From Sheila Brown at Camp Long:
Special Event – June 5
Delridge WALKS – Exploring our Community on Foot (and the chance to win great prizes) Start at Camp Long at 9:00 a.m. on June 5.
Get in Step With reFRESH Southwest!
Join “Delridge WALKS” on Saturday, June 5th from 9am-1pm to explore, walk, & win! Take steps towards building a safe and healthy Delridge by arriving to the reFRESH Southwest event by foot. Community members are leading walks from various locations around Delridge Community Center (South Seattle Community College, Delridge Neighborhood Service Center, Highland Park Improvement Club AND CAMP LONG (led by Naturalist Gretchen Graber). Arrive by foot at the reFRESH Southwest event and hit up Delridge Neighborhood Points of Interest along the way to be entered to win one or more of dozens of great prizes. Additional CA$H prizes will be awarded for Delridge WALKS participants who enter to win the photo contest. To join a walk, or for more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206.652.2310.
Announcing reFRESH SOUTHWEST: A Fun, Family-friendly Community Event Focused on Activating Community Spaces & Resources, June 5th FREE & ALL AGES! 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
REFRESH SOUTHWEST: DELRIDGE DAY & SUSTAINABLE WEST SEATTLE FESTIVAL is a free community celebration featuring live performance, creative arts and environmentally-minded workshops, speakers, family activities, and over 100+ community organizations and resources for Southwest Seattle.
Hosted at the Delridge Community Center and Playfield, the event will feature two music stages with noted community performers and will connect residents with the initiatives and programs that are working to provide better access to a healthy, active lifestyle.
4501 Delridge Way SW, 98106
Metro Bus Lines 120, 125
Refresh Southwest is presented by the Delridge Neighborhood Development Association in partnership with Seattle Parks & Recreation, Sustainable West Seattle, and the King County Food and Fitness Initiative, and funded through the City of Seattle’s Department of Neighborhoods, Neighborhood Matching Fund Program.
Camp Long Owl Hoot
Ages 5 and older
Join us for a dusk-to-dark owl prowl through Camp Long’s woodland. Will there be babies? Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight. Please register by June 18 by calling 206-684-7434.
June 19 Sat 8:30-10:30 p.m.
Course #52945 Activity Fee: Adult $8 / Child $6
Full Moon Celebration!
Ages 5 and older
Watch as the moon ascends above the Cascade Mountains in the east to reveal her beauty to the not quite dark, night sky. As the sunsets in the west behind the Olympic Mountains the light will linger long enough to taint the moon’s glow. Please register by June 25 by calling 206-684-7434.
June 26 Sat 8:30-10:30 p.m.
Course #52947 Activity Fee: Adult $8 / Child $6
Ages 1 and older
Search: under logs, in the pond and the woods for all the cool varieties of salamanders that call Camp Long home. Long-toed, Northwestern, Red-backed and Ensatina are all possible to see if you have good Salamander searching eyes! Please register by June 11 by calling 206-684-7434.
Instructor: Stewart Wechsler
June 12 Sat 2-3:30 p.m.
Course #52916 Activity Fee: Adult $8 / Child $6
Ages 4 and older
Beach life is revealed during minus tides. Give yourself a chance to ‘sea’ the diversity of life forms that the ocean has created over millions of years’ time. Bring a healthy lunch to munch after exploring! Please register by June 11 by calling 206-684-7434.
Location: Me-Kwa-Mooks Park -3.4 tide
June 12 Sat 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Course #52940 Activity Fee: Adult $8 / Child $6
Beaver Life on Longfellow Creek
Ages 1 and older
Did you realize we have beaver living in our own backyards? Yup, they are doing their beaver thing on Longfellow Creek. After many years’ absence they have returned to fill their role in nature. Come and learn how beavers actually improve the habitat that they live in, naturally. Please register by June 18 by calling 206-684-7434.
Location: Longfellow Creek at the trailhead of Juneau and 25th Ave SW
June 19 Sat 8-9:30 p.m.
Course #52943 Activity Fee: Adult $8 / Child $6
Ages 2-3 w/adult
Adults, explore the wonders of nature with your 2-3 year old tots. Discover life in the pond, forest, and field. Make new friends. Please arrive 10 minutes before class time and wear weatherproof clothing. Up to two children can be registered with one adult. No strollers please.
Wings and Things
June 8 Tue 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Please register by June 6 by calling 206-684-7434.
Course #52923 Activity Fee: $7 for child/adult and $3.50 for each additional person.
Tide Pool Treasures
Meet at Me-Kwa-Mooks
June 15 Tue 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Please register by June 14 by calling 206-684-7434.
Course #52924 Activity Fee: $7 for child/adult and $3.50 for each additional person.
June 20 Sun 1-2 p.m.
Please register by June 19 by calling 206-684-7434.
Course #52926 Activity Fee: $7 for child/adult and $3.50 for each additional person.
Camp Long Third Saturday Work Parties
Ages 8 and older
Begin a family legacy at Camp Long by restoring native habitat in the park. Spring is a perfect time for restoration and cleanup. Make new friends while preserving the future for yourselves, your children, the animals and the native plants. Reserve your place by calling 206-684-7434 or 206-423-0762
Construct a Brush and Rock Habitat Pile FREE
Create a nice condo for many of our native animals: garter snakes, salamanders, ground-nesting birds and butterflies. Later, come back to visit the creatures that take up residence. This plan can be adapted to any backyard space.
June 19 Sat 10 a.m.-1 p.m.