Events

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Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:30pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) Kestrels, falcons and red-tailed hawks are some of the most fascinating raptors we will ever have the opportunity to experience in Missouri! Discover the mysteries of these regal birds as you observe live animal exhibits and participate in hands-on activities. Special live animal guests will be joining us from Lakeside Nature Center throughout the day.

Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (adults) Join award-winning wildlife photographer Matt Miles for a presentation of "Behind the Lens." Matt has backpacked, floated, snorkeled and explored virtually every county in Missouri to photograph wildlife and wild lands for more than 20 years. Matt will describe many of the rare and dramatic moments he has captured with his camera - images that are now featured in his new photo book: MISSOURI, WILD and WONDERFUL. His entertaining presentation also includes fascinating facts about our natural world. An opportunity to purchase signed copies of MISSOURI, WILD and WONDERFUL will follow the presentation.

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:30pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) The fall goose migration is in full swing! Canada, white front and snow geese fly over our skies and into the rivers, lakes, marshes and fields across Missouri. Learn about each species and their unique characteristics as we explore their goosey world. We'll make some goose art using goose feathers and learn how to use goose calls and decoys to get their attention and bring them in close.

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) Members from the Kansas City Fiber Group will be hosting hands-on fiber activities and demonstrations of different fiber techniques. Diverse techniques such as felting, crochet, weaving, hand stitching, collage, surface design and encaustic to create works reflecting on the environment will be demonstrated. You will also have an opportunity to meet the artists and discover the beauty of this unique exhibit.

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:30pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) Thinking of making the holidays a little greener this season? Then join us for one of the Discovery Center's holiday traditions. Learn to decorate using all native plants and trees. Fashion a festive holiday swag to hang using red cedar, prairie grasses, wild nuts, berries, seeds and your imagination.

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Wednesday, December 26, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) Have you ever wanted to learn more about Missouri birds? During the holiday break families are invited to take part in some free nature fun that is all about the feathered friends. Learn how to identify common backyard birds, go on a birding hike and make your own bird feeder. There will be fun for all ages!

Date: Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) Have you ever wanted to learn more about Missouri birds? During the holiday break families are invited to take part in some free nature fun that is all about the feathered friends. Learn how to identify common backyard birds, go on a birding hike and make your own bird feeder. There will be fun for all ages!

Date: Friday, December 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) Have you ever wanted to learn more about Missouri birds? During the holiday break families are invited to take part in some free nature fun that is all about the feathered friends. Learn how to identify common backyard birds, go on a birding hike and make your own bird feeder. There will be fun for all ages!

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