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.
SUNDAYS, DEC. 9, JAN. 13, FEB 10
Meet in the Nature Center parking lot to take a guided stroll through the Shaker Parklands looking and listening for birds. No previous birding experience required. Binoculars are available to use in exchange for an ID. Free and no registration required.
ALTERNATING SATURDAYS + SUNDAYS
JANUARY 5-MARCH 2
Flow into the new year with Yoga Roots teachers for 60-minute vinyasa flow that will recharge and balance your day. Class offerings rotate between Saturday mornings at 10AM and Sunday afternoons at 2PM. Bring a water bottle and mat. $5 per class.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 25 | 6:30-8PM
Join us for an interactive storytelling of the Rescue of Andromeda. Be ready to explore inside and out with astronomy-related crafts, activities and stargazing for the whole family. Hot chocolate and snacks will be provided. $5 per person, or $25 family max up to 6.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9 | 10AM
Bring nature home with you! Join us for this family friendly workshop to build a birdhouse while learning about different bird species. The birdhouse to be built is specifically designed for Chickadees, Wrens and Titmice. We will provide the tools, materials and guidance. $15 per birdhouse, not per person.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15 | 7PM
We're excited to co-host this discussion about the importance of amphibians. Their many unique approaches to life and survival have no only benefited the species, but have proven to be important to human health and medicine. Unfortunately, as one of the most rapidly declining vertebrate groups on the planet, their existence are in jeopardy. Held at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. $6 for students, $10 for teachers and members. $12 for non-members. Register at cmnh.org.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23 | 8AM-12PM
This joint program with the Rotary Club of Shaker Heights includes an all-you-can-can-eat breakfast of plain, blueberry and chocolate chip pancakes, sausage, applesauce, juice and coffee.
8 am: Adult bird hike.
9:30 am and 10:30 am: Feathered Friends Show.
10 am and 11 am: Guided Family Bird Walk.
$9 registration for adults, $5 for children aged 4-10, and children 3 and under are free.