FEEL THE COOL BREEZE? FALL IS ALMOST HERE! Mark your calendars for upcoming programs and events.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 | 8AM-2PM
Experience the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes through 5K and 10K races, hikes, and fun activities. The day of adventure continues after the races with music, games, food trucks, a beer garden, and free activities*, including archery and kids’ yoga until 1PM. The Annual Shaker Lakes Hike, Run & Fun promotes health and wellness, and benefits the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes’ environmental education programming. *Donations accepted.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11 | 6:30-8:30PM
Bring your family for a fun evening of hiking, crafts, campfires and smores! Come prepared to learn about the legends of the night while searching for nocturnal animals around the Nature Center. Bring your own camp chairs and marshmallow sticks and we'll provide the rest!
$6 per person, $30 max per family, up to 6 people.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13 | ALL DAY
Join area bird watchers at this annual “tailgate party for birders” to tally as many bird species as can be seen or heard within a 24-hour period. This event also serves as a fundraising effort for bird-related projects and events at the Nature Center through pledges gathered by participants.
Free. For more information, contact Julie West at
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19 | 10AM-12PM
Help provide a home for local bats whose population is at risk due to white-nose syndrome by building your own bat box! All materials will be provided and are included in the cost of the workshop. By building and installing your own bat box, you will not only encourage natural bat roosting, but enjoy the perks of natural mosquito management. $30 per box.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9
MEMBER PREVIEW 10AM-12PM
PUBLIC OPENING 12-5PM
Save the date for the NEW All People's Trail Grand Opening! Be among the first to set foot on the new All People's Trail boardwalk while we celebrate the future of your outdoor classroom! Free and open to all.