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.

 

 

I LOVE My Park Day – May 5

Reunion Celebration –  May 5 & 6                                                            Click HERE for the registration form!

 

Wildflower Walk
Saturday, May 12  at 10 am

Put “spring” in your step and join Friends of Rogers on a hike to search the forest floor for wildflowers. Explore the amazing adaptations and beautiful colors of May’s blooms.

Meet at the main parking lot and then head out as a group to the perfect spot for locating spring wildflowers.

Member – $2      Not-Yet-Member – $3

Pre-registration is required by noon on 5/11

 

Paleontological Fossil Dig
Saturday, May 19  at 9 am Paleontological Fossil Dig
Saturday,

Visit sites to uncover wonderful treasures buried beneath your feet. Bring a lunch/snack, drink and sunscreen. Tools provided for up to 15 participants (sample bags, hammers, safety googles, field guide). Program lasts about four hours.

Meet at the main parking lot and then head out as a group to the perfect spot for locating spring wildflowers.

Member – $6      Not-Yet-Member – $9

Pre-registration is required by noon on 5/18

 

Teddy Bear Picnic
Saturday, May 26  at 10:30 am

The whole family will enjoy lunch outdoors – the Teddy Bear way! Go out into the woods with your favorite stuffed friends. Door prizes, stories, songs, and adventures await! Admission includes a delicious picnic lunch.

Member, $5/person  Not-Yet-Member, $7/person

Member, $18/family  Not-Yet-Member, $22/family

Pre-registration is required by noon on 5/25

 

Family Fishing Day
Saturday, June 16 from 9 am until 1 pm

People of all ages and abilities have the opportunity to catch a fish, or two! Bait will be provided and fishing poles are available first-come, first-served. Feel free to bring your own bait and poles, too.

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

 

 

 

Peculiar Pollinators
Saturday, June 19  at 6:30 pm

Many equate pollinators with bees, but they are just the beginning! Celebrate National Pollinator  Week by learning more about these unsung heroes of plant pollination. This interactive program includes a trail walk to  better understand these intricate relationships of nature. Explore how important pollinators are, and learn more about the associations they have with the plants they pollinate.

Member – $2      Not-Yet-Member – $3

Pre-registration is required by noon on 6/18