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What's Happening at the Fountain Creek

 

November 4, 2019



The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit http://www.elpasocountyparks.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/

Fountain Creek Nature Adventures: Animal Puppets

Thursday, December 5, 10-11:30 am

Children ages 3-6, with an adult, will enjoy puppet shows or stories, crafts, hands-on activities, and discovery time on the trail. $3 per person including siblings and adults. Prepaid reservations required.

2s & 3s Outdoors: What Keeps Me Warm?

Thursday, December 12, 10-11:15 am

Explore nature with your 2 or 3 year-old through interactive activities, a story, and a short hike. $3 per person including siblings and adults. Prepaid reservations required.

Jr. Bird Club

Saturday, December 7, 8-11am

Youth ages 8-17 will connect with the practice of birding, increase their love for nature, and form a desire to care for the environment. This club meets bi-monthly. In this second meeting of our series, we will discuss winter birding and make our own suet! $5 per meeting, prepaid registration required.

Jam Technique Class Featuring Holiday Jams

Saturday, December 7, 10am-12pm

Wow your family and friends with your homemade jams and fruits, or with a meal made of specialty items such as spiced blueberry jam. This is a hands-on class and you will take home a jar of jam you make in class. $12 per person, prepaid registration required. Limit 14 adults.

Nature Hikes with Santa

Saturdays, December 14 and 21, 10am-11:30am

Participate in an interactive reading of “Twas the Night Before Christmas” poem and make snowflake crafts while waiting for Santa to arrive at Fountain Creek Nature Center. Then hike the trail with Santa to see what gifts nature gives us. $4 per person, prepaid reservations required.

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

Saturdays, December 14 and 21, 11:30am, 12pm, and 12:30pm

Enjoy the sounds of Suffolk Punch draft horses clip-clopping down the regional trail with jingle bells and seasonal songs. Weather permitting. Tractor-pulled alternative if needed. $7 per person, prepaid reservations required. Sponsored by the Miller and Evans families.

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