Summer 2017 Events Calendar (618 KB PDF)
DARIA – October 11, 18, 25 & November 1 – 10-00- 11:00 AM $15 per session (members $12) Pre-Registration Required
Enjoy the interactive musical jam and make some fun nature crafts to take home.
Naturalist Foray: BIRDS OF AUTUMN – October 15 – 2:00 pm NO FEE
Bring your binoculars (or borrow ours) to search for birds migrating through our area, as well as our year-round residents.
CAPTURE THAT CRITTER: A PHOTO NATURE HIKE – October 21 – 2:00 pm $6 (members $3) PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED
Join nature photographer & educator Barbara Burdack as she leads an informative and instructional hike through our diverse habitats. Teaching tips and photography techniques along the way.
THE HUMAN ANIMAL – THE HUMAN SQUIRREL ~ OCTOBER 15 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM -$65 (MEMBERS $50) – 6 participants – Adults Only PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED
Preparation for winter food storage, constructing a temporary shelter capable of keeping ourselves warm and safe.
GAGGLES OF GHOSTS & GHOULS – OCTOBER 27 6:30-8:30 PM $6 (MEMBERS $3)
Travel our trails in the company of our educators meeting some somewhat creepy “creatures” that will expose some of the myths concerning the nature of cats, rats, bats, snakes, specters and more.
SPIDER’S TEA PARTY – October 28 – 1:30 pm NO FEE
Bring along your favorite stuffed pal and join Mrs. Spider for tea (juice) and crumpets (snack food). Listen to some creepy stories and then we shall journey outside to search for some real spiders and their insect relatives.
Naturalist Foray: WHAT CREEPS YOU OUT? – October 29 – 2:00 pm NO FEE
Discover the purpose of some of the least loved critters that live in our communities.
TOO GOOD TO TOSS SALE – November 4-November 12 – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ah, the treasures await your discovery! Just a lot of stuff that may be just what you are looking for. Great Bargains!
MOONLIGHT WALK – November 2 ~ 6:30 pm -NO FEE – Donations Greatly Appreciated!
BEAVER MOON while the water still flows the traps are set for beaver. Their coats are now thick. Soon the water will freeze and they will stay underwater.
THE HUMAN ANIMAL – THE NAKED HUMAN ~ NOVEMBER 5 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM -$65 (MEMBERS $50) – 6 participants – Adults Only PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED
For our species to survive in colder regions, we needed to invent clothing. During this workshop we will work together to turn a raw deer skin into a functional piece of material known as buckskin. We will also be learning how to use hides for various purposes such as cord making, buckets and cooking utensils.
NATIONAL TAKE A HIKE DAY – November 17 ~ 1:30 pm -NO FEE
Hike with us on some of the least utilized trails at the nature center. Uneven terrain, where sturdy boots/shoes. Dress for the weather.