Yesterday’s Opening of the New Dragon at Island Crest Park

Yesterday was the ribbon-cutting on the new dragon at Deane Children’s park.

Here’s the ribbon cutting:

The old dragon was much-loved but 50 years old. The celebration included an interview with the artist, Kenton Pies, also the artist of the original dragon:

The music lady Nancy Stewart was there with a new song for the occasion:

Lots of folks turned out, and the kids knew what to do at the playground.

More on the project, including photos of building this dragon and the original dragon, on the Mercer Island Parks website.

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