Category Archives: Parks

Meet the new superintendent of Seattle Parks and Recreation

Seattle Parks and Recreation Superintendent Jesús Aguirre will host a series of community meetings throughout the summer and fall to share his vision for the future of the department and to learn more about the unique needs of each of the city’s diverse neighborhoods. Superintendent Aguirre will give a brief presentation on the department’s goals…

Heaven and Earth Art Exhibition at Carkeek Park

Again this year there is an outdoor art exhibition at Carkeek Park.  Since 2009 the Heaven and Earth exhibition has presented art for the public’s enjoyment.  This year’s exhibition has artworks on the theme “Propagation.” Here is a link to the online information about the exhibition.  It includes an interactive map showing the art works, and…

Steward Position at Carkeek Park Demonstration Gardens

  If you are you interested in: working in a beautiful environment with a wide variety of plants native to the Pacific Northwest, as well as the continental US, maintaining gardens created for pollinators, and native and migrating birds, propagating, dividing, transplanting plants, collecting and sowing seeds, building and maintaining soil health using a modified…

Carkeek Park’s EarthKeepers Day Camp

Do you want your child’s summer to include a day camp experience like no other? Carkeek Park’s EarthKeepers Day Camp for children (ages 6-12) is within 220 acres of lush forest, meadows, wetlands, creeks, and beach formed by the magic of water and time. On any given day a camp participant may explore the tide…

Carkeek Park Celebration May 2

Carkeek Park Environmental Learning Center Pioneers & Garden Celebration Sponsored By: Broadview Garden Club & Carkeek Watershed Community Action Project Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 10:30AM to 2:30PM 950 NW Carkeek Park Road 10:30 to 11AM: Eelgrass Exploration An adventure in the eelgrass area off Carkeek Park in a video taken by Wayne Palsson followed…

Carkeek Park’s 35th Annual Earth Day Celebration

The annual Earth Day events at Carkeek Park will be on Saturday April 18, from 10 Am to 2 PM.   Below are details.  

Friends of Piper’s Orchard to Host Eighth Annual Festival of Fruit

The Friends of Piper’s Orchard invite the community to join them in celebrating Carkeek Park’s historic orchard on September 13. Events will include cider pressing and tasting, live music, activities for kids, guided tours of the historic orchard and more. When: Saturday, September 13, 2013 What time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (cider making presentation…

6th Annual Heaven and Earth Art at Carkeek Park Begins July 12

In collaboration with Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Carkeek Park Advisory Council, the Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) has orchestrated an exhibition of temporary artwork in the forest of Carkeek Park for the sixth consecutive year, from July 12, 2014 – October 20. Opening Reception with artists in attendance is 2-5pm, Saturday, July 12…

Celebrate Earth Day at Carkeek Park Saturday April 26 10 AM to 8 PM

There will be a full day of Earth Day activities at Carkeek Park on Saturday April 26, sponsored by the Carkeek Park Advisory Council.  The wide range of activities means there is something for just about everyone.  Below is the flyer with full information.  

Parks Legacy Update

The folks who are leading the Parks Legacy Advisory Committee sent a message to those who attended the community meeting at Bitter Lake Community Center.  Below is the message.  Note the link to the discussion group notes, which give the flavor of comments from people who attended public meetings. Thank you! The Parks Legacy Citizens’ Advisory…

Category Archives: Parks

Meet the new superintendent of Seattle Parks and Recreation

Seattle Parks and Recreation Superintendent Jesús Aguirre will host a series of community meetings throughout the summer and fall to share his vision for the future of the department and to learn more about the unique needs of each of the city’s diverse neighborhoods. Superintendent Aguirre will give a brief presentation on the department’s goals…

Heaven and Earth Art Exhibition at Carkeek Park

Again this year there is an outdoor art exhibition at Carkeek Park.  Since 2009 the Heaven and Earth exhibition has presented art for the public’s enjoyment.  This year’s exhibition has artworks on the theme “Propagation.” Here is a link to the online information about the exhibition.  It includes an interactive map showing the art works, and…

Steward Position at Carkeek Park Demonstration Gardens

  If you are you interested in: working in a beautiful environment with a wide variety of plants native to the Pacific Northwest, as well as the continental US, maintaining gardens created for pollinators, and native and migrating birds, propagating, dividing, transplanting plants, collecting and sowing seeds, building and maintaining soil health using a modified…

Carkeek Park’s EarthKeepers Day Camp

Do you want your child’s summer to include a day camp experience like no other? Carkeek Park’s EarthKeepers Day Camp for children (ages 6-12) is within 220 acres of lush forest, meadows, wetlands, creeks, and beach formed by the magic of water and time. On any given day a camp participant may explore the tide…

Carkeek Park Celebration May 2

Carkeek Park Environmental Learning Center Pioneers & Garden Celebration Sponsored By: Broadview Garden Club & Carkeek Watershed Community Action Project Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 10:30AM to 2:30PM 950 NW Carkeek Park Road 10:30 to 11AM: Eelgrass Exploration An adventure in the eelgrass area off Carkeek Park in a video taken by Wayne Palsson followed…

Carkeek Park’s 35th Annual Earth Day Celebration

The annual Earth Day events at Carkeek Park will be on Saturday April 18, from 10 Am to 2 PM.   Below are details.  

