​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Program Calendar

 

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All programs (unless otherwise noted) are by reservation only.
Call or visit the Nature Center to make reservations. For every program or tour, all participants are required to sign a "Program Participation Form."


Weekly Wellness Programs

  • WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP
    Four week sessions Saturdays, February 10, 17, 24, March 3,​ 1:00 p.m.
    $60 each for four sessions, $50 for Friends of Green Cay members (RSVP required, limit 20)
    Learn to paint wildlife in watercolors. Introduction to watercolor painting, materials needed, and how to use them. Beginners welcome!

  • TAI CHI & CHI KUNG 
    Four week sessions Thursdays, 2:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m. (call for start dates)
    $45/each for four sessions, $35/Friends of Green Cay members, or $15/drop in fee for one session (RSVP required, limit 20)
    Experience the benefits of these ancient Chinese systems of exercise and meditation. Improve your flexibility, balance, muscle tone, energy and mental well being.

  • GENTLE YOGA
    Four week sessions Wednesdays, 2:15 p.m. (call for start dates)
    $45/each for four sessions, $35/ Friends of Green Cay members, or $15/drop in fee for one session (RSVP required, limit 8)
    Find peace, tranquility, mindfulness, strength, balance, and flexibility with a refreshing afternoon yoga session. Please bring your own yoga mat. Feel free to bring any props, blankets, etc.


FEBRUARY
  • ARCHERY 101
    Saturday, February 3, 10:00 a.m. 
    Ages 9 and older, $10/person (RSVP required, limit 10)
    Join a USA Archery Certified Instructor to learn the basics of archery and develop a fun new skill! All equipment provided, please wear closed-toed shoes and bring water and sun protection for the outdoor portion. Note: Bows may be difficult to pull for smaller children or those with back, arm, or shoulder issues.

  • NIGHT STALKERS
    Thursday, February 8, 6:00 p.m.
    Ages 9 and older, $5/person (RSVP required, limit 20)
    Join a naturalist on a night-time boardwalk tour looking at nature from the point of view of its nocturnal residents.

  • BIRDS & BREAKFAST
    Saturday, February 10, 9:00 a.m.
    Ages 9 and older, $3/person (RSVP required, limit 10)
    Start the day at Green Cay and enjoy coffee and refreshments before embarking on a one-hour birding tour with a naturalist.

  • ANIMAL KEEPER FOR A DAY
    Friday, February 16, 10:00 a.m.
    Ages 8-14, $10/participant (RSVP required, limit 8)
    Ever wondered what it would be like to be an animal keeper? Work behind the scenes* with animal care staff and volunteers to find out! *Kids may get messy​!

  • NIGHT STALKERS
    Thursday, February 22, 6:00 p.m.
    Ages 9 and older, $5/person (RSVP required, limit 20)
    Join a naturalist on a night-time boardwalk tour looking at nature from the point of view of its nocturnal residents.

  • STORY & CRAFT TIME
    Saturday, February 24, 10:00 a.m.
    Suggested ages: 4 -10 years, $2/child* (RSVP required, limit 10) *Free sponsored spots available while they last!
    Kids will discover nature through crafts and stories about animals and other nature-related themes!

 
MARCH
  • BIRDS & BREAKFAST
    Saturday, March 10, 9:00 a.m.
    Ages 9 and older, $3/person (RSVP required, limit 10)
    Come start your day with us and enjoy coffee and refreshments before embarking on a one hour birding tour with one of our naturalists.

  • ANIMAL KEEPER FOR A DAY
    Wednesday, March 21, 10:00 a.m.
    Ages 8 and older, $10/person (RSVP required, limit 8)
    Ever wondered what it would be like to be an animal keeper? Work behind the scenes* with animal care staff and volunteers to find out! From *Kids may get messy!
     
  • BIRDING FOR KIDS
    Thursday, March 22, 10:00 a.m.
    Ages 6 and older, $3/person (RSVP required, limit 20)
    Did you know that birding is one of America's most popular past times? Come explore the world of birds during this fun, family friendly program. See some of nature's most amazing examples of adaptations, hone your observation skills and find out the easiest ways to identify birds through an interactive presentation full of games, activities and movements. You will also meet Green Cay's two avian ambassadors: Oliver the Eastern Screech Owl and Kilee the American Kestrel.
     
  • ARCHERY 101
    Friday, March 23, 10:00 a.m. 
    Ages 9 and older, $10/person (RSVP required, limit 10)
    Join a USA Archery Certified Instructor to learn the basics of archery and develop a fun new skill! All equipment provided, please wear closed-toed shoes and bring water and sun protection for the outdoor portion. Note: Bows may be difficult to pull for smaller children.
     
  • SURVIVALIST
    Saturday, March 24, 10:00 a.m.
    Ages 9 and older, $10/person (RSVP required, limit 10)
    Reading the woods, tracking and orienteering are just a few of the skills you will learn during this 2 hour family-friendly outdoor adventure. Program includes a classroom component followed by an outdoor nature walk. Please wear close toed shoes.

  • NIGHT STALKERS
    Thursday, March 29, 6:00 p.m.
    Ages 9 and older, $5/person (RSVP required, limit 20)
    Join a naturalist on a night-time boardwalk tour looking at nature from the point of view of its nocturnal residents.
     
  • SOUTH FLORIDA’S ANIMALS
    Friday, March 30, 10:00 a.m.
    Ages 6 and older, $3/person (RSVP required, limit 20)
    Join a naturalist to learn about habitats, adaptations and some of South Florida’s wildlife. Participants will learn about habitats and the four things all habitats need through an up-close encounter with several live animals native to our south Florida area.
     
  • STORY & CRAFT TIME 
    Saturday, March 31, 10:00 a.m.
    Suggested ages: 4 -10 years, $2/child (RSVP required, limit 10)
    Kids will discover nature through crafts and stories about animals and other nature-related themes. This month’s theme is birds and bird houses!

Additional Information:
FREE guided 1/2 mile boardwalk tours, Times vary, call for details.

No reservations required, sign in at the front desk. All tours subject to cancelation, please call to confirm