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July 2019

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Living on the Edge

July 6 @ 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. ECO Kids Discovery Days include: • HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 P.M. • HIKE OF THE DAY, led…

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Central Kentucky Knap-In

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 21, 2019

Interact with “rock stars” from the region at this expanded annual event, as they offer exhibits related to archeology, geology, paleontology, and speleology – including the flint-knappers, who demonstrate the lost art of making tools and weapons from rock. Pre-historic artifacts will be on display and modern replicas will be available for sale or trade.     $10 per car recommended donation applies for non-members

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ECO Kids Discovery Day: Summer Plant Bingo

July 20 @ 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. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 p.m. HIKE OF THE DAY, led by a Bernheim guide, starts at 2 p.m. and runs 45 – 60 minutes ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.     $10 per car recommended donation applies for non-members

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August 2019

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Crypto Animal Safari

August 3 @ 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. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 p.m. HIKE OF THE DAY, led by a Bernheim guide, starts at 2 p.m. and runs 45 – 60 minutes FREE $10 per car recommended donation applies to non-members  

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First Sunday Nature Hike

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join a Volunteer Naturalist for an engaging nature hike on the first Sunday of each month. Registration is not required. Just show up with your curiosity and comfortable walking shoes. Hikes last approximately one hour. All ages welcome. No pets allowed. FREE* *$10 per car recommended donation applies to non-members

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