West Seattle Event Calendar

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How to use this calendar: Mouse over any entry to show the “plus” sign at right; click it to expand the item for more info without leaving this page; click “read more” for the FULL listing, usually including a map, plus a chance to post a comment/question.

Jun
29
Fri
2018
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Jun 29 all-day

(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 2018 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Tuesday, May 29, 10am-12:30pm

Wednesday, May 30, 10:30am-1pm

Thursday, May 31, 11:15am-1:45pm

Saturday, June 2, 1pm-3pm

Wednesday, June 13, 9:30am-12:30pm

*Thursday, June 14, 9:30am-1pm

*Friday, June 15, 10am-2pm

*Saturday, June 16, 11am-3pm

Sunday, June 17, 12pm-3:30pm

Friday, June 29, 11am-1:30pm

Saturday, June 30, 11:45am-1:45pm

Wednesday, July 11, 9am-11:30am

*Thursday, July 12, 9am-12:30pm

*Friday, July 13, 9:30am-1:30pm

*Saturday, July 14, 10:30am-2:30pm

Sunday, July 15, 11:15am-2:45pm

Saturday, July 28, 11am-1pm

Thursday, August 9, 9am-11am

Friday, August 10, 9am-12pm

Saturday, August 11, 10am-1pm
(Sign language interpreters available at Lincoln Park)

Sunday, August 12, 10:30am-1:30pm

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.

Jun
30
Sat
2018
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Jun 30 all-day

(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 2018 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Tuesday, May 29, 10am-12:30pm

Wednesday, May 30, 10:30am-1pm

Thursday, May 31, 11:15am-1:45pm

Saturday, June 2, 1pm-3pm

Wednesday, June 13, 9:30am-12:30pm

*Thursday, June 14, 9:30am-1pm

*Friday, June 15, 10am-2pm

*Saturday, June 16, 11am-3pm

Sunday, June 17, 12pm-3:30pm

Friday, June 29, 11am-1:30pm

Saturday, June 30, 11:45am-1:45pm

Wednesday, July 11, 9am-11:30am

*Thursday, July 12, 9am-12:30pm

*Friday, July 13, 9:30am-1:30pm

*Saturday, July 14, 10:30am-2:30pm

Sunday, July 15, 11:15am-2:45pm

Saturday, July 28, 11am-1pm

Thursday, August 9, 9am-11am

Friday, August 10, 9am-12pm

Saturday, August 11, 10am-1pm
(Sign language interpreters available at Lincoln Park)

Sunday, August 12, 10:30am-1:30pm

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.

Jul
7
Sat
2018
Mindfulness Walk @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

On Saturday, July 7, “Come Back to Your Senses” on a mindfulness walk in the West Duwamish Greenbelt with Andrea D’Asaro. The walk leaves from 14th Ave. SW and SW Holly St. at 10 a.m. It will begin with a short, guided mindful breathing practice — and continue with slow and then faster walking to wake up the senses and calm restless minds. The walk is one hour long. D’Asaro teaches nature-based mindfulness for the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, see wdgtrails.wordpress.com.

West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails guided hikes
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am

More info to come about June and beyond – save the dates!

Saturday, May 5 is the first of a series of hikes on the first Saturdays of each month, guided by members of the West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails Group, each with a theme. Steve Richmond, an ecological restoration practitioner and owner of Garden Cycles, will lead a Nature Walk focusing on plant identification. Walkers will view recent “gap-thinning” and re-planting in the greenbelt. The three-mile walk will be slower than hiking, stopping for notable plants. It will begin at 10 a.m. at the 14th Ave. SW and SW Holly St. trailhead and loop back through the Chinese Garden at South Seattle College. For more information, see wdgtrails.wordpress.com.

