Forest Friends & Tree Tots Pop-ups

The last Forest Friends & Tree Tots pop-up classes are this week! Don’t miss your chance to spend the morning with your kids, outside, with some great nature education!!

ENROLL IN TREE TOTS

ENROLL IN FOREST FRIENDS

The Kreher Preserve & Nature Center’s Forest Friends Series offers early-childhood, nature-based education for children and their parents.  Each program is designed for specific developmental stages and works to integrate nature into the life of you and your child(ren) from the very beginning.

Forest Friends is for children aged 2 to 5 and Tree Tots is for children aged 1 (walking) to 3.  Each class is $12 per student.

Forest Friends & Tree Tots are sponsored by University Ace Hardware.

HoHoHo Hike

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Even the Holiday Spirit enjoys the fresh air!  Join us for this one-of-a-kind holiday hike!!

Hikers will visit stations along a well-marked trail to pick up and learn a little about some of nature’s beautiful treasures.  Hikers will use these items to create beautiful, custom art project for the holidays.  A fun holiday photo opportunity will be set up in the Nature Playground for you to take a family photo.  And children will be able to wave at Santa who will be safely nestled in his tree house workshop!  Covid-19 might change how we do things, but it can’t stop the fun!

Admission is $5/person ($4 for members); children 2 and under are free.  This event will be cancelled or postponed in the event of inclement weather – please watch our Facebook page for updates.

This program is held at the Kreher Preserve & Nature Center located at 2222 N. College Street near the AU Fisheries and Hwy 280.  For more information, visit auburn.edu/preserve, email preserve@auburn.edu, or call 334-844-8091.

Forest Friends & Tree Tots Pop-up Classes

Forest Friends & Tree Tots are each offering 4 pop-up classes, 2 in November and 2 in December, including weekend options for working parents!

ENROLL IN TREE TOTS

ENROLL IN FOREST FRIENDS

The Kreher Preserve & Nature Center’s Forest Friends Series offers early-childhood, nature-based education for children and their parents.  Each program is designed for specific developmental stages and works to integrate nature into the life of you and your child(ren) from the very beginning.

Forest Friends is for children aged 2 to 5 and Tree Tots is for children aged 1 (walking) to 3.  Each class is $12 per student.

Forest Friends & Tree Tots are sponsored by University Ace Hardware.

In the Garden with Cyndi: Fall Crops & Garden Art

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What can you plant in cooler temperatures?  This month, we will learn how to keep your garden going through the winter.  And as you are cutting back those summer plants, don’t let that plant material go to waste.  Get some great ideas for projects you can make!

In The Garden With Cyndi is a fun, casual gardening class for adults where you get to learn tips and tricks, get your hands dirty, and get expert advice on a myriad of gardening techniques and best practices.

Cyndi Czerkawski is an experienced gardener and educator.  She has spent years accumulating knowledge about gardening and is ready to pass that on to you!

Nature Art Series: Leaf Painting

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Come and enjoy the colorful fall foliage at KPNC while creating beautiful leaf prints on the pavilion! We will explore fun leaf printing techniques on different kinds of paper using found leaves and acrylic paints. Please dress appropriately for painting.

Local artist Heather Jackson teams up with the KPNC to bring you The KPNC Nature Art Series (https://aub.ie/natureart).  Join us each month for a nature-themed art class appropriate for all ages!

Online registration is available for each class; or, you may pay “at the door” so long as there is still space available.  Children under 18 must be accompanied by a caregiver/parent.  The workshop will be cancelled if we do not have a minimum of 4 participants.