Skip to main content

Originally published January 28, 2013 at 5:30 AM | Page modified January 29, 2013 at 10:55 AM

  • Share:
  • Comments (0)
  • Print

One healthful thing we love

MLK holiday-service projects and free day at state and national parks.

Most Popular Comments
Hide / Show comments
No comments have been posted to this article.
Start the conversation >


Get outdoors this weekend and help with forest restoration for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Options include helping EarthCorps, a community-based environmental-restoration organization, remove invasive plants, weed and plant native trees and shrubs, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday at Cheasty Greenspace, Cheasty Boulevard South and South Della Street, Seattle; preregister at

Or pitch in on a Washington Conservation Corps project for all ages to remove invasive plants to restore forest habitat. Wear sturdy shoes or boots and bring work gloves, if you have them, 10 a.m. Monday, Carillon Woods Park, 5429 106th Ave. N.E., Kirkland. Preregistration requested, but not required:

Also, in celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, admission is free at all Washington state parks that usually require the Discover Pass and at Mount Rainier, Olympic and other national parks, Monday; see and for more information.

News where, when and how you want it

Email Icon

Seattle Sketcher Book

Seattle Sketcher Book

Due to popular demand, the pre-sale price of $29.95 is extended until October 5!