Parks Day, Come Play!
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On Saturday, February 25, 2017, the City of Santa Monica will host Parks Day, Come Play! A community event celebrating:
- The grand opening of Ishihara Park (2909 Exposition Boulevard) starting at 10am, a new 2.35-acre neighborhood park created to provide a buffer between the Exposition Light Rail Maintenance Facility and the adjoining neighborhood;
- The dedication of Stewart Street Park (1819 Stewart Street) to Gandara Park;
- The re-opening of the northeast portion of Reed Park (1133 7th Street); and
- Completion of an innovative stormwater harvesting and reuse project at Los Amigos Park (500 Hollister Avenue).
All are encouraged to enjoy this special celebration that will include family-friendly activities, entertainment, photo booths, light refreshments, and more! The public is encouraged to walk, bike, or ride the Big Blue Bus to the events to explore the unique features and amenities each park has to offer. If you feel like a bike ride, join Mayor Ted Winterer and Santa Monica Spoke for a Ride with the Mayor leaving from Gandara Park at 11:30 a.m.