Zion Nature Center’s May programs

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MAY 4 & 5 UNDER-THE-SEA

Saturday & Sunday   2 p.m.

(All Ages)    Join marine biologist Gerry Smith as he introduces us to some resident under-the-sea creatures in our marine aquarium.  You will be amazed at the creatures that come out during feeding time!  Free.  Make a beautiful sea life key chain for $2.  Registration is required at www.ZionNatureCenterFriends.org.

 

MAY 4,5,11,12 PAINT A POT!

Saturdays  10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sundays   12-5 p.m.

(All Ages) Custom decorate a flowerpot for a great Mother’s Day gift.  We will provide all of the materials and you provide the creativity!  Cost is $3.   Register at www.ZionNatureCenterFriends.org  to reserve your materials for this drop in program.

 

MAY 11 HOOSIER RIVERWATCH BASIC TRAINING

Saturday  8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

(Ages 15 & up)

Join us for a Hoosier Riverwatch basic training workshop at the Lions Park shelter house located at 115 S. Street., Zionsville, IN.  The hands-on workshop introduces citizens and educators to water quality monitoring utilizing physical, chemical, and biological assessment methods.  Participants will become “Certified Volunteer Monitors”.   Topics and activities are correlated to Indiana’s Academic Standards for Science and educators may also receive Professional Growth Points.  Please bring lunch, water, creek shoes or waders and be prepared to be indoors and in the creek.  The workshop is free, but pre-registration is required  by contacting Riverwatch Instructor John Ulmer at watersheds@tds.net or 317-769-3500.

 

MAY 18 & 19 SPRING BINGO

Saturday  10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sunday  12-5 p.m.

(All Ages) See & enjoy the signs of spring while playing a game of “Spring Bingo”.  Stop by the Zion Nature Center during open hours to pick up your playing card.  Then, head outside to complete the game & win a prize!  Free.  Sponsored by the Friends of Zion Nature Center www.ZionNatureCenterFriends.org

 

MAY 31 FROGGY FRIDAY!

Friday  7  p.m.

(All Ages)

We will meet at the Zion Nature Center then we will head down to the wetland to see & hear some live frogs.  Nets and buckets will be provided for catch & release.  Dress for a mess!  Free.

 

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