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Winter in SeattleDon’t hibernate. There are hot toddies, Russian spas, and skating rinks worth braving the cold.

1) We’re in for Another La Niña Year. BLAME THE TRADE WINDS. THEY’RE WHY THE NORTHWEST IS IN FOR another cold, snowy La Niña winter.  Of course, for those of us who live to hit the slopes, hunker down by the fire, and model hats with earflaps, that sounds a little different: another cold, snowy winter!  Read More 

2) We Have Canadian Comfort Food. FILLING, FATTY, AND DRIPPING with cheese, poutine is the ultimate winter comfort food splurge. Lucky for us, it’s an obsession here in Seattle—we’re overrun with the curious Canadian concoction of fries, cheese curds, and gravy. Traditionalists will find a standard preparation at plenty of places—we’re big fans

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  • Auburndale - 31700  108th St NE | 9.64 acres, playground, trails
  • Auburndale II - 29700  118th St SE | 9.34 acres
  • Ballard - 37th & R St SE | Picnic, playground, basketball
  • Brannan - 611  28th St NE | 26.63 acres, baseball, soccer, skateboarding, BBQ, restrooms, playground, basketball
  • Cameron - Lemon Tree Ln & Academy Dr | 3.83 acres
  • Cedar Lanes - 25th & K St SE | 8.27 acres, playground, trails
  • Dykstra - 1533  22nd St NE | 1.78 acres, playground, pond
  • Forest Villa Mini Park - 17th & Fir St NE | .23 acres, playground
  • Fulmer - 5th & K St NE | 5.13 acres, baseball, restrooms,  playground
  • Gaines - 11th NW & W Valley Hwy | 1.34 acres, playground, pond, trails, basketball
  • Game Farm - 3030 R St SE | 88 acres,
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Local Parks

  • Arlington Skate Park - 18501 59th Ave, Arlington | Features: Concrete bowl, full pipe, street course
  • Bill Quake Memorial Park - 18501 59th Ave NE, Arlington | Features: Restrooms, picnic tables, children’s play area, soccer fields, little league fields, off street parking
  • Centennial Park - 200 Block of Division St, Arlington | Features: Artistic water fountain, picnic tables, path, handicapped accessible
  • Haller Park - 1100 West Avenue, Arlington | Features: Beach access, view of Stillaguamish River, restrooms, picnic shelter/tables, benches, swinging benches, children’s play area, asphalt & concrete paths, public fishing, off street parking
  • High Clover Park - 18005 Oxford Dr, Arlington | Features: Picnic tables,
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  • Bobcat Park - 3140 236th St SW, Brier
  • Brier Park - 2903 228th St SW, Brier
  • Brierwood Park - 2655 Elm Dr, Brier
  • City Light Woods - 236th West of 35th Ave, Brier
  • Locust Creek Park - Vine Rd West of Oak Way, Brier
  • Brier Patch Park - 36th Ave W and 216th Dr SW, Brier


  • SeaScare and Brier Realty Porch Light Parade | August
  • Tree Lighting in Brier Park | First Saturday in December: 6:30p.m. Santa Arrives
  • Traditional Egg Hunt in Brier Park | Saturday before Easter: Begins at 10 a.m.

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Kenmore was primarily dense forest for many years while Bothell and Woodinville were being built up, and was mostly owned by investors. One of these investors, Philo Remington (inventor of Remington guns) sold some of the investment property to Watson C. Squire (his son-in-law). Squire was the last territorial governor of Washington state and one of our states' first United States Senators. He erected a water tower and the availability of water attracted water squatters. Shirley Squire, his sister, a landscape architect in Massachusetts, had planned to make it into a  residential waterfront park complete with lagoons, but Squire died in 1926 before he was able to build it. Sportsmen enjoyed hunting in the area of the marsh at the mouth of…
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CLICK HERE to Read our November 2012 KEY Newsletter.  This issues offers an overview of the current NW housing market, Making Memories, November Event Calendar including links to the areas upcoming Winter Seattle Area Events.  November is a month for being thankful -- this issue focuses on ideas to participate in the "The Spirit of Giving" offering countless area charities and food banks who can use assistance at this time of year (and all year round).  We've also provided great and SIMPLE ideas for RANDOM ACTS OF KINDESS and ways to Pay It Forward.  Finally, as you prepare to fill your belly on Turkey Day, check out of Thanksgiving Tips and out Pinterest Board Holidays - Thanksgiving for some terrific festive and tasty ideas!


