This Week at Ballard Commons Park: August 16 - August 22
All events are free, fun, and family-friendly. Go to www.VisitBallard.com/SummerinPark for a complete listing.
New in the park:
The “Park Your Thoughts” interactive public art installation returns to the park during July and August. A black monolith with words velcroed all over it will allow for all to express themselves with street poetry.
Located near the fountain. Artist: Blanca Santander; www.blancasantander.com
Park concierges are on duty daily from 11 am – 8 pm, and during special events (listed below).
Buskers (street musicians) play daily from noon – 2 pm.
Friday August 16:
Park in the Heart Kids Art Booth 11 am - 5 pm. Drop by and make fun creative projects with local artist Blanca Santander.
Saturday August 17:
Fitness in the Park 9 am - 10 am. All ability levels welcome. Bring a yoga mat if you can, and water.
Yoga for Every Body 10 am - 11 am. Join Ballard Health Club for weekly yoga in the park. Bring a yoga mat if you can, and water.
Sunday August 18:
Kids Pop Up Carnival: 2 pm – 4 pm. Come play at the park and enjoy different fun activities each session. This week will be face painting, interactive hula hooping, a kids percussion tent and magic show. Find us near the spray feature.
Tuesday August 20:
Concerts at the Commons 6:30 pm - 8 pm.
Tonight’s band is the Sequoia Collective, a group of friends, musicians and artists based in Seattle that come together to create a unique alternative electronic sound with thoughtful lyrics. Hear samples of their music at: https://ampl.ink/7Q8K4 Some seating provided. Bring your own lawn chair if you can.
Thursday August 22:
Movies in the Park: Moana. Join in with the Ballard Alliance and Auntie’s Family Kitchen food truck (serving Asian fusion meals) will return for the fourth of this 5-week movie series. www.roaminghunger.com/aunties-family-kitchen.
Bring your own blanket or lawn chair to sit on. More info at www.VisitBallard.com/SummerinPark