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April is Earth Month: Celebrate with Seattle Parks and Recreation!

The calendar may be telling you that Earth Day is Sunday, April 22, but at Seattle Parks and Recreation we believe every day is Earth Day and we’re using the whole month of April to celebrate! We strive to connect community to nature so that everyone has access to the… [ Keep reading ]

Your 2018 Spring Bucket List is here!

The birds are singing, the sun is shining and spring has finally returned! We’re more than ready for the gifts this season brings, from longer days to warmer weather to beautiful views. Our parks are starting to buzz with activity as people come out of their winter hibernation and take… [ Keep reading ]

Free First Thursdays Return to Seattle Japanese Garden April 5

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a regular who’s been coming for decades, you’re invited to experience Free First Thursday at the recently reopened Seattle Japanese Garden. This garden—sometimes referred to as the jewel of the Seattle Parks system—transports visitors out of the hurried pace and pressures of urban life,… [ Keep reading ]

Spring Eggstravaganzas: Seattle Parks and Recreation offers free egg hunts throughout the city

Seattle Parks and Recreation will host free egg hunts at various locations throughout Seattle in March. See below for location details. Events subject to change; please call local community centers to confirm dates and times. NORTHEAST Miller Mighty Mites “Egg” Stravaganza What: Come gather eggs, treats and fun prizes…. [ Keep reading ]

Job Fair for LGBTQ Youth and Allies

  Seattle Parks and Recreation will host a free job fair for LGBTQ youth and allies on Saturday, March 31, 2018 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Seattle Academy Gymnasium (1111 13th Ave.). Youth of all ages are welcome to attend and there will be many employment opportunities for… [ Keep reading ]

Discover Destination Summer Camp at Garfield Community Center!

Do you want your child to have fun, engaging opportunities that will support continued learning and personal growth over the summer months? Come on over to Garfield Community Center to check out our summer camp options, your destination for summer camps! Summer Day Camp Each week has a new… [ Keep reading ]

Registration for spring tennis programs opens March 8

Ready to dust off that racquet and play some tennis? Registration for Amy Yee Tennis Center’s spring programs begins Thursday, March 8 at noon. Spring programs run from April 16 through May 20. Hone your skills or join a tournament! View the spring program brochure here. You can register for programs in one… [ Keep reading ]

Join us for the Lake City Community Center Open House!

Join us on April 4 from 6:30-8 p.m. for the Lake City Community Center Open House! Meet Seattle Parks and Recreation staff, learn about our programs, ask us your burning questions, share your feedback, and connect with our community partners. Kids’ activities and light refreshments will be provided. Lake City… [ Keep reading ]

Japanese Garden opens March 4 with ‘First Viewing’

Join us at 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 4 as the Seattle Japanese Garden celebrates First Viewing, a re-opening event welcoming the general public inside the gates for the first time in 2018. First Viewing begins with the dramatic flair of a Shinto blessing, which is a formal… [ Keep reading ]

Rainbow Recreation provides fun & fitness for LGBTQ adults 50+

On February 7, Rainbow Recreation held a Mardi Gras celebration at Miller Community Center. The 45 attendees enjoyed a three course New Orleans style meal of gumbo, dirty rice, red beans, and cornbread and were entertained by music, costumes, and surprises including a stiltwalker! Rainbow Recreation is a partnership between Seattle… [ Keep reading ]