UPCOMING EVENTS

April 24, 2017
  • Poetry on Buses Launch Party "Your Body of Water" - Seattle

    Date: April 24, 2017
    Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Location: Moore Theater, 1932 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98101, USA

    STG Presents & 4Culture welcomes the Poetry on Buses Launch Party to The Moore Theatre on April 24, 2017.

    Water moves through us, connects us, across beliefs and continents, through ancestral memories, stories and the rain that falls on us. Your body of water is part of the water cycle. Bring your cloudy, rainy, river self to the launch party of Poetry on Buses 2017! --Jourdan Imani Keith, Poet Planner

    Celebrate the launch of Poetry on Buses 2017, this year on buses, streetcars and trains, too! Join a free and all ages celebration of poetry and movement!

    More information at: https://www.stgpresents.org/tickets/alphabetical/eventdetail/3373/-/poetry-on-buses-launch-party

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April 25, 2017
  • Free Green Schools Resources Workshop - Tacoma

    Date: April 25, 2017
    Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Location: Tacoma Public Library, 1102 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma, WA 98402, USA

    Receive training and resources to green your school inside, outside and throughout the curriculum. For educators, school staff, parents, high school leaders and volunteers. Light dinner served, laptop recommended.

    Learn more about Eco-Schools USA at www.eco-schoolsusa.org!

    Register at http://tacomaeco-schools.brownpapertickets.com/

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April 27, 2017
  • Green Stormwater & RainWise Celebration - West Seattle

    Date: April 27, 2017
    Time: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Location: Peace Lutheran Church ELCA, 8316 39th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98136, USA

    Celebrate community and clean water at a rain garden celebration sponsored by King County’s RainWise program, hosted at Peace Lutheran Church in West Seattle on Thursday, April 27, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    Meet neighborhood ambassadors and faith-based leaders, and hear their stories of inspiration about why they chose to participate in the RainWise program.

    Also meet experienced contractors and RainWise representatives to learn how rain gardens, cisterns and other Green Stormwater Infrastructure helps protect Puget Sound water quality.

    More information at: http://www.700milliongallons.org/event/green-stormwater-rainwise-celebration/

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April 29, 2017
  • Free Auto Leak Workshop - Everett

    Date: April 29, 2017
    Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Sno-Isle Tech, 9001 Airport Rd, Everett, WA 98204, USA

    Concerned that your car might be leaking? Did you know that even a single drop on your driveway can mean a shorter lifespan for your car? Plus, leaks are the largest polluters of Puget Sound, so it’s also having a huge impact on the health of our local waters.

    Drivers can learn basic car care and get a free oil-leak inspection at the auto leaks workshops offered by the Department of Ecology and the Don’t Drip and Drive program. In addition to the professional inspection, the classes, valued at $125, will cover how to check basic car-care systems, vital fluids, belts, hoses, filters and much more.

    Many dates and times available at various locations! Head to https://fixcarleaks.org/workshop-events/ to see all workshop dates and to register.

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  • Snoqualmie Stewardship Volunteer Event: Earth Month Event - Carnation

    Date: April 29, 2017
    Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Location: Sinnema Farms, Across the street from, 26805 NE 100th St, Carnation, WA 98014

    Join Stewardship Partners as we celebrate Earth Month by restoring the banks of Ames Creek and the Snoqualmie River near Carnation, WA. Light refreshments, tools, gloves and an overview of the work we are doing, why it’s important and how to do it are provided. We’ll educate volunteers about the property and our restoration efforts in the Snoqualmie Valley.

    Participants will help us plant native trees and shrubs along the river bank, where the mouth of Ames Creek meets the Snoqualmie River. This lovely, historic site is part of a multi-generational farm and is currently home to a field of flowers tended by the Hmong community. Bring a lunch, snacks and a full water bottle and a coffee cup or travel mug for refreshments if you’d like.

