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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.

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Alta Lake State Park

  1. Movie night: Disney's Coco

    July 20, 2018, 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Alta Lake State Park

    Bringing you a new family favorite Disney movie: Coco. Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history. Movie showing is weather dependent.

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Bridgeport State Park

  1. Movie night

    July 28, 2018, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Bridgeport State Park

    Please join us for a great interpretive program as we team up with the Chief Joseph Hatchery of the Colville Tribes Fish and Wildlife Program to learn about Salmon and enjoy a short documentary entitled, "Salmon and the People: The Chief Joseph Dam Fishery Story." Event is dependent on weather.

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Cama Beach State Park

  1. Big bubbles at the beach

    July 1, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Join us in front of the store to blow bubbles that can get 20 feet long. Fun for all ages. Learn how to be able to do this at home.

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  2. Ranger talk

    July 1, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    A Ranger will set up in front of the store with cool nature or history items to see and feel. The Ranger will share information about the items and try to answer all questions (see if you can stump the Ranger).

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  3. Who eats with their feet?

    July 2, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Come to the beach store and see "who eats with their feet" microscopes, salt water tanks and a docent will be there to show you.

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  4. Crafts for all ages

    July 3, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Meet in front of the beach office for craft projects. Crafts will vary.

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  5. Jr. Rangers

    July 3, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Jr. Ranger program and activities.

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  6. Crafts for all ages

    July 4, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Crafts vary from day to day

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  7. Nature or History walk

    July 4, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Take a walk with a guide and explore history and nature.

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  8. Crafts for all ages

    July 5, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Crafts vary from day to day

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  9. Eagles in the Forest walk

    July 5, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Take a walk through the forest, learn about our resident eagles and possibly see one.

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  10. Discover wagon

    July 5, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Meet near the Cama Store. The Discovery Wagon features a range of native animal skulls and pelts. Children of all ages use their observation skills, experience, and curiosity to discover what secrets an animal’s skull can reveal about the animal’s behavior.

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  11. Wander and Sketch

    July 6, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    Meet in front of the beach store

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  12. Who eats with their feet?

    July 6, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Come see who eats with their feet, in the store down by the beach

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  13. Who eats with their feet?

    July 6, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Come to the beach store and see "who eats with their feet" microscopes, salt water tanks and a docent will be there to show you.

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  14. Toy boat building

    July 7, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    build at toy boat at the boat house, led by the Center for Wooden Boats

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  15. Guided Hike

    July 7, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Take a hike with a guide to lead you.

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  16. How to crab

    July 7, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Learn how to catch and clean crab. Meet in front of the store.

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  17. Crafts for all ages

    July 7, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    Meet in front of the beach office for crafts, projects will vary from day to day.

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  18. Wander and Sketch

    July 8, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Meet in front of the store down by the beach

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  19. Big bubbles at the beach

    July 8, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Join us in front of the store to blow bubbles that can get 20 feet long. Fun for all ages. Learn how to be able to do this at home.

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  20. Ranger talk

    July 8, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    A Ranger will set up in front of the store with cool nature or history items to see and feel. The Ranger will share information about the items and try to answer all questions (see if you can stump the Ranger).

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  21. Who eats with their feet?

    July 9, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Come to the beach store and see "who eats with their feet" microscopes, salt water tanks and a docent will be there to show you.

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  22. Discover Wagon

    July 9, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    the Discovery wagon will be in front of the beach store.

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  23. Crafts for all ages

    July 10, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Meet in front of the beach office for craft projects. Crafts will vary.

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  24. Jr. Rangers

    July 10, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Jr. Ranger program and activities.

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  25. Crafts for all ages

    July 11, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Crafts vary from day to day

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  26. Nature or History walk

    July 11, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Take a walk with a guide and explore history and nature.

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  27. Wander and Sketch

    July 11, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Meet in front of the store down by the beach

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  28. Crafts for all ages

    July 12, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Crafts vary from day to day

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  29. Eagles in the Forest walk

    July 12, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Take a walk through the forest, learn about our resident eagles and possibly see one.

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  30. Low Tide Beach Walk

    July 13, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Starting at the south opening in the sea wall at Cama Beach.

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  31. Who eats with their feet?

    July 13, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Come to the beach store and see "who eats with their feet" microscopes, salt water tanks and a docent will be there to show you.

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  32. Music at the Beach

    July 13, 2018, 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    Music at the fire pit in front of the store.

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  33. Toy boat building

    July 14, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    build at toy boat at the boat house, led by the Center for Wooden Boats

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  34. Guided Hike

    July 14, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Take a hike with a guide to lead you.

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  35. How to crab

    July 14, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Learn how to catch and clean crab. Meet in front of the store.

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  36. Low Tide Beach Walk

    July 14, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    Start at the opening in the seawall at the south end of Cama Beach

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  37. Crafts for all ages

    July 14, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    Meet in front of the beach office for crafts, projects will vary from day to day.

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  38. Square Dancing in the Boat House

    July 14, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Square Dancing ?A few times each summer we host a Square Dance at Cama Beach State Park. These are family-friendly square dances and contra dances. No experience necessary – instruction provided The Atlas String band with caller Alex MacLeod.

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  39. Big bubbles at the beach

    July 15, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Join us in front of the store to blow bubbles that can get 20 feet long. Fun for all ages. Learn how to be able to do this at home.

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  40. Summer Science: Raptors

    July 15, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    located next to the beach store

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  41. Ranger talk

    July 15, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    A Ranger will set up in front of the store with cool nature or history items to see and feel. The Ranger will share information about the items and try to answer all questions (see if you can stump the Ranger).

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  42. Summer Science: Flying Contraptions

    July 16, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Located next to the beach store

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  43. Summer Science: Robot Garage

    July 16, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Located by the beach store

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  44. Who eats with their feet?

    July 16, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Come to the beach store and see "who eats with their feet" microscopes, salt water tanks and a docent will be there to show you.

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  45. Discovery Wagon

    July 16, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Located by the beach store

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  46. Crafts for all ages

    July 17, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Meet in front of the beach office for craft projects. Crafts will vary.

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  47. Jr. Rangers

    July 17, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Jr. Ranger program and activities.

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  48. Crafts for all ages

    July 18, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Crafts vary from day to day

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  49. Nature or History walk

    July 18, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Take a walk with a guide and explore history and nature.

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  50. Wander and Sketch

    July 18, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Starts at the beach store

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  51. Crafts for all ages

    July 19, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Crafts vary from day to day

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  52. Eagles in the Forest walk

    July 19, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Take a walk through the forest, learn about our resident eagles and possibly see one.

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  53. Wander and Sketch

    July 20, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    Draw nature with artist/guide Katie! Supplies provided, meet at the beach store.

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  54. Who eats with their feet?

    July 20, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Come to the beach store and see "who eats with their feet" microscopes, salt water tanks and a docent will be there to show you.

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  55. Toy boat building

    July 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    build at toy boat at the boat house, led by the Center for Wooden Boats

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  56. Guided Hike

    July 21, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Take a hike with a guide to lead you.

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  57. How to crab

    July 21, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Learn how to catch and clean crab. Meet in front of the store.

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  58. Crafts for all ages

    July 21, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    Meet in front of the beach office for crafts, projects will vary from day to day.

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  59. Wander and Sketch

    July 22, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    Draw nature with artist/guide Katie! Supplies provided, meet at the beach store.

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  60. Big bubbles at the beach

    July 22, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Join us in front of the store to blow bubbles that can get 20 feet long. Fun for all ages. Learn how to be able to do this at home.

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  61. Ranger talk

    July 22, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    A Ranger will set up in front of the store with cool nature or history items to see and feel. The Ranger will share information about the items and try to answer all questions (see if you can stump the Ranger).

