​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Program Calendar

 

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Reservations are required for ALL programs (unless otherwise noted).  

TO REGISTER and MAKE PAYMENT for PROGRAMS:
Online - Select the “Online Services” tab at the top of this page and click on Register/Pay for Program; Login with your username and password. (New users must create a household account online-please follow online instructions)

In Person - Visit the nature center during operating hours.


Would you like our monthly programs e-mailed to you?

E-mail us and tell us you want to be on our list.  (Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing. )

 

DAILY ANIMAL FEEDINGS

  • Daily when the nature center is open, 3:15-3:30 p.m.
    Families / All Ages, FREE (Reservations NOT Required)
    3:15pm is feeding time! Listen to a short talk about a specific animal and then watch while they are fed.
    • Wednesday – Alligator
    • Thursday – Snake
    • Friday – Owl
    • Saturday - Alligator

SEPTEMBER
  • MOTHER NATURE & ME: AWESOME OPOSSUM
    Tuesday, September 3, 10:30 a.m.
    Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required)
    Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!
     
  • DAGGERWING VISITS THE LIBRARY: FROGS AND TOADS
    Tuesday, September 10, 3:30 p.m.
    Ages 8+, FREE (Reservations required)
    Enjoy a special program featuring a visit from some of the nature center’s resident animal ambassadors, at the West Boca Branch Library! Call the West Boca Branch Library for details and RSVP at (561) 470-1600.
     
  • ANIMAL TRIVIA
    Saturday, September 14, 10:30 a.m.
    Ages 5+, $3/participant (Reservations required)
    Can owls really turn their heads all the way around? Could a turtle crawl out of its shell? Find out the truth about many common animal myths and meet several of the nature center’s live animals up close!​

  • MOTHER NATURE & ME: OUTDOOR EXPLORERS
    Tuesday, September 17, 10:30 a.m.
    Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required)
    Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!

OCTOBER
  • MOTHER NATURE & ME: WILD WEBS
    Tuesday, October 1, 10:30 a.m.
    Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required)
    Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!​
     
  • RADICAL REPTILES
    Saturday, October 5, 10:30 a.m.
    Ages 5+, $3/participant (Reservations required)
    Join a naturalist for a family friendly program focusing on the amazing world of reptiles! Learn about these diverse scaly creatures and meet some resident reptiles up close and personal.​
     
  • DAGGERWING VISITS THE LIBRARY: SNAKES
    Tuesday, October 8, 3:30 p.m.
    Ages 8+, FREE (Reservations required)
    Enjoy a special program featuring a visit from the nature center’s resident animal ambassadors, at the Glades Road Branch Library! Call the Glades Road Branch Library for details and RSVP at (561) 482-4554.

  • ANIMAL KEEPER FOR A DAY
    Wednesday, October 9, 10:00 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    Animal keepers have the coolest job! Work behind the scenes with animal care staff and volunteers to feed diets, clean exhibits, and provide enrichments to the animals at the nature center. Learn what it takes to care for these special animal ambassadors.

  • MOTHER NATURE & ME: NIGHT CREATURES
    Tuesday, October 15, 10:30 a.m.
    Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required)
    Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!

  • SPECIAL EVENT: HOOT ‘N’ HOWL
    Friday, October 25, 6:00 p.m.
    All ages, FREE (Reservations not required)
    Bring the kids in costume and enjoy not-so-scary Halloween games and crafts* while learning about nocturnal creatures such as owls, toads, snakes and spiders! *While supplies last.