Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


The Ottawa County Parks Foundation invites you to discover fall with us at the Ottawa County Nature Center at Hemlock Crossing.
– Meet the new Ottawa County Parks Director Jason Shamblin and enjoy fall-themed activities with your family.
– Enjoy the outdoors with naturalist-led kayak trips and hikes (*space is limited for kayak trips.)
– Join us for a wildlife encounter with monarchs and much more.
– A $10 donation per family is suggested at the door.

Program

Location: Classroom

3:00 – 3:30 PM – Wildlife Encounter Presentation: Monarchs on the Move

4:00 – 4:30 PM – Wildlife Encounter Presentation: Monarchs on the Move

Location: Sensory Room

3:10 – 3:30 PM – Storytime – Presented by The Bookman

3:45 – 4:05 PM – Storytime – Presented by The Bookman

4:20 – 4:40 PM – Storytime – Presented by the Bookman

Location: Main Room (coloring sheets)

3:00 – 3:05 PM – Jason Shamblin, Ottawa County Parks Director

4:00 – 4:05 PM – Jason Shamblin, Ottawa County Parks Director

Location: Kayak Launch

*Space is limited. This activity is for 10 year and up.

3:05 – 4 PM – Naturalist led brief kayak excursion on the Pigeon River

4:05 – 5 PM – Naturalist led brief kayak excursion on the Pigeon River

Location: Outdoor Trails (meet at designated time in front of NEC)

3:30 – 4 PM – Discovering Monarchs Nature Walk

4:30 – 5 PM – Discovering Monarchs Nature Walk

Location: Veranda

  • Monarch Craft

Location: Outside

  • Meet County employees Brady and Tom Goats
  • Self led Autumn Sensory Scavenger Hunt (Trail). Pick up a form at registration and return the completed form to be entered into a drawing for a door prize.
  • Plein-Air Artist at work

Location:

Hemlock Crossing - Nature Education Center
8115 West Olive Road
West Olive, MI 49460

Contact:

Cost: $10 donation suggested
Event Website: Click to Visit
Organizer: Angela Miller-Niarhos
Organization: Ottawa County Parks Foundation
Organizer Phone: 616-215-6544
Organizer Email: [email protected]

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