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 Sign Up KIDS: Meadow Music
  Monday, July 22, 2019 |   05:30 PM | Chautauqua Park

Join OSMP and local musicians Jeff Kagan, Paige Doughty, and special guests for an evening of children’s music and nature education. The program begins with a short, kid-friendly hike on the McClintock trail followed by 45 minutes of nature music ...

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 Sign Up KIDS: Nature Play
  Tuesday, July 23, 2019 |   10:00 AM | South Mesa

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 KIDS: Storytime Hike- Five Senses
  Wednesday, July 24, 2019 |   09:30 AM | Enchanted Mesa

Join OSMP naturalists for an outdoor story time followed by a kid-friendly hike using all of our senses to explore the local flora and fauna. This program is designed for ages 3-5, but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather and bring water,...

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 Register Sumertime in the Rockies: Explore Boulder's Landscape through Photography
  Wednesday, July 24, 2019 |   08:30 AM |  Registration Required

Spend a morning with Boulder's own renowned landscape photographer Christopher Brown. Explore the philosophy, aesthetics and techniques of photography, and your personal relationship with the land, in pursuit of your personal vision. Any skill lev...

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 Sign Up KIDS: Nature Play
  Thursday, July 25, 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 Stories in the Rocks
  Thursday, July 25, 2019 |   05:30 PM | NCAR

If you think geology is fascinating but too technical, this is the program for you. Boulder’s rocks tell wild stories that include dinosaurs, glaciers, vast swamps, oceans and ancient mountain ranges now vanished into the dust of time. Join natura...

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 Register A healthy mix of Sunrise Yoga and Forest Bathing
  Saturday, July 27, 2019 |   07:00 AM | Flagstaff Summit East |  Registration Required

Join OSMP outreach coordinator Vangi Fortuna and yoga instructor Maddie Tyo for a program combining Shinrin-yoku, the Japanese art of Forest Bathing, with an all levels Vinyasa Yoga session. Let's take a moment to relax and connect with the land, ...

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 Sign Up TWEENS: Boulder ROCKS Rocks!
  Saturday, July 27, 2019 |   10:00 AM | NCAR

Join naturalist Dave Sutherland for a fun family-friendly geology hike for rock jocks ages 9 - 14 and parents, and explore the amazing rock layers at NCAR. Be prepared to crash like continents, flow like igneous rock, get buried in sediment, and h...

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 Sign Up Cuentos de la Naturaleza
  Saturday, July 27, 2019 |   10:00 AM | Wonderland Lake

Cuarto Sábado del mes (Mayo – Octubre) Los Naturalistas de OSMP estarán leyendo cuentos en español para niños pequeños y sus padres. Vengan a aprender del mundo natural y a descubrir lo que está pasando en cada estación por los senderos. Prepáren...

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 Sign Up KIDS: Ranger Paula’s Wild Adventures
  Sunday, July 28, 2019 |   10:00 AM | Chautauqua Ranger Cottage

Join OSMP naturalist Jenny Natapow on a wild adventure. We will venture deep into the Ponderosa Pine ecosystem searching for signs of the illusive Abert’s squirrel. Through hands on learning, children will discover for themselves where the Abert’s...

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