On Saturday, August 20, 2016, the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition/TAG will host the city’s 10th Anniversary of the Duwamish River Festival / Festival del RĂo Duwamish at Duwamish Waterway Park (7900 10th Avenue S.) in the South Park neighborhood in partnership with the planning committee, and a diverse group of government, business, and community sponsors… Read more.
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We need volunteers! Please sign up and give a little time to support this amazing community event. All volunteers get a free exclusive I heart the Duwamish River t-shirt, plus free food, good friends, and a warm fuzzy feeling unlike any other. The Duwamish River Festival is our flagship event, bringing together the diverse communities… Read more.
Saint Markâs Episcopal Cathedral, Church of the Ascension and Earth Ministry are sponsoring activities to rediscover the Duwamish River this summer. Through a series called The Duwamish: a People and a River, people will have the opportunity to learn about and explore the river, the salmon andÂ the communityÂ of people.
For the second year in a row, we encourage people to get to the festival in Seattle style â join our Walk / Bike / Paddle fundraiser (9-noon)! The Walk / Bike / PaddleÂ fundraiserÂ will be one of Â the biggest highlights of the Â 2012 Duwamish River Festival.Â This activity is perfect for families, recreational walkers,… Read more.
Walk / Bike / Paddle fundraiser This year we are encouraging people to get to the festival âin Seattle styleâ by walking, biking or paddling to theÂ festival.Â This activity is perfect for families, recreational walkers, bird watchers, history buffs and more!Â Guides with information about the area will be stationed at rest stops along the way,… Read more.
Last yearâs festival brought great entertainment, river tours, and important cleanup information to South Park. Just a few highlights from the sunny, summer festival Over 1,200 people attended the festival and learned, shared stories and celebrated the ongoing cleanup of the Duwamish River. Walkers, bikers, and kayakers accompanied by the Blue Heron native canoe arrived… Read more.
This annual event is unique in its emphasis on education/outreach, along with kidsâ activities, musical performances and other classic festival fun. A heavy-hitting lineup of government agencies, environmental groups and nonprofit educational organizations manned the booths â including the one where we found Kris from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which designated the Lower Duwamish a âSuperfundâ site in 2001, next to a display mapping key spots in the toxic timeline of the riverâs industrial history