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  62. Summer Science- Whirligig Wind Table

    July 23, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    Build whirligig helicopters and see them fly over the wind table. Best for kids 6 and older.

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  63. Summer Science- Suited for Space

    July 23, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    Small groups build "space suits" to protect a marshmallow astronaut. Test the designs in the vacuum chamber. Best for kids 11 and older.

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  64. Who eats with their feet?

    July 23, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Come to the beach store and see "who eats with their feet" microscopes, salt water tanks and a docent will be there to show you.

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  65. Who Eats With Thier Feet

    July 23, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    Meet at the beach store. Learn about barnacles and how they gather their food

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  66. Crafts for all ages

    July 24, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Meet in front of the beach office for craft projects. Crafts will vary.

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  67. Jr. Rangers

    July 24, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Jr. Ranger program and activities.

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  68. Crafts for all ages

    July 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Crafts vary from day to day

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  69. Nature or History walk

    July 25, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Take a walk with a guide and explore history and nature.

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  70. Crafts for all ages

    July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Crafts vary from day to day

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  71. Eagles in the Forest walk

    July 26, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Take a walk through the forest, learn about our resident eagles and possibly see one.

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  72. Discover wagon

    July 26, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Meet near the Cama Store. The Discovery Wagon features a range of native animal skulls and pelts. Children of all ages use their observation skills, experience, and curiosity to discover what secrets an animal’s skull can reveal about the animal’s behavior.

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  73. Wander and Sketch

    July 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    Draw nature with artist/guide Katie! Supplies provided, meet at the beach store.

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  74. Who eats with their feet?

    July 27, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Come to the beach store and see "who eats with their feet" microscopes, salt water tanks and a docent will be there to show you.

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  75. Toy Boat Building

    July 28, 2018, All Day @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    At the boathouse children can build and decorate their own toy boat

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  76. 9th Annual Quilts on the Beach Show

    July 28, 2018, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    This spectacular free outdoor display by Cama Beach Quilters is a burst of brilliant colors that draws visitors from throughout Puget Sound. There are sewing activities for all ages at Cama Center and the custom-made quilts and other handmade items are all for sale. Flower pounding will also be happening

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  77. Wander and Sketch

    July 29, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    Draw nature with artist/guide Katie! Supplies provided, meet at the beach store.

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  78. Big bubbles at the beach

    July 29, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Join us in front of the store to blow bubbles that can get 20 feet long. Fun for all ages. Learn how to be able to do this at home.

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  79. Ranger talk

    July 29, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    A Ranger will set up in front of the store with cool nature or history items to see and feel. The Ranger will share information about the items and try to answer all questions (see if you can stump the Ranger).

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  80. Who eats with their feet?

    July 30, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Come to the beach store and see "who eats with their feet" microscopes, salt water tanks and a docent will be there to show you.

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  81. Discover Wagon

    July 30, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    Meet near the Cama Store. The Discovery Wagon features a range of native animal skulls and pelts. Children of all ages use their observation skills, experience, and curiosity to discover what secrets an animal’s skull can reveal about the animal’s behavior.

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  82. Crafts for all ages

    July 31, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Meet in front of the beach office for craft projects. Crafts will vary.

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  83. Jr. Rangers

    July 31, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Jr. Ranger program and activities.

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Camano Island State Park

  1. Solar Observing

    July 7, 2018, 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Camano Island State Park

    Mark Simonson Everett Astronomical Society “Solar Observing” at 5 PM “Stargazing & Telescopes” at 8:30 PM, meet “south of the boar ramp” sunset is at 9:11 PM moonrise is at 2:01 AM Sun, the moon is 30%

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  2. Ice Age Animals: Mammoths and Mastodons

    July 14, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Camano Island State Park

    Amphitheater Program Al Elliott Ice Age Animals: Mammoths and Mastodons. See the bones and hear about how they lived.

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  3. Owls and Whales: Life on Land and Sea... and how they are similar

    July 28, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Camano Island State Park

    Owls & Whales: Life on Land & Sea ...and how they are similar Leigh Calvez New York Times Bestselling Author

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Cape Disappointment State Park

  1. Cape Disappointment Waikiki Beach concert series

    July 14, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Waikiki Beach Amphitheater

    Brownsmead Flats

    Folk, Bluegrass and Columbia-Pacific geography merge into a distinctly local musical genre, "Crabgrass"

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  2. Cape Disappointment Evening Program - Keepers of the Beacon

    July 16, 2018, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Benson Beach Amphitheater

    Learn about the lighthouse keeper’s dedication to keeping mariners safe and it’s impact on their daily life.

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  3. Cape Disappointment Evening Program - Shipwrecks in the Graveyard of the Pacific

    July 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cape Disappointment State Park

    Why have so many ships met disaster at the mouth of the Columbia River? Learn about some of the famous shipwrecks of the area.

    Meet at Beard’s Hollow parking lot. Easy, 1 mile hike.

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  4. Cape Disappointment Evening Program - Giants of Cape Disappointment

    July 18, 2018, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cape Disappointment State Park

    Giant trees, giant waves, and giant animals learn about the biggest of the big.

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  5. Cape Disappointment Evening Program - Mapping the Last Frontier

    July 19, 2018, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cape Disappointment State Park

    Discover how the coast of the Pacific Northwest was explored and the men who shaped the world’s view of the West.

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  6. Cape Disappointment Daily Activities - Flint Knapping Demonstration

    July 20, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Cape Disappointment State Park

    Learn how ancient people made arrowheads and tools from rocks. Meet at Waikiki Amphitheater. Easy, 1 hour.

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  7. Cape Disappointment Daily Activities - Shaping the River

    July 21, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Cape Disappointment State Park

    Explore the need and development of the Columbia River jetty system from 1885 to today. Meet at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center to Cape Disappointment Lighthouse. Difficult, 1.2 mile.

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  8. Cape Disappointment Evening Program - In Defense of the River

    July 21, 2018, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cape Disappointment State Park

    A glimpse at Fort Canby from the Civil War to World War Two.

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  9. Cape Disappointment Daily Activities - Storm of the Century Pours Concrete at North Head

    July 22, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Cape Disappointment Vacation Houses

    Take a historical tour of the North Head area to learn how a 1921 storm and the U.S. Navy created some of the concrete ruins we see today. Meet at the Bell’s View Interpretive Trail at North Head. Easy, 1 hr.

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  10. Cape Disappointment Evening Program - Keepers of the Beacon

    July 23, 2018, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Benson Beach Amphitheater

    Come learn about the lighthouse keeper's dedication to keeping mariners safe and it's impact on their daily life.

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  11. Cape Disappointment Daily Activities - Shipwrecks in the Graveyard of the Pacific

    July 24, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Beard's Hollow parking lot

    Why have so many ships met disaster at the mouth of the Columbia River? Learn about some of the famous shipwrecks of the area. Meet at Beard’s Hollow parking lot. Easy, 1 mile hike.

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  12. Cape Disappointment Evening Program - Mapping the Last Frontier

    July 26, 2018, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Benson Beach Amphitheater

    Discover how the coast of the Pacific Northwest was explored and the men who shaped the world’s view of the West.

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  13. Cape Disappointment Waikiki Beach concert series

    July 28, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Waikiki Beach Amphitheater

    Resolectrics

    A soulful blend of rock, classic rhythm & blues, and folk that will move you with bluesy riffs and swampy grooves.

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  14. Cape Disappointment Guided Hike - Storm of the Century Pours Concrete at North Head

    July 29, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Cape Disappointment State Park

    Guided Hike at Bell’s View Interpretive Trail at North Head. Easy, 1 hour hike.

