Highlights today: Clean & Green, park party, ice-cream donations

June 20, 2009 at 6:34 am | In California Place Park, Development, Junction Plaza Park, West Seattle news | 4 Comments

CLEAN AND GREEN: This morning at 9 am, 42nd/Genesee (map) is the epicenter of Seattle’s community-cleanup movement – as the newly funded Genesee P-Patch hosts a city-supported Clean and Green event. It’ll coincide with the Junction Neighborhood Organization Adopt-a-Street cleanup, including the Junction Plaza Park site (getting ever-closer to full construction funding). A mayoral appearance is scheduled to kick it all off.

PARK PARTY: After you’ve recovered from helping clean up The Junction, head north to California Place Park to celebrate all the work that’s gone into the process of designing potential park improvements. 3:30 pm, entertainment, treats and good company – and a chance to see what landscape designer Karen Kiest came up with in her final report to Friends and Neighbors of North Admiral.

ICE-CREAM DONATIONS: Go wish Full Tilt Ice Cream in White Center a happy 1st birthday today, and your purchase will be a triple gift – a treat for you, more support for this vibrant small business, and a matching ice cream donation to the White Center Food Bank.

Lots more fun in the West Seattle Weekend Lineup!

4 Comments

  1. Where is California Place Park?

    Comment by Alison — 7:38 am June 20, 2009 #

  2. It is the Admiral district’s Gaza Strip, a small heavily contested parcel at the north end of California Ave.
    AKA, Park No Change.

    Comment by NIMBY Nulu — 9:40 am June 20, 2009 #

  3. Click for the map – California and Hill:
    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=california+and+hill,+seattle&sll=47.58741,-122.386322&sspn=0.011462,0.033131&ie=UTF8&ll=47.58851,-122.386322&spn=0.011462,0.033131&z=15&iwloc=A

    Comment by WSB — 10:26 am June 20, 2009 #

  4. Maybe it’s the Golan Heights of the Admiral District…

    The Golan Heights has a lot fewer people than Gaza, sort of like California Place Park.

    Comment by JayDee — 10:57 am June 20, 2009 #

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