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July 2015
$5 Bernheim Members; $7 Non-Members

SONICBernheim: Blue Moon

July 31 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

SONICBernheim is a site-specific lecture/performance series exploring the relationships between sound, music, and nature. This audio event takes place in nature by the light of the second full moon of the month! The program features a short lecture by people exploring different aspects of sound followed by experimental sound performances by regionally acclaimed sound artists. Guest Speaker: Allen Anderson – UNC – Chapel Hill

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Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $12

Full “Blue” Moon Hike

July 31 @ 8:45 pm - 10:45 pm

Discover an evening of mystery and magic on this the second full moon night hike of the month! This program weaves together stories about night ecology, moon lore, history and nature. Night hikes keep to open trails and roads so that traveling without flashlights is possible.   No pets allowed. Register early to ensure your space in these popular programs. Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. on the day prior to the start of program. Call (502) 955- 8512…

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August 2015
FREE event. $5 per car environmental fee at gate . Fee waived for Bernheim Members.

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Crypto Animal Safari

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Crypto means “hidden”, which is a good way to describe many animals found in nature. Kids and their families will have fun hunting for crypto animals through the On Your Own Challenge, and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. 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…

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$10 per child for Bernheim Members; $15 per child for Non-Members. No charge for accompanying adults.

Pollywog Play Party: Sun, Shade & Shadows CANCELLED

August 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

August’s Pollywog Play Party has been cancelled, as the program leader will be out of town. Please join us September 5 for the next play party: Behaving Like Bugs and Bees! Bring your shadow to dance in the sun and hide in the shade! Early learners will experiment with light properties by playing shadow tag, making sun catchers, bringing shadow puppets to life, and much more. Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language and outside play to encourage children (5 and…

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Bernheim Members $15; Non-Members $20

Lunch & Learn: Mysteries of Magruder

August 5 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Uncover some of Bernheim’s history hidden in clues found in and around the Magruder cemetery. Bernheim Lunch & Learn programs are designed for those who enjoy spending time outdoors in the company  of other adults who love learning about nature. Hosted by Corinne Mastey, Volunteer Naturalist and Certified Interpretive Guide, each program includes group introductions, a short themed hike, and a fabulous lunch from Isaac’s Cafe. Fee includes guided program, iced tea or lemonade, a cup of soup, and a half sandwich from…

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Free Play Day: Jefferson Memorial Forest

August 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Jefferson Memorial Forest, Horine Reservation,
12304 Holsclaw Hill Rd. KY United States
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YOU’RE INVITED TO PLAY! The Children at Play Initiative is pleased to announce a series of Free Play Days throughout the upcoming year. Each Play Day will be held at a different location throughout the region. These are free events and open to the public.  A parent or guardian must attend with children.  This is not a drop-off program.  Bring a picnic lunch and stay the entire time. WHY IS FREE PLAY IMPORTANT? It’s critical to healthy child development. During…

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Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $12

Summer Star Stories & Sky Watch Night

August 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

During the summer, the stars shine bright against the night canvas and the natural world is wide awake. This program provides ample opportunities to marvel at the moon, ponder distant planets and be awed by the vastness of space while discovering tales and lore of the night. No pets allowed. Register early to ensure your space in this popular program. Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. on the day prior to the start of program. Call (502) 955- 8512 for last…

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Bernheim Members $10; Non - Members $12

Laser Guided Star Tour

August 14 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Each night, fascinating stories are playing out across the heavens. Come watch constellations of scorpions, bears, dolphins and mythological characters come alive as your interpreter shares ancient dreams and laser beams in Bernheim’s night sky.

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FREE event. $5 per car environmental fee at gate. Fee waived for Bernheim Members.

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Looking at Leaves

August 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Trees can be identified by their leaves, thanks to features like form, arrangement, and shape. Kids and their families will have fun identifying trees through the On Your Own Challenge and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. 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.…

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Bernheim Members $10; Non - Members $15. $5 per car environmental fee Non-Members; Members free.

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Garden Harvest Festival

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The slow food movement, going green, and the desire for healthier produce have revived interest in growing and harvesting fruits and vegetables from our own gardens. Join local chef, Mark Williams of Brown Forman, for a morning of unforgettable dishes created from Bernheim’s Edible Garden. Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. on the day prior to the start of program, call (502) 955- 8512.

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