CHIP-in! has several special events throughout the year, each with a different set of goals in mind, but all with the ultimate goal of improving our parks and natural areas.
|POINT DEFIANCE MARINA BEACH CLEAN UPS|
take place every 3rd Saturday from 9 am to noon.
• May 16, 2015
• June 20, 2015
• July 18, 2015
• August 15, 2015
• September 19, 2015
• October 17, 2015
• November 21, 2015
• December 19, 2015
|Martin Luther King Junior Day of Caring|
January 19, 2015 from 9 am to noon
Point Defiance Park
This group of students from UPS, WCC, and community citizens spread over 80 yards of chips on the hillside at the Pearl Street exit in Point Defiance Park. Contact Richard Madison for more information.
|PARKS APPRECIATION DAY |
April 25, 2015 from 9 am to noon
Parks throughout Pierce County
We'll trim limbs, groom grounds and plant flowers and trees during one of the largest attended environmental volunteer days in the south sound.
|TRAILS DAY |
June 6, 2015 from 9 am to noon
Celebrate National Trails Day at our local parks by doing trail improvements to help our existing trail system.
|UNITED WAY DAY OF CARING |
September 18, 2015 from 9 am to noon
Each year, the United Way challenges corporate groups and individuals to get involved in local community projects on the 3rd Friday in September. Metro Parks Tacoma hosts or co-hosts sites in order to improve our natural areas and nature-centered facilities. For more information about participating in Day of Caring contact Nicole Milbradt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|GREEN TACOMA DAY|
October 10, 2015 from 10 am-1 pm
This event takes place at multiple parks throughout the nation in conjunction with National Publics Lands Day. It is delivered through the Green Tacoma Partnership with a focus centered on habitat restoration in our natural areas.