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Jun 7 Tuesday 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM Yoga Class
Decompress from your busy day during this relaxing yoga flow. Stretch your body and calm your mind and leave class feeling rejuvenated. Suitable for any level of yoga experience (even beginners!) Limited to 15 people.
Programs Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jun 10 Friday 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Live Animal Encounters
Meet some cool live animals including a kangaroo! Wildlife Encounters from Gretna, Nebraska will be bringing several animal ambassadors to the Nature Center for this interactive, free program.
Programs Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jun 10 Friday 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM Live Animal Encounters
Meet some cool live animals including a kangaroo! Wildlife Encounters from Gretna, Nebraska will be bringing several animal ambassadors to the Nature Center for this interactive, free program.
Programs Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jun 14 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Nature Tales – Moles
Preschoolers join us with an adult for this special story time about Moles. We’ll read the stories, Mole’s Hill & Holey Moley, make a craft and take a short hike if weather allows.
Programs Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jun 21 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Open Kayak
This program is perfect for first-time kayakers and offers a fun and safe environment to learn how to kayak. Instruction and supervision will be provided by two trained Nature Center employees.
Other Location Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jun 21 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Open Kayak
This program is perfect for first-time kayakers and offers a fun and safe environment to learn how to kayak. Instruction and supervision will be provided by two trained Nature Center employees.
Other Location Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jun 23 Thursday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Outdoor Yoga Class
If you enjoy yoga and nature, give this class a try! We will go for a short hike to Mount Lucia and practice yoga with an incredible view!
Programs Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jun 25 Saturday 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Zen in Nature
Weather permitting, we'll practice outdoors so dress appropriately. No prior experience necessary. BYOC - Bring Your Own Chair or Cushion.
Programs Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jun 25 Saturday 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM Forest Bathing
Forest Bathing is ancient wisdom to find healing in the woods. We'll slow waaaaay down and simply notice what is around us.
Programs Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jun 28 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pond Study
Kids will take a closer look at the world around them to discover the critters that our eyes often miss. We will look for macro-invertebrates in the pond.
Other Location Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jul 1 Friday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Meet the Animals
Come meet the animals that live at the Nature Center during this outdoors open-house style event. Other critters that you may encounter include a tiger salamander, turtles, fish, and a red-tailed hawk!
Programs Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jul 5 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Open Canoe
This program is perfect for first-time paddlers and offers a fun and safe environment to learn how to canoe. Instruction and supervision will be provided by two trained Nature Center employees. For ages 10 and up.
Other Location Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jul 5 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Open Canoe
This program is perfect for first-time paddlers and offers a fun and safe environment to learn how to canoe. Instruction and supervision will be provided by two trained Nature Center employees. For ages 10 and up.
Other Location Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jul 7 Thursday 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM Yoga Class
This is a beginner’s vinyasa flow class. This class is great for those who want to strengthen and lengthen their bodies at a gentle pace. Limited to 15
Programs Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jul 12 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Nature Tales – Fish
Preschoolers join us with an adult for this special story time about Fish. We’ll read the stories, Fish Eyes & Rain Fish, make a craft and take a short hike if weather allows.
Programs Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jul 12 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Open Kayak
This program is perfect for first-time kayakers and offers a fun and safe environment to learn how to kayak. Instruction and supervision will be provided by two trained Nature Center employees.
Other Location Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jul 19 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Youth Fishing Program
Children ages 7-12 will learn about lakes and rivers in Iowa, what types of animals live there, casting, pond study and go fishing. Activities will start at 10am and continue until pick up at 12:00.
Other Location Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center