News Release 12-066
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
1111 Israel Road S.W., P.O. Box 42650, Olympia, WA 98504-2650, (360) 902-8500
Don Hoch, Director
Mohammad Mostafavinassab, (425) 823-2992, Mohammad.Mostafavinassab@parks.wa.gov
Hilary Schult, (360) 902-8604, Hilary.Schult@parks.wa.gov
Leslie Harris, City of Kenmore (425) 398-8900, email@example.com
Wash. Telecommunications Relay Service: (800) 833-6388
Evening summer concerts begin at Saint Edward State Park
July 3, 2012 –
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the City of Kenmore invite the public to live outdoor concerts at Saint Edward State Park, as part of the 10th Annual Kenmore Summer Concert Series.
The concerts are 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays starting July 12 and run through Aug. 16 at Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E. in Kenmore. Music styles from around the world energize the outdoor stage, offering family-friendly summer entertainment at the park along the shore of Lake Washington. Visitors are invited to take along blankets and lawn chairs for lawn seating. Food is available for purchase at the event. The Discover Pass is not required to attend this event; the City of Kenmore has covered the access fee for event attendees as part of the event contract lease.
Performances are scheduled as follows:
• July 12: Hawaiian music and hula by Sonny Lim and Hawane Rios
• July 19: String music by the Brothers Comatose
• July 26: Honky tonk music by the Sweetback Sisters
• Aug. 2: Modern acoustic Americana by Joy Kills Sorrow
• Aug. 9: Folk rock by the Moondoggies
• Aug. 16: Sensational soul funk revue by the Arzelia Jones Experience, featuring Soul Provider
This annual event is presented by the City of Kenmore. For more information, visit www.kenmorewa.gov.
Saint Edward State Park is a day-use park with 3,000 feet of freshwater shoreline on Lake Washington. The Late Romanesque Revival style seminary building, designed by Seattle architect John Graham, sits amidst expansive park grounds that include a stand of forest with hiking trails to the shores of the lake.
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The Commission manages a diverse system of more than 100 state parks and recreation programs, including long-distance trails, boating safety and winter recreation. The 99-year-old park system will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2013.
Support state parks by purchasing your annual Discover Pass today, and enjoy a whole year of outdoor fun on Washington’s beautiful state-managed recreation lands. For more information, visit www.discoverpass.wa.gov.