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Kids learn, have fun at Camp Long’s NatureQuest Summer Day Camp

Award-winning author Richard Louv coined the term “nature-deficit disorder” for children who are spending less time outdoors resulting in a wide range of negative physical, mental and emotional consequences. Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Camp Long NatureQuest Summer Day Camp in West Seattle has just the “cure” for this disturbing trend: fun and

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Seattle Parks and Recreation offers Parents’ Night Out

A number of Seattle Parks and Recreation community centers are offering Parents’ Night Out events in February and March. Parents, it's your turn to take time for yourselves. Belltown Parents’ Night Out Time: 5:30-8 p.m. Date: Friday, Feb. 14 Cost: $20 Ballard Parents’ Night Out Time: 6-9 p.m. Date: Friday, Feb.

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Local magazines rank Seattle’s “best of” parks

If you’re a parent, chances are you’re in a continual search to find interesting, active, stimulating stuff to do with your kids. No doubt, parks play a big role in that. And you probably have your go-to parks – the ones where you can always count on a good time.  But wouldn’t

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Playground in a Box brings creative play to urban kids

Playground in a Box is sort of Legos meets Lincoln Logs in giant blue foam. Now, put those pieces inside a brand new urban community center where it’s always warm and dry – no matter what the weather. And, voila! You have the concept for imaginative, physical, indoor play. Playground in a

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Sharing Nature with Your Children

Positive interactions with the natural environment are an important part of healthy child development, and these interactions enhance learning and the quality of life over a lifetime.  Here are some things your children will learn by interacting with you and with nature: joy, sharing thoughts and feelings, curiosity, and gratitude. Sharing

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After-School Care to Operate Normally Today

Though snow is expected later today, Seattle Parks and Recreation will provide after school care at community centers, and community centers and pools will operate normally.  Because school buildings will not be available after school today, the community learning centers at Whitman, Eckstein, McClure, Denny, and Mercer Middle Schools are closed today,

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Halloween Events at Seattle Parks and Recreation

Halloween Events With Seattle Parks and Recreation Seattle Parks and Recreation offers a cornucopia of harvest and Halloween events for ghosties and ghoulies of every age! Family friendly events are affordably priced and offer safe, but frightful, fun. Please call individual community centers and pools for complete event details.  Alki Community Center

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Start Halloween Early — Events This Weekend

Seattle Parks and Recreation offers a cornucopia of harvest and Halloween events for ghosties and ghoulies of every age! Family friendly events are affordably priced and offer safe, but frightful, fun. Please call individual community centers and pools for complete event details.  Bitter Lake Community Center 13035 Linden Ave N, 98133 206-684-7524 

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Renovated Seward Park Play Area Opens

Seattle Parks and Recreation along with an all-volunteer neighborhood group, the Seward Park Playground Improvement Foundation (SPPIF) will celebrate the completion of the renovated play area at Seward Park on Sunday, October 24, 2010 from 1 – 3 p.m. at 5895 Lake Washington Blvd. S. The community event is free and the

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Big Day of Play is Nearing

On Saturday, August 28, Seattle Parks and Recreation will host Big Day of Play at Magnuson Park, from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.  The day will begin with a 5K Fun Run/Walk, followed by a Free Kids’ 1K Run for children 10 and

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