b"at comm IFrombring your lawn chair, bring your familyour safety, our economy, and healthy From the Mayordont know aboutand prepare to be entertained!housing. On page six you can peruse the you, but this lovelydecisions of your Council over the last spring weather isWaterland weekend July 19-21making me excitedfew months. During our Councilmember for all the fun thingswill carry on the celebratory atmosphere By Mayor coming soon! with adult and kids parades, carreports from the dais on Thursdays Traci Buxton show, and family fun taking over the(at the end of the meetings), you can the delicious aromasField House park with bounce houses,hear as we report out about some of of international foodsentertainment, and food trucksyum ;)the hottest topics in King County; unity events or the Market,which continue to revolve around and splashing in colorful AugustAugust will bring amplehomelessness, housing, criminal justice, phosphorescence, to music in the Parkopportunities to cool down on ourand public safety.and family programs - it is heating up tobeautiful beaches and trails. Not onlyFor more details about the weekly be a fantastic Des Moines Summer! can we boast the Beach Park, Marina,activities of our Staff, please check out Kicking off the events, the Farmersand Des Moines Creek Trail, but a sandyour City Managers weekly report on the Market opens June 1, complete with fungathering spot andmile boardwalkfacebook community pages or on our web community days and great music each week.await you at Redondo. And, dont forgetpage at: https://www.desmoineswa.gov.The fourth of July will usher inour terrific Saltwater State ParkwithAlong the way, I am looking forward full-on summer with a day full ofnew play equipment and a beautifulto meeting you! Please interrupt me to activities at the Beach Park, culminatingforest hike. shake my hand or say Hi! I would enjoy in a fantastic drone show. This yearSummer will also bring new safetythe opportunity of visiting with you at a the show will be brighter and moremeasures that will help sustain ourChat with the Mayor event or a gathering detailed, and the in-person music createsfamily-friendly atmosphere at theseof a group of neighbors. Please feel free to an unforgettable pairing. So, come onbeaches and trails. With the installationreach out at tbuxton@desmoineswa.gov.down, bring your chairs and blankets,of a gating system at the Marina, andTogether, lets Roll out those lazy, and enjoy the view, the food truckspeed reduction cameras in Redondo, wehazy, crazy days of summer!assortment, and your community! hope your visits to these parks will be The annual Summer Concerts in theeven more enjoyable.Park run every Wednesday night; JulyBesides the fun, your Council is 17th through August 21st. There willworking hard here in our City and be a variety of food trucks so be sure toaround the region, advocating for Chat with the Mayor! Wednesday, June 5, 6pm, Alina's Cafe; Tuesday, July 16, Noon, Quarterdeck; Saturday, August 10th, 11am, Marina Mercantile 4|DES MOINES CITY CURRENTS|SUMMER 2024"