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Meetings

Friday
Jun 21, 2024
9:30am - 11:30am

Registration Required

Water Center Garden Cleanup

Water Resources Education Center

Friday, June 21, 2024
9:30am - 11:30am

4600 SE Columbia Way,
Vancouver, WA 98661

Add to Calendar Jun. 21, 2024 9:30am Jun. 21, 2024 11:30 am America/Los_Angeles Water Center Garden Cleanup Join Water Center staff outdoors to help keep our Backyard Habitat Certified gardens in tip-top shape. Volunteer activities may include weeding, mulching, trimming and raking pathways. All necessary tools will be provided. Registration is required. Sign up today! All ages welcome.  Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present. If this event becomes full since space is limited and you see that registrations are no longer being accepted, please use the contact email below to add your name to the waitlist. Water Resources Education Center

    Contact: Water Resources Education Center at 360-487-7111 or vanwrec@cityofvancouver.us

Join Water Center staff outdoors to help keep our Backyard Habitat Certified gardens in tip-top shape. Volunteer activities may include weeding, mulching, trimming and raking pathways. All necessary tools will be provided.

Registration is required. Sign up today!

All ages welcome.  Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present.

If this event becomes full since space is limited and you see that registrations are no longer being accepted, please use the contact email below to add your name to the waitlist.

Meeting Details

Saturday
Jun 22, 2024
9:00am - 11:30am

Registration Required

Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods

Behrens Woods

Saturday, June 22, 2024
9:00am - 11:30am

3005 SE Bella Vista Pl,
Vancouver, WA 98683

Add to Calendar Jun. 22, 2024 9:00am Jun. 22, 2024 11:30 am America/Los_Angeles Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is not wheelchair accessible, and work is primarily done in a quiet natural area with potential for some infrequent… Behrens Woods

Registration is required. Sign up today!

Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants.

Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form.

Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is not wheelchair accessible, and work is primarily done in a quiet natural area with potential for some infrequent loud work sounds. For mulching projects, volunteers may be shoveling, twisting and turning, and pushing wheelbarrows. For invasive removal projects, volunteers may be kneeling, pulling, and twisting as well as possibly lifting plants overhead to load into a dumpster. There will be a space in the RSVP form for you to let us know if there are any accessibility needs you have so that we can do our best to find a volunteer role that will work for you.

(Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up and you can sign in on-site.)

Meeting Details

Saturday
Jun 22, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

Registration Required

Leverich Park Cleanup

Leverich Park

Saturday, June 22, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

4400 NE Leverich Park Way,
Vancouver, WA 98663

Add to Calendar Jun. 22, 2024 10:00am Jun. 22, 2024 12:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Leverich Park Cleanup Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers from our Adopt-A-Park volunteers for a morning of beautifying Leverich Park. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants and spreading mulch. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is… Leverich Park

Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today!

Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers from our Adopt-A-Park volunteers for a morning of beautifying Leverich Park. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants and spreading mulch.

Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form.

Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is wheelchair accessible, and work is primarily done in a quiet natural area with potential for some infrequent loud work sounds. For mulching projects, volunteers may be shoveling, twisting and turning, and pushing wheelbarrows. For invasive removal projects, volunteers may be kneeling, pulling, and twisting as well as possibly lifting plants overhead to load into a dumpster. There will be a space in the RSVP form for you to let us know if there are any accessibility needs you have so that we can do our best to find a volunteer role that will work for you.

(Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m.)

Meeting Details

Saturday
Jun 22, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

Registration Required

Adopt-A-Park Event at LeRoy Haagen

LeRoy Haagen Memorial Community Park

Saturday, June 22, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

13200 NE LeRoy Haagen Memorial Drive,
Vancouver, WA 98684

Add to Calendar Jun. 22, 2024 10:00am Jun. 22, 2024 12:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Adopt-A-Park Event at LeRoy Haagen Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today. Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers from our Adopt-A-Park program for a morning of beautifying LeRoy Haagen Memorial Community Park’s natural area. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants and spreading mulch. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning… LeRoy Haagen Memorial Community Park

Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today.

Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers from our Adopt-A-Park program for a morning of beautifying LeRoy Haagen Memorial Community Park’s natural area. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants and spreading mulch.

Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form.

Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is wheelchair accessible, and work is primarily done in a quiet natural area with potential for some infrequent loud work sounds. For mulching projects, volunteers may be shoveling, twisting and turning, and pushing wheelbarrows. For invasive removal projects, volunteers may be kneeling, pulling, and twisting as well as possibly lifting plants overhead to load into a dumpster. There will be a space in the RSVP form for you to let us know if there are any accessibility needs you have so that we can do our best to find a volunteer role that will work for you.

(Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is closed and you are still interested in attending, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up and you can sign in on-site.)

Meeting Details

Friday
Jun 28, 2024
8:30am - 12:00pm

Volunteer Ivy Pull at Beaver Marsh

Board Room

Friday, June 28, 2024
8:30am - 12:00pm

3915 NE 98th Ave,
Vancouver, WA 98662

Add to Calendar Jun. 28, 2024 8:30am Jun. 28, 2024 12:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Volunteer Ivy Pull at Beaver Marsh Join the City of Vancouver and the Lower Columbia Fish Enhancement Group for a fun day of removing ivy along Burnt Bridge Creek. An optional nature walk will be provided at the end of the event for any interested volunteers! RSVP today. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is not wheelchair accessible, and… Board Room

Join the City of Vancouver and the Lower Columbia Fish Enhancement Group for a fun day of removing ivy along Burnt Bridge Creek. An optional nature walk will be provided at the end of the event for any interested volunteers! RSVP today.

Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form.

Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is not wheelchair accessible, and work is primarily done in a quiet natural area with potential for some infrequent loud work sounds. For mulching projects, volunteers may be shoveling, twisting and turning, and pushing wheelbarrows. For invasive removal projects, volunteers may be kneeling, pulling, and twisting as well as possibly lifting plants overhead to load into a dumpster. There will be a space in the RSVP form for you to let us know if there are any accessibility needs you have so that we can do our best to find a volunteer role that will work for you.

Registration is required and there are limited volunteer spots available. RSVP today. (Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up and you can sign in on-site.)

(Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up and you can sign in on-site.)

Meeting Details

Friday
Jun 28, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

Registration Required

Litter Pickup Event: Burnt Bridge Creek Trail

Burnt Bridge Creek Trail

Friday, June 28, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

1617 N Devine Rd,
Vancouver, WA 98661

Add to Calendar Jun. 28, 2024 10:00am Jun. 28, 2024 12:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Litter Pickup Event: Burnt Bridge Creek Trail Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Volunteer to pick up litter at Vancouver’s Burnt Bridge Creek Trail. Sign up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us. Burnt Bridge Creek Trail

Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Volunteer to pick up litter at Vancouver’s Burnt Bridge Creek Trail. Sign up today.

Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.

Meeting Details

Saturday
Jun 29, 2024
9:00am - 11:00am

Registration Required

Wintler Park Cleanup & Ivy Pull

Wintler Park

Saturday, June 29, 2024
9:00am - 11:00am

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Vancouver, WA 98661

Add to Calendar Jun. 29, 2024 9:00am Jun. 29, 2024 11:00 am America/Los_Angeles Wintler Park Cleanup & Ivy Pull Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers for an Adopt-A-Park event at Wintler Park. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants from the trees as well as cleaning up litter from the beach. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. We will meet at the entrance to the park near the restrooms and parking lot. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor… Wintler Park

Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today!

Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers for an Adopt-A-Park event at Wintler Park. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants from the trees as well as cleaning up litter from the beach.

Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. We will meet at the entrance to the park near the restrooms and parking lot. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Pets are not allowed, but service animals are welcome.

Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. The location of this work is not wheelchair accessible. The beach and park are typically quiet, but planes fly over frequently and there are many pedestrians and cyclists on the paths nearby. For invasive removal projects, volunteers may be kneeling, pulling, and twisting as well as possibly lifting plants overhead to load into a dumpster. There will be a space in the RSVP form for you to let us know if there are any accessibility needs you have so that we can do our best to find a volunteer role that will work for you.

(Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is closed and you are still interested in attending, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up and you can sign in on-site.)

Meeting Details

Saturday
Jun 29, 2024
9:00am - 12:30pm

Registration Required

Water Center BioBlitz

Water Resources Education Center

Saturday, June 29, 2024
9:00am - 12:30pm

4600 SE Columbia Way,
Vancouver, WA 98661

Add to Calendar Jun. 29, 2024 9:00am Jun. 29, 2024 12:30 pm America/Los_Angeles Water Center BioBlitz Join the Water Center for our Summer BioBlitz! Volunteers will use the iNaturalist app to catalog plants, insects, birds, moss, lichen, animal tracks, and anything else we see in the area. Registration is required. Sign up today! Únete al Proyecto de Abejas de Vancouver en un paseo natural en español de 11 a.m. a 12:15 p.m. Se requiere registro. Por favor, regístrese aquí: BioBlitz de Verano del Water Center. The BioBlitz helps us monitor species in our area to understand who is here, when they are here and their movement patterns. With the help of community scientists like you, we… Water Resources Education Center

    Contact: Water Resources Education Center at 360-487-7111 or vanwrec@cityofvancouver.us

Join the Water Center for our Summer BioBlitz! Volunteers will use the iNaturalist app to catalog plants, insects, birds, moss, lichen, animal tracks, and anything else we see in the area.

Registration is required. Sign up today!

Únete al Proyecto de Abejas de Vancouver en un paseo natural en español de 11 a.m. a 12:15 p.m. Se requiere registro. Por favor, regístrese aquí: BioBlitz de Verano del Water Center.

The BioBlitz helps us monitor species in our area to understand who is here, when they are here and their movement patterns. With the help of community scientists like you, we will document as many species as we can.

The Bioblitz is family-friendly, and you don’t need to be an expert naturalist or have experience with iNaturalist.  We will have local experts who will lead your group to help with identification and data submission. Guided walks are appropriate for ages 6 and older.

Partners from Vancouver Audubon, Vancouver Bee Project and City of Vancouver Solid Waste will be on hand with education tables for registered participants, so come early and stay late to enjoy interacting with our partners.

Walk Themes: 

Bird Walk:  Join Vancouver Audubon to help document the different bird species at the Water Center.  This group will explore the areas around the Water Center and the wetlands to document birds by sight and sound.

Insect and Flower Walk:  Join a naturalist and professor from Clark College to take a deep dive into the world of terrestrial insects.  This group will explore the edges of our gardens to find and identify all the insects on the plants.  This group will also help identify the flowering plants in our garden spaces.

