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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Breakfast With Santa

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Come enjoy a yummy pancake breakfast, followed by a photo with Santa, a make it and take craft area and a few live entertainers sprinkled in throughout the morning. 

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Fist session: 8:00 am-9:30 am

Second Session: 9:30 am-...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Ray Auld Drive-The base of Mt. Erie Reopened

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Ray Auld Drive at the base of Mt. Erie has been reopened.  Our thanks to the City Engineering staff who managed this project.  Parks and Recreation staff will be adding gravel along the shoulder of the road over the next several days. &a...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Road Closed at Ray Auld Drive, at the base of Mount Erie

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Ray Auld Drive, at the base of Mount Erie, will be closed to motorized vehicles Tuesday, Nov 5, and Wednesday, Nov 6. Lakeside Industries will be improving the road during this closure. We ask for and appreciate your understanding during this much needed ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

2019 Anacortes Parks and Recreation Draft Comprehensive Plan Draft

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The Anacortes Parks and Recreation Draft Comprehensive Plan will return to City Council on November 4th for review and comment. Questions? Please contact Anacortes Parks and Recreation at 360-293-1918. Thank you.

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Washington Park Dock Update

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The new floats for Washington Park are under construction. Transpac Marinas, Inc., has started to build our new floats in preparation for installation. Our permits should all be complete by the end of October and then we can get ready to install. Thanks f...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Haunted Walk/Run

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Haunted Walk/Run 

This unique scare course will take participants through Washington Park with some spooky surprises along the way.

Sign up today!

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Storvik spray pad shut down for the season

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Dear Anacortes Residents:

 

After many sunny days and hours of laughter and fun, the Storvik Spray pad will be shut down for the season, September 25th. We look forward to reopening the spray pad sometime after Memorial Day in 2020 (weather, staff ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

City and Skagit Land Trust working to update conservation easement program

When the Conservation Easement Program (CEP) was created in 1999 to protect the Community Forest Lands from logging, mining or commercial development, the City worked with Skagit Land Trust and the Friends of the Forest to make it a success.   Th...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Movie in the Park

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Anacortes Parks and Recreation is holding its annual Movie in the Park event August 29th at dusk. Come out and enjoy Incredibles 2 at Storvik Park at approximately 8:30 pm. This free event will provide small bags of popcorn to 200 attendees

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Jazz Performers at Open Streets

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Thank you to the Manieri Committee at the Anacortes Public Library for supporting local jazz musicians The Groove Crew and Ben Starner who performed on August 25th during Open Streets. All of the artists who performed this year are Anacortes locals with T...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Buskerfest 2019

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Please join us in downtown Anacortes this Sunday, August 25th from 11am to 2pm for Buskerfest. Jazz musician Ben Starner will be performing at 5th and Commercial and Anacortes High School jazz artists the Groove Crew will be performing at 9th and Commerci...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

GUEMES CHANNEL TRAIL REPAIR UPDATE

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The week of August 12th Parks Maintenance Staff began delivering rock to the phases I and VII storm damaged areas of the trail with City dump trucks. A Parks Staff operator used an excavator to place the rocks, along with the assistance of co-workers on t...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Thompson Trail 50,000 Users Strong in 2019

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A new trail counter on the Thompson Trail has shown us how popular the trail is with city residents and guests.  Just over 50,000 users have been counted on the trail near the trestle since it was installed 8 months ago.  Keep walking (a...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Guemes Channel Trail Update

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Thank you for your patience this week while we started repairing damage caused by winter storms on the Guemes Channel Trail.   Next week crews will be back to repair the trail surface and prepare the planting areas along the shoreline.  ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Bike Skills Course Proposal

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The Parks and Recreation Department and Forest Advisory Board are weighing the pros and cons of locating a bike skills course at the old city dump off trail #10 in the Community Forest Lands.  At public meetings since M...

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Warning signs in Anacortes Community Forest Lands

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December 26, 2017 - Anacortes, WA - The
City of Anacortes has posted Warning signs on four trails in the CommunityForest Lands to alert trail users that there is a wild animal refuge in
unincorporated Skagit County.  The ...

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