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Storytime and Crafts

Cedar River Watershed Education Center 17905 Cedar Falls Rd SE, North Bend, WA, United States

Each Storytime features a wild animal or nature theme that occurs in the watershed. First, a naturalist will read a story and share pictures and videos about the week's theme; then you can make a craft or enjoy coloring pages inspired by the theme.  ADA accessible. All ages welcome. Please register all people attending, adults…

Free

Spring Comes to the Watershed

Cedar River Watershed Education Center 17905 Cedar Falls Rd SE, North Bend, WA, United States

As the snow melts and weather warms, experience spring unfold with Seattle Public Utilities ecologist Rolf Gersonde, PhD. Explore the seasonal life cycle of plants and animals, learn what triggers plants to leaf out, identify iconic species of the Western Cascade Mountains, and discover how climate affects the arrival of spring. Ages: Adults

$15.00

Quiet Water: Wetlands of the Watershed

Cedar River Watershed Education Center 17905 Cedar Falls Rd SE, North Bend, WA, United States

Journey into the watershed with Clay Antieau, Seattle Public Utilities scientist and local authority on Northwest native plants. Highlights of the day include Eagle Ridge Meadow, a 40-acre fen; 14 Lakes, a strange “kettle” wetland; and a forested bog. Participants must be able to hike 2 - 3 miles of moderate to strenuous intensity over…

$15.00

Lichens: Mysterious Fungi of the Forest

Cedar River Watershed Education Center 17905 Cedar Falls Rd SE, North Bend, WA, United States

Join Professor Katherine Glew, PhD, to learn about the fascinating lichens of the forest. After a short overview of lichens in the classroom, venture into the watershed to find them. The last part of the day will be spent identifying and studying specimens collected in the field. TIME: 10:00 to 3:00 AGES: Adults COST: $20

$20.00

Conducting the Rain Drum Symphony

Cedar River Watershed Education Center 17905 Cedar Falls Rd SE, North Bend, WA, United States

This class allows musicians, composers, and electronics enthusiasts an opportunity to compose songs for Dan Corson’s “Rain Drum Courtyard” at the Education Center. Day one will familiarize students with the art installation’s method of programming in MIDI. Day two will focus on playing students’ compositions while comparing and contrasting styles and methods. DATES: Saturday and…

$25.00

NW Timber Community Songs and Stories

Cedar River Watershed Education Center 17905 Cedar Falls Rd SE, North Bend, WA, United States

This Father’s Day, enjoy local music traditions performed by Snoqualmie Valley artist, Bob Antone, and guests. Connect to the past through songs about Pacific Northwest history and industry: old-time logging, railroad folklore, and maybe even tales of Bigfoot and other strange creatures of the Northwest woods. All ages welcome

Free

Railroad History Treasure Tour

Cedar River Watershed Education Center 17905 Cedar Falls Rd SE, North Bend, WA, United States

Take a trip back in time with Clay Antieau, Seattle Public Utilities scientist and watershed rail historian. This tour seeks out some of the remaining structures, grades, and legacies created when railroads were king. Participants must be able to hike about 1 mile over uneven terrain. AGES: Adults, youth ages 10+

$15.00

Mother’s Day

Cedar River Watershed Education Center 17905 Cedar Falls Rd SE, North Bend, WA, United States

This relaxing day celebrates all the mothers in our lives, as well as in the watershed. Bring the entire family to enjoy tea, coffee, and snacks while strolling the grounds of the Education Center and savoring the spectacular views of Rattlesnake Ledge. Discover fun tidbits about moms – both human and wild – who have…

Free

Treasure Tour: Railroad History in the Watershed

Cedar River Watershed Education Center 17905 Cedar Falls Rd SE, North Bend, WA, United States

Take a trip back in time with Clay Antieu, watershed rail historian. This tour seeks out some of the remaining structures, grades, and legacies created when railroads were king. Participants must be able to handle about 1 mile of hiking over uneven terrain.

$25