General Nature Walk: Join a naturalist from the Clark Conservation District on a walk to identify the little things that often get overlooked, including birds, moss, fungi and more!

Paseo Natural en Español: Únete al Proyecto de Abejas de Vancouver en un paseo natural en español alrededor del Water Center. Aprende sobre las plantas y animales que viven alrededor del Centro y los humedales, y ayuda a identificarlos. Este paseo está dirigido a hablantes nativos de español y será guiado por Almendra Velazquez-Perez del Proyecto de Abejas de Vancouver.

Bee Walk: Join the Vancouver Bee Project to look for all things bees in our gardens and along the trails.

Plant Walk:  Join the City’s NatureSpaces program to help catalog and document all the plants along the trails at the Center and along the river.

Accessibility:  Substrate and terrain are variable for each walk.  The bird walk will be on paved pathways and off-trail on sandy beach areas.  The insect and bee walks will be on paved paths, gravel paths and grassy edges.  General nature walks (both Spanish and English) will be on paved pathways and sandy beach trails.  The plant walk will be on paved and gravel pathways and may be off-trail on sloped, dirt trails and sandy beaches.

Detailed logistics will be sent to all registered participants.

If this event becomes full and you see that registrations are no longer accepted, please use the contact email below to add your name to the waitlist.

Meeting Details

Tuesday
Jul 9, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

Registration Required

Litter Cleanup Event: Marine Park Beach

Marine Park Beach

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

4501 SE Columbia Way,
Vancouver, WA 98661

Add to Calendar Jul. 09, 2024 10:00am Jul. 09, 2024 12:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Litter Cleanup Event: Marine Park Beach Volunteer to pick up litter from the beaches around Marine Park and prevent litter from entering the Columbia River. All tools will be provided. Expect to walk 1.5 miles on uneven terrain, sandy and muddy beach areas. Sign up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us. Marine Park Beach

Volunteer to pick up litter from the beaches around Marine Park and prevent litter from entering the Columbia River. All tools will be provided. Expect to walk 1.5 miles on uneven terrain, sandy and muddy beach areas. Sign up today.

Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.

Meeting Details

Saturday
Jul 13, 2024
9:00am - 11:30am

Registration Required

Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods

Behrens Woods

Saturday, July 13, 2024
9:00am - 11:30am

3005 SE Bella Vista Pl,
Vancouver, WA 98683

Add to Calendar Jul. 13, 2024 9:00am Jul. 13, 2024 11:30 am America/Los_Angeles Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is not wheelchair accessible, and work is primarily done in a quiet natural area with potential for some infrequent… Behrens Woods

Registration is required. Sign up today!

Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants.

Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form.

Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is not wheelchair accessible, and work is primarily done in a quiet natural area with potential for some infrequent loud work sounds. For mulching projects, volunteers may be shoveling, twisting and turning, and pushing wheelbarrows. For invasive removal projects, volunteers may be kneeling, pulling, and twisting as well as possibly lifting plants overhead to load into a dumpster. There will be a space in the RSVP form for you to let us know if there are any accessibility needs you have so that we can do our best to find a volunteer role that will work for you.

(Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up and you can sign in on-site.)

Meeting Details

Saturday
Jul 13, 2024
9:30am - 11:30am

Registration Required

Water Center Garden Cleanup

Water Resources Education Center

Saturday, July 13, 2024
9:30am - 11:30am

4600 SE Columbia Way,
Vancouver, WA 98661

Add to Calendar Jul. 13, 2024 9:30am Jul. 13, 2024 11:30 am America/Los_Angeles Water Center Garden Cleanup Join Water Center staff outdoors to help keep our Backyard Habitat Certified gardens in tip-top shape. Volunteer activities may include weeding, mulching, trimming and raking pathways. All necessary tools will be provided. Registration is required. Sign up today! All ages are welcome.  Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present. If this event becomes full since space is limited and you see that registrations are no longer being accepted, please use the contact email below to add your name to the waitlist. Water Resources Education Center

    Contact: Water Center staff at vanwrec@cityofvancouver.us or 360-487-7111

Join Water Center staff outdoors to help keep our Backyard Habitat Certified gardens in tip-top shape. Volunteer activities may include weeding, mulching, trimming and raking pathways. All necessary tools will be provided.

Registration is required. Sign up today!

All ages are welcome.  Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present.

If this event becomes full since space is limited and you see that registrations are no longer being accepted, please use the contact email below to add your name to the waitlist.

Meeting Details

Saturday
Jul 27, 2024
8:00am - 10:00am

Registration Required

Beach Cleanup at Marine Park

Marine Park

Saturday, July 27, 2024
8:00am - 10:00am

4501 SE Columbia Way,
Vancouver, WA 98661

Add to Calendar Jul. 27, 2024 8:00am Jul. 27, 2024 10:00 am America/Los_Angeles Beach Cleanup at Marine Park Join the Water Center to pick up litter from the beaches around Marine Park and prevent litter from entering the Columbia River. All tools will be provided.  Expect to walk 1.5 miles on uneven terrain, sandy and muddy beach areas. Registration is required. Sign up today! All ages welcome.  Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present. If this event becomes full since space is limited and you see that registrations are no longer being accepted, please use the contact email below to add your name to the waitlist. Marine Park

    Contact: Water Center staff at vanwrec@cityofvancouver.us or 360-487-7111

Join the Water Center to pick up litter from the beaches around Marine Park and prevent litter from entering the Columbia River. All tools will be provided.  Expect to walk 1.5 miles on uneven terrain, sandy and muddy beach areas.

