Last updated: 08/01/12 04:54 PM
Calendar of Events for Navarino Nature Center 2012
Navarino Photography Contest 2012
Photos deadline August 30, 2012. Voting starts in September. Info at www.navarino.org or available at the nature center.
Junior Explorer Day Camp (ages 9 to 14)
July 31 – August 3 , 2012
Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 6:30 pm
A Musical Tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps
Michigan based author Bill Jamerson will present a music and storytelling program about the Civilian Conservation Corps at the Navarino Nature Center in Shiocton on Thursday, August 16 at 6:30pm. The ninety minute long program includes stories about the CCC and singing original songs with his guitar. His presentation is as entertaining as it is important; as honest as it is fun. It's about people both ordinary and extraordinary, with stories of wit, charm and strength.
Tickets: $ 8 in advance, $10 at the door.
Navarino Bike Tour – Saturday, August 18, 2012 Time: 8:30 am Click for information
Bobcats in Wisconsin -- Thursday, August 23, 2012 Time: 7 pm
Bobcats in Wisconsin, presented by John Clare. This is a program that will discuss the status of Bobcats in the state, as will have information on the Bobcat survey that took place on Navarino in 2011. No fee for this program, however a donation would be appreciated to keep these speakers coming to the nature center. (Yes, we have Bobcats on Navarino. Come to the program and find out more details.)
Farm Songs” with Tim Grimm Sun., September 9, 2012 at 1 pm
Back to NNC by popular demand award winning songwriter and actor Tim Grimm. We have invited Tim back to NNC to share his “Farm Songs” concert just in time for the harvest. Tim is from southern Indiana, and walks the fine line between folk and country. Tim’s songs are full of rural rumblings that have shaped his life.. rich with descriptive details, and sung with warmth and intimacy – recognizing the inextinguishable national romance with the idea of the family farm and the vanishing landscape of rural America.
Tickets will be available starting on June 1, 2012 Contact: 715-758-6999 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. Ticket locations will be: Shawano at Prey Insurance, Clintonville at Honey Creek, and Bonduel at Village Vet. Clinic.
Ticket cost: $10 / person until August 31, 2012 $15 / person starting September 1, 2012
“FARM SONGS” WITH TIM GRIMM IS SPONSORED BY:
117 E. Green Bay, P.O. Box 469 Shawano, WI
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Fee: NNC members $15, non-members $20
7th Annual Geocaching Event at NNC - Saturday, October 6, 2012 Time: 8:30 am to 3pm
Teams / individuals use GPS units to see how many geocaches they can find on the Navarino Wildlife Area. Meals can be purchased at NNC between 11 am to 2 pm at the Fall Family Fun Day event.
Fall Family Fun Day – Saturday, October 6, 2012 Time: 11 am – 3 pm
Family oriented activities and crafts, wagon tours of the wildlife area, renewable energy displays and activities, fun for the whole family. Fee: Free
Sunset Wagon Ride – Saturday, October 6, 2012 Time: 4 pm – 6:30 pm
hour wagon tour through the Navarino Wildlife Area vi
Fee = NNC members $5, non-members $10
Halloween Happenings – Saturday, October 27, 2012 Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Non-scary Halloween event consisting of Halloween games, a Jack-o-Lantern Trail walk, and food around a bonfire.
Fee: $3 per person
Wreath making workshop – Saturday, November 10, 2012 Time: 9am
Create a 24” wreath using various evergreens from the wildlife area, then create your own bow to top it off. Fee: $25 per wreath
Cross-Country Ski Trails – Open December 2012 or January 2013