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WINTER CONSTELLATIONS

Fri., February 13, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. – Wolff Planetarium at Trailside Nature Center

Experience the oldest public planetarium west of the Allegheny Mountains. Discover stars, constellations, galaxies and more. Learn stories behind many of the
constellations. From nebulas and novae to star formation and more, this show has it all! Appropriate for adults and families with ages 5 - up. Fee: $5 per person.
Call 751-3679 for more information and reservations.


SWEET REWARDS FOR VALENTINES DAY: BACKYARD MAPLE

Sat., February 14, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. – Caldwell Nature Preserve

Learn to make something sweet for your Sweetie this Valentine’s Day. Our staff teach the tricks of the trade for making maple syrup at home. Discover what trees to tap, how to collect and cook the sap into syrup. Most of the program is held outdoors. Tapping spouts are available for sale. FREE but reservations required. Call 761-4313 by Feb 12 for more information and reservations.


ALL ABOARD! RAVINE TO FREEDOM

Sun., February 15, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. – LaBoiteaux Woods Nature Preserve

Step back in time and walk part of a route used by escaping slaves during the 1850’s and determine whether you have what it takes to gain your own freedom. A local focus brings the broader history of the Underground Railroad to life. FREE but reservations required. Appropriate for adults and families with ages 8 - up. Call 542-2909 by Feb 12 for more info and reservations.


MAPLE IN MT. AIRY - REGISTER TODAY!

Sat., March 7 - Breakfast seatings from 9:00 a.m. - noon - Oak Ridge Lodge in Mt. Airy Forest

You and your family enjoy a hay wagon ride to the Arboretum and interact with costumed sugar makers from the past. Along the way, taste maple sap, tea and sugar. Join in as we simulate how trees produce sugar and discover how people have tapped into this sugar source over the centuries. A free pancake breakfast is provided before your program begins. Program Fee: $8 per person. The full program, including breakfast, takes approximately 2.25 hours. Reservations with breakfast are required.


PANCAKES IN THE WOODS

Sun., March 15, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. – California Woods Nature Preserve

Celebrate the maple season! Enjoy pancakes and sausage grilled by celebrity chefs. Learn about the process and story of maple sugaring. All proceeds benefit California Woods and Magrish Riverlands Preserves. No reservations required. Suggested Donation: $7 per person. Call 231-8678 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.


CINCINNATI SKIES FOR AGES 5 - 15

Thurs., March 19, Choose 1 of 2 sessions: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. / 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Trailside Nature Center

Experience Wolff Planetarium, the oldest planetarium west of the Allegheny Mountains. Learn the stories behind Orion, the Big and Little Dippers and many other constellations. Discover how stars form and function, star types, nebulas, novae and more. Receive star charts for nighttime viewing. Fee: $5 per person. Call 751-3679 for more information and paid reservations.


THE ZODIAC

Fri., March 20, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. – Wolff Planetarium at Trailside Nature Center

The Zodiac… the ancient calendar of the skies that ruled our fates. Are you truly as bull-headed as Taurus, do you have the heart of Leo the Lion, or do you strangely find yourself drawn to water, constantly wondering, is this really the dawning of the Age of Aquarius? Unlock the mysteries of the Zodiac. Programs are open to adults and children ages 5 and older accompanied by an adult. Seating is limited. Fee: $5 per person. Call 751-3679 for more information and paid reservations.


EGGCEPTIONAL EGGSTRAVAGANZA

Sat., March 28, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. – Wilson Commons in East Price Hill

Springtime is here! Join in the FREE fun as we learn about eggs and play a game or two. The program ends with an egg hunt. For children ages 3 -10 and their adults. No restroom on site. Reservations are required for this free program by calling 861-3435 by March 25.


PAINTING WITH A NATURE TWIST

Sat., March 28, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. – LaBoiteaux Woods Nature Preserve

Bring along your creativity as we learn the basics of painting trees within the forest at this one of a kind workshop. Jump start your proficiency and confidence in painting natural landscapes in a natural setting. Appropriate for adults and families with children ages 12 and up. Fee: $10 per person includes all supplies needed. Call 542-2909 by March 20 for more information and paid reservations.

 

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