No programs in January, March, May, July, September, or November.
February 14th 10:00 a.m.
Powerpoint program by Cari Nicely, Naturalist, followed by holiday potluck. Soup
and rolls will be provided- please bring your favorite Valentine’s Day finger
food to share. Holiday photo craft to take home is included. FREE but must
preregister by February 9th to ensure an accurate lunch count.
10:00 a.m. Migration Frustration.
Program by Danika Cox, Assistant Naturalist. Free program including a
hands-on board game! RSVP deadline April 16th.
10:00 a.m. Butterflies ARE Important!
Informative powerpoint by Danika Cox, Assistant Naturalist, with fun facts and
gardening tips followed by make and take butterfly feeder activity. Free
program. RSVP deadline June 4th to ensure enough supplies for
August 23rd 10:00 a.m. Fish Lips and
Program in the classroom by both Henry County Naturalists followed by a short
fishing experience at the nature center pond. All equipment and bait will be
provided. No license necessary. Catch and release only. Free program. RSVP
deadline August 20th.
October 31st 1:00 p.m. Pumpkin Smiles
and Costume Styles.
Come IN COSTUME to learn about the history of pumpkin carving with both Henry
County Naturalists. Bring your favorite pumpkin recipe on a 3” x 5” card. We
will copy those cards into a hand-out for all to take home. Pumpkin carving will
be available. PRIZE for best costume. Muffins and cider will be provided. Free
program. RSVP deadline October 26th.
10:00 a.m. Bag It- Is Your Life Too Plastic?
“Try going a day without plastic. In this touching and often
flat-out-funny film, we follow ‘everyman’ Jeb Berrier as he embarks on a global
tour to unravel the complexities of our plastic world. What starts as a film
about plastic bags evolves into a wholesale investigation into plastic and its
effect on our waterways, oceans and even our own bodies….” Showing of the film
followed by discussion then annual holiday potluck in the classroom. Film length
65 minutes. Free program. Deadline December 14th for accurate
lunch count. Don’t forget a homemade nature ornament to continue our friendship
postcards or emails are sent out each month for those that are interested in
the A.C.O.R.N. program. Costs, itineraries, and deadlines are announced when
the reminders are sent. You may also listen to Cari Nicely, Naturalist, or
Danika Cox, Assistant Naturalist, on KILJ Radio on the first Thursday of the
month for updates to all programs.