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Community Invited to Give Feedback on Troll’s Knoll Park Design

Join Seattle Parks and Recreation, the Department of Neighborhoods and Harrison Design at the first public meeting for the Troll’s Knoll Park development on Wednesday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m.  At this meeting the community can review the site analysis and provide feedback for the park design. This community-initiated project will utilize the existing public […]

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Join us for Kinnear Park Celebration April 26

Celebrate the renovation of Lower Kinnear Park at the official  re-opening on April 26, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in Lower Kinnear Park located at West Roy Street & 6th Avenue West.  Come enjoy the entertainment, speakers and a scavenger hunt! The Neighborhood Matching Fund has supported Kinnear Park over the years with more than $100,000 in matching fund awards.  Congratulations […]

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Seattle Parks Will Hold Community Meetings About Potential Ballot Measure

 Seattle Parks and Recreation will host three community meetings in January to get feedback on the work done by the Parks Legacy Citizens’ Advisory Committee in preparation for a potential 2014 park and recreation funding ballot measure. The meetings will be held: Thursday, January 23, International District/Chinatown Community Center, 719 8th Ave. S, at 6 p.m. Saturday, January […]

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Join us for the Maple Leaf Play Area Dedication this Saturday!

In conjunction with Parks and Green Spaces Levy, a Large Matching Fund Award of $100,000 from the Department of Neighborhoods provided funding for the children’s garden, adventure play and whimsical art area. The community raised $75,000 in cash to support the effort and contributed $25,000 in volunteer labor. The event on Saturday includes family entertainment and […]

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Join us at the Roxhill Park Playground and Skatepark Celebration!

Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting a community celebration for the renovated Roxhill play area and the new skatespot on Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The official ribbon cutting will take place at 12:30 p.m. The afternoon will be filled with skate lessons, giveaways, music and light refreshment. Roxhill Park […]

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Is your neighborhood in need of some minor enhancements? You should consider applying for the Neighborhood Park & Street Fund – Deadline is February 4!

It could be a marked crosswalk, a curb ramp, a short-stretch of sidewalk, sidewalk repair, curb bulbs, pedestrian countdown signals, a median island, or a traffic circle.  Or maybe your neighborhood park could use some playground improvements, trail upgrades, tennis or basketball court repaving, park benches or tables, or accessibility improvements?  The Neighborhood Park & […]

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Time is Running Out! Apply for Neighborhood Park and Street Improvements Today!

Need a sidewalk repaired in your neighborhood?  Maybe your local park could use new playground equipment or trail improvements.  If so, now is the time to apply to the Neighborhood Parks and Street Fund!  Deadline for applications is February 4, so don’t delay – apply today!  Click here for more information and link to the […]

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Join us for the grand re-opening of the International Children’s Park on Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

  The community celebration will feature performances by the International School of Martial Arts lion dancers and the Morning Star Korean Cultural Center youth performance group. This community driven park renovation revitalizes a loved neighborhood park!  The new park is inviting with open site lines and lots of usable space.  The old shelter has been […]

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Final week to apply for park and street improvements via the Neighborhood Projects Fund

The deadline to apply for this funding is Wednesday, February 1.  The Neighborhood Projects Fund is made up of two funding sources – Cumulative Reserve Funds (CRF) and Neighborhood Street Funds (NSF). The fund will accept applications for projects valued up to $90K for park or street improvements, such as pathway upgrades, tennis court repaving, accessibility […]

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Neighborhood Projects Fund now open for applications

The City of Seattle’s Neighborhood Projects Fund (NPF) is now taking applications for neighborhood-generated projects focused on park or street improvements. Applications are due February 1, 2012 at 5 p.m. The NPF is made up of two funding sources – Cumulative Reserve Funds (CRF) and Neighborhood Street Funds (NSF). The fund will accept applications for […]

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