SAN RAMON -- A community ribbon cutting will be held Saturday to celebrate the renovation of the Athan Downs play area into a playground for children of all abilities.

According to a city press release, the playground includes "equipment that is accessible to all children and is very well suited for children with physical or cognitive disabilities."

The ceremony begins at 3 p.m. Members of the City Council and the Parks and Community Services Commission will speak. Poet Laureate Kathy Moore will make a special presentation, and there will be a performance by members of the Bay Area Children's Theatre Youth Education program.

The $500,000 project was funded by the city and East Bay Regional Park District Measure WW funds.

The park is at the intersection of Montevideo and Davona drives.



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