Volunteer Park Cleanup

You and your fellow volunteers will participate in fun, hands-on conservation work led by staff from DNDA’s Nature Team. Restoration work includes removing invasive plants, planting native species, and mulching new plantings, depending on time of year and the restoration progress in each site.


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Click here to register as a group

What to bring: Long pants, warm and dry layers, closed-toed shoes and rain gear as needed. Bring any water you might want during the volunteer event. If you have your own pair of work gloves, feel free to bring them. Signed youth waiver form, if under 18.

What we provide: Tools, gloves, light snacks, training on restoration activity and safety talk

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Celebrating Trees & Longfellow Creek!

You’re invited to a Celebration of Trees & Longfellow Creek on December 13 — for free! No RSVP required. Join DNDA’s Nature team and Trees for Seattle for a scavenger hunt, drawing, nature-inspired crafts, and much more! Youth and families are encouraged to attend, and all ages are welcome! Event Details: WHEN: Wednesday, December 13,…

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EcoArts Classes at Youngstown

Come by Youngstown Cultural Arts Center anytime between 4-7pm every Thursday for EcoArts classes in room 105. You will use natural materials and plenty of sticks and branches to create artistic sculptures, as well as learn how to preserve natural materials for future art-making! RSVP at dnda.org/art No cost to participate, donations are encouraged. Donations…

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Cross the finish line with DNDA!

Cross the finish line with DNDA! Join DNDA to hit our Crossroads Campaign fundraising goal with art, music, food, and dance! We’re so close to our Crossroads Campaign fundraising goal! Join us to celebrate an incredible year of progress and a change in leadership. Bid a fond farewell to longtime executive director David Bestock. David…

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Watercolor Mixed-Media Art Classes

Starting November 8, head to Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (room 105) every Wednesday from 6-8pm for watercolor mix-media art classes. Join us for an imperfect artistic exploration using watercolors, printmaking, acrylics, collages, drawing, and more! No cost to attend, donate what you can to DNDA. Classes taught by DNDA Teaching Artists. All ages welcome and…

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