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Cal Anderson Park Grand Opening Celebration
Cal Anderson Park Grand Opening Celebration
Come get acquainted with your new park on Capitol Hill!

Saturday, September 24

Noon to 3 p.m.

Rain or Shine

Cal Anderson Park

1635 11th Ave. (just north of E Pine St.)

After many years of planning, design and construction, Cal Anderson Park is opening to the public. Undergrounding the Lincoln Reservoir has added four new acres of open space to this historic Olmstead Park. The park has been reconstructed and renovated with an artist-designed water feature and reflecting pool, a new play area, open lawns, pathways and a basketball court. In addition, this landmark park features a new all-weather surface at Bobby Morris playfield.

We have a full afternoon of fun activities planned. Please join us. This event is open to everyone. Were looking forward to seeing you there!

Noon - 3 p.m. Bring a picnic to the park to enjoy with your friends and familyl

Noon - 3 p.m. Entertainment throughout the park

Noon - 3 p.m. Walking tours of the park and trees - Meet at Cal Anderson Shelterhouse

12:15 - 1 p.m. Short presentations at Cal Anderson Shelterhouse

Early History Presentation

Water System Presentation

The role of Cal Anderson in the community

12:45 p.m. Rainbow City Band - Grand Lawn north of walk

1:30 p.m. Grand Opening Program

2:15 p.m. Rainbow City Band - Grand Lawn north of walk

Light refreshments and beverages served

For more information, please contact: Joelle Ligon, Seattle Parks and Recreation at (206) 233-7929 or email

Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation, Seattle Public Utilities, Groundswell Off Broadway, Friends of Seattles Olmstead Parks, Mayors Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Seattle Central Community College, The Washington Wildlife & Recreation Coalition, The Berger Partnership, Tetra Tech KCM, Inc., Tim Roth & Associates Inc, P.S. Architects.

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