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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 beginning class will combine gentle postures, breathing practices and relaxation with an emphasis on self-acceptance and discovery. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat or large towel, and refrain from eating a large meal prior to class. Some mats are available for use at the Nature Center. For more information contact Jean at 678-8099. Age: 8+  Fee: $10 drop-in fee; packages also available.

    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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    Owl Prowl at Forest Park 6:00 pm
    Owl Prowl at Forest Park @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Tu: 1/5 and 2/2 • 6-7 pm • Ages 5+ Hike into the realm of nocturnal critters. Learn the natural history of our native owls. We will practice our owl calls and everyone will have a chance to “give a … Continued
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    Animal Encounters 8:23 pm
    Animal Encounters @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Feb 7 @ 8:23 pm – 9:23 pm
    Feel the smooth scales of a snake slide through your hand, hear the hiss of a giant cockroach, and see a tarantula up close and personal. This short program will give you a new respect for some animals who definitely … Continued
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    Intro to Winter Birding 9:30 am
    Intro to Winter Birding @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Feb 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    M: 2/8 • 9:30-10:30 am • Ages 10+ Many birds call Forest Park home, but a special few are only here for the winter months. Join one of our naturalists and learn about these winter visitors. We will take a … Continued
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    Leafless Tree ID 1:30 pm
    Leafless Tree ID @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Feb 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    Sa: 2/13 and 2/27 • 1:30 pm • Ages 10+ Winter tree identification should not “leaf” you “stumped!” Learn how to easily identify native trees in the winter. Winter tree finders and several field guides are available in the store.
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    Songs from the Woods Concert Series: Barry Cloyd 7:00 pm
    Songs from the Woods Concert Series: Barry Cloyd @ Noble Center
    Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    The woods will ring with music at our monthly concert series featuring some of the best singer-songwriters and folk musicians anywhere! Fee: $10/adult, $9/ages 12 and under, $8/CORE members. Concerts begin at 7 pm.   Friday, February 19: Barry Cloyd and … Continued
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    Leafless Tree ID 1:30 pm
    Leafless Tree ID @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Feb 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    Sa: 2/13 and 2/27 • 1:30 pm • Ages 10+ Winter tree identification should not “leaf” you “stumped!” Learn how to easily identify native trees in the winter. Winter tree finders and several field guides are available in the store.
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