Special Events


The nature center offers special events each season. Join us for this wonderful opportunity.
 
Current Public Nature Programs Brochure


Current Special Event: 


WINTER WISDOM 
FOR ADULTS & CHILDREN AGES 14+ 
(CHILDREN AGES 6-13 WITH AN ADULT)  
AT MAPLEWOOD NATURE CENTER
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1:00PM-3:00PM
New to Minnesota or wanting to enjoy winter outdoors?  If dressed properly, you will stay warm and enjoy winter, even on the coldest day! 
•Learn how to avoid frostbite, hypothermia and sunburn.  
•Test insulating properties of different materials.
•Learn how to calculate wind-chill.
•Make a winter emergency kit for your car and a solar bead zipper pull for your jacket.  
•We’ll try snowshoeing if we have snow, then warm up with hot cider and an energy snack!
•Enter our drawing for winter warmth door prizes!
Free; registration required by Thursday, December 7 at www.maplewoodnaturecenter.com by clicking on the RegisterOnline-Go button, or call 651-249-2170.

 
S’MORE NATURE FUN 
(All Ages)   
AT MAPLEWOOD NATURE CENTER
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1:30PM-3:00PM  
It is FUN to be outside in the wintertime!  
•Take a walk or snowshoe down to the pond with the naturalist for a fun exploration.
•Make some Smore’s on the campfire.  Yum! Gluten-free and vegan S’more options available upon request.
Fee: $5/person.  Register by Thursday, Dec 28 at by clicking on the RegisterOnline-Go button, or call 651-249-2170.


 






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