This week at the Ballard Commons: Shakespeare and final outdoor movie for the summer

Summer is winding down in Ballard, but many of the weekly events will continue at Ballard Commons Park, including a special performance of Shakespeare in the Park on Saturday.

All events are free, fun, and family-friendly.

Here is the schedule for August 23rd through August 31st.

Daily:

  • Park concierges are on duty daily from 11 am – 8 pm, and during special events (listed below).
  • Buskers (street musicians) play daily from noon – 2 pm.

Friday August 23:

  • Park in the Heart Kids Art Booth 11 am – 5 pm. Drop by and make fun creative projects with local artist Blanca Santander.

Saturday August 24:

  • Fitness in the Park 9 am – 10 am by Barre3 Ballard.  All ability levels welcome. Bring a yoga mat if you can, and water. 
  • Yoga for Every Body 10 am – 11 am. Join Ballard Health Club for weekly yoga in the park. Bring a yoga mat if you can, and water. 
  • Shakespeare: ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’, 7 pm to 8 pm. Backyard Bard presents an hour-long production of a Shakespeare play, performed by four versatile actors. Some seating provided, please bring your own lawn chair if you can.

Tuesday August 27:

  • Concerts at the Commons 6:30 pm – 8 pm: Kenny Mandell Soul Jazz Duo, ‘playing the funkier bluesier side of jazz’ with sax, flute, congas and keyboards. Some seating provided. Bring your own lawn chair if you can.

Thursday August 29:

  • Movies in the Park: Guardians of the Galaxy. Join in with the Ballard Alliance and Lil J’s SuperDawgs food truck (all beef franks and more) for the finale of this 5-week movie series.  Bring your own blanket or lawn chair to sit on.

Friday August 30:

  • Park in the Heart Kids Art Booth 11 am – 5 pm. Drop by and make fun creative projects with local artist Blanca Santander in this final session for the year.

Saturday August 31:

  • Fitness in the Park 9 am – 10 am by Barre3 Ballard.  All ability levels welcome. Bring a yoga mat if you can, and water. 
    Yoga for Every Body 10 am – 11 am. Join Ballard Health Club for weekly yoga in the park. Bring a yoga mat if you can, and water. 

For more information about the summer events at Ballard Commons, check out Visit Ballard’s Programs in the Park website.

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