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June 2019

Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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V.I.N.E. Squad

June 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 18, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on August 1, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on August 15, 2019 at 9:00am

Tenny Creek Neighborhood Park, 3104 N.E. 88th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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In partnership with Clark County Parks, the City of Vancouver invites you to join Vancouver's Ivy Near Elimination (V.I.N.E) Squad! Every Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon June 20 - August 15 (excluding Fourth of July), volunteers will remove ivy and other invasive species from LeRoy Haagen Memorial Park and Tenny Creek Park. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided.  People of all ages and abilities are welcome. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants…

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Crafts and Mocktails: Teen Botanical Wood Burning

June 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Artful Attic Boutique, 217 NE 3rd Ave
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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$45

Tweens and teens are invited to a craft and sip night (parents welcome) featuring mocktails, beverage, snacks and the opportunity to make a piece of woodburned wall art. Mocktails (Shirley Temples, Roy Rodgers and Ron Hortons), other beverages and snacks will be available for purchase. The class is taught be Emilie Rigby, a woodworker who has been teaching wood burning and carving for over six years. During this two-hour class Emilie will guide students through creating their own wood burned…

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Serendipity Alpaca Ranch Tour

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Serendipity Alpaca Ranch, 2630 NE 253rd Street
Ridgefield, WA United States
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$10

WSU Clark County Extension’s Small Acreage Program invites participants to tour Serendipity Alpaca Ranch. The five-acre ranch sustainably keeps alpacas and a couple of goats. Participants will have the opportunity to see grazing control options and different fencing types, as well as learn about practices to manage drainage, runoff and reduce mud. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask animal husbandry questions and see the pasture and compost areas. Pre-registration is required and participants will meet at the property…

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Community Science & iNaturalist Workshop at Leach Botanical Garden

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$25

Attend the Community Science and iNaturalist Workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 29. With iNaturalist, you can connect with experts who can identify the organisms you observe; record your observations, so that scientists have access to and can use your data to understand when and where organisms occur; find a project with a mission that interests you; and build your knowledge by talking with other naturalists. Jess Tyler, an expert on local pollinators, will show you how…

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July 2019

Esther Short Park Tree Identification Walk

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets
Vancouver, WA United States
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free

Vancouver has many species of beautiful trees, but do you know how to tell one tree from another or what characteristics to look for? Learn the tips and tricks of tree I.D. at this free tree walk and basic tree identification workshop. Urban Forestry staff will guide participants around Esther Short Park to highlight many of the square's historic groves and diverse, unique species of varying maturities. The workshop will focus on basic tree terminology and how to identify both…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Free First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden

July 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday of each month, March through November
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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free

Join gardener and curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of Portland's Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Portland. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Tours are the first Saturday of the month, March 2 through Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to noon. Tour-takers should meet in front of the Manor House.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Guided Walks at Columbia Springs

July 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until October 9, 2019

Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway
Vancouver, WA 98683 United States
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Interested in learning more about Columbia Springs? Join us on a Guided Walk on the second Wednesday of the month, April through October at 5:30 p.m. Learn about the Vancouver Trout Hatchery, Columbia Springs education programs and unique features on our site. Meet at the Visitor Center and our tour guides will lead the way from there. Learn more at www.columbiasprings.org/events.

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Stewardship Saturday

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 1, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on July 13, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on August 3, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on September 14, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on October 12, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on November 2, 2019 at 9:00am

Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway
Vancouver, WA 98683 United States
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Stewardship Saturdays are perfect for volunteers who want to spend a couple of hours working outside in Columbia Springs' beautiful natural area. Projects typically include planting trees, removing invasive species, trail maintenance, and improving the accessibility and safety of the site. Snacks, tools, gloves, training, and staff guidance provided. Bring a water bottle, wear closed-toe shoes, and dress in outdoor/work-appropriate clothing. Children must be at least 7 years old to participate. Children ages 7 to 15 are welcome to volunteer…

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West Coast Modern Home Tour

July 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
west vancouver art museum, 680 17th Street
West Vancouver, British Columbia V7V 3T2 Canada
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$110 – $136.50

Since 2006, the West Vancouver Art Museum has offered an annual mid-century and contemporary home West Coast Modern Home Tour, featuring over 50 architecturally-innovative residences to date. Join the West Coast Modern Home Tour, presented by British Pacific Properties, and visit five local homes that embody West Coast style. An optional reception, included in two of the three ticket options, will take place on the day of the tour from 4–6 p.m. at the Eagle Harbour Yacht Club. New this…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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V.I.N.E. Squad

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 18, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on August 1, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on August 15, 2019 at 9:00am

Tenny Creek Neighborhood Park, 3104 N.E. 88th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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In partnership with Clark County Parks, the City of Vancouver invites you to join Vancouver's Ivy Near Elimination (V.I.N.E) Squad! Every Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon June 20 - August 15 (excluding Fourth of July), volunteers will remove ivy and other invasive species from LeRoy Haagen Memorial Park and Tenny Creek Park. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided.  People of all ages and abilities are welcome. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Botanical Ecodyeing Silk Scarves Workshop at Leach Botanical Garden

July 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$130

Attend a Botanical Ecodyeing Silk Scarves workshop at Portland's Leach Botanical Garden from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p,m. on Sunday, July 28. Botanical printing uses historical methods to capture colors, textures, and shapes found in nature – resulting in stunning plant portraits on fabric. Textile artist Anna Zell will lead you step-by-step through this environmentally gentle process that permanently transfers botanical pigments without synthetic dyes, inks or paints. You’ll take home your own eco-printed silk noil and a crepe de…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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August 2019

V.I.N.E. Squad

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 18, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on August 1, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on August 15, 2019 at 9:00am

Tenny Creek Neighborhood Park, 3104 N.E. 88th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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In partnership with Clark County Parks, the City of Vancouver invites you to join Vancouver's Ivy Near Elimination (V.I.N.E) Squad! Every Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon June 20 - August 15 (excluding Fourth of July), volunteers will remove ivy and other invasive species from LeRoy Haagen Memorial Park and Tenny Creek Park. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided.  People of all ages and abilities are welcome. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants…

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Stewardship Saturday

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 1, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on July 13, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on August 3, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on September 14, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on October 12, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on November 2, 2019 at 9:00am

Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway
Vancouver, WA 98683 United States
+ Google Map

Stewardship Saturdays are perfect for volunteers who want to spend a couple of hours working outside in Columbia Springs' beautiful natural area. Projects typically include planting trees, removing invasive species, trail maintenance, and improving the accessibility and safety of the site. Snacks, tools, gloves, training, and staff guidance provided. Bring a water bottle, wear closed-toe shoes, and dress in outdoor/work-appropriate clothing. Children must be at least 7 years old to participate. Children ages 7 to 15 are welcome to volunteer…

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Free First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden

August 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
First Saturday of each month, March through November
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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free

Join gardener and curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of Portland's Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Portland. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Tours are the first Saturday of the month, March 2 through Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to noon. Tour-takers should meet in front of the Manor House.…

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