Green Cities’ Days: Events

Learn about events to celebrate the environment and get outdoors in your local Green City!

All photos were taken before the COVID-19 shutdown.
Actual events will include precautions to ensure the safety of volunteers and staff.

Every year, our Green Cities partners host events to get local communities outdoors and celebrating their environment, through volunteer stewardship work, kids’ activities, and other fun programs. This year with COVID-19, these events are going to look different than before, and there are many great programs that you can get involved in — including activities on your own time or socially distant volunteer opportunities. Check out the list of Green City events below to see what your local city is doing!

Green Puyallup Day

Date: Saturday, November 7, 9 am – 12 pm

Host Organization: Pierce Conservation District

Description: Celebrate Green Puyallup Day by signing up for one of the five in-person planting opportunities held throughout the city. Spots are limited due to COVID restrictions, so be sure to sign up soon!

RSVP to Green Puyallup Day

Green Redmond Days

Date: October 26 – 31

Host Organization: Green Redmond

Description: Join us for a virtual week of learning about the different elements that make up a healthy forest! Learn about the different layers of a forest, the importance of dead trees, and the role of forests for wildlife communities. Send in the results of your activities to earn special giveaways like stickers and seed packets!

RSVP to Green Redmond Days

Green Seattle Days

Date: November 7- 13

Host Organization: Green Seattle Partnership

Description: This year, Green Seattle Day is going virtual! We invite you to join our ecosystem for one week of exploration, learning, and celebration of Seattle’s urban forest. Check out the kickoff on November 7 at 10 am to see what activities you can do to celebrate your local environment.

RSVP to Green Seattle Days

Green Shoreline Day 

Date: November 16th – 21st

Host Organization: Green Shoreline

Description: Join Green Shoreline for a virtual week of learning, focused on the elements of a healthy forest! Every day there will be different opportunities online for you to complete on your own time, and you can submit your work for fun giveaway prizes!

RSVP to Green Shoreline Day

Arbor Day and Green Snoqualmie Day

Drive-Through Plant Giveaway

Date: Saturday, October 17, 10 am – 1 pm

Host Organization: Green Snoqualmie

Description: Celebrate Green Snoqualmie Day at home by planting a native plant in your own yard. Free plants will be offered 10 am – 1 pm near the bathrooms at Community Park. Limit one per household, first-come first-served.

Green Snoqualmie Day Scavenger Hunt

Date: Saturday, October 17, anytime

Host Organization: Green Snoqualmie

Description: Explore and learn about the forested places in the city of Snoqualmie by completing the scavenger hunt, released the week before Green Snoqualmie Day. Complete a scavenger hunt and get an exclusive Green Snoqualmie patch! Check this page on Monday, October 12 to download the scavenger hunt and begin your own exploration.

Family Planting

Date: Saturday, October 17

Host Organization: Green Snoqualmie

Description: We have 2-hour timeslots (8 am, 10 am, 12 pm, and 2 pm) that a family or small group of up to five people can sign up for to plant native trees and shrubs at Snoqualmie’s Community Park.

RSVP To Green Snoqualmie Day Events

Green Kirkland Week 2020

Date: November 7 – 14

Host Organization: Green Kirkland

Description: Join Green Kirkland for a week of both virtual projects and in-person events! Sign up for a micro-stewardship event to help care for your local environment, or join in on a virtual scavenger hunt. Check out the events list to see what works for you!

Stay Tuned for more information

Green Tacoma Days

Anytime Activities

Date: Anytime at your convenience

Host Organization: Green Tacoma and partners

Description: Check out the website for all the activities you can do on your own time, such as the Port of Tacoma’s public wetland site bingo activities, virtual tours you can take of local restoration sites, and at-home art and science activities!

Green Tacoma Days In-person Events

Date: October 8 – 11

Host Organization: Green Tacoma and partners

Description: Visit the Green Tacoma Days landing page to see the in-person events being held around the city! Events include plant giveaways, restoration work parties, webinars, and tree walks. Check out the events to see what works for you!

RSVP to Green Tacoma Days
All photos were taken before the COVID-19 shutdown.
Actual events will include precautions to ensure the safety of volunteers and staff.

Other Events

Seattle Arbor Day

Date: October 26 – 30

Host Organization: Trees for Seattle

Description: Join us for virtual events and activities including workshops and Ask an Arborist, and for a memorial planting at Charles Stokes Overlook. Check back later for more information about the events and how to sign up!

RSVP to Seattle Arbor Day

Puget Sound Orca Recovery Day

Date: Saturday, October 17

Host Organization: Pierce Conservation District

Description: This year, conservation districts in Washington are working together to host an online EcoChallenge to help save our orcas! Get a team and sign up to help save the whales. Additionally, there will be some in-person events following COVID restrictions. To learn more about these two great opportunities, click the link below.

RSVP to Puget Sound Orca Recovery Day

Communitrees Distribution

Date: Saturday, October 24

Host organization: Green City Partnerships and the Port of Seattle

Description: Residents of SeaTac, Des Moines, and Burien who signed up in spring for a free tree will be eligible to come pick up their tree on this day. Thank you to everyone getting a tree – you are helping to increase your urban canopy and better your community.

RSVP to Communitrees Distribution
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