Registration is required. Sign up today!

All ages welcome.  Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present.

If this event becomes full since space is limited and you see that registrations are no longer being accepted, please use the contact email below to add your name to the waitlist.

Meeting Details

Saturday
Jul 27, 2024
9:00am - 11:30am

Registration Required

Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods

Behrens Woods

Saturday, July 27, 2024
9:00am - 11:30am

3005 SE Bella Vista Pl,
Vancouver, WA 98683

Registration is required. Sign up today!

Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants.

Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form.

Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is not wheelchair accessible, and work is primarily done in a quiet natural area with potential for some infrequent loud work sounds. For mulching projects, volunteers may be shoveling, twisting and turning, and pushing wheelbarrows. For invasive removal projects, volunteers may be kneeling, pulling, and twisting as well as possibly lifting plants overhead to load into a dumpster. There will be a space in the RSVP form for you to let us know if there are any accessibility needs you have so that we can do our best to find a volunteer role that will work for you.

(Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up and you can sign in on-site.)

Meeting Details

Thursday
Aug 1, 2024
2:00pm - 5:00pm

Registration Required

Vancouver Arts & Music Festival Event Setup

Esther Short Park

Thursday, August 1, 2024
2:00pm - 5:00pm

605 Esther St,
Vancouver, WA 98660

Add to Calendar Aug. 01, 2024 2:00pm Aug. 01, 2024 5:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Vancouver Arts & Music Festival Event Setup The Vancouver Arts & Music Festival is back for its second year. The 2023 festival was an immense success, made possible thanks to the support of outstanding volunteers. Join us for a bigger and better event this year and help with setup, vendor support, artist assistance and more. Help set the stage for an exciting festival in Esther Short Park as an event setup volunteer on Aug. 1. Festival Volunteers Needed: We need help with setup, vendor support, artist assistance and more throughout the Festival. There are multiple shifts and roles available Aug. 1-4. Learn more and RSVP online. For information about… Esther Short Park

The Vancouver Arts & Music Festival is back for its second year. The 2023 festival was an immense success, made possible thanks to the support of outstanding volunteers. Join us for a bigger and better event this year and help with setup, vendor support, artist assistance and more.

Help set the stage for an exciting festival in Esther Short Park as an event setup volunteer on Aug. 1.

Festival Volunteers Needed: We need help with setup, vendor support, artist assistance and more throughout the Festival. There are multiple shifts and roles available Aug. 1-4. Learn more and RSVP online.

For information about volunteering at the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival, contact Volunteer Programs at cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us or 360-487-8344.

Meeting Details

Friday
Aug 2, 2024
12:00pm - 11:00pm

Vancouver Arts & Music Festival – Friday

Esther Short Park

Friday, August 2, 2024
12:00pm - 11:00pm

605 Esther St,
Vancouver, WA 98660

Add to Calendar Aug. 02, 2024 12:00pm Aug. 02, 2024 11:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Vancouver Arts & Music Festival – Friday Get ready to dive into a world of electrifying creativity at the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival! This spectacular free event is open to all ages and will transform Esther Short Park and downtown Vancouver into a stage for artistic brilliance! From vibrant stages to pop-up galleries, awe-inspiring juried art shows, toe-tapping family activities and tantalizing food vendors, the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival is a sensory explosion like no other. Volunteers Needed: This free festival is made possible thanks to the support of outstanding volunteers! Be part of the excitement and help with setup, vendor support, artist assistance and… Esther Short Park

Get ready to dive into a world of electrifying creativity at the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival! This spectacular free event is open to all ages and will transform Esther Short Park and downtown Vancouver into a stage for artistic brilliance! From vibrant stages to pop-up galleries, awe-inspiring juried art shows, toe-tapping family activities and tantalizing food vendors, the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival is a sensory explosion like no other.

Volunteers Needed: This free festival is made possible thanks to the support of outstanding volunteers! Be part of the excitement and help with setup, vendor support, artist assistance and more. There are multiple shifts and roles available Aug. 1-4. Learn more and RSVP online.

Esther Short Park Community Stage 

12 p.m. Welcome with Mayor McEnerny-Ogle and the Traveling Day Society Drum Circle
12:30 p.m. Vietnamese Lion Dance
1:30 p.m. Fort Vancouver Pipe Band
2 p.m. Hip Hop Soulsation Academy
2:30 p.m. Cottage Dance Academy
3 p.m. Metropolitan Performing Arts
3:30 p.m. Ballet Folklórico of SW Washington
4 p.m. Columbia Dance
4:30 p.m. Yeates Academy of Irish Dance

Phil Arnold Way Community Stage

12 p.m. Carpathian-Pacific Express
1 p.m. George Colligan and Zyanna
2 p.m. Seth Moran, Fiddle Looper
3 p.m. The Bylines
4 p.m. Bossa PDX
5 p.m. Darling Radio
6 p.m. The Juleps

Esther Short Park Main Stage at 7 p.m.

