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Chippewa Nature Center

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400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
989-631-0830 https://www.chippewanaturecenter.org

August 2019

SUMMER EXPLORATION DAYS: PLANET EARTH @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

August 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Themed experiments, games and crafts throughout the Visitor Center will highlight the unique characteristics of each ecosystem. Themes change bi-weekly, so be sure to stop back throughout the summer to explore them all! (Program not available on June 25, July 9, 23, August 6, 20) FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941 8/21/2019 - 9/2/2019 - Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun & select holidays 12-5 pm 2019 Summer Exploration Days Schedule June 12-24 Geology June 26-July 8 Plants…

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SUMMER EXPLORATION DAYS: PLANET EARTH @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

August 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Themed experiments, games and crafts throughout the Visitor Center will highlight the unique characteristics of each ecosystem. Themes change bi-weekly, so be sure to stop back throughout the summer to explore them all! (Program not available on June 25, July 9, 23, August 6, 20) FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941 8/21/2019 - 9/2/2019 - Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun & select holidays 12-5 pm 2019 Summer Exploration Days Schedule June 12-24 Geology June 26-July 8 Plants…

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SUMMER EXPLORATION DAYS: PLANET EARTH @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

August 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Themed experiments, games and crafts throughout the Visitor Center will highlight the unique characteristics of each ecosystem. Themes change bi-weekly, so be sure to stop back throughout the summer to explore them all! (Program not available on June 25, July 9, 23, August 6, 20) FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941 8/21/2019 - 9/2/2019 - Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun & select holidays 12-5 pm 2019 Summer Exploration Days Schedule June 12-24 Geology June 26-July 8 Plants…

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August 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Themed experiments, games and crafts throughout the Visitor Center will highlight the unique characteristics of each ecosystem. Themes change bi-weekly, so be sure to stop back throughout the summer to explore them all! (Program not available on June 25, July 9, 23, August 6, 20) FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941 8/21/2019 - 9/2/2019 - Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun & select holidays 12-5 pm 2019 Summer Exploration Days Schedule June 12-24 Geology June 26-July 8 Plants…

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August 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Themed experiments, games and crafts throughout the Visitor Center will highlight the unique characteristics of each ecosystem. Themes change bi-weekly, so be sure to stop back throughout the summer to explore them all! (Program not available on June 25, July 9, 23, August 6, 20) FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941 8/21/2019 - 9/2/2019 - Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun & select holidays 12-5 pm 2019 Summer Exploration Days Schedule June 12-24 Geology June 26-July 8 Plants…

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SUMMER EXPLORATION DAYS: PLANET EARTH @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

August 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Themed experiments, games and crafts throughout the Visitor Center will highlight the unique characteristics of each ecosystem. Themes change bi-weekly, so be sure to stop back throughout the summer to explore them all! (Program not available on June 25, July 9, 23, August 6, 20) FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941 8/21/2019 - 9/2/2019 - Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun & select holidays 12-5 pm 2019 Summer Exploration Days Schedule June 12-24 Geology June 26-July 8 Plants…

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August 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Themed experiments, games and crafts throughout the Visitor Center will highlight the unique characteristics of each ecosystem. Themes change bi-weekly, so be sure to stop back throughout the summer to explore them all! (Program not available on June 25, July 9, 23, August 6, 20) FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941 8/21/2019 - 9/2/2019 - Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun & select holidays 12-5 pm 2019 Summer Exploration Days Schedule June 12-24 Geology June 26-July 8 Plants…

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SUMMER EXPLORATION DAYS: PLANET EARTH @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

August 31, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Themed experiments, games and crafts throughout the Visitor Center will highlight the unique characteristics of each ecosystem. Themes change bi-weekly, so be sure to stop back throughout the summer to explore them all! (Program not available on June 25, July 9, 23, August 6, 20) FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941 8/21/2019 - 9/2/2019 - Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun & select holidays 12-5 pm 2019 Summer Exploration Days Schedule June 12-24 Geology June 26-July 8 Plants…

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September 2019

SUMMER EXPLORATION DAYS: PLANET EARTH @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

September 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Themed experiments, games and crafts throughout the Visitor Center will highlight the unique characteristics of each ecosystem. Themes change bi-weekly, so be sure to stop back throughout the summer to explore them all! (Program not available on June 25, July 9, 23, August 6, 20) FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941 8/21/2019 - 9/2/2019 - Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun & select holidays 12-5 pm 2019 Summer Exploration Days Schedule June 12-24 Geology June 26-July 8 Plants…

