Family 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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Don't Use it All Up
Saturday, July 2 10–11 a.m.
Engage in fun activities that emphasize the amount of fresh water available for human use on Earth and explore how we can all be mindful consumers.Field Follies
Saturday, July 23 10–11 a.m.
Explore the fields and edges around Blue Jay Point. Use sweep nets and magnifying glasses to unlock the mysteries of the creatures that make this habitat their home.Twilight Hike
Saturday, August 5 8–9 p.m.
Listen for the crickets' 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.Weird Nature
Saturday, August 9, 10–11 a.m.
Take a short hike with Blue Jay staff, stopping along the way to investigate strange and wonderful plant and animal lives and adaptations using your five senses.
Saturday, September 3, 2–3 p.m. (Labor Day weekend)
Come explore the milkweed patch! Learn about this amazing native plant and meet some of the fascinating creatures that live there.
Sly as a Fox
Saturday, September 24, 2–3 p.m.
Foxes figure prominently in fables and legends. Come learn how foxes earned their reputation and find out what foxes are up to this time of year! This family program is free in honor of Take a Child Outside Week, but preregistration is required.