LAKEWOOD, WA – Explore the world of nature with the Green Thumb Explorers. Beginning Saturday, June 21, Lakewold presents a summer series of monthly workshops designed to help children discover the wonderful world of nature and plants.
Timed with the 25th Anniversary of Lakewold Gardens, the following three Saturday workshops are open to children between the ages of 8 and 12, from 9:30am to 12:30pm: June 21, Urban Bird Diversity; July 19, Seeds + Soil = Salads; and August 16, Insect Safari.
In addition to the featured lesson, kids will enjoy outdoor activity time with snack and a hands-on craft project to take home. Limited to 15 children per workshop, donations to the program will be accepted in lieu of fee. Workshop Details and Registration forms can be found at our website – www.lakewoldgardens.org – under Join Us / Pinkerton Youth Program.
On September 20, Lakewold brings back its popular Community Kids Day, a fun-filled family day with activities that will teach kids the importance of environmental stewardship, safety and support for current and future generations. This event will be held from 10:00am to 2:00pm, and will benefit the Emergency Food Network, serving families in need throughout Pierce County.
Lakewold Gardens is a historic garden estate over 100 years old, providing a unique setting in which children can explore and discover how important plants, gardens and nature are in today’s world! For more information, please contact Pam Felts, Youth Program Manager.
Planting a seed in the ground plants a seed in the heart . . .
Lakewold Gardens is located at 12317 Gravelly Lake Drive SW, in Lakewood, Washington. Open to the public, admission is $9.00 (general), $6.00 (seniors, students, military), with children under 12 and members of Lakewold free.