More than 1,000 people came out for Kirkland’s first city-wide block party. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

City-wide block party ‘Crossing Kirkland’ sees more than 1,000 attendees

  • Thursday, September 14, 2017 11:40am
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More than 1,000 people came out for the City of Kirkland’s first city-wide block party last weekend.

The event, known as “Crossing Kirkland,” took place at several points along the Cross Kirkland Corridor. It was filled with food truck vendors, games, crafts and exploration activities.

“Crossing Kirkland was community building in action,” according to a city press release. “Hatched out of the ‘For the Love of Kirkland’ event last winter, Crossing Kirkland beckoned the community to engage with the Cross Kirkland Corridor and each other in new ways.”

The event was designed and put on by the Kirkland neighborhood associations.

Arden Mehta, 8, right, tosses a horseshoe during the “Crossing Kirkland” event Saturday. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

The newly completed “What is…” mural located on the Cross Kirkland Corridor underneath 85th Street. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

Mayor Amy Walen makes her mark on the newly completed “What is…” mural located along the Cross Kirkland Corridor underneath Northeast 85th Street during the “Crossing Kirkland” event Saturday. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

Artist Jake “DKoy” Wagoner, his son Dylan, 4 1/2, and Mike Lucero speak about the mural during the Crossing Kirkland celebration Saturday. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

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