Event Calendar

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Marshy Point Nature Center offers a variety of nature programs for visitors of all ages. Activities include audiovisual presentations by natural resource professionals and noted naturalists, Monday Pre-K drop-ins, bird walks, canoeing, boat trips, night hikes, and many family-friendly seasonal programs. Special events include the Popsicle Plunge and the annual Spring and Fall Festivals.

To view the full schedule and registration information for March to May 2017, check out our Spring 2017 Event Calendar. Advance registration is required for all programs.

Note: Organizations and large groups must schedule programs separately from those listed in this publication. See School and Group Programs for more information.

  • Environmentalism at Marshy Point. Come learn how we go green at Marshy Point and pick up a few tips and tricks you can try at home.

  • April 23

    Work with a naturalist to plan your garden. Help us plant our box gardens and take home some herbs to grow. $5 per person, $3 for members.

  • Introduce your little ones to nature’s wonders while enjoying stories, crafts, games, songs, and outdoor activities together. Dress for the weather, arrive by start time. This program is for families. Groups must call the office to schedule a trip.

  • Learn the strokes needed to maneuver a canoe. $7 per person, $5/members. Ages 8 and older. Limited space. Registration required.

  • Learn how to transform your property into the perfect wildlife habitat. Handouts and hike to a pond included. Wear waterproof boots. $5 per family, $3 members.

  • Introduce your little ones to nature’s wonders while enjoying stories, crafts, songs, & outdoor activities together. Dress for the weather, arrive by start time. For families; groups must schedule a trip.

  • We will re-open gates 8 pm and place lures at all of the 7 Pokestops that make a nice 5 minute walk around our parking lot. In the past, we’ve had many rare Pokemon spawn during our events and everyone has left satisfied. Join us for raffles, food and snacks for sale, and rare pokemon. […]

  • May 6

    The jack of all plants. Cattails are one of the most useful plants in the marsh. Join a naturalist to learn secrets that Native Americans knew about this plant.

  • Please join us and the Katie and Wil Brady Memorial Foundation for an evening of wine, food, music, family, and friends at DeJon Vineyards! Ticket reservations include a souvenir wine glass, wine tasting, dinner, and musical entertainment. The raffle auction will return, offering an array of items donated by local businesses and friends. Plus bottles […]

  • Many edibles grow around Marshy Point Park. Join a naturalist to find them, then help build a pizza with those edibles to cook in our earth oven. $3 per person, $2 for members.

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