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  15. Cape Disappointment Evening Program - Keepers of the Beacon

    July 30, 2018, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Benson Beach Amphitheater

    Learn about the lighthouse keeper’s dedication to keeping mariners safe and it’s impact on their daily life.

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  16. Cape Disappointment Daily Activities - Shipwrecks in the Graveyard of the Pacific

    July 31, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Beard's Hallow parking lot

    Why have so many ships met disaster at the mouth of the Columbia River? Learn about some of the famous shipwrecks of the area. Meet at Beard’s Hallow parking lot. Easy, 1 mile.

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Commission and public meetings

  1. Regular Commission Meeting

    July 12, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Vancouver City Hall - Council Chambers

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Dash Point State Park

  1. LOWEST TIDES OF SUMMER! Beach Naturalist at Dash Point State Park

    July 12, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Dash Point State Park

    Not only will you witness Puget Sound's multitude of marine plants and animals, you'll also see beach naturalists: advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beachgoers.

    Beach naturalists know their beaches: they can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more.

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  2. LOWEST TIDES OF SUMMER! Beach Naturalist at Dash Point State Park

    July 13, 2018, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Dash Point State Park

    Not only will you witness Puget Sound's multitude of marine plants and animals, you'll also see beach naturalists: advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beachgoers.

    Beach naturalists know their beaches: they can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more.

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  3. LOWEST TIDES OF SUMMER! Beach Naturalist at Dash Point State Park

    July 14, 2018, 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Dash Point State Park

    Not only will you witness Puget Sound's multitude of marine plants and animals, you'll also see beach naturalists: advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beachgoers.

    Beach naturalists know their beaches: they can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more.

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  4. Beach Naturalist at Dash Point State Park

    July 15, 2018, 11:15 AM - 2:45 PM @ Dash Point State Park

    Not only will you witness Puget Sound's multitude of marine plants and animals, you'll also see beach naturalists: advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beachgoers.

    Beach naturalists know their beaches: they can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more.

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Deception Pass State Park

  1. Discovery Center

    July 1, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Stop by our Discovery Center at Rosario beach anytime from noon to 4 p.m. to check out the displays or talk with our expert volunteers from the Deception Pass Park Foundation. Located in a historic Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) bathhouse, the center is jam-packed with animal pelts, microscopes, tide pool critters and a coloring table. A visit here should be on your must-do list while in the park. The Discovery Center is sponsored by the Deception Pass Park Foundation.

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  2. Guided hike

    July 4, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Join us for a slow-paced, family-friendly, one-hour, 0.9-mile guided hike along the North Beach trail. Beginning at the amphitheater, we will walk through a beautiful old growth forest and explore local wildlife, plants, geology and history as we make stops along the way.

    This is a one-way hike that ends at the North Beach parking lot. Feel free to join us as we walk back to the amphitheater along the beach, take the same trail back or even explore the bridge. We hope to see you there!

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  3. Discovery Center

    July 4, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Stop by our Discovery Center at Rosario beach anytime from noon to 4 p.m. to check out the displays or talk with our expert volunteers from the Deception Pass Park Foundation. Located in a historic Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) bathhouse, the center is jam-packed with animal pelts, microscopes, tide pool critters and a coloring table. A visit here should be on your must-do list while in the park. The Discovery Center is sponsored by the Deception Pass Park Foundation.

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  4. Junior Ranger program

    July 4, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park Amphitheater

    Join us at the amphitheater for our family-friendly Junior Ranger programs. Beginning at 2 p.m., these programs offer kids of all ages a chance to learn about local trees, wildlife, ecosystems and more. Topics vary each week. Each program includes a short lesson, fun activity and a craft project. The best part is everyone walks away with their very own, very official Junior Ranger badge. We hope to see you there!

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  5. Guided hike

    July 7, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Join us for a slow-paced, family-friendly, one-hour, 0.9-mile guided hike along the North Beach trail. Beginning at the amphitheater, we will walk through a beautiful old-growth forest and explore local wildlife, plants, geology and history as we make stops along the way.

    This is a one-way hike that ends at the North Beach parking lot. Feel free to join us as we walk back to the amphitheater along the beach, take the same trail back or even explore the bridge. We hope to see you there!

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  6. Discovery Center

    July 7, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Stop by our Discovery Center at Rosario beach anytime from noon to 4 p.m. to check out the displays or talk with our expert volunteers from the Deception Pass Park Foundation. Located in a historic Civilian Conservation Corps bathhouse, the center is jam-packed with animal pelts, microscopes, tide pool critters and a coloring table. A visit here should be on your must-do list while in the park. The Discovery Center is sponsored by the Deception Pass Park Foundation.

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  7. Junior Ranger program

    July 7, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Deception Pass Amphitheater

    Join us at the amphitheater for our family-friendly Junior Ranger programs. Beginning at 2 p.m., these programs offer kids of all ages a chance to learn about local trees, wildlife, ecosystems and more. Topics vary each week. Each program includes a short lesson, fun activity and a craft project. The best part is everyone walks away with their very own, very official Junior Ranger badge. We hope to see you there!

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  8. Discovery Center

    July 8, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Stop by our Discovery Center at Rosario beach anytime from noon to 4 p.m. to check out the displays or talk with our expert volunteers from the Deception Pass Park Foundation. Located in a historic Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) bathhouse, the center is jam-packed with animal pelts, microscopes, tide pool critters and a coloring table. A visit here should be on your must-do list while in the park. The Discovery Center is sponsored by the Deception Pass Park Foundation.

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  9. Guided hike

    July 14, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Join us for a slow-paced, family-friendly, one-hour, 0.9-mile guided hike along the North Beach trail. Beginning at the amphitheater, we will walk through a beautiful old-growth forest and explore local wildlife, plants, geology and history as we make stops along the way.

    This is a one-way hike that ends at the North Beach parking lot. Feel free to join us as we walk back to the amphitheater along the beach, take the same trail back or even explore the bridge. We hope to see you there!

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  10. Discovery Center

    July 14, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Stop by our Discovery Center at Rosario beach anytime from noon to 4 p.m. to check out the displays or talk with our expert volunteers from the Deception Pass Park Foundation. Located in a historic Civilian Conservation Corps bathhouse, the center is jam-packed with animal pelts, microscopes, tide pool critters and a coloring table. A visit here should be on your must-do list while in the park. The Discovery Center is sponsored by the Deception Pass Park Foundation.

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  11. Junior Ranger program

    July 14, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Deception Pass Amphitheater

    Join us at the amphitheater for our family-friendly Junior Ranger programs. Beginning at 2 p.m., these programs offer kids of all ages a chance to learn about local trees, wildlife, ecosystems and more. Topics vary each week. Each program includes a short lesson, fun activity and a craft project. The best part is everyone walks away with their very own, very official Junior Ranger badge. We hope to see you there!

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  12. Discovery Center

    July 15, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Stop by our Discovery Center at Rosario beach anytime from noon to 4 p.m. to check out the displays or talk with our expert volunteers from the Deception Pass Park Foundation. Located in a historic Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) bathhouse, the center is jam-packed with animal pelts, microscopes, tide pool critters and a coloring table. A visit here should be on your must-do list while in the park. The Discovery Center is sponsored by the Deception Pass Park Foundation.

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  13. Explorer's hike with Matt Klope

    July 18, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Unleash your inner explorer! Join Matt Klope, retired wildlife biologist, on his fun-filled, family-friendly journey to find hidden treasures and learn about the natural aspects of Deception Pass. Beginning at the Discovery Center at Rosario, this will be a one-hour guided hike along the Rosario Beach/ Bowman Bay Trail stretching 0.5 miles.

    This is a one-way hike that ends at Bowman Bay, near the CCC Interpretive Center. Feel free to explore Bowman Bay or join Matt as he walks back to Rosario. We hope to see you there!

