December 2015

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Winter Hours
Saturday, November 1, 2015 – Monday, February 29, 2016
Walk the trails and visit Liberty dawn until dusk, as usual.
NEW THIS WINTER!!  Building hours:
Monday through Friday 10:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am-4:30pm, Sunday 1:00pm-4:30pm
Plus special Building Hours* for programming and by appointment

First Friday Lunch Bunch (Adult)
Costa Rica, “bird heaven” – Bonnie Bowen
Friday, December 4, 2015, 11:00am-12:00pm
Bonnie Bowen shares stories and photos from her 10-day bucket list trip to Costa Rica with Julie Zickefoose.

Wreath Making (Adult+)
Saturday, December 5, 2015, 10:00am-12:00pm
Learn how to make a wreath, make one and take it home!

Winter Lights at the Nature Center (All)
December 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26, 27, 2015, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Winter Lights is more than lights on a trail. It is an interactive and educational light experience that visitors control. Walk a half mile, stopping to control lights, warm up at the fire, or gasp at the finale at the Blue Heron Overlook.

Little Explorers (Children ages 3-8 and a grown-up)
All the Evergreens!
Saturday, December 12, 2015, 10:00am-11:30am
This month we will learn about evergreens, how they are used by the animals, and why they’re green all year! Little Explorers are children ages 3-8 and their grown-up or two. During this program we have a brief lesson, go for a nature walk, come back for a snack, and make a craft.

Behind-the-Scenes Liberty Tour (All)
Monday, December 28, 2015 2:00pm-3:00pm  
Learn all about our non-releasable Bald Eagle, Liberty and see how and where our volunteers care for Liberty.

Christmas with the Critters (All)
Tuesday, December 29, 2015, 10:00am-11:30am
Meet our live animals in a presentation, followed by making a craft, opening the gifts, and maybe visiting Liberty’s kitchen.

Winter Discovery Hike (All)
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 2:00pm-3:00pm  
Join a naturalist for a nature walk to find out what is happening outside in the winter.