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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Squeezing Time at the Curran Apple Orchard!

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The Curran Apple Orchard Cider Squeeze is back! Join us at one of UP’s long time traditions on Sunday, August 28, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Curran Apple Orchard Park in University Place! 

Thanks to CORE (the volunteer group dedicated to...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Twisted Cider 5K Draws Huge Crowd

Young girl running ahead of the pack at the Twisted Cider 5K

The inaugural Twisted Cider Apple Run on July 30 was a huge success, with nearly 500 runners participating in the 5k that began and finished at the Curran Apple Orchard. In addition to the runners, another 40 children participated in a children’...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

What is a SMAP?

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The City of University Place Engineering Department is presently in the process of creating a Stormwater Management Action Plan referred to as a SMAP. As a Phase II NPDES permittee, the City of University Place is required to prepare a Stormwater Manageme...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Park Advisory Commission Vacancies

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Park Commissioners are citizens who, through their volunteer efforts, play an integral role in the growth and development of their City.

Citizens serving on the Park Advisory Commission apply their unique knowledge and experiences to the issues and the nee...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

City Council Votes to Add Public Safety Levy Proposal to November Ballot

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At its meeting on July 18, the U.P. City Council voted unanimously to support placing a public safety levy proposal on the November ballot to support increased funding for the U.P. Police Department. The proposal, if passed, would enable the UPPD to hire ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Spread the Word: ORCA Cards Available for Free Rides to UP Special Events

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Do you know of someone who could use a FREE ride to U.P.’s amazing summer events, such as Music on the Square or Movie Night in the Park? 

The City of U.P. has free ORCA regional transit cards to help those who would like to try transit ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

Summer Concerts in the Park are Back!

Concerts in the Park 2022 schedule

Join your friends and community for great music, food and fun during the Curran Apple Orchard Summer Concert Series!

All concerts are FREE and take place on Thursday evenings from 6:30-8 p.m. Bring the whole family, blankets and picnics to enjoy while you ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Music on the Square is Back, with More Bands Than Ever!

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Market Square is about to rock out to live music once again! 

Every Wednesday from July 20 to Aug. 31, the public is invited to come out and enjoy live music on Market Square from 6 to 8 p.m. Enjoy a different band each week, accompanied by a diff...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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