What's Happening

Fall 2017

City of Renton Programs, Events, Fitness, and Fun for Everyone!

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OUTDOOR RECREATION For information, or to register for Fall Hikes, call 425-430-6700 or visit Rentonwa.gov/cybersignup | 21 Cedar River Salmon Journey Cedar River Off-Leash Dog Park Bring your furry friend to the City of Renton off-leash dog park along the Cedar River Trail, located at 1500 Houser Way South. Nearly four acres of level ground are surrounded by a rustic split rail fence – the material was generously donated by McLendon Hardware and con- structed by community volunteers. The park includes a separate area for small and shy dogs. Join your dog-loving neighbors and visit with a variety of canines having fun being off-leash and free. For more information open the Living in Renton quicklink on the rentonwa.gov website, then Parks and Master Park Directory or contact Cailín Hunsaker, Parks and Golf Course Director, at 425-430-6606. Hikes for all ages! Sept 9 Naches Peak Loop Course 60536 Sept 23 Green Water-Echo Lakes Course 60537 Oct 7 Mount Catherine Course 60538 Oct 16 Little Si Course 60539 $18R / $22NR (Registration information below.) Follow Salmon up the Cedar River Join the Seattle Aquarium in October for free and family-friendly programs on the Cedar River salmon journey! Spot spawning salmon, learn about their amazing journey home and receive tips on things we can all do to help. Volunteer natu- ralists will be stationed from 11:00am to 4:00pm on October 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, and 29 at Renton Library Bridge, Cedar River Park, Cavana- ugh Pond, and Landsburg Park & Dam. Carpool if you can—these sites have limited parking. The Cedar River Salmon Journey, now entering its 20th year, is sponsored by the City of Renton, Seattle Aquarium, Seattle Public Utilities, King County Flood Control District, King County Library System, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the WRIA8 Salmon Recovery Council. Visit seattleaquarium.org/salmon-journey for a flyer with directions or call 206-792-5851 for more information. Help Teach about Salmon and the Cedar River SHARE YOUR COMMUNITY TREASURE! Become a volunteer naturalist on the Cedar River and learn about one of the world's amazing wildlife migrations that runs through the heart of Seattle, Renton and on up into Maple Valley! Naturalists will receive 20 hours of training from fish and watershed experts in September. Then they'll spend three weekend days along the river, talking to the public about the spawning salmon and the natural and human history of the Cedar River Watershed. To learn more or sign up, contact Dani Kendall or Charlotte Spang at 206-792-5851. Training starts September 7. For additional sites visit seattleaquarium.org/ salmon-journey

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