Parks & Recreation Department News Releases for October 2013

Oct. 30

Official 2013 Capitol Christmas Tree on display, November 5th

12:46 p.m. - The official 2013 US Capitol Christmas Tree, from the Colville National Forest in Washington State, will be on display in downtown Spokane on Nov 5th

Help support therapeutic recreation sport programs

11:22 a.m. - Therapeutic recreation staff and volunteers are planning an all you can eat breakfast to raise funds for TRS Sport Programs, Sunday, November 3

Oct. 29

All you can eat breakfast for a good cause

12:35 p.m. - Therapeutic Recreation Services (TRS) staff and volunteers are planning a fantastic all you can eat breakfast to raise funds for TRS Sport Programs

Oct. 24

The annual Fall Leaf Festival is this Saturday

1:06 p.m. - The annual Fall Leaf Festival is this Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Finch Arboretum from 11 am to 2 pm

Oct. 21

Ice Palace opens Wednesday

2:01 p.m. - The Ice Palace in Riverfront Park opens Wednesday October 23, 2013 and will remain open until March 2, 2014

Parks and Recreation partners with Mount Spokane Ski Patrol

11:21 a.m. - Spokane Parks and Recreation is partnering with Mt Spokane Ski Patrol at the 49th Annual Ski Swap located at the Spokane Fair and Expo center

Oct. 16

City Golf celebration ceremony and special pricing

10:09 a.m. - On October 16, the four Spokane City golf courses held a “Burn the Mortgage Party” to celebrate the final payment on the Creek at Qualchan bond.

Oct. 14

Ice Palace opens October 23

2:31 p.m. - Featuring the most public skating in Spokane, ice skating begins October 23 and runs through March 2 at the Ice Palace in Riverfront Park.

Fall Leaf Festival on October 26

10:37 a.m. - Volunteers from local organizations will be at the annual Fall Leaf Festival on October 26, at the John A. Finch Arboretum, 1299 South F Street

Burning of the bond at the creek at Qualchan

10:36 a.m. - The Parks and Recreation Golf Committee will be holding a “burning of the bond ceremony” following their monthly committee meeting right at 9 a.m.

Oct. 7

Tour Spokane's Youth and Senior Centers

1:06 p.m. - Tour all nine of Spokane's youth and senior centers, learn about Project Joy, and participate in some of their many activities.

Oct. 2

Riverfront Park and Quinn Group up for award

11:50 a.m. - Riverfront Park’s TV commercial “Date Pass” is a finalist for the “Brass Ring Award for Marketing Excellence” in the television commercial category.