WINTER BREAK CAMPS - REGISTER TODAY!
Each session runs from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Fee: $25 per child per session
* Ages 5 (preK) - 12 years: Wild About Winter at LaBoiteaux Woods on Dec 22.
* Grades Kdg - 3rd: Give A Cheer for Winter at Trailside on Dec 29 AND California Woods on Dec 30.
* Grades 4 - 6th: Outdoor Winter Survivor Camp at Caldwell Nature Preserve on Dec 23.
WINTER IN THE WOODLANDS - REGISTER TODAY
Fri., December 5, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. – California Woods Nature Preserve
Families and adults can follow a beautiful, luminaria-lit trail on a leisurely self-guided walk through the forest. Decorate your own home-baked holiday cookies, make crafts and enjoy lively acoustic by a crackling fire. Fee: $6 per person. Register early for this popular program! Online registration available by Oct 31.
Call 231-8678 for more information.
HOLIDAY CRAFT WORKSHOP AT LABOITEAUX WOODS PRESERVE
Fri., December 5, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. OR
Sat., December 6, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Bring the family to enjoy crafts with natural materials or a nature theme. Participants ages 4 to adult can choose what to make from a variety of selections appropriate for their age group. Staff will instruct and advise, but the personal touches are up to you. Create fun and beautiful items in the comfy setting of a nature center and make this event part of your family holiday traditions! Fee: $5 per person.
Sat., December 6 and 20, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. – Washington Park
Every Saturday in December through the 20th, Santa is spending time in Washington Park and you are invited to make gifts, ornaments and other fun creations. Explore Nature! staff provides the activities on the dates noted above. For information, visit: www.washingtonpark.org
HOMESCHOOL PROGRAM: CINCINNATI SKIES FOR AGES 5 AND UP
Thur., December 12, Choose 1 of 2 sessions: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. / 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Experience the oldest planetarium in the region; Wolff Planetarium at Trailside Nature Center in Burnet Woods. The program includes information on how stars form and function, star types, nebulas, novae and more. Participants receive materials to construct star charts for nighttime viewing at home. Call 751-3679 by Dec. 10 for information and paid reservations.
"HOLIDAY SKIES" PLANETARIUM SHOW
Fri., December 12, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. – Wolff Planetarium at Trailside Nature Center
Come join us at the Wolff Planetarium as we experience the real holiday light show, the winter sky. Discover the mysteries of the Christmas Star, see a bright holiday “wreath” of twinkling lights, and hear the tale of the man being pulled across the sky… and his three baby goats! Programs are open to adults and children ages 5 and older accompanied by an adult. Seating is limited. Fee: $5 per person. Call 751-3679 for more information or paid reservations.
HOLIDAY WREATH MAKING
Sat., December 13, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. – Caldwell Nature Preserve
CALLING ALL BIRDERS! LET'S FLOCK TOGETHER!
Sun., Dec. 22, 8:00 a.m. - noon or 5:00 p.m. – Western Bird Count
Sun., Dec. 29, 8:00 a.m. - noon or 5:00 p.m. – Eastern Bird Count