Events Calendar

October

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm / IslandWood
IslandWood Events, Community Events, Kid-Friendly

A howlin' good time and community favorite for fourteen years running.

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Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm / King County South Wastewater Treatment Plant
Adult-Friendly, Teacher Professional Development

Get hands on with the Science and Engineering Practices as you use them to build an understanding of an example phenomenon in our “schoolyard. Lunch and free childcare is included (ages four and up). Includes STEM clock hours plus a $125 stipend to public school teachers.

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Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm / Brightwater Education Center
Community Events, Kid-Friendly, Brightwater Community Events

Ever wonder why your jack-o-lanterns start to droop after Halloween? What happens to all of the fall leaves after they land on the ground? Join IslandWood and King County to dig up the dirt on decomposition.

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November

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm / Brightwater Education Center
Adult-Friendly, Teacher Professional Development

Would you like to learn more about how urban water systems actually work? Are you curious how water systems, the impacts of climate change, and related conservation issues can interest your students and integrate with NGSS? Includes STEM clock hours plus a $60 stipend to public school teachers.

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Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm / IslandWood
IslandWood Events, Community Events, Adult-Friendly

Spend an afternoon on our sustainably designed campus and out on our trails. Learn about our innovative educational programs and appreciate the rain-plumped moss and ferns as you walk our trails. Take shelter in a tree house and peek into a lodge. This tour will be both in and out of doors.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 6:30pm to Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 3:30pm / IslandWood
IslandWood Events, Community Events, Kid-Friendly, Adult-Friendly

We can barely contain our excitement and neither can the underground mycelium! Join us for one or several mushroom-themed events designed for both families and adults.

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Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm / Maple Lawn Elementary School
Adult-Friendly, Teacher Professional Development

Explore with us the big picture of Next Generation Science Standards “three dimensional” science learning and then get hands on with the Science and Engineering Practices as you use them to build an understanding of an example phenomenon in our “schoolyard. Lunch and free childcare is included (ages four and up). Includes STEM clock hours plus a $125 stipend to public school teachers.

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Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm / King County South Wastewater Treatment Plant
Adult-Friendly, Teacher Professional Development

Would you like to learn more about how urban water systems actually work? Are you curious how water systems, the impacts of climate change, and related conservation issues can interest your students and integrate with NGSS?

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Friday, November 23, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm / IslandWood
IslandWood Events, Community Events, Kid-Friendly, Adult-Friendly

IslandWood is proudly joining the ranks of families who choose to #OptOutside for Black Friday - we hope you join us for an afternoon in our beautiful forest.

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December

Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm / Mountain View Middle School
Adult-Friendly, Teacher Professional Development

Mapping neighborhood assets, opportunities, and problems can engage students more deeply in science and engineering. In this workshop you’ll learn how system models, looking for patterns, and observing change over time can help students investigate and map their community. Includes STEM clock hours plus a $60 stipend to public school teachers.

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Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm / TBD (Is your school near Renton?)
Adult-Friendly, Teacher Professional Development

Mapping neighborhood assets, opportunities, and problems can engage students more deeply in science and engineering. In this workshop you’ll learn how system models, looking for patterns, and observing change over time can help students investigate and map their community. Includes STEM clock hours plus a $60 stipend to public school teachers.

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Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 7:45am to Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 5:00pm / IslandWood
IslandWood Events

IslandWood and the nationally recognized National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) will present Widlerness First Responder Course (WFR) on December 27th, 2018 - January 5, 2019. The WFR course is a nationally recognized 80-hour program that trains participants to respond to emergencies in remote settings.

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January

Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm / Washington Stormwater Center
Teacher Professional Development

Would you like to learn more about how urban water systems actually work? Are you curious how water systems, the impacts of climate change, and related conservation issues can interest your students and integrate with NGSS?

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Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm / Victor Falls Elementary School
Adult-Friendly, Teacher Professional Development

How does engineering relate to solving problems in your community? Explore with us what is involved in putting student ideas into action including possible real world constraints, practical small-scale solutions and mini-grants that might help out.
Lunch and free childcare is included (ages four and up). STEM clock hours plus a $125 stipend to public school teachers!

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Friday, January 25, 2019 - 2:30pm to Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 2:00pm / IslandWood
Community Events, Adult-Friendly

A Weekend in the Woods for Women with Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor

LEARN. RESTORE. CONNECT.  

Join bestselling authors Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor for a weekend of renewal as IslandWood presents the 13th annual Circle of Friends.

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Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm / King County South Wastewater Treatment Plant
Adult-Friendly, Teacher Professional Development

How does engineering relate to solving problems in your community? Explore with us what is involved in putting student ideas into action including possible real world constraints, practical small-scale solutions and mini-grants that might help out.
Lunch and free childcare is included (ages four and up). STEM clock hours plus a $125 stipend to public school teachers!

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