WENATCHEE — The Kiwanis Methow Park revitalization project will kick off Saturday with a celebration and groundbreaking ceremony.
City Council last month authorized signing an approximately $2.7 million construction contract with East Wenatchee-based KRCI for renovations to the park at 420 Methow St. The park is expected to open by November.
Improvements will include a turf soccer field; larger, shaded playground; a pavilion known as a kiosko; market plaza and community garden; restrooms; accessible sidewalks; renovations to the alley north of park; improved lighting; and new landscaping.
The schedule for Saturday:
9:30 a.m., walk around the neighborhood.
11 a.m., free lunch and discussion on park access at the Wenatchee Community Center, 504 S. Chelan Ave.
1 p.m., park groundbreaking; free tamales, paletas and aguas frescas.
2 p.m., remarks about planned renovations.
2:30 p.m., mariachi and folklorico performances.