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Saturday, April 14

Spring Flora Hike

9:00 am

Get an introduction to the spring plants in the forest on this walking tour with botanist Romey Haberle. Program will require approximately 4 miles of walking over uneven terrain. Meet at the Rhododendron Garden. Ages 10 and over. $5 per... More
Franklin Park Volunteer Work Party

9:00 am

Help restore your local park's natural area every first Saturday. Our habitat steward Nori K and volunteers are there to provide a fun, open, and secure place to play, learn and grow. Volunteers are removing invasive plants and... More
Spring Fling at Portland Ave Community Center

10:00 am

Celebrate the arrival of spring at  this free community festival. Bring your entire family to enjoy a petting zoo, games and contests, craft projects ...and a giant sling shot challenge! Food and beverage available for purchase. &nbs... More
Family Nature Walk-Wapato 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
Sewing to Sowing

11:00 am

Help welcome spring, 19th century style, at Fort Nisqually! Crowd favorite Blackberry Patch Farm will be back this year with their lambs. Guests can check out our poultry house and visit with our heritage breed chickens and rooster. ... More
Orchid Talk

1:00 pm

Orchids are fascinating and addictive . . . just ask a member of the Tacoma Orchid Society! Bring your orchid related questions and walk away with some great tips and tricks. $3 suggested donation W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory 3... More
Earth Day Pier Peer

7:00 pm

Bring your family to Foss Waterway Seaport to join us for an aquatic night-time adventure. We'll explore hundreds of mysterious life forms below the docks with experienced naturalists! Enjoy a Pier Peer, fun activities to learn about pro... More