Enjoy the outdoors and play in Newcastle! Take a look at all the exciting community events scheduled in 2017:

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Earth Week - Highlands Park and Donegal Park
Wednesday & Thursday, April 19 & 20, 3-6 pm
Round up your families, friends and neighbors and help celebrate Earth Day! Join us one of these afternoons, or both, to plant trees, flowers, and native plants helping us promote a healthier environment. Free pizza to celebrate your hard work! For location details, please contact Newcastle's Community Activities Coordinator, Wendy Kirchner.

Historic Newcastle Cemetery Tours
Join the community for a special tour of this historic site over Memorial Day weekend and during Newcastle Days. Founded in 1880, this 2.2-acre picturesque cemetery near Lake Boren is the final resting place of many of the area’s coal miners and pioneer families. The gates are closed to preserve the site but open on special occasions.

National Trails Day
Saturday, June 3

Head outdoors and enjoy more than seven miles of trails throughout Newcastle. For a trails map, visit www.newcastletrails.org.

4th at the Lake
Tuesday, July 4, 6-10pm

Fourth at the Lake includes food, live music, and a fireworks display at Lake Boren Park. Food and fun begins at 6 pm and live music starts at 8 pm. The evening is topped off with a full fireworks show at 10 pm! Remember, fireworks are illegal in Newcastle, except for this permitted display.

We’re recruiting food vendors for our outdoor celebrations! For information,contact Wendy Kirchner , Community Activities Coordinator.

Concerts in the Park
Wednesdays, July 19-August 9, 7-9pm

Get your groove on at the four-week concert series at Lake Boren Park. Stay tuned for details!

Moonlight Movie Night (dependent on funding)
Enjoy a movie in the moonlight at Lake Boren Park. A family-friendly movie to be announced will be on the big screen! This event is dependent upon funding. If you are interested in making this event possible by becoming a sponsor, please contact Wendy Kirchner, Community Activities Coordinator.

National Night Out Against Crime
Tuesday, August 1

Gather your neighbors and plan a fun time together to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime! This annual community building campaign promotes police-community partnerships and neigbhborhood camaraderie to make our communities safer, and more caring places to live. To register your neighborhood for a National Night Out Event and police visit, please contact Newcastle Police Chief Melinda Irvine.

Newcastle Days
September 8-9

“Newcastle’s Got Talent” premiers Friday night with a variety of acts by locals! Kick off Saturday’s full day of fun with the Parade in the Park” then enjoy the car show, musical and dance performances, children’s activities, beer garden, food vendors, local vendors, and more!

We're recruiting vendors to sell food, crafts and other goods! For information, please contact Wendy Kirchner , Community Activities Coordinator.

Volunteer Recognition
We love our volunteers! Following our busy summer months filled with ample opportunities to volunteer at various events, we show our gratitude by throwing a party to celebrate everyone's hard work and dedication. Learn how you can volunteer by contacting Wendy Kirchner.

For information or questions regarding any Newcastle Community Event, or to learn how you can sponsor or volunteer to participate in upcoming events, please contact Wendy Kirchner , Community Activities Coordinator, 425-649-4444 ext. 142.

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