Carrie Murray Events: Outdoor fun for all ages
Events in Summer thru Winter 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, August 11

How to be a Mad Scientist, with Dr. VonBeetle

(12 p.m.–2 p.m.) )
$5/person

Come watch things bubble, smoke, explode and fizz. These fun lab experiments can be done with regular household items…just don’t do them without an adult!

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Saturday, August 25

Summer Nature Hike I

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

Before summer is over, join us on a hike to see the beauty of Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park.

No Pets Please
No Open Toed Shoes
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Saturday, September 1

Carrie Murray Creations

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

pickup litterCome join us for a day of recycling and nature crafts. You never know where your imagination will take you!

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Friday, September 7

Autumn Owl Prowl

(6 p.m.–9 p.m.)
$10 per person

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This evening will include and owl program, owl pellet dissection, and calling for owls in the wild. Enjoy a fire under the stars! We will make s’mores and sip on hot chocolate while learning about these beautiful birds.

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Saturday, September 22

Summer Nature Hike II

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

hikeBefore summer is over, join us on a hike to see the beauty of Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park.

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Saturday, October 6

Bats are Beautiful

(12 p.m.–2 p.m.)
This is a FREE event.
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Did you know bats are pollinators and their favorite food is mosquitoes? Come learn about these beneficial and misunderstood animals.

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Friday, October 12

Zombie Outbreak Hike

(6 p.m.–9 p.m.)
$5/person

Do you have the guts to hike with the zombies? If so, we have an evening hike for you! This hike will be led by zombie hunter naturalists…we are bound to run into zombies along the way! After the hike we will build a fire, make s’mores, and if you like ( and are of age!) you can have a few drinks. This is a BYOB event. No pets please.

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Friday, October 19

Owloween Owl Prowl!

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

This evening will include an owl program, owl pellet dissection, and calling for owls in the wild. Enjoy a fire under the stars! We will make s’mores and sip on hot chocolate while learning about these beautiful birds.

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Saturday, October 27

Winter’s On Its Way Hike

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

Fall foliage is gorgeous and we can look for signs of native wildlife getting ready for winter!

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Saturday, November 3

Nature Scavenger Hunt

(12 p.m.–2 p.m.)
$5/family.

detectiveWill it be about trees, insects, birds, or plants? You won’t know unless you come check it out! Prizes will be awarded to every participant who completes the scavenger hunt.

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Saturday, November 10

The Spiritual World of Zuni Fetishes

(12 p.m.–2 p.m.)
$2 per person.

zuni fetish bearThe fetishes carved by the Zuni Indians are now mostly considered an art form, but in early times it was believed that spirits lived inside of each fetish and that each had special powers! Learn more about these carved stones and their special meanings.

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Saturday, November 17

Thanksgiving Nature Craft

(12 p.m.–2 p.m.)
$2 per person.

Gather with fellow nature enthusiasts to make nature inspired crafts.

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Saturday, December 1

Nature Christmas Craft

(12 p.m.–2 p.m.)
$2/person

Tis the season to think of others while making nature inspired crafts that could be gifts for the person who has everything.

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Saturday, December 8

It’s a Birdie’s Christmas

(12 p.m.–2 p.m.)
$3/person

Sometimes the birds have a hard time finding enough to eat during the winter months. Join us in decorating an outdoor Christmas tree that also helps feed our feathered friends! Let’s make their holiday special too! Please pre-register. $3 per person.

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Friday, December 14

An Evening with the Birds of Prey

(6 p.m.–8 p.m.)
$5/person

broad winged hawkGather with fellow nature enthusiasts and meet Birds of Prey such as hawks, owls, and don’t forget the vultures! Meet these amazing animals up close and personal.

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