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Saturday, April 27

Charlotte's Blueberry Park Volunteer Work Party

9:00 am

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, and grow. Volunteers are removing invasive... More
Wapato Lake Park Restoration Work Party

9:00 am

Our steward at Wapato Lake Park will be hosting a work party the 4th Saturday of the month.  We will be removing invasive non-native plants and maintaining previous plantings, in an effort to restore the ecology near the wetlands.  ... More
Parks Appreciation Day

9:00 am

Do something good for the earth!  Participants are needed to spruce up local parks by trimming limbs, grooming grounds, combing beaches and planting more flowers and trees. This annual event draws thousands of volunteers in cities through... More
Super Girl Scout Day

9:30 am

How cool is it to earn a Girl Scout badge while staring at a moose? With the park opening at 9:30 am and activities beginning at 11 am, Girl Scouts can explore habitats, discover animals like elk, beaver and bison, take a tram ride and do craft... More
Spring into Action

10:00 am

Spring Into Action is a community festival celebrating Oak Tree Park, S. 74th and Cedar Streets, Tacoma. Join us in picking up trash, pulling invasive plants and recording the wildlife you see on the iNaturalist app as part of the City Nature C... More

11:00 am

In 1855, Fort Nisqually was home to people from around the world and they greeted each other with the Chinook Jargon word "Klahowya." At this event we welcome all Pierce County residents with free admission for hands-on activities,... More
Slug Celebration Walk

11:30 am

From local heroes to invading enemies, get to know the gastropods – also known as slugs and snails – who call Point Defiance Park home, including Washington’s largest species of land snail! Find out what makes them more specia... More
Family Nature Walk - Wapato Hills Park

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