UPDATE: This event has been canceled due to the rainy weather forecast.
In St. Paul, a 24-acre neighborhood park will celebrate a fresh start on Friday, nearly four months after it closed for a facelift.
St. Paul City Council President Amy Brendmoen will join city parks and recreation officials in celebrating the official reopening of Marydale Park.
Located near Loeb Lake at Maryland Avenue and Dale Street, the 1960s park closed for demolition in early July and reopened in late September with new play equipment, a new concrete staircase, and a walkway in accordance with Federal Land Law. Americans with disabilities and other standards.
A grand reopening ceremony will take place Friday at 3:30 p.m. at 542 Maryland Ave. W.
The park, which has a disabled-accessible fishing pier, also added new improvements to public art, parking and restrooms, as well as dedicated Southeast Asian sport playgrounds Sepak Takraw, which is sometimes described as hands-free volleyball.
Over the past month, municipal contractors have completed the final site improvements, planting, mulching and cleanup. Most of the buckthorn and ash trees between the play area and Loeb Lake have been removed.