2014 Projects, Events & Workshops
April 12th: Wildlife Habitat Meeting with Speaker Grace Stiller - 10:00 am - Noon.
Topic: "Living in Harmony with Nature." Register Your Yard as a Wildlife Habitat. Newcastle King County Library Conference Room.
April 19th: Newcastle Earth Day 2014 Lake Boren Park - Fact Sheet
Volunteers check in at 8:00 and 9:00 AM Volunteer Form and Opportunities
April 26th: Info Booth at Healthy Kids Day Coal Creek YMCA 9:00 AM - Noon
May 3rd: Weed Warrior Info Booth at Native Plant Society Plant Sale on Mercer Island, Mercerdale Park, 77th Ave and 32nd St., 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
Volunteers needed to host Weed Warrior booth and kid's activity.
May 10th: King County Library presents the 'Volunteer Fair for Teens' at the Newcastle Library. 2:00 - 4:00 PM Volunteers needed to help host Weed Warrior table. Info Flier
May 10th: Safeco Field 6:00 PM Game. Volunteers arrive at 5:30 PM to help with PSSH table. Volunteers receive a free t-shirt, but do have to purchase your own entrance ticket. Use promo code Salmon when purchasing your ticket. Poster
May 17th: Wildlife Habitat Meeting - Edible Native Plants with Reed Ingalls - 10:00 AM - Noon Newcastle King County Library, 12901 Newcastle Way - Register Your Yard as a Wildlife Habitat. Door Prizes!
June 7th: National Trails Day Walk - Meet at Lake Boren Park - Flier
Walks scheduled at 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM
June TBA: Community Wellness Day - Lake Boren Park - Flier - Noon - 3:00 PM
Offering activities & Info - Healthy Living, Wellness, Fitness, & Safety. Sponsoring health related business or non-profit needed to coordinate event. Weed Warrior volunteers needed to host booth and promote the Community Wildlife Habitat Program. Volunteers check in at 11:30 AM.
July 26th: Caterpillar Collection & Tansy Removal Location TBA- Flier
August 23rd: Community Meeting for Wildlife Habitat Certification -1:00-3:00 PM.
Agenda - Newcastle King County Library, 12901 Newcastle Way, Map Saturday
September 6th: Newcastle Days in Lake Boren Park: Flier Volunteers host booth. Volunteers Sign in at 10:00 AM
September 7th: Sunday Newcastle 5K in Lake Boren Park- Volunteers host booth. Volunteers Sign in at 7:30 AM
September 13th: Knotweed Workshop -10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Fire station #9, 12412 Newcastle Way, Newcastle Map
Class & project qualifies individuals to borrow herbicide injectors from King County.
September 23rd - 26th: Bellevue's Natural Resource Week. Tme and date TBD
October 11th: Salmon Habitat Activity, May Creek Trail, Flier 10:00 AM Details
October 13th, Monday, 6:00 - 7:00 PM. Annual Planning Meeting for 2015.
Meeting is Open to All Volunteers. Location: Fire Station #9 Meeting Room
October: Day and Time TBA, 6:00 - 9:00 PM. Newcastle Town Hall Meeting at the Newcastle Golf Club, Ballroom. We'll promote the National Wildlife Habitat Program to certify Newcastle as a Wildlife Habitat Community with the City of Newcastle residents.
October: TBA 2014 Arbor Day Tree Planting with the City of Newcastle.
Flier 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Map
View Lake Boren Park Map and Directions
2014 Past Events:
Jan 18th: Wildlife Habitat Meeting in Newcastle Library - 10:00 AM to Noon Topic: Water, Beautiful Ponds for Your Backyard - Sponsor, Jim Bramlet of Eastside Pond Building Services. Register your yard as a Wildlife Habitat. Door Prizes!
Jan 25th: Outdoor Classroom and Hands-on Project - Blackberry Removal in Boren Park - Project Flier - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Feb. 15th: Wildlife Habitat Meeting in Newcastle Library 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Topic: Gardening with Mason Bee Pollinators - Speaker WSU Master Gardener Missy Anderson. Agenda Register your yard as a Wildlife Habitat. Volunteer Flier Door Prizes! Newcastle Library Event Poster
Mar 1st: Blackberry & Restoration Project in Lake Boren Park - Project Flier - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Wear sturdy shoes. Tools and gloves provided. Project Partner YESC.
Mar 1st: Weed Warriors information host booth with kid's activity at King Conservation District Community Plant Fair, 1107 SW Grady Way Renton, WA .
All Day, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Volunteers needed to help set up and host booth! Event begins at 10:00 am. Call Grace at 206.795.5783 to volunteer as space is limited.
Mar 22nd: Blackberry Removal in Boren Park. Community Service Hours Earned.
10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Possible Sunday project, too. Flier
Mar 22nd: Wildlife Habitat Meeting with Speaker Mary VonRanker - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Flier Topic: Composting - "The Wild Wonderful World of Worm Bins." Register your yard as a Wildlife Habitat. Newcastle Library. Agenda Door Prizes!