An evening of Tchaikovsky featuring cellist, Zuill Bailey with Maestro Brotons and the VSO. Stay after the concert for a screening of West Side Story (1961) in the park.

Presented by Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the City of Vancouver and M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust. With support from United Grain and OPB. Special thanks to Vancouver Farmers Market, Columbia Arts Network and Vancouver’s Downtown Association. 

Meeting Details

Saturday
Aug 3, 2024
10:00am - 9:00pm

Vancouver Arts & Music Festival – Saturday

Esther Short Park

Saturday, August 3, 2024
10:00am - 9:00pm

605 Esther St,
Vancouver, WA 98660

Add to Calendar Aug. 03, 2024 10:00am Aug. 03, 2024 9:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Vancouver Arts & Music Festival – Saturday Get ready to dive into a world of electrifying creativity at the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival! This spectacular free event is open to all ages and will transform Esther Short Park and downtown Vancouver into a stage for artistic brilliance! From vibrant stages to pop-up galleries, awe-inspiring juried art shows, toe-tapping family activities and tantalizing food vendors, the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival is a sensory explosion like no other. Volunteers Needed: This free festival is made possible thanks to the support of outstanding volunteers! Be part of the excitement and help with setup, vendor support, artist assistance and… Esther Short Park

Get ready to dive into a world of electrifying creativity at the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival! This spectacular free event is open to all ages and will transform Esther Short Park and downtown Vancouver into a stage for artistic brilliance! From vibrant stages to pop-up galleries, awe-inspiring juried art shows, toe-tapping family activities and tantalizing food vendors, the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival is a sensory explosion like no other.

Volunteers Needed: This free festival is made possible thanks to the support of outstanding volunteers! Be part of the excitement and help with setup, vendor support, artist assistance and more. There are multiple shifts and roles available Aug. 1-4. Learn more and RSVP online.

Esther Short Park Community Stage

10 a.m. Riverside Performing Arts
10:45 a.m. Sarada Kala Nilayam Bharatanatyam
11:15 a.m. Vancouver Ballet Folklórico
12:15 p.m. Ka Lei Haliˈa O Ka Lokelani Hula
1 p.m. Anavai O Te Ora Tahitian Dance
1:45 p.m. IXIC Aztec Dance
2:30 p.m. push/FOLD Dance Company
3:15 p.m. Teva Oriata Polynesian Dance Troupe
4 p.m. Olga Loktev
4:15 p.m. Groove Nation Dance

Phil Arnold Way Community Stage

10 a.m. Skamokawa Swamp Opera
11 a.m. Ants Ants Ants
12 p.m. Bon Bon Vivant
1 p.m. Festival Brass
2 p.m. Jam Session
3 p.m. Ne Plus Ultra Jass Orchestra
4 p.m. The Departures
5 p.m. Pamela Jordan Trio
6 p.m. Conjunto Alegre

Esther Short Park Main Stage at 6 p.m.

Astral Mixtape gets things started, followed by an evening of Beethoven featuring pianist Olga Kern with Maestro Schwarz and the VSO.

Presented by Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the City of Vancouver and M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust. With support from United Grain and OPB. Special thanks to Vancouver Farmers Market, Columbia Arts Network and Vancouver’s Downtown Association. 

Meeting Details

Sunday
Aug 4, 2024
10:00am - 5:00pm

Vancouver Arts & Music Festival – Sunday

Esther Short Park

Sunday, August 4, 2024
10:00am - 5:00pm

605 Esther St,
Vancouver, WA 98660

Add to Calendar Aug. 04, 2024 10:00am Aug. 04, 2024 5:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Vancouver Arts & Music Festival – Sunday Get ready to dive into a world of electrifying creativity at the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival! This spectacular free event is open to all ages and will transform Esther Short Park and downtown Vancouver into a stage for artistic brilliance! From vibrant stages to pop-up galleries, awe-inspiring juried art shows, toe-tapping family activities and tantalizing food vendors, the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival is a sensory explosion like no other. Volunteers Needed: This free festival is made possible thanks to the support of outstanding volunteers! Be part of the excitement and help with setup, vendor support, artist assistance and more. There are… Esther Short Park

Get ready to dive into a world of electrifying creativity at the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival! This spectacular free event is open to all ages and will transform Esther Short Park and downtown Vancouver into a stage for artistic brilliance! From vibrant stages to pop-up galleries, awe-inspiring juried art shows, toe-tapping family activities and tantalizing food vendors, the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival is a sensory explosion like no other.

Volunteers Needed: This free festival is made possible thanks to the support of outstanding volunteers! Be part of the excitement and help with setup, vendor support, artist assistance and more. There are multiple shifts and roles available Aug. 1-4. Learn more and RSVP online.

Esther Short Park Community Stage

10 a.m. Starbird Theater
10:30 a.m. Shaun Keylock & Conduit Dance
11 a.m. Dr. Sherrie Davis Morningstar & Global Fusion
12 p.m. Opera on Tap

Phil Arnold Way Community Stage

11 a.m. River Divide

Esther Short Park Main Stage at 3 p.m.

The Festival closes with a tribute to Leonard Bernstein featuring Maestro Schwarz and the VSO.

Presented by Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the City of Vancouver and M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust. With support from United Grain and OPB. Special thanks to Vancouver Farmers Market, Columbia Arts Network and Vancouver’s Downtown Association. 

