Programs

Story Time and Hike
Wednesdays at 10:30 am

Join Jenni Larchar as she leads young children and their grownups in songs, stories, and a hike on the trails at Rogers Center every Wednesday.

Program takes place rain, shine, or snow, so come dressed for the weather.

Bring a snack or a picnic lunch to enjoy after the hike with new friends.

 

Family Fun

Every third Saturday of the month at 10:30 am,                                                           join Friends of Rogers to experience hands-on learning about the natural environment. Led by a specially trained educator, popular programs have included For Goodness,  Snakes!, Grow Friends, Kitchen Science, Lazy Planters, Make your Own Bird House, Night Stalkers, Pond Ecology, Running A-Fowl, Skull Science, Upcycled T- Shirt, and What’s Bugging You?

While this program is free & open to the public, donations  are appreciated to support future operations.

 

 

 

Nature’s Nursery Open Play Day
Saturday, January 27 from 11 am to 1 pmNatures Nursery Open Play Day Flyer Jan 2018

Young children and grown-ups will explore the Visitor Center’s pre-school learning space. Enjoy our fenced playscape, including a tot-sized sledding hill! As with all Nature’s Nursery activities, participants are encouraged to dress for the possibility of outdoor play.

$6 per family for members/ $8 per family for not-yet-members

 

Learn to Ski
Sunday, January 27  from 1 pm to 3 pm

2018 Learn to SkiThe oldest form of skiing, cross-country  was developed to aid travel over snow. While some still rely on skis for transportation, today’s sport is mostly for recreation and exercise. Using natural body movements, cross-country skiing is easy to learn. Although the same material will be covered, participants are welcome to register for both sessions. Equipment rental included in program fee.

Member – $12      Not-Yet-Member – $15

Paid registration is required by noon January 26.

 

Owl Prowl
Friday, February 2  at 6:30 pm

Join Friends of Rogers for a full-moon guided night hike and “Owl Prowl” during a trek through one of the many trails at Rogers Center. Beginning after sunset, this adventure provides a unique opportunity to view nature from a new perspective, guided only by the light of the full moon. During the “Owl Prowl,” participants will attempt to call out some of the nocturnal creatures known to frequent the area during this time of night. Barred owls are just beginning to mate and are vocal this time of the year. Depending on weather conditions, complimentary snowshoes will be used for this hike.            Member – $4      Not-Yet-Member – $6

Paid registration is required by noon February 1.

 

Learn to Ski
Saturday, February 24  from 10 am to 12 pm

2018 Learn to SkiThe oldest form of skiing, cross-country  was developed to aid travel over snow. While some still rely on skis for transportation, today’s sport is mostly for recreation and exercise. Using natural body movements, cross-country skiing is easy to learn. Although the same material will be covered, participants are welcome to register for both sessions. Equipment rental included in program fee.

Member – $12      Not-Yet-Member – $15

Paid registration is required by noon February 23.