Children & Family

Current & Upcoming

Operation Recon Nature – Veterans & their Families

Jan 31, 2021 3:00PM—4:00PM

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Free Guided Hikes for Veterans and Active Military & their families Hiking is a safe way to get families and friends together during these stressful days. For one hour, we will follow trails at Wehr Nature Center to relax and restore our minds. These hikes will take us to trails where we will follow a…

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Feeding Time Fun: Great Snakes

Feb 15, 2021 10:00AM

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Join us virtually to meet Wehr’s two resident snakes: Stripes the Garter Snake and Frank the Fox Snake. Little ones will see a snake skeleton, a snake x-ray, a snake shed, and then topped off with a meal for both Frank and Stripes. Enjoy a reading of The Greedy Python by Eric Carle and Great…

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Animal Tracking: Sleuthing Tracks, Signs and Scat

Feb 20, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

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Looking for a fun, family activity to get your kids brains and bodies active? Head outdoors to solve the mysteries that critters create right in you own backyard. This hybrid format program will include three kid friendly videos that focus on the clues animals leave behind and the cool adaptations that they reveal, along with…

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Operation Recon Nature – Veterans & their Families

Feb 28, 2021 4:00PM—5:00PM

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Free Guided Hikes for Veterans and Active Military & their families Hiking is a safe way to get families and friends together during these stressful days. For one hour, we will follow trails at Wehr Nature Center to relax and restore our minds. These hikes will take us to trails where we will follow a…

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Past | Archive

Owl Prowl for Families at Grant Park

Jan 02, 2021 6:30PM—7:30PM

Grant Park: participants will be sent a specific location to meet

Feeding Time Fun: Amphibian Adventures

Dec 14, 2020 10:00AM—10:30AM

Virtual

Owl Prowl for Families at Wehr

Dec 12, 2020 6:30PM—7:30PM

Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave. Franklin