Followup: High Point’s new playground, built in a day!

September 23, 2011 at 6:17 pm | In High Point, West Seattle news, West Seattle parks | 5 Comments

Late this afternoon, after hundreds of volunteers built High Point’s new playground at Bataan Park (as previewed this morning), the fences went up, and there they’ll stay till its scheduled opening Tuesday. But we did get to peek through:

For scenes from the action throughout the day – all the way up to the ribbon-cutting – check out High Point resident Wendy Hughes-Jelen‘s album on Facebook.

ADDED 9:36 PM: Commenters have mentioned that our friends at KING 5 were out covering the event today – here’s their story (following an ad which is served by them, not us):

Tuesday’s grand opening is at 4:30 pm.

5 Comments

  1. Nice Job! Congratulations!!

    Comment by Aman — 7:00 pm September 23, 2011 #

  2. It was a great day!!! Thank you, KaBoom Foundation, Seattle Housing Authority, High Point residents and friends and big thanks to Windemere Foundation and staff for your generosity. Kids, come to opening day next tuesday at 4:30pm.

    Comment by Denise Sharify — 8:08 pm September 23, 2011 #

  3. Nice! Thank you good people!

    Comment by John — 8:40 pm September 23, 2011 #

  4. King 5 did a great story tonight.

    http://www.king5.com/video/featured-videos/Rome-not-built-in-a-day-but-West-Seattle-playground-was–130483323.html

    Comment by Denise — 9:02 pm September 23, 2011 #

  5. thanks, we were looking for that video after a commenter mentioned it after our morning story, and as of oh say half an hour ago I hadn’t found it yet … funny, I was goingto use the “Rome built in a day” line but discarded it as too cliché, ha … Anyway, congrats again – TR

    Comment by WSB — 9:33 pm September 23, 2011 #

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