March Events Announced at Bear Creek Nature Center

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February 7, 2022 – Bear Creek Nature Center presents its March calendar of events. All programs require pre-registration. Given the Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call the nature center or check the website for current status.

Little Wonders: Snouts & Sniffers

Wed March 30 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

$3 per person including siblings and adults. Discover the world of nature with your 2 or 3 year old child.

Nature explorers: green is great!

Wednesday, March 16, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 17, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

$3 per person including siblings and adults. Discover the world of nature with your 4 or 5 year old child.

March Forest Walks

Saturday March 5, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. & Saturday March 19, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Discover the therapeutic practice of Shinrinyoku and awaken your senses with a slow, mindful walk through the woods and a beautiful tea ceremony.

More info at: www.listeningpines.com

Prepaid registration required. $30 per person/$20 per member

Sustainability Series: Organic Vegetable Garden – Tips for Success

Saturday March 12, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Taught by experienced gardeners from the Bear Creek Garden Association. Topics include: starting indoor vegetable plants, the best vegetable varieties, pest control and organic fertilizers, plant protection and square foot gardening.

For more information on the Bear Creek Park Community Garden, see: www.bearcreekgardens.org

$4 per person/$3 per member

Children’s Night: Full Moon Celebration

Friday March 18, 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Caregivers, enjoy an evening just for you while your child spends an evening at Bear Creek. Complete “Worm Moon” night hike, educational games, entertainment and crafts. Dinner included.

$20 per child/$15 per child member

Active Adults: COS Historic March Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives: Celebrating the 19th Amendment

Saturday March 19, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Join us for a historic downtown walk led by the staff of the COS Pioneer Museum. What did suffrage mean in the lives of women in the Pikes Peak area? As we examine the historic working-class downtown south neighborhood, we’ll uncover stories of women’s work, activism, and philanthropy. Find out how the 19and The amendment paved the way for women to actively advocate for themselves, their families and their communities.

$6 per person/$5 per member

Spring Break Camp: Colorado-Earth

Monday to Friday, March 21 to 25, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Register your child (Grades 1-5) for Spring Break Camp! From the prairie to the summit, our state is great! During this camp week, we’ll delve into state symbols, natural history highlights, and notable fun facts about the Centennial State. Of course, the week will include plenty of time outdoors hiking, playing, and exploring in the Colorado sun!

$150 per child/$140 per child member

CONTACT: Mary Jo Lewis, Nature Center Supervisor

719-520-6388 | [email protected]

Bear Creek Nature Center; 245 Bear Creek Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com

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