​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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 – Opossum
    • Thursday – Snake
    • Friday – Owl
    • Saturday - Alligator
 
NOVEMBER
  • MOTHER NATURE & ME: THANKSGIVING WITH THE ANIMALS
    Tuesday, November 19, 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!​

  • SENSATIONAL SNAKES
    Saturday, November 23, 10:30 a.m.
    Ages 5+, $3/participant (Reservations required)
    Learn all about snakes from a naturalist including how to identify the most common snakes found in southern Florida. After, meet some of the nature center’s slithering residents up close!​

DECEMBER
  • MOTHER NATURE & ME: REPTILE RESPECT
    Tuesday, December 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: ALLIGATOR
    Tuesday, December 10, 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.
     
  • MOTHER NATURE & ME: REEF CREATURES
    Tuesday, December 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!​

  • GEOLOGY ROCKS  
    Saturday, December 21, 10:30 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $3/person (Reservations required)
    Join a naturalist to learn amazing geology facts including how rocks form, the three categories of rocks, and techniques for identification. Through hands-on exploration of beautiful rocks and minerals, participants will discover the wonders of geology!  ​

  • INTRO TO ARCHERY 
    Friday, December 27, 10:30 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    Join the USA Archery and N.F.A.A. certified staff and learn about the sport of archery. This exciting program teaches archery safety skills and proper use of a bow and arrow before getting time to practice on the range.

  • WETLAND ANIMALS
    Saturday, December 28, 10:30 a.m.
    Ages 5+, $3/participant (Reservations required) 
    Learn about the animals that live in the wetlands and how they are adapted for life in this habitat. Live collection animals will be featured during the presentation to enhance the educational experience!​