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Enjoy a festival, join a fun run, tour an interpretive site, or just make your own celebration with a family picnic or camping trip. Choose from dozens of activities and events throughout the year. You can submit your state park event via email to get it placed on the calendar. The Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to Washington state parks and state-managed recreation lands. For more information, visit the Discover Pass website.

Fort Worden State Park

  1. Foundations of Woodworking

    January 8, 2018 - March 30, 2018

    This course will drill deep into the basics, beginning with a firm foundation in understanding wood as a material and incorporates introductory training in a wide range of techniques. You'll leave with a in depth experience of hand tools, practice applications of joinery methods, consider choices for wood selection and working with non-toxic materials, and understand practical planning for designing and executing woodworking projects. The curriculum focuses on imparting skills through a series of projects designed to build on one another in techniques and complexity.

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  2. Furniture Making: Finding your Voice

    January 8, 2018 - March 30, 2018

    This 12 week course is focused on developing the skills that will allow you to start to find your voice as a furniture designer / maker. Design will be the consistent thread through the numerous projects of this class. We will take a hybrid approach to furniture making by blending traditional hand tool techniques with pragmatic use of woodworking machines.

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  3. Magic of Colored Inks with Melissa Klein

    February 21, 2018, 6:00 PM - March 21, 2018, 8:00 PM

    Colored inks offer a huge range of versatility for creating layers with your painting. You will learn how to create glow and shadow effects to add more depth and light to your painting. Mix colors beyond the basics to make both more naturalistic and vivid effects. Ink is a perfect medium between drawing and painting, it's a great way to explore and make the transition with confidence from drafting/drawing skills to painting. Inks can be used on their own or mix well with other water-based media to expand your range with watercolors. Beginners are welcome.

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  4. Multimedia Art Journals with Kelly Drake

    February 28, 2018, 9:30 AM - March 28, 2018, 12:00 PM

    In this class, you will start by creating simple, colorful backgrounds in your journal. Then, we will break out the paint, gesso, pens, pencils, pictures, ephemera and start creating. You will earn how to layer different media and materials, and use color, texture and design to create a journal full of ideas.

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Lake Sammamish State Park

  1. Lake Sammamish State Park presents the 3rd Annual Walk'n Wag 3K by the Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park

    March 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Walk’n Wag is an intriguing 3k all-access trail for dogs and walkers to explore the park, beginning at Tibbetts Beach. Dog agility props along the way will make it fun for pets, and telescope heron viewing with a park ranger will be of special interest for people. All dogs must be on a leash.

    The dog show is open for entry when you register for Walk’n Wag. Categories include best dressed, smallest dog, best eyes, dog/owner look alike, and best trick.

    Walkers, dog lovers and park visitors alike are welcome to Doggie Village, where pet-friendly vendors will share information and services. Pet owners will receive a goodie bag as they complete their walk.

    Pre-register by March 10 to receive a Walk’n Wag travel dog food bowl. Registration is $15 for children 15 and younger, $20 for adults, or $50 for a family of four.

    Walk’n Wag is presented by Alpine Animal Hospital, co-sponsored by Grange Supply. The dog show is sponsored by All the Best Pet Care Issaquah.

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