    To sign up head to: http://www.stewardshippartners.org/volunteer-opportunity/2017-earth-month-streamside-restoration-event-at-sinnema-farms/

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  • WNPS CPS Chapter Native Plant Sale and Environmental Fair - Mercer Island

    Date: April 29, 2017
    Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: Mercerdale Park, 77th SE & SE 32nd, Mercer Island, WA 98040, USA

    You will find the largest local selection of beautiful native trees, shrubs, perennials, and ground covers for sale that are ideal for Western Washington gardens and vitally important for our birds and pollinators.

    Native plant experts will dispense gardening advice and answer your questions about native plants. There will also be an environmental fair.

    Proceeds from this event benefit WNPS-CPS and its education programs Members-only shopping starts at 9 am.! If you aren’t already a member, you can attend the member's only sale by purchasing an individual adult membership for $35 at the sale.

    For more information go to http://www.wnps.org/cps/plantsale

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May 3, 2017
  • Free Auto Leak Workshop - Marysville

    Date: May 3, 2017
    Time: 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Location: Marysville Pilchuck High School, 5611 108th St NE, Marysville, WA 98271, USA

    Concerned that your car might be leaking? Did you know that even a single drop on your driveway can mean a shorter lifespan for your car? Plus, leaks are the largest polluters of Puget Sound, so it’s also having a huge impact on the health of our local waters.

    Drivers can learn basic car care and get a free oil-leak inspection at the auto leaks workshops offered by the Department of Ecology and the Don’t Drip and Drive program. In addition to the professional inspection, the classes, valued at $125, will cover how to check basic car-care systems, vital fluids, belts, hoses, filters and much more.

    Many dates and times available at various locations! Head to https://fixcarleaks.org/workshop-events/ to see all workshop dates and to register.

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May 6, 2017
  • Free Workshop: Visualizing Change - Seattle

    Date: May 6, 2017
    Time: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Location: 1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101, USA

    Learn how to engage your audience around climate and ocean change with compelling narratives using global data visualizations.

    When: May 6, 2017 | 9:30am–5pm
    Where: The Seattle Aquarium
    1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59
    Seattle, WA 98101-2015
    This is a FREE one-day workshop, and lunch will be provided. Participants are responsible for travel. Bus ticket vouchers are available for transit reimbursement upon request.

    To register or for additional information, please email Nicole Killebrew: n.killebrew@seattleaquarium.org

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  • Westside Plant & Garden Art Fair - West Seattle

    Date: May 6, 2017
    Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Location: Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 7141 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98136, USA

    It's springtime in Seattle! And Mother's Day is just around the corner. Time to get creative in our homes and garden spaces (and pick up a little something for Mom along the way).

    DATE: Saturday, May 6 (10-3) and Sunday, May 7 (10-2)

    The Westside Plant & Garden Art Fair is here to help with perennial, veggie, herb & berry plants at exceptional prices, local artisans with handcrafted products for home & garden a "low-mileage" garden tool, accessory, and book sale opportunities to learn about local events, resources, and classes.

    Fresh sweet and savory treats from our "Garden Cafe" will be available. Pick up Mother's Day gifts including floral and succulent arrangements, cards, artisanal culinary products, handcrafted bath/body products & more!

    More information available from: http://westsidegardenfair.weebly.com/

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  • Wildlife in the City Festival - Seattle

    Date: May 6, 2017
    Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Location: Pacific Science Center, 200 2nd Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

    The National Wildlife Federation and local partners are proud to spearhead the first ever Seattle Wildlife in the City Week series which will celebrate and elevate the dynamic conservation movement that is alive in Seattle and across the Puget Sound region from May 1-6, 2017.

    The Wildlife in the City week will culminate with a festival on May 6th at the Pacific Science Center. We hope to see you there!

