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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Blaine RecConnect - November 2018

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Register for fall programs!

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Announcing the Impressions of Blaine Photo of the Year

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Congratulations to Carly Ahlers with her Fall 2017 entry, Biking on the Boardwalk.

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine 2018 Summer Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest!

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Blaine Block Party

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Blaine Rec Connect - October

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Register for fall programs!

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Hundreds Enjoy Blaine Block Party

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The Blaine Block Party was a great afternoon and evening that brought Blaine together to celebrate our community.

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Fun and Free Activities at the Blaine Block Party!

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Fun and Free Activities at the Blaine Block Party!

Wednesday, September 26

3-7 pm

Blaine City Hall

  • Try on City uniforms at the selfie station
  • Climb on big rigs
  • Take a turn on inflatables
  • Fancy face painting
  • Balloon artist
  • Fun, hands on activities
  • Concessions for sa...
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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Educator Open House Rescheduled

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All educators are invited to attend a free open house at the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary on Monday, September 10 or Thursday, September 20 October 11 from 3-5 pm.  The Blaine Wetland Sanctuary consists of 500 acres of open space with a vari...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Meet Your City Staff & Services at the Blaine Block Party!

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Meet Your City Staff & Services at the Blaine Block Party!

Wednesday, September 26

3-7 pm

Blaine City Hall

  • Meet your elected officials
  • Meet representatives from City Commissions
  • Learn about upcoming development projects
  • Learn about Highway 65 improvements
  • Giv...
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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Blaine Parks and Trails System Master Plan

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The City of Blaine is working on a “Visioning Plan” for the future of its park and trail system.  The Park System Master Plan will be the first of its kind for the City of Blaine and will be used to help guide future improveme...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Explore Emergency Services at the Blaine Block Party!

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Explore Emergency Services at the Blaine Block Party!

Wednesday, September 26

3-7 pm

Blaine City Hall

  • Meet firefighters and police officers
  • Sit in a police car and fire truck
  • Spray water from a fire hose
  • Tour the jail
  • Gain valuable safety information
  • Find out abou...
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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Blaine's Growing Trail System

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Register for Yoga!

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Hatha Yoga

Hatha yoga classes use the breath to create a link between the body and the mind. Hatha classes build flexibility and strength while minimizing the chance of injury. This well-rounded style balances and opens the body. You will learn to still th...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Farmers Market August 29

Farmers Market Newsletter

What's Special at the Market this Week?

  • It's the last market of the summer season.  Stop by and stock up!
  • Anoka County Master Gardener
  • Coon Creek Watershed

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Blaine Wetland Sanctuary to Host Educator Open House

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All educators are invited to attend a free open house at the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary on Monday, September 10 or Thursday, September 20 from 3-5 pm.  The Blaine Wetland Sanctuary consists of 500 acres of open space with a variety of habitats, mak...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

The Blaine Arts Council Announces Winners of the Annual World of Plants Art Exhibit

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The Blaine Arts Council Announces Winners of the Annual World of Plants Art Exhibit

Please join the Arts Council in a reception honoring the winners of the World of Plants Art Exhibit on Tuesday, August 21 at 5:30 pm at Blaine City Hall. 

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Farmers Market August 1

Farmers Market Newsletter

What's Special at the Market this Week?

•FREE yoga at the Market from 5:30-6:30•Park Master Plan Information•Jam Hops Dance Connection at 6:30

The Blaine Market is held every Wednesday from June 6 - August 29 from 3-7 pm at Blaine...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Congratulations to the 125 Youth Athletes Completing the Blaine Kids Triathlon

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Congratulations to the 125 young athletes that completed Blaine’s fifth annual Kids Triathlon. These amazing young people swam 100 yards, biked 2.3 miles, and ran 1 mile on Saturday, July 28. Thank you to all the athletes, parents, sponsors, staff, and vo...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Farmers Market July 25

Farmers Market Newsletter

What's Special at the Market this Week?

  • Anoka County Master Gardener
  • QC Dance Recital at Town Square Park at 6 pm
  • Sign up for our Frequent Shopper Program!

The Blaine Market is held every Wednesday from June 6 - August 29 from 3-7 pm at Blaine City Hall. &...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Family Fun Night Sets a New Record

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A record 1,250 kids enjoyed various activities including 20 inflatables, 15 kiddie carnival games, police car and fire trunk displays, and 6 food trucks.

