Ridgecrest residents got the scoop at the Ice Cream Social

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Photo by Patty Hale
Residents got the scoop at the 12th Annual Ridgecrest Neighborhood Ice Cream Social held at Paramount School Park on Thursday, August 19.

Photo by Steven H. Robinson
Ridgecrest neighbors young and old were treated to a great free evening of music, ice cream and socializing. Ridgecrest Neighborhood Chair and event organizer Patty Hale estimated the attendance at over 1,300.

Photo by Mareshad Legaspi
The  annual event is a Ridgecrest’s way of Celebrating Shoreline within the neighborhood. The evening activities included the consumption of over 40 gallons of ice cream and an hour-long concert by The Around the Sound Community Band.

Joining in the fun were the Pirates of Treasure Island and representatives from Shoreline Police and Fire Departments. 

Photo by Diane Christensen

Children worked off the calories they consumed by spending most of the evening playing on 2 huge inflatables. And citizens found a way to give back by donating 177 pounds of non-perishable food to HopeLink.

Photo by Mareshad Legaspi
Serving up all that free ice cream, along with chocolate sauce, whipped cream and cherries - plus lemonade and coffee - took 43 volunteers. 

Working side by side with residents were current and former City Council members, along with a member of the School Board.
Ofc. McKinney and Maki. Photo by Steven H. Robinso

Boundaries for the Ridgecrest neighborhood are: North to NE 175th, South to NE 145th, East to 15th Ave NE and West to I-5.  For more information, or to volunteer, contact Patty Hale, 206-365-8596, or visit The Ridgecrest Neighborhood website.


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