Jul
11
Wed
2018
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Jul 11 all-day

(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 2018 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Tuesday, May 29, 10am-12:30pm

Wednesday, May 30, 10:30am-1pm

Thursday, May 31, 11:15am-1:45pm

Saturday, June 2, 1pm-3pm

Wednesday, June 13, 9:30am-12:30pm

*Thursday, June 14, 9:30am-1pm

*Friday, June 15, 10am-2pm

*Saturday, June 16, 11am-3pm

Sunday, June 17, 12pm-3:30pm

Friday, June 29, 11am-1:30pm

Saturday, June 30, 11:45am-1:45pm

Wednesday, July 11, 9am-11:30am

*Thursday, July 12, 9am-12:30pm

*Friday, July 13, 9:30am-1:30pm

*Saturday, July 14, 10:30am-2:30pm

Sunday, July 15, 11:15am-2:45pm

Saturday, July 28, 11am-1pm

Thursday, August 9, 9am-11am

Friday, August 10, 9am-12pm

Saturday, August 11, 10am-1pm
(Sign language interpreters available at Lincoln Park)

Sunday, August 12, 10:30am-1:30pm

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.

Jul
12
Thu
2018
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Jul 12 all-day

(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 2018 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Tuesday, May 29, 10am-12:30pm

Wednesday, May 30, 10:30am-1pm

Thursday, May 31, 11:15am-1:45pm

Saturday, June 2, 1pm-3pm

Wednesday, June 13, 9:30am-12:30pm

*Thursday, June 14, 9:30am-1pm

*Friday, June 15, 10am-2pm

*Saturday, June 16, 11am-3pm

Sunday, June 17, 12pm-3:30pm

Friday, June 29, 11am-1:30pm

Saturday, June 30, 11:45am-1:45pm

Wednesday, July 11, 9am-11:30am

*Thursday, July 12, 9am-12:30pm

*Friday, July 13, 9:30am-1:30pm

*Saturday, July 14, 10:30am-2:30pm

Sunday, July 15, 11:15am-2:45pm

Saturday, July 28, 11am-1pm

Thursday, August 9, 9am-11am

Friday, August 10, 9am-12pm

Saturday, August 11, 10am-1pm
(Sign language interpreters available at Lincoln Park)

Sunday, August 12, 10:30am-1:30pm

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.

Jul
13
Fri
2018
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Jul 13 all-day

(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 2018 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Tuesday, May 29, 10am-12:30pm

Wednesday, May 30, 10:30am-1pm

Thursday, May 31, 11:15am-1:45pm

Saturday, June 2, 1pm-3pm

Wednesday, June 13, 9:30am-12:30pm

*Thursday, June 14, 9:30am-1pm

*Friday, June 15, 10am-2pm

*Saturday, June 16, 11am-3pm

Sunday, June 17, 12pm-3:30pm

Friday, June 29, 11am-1:30pm

Saturday, June 30, 11:45am-1:45pm

Wednesday, July 11, 9am-11:30am

*Thursday, July 12, 9am-12:30pm

*Friday, July 13, 9:30am-1:30pm

*Saturday, July 14, 10:30am-2:30pm

Sunday, July 15, 11:15am-2:45pm

Saturday, July 28, 11am-1pm

Thursday, August 9, 9am-11am

Friday, August 10, 9am-12pm

Saturday, August 11, 10am-1pm
(Sign language interpreters available at Lincoln Park)

Sunday, August 12, 10:30am-1:30pm

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.

Jul
14
Sat
2018
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Jul 14 all-day

(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 2018 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Tuesday, May 29, 10am-12:30pm

Wednesday, May 30, 10:30am-1pm

Thursday, May 31, 11:15am-1:45pm

Saturday, June 2, 1pm-3pm

Wednesday, June 13, 9:30am-12:30pm

*Thursday, June 14, 9:30am-1pm

*Friday, June 15, 10am-2pm

*Saturday, June 16, 11am-3pm

Sunday, June 17, 12pm-3:30pm

Friday, June 29, 11am-1:30pm

Saturday, June 30, 11:45am-1:45pm

Wednesday, July 11, 9am-11:30am

*Thursday, July 12, 9am-12:30pm

*Friday, July 13, 9:30am-1:30pm

*Saturday, July 14, 10:30am-2:30pm

Sunday, July 15, 11:15am-2:45pm

Saturday, July 28, 11am-1pm

Thursday, August 9, 9am-11am

Friday, August 10, 9am-12pm

Saturday, August 11, 10am-1pm
(Sign language interpreters available at Lincoln Park)

Sunday, August 12, 10:30am-1:30pm

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.

