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July 2016

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Living on the Edge

July 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discover an amazing variety of animal life thriving along pond edges by using 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 of the Day,…

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Nature as Muse: Writing Workshop and Discussion

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Whether your interest is in journaling, tapping into your creative potential, or simply communing with nature, you’ll want to attend this free session with local poet and teacher Bobbi Buchanan. Citing work from her new poetry collection, Tiny Little Beauty (Finishing Line Press, 2016), Bobbi will share her experiences in finding inspiration from the natural world and lead participants in an exercise designed to jumpstart the imagination in this interactive session FREE; participants must register by calling (502) 955-8512 by 4…

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ECO Kids Discovery Day: Summer Plant Bingo

July 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Move like a busy bee from plant to plant, not to collect pollen, but to score bingo on the On Your Own Challenge playing card. 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.…

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August 2016

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Sky Observations

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn how clouds can help us make weather predictions by using the On Your Own Challenge sheet to observe and read the sky. 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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ECO Kids Discovery Day: Crypto Animal Safari

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Crypto means “hidden” – a good way to describe many animals in nature. See how many you can find by using the On Your Own Challenge datasheet. 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 -…

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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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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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October 2016

ColorFest

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 16, 2016

Celebrate the fall season at ColorFest – a family favorite! Visitors can slingshot pumpkins, naviagate the hay maze, make mud pies,  and enjoy a hayride in the splendor of Bernheim’s colorful landscape. Other highlights include live music, hands-on nature activities, unique local foods, Kentucky arts and craft vendors, and more. Interested in VOLUNTEERING at the event?  Event volunteers get to join in on the fun and lend an important helping hand. Volunteers will receive free admission on the day of their…

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ColorFest

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 16, 2016

Celebrate the fall season at ColorFest – a family favorite! Visitors can slingshot pumpkins, naviagate the hay maze, make mud pies,  and enjoy a hayride in the splendor of Bernheim’s colorful landscape. Other highlights include live music, hands-on nature activities, unique local foods, Kentucky arts and craft vendors, and more. Interested in VOLUNTEERING at the event?  Event volunteers get to join in on the fun and lend an important helping hand. Volunteers will receive free admission on the day of their…

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