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Free Event: Zimbabwean Dance and Music on July 23 at Jimi Hendrix Park

What: FREE community connection celebreation in Seattle featuring dance and music! Music sports dance by Rujeko and music by DJ Babo. When: Saturday, July 23 Where: Jimi Hendrix Park, 2400 S Massachusetts St.

Magnuson Park Wading Pool Closed for Fire Damage

The Magnuson Park wading pool is currently closed due to fire damage. We are working to repair the damage and to install a fence over the wading pool to help prevent future nighttime vandalism. This is not the first time we have had to close the wading pool due to… [ Keep reading ]

FREE Youth Sports Camps

Seattle Parks and Recreation and partners are offering a variety of free youth summer sports camps. Register here or at any community center. Registration forms are required to participate and will be emailed upon registration. Multi-Sports Camp with Marvena Kemp August 15-19 at Green Lake Playfield; Monday – Friday Ages:… [ Keep reading ]

A Policy to Protect Trees 

By Todd Burley  Policies are not the most dramatic part of what Seattle Parks and Recreation does on a day-to-day basis. Yet these documents guide the work we do and create consistency across the department in how we live out our values of Healthy People, a Healthy Environment, and Strong… [ Keep reading ]

Portage Bay and Montlake Park Shoreline Aquatic Weed Treatments

What’s going on in Portage Bay? Seattle Parks and Recreation and the King County Noxious Weeds Program are actively managing invasive aquatic weeds in South Portage Bay and the forested shoreline on the north side of Montlake Park. Invasive, non-native weeds grow so densely that they displace native plants, degrade… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteer to be a Seattle Urban Nature Guide

Seattle Parks and Recreation is now accepting applications for the free fall training for the Seattle Urban Nature Guide volunteer program. Applications are due by Saturday, August 20 and training begins Saturday, August 27. Seattle Urban Nature Guides enhance, promote and foster appreciation of nature by connecting families and students… [ Keep reading ]

Schedules for lifeguarded beaches, wading pools, sprayparks, outdoor and indoor pools

See translated content at the end of this post Beaches: The following beaches will be guarded daily from 12 P.M. -7 P.M. on weekdays, and 11 A.M. -7 P.M. on weekends. We encourage all Seattleites and visitors to come out to these beaches for a safe and fun swim experience. … [ Keep reading ]

Othello Marketplace: Food, Live Music, Vendors and More!

The Southend Connection presents the Othello Marketplace, every Sunday from 11am to 4 p.m through August 28th, 2022 at Othello Park (4351 S Othello St.). The Marketplace features food, live music, kids corner, vendors, and more! Visit for more informaition, or email

Free “Welcome Back Seattle” events

Event: YES FEST Organizer: Bureau of Fearless Ideas Date(s) and Time(s): July 1 and July 29, 4:00 – 6:00 pm Event Location: Yesler Terrace ParkEvent Description: YES FEST is a community festival, bringing together youth, families, and residents of Yesler Terrace to be together and celebrate. Each YES FEST includes booths from community organizations,… [ Keep reading ]

Free art, cultural, and music events in parks!

Arts in Parks events Event: Capoeira Rodas Organizer: Washington Capoeira Center Date(s) and Time(s): Every Sunday 10:00am – 12:00pm between 5/1/22 – 10/9/22 except 8/7/22, 9/4/22, 9/11/22 Location: Judkins ParkEvent Description: Capoeira music, songs, instruments, movement, history, language, cultural art, ritual experience, and demonstration inviting kids, adults, and families to participate.Event Facebook: Event… [ Keep reading ]