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January Fun at Walker Nature Center

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Nestled in a 72-acre woodland at the Walker Nature Center, the Nature House is home to on-site naturalists who are eager to share their love of nature with you! Before exploring the nearby pond, trails, and stream, families are encouraged to enjoy exhibits and displays, a nature library, and a variety of nature programs for all ages.

January programs include:

Jan 10, 2019
Nighttime Nature PJ Party
Did you know that some animals are just waking up when it’s time for you to go to bed? Learn which animals roam at night and how they find their way in the dark. Come dressed in your pajamas and discover the fascinating world of nocturnal creatures. Bring a favorite stuffed animal and enjoy a bedtime snack while listening to a story. Make an animal craft to take home.

Register via Reston WebTrac using Activity Code 106121008 by January 7, 2019.

Jan 14 & 15, 2019
Oh Deer
Winter can be a great time to observe deer moving in the woods. Learn how they stay warm and what kinds of food they eat. Make your own set of antlers and walk the trails to try to catch sight of these graceful animals.

Register via Reston WebTrac using Activity Code 106111001 by January 11, 2019.

Jan 16, 2019
The Marvelous Moon
While the moon is a familiar sight in the night sky, it still holds wonder. Use binoculars to observe the features of the moon’s surface. Hear folklore about the moon and learn about some of the latest discoveries that scientists have made. Explore the phases in a creative way, and see rock samples similar to those found on the moon.

Register via Reston WebTrac using Activity Code 106011008 by January 13, 2019.

Jan 25, 2019
STEAM Workshop: Winter Weather Wonders
Discover the wonders of ice and snow. Watch as science and art come together with a colorful melting ice experiment. Learn about symmetry and geometry while designing beautiful snowflakes. Design snow forts with marshmallows and toothpicks.

Register using via Reston WebTrac Activity Code 106131012 by January 22, 2019.

The Walker Nature Center is located at 11450 Glade Dr., Reston, VA 20191.

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Disclaimer/Terms: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.

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