Dahl Playfield Re-Opening Celebration

Friends of Dahl Playfield and Seattle Parks and Recreation hosted a gathering at the park June 30, 2007 featuring Mayor Greg Nickels, Councilmembers Richard Conlin and Bob Ferguson, and neighbors for the grand re-opening of Dahl Playfield. The community-driven design was 4 years in the making and includes: a new children’s play area, a new half basketball court, ball field improvements, a public art installation and forested wetlands landscaping.

Offering remarks were Mayor Greg Nickels; King County Councilmember Bob Ferguson; City Councilmember Richard Conlin; Betty Jean “B.J.” Brooks, Interim Superintendent and Stella Chao, Director of the Department of Neighborhoods. Musical was provided by Wedgwood Co-op Preschool Students and the Nyamuziwa Marimba Ensemble.

Wedgwood Co-op Preschool Students help Mayor Greg Nickels cut the ribbon.

The crowd enjoyed remarks by public officials and community leaders as well as preschoolers’ songs and marimba music.

Bill Crow presents Friends of Dahl Playfield chairperson Christine Larsen with flowers.

Photos by Gerard van Wesep.

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