Wednesday, April 6, 2022

April activities—Spring into fun

Spring has sprung! Check out this list of awesome events and more!

  • Spring Egg Hunts
    • Sunday, April 10 / 1-4PM
      The Heron's Nest /  4818 15th Ave SW
      Community activities, egg hunt, art projects, guided bird and nature walks. 
      All ages. 
    • Week of April 11-16th
      Fauntleroy Spring Community Egg Hunt
    • Saturday, April 16 / 10AM
      • Delridge Community Center / 4501 Delridge Way SW
        Ages 3-11. Please bring your own basket. For more info, go here
      • Eastridge Church@Lincoln Park, south meadow
        Ages 5th grade and younger. 
    • Saturday April 16 / 3-3:15PM
      Beer Garden Egg Hunt @Ounces Taproom & Beer Garden, 3809 Delridge Way SW
      Ages 10 and under. Free with suggested stable food donation for the WS Food Bank.
  • Parkour at Lincoln Park
    Classes Wednesday and Fridays. Ages 6-18. I also heard from a friend you can do a private group class too—birthday party idea?
  • Celebrate Earth Day by volunteering
    • Duwamish Alive 
      Saturday, April 16th / 10AM-2PM
      All ages. Activities at Heron's Nest, HeApus Park, 
      Duwamish Longhouse, Herring's House & NorthWind's Weir. Registration required.
    • The Heron's Nest
      Friday, April 22 / 10AM-3PM
      Volunteer work party for Earth Day. Visit website to register.
    • GreenSeattle
      Multiple events throughout the month. 
    • Other events
      Check out my Giving Back post for a list of opportunities in West Seattle.
  • The Heron's Nest 
    4818 15th Ave SW
    • April 9 (Saturday) / 12-2pm—Mushroom Buckets
      Metamimicry is retuning to show
      how to grow edible mushrooms at home in a bucket system. $15 suggested donation. 
      Visit website to register.
    • April 11-15th—Art in Nature Outdoor Camp
      Ages 5-12yrs. 9am-12pm Mon-Fri .Cost $250 for program. Hosted by The Clay Cauldron. 
      Visit website to register.
    • Saturday, April 30th /1-3PM—Art in Nature Workshop
      Pottery, Terrariums & Fire. 
      Visit website to register.
  • City Nature Challenge 2022 (Updated 4/27/22)
    • Online orientation: April 26, 2022 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
    • Ongoing: April 29 – May 2
    • Saturday, April 30 / 10AM-Noon: In-person event at Riverview Park—West Duwamish Greenbelt Family Trail. Free, go here to signup through Seattle Parks and Rec website. 
  • Seattle Parks and Rec 
    • Spring classes
      Oodles of in-person and virtual classes in Spring 2022 brochure
    • Youth Appreciation Week—April 12-15
      Southwest Teen Life Center
      Variety of events for teens throughout the week.
    • Registration dates (Added 4/27/22)
      • April 5th: Spring Activities (term 2) and Summer Boating
      • April 19th: Summer School Age Care Camps, Specialized Programs Camps, Preschool Camps, and Activity Camps
      • May 10th: Spring Activities (term 3)
      • May 24th: Summer Activities

I've been doing a series of different posts all about art in West Seattle and added several updates this week. I'll be adding another one after spring break too—dance. 

  • Explore + Create—Variety of local art options, including a mural walk, plus list of places offering classes and camps.
  • Music—Places to go listen along with classes and camps.
  • TheaterWhere to see a show and places for kids to take classes and camps.

More ideas for getting out and about.