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Celebrate spring with Brightwater Center’s upcoming events

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The Islandwood programs at Brightwater Center feature activities for all ages including hands-on nature art projects, outdoor exploring, science experiments, tours and presentations.

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Take the family outside for fun this season and get in touch with nature!

The IslandWood programs at Brightwater Center feature activities for all ages including hands-on nature art projects, outdoor exploring, science experiments, tours and presentations.

Brightwater Center is located at 22505 State Route 9 S.E. in Woodinville. Events are free and children accompanied by an adult are welcome.

World Water Day Celebration, Saturday, Mar. 21, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (All ages welcome)

Celebrate the human connection to water both around the globe and locally, and learn what we can do to protect the waters of Puget Sound. There will be activities for all ages including art projects, outdoor exploration, science experiments and tours of Brightwater. Pre-register!

Amorous Amphibians Night Hike, Friday, April. 3, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Age 6 and up)

Participants will learn about native frogs, their calls and habits in a fun indoor presentation and then head outdoors at dusk to hunt for breeding frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and their eggs in our frog-filled wetland! Pre-register!

Dahlias 101, Saturday, April. 11, 10 a.m. to noon (Age 14 and up)

Spring is the perfect time to learn the secrets of growing beautiful dahlias that will make your home garden pop with color through the Fall. Join three local award-winning, expert dahlia growers as they walk us through the different aspects of growing dahlias—from soil health to planting and pruning. Pre-register

For additional information or to request reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities at any of the events, please contact Kristin Covey at 206-263-9412, 711 TTY Relay, or kristin.covey@kingcounty.gov.

Learn more about Brightwater Center on the Web at http://www.kingcounty.gov/brightwatercenter.

Info about IslandWood’s Programs at Brightwater is on the Web at http://islandwood.org/educational-programming/brightwater-center.