April

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm / IslandWood
IslandWood Events, Community Events, Kid-Friendly, Adult-Friendly

Hike our trails, have a picnic in a treehouse and just enjoy the day. Celebrate Earth Day by getting outdoors at Afternoon on the Trails.
"Unplug and find a slug!" should be our motto.

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Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm / IslandWood
IslandWood Events, Community Events, Adult-Friendly

Get ready for spring as you tour the sustainably designed buildings found on our main campus during this docent-led walk.

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May

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 4:30pm to Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 6:30pm / Brightwater Center
Adult-Friendly, Teacher Professional Development

Looking to design and teach your own field study, linked to an in-class science unit? As a K-8 teacher interested in connecting classroom learning with the outdoors, you are invited to join IslandWood’s Schoolyard Nature Fellowship. Through this fellowship, you will learn to create a field study to teach in your own school’s backyard.

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Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm / IslandWood
Fundraisers

Join us at Dinner in the Woods to support the core programs that have impacted more than 50,000 children and help grow new initiatives that will inspire millions more. Every dollar we raise opens a door to nature for another child.

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Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm / Brightwater Center
Community Events, Kid-Friendly, Adult-Friendly, Brightwater Community Events

The birds are back from their long journey and Brightwater is celebrating International Migratory Bird Day to mark the occasion. We'll have bird walks for aspiring birders, bird skins to investigate, bird art activities, and we'll be joined by the bird experts from the Audubon Society. Bring your family, friends, binoculars, and field guides as we learn about migratory birds and why they're so important.

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Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm / IslandWood
IslandWood Events, Community Events, Adult-Friendly

Spring is in full swing --- get outside and appreciate it during a docent-led IslandWood tour!  In addition to following your senses to see what Mother Nature has up her sleeve this spring, you will also tour our sustainably designed buildings found on our main campus and have an opportunity to check out the tree houses, pond shelter, bird blin

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Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm / IslandWood
IslandWood Events, Community Events, Kid-Friendly, Adult-Friendly

Back by popular demand! Join us for a family-friendly nature program, hike our trails and then return for a delicious Mother's Day Tea complete with homemade sweet and savory fare.

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 6:30am to 7:30am / IslandWood
IslandWood Events, Community Events, Adult-Friendly

Join us for an evening of entertainment! Owen & Moley O Súilleabháin are singers, speakers, composers, and brothers from Ireland.
With simplicity they sing and tell their story of inheritance and originality with a humour and authenticity that is immediately entertaining.
This is their fourth time back to IslandWood, and we're proud to welcome them back for this community event.

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Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 4:30pm to 8:00pm / Brightwater Center
Adult-Friendly, Teacher Professional Development

Ever wonder what happens to the water that goes down your drain or is flushed down the toilet?  Looking for new and interesting ways to talk about water cycles and conservation in your classroom?  This 3.5 hour teacher workshop at the Brightwater Center in Woodinville takes an insiders look at King County's newest wastewater treatment plant, un

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