Minna Anthony Common (MAC) Nature Center

Click here to edit subtitle

MAC Events Calendar

Natural Birthday Parties at the Nature Center

Make this birthday special for your child with a Natural Birthday Party at the Nature Center. Children ages 5 to 12 can choose from seasonally appropriate themes such as Turtles, Exploring Ponds, Trees, Beavers and more. Call the Nature Center for more information or to schedule a party.

Members $45; Nonmembers $60.

Continuous Programs:

Junior Naturalist Program

This summer visit the Nature Center and become a Junior Naturalist. This three-part series is full of fun activities to do outside. Complete all three packets and receive a Junior Naturalist patch. This program is recommended for ages seven and up. There is a $4 program fee to cover the cost of the patches.

How do I schedule a program?

If you are interested in scheduling a program for your classroom or organization, please call the Nature Center and we will be happy to develop a program.

Thu. 6/27 4:30 PM Clarkson Seminar Series

TILT Birkhead Lecture.  Guest Speaker John Davis (A2A, Rewilding Institute.

Thu. 7/4 All day Independence Day
Fri. 7/5 9:00 AM Westy's Birds of Prey  Rick West will be returning this summer with his live birds of prey. Except for the August 14th program, Rick’s programs will be held under the Park Pavilion located near our marina. Please call the Nature Center for directions. These ... more
Sat. 7/6 10:00 AM Spider's Fishing Program Basic Fishing 11:00am to 1:00pm and Basics of Fly Fishing 1:30pm to 3:30pm Join Spider on the Nature Center dock as he shares his knowledge and love of fishing. Spider brings a limited number of fishing poles, hooks, bobbers, and worms. If you can ... more
Thu. 7/11 5:00 PM A Night for Nature

Sat. 7/13 3:00 PM Kathy Sommer & Paul Hubert THE BUSKERS Concert to be held at the Park Pavilion by the Marina Featuring fantastic fiddle, guitar and great vocals, seasoned with mandolin and banjo, local fiddler Kathy Sommer and guitarist Paul Hubert make heads turn with their wide variety of music from t... more
Fri. 7/19
-
Sat. 7/20
11:30 PM
-
2:00 PM
Children's Fishing Derby Come join in the fun with Spider Rybaak at our fishing derby for children 14 and under! There is a $2.00 entrance fee that will go towards supporting future programming at the Nature Center. Prizes will be awarded to participants in three categories:... more
Fri. 7/26 9:00 AM Westy's Birds of Prey  Rick West will be returning this summer with his live birds of prey. Except for the August 14th program, Rick’s programs will be held under the Park Pavilion located near our marina. Please call the Nature Center for directions. These ... more
Fri. 8/9 4:30 PM Clarkson Seminar Series

Manon VanSchoyck (Ohio Nature Education).

Wed. 8/14 9:00 AM Westy's Birds of Prey  Rick West will be returning this summer with his live birds of prey. Except for the August 14th program, Rick’s programs will be held under the Park Pavilion located near our marina. Please call the Nature Center for directions. These ... more
Sat. 8/31 10:00 AM Spider's Fishing Program Basic Fishing 11:00am to 1:00pm and Basics of Fly Fishing 1:30pm to 3:30pm Join Spider on the Nature Center dock as he shares his knowledge and love of fishing. Spider brings a limited number of fishing poles, hooks, bobbers, and worms. If you can ... more
Wed. 9/11 All day Patriot Day
Sat. 9/14 10:00 AM Spider's Fishing Program Basic Fishing 11:00am to 1:00pm and Basics of Fly Fishing 1:30pm to 3:30pm Join Spider on the Nature Center dock as he shares his knowledge and love of fishing. Spider brings a limited number of fishing poles, hooks, bobbers, and worms. If you can ... more
4:30 PM Clarkson Seminar Series

Guest Speaker, Tom Langen from Clarkson University.

Sat. 10/5 10:00 AM Spider's Fishing Program Basic Fishing 11:00am to 1:00pm and Basics of Fly Fishing 1:30pm to 3:30pm Join Spider on the Nature Center dock as he shares his knowledge and love of fishing. Spider brings a limited number of fishing poles, hooks, bobbers, and worms. If you can ... more
Thu. 10/31 All day Halloween
Mon. 11/11 All day Veterans Day
Tue. 12/24 All day Christmas Eve
Wed. 12/25 All day Christmas Day
Tue. 12/31 All day New Years Eve
1 2 3 ... 6
Show Past Events