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Performing arts program supports LGBTQ youth of color on Dec. 17

Seattle Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute invite the community to the “Bearing Witness” showcase featuring performances by LGBTQ youth of color and their friends, on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m., (doors open at 6:45 p.m.). Langston Hughes Performing Art Institute is located at 104 17th Ave. S […]


Miller CC, Country Doctor Clinic host holiday party on Dec. 13

Seattle Park and Recreation’s Miller Community Center and the Country Doctor Community Clinic will host their annual holiday party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13, for clinic patients and other underprivileged families in Seattle. The event will take place at Miller Community Center (330 19th Ave. E) and will include music, crafts, […]


2014 Denny Awards winners announced

This week, Seattle Parks and Recreation is privileged to honor nine individuals and organizations who graciously donated their time to our parks system this year. We would like to congratulate all of the winners of this year’s 2014 Denny Awards and thank them for their service to Seattle Parks! The Denny Awards acknowledge and honor […]


Seattle Parks empowers teens through Racial Equity Project

One of Seattle Parks and Recreation’s goals is to welcome opportunities to play, learn contemplate and build communities, and for that reason, we believe in empowering our youth. Our Youth Engaged in Service (YES) Program is a job readiness and leadership development program that places Seattle-based teens in a broad range of service and training opportunities to prepare them for the working world while addressing community needs.


Dec. 4 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.


Seattle Aquarium honored for sustainable operations

The Seattle Aquarium received two awards for sustainable operations in October of 2014. The first was the 2014 “Visionary Leadership Award” presented by the Seattle 2030 District, or S2030D, a high-performance building district in downtown Seattle that aims to dramatically reduce environmental impacts of building construction and operations. The Aquarium was honored for energy-efficient retrofits, […]


A holiday in Volunteer Park

Come one, come all for a fun, festive, family celebration! Sing carols, watch and listen to lively performances from local groups (including The Beaconettes, Total Experience Gospel Choir, Seattle Academy Onions, Columbia City Community Chorus, The Mother Pluckers, Seatown Sound, Sing Noel and Edge Performing Arts and Dance), enjoy delicious complimentary treats and drinks and stroll paths lit by hundreds of luminarias. Admission to the Conservatory and Seattle Asian Art Museum will be free.


Burn ban lifted: Beach fires can resume

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency today lifted the burn ban for King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish counties. For Seattle Parks and Recreation, this means that beach fires at Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. SW, and Golden Gardens Park, 8498 Seaview Ave. NW, can resume. Bonfires scheduled for on-shore Christmas Ship events can also […]


Seattle Parks receives National Endowment for the Arts grant

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced today that Seattle Parks and Recreation is one of 917 organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant.


Burn ban in effect: Beach fires prohibited at Golden Gardens Park and Alki Beach Park

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) has issued a burn ban for King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish counties. For Seattle Parks and Recreation, this means that beach fires at Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. SW, and Golden Gardens Park, 8498 Seaview Ave. NW, are prohibited until the PSCAA lifts the ban. Bonfires lit […]