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 Summer Activities & Special Guests:

JULY
  • 7/21 Wolf Ear Headbands with Wolf Haven
  • 7/21 & 7/22: Amazing Super Collies Stunt Shows
  • 7/21: Capture! Venus Fly Trap Game
  • 7/21-7/23: Drawing & Painting Studio - Comic Art
  • 7/22: Fishing for Healthy Salmon with Thurston County Public Health
  • 7/22 & 7/23: Costumed Super Heroes
  • 7/23: Capture! Venus Fly Trap Game
  • 7/24: Mud Pie Monday!
  • 7/26: Jack the Juggler, 12 & 2pm
  • 7/26: Danger Room Comics, 11am
  • 7/26: Storytime with author Simon Calcavecchia, 1 & 3pm
  • 7/26: Super Cloning- Creating Plants from Nodes of Established Plants
  • 7/27: Make & Take Hard Hats with Port of Olympia
  • 7/28: Marine Biology with Pacific Shellfish Institute
  • 7/28: Super Cloning- Creating Plants from Nodes of Established Plants
  • 7/28-7/30: Lights, Camera, Action! iPad animation & shadow play
  • 7/28 & 7/29: T-28 Airplane with Olympic Flight Museum
  • 7/29: Paramount Martial Arts, 1 & 3pm
  • 7/29: Penny's Puppets, 11am & 2pm
  • 7/30: Super Cloning- Creating Plants from Nodes of Established Plants
  • 7/31: Mud Pie Monday!
  • All Month: Painted Vintage Camper
  • All Month: Live Animals - Chicken Check-in and Feeding
  • Ongoing: Splash Ball
  • Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays: Visit the Northwest Naturalist Cabin
July Printable Calendar

AUGUST
  • 8/1 - 8/23: Painted Vintage Camper
  • 8/2: In the Garden: Mandala Maps
  • 8/3: Balancing Butterflies with Olympia Community School
  • 8/4: Crafting Solar Eclipse Glasses with Tacoma Astronomical Society
  • 8/4: In the Garden: Mandala Maps
  • 8/4-8/6: MakeSpace: LED Lighthouses
  • 8/5: Evergreen State College Astronomical Society Evening with the Eclipse
  • 8/5: Button Making with Olympia Parks Stewardship Program
  • 8/5: Beading for Alopecia Awareness with NW Children's Alopecia Project
  • 8/5: Novel Effect
  • 8/5: The Great Campout Evening Event
  • 8/5: City of Olympia, Park Stewardship Program Button Making
  • 8/5: Northwest Children's Alopecia Project Beading for Alopecia Awareness
  • 8/5: Storytelling with the Chehalis Tribe
  • 8/6: In the Garden: Mandala Maps
  • 8/9: In the Garden: Plant Survival Guides-Plant Rubbings & Identification 
  • 8/10: Face Painting & Bubbles with Lakefair Royalty
  • 8/10: Exploring Gravity with The Evergreen State College Astronomical Society
  • 8/11: Make & Take Hart Hats with Port of Olympia
  • 8/11 & 8/12: Visiting Planetarium
  • 8/11: In the Garden: Plant Survival Guides-Plant Rubbings & Identification
  • 8/11-8/13: MakeSpace: Painter's Studio-Camping Still Lifes
  • 8/18/-8/20: MakeSpace: Nature Maker-Wind Chimes, Sculptures, Solar Power & More
  • 8/12: Casting & Splinting with Providence St. Peter Family Medicine
  • 8/12: Wolf Ear Headbands with Wolf Haven
  • 8/13: In the Garden: Plant Survival Guides-Plant Rubbings & Identification
  • 8/16: In the Garden: Solar Energy in the Greenhouse & Greenhouse Necklaces
  • 8/17: Tin Embossing with Piano Pieces with OlympiaMEGA
  • 8/18: Planting seeds with the Thurston County Food Bank
  • 8/18: In the Garden: Solar Energy in the Greenhouse & Greenhouse Necklaces
  • 8/19: Barnyard Animals with 24-Carrots 4-H Club
  • 8/19: Crow Drummers
  • 8/19 & 8/20: Solar Days
  • 8/19 & 8/20: Rock Wall Climb
  • 8/19: Hip Hop & Contemporary Ballet with Studio West
  • 8/19: 24 Carrots 4-H Club Meet and Greet Animals
  • 8/20: In the Garden: Solar Energy in the Greenhouse & Greenhouse Necklaces
  • 8/23: In the Garden: Catching Sun Beams - Sun Catchers
  • 8/23 & 8/30: Meet Smokey Bear - US Forest Service
  • 8/25: In the Garden: Catching Sun Beams - Sun Catchers
  • 8/25-8/27: Silkscreen
  • 8/26: Magic Show with Jeff Evans
  • 8/26: Paramount Martial Arts
  • 8/26: Olympia Youth Chorus
  • 8/26: Patchwork Tugboats with Olympia Harbor Days
  • 8/27: In the Garden: Catching Sun Beams - Sun Catchers
  • Ongoing: Splash Ball
  • Ongoing through Aug. 23: Giant Painted VW Bus
  • All Month: Live Animals - Chicken Check-in and Feeding
  • Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays: Visit the Northwest Naturalist Cabin

Outdoor Learning This Summer:

Garden Discovery (Saturdays) & Nature Play (Sundays)

Featured Activities:
  • Chicken Talks
  • Dance with Bees
  • Greenhouse Necklaces
  • Fairy Houses
  • Mud Cupcakes
  • Garden Frogs
  • Animal Tracking
  • Pond Creatures