2016 Children’s Garden Events at Magnuson

The following Children’s Garden events have been planned for 2016! For details, visit the Magnuson Nature Programs website.

 

2016 Children’s Garden Event Calendar

Sat. March 19th from 10 am-2 pm:  Seattle Works TeamWorks stewardship event. This first major event of the year will be about preparing the soil and beginning to plant our new Butterfly Garden, and the Blueberry patch on the lower east side of the hill.

Sat. April 16th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm: Seattle Works TeamWorks stewardship event and 2nd annual Earth Day Family Garden Day.  There will be family-friendly hands-on garden activities, such as worm bin and log pile exploration, nature art etc, and the goal is for the new Butterfly garden and Blueberry projects to be completed!

Possible June event: There is a possibility that we will also host a Seattle Works Day event in early June, but the date, time, and application info have not yet been released by Seattle Works.

Friday July 1st from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm: This Family Day event will feature a few family-friendly activities, such as worm bin and log pile exploration, nature art etc. during the Magnuson Community Center Ice Cream Social amphitheater event with a Bluegrass band. This has also been listed on the Seattle Works “hot project” calendar.

Tuesday July 26th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm: This Family Day event will feature a few family-friendly activities, such as worm bin and log pile exploration, nature art etc. during the Magnuson Community Center amphitheater event with a Beatles tribute band. This has been listed on the Seattle Works “hot project” calendar also.

Tuesday August 16th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm: This Family Day event will feature a few family-friendly activities, such as worm bin and log pile exploration, nature art etc. during the Magnuson Community Center amphitheater event with Caspar Babypants performing. This has been listed on the Seattle Works “hot project” calendar also.

Friday September 23rd from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm: United Way Day of Caring in the Magnuson Children’s Garden and P-Patch to get the garden in tip top shape for the Oct 1st Scarecrow Fest!

Saturday Oct 1st: Scarecrow Fest! 11 am-2 pm:  We plan to host our usual family-friendly activities, such as worm bin and log pile exploration, and nature art, plus Scarecrow Fest favorites such as the orchard maze/scavenger hunt, harvesting for the food back, etc.