Friends of Piper’s Orchard to Host Eighth Annual Festival of Fruit

The Friends of Piper’s Orchard invite the community to join them in celebrating Carkeek Park’s historic orchard on September 13. Events will include cider pressing and tasting, live music, activities for kids, guided tours of the historic orchard and more. When: Saturday, September 13, 2013 What time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (cider making presentation…

6th Annual Heaven and Earth Art at Carkeek Park Begins July 12

In collaboration with Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Carkeek Park Advisory Council, the Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) has orchestrated an exhibition of temporary artwork in the forest of Carkeek Park for the sixth consecutive year, from July 12, 2014 – October 20. Opening Reception with artists in attendance is 2-5pm, Saturday, July 12…

Celebrate Earth Day at Carkeek Park Saturday April 26 10 AM to 8 PM

There will be a full day of Earth Day activities at Carkeek Park on Saturday April 26, sponsored by the Carkeek Park Advisory Council.  The wide range of activities means there is something for just about everyone.  Below is the flyer with full information.  

Parks Legacy Update

The folks who are leading the Parks Legacy Advisory Committee sent a message to those who attended the community meeting at Bitter Lake Community Center.  Below is the message.  Note the link to the discussion group notes, which give the flavor of comments from people who attended public meetings. Thank you! The Parks Legacy Citizens’ Advisory…

Category Archives: Parks

Meet the new superintendent of Seattle Parks and Recreation

Seattle Parks and Recreation Superintendent Jesús Aguirre will host a series of community meetings throughout the summer and fall to share his vision for the future of the department and to learn more about the unique needs of each of the city’s diverse neighborhoods. Superintendent Aguirre will give a brief presentation on the department’s goals…

Heaven and Earth Art Exhibition at Carkeek Park

Again this year there is an outdoor art exhibition at Carkeek Park.  Since 2009 the Heaven and Earth exhibition has presented art for the public’s enjoyment.  This year’s exhibition has artworks on the theme “Propagation.” Here is a link to the online information about the exhibition.  It includes an interactive map showing the art works, and…

Steward Position at Carkeek Park Demonstration Gardens

  If you are you interested in: working in a beautiful environment with a wide variety of plants native to the Pacific Northwest, as well as the continental US, maintaining gardens created for pollinators, and native and migrating birds, propagating, dividing, transplanting plants, collecting and sowing seeds, building and maintaining soil health using a modified…

Carkeek Park’s EarthKeepers Day Camp

Do you want your child’s summer to include a day camp experience like no other? Carkeek Park’s EarthKeepers Day Camp for children (ages 6-12) is within 220 acres of lush forest, meadows, wetlands, creeks, and beach formed by the magic of water and time. On any given day a camp participant may explore the tide…

Carkeek Park Celebration May 2

Carkeek Park Environmental Learning Center Pioneers & Garden Celebration Sponsored By: Broadview Garden Club & Carkeek Watershed Community Action Project Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 10:30AM to 2:30PM 950 NW Carkeek Park Road 10:30 to 11AM: Eelgrass Exploration An adventure in the eelgrass area off Carkeek Park in a video taken by Wayne Palsson followed…

Carkeek Park’s 35th Annual Earth Day Celebration

The annual Earth Day events at Carkeek Park will be on Saturday April 18, from 10 Am to 2 PM.   Below are details.  

Friends of Piper’s Orchard to Host Eighth Annual Festival of Fruit

The Friends of Piper’s Orchard invite the community to join them in celebrating Carkeek Park’s historic orchard on September 13. Events will include cider pressing and tasting, live music, activities for kids, guided tours of the historic orchard and more. When: Saturday, September 13, 2013 What time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (cider making presentation…

6th Annual Heaven and Earth Art at Carkeek Park Begins July 12

In collaboration with Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Carkeek Park Advisory Council, the Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) has orchestrated an exhibition of temporary artwork in the forest of Carkeek Park for the sixth consecutive year, from July 12, 2014 – October 20. Opening Reception with artists in attendance is 2-5pm, Saturday, July 12…

Celebrate Earth Day at Carkeek Park Saturday April 26 10 AM to 8 PM

There will be a full day of Earth Day activities at Carkeek Park on Saturday April 26, sponsored by the Carkeek Park Advisory Council.  The wide range of activities means there is something for just about everyone.  Below is the flyer with full information.  

Parks Legacy Update

The folks who are leading the Parks Legacy Advisory Committee sent a message to those who attended the community meeting at Bitter Lake Community Center.  Below is the message.  Note the link to the discussion group notes, which give the flavor of comments from people who attended public meetings. Thank you! The Parks Legacy Citizens’ Advisory…