    This event is sponsored by Deception Pass Park Foundation.

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  14. Guided hike

    July 21, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Join us for a slow-paced, family-friendly, one-hour, 0.9-mile guided hike along the North Beach trail. Beginning at the amphitheater, we will walk through a beautiful old-growth forest and explore local wildlife, plants, geology and history as we make stops along the way.

    This is a one-way hike that ends at the North Beach parking lot. Feel free to join us as we walk back to the amphitheater along the beach, take the same trail back or even explore the bridge. We hope to see you there!

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  15. Discovery Center

    July 21, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Stop by our Discovery Center at Rosario beach anytime from noon to 4 p.m. to check out the displays or talk with our expert volunteers from the Deception Pass Park Foundation. Located in a historic Civilian Conservation Corps bathhouse, the center is jam-packed with animal pelts, microscopes, tide pool critters and a coloring table. A visit here should be on your must-do list while in the park. The Discovery Center is sponsored by the Deception Pass Park Foundation.

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  16. Junior Ranger program

    July 21, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Deception Pass Amphitheater

    Join us at the amphitheater for our family-friendly Junior Ranger programs. Beginning at 2 p.m., these programs offer kids of all ages a chance to learn about local trees, wildlife, ecosystems and more. Topics vary each week. Each program includes a short lesson, fun activity and a craft project. The best part is everyone walks away with their very own, very official Junior Ranger badge. We hope to see you there!

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  17. Discovery Center

    July 22, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Stop by our Discovery Center at Rosario beach anytime from noon to 4 p.m. to check out the displays or talk with our expert volunteers from the Deception Pass Park Foundation. Located in a historic Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) bathhouse, the center is jam-packed with animal pelts, microscopes, tide pool critters and a coloring table. A visit here should be on your must-do list while in the park. The Discovery Center is sponsored by the Deception Pass Park Foundation.

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  18. Guided hike

    July 28, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Join us for a slow-paced, family-friendly, one-hour, 0.9-mile guided hike along the North Beach trail. Beginning at the amphitheater, we will walk through a beautiful old-growth forest and explore local wildlife, plants, geology and history as we make stops along the way.

    This is a one-way hike that ends at the North Beach parking lot. Feel free to join us as we walk back to the amphitheater along the beach, take the same trail back or even explore the bridge. We hope to see you there!

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  19. Discovery Center

    July 28, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Stop by our Discovery Center at Rosario beach anytime from noon to 4 p.m. to check out the displays or talk with our expert volunteers from the Deception Pass Park Foundation. Located in a historic Civilian Conservation Corps bathhouse, the center is jam-packed with animal pelts, microscopes, tide pool critters and a coloring table. A visit here should be on your must-do list while in the park. The Discovery Center is sponsored by the Deception Pass Park Foundation.

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  20. Junior Ranger program

    July 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Deception Pass Amphitheater

    Join us at the amphitheater for our family-friendly Junior Ranger programs. Beginning at 2 p.m., these programs offer kids of all ages a chance to learn about local trees, wildlife, ecosystems and more. Topics vary each week. Each program includes a short lesson, fun activity and a craft project. The best part is everyone walks away with their very own, very official Junior Ranger badge. We hope to see you there!

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  21. Discovery Center

    July 29, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Stop by our Discovery Center at Rosario beach anytime from noon to 4 p.m. to check out the displays or talk with our expert volunteers from the Deception Pass Park Foundation. Located in a historic Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) bathhouse, the center is jam-packed with animal pelts, microscopes, tide pool critters and a coloring table. A visit here should be on your must-do list while in the park. The Discovery Center is sponsored by the Deception Pass Park Foundation.

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Fort Casey State Park

  1. Volunteer to paint the guns at Fort Casey

    July 16, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 18, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Fort Casey State Park

    Washington State Parks and Ebey's Landing National Historic Reserve invite you to help kick off our disappearing guns' 50th anniversary celebration by painting Battery Worth! Work shifts run from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Painting equipment will be provided, and everyone is welcome!

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Fort Worden State Park

  1. Voice Works – A Workshop for Singers

    June 26, 2018 - July 1, 2018

    You’ll learn new songs, about your range, and how to find your key. Join us for Centrum’s latest gathering of singers. Voice Works is held at Fort Worden State Park, a venue unparalleled in beauty and facility. Expect four days and five nights of intense fun, singing instruction, repertoire building, and merry music making with some top drawer vocalists.

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  2. Fiddle Tunes Workshop

    July 1, 2018 - July 8, 2018

    Spend a week living, learning, and playing music with masters of a wide variety of fiddling styles. Fiddle Tunes provides an opportunity to be in community with the bearers of fiddle traditions. The goals of the gathering are broader than improving your skills as a musician, and include discovering culture through music, learning music in a cultural context, and building lifelong relationships in the fiddle music community. To many, Fiddle Tunes is the finest summer fiddle camp in the US.

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  3. Free fridays at the fort

    July 6, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Centrum's popular lunchtime concert and reading series takes place on the lawn of the Nora Porter Commons building at Fort Worden State Park.

    This week features the Fiddle Tunes showcase.

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  4. Feel Good. Do Good. YOGA benefit for The Humane Society

    July 9, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Yoga benefits YOU, and these monthly by donation yoga classes benefit great causes in our COMMUNITY! Breathe. Stretch. Feel good. Do good. Donate what you can. Classes are taught by yoga teachers from many studios and are held at Madrona MindBody at Fort Worden.

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  5. Free fridays at the fort

    July 13, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Centrum's popular lunchtime concert and reading series takes place on the lawn of the Nora Porter Commons building at Fort Worden State Park.

    This week features Uncle Bonzai.

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  6. Beach Walk

    July 14, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Fort Worden State Park

    Explore the ebbs and flows of the marine coast environment.

    Meet at the Natural History Exhibit entrance for a guided low tide walk on the beach with Port Townsend Marine Science Center naturalists.

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  7. The Port Townsend Writers’ Conference

    July 15, 2018 - July 22, 2018

    The Port Townsend Writers’ Conference has been since 1974 at the wild heart of the thriving Pacific Northwest literary scene. With a focus on community and rigorous attention to craft, the Conference offers morning workshops, afternoon workshops, residencies, guided freewrites, and a vibrant readings and lectures series presented by vital, contemporary writers.

    Whether you’re new to writing, and seeking an inspirational environment to create new work; or simply desire to renew and recharge yourself in a writing retreat, the Port Townsend Writers’ Conference gives you the craft and connections to make breakthroughs in your work.

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  8. Port Townsend writers conference - public readings

    July 16, 2018, 7:00 PM

    During the Port Townsend writer's conference, a rich and diverse gathering of prose writers and poets will read from their works.

    Unless otherwise noted, all readings take place at the Joseph F. Wheeler Theater at Fort Worden State Park.

    All readings are free and open to the public.

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  9. Fort Worden Advisory Committee Meeting

    July 19, 2018, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    FWAC will be having their meeting in the JFK Building, #246.

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  10. Free fridays at the fort

    July 20, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Centrum's popular lunchtime concert and reading series takes place on the lawn of the Nora Porter Commons building at Fort Worden State Park.

    This week features Jack Dwyer.

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  11. Abakis concert

    July 21, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Fort Worden State Park

    Abakis (aka Aba Kiser) creates collaborative music that bridges new and old worlds. Her music is a delicate blend of classic soul, powerhouse vocals and kottke style fingerpicking.

    Don't miss your chance to see this talented musician in a quaint little venue.

