Today @ Carkeek Park!

Friends of Piper’s Orchard host 10th Annual Festival of Fruit

Festival of Fruit bannerMark your calendars for September 24 because it’s once again time to eat apple pie and sip delicious  fresh-pressed apple cider.  For live music, crafts, history, Master Gardner Clinic and more, come on out to Carkeek Park and join the fun!

Thank you EarthKeepers for a summer well done!


Wild Germination Art Exhibition is Open

Heaven & Earth VIII Site MapFrom July 23 – September 25, 2016, the ongoing Heaven and Earth series of temporary, outdoor environmental art projects in Carkeek Park will feature five environmental art projects that offer various interpretations of “Wild Germination,” a theme chosen by guest-curator Morgan McElfresh, local arts teacher at nearby Viewlands Elementary School.

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Historical Landscape Drawing Recently “Rescued”

Historical Landscape Drawing of the Carkeek Gardens; circa 1996The Carkeek Gardens were planned and implemented in approximately 1996, based on the drawing of the Gardens by Russell Link, landscape architect and WA Dept of Fish & Wildlife manager. This framed drawing was originally displayed on a wall in the main meeting room of the Annex building at Carkeek Park. When the Annex was going to be rented, in approximately 2011, the drawing was moved to the ELC (Nancy Malmgren Environmental Learning Center). There it was stored between a desk and wall for several years.

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The Carkeek Park Advisory Council (CPAC) meets every 4th Monday of the month, 7-9PM at the ELC.   The council will next meet on September 26 after a delightful summer break.

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