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April 2015
$10 per child for Bernheim Members; $15 per child for Non-Members.

Pollywog Play Parties: Little Green Thumbs

April 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Gardens are special places that plants like flowers, fruits, and vegetables call home! Pollywogs will jump into gardening and plant life by digging in the dirt, planting seeds, making paper flowers, and much more. Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage children 5 and under to learn about nature. Each Pollywog Play Party includes: • Song and story circle • Outdoor adventure, with a short walk • A variety of indoor exploration stations: arts and…

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Members $5; Non-Members $10

Birding for Beginners

April 11 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Ever thought you’d like to know more about the birds you encounter? This program provides guidelines and resources to help you start birding.  You may also learn how to encounter birds up close and personal with a little help from Robirda, our wild bird tamer!

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FREE event. $5 per car environmental impact fee at gate, fee waived for Members

Honeybee Installation

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Bernheim Beekeepers in welcoming 10,000 honeybees to their new home! From the safety of the Wildlife Viewing Room, visitors can watch as the bees are moved from delivery package to hive. Beekeepers will guide visitors through the installation process and provide the fascinating “buzz” about beekeeping efforts at Bernheim.

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FREE event

Volunteer Orientation

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Connect with People. Connect with Nature. Volunteer at Bernheim. 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. Want to learn more about Bernheim’s volunteer program? Take the first step in becoming a Bernheim volunteer by attending this general orientation training. For more information, contact Amy Joseph Landon, (502) 955-8512 ext. 262 or alandon@bernheim.org.

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Bernheim Members $20; Non-Members $30

Eat-a-Weed Workshop

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Back by popular demand, Naturalist and wildfoods enthusiast Wren Smith leads this three-hour, hands-on workshop exploring an unusual alternative to herbicides. Learn how to make jellies from dandelions, and salads from spring weeds and a lot more! Some samples and recipes provided. Register early to ensure your spot. Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. on the day prior to the start of program, call (502) 955- 8512 today.

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June 2015
$10 per child for Bernheim Members and $15 per child for Non-Members. 

Pollywog Play Parties: Take a Pollywog Hike

June 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrate National Trails Day with a hiking journey for little feet! Pollywogs will explore the world of outdoor recreation by hiking through the forest, playing at our campsite, decorating trail gear, and much more. Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage children 5 and under to learn about nature. Each Pollywog Play Party includes: • Song and story circle • Outdoor adventure, with a short walk • A variety of indoor exploration stations: arts and…

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Bernheim Members $20; Non-Members $30

Wild Edibles of Summer

June 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn to safely harvest and prepare delicious and nutritious meals from wild plants. Wren Smith has been sharing her love of foraging and wild recipes for over 25 years. Register early to ensure your spot. Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. on the day prior to the start of program, call (502) 955- 8512 today.

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