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Sat 02 Oct
What's A Watershed?
Saturday, October 2, 2021 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
(315) 482-2479

Are you curious to see how a watershed works? You might be surprised! Come see for yourself how pollution works on a watershed module.
Registration: Required
Sat 09 Oct
42nd Annual Autumn Festival
Saturday, October 9, 2021 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
(315) 482-2479

Join us at the Nature Center for this family-friendly fall day. Enjoy craft and food vendors, live music, farm animals, arts and crafts, a scarecrow contest, birds-of-prey demonstration, and more! Admission: Children 12 & under $1 or free with non-perishable donation for local food pantry; Adults $3; Military & Seniors $2
Sat 16 Oct
A Story Through Science Experiments
Saturday, October 16, 2021 01:30 PM
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
(315) 482-2479

Come on a journey around the world through science experiments! During this exciting story, discover the challenges humans face keeping our planet clean enough to enjoy.
Registration: Required
Sun 17 Oct
Compost Soil Experiment
Sunday, October 17, 2021 10:00 AM
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
(315) 482-2479

Learn how to create compost at home! Learn how rich soil can be productive during this interactive experiment!
Registration: Required
Sat 23 Oct
Luminary Hike
Saturday, October 23, 2021 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
(315) 482-2479

Join us for our signature illuminated night hike! The fall woods transform into a magical landscape with moonbeams and trailside lanterns lighting the way. This self-guided hike takes place on half-mile North Field Loop.

+MEMBERSHIP MIXER: Members will be able to enjoy conversation, snacks, and refreshments in the classroom throughout the duration of the Luminary Hike. RSVP by 10/20.

Registration: Required
Sat 30 Oct
Halloween Animals
Saturday, October 30, 2021 10:30 AM
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
(315) 482-2479

Bats, spiders, and rats are just a few animals that are considered to be scary animals, especially around Halloween. Discover why these animals are awesome and not scary!
Registration: Required
Sat 06 Nov
Pinecone, Sumac & Cedar Wreath Workshop
Saturday, November 6, 2021 10:00 AM
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
(315) 482-2479

Bring holiday cheer to your front door with a handmade pinecone, sumac, and cedar wreath! Bring a pair of wire cutters and join us to make a natural wreath for the holidays. Preregistration is required. Class size is small for more personal instruction.
Registration: Required
Sat 13 Nov
Fairy Houses
Saturday, November 13, 2021 01:30 PM
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
(315) 482-2479

Listen to a magical story of a young girl wanting to catch a glimpse of a fairy in the house she built for them. After the story is finished, we will find a special place in the woods to build fairy houses. Please dress for being outdoors.
Registration: Required
Sat 20 Nov
Searching for Fall
Saturday, November 20, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
(315) 482-2479

Fall is an exciting time of year! So much to see and explore. Stop in at the front desk to pick up a self-guided, fall scavenger hunt. When returning from your adventure, stop in for a prize!
Registration: Required
Sat 27 Nov
Frosty Fresh Air Hike
Saturday, November 27, 2021 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
(315) 482-2479

Take a hike on our trails and enjoy the crisp, fresh fall air. Share a picture on our Facebook page of you and your family to enter a drawing to win a private tour with a naturalist. Winner will be announced on December 4th. Trail maps are available at the kiosk by the parking lot and inside the Nature Center. Trails are open from sunrise until sunset.
Registration: Required
Sat 04 Dec
Natural Garland Workshop
Saturday, December 4, 2021 10:00 AM
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
(315) 482-2479

Come use all sorts of natural objects to create a beautiful garland you can hang on your tree or over your mantel this holiday season. Pick out what you want to use from the assortment of things we have collected, drill a hole in it, and string it onto wire. This is a craft loved by both men and woman! If you are able, please bring your own drill. Preregistration is required. Class size is small for more personal instruction.
Registration: Required
Sat 11 Dec
Holiday Bonanza
Saturday, December 11, 2021 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
Come enjoy some holiday cheer at our Holiday Bonanza! There will be live music, local craft vendors, food, and holiday craft-making for both children and adults. Spend the day chatting with family and friends at this fun community event. It's a great way to kick off the holiday season!
Sat 18 Dec
Twelve Days of Christmas Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, December 18, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
Take a hike on our trails and play our Christmas scavenger hunt with a nature spin. Can you find all twelve? Stop in and give it a try.