Out and About


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Traditional Games

American Indian Traditional Games

Maplewood Nature Center
Saturday, July 20, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
$5/person

Learn and play fun games of skill and chance, such as the Cherokee Bean Dice Game, Deer Toe Bone Game, Double Ball, Lacrosse, and more. Presented by the American Indian Department, ISD 622.


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Monarchs/Monarcas (In Spanish and English)

Maplewood Nature Center
Saturday, August 24, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
$5/family

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

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Nature Center Turns 40!

Maplewood Nature Center
Saturday, September 21, 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Free!  Drop-in

Bring the whole family to help us celebrate 40 years on Green Heron Pond with history explorations, folk music, crafts, games, face-painting, freshly pressed apple juice, and a shadow puppet show “Waterways and Otterways “ by artist Kat Corrigan and her puppeteer family.