Out & About

American Indian Traditional Games

Gear for American Indian traditional games

American Indian Traditional Games
Maplewood Nature Center
Saturday, July 20, 10 to 11:30 am
$5 per person

Learn and play fun games of skill and chance, such as:

  • Cherokee Bean Dice Game
  • Deer Toe Bone Game
  • Double Ball
  • Lacrosse
  • And More

Presented by the American Indian Department, Independent School District 622.

Monarch Butterflies

Monarch butterfly on someone’s fingerMonarchs/Monarcas (In Spanish and English)
Maplewood Nature Center
Saturday, August 24, 1 to 2:30 pm
$5 per family

Learn how the monarch butterfly connects Minnesota and Mexico; tag a butterfly to help track their migration!

Original Nature Center Trail

Nature Center Turns 40!

Nature Center Turns 40!
Maplewood Nature Center
Saturday, September 21, 1 to 3:30 pm
Free! Drop in.

Bring the whole family to help us celebrate 40 years on Green Heron Pond with:

  • Crafts
  • Face-painting
  • Folk music
  • Freshly pressed apple juice
  • Games
  • History explorations
  • Shadow puppet show "Waterways and Otterways " by artist Kat Corrigan and her puppeteer family