    More information: http://seattlewildlifeweek.org/

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May 9, 2017
  • Grey to Green Conference: Quantifying Green Infrastructure Live Webcast

    Date: May 9, 2017
    Time: 8:30 am - 6:30 pm

    The 2017 Grey to Green Conference: Quantifying Green Infrastructure explores the latest in performance, economic valuation, design, policy, and technology from Canada, the US, and worldwide. This interdisciplinary conference is the leading forum for designers, policy makers, manufacturers, growers, landscapers, and other green infrastructure professionals to discuss the benefits and growth of the green infrastructure industry.

    Attend the Grey to Green Live Webcast remotely and view keynote presentations and technical sessions from world-renowned speakers!

    Visit GreytoGreenConference.org to register to attend remotely.

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May 10, 2017
  • GiveBIG to Support Stewardship Partners!
    Date: May 10, 2017
    Time: All Day

    Now, more than ever, you can make an impact. GiveBIG is the day when the entire Greater Seattle region comes together to support the nonprofits that make our community a stronger, more vibrant place for all. It is a tremendous opportunity to collectively invest in the impactful and inspiring nonprofits that are such a critical part of our region’s fabric.

    Support the work of Stewardship Partners! https://www.givebigseattle.org/stewardship-partners

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  • 2017 Ecological Restoration Symposium: Applying Ecological Concepts to Project Design

    Date: May 10, 2017
    Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

    Location: Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105, USA

    An extensive network of professional restoration practitioners are actively engaged in restoring habitats in the Pacific Northwest. In the Ecological Restoration Symposium, we will present case studies to explore lessons learned from recent projects, enhance participants’ understanding and knowledge of best practices, and stimulate thinking about alternative approaches to tackle thorny problems. Come to ask questions, to hear your colleagues’ stories of their successes and challenges, and to learn about cutting-edge approaches being used to improve restoration project success.

    Cost: $85 (lunch included); Full-time students and corps members: $45

    This symposium is co-sponsored by the University of Washington Botanic Gardens and the Northwest Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration and is part of a new collaboration to provide continuing education for restoration ecology practitioners.

    Speakers, program information and registration available at: http://bit.ly/restoration-symposium

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May 13, 2017
  • Free Auto Leak Workshop - Seattle

    Date: May 13, 2017
    Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: South Seattle College, 6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106, USA

    Concerned that your car might be leaking? Did you know that even a single drop on your driveway can mean a shorter lifespan for your car? Plus, leaks are the largest polluters of Puget Sound, so it’s also having a huge impact on the health of our local waters.

    Drivers can learn basic car care and get a free oil-leak inspection at the auto leaks workshops offered by the Department of Ecology and the Don’t Drip and Drive program. In addition to the professional inspection, the classes, valued at $125, will cover how to check basic car-care systems, vital fluids, belts, hoses, filters and much more.

    Many dates and times available at various locations! Head to https://fixcarleaks.org/workshop-events/ to see all workshop dates and to register.

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  • Conifer Walk with Van Bobbitt - Seattle

    Date: May 13, 2017
    Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Location: Green Lake, Seattle, WA, USA

    The Northwest is full of beautiful and interesting conifers. Some natives such as Western Red Cedar and Douglas Fir. Others, while not technically considered native, nevertheless are common throughout our landscape such as Oriental Spruce.

    Join Van Bobbitt, a beloved and respected retired landscape horticulture instructor from South Seattle College, to learn more about various species of conifers that grow around Green Lake. Van taught at South Seattle for nearly 20 years, sharing with many generations of students his love, knowledge, and enthusiasm about a “group of plants [that] can be both awe-inspiring and magical” (Gardening with Conifers, Adrian Bloom, Firefly Books, 2002).

    Preregistration is required and space is limited. Specific meeting location will be sent upon registration.

    $20 – pre-registration only. Limited spots.
    More information: info@plantamnesty.org or 206-783-9813
    http://www.plantamnesty.org/events2

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May 17, 2017
  • Living Future Unconference 2017 - Seattle

    Date: May 17, 2017
    Time: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

    Location: The Westin Seattle, 1900 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101, United States

    Living Future is all about cross-industry collaboration. Regenerative design can only happen when all voices are brought to the table. If you’re interested in making a difference in your community, then there’s a place for you at Living Future.

