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                               October-November 201

Events and recreation activities in November

Fall & Winter Camping Special:

      Buy 2 nights, get 3rd night free at the Kayak Kottage: www.snocoparks.org

Holiday Craft Classes:  

     www.snocoparks.org/classes 

Special Needs Recreation: 

     www.snocoparks.org/specialneeds 

Current events

     www.snocoparks.org/currentevents   

Evergreen State Fairgrounds:

     www.evergreenfair.org 

Evergreen Speedway:

     www.evergreenspeedway.com

Adopt-A-Stream programs:

     "Grizzlies of Yellowstone" and "Wildlife Trees" are featured. Find details and photos at www.streamkeeper.org

  

Want to live in a park? 

Contact Dianne Bailey at 425-388-6622 for details.

>>Trafton Trailhead: 1 story farmhouse, built in 1930, three bedrooms, one bathroom, partial basement located at 26718 115th Avenue NE, Arlington. 

>>Camp Host at Kayak Point Park

Free spot for your RV. Clean yurts, maintain restrooms and campgrounds in exchange.

 

Snohomish County Parks Advisory Board on Facebook

300 People Photo

Help us get to 300 fans by the end of this week. Click here.

 

 

Room Rentals for Holiday events

>> Weikel Room at Willis Tucker Park:

     425-388-6600.

>>Evergreen Events Center:  360-805-670
>>Evergreen State Fairgrounds:
    large or small buildings; rooms with
    plenty of parking and easy access:
    360-805-6706.
 

County to dedicate the art sculpture and plaza on the Centennial Trail

Saturday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m.

North side of Haller Trestle from Haller Park, 1100 West Ave., Arlington.

 

Please join Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon, elected officials, the Snohomish County Arts Commission and the Snohomish County Trail Coalition in dedicating the plaza and "Resilience", the art sculpture arch created by local artist Joe Powers on the Centennial Trail.
 

We want to hear from you!

 

Centennial Trail user survey   

Nearly 400 people have responded to the Centennial Trail user online survey. Thank you!

 

Now we need to hear from more of the users who occasionally use the trail. Also, if you never use the trail, let us know why and if there is something we can do differently to make the trail system more appealing. Click here to access the survey.
 

Parks & Recreation Comprehensive Plan Update

To help guide parks activities during the next six years, please take a few moments to participate in an online survey or mail written comments about your recreation priorities to  sharon.swan@snoco.org.

 

Public/private opportunities with parks 

Snohomish County is seeking proposals featuring entrepreneurial ventures to help support 

Snohomish County's parks, trails, facilities, programs and events through public/private ventures. The Department is also seeking partnerships with interested organizations to design, construct and operate a multi-use public shooting range.

 

Submit proposals (RFP 16-11) accessed through the Snohomish County Purchasing Division (click here).  
 

Find more information at www.snocoparks.org or contact Marc Krandel at 425-388-6621.  

 

Snohomish County Parks Advisory Board members needed 

 If you are interested in serving on the Parks Advisory Board, download and complete an application or contact us at contact.parks@snoco.orgThere are currently two openings.

  

Volunteers in Action

 

Lake Stickney Nature ParkOver 50 volunteers from Lake Stickney Conservancy, Earth Corps and REI removed invasive plants and woody debris from Lake Stickney Nature Park on Sept. 10. County Executive Aaron Reardon presented a check for purchasing additional property on Lake Stickney for conservation purposes to Joyce Altaras with Lake Stickney Conservancy.   
 

Fishermen's Park: 35 volunteers from City of Sultan and Earth Corps removed 6,000 square feet of invasive plants, tires and woody debris on Oct. 22 from property in Sultan that will eventually become a county public park.
 
Special Needs Event:  Willis Tucker Community Park hosted 35 special needs participants on Oct. 22 with a spaghetti feed, fog machine, costumes, cake walk, dancing and more candy than any one person could eat. Find more activities at www.snoco.org/specialneeds.

 

Related Articles 
Survey will help shape Centennial Trail's future, The Herald, 10/21/11 

SNOHOMISH COUNTY PARKS ONLINE

   

Campsite Reservations/Picnic Shelters/ Room Rentals:  online / 425-388-6600  /  scparksrec@gmail.com 
Ballfields/Volunteers/ Recreation/McCollum Pool :  360-805-6753  tony.t@snoco.org  
Evergreen Fairgrounds & Fairgrounds RV Park:  360-805-6700  /  www.evergreenfair.org
Contact Information:  contact.parks@snoco.org

County Executive: aaron.reardon@snoco.org  /  425-388-3879 

Department Director: tom.teigen@snoco.org  /  425-388-6600