January 5, 2022 – Bear Creek Nature Center releases January event schedule. All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call nature center or check website for current status.
Nature’s Classroom: Winter Adaptations
Wednesday, January 5, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
With more families schooling from home this year than ever before, this is a great chance to bring your student in to have a hands on and engaging environmental experience in nature! A puppet show, hike and interactive stations will highlight the adaptations of local animals in winter. Geared towards grades 1-3. $4 per person. Prepaid registration required.
January Forest Bathing Walks with Summer Lajoie at Listening Pines
Saturdays, January 8, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. & January 22, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Experience the therapeutic practice of Shinrinyoku and awaken your senses with a slow, mindful walk through the woods and a beautiful tea ceremony. For more information on Forest Therapy visit www.listeningpines.com. $20 per member /$30 per nonmember.
Prepaid registration required.
Nature’s Classroom: Winter Adaptations at Fox Run Regional Park
Wednesday, January 12, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
With more families schooling from home than ever before, this is a great chance to bring your student to have a hands on and engaging environmental experience in nature! A puppet show, hike and interactive stations will highlight the adaptations of local animals in winter. Geared towards grades 1-3. $4 per person. Prepaid registration required.
Full Moon Photography Workshop at Clear Spring Ranch
Sunday, January 16, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Join award-winning photographer Mike Pach for a guided photo shoot to capture the full moon (weather permitting!) rising through the cottonwood trees. Bring your camera, tripod,
telephoto and wide-angle lenses. $20 per person, limited space. Prepaid registration required.
Location: Loren Lane, Fountain, CO 80817
Active Adults: COS History Walk—LAW & DISORDER
Saturday, January 22, 2:45 p.m. or 3:00 p.m.
Join us for a history walk downtown led by Pioneer Museum staff.
Explore how Colorado Springs officials fought to remain a “dry town” in “wet times,” the captivating story of how local law enforcement, concerned citizens and the Gazette newspaper worked to run the KKK out of town in the 1920’s, and an infamous gun battle with train robbers in the streets of downtown. Prepaid registration required.
2:45 p.m.—History walk and program ending with a brief gin talk and prohibition-era cocktail at Brooklyn’s on Boulder. $15 per person.
3:00 p.m.—History walk and program. $7 per person.
CONTACT: Mary Jo Lewis, Nature Center Supervisor
Bear Creek Nature Center; 245 Bear Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com