Delaware Nature Society Program Guide and Newsletter September - December 2017 - Page 18

October FAMILY FUN (CONTINUED) ALL AGES Enjoy hands-on nature experiences together. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults or adults with children are welcome. Parents must accompany children. Sat, 10/21 | 3 pm – 5 pm | Age 5+ Sat, 10/28 | 1 pm – 3 pm | Age 7+ Monster 3-D Led by Alison Altergott Study live snakes, spiders, and lizards to make your own 3-D Monster for Halloween fun! No special skills required! Please register one participant – includes all members of a single household. Meets at Ashland Mem $10/household Non-mem $15/household | F17077AS Foraging Foray Led by Heather Siple Discover the bounty of the wild woods and fields of Ashland. Learn to identify edible wild plants and how to harvest them safely. Bring some back to the kitchen to make a tasty treat. Meets at Ashland Mem $15 | Non-mem $20 | F17076AS Sun, 10/22 | 1 pm – 3 pm | Age 5+ Nature’s Top Chef: Apples and Nuts Led by Judy Montgomery Visit our forest and search for beech nuts, hickory, walnuts and acorns. Check out an apple tree. Create a nutty treat to share using apples, nuts and mystery ingredients. Bring a teammate! Meets at Ashland Lodge Mem $9 | Non-mem $14 | F17078AS Sun, 10/27 | 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm | Age 6+ Spooky Marsh Led by DEEC staff Join us for a nocturnal adventure. Listen for and learn about night time wildlife. Walk through the garden and boardwalk and test your courage. Meet in the parking lot. Meets at DEEC Mem $8 | Non-mem $14 | F17266DC 18 REGISTER TODAY! Sun, 10/29 | 8 pm – 10 pm | All Ages Story of the Stars! Led by Sheila Vincent & Rob Wiest Take an incredible astronomical journey that will leave you star-struck! The night skies over Coverdale are full of wonder and mystery. Registration required. Meets at Coverdale Mem FREE | Non-mem $6 | F17163CF Sun, 10/29 | 9 am – 11 am | All Ages Free Family Nature Walk: Fantastic Fall Family Hike Led by Dawn Coughlan & Lifecycle staff Bring the family to explore the trails and wildlife of the Bucktoe Creek Preserve under the autumn leaves with a Naturalist. Program is sponsored by a private donor. Registration required. Meets at Bucktoe FREE for everyone | V17661BK | 302.239.2334 Drop by for Recurring Programs These programs happen weekly or daily. No registration required. See pages 8 – 11 for ongoing drop-in programs at our main locations. Ongoing drop-in programs at our other locations: Bird Banding Wednesdays thru Nov 8 am, FREE Meets at Bucktoe Bird Walks Tuesdays, Sep – Oct 8 am – 10 am, FREE Meets at Middle Run Thursdays, Sep – Oct 8 am – 10 am Mem: FREE, Non-mem: $10 Meets at Flint Woods Sundays, Sep – Nov 8 am – 11 am, FREE Meets at Bucktoe