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Events and Programs at Point Defiance Park

Friday, June 28
  • Homespun Happy Hour
  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Saturday, June 29

  • Park Rx Day - Family Health Festival at Point Defiance
  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Sunday, June 30

  • Tacoma Giants: Immersion Tree Walk
  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Wednesday, July 3

Friday, July 5

  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Saturday, July 6

  • Crafts of the Past
  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Sunday, July 7

  • Learn and Work: Plant Identification
  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Friday, July 12

  • Family Fun Night
  • Family Campout
  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Saturday, July 13

  • Sharks & Rays!
  • Junior Ranger Activity Day
  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Sunday, July 14

  • Sharks & Rays!
  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Wednesday, July 17

Friday, July 19

  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Saturday, July 20

  • Point Defiance Beach Cleanup
  • Zookeeper Academy
  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Sunday, July 21

  • Zookeeper Academy
  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Friday, July 26

  • Homespun Happy Hour
  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Saturday, July 27

  • World Tiger Weekend
  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Sunday, July 28

Friday, August 2

  • Explore the Shore
  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Saturday, August 3

Friday, August 9

  • Birding for Seniors
  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Saturday, August 10

Sunday, August 11

  • Brigade Encampment
  • Forest Mindfulness
  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Friday, August 16

  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Saturday, August 17

Sunday, August 18

Friday, August 23

  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Saturday, August 24

  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Ranger-led Nature Walk: 1-2 pm, Meet at the Rhododendron Garden Pavilion. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free

Sunday, August 25

  • Tacoma Giant: Immersion Tree Walk
  • Walking History Tour: 11-11:30 am, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free
  • Garden Tour: 2:30-3 pm, Meet at the Point Defiance Visitors Center. Free