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  1. 17-036 State Parks announces 2017 Waikiki Beach summer concerts

    State Parks announces the schedule for the 2017 summer concert series at Waikiki Beach in Cape Disappointment State Park. The first concert is Saturday, June 10. Read on...
  2. 17-035 Celebrate the 119th anniversary of North Head Lighthouse

    State Parks and Keepers of the North Head Lighthouse invite the public to help celebrate the 119th anniversary of the North Head Lighthouse June 3, at Cape Disappointment State Park in Ilwaco. Read on...
  3. 17-034 Volunteers needed to help clear trails for Monte Trails Appreciation Day

    State Parks, Friends of Schafer and Lake Sylvia and the City of Montesano invite the public to volunteer for the ninth annual Monte Trails Appreciation Day on June 3 at Lake Sylvia State Park near Montesano. Read on...
  4. 17-033 Canoe Families host 12th annual celebration at Deception Pass State Park

    State Parks' Folk and Traditional Arts in the Parks Program invites the public to the 12th Annual Salish Sea Native American Cultural Celebration June 3, at Deception Pass State Park. Read on...
  5. 17-032 Volunteer environmental docents needed for Lake Sammamish State Park

    State Parks, in partnership with the Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park, is offering training to people interested in becoming volunteer docents at Lake Sammamish State Park. The five-hour docent training is June 3, at the park office. Read on...