Upcoming Nature Programs
Holiday Wreath Making
The holidays are upon us! What better time to get together to make holiday wreaths using materials from nature. After our wreath making, we’ll enjoy some hot chocolate! Program held Sunday, December 1 with classes from 2-3 pm and 3-4 pm. Program is for ages 5 years and up, fee is $5. Please pre-register four days prior to the event. Class meets at Durant Nature Park office located at the North entrance to the park off of Durant Road.
Join us to decorate an eco-friendly tote bag that you can use for groceries, packing lunch, carrying books and toting your recycling. We will use some natural materials to make prints. Each participant will receive one bag, please feel free to bring your own to decorate if you wish. Program held at Optimist Community Center on Wednesday, December 4 from 10:30-11:30am. Program is for ages 18 years and up; fee is $5 per participant. Pre-registration is required four days prior to program.
Holiday Gifts from Nature
Celebrate the upcoming holidays by making creative gifts using items found in nature to give to your friends and family. We’ll sip hot chocolate as we enjoy crafting in this casual and creative program designed to showcase the wonderful gifts we can make from nature’s bounty. Program held Saturday, December 14 from 2:00-4:00 pm for ages 6-12 years, fee is $4. Please pre-register four days prior to the event. Class meets at the Durant Nature Park office located at the North entrance to the park off of Durant Road.
Come discover the truth about these often misunderstood animals. We will learn about snakes, lizards and turtles; where they live, what they eat, and what to do if you see one in the wild. We will see and touch some live reptiles. Program held at Eastgate Park on Tuesday, December 17 from 3:30-4:30pm and at Lake Wheeler Friday, December 27 from 1:30-2:30pm. Program is for ages 6 years and up, fess is $3 per participant. Pre-registration is required four days prior to program.
For more information, contact
- Nature Programs, 919-996-6856