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Ricketson Nature Center--Brooklawn Park
Parks and Recreation Staff
FREE!

Come visit us at our NEW Ricketson Nature Center, located in Brooklawn park! Throughout the entire summer, we will be running a wide variety of FREE nature-based science activities in the center and park. Check-out our calendar of events to see what we have planned! Pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are also welcome.

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Week 1: 6/28-7/2 -- Nature Journaling 
5 - 11 N/A MTuWThF  06/28/2021 - 07/02/2021
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$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
All week long we will be observing the natural world around us--everyday new activities are offered so join us each day for activities such as making your own paper bag journal and flower pressing!
 
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Week 2: 7/6-7/9 - Nature Art Week 
5 - 11 N/A TuWThF  07/06/2021 - 07/09/2021
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$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
All week long (TU-F) we will be creating masterpieces using elements of nature! From wild mandalas to gnome homes and flower paintings, kids will have a great time exploring nature and showing off their creativity!
 
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Week 4: 7/19-7/23 - Insect Week 
5 - 11 N/A MTuWThF  07/19/2021 - 07/23/2021
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$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
This week's activities are all about insects! Come by the nature center to observe the insects in Brooklawn Park, make bee puppets, insect hotels, spider crafts, complete an insect scavenger hunt, and more!
 
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Moth Night! 
4 - 99 N/A 07/23/2021
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
Join us for moth crafts, mothing activities, on trial dinural moth observation, and nighttime nocturnal moth observations!
 
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Week 5: 7/26-7/30 - Our Wonderful Wetland Week 
5 - 11 N/A MTuWThF  07/19/2021 - 07/23/2021
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$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
Let's explore our wetland, discover who lives in this habitat and learn why it is so important for our community! We will be examining algae with microscopes!
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