Meeting Details

Saturday
Aug 10, 2024
9:00am - 11:30am

Registration Required

Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods

Behrens Woods

Saturday, August 10, 2024
9:00am - 11:30am

3005 SE Bella Vista Pl,
Vancouver, WA 98683

Registration is required. Sign up today!

Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants.

Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form.

Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is not wheelchair accessible, and work is primarily done in a quiet natural area with potential for some infrequent loud work sounds. For mulching projects, volunteers may be shoveling, twisting and turning, and pushing wheelbarrows. For invasive removal projects, volunteers may be kneeling, pulling, and twisting as well as possibly lifting plants overhead to load into a dumpster. There will be a space in the RSVP form for you to let us know if there are any accessibility needs you have so that we can do our best to find a volunteer role that will work for you.

(Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up and you can sign in on-site.)

Meeting Details

Saturday
Aug 24, 2024
9:00am - 11:30am

Registration Required

Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods

Behrens Woods

Saturday, August 24, 2024
9:00am - 11:30am

3005 SE Bella Vista Pl,
Vancouver, WA 98683

Add to Calendar Aug. 24, 2024 9:00am Aug. 24, 2024 11:30 am America/Los_Angeles Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is not wheelchair accessible, and work is primarily done in a quiet natural area with potential for some infrequent… Behrens Woods

Registration is required. Sign up today!

Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants.

Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form.

Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is not wheelchair accessible, and work is primarily done in a quiet natural area with potential for some infrequent loud work sounds. For mulching projects, volunteers may be shoveling, twisting and turning, and pushing wheelbarrows. For invasive removal projects, volunteers may be kneeling, pulling, and twisting as well as possibly lifting plants overhead to load into a dumpster. There will be a space in the RSVP form for you to let us know if there are any accessibility needs you have so that we can do our best to find a volunteer role that will work for you.

(Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up and you can sign in on-site.)

Meeting Details

Events

Water Center Garden Cleanup

Friday, June 21, 2024
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Add to Calendar Friday, June 21, 2024 9:30 am Friday, June 21, 2024 9:30 am America/Los_Angeles Water Center Garden Cleanup Join Water Center staff outdoors to help keep our Backyard Habitat Certified gardens in tip-top shape. Volunteer activities may include weeding, mulching, trimming and raking pathways. All necessary tools will be provided. Registration is required. Sign up today! All ages welcome.  Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present. If this event becomes full since space is limited and you see that registrations are no longer being accepted, please use the contact email below to add your name to the waitlist.

Water Resources Education Center
4600 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver , WA 98661

Join Water Center staff outdoors to help keep our Backyard Habitat Certified gardens in tip-top shape. Volunteer activities may include weeding, mulching, trimming and raking pathways. All necessary tools will be provided. Registration is required. Sign up today! All ages welcome.  Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present.…


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Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods

Saturday, June 22, 2024
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Add to Calendar Saturday, June 22, 2024 9:00 am Saturday, June 22, 2024 9:00 am America/Los_Angeles Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is not wheelchair accessible, and work is primarily done in a quiet natural area with potential for some infrequent…

Behrens Woods
3005 SE Bella Vista Pl
Vancouver , WA 98683

Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring…


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Leverich Park Cleanup

Saturday, June 22, 2024
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Add to Calendar Saturday, June 22, 2024 10:00 am Saturday, June 22, 2024 10:00 am America/Los_Angeles Leverich Park Cleanup Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers from our Adopt-A-Park volunteers for a morning of beautifying Leverich Park. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants and spreading mulch. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is…

Leverich Park
4400 NE Leverich Park Way
Vancouver , WA 98663

Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers from our Adopt-A-Park volunteers for a morning of beautifying Leverich Park. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants and spreading mulch. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens.…


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Adopt-A-Park Event at LeRoy Haagen

Saturday, June 22, 2024
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Add to Calendar Saturday, June 22, 2024 10:00 am Saturday, June 22, 2024 10:00 am America/Los_Angeles Adopt-A-Park Event at LeRoy Haagen Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today. Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers from our Adopt-A-Park program for a morning of beautifying LeRoy Haagen Memorial Community Park’s natural area. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants and spreading mulch. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning…

LeRoy Haagen Memorial Community Park
13200 NE LeRoy Haagen Memorial Drive
Vancouver , WA 98684

Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today. Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers from our Adopt-A-Park program for a morning of beautifying LeRoy Haagen Memorial Community Park’s natural area. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants and spreading mulch. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is…


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Volunteer Ivy Pull at Beaver Marsh

Friday, June 28, 2024
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Add to Calendar Friday, June 28, 2024 8:30 am Friday, June 28, 2024 8:30 am America/Los_Angeles Volunteer Ivy Pull at Beaver Marsh Join the City of Vancouver and the Lower Columbia Fish Enhancement Group for a fun day of removing ivy along Burnt Bridge Creek. An optional nature walk will be provided at the end of the event for any interested volunteers! RSVP today. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is not wheelchair accessible, and…

Board Room
3915 NE 98th Ave
Vancouver , WA 98662

Join the City of Vancouver and the Lower Columbia Fish Enhancement Group for a fun day of removing ivy along Burnt Bridge Creek. An optional nature walk will be provided at the end of the event for any interested volunteers! RSVP today. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly! Volunteers should dress for the…


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Litter Pickup Event: Burnt Bridge Creek Trail

Friday, June 28, 2024
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Add to Calendar Friday, June 28, 2024 10:00 am Friday, June 28, 2024 10:00 am America/Los_Angeles Litter Pickup Event: Burnt Bridge Creek Trail Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Volunteer to pick up litter at Vancouver’s Burnt Bridge Creek Trail. Sign up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.

