|Join the Green Kirkland Partnership to help with the restoration of Josten Park. Volunteers will spend the morning participating in restoration activities which may include removing non-native invasive plants like English ivy and Himalayan blackberry, spreading mulch over cleared areas, and planting native trees, shrubs and ground covers. No experience necessary and all ages welcome! This event will be led by volunteer Green Kirkland Steward Bonnie and Helen.
To Register: Follow this link to register to volunteer
What to bring:
* Closed Toed Shoes Required (ex: tennis shoes, sneakers or boots but no sandals)
* Recommended: Clothes that can get dirty * Raingear * Warm Layers * Long Pants/Long Sleeves
* Full water bottle & Snacks
* Tools, training and gloves are provided
* Please note there is no running water or bathroom onsite
Youth Volunteering: Volunteers age 14-17 attending the event without a parent or guardian must bring a waiver signed by a parent or guardian to the event with them. Download the Green Kirkland Youth Volunteer Waiver. Volunteers younger than 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
Where to meet: Meet at the entrance to the park along 112th PL NE. If you arrive after the start time please walk into the park to find the group.
Parking: Street parking is available
Park Address: 112th Pl NE and NE 129th St, Kirkland WA 98034
From I-405 North:
Take Exit 20B for NE 124th St
Turn left on 124th St
Turn right on 116th Ave NE
Turn Left onto NE 128th St
Turn right on 112th Place NE
Take the 1st left onto 129th (after you take this left the park is directly on your right ¼ into the block)
From I-405 South:
Take exit 20 for NE 124th St.
Turn right onto NE 124th St.
Take the 1st right into 116th Ave NE
Turn left onto NE 128th Pl. NE
Turn right onto 112th Pl. NE
Take the 1st left into 129th St. (after you take this left the park is directly on your right ¼ into the block)
From Market Street and Downtown Kirkland:
North on Market Street, which turns into 98th Ave NE, then 100th Ave NE
Right on NE 132nd St. (big traffic light intersection)Right on 111th Place NE
Left on 129th St. (park entrance is after two houses on the left)
132nd St. & 11th Ave NE: route 238
NE 128th St. & I-405: 235, 237, 238, 252, 255, 257, 277, 311, 342, 532, 535, 930, 935, 952