Tanglewood Nature Center & Museum News: Week of March 22, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS LIVE! Early Bird discount is in effect (the discount is already incorporated into the registration page) until March 30th.
Check out the offerings this year and register today!
Upcoming events:
Reptiles & Amphibians free family program. Saturday March 23rd from 11am-12pm. Join Jamie in the auditorium for a celebration of our coolest, cold-blooded critters - frogs and toads, lizards and turtles, all of our favorites. Explore eggs and adaptations and touch a turtle's shell! Free, all ages welcome.

Homeschool Drop-in Program: Waking from Hibernation! March 26th from 10-11am. Get outside on a science expedition, meet other families, and learn about a topic in-depth with hands-on exploration! Dress for the weather and expect to spend some time outdoors. $5 for the family if you're a member of Tanglewood; if you're not yet a member, $10 for the family. 

Earth Day Clean Up. Saturday April 20th from 10am-12pm. Celebrate Earth Day by helping Mother Nature! We'll don work gloves and collect litter from trails and along the road, and improve the Children's Trail and aviary area. Please email Bridget so we know how many to expect! Kids over the age of 5 are welcome as long as they come with adults to supervise them :)  

Wings'n'Things. Saturday April 20th from 12pm-2pm. A spring celebration for the family! Meet live owls and hawks; take home a pollinator-friendly plant from Chemung Valley Audubon Society; learn about bees and how important the River is from Friends of the Chemung River Watershed! ***You can win a FREE composter, hummingbird feeder, bluebird house, and more at this event!*** Free and open to the public. 

Kids Fitness Challenge. Saturday May 11th from 2pm-3pm. Get outdoors and get active with family and friends! Challenges will include hula hoops, mini hurdles, pool noodle crawl, push-ups, cones, balance beam and more... plus, get to see some of our active and athletic animals show off their skills! This will be outside in the field and along the Children's Trail. Designed for elementary aged kids (grades K-5). Popsicles at the finish! $3 per child; pre-registration is required. (Grown ups are free.) 

Tickets are on sale now for Tanglewoodstock! Saturday June 1st from 4pm-8pm. Hot grills, cold drinks, and rock'n'roll to support environmental education and habitat preservation! Featuring Full Axxess, Take Two, and Second Suitor. Tickets to this benefit concert are $50 each, include meal ticket and three drink tickets. 21+. Keep our doors open and our trails free by buying a ticket and partying with us June 1st! 

Winter Wiggles! Ian is revamping this classic program - we're keeping the storybook and animal pairing, but expect new crafts, games, and learning Wednesday mornings at 10am :) The last Winter Wiggles is this Wednesday March 27th! 
Hike, Learn, and Play! Bring your little ones (infants through preschoolers) up to Tanglewood for playtime outside in the sunshine! This free family program will keep your kids learning and growing all spring and summer long - every Friday at 10am, April through October. 

We have local delicious honey made by our beekeeper's bees - swing by the nature center to take some home! Want more birdsong in your life? We have feeders, houses, and even some sweet stuffed Audubon birds to cuddle with when it's rainy outside. Stop by the Nuthatch Gift Shop today to explore! 

And if you're a member, remember that you get a 20% discount!  

Interested in volunteering? Check out current opportunities and projects listed on VolunteerMatch! 

Reminder! Dogs are allowed at Personius Woods, but NOT on the trails by the nature center. We are preserving ground-nesting bird habitats and appreciate your cooperation. We encourage you to hike with your dogs along the streams, fields, and forests at Personius.

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