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June 26, 2019
Hastings resident and business owner, Nick Fox, was the first to take the stage at the Rotary Pavilion in Levee Park Friday morning. He played a variety of rock, folk and alternative music. Levee Park served as the main venue for celebrations, with every other performance returning back to the park. The night ended there with the South Washington County Community Band. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
Make Music Day rocks Hastings
June 26, 2019 - 5:00pm
June 17, 2019
Make Music Day features new artists every year. The Creative Crones, Cronies and Hastings Vets, a local drum group, was one of the groups involved with Make Music Day 2018. File photo
Time to get grooving, Make Music Day is coming
June 17, 2019 - 6:00am
May 8, 2019
Several volunteers from the Hastings Rotary Club stayed at Vermillion Falls to clean up the park's lawns, as well as its paved and unpaved trails. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Mutlimedia
Photos: Volunteers gather to clean up city parks
May 8, 2019 - 8:00pm
October 10, 2018
Music in the Park event cancelled
October 10, 2018 - 10:20am
September 18, 2018
Concert in the Park postponed
September 18, 2018 - 3:21pm
August 6, 2018
Booths from various organizations line the walking path for the Party in the Park July 26, 2018, to teach passersby about local wildlife, geology and more. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
Photos: Celebrating local parks
August 6, 2018 - 5:00am
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Time to get outside! It’s National Parks and Recreation Month
July 6, 2018 - 7:49am
June 29, 2018
During the Bike Rodeo for Safety Camp June 20, 2018, officer Ryan Kline lead children in an exercise where they practiced looking over their shoulders while keeping their bikes in a straight line. When Kline told them to look, the kids looked back and yelled what number he was holding up with his fingers. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
Safety Camp adds play to safety education
June 29, 2018 - 4:20pm
June 27, 2018
Pete Likes and daughter-in-law Casey Likes sing a mixture of show tunes and country music Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Oliver's Grove Park. This was one of several parks featuring entertainment for Make Music Day in Hastings. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
A day of notes: Hastings celebrates Make Music Day
June 27, 2018 - 12:46pm
February 10, 2018
A poured-in-place rubber base instead of chips would be more cost effective over a 20-year period, said Chris Jenkins, parks and recreation department director. Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimedia
Residents provide feedback for park redevelopment
February 10, 2018 - 7:49am
October 20, 2017
A group is pictured during the Bike with a Ranger event this past summer. Photo courtesy of Hastings Parks and Recreation
Community survey to help fine-tune Hastings pavilion programming
October 20, 2017 - 5:24pm
June 24, 2017
A small group enjoyed painting in the park at the Rotary Pavillion. Pictured, from left, are Deb Stussy, Amanda Madsen, Sue Madsen, Amirra Clark, Tasha Clark and Sarah Karnick. Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimedia
Locals get creative with painting in the park in Hastings
June 24, 2017 - 8:00am
May 26, 2017
Summer Kickoff Celebration to be June 6
May 26, 2017 - 10:04am