Celebrate Urban Nature! April 22nd, 2017

Dissecting owl pellets and exploring a worm bin in the Nature Explorers Lab!!

Saturday April 22nd from 10 am – 1:30 pm

Location: Magnuson Community Center gym and auditorium


This annual spring event is co-sponsored by Magnuson Community Center and Earthcorps, and features a myriad of family-friendly presentations, interactive booths, and displays, art and nature activities, nature- themed carnival, Nature Explorers Lab, and more! A fun-filled day for the whole family!

We even got to witness a baby worm hatch from a tiny egg!


Here’s what we’ve got in store for you at the 2017 Celebrate Urban Nature:

  • Caspar Babypants singing and playing his amazing and amusing songs in the Auditorium!
  • The “Nature Explorers Science Lab”, chock-full off hands-on adventures including wildlife tracks, pond water from the Magnuson Wetlands, birds and their nests, Magnuson’s fabulous dragonflies,  how ants build their homes, where ladybugs go in the winter, and more!
  • Test your “nature knowledge” and win prizes at our vast array of nature carnival games!
  • Interactive booths from EarthCorps, NOAA, Seattle Audubon, Bats Northwest, MESA, Magnuson P-Patch & Children’s Garden, and Washington Native Plant Society.
  • And much, much, more!


Ciscoe Morris was a special guest at our 2013 event which included the dedication of our Resource Conservation Landscape.  Click here for all the photos!

Check out this photo album for all the fun from past Celebrate Urban Nature events too!