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Kirkland neighborhoods will be busy in the coming weeks with the following public walks:

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Neighborhoods busy with community walks

Kirkland neighborhoods will be busy in the coming weeks with the following public walks:

· The “Celebrate Sidewalks!” walk on April 26 starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Woodlands Park Gazebo. Put on by the Highlands Neighborhood Association to celebrate the completion of a sidewalk that connects the neighborhood to the downtown, the walk goes from Woodlands Park to Peter Kirk Park. Giveaways, prizes, snacks and free return bus passes will be available at the trek’s end. For information on the event, visit www.kirklandhighlands.org.

· The Juanita Beach/Kirkland Volkswalk is Saturday, May 3, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport Club, the walk includes 5, 11, 15 or 21 kilometer trails. For event information, visit www.ava.org.

· The “Walk Houghton” neighborhood walk is Saturday, May 17, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event starts at the Houghton Shopping Center and includes prize drawings, giveaways, food and music. For event information, visit www.ci.kirkland.wa.us/healthy.

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