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

2018 Blaine Safety Camp a Success

2018 Safety Camp Graduates

Two Day Camp Focuses on Reducing the Number of Accidental Injuries and Deaths Among Children

Another collection of Blaine soon-to-be fourth graders now possess the knowledge and tools to live safe, healthy lives after the 22nd Annual Blaine Safety Camp.

On ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Farmers Market July 18

Farmers Market Newsletter

What's Special at the Market this Week?

  • It's Customer Appreciation Day!  Stop by the Market Manager's booth to get your free gift!
  • The Resistors perform at 6:30 pm
  • New vendor:  Pressed Hot Yoga and Juice 

The Blaine Market is held e...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine 2018 Spring Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest!

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

There is no Farmers Market July 4.

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There is no Farmers Market July 4.  Enjoy your holiday and we'll see you on July 11!

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Blaine Rec Connect - July

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Here's what's happening in Blaine in July.

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Farmers Market June 27

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What's Special at the Market this Week?

  • Visit with a Master Gardener
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention
  • Vinnie Rose performs at 6:30 pm
  • SnappyDog Pineapple Salsa - $5 per jar 

The Blaine Market is held every Wednesday from June 6 - August 29 (except Jul...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

It's Kids Day at the Market!

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It's Kids Day at the Market!

  • Free gift for all kids!  Just stop by the Market Manager booth
  • The Teddy Bear Band at 6:30
  • Kid-friendly concessions
  • Kid-friendly vendors including fresh fruits and vegetables, cake pops, cookies, ice cream & more!
  • Sky ...
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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Farmers Market June 13

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Join us for the second week of the Farmers Market!  Chat with the Chiefs, the Blaine Festival, and the North Suburban Concert Band join us!  Come and meet our new vendors and reconnect with your favorites from last year!  The Bl...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Blaine Wetland Sanctuary

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The City of Blaine has partnered with Growing Green Hearts and Wargo Nature Center to bring you a variety of programs for families of all ages to discover and appreciate this valued Blaine resource. All programs are held at the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary at...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Blaine Market Opening Day!

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The opening day of the Blaine Summer Market is Wednesday, June 6 at 3 pm.  Come and meet our new vendors and reconnect with your favorites from last year!  The Blaine Market is held every Wednesday from June 6 - August 29 (except July 4)...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

View the 2018 Blaine WorldFest Flickr Photo Recap

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2018 Blaine WorldFest in pictures. Professional photos by Sarah Grace Photography.

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Looking for something to do over the holiday weekend?

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Looking for something to do over the holiday weekend?

Explore nature and Blaine's open spaces!

The City of Blaine has over 650 acres of open space in 7 locations.We challenge you to explore these natural areas and discover the unique features of each one. W...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Blaine Wetland Restoration to Continue

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Blaine World Fest 2018

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Blaine World Fest was held Saturday, May 19 at Town Square Park.  This celebration of nations was marked with colorful costuming, talented dancers, delicious food, and friendly vendors.  Approximately 1200 people came out for the event a...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Blaine Rec Connect - May

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Here's what's happening in Blaine in May.

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Posted on: May 5, 2018

Did you know this about wetlands?

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The Blaine Wetland Sanctuary is home to 4 types of habitats and preserves over 500 acres of open space for environmental quality and the public’s enjoyment. It has 1.75 miles of trails – parts are boardwalk, paved, and gravel.   You will find ric...

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Posted on: May 5, 2018

Did you know this about wetlands?

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The Blaine Wetland Sanctuary is home to 4 types of habitats and preserves over 500 acres of open space for environmental quality and the public’s enjoyment. It has 1.75 miles of trails – parts are boardwalk, paved, and gravel.   You will find ric...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Did you know this about wetlands?

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Wetlands are thelink between land and water, where the flow of water, the cycling of nutrients and the energy of the sun meet to produce highly productive ecosystems. Wetlands may not be wet year-round. In fact, some of the most important wetlands are sea...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Your City Staff: Shari Kunza

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

May is American Wetlands Month

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Why is May American Wetlands Month? American Wetlands Month was created in 1991 by the EPA and its federal, state, tribal, local, non-profit, and private sector partners to celebrate the vital importance of wetlands to the Nation's ecological, economic, a...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Blaine Winter Market Newsletter: Season 2; Issue 11

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Meet our vendors of the week and find out which vendors will be at the market on April 21!

