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Dodge Nature Center
October 3, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Archery Apple Shoot: 10/2, 6-7 p.m., Main Office Entrance, 365 Marie Ave. West in West St. Paul. Celebrate apple season and learn how to use a bow and arrow in a safe and fun way. Children must be ages 9 and up for this activity. No experience required. Pre-registration is required. $10 per person.
Fall Phenology Family Hike: 10/5, 10-11 a.m. at Main Office Entrance. Explore the habitats of Dodge to see what is happening with the plants and animals as the seasons change. A special treat awaits the group at the end of the hike! Pre-registration is required. Ages 2 and under are free. $7 per person.
Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing): 10/19, 10 a.m. to noon at Farm Entrance 3. Over the course of this two-hour walk, participants will be given a series of suggested ways to connect to their surroundings. The experience will be mostly silent, honor each participant’s personal space, and cover just about a mile and-a-half over generally flat surfaces. At the end of each invitation exploration, the group will gather and share a few words. The evening will conclude with a short tea ceremony. The walk will be guided by Leigha Horton, a Certified Guide and mentor with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs, and Co-Founder of Silvae Spiritus Nature & Forest Therapy. This program is for adults. Pre-registration is required. $30 per person.
Halloween Hoopla: 10/26, 2-5 p.m. at Farm Entrance 3. Enjoy an afternoon of Halloween Fun at Dodge Nature Center. Trick or treat through the forest and ride on the hay wagon to look for ghosts and goblins. $10 per person, free for children ages 2 and under. Early Bird Rate: $8 per person if you pre-register on our website before noon on October 25.
Preregister at 651-455-4531 or DodgeNatureCenter.org.