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Saturday, June 1

World Ocean Weekend
Dive in to experience the magic of ocean life as we celebrate World Ocean Weekend. Watch marine animals receive special enrichment treats and discover how you can help the ocean and its glorious creatures. pdza.org More
Crafts of the Past
Meet modern practitioners of 19th century artistic traditions as they share the methods and materials of their work. Free with admission. Held on June 1, July 6, and Aug. 3.       Fort Nisqually Living History ... More
China Lake Volunteer Work Party

9:00 am

Register Online   Help restore your local park's natural area every first Saturday. Our habitat steward and Friends of China Lake volunteers are there to provide a fun, open, and secure place to play, learn and grow. Vo... More
Ryan's Park Volunteer Work Party

9:00 am

Register Online   Help restore your local park's natural area every first Saturday. Volunteers will learn about restoration efforts happening at Ryan's Park, as well as get hands on experience with how to ... More
Learn & Work: Plant Identification

9:00 am

Help celebrate National Trails Day! Join botanist Romey Haberle on a plant identification walk. Then roll up your sleeves and help remove some non-native plants from the Point Defiance forest. Free. Meet at Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. E... More
Bloom with Yoga & Meditation with Sara Corbishley

9:00 am

$15.00 suggested donation Practicing Yoga and Meditation in the Botanical Conservatory surrounded by gorgeous flowers and plants will help you de-stress, calm your mind and strengthen your body. Both meditation and the presence of green leaf... More
Cardboard Boat Regatta

9:30 am

Assemble a team, build a boat, and see how seaworthy your vessel really is! Teams of at least one adult (age 18+) and one student (age 5-17) will build a boat entirely out of cardboard and duct tape and bring it to Kandle Pool to test its seaw... More
Judge Jack Tanner Park Dedication

10:00 am

Join us near Les Davis Pier as we celebrate the legacy of Judge Tanner and dedicate the renamed park. A brief program will include remarks from Park Board Commissioner Aaron Pointer, Puyallup Tribal Council Chairman Bill Sterud, and Tacoma M... More