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August 2019

Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

August 21 @ 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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Reading in the Wild: Story and Nature Series

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Water Resources Education Center, 4600 S.E. Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
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free

Join Vancouver’s Water Resources Education Center for Reading in the Wild, a free outdoor reading series for kids ages 3 to 6 years old. The program connects fun stories with nature activities. Sit under a tree, listen to a story, then roam around the garden to play with plants, rocks, water or critters in the dirt. Note: Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during these activities. Thursdays through Aug. 29.

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Artificial Fish Structures and Warmwater Fish Rearing in Oregon

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
East Portland Community Center, 740 S.E. 106th Ave.
Portland, OR 97216 United States
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Free

The Oregon Bass & Panfish Club will hold a free program: Artificial Fish Structures & Warmwater Fish Rearing in Oregon presented by Kevin Stertz. His presentation will be on why artificial spider blocks are used as fish habitat in some of Oregon’s lakes and reservoirs, and share the locations where some of them can be found. Email questions to OregonBassAndPanfish@gmail.com or https://oregonbassandpanfishclub.com.

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Birding Hikes at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge

August 24 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on April 27, 2019 at 7:00am

One event on May 11, 2019 at 7:00am

One event on May 18, 2019 at 7:00am

One event on May 25, 2019 at 7:00am

One event on June 8, 2019 at 7:00am

One event on June 22, 2019 at 7:00am

One event on July 13, 2019 at 7:00am

One event on July 27, 2019 at 7:00am

One event on August 10, 2019 at 7:00am

One event on August 24, 2019 at 7:00am

Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge Washougal, WA 98671 United States + Google Map
free

Join a birding hike on the Gibbons Creek Trail at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge. The hikes, led by either Ron Escano or Ken Pitts, will be held on the following Saturdays at the stated times: April 13, 8 a.m. April 27, 8 a.m. May 11, 8 a.m. May 18, 8 a.m. May 25, 8 a.m. June 8, 8 a.m. June 22, 7 a.m. July 13, 7 a.m. July 27, 7 a.m. Aug. 10, 7 a.m. Aug. 24, 7 a.m.…

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Archery Class

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
TreeSong Nature Awareness and Retreat Center, 41 Tree-ific Drive West
Washougal, WA 98671 United States
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$25

This class is for beginner to intermediate students of all ages. Equipment provided. Classes are a combination of both one-on-one and group instruction. The group will practice safety, form, theory, and fun. Coffee and tea will be available. Feel free to bring personal snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.  There are three sessions to choose from: All Ages, 10 a.m. to noon; All Ages, 12:45 to 2:45 p.m.; Adults, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. All ages classes are for ages 4 and older.…

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Mount St. Helens Sky and Star Party

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mount St. Helens Science and Learning Center at Coldwater, Milepost 43.3, State Route 504
Toutle, WA 98649 United States
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$15

Families are invited to join Mount St. Helens Sky and Star Party for sky viewing, guest speakers, and family friendly activities at the Mount St. Helens Science and Leaning Center at Coldwater. Advance registration is necessary, which will include overnight camping or lodging, meals and night-viewing. Sign up on the website to receive a notification when registration opens. Public night sky viewing with Rose City Astronomers and Friends of Galileo Astronomy Club will be held on Aug. 24 from 1…

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State Parks Discover Pass Free Day

August 25
Multiple Locations WA United States + Google Map

National Park Service Birthday. A State Parks "free day" when a Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park or lands managed by the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife. Please note, free days apply only to day use (not overnight stays or rented facilities). A Discover Pass is still required to access lands managed by the Washington state departments of Natural Resources and Fish & Wildlife on all other days. Sno-Park permits are still required on…

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Miller Family Free Day at the Portland Art Museum and Sunday Parkways Green Loop

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 S.W. Park St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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free

Sunday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Miller Family Free Day at the Portland Art Museum. Families are invited to join an afternoon of fun as the streets in front of the museum and its outdoor courtyards become one of several activity hubs for a special Sunday Parkways route highlighting the possibilities of a future Green Loop — a bold new concept of the Portland Central City 2035 Plan that envisions a linear park that connects nearly…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

August 28 @ 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
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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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Reading in the Wild: Story and Nature Series

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Water Resources Education Center, 4600 S.E. Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
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free

Join Vancouver’s Water Resources Education Center for Reading in the Wild, a free outdoor reading series for kids ages 3 to 6 years old. The program connects fun stories with nature activities. Sit under a tree, listen to a story, then roam around the garden to play with plants, rocks, water or critters in the dirt. Note: Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during these activities. Thursdays through Aug. 29.

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Family Nature Days at Columbia Springs

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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last Saturday of each month May through October
Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway
Vancouver, WA 98683 United States
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donations encouraged

What do a salmon scale and a tree ring have in common? What bugs live in our wetland? Explore these questions and more at Columbia Springs’ Family Nature Days, held on the last Saturday of each month May through October for a suggested donation of $5 per person. Start at the Visitor Center for maps, information and activities then choose your own adventure. Games and activities will be happening around Heron Loop Trail. Guided Walks will introduce visitors to the…

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September 2019

Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

September 4 @ 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
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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

September 7 @ 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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Walk To End Alzheimer’s – Vancouver/Clark County

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets
Vancouver, WA United States
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Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease.

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Historical Field Trip at Columbia Springs

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway
Vancouver, WA 98683 United States
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Donations Encouraged

Learn about Columbia Springs through a historical perspective and how changes over time have impacted this unique site. Instructor Cliff Anderson has volunteered for Columbia Springs for about 10 years. The field trip will include a presentation on major historical events in this area, a discussion of a few native plants found on site and how the past influences Columbia Springs today. This course will also include an opportunity to feed the fish and a nature walk on earthen trails.…

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National Trail Counts

September 10 @ 5:00 pm - September 12 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until September 10, 2019

WA United States + Google Map

Get involved with an ongoing project to collect data on bicycle and pedestrian activity. This year volunteers will count from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 11-12 and 9-11 a.m. Sept. 14-15. Training will be provided for new count volunteers or past volunteers who just need a refreshers at Vancouver City Hall and the Clark County Public Works Service Center. Each September, volunteers from throughout the region gather along trails to count and survey people biking and walking on the Intertwine – the Portland…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

September 11 @ 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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Portland Fall RV and Van Show

September 12 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 13, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on September 14, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on September 15, 2019 at 10:00am

Portland Expo Center, 2060 N Marine Drive
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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$10

The Portland Fall RV & Van Show allows attendees to get a jump on savings with show-only financing rates from TwinStar Credit Union along with huge selection and special show pricing and deals. With as many as 20 dealers expected, the show runs Sept. 12-15 at the Portland Expo Center. Shop hundreds of RVs, side-by-side and compare features, layouts and prices all under one roof. Save with the 2-for-1 discount coupon available online at www.pdxRVshow.com. The Portland Expo Center will…

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Portland Fall RV and Van Show

September 13 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 13, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on September 14, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on September 15, 2019 at 10:00am

Portland Expo Center, 2060 N Marine Drive
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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$10

The Portland Fall RV & Van Show allows attendees to get a jump on savings with show-only financing rates from TwinStar Credit Union along with huge selection and special show pricing and deals. With as many as 20 dealers expected, the show runs Sept. 12-15 at the Portland Expo Center. Shop hundreds of RVs, side-by-side and compare features, layouts and prices all under one roof. Save with the 2-for-1 discount coupon available online at www.pdxRVshow.com. The Portland Expo Center will…

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Stewardship Saturday

September 14 @ 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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