Events

Nature Explorers Gather at The Gardens

Date/Time

Mar 20, 2018 to Nov 20, 2018
10:00 AM until 11:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday.

Description

Birds, bugs, bees! Veggies, turtles, trees! Nature Explorers returns to The Gardens at Heather Farm on Tuesday, March 20th for its fourth year with a fun, engaging and educational program for preschoolers. Designed for ages two to five, children and their adult caregivers explore the natural world in a lush, garden setting during this series of six 90-minute, weekly classes featuring nature-themed stories, garden walks, hands-on activities, and other fun projects. The program is led by experienced teachers.

In 2018, participants will explore marine biology, conservation, habitats of California, garden plants, and rocks and minerals, and celebrate World Planting Day, Earth Day, World Oceans Day, World Sea Turtle Day and National Honeybee Day with special, themed activities.

Classes are held on Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m to 11:30 a.m. The six-week sessions run from March 2o through November 20. Registration for each session is limited to 15 children. Parent/adult participation is required. Discounts offered for siblings over age two. Children under two may attend free of charge with their registered older sibling(s). Light, healthy snacks are provided.
 

NATURE EXPLORERS 2018 THEMES & SESSION DATES

Session 1: Conservation, 3/20-4/24
Session 2: Birds, 5/1-6/5
Session 3: Marine Biologists, 6/12-7/17
Session 4: Bugs, 7/24-8/28
Session 5: Habitats in California, 9/4-10/9
Session 6: Discovering the Garden, 10/16-11/20

Advanced registration for each six-week session: $80 for members / $100 for non-members
Single-class drop-in rate: $15 for members / $20 for non-members

For more information and to register, visit www.gardenshf.org.

Cost

$15-$20 | $80-$100 for session of six classes

Location

View map The Gardens at Heather Farm
1540 Marchbanks Drive
Walnut Creek, CA

Additional Information

Sponsor

The Gardens at Heather Farm

Phone

(925) 947-1678

Contact name

Tascha Barnes

Contact email

education@gardenshf.org

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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