2016 Magnuson Children’s Garden Event Calendar

2016 Magnuson Children’s Garden Event Calendar

  • March 19th from 10 am – 2 pm:  Seattle Works TeamWorks stewardship event. This first major event of the year will be about preparing for our new Butterfly Garden and Blueberry patch!
  • April 16th from 10 am – 2 pm: Seattle Works TeamWorks “spring spruce-up” stewardship event and 2nd annual FREE Earth Day Celebration with family-friendly hands-on garden activities, such as worm bin exploration, nature art, and more!
  • Friday May 13th from 4 – 5:30 pm: A custom stewardship event for a local girl scout troop to plant the new Butterfly Garden!
  • June 18th from 12 noon – 3:30 pm: the annual Seattle Works Day event with a group from Lakeside School giving the garden a “summer spruce-up” and beginning the Butterfly Garden mosaic brick project. There will also be FREE Family Day with hands-on garden activities such as worm bin exploration, nature art, and more!
  • Friday July 1st from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm: This FREE Family Day event will feature garden stewardship plus family-friendly activities, such as worm bin exploration, nature art, and more during the Magnuson Community Center’s Ice Cream Social event with Bluegrass band “The Weevils”!
  • Tuesday July 26th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm: This FREE Family Day event will feature garden stewardship plus family-friendly activities, such as worm bin exploration, nature art, and more during the Magnuson Community Center’s free concert event with Beatles tribute band “Creme Tangerine”
  • Tuesday August 16th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm: This FREE Family Day event will feature garden stewardship plus family-friendly activities, such as worm bin exploration, nature art, and more during the Magnuson Community Center’s free concert event with a performance from Caspar Babypants!
  • Saturday, September 10th from 10 am – 2 pm: Seattle Works TeamWorks stewardship event – Help make mosaic bricks for our new Butterfly Garden, complete its perennial plantings and more!
  • Friday September 23rd from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm: annual United Way Day of Caring volunteer event in the Magnuson Children’s Garden and P-Patch, with a group from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation giving the garden a “fall spruce up” just in time for the Oct 1st Scarecrow Fest!
  • Saturday October 1st from 11 am – 2 pm: The annual Scarecrow Fest!  In partnership with Magnuson Community Center, we’ll host our usual array of family-friendly activities, such as worm bin exploration, nature art, plus Scarecrow Fest favorites such as the orchard maze/scavenger hunt, Bluegrass band, harvesting for the food back, and much, much more!
  • Saturday, October 8th from 10 am – 2pm: Seattle Works TeamWorks stewardship event – This last major event of the year will be about preparing the garden beds, tool shed, and other areas for winter!