    For more information and to register: http://livingfutureunconference.org/

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May 23, 2017
  • 2017 Urban Forest Symposium: Equity and the Urban Forest

    Date: May 23, 2017
    Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105, USA

    The 9th annual Urban Forest Symposium will explore the intersection of social justice and urban forestry. Attendees will hear from arborists and environmental stewardship organizations who are working to engage and serve diverse audiences. Urban forestry professionals and community organization leaders will discuss strategies to increase opportunities for communities of color and low-income communities to receive the benefits of urban forestry. Learn about tools you can use to apply an equity lens to your hiring, training, communications and engagement. Come to ask questions, to hear your colleagues’ stories of how their equity work looks and feels, and to develop a more informed perspective on the importance of equity within the field of urban forestry.

    First 100 registrations: $85 (lunch covered by sponsorship)
    Additional registrations: $100 per person
    Full-time students and corps members: $45
    Registration includes lunch and refreshments at reception.

    Speakers, program information and registration available at: http://bit.ly/urban-forest

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May 25, 2017
  • Free Auto Leak Workshop - Shoreline

    Date: May 25, 2017
    Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Location: Shoreline Community College, Shoreline, WA 98133, USA

    Concerned that your car might be leaking? Did you know that even a single drop on your driveway can mean a shorter lifespan for your car? Plus, leaks are the largest polluters of Puget Sound, so it’s also having a huge impact on the health of our local waters.

    Drivers can learn basic car care and get a free oil-leak inspection at the auto leaks workshops offered by the Department of Ecology and the Don’t Drip and Drive program. In addition to the professional inspection, the classes, valued at $125, will cover how to check basic car-care systems, vital fluids, belts, hoses, filters and much more.

    Many dates and times available at various locations! Head to https://fixcarleaks.org/workshop-events/ to see all workshop dates and to register.

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May 31, 2017
  • Green Shores for Homes Training Program

    Date: May 31, 2017
    Time: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105, USA

    This two-day workshop provides participants with in-depth knowledge about how the Green Shores credit and rating systems can be used to improve the quality of shoreline management projects. Green Shores for Homes is a voluntary program similar to green building rating programs such as Built Green and LEED with a focus on waterfront properties. A residential project receives points for design features.

    The content is of interest to professionals (biologists, engineers, planners, landscape architects) and contractors, local and regional government staff, and others seeking to implement the Green Shores program for a shoreline improvement, new design or development, or other related shoreline projects.

    Cost: $395

    To register and for more information go to: http://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Green-Shores-for-Homes-Training-Program-P1513C276.aspx

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July 10, 2017
  • Sound Science Summer Camp - Des Moines

    Date: July 10, 2017
    Time: 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

    Location: 28203 Redondo Beach Dr S, Des Moines, WA 98198, USA

    The MaST Center will be hosting its annual weeklong Sound Science Summer Camp 2017 on July 10-14. This camp is targeted at students who are currently in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades and takes place in Redondo, a beach front part of Des Moines, WA.

    The MaST Center fosters a culture of marine stewardship by engaging our community through interactive learning, personal relations and exploration.

    The MaST Center is looking for a crew of counselors to help out, both adults (paid position) and 6-12 graders (volunteer position). Great way to get some hands on experience in the marine field!

    For more information about the camp, see our brochure at https://www.dropbox.com/s/jdqibdwxegltefs/summercamp_brochure2017.pdf?dl=0

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July 20, 2017
  • Feast on the Farm 2017 - Carnation

    Date: July 20, 2017
    Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location: Full Circle Farm, 31904 NE 8th St, Carnation, WA 98014, USA

    Join us for the 2017 Feast on the Farm at Full Circle Farm.

    Head to feastonthefarm.org for more information!

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