Wednesday, January 5, 2022

A year of new ideas

As we tumble into the new year, I thought it would be a good time to hear from you about what types of activities and adventures you're interested in as I plan future posts. Click here to take a short survey.

In addition, here are a handful of upcoming events/activities to get things rolling.

Seattle Parks and Recreation
Classes for a range of ages at Delridge, Hiawatha/Dakota Place and High Point community centers.
Moonlight Beach Walks
  • West Seattle—Hosted by the Seattle Aquarium
    Charles Richey Sr Viewpoint (corner of 63 Ave & Beach Drive)
    • Saturday, January 29 / 7-9pm
    • For more information, visit their website. Free, no registration required. 
  • Seahurst Park/ Burien—Hosted by Environmental Science Center
    A bit south of West Seattle but close enough to include. 
    • Friday, January 28 / 7:30-9pm
    • Saturday, January 29 / 8-9:30pm
    • For more information visit their website. Free, registration required.
Bird & Plant Walks
Environmental Science Center at Seahurst Park in Burien.
  • Saturday, January 15 / 8:30-11:30am
  • Saturday, March 19 / 8:30-11:30am
  • Free but registration requires. Geared towards ages 13 and up. For more information and to register go here.
MLK Day of Service—Monday, January 15
Here are the ones I've seen so far.
  • Lincoln Park / 10am-1pm
    Youth-led urban forest restoration event. Grades 6-12 are welcome to attend. We’ll be removing weeds so we can make room to plant native species. Go here or here to learn more and register.
  • Pigeon Point / 10am-12:30pm
    Work party with DNDA's Nature Team. For more information and to register go here and click on the event for 1/15.
  • Cleanup at Lincoln Park / 10am-12pm (Added 1/7/22)
    Cleanup event hosted by Puget Soundkeeper Alliance. For more info and to register go here
  • Other ideas
    See my post about Giving Back for a list of other organizations that might be hosting events.