 3841 NE 123rd St., Seattle, WA 98125. The 2008 Parks and Green Spaces Levy allocated […]

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Find New Year’s resolution success; try a new Seattle Parks program

As December begins to slip away, many of us start to plan for the year ahead. What changes will we make in 2015 to get a little bit closer to finding happiness and how will we stay on track? When talking New Year’s resolutions strategies for success, common tips include employing the buddy system and […]

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Dec. 18 PARK BUZZ: You haven’t been there unless you have a PIC to PROVE it

Send your photos to @seattleparks on Twitter for a chance to be featured on our blog! Visit our homepage and subscribe to Explore More, our twice-monthly newsletter, to learn about new things happening in our parks and community centers this month.

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Experience Magic After Dark in Volunteer Park Conservatory, Dec. 19

It’s one night only, and it’s happening tomorrow! The Volunteer Park Conservatory will be open from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. The Conservatory at night is a special kind of magic, especially when the holidays are near and the displays are in full majesty. This Friday, Dec. 19, for one night only, you can experience […]

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Miller CC and Country Doctor Community Clinic spread cheer to thousands

Holiday magic swept through Miller Community Center Saturday, Dec. 13, when 1,055 toys were given to local children. Miller Community Center and the Country Doctor Community Clinic hosted their annual holiday party for patients and underprivileged families in Seattle. About 2,500 people joined the celebration assisted by volunteers from Holy Names, the Seattle Police and […]

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Seattle Parks and Recreation winter holiday closures

Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed or on modified schedules in observance of winter holidays: Community centers, environmental learning centers and teen life centers will close at 6 p.m. on Dec. 24 and 31 and will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Indoor swimming pools and small craft centers will close […]

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13th annual Polar Bear Plunge set for Jan. 1 at Matthews Beach

Start off the New Year with a splash! Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Meadowbrook Community Center Advisory Council are co-sponsoring the 13th annual Polar Bear Plunge at noon on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015 at Matthews Beach, 9300 51st Ave. NE. Registration begins at 10 a.m., and the plunge starts at noon sharp. A 2015 […]

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2014 Denny Awards photos

Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2014 Denny Awards a huge success! Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Denny Awards honor outstanding volunteer service. We were very excited to host this year’s ceremony in the Rain Forest Pavilion at Woodland Park Zoo. Check out the event photos below taken by photographer Terry Reed, and congratulations once […]

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Harborview Medical Center Children’s Holiday Party brings joy to hundreds of children at Yesler Community Center

Yesler Community Center saw hundreds of happy children on Dec. 6 at Harborview Medical Center Children’s Holiday Party. Community children and the hospital’s pediatric patients received gifts and enjoyed visits from local superheros. The event was made possible with the help of volunteers from UW Medicine, Safe Kids Seattle, Toy for Kids, Seattle Mariners RBI […]

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Get ready to splish, splash and dash to your local pool

Seattle Parks offers new discount for drop-in swims! Seattle Parks and Recreation is proud to announce the introduction of discounted drop-in swims at its public pools. Beginning in 2015, individuals that qualify based on income and family size will be able to attend a swim session at a discounted rate. In Seattle, a city surrounded […]

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