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Mayor Purzycki Invites Citizens to Attend a Community Party to Celebrate the Reopening of a New and Improved Eden Park

Post Date:08/20/2019 4:00 PM

A celebration will be held this Saturday, August 24, to mark the completion of a $2.4M reconstruction of this popular South Wilmington Park; the event will include FREE food, drinks and music between Noon and 3:00 p.m.

 New turf athletic field at Eden Park.

Mayor Mike Purzycki and Parks and Recreation Director Kevin F. Kelley, Sr. today invited citizens to attend a community celebration this Saturday, August 24 marking the grand reopening of the newly renovated Eden Park, at 901 New Castle Avenue in South Wilmington. The family-friendly event, which will begin at Noon and run through 3 p.m., will feature FREE food, drinks, and music as well a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 12:30 p.m.
 
“We are very excited to unveil the extensive $2.4 million renovation of Eden Park, which includes a new turf athletic field, swimming pool upgrades, new playground equipment, a refurbished picnic area, new walkways, and a resurfaced parking area,” said Mayor Purzycki. “This beautiful new park will provide additional and much-needed recreation opportunities for children and families. The new look of the park is already generating wonderful comments from people in South Wilmington, and we invite citizens from across the City to join us for Saturday’s celebration and prepare to be surprised at how beautiful Eden Park looks today.”
 
Mayor Purzycki said citizens can learn more about the Eden Park renovation, which was unveiled last year, by visiting the Eden Park Capital Project page of Wilmington’s new OpenGov information portal here.  

 New Eden Park playground.

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