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  12. Jazz Port Townsend – The Workshop

    July 22, 2018 - July 29, 2018

    Spend a week living and learning with some of the finest musicians in the jazz world. Led by Artistic Director John Clayton, Jazz Port Townsend is the summer jazz camp designed to take you to the next level of musicianship. There’s a lot to learn at Jazz Port Townsend in 2017. We’ve made changes in our Vocal Track and Educator Track we think you’ll love, and we have several instrumental faculty who are new this year. Whether it’s your first time here or your 31st, you’ll find lots of fresh input on how to improve throughout the year.

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  13. Free fridays at the fort

    July 27, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Centrum's popular lunchtime concert and reading series takes place on the lawn of the Nora Porter Commons building at Fort Worden State Park.

    This week features Jazz Big Band led by Clarence Acox.

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  14. Friends of Fort Worden trail maintenance party

    July 28, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Meet at the grass triangle at Memory's Vault on Artillery Hill. Work will include clearing and widening the Bluff Trail to improve access for hikers and bicyclists alike. Bring gloves, hand sheers and water. Coffee, tea and snacks provided.

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  15. Paint-A-Pet with Julie Read

    July 28, 2018, 9:30 AM - July 29, 2018, 4:00 PM

    This class will cover planning for your painting (composition, sketching, priming canvases), acrylic painting basics, brush choices, finishing a painting.

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  16. Paddlesports safety talk and presentation

    July 28, 2018, 1:30 PM

    It’s Paddle Safe Week—learn the basics of this lifetime sporting activity and get inspired about paddlesports, with wildlife-watching tips for paddlers. Meet at the boat launch at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, July 28. Presented by Sue Ellen White.

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  17. Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Workshop

    July 29, 2018 - August 5, 2018

    The downhome, back-porch vibe of this early acoustic blues program make this week feel like a family gathering. Over thirty of the country’s best acoustic blues musicians take participants on a journey through history and tradition with classes designed to honor traditions as well as build skills and inspire new traditions. Jam sessions stretch from the afternoons until dawn.

    This generous community shares your passion and energy, and we can almost guarantee that by the end of the week you AND your playing will be heading in new directions. Daily classes are offered in Delta, Piedmont, Hill Country, and Ragtime styles; blues guitar, finger-picking, slide guitar, harmonica, violin, mandolin, banjo, piano, bass, accordion, ukulele, singing, washboard, gospel choir and history, all taught by masters of early traditions. The faculty concerts at the end of the week are the grand finale to a blues experience you can’t find anywhere else.

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  18. Art Camp: Go figure (ages 12-15)

    July 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - August 3, 2018, 4:00 PM

    Learn how to draw people, realistically. Ever struggled with getting the pose of a character right but are not sure how to fix it? Or maybe you can draw individual parts, but can’t fit them together to look right. Learn the secrets of proportion and how to put everything together. Create faces with real expression. It’s amazing how with a few simple tricks, techniques and secrets of the masters, you can learn how to draw real people. Beginners are welcome. No experience necessary. A limited number of scholarships are available.

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Grayland Beach State Park

  1. Windriders Kite Festival

    July 13, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 15, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Grayland Road Beach Approach

    Hundreds of colorful kites dancing on the ocean breeze. Come as a spectator or bring a kite and join in on the activities for all ages. Kite competitions, children's kites and teddy bear drops.

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Jarrell Cove State Park

  1. Nick & The Underdawgs - Nicks Night Out Tour

    July 7, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Jarrell Cove State Park

    Join us at Jarrell Cove for a night of music brought to you by Nick and the Underdawgs! This is a father-son duo who play indie-blues music and a Beatles tribute.

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Kopachuck State Park

  1. Kopachuck State Park Harbor Wild Watch Beach Walk

    July 12, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Kopachuck State Park

    Get to know the unique animals that inhabit the intertidal zone with biologists and volunteer naturalists! Our low-tide walks are FREE and suitable for all ages. Each beach walk will last 60-90 minutes and includes a lesson on beach etiquette.

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Lake Easton State Park

  1. Junior Ranger programs at Lake Easton

    July 1, 2018, 9:00 AM

    Become a Junior Ranger! Activities and games for children will entertain adults as well. Adults are required to stay with their children during programs. Meet at the amphitheater near the day use/swim beach parking lot.

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  2. Lake Easton campground program

    July 6, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

    Bring the family and enjoy this 45 minute program on a natural, cultural or historic theme related to this park. Topics will vary throughout the summer and will be posted weekly at the park. Meet at the amphitheater near the day use/swim beach parking lot.

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  3. Lake Easton campground program

    July 7, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

    Bring the family and enjoy this 45 minute program on a natural, cultural or historic theme related to this park. Topics will vary throughout the summer and will be posted weekly at the park. Meet at the amphitheater near the day use/swim beach parking lot.

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  4. Junior Ranger programs at Lake Easton

    July 8, 2018, 9:00 AM

    Become a Junior Ranger! Activities and games for children will entertain adults as well. Adults are required to stay with their children during programs. Meet at the amphitheater near the day use/swim beach parking lot.

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  5. Junior Ranger programs at Lake Easton

    July 15, 2018, 9:00 AM

    Become a Junior Ranger! Activities and games for children will entertain adults as well. Adults are required to stay with their children during programs. Meet at the amphitheater near the day use/swim beach parking lot.

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  6. Lake Easton campground program

    July 20, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

    Bring the family and enjoy this 45 minute program on a natural, cultural or historic theme related to this park. Topics will vary throughout the summer and will be posted weekly at the park. Meet at the amphitheater near the day use/swim beach parking lot.

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  7. Lake Easton campground program

    July 21, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

    Bring the family and enjoy this 45 minute program on a natural, cultural or historic theme related to this park. Topics will vary throughout the summer and will be posted weekly at the park. Meet at the amphitheater near the day use/swim beach parking lot.

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  8. Junior Ranger programs at Lake Easton

    July 22, 2018, 9:00 AM

    Become a Junior Ranger! Activities and games for children will entertain adults as well. Adults are required to stay with their children during programs. Meet at the amphitheater near the day use/swim beach parking lot.

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  9. Junior Ranger programs at Lake Easton

    July 29, 2018, 9:00 AM

    Become a Junior Ranger! Activities and games for children will entertain adults as well. Adults are required to stay with their children during programs. Meet at the amphitheater near the day use/swim beach parking lot.

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Lake Sammamish State Park

  1. Discovery hike

    July 1, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Meet at Sunset Beach to join park staff in an exploration of wetland ecosystems at Lake Sammamish State Park. Explore the unique cultural and natural beauty of this urban state park wild discovering the value of wetland habitats. Programs are appropriate for people of all ages and abilities. Sturdy shoes and water are recommended. All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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  2. Junior Ranger hike

    July 1, 2018, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Meet at Sunset Beach to join park staff in a fun, family-friendly exploration of wetland ecosystems especially tailored for ages 4 to 8. Explore and play games while discovering the value of wetland habitats. Programs are appropriate for people of all abilities. Sturdy shoes, snacks, and water are recommended. All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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  3. Junior Ranger programs

    July 6, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Meet at Sunset Beach Bathhouse. Discover amazing animals, wacky wetlands and how to be a steward of parks while participating in a fun family-friendly program designed for youth ages 4 to 12. Junior Ranger programs are provided weekly on a different topic each week. All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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  4. Mini ranger programs

    July 7, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Meet at Sunset Beach Bathhouse. Listen to stories and play games while exploring nature in a family-friendly program designed for children 2 to 6. The mini ranger programs are provided weekly on different topics. All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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  5. Junior Ranger program

    July 7, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Meet at Sunset Beach Bathhouse. Discover amazing animals, wacky wetlands and how to b a steward of parks while participating in a fun family-friendly program designed for youth ages 4 to 12. Junior Ranger programs are provided weekly on a different topic each week. All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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  6. Junior Ranger programs

