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Amy Yee Tennis Center to close for maintenance

Amy Yee Tennis Center will be closed to the public for maintenance Aug. 24-Sept. 7. The center will reopen Sept. 8 at 7 a.m. During this time the public will be able to access outdoor tennis courts and there will be a Porta-Potty on site for our outdoor courts. Center staff will check phone… [ Keep reading ]

Thank you Amy Yee Tennis Center volunteers

Amy Yee Tennis Center’s staff hosted a wonderful Jamboree for the QuickStart Tennis Program participants, volunteers, parents and friends Aug. 12. This year the program had 240 kids at 13 sites around the city, from Soundview in Ballard to Rainier Beach. Forty-five volunteer coaches contributed over 1,465 hours to make this… [ Keep reading ]

Explore the Japanese Garden after hours by the light of the moon

Enjoy the Seattle Japanese Garden after hours for the annual Moon Viewing Festival from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29. For one enchanting evening each year, the Japanese Garden is magically lit up with lanterns, luminaries and floating boats on the pond welcoming the arrival of the full moon in… [ Keep reading ]

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute and Seattle Parks and Recreation present Snow White and the Seven: ‘Each One, Teach One’ a Teen Summer Musical extravaganza

Aug. 20 – 23, 2015, Seattle Repertory Theatre The Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (LHPAI) and Seattle Parks and Recreation present the Teen Summer Musical (TSM) extravaganza, Snow White and the Seven: “Each One, Teach One,” featuring 80 youth ranging from 7-18 years old, Aug. 20 -23 at the Seattle Repertory… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation temporarily closes all outdoor aquatic facilities due to weather

Effective immediately Seattle Parks and Recreation is temporarily closing all public outdoor aquatic facilities today, Aug. 12, 2015, due to unstable weather and reports of thunder and lightning. The closure list includes: Outdoor Pools Lowery C. “Pop” Mounger Pool, at 2535 32nd Ave. W, 206-684-4708 Colman Pool, at 8603… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation participates in Othello Park International Music & Arts Festival

Come say hello and provide input on new play area! Seattle Parks and Recreation is happy to participate in the free Othello Park International Music and Arts Festival on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015.  Seattle Parks and Recreation invites families, neighbors and friends of Othello Park to stop by our booth… [ Keep reading ]

Aug. 13, 2015 Board of Park Commissioners meeting canceled

The Board of Park Commissioners canceled the Aug. 13 meeting. The Board will be in retreat at the Jefferson Park Golf Club from 2 – 5:30 p.m. At the retreat the Board will be discussing Board business, operating procedures and the work plan for the coming year. The Seattle Board of… [ Keep reading ]

Laurelhurst Community Center and friends to host Laurelhurst Salmon Bake

Join your family and friends for the traditional Salmon Bake at Laurelhurst from 5:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10. Special community businesses, Laurelhurst Community Center, Lifelong Recreation and Specialized Programs have partnered to make this another fun event for neighbors to enjoy. This salmon bake features delicious food and great entertainment…. [ Keep reading ]

Bitter Lake Community Center celebrates Night Out with Mayor Murray

Mayor Ed Murray joined more than 250 community members at Bitter Lake Community Center’s National Neighborhood Night Out event on Aug. 4.  Neighbors were treated to free food and activities such as face painting and carnival games.  Bitter Lake’s drill team, The Divas, and its very popular Kendo class performed for… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Japanese Garden invites wandering and wondering

From 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16, visit the Seattle Japanese Garden for its Wandering and Wondering event. Wander through the garden and wonder at the sights and sounds emerging from the landscape. Experience the beauty and tranquility of the garden in a unique way. Visitors will encounter dancers and… [ Keep reading ]