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SUMMER EXPLORATION DAYS: PLANET EARTH @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

September 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Themed experiments, games and crafts throughout the Visitor Center will highlight the unique characteristics of each ecosystem. Themes change bi-weekly, so be sure to stop back throughout the summer to explore them all! (Program not available on June 25, July 9, 23, August 6, 20) FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941 8/21/2019 - 9/2/2019 - Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun & select holidays 12-5 pm 2019 Summer Exploration Days Schedule June 12-24 Geology June 26-July 8 Plants…

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STORY HOUR: FOREST BRIGHT, FOREST NIGHT @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

September 5, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941

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STORY HOUR: FOREST BRIGHT, FOREST NIGHT @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

September 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941

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MINGLING WITH THE MONARCHS: BUTTERFLY TAGGING @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

September 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come be a part of citizen science and learn about the amazing Monarch Butterfly, the only true migratory butterfly. With the cooperation of the monarchs and the weather, we will net the butterflies, give them a checkup, apply a tiny tag and then send them on their 2,000-plus mile journey to Mexico for their winter vacation. Tagged butterflies are reported to the University of Kansas and their data helps us understand butterfly migration. Join Denny Brooks at the Lanigan Pavilion…

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REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS @ AUDUBON WOODS PRESERVE, Mt. Pleasant

September 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Whether they jump, crawl, hop or swim, reptiles and amphibians are fascinating and beautiful animals. Join Interpretive Naturalist Michelle Fournier in search of these cold-blooded creatures at Chippewa Watershed Conservancy’s Audubon Woods Preserve in Isabella County. Meet at the Preserve at 5130 W. Gilmore Road, Mt. Pleasant. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941

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WEE STROLL @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

September 13, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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This program is designed for parents to take a guided walk with their child, learn about the outdoors and learn ways to introduce children to the natural world around them. FREE | Ages: 6 mos.-2 yrs. w/adult link: http://bit.ly/2JMrUzD

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FULL MOON STROLL (ages 9+) @ Chippewa Nature Center

September 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Enjoy a guided walk by the light of the Harvest Moon! We’ll enjoy the view of the rising moon, then walk in the near-dark to listen for wildlife such as owls, deer and beaver. Wear dark clothing and bring a flashlight just in case we need them. FREE | Ages: 9 and up, under 18 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941

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FAMILIES IN NATURE: FULL MOON FUN @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

September 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Venture out to Chippewa Nature Center for the monthly Families in Nature program series! Join CNC’s naturalists for this outdoor program to explore the wonders of Michigan’s seasons. The full moon only occurs once (sometimes twice) a month. Venture out to celebrate the Harvest moon with games, activities and more. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941

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STORY HOUR: IN THE WOODS: WHO’S BEEN HERE? @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

September 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941

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STORY HOUR: IN THE WOODS: WHO’S BEEN HERE? @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

September 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941

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FAMILY FIVE SENSES BIRD WALK @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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So much more than a bird walk, guests of all ages will use their five senses to discover nature in a more connected way. Led by Josh and Kara Haas, participants will explore and make observations that engage all the senses while enjoying the sights and sounds of birds and learning their behaviors. This family walk will illustrate the natural treasures all around us and also teach families to engage in the same way in their local neighborhoods or in…

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WOOD DUCK FLIGHT (ages 9+) @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

September 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Experience the night flight of wood ducks as they come into CNC’s wetlands to roost. Flock after flock can often be observed overhead as they come in to land. Meet at the Wetlands Tower. FREE | Ages: 9 and up, under 18 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941

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BLACK LIGHT HIKE (ages 9+) @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

September 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Join Interpretive Naturalist Michelle Fournier for a night hike using black lights. Also known as UV lights, these special lights allow us to discover a luminescent world with glowing insects, algae, flowers and fungi. Some UV flashlights will be available; please bring one if you have your own. FREE | Ages: 9 and up, under 18 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941

