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Saturday, February 24

Tacoma Giants: Part 1 Trees of Point Defiance Park

9:00 am

Learn about the trees of Point Defiance and take a walk to the Beanstalk, a 186-foot Pseudotsuga menziesii, a.k.a. Douglas-fir, located a stone's throw away from Fort Nisqually. Ideal for kids, older folks and people with mobility issues, t... More
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 Volunteer Work Party

9:00 am

Help restore your local park's natural area every fourth Saturday. Our Habitat steward and volunteers are there to provide a fun, open, and secure place to play, learn, and grow. Volunteers are removing invasive plants and keeping the pa... 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
Spring Fling & Hilltop Health Fair

12:00 pm

Free health services, carnival-style games, performers, hot meal and prizes offered The Hilltop’s annual free celebration of health and wellness takes place Saturday, Feb. 24, from noon until 4 p.m. at the People’s Community Cent... More
Swim Saturday

12:30 pm

Join us at People’s Pool (1602 MLK Jr Way) to brush up on water safety and enjoy an open swim, plus giveaways and prizes! Free. 12:15-12:30 Registration 12:30-1 pm Water Safety 1-2:30 pm Recreation Swim Each participant will recei... More
Ranger-Led Nature Walk

1:00 pm

Meet the Park Ranger at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion for an exploration of the plants and animals in the special old-growth forest of Point Defiance Park. Not recommended for strollers, wheelchairs, or children under 3. Free  ... More