NOW:53209:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
41°
H 48° L 41°
Cloudy | 15MPH

Snakes Are Spectacular NatureFest

Sept. 23, 2009

Havenwoods State Forest and Environmental Awareness Center and Friends of Havenwoods, Inc., will hold their annual Fall NatureFest on Saturday, October 10, 2009.This event will take place at Havenwoods located at 6141 N. Hopkins Street in Milwaukee from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The theme of the free festival is “Snakes are Ssspectacular!” A host of indoor and outdoor activities will interest guests of all ages. Adaptation stations offer the chance to touch, experiment, and learn about snakes and other reptiles. Live animal programs are scheduled throughout the day, and give an up close and personal look at individual snakes, turtles, and toads.

Festival-goers can take a snake hike or play the Snake Survival Game, in which players try to survive as a gartersnake. At the Snake Trivia Challenge computer station, visitors can test their knowledge of Wisconsin snakes. A few of the other snake – related activities include painting a snake rock, designing a spiral snake, and making a sizzling soda snake.

Lunch and snacks as well as books and gifts will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Havenwoods and the DNR Bureau of Endangered Resources.

Havenwoods State Forest is a 237-acre nature preserve in the heart of Milwaukee, featuring nearly six miles of trails, weekly nature activities, and field trips for school and youth groups. Admission into the park is free; no park sticker is needed. For more information, call (414) 527-0232 or visit www.friendsofhavenwoods.org.

 

 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Two critically injured after rollover crash in Mequon 4/20

» McDonald's owner gets 9 years for running pot ring Updated:  4/17

» 15-year-old boy attacked while walking in Shorewood 4/15

» Brown Deer house damaged by basement fire 4/14

» Shorewood bank robbery suspects arrested 4/14

» Wrong-way I-43 driver crashes into ditch in Bayside 4/14

» Brown Deer man identified as victim of Milwaukee motorcycle-car crash 4/13

» Suspects in Shorewood bank robbery arrested in Kansas City 4/13

» Diamond Stone headlines 2014-15 All-Suburban Boys Basketball team 4/13

» Milwaukee man arrested in Mequon overdose death 4/9

» U.S. Marshals arrest man who allegedly supplied heroin, cocaine to overdose victim in Mequon 4/9

» Tornado watch in effect 4/9

» 2015 Milwaukee suburbs election roundup Updated:  4/8

» Franklin, Gutterman keep seats on Nicolet School Board 4/8

» Three Brown Deer School Board members return for a second term 4/8

» Incumbent Pam Adams wins reelection in Mequon 4/8

» Izzy Goldberg keeps seat on Glendale council 4/7

» Voters send message of change in Fox Point 4/7

» Ponto helps out as part of national service day 4/7

» Zovic, Amenta elected to Shorewood Village Board 4/7

» Rodney Cain wins Shorewood School Board seat 4/7

» Challenger Bryan Kennedy elected as Glendale mayor 4/7

» Informal exit poll shows Mequon-Thiensville voters support $18.2 million referendum 4/7

» Briggs & Stratton expands to Glendale 4/6

» Concordia University is first Wisconsin college to open an American Legion post 4/6

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement


Local Business Directory

CONNECT