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Jr. Snow Ranger at Mt. Bachelor

Mt. Bachelor 13000 Century Dr, Bend

Discover Your Forest and Deschutes National Forest invite you to enjoy some family time in the Forest playing with your kids as they become Junior Snow Rangers. From 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Sunday, January 21, February 18 and March 11, 2018, families can attend the Junior Snow Ranger event at Mt. Bachelor West Village. […]

Free

Garden Educator Network Winter Meet Up

Our partner The Environmental Center is hosting  a Green Educator Network winter meet up for anyone wishing to incorporate garden based learning into their work with youth. Gather at St. Francis School on February 6th, from 4:30 – 6:30,to get inspired by the weekly garden experiences through the winter, connect and share resources. Specific topics […]

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Eagle Watch

Round Butte Overlook Park SW Riverview Rd, Madras

The 23rd annual Eagle Watch celebration will return Feb. 24-25 at Round Butte Overlook Park. The event will feature activities that explore the natural and cultural significance of the eagles and other raptors that inhabit the Lake Billy Chinook area. The free two-day celebration runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday Feb. 24 and 10 […]

Free

Free Days at High Desert Musuem

High Desert Museum 59800 US-97, Bend

Our partner High Desert Museum is offering free admission on January 27, 2018 and Febuary 24, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. For more information visit their website.  

Free

Tiny Explorers: Nature Collage

Rockridge Park NE 18th Street and Egypt Drive, Bend

Nature is all around us. Join us for our spring Tiny Explorers series in Bend, offered on Thursdays in March and April from 10-11am.  Tiny Explorers encourages new parents to kickstart a healthy life enjoying the outdoors by getting their little ones outdoors starting at a young age.  The program is targeted at new families with […]

Free

Tiny Explorers: Tricky Leprechaun

Riley Ranch Nature Preserve 19975 Glen Vista Rd, Bend

Join us for outside fun as we discover where the leprechaun hid his treasure! Join us for our spring Tiny Explorers series in Bend, offered on Thursdays in March and April from 10-11am.  Tiny Explorers encourages new parents to kickstart a healthy life enjoying the outdoors by getting their little ones outdoors starting at a young […]

Free

PROGRAM IS FULL: Discover Nature Day: Habitat Heroes

High Desert Museum 59800 US-97, Bend

PROGRAM IS FULL Discover Nature Days are free family programs offered by Children's Forest partners.  Each event features a different theme and location with a mix of science, art, and exploration. This week's program is Habitat Heroes with High Desert Museum.  Design and create habitat for local insects and critters in this special STEM program.  Participants will […]

Free

Tiny Explorers: Tricky Leprechaun

Shevlin Park NW Shevlin Park Rd, Bend

Join us for outside fun as we discover where the leprechaun hid his treasure! Join us for our spring Tiny Explorers series in Bend, offered on Thursdays in March and April from 10-11am.  Tiny Explorers encourages new parents to kickstart a healthy life enjoying the outdoors by getting their little ones outdoors starting at a young […]

Free

Puddlestompers: Watery Wonders

Shevlin Park NW Shevlin Park Rd, Bend

Spark a sense of wonder for nature through imaginative play, exploration, songs and stories.  This week's program is Watery Wonders with Upper Deschutes Watershed Council. Ages 3-5 with family.  Free!

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