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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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BugFest & Fall Plant Sale

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for BugFest, Bernheim’s annual celebration of insects and their relatives. Families can meet multi-legged creatures, march in the Bug Parade (costumes welcome!), try a chocolate-covered cricket, and much more! Visitors can browse Bernheim’s annual Fall Plant Sale which features Bernheim Select ™, a distinctive variety of plants propagated from Bernheim’s own collections, along with a varied selection of other unique trees, shrubs, grasses and perennial herbaceous plants. All plants are suitable for north central Kentucky growing. Plant sale proceeds benefit Bernheim, and…

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ECO Kids Discovery Day: BugFest Celebration

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

As part of today’s ECO Kids experience, we encourage kids and their families to participate in as many BugFest activities as possible. Don’t leave Bernheim without dancing the Buggy Boogy, trying a chocolate-covered cricket, and making a new six-legged or eight-legged friend! 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…

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