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Saturday, March 24

Swan Creek Mud Run
Bring the family out for a muddy chip-timed 2-mile trail run! The course is designed for dirt-tromping, fire-leaping, mud-loving children and adults as well as fastidious folks who plan to puddle-jump and keep their feet dry. LEARN MORE A... More
Plant Sale to Benefit Rose Garden

9:00 am

A Plant Sale to benefit the Metro Parks’ Rose Gardens will be held from 9 am to 2 pm on March 24 at the Point Defiance Pagoda. Sponsored by the Tacoma Rose Society, the sale will feature roses grown by Metro Parks’ staff and Taco... More
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

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

March Work Party Cancelled 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 inva... More
South Sound Summer Camp Fair

10:00 am

Explore hundreds of ideas for summer at ParentMap's Summer Camp Fair. Find adventures, enrichment and fun of every possible variety for preschoolers to teens. Parents seeking summertime childcare and enrichment solutions can explore d... 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