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August 2015
$10

Full “Blue” Moon Hike: Encore Edition!

August 1 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Begins at Garden Pavilion

Thanks to popular demand your invited to the Full “Blue” Moon Hike: Encore Edition! 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…

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$15

Lunch & Learn: Mysteries of Magruder

August 5 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Meet at the Visitor Center

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

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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$10

Summer Star Stories & Sky Watch Night

August 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Meet at Garden Pavilion

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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$10

Laser Guided Star Tour

August 14 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Meet at Garden Pavilion

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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$5

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Looking at Leaves

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

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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$10

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Garden Harvest Feast

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

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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$5

CONNECT

August 22 @ 6:25 pm - 10:25 pm
Lake Nevin

Now in its seventh 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 third 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 AC…

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Creatures of the Night: Katydids, Field Crickets, and Moths, Oh My!

August 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Meet at Garden Pavilion

New Bernheim at Night Series for Summer! Those who venture outside on summer nights are often rewarded by encounters with nocturnal and crepuscular creatures that are not active during the daytime. 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…

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Full “Grain” Moon Hike

August 29 @ 8:15 pm - 10:15 pm
Meet at Garden Pavilion

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 for…

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