Even when the weather's too cold to work outside, our crews are busy getting your parks ready for the summer.
We've begun the very large task of assembling 56 new picnic tables. Some of them will go into the new shelters at Millikin Woods and Crawford Woods, and the rest will be scattered throughout the Hamilton Parks system.
Some of the table are ADA compliant, and at least eight of our shelters will have two of those, making our parks accessible for all.
This just in from the Fitton Center for Creative Arts and the City of Hamilton... And our little "birdhouse" on Second Street started it all!!!
The Fitton Center for Creative Arts has partnered with the City of Hamilton on a new public art program entitled, StreetSpark. StreetSpark will bring new murals to the streets of Hamilton by the summer of 2016. These new murals will enhance the city’s visual appeal and connect
residents, businesses, and visitors with the arts.
Ian MacKenzie-Thurley, Director of the Fitton Center for Creative Arts, said, “StreetSpark will be another way we identify Hamilton as a strong arts community. The city is becoming well known for its commitment to the arts between initiatives such as the Hamilton Artspace Lofts and the
City of Sculpture. We plan to continue to foster this identity by helping execute what I personally believe will be one of the best mural programs in the region.”
“I see great potential for this program with the partnership between the C...