50th Anniversary

View the City's Proclamation dedicating 2011 as a year of community-wide celebration

The King County Council recognized Lake Forest Park's 50th anniversary

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Honoring Our Past

The City's 25th anniversary quilt was put on display in the lobby of City Hallin a protective display case donated by Diane Sheehan.

In January, the historic sign project was unveiled with 8 signs installed throughout the City.

The Shoreline Historical Museum held a Lake Forest Park exhibit at Third Place Commons, and published a companion "Fifty Years, Fifty Memories" book and CD.

Celebrating Our Present & Embracing Our Future

By City Council Resolution 1286, Lake Forest Park expressed its appreciation to volunteers, business owners and staff members for their contributions in organizing the various anniversary events.

The City held its anniversary celebration at Horizon View Park & Town Center.

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Third Place Commons held several events, including hosting a Community Dance and Celebration, the Total Experience Gospel Choir, Native Creation Myth with Gene Tagaban, and Storytelling with Threshold Ensemble.

Lake Forest Park Stewardship Foundation held a Goat Days event.

Parks & Artwork – A new train was installed at Horizon View Park; Blue Heron Park pedestrian bridge opened, with artwork by Carolyn Law; signature artwork was installed outside of City Hall, Five by Five by Rodger Squirrell, donated by Lake Forest Park Garden Tour; a bust of Admiral Miguel Grau Seminario was given to the City from the Peruvian Consulate (Animal Acres Park).

The City also held a brief closing ceremony, where a time capsule was presented, to be opened at the City’s 75th anniversary in 2036.