Programs for Kids
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Spring Break Workshops - $15
Join us for vacation fun at the Nature Center!
Ages 5-8. Children must have Kindergarten experience.


Unmasked - April 6 (#12071)
Get ready raccoons! Let's dip our paws in the pond and frolic with our friends as we search for secret hiding spots on the trails.

Batopia - April 7 (#12072)
Come "hang" out with us as we swoop and dive like thes amazing navigators of the night.

The Secret Lives of Bees - April 8 (#12073)
Join us as we pull back the curtain on the wonderful mysteries that make the bee so essential.

May the Hawk be with You - April 9 (#12074)
They're a force of nature. Take off with us to discover the strength and importance of these magnificent birds.

It's Ribbiting - April 10 (#12075)
Leap into a new adventure as we explore the pond and our fascinating friend, the frog.

Pre-school Programs

Preschool in Nature
Enrich your child's sense of wonder, independence. and love of learning in a unique, interactive, natural setting. Through music, movement, art, stories, and explorative science activities, our fun, discovery-centered sessions help nurture curiosity, creativity, and social skills. This is a drop-off class. Children must be potty-trained.
For ages 3-5. Classes take place Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-11:30am.
$90 per session.

- March 17-April 16 "Spring in Blooming Colors" (#12060)
- April 28-May 21 "Budding Naturalists" (#12061)

Parent and Me Programs

1-day Parent & Me Workshops
Bring your imagination and sense of adventure as you and your child celebrate the seasons with a special morning of crafts, stories, songs and outdoor exploration. Parent participation required.
Ages 18mo-5yrs. $20 per adult/child pair.
Wednesdays from 10-11:30am.

- Feb 11 "Love Bugs" (#11163)
- Mar 11 "Little Leprechauns" (#12065)
- Mar 25 "Bunny Hop" (#12066)
- Apr 15 "Nature Detectives" (#12067)
- Apr 29 "Flower Frolic" (#12068)
- May 13 "Butterfly Ball" (#12069)
- May 27 "Dinosaur Dig Day" (#12070)

Bubble, Fizz, Boom!
Explore and experiment with gooey, drippy, fun! You and your child(ren) will have a "blast" with hands-on science play. Dress for a mess and be ready for fun. Parent participation required.
Ages 2-5. $55 per adult/child pair.
Mondays 9:30-10:15

April 13 - May 4 (#12062)

Tales and Trails
We will explore the incredible changing world of the Nature Center while discovering creatures large and small and investigating them in creative ways. Puppets, songs and a parachute are all a part of this fun-filled class. Parent participation required.
Ages 18mo-5yrs. $40 per adult/child pair. Fridays.

- May 8 - May 29 9:30-10:15am (#12063)
- May 8 - May 29 10:15-11am (#12064)

Badger Tours - $5
Ages 5-18. Scouts can enhance merit badge work with a 90-minute program focused on a
specific badge.

Programs for Adults
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Kundalini Yoga and Meditation
Kundalini yoga and meditation is a process of self discovery. You will learn how to gain a strong immune system, vital glands, a strong nervous system and good circulation. It will guide your awareness of your mental patterns, emotions, and feelings, your energy, heart and soul. Walk in fee available. Instructor: Seventh Chakra
Sundays, 11am - 12:30pm

- Mar 1-29 (#12731) $65
- Apr 5-26 (#12732) $65
- May 3-31 (#12733) $65

Out of the Wilds and Into your Garden - Free program
Join us for this free series of classes focusing on California Native Plants for Western L.A. County Gardens. No preregistration required.
Saturdays, March 7, April 4, May 2, 2-4pm.

El Dorado Audubon Society Meeting
Join us for intriguing presentations and discussion on the conservation of native birds and their habitats. Free - no preregistration required.
Thursdays, Mar 19, Apr 16, May 21, 7:30pm

Programs and Events for all Ages
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The Great Backyard Bird Count - Free program
Become a scientist for the day! Help count our local feathery friends and discover why they are so important. The data collected helps scientists understand more about bird populations and migration. No experience necessary. All ages.
Sat, Feb 14, 9-noon

Family Night Walks - $5
What do the animals do at night? Find out on a naturalist-led exploration of the darkened trails of the Nature Center. All ages (2yrs and under free)
Tuesdays, 7-9pm

March 10 (#12076)
April 14 (#12077)
May 12 (#12078)

Earth Day Coastal Cleanup
Help protect our coastline! Join in the efforts to help keep our local marine habitat clean and healthy. Bring your own bucket or bag to limit the amount of trash we create. Located on the sand, east of the Belmont Pier. Rain cancels.
Saturday, April 18 10-noon

Turtle Show
Members of the Southern California Turtle and Tortoise Club will display turtles from all over the world. Free program.
Saturday, May 2, 10-3pm

Audubon Bird Walk - Free program
Whether you're a new birder or just want to sharpen your skills, join members of El Dorado Audubon for a morning walk through the Nature Center.
Sundays, Mar 8, Apr 12, May 10, 8am