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A busy day at the Jefferson Park Jubilee

July 15th, 2012 at 8:21 pm | Posted by Wendi Dunlap

By all accounts, the Jefferson Park Jubilee on Saturday was a success. The neighborhood came out in force to celebrate Jefferson Park’s centennial as well as the completion of the park’s remodeling. Here are some photos from the Beacon Hill Blog photo pool to give you a taste of the day’s events. (Did you take some photos? You are invited to post them to the pool.)

Kiritiki (Samoan cricket) bats await the start of a game. Photo by Freeman Mester.

The event began with a procession. Photo by K. Shuyler.

A tiny skater. Photo by Wendi Dunlap.

Members of the Greg Ruby Quartet perform. Photo by Wendi Dunlap.

Skateboard lessons for all ages at the Jefferson Park skate park. Photo by Melissa Jonas.

Kids enjoy the fountains at Beacon Mountain Playground. Photo by Wendi Dunlap.

I wish I could show you video for this one. The kiritiki player in front was waving his arms in a victory dance. Photo by Wendi Dunlap.

Waiting in line for food at El Sabroso. The other food carts had all run out of food by this time. Photo by Wendi Dunlap.

Claire Hodgson Meeker, author of Soccer Dreams: Playing the Seattle Sounders FC Way was there with copies of the book. Photo by Wendi Dunlap.

Riding the new Beacon Mountain zipline. Photo by Wendi Dunlap.

Skating under the skyline. Photo by Wendi Dunlap.

Some folks got around the site via pedi-cab. Photo by Wendi Dunlap.

The water fountain play area at Beacon Mountain was a hit. Photo by Wendi Dunlap.

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