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July 2014
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Wednesday Walks

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm http://www.asburywoods.org/event/wednesday-walks/all/
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Every week until August 13, 2014
Unnamed Venue,
4105 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506 United States
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Join us for a relaxing interpretive walk along the trails of Asbury Woods. Learn about the trees, plants and wetlands that are home to northwestern Pennsylvania. In the case of inclement weather, the walks will be cancelled. No registration is required-this is a free program. Please meet in the Nature Center ten minutes before the walk. Walks are open to adults and children, who are accompanied by an adult.

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$6 members/ $8 non-members

Healthy Home, Healthy YOU!

July 30 @ 6:30 pm - July 30 @ 8:30 pm
Nature Center,
4105 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506 United States

We all like to strive to lead healthy lives, but every day we are exposed to toxins in our homes of which we may not even be aware. These toxins can hide anywhere from in our shampoo to the carpets we walk on. Join us as we discuss the hidden toxins and threats in our homes and ways that we can decrease or possibly eliminate them.

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$6 members/$9 nonmembers

Preschool- Teddy Bear Picnic – Full

July 31 @ 10:30 am - July 31 @ 12:00 pm
Nature Center,
4105 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506 United States

Children, bring your favorite teddy bear to Asbury Woods for a teddy bear picnic! Both children and bears will enjoy a story, picnic snack, games and crafts, and adventures in the woods. Nature exploration with your preschooler continues all year round now at Asbury Woods. Join us on Thursday mornings for six weeks of nature exploration. During the summer, to give families choices to fit your schedule, we offer the following three options: register by the session, pre-register for any…

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August 2014
$18/person members,

Family Campout

August 1 @ 4:00 pm - August 2 @ 10:00 am
Nature Center,
4105 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506 United States

Would you like to try out camping? Grab your tent and sleeping bag and participate in Asbury Wood’s family campout. The evening activities will include an astronomy program led by local expert Jim Gavio, a night hike, a campfire and more. A campout style dinner, snack and breakfast will be provided. Schedule and list of what to bring will be provided to participants. In case of rain or high winds, this program will be moved indoors. Space is limited and…

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$3 members/ $5 non-members

Astronomy Night

August 1 @ 8:30 pm - August 1 @ 10:00 pm
Nature Center,
4105 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506 United States

Join Jim Gavio, Scott McKenzie and Johnathan Hall from the Erie Astronomy Club for an evening of stargazing and learning about the solar system that we call home. You’ll enjoy learning about the stars, constellations and meteorites.

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$5 members/ $7 non-members

Children’s Terrarium Workshop

August 2 @ 10:30 am - August 2 @ 11:30 am
Nature Center,
4105 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506 United States

Bring a little of the outdoors inside this summer. Join us as children and adults make a beautiful terrarium out of recycled materials. Learn how to create a mini biosphere that continuously recycles water, just like a mini Earth. Each pre-registered child will take home his or her own terrarium.

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FREE

Wednesday Walks

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm http://www.asburywoods.org/event/wednesday-walks/all/
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until August 13, 2014
Unnamed Venue,
4105 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a relaxing interpretive walk along the trails of Asbury Woods. Learn about the trees, plants and wetlands that are home to northwestern Pennsylvania. In the case of inclement weather, the walks will be cancelled. No registration is required-this is a free program. Please meet in the Nature Center ten minutes before the walk. Walks are open to adults and children, who are accompanied by an adult.

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$5 member (per suncatcher)/ $6 non-members (per suncatcher)

Nature Sun Catchers

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - August 6 @ 7:00 pm
Nature Center,
4105 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506 United States

Are you looking for a way to bring the beauty of nature indoors to enjoy all year round? Join us as we make simple and beautiful sun catchers from materials found in nature. A variety of fresh dried flowers, leaves, and more will be available for you to choose from when making your sun catchers.

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$6 members/ $9 nonmebers

Preschool- Music and Movement – Full

August 7 @ 10:30 am - August 7 @ 12:00 pm
Nature Center,
4105 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506 United States

FULL Nature never fails to inspire creativity in children. This program will explore music and sounds made by nature and movements of both children and animals alike. Children will make their own musical instrument from natural materials and get to explore the trails at Asbury Woods hopping, flying, and walking like the animals do. Nature exploration with your preschooler continues all year round now at Asbury Woods. Join us on Thursday mornings for six weeks of nature exploration. During the…

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$6 members/ $9 non-members

Fairy Gathering

August 7 @ 7:00 pm - August 7 @ 8:00 pm
Nature Center,
4105 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506 United States

Put on your wings and join the world of fairies at Asbury Woods. Walk along the trail looking for signs of fairies and meet some fairies, who will share some legends with us. We will make fairy houses in the woods. Each child will create a necklace of natural materials to wear and take home. Children are encouraged to dress in their fairy costumes, if desired.

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$6 members/ $9 non-members

The Mystery of Monarchs

August 9 @ 10:30 am - August 9 @ 12:00 pm
Nature Center,
4105 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506 United States

As this regal symbol of summer faces mounting ecological pressure, we will explore ways to protect the Monarch Butterfly and conserve its unique habitat. We will tour the Monarch Waystation and learn about the plants and flowers essential to its survival. Program participants will each receive a butterfly nectar kit.

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$7 members/ $10 non-members

Flower Pressing

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - August 13 @ 8:00 pm
Nature Center,
4105 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506 United States

As summer draws to a close, we will capture its beauty in pressed flowers. Learn how to collect, mount and preserve pressed flowers. Each participant will mount a sample of a native flower to keep.

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FREE

Beginners Guide to Orienteering and GPS

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - August 14 @ 8:30 pm
Nature Center,
4105 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506 United States
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The Sierra Club Lake Erie Group is sponsoring this program. Tom Heigel, Sierra Club Outings Leader will give tips on navigating the woods with modern GPS technology as well as nature’s own technology. This program will include a walk through the woods surrounding the Nature Center. Please join us prepared for an outdoor hike. This program is free and open to the public. Adults and children 10 and up are welcome.

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$6 members/ $8 non-members

Wild and Wonderful Herbs

August 16 @ 10:30 am - August 16 @ 12:00 pm
Nature Center,
4105 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506 United States

Master Gardener Cindy Sonnenberg shares information on how to discover the medicinal properties of herbs that might be growing in your own backyard or neighborhood. Learn how to brew a pot a fresh herbal tea, dry your own herbs, make a healing salve and create your own herbal tincture.

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FREE for all members/$5 adult non-members/$3 children non-members

Silent World of Reptiles

August 29 @ 7:00 pm - August 29 @ 8:30 pm
Nature Center,
4105 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506 United States

See and learn all about local and exotic reptiles including boa constrictors, pythons, rat snakes, turtles, and alligators from reptile expert Mike Dohanic. Learn the characteristics, facts, misconceptions, and what it takes to keep reptiles as pets. This program is FREE to Asbury Woods members.

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Sept 1 - May 31
CLOSED MONDAYS

Tues. - Sat.
10 am - 4 pm
Sun. Noon - 4 pm

June 1 - August 31
Mon. - Sat.
10 am. - 5 pm
Sun. Noon - 5 pm

Trails Open Daylight Hours

4105 Asbury Road
Erie, PA 16506

(814) 835-5356

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