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PARK(ing) Day: Friday, September 15, 2017 between 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

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Plan your PARK(ing) Day route! On Friday, September 15th between 9:00 am and 7:00 pm there will be 47 installations stretching to all parts of Seattle. Use the map below to chart your path. There is a wide array of activities planned from arts and crafts to bike repair to snacks to just having a really awesome place to sit and enjoy our beautiful city. When you see something that inspires you, let others know - #parkingdaySEA @parkingdaySEA

PARK(ing) Day happens once a year in September and is an opportunity for Seattleites to rethink how streets can be used. Seattle has participated in this international event since 2007 and has given people the opportunity to temporarily turn on-street parking spots into public spaces. The program is intended to encourage creative placemaking, particularly in places where access to parks is limited, as well as raise awareness about the importance of walkable, livable, and healthy communities. PARK(ing) Day is a part of the Seattle Design Festival: two weeks of citywide activities, tours, presentations, workshops and exhibits exploring the role of design in our city, September 9 – 22

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PARK(ing) Day is also a great opportunity to celebrate the parklets and streateries that have opened in Seattle. Parklets and streateries are an outgrowth of PARK(ing) Day and provide a way for businesses and community groups to convert on-street parking into open space on a longer-term basis. Check out the Parklet and Streatery Program website for more information.

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