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Lake Katherine
In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.

Youth Programs

Children's Programs

Free event for kids! Stories at the Lake
The first Thursday of every month, 4pm-5pm
Lake Katherine volunteer educator Nicole Snyder will host storytime, reading aloud from a nature-themed children's book. Plus fun activities. No need to book in advance - just turn up!

Little Explorers Earth Day Celebration
April 20, 21 or 22, $6 per child
Preschoolers and their favorite adult will join in a celebration of Earth Day. We will show our love for our planet by picking up trash on our walk outdoors to help clean up Lake Katherine. Includes a garden project planting lettuce in a bag to take home.
Preregistration and payment of $6 per child is required. Space is limited.
Program #        Date                                    Time
557                   Thursday April 20              9:30am -10:30am
558                   Friday April 21                   9:30am -10:30am
559                   Saturday April 22              10:30am -11:30am

Homeschool Day - Turtles
Thursday April 20, 1-2.30pm. $6 per child
Not all reptiles are the same and not all turtle shells are the same either. Children will understand the differences between turtles’ shells as well as their habitat needs and food requirements. Registration deadline is April 13.
How to book: Stop by the Nature Center to preregister quoting program 573.

Eco Explorers: Earth Day Everyday (Grade 3-5)
Wednesday, April 26, 4pm - 5pm. $6 per child.
Beautify Lake Katherine while hiking around the lake. Reduce your carbon footprint while looking for things that don’t belong.
How to book: Stop by the Nature Center to preregister quoting program 564.

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