Minna Anthony Common (MAC) Nature Center

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MAC Events Calendar

How do I schedule a program?

If you are interested in scheduling a program for your classroom or organization, please call the Nature Center at 315-482-2479.

Thu. 11/26 10:00 AM Gobble Gobble
Fri. 12/18 All day Audubon Christmas Bird Count Birders of all skill level are welcome to participate in the annual count of all birds observed in 1000 Islands Region on December 18th. Volunteers are divided into different sections region to record every bird they see or hear during the day. Begin... more
Fri. 1/1 1:00 PM First Day Hike Start the New Year off right with a guided hike at the Minna Anthony Common Nature Center. Look for tracks and learn about how wildlife adapts to winter conditions while we walk. After the hike we will roast marshmallows in our fireplace and drink ho... more
Sat. 1/16 1:00 PM Guided Winter Weekend Walking Explorations The winter months provide some of the best opportunities for viewing wildlife along our trails. Come brave the cold and the wind on a Saturday in January or February and learn about animal tracks, plant and animal adaptations to winter, winter tree i... more
Sat. 1/23 7:00 PM Guided Moonlight Snowshoe Hike

Sat. 1/30 10:00 AM Trail Tales

Perfect for pre-school aged children (3-5 years old), accompanied by an adult. A naturalist will first read two stories to the children and then lead the group in an activity (a hike or craft, weather dependent) themed to match the stories.

1:00 PM Guided Winter Weekend Walking Explorations The winter months provide some of the best opportunities for viewing wildlife along our trails. Come brave the cold and the wind on a Saturday in January or February and learn about animal tracks, plant and animal adaptations to winter, winter tree i... more
Sat. 2/6 10:00 AM Super Science Saturday at Jefferson Community College

Come join the Nature Center and other local organizations for a day of family friendly fun at Jefferson Community College! We will have crafts, animal artifacts, and other fun activities!

Tue. 2/16 1:00 PM The Wonderful Wildlife Show

Come learn about wildlife adaptations that help animals survive the hard winter months at this interactive fur talk.

 

Wed. 2/17 1:00 PM Winter Exploration Snow Shoe Hike Ever wonder who made those tracks you walked passed in the woods? Come learn about the animals that are active at the Nature Center during the winter months and more during our Winter Exploration Snow Shoe Hike. This hike is open to both children a... more
Thu. 2/18 10:00 AM Trail Tales

Perfect for pre-school aged children (3-5 years old), accompanied by an adult. A naturalist will first read two stories to the children and then lead the group in an activity (a hike or craft, weather dependent) themed to match the stories.

 

Sat. 2/20 1:00 PM Indian River Lakes Conservancy Winter Hike Come explore the winter woods at the Indian River Lakes Conservancy in Redwood. The exact location of the hike is yet to be determined. Please call the Nature Center for additional information. This hike will be led on snowshoes of there is suffic... more
Sat. 2/27 1:00 PM Guided Winter Weekend Walking Explorations The winter months provide some of the best opportunities for viewing wildlife along our trails. Come brave the cold and the wind on a Saturday in January or February and learn about animal tracks, plant and animal adaptations to winter, winter tree i... more
Sat. 3/19 9:00 AM 3rd Annual March Pack Basket Class

Sat. 3/26 7:00 PM Guided Moonlight Snowshoe Hike


Sat. 4/9 10:00 AM Pinecone Wreath Class


 

Sat. 5/7 9:00 AM I Love My Park Day

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Sun. 5/8
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1:00 PM
20th Annual Ready Set Fun Bookfest

A literacy-based event which uses a series of interactive activity booths provided by many organizations to connect literacty to a variety of real-world situations a child may experience.

Sat. 5/21 10:00 AM Run Wild 5K

Grab your running shoes and join us on May 21st to Run Wild! For registration please click here.


Mon. 5/23 9:30 AM Native Plant and Herb Sale

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