Tour and volunteer cleanup ahead for Seattle Chinese Garden

May 30, 2009 1:15 am
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The folks behind the Seattle Chinese Garden in West Seattle have announced two events for next month:

The Seattle Chinese Garden
Offers Monthly Tours

Seattle, WA-The Seattle Chinese Garden at South Seattle Community College will offer free, guided tours the second Saturday of every month, March-October; the next tour will be on Saturday, June 13, 2009.

Tours begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Chan Education Center at South Seattle Community College (6000 16th Avenue SW, north parking lot entrance) with a slide presentation and discussion of the significance of gardens in Chinese culture. The tour then moves outside to the garden site where construction is under way for Knowing the Spring Courtyard and to Song Mei Pavilion, where tour guides discuss the construction of the pavilion and demonstration garden, describe the plans for the six-acre garden and point out the wide variety of plants on display.

These public tours last approximately 1½ hours, and no reservation is necessary. Groups of ten or more can arrange a private tour with two weeks advance notice. For membership, special event and guided tour information, call (206) 282-8040 or visit


Seattle Chinese Garden
Volunteer Garden Work Party

The Seattle Chinese Garden Society is hosting a volunteer garden clean-up party on Saturday, June 6th from 10 AM – 2 PM! Grab a friend, roll up your sleeves and help us prepare the garden for summer. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Activities include: cleanup, landscaping, planting, pruning, and weeding.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact us at or (206) 282-8040.

We hope to see you there!

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