KIRKLAND, Wash. – Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Washington Autism Alliance and Advocacy’s annual Day Out for Inclusion Walk and Family Fair to be held at Marina Park on Sunday, April 8. The Lakeshore Plaza Parking Lot, including Kirkland Avenue from Lake Street to the city dock, will be closed to vehicles from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. A route map is posted online at www.kirklandwa.gov/specialevents. The walk will take place on public sidewalks from 11:00 a.m. until noon.
Organizers anticipate 1,000 people will attend the event which centers around building community, inclusion, social justice, and healthy equality for families touched by autism and developmental disabilities.
Participants are encouraged to carpool and plan for their parking in advance. For public parking, including the Kirkland Municipal Garage, go to www.kirklandwa.gov/parking. For bus transportation, go to http://tripplanner.kingcounty.gov/. For event information, go to www.explorekirkland.com. For permit information contact, Sudie Elkayssi, Special Projects Coordinator, City of Kirkland Parks & Community Services Department at 425-587-3347 or firstname.lastname@example.org.