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October 2019

EACHER’S NIGHT IN NATURE: SUNSET VOYAGEUR CANOE @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

October 3, 2019 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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All teachers are invited to join CNC staff for a sunset paddle in a Voyageur Canoe up and down the Tittabawassee River where fur traders once traveled. After this evening you will be able to share your experience as a voyageur during the Fur Trade here in Michigan with your students. Working together with other educators we will paddle our way up and down the Tittabawassee River. Meet at the Riverside/Golfside Boat Launch off Currie Parkway. "Teacher’s Night in Nature"…

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STORY HOUR: BUSY LITTLE SQUIRREL @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

October 3, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941 10/3/2019 at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM 10/3/2019 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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STORY HOUR: BUSY LITTLE SQUIRREL @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

October 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult link: https://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941 10/3/2019 at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM 10/3/2019 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Join us for one of Chippewa Nature Center’s largest events of the year! CNC comes alive with demonstrations and programs that focus on autumn traditions of the 19th century. Join us at the Homestead Farm for blacksmithing and cider making, woodworking, traditional music and much more. Watch our antique threshing machine as it prepares this year’s crop grown at the farm. Children’s games and crafts, such as stenciling, rope making and candle dipping will be available throughout the festival. The Wigwam area…

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WEE STROLL @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

October 11, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 8, 2019

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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This program is designed for parents to take a guided walk with their child, learn about the outdoors and learn ways to introduce children to the natural world around them. FREE | Ages: 6 mos.-2 yrs. w/adult link: http://bit.ly/2JMrUzD

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FAMILIES IN NATURE: FUNGI AND FALLING LEAVES @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

October 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Join Interpretive Naturalist Michelle Fournier for one of the most colorful times of the year. Between the fall leaves and the fruiting fungi, we’ll spend the afternoon exploring and experimenting with colors in nature. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK

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FULL MOON STROLL (ages 9+) @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

October 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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The full Hunter’s Moon meant that it was time to hunt animals and store provisions for the long winter ahead. Join a CNC Naturalist as we hunt with our eyes and ears and walk amidst the falling leaves. Wear dark clothing and bring a flashlight. FREE | Ages: 9 and up, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK  

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AMERICA’S RENEWABLE ENERGY BOOM (ages 15+) @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

October 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Renewable energy, solar and wind, are now unequivocally the cheapest new sources of electricity around the world, and are driving an economic boom across the country, and here in Mid-Michigan. Midland Videographer Peter Sinclair has been following energy and environment issues in Michigan and beyond, and will present a vivid, exciting multi-media presentation on this vital issue. This program is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Midland Area. FREE | Ages: 15 and up, under 18 w/adult EVENT…

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STORY HOUR: RED LEAF, YELLOW LEAF @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

October 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult EVENT LINK 10/17/2019 at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM 10/17/2019 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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STORY HOUR: RED LEAF, YELLOW LEAF @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

October 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult EVENT LINK 10/17/2019 at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM 10/17/2019 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Nature at Night @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

October 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come enjoy this event for the whole family where kids of all ages can explore the wonders of night time. Inside the Visitor Center, you can visit the Sky Lab, play games, watch a puppet show and check out the Wildlife Viewing Area. You can visit stations at your own pace, exploring fun night topics including nocturnal insects and spiders. When you’re ready to head out into the dark, you can listen to stories by the wigwam, walk a Jack…

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Nature at Night @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

October 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come enjoy this event for the whole family where kids of all ages can explore the wonders of night time. Inside the Visitor Center, you can visit the Sky Lab, play games, watch a puppet show and check out the Wildlife Viewing Area. You can visit stations at your own pace, exploring fun night topics including nocturnal insects and spiders. When you’re ready to head out into the dark, you can listen to stories by the wigwam, walk a Jack…

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November 2019

Mid-Michigan Rock Club 26th Annual Rock Show @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

November 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

The 26th annual Mid-Michigan Rock Show returns to CNC Fri and Sat, Nov 2 & 3 from 10 am-5 pm with free admission. Door prizes will be awarded each day. The show will include educational displays, presentations and activities for all ages related to identification and collection of rocks and fossils. The club will have special children’s events, and will be displaying children’s rock collections during the show. Dealers will be providing rocks, minerals, fossils and limited jewelry for sale.…

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Mid-Michigan Rock Club 26th Annual Rock Show @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