    July 13, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Meet at Sunset Beach Bathhouse. Discover amazing animals, wacky wetlands and how to be a steward of parks while participating in a fun family-friendly program designed for youth ages 4 to 12. Junior Ranger programs are provided weekly on a different topic each week. All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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  7. Mini ranger programs

    July 14, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Meet at Sunset Beach Bathhouse. Listen to stories and play games while exploring nature in a family-friendly program designed for children 2 to 6. The mini ranger programs are provided weekly on different topics. All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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  8. Junior Ranger program

    July 14, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Meet at Sunset Beach Bathhouse. Discover amazing animals, wacky wetlands and how to b a steward of parks while participating in a fun family-friendly program designed for youth ages 4 to 12. Junior Ranger programs are provided weekly on a different topic each week. All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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  9. Junior Ranger programs

    July 20, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Meet at Sunset Beach Bathhouse. Discover amazing animals, wacky wetlands and how to be a steward of parks while participating in a fun family-friendly program designed for youth ages 4 to 12. Junior Ranger programs are provided weekly on a different topic each week. All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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  10. Mini ranger programs

    July 21, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Meet at Sunset Beach Bathhouse. Listen to stories and play games while exploring nature in a family-friendly program designed for children 2 to 6. The mini ranger programs are provided weekly on different topics. All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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  11. Junior Ranger program

    July 21, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Meet at Sunset Beach Bathhouse. Discover amazing animals, wacky wetlands and how to b a steward of parks while participating in a fun family-friendly program designed for youth ages 4 to 12. Junior Ranger programs are provided weekly on a different topic each week. All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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  12. Junior Ranger programs

    July 27, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Meet at Sunset Beach Bathhouse. Discover amazing animals, wacky wetlands and how to be a steward of parks while participating in a fun family-friendly program designed for youth ages 4 to 12. Junior Ranger programs are provided weekly on a different topic each week. All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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  13. Mini ranger programs

    July 28, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Meet at Sunset Beach Bathhouse. Listen to stories and play games while exploring nature in a family-friendly program designed for children 2 to 6. The mini ranger programs are provided weekly on different topics. All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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  14. Junior Ranger program

    July 28, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Meet at Sunset Beach Bathhouse. Discover amazing animals, wacky wetlands and how to b a steward of parks while participating in a fun family-friendly program designed for youth ages 4 to 12. Junior Ranger programs are provided weekly on a different topic each week. All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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Lime Kiln Point State Park

  1. Lighthouse tours

    July 5, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

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  2. Lighthouse tours

    July 7, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

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  3. Art and science in the park

    July 10, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Meet Ranger David Halpern at the Lime Kiln Point Interpretive Center for science and art programs that will include learning about arachnids or fish, how to make a map or compass, wood grains and growth, and how to make a replica eagle’s nest.

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  4. Lighthouse tours

    July 12, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

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  5. Park and intertidal explorations

    July 14, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Join Friends of Lime Kiln Society's naturalists as they lead explorations of the park and tide pools while sharing all of the cool things in our very own special microcosm of the Salish Sea. Meet at the park Interpretive Center. Please be sure to bring water and wear appropriate gear for rocky trails and shoreline conditions.

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  6. Lighthouse tours

    July 14, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

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  7. Park and intertidal explorations

    July 15, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Join Friends of Lime Kiln Society's naturalists as they lead explorations of the park and tidepools while sharing all of the cool things in our very own special microcosm of the Salish Sea. Meet at the park Interpretive Center. Please be sure to bring water and wear appropriate gear for rocky trails and shoreline conditions.

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  8. Art and science in the park

    July 17, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Meet Ranger David Halpern at the Lime Kiln Point Interpretive Center for science and art programs that will include learning about arachnids or fish, how to make a map or compass, wood grains and growth, and how to make a replica eagle’s nest.

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  9. Lighthouse tour

    July 19, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Join the Friends of Lime Kiln Society's volunteers for a tour of the historic lighthouse at Lime Kiln Point.

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  10. Park and intertidal explorations

    July 20, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Join Friends of Lime Kiln Society's naturalists as they lead explorations of the park and tide pools while sharing all of the cool things in our very own special microcosm of the Salish Sea. Meet at the park Interpretive Center. Please be sure to bring water and wear appropriate gear for rocky trails and shoreline conditions.

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  11. Whale talk with Dr. Otis

    July 20, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Join Dr. Bob Otis, a whale researcher at Lime Kiln Point on San Juan Island for over 25 years, to learn about Southern Resident killer whales. Meet at the lighthouse for the presentation.

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  12. Wolf Hollow wild things

    July 21, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Stop by to look at the educational displays at the Wolf Hollow table. Naturalists from the Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center are available to answer all your questions about local wildlife and spark an interest in the many wild creatures that live all around us.

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  13. Park and intertidal explorations

    July 21, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Join Friends of Lime Kiln Society's naturalists as they lead explorations of the park and tidepools while sharing all of the cool things in our very own special microcosm of the Salish Sea. Meet at the park Interpretive Center. Please be sure to bring water and wear appropriate gear for rocky trails and shoreline conditions.

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  14. Whale talk with Dr. Otis

    July 21, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Join Dr. Bob Otis, a whale researcher at Lime Kiln Point on San Juan Island for over 25 years, to learn about Southern Resident killer whales. Meet at the lighthouse for the presentation.

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  15. Lighthouse tour

    July 21, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Join the Friends of Lime Kiln Society's volunteers for a tour of the historic lighthouse at Lime Kiln Point.

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  16. Park and intertidal explorations

    July 22, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Join Friends of Lime Kiln Society's naturalists as they lead explorations of the park and tidepools while sharing all of the cool things in our very own special microcosm of the Salish Sea. Meet at the park Interpretive Center. Please be sure to bring water and wear appropriate gear for rocky trails and shoreline conditions.

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  17. Art and science in the park

    July 24, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Meet Ranger David Halpern at the Lime Kiln Point Interpretive Center for science and art programs that will include learning about arachnids or fish, how to make a map or compass, wood grains and growth, and how to make a replica eagle’s nest.

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  18. Lighthouse tour

    July 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Join the Friends of Lime Kiln Society's volunteers for a tour of the historic lighthouse at Lime Kiln Point.

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  19. Park and intertidal explorations

    July 27, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Join Friends of Lime Kiln Society's naturalists as they lead explorations of the park and tidepools while sharing all of the cool things in our very own special microcosm of the Salish Sea. Meet at the park Interpretive Center. Please be sure to bring water and wear appropriate gear for rocky trails and shoreline conditions.

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  20. Whale talk with Dr. Otis

    July 27, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Join Dr. Bob Otis, a whale researcher at Lime Kiln Point on San Juan Island for over 25 years, to learn about Southern Resident killer whales. Meet at the lighthouse for the presentation.

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  21. Wolf Hollow wild things

    July 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Stop by to look at the educational displays at the Wolf Hollow table. Naturalists from the Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center are available to answer all your questions about local wildlife and spark an interest in the many wild creatures that live all around us.

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  22. Park and intertidal explorations

    July 28, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Join Friends of Lime Kiln Society's naturalists as they lead explorations of the park and tidepools while sharing all of the cool things in our very own special microcosm of the Salish Sea. Meet at the park Interpretive Center. Please be sure to bring water and wear appropriate gear for rocky trails and shoreline conditions.

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  23. Whale talk with Dr. Otis

    July 28, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Join Dr. Bob Otis, a whale researcher at Lime Kiln Point on San Juan Island for over 25 years, to learn about Southern Resident killer whales. Meet at the lighthouse for the presentation.

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  24. Lighthouse tour

    July 28, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Join the Friends of Lime Kiln Society's volunteers for a tour of the historic lighthouse at Lime Kiln Point.

