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Friday, August 2

Explore the Shore
Join Zoo naturalists and stroll along the beach at low tide, learning about the animals there. Explore the Shore is a fun and exciting opportunity to learn about the biological diversity of local beaches. No RSVP needed. Meet on the beach ne... More
WA Roofing Contractor's Union Salmon Derby

5:00 am

This event is sponsored by WA Roofing Contractor's Union. $30 / Participants must be a part of this union to register. Point Defiance Marina 5912 N. Waterfront Dr. PointDefianceMarina.com (253) 404-3960 More
Tacoma Nature Center Stewardship Work Party

9:00 am

Help us care for the park by participating in this twice monthly work party. You may be removing invasive plants, re-planting areas with native plants, or other tasks that support the natural health of this great habitat. No experience is... More
Family Campout

7:00 pm

We’re opening up Owen Beach for camping this summer! Join us for three Friday nights under the stars with your family and friends. July 12, August 2 and August 23. This unique experience also includes tent space, evening snack, games, ... More
Swan Creek Park Camp Fire Program

8:00 pm

Join us for an evening gathered around the campfire listening to stories, singing songs, and learning about the natural world at Swan Creek Park. Meet at the  Swan Creek Park "gathering place." Gathering Place Amenities: p... More