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Program for Leschi Park Centennial on August 15, 2009

Join the Leschi Community Council in celebrating the Leschi Park Centennial

11:00 a.m.

  • Tree Walk led by Arthur Lee Jacobson
  • Juggling performed by Andy Demetre
  • Strolling Banjo Player

12:00 noon

  • All City Marching Band conducted by Marcus Pimpleton

1:00 p.m.

  • Offficial Program Opening with a Welcome by Thurston Muskelly, LCC President Emeritus 
  • The History of Leschi told by Author and Historian Juius Rochester
  • The Story of Chief Leschi told by Chief of the Nisqually Tribe, Cynthia Iyall
  • Welcoming Words from Mayor Nichols and Tim Gallagher, Leschi Historian
  • Recognition of Phil Sanders, Leschi Park Gardener & Wade Vaugh by Richard Conlin
  • Introduction of the Centennial Committee by Sharon Sobers, LCC President

2:00 p.m.

  • Music of the Era performed by The Sedentary Sousa Band

3:00 p.m.

  • Vintage Clothing Show narrated by Lynn Gough

4:00 p.m.

  • The Labor History of the Period told in story and song by the Seattle Labor Chorus

5:30 p.m.

  • Cornucopia Concert Band

7:00 p.m.

  • Silent Movie:  The Goldrush

Ongoing attractions:

  • History Tent
  • Dragon Boat rides from Leschi Dock 12-4 p.m.
  • Antique Car Show 1-3 p.m.


This event was made possible by the generous grants from the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and the Department of Neighborhoods Outreach Funds and the donation of Leschi residents and businesses.

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