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Free anti-bias parenting series open to public, hosted by Madison Park Co-op Preschool

Madison Park Cooperative Preschool (located on the grounds of Madison Park) is presenting an online anti-bias speaker series as part of their Parent Education Speaker program. The series aims to provide a forum for education and discussion for parents of young children as well as anyone hoping to better understand… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation is Considering Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights

In Seattle, people have been on Stay Home, Stay Healthy orders for two months, a difficult situation for many. Yet a benefit has come out of this quarantine – people are rediscovering their nearby nature. From local park to street trees, from nesting birds to insects in the soil, and… [ Keep reading ]

14th annual Polar Bear Plunge set for Jan. 1 at Matthews Beach

Start off the New Year with a splash! Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Meadowbrook Community Center Advisory Council are co-sponsoring the 14th annual Polar Bear Plunge at noon on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2016 at Matthews Beach, 9300 51st Ave. NE. Registration begins at 10 a.m., and the plunge starts… [ Keep reading ]

Pathway of Lights returns to Green Lake on Saturday, Dec. 12

Volunteers needed! Seattle Parks and Recreation presents the Pathway of Lights at Green Lake on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., rain or shine. Join thousands of families, friends and neighbors for this beloved Seattle tradition. Travel the 2.8-mile path around the lake, taking in the warm… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate the season with Seattle Parks and Recreation

The holiday season seems to sneak up on us and then it’s over before we know it. There are so many activities and things to be done; it can be hard to keep track of them all. We’ve created a one-stop guide to all of our festive happenings. Find gingerbread… [ Keep reading ]

Pathway of Lights glows across generations

The city is dark. The air is cold. But Green Lake Park is aglow. Since the 1980s, on the second Saturday of December, neighbors, families and tourists have celebrated the Pathway of Lights. The idea was brought to Green Lake Community Center by a woman who was inspired after seeing… [ Keep reading ]

Give thanks with Seattle Parks and Recreation

November is upon us, and in the spirit of Thanksgiving, we’re reflecting on all of the things we’re thankful for this year. We work in a diverse city with lush forests, sandy beaches, endless hiking trails, swimming holes, recreational opportunities and vibrant communities. We were able to fund new programs… [ Keep reading ]

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree makes special appearance in Lake Union Park on Nov. 7

For more than 50 years, a tree has graced the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol for the holiday season. The Chugach National Forest, in partnership with nonprofit Choose Outdoors, will bring this special tree from Alaska to Washington, D.C. for the 2015 season, involving more than 10 communities along… [ Keep reading ]

Imagination Foundation presents ‘2015 Cardboard Challenge’ at Bell Street Park

When you’re little, a refrigerator box isn’t just packing material; it’s a castle, cave or new car. From noon-9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, the Imagination Foundation is sponsoring the 2015 Cardboard Challenge featuring the movie “Boxtrolls” at Bell Street Park. Children are invited to create cardboard creations and take… [ Keep reading ]

Your Fall Bucket List

Cheers with us Raise a glass to conservation and animals! Join Woodland Park Zoo for the fifth annual Brew and the Zoo beer-tasting event on Thursday, Oct. 1. Sample imports, domestics, microbrews and ciders from more than 40 different breweries. The event includes tastings, live animal encounters, music and access… [ Keep reading ]