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

April Rec Connect Newsletter

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Here's what's happening in Blaine in April.

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Winners of the Impressions of Blaine 2018 Winter Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine winter photo contest! 

Each winner receives a $25 gift card.

City Landmarks - Cindi Olson

Pets - Cindi Olson

Wildlife and Nature - Tied

Sandy Lynn

Connie Kline

Thank you to all who entered and voted. We e...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Blaine Winter Market Newsletter: Season 2; Issue 10

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Meet our vendors of the week and find out which vendors will be at the market on April 7!

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Blaine Winter Market Newsletter: Season 2; Issue

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Meet our vendors of the week and find out which vendors will be at the market on March 10!

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Blaine Winter Market Newsletter: Season 2; Issue 7

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Meet our vendors of the week and find out which vendors will be at the market on February 24!

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

Blaine Winter Market Newsletter: Season 2; Issue 6

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Meet our vendors of the week and find out which vendors will be at the market on February 10!

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Winners of the Impressions of Blaine 2017 Fall Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine fall photo contest! 

Each winner receives a $25 gift card.

People and Families - Carly Ahlers

City Landmarks - Cindi Olson

Community Events and Activities - Claudia Sinclair

Pets - Sierra Giese

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

2017 Safety Camp – 21st Annual Blaine Safety Camp a Success

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21st Annual Blaine Safety Camp a SuccessTwo-day camp focuses on reducing the number of accidental injuries and deaths among children.

Another collection of Blaine soon-to-be fourth graders now possess the knowledge and tools to live safe, healthy lives aft...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

2017 Safety Camp Video

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Produced by TJ Tronson, North Metro TV

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Safety Camp Makes Impact in Blaine

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

More than 20 Years of Training at Blaine Safety Camp

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Story and Photo by TJ Armstrong, Staff Writer, ABC Newspapers

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

View the 2017 Blaine WorldFest Flickr Photo Recap

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Blaine Wetland Sanctuary Moves Forward

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Construction of the new boardwalk trail from East Lake Park to Lexington Ave. and preparations for the wetland restoration project both started in January 2017.

The land for these projects was first acquired by the city between late 1990’s and 2003. Some w...

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

9th Annual WorldFest

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The ninth annual World Fest was held on Saturday, May 21. Town Square Park was decorated with flags from around the world to welcome over 1600 attendees. The event kicked off with the sound of an air horn and a Chinese Lion leading a procession from City ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

View the 2016 Blaine WorldFest Flickr Photo Recap

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

View the 2016 Earth Day Flickr Photo Recap

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Posted on: May 4, 2016

Aquatore Park Receives an Earth Day Makeover

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On Saturday, April 23, Spring Lake Park Girl Scouts from K thru 7th grade organized 6 groups to clean up Aquatore Park.  A few notables from the clean up effort:

  • 83 Girl Scouts/30 Adults/12 Siblings = 125 Volunteers
  • 24 Yard Waste Bags
  • 5 Trash Bags

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Posted on: May 2, 2016

Kane Meadows Park Celebrated Earth Day this Past Saturday

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Kane Meadows Park celebrated #EarthDay this past Saturday. They had a great turnout.

  • 7 bags of garbage including a tire.
  • 7 bags of old leaves, mulched, racked and bagged.
  • 1 ton of new mulch shoveled, wheelbarrowed and spread in at least 6 areas.
  • 12 large pizz...
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Posted on: June 1, 2015

Record Attendance at WorldFest 2015

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The Parks and Recreation Department hosted World Fest on Saturday, May 16, at Town Square Park. The event was a huge success! Around 2.200 people came out to enjoy the event. World Fest is an amazing event that brings the community together to celebrate t...

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Posted on: June 1, 2015

View the 2015 Blaine WorldFest Flickr Photo Recap

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Posted on: December 1, 2014

Celebrating Cultures, Cuisine, Dance, Music and Art from Around the World

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The Parks and Recreation Department hosted World Fest on Saturday, May 16, at Town Square Park. The event was a huge success! Around 2.200 people came out to enjoy the event. World Fest is an amazing event that brings the community together to celebrate t...

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Posted on: June 1, 2014

View the 2014 Blaine WorldFest Flickr Photo Recap

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