Jul
15
Sun
2018
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Jul 15 all-day

(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 2018 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Tuesday, May 29, 10am-12:30pm

Wednesday, May 30, 10:30am-1pm

Thursday, May 31, 11:15am-1:45pm

Saturday, June 2, 1pm-3pm

Wednesday, June 13, 9:30am-12:30pm

*Thursday, June 14, 9:30am-1pm

*Friday, June 15, 10am-2pm

*Saturday, June 16, 11am-3pm

Sunday, June 17, 12pm-3:30pm

Friday, June 29, 11am-1:30pm

Saturday, June 30, 11:45am-1:45pm

Wednesday, July 11, 9am-11:30am

*Thursday, July 12, 9am-12:30pm

*Friday, July 13, 9:30am-1:30pm

*Saturday, July 14, 10:30am-2:30pm

Sunday, July 15, 11:15am-2:45pm

Saturday, July 28, 11am-1pm

Thursday, August 9, 9am-11am

Friday, August 10, 9am-12pm

Saturday, August 11, 10am-1pm
(Sign language interpreters available at Lincoln Park)

Sunday, August 12, 10:30am-1:30pm

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.

Jul
28
Sat
2018
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Jul 28 all-day

(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 2018 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Tuesday, May 29, 10am-12:30pm

Wednesday, May 30, 10:30am-1pm

Thursday, May 31, 11:15am-1:45pm

Saturday, June 2, 1pm-3pm

Wednesday, June 13, 9:30am-12:30pm

*Thursday, June 14, 9:30am-1pm

*Friday, June 15, 10am-2pm

*Saturday, June 16, 11am-3pm

Sunday, June 17, 12pm-3:30pm

Friday, June 29, 11am-1:30pm

Saturday, June 30, 11:45am-1:45pm

Wednesday, July 11, 9am-11:30am

*Thursday, July 12, 9am-12:30pm

*Friday, July 13, 9:30am-1:30pm

*Saturday, July 14, 10:30am-2:30pm

Sunday, July 15, 11:15am-2:45pm

Saturday, July 28, 11am-1pm

Thursday, August 9, 9am-11am

Friday, August 10, 9am-12pm

Saturday, August 11, 10am-1pm
(Sign language interpreters available at Lincoln Park)

Sunday, August 12, 10:30am-1:30pm

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
4
Sat
2018
West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails guided hikes
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am

More info to come about June and beyond – save the dates!

Saturday, May 5 is the first of a series of hikes on the first Saturdays of each month, guided by members of the West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails Group, each with a theme. Steve Richmond, an ecological restoration practitioner and owner of Garden Cycles, will lead a Nature Walk focusing on plant identification. Walkers will view recent “gap-thinning” and re-planting in the greenbelt. The three-mile walk will be slower than hiking, stopping for notable plants. It will begin at 10 a.m. at the 14th Ave. SW and SW Holly St. trailhead and loop back through the Chinese Garden at South Seattle College. For more information, see wdgtrails.wordpress.com.

Aug
9
Thu
2018
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Aug 9 all-day

(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 2018 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Tuesday, May 29, 10am-12:30pm

