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ECO Kids Discovery Day: Summer Plant Bingo

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Summer Plant Bingo

August 3, 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 summer plants and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations during the afternoon. Today’s Discovery Day includes: On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center […]

Pollywog Play Parties: Sun, Shade and Shadows

Pollywog Play Parties: Sun, Shade and Shadows

August 3, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday, August 3 10:30-noon Ed Ctr Gallery Bernheim Member $10; Non-Members $15 Bring your shadow along to dance in the sun and hide in the shade! Early learners will experiment with light properties and movement through a song and story circle, nature-based adventures and a variety of art, science and play activities. ECO Kids Pollywog […]

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O.W.L.S.: Rock Run Ramble: Learning to See Nature

O.W.L.S.: Rock Run Ramble: Learning to See Nature

August 7, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The first Wednesday of each month March through December, Bernheim offers a variety of hikes, actives and program designed for Older, Wiser and Livelier Seniors, O.W.L.S. Most of Bernheim’s O.W.L.S programs are led and coordinated by Certified Interpretive Guide, Corinne Mastey. Corinne has a gentle compassion way of sharing her knowledge; and her passion for […]

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Volunteer Orientation Training

Volunteer Orientation Training

August 10, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Volunteers can give a few hours or several hundred hours, providing support to Bernheim and our visitors. While working throughout the forest or arboretum, you can participate in a variety of activities, while having fun in the great outdoors. Take the first step in becoming a Bernheim volunteer by attending this general orientation training.

Summer Star Stories and Sky Watch Night

Summer Star Stories and Sky Watch Night

August 10, 2013 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

During the summertime, the night is alive with sounds of insects and animals and the stars shine bright against the night canvas. Summer Star Stories happen rain or shine. In cooperation with the Louisville Astronomical Society. Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. day prior to the start of program. Call (502) 955-8512 before 5 […]

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Reading by poet Ann Townsend, Bernheim Writer-in-Residence

Reading by poet Ann Townsend, Bernheim Writer-in-Residence

August 11, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bernheim’s Writer-in-Residence, Sarabande poet Ann Townsend will do a reading of her work. Ms. Townsend is the author of two collections of poetry: Dime Store Erotics (1998), and The Coronary Garden (2005), and is the editor of Radiant Lyre: Essays on Lyric Poetry (2007), with David Baker. Townsend’s poetry, fiction and criticism appear in such […]

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CONNECTglow Entry Deadline

CONNECTglow Entry Deadline

August 12, 2013 @ 8:25 pm

Entry Deadline Monday, August 12 8:24 PM. Final selections will be made by July 24th. If you have any questions please contact Martha Slaughter, 502-955-8512 or go to CONNECTglow.

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Forest Fitness: Yogalates with Amy May

Forest Fitness: Yogalates with Amy May

August 13, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Amy May brings a new fitness opportunity to Bernheim with Yogalates, a six-week series that combines yoga and Pilates into one rewarding workout. Hosted at the Visitor Center, classes will take place Tuesday evenings, August 13 through September 17, from 6:00-6:45 p.m. The first 30 minutes of classes focus on strengthening and toning the core […]

Forest Fitness: Yogalates with Amy May

Forest Fitness: Yogalates with Amy May

August 13, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Amy May brings a new fitness opportunity to Bernheim with Yogalates, a six-week series that combines yoga and Pilates into one rewarding workout. Hosted at the Visitor Center, classes will take place Tuesday evenings, August 13 through September 17, from 6:00-6:45 p.m. The first 30 minutes of classes focus on strengthening and toning the core […]

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ECO Kids Discovery Day: Fossil Fun

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Fossil Fun

August 17, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hunt for fossils and use today’s On Your Own Challenge to discover what they tell us about ancient life in the Bernheim area. Kids and their families will have fun investigating fossils and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations during the afternoon. Today’s Discovery Day includes: On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from 9:00 […]

Smart Gardens and Landscapes: Garden Harvest Festival

Smart Gardens and Landscapes: Garden Harvest Festival

August 17, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The slow food movement, “going green”, and rising grocery bills have revived interest in growing and harvesting vegetables and fruits from our own gardens. Join local celebrity chef Mark Williams of Brown-Forman for an entertaining, informative morning as he demonstrates how to create delectable dishes fresh from the garden. Registration and payment are due by […]

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Forest Fitness: Yogalates with Amy May

Forest Fitness: Yogalates with Amy May

August 20, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Amy May brings a new fitness opportunity to Bernheim with Yogalates, a six-week series that combines yoga and Pilates into one rewarding workout. Hosted at the Visitor Center, classes will take place Tuesday evenings, August 13 through September 17, from 6:00-6:45 p.m. The first 30 minutes of classes focus on strengthening and toning the core […]

Full “Grain” Moon Night Hike

Full “Grain” Moon Night Hike

August 20, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Full moon programs weave together stories about night ecology, moon lore, history and the magic of nature at night. Night hikes keep to open trails and roads so that travel without flashlights is possible. Call (502) 955-8512 before 5:00 p.m. on the day of any program for last minute updates and changes due to weather. […]

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CONNECT

CONNECT

August 24, 2013 @ 8:25 pm - 10:25 pm

CONNECT at Bernheim is a collision of art, music, science and technology around Lake Nevin at night. Artists, scientists, naturalists, progressive thinkers and innocent bystanders unite in this celebration of creativity and technology – informed, infused and surrounded by nature. CONNECT at Bernheim is a grand invitation for all to experiment, play, dance and dream. […]

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Forest Fitness: Yogalates with Amy May

Forest Fitness: Yogalates with Amy May

August 27, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Amy May brings a new fitness opportunity to Bernheim with Yogalates, a six-week series that combines yoga and Pilates into one rewarding workout. Hosted at the Visitor Center, classes will take place Tuesday evenings, August 13 through September 17, from 6:00-6:45 p.m. The first 30 minutes of classes focus on strengthening and toning the core […]

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