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Adult softball at Lower Woodland Park

In addition to men’s and women’s leagues, Seattle Parks and Recreation is now offering an adult Summer/Fall Co-ed Softball League on either Tuesdays or Thursdays at one of the Lower Woodland Park playfields. Games will take place at 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. or 9 p.m. from August 14 – October 11, 2012. There will be a total of nine games. The two teams with the best records will receive trophies, and the first place team will also receive t-shirts. A fee of $835 is due at registration. For more information, or to register, please email Adult Recreation Program Coordinator Antoinette Daniel at antoinette.daniel…

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Green Lake Small Craft Center restrooms closed for repairs and maintenance

The restrooms at the Green Lake Small Craft Center (5900 West Green Lake Way N) are temporarily closed. The closure is anticipated to last at least through the week of Monday, May 7, 2012. Seattle Parks and Recreation is repairing the restroom’s sewage pumps and doing some maintenance work. Porta-Potties are available at the site, and Green Lake Park’s three other public restrooms will remain open. These can be found on N 65th St., at the Green Lake Community Center, and at the wading pool, which is located on the north end of Green Lake Park at Wallingford Ave N & East Green Lake Dr N. For…

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More than $500 raised on Earth Day for Big Leaf Maple bench

An Earth Day celebration was held last Sunday (April 22, 2012) on the west side of Green Lake Park, near the stump of a Big Leaf Maple tree that was cut down following a winter storm. The event was a fundraiser for a new bench at Green Lake Park dedicated to — and in part built from — the fallen tree.     According to organizers and long-time tree advocates Kim, Emma and Taylor Butler, the event was a big success: We would like to thank everyone who came by to have cookies and lemonade with us this last Sunday and let you know that…

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Green Lake Community Center Preschool now enrolling for fall 2012

The Green Lake Community Center Preschool (7201 E Green Lake Dr N) is now enrolling students in the fall 2012 session. The preschool serves kids aged 3-5 and has a 1:8 teacher-student ratio. The cost is $345/month and the schedule is 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Monday-Friday. The program is offered by the Associated Recreation Council (ARC), a non-profit partner of Seattle Parks and Recreation. We provide a safe, happy, healthy learning environment for children. Including daily a rich environment with learning areas, routines, large and small group activity and outdoor play. Meeting the needs of children by focusing on emotional, social, physical, and cognitive…

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Earth Day celebration will raise funds for new Green Lake bench

An Earth Day celebration and fundraiser will be held tomorrow (Sunday, April 22, 2012), 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., at the stump of a Big Leaf Maple tree that was cut down following a winter storm. The stump, which has been decorated with flowers several times in recent months, is on the Green Lake path, roughly 1/4 mile north of the Aqua Theater (5900 West Green Lake Way N). Tomorrow’s event will raise money for a new park bench dedicated to — and in part built from — the fallen Big Leaf Maple. Organizers will be serving cookies and lemonade and will be collecting donations…

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