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Seattle Parks and Recreation invites community to participate in design of Smith Cove Park

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to participate in the Smith Cove Park project on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Discovery Park Environmental Learning Center, 3801 Discovery Park Blvd. This meeting is an opportunity to learn about the project, meet the design team… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Channel videos feature Seattle Park District

It’s been just over two years since Seattle voters approved Proposition 1 to create the Seattle Park District, and projects and programs funded by the District are in full swing. Recently, Seattle Parks and Recreation teamed with the Seattle Channel to produce three 30-minute videos that highlight some of the… [ Keep reading ]

Board of Park Commissioners to hold a Public Hearing on the Community Center Strategic Plan

The Board of Park Commissioners will hold a public hearing to receive feedback on the Community Center Strategic Plan. The meeting will take place at Van Asselt Community Center (2820 S Myrtle St.), on October 13, 2016 at 6:30pm. The Community Center Strategic Plan is available here. The Community Center… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites input on design of new Lake City park

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the Lake City community to an Open House on Thurs., Sept. 29, 2016 to provide input on the design of a new park in Lake City. Join SPR planner and ELM Environment’s designers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 12501 28th Ave. NE,… [ Keep reading ]

Two Ballard park play areas close for renovation

Gilman Playground (923 NW 54th St) and Webster Park (3025 NW 68th St) play areas are scheduled to close beginning the week of Sept. 5 for approximately four months for renovation. During construction, the Gilman Playground basketball court and surrounding area will be closed; however, the comfort station, east/west walkway… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation needs input for A.B. Ernst Park addition

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to provide feedback on design options for the addition to A.B. Ernst Park. Please join us on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Fremont Branch Library, 731 N. 35th St.  This project will expand upon the existing A.B…. [ Keep reading ]

Friendly Folk Dance

Friendly Folk Dance, an international folk dance experience for people with memory loss and their loved ones, had its first series at Yesler Community Center in June. Teaching artist and folk dance instructor Susan Wickett-Ford of Silver Kite Community Arts led eight participants in a variety of dances. Program participant… [ Keep reading ]

Encouraging healthy activities for older, diverse community members

Our Food and Fitness Program, funded in part by the Seattle Park District, provides opportunities for older adults to congregate and celebrate their culture and language through weekly gatherings that include a communal lunch and a social, educational, and fitness component. As part of the program, we offer an Eritrean/Ethiopian meetup at… [ Keep reading ]

Music in the Mini Park

The past several weeks have been filled with cultural events supported by Put the Arts in Parks. Made possible by the Seattle Park District and in partnership with the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, Put the Arts in Parks is helping to bring outdoor arts and culture projects to parks around the… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrating the culture of Oaxaca, Mexico

The Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park Amphitheater recently came alive with the bright colors of traditional Oaxacan costumes at the 14th annual Guelaguetza festival, a day-long, family-friendly event featuring live music and dances from Oaxaca, Mexico. The seats of the amphitheater were overflowing with families gathered to watch the lively dances as… [ Keep reading ]