Burnt Bridge Creek Trail
1617 N Devine Rd
Vancouver , WA 98661

Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Volunteer to pick up litter at Vancouver’s Burnt Bridge Creek Trail. Sign up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.


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Wintler Park Cleanup & Ivy Pull

Saturday, June 29, 2024
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Add to Calendar Saturday, June 29, 2024 9:00 am Saturday, June 29, 2024 9:00 am America/Los_Angeles Wintler Park Cleanup & Ivy Pull Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers for an Adopt-A-Park event at Wintler Park. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants from the trees as well as cleaning up litter from the beach. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. We will meet at the entrance to the park near the restrooms and parking lot. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor…

Wintler Park
Vancouver , WA 98661

Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers for an Adopt-A-Park event at Wintler Park. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants from the trees as well as cleaning up litter from the beach. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is…


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Water Center BioBlitz

Saturday, June 29, 2024
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Add to Calendar Saturday, June 29, 2024 9:00 am Saturday, June 29, 2024 9:00 am America/Los_Angeles Water Center BioBlitz Join the Water Center for our Summer BioBlitz! Volunteers will use the iNaturalist app to catalog plants, insects, birds, moss, lichen, animal tracks, and anything else we see in the area. Registration is required. Sign up today! Únete al Proyecto de Abejas de Vancouver en un paseo natural en español de 11 a.m. a 12:15 p.m. Se requiere registro. Por favor, regístrese aquí: BioBlitz de Verano del Water Center. The BioBlitz helps us monitor species in our area to understand who is here, when they are here and their movement patterns. With the help of community scientists like you, we…

Water Resources Education Center
4600 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver , WA 98661

Join the Water Center for our Summer BioBlitz! Volunteers will use the iNaturalist app to catalog plants, insects, birds, moss, lichen, animal tracks, and anything else we see in the area. Registration is required. Sign up today! Únete al Proyecto de Abejas de Vancouver en un paseo natural en español de 11 a.m. a 12:15 p.m. Se requiere registro. Por…


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Litter Cleanup Event: Marine Park Beach

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Add to Calendar Tuesday, July 9, 2024 10:00 am Tuesday, July 9, 2024 10:00 am America/Los_Angeles Litter Cleanup Event: Marine Park Beach Volunteer to pick up litter from the beaches around Marine Park and prevent litter from entering the Columbia River. All tools will be provided. Expect to walk 1.5 miles on uneven terrain, sandy and muddy beach areas. Sign up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.

Marine Park Beach
4501 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver , WA 98661

Volunteer to pick up litter from the beaches around Marine Park and prevent litter from entering the Columbia River. All tools will be provided. Expect to walk 1.5 miles on uneven terrain, sandy and muddy beach areas. Sign up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.


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Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods

Saturday, July 13, 2024
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Add to Calendar Saturday, July 13, 2024 9:00 am Saturday, July 13, 2024 9:00 am America/Los_Angeles Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is not wheelchair accessible, and work is primarily done in a quiet natural area with potential for some infrequent…

Behrens Woods
3005 SE Bella Vista Pl
Vancouver , WA 98683

Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring…


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Water Center Garden Cleanup

Saturday, July 13, 2024
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Add to Calendar Saturday, July 13, 2024 9:30 am Saturday, July 13, 2024 9:30 am America/Los_Angeles Water Center Garden Cleanup Join Water Center staff outdoors to help keep our Backyard Habitat Certified gardens in tip-top shape. Volunteer activities may include weeding, mulching, trimming and raking pathways. All necessary tools will be provided. Registration is required. Sign up today! All ages are welcome.  Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present. If this event becomes full since space is limited and you see that registrations are no longer being accepted, please use the contact email below to add your name to the waitlist.

Water Resources Education Center
4600 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver , WA 98661

Join Water Center staff outdoors to help keep our Backyard Habitat Certified gardens in tip-top shape. Volunteer activities may include weeding, mulching, trimming and raking pathways. All necessary tools will be provided. Registration is required. Sign up today! All ages are welcome.  Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian…


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Beach Cleanup at Marine Park

Saturday, July 27, 2024
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Add to Calendar Saturday, July 27, 2024 8:00 am Saturday, July 27, 2024 8:00 am America/Los_Angeles Beach Cleanup at Marine Park Join the Water Center to pick up litter from the beaches around Marine Park and prevent litter from entering the Columbia River. All tools will be provided.  Expect to walk 1.5 miles on uneven terrain, sandy and muddy beach areas. Registration is required. Sign up today! All ages welcome.  Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present. If this event becomes full since space is limited and you see that registrations are no longer being accepted, please use the contact email below to add your name to the waitlist.

