Event Calendar


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 Spring Festival, Fall Festival, and Holiday Celebration.

Some of our featured events are listed below. To view the full schedule and registration information for December 2019, January 2020, and February 2020, check out our Winter 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.


  • Dec 25 & Jan 1

    Center closed on county holidays (Christmas Day and New Year’s Day). Park open.

  • Jan 21 & Feb 18

    The Marshy Point Nature Center Council hosts a monthly guest lecture series featuring natural resource professionals, educators, photographers, authors, and noted naturalists. The Speaker Series is held in the Nature Center auditorium. The talks typically last an hour and a half, with light refreshments provided. These programs are free and open to the public. Please […]

  • Feb 22,23,29, March 1

    How do you get sap from a tree? How is maple sugar made? Who made syrup? Join us for this ongoing weekend program where we’ll tap a tree, taste sap, and boil up maple syrup. Tree tapping hikes every hour until 3:00 pm (each day).

  • Monday mornings

    Introduce your little ones to nature’s wonders while enjoying stories, crafts, games, songs, and outdoor activities together. This program is for families. Groups must call to schedule a trip. Dress for the weather. Please arrive and sign-in before start time. Upcoming themes are: Evergreens (Dec. 16) Feed your Feathered Friends (Jan. 6) Snow (Jan. 13) […]

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