join us for an event this season! from adult to family friendly programming, we have something for everyone. Unless otherwise noted, all programs take place at the nature center.
CONSERVATION OF A SPECIES
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 at 7PM
Led by the Founder and Director of Monarch Watch, Chip Taylor hosts a discussion about the current conservation issues facing the monarch butterfly and what steps communities can take to mitigate the declining monarch population. Held at the Cleveland Botanical Garden. Tickets are $15.
OCTOBER 13, 20, 21
The Nature Center in fall provides for a perfect backdrop for family photos. Book a session with MotoPhoto for October 13, 20 or 21 at the Nature Center and they will donate 10% of the cost to our mission. Contact MotoPhoto at (216) 751-6686 or online.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14 at 12AM
Join area bird watchers at this annual "tailgate party for birders" to tally as many species that can be seen or heard within a 24-hour period. Meet on the All People's Trail marsh deck. This event also serves as a fundraiser for bird-related projects at the Nature Center. Contact Julie West for more information.
A JOURNEY DOWN THE LOST HIGHWAY
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14
Presented in three acts to be shown at three locations in a progressive format, join us for a screening of the documentary "Freeway City" by Cleveland Heights film director Brad Masi. This film allows viewers to experience the historic freeway defeat. Hosted by the Nature Center, Shaker Heights Historical Society, Loganberry Books and the Doan Brook Watershed Partnership. Tickets are $10.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2
Join us for this fall favorite! Enjoy an evening of hiking, crafts, campfires and s'mores for the entire family as we learn about and look for crafty creatures. Bring camp chairs and marshmallow sticks. $5 per person, $25 max per family, up to 6 people.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10
Join us for a fun, family friendly workshop where we will help you construct a nest box suitable for Screech Owls or American Kestrels. We will provide the tools and materials, guide you through the building process and discuss the importance of birds in our area. $30 per box.