Zoo Projects Update: Walkabout in the Park

The Sequoia Park Zoo Foundation and the City of Eureka invite you to a walkabout in the Sequoia Park and the Sequoia Park Zoo to learn more about our upcoming “elevated redwood walkway” as well as improvements to Sequoia Park Zoo and the upper meadow of the Sequoia Park directly from our project manager at Greenway Partners.

We hope you will join us:

Sequoia Park Meadow Entrance
Saturday, March 14th
2:00 PM-3:00 PM

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City of Eureka Seeking Local Photos and Memories of Sequoia Park’s History

NEWS RELEASE

City of Eureka- Community Services
1011 Waterfront Dr.
Eureka, Ca. 95501

For More Information Contact
Scott “Q” Marcus
Media Coordinator, Eureka Community Services
707. 440.9271
smarcus@ci.eureka.ca.gov

For Immediate Release:

City of Eureka Seeking Local Photos and Memories of Sequoia Park’s History

The City of Eureka is excited to reach out to the community to seek photos and memories of Sequoia Park and its Playground or the Sequoia Park Zoo in an effort to support the Sequoia Park Improvement Project. Do you have fond memories and photos of the 125-year-old history of these beloved spaces that you would be willing to share?

Sequoia park lion fountain

The City recently conducted several community outreach opportunities resulting in a new conceptual design for Sequoia Park. Community feedback prioritized a design which will enhance what is loved, restore what is broken, and provide what is missing.

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Get Out & Play Day 2019 Video

We took the images you submitted for #gopd2019 and combined them into a fun video.

Thanks to everyone who submitted an image.

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Winners of GOPD 2019 Contests

Part of the fun of Get Out & Play Day is taking part in the contests.

Here are the winners from #gopd2019

Photo Winners

  • Best overall Photo: Ironman Spellmeyer on Facebook

Ironman Spellmeyer Winning Photo

  • Best Family Photo: Annie Nisson on Facebook

Annie Nisson Winning Photo

  • Cutest Photo of a Child: Sharon Plumlee

Random Drawing Winners

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Thanks to Redwood News for Support of GOPD

If you haven’t seen it on TV, see it here! Thanks to Redwood News for their support

#gopd2019

Get Out and Play Day Video

Check out what will be happening at #gopd2019.

Stay up to speed at our Facebook Event at this link or follow this link on this blog.

Get Out and Play Day – First Look!

Get ready to pick up your free schedule of all things GOPD!

Starting early July, you’ll be able to pick up a free copy of the #gopd2019 schedule (formerly called “Passports”) with everything you need to know to enjoy this great event. However, if you just can’t wait, you can download a PDF of the schedule by clicking on this link.

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Kids free at the Zoo on Get Out and Play Day!

You probably already knew that kids under 12 get in free at the Sequoia Park Zoo (with a paying adult), on #GOPD2019 but you didn’t know that there are lots of special events taking place at the zoo that day too!

As example, on Get Out & Play Day there will be an animal feeding, encounter or keeper talk every hour from Noon – 4:00 (Noon, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00). Continue reading Kids free at the Zoo on Get Out and Play Day!

UPDATE: More Opportunities to Provide Input Regarding 20/30 Park

This update adds three drop in participation options for those unable to make the other event (see below in red).

The City of Eureka is excited to announce its application for the Prop 68: Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Program. This funding opportunity helps fund park projects in critically underserved communities. The city is working hard to improve all city parks with the focus of this grant application being to revitalize 20/30 Park, located at 2605 Pine St.

The City of Eureka would like to you to be part of the process, you are invited to join us for two planned community meetings this month:

  • Lincoln School Cafeteria – 216 W. Harris St., Eureka April 30th 6pm-8pm

Just Added! If you are unable to make the April 30th date, join us for three drop-in participation options this month:

  • April 13th 9am-12am • 20/30 Park – 2605 Pine St, Eureka
  • April 20th 11am-1pm  • “Easter Egg Hunt” Carson Park – Between H and I St, Eureka
  • April 21st 12pm-4pm • “Party for the Planet” Sequoia Park Zoo – 3414 W St, Eureka, Main Lawn
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Sequoia Park Improvement Project Survey Needs Your Help

There’s still time to share your thoughts on the future of our beloved Sequoia Park!

If you were unable to attend previous public meetings on the Sequoia Park Improvement Project, please visit the City of Eureka website to find the Sequoia Park Survey and weigh in with your thoughts before the conceptual plans are finalized!

Follow the link below to voice your opinion today! Continue reading Sequoia Park Improvement Project Survey Needs Your Help