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August 2016

Creatures of the Night: Crickets and Katydids

August 26 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Summer nights in Kentucky can be richly rewarding, full of surprise calls from night creatures, and mystery waiting to be revealed. Our Creatures of the Night series provides opportunities for you and your family to experience the sights and sounds of nature dramas that often go unnoticed. Journey via van into sections of Bernheim where crepuscular and nocturnal creatures are most active. Led by Bill Napper, with assistance from fellow Volunteer Naturalists, each program will include a small amount of…

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CONNECT at Bernheim

August 27 @ 6:20 pm - 10:20 pm

Now in its eighth year, CONNECT at Bernheim again will challenge minds and delight the senses.The night includes live musical performances, a light sculpture competition, and hands-on experiences for adults and families, including making art, drum circle participation, hacker creations and participatory science. Artists will set up around Lake Nevin with funky, fun and spontaneous art displays and demonstrations for the fourth year. This year’s art demonstrations include participants in CONNECTglow, a sculpture challenge in which participants create light sculptures without the use of a generator or…

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September 2016

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Damsels and Dragons

September 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Observe and identify real life damsels and dragons – damselflies and dragonflies, that is – with the On Your Own Challenge identification sheet. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during ECO Kids Discovery Days! Discovery Days take place the first and third Saturday of each month at Bernheim’s Visitor Center. Each ECO Kids Discovery Day includes: • Hands-on Discovery Stations, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 - 4 P.M. • Hike…

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Pollywog Play Parties: Behaving Like Bugs and Bees

September 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Float like a butterfly, buzz like a bee – this pollywog bunch is a sight to see!  Early learners will explore the amazing life of insects and their relatives by meeting live critters, going on an insect safari, dressing like a bug, and much more. Pollywog Play Parties offer a unique learning experience for children under the age of 5 to connect with nature. Each play party includes a song and story circle, outdoor exploration, and various art projects, science…

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Laser Guided Star Tour: Explore the Heavens

September 3 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Each night, fascinating stories are playing out across the heavens. Come watch constellations of scorpions, bears, dolphins and mythological characters come alive as an interpreter shares ancient dreams and laser beams in Bernheim’s night sky. No pets allowed. Registration and payment due by 4:00 p.m. on the day prior to the start of the program. Call (502) 955–8512 for last minute updates and changes due to weather. Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $15

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First Sunday Nature Hike: Late Bloomers

September 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Bernheim Volunteer Naturalist, Joe Rogers, for an engaging nature hike exploring late summer and fall blooms. Registration is not required; just show up with your curiosity and comfortable walking shoes. Hikes last approximately one hour. FREE, all ages welcome. No pets allowed. $5 per car weekend environmental fee for Non-Members still applies.

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Lunch & Learn: Marvelous Monarch Migration

September 7 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

The monarch butterfly migration is one of the great pheromones of the natural world, capturing our attention and our hearts. Learn some of the trails and travails that monarchs face, and some of what you can do to help them on their long journey. Bernheim Lunch & Learn programs are designed for adults who enjoy spending time outdoors with others and who love exploring and celebrating the natural world. Hosted by Volunteer Naturalist Corinne Mastey, each program includes group introductions,…

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Quarter Moon Hike

September 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Quarter Moon Hikes provide ample opportunities to celebrate both the heavens and the earth. Join us as we take time to marvel at the moon, ponder distant planets, and explore the mysteries of creatures and features beneath our feet on our portion of planet Earth. Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $12 Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. on the day prior to start of the program Call (502) 955-8512. Space is limited. No pets allowed.

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Walk with the Doc

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 12, 2016

Bernheim, KentuckyOne Health, and the Bullitt County Health Department offer a new series that gives everyone an opportunity to exercise while having their health questions addressed. Walk with a Doc is a friendly walking group that provides a fun, informal way to connect with a heath care provider. The series is part of a nationwide program that empowers people to improve their health through physical activity while exercising with health care providers. Walkers have the opportunity to learn about important…

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Full “Harvest” Moon Hike

September 16 @ 7:45 pm - 9:45 pm

Full Moon Hikes provide ample opportunities to celebrate both the heavens and the earth. Join us as we take time to marvel at the moon, ponder distant planets, and explore the mysteries of creatures and features beneath our feet on our portion of planet Earth. Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $12 Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. on the day prior to start of the program Call (502) 955-8512. Space is limited. No pets allowed.

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