November 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

The 26th annual Mid-Michigan Rock Show returns to CNC Fri and Sat, Nov 2 & 3 from 10 am-5 pm with free admission. Door prizes will be awarded each day. The show will include educational displays, presentations and activities for all ages related to identification and collection of rocks and fossils. The club will have special children’s events, and will be displaying children’s rock collections during the show. Dealers will be providing rocks, minerals, fossils and limited jewelry for sale.…

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STORY HOUR: A LOG’S LIFE @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

November 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult EVENT LINK 11/7/2019 at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM 11/7/2019 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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STORY HOUR: A LOG’S LIFE @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

November 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult EVENT LINK 11/7/2019 at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM 11/7/2019 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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WEE STROLL @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

November 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

This program is designed for parents to take a guided walk with their child, learn about the outdoors and learn ways to introduce children to the natural world around them. FREE | Ages: 6 mos.-2 yrs. w/adult link: http://bit.ly/2JMrUzD

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EDUCATORS – Project WILD & PLT Teacher Workshop @ Chippewa Nature Center

November 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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$65

Project Learning Tree and Project WILD provide a standards-aligned resource to support your school or district curriculum. With integrated nature-based lessons, you have access to activities that help students build a bridge between the classroom and the outdoors. At the conclusion of training, you will leave with resources from WILD and Project Learning Tree to help you create interdisciplinary lesson plans to excite audiences of all ages. Six SCECH’s will be available for this workshop. Please pack a lunch and…

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FAMILIES IN NATURE: GEOCACHING GAMES @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

November 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Venture out to Chippewa Nature Center for the monthly Families in Nature program series! Join CNC’s naturalists for this outdoor program to explore the wonders of Michigan’s seasons. Families are invited to stop by the Homestead Farm to begin your geocache gaming experience! Geocaches are small containers hidden in nature that can be found using coordinates and directions. Find a geocache and play the game with your family before moving on to the next cache. FREE | All Ages, under 18…

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FULL MOON STROLL (ages 9+) @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

November 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Take a leisurely stroll under the full Beaver Moon. These busy rodents gnaw on aspen and birch trees, then carry the branches to stick under water near their lodge for a winter food cache. We’ll look and listen for nocturnal wildlife. Wear dark clothing and bring a flashlight. FREE | Ages: 9 and up, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 11/12/2019 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

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SNAKES ALIVE! DISCOVERING THE WONDERS OF SNAKES @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

November 16, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Snakes may be one of the most feared and misunderstood animals, but after attending this program, you’ll see how fascinating and beneficial these beautiful reptiles can be. Join CNC Interpretive Naturalist and snake enthusiast Michelle Fournier for this live snake program. All are invited to get as close a look at the snakes as you feel comfortable! FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 11/16/2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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TURKEY TALK AND WALK @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

November 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so we’ll be talking everything turkey! Join CNC staff to look for wild turkeys, make turkey sounds and learn about these unique birds. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 11/23/2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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FALL EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

November 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 11/29/2019 – 12/1/2019

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FALL EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

November 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 11/29/2019 – 12/1/2019

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December 2019

FALL EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 11/29/2019 – 12/1/2019

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STORY HOUR: BEAR SNORES ON @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 5, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/5/2019 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM & 11 AM – 12 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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STORY HOUR: BEAR SNORES ON @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/5/2019 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM & 11 AM – 12 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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FAMILIES IN NATURE: DECORATE A TREE FOR WILDLIFE @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Venture out to Chippewa Nature Center for the monthly Families in Nature program series! Join CNC’s naturalists for this outdoor program to explore the wonders of Michigan’s seasons. Discover what animals need during the chilly weather and then help create some wildlife friendly decorations to celebrate winter both here at CNC and at home. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/14/2019 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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STORY HOUR: THE LONGEST NIGHT @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/19/2019 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM & 11 AM – 12 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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STORY HOUR: THE LONGEST NIGHT @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/19/2019 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM & 11 AM – 12 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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WINTER EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/21/2019 – 1/5/2020 *STEM Passport…

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WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION @ Chippewa Nature Center

December 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

For centuries, people have gathered with family and friends to recognize the longest night of the year and to celebrate the return of longer days to come. Take part in earth-friendly traditions as you roll a beeswax candle, create a miniature Yule log and make a small evergreen wreath to take home, and take a peaceful walk along the lighted Arbury Trail. You can also shop for the holidays at the Nature Center Store. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT…

