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September 2014
FREE event

Volunteer Orientation

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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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October 2014
Bernheim Member $10 per child; Non-Members $15 per child

Pollywog Play Parties: Nature’s Wonder of Changing Color

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

The autumn trees are filled with red, orange, yellow and green! Pollywogs investigate leaf colors and other autumn treasures by playing in leaf piles, making leaf rubbings, comparing trees by season, and more. ECO Kids Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage infants and children though the age of 5 to learn about nature. Registration required by 4 p.m. day prior to program; call (502) 955-8512. Fee covers one caregiver and child. Regular $5 environmental impact fee…

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November 2014
Bernheim Members $10 per child; Non-Members $15 per child. Fee includes 1 caregiver

Pollywog Play Parties: Catching the Wind

November 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Catch the crisp autumn breeze! Pollywogs discover the magic of wind and experiment with air properties through fun activities like blow art, balloon play, cloud racing, and much more. ECO Kids Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage infants and children though the age of 5 to learn about nature. Registration required by 4 p.m. day prior to program; call (502) 955-8512. Fee covers one caregiver and child. Regular $5 environmental impact fee applies at front gate…

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Bernheim Members $20, Non-Members $30.

Wild Edibles of Autumn Workshop

November 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Connect with nature in every bite: Join Bernheim’s Wren Smith for a true taste of the gifts of autumn and winter. Wren will share her wild foods expertise (over 25 years) and teach you how to safely gather and prepare foods directly from nature. You will be surprised at the abundant and and tasty harvest that grows all around us. Recipes and samples will be available. Registration and payment are due by 4 p.m. on the day prior to start of program:…

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December 2014
Bernheim Members $10 per child; Non-Members $15 per child. Fee includes 1 caregiver

Pollywog Play Parties: Pollywogs Keeping Cozy

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

Brrr! How do people and animals keep warm during the cold months of winter? Pollywogs explore concepts of hibernation and staying active by feeding birds, curling up in the play cave, building nests and burrows, and more. ECO Kids Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage infants and children though the age of 5 to learn about nature. Registration required by 4 p.m. day prior to program; call (502) 955-8512. Fee covers one caregiver and child. Regular…

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