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Register now for March and April free online arts classes for youth and teens

Classes are FREE but advance registration is required. Building on our successful December 2020 pilot program with The Office of Arts and Culture, The Creative Advantage is expanding the Creative Advantage ALL ACCESS Arts Stream (CAAAAS). This March we’re offering FREE, high-quality, accessible, *synchronous* out of school time arts classes for young people. Thanks to The Office of Arts and Culture for organizing the details… [ Keep reading ]

Proper Pruning for Prolific Production

Late winter, when fruit trees are dormant, is a great time to prune. We “sat down” with Paris Yates, Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Urban Food Systems (UFS) Program Coordinator (and arborist) to discuss proper pruning techniques so you can ensure your trees are healthy and productive this year. Tell us… [ Keep reading ]

Carnivores – Restoring balance in Seattle’s parks

Seattle is known for its great system of parks and open spaces, including the many natural areas that offer respite in our urban setting. For many, this is why we live here – both for the urban nature as well as the access to nearby regional parks, national forests, and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation explores creative pest management strategies for invasive beetle

There’s a new kid on the block, and they are tearing up our athletic fields. It isn’t cleats or shovels, or other tools of childhood that are digging up the grass at our fields, however. And it isn’t even the crows, racoons, and other wildlife doing the digging that are… [ Keep reading ]

January 2021 virtual programming from Seattle Parks and Recreation

Through virtual recreation you and your family can explore new opportunities to learn and engage from the safety of your own home! The January 2021 virtual recreation brochure is now available and can be viewed here. There are many options for all ages, some of them FREE. Registration opens December… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation launches pilot program for free informal drop-in activity at 11 athletic fields

Need some space to throw the frisbee after work with your household? Maybe kick the soccer ball with the kids to burn some energy? Seattle Parks and Recreation is offering a pilot program that provides community members (households or groups of 5 and under) field space for free drop-in activity…. [ Keep reading ]

Ways to explore your City from home

In such peculiar times, we’re all looking for things to keep us engaged. The good news is that now more than ever, there are many free virtual activities online. Whether you’re looking for activities to keep the kids busy, or just want to learn something new, there are options for… [ Keep reading ]

Free job fair for LGBTQ youth and allies on April 4 at Miller Community Center

Seattle Parks and Recreation will host the free fifth annual job fair for LGBTQ youth and allies on Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112. Youth of all ages are welcome to attend! There will be… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation seeks partners to provide programs for youth through the Summer Playground Program

Seattle Parks and Recreation is seeking individuals, groups, or organizations to provide culturally relevant, safe, active and reliable programs to the community through the Summer Playground Program. The focus of the Summer Playground Program is to provide free healthy meals, as well as fun, innovative and active programs at park… [ Keep reading ]

Help provide input on the play area relocation and renovation at Hiawatha Playfield

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to participate in the design for the relocation and renovation of the play area at Hiawatha Playfield. Please join the design team at the Hiawatha Community Center from either 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Tot Gym or from 6:30 to… [ Keep reading ]