Wednesday, May 30, 10:30am-1pm

Thursday, May 31, 11:15am-1:45pm

Saturday, June 2, 1pm-3pm

Wednesday, June 13, 9:30am-12:30pm

*Thursday, June 14, 9:30am-1pm

*Friday, June 15, 10am-2pm

*Saturday, June 16, 11am-3pm

Sunday, June 17, 12pm-3:30pm

Friday, June 29, 11am-1:30pm

Saturday, June 30, 11:45am-1:45pm

Wednesday, July 11, 9am-11:30am

*Thursday, July 12, 9am-12:30pm

*Friday, July 13, 9:30am-1:30pm

*Saturday, July 14, 10:30am-2:30pm

Sunday, July 15, 11:15am-2:45pm

Saturday, July 28, 11am-1pm

Thursday, August 9, 9am-11am

Friday, August 10, 9am-12pm

Saturday, August 11, 10am-1pm
(Sign language interpreters available at Lincoln Park)

Sunday, August 12, 10:30am-1:30pm

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
10
Fri
2018
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Aug 10 all-day

(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 2018 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Tuesday, May 29, 10am-12:30pm

Wednesday, May 30, 10:30am-1pm

Thursday, May 31, 11:15am-1:45pm

Saturday, June 2, 1pm-3pm

Wednesday, June 13, 9:30am-12:30pm

*Thursday, June 14, 9:30am-1pm

*Friday, June 15, 10am-2pm

*Saturday, June 16, 11am-3pm

Sunday, June 17, 12pm-3:30pm

Friday, June 29, 11am-1:30pm

Saturday, June 30, 11:45am-1:45pm

Wednesday, July 11, 9am-11:30am

*Thursday, July 12, 9am-12:30pm

*Friday, July 13, 9:30am-1:30pm

*Saturday, July 14, 10:30am-2:30pm

Sunday, July 15, 11:15am-2:45pm

Saturday, July 28, 11am-1pm

Thursday, August 9, 9am-11am

Friday, August 10, 9am-12pm

Saturday, August 11, 10am-1pm
(Sign language interpreters available at Lincoln Park)

Sunday, August 12, 10:30am-1:30pm

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
11
Sat
2018
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Aug 11 all-day

(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 2018 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Tuesday, May 29, 10am-12:30pm

Wednesday, May 30, 10:30am-1pm

Thursday, May 31, 11:15am-1:45pm

Saturday, June 2, 1pm-3pm

Wednesday, June 13, 9:30am-12:30pm

*Thursday, June 14, 9:30am-1pm

*Friday, June 15, 10am-2pm

*Saturday, June 16, 11am-3pm

Sunday, June 17, 12pm-3:30pm

Friday, June 29, 11am-1:30pm

Saturday, June 30, 11:45am-1:45pm

Wednesday, July 11, 9am-11:30am

*Thursday, July 12, 9am-12:30pm

*Friday, July 13, 9:30am-1:30pm

*Saturday, July 14, 10:30am-2:30pm

Sunday, July 15, 11:15am-2:45pm

Saturday, July 28, 11am-1pm

Thursday, August 9, 9am-11am

Friday, August 10, 9am-12pm

Saturday, August 11, 10am-1pm
(Sign language interpreters available at Lincoln Park)

Sunday, August 12, 10:30am-1:30pm

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
12
Sun
2018
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Aug 12 all-day

(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 2018 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Tuesday, May 29, 10am-12:30pm

Wednesday, May 30, 10:30am-1pm

Thursday, May 31, 11:15am-1:45pm

Saturday, June 2, 1pm-3pm

Wednesday, June 13, 9:30am-12:30pm

*Thursday, June 14, 9:30am-1pm

*Friday, June 15, 10am-2pm

*Saturday, June 16, 11am-3pm

Sunday, June 17, 12pm-3:30pm

Friday, June 29, 11am-1:30pm

Saturday, June 30, 11:45am-1:45pm

Wednesday, July 11, 9am-11:30am

*Thursday, July 12, 9am-12:30pm

*Friday, July 13, 9:30am-1:30pm

*Saturday, July 14, 10:30am-2:30pm

Sunday, July 15, 11:15am-2:45pm

Saturday, July 28, 11am-1pm

Thursday, August 9, 9am-11am

Friday, August 10, 9am-12pm

Saturday, August 11, 10am-1pm
(Sign language interpreters available at Lincoln Park)

Sunday, August 12, 10:30am-1:30pm

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.

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