MARCH 24, 1997
Tim Noah concert will benefit Wilmot Gateway Park
This Saturday, Tim Noah will present two concerts, one at 1:30 p.m. and one at 3:30 p.m., in the Sorenson Gym behind City Hall to benefit the Wilmot Gateway Park project. Noah is a well-known children's and family entertainer.
Cost is $3 for children and seniors, $6 for adults, and $15 for families up to five people. Tickets are available at City Hall during the week and at the door the day of event. A scale model of the park, as well as sketches and literature about the park, will be on display at City Hall (across from the Sorenson Gym) for visitors.
"It will be a great opportunity for people to see what the park will look like and talk to citizens who have been involved in the design," said Lane Youngblood, Parks and Recreation Director for the City of Woodinville.
The Wilmot Gateway Park is located just south of the Jack in the Box on the South Bypass and will be developed soon. The park covers nearly four acres and is strategically located along the banks of the Sammamish River. The park will be a multi-use facility with a protected picnic pavillion, an amphitheatre for outdoor events, children's playground, and public restrooms. Plans call for extensive landscaping, picnic tables, and benches.
"All the Woodinville City Councilmembers, Parks and Recreation Commissioners, and Woodinville High Decca students will be handing out brick and tile order forms. Individuals, families, businesses, and corporations can purchase a brick or tile with their name on the day of the event."
The bricks and tiles (which cost $45 for a kid brick; $100 adult brick; $300 family, individual, and small business tiles with no logo; $1,000 for family, individual, and small business tiles with logo or special art) will be incorporated into the design of the park.
The park is named after the late Jerry Wilmot, who served as Molbak's president and was active in Woodinville civic affairs, leading the way in land use planning for the community.
"This is a critical year for funding the Wilmot Gateway Park in downtown Woodinville. The steering committee for the park decided to host a fundraiser during the Celebrate Woodinville 1997 festivities for families," added Longblood.