Shake off winter blues with Brightwater Center’s free educational activities geared toward older kids, teens and adults.
Brightwater Center is located at 22505 State Route 9 S.E. in Woodinville. Events are free and children accompanied by an adult are welcome.
Birds of a Feather, Saturday, Jan. 19, 10 a.m. to noon
Join the IslandWood naturalists for a winter bird event for ages 8 and up. Participants will learn about our feathered friends that don’t fly south for the winter through a guided expedition and bird-themed art project. Register at http://winterbirds.eventbrite.com.
Intro to the Birds of Brightwater, Saturday, Feb. 9, 10 a.m. to noon
Adults and teens (ages 14 and up) are invited to a workshop focused on birds that call Brightwater home year-round. Islandwood naturalists will lead a walk through the habitat area and share birding tips. Register at http://brightwaterbirds.eventbrite.com.
Open House and Plant Tours, Saturday, Jan. 12 and Feb. 9, 10 a.m. to noon
Take a tour of King County’s newest clean-water facility and learn how waste is treated, recycled and safely returned to the environment. Children must be at least 9 years old to take the tour, and sturdy close-toed shoes are required. Register at: http://green.kingcounty.gov/wastewater-education/apptrequest.aspx.
For additional information or to request reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities at any of the events, please contact Kristin Covey at 206-263-9412, 711 TTY Relay, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
People can also learn more about Brightwater Center on the Web at http://www.kingcounty.gov/brightwatercenter.