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Garden Dialogues in Kentucky

Garden Dialogues in Kentucky

May 1, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get exclusive access to private gardens AND hear from the designers and their clients about the creative process in Garden Dialogues, a fresh take on garden visits being held this spring and summer, in different locations around the state. Garden Dialogues brings together patrons and designers to reveal the creative process, the give and take, and […]

O.W.L.S.: Birding Without Binoculars

O.W.L.S.: Birding Without Binoculars

May 1, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Tai Chi Chaun at Bernheim

Tai Chi Chaun at Bernheim

May 2, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Improve your mind, body and spirit through Tai Chi at Bernheim. This 10-week series for beginner and intermediate students will take place Thursday evenings, April 25 through June 27. Weather permitting, all sessions will include time outdoors in nature. Registration and payment are due prior to the first attended class. Students can join this series any […]

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ECO Kids Discovery Day: Spring Plant Bingo

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Spring Plant Bingo

May 4, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Move like a busy bee from plant to plant, not to collect pollen, but to score bingo on today’s On Your Own Challenge! Kids and their families will have fun searching for spring plants and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations during the afternoon. On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from 9:00 a.m. […]

Pollywog Play Parties: Over and Under the Rainbow

Pollywog Play Parties: Over and Under the Rainbow

May 4, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Water and sunlight are the two ingredients in a rainbow recipe – a colorful creation, indeed! Early learners will explore color properties through a song and story circle, nature-based adventures and a variety of art, science and play activities. Space is limited. ECO Kids Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to […]

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Tai Chi Chaun at Bernheim

Tai Chi Chaun at Bernheim

May 9, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Improve your mind, body and spirit through Tai Chi at Bernheim. This 10-week series for beginner and intermediate students will take place Thursday evenings, April 25 through June 27. Weather permitting, all sessions will include time outdoors in nature. Registration and payment are due prior to the first attended class. Students can join this series any […]

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National Public Gardens Day

National Public Gardens Day

May 10, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Celebrate public gardens, their beauty, tranquility, and important role in promoting environmental stewardship by visiting Bernheim. There will be special drawings,tours, hikes and children’s activities throughout the day at the Visitor Center. The first 200 visitors will receive a free pass for a future weekend visit to Bernheim (available at the Visitor Center). Spread the […]

Wildflowers on the Nursery Trail

Wildflowers on the Nursery Trail

May 10, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for the final stroll that follow spring flowers as they progress from bud to blossom over several weeks. Each stroll will focus on wildflower adaptations, ecology, folklore and history. Registration and payment are due by 4 p.m. on the day prior to start of program; call (502) 955-8512. Space is limited.

Froggy Night Adventure

Froggy Night Adventure

May 10, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

O Frog, O Toad – you make beautiful music! Join Volunteer Naturalist Joe Cichan (a.k.a. The Frogman of Bernheim) for an awesome evening of amphibian fun. Joe’s quiet enthusiasm for all things amphibian is matched by his extensive knowledge. Dress for the weather and wear appropriate shoes.

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Birding without Binoculars

Birding without Binoculars

May 11, 2013 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

You don’t need binoculars to begin birding. Learn to recognize common backyard birds by their behavior, call notes, songs, and other clues. Discover why our feathered neighbors are well worth knowing.  

Spring Star Stories and Sky Watch Night

Spring Star Stories and Sky Watch Night

May 11, 2013 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

In spring, the stars seem brighter against the night canvas and the woods are waking up from their winter nap. Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. day prior to the start of program. Call (502) 955-8512 before 5 p.m. on day of program for last minute updates and changes due to weather. Rain will […]

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Becoming a Better Birder

Becoming a Better Birder

May 15, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Guided Walk 9:00-10:00 a.m. The walk features hands-on identification of birds in a variety of habitats like woodland, field, wetland and pond. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy walking shoes. Beginners welcome. Lecture Presentation 10:00-10:30 a.m. The audiovisual program about common breeding birds will help you identify birds by sight and sound and will […]

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Tai Chi Chaun at Bernheim

Tai Chi Chaun at Bernheim

May 16, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Improve your mind, body and spirit through Tai Chi at Bernheim. This 10-week series for beginner and intermediate students will take place Thursday evenings, April 25 through June 27. Weather permitting, all sessions will include time outdoors in nature. Registration and payment are due prior to the first attended class. Students can join this series any […]

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BloomFest and Spring Plant Sale

BloomFest and Spring Plant Sale

May 18, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bernheim’s annual celebration of spring, BloomFest and the Spring Plant Sale BloomFest features the popular Woodland Faerie Village, where children and their families delight in building unique faerie dwellings from natural materials; a springtime costume parade for all ages; nature arts and crafts, including vine crowns and bamboo wands; hands-on nature discovery stations, brought to life by […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: BloomFest Celebration

ECO Kids Discovery Day: BloomFest Celebration

May 18, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Calling all forest faeries and woodland wizards!  Today’s On Your Own Challenge is to participate in as many BloomFest activities as possible! BloomFest features the popular Woodland Faerie Village, where children and their families delight in building unique faerie dwellings from natural materials; a springtime costume parade for all ages; nature arts and crafts, including vine […]

Forest Foray: Cedar Glades

Forest Foray: Cedar Glades

May 18, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cedar Glades are small, natural forest openings. These areas are characterized by a cover of dry prairie and dry woodland grasses and herbs, along with scattered shrubs and trees. Although these communities are very small, they harbor a unique group of plant species, fungi, insects and other organisms. Forest Forays are an expedition to some […]

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Tai Chi Chaun at Bernheim

Tai Chi Chaun at Bernheim

May 23, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Improve your mind, body and spirit through Tai Chi at Bernheim. This 10-week series for beginner and intermediate students will take place Thursday evenings, April 25 through June 27. Weather permitting, all sessions will include time outdoors in nature. Registration and payment are due prior to the first attended class. Students can join this series any […]

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Full “Flower” Moon Night Hike

Full “Flower” Moon Night Hike

May 25, 2013 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Bernheim at Night programs add mystery, magic and make for memorable experiences. Bernheim’s Volunteer Naturalists share their knowledge with wit and wisdom. In addition to viewing the moon and stars you will experience the sights and sounds of night ecology through the seasons.

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Tai Chi Chaun at Bernheim

Tai Chi Chaun at Bernheim

May 30, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Improve your mind, body and spirit through Tai Chi at Bernheim. This 10-week series for beginner and intermediate students will take place Thursday evenings, April 25 through June 27. Weather permitting, all sessions will include time outdoors in nature. Registration and payment are due prior to the first attended class. Students can join this series any […]

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