Mark your calendars for upcoming programs and events.
SUNDAY FEB. 9
Bundle up and take a guided stroll through the Shaker Parklands looking and listening for winter birds with expert Julie West. Meets in the Nature Center parking lot at 7:30AM. No previous birding experience necessary. Binoculars are available for use in exchange for ID. No registration required.
SATURDAY, FEB. 29 | 8AM-12PM
Learn about the habits and habitats of birds; enjoy activity stations with crafts; take a guided nature hike, see birds of prey up close with a visit from our friends at Lake Metroparks, and of course, enjoy delicious pancakes! Proceeds benefit the Rotary Club of Shaker Heights and the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes.
Free for children ages 3 and under. $9.00 per adult
$5.00 for children ages 4-10.
FRIDAY, JAN. 24 | 6:30-8PM
Join us for an evening exploring the native winter animals of northeast Ohio's past and present. Bundle up as we take to the outdoors and search for animals in their winter habitats. The discovery continues indoors as we unearth prehistoric creatures through hands-on crafts and activities. Fun for the whole family! Hot chocolate and snacks will be provided. $6 per person, or $30 family max up to 6.
SATURDAY, FEB. 1 | 10AM-1PM
Poet and nonfiction writer Lee Chilcote will be your guide as you explore poetry and personal essays with a focus on nature and the environment. Analyze selections from nature writers who make a connection between their lives and the environment, complete a writing exercise, and get helpful feedback and tips on your writing. The group will also take a short hike. Open to writers of all levels and abilities. This program is brought to you in partnership with Literary Cleveland.
$30 per person.