Orcas & Wolves: Rulers of Sea & Land

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Take a closer look at the two great social carnivores of Washington State. Join staff from Wolf Haven International for a 2 pm presentation exploring their differences and similarities, ecological roles, and what both species mean to us. Related activities and crafts all day.

Backyard Wildlife & Bug Hotels

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Join City of Olympia Park Stewardship staff for a 2 pm presentation on the do’s and don’ts of backyard wildlife management. Do bug hotels have benefits? You’d better BEE-lieve it! Make a Bug Hotel to take home using recycled containers and plant litter.

Sensory-Friendly Sunday

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

In partnership with the Hands On Children’s Museum and the Exceptional Families Network, we’re offering a comfortable environment for kids and adults with sensory differences. Visit the Children’s Museum next door 9-11 am. Then 11 am-1 pm, visit the WET Center to enjoy a variety of activities, crafts, hand fidgets, a book nook, quiet spaces for taking a break, and all of our hands-on exhibits. The Exceptional Families Network will also have a resource table.  

P.S. We Love You

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Get creative and celebrate Valentine’s Day with fun art projects expressing your love for Puget Sound and all the amazing creatures living there. Or design a card for that special someone in your life!

Marvelous Marmots!

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Did you know the Olympic Mountains have their own species of marmot? Join us to learn about marmots here and around the world. This cuteness overload will have you whistling like a marmot in a meadow! Presentation begins at 2 pm. Northwest wildlife arts and crafts all day.

Amphibians of the Pacific Northwest

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Are frogs singing in your neighborhood? Drop in anytime for a variety of frog-related arts and crafts for all ages. Want to learn more? Join Stream Team and herpetologist Dr. Marc P. Hayes for a 9:30-11 am workshop exploring the ecology, habitat requirements, and unique characteristics of local species. You’ll learn about life stages and egg mass identification. For ages 12 and up. Register for this workshop at www.streamteam.info

Myths of the Pacific Northwest

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Is Bigfoot out there roaming the forests? Come hear about local legends like the Pacific Tree Octopus, Sasquatch, and many more! This mythical presentation starts at 2 pm. Related crafts and activities all day. 

Toy Lab

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Unleash your creativity in our wacky Toy Lab! Let your curiosity and imagination guide you while designing all sorts of toys and trinkets to take home. A great opportunity for unstructured, playful learning.

Bats & Their Habitats

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Did you know there are more than 1,300 bat species worldwide? Drop in anytime throughout the day to learn more and enjoy a variety of bat-related activities. From 10 am to 12 pm, join Stream Team and local bat expert Greg Falxa for a lecture and bat house building workshop. Register for this workshop at www.streamteam.info

Reading Magic

Thu, 12/28/2017 - 1:00pm - 1:45pm

Magician Jeff Evans' show is full of the fun things that happen when you explore the magic of reading. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Program paid for by the Friends of the Tumwater Timberland Library.

We’re located at 7023 New Market St SW, accessible via Intercity Transit route 12/13.  Call 360-943-7790 for more information.


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