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WINTER EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/21/2019 – 1/5/2020 *STEM Passport…

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WINTER EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/21/2019 – 1/5/2020 *STEM Passport…

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WINTER EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/21/2019 – 1/5/2020 *STEM Passport…

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WINTER EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/21/2019 – 1/5/2020 *STEM Passport…

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WINTER EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/21/2019 – 1/5/2020 *STEM Passport…

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WINTER EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/21/2019 – 1/5/2020 *STEM Passport…

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WINTER EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/21/2019 – 1/5/2020 *STEM Passport…

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WINTER EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/21/2019 – 1/5/2020 *STEM Passport…

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WINTER EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/21/2019 – 1/5/2020 *STEM Passport…

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WINTER EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 31, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/21/2019 – 1/5/2020 *STEM Passport…

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NATURE’S NEW YEAR’S EVE @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

December 31, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Nocturnal animals are not the only ones staying out late tonight! Venture out for some family fun as we watch for nocturnal animals looking for a late night snack, play games and enjoy a light snack of our own! FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/31/2019 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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January 2020

WINTER EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

January 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/21/2019 – 1/5/2020 *STEM Passport…

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WINTER EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

January 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/21/2019 – 1/5/2020 *STEM Passport…

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STORY HOUR @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

January 2 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult EVENT LINK 9:30 AM & 11 AM on January 2 February 6, 20, March 5, 19, April 2, 16, May 7, 21, June 4, 18, July 7, 16, August 6, 20 September 3, 17 October 1, 15 November 5, 19 December 3 *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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STORY HOUR @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

January 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult EVENT LINK 9:30 AM & 11 AM on January 2 February 6, 20, March 5, 19, April 2, 16, May 7, 21, June 4, 18, July 7, 16, August 6, 20 September 3, 17 October 1, 15 November 5, 19 December 3 *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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WINTER EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

January 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/21/2019 – 1/5/2020 *STEM Passport…

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WINTER EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

January 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 29, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on January 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/21/2019 – 1/5/2020 *STEM Passport…

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SNOWSHOE SAMPLER @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

January 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

It’s time to play outside! Drop by any time to give CNC’s snowshoes a try, do a winter scavenger hunt or warm up by a campfire. Meet at the Homestead Cabin and come enjoy a winter morning in the snow. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 1/4/2020 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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WINTER EXPLORATION DAYS @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

January 5 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 29, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on January 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Enjoy your break from school while exploring the wonders of nature in Michigan! This indoor program includes a variety of self-guided, hands-on exploration stations. Experiments, fun facts, crafts and scavenger hunts are just a few of the types of activities you’ll find. Each day of the seasonal session is the same, but feel free to come back again and again! Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm | Sun 12-5 pm FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 12/21/2019 – 1/5/2020 *STEM Passport…

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FULL MOON STROLL @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

January 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Walk through tree shadows under the light of the wolf moon. While no wolves live around CNC, we’ll look and listen for signs of other nocturnal wildlife. Wear dark clothing and bring a flashlight. We may use snowshoes if conditions permit. Reserve snowshoes online or call 989.631.0830. FREE | Ages: 9 and up, under 18 w/adult RSVP LINK 1/10/2020 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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FAMILIES IN NATURE: TRACKS AND SCAT @ Chippewa Nature Center

January 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Tracks and scat give us lots of clues about the animals that live around us. Even if we don’t see them, we can learn a lot about them by what they leave behind. Venture out to Chippewa Nature Center for the monthly Families in Nature program series! Join CNC’s naturalists for this outdoor program to explore the wonders of Michigan’s seasons. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 1/11/2020 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC…

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Evening Snowshoe (ages +15) *RSVP @ Chippewa Nature Center

January 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come discover the beauty of a winter night! We will look for signs of animals, study tree silhouettes and enjoy the winter sky. Bring a headlamp or flashlight. Reserve snowshoes online or call 989.631.0830. FREE | Ages 15 and up, under 18 w/adult RSVP LINK 1/14/2020 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

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LIVE BIRDS OF PREY @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

January 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on January 19, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Hawks, owls, falcons, vultures – Michigan has a wide variety of birds of prey, and this afternoon, you will get to meet some of them up close! The Wildlife Recovery Association will explain their natural history and the importance of their conservation. Before and after the program, enjoy bird-related, self-guided activities, crafts and games. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult  EVENT LINK 1/19/2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM & 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir.…

