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Summer in Leschi

Who could ever want to leave Leschi in the summer? Visit those sunnier climes in the gray of winter. There’s too much to do here in Leschi and adjoining communities.

CALLING ALL KIDS! June 10 is the date for our annual Flo Ware Event. Gather at Flo Ware Park (28th & Jackson) from 1–3pm for Cotton Candy, crafts, water balloon fun and more.

Free SUMMER CONCERTS Epiphany Parish in Madrona will host Friday night jazz concerts in their courtyard in July. Bring a blanket and picnic supper or order a Pan-Asian picnic supper from

  • Lisa De Costa July 6 at 6:30pm

  • Brass Band Northwest July 13 6:30pm

  • Jennifer Kienzle July 20 6:30 pm

  • Jeremy Bacon Quartet featuring Rick Mandyke July 27 6:30pm

BRADNER GARDENS hosts a concert with Deems Tsutakawa on July 28. Bring a blanket or chair and a picnic supper as you sit among the lush pea patches and enjoy Deems on the keys.

Both Ernestine Anderson Place on Jackson and the Central Area Senior Center continue to have concerts during the summer. We will post these on our website as we receive the information.

WADING POOLS will open this summer! Peppi’s Playground wading pool will be filled with water (and tots) from 12 to 7pm on Mondays and Tuesdays, and Powell Barnett Park wading pool hours are from 12 to 7pm on Saturdays and Sundays. The pools will on be filled on hot days (above 70°F) starting June 26, ending August 19. The Parks Department says that the schedule is subject to change, so if it’s important to your planning, call the Aquatics Division or check the Department’s website. (Thanks to John Barber for sleuthing this out!)

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