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  25. Park and intertidal explorations

    July 29, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Join Friends of Lime Kiln Society's naturalists as they lead explorations of the park and tidepools while sharing all of the cool things in our very own special microcosm of the Salish Sea. Meet at the park Interpretive Center. Please be sure to bring water and wear appropriate gear for rocky trails and shoreline conditions.

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  26. Art and science in the park

    July 31, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lime Kiln Point State Park

    Meet Ranger David Halpern at the Lime Kiln Point Interpretive Center for science and art programs that will include learning about arachnids or fish, how to make a map or compass, wood grains and growth, and how to make a replica eagle’s nest.

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Manchester State Park

  1. Manchester State Park Harbor Wild Watch beach walks

    July 13, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Manchester State Park

    Get to know the unique animals that inhabit the intertidal zone with biologists and volunteer naturalists! Our low-tide walks are FREE and suitable for all ages. Each beach walk will last 60-90 minutes and includes a lesson on beach etiquette.

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  2. Manchester State Park Harbor Wild Watch beach walks

    July 14, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Manchester State Park

    Get to know the unique animals that inhabit the intertidal zone with biologists and volunteer naturalists! Our low-tide walks are FREE and suitable for all ages. Each beach walk will last 60-90 minutes and includes a lesson on beach etiquette.

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  3. Manchester State Park Junior Ranger Program

    July 14, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Manchester State Park

    Kids of all ages are encouraged to join our Junior Ranger Program. This 30 minute program will talk about the history, wildlife and plants of Manchester State Park.

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  4. Manchester State Park Junior Ranger Program

    July 21, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Manchester State Park

    Kids of all ages are encouraged to join our Junior Ranger Program. This 30 minute program will talk about the history, wildlife and plants of Manchester State Park.

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  5. Manchester State Park Junior Ranger Program

    July 27, 2018, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Manchester State Park

    Kids of all ages are encouraged to join our Junior Ranger Program. This 30 minute program will talk about the history, wildlife and plants of Manchester State Park.

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  6. Manchester State Park close encounters with birds of prey from the Pacific Northwest

    July 28, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Manchester State Park

    Get up close and personal with the American Kestrel, a bird of prey from the Pacific Northwest. Learn what makes this bird an avid hunter and the unique qualities it portrays in this 60 minute program.

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Ocean City State Park

  1. 2018 Ocean Shores Beach Blast

    July 6, 2018 - July 8, 2018 @ Damon Road beach access

    Mark your calendar for the second weekend of July and visit Washington's top beach destination, Ocean Shores!

    The Beach Blast features a variety of live music, vendors, s'mores, beach-related activities and tournaments for all ages!

    Free Admission - Free Parking

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Olmstead Place State Park

  1. Junior Ranger programs at Olmstead Place

    July 21, 2018, 9:00 AM

    Become a Junior Ranger! Activities and games for children will entertain adults as well. Adults are required to stay with their children during programs. Meet at the south end of N. Ferguson Road (circle parking lot nearest I-90).

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Penrose Point State Park

  1. Penrose Point State Point Harbor Wild Watch Beach Walk

    July 12, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Penrose Point State Park

    Get to know the unique animals that inhabit the intertidal zone with biologists and volunteer naturalists! Our low-tide walks are FREE and suitable for all ages. Each beach walk will last 60-90 minutes and includes a lesson on beach etiquette.

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  2. Penrose Point State Point Harbor Wild Watch Beach Walk

    July 13, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Penrose Point State Park

    Get to know the unique animals that inhabit the intertidal zone with biologists and volunteer naturalists! Our low-tide walks are FREE and suitable for all ages. Each beach walk will last 60-90 minutes and includes a lesson on beach etiquette.

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  3. Penrose Point State Point Harbor Wild Watch Beach Walk

    July 15, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Penrose Point State Park

    Get to know the unique animals that inhabit the intertidal zone with biologists and volunteer naturalists! Our low-tide walks are FREE and suitable for all ages. Each beach walk will last 60-90 minutes and includes a lesson on beach etiquette.

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Saint Edward State Park

  1. Nature Nook

    July 12, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Saint Edward State Park

    While listening to the city of Kenmore concert series at Saint Edward, drop by the Nature Nook table to discover feathers, skulls, tracks and more. This activity is for people of all ages All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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  2. Nature Nook

    July 19, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Saint Edward State Park

    While listening to the city of Kenmore concert series at Saint Edward, drop by the Nature Nook table to discover feathers, skulls, tracks and more. This activity is for people of all ages All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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  3. Nature Nook

    July 26, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Saint Edward State Park

    While listening to the city of Kenmore concert series at Saint Edward, drop by the Nature Nook table to discover feathers, skulls, tracks and more. This activity is for people of all ages All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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Saltwater State Park

  1. LOWEST TIDES OF SUMMER! Beach Naturalist at Saltwater State Park

    July 12, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Saltwater State Park

    Not only will you witness Puget Sound's multitude of marine plants and animals, you'll also see beach naturalists: advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beachgoers.

    Beach naturalists know their beaches: they can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more.

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  2. LOWEST TIDES OF SUMMER! Beach Naturalist at Saltwater State Park

    July 13, 2018, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Saltwater State Park

    Not only will you witness Puget Sound's multitude of marine plants and animals, you'll also see beach naturalists: advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beachgoers.

    Beach naturalists know their beaches: they can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more.

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  3. LOWEST TIDES OF SUMMER! Beach Naturalist at Saltwater State Park

    July 14, 2018, 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Saltwater State Park

    Not only will you witness Puget Sound's multitude of marine plants and animals, you'll also see beach naturalists: advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beachgoers.

    Beach naturalists know their beaches: they can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more.

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  4. Beach Naturalist at Saltwater State Park

    July 15, 2018, 11:15 AM - 2:45 PM @ Saltwater State Park

    Not only will you witness Puget Sound's multitude of marine plants and animals, you'll also see beach naturalists: advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beachgoers.

    Beach naturalists know their beaches: they can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more.

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  5. Beach Naturalist at Saltwater State Park

    July 28, 2018, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Saltwater State Park

    Not only will you witness Puget Sound's multitude of marine plants and animals, you'll also see beach naturalists: advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beachgoers.

    Beach naturalists know their beaches: they can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more.

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Seaquest State Park

  1. Mt. St. Helens Visitor Center formal talks

    June 1, 2018 - September 3, 2018 @ Mount St. Helens Interpretive Center

    These interpretive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mt. St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes. Programs last 15 to 20 minutes and take place outside at the amphitheater.

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  2. Mt. St. Helens Visitor Center wetland guided walks

    July 1, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Mount St. Helens Interpretive Center

    Visitors will explore the wetland ecosystem of Silver Lake on a flat, slow-paced, 45-minute guided walk. Created from a Mt. St. Helens' eruption thousands of years ago, this area is home to unique flora and fauna, as well as an abundance of migratory birds.

    All programs are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather, staffing availability and attendance levels. Program information is advertised daily on the visitor's center front bulletin.

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  3. Junior Ranger program

    July 6, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Seaquest State Park

    These family-friendly evening programs are geared towards children of all ages and last approximately one hour. They provide the perfect blend of learning and entertainment for families camping at Seaquest or at the end of a long day trip. Park staff will give lessons on the local and regional wildlife, geology and ecosystems. Fun interactive crafts and activities are also scheduled.

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  4. Junior Ranger program

    July 7, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Seaquest State Park

    These family-friendly evening programs are geared towards children of all ages and last approximately one hour. They provide the perfect blend of learning and entertainment for families camping at Seaquest or at the end of a long day trip. Park staff will give lessons on the local and regional wildlife, geology and ecosystems. Fun interactive crafts and activities are also scheduled.