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LIVE BIRDS OF PREY @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

January 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on January 19, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Hawks, owls, falcons, vultures – Michigan has a wide variety of birds of prey, and this afternoon, you will get to meet some of them up close! The Wildlife Recovery Association will explain their natural history and the importance of their conservation. Before and after the program, enjoy bird-related, self-guided activities, crafts and games. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult  EVENT LINK 1/19/2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM & 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir.…

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Evening Snowshoe (ages +15) *RSVP @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

January 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Come discover the beauty of a winter night! We will look for signs of animals, study tree silhouettes and enjoy the winter sky. Bring a headlamp or flashlight. Reserve snowshoes online or call 989.631.0830. FREE | Ages 15 and up, under 18 w/adult RSVP LINK 1/21/2020 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

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A QUIET WINTER’S NIGHT: CAMPFIRE UNDER THE STARS @ Chippewa Nature Center

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Crisp winter nights offer a perfect opportunity to watch the stars dance and listen for the calls of owls. Join us around a fire at the Homestead Farm as we sip hot chocolate, enjoy s’mores and learn about nature in winter. Meet at the Homestead Cabin. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 1/23/2020 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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SNOWSHOE SAMPLER @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

It’s time to play outside! Drop by any time to give CNC’s snowshoes a try, do a winter scavenger hunt or warm up by a campfire. Meet at the Homestead Cabin and come enjoy a winter afternoon in the snow. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 1/26/2020 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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GROUNDHOG’S DAY PARTY @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Throw off the winter blahs and venture out with the whole family to celebrate Groundhog’s Day, winter and the coming spring! Enjoy activities including nature crafts, games, shadow play and a puppet show starring the groundhog! FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 1/31/2020 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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February 2020

The Rocky Road to Plant Diversity in Michigan @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Rocks form the structure on which all life on earth exists, shaping the topography and, in most areas, directly influencing the soils. Michigan, by worldwide standards is flat and recently glaciated, so this direct connection is largely broken. Lack of elevation means that rocks directly influence plant growth only where exposed, not by affecting topography (as in mountainous regions). In addition, deep layers of glacial deposits mean outcrops are limited. However, rock exposures that do exist have a very strong…

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STORY HOUR @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

February 6 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on February 20, 2020 at 11:00 am

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult EVENT LINK February 6, 20 at 9:30 AM & 11 AM on   *STEM Passport - Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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STORY HOUR @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

February 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 20, 2020 at 11:00 am

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult EVENT LINK February 6, 20 at 9:30 AM & 11 AM on   *STEM Passport - Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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EVENING SNOWSHOE HIKE (ages 15+) @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

February 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Come discover the beauty of a winter night! We will look for signs of animals, study tree silhouettes and enjoy the winter sky. Bring a headlamp or flashlight. Reserve snowshoes online or call 989.631.0830. FREE | Ages 15 and up, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 2/6/2020 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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SNOWSHOE SAMPLER @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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It’s time to play outside! Drop by any time to give CNC’s snowshoes a try, do a winter scavenger hunt or warm up by a campfire. Meet at the Homestead Cabin and come enjoy a winter morning in the snow. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 2/8/2020 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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FAMILIES IN NATURE: WINTER AND SNOW @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Winter is a time to celebrate snow! Get into the spirit of the season with activities surrounding the solid state of water (even if there’s none on the ground!). Venture out to Chippewa Nature Center for the monthly Families in Nature program series! Join CNC’s naturalists for this outdoor program to explore the wonders of Michigan’s seasons. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 2/8/2020 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more…

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SNAKES ALIVE! DISCOVERING THE WONDERS OF SNAKES @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Snakes may be one of the most feared and misunderstood animals, but after attending this program, you’ll see how fascinating and beneficial these beautiful reptiles can be. Join CNC Interpretive Naturalist and snake enthusiast Michelle Fournier for this live snake program. All are invited to get as close a look at the snakes as you feel comfortable! FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 2/15/2020 at  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn…

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SNOWSHOE SAMPLER @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

