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City cutting ribbon on new park in northwest Ocala

City officials are inviting the public to a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of a new park in northwest Ocala.

The grand opening ceremony for Imagine North Magnolia Park will be held on Wednesday, June 5, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Imagine North Magnolia Park
Imagine North Magnolia Park (200 NW 15th Place, Ocala)

Located at 200 NW 15th Place, the new park was funded by the North Magnolia Community Redevelopment Agency and the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks department.

City officials hope the park will help “revitalize” the Marion Heights community nearby.

“This vibrant park will not only provide a much-needed recreation space for the residents of all ages in the area, but it also assists in revitalizing the surrounding environment and properties in the Marion Heights community,” said Aubrey Hale, Planning Director for the city of Ocala, in a statement.