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Second Saturdays at the Water Resources Education Center are not only fun, they’re free! Each second Saturday of the month, from 1 to 3 p.m., kids and their families are invited to explore a different topic through hands-on activities, games and stories. Create bird feeders and other crafts to welcome wildlife to your backyard! Learn about the amazing world of bubbles! Make a piece of art from reused materials! There’s always something new waiting at Second Saturdays!
Please note: Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
January 11: The Wonders of Winter
Learn about natural phenomena occurring in winter. Practice animal tracking skills and discover winter adaptations. Enjoy fun, interactive activities related to winter from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Water Resources Education Center.
February 8: Love Your Backyard Birds
February is the perfect month to show love to our feathered friends! Explore new ways to protect birds and discover identification tips from seasoned birders. Enjoy guided bird walks, with binoculars available for visitors. Join us from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8.
March 14: Celebrate Wetlands
Did you know that March 22 is World Water Day? Join us as we celebrate the importance of wetlands through hands-on activities, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 14.
April 11: Amphibians, Reptiles and other Critters
Celebrate Earth Month and uncover the important roles amphibians and reptiles, also called herps, play in nature’s ecosystems. Learn how to identify native herps and participate in our annual community science project in the morning. Families are also invited to view a variety of unusual snakes, lizards and other cold blooded animals during live critters shows in the afternoon.
Water Resources Education Center. Learn more: www.cityofvancouver.us/SecondSaturday
Fees: FREE EVENT