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Saturday, October 27

Tacoma Giants: Part 1 Trees of Point Defiance Park

9:00 am

Meet Mik and the Beanstalk. Mik is a Certified Arborist happy to share his knowledge of the trees of Point Defiance with you; and the Beanstalk is a 186-foot Pseudotsuga menziesii, a.k.a. Douglas-fir, located a stone's throw away from Fort ... More
Charlotte's Blueberry Park Volunteer Work Party

9:00 am

  Register Online   Help restore your local park's natural area every fourth Saturday. Our habitat steward and Friends of Blueberry Park volunteers are there to provide a fun, open, and secure place to play, learn, a... More
Pumpkin Chomp 'n' Stomp

9:30 am

Enjoy a day that's certain to be a "smashing" success as animals throughout Northwest Trek Wildlife Park receive special pumpkin treats. Free with admission. More information here. More
Family Nature Walk - Wapato Hills Park

10:00 am

Explore Tacoma's Parks during this free naturalist-led walk. Discover amazing plants and animals and how they adapt to the seasons. Walks are organized and led by Tacoma Nature Center staff. Not recommended for strollers or children unde... More
Tacoma Giants: Part 2 Immersion Tree Walk

11:00 am

Did you know that there are living beings over 200 feet tall residing right here in Point Defiance Park? Immerse yourself into the world of living natural history and fall in love with the infinite shades of green in this in-depth look into the... More
Family Nature Walk - Tacoma Nature Center

1:00 pm

Explore Tacoma's Parks during this free naturalist-led walk. Discover amazing plants and animals and how they adapt to the seasons. Walks are organized and led by Tacoma Nature Center staff. Not recommended for strollers or children unde... More
Night Howl for Scouts

6:00 pm

Night Howl for Scouts Saturday, October 27, 2018            6:00pm-9:00pm, $12/scout, adults free A special night with the wildlife at Tacoma Nature Center just for Junior Girl Scouts and Cub... More
Black Cat Fun Run

7:00 pm

Bring your family and friends to run or walk a glowing Point Defiance Five Mile Drive in the dark! Wear your favorite costume while you run or walk along the lighted roadway. The fun begins in the zoo parking lot which will be lit with fe... More