The public is invited to the grand opening celebration for the City of Folsom's new neighborhood park Thursday, July 12 at 1900 Parkway Drive North. The festivities begin at 6 p.m. with a free hot dog dinner followed by the dedication and ribbon-cutting at 7:30 p.m. After the ceremony, enjoy refreshments, sports demonstrations, a history walk, and learn about activities and volunteer opportunities from a variety of community groups.
The park is named to honor brothers George and Nick Econome and their respective wives, Marilyn and Ann, for their collective contributions to the Folsom community. Econome Park incorporates state-of-the art park design features and environmental components. Recreational amenities include bocce ball courts, tennis courts and an open-play turf area. A half-mile perimeter walking path connects to two play areas, covered picnic areas, and provides access to The Parkway trail system. Call 916-461-6601 for more information.