Marine Park
4501 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver , WA 98661

Join the Water Center to pick up litter from the beaches around Marine Park and prevent litter from entering the Columbia River. All tools will be provided.  Expect to walk 1.5 miles on uneven terrain, sandy and muddy beach areas. Registration is required. Sign up today! All ages welcome.  Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth…


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Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods

Saturday, July 27, 2024
9:00 am - 11:30 am

Behrens Woods
3005 SE Bella Vista Pl
Vancouver , WA 98683

Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring…


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Vancouver Arts & Music Festival Event Setup

Thursday, August 1, 2024
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Add to Calendar Thursday, August 1, 2024 2:00 pm Thursday, August 1, 2024 2:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Vancouver Arts & Music Festival Event Setup The Vancouver Arts & Music Festival is back for its second year. The 2023 festival was an immense success, made possible thanks to the support of outstanding volunteers. Join us for a bigger and better event this year and help with setup, vendor support, artist assistance and more. Help set the stage for an exciting festival in Esther Short Park as an event setup volunteer on Aug. 1. Festival Volunteers Needed: We need help with setup, vendor support, artist assistance and more throughout the Festival. There are multiple shifts and roles available Aug. 1-4. Learn more and RSVP online. For information about…

Esther Short Park
605 Esther St
Vancouver , WA 98660

The Vancouver Arts & Music Festival is back for its second year. The 2023 festival was an immense success, made possible thanks to the support of outstanding volunteers. Join us for a bigger and better event this year and help with setup, vendor support, artist assistance and more. Help set the stage for an exciting festival in Esther Short Park as an…


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Vancouver Arts & Music Festival – Friday

Friday, August 2, 2024
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Add to Calendar Friday, August 2, 2024 12:00 pm Friday, August 2, 2024 12:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Vancouver Arts & Music Festival – Friday Get ready to dive into a world of electrifying creativity at the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival! This spectacular free event is open to all ages and will transform Esther Short Park and downtown Vancouver into a stage for artistic brilliance! From vibrant stages to pop-up galleries, awe-inspiring juried art shows, toe-tapping family activities and tantalizing food vendors, the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival is a sensory explosion like no other. Volunteers Needed: This free festival is made possible thanks to the support of outstanding volunteers! Be part of the excitement and help with setup, vendor support, artist assistance and…

Esther Short Park
605 Esther St
Vancouver , WA 98660

Get ready to dive into a world of electrifying creativity at the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival! This spectacular free event is open to all ages and will transform Esther Short Park and downtown Vancouver into a stage for artistic brilliance! From vibrant stages to pop-up galleries, awe-inspiring juried art shows, toe-tapping family activities and tantalizing food vendors, the Vancouver…


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Vancouver Arts & Music Festival – Saturday

Saturday, August 3, 2024
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Add to Calendar Saturday, August 3, 2024 10:00 am Saturday, August 3, 2024 10:00 am America/Los_Angeles Vancouver Arts & Music Festival – Saturday Get ready to dive into a world of electrifying creativity at the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival! This spectacular free event is open to all ages and will transform Esther Short Park and downtown Vancouver into a stage for artistic brilliance! From vibrant stages to pop-up galleries, awe-inspiring juried art shows, toe-tapping family activities and tantalizing food vendors, the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival is a sensory explosion like no other. Volunteers Needed: This free festival is made possible thanks to the support of outstanding volunteers! Be part of the excitement and help with setup, vendor support, artist assistance and…

Esther Short Park
605 Esther St
Vancouver , WA 98660

Get ready to dive into a world of electrifying creativity at the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival! This spectacular free event is open to all ages and will transform Esther Short Park and downtown Vancouver into a stage for artistic brilliance! From vibrant stages to pop-up galleries, awe-inspiring juried art shows, toe-tapping family activities and tantalizing food vendors, the Vancouver…


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Vancouver Arts & Music Festival – Sunday

Sunday, August 4, 2024
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Add to Calendar Sunday, August 4, 2024 10:00 am Sunday, August 4, 2024 10:00 am America/Los_Angeles Vancouver Arts & Music Festival – Sunday Get ready to dive into a world of electrifying creativity at the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival! This spectacular free event is open to all ages and will transform Esther Short Park and downtown Vancouver into a stage for artistic brilliance! From vibrant stages to pop-up galleries, awe-inspiring juried art shows, toe-tapping family activities and tantalizing food vendors, the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival is a sensory explosion like no other. Volunteers Needed: This free festival is made possible thanks to the support of outstanding volunteers! Be part of the excitement and help with setup, vendor support, artist assistance and more. There are…

Esther Short Park
605 Esther St
Vancouver , WA 98660

Get ready to dive into a world of electrifying creativity at the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival! This spectacular free event is open to all ages and will transform Esther Short Park and downtown Vancouver into a stage for artistic brilliance! From vibrant stages to pop-up galleries, awe-inspiring juried art shows, toe-tapping family activities and tantalizing food vendors, the Vancouver Arts &…


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Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods

Saturday, August 10, 2024
9:00 am - 11:30 am

Behrens Woods
3005 SE Bella Vista Pl
Vancouver , WA 98683

Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring…


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Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods

Saturday, August 24, 2024
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Add to Calendar Saturday, August 24, 2024 9:00 am Saturday, August 24, 2024 9:00 am America/Los_Angeles Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Accessibility is important to us and we’ve taken it into account while planning this event. This location is not wheelchair accessible, and work is primarily done in a quiet natural area with potential for some infrequent…

Behrens Woods
3005 SE Bella Vista Pl
Vancouver , WA 98683

Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring…


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