Small Faces to Celebrate Kathy Brockman’s 25 years of Service

Small Faces’ Assistant Director, Kathy Brockman Completes her 25th year of Purposeful Play

– by Lynn Wirta (Director Emeritus, Small Faces Child Development Center)

Kathy Brockman

It’s time to celebrate 25 years of Kathy’s dedication, devotion and commitment to the children, families and staff of Small Faces and the greater Crown [...]

Crown Hill Park Construction Begins!

"We decorated the fence so the construction crew would have something pretty to look at while they worked" (Photo courtesy of Small Faces Child Development Center)

On Wednesday, August 10th construction began on the soon to be Crown Hill Park. The Paul Brothers of Oregon were awarded the construction contract for the park a [...]

Volunteers at Work at Crown Hill Center

On Saturday, May 14th, a group of 10 volunteers working under the direction of Catherine Weatbrook spent several hours working on the grounds of and inside the Crown Hill Center. Catherine reports substantial progress on the following projects:

Playground landscape improvements Spreading wood chips around the oak tree at 13th and 95th. This project effort [...]

Crown Hill Center Playground Survey

Recently Small Faces completed work on a grant to install a new play structure in the playground area. This is Phase 1 of a plan to revitalize the playground area. The playground and new structure are open to the public when Small Faces is not using them. Crown Hill Center/Small Faces are asking folk to [...]

The Big Dig: Asphalt Missing from Small Faces Playground

Missing Pavement: Scene of the Crime

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

It has been recently reported that asphalt pavement has been removed from the playground area at Small Faces (on the east side of the building). Some neighbors reported the perpetrators were operating “a trencher or maybe a backhoe and a dump truck.”

Seizing the moment, retired [...]

Crown Hill Center Playground Update

We’ve just received this from Lynn Wirta about the Crown Hill Center Playground version 2.0. You can view the plans presented at the April 28th meeting here. This is a great opportunity to meet neighbors and community members interested in helping out with this community resource.

The Committee is looking for large landscape [...]

Poll: Crown Hill Community Center Playground

The Crown Hill Community Center recently received a Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Small and Simple grant for $17000 to work on upgrading the play ground at the Crown Hill Center.

We received an appeal from Johnny Otto, Director of Small Faces Child Development Center for community input in the form of an online survey. Please [...]

Small Faces Fences

Lynn Wirta, Small Faces Emeritus Executive Director, has asked for community input and assistance in designing the play field fences east of the school building.

Small Faces is slowly moving towards renovating the playground, (including the fence issue) now that the building has been secured. We have several draft drawings that are a [...]

Small Faces Playground Structure Dedication, 35th Anniversary!

Small Faces Child Development Center will be dedicating their new playground structure and celebrating their 35th Anniversary on Saturday, September 11th, 2010 from 11 AM to 1 PM. Small Faces recently received a Seattle Dept of Neighborhoods Small and Simple Grant to procure and install a new play structure on the playground. With the help [...]