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    Drop-In/Ongoing Programs at Forest Park Nature Center

    Unless otherwise indicated, donations are requested for all walks and programs. CORE members often receive a discount for programs with a fee. Thank you for your support!

    Yoga with Jean Sloan
    Every Monday • 5:30-6:45 pm • Ages 8+
    Fee: 4 classes for $36, 8 classes for $64 or $10 drop in

    Experience the benefits of yoga in the tranquil setting of Forest Park Nature Center. This class will combine gentle postures, breathing practices and relaxation with an emphasis on self-acceptance and exploration. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat or large towel, and refrain from eating a large meal prior to class. No prior experience necessary and all levels welcome. Some mats are available for use at the Nature Center.

    Old Time Folk and Country Jam
    2nd and 4th Sunday of each month
    3:30-5:00 pm • All ages

    Dust off that guitar, fiddle, banjo or other acoustic instrument and bring it down to the Nature Center for a jam session. Meet other musicians and learn some new songs. Music lovers of all ages are encouraged to come, listen and enjoy.

     

    NO NEED TO PRE-REGISTER – JUST DROP IN
    Highlight or click on an event in the calendar below for more information.

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    Fall Color Walks 1:30 pm
    Fall Color Walks @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 5 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    Su: 10/5 and 10/19  1:30 pm   All Ages Enjoy the tapestry of fall color and other seasonal changes on these naturalist-guided tours.
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    Nature Photography Contest and Show: Entries Due October 12 9:00 am
    Nature Photography Contest and S... @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Celebrate the beauty of nature by joining in this late summer and fall photography contest. Categories include Wildlife, Nature Landscape/Scene, Close-up Flora, Digitally Altered and Young Shutterbugs (12 & under). Prizes for first and second place winners in each division. … Continued
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    Fall Color Walks 1:30 pm
    Fall Color Walks @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    Su: 10/5 and 10/19  1:30 pm   All Ages Enjoy the tapestry of fall color and other seasonal changes on these naturalist-guided tours.
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    Ecological Restoration Workdays at Tawny Oaks 9:00 am
    Ecological Restoration Workdays ... @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Please join us at the Park District’s newest prairie planting to aid in the restoration efforts! There will be a short briefing about the work taking place at Tawny Oaks, the importance of restoration work, and how to complete the … Continued
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    Creatures of the Night 6:30 pm
    Creatures of the Night @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    F: 10/24 • $3/child, $2/adult 6:30 pm – Not So Scary Hike (ages 7 & under) 7:30 pm – Slightly Spooky Hike Summon your courage to walk through the dark forest filled with the sounds of night creatures. Learn about … Continued
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    Habitat Restoration Workdays 10:00 am
    Habitat Restoration Workdays @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Sa: 10/25 • Seed Collection Sa: 11/8 • Honeysuckle Removal 10 am-12 pm • Ages 16+ Help us to maintain Forest Park’s ecological integrity at these habitat restoration workdays. There will be a short talk before work begins explaining what … Continued
    River Spirit Flute Circle 1:00 pm
    River Spirit Flute Circle @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Sa: 9/27, 10/25, 11/22, 12/20 1:00-2:00 pm • All ages Listen to Native American flute music or try your hand at playing this beautiful wooden instrument. All levels are welcome and the circle is open to the public. No previous … Continued
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    The Fascinating World of Fungi 1:30 pm
    The Fascinating World of Fungi @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
    Su: 10/26 • 1:30-3 pm Join us for a FREE presentation by Sam Landes, a board member of both the Mushroom Club of Georgia and the North American Mycological Society. Learn interesting facts about fungi and mushrooms while viewing pictures … Continued
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