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pumpkin-patch_400King County Pumpkin Patches:   AUBURN Mosby Brothers Farm | 253.939.7666 | 12754 SE Green Valley Road, Auburn   CARNATION Jubilee Farm | 425.222.4558 | 222 W Snoqualmie River Road, Carnation Remlinger Farms | 425.333.4135 | 32610 NE 32nd Street, Carnation Two Brothers Pumpkin Patch | 425.333.4313 | 71103 310th Avenue NE, Carnation   ENUMCLAW Thomasson Family Farm | 360.802.0503 | 38223 236th Avenue SE, Enumclaw   FALL CITY
Fall City Farms | 425.333.4553 | 3636 Neal Road, Fall City    KENT Carpinito Brothers Farm | 253.854.5692 | 1148 N. Central, Kent Serena Farms | 253.261.8789 | 22431 84th Avenue S, Kent   REDMOND Serres Farm | 425.868.3017 | 20306 NE 50th Street, Redmond The…
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1-30  Fright Fest! - Federal Way | www.wildwaves.com 

5-7     Everett Sausage Fest | www.everettsausagefest.com

5-7    Oktoberfest NW - Puyallup | www.oktoberfestnw.com 

5-7    Seattle Home Show | www.seattlehomeshow.com 

6       Fife Harvest Festival |  www.cityoffife.org 

6      Run Wild, 5k & 8k - Eatonville | www.nwtrek.org 

6        S’more Than You Imagined | www.auburnwa.gov 

6-7     Croatia Fest - Seattle | www.croatiafest.org 

6-7      Issaquah Salmon Days Festival | www.salmondays.org 

11-21 Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival | www.seattlequeerfilm.org 

12-31  Earshot Jazz Festival - Seattle | www.earshotjazz.org 

17-21    Tacoma Holiday Gift Festival | www.holidaygiftshows.com

20-21 TurkFest - Seattle

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Ardmore Park 16833 NE 30th St Trails, play area, picnic tables   Ashwood Playfield 10820 NE 10th St Multi-use field   Bellefields Trailhead at Mercer Slough Nature Park 1905-118th Ave SE   Bannerwood Sports Park 1630-132nd Ave SE Baseball/softball, restrooms   Bellevue Aquatic Center 601-143rd Ave NE 425-452-4444   Bellevue Blueberry Farm 2380 Bellevue Way SE   Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St   Bellevue Golf Course 5500-140th Ave NE 425-452-7250   Bellevue Skate Park 14224 NE Bel-Red Rd   Bellevue YMCA Branch 14230 Bel-Red Road Bellevue, WA 98007 425-746-9900   Bel-Red Mini Park 12300 Bel-Red Rd Picnic area   Bovee Park 1500-108th Ave…
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Willis Tucker Park Willis Tucker Park Snohomish

6705 Puget Park Drive

Ferguson Park

1330 Ferguson Park Rd

Hill Park

1610 Park Ave

Fisher Park

1214 Madrona Dr

Morgantown Park

200 Long St

Hal Moe Pool

405 Third St

Averill Youth ComplexSnohomish Willis Tucker Park

400 Second St

Pilchuck Park

169 Cypress Ave

Cady Park

40 Maple Ave

City Center Gazebo

10 Avenue A

Kla Ha Ya Park

1117 First St

Claytown Park

1329 Avenue I

Learn More about Snohomish County Parks & Recreation at their Official Website

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