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Bicentennial Park

Valpo playground to help heal abused girls

VALPARAISO | The old playground equipment at Bicentennial Park is being restored so it can be sent to Guatemala to help restore the childhoods of sexually abused girls.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo disability council joins playground fundraising effort

VALPARAISO | The campaign to get playground equipment for handicapped children into Valparaiso's parks is getting some help from members of the city's Mayoral Advisory Council on Disability.

February 19, 2014 7:00 pm
Group gives disabled kids chance to play

Group gives disabled kids chance to play

VALPARAISO | A group of Valparaiso area women believe that every child should have the chance to play, even those with special needs.

February 15, 2014 7:00 pm
EDITORIAL: New life for Valpo's old playgrounds

EDITORIAL: New life for Valpo's old playgrounds

The purchase of playground equipment for Valparaiso's parks is good news for kids in Valparaiso, but also for kids abroad.

February 12, 2014 12:00 am
Kids Alive provides new home for playgrounds

Kids Alive provides new home for playgrounds

VALPARAISO | When a parks department playground set retires, it isn't thrown in a landfill. It gets a face-lift and then travels the world.

February 08, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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Caterpillar picnic shelter almost ready to rent

VALPARAISO | The Parks Department will begin accepting reservations June 10 for one of the two new picnic shelters at Butterfly Meadows.

May 28, 2013 9:15 pm

Park Board votes to remove tennis courts

VALPARAISO | The city's Park Board voted Tuesday to remove the tennis courts at Bicentennial Park and plant it as grass.

April 23, 2013 6:31 pm

Valpo Park Board OKs contract for drainage work

VALPARAISO | The next phase of drainage work at Bicentennial Park should begin in two weeks following approval of a contract for the work by the city's Park Board on Thursday.

March 21, 2013 9:30 pm
Valpo to begin 2nd phase of Bicentennial Park work

Valpo to begin 2nd phase of Bicentennial Park work

VALPARAISO | The second phase of the transformation of Bicentennial Park begins this week with the parks department seeking quotes for installing drainage improvements at the park.

March 03, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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Valpo to begin 2nd phase of Bicentennial Park work

Valpo to begin 2nd phase of Bicentennial Park work

Drawing shows the proposed final phase of upgrades at Valparaiso's Bicentennial Park.

February 28, 2013 11:58 am
Valpo to begin 2nd phase of Bicentennial Park work

Valpo to begin 2nd phase of Bicentennial Park work

The first phase of improvements at Bicentennial Park in Vlaparaiso — reconstructing the adult softball field on the west side of the park into a youth and girls softball field — was completed in 2012.

February 28, 2013 11:54 am

Valpo parks has more needs than cash

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Parks Department has a priority list of projects it wants to do in 2013 but only enough money to do about a third of them.

February 26, 2013 6:30 pm

Central Park expansion plans expected in two months

VALPARAISO | With plans for the expansion of Central Park Plaza about two months from completion, parks officials are ready to start transforming Bicentennial Park.

November 27, 2012 9:25 pm

Valpo board hears 2013 stormwter budget plan

VALPARAISO | The city expects to be more than halfway through the "Super 17" stormwater project list by the end of 2013, including the first phase of the Chautauqua Park flood relief system.

November 17, 2012 12:00 am

Valpo parks seeking funding help for projects

VALPARAISO | When you have more projects to do than you can afford, the first thing you do is prioritize what needs to be done.

March 04, 2012 11:00 pm
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