It’s time to play outside! Drop by any time to give CNC’s snowshoes a try, do a winter scavenger hunt or warm up by a campfire. Meet at the Homestead Cabin and come enjoy a winter afternoon in the snow. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 2/16/2020 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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STORY HOUR @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

February 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult EVENT LINK February 6, 20 at 9:30 AM & 11 AM on   *STEM Passport - Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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STORY HOUR @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

February 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 20, 2020 at 11:00 am

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, time outdoors and other age-appropriate activities. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult EVENT LINK February 6, 20 at 9:30 AM & 11 AM on   *STEM Passport - Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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EVENING SNOWSHOE HIKE (ages 15+) @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

February 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Come discover the beauty of a winter night! We will look for signs of animals, study tree silhouettes and enjoy the winter sky. Bring a headlamp or flashlight. Reserve snowshoes online or call 989.631.0830. FREE | Ages 15 and up, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK 2/20/2020 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM *STEM Passport – Free CNC Souvenir. Click here to learn more about the STEM Passport

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March 2020

AN AFTERNOON AT THE SUGARHOUSE @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Discover the magic of maple syrup season Saturdays and Sundays in March* as you experience the process of making syrup from start to finish. Visitors are invited to peek in buckets on tapped trees, watch the steam rise in the sugarhouse and learn how to change maple sap into sweet maple syrup. *except Sat, March 21 (Maple Syrup Day – admission fee for non-member adults) FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK March 1, 7, 8, 14, 15,…

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MID-MICHIGAN ROCK CLUB @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Lynn Dumbrille, photography instructor and GM/EDS retiree, will start with a visual overview of technical and aesthetic aspects of photography. He will provide a detailed hand-out and will discuss what could be included in a light photography field bag, a light box demo, and a quick demo on how to approach Adobe Photoshop CC. Join the Mid-Michigan Rock Club (MMRC) for their monthly meeting. MMRC is a group of rockhounds, artisans, collectors and scientists that meet to discuss our avocation…

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IN SEARCH OF SNOWY OWLS (ages 15+) with Chippewa Nature Center @ Michigan’s Thumb

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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$40

The open farm fields of Michigan’s Thumb area resemble the arctic summer habitats of Snowy Owls. Travel by CNC van with Interpretive Naturalist Michelle Fournier in search of Snowy Owls. We may also see Rough-legged hawks, Horned Larks, Snow Buntings or American Tree Sparrows. Bring a lunch, binoculars and field guide and dress for the weather. We will have spotting scopes and binoculars to share. Most time will be spent driving or standing outside the van, but we’ll also include…

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AN AFTERNOON AT THE SUGARHOUSE @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Discover the magic of maple syrup season Saturdays and Sundays in March* as you experience the process of making syrup from start to finish. Visitors are invited to peek in buckets on tapped trees, watch the steam rise in the sugarhouse and learn how to change maple sap into sweet maple syrup. *except Sat, March 21 (Maple Syrup Day – admission fee for non-member adults) FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK March 1, 7, 8, 14, 15,…

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AN AFTERNOON AT THE SUGARHOUSE @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

March 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Discover the magic of maple syrup season Saturdays and Sundays in March* as you experience the process of making syrup from start to finish. Visitors are invited to peek in buckets on tapped trees, watch the steam rise in the sugarhouse and learn how to change maple sap into sweet maple syrup. *except Sat, March 21 (Maple Syrup Day – admission fee for non-member adults) FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK March 1, 7, 8, 14, 15,…

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AN AFTERNOON AT THE SUGARHOUSE @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Discover the magic of maple syrup season Saturdays and Sundays in March* as you experience the process of making syrup from start to finish. Visitors are invited to peek in buckets on tapped trees, watch the steam rise in the sugarhouse and learn how to change maple sap into sweet maple syrup. *except Sat, March 21 (Maple Syrup Day – admission fee for non-member adults) FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK March 1, 7, 8, 14, 15,…

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AN AFTERNOON AT THE SUGARHOUSE @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Discover the magic of maple syrup season Saturdays and Sundays in March* as you experience the process of making syrup from start to finish. Visitors are invited to peek in buckets on tapped trees, watch the steam rise in the sugarhouse and learn how to change maple sap into sweet maple syrup. *except Sat, March 21 (Maple Syrup Day – admission fee for non-member adults) FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult EVENT LINK March 1, 7, 8, 14, 15,…

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