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Edith Moulton Park to Close for a Makeover

Many new changes to Juanita’s Edith Moulton Park will close the park until July. Improvements include the addition of a boardwalk, a pavilion, restrooms and an exciting new play structure. Pet owners will be thrilled to know that a series of fenced, off-leash dog trails will also be created in the park. Work will happen […]

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Park Board Seeks Feedback on Naming Kirkland’s Marina Park Pavilion in Honor of Former City Manager Allen Locke

The Kirkland Park Board is seeking public comment and feedback in consideration of naming the Marina Park Pavilion “The Allen Locke Pavilion at Marina Park.”   The idea was presented to the Park Board by former Kirkland Mayors Bill Woods and Bob Neir, and former Kirkland Fire Chief Bob Ely at the June 14, 2017 […]

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Kirkland Arbor Day Celebration on October 21

Come plant a tree at Kirkland’s annual Arbor Day Celebration and forest restoration event taking place at Crestwoods Park on Saturday, October 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Arbor Day event volunteers are invited to support the stewardship efforts of the Green Kirkland Partnership by planting native trees, shrubs and ground covers and removing aggressive invasive […]

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Kirkland Dog Mauled to Death in Kingsgate Park

On Friday, a dog was mauled to death in Kirkland’s Kingsgate Park. According to KOMO, police and animal control are investigating if there is a connection to another attack last month.   http://komonews.com/news/local/dog-mauled-to-death-in-kirkland-park-police-investigate-connection-to-2nd-attack

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New Peter Kirk After-School Camp Fills Community Need

Beginning fall 2017, Peter Kirk Community Center will offer a new after-school camp for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. “We’re excited to offer this new program,” said Recreation Coordinator Betsy Maxwell. “We heard repeatedly about a lack of after-school programs in Kirkland and are trying to help fill that community need.” The camp will […]

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Santa’s Mailbox in Downtown Kirkland

Kirkland Parks Foundation invites the community join in the holiday festivities by raising funds for a Santa’s mailbox located in downtown Kirkland for letters to Santa

 

The Kirkland Parks Foundation is inviting the community to join in the holiday spirit and help fund SANTA’S MAILBOX right here in Kirkland!  The local non-profit hopes to raise $2,100 to give Kirkland’s children a place to mail their letters to Santa Claus with a commitment that each and every letter will be answered by Kirkland’s own Elves from the local Merrill Gardens senior living community.  

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City of Kirkland Receives Grant to Install Twenty-two New Recycling Bins in Local Parks

Kirkland residents should expect to see more recycling options in neighborhood parks this fall thanks to a partnership between the City of Kirkland’s Solid Waste Division, Waste Management, and a grant made possible by Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) in collaboration with Keep America Beautiful (KAB). 

The Dr Pepper Snapple Group/Keep America Beautiful Park Recycling Bin Grant Program provided funding for 900 new recycling bins in public parks across the country in 2016, making recycling more accessible for Americans enjoying the outdoors…

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All City Parks to Close at 2 p.m. Saturday

The City of Kirkland is officially closing all City parksfrom 2 p.m. today, Saturday, October 15, until 12 Noon on Sunday, October 16, because of expected high winds and storm damage. This is a precautionary measure to ensure falling limbs or uprooted trees do not put people in danger. Not all City parks have gates, […]

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