Free Family Weekend Walks at Washington Park Arboretum

When:
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 12:45 pm @ 12:45 PM – 2:30 PM
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2018-09-22T14:30:00-07:00
Where:
Washington Park Arboretum
3200 Arboretum Dr E Seattle
WA 98112
Cost:
Free
Contact:
University of Washington Botanic Gardens
206-685-8033


Bring the whole family for an hour and half themed walk.  We will stop along the way for games, hands-on activities and learning geared toward children (2-12 years old) and their caregivers. Groups gather in front of the Graham Visitors Center at 1:00pm, 2nd and 4th Saturdays February-November with a few exceptions (Check our events calendar to confirm tour dates). Free Family Weekend Walks are provided to families on a first come first served basis; the first 30 people to check in with the instructor between 12:45 and 1PM the day of the walk will join us!

Dates: 2nd and 4th Saturdays (February-November. No event Thanksgiving weekend)

Time: 1-2:30PM, sign in starts at 12:45pm

Location: Washington Park Arboretum (Meet at the Graham Visitors Center). 2300 Arboretum Dr. E, Seattle, WA 98112

Contact Information: uwbgeduc@uw.edu, 206-685-8033

Website: https://botanicgardens.uw.edu/washington-park-arboretum/activities/tours/free-public-tours/

Themes:
September: Migrate? You’re Great!
Monthly Description: Let’s use those eagle-eyes! Join us at the Arboretum to scan the skies, watch the water, and peep past the plants in search of feathered friends. We’ll learn about where birds migrate in Fall and how they accomplish such epic journeys. 
o September 8th
o September 22nd

October: A Coat of Many Colors: Maybe it’s Maple Leaves
Monthly description: Those colors! Maples are beloved around the world for their Autumn beauty. Join us as we learn about why the leaves change and how plants prepare for the cold weather ahead. 
o October 13th
o October 27th

November: Super Senses
Monthly description: The natural world is exploding with perceptual possibilities! Today, we will channel the super senses of our local wildlife to explore, play, and learn in the Washington Park Arboretum.
November 10th

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