50th Anniversary

Lake Forest Park dedicated 2011 as a year of community-wide celebration, view the City's Proclamation.

The King County Council recognized the City's anniversary.

The Shoreline Area News also reported on the King County Council's recognition.

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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.

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 an anniversary celebration at Horizon View Park & Town Center on the actual anniversary date of June 20th.

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The 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.

The 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 (located at Pfingst 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.