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Tiny Explorers: Giant Birds Nest

Sawyer Park 62999 O. B. Riley Rd, Bend

Join us for our spring Tiny Explorers series in Bend. Tiny Explorers encourages new parents to kickstart a healthy life enjoying the outdoors by getting their little ones in nature starting at a young age.  The program is targeted at new families with infants and toddlers, from birth to 3 years old. Each week has a […]

FREE

Tiny Explorers: Ribbon Play

Hillside Park NW Hillside Park Drive, Bend

Join us for our spring Tiny Explorers series in Bend. Tiny Explorers encourages new parents to kickstart a healthy life enjoying the outdoors by getting their little ones in nature starting at a young age.  The program is targeted at new families with infants and toddlers, from birth to 3 years old. Each week has a […]

FREE

Puddlestompers; Toad Houses

Riley Ranch Nature Preserve 19975 Glen Vista Rd, Bend

Get the creative juices flowing by building natural homes for amphibian friends with our partners from Discover Your Forest. Ages 3-5 with family. FREE!

High Desert Museum’s Oregon Spotted Frog Stewardship Adventure

High Desert Museum 59800 US-97, Bend

Calling all families—learn about the Oregon spotted frog and how to keep our local watershed healthy in this interactive workshop. Conduct hands-on science and art activities. Take a field trip to an Oregon spotted frog habitat and participate in a stewardship project. This workshop is for children ages 7 to 10 and an adult caregiver. […]

$2.00

High Desert Museum’s Oregon Spotted Frog Stewardship Adventure

High Desert Museum 59800 US-97, Bend

Calling all families—learn about the Oregon spotted frog and how to keep our local watershed healthy in this interactive workshop. Conduct hands-on science and art activities. Take a field trip to an Oregon spotted frog habitat and participate in a stewardship project. This workshop is for children ages 7 to 10 and an adult caregiver. […]

$2.00

Puddlestompers; Fledging Fun

Stone Creek Park 61531 SE Stone Creek Lane, Bend

Spark a sense of wonder for nature through imaginative play, exploration, songs and stories with our partners from the High Desert Museum. Ages 3-5 with family. FREE!

Tiny Explorers: Parachute Fun

Pine Nursery Park 3750 NE Purcell Blvd., Bend

Let's meet by the playground that is all fenced in and play in the big field:) This will be a mellow non hiking event playing with parachutes and being crazy animals and reading and singing! Join us for our FREE Tiny Explorers series in Bend. Tiny Explorers encourages new parents to kickstart a healthy life […]

Free

Tiny Explorers: Sandcastles

Farewell Bend Park 1000 SW Reed Market Rd, Bend

Bring sand toys and blankets and snacks. We are going to build sand castles and play in the water. Join us for our FREE Tiny Explorers series in Bend. Tiny Explorers encourages new parents to kickstart a healthy life enjoying the outdoors by getting their little ones in nature starting at a young age. The […]

Free

Kids in Parks: Madras Opening

Jefferson County Youth Fishing Pond SW Fairgrounds Rd., Madras

Join the Children's Forest of Central Oregon and the City of Madras for the grand opening of the Kids in Parks program in Madras. This fun family event will feature: -Ribbon cutting for the M-Hill TRACK trail -Information about the Kids in Parks program in Madras and Prineville -"Walk with a Doc" along the M-Hill […]

Free