EBB_Nest.jpgFamily Wildlife Series programs are open to all ages (unless otherwise noted), although information and activities are most appropriate for ages 5 and up.

New Family Program Fee structure: $1/person  (unless otherwise noted) All members of the family in attendance must be registered for the program.

Preregistration is required for all Family Wildlife Series Programs.

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Father Knows Best
Saturday, June 17   10–11 a.m.
Learn about animal fathers and their various roles in nature as you make great recycled Father’s Day cards!
 
Making Waves About Water
Saturday, July 1   2–3 p.m.
Water is the theme of the day as we learn about the water cycle in a very hands-on way!
 
What Lies Beneath
Saturday, July 15   10–11 a.m.
Look for millipedes and more as we search beneath logs and leaf litter in this ground level forest exploration.
5 and up, please.
 
Flying Colors
Saturday, August 5    2–3 p.m.
Unravel the mysteries of metamorphosis as we investigate the Blue Jay Garden for butterfly activity.
 
Twilight Hike
Friday, August 11   8–9 p.m.
Listen for the cricket’s chirp, the frogs’ chorus and the call of the barred owl as we put our best foot forward on a Twilight Hike.  Family program for ages 5 and up, please.
 
Hawk Migrationhttps://apm.activecommunities.com/wakeparks/Activity_Search/2241
Monday, Sept. 4   2–3 p.m.
Every fall (broad-winged) hawks begin their incredible journey south to winter grounds in the tropics.  We’ll explore raptor adaptations and migration thorough games and activities.
 
Spiderific Hike
Wednesday, Sept. 27   10–11 a.m.
We’re going on a spider hunt!  Join Blue Jay staff to learn how to mist webs and use other tools to collect spiders to ID. This program is FREE in honor of Take a Child Outside Week, but preregistration is required (not stroller friendly).