West Seattle Event Calendar

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Aug
20
Sun
2017
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

(Note:  Beach Naturalist events occur between 10 am and 4 pm. Each day /event time varies with the tide and lasts about 2 hours. Low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.)

Join trained volunteers from Seattle Aquarium’s Beach Naturalist Program for a free guided exploration at very low tide (note the dates and specific times for each day below) No reservations necessary.

Dress for the windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle very slippery surfaces. This program designed for adults and 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Find events at Lincoln Park (beach) and South Alki/Constellation Park.

Stroll along almost any Seattle beach during low tide on a summer weekend and you’ll see that the shore is alive!

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 are local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches and want to help protect them. More than 100 have volunteered to help people learn about and enjoy area shorelines. 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. “The enthusiasm and excitement of our beach naturalists transfers directly to the public—it’s a wonderful, infectious thing!” beams Janice Mathisen, community outreach coordinator at the Seattle Aquarium. “To be able to meet a family and educate them on what a treasure we have here in Puget Sound is amazing.”

Summer 2017 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

*May 27 10:30am–2:30pm

*May 28 11:30am–3:30pm

May 29  1–4pm

June 8  10am–noon

June 9 1 0am–1pm

June 10  10:30am–1:30pm

June 11  11:30am–2:30pm

June 22  9am–noon

*June 23  9:30am–1pm

*June 24 10am–2pm

*June 25 10:30am–2:30pm

*June 26  11am–3pm

July 8  10am–noon

July 9  11am–1:30pm

July 21  9am–noon

July 22  9:30am–1pm

*July 23  9:45am–1:45pm

July 24  10:30am–2pm

July 25  11:30am–2:30pm

August 20  9:30am–noon

August 21  10am–12:30pm

SOUTH ALKI BEACH: Beach Drive @ 63rd Ave. SW, 98116.
Look for Beach Naturalist signs. The Beach Naturalists will be on the beach in red hats.

LINCOLN PARK (BEACH): Fauntleroy Way SW and SW Cloverdale St. 98136
Park at the southern-most parking lot and walk down to the beach. Look for Beach Naturalist signs. The Beach Naturalists will be on the beach in red hats.

Aug
21
Mon
2017
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

(Note:  Beach Naturalist events occur between 10 am and 4 pm. Each day /event time varies with the tide and lasts about 2 hours. Low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.)

Join trained volunteers from Seattle Aquarium’s Beach Naturalist Program for a free guided exploration at very low tide (note the dates and specific times for each day below) No reservations necessary.

Dress for the windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle very slippery surfaces. This program designed for adults and 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Find events at Lincoln Park (beach) and South Alki/Constellation Park.

Stroll along almost any Seattle beach during low tide on a summer weekend and you’ll see that the shore is alive!

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 are local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches and want to help protect them. More than 100 have volunteered to help people learn about and enjoy area shorelines. 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. “The enthusiasm and excitement of our beach naturalists transfers directly to the public—it’s a wonderful, infectious thing!” beams Janice Mathisen, community outreach coordinator at the Seattle Aquarium. “To be able to meet a family and educate them on what a treasure we have here in Puget Sound is amazing.”

Summer 2017 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

*May 27 10:30am–2:30pm

*May 28 11:30am–3:30pm

May 29  1–4pm

June 8  10am–noon

June 9 1 0am–1pm

June 10  10:30am–1:30pm

June 11  11:30am–2:30pm

June 22  9am–noon

*June 23  9:30am–1pm

*June 24 10am–2pm

*June 25 10:30am–2:30pm

*June 26  11am–3pm

July 8  10am–noon

July 9  11am–1:30pm

July 21  9am–noon

July 22  9:30am–1pm

*July 23  9:45am–1:45pm

July 24  10:30am–2pm

July 25  11:30am–2:30pm

August 20  9:30am–noon

August 21  10am–12:30pm

SOUTH ALKI BEACH: Beach Drive @ 63rd Ave. SW, 98116.
Look for Beach Naturalist signs. The Beach Naturalists will be on the beach in red hats.

LINCOLN PARK (BEACH): Fauntleroy Way SW and SW Cloverdale St. 98136
Park at the southern-most parking lot and walk down to the beach. Look for Beach Naturalist signs. The Beach Naturalists will be on the beach in red hats.

Aug
26
Sat
2017
West Seattle Parks walking tour with author Linnea Westerlind
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, Aug 26, 10 AM at Lincoln Park

West Seattle Parks walking tour with guidebook author Linnea Westerlind

Come along on a tour of several of West Seattle’s best parks with Linnea Westerlind, author of Discovering Seattle Parks. Enjoy a scenic walk and hear some history and interesting facts about some of the neighborhood’s best parks. Walk will be approximately 3-4 miles and take 1.5-2 hours. Meet at the north parking lot at Lincoln Park. 8011 Fauntleroy Way SW.

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