There’s always something going on at
Carrie Murray Nature Center

Carrie Murray Events: Outdoor fun for all ages
Events in Spring 2018

Birthday parties in the wild.
Celebrate with some
real party animals
Bring your students
to the great outdoors.
Get the Carrie Murray
Nature Center’s
Educator’s Packet
Ask about our staff
bringing an animal
program
to your school
or festival

Pre-Registration is often requested. Please call (410) 396-0808

Full information about each event follows.

Saturday, April 21:

Bat Chat

(12 p.m.–2 p.m.)
This is a FREE event.

Bats are incredible creatures. They are excellent parents, are insect-eating machines and have valuable roles in our ecosystem. Join one of our naturalists to discover the species that call our planet home, the challenges they face and the important services they provide. We will also do a bat inspired craft!

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Friday, May 4:

May the 4th be with you, Owl Prowl

(6 p.m.–9 p.m.)
$10 per person. Only $5 if you come dressed as a zombie!

Join us for an owl program (we have 5 different species!), owl pellet dissecting, and calling owls in from the wild.

We will build a fire and make s’mores too!

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Saturday, May 12:

Join the Chicken Craze!

(12 p.m.–2 p.m.)
This is a FREE event.

Have you ever considered owning your own chickens?

Come learn about coops, care and chicken choices!

You will even get to meet our friend “Batman”, the Barred Rock chicken!

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Saturday, May 19:

Sensational Spiders

(12 p.m.–2 p.m.)
This is a FREE event.

The spider may not be your favorite creature to look at, but you have to admit they are fascinating. There is no shortage of wonderful facts about them that get them noticed either. Come learn about how they are not as scary as you thought and how they help us. We will also do a spider inspired craft.

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Friday, June 8:

Mother Nature Story Hour

(9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.)
Age: Birth to age 5 with adult
This is a FREE event

Mother Nature Story HourSecond Fridays thru September

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Saturday, June 2:

So ya Bought All those Herbs, Now What?

(11a.m.–2 p.m.)
This is a FREE event.

Did you make it to the “Herb Festival”? Do you wish you had? We will have herbs for sale! Come buy some you may have missed and learn what to do with those you already purchased.

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Saturday, June 23:

Bee Informed

(12 p.m.–2 p.m.)
This is a FREE event.

Bees, bats, and butterflies are so important to our everyday lives, yet they are in trouble. Come learn about Pollinator Syndromes, gardening for pollinators, what animals are pollinators, and the fragile link between pollinators and the food chain.

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Friday, June 29:

Mud Day and Mud Play!

(10 a.m.–1 p.m.)
Age: Up to age 10 with adult
$5 per family

Mud day and mud play

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Saturday, July 7:

Incredible Edible Insects

(12 p.m.–2 p.m.)
$5/child under 7
$7/ child 7 and older.

CricketDid you know you eat insects every day?! Come learn all about these things and try some of our sautéed crickets and meal worm cookies. Yum Yum!

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Friday, July 13:

Mother Nature Story Hour

(9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.)
Age: Birth to age 5 with adult
This is a FREE event

Mother Nature Story HourSecond Fridays thru September

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Saturday, July 28:

Let’s Make Fairy Furniture!

(11 a.m.–2 p.m.)
This is a FREE event.

Come join one of our naturalists in making fairy furniture for your backyard fairy friends! Just bring some supplies, your ideas, and your imagination! We will also go on a walk to collect more supplies.

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