Join Your Neighbors for Our Last Scheduled Clean Up for 2018
October 21st from 1pm – 3pm
Friends, we would really love to have a strong showing for our last regular clean up this year. If you have been hoping to make one of the clean up efforts please make sure you don’t miss this one. If you have been one of our past participants please come back out so that we can thank you for your dedication.
We will have some raffle prizes at each station, free “Love Lake City” t-shirts (while they last) along with some light snacks and refreshments. We provide all you need to participate.
Choose from 3 locations to meet our leads and pick up goodies and supplies –
1) Lake City Library at 12501 28th Ave.
2) Lake City Mini Park at the corner of NE 125th and LCW
3) God’s Lil Acre on 12517 33rd Ave. NE
August 4th from 10:30-4 with Parade Activities Starting at 6pm
In Imogene Inglet’s book, Lil’ Ol’ Lake City, the opening to her chapter on “Pioneer Days” starts with the following: “What keeps a tradition alive? People! And, in the case of Lake City, a community spirit that never dies.” Imogene goes on to talk about the beginnings of the “Lake City Summer Festival” that in 1947, became known as “Pioneer Days”.
It was Ethel and Albert Davis (for whom Albert Davis Park behind the Lake City Community Center is named) that started the tradition of the Salmon Bake in 1950 after taking it upon themselves to research methods of cooking salmon by traveling to salmon bakes around the region.
For over 70 years the Salmon Bake has gone on in Lake City as part of the community’s largest celebration. Imogene’s words continue to ring true as neighbors and community members come together, working hard to create a festival and parade that is reflective of our changing and growing Lake City.
Continue reading “Lake City Summer Festival”
Lake City’s Biggest Festival Needs You – August 4th
LCFF is extremely excited to be bringing back the Salmon Bake in conjunction with the Lake City Summer Festival and Parade”. Annie Stocker of Two Dog Yoga has done a stellar job of improving on the classic salmon bake meal. She was able to bring on a couple wonderful chefs from 21 Acres (http://21acres.org/). We will have fresh dinner rolls baked by a local Lake Cityzen, a delicious seasonal fruit dessert and fresh greens from the Lake City Farmers Market.
More to come on the festival but for now….
We need volunteers. If you are interested in helping out on the day of please contact email@example.com
LCFF’s Biannual Clean Up Event – 1pm-3pm
Join LCFF and your Community to pick up trash on Earth Day from 1pm – 3pm. We will have three stations: Lake City Library, 125th Street Mini Park and God’s Lil Acre (33rd Avenue). Our LCFF “Clean and Safe” leads will be on hand to provide everything you need to take part. Snacks and refreshments will be provided for those taking part. This is a great event for families. If your business would like to take part we will be sure to feature you on Enjoylakecity.org.
This event launches our monthly clean up schedule. Stay tuned for future locations, dates and details.