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Normandy Park’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ Concert Series Starts Sunday

Normandy Park’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ Concert Series Starts Sunday

Normandy Park’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ Summer Concert Series premieres at 5 p.m. this Sunday, July 15 with a performance by local artists Boomerang Summer. “Enjoy a FREE Family... [Read more]

City of Normandy Park Seeking Park Commissioners

City of Normandy Park Seeking Park Commissioners

The City of Normandy Park is currently seeking residents to serve on its Board of Park Commissioners. The city “encourages all citizens to consider involving themselves actively in city government... [Read more]

E.J. Nist Family Park Grand Re-Opening Is Friday, Oct. 15th

E.J. Nist Family Park Grand Re-Opening Is Friday, Oct. 15th

The City of Normandy Park is holding a Grand Re-Opening Ceremony for E.J. Nist Family Park on Friday, Oct. 15th at 2pm. Called “A Walk Through The Park,” this free event will include a ribbon... [Read more]

Your Chance To Speak Up About City’s Comprehensive Park Plan Is May 19th

Your Chance To Speak Up About City’s Comprehensive Park Plan Is May 19th

The City of Normandy Park is holding an Open House/Parks Forum for the 2010-11 Comprehensive Park Plan on May 19th from 3pm – 7pm at city hall, located at 801 SW 174th Street. According to the city,... [Read more]

EARLY RETURNS: Dow Constantine: 57%, 53% Against Proposition #1

EARLY RETURNS: Dow Constantine: 57%, 53% Against Proposition #1

Tuesday night’s preliminary general election returns have been released, and with around 24% of the ballots counted for area races, it looks like the early leaders are Dow Constantine with 57%53%... [Read more]

Rally To Save Normandy Park’s Parks Is Sunday, Nov. 1st At Marvista Park

Rally To Save Normandy Park’s Parks Is Sunday, Nov. 1st At Marvista Park

Proposition #1, aimed at creating a “Metropolitan Park District” in Normandy Park, is on the ballot for the Nov. 3rd general election, and, if passed, would take parks “off the chopping... [Read more]

Campaign Launched To Save Mt. Rainier Pool

Campaign Launched To Save Mt. Rainier Pool

On the 34th anniversary of the opening of Des Moines’ Mt. Rainier Pool (Sept. 15, 1975), a campaign called “Save Our Swimming,” intended to help pass Proposition 1, launched its website... [Read more]

City Seeking Volunteers For Parks District Committees

City Seeking Volunteers For Parks District Committees

On July 14th, the Normandy Park City Council passed Resolution No. 817 which will place a ballot proposition on the November 2009 election asking Normandy Park voters to determine if a Metropolitan Parks... [Read more]

Help Clean Up Fox Creek This Saturday, May 16th

Help Clean Up Fox Creek This Saturday, May 16th

Last fall, a hardy band of volunteers ventured down into the ravine beneath the Sylvester Road bridge in Normandy Park, where they worked to clear hundreds of pounds of garbage around Fox Creek, a tributary... [Read more]

Spring Break Kid’s Camp Runs Mar. 30-April 3rd

Spring Break Kid’s Camp Runs Mar. 30-April 3rd

The City of Normandy Park Recreation Department is offering a Spring Break Camp for kids ages 5-11, starting Monday March 30th and continuing through Friday April 3rd. Here are the details: WHAT: Spring... [Read more]