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  5. Mt. St. Helens Visitor Center wetland guided walks

    July 8, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Mount St. Helens Interpretive Center

    Visitors will explore the wetland ecosystem of Silver Lake on a flat, slow-paced, 45-minute guided walk. Created from a Mt. St. Helens' eruption thousands of years ago, this area is home to unique flora and fauna, as well as an abundance of migratory birds.

    All programs are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather, staffing availability and attendance levels. Program information is advertised daily on the visitor's center front bulletin.

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  6. Junior Ranger program

    July 13, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Seaquest State Park

    These family-friendly evening programs are geared towards children of all ages and last approximately one hour. They provide the perfect blend of learning and entertainment for families camping at Seaquest or at the end of a long day trip. Park staff will give lessons on the local and regional wildlife, geology and ecosystems. Fun interactive crafts and activities are also scheduled.

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  7. Junior Ranger program

    July 14, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Seaquest State Park

    These family-friendly evening programs are geared towards children of all ages and last approximately one hour. They provide the perfect blend of learning and entertainment for families camping at Seaquest or at the end of a long day trip. Park staff will give lessons on the local and regional wildlife, geology and ecosystems. Fun interactive crafts and activities are also scheduled.

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  8. Mt. St. Helens Visitor Center wetland guided walks

    July 15, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Mount St. Helens Interpretive Center

    Visitors will explore the wetland ecosystem of Silver Lake on a flat, slow-paced, 45-minute guided walk. Created from a Mt. St. Helens' eruption thousands of years ago, this area is home to unique flora and fauna, as well as an abundance of migratory birds.

    All programs are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather, staffing availability and attendance levels. Program information is advertised daily on the visitor's center front bulletin.

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  9. Junior Ranger program

    July 20, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Seaquest State Park

    These family-friendly evening programs are geared towards children of all ages and last approximately one hour. They provide the perfect blend of learning and entertainment for families camping at Seaquest or at the end of a long day trip. Park staff will give lessons on the local and regional wildlife, geology and ecosystems. Fun interactive crafts and activities are also scheduled.

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  10. Junior Ranger program

    July 21, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Seaquest State Park

    These family-friendly evening programs are geared towards children of all ages and last approximately one hour. They provide the perfect blend of learning and entertainment for families camping at Seaquest or at the end of a long day trip. Park staff will give lessons on the local and regional wildlife, geology and ecosystems. Fun interactive crafts and activities are also scheduled.

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  11. Mt. St. Helens Visitor Center wetland guided walks

    July 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Mount St. Helens Interpretive Center

    Visitors will explore the wetland ecosystem of Silver Lake on a flat, slow-paced, 45-minute guided walk. Created from a Mt. St. Helens' eruption thousands of years ago, this area is home to unique flora and fauna, as well as an abundance of migratory birds.

    All programs are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather, staffing availability and attendance levels. Program information is advertised daily on the visitor's center front bulletin.

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  12. Junior Ranger program

    July 27, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Seaquest State Park

    These family-friendly evening programs are geared towards children of all ages and last approximately one hour. They provide the perfect blend of learning and entertainment for families camping at Seaquest or at the end of a long day trip. Park staff will give lessons on the local and regional wildlife, geology and ecosystems. Fun interactive crafts and activities are also scheduled.

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  13. Junior Ranger program

    July 28, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Seaquest State Park

    These family-friendly evening programs are geared towards children of all ages and last approximately one hour. They provide the perfect blend of learning and entertainment for families camping at Seaquest or at the end of a long day trip. Park staff will give lessons on the local and regional wildlife, geology and ecosystems. Fun interactive crafts and activities are also scheduled.

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  14. Mt. St. Helens Visitor Center wetland guided walks

    July 29, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Mount St. Helens Interpretive Center

    Visitors will explore the wetland ecosystem of Silver Lake on a flat, slow-paced, 45-minute guided walk. Created from a Mt. St. Helens' eruption thousands of years ago, this area is home to unique flora and fauna, as well as an abundance of migratory birds.

    All programs are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather, staffing availability and attendance levels. Program information is advertised daily on the visitor's center front bulletin.

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Spencer Spit State Park

  1. Coffee with the birds

    July 12, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Spencer Spit State Park

    Join our interpretive hosts at Spencer Spit State Park for a relaxing morning of birding! Bring your coffee mug; we'll supply the fresh brewed coffee, cream and sweetener, and hot chocolate for the kids. We'll enjoy a slideshow of birds found on Spencer Spit, then explore the marsh, shoreline and forest in search of birds. Meet at the Nature Center located at the entrance of the campground.

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  2. Coffee with the birds

    July 19, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Spencer Spit State Park

    Join our interpretive hosts at Spencer Spit State Park for a relaxing morning of birding! Bring your coffee mug; we'll supply the fresh brewed coffee, cream and sweetener, and hot chocolate for the kids. We'll enjoy a slideshow of birds found on Spencer Spit, then explore the marsh, shoreline and forest in search of birds. Meet at the Nature Center located at the entrance of the campground.

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  3. Coffee with the birds

    July 26, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Spencer Spit State Park

    Join our interpretive hosts at Spencer Spit State Park for a relaxing morning of birding! Bring your coffee mug; we'll supply the fresh brewed coffee, cream and sweetener, and hot chocolate for the kids. We'll enjoy a slideshow of birds found on Spencer Spit, then explore the marsh, shoreline and forest in search of birds. Meet at the Nature Center located at the entrance of the campground.

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Wallace Falls State Park

  1. Wallace Falls evening program

    July 13, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Wallace Falls

    Meet park staff at Wallace Falls State Park's amphitheater and discover flora and fauna unique to the Pacific Northwest . Learn how to safely interact with wildlife and identify local plants, and find out about the regions fascinating history. Topics will change monthly. All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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  2. Wallace Falls evening program

    July 27, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Wallace Falls

    Meet park staff at Wallace Falls State Park's amphitheater and discover flora and fauna unique to the Pacific Northwest . Learn how to safely interact with wildlife and identify local plants, and find out about the regions fascinating history. Topics will change monthly. All programs are subject to cancellation due to weather or staffing availability.

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Wanapum Recreational Area

  1. Wanapum Recreation Area campground program

    July 13, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

    Bring the family and enjoy this 45 minute program on a natural, cultural or historic theme related to this park. Topics will vary throughout the summer and will be posted weekly at the park. Bring a chair and meet in the grassy area between the host site and the bathroom.

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  2. Wanapum Recreation Area campground program

    July 14, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

    Bring the family and enjoy this 45 minute program on a natural, cultural or historic theme related to this park. Topics will vary throughout the summer and will be posted weekly at the park. Bring a chair and meet in the grassy area between the host site and the bathroom.

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Westport Light State Park

  1. Run Like the Wind Fun Run/Walk

    July 8, 2018, 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM @ Westport Light

    5K fun run/walk, 10K run. Starts at the restrooms and follows dune trail to Half Moon Bay and back.

    Preregister by July 2 via mail or in person by July 6 at Brady's Oysters 3714 Highway 105, Aberdeen or the Wesptort/Grayland Chamber of Commerce office at 2985 S. Montesano Street, Westport.

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Yakima Sportsman State Park

  1. Yakima Sportsman evening programs

    July 27, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

    Bring the family and enjoy this 45 minute program on a natural, cultural or historic theme related to this park. Topics will vary throughout the summer and will be posted weekly at the park. Bring a chair and meet at the entrance to the campground.

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  2. Yakima Sportsman evening programs

    July 28, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

    Bring the family and enjoy this 45 minute program on a natural, cultural or historic theme related to this park. Topics will vary throughout the summer and will be posted weekly at the park. Bring a chair and meet at the entrance to the campground.

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