OCTOBER 2017 ACTIVITIES AT THE OGDEN NATURE CENTER

September 19, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: BRANDI BOSWORTH
OGDEN NATURE CENTER
bbosworth@ogdennaturecenter.org <mailto:info@ogdennaturecenter.org>  / 801-621-7595

OCTOBER 2017 ACTIVITIES AT THE OGDEN NATURE CENTER
The Ogden Nature Center is located at 966 W. 12th Street in Ogden, Utah.  

More details can be found online at www.ogdennaturecenter.org <http://www.ogdennaturecenter.org> .  
Photos are available upon request.

Nests, Nooks & Storybooks
Every Tuesday from 3:45 pm – 4:15 pm
Free for members
For nonmembers, free with the cost of admission: $5 adults / $4 seniors / $3 kids (2-11)            
All ages welcome!
Grab a blanket and join us in the field, alongside a pond, or under the trees for story time at the Ogden Nature Center.  Every Tuesday afternoon, come read a book with us outside. We’ll dive deeper into the themes of the story by exploring the Ogden Nature Center.  Please check in at the Visitor Center.  No reservations needed, just drop in.
 
Kundalini Yoga for Autumn - 8 Week Session
Mondays, October 2 – November 20 from 6:30 – 7:40 pm
$45 members / $50 non-members                                    
Adults                                                                        
This class is ideal for beginners & intermediates and for those who want to experience Kundalini yoga and meditation.  Bring your own yoga mat and blanket.  Wear loose, comfortable clothing, and we recommend not eating for at least one hour before class.  Taught by a certified instructor.  Please pre-register by calling 801-621-7595.
 
Preschool Discovery Days: Busy Buzzy Bugs
Choose a date and time:
Wednesday, October 4th or Thursday, October 5th 
9:30 am11 am, or 1 pm
$5 members / $6 non-members                                                
Ages: 3 – 5              
Buzz and crawl your way around the Nature Center as you hunt and net insects. See a spider up close, make a bug craft, sing bug songs and hear bug stories.  Our preschool programs are designed for 3 – 5 year old children.  Preschool admission price includes 1 child and 1 adult. Preschool groups of 5 or more children are $5 per child/adult pair; teachers/aides are free with participating class. A non-refundable deposit of 50% must be paid in advance to pre-register groups of 5 children or more. General admission fees 
will apply to any additional family members in attendance. Pre-registration is required for all participants. Walk-ins will only be welcome if space is available. Please note that classes with low attendance may be canceled. Please call 801-621-7595 for information or to reserve your spot today. 
 
Wild Wednesday: Amazing Arachnids
Wednesday, October 4th from 3:45 pm – 4:15 pm
Free for members
For nonmembers, free with the cost of admission: $5 adults / $4 seniors / $3 kids (2-11)            
 All ages welcome!
Spiders and scorpions are some of nature’s most feared creatures. Get up close and personal with a tarantula and explore what makes these creatures so creepy.  Please meet in the Visitor Center. 
 
Wild Wednesday: Batty about Bats
Wednesday, October 11th from 3:45 pm – 4:15pm
Free for members
For nonmembers, free with the cost of admission: $5 adults / $4 seniors / $3 kids (2-11)            
All ages welcome!
Did you know that Utah has 18 species or kinds of bats?  Kick off the Halloween season by learning about these misunderstood and amazing flying mammals.  Please meet in the Visitor Center.
 
CREATURES OF THE NIGHT
Friday, Oct. 13th and Saturday Oct. 14th from 5 pm – 8:30 pm
$6 for members / $7 for non-members                        
All ages welcome!
The Ogden Nature Center presents Creatures of the Night, a not-so-scary Halloween event for the whole family. 
•Learn about snakes, spiders and owls with live animal presentations. 
•Take a crepuscular creep around the nature preserve This guided hike will introduce you to some of our “wild” creatures that occupy the night and evening hours around the Nature Center.
•Find your way through the Spider Web Crawl.
•Listen to stories by the campfire and peak inside a real tipi.
•Food vendors, carnival games, fun fortune telling, treats and educational fun with a Halloween theme.
No RSVP necessary. Costumes welcome! Please dress for the weather. Held rain or shine. Flashlights recommended.
 
Wild Wednesday: Owl Tales
Wednesday, October 18th from 3:45 pm – 4:15 pm
Free for members
For nonmembers, free with the cost of admission: $5 adults / $4 seniors / $3 kids (2-11)            
All ages welcome!
Are owls really wise?  Get the answer to that question and many more as we meet two different Ogden Nature Center owls and decode the mysteries that surround these amazing birds.  Please meet in the Visitor Center.
 
Wild Wednesday: Salamander Secrets
Wednesday, October 25th from 3:45 pm – 4:15 pm
Free for members
For nonmembers, free with the cost of admission: $5 adults / $4 seniors / $3 kids (2-11)            
All ages welcome!
Join an Ogden Nature Center teacher/naturalist as you uncover the secret lives of salamanders. Meet a live tiger salamander as you learn about their life history, habitat, and more. Please meet in the Visitor Center.
 
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