Carrie Murray Nature Center Events:
July thru Sept 2017

There’s always something going on at Carrie Murray Nature Center. Find nature fun for all ages.

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 12:

How to be a Mad Scientist with “Dr. VonBeetle”

(12 pm–2 pm )
$5 per 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

No Pets Please
No Open Toed Shoes
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Saturday, August 19:

Summer Nature Hike

(12 pm–2 pm )
This is a FREE event.

hikeGet out of the air conditioning and get into nature. You’ll be surprised how much cooler it is in the woods. Join us for some fresh air and sun.

No Pets Please
No Open Toed Shoes
Please register
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Wednesday, August 23:

Purls of Wisdom with Sam Barsky

(1 pm–3 pm )
This is a FREE event.
Great for all ages

If you like to knit, or want to learn more about it, Sam Barsky is someone you really need to meet. Sam has toured the world creating beautiful works of art fashioned after the famous sites he has visited and things that have inspired him. Come learn how he got interested in knitting, enjoy some light snacks, sample some of the yarn he uses, check out a collection of his animal inspired sweaters, and even take your photo with this amazing Baltimore knitter.

No Pets Please
Please register
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Saturday, August 26:

Carrie Murray Creations

(10 am–3 pm )
This is a FREE event.

Stop by at any point during the day and make a nature or recycling craft with us. While you’re here visit with our animals and enjoy a stroll in the park

No Pets Please
No Open Toed Shoes
Please register
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Saturday, September 2:

Summer Nature Hike II

(12 pm–2 pm )
This is a FREE event.

Get out of the air conditioning and get into nature. You’ll be surprised how much cooler it is in the woods. Join us for some fresh air and sun.

No Pets Please
No Open Toed Shoes
Please register
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Friday, September 15:

Fantasy Nature Painting Party

(6 pm–9 pm )
$35 per person.

The Friends of Carrie Murray Nature Center are hosting a Nature Fantasy Painting Party as a fundraiser for the Nature Center. This night is not only an art class–it’s a party. Some of our artists will walk you through creating a beautiful piece of artwork step-by-step. This is a BYOB event. Support the Nature Center while having fun painting, enjoying wine and nibbles, and checking out our amazing rescued animals. Doors open at 6pm so you can explore the Center. Event will start at 7pm.

No Pets Please
No Open Toed Shoes
Please register
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Saturday, September 16:

How to Build a Butterfly Garden

(11 am–2 pm )
$5 per person.

butterfly monarchSo many of our pollinators are in trouble. Learn how to make a butterfly garden to help out our hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies. We will send you home with a plant to get you started.

No Pets Please
No Open Toed Shoes
Please register
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Friday, September 22:

Autumn Owl Prowl

(7 pm–9 pm )
$10/person.

Take a walk with one of our naturalists and learn to spot owls at night. Enjoy a fire with marshmallow roasting while sipping on hot chocolate and learning about these beautiful birds. We may even dissect owl pellets. No open toed shoes.

No Pets Please
No Open Toed Shoes
Please register
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Saturday, September 30:

Love Your Park Day

(9 am–12 pm )
This is a FREE event.

pickup litterStart being part of the solution. This day starts with a program on recycling and water pollution, then we’ll go down to the stream and clean it up. Wear rain boots or shoes you don’t mind getting wet. This is a great day to give back to Mother Nature

No Pets Please
No Open Toed Shoes
Please register
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