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Discover Nature Days: Evening Bat Walk

Sawyer Park 62999 O. B. Riley Rd, Bend

Join the Children's Forest of Central Oregon and Discover Your Forest for a special program all about bats! Learn about these amazing animals through hands-on activities and games on an evening Bat Walk. Ages 4-10 with family. Free!

Free

Discover Nature Day: Winter Survival

Skyliners Lodge 16125 Skyliners Road, Bend

Join Wildheart Nature School in the snow and learn essential survival skills including shelter building, fire making, and emergency signaling. Ages 6-12 with family. FREE!

CANCELLED: Tiny Explorers: Frozen Gem Hunt

Pine Nursery Park 3750 NE Purcell Blvd., Bend

This week's event is cancelled due to weather and staffing challenges. The program will resume on 3/14. 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 […]

FREE

Tiny Explorers: Tricky Leprechaun

Phil's Trailhead 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; Wildlife is Everywhere

Rockridge Park NE 18th Street and Egypt Drive, Bend

Uncover facts about animals through imaginative play, exploration, songs and stories with our partners at Wildheart Nature School. Ages 3-5 with family. FREE!    

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