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Tag: Seattle Parks Foundation

Seattle Parks Foundation hosts ‘Estate Planning for Women,’ Oct. 9

The Seattle Parks Foundation will host a free seminar on estate planning for women on Thursday, Oct. 9. There are two seminar times and locations to choose from: 1 to 3 p.m. at Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center 6535 Ravenna Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. at Seattle Public Library – Beacon Hill Branch […]


Volunteer in honor of Love Parks Day Aug. 15

It’s like a Valentine for the trees. Join Seattle Parks Foundation and EarthCorps for Love Parks Day on Friday, Aug. 15! Show your appreciation for the City’s park system by volunteering in Cheasty Greenspace. Volunteers will remove invasive plants and spread woodchip mulch to prepare areas of the park for winter planting. Invasive plants like […]


Community, Honda dealers hand over checks for Pergola repair

Seattle Parks and Recreation Acting Superintendent Christopher Williams is extremely grateful for the community’s outpouring of support this past week. “We are fortunate in Seattle to be surrounded by people who have the willingness and the attitude to make things happen,” Williams said. “We are so pleased with the outpouring of donations given to the […]


Community donates funding for Pergola repairs

Seattle Parks Foundation receives checks Tuesday Feb. 11, 9 a.m. Western Washington Honda Dealers Association and Gofundme #HowSeattleRiots creators will present donations of $10,000 and $16,000 respectfully to the Seattle Parks Foundation at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 11 in Pioneer Square, 100 Yesler Way. The donations will fund needed repairs for the historic landmark […]


Volunteer Park Trust invites the public to the Summer Picnic in Volunteer Park on Thursday, July 11

Come one, come all to the first annual Volunteer Park Trust Summer Picnic in Volunteer Park. It’s for neighbors, friends, families, and kids of all ages who love Seattle’s premier Olmsted park. The picnic takes place this Thursday, July 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the great lawn in front of the Volunteer Park […]


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 Box is comprised […]


First Annual “Holiday In Volunteer Park” Celebration

When: Thursday—December 13, 6-8 p.m. Where: Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E, on the concourse between the water tower and the Conservatory. What: A fun, free, family-friendly holiday celebration with carols and music performed by nine choral groups. Enjoy complimentary holiday treats and drinks. There will also be a stunning display of more than 300 […]


Conservatory, Volunteer Park Trust seek choral and other musical groups for holiday celebration

The Volunteer Park Conservatory and the Volunteer Park Trust are looking for choral and other musical groups to perform at the Volunteer Park Conservatory’s December 13 holiday celebration. The free celebration, co-hosted by Friends of the Conservatory, Volunteer Park Trust, Seattle Asian Art Museum and Seattle Parks and Recreation, will be an opportunity for visitors […]


Seattle Parks embarks on planning process to develop strategic plan for the future

In embarking on a new planning process to develop strategic direction for the future, Seattle Parks and Recreation is asking three key questions: • Are our resources deployed in the most effective manner? • What is the public view of our park system? • What are the basic services Parks provides? Working with Parks’ key […]


Mobile Chow Down at Lake Union Park

Seattle Parks Foundation will host the Lake Union Park Mobile Chow Down on Thursday, July 21, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N.  Chow from local food trucks will be available for purchase. Maximus Minimus will be serving their famous pulled pork and veggie sandwiches and the Molly […]