The Marine Park playground was host to an End of Summer Celebration last Saturday.
City staff organized the event to honor community donors who raised an approximate $83,000 for the nearly $450,000 project.
The event featured a beer garden, food stands and music from the Silver City Band.
The Silver City Band and Jeffrey Elvis jam during the End of Summer Celebration.
Kids climb on the Marine Park playground.
City clerk Sheri Sanchez, l., and city manager Dave Wilbrecht, r., greet the crowd.
Event-goers enjoy hot dogs and chips during the weekend celebration.
Blaine city staff hosted an End of Summer Celebration last Saturday to honor community donors who helped fund the construction of the nearly one-year-old Marine Park playground. The event featured a rededication ceremony, food, a beer garden and live music. The playground features a wall of bronze plaques honoring the many private donors, who raised about ,000.
Blaine community planner Alex Wenger at the End of Summer Celebration.
A young climber celebrates the end of summer at Marine Park playground.
Steve Seymour with Drayton Harbor Oyster Company cooked up some seafood during the weekend event.
Kids multi task while eating ice cream and climbing on the Marine Park playground.
The Silver City Band played tunes for the crowd at the End of Summer Celebration.
Photos by Louise Mugar.