Tag: education

Jan
6

Pier Into the Night

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:00am

Take an underwater journey of Gig Harbor Bay without getting wet (or needing special certification) through the Pier Into the Night experience! While you stay warm and dry on the dock, our divers use an underwater video camera to live stream exactly what they encounter below the surface. Staff biologists and trained volunteers identify the > Continue Reading

Dec
2

Pier Into the Night

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:00am

Take an underwater journey of Gig Harbor Bay without getting wet (or needing special certification) through the Pier Into the Night experience! While you stay warm and dry on the dock, our divers use an underwater video camera to live stream exactly what they encounter below the surface. Staff biologists and trained volunteers identify the > Continue Reading

Dec
1

Donkey Creek Salmon Tours

Filed Under: - Posted @ 5:00pm

Join Harbor WildWatch for fun, engaging tour beginning at Austin Estuary and ending at Donkey Creek Park along the restored Donkey Creek. Learn all about salmon’s life cycle and their cultural and ecological significance while viewing spawning salmon. Perfect for all ages. Meet in Austin Estuary Park near the picnic table. This event is FREE, > Continue Reading

Nov
22

“Mocktails” and Fishtales: Pier Into the Night

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:30am

Join us for a special, all ages “Mocktails” & Fishtales where we take a live dive from The Club @ The Boatyard. Stay toasty and dry inside while divers explore Gig Harbor. Education Director Rachel Easton and Science Specialist Stena Troyer will narrate the dive and identify creatures. Warm beverages will be available inside. All > Continue Reading

Nov
17

TEDxTacoma “Transitions: Bridging the Gap”

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:00am

Our event is called TEDxTacoma, where x = independently organized TED event. TEDxTacoma will bring together local military families and civilians; bridging the gap between these two communities and discussing the topic of transitions. Whether military or civilian, man or woman, Hilltop or North End, how can we better orient ourselves and our neighbors in > Continue Reading

Nov
4

Pier Into the Night

Filed Under: - Posted @ 1:00am

Take an underwater journey of Gig Harbor Bay without getting wet (or needing special certification) through the Pier Into the Night experience! While you stay warm and dry on the dock, our divers use an underwater video camera to live stream exactly what they encounter below the surface. Staff biologists and trained volunteers identify the > Continue Reading

Oct
27

Wetland Walking Tours

Filed Under: - Posted @ 5:00pm

Get to know your local wetlands! Join Harbor WildWatch on an hour long stroll through Sehmel Homestead Park. Visitors can learn about biodiversity, edible plants and fungi, common wetland animals, water filtration, and ecological and cultural significance of wetlands in the Pacific Northwest. Perfect for all ages. Donations welcome. Meet by the Harbor WildWatch sandwich > Continue Reading

Oct
20

Wetland Walking Tours

Filed Under: - Posted @ 5:00pm

Get to know your local wetlands! Join Harbor WildWatch on an hour long stroll through Sehmel Homestead Park. Visitors can learn about biodiversity, edible plants and fungi, common wetland animals, water filtration, and ecological and cultural significance of wetlands in the Pacific Northwest. Perfect for all ages. Donations welcome. Meet by the Harbor WildWatch sandwich > Continue Reading

Oct
18

Cocktails & Fishtales: Shorebirds

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:30am

Learn all about shore birds and how to promote a bird friendly environment in your own backyard! Kecia Cole from Wild Birds Unlimited will present at 7 Seas Brewing in Gig Harbor. Guests over the age of 21 are welcome. Doors open at 5:30 pm and the presentation begins at 6:00 pm. Drinks will be > Continue Reading

Oct
11

Unleashing Philanthropic Potential through Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Filed Under: Philanthropy,Professional Advisors - Posted @ 11:48am

Philanthropic leaders from around the region embraced the potential for greater donor diversity at the South Sound Philanthropy Summit in September. Hosted by two volunteer-led organizations, AFP South Sound and South Sound Planned Giving Council, the Summit brought together development professionals, allied professionals, professional advisers, and philanthropists for a day of education and networking.   > Continue Reading