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 Sign Up KIDS: After School Adventures
  Tuesday, May 21, 2019 |   03:30 PM | Sawhill Ponds

Join OSMP for an afternoon of exploring, climbing, splashing, and observing wildlife. After School Adventures is an opportunity for the whole family to connect with nature. Enjoy using your imagination to build, discover, and observe the natural w...

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 Sign Up KIDS: Insect Storytime
  Wednesday, May 22, 2019 |   09:30 AM | Sawhill Ponds

What kind of insects can we find at Sawhill ponds and how many legs will they have? Join seasonal naturalist Dakota Anderson for picture books followed by a short hike along the ponds to discover the answer. This program is designed for ages 3-5, ...

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 Sign Up KIDS: Nature Play
  Thursday, May 23, 2019 |   10:00 AM | Flagstaff Summit West

Join OSMP for a morning of exploring, climbing and observing wildlife. Nature play is an opportunity for the whole family to connect with nature. Enjoy using your imagination to build, discover, and observe the natural world. A great way for child...

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 Waitlist Wildflower Bonanza on Shanahan Ridge- PROGRAM FULL
  Saturday, May 25, 2019 |   09:00 AM | Other OSMP Location |  Registration Required

The Shanahan Ridge trails loop through one of the most beautiful parts of OSMP. The pine forests and lush, wet meadows are thick with wildflowers and a haven for wildlife. Join a flower treasure hunt with naturalist Dave Sutherland to seek out bl...

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 Waitlist Jungle Birds of Boulder - PROGRAM FULL
  Sunday, May 26, 2019 |   07:30 AM |  Registration Required

Why fly to Belize or Costa Rica when their tropical birds will come to us? Join naturalist Dave Sutherland for an easy hike into a local birding hot-spot to search for colorful migratory song birds newly arrived from the steamy jungles south of th...

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 Sign Up KIDS: After School Adventures
  Tuesday, May 28, 2019 |   03:30 PM | South Mesa

Join OSMP for an afternoon of exploring, climbing, splashing, and observing wildlife. After School Adventures is an opportunity for the whole family to connect with nature. Enjoy using your imagination to build, discover, and observe the natural w...

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 Register Ancient Hunting: An Introduction to the Atlatl
  Tuesday, May 28, 2019 |   05:00 PM |  Registration Required

Come join us for this rare opportunity to experience and test your skills with an ancient spear throwing techniques over 30,000 years old. In this interactive program, OSMP’s Christian Driver of Cultural Resources will teach participants about th...

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 Sign Up KIDS: Spring Color Hunt Storytime
  Wednesday, May 29, 2019 |   09:30 AM | Sawhill Ponds

9:30 a.m. Story Time 10:00 Color Hunt Can we find ten different colors at Sawhill Ponds? Join seasonal naturalist Ellen Orleans for story time (including foot stomping and arm flapping!) followed by a walk among ponds, with an eye out for ducks ...

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 Sign Up KIDS: Nature Play
  Thursday, May 30, 2019 |   10:00 AM | Sawhill Ponds

Join OSMP for a morning of exploring, climbing, splashing, and observing wildlife. Nature play is an opportunity for the whole family to connect with nature. Enjoy using your imagination to build, discover, and observe the natural world. A great w...

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 Sign Up Sketchbook Exercise in the Open Spaces
  Friday, May 31, 2019 |   10:00 AM | NCAR

This class can be a first introduction into a drawing and sketchbook practice or initiate new attempts in an established drawing routine outdoors. This hike is open to all generations and invites participants from ages 7 to 100. We provide drawin...

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