a group of children and adults, seen from behind as they walk across Black Pond's bridge

Upcoming Events

Owl Prowl (Adults Only)
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Ages: Ages 18 and older
$9 person ($8 per member)

Join us for an enchanting evening with owls. Night hikes, owl calling, and visits with live owls will fill the evening with wonder as we discover how ears, eyes, and feathers help owls survive the night. This program is for adults ages 18 and older. A similar event for families is offered on November 18th.

Registration is required by November 14th.  Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Owl Prowl (Families)
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Ages: Ages 5-12 years old and their families
$9 per person or $34 per family ($8 per member or $30 per member family)

Join us for an enchanting evening with owls. Night hikes, owl calling, and visits with live owls will fill the evening with wonder as we discover how ears, eyes, and feathers help owls survive the night. This program is appropriate for children ages 5-12 years old and their families. A similar event for adults only is offered on November 17th.

Registration is required by November 14th. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Nature Storytime - Super Senses: Touch!
Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 1-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 for members), free for adults and children under 1 year old

Nature Storytime has many opportunities for you and your little one to explore and appreciate the outdoors, such as live animal visits, hikes, stories, and hands-on activities. This week we will discover animals with super touch and explore our own sense of touch! Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday mornings and every other Sunday for one hour. Each session includes indoor and outdoor activities – so make sure to dress for the weather!

Have a 4-5 year old that is ready to try a drop-off program? Take a look at our Nature Tykes Preschool Program that also runs on Wednesday mornings.

Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

 

Fireside Fun- A Good Old-Fashioned Campfire Circle
Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Ages: All ages
Free

There's nothing quite as relaxing as sitting around a campfire, roasting marshmallows and swapping stories. One Sunday a month, we'll be stoking the fires here at LSNC. Bring your family, friends, camp chairs, outdoor games, and s'mores fixings. We'll provide a blazing outdoor campfire and plenty of marshmallows. This event is rain or shine (except for thunder and lightening), so come dressed for the weather.

No registration required.

Nature Storytime - Super Senses: Sound!
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 1-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 for members), free for adults and children under 1 year old

Nature Storytime has many opportunities for you and your little one to explore and appreciate the outdoors, such as live animal visits, hikes, stories, and hands-on activities. This week we will discover animals with super hearing and explore our own sense of hearing! Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday mornings and every other Sunday for one hour. Each session includes indoor and outdoor activities – so make sure to dress for the weather!

Have a 4-5 year old that is ready to try a drop-off program? Take a look at our Nature Tykes Preschool Program that also runs on Wednesday mornings.

Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

Full Moon Hike
Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Ages: All ages
$9 per person or $34 per family ($8 per member or $30 per member family)

Enjoy the height of the lunar month with a moonlit hike through the woods. Do some simple science experiments out on the trail to understand how different animals eyes see in the dark, learn about night hike safety, and visit some of LSNC's nocturnal animals to learn more about how they survive. We'll also hear some stories and poems inspired by the moon and enjoy hot cocoa by the camp fire--go green by bringing your own reuseable mug!

**This program will include hike groups for all ages as well as for adults 18+. Please indicate your preference at registration. Cups will be provided if you cannot bring a mug.

Pre-registration is recommended by November 29th.   Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

Nature Storytime - Stories in the Snow: Animal Prints
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 1-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 for members), free for adults and children under 1 year old

Nature Storytime has many opportunities for you and your little one to explore and appreciate the outdoors, such as live animal visits, hikes, stories, and hands-on activities. This week we will act like detectives as we find clues that animals left outside. *This theme may swap with 12/20 if there is snowfall.*  Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday mornings and every other Sunday for one hour. Each session includes indoor and outdoor activities – so make sure to dress for the weather!

Have a 4-5 year old that is ready to try a drop-off program? Take a look at our Nature Tykes Preschool Program that also runs on Wednesday mornings.

Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

Nature Storytime - Stories in the Snow: Animal Prints
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 1-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 for members), free for adults and children under 1 year old

Nature Storytime has many opportunities for you and your little one to explore and appreciate the outdoors, such as live animal visits, hikes, stories, and hands-on activities. This week we will act like detectives as we find clues that animals left outside. *This theme may swap with 12/20 if there is snowfall.*  Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday mornings and every other Sunday for one hour. Each session includes indoor and outdoor activities – so make sure to dress for the weather!

Have a 4-5 year old that is ready to try a drop-off program? Take a look at our Nature Tykes Preschool Program that also runs on Wednesday mornings.

Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

Critters Up Close
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Ages: All ages
Free with Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum admission

Every month, Ann Arbor Hands On Museum visitors get up close and personal with some of our favorite critters from the natural world!  Join us for hands-on activities and a meet and greet with critters from 10-4 on Saturday (with a mid-day “Animal Naptime”) and 1-4 on Sunday. This month the featured critters are hawks and falcons, and they are ready for their close up!

Critters Up Close
Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages: All ages
Free with Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum admission

Every month, Ann Arbor Hands On Museum visitors get up close and personal with some of our favorite critters from the natural world!  Join us for hands-on activities and a meet and greet with critters from 10-4 on Saturday (with a mid-day “Animal Naptime”) and 1-4 on Sunday. This